US Elections nothing quite as STUPID!

I remember as a child when election time would roll around there would be a frenzy almost everywhere, political rallies, news rooms abuzz, ugly campaign signs plastered everywhere and the bars would close. We can’t have intoxicated people deciding who is going to run our government, can we.? People would cast their vote and then go to the bar “they weren’t really closed” you would go up and knock on the back door for recognition and entry. To me all this excitement about electing republicans or democrats or independents is analogous to to Jews in Germany getting all excited about the Nazi take over. Is this a distasteful stretch? Perhaps to some extent, but if you don’t think people are dying because of our elected officials you are misinformed and even oblivious. Getting excited and even hopeful about the outcome of our elections is the same as getting all excited about being held-up. Okay it is worse at least an armed robber isn’t pretending to care about you. So today instead of possible drunkards electing our government we have organized criminals from our courts and  corporate board rooms picking the contenders while billions of dollars is steered to the media to spread propaganda to the masses. Here is where STUPID comes in like an avalanche. How could anyone that is sane possibly think that the US government along with State and local governments has the peoples best interest in mind? The only logical conclusion is stupidity. Never have so many been so duped and so screwed by so few. Have no fear it will change simply because it has to, we cannot sustain the level of ignorance that our government has set in motion in every direction where the quality of our lives can be measured. We have been going in the wrong direction for many years and we are guilty of cheering on the people that have made us politically, economically and nationally more insecure than, than any society that can actually think – should find itself. Think about it, monkeys have a better social structure than humans. Bulletin, Bulletin orangoutangs bundle tree nest mortgages, forest chimps coerced into borrowing too much experience housing collapse, bailout ensues economy nearly collapses, orangoutangs get huge bonus, chimps pay for bailout. Never happen , only in America!

DT

Look into what is going on, look away from mainstream media because they are driven by money not freedom. For many US citizens third world status is a reality. The people in Washington have sold out the country. They are the truly stupid among us. .

Jesus commanded that we love God & Thy Neighbor!

I don’t think that it is possible to command someone to love, especially an omnipotent being, this would be clouded by motives for self salvation. The barrier between god and people is not an actual barrier it has been constructed in the human psyche. As long as the barrier is present there is “God and man” . It is up to us to look and see the barrier. I see it very clearly when I stop and look. The self is constantly getting in the way. The self as you know must be surrendered, but it is very tricky. It is the self that wants to surrender the self, in order to gain something. In the land of purity there is no gaining. God simply is, there is nothing to do. it is all done. Your mind is already there, when thought grows naturally quiet god is. Why wouldn’t God be just there? 

Wanting, no matter what it is,,, is being lost. How could we possibly know what it is we should want? If you know then you know why God did what he did and how he did it. You can’t know this, because it is not with-in the field of knowledge. 

DT

Love Thy Neighbor as Thy Self!

Gods view is this, you and your neighbor are the same. God does not see or recognize a division. Now if you look at “Self Salvation” you will immediately become aware that you cannot and will not have self salvation until your neighbors salvation is just as important as your own. In trying to save our selves we have created a global disaster that unfolds and grows on an exponential basis. The false separation of self from the rest of humanity is the source of untold suffering and it will not end until you see you neighbor “all of them” in the same light as you see yourself in.

So you can stop wondering why the world is in a mess. Thus far we have all wasted our entire lives in  pursuit of self,  are you going to waste the rest of your life?  One of the most perplexing thing about people seeking self salvation is that you have to argue with them about keeping their children safe because the seeking of self salvation has made our earth a most dangerous and unsafe place. 

DT

Jesus Said!

Revised for clarity through simplicity:

“Then,” Jesus says, “you ‘cannot be My disciple’ ” (see Luke 14:26-33). True surrender will always go beyond natural devotion.  Beware of stopping anywhere short of total surrender to God. Surrender is not an action we take it is the result of seeing “the maker of effort”.

We have a tendency to expect a result that is not total surrender. When surrender is total God is simply there.  A hairs breath away that humans turn into vast distances.  

That is all I’ve been saying since I started this blog. See the beauty in this! Jesus did not want followers “you cannot be my disciple”  He did not want an organization! 

DT On The Road to Clarity! On a snowy night in New Hampshire!

A Clear Mind!

What is the Universe doing? Is it manifesting through us, it would appear to be so. The fact that life is a struggle is an indication that we have made a wrong turn. Instead of saying “we don’t know” early humans invented explanations thus condemning mankind to lives of “becoming”. We are becoming, in the sense of satisfying the invented creator or whatever, so we can gain heaven or some other better version of ourselves.. Why would the Universe manifest as beings, that face a life of struggle to understand something none of us have asked for.? This observation either means humans have got it all wrong or the Universe is whacko! Which do we think is more likely? A still mind is key, where all this nonsense is going on. So meditation is really thought seeing things as they are and the result is stillness. Don’t get hung up on anything, the mind is, stillness is, god is. We are hung up on the the concepts of right and wrong these concepts are the outcome of confusion a clear mind does not choose it acts. We aren’t there yet! We can override programmed reactions and choices that would require intelligence, we are not there yet!

