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Definition creates Perception – and Separation

The more we define things the more they stand out as separate. There is no problem with that in itself, that is quite useful. However, if we believe the definition is reality we lose touch with the truth of (our) interconnectedness and become identified with an illusion of separation. One expression is us believing we are our identity.

“The day you teach the child the name of the bird, the child will never see that bird again.”

Jiddu Krishnamurti

That’s the tendency of the mind when left on its own. It defines and separates. And we lose sight of our inherent wholeness and common ground of being.

For a matter of interest, the political doctrine is not “divide and control” – it’s “define and control”.

Defining humans into subgroups creates division and leads to control over them, as then humans (un-) consciously identify with their group losing touch with our shared beingness and resist or fight each other. Identity politics is an obvious expression of this (unconscious) survival mechanism, which attempts to compensate for perceived powerlessness through control over others.

That works only as long as you are not aware of this powerful principle: Definition creates perception – and separation.

Once you wake up to that, you are not subject to it anymore.

Because, you now know what’s real and what’s not. ✨

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