I have been on a roll this past few days… I have received all these insights. Amazing.
The last insight in this series is about intelligence.
I have discovered a few things, just today… listen up.
Intelligence is not yours. It is not mine. It is shared. It is like air: if you breathe, it is yours. If you hold your breath, it is not yours.
Imagine a kitchen sink. Most kitchen sinks are designed to be used by one person. If you want to wash dishes, no one can help you with the work: it is either you or them.
Same is with intelligence. Intelligence is waiting for your beck and call, meaning it is always available. You aren’t.
Why wouldn’t you? After all, intelligence is a lot smarter than you, it has your best interest in mind!
Unfortunately, your mind and your ego, your egomind can’t tolerate watching someone being smarter… better, cannot tolerate seeing someone winning, graceful… oh no! To the egomind it means that IT is less… and there is no way IT hell he will allow it. So egomind jumps in and attempts to do all the things, poorly, for the glory of doing it ITself.
Intelligence is not available when your mind and ego are there…
How did I discover this? Playing computer games. Egomind wants to play, win or lose it doesn’t matter to egomind, as long as it can be busy playing.
I have been training myself to step aside and allow intelligence to play (and win every time!) for about five years now. I have trained myself to be willing to catch when I want to force my will, and pull back.
What is the difference between intelligence and intellect?
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