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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: SIMPLE QUESTION
vertical line Posted on Apr.30.2019 @ 09:48AM EDT by Bobwidget
Is there objects in reality? Yes or no?
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Reply from Phil Space
Apr.30.2019
09:52AM EDT 
vertical line You seem to be anxious about your life having no objective meaning.
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Reply from Bobwidget
Apr.30.2019
10:19AM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "You seem to be anxious about your life having no objective meaning."
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The meaning to life is to live. There is no objective meaning unless you give yourself one.

I'll assume you believe objects exist in reality as your response seems to point at.
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Reply from Phil Space
Apr.30.2019
10:35AM EDT 
vertical line Is there really a wallaby in that chair?
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Apr.30.2019
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Reply from Bobwidget
Oct.31.2019
03:20PM EDT 
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vertical line The physical body is aware of reality without trying at all.

Yes or no?

Imagination totally relax and don't focus nervous energy to form an attention.

Yes or no?
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Reply from so_teh
Nov.03.2019
02:38PM EDT 
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vertical line The secret of the rapture is not to get raptured. They're gone. They will be returning though. Some happy. Some sad. It's how they learn...

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Reply from so_teh
Nov.03.2019
05:22PM EDT 
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vertical line For most, it's a subjective reality.

For me, reality is objective for the most part.

Therefore for the most part I don't create some reality. Reality creates itself.
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Reply from Bobwidget
Nov.05.2019
11:30AM EDT 
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vertical line Subjective and objective are conceptual not factual in reality. Any viewpoint inward or outward is focused energy.

If subjective means taking info in then the attention is a narrow subjective state. Without this then subjective is greater which means more aware then the attention.

So subjective becomes naught.

If objective this means observing facts with the attention. If aware this means observing more facts then the narrow minded attention.

So objective becomes naught.

Mankind is rational and logical and intelligent but not as smart as they think. Conceptually bound and not having realizations. Which are facts not ours but what is.

So in a nutshell let focused energy totally relax. Then the awareness of being is had which was never lost.
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Nov.05.2019
11:41AM EDT 
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vertical line Plus if the attention is aware which worded other is focused awareness then focusing it is very illogical when it can totally relax and be simply aware without attempt.
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Nov.05.2019
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vertical line I don't think anyone needs to relax more than you Bob.

Good luck trying to relax. You're never going to do it.
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Nov.05.2019
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vertical line Furthermore when I say if the attention were focused awareness doesn't make it true.

In truth awareness already exists and always present. It is letting awareness totally relax focused energy.

Then this release of attention no longer defiling it.

For reality is savior. The messenger the speaker of his words.
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Nov.06.2019
03:37PM EDT 
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vertical line To die on the cross for man's sins is a lie. Only a individual person can remove their sins.

To die on the cross was to prove the physical spirit can come back from the dormant stage of death before it decides to self repair and live again or fade and decompose.

Body repairs body. Body changes body.

This physical body is aware of reality. Let it totally relax focused energy.

The intelligence of the body accepts reality as is. The intelligence of the body supersedes the mere created ego/attention prone to insecurity and stress and small slights.

I am physical. Not whimsical and magical. Solid. Like a rock. Firm and unmoving. Like a rock.
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