Yesterday’s enlightenment is today’s pretense

You may not be able to see it on gurus... but I can. Gurus are liars... because they share an incident in their past that doesn't go beyond that moment...

But repeating that incident is hard... and most of the time we don't know how it happened... like a past life memory, or any other insight. The mechanism is hidden from our view.

And then this gurus go around doing what gurus do: extrapolate from that one experience, and teach the unsuspecting millions the only way... ugh... They teach how to live, how to think, how to this and that...

And because you want what they are talking about, you fall for it... Make a decision to do it, buy it, follow it, and then it doesn't work.

But...

How one is to make decisions in life? Decisions that work... It's not a stupid question...

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Go beyond where you normally stop… But where? How? Show me the path…

Prologue

I woke up disgruntled... almost ready to go into devastation (which is my "home page") but it all changed as I sat down and began to write. What was going to be a rant, became a celebration.

I guess I wasn't stuck with or invested in resisting being someone who rants when I feel beaten, or slighted, or hurt... It seems that I accepted, embraced, and it got out of my face... All unconscious competence, by the way. I didn't have to sit around and analyze it... it just happened. ...and I could look and see the whole picture... as much as I can see from it.

This is exactly what I teach in the Playground... this is the goal: unconscious competence in getting unstuck, and being able to see the whole reality, with all its beauty and all its ugliness.

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Go beyond where you normally stop... But where? How? Show me the path...

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