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by bert
Sat Apr 05, 2008 12:22 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: Enlightenment Finally
Replies: 327
Views: 12699

Re: Enlightenment Finally

gaze at reflection till blurred and you know not the gazer, usually followed by unvoluntary closing of eyes.hold on to the light that is seen, never let go, the effort will be forgotten.gives a feeling of immensity wherof the limit you can not reach.the emotion felt is the knowledge why.
by bert
Fri Apr 04, 2008 3:51 pm
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: What is enlightenment
Replies: 80
Views: 4144

Re: What is enlightenment

the exactitude of belief is what truth concerns, not reality.free is he who has no law,necessity in all things.become weary of devising wisdom in morals. many unappropriate words have been spoken in self charge, what more painful than that?Sam, when you are ready to digest everything, then thus fina...
by bert
Fri Apr 04, 2008 4:21 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: What is enlightenment
Replies: 80
Views: 4144

Re: What is enlightenment

interruption: david: You're not addressing the issue being discussed - which is whether surrendering is an egotistical activity or not. I'm saying that it is clearly an egotistical activity because it is motivated out of the ego's need to be happy. The ego sees happiness in surrendering to the "onen...
by bert
Thu Apr 03, 2008 3:38 pm
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: What is enlightenment
Replies: 80
Views: 4144

Re: What is enlightenment

Many people eat because they are hungry. Satisfying hunger isn't about ego. In the case of an unconscious, animal-type person, eating isn't about ego. They simply eat because they are hungry. Being an animal-type person who simply eats because they are hungry doesn't have anything to do with enligh...
by bert
Wed Apr 02, 2008 5:23 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: The most rational social system.
Replies: 36
Views: 2310

Re: The most rational social system.

Politics!
Bah!
by bert
Tue Apr 01, 2008 6:21 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: Modus Operandi
Replies: 30
Views: 3049

Re: Modus Operandi

Schizophrenia: brought on by subconscious thoughts made conscious, which produces half-thought "schiz's." Also, a result of highly delusional thinking. The underlying mechanism being creative in nature however, requiring creativity to equate. Can be a form of positive healing, as well as an impetus...
by bert
Tue Apr 01, 2008 4:23 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: Enlightenment & Materialism
Replies: 86
Views: 5131

Re: Enlightenment & Materialism

What do you wanna know? - What is "mind"? What is "consciousness", and is it different to "mind"? In light of your answer to what is mind,how does it make your arm move? I remember trying to explain this before. ever-present like the Ether, thought may be looked upon as dynamic; inescapably we are ...
by bert
Tue Apr 01, 2008 3:56 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: Enlightenment & Materialism
Replies: 86
Views: 5131

Re: Enlightenment & Materialism

isaac: I am a materialist. I hold that mental phenomena do not exist, the only thing that exists are physical phenomena. I am an epiphenomalist, in the sense that I believe the mind cannot have an affect on the physical world. I deny altogether that there is a "mind" separate from the physical subst...
by bert
Tue Feb 12, 2008 4:12 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: Non-Locality
Replies: 85
Views: 4032

Re: Non-Locality

the continuum of memory is so interrupted by alternations of consciousness that re-remembering is a constant mechanism of visualisations precipitated by our hopes and fears seeking flesh. one memory discloses another,and ,when extremely recessive may appear precognitive; all things foreshadow their ...
by bert
Tue Feb 12, 2008 3:37 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: What would you sacrifice for pleasure?
Replies: 14
Views: 865

Re: What would you sacrifice for pleasure?

sacrifice is the first duty.
by bert
Mon Feb 11, 2008 3:55 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: Non-Locality
Replies: 85
Views: 4032

Re: Non-Locality

occuring or operating at the same time a able-to-make-fine-distinctions fertilize-making occurs which forms our media for being-present-everywhere-at-once minds ,and becomes our ego - then soul. caught-up we are as a functional reappearance of an earlier characteristic, the aspect of pronunciation t...
by bert
Sun Feb 10, 2008 11:12 pm
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: Purpose/objective in life (ie universal truth)
Replies: 36
Views: 2475

Re: Purpose/objective in life (ie universal truth)

I have thought long and hard about life, my purpose, and a possible universal purpose. I do not state this as ultimate truth, but as a human my ultimate purpose is fulfilling my needs, my primary ultimate need is represented by all of the things I do. I do all things to fulfill my needs. Happiness ...
by bert
Fri Feb 01, 2008 4:17 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: Pain/Pleasure principle
Replies: 82
Views: 4649

Re: Pain/Pleasure principle

by bert on Thu Jun 29, 2006 5:35 pm Sure, the Id 'drives' Humans with a Social Instinct, a Financial Instinct, a Sexual Instinct... I would have thought these 'drives' unified would constitute an urge to Survive.. The 'pleasure' would be derived from the Ego's power to 'deliver ' satisfaction of the...
by bert
Thu Jan 03, 2008 6:11 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: David's compassion
Replies: 135
Views: 6627