This is DT on the road to ending confusion.

Folly of Belief! Rev. 12/01/19

I have made an effort to make this clearer.  Thanks, DT

We find ourselves in a situation that we do not understand, life itself, how it came about and if it has an ultimate purpose or meaning. We are honest about this up to a point. We admit that we do not know and this lack of knowledge is unacceptable for us. We then turn to a god, for humans there are many, [gods] usually though we are satisfied with the god we’ve been conditioned to believe in. The god that we believe in, is not the god the majority of humanity believes in. This happens to be true no matter which one of the five major gods you have chosen. Remember also that our past has a multitude of gods that have gone out of style. The people that believed in these outdated gods, believed just as strongly as todays believers, believe in their gods. Being a god for humans is not a guarantee of a secure position, as the creator. Now the reason all this ” believing in a deity”  is a destructive and contradictory waste of time is very obvious.The destructive part is easily seen by just looking at the daily news and or reviewing our history. The contradictory part is, even more clear. We believe because we don’t know! If “we believe” because “we don’t know”, then our lack of knowledge must also apply to what we’ve chosen to believe in, due to our lack of knowledge. Therefor the entire history of humanity which includes our current era is under the powerful influence of contradictory beliefs (many gods), which in truth, became gods due to our lack of knowing. And, common sense tells us that ‘many gods” is an oxymoron. All of this of course enlarges a simple axiom when it comes to understanding life and what it’s all about, humans will not accept the basic fact of “not knowing”. Let’s say, for the purpose of another look, that one of the major gods is the real god, this would not change anything. The majority would still be believing in their wrong gods. So the lack of clarity that causes belief is compounded by the real god not being able to make it clear, that (he,she,it) is indeed the real god. I don’t think that it need be pointed out that a god that cannot make itself clear isn’t much of a god. Since none of the five major gods has the ability to make itself clear, it becomes obvious that none of these gods are actual. To recap, through a lack of understanding, humans have made a choice not based on knowledge or facts as to how life came about. When placed under even mild scrutiny our reaction to our lack of understanding, is exposed as a clear demonstration of human incoherence. 

Knowledge about the thing it represents is obviously not the thing it represents. It seems that it is unnecessary to say that however we seem to be in need of being reminded. Our ideas about god are not god, and if you worship god then you are obviously worshiping your own ideas. Further, [for} the people that worship the same god as you, no two ideas of god are the same. For all of the other gods, that other people worship you, are an atheist. You get around the (idea worship issue) by saying you know that your ideas are not god, “I am worshiping god not my idea of god”. That is another way of saying that you do not know the god you worship, because you have admitted god is not the knowledge you have about god. You now are admitting that you are worshiping a god you do not know. Why would you worship something you do not know? Further now, can you see that this worshipping is serving you, god may not be interested in being worshipped. The only way you can deal with god is through a direct experience of god. We have seen, that knowledge/thought of god is not god. The question then becomes, is a direct experience of god possible and if so, how can it come about? Not through knowledge as we’ve seen. What is left? Mind! Can the mind be silent? (because thought cannot produce a direct relationship) Perhaps the mind  already is silent and it is thought that is moving. Forcing or making an effort to stop thought is more thought. Just be aware of thought, see that you are not choosing most of your thoughts. The stilling of thought must be natural because if it isn’t then it is unnatural, thought will grow quiet when we become aware of how our thoughts build the trap that it wants to escape from. Even understanding this intellectually is profound, because until now there was no possibility of seeing a way that we can be aware of the sacred the sacred that makes up our existence. We can be free but not as an idea. 

If we understood life, then we would have no questions, there would be no confusion. We would know, therefor, belief would serve no purpose. We have no need to believe that there is a sun and it shines, we know it. We only believe, when we don’t know. Therefor, we can see quite clearly that if we don’t know, then how can we possibly know, that what we choose to believe is true? Another way to look at this is that, we have chosen (what we believe in), in a state that lacks understanding and clarity, in other words confusion. Therefor you are really saying, that you believe because you are confused, then you say that you are no longer confused because what you’ve chosen out of confusion, has ended your confusion, this is confusion in motion. In short we’ve made a decision to believe and what to believe, from a state of not knowing, nothing has changed. You’ve gone from a state of knowing you don’t know, to a state of just thinking that, now you know. Understanding negates the need to believe, you may not as of yet understand life, but now you can understand why, to believe is folly. Just consider looking at belief like this, the stories are so incredulous that it requires faith to accept them, to believe. Nowhere else is this method of drawing conclusions, utilized (abandoning logic). If you were depositing a large some of money and the teller did not give you proof of the deposit you would not make the deposit, you require proof were money is concerned. Yet where your life is concerned you leave it to incredulous nonsensical and cruel mythology, never researching your tenets.  The reason for that is we want to feel we have  “truth” at any cost so we can feel secure and we actually ignore the real truth in order to feel that way (safe & secure). The truth is you do not know, yet out of desperation you’ve convinced yourself that all of a sudden for no apparent reason, you do know. Are you getting it? If you knew what you believed was true there would be no need to believe. Now we can’t ignore that believers do feel this way when it comes to what others believe. Only they know! What Arrogance! Can you truly look at the state of your world and your life and actually believe the love, intelligence and understanding of an omnipotent being (god) is playing a role? 

