Sounds annoying doesn’t it! But really it’s the best design in the world.
Our nose stops smelling when we’ve been sniffing the same thing after a while.
Our ears stop hearing the background noise of traffic and planes.
Are you pushing or flowing? We’ve become so numb, so disconnected from who we really are, we’ve lost sight of our own innate source of inspiration and we’re running around busily trying to make others’ inspiration fit us.
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All that’s ever going on is we’re having a full 4D experience of the power of Thought. Every single moment of every day.
You’ll be familiar with search engines and algorithms in tech work. When you search for a new sofa suddenly new sofa adverts pop up everywhere on every social media channel, on every search engine page. Showing you what you need.
How comparing from the perspective of the self brings nothing of benefit.
This phrase, “mine’s better than yours”, usually brings to mind a child’s voice, in my head a boastful, whiny voice, combined with the thought of the house, the car, the job, the clothes. All the material stuff that’s chased, believing it brings the contentment we seek.
For thousands of years we’ve gradually separated ourselves form nature, believing we’re better than it. We need to wake up.
The image above is from David Attenborough’s latest production on Netflix, highlighting the brilliance of nature in all its wonderful glory.
Language is limited. It can’t not be when words are limited, thought-created concepts and, without realising it, we are using language that keeps us stuck in separation. Even when our words point to truth, we don’t even know we’re doing it so the impact is lost.
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This piece is about how we’re all looking in the wrong place to find our best selves, and the security and freedom we seek.