This comes from a discussion group, just after I published my ruminations which included self and Self. Though I don't follow any teachings, I like Seth's version of self, and publish it as a new post on Whole Human. What I wrote yesterday is this: CHOICES.
Seth's view on the nature of the transition mankind is undergoing.
Hi friends, here's to our newly developing selfhood, all it implies, and the probability path it puts us on. Seth:
"You move into new areas of the self all of the time. The species is now entering such a phase, a period in which it will come more into its own. Mankind will be entering its own new house, then—but the physical changes will be the results of interior ones, and alterations in main lines of probabilities.
"Christian theology sees the end of the world in certain terms, with a grand God coming to reward the good and to punish the wicked. THAT system of belief allows for no other probability. Some see the end of the world coming as a greater disaster, or envision man finally ruining his planet. Others see periods of peace and advance—and each probability will happen 'somewhere.'
"However, many of my readers, or their offspring, will be involved in a new dimension of selfhood in which consciousness is fully explored and the potentials of the soul uncovered, at least to some extent.
"Human capabilities will be seen as what they are, and a great new period of development will occur, in which all concepts of selfhood and reality will be literally seen as 'primitive superstition.' The species will actually move into a new kind of selfhood.
"Theories of probabilities will be seen as practical, workable, psychological facts, giving leeway and freedom to the individual, who will no longer feel AT THE MERCY OF external events—but will realize instead that he (or she) is their initiator."
The "Unknown" Reality, Vol. 2, Session 742
(originally underlined words in caps)
Marvel Ous ~ M
Gary ~ G
M - It is already implied in duality.
G - Yes, like there would be no motion without stillness, there would be no duality without nonduality.
M- It is already within and without duality.
G - Yes, I envision the undifferentiated and the differentiated oscillating at such high speed that to us it appears simultaneous.
M- It is not a process to be acquired in duality for duality cannot be without non-duality regardless. They birth each other simultaneously.
There is no non-duality location or consciousness that is not right here right now and thus there is never a need to bring anything from there to here.
G - Right.... nonduality is here right now ... in actuality, but not yet in my experience, and that is where I would like to 'bring' it!
Without the full awareness and experience of nonduality, it is but an abstract concept, a non-practical philosophy. We can think about and discuss it all day, but it avails nothing.
The PMM 'bring' the feeling of nonduality into my experience, while I am doing the breathing visualizations and movements.
Marvel Ous ~ first, I have to revise something I wrote. The Void is not nondual. It is everything, undifferentiated. It cannot be named. It is before duality and nonduality. As everything, it includes all qualities. Undifferentiated, it has no qualities, characteristics or properties. How do I know soul qualities are ones I hold most dear, such as unconditional love, compassion, and presence, and a bridge to the Present Moment, the first-born of the Void (metaphorically speaking)? Because that is how I use the word soul.
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