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    The Reality of Illusion

    There are two ways to look at the world.

    One way is to see everything around you as real, but not only real… important. So important that if you do not do everything in your power to defend it you will go insane.

    The other way to look at reality is to not see it as unreal, but as an illusion. Do not fall into the trap of thinking that everything is black and white. See everything around you as - not unreal - but instead as rendering; which is computer language that basically means to convert, for example, a file into visual form. Or instead of rendering think of it as in the process of becoming.

    Reality is not an illusion, cannot be an illusion, if you simply investigate what the word reality actually means.



    What does the word reality mean?

    Reality is the state of things as they are or appear to be, and reality exists independent of human awareness. But a dream can appear very real and all things could possibly exists independent of our own awareness. How do we really know where our dreams go when we wake up? Everything is therefore potentially real.

    Nothing is an hallucination. Everything is an hallucination. Everything an illusion. It is not the physical form that is the basis for reality. The illusion is the reality, but it is not an illusion. It is real. Or as real as you want it to be.

    That is what the rendering process is all about. If you want shit to be rendered, shit will be rendering. If you want gold, then gold you will have.

    If you want to render in VHS quality then render in VHS, if you want to render in Hi-Def then render in Hi-Def.

    Only when the responsibility to perceive the reality of illusion is placed firmly in your own hands can you truly begin to shape the reality of your illusion.

    Last edited by Awani; 02-22-2018 at 02:13 AM.
    Donít let the delusion of reality confuse you regarding the reality of the illusion.

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    So what does the word illusion mean?

    Well there are many synonyms and most of them are about something false or deceiving, but how can something be wrong when nothing is right... when everything is an illusion... then everything must be right. Everything is the reality of the illusion.

    One definition of illusion that I think works best is that it is an optical illusion that represents what is perceived in a way different from the way it is in reality. In other words our eyes see the illusionary world, but we don't see the complete illusion it resides in. Like seeing a ghost, but failing to see that the eyes that saw the ghost don't exist.



    I find that this kind of thinking is very liberating.

    Last edited by Awani; 01-02-2016 at 02:13 AM.
    Donít let the delusion of reality confuse you regarding the reality of the illusion.

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    Is that Jesus?

    Do blind people see the illusion?

    I Like your perspective Dev...

    It is like the separation we put between ourselves and nature...as if we are not a part of it.




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    I actually thought about the blind and the deaf whilst writing these posts. There seriously needs to be a study done with blind people and psychedelics (maybe there has been one done).

    But I think it is the same for them. The blind see the sound (feel the texture) of illusion and the deaf use their eyes the same way we do.

    Donít let the delusion of reality confuse you regarding the reality of the illusion.

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    I've had the experience of seeing with closed eyes.

    It feels a bit strange, and everything was Black & White (for me), but the scenery was the exactly same as with the eyes open.

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    On Iboga I had the same experience, it wasn't black and white but more like night vision (greenish).

    Donít let the delusion of reality confuse you regarding the reality of the illusion.

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    I'd like to design special alchemical glasses for blind people and for night vision. Would be cool.
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    Would these alchemical glasses be in pill form or tincture?

    Art is Nature in the flask; Nature is a vial thing.

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    I've heard that some gyus made glasses with glass of antimony or lenses for the work of the sun.

    They'd be like normal glasses.
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