Re: David's compassion

sapius I don’t see any essential difference between the Self, or purely the I, or Ego, because it necessarily remains Self-centered in nature, and self-interest always remains the motivation; even that of not valuing anything at all, which ones self-centered-values (or judgment) justify it for hi...
by bert
Wed Jan 02, 2008 4:13 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: David's compassion
Replies: 135
Views: 6627

Re: David's compassion

sapius I don’t see any essential difference between the Self, or purely the I, or Ego, because it necessarily remains Self-centered in nature, and self-interest always remains the motivation; even that of not valuing anything at all, which ones self-centered-values (or judgment) justify it for him...
by bert
Sun Dec 30, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: The nature of non-duality, terms for it
Replies: 60
Views: 4169

Re: The nature of non-duality, terms for it

DF; I think it has to do with seeing beauty in value. Thoughts determine beauty, but what determines value? Egocentricity; what makes me fell good; what I think should be good values. While listening to dissonant music, you may just accept it for what it is. You never begin to think it beautiful, t...
by bert
Sun Dec 30, 2007 12:06 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: The nature of non-duality, terms for it
Replies: 60
Views: 4169

Re: The nature of non-duality, terms for it

we empower ourselves with the power we conceive of it, and it acts as headmaster - , never the cause of emancipation. by grades of incarnation, our eventual "self" is derived from the attributes with which we endow our God, the abstarct Ego or conceptive principle. all conception is a denial of the ...
by bert
Sat Dec 29, 2007 9:06 pm
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: The nature of non-duality, terms for it
Replies: 60
Views: 4169

Re: The nature of non-duality, terms for it

the law of Tao is its own arbiter, beyond necessitation, who can grasp the nameless Tao? obvious but unintelligible, without form, its design most excellent. its wish is its overabundance, who can assert its mysterious purpose? by our knowledge it becomes more obscure, more remote, and our faith - o...
by bert
Fri Dec 28, 2007 7:52 pm
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: Experiencing the root of consciousness
Replies: 10
Views: 837

Re: Experiencing the root of consciousness

I would rather generalize that our consciousness helps forming ability to cope with events as it creates memory and fore-knowledge,.., preceptiveness and intuition from sensational experience recoverable from memory, which create that main function - ability to cope with events, the experiencing, qu...
by bert
Fri Dec 28, 2007 7:36 pm
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: Certainty
Replies: 57
Views: 4744

Re: Certainty

we have lost or forgotten Heaven's imperative significance because we overstep our real needs and go about the world mouthing schools of thought of salvation like beguilers and mountebanks with nostrums and elixirs.
by bert
Sat Dec 22, 2007 3:09 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: Dali on Freud : Dali vs Freud
Replies: 22
Views: 1965

Re: Dali on Freud : Dali vs Freud

one thing at a time, Leyla. be patient for a while, for what follows might enlighten: better for most to unknown what they think they know... it doesn't need a psychologist or biologist to tell us that the mind has strata of atavistic remnants which in suitable ground may degenerate into the foulest...
by bert
Fri Dec 21, 2007 4:08 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: Dali on Freud : Dali vs Freud
Replies: 22
Views: 1965

Re: Dali on Freud : Dali vs Freud

psychology has in the 1920-30's become the equal of any other dogma in as much as it demands the full acceptance of rigid conclusions from undefined premises and qualities. psychology has no dominant thesis or definition of such fundamentals as 'consciousness','intelligence','thought','purpose',etc....
by bert
Wed Dec 19, 2007 5:58 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: Dali on Freud : Dali vs Freud
Replies: 22
Views: 1965

Re: Dali on Freud : Dali vs Freud

this hierarchy with its categories, techniques, matrical tenets and arbitrary theses is established and fortified by every pretentious argument. Psychologists (those days at least) have been converted into vehicles of enthousiasm for there own theories, with a labyrinth of dialectic meanings overloa...
by bert
Wed Dec 19, 2007 5:37 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: Dali on Freud : Dali vs Freud
Replies: 22
Views: 1965

Re: Dali on Freud : Dali vs Freud

same source: Freud hoped to prove that his model was universally valid and thus turned to ancient mythology and contemporary ethnography for comparative material. Freud named his new theory the Oedipus complex after the famous Greek tragedy Oedipus Rex by Sophocles. "I found in myself a constant lov...
by bert
Wed Dec 19, 2007 4:58 am
Forum: GENIUS FORUM
Topic: Dali on Freud : Dali vs Freud
Replies: 22
Views: 1965

Re: Dali on Freud : Dali vs Freud

source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sigmund_Freud Dreams, which he called the "royal road to the unconscious," provided the best access to our unconscious life and the best illustration of its "logic," which was different from the logic of conscious thought. Freud developed his first topology of th...