Again the point? If you knew what life was, how it came about and its purpose you would not have to “believe”. Of course you don’t know any of this so you believe what someone else has told you. Believing is an act of self contradiction, you are simultaneously stating that you know and don’t know. Religion has stymied creative people and wreaked needless suffering upon billions, only great ignorance would allow this.  And as further proof of your confusion, you will ignore what is logical and continue on with what is illogical, further verifying your confusion. Now consider this, an advanced civilization arrives on Earth and sees this self inflicted madness and the cruelty our faiths engender,  they may then decide that exterminating us would be an act of true compassion. Like squashing a suffering ant.

Shakespeare!

All the world is a stage and all the women and men merely players upon it. Something like that I guess. Now imagine you are on the stage with no role to play. If roles are inclusive and all encompassing then some players are on stage and their role is to have no role. How do you play a part that has no lines, seemingly no purpose? Is the director without compassion or perhaps sadistic? You become frustrated because you have nothing to add no personal traits (except for doubt) from where personal input would arise? Certainly you feel ostracized because you can not be involved. Perhaps at times you watch the other actors around you and start to ad-lib? You wonder perhaps there is no casting! You may see that none of it really makes any difference, it is all just acting.The one certain thing you know is that you can not imagine what it is like to have a role, a solid ground, on which place your feet. You have become chronically self conscious because you are in a role that you are not equipped to play. You struggle and try to understand, it all seems meaningless. Roles or no roles, either way it is all just an act. However everyone else has a passion to play their part, at least they do from your perspective. You while on the stage, feel lost in this role, but that is not your role. It is a reaction to your role and the director should cue you to get back into the role of no role. Perhaps though even your reaction of pain and frustration is part of the act.  The curtain falls only when you die, you slip back stage out of view, you are shrouded in sorrow and despair, crying ensues resulting from the realization that there is no love in acting. To have no role and to be on the stage is the source of great sadness and sorrow, but to be on the stage and not know it is an act, is the the source of even greater sorrow, the sorrow of mankind. “To be or not to be that is the question.” Shakespeare is pointing out that, indeed the world is a stage and we are actors in a self-contrived tragedy. It is our lack of awareness that we are playing a role that makes the act a tragedy. Of course it does not have to be this way, (to be or not to be) unfortunately we think that not having no role equates to being nothing. This gives rise to a reality that seems so unreal — because it is. [CUT] It is as Shakespeare tells us, just an Act. Now the player with no role sees that his real “part” is to point out that it’s just a “Play” with various roles. Roles that are somehow mesmerizing, lulling the players to sleep. Now I’ve come to understand that we are all acting and that I have a part, one that I would have never auditioned for. And the most profound question presents itself, what is there, when the curtain is lifted and we remove the mask represented by the roles we are playing?  THE END!!

DT

Our Propensity to be Right or Left is determined by Brain Structure!

A physical structure inside the brain determines how we, feel, act, react etc. This means that my logic is not my choice. A person therefor can act a certain way and the action may appear wrong to others this is also determined by brain structure. If people are reasonable, also determined by a physical structure in the brain, then they can have a dialogue and come to an agreement, this is also contingent on brain structure. Ultimately there is no right or wrong , in a fully developed brain (most humans do not have fully developed brains) there is only clarity, meaning there is no need for choosing there is only action. Choice and free will are inventions of the underdeveloped human mind.


DT, On the road to clarity!

Apple, Not the Apple of the Eye of Human Decency!

Apple assets total 365.7 Billion USD, pretty impressive. Even more impressive is that they pay their Chinese Sweatshop workers $3.15/hr. Tim Cook Apple CEO walked off with $15,000,000 that’s around $7,100.00/hr. . Tim Cook earns in one hour the equivalent of what 2,289, of his employees earn in one hour. That seems right to a Capitalist. Capitalism as practiced is just wonderful, wealthy people surviving via slave labor. It doesn’t have to be like this, the world is spiraling out of control billions of people on the edge of dystopia, while we fight amongst ourselves. Have you ever seen anything so stupid as what we’ve made of our lives and home?

DT