To be or not to be

Question of the Day, July 25th 2011 – To be or not to be?

Do do do!! That’s all we do! Ever thought about just being? Just be.
When can you be, and when do you forget to be?

In a sense, we must all be something and we must all do something.

The questions are, at what level do we choose to be, and at what level do we choose to act?

There are so many different ways of thinking and being – from the highly intuitive to the highly rational, from a follower of rules, to a questioner of rules, and all shades in between.

For me, I choose to be the highest level of being I can, as often as I can.
For me, this involves a willingness to question everything, a willingness to follow intuitions, and a willingness to use all the logic and science available to me to investigate and test and question.

[followed by]

I agree with the general theme that OM outlined, and to me it seems to be not limited to 3 states, but seems to be potentially infinitely recursive.

It seems that we are able to develop successive levels of consciousness and pattern. We are then able to integrate these levels into our intuitive behaviour (as successive levels of context). Thus we are able to generate successive levels of ability both to consciously operate in new contexts, and to simply “flow” in the subconscious “intuitive” mode within the current context (without conscious interrupt).

Both modes seem to me to be essential.
Learning to balance, then to “ride the waves” of context that “reality” provides us, seems to me to be one of the most enjoyable (and frustrating) processes of life.

About Ted Howard NZ

Seems like I might be a cancer survivor. Thinking about the systemic incentives within the world we find ourselves in, and how we might adjust them to provide an environment that supports everyone (no exceptions) - see www.tedhowardnz.com/money
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1 Response to To be or not to be

  1. holessence says:

    This is the icing on the cake for me:

    “There are so many different ways of thinking and being – from the highly intuitive to the highly rational, from a follower of rules, to a questioner of rules, and all shades in between. For me, I choose to be the highest level of being I can, as often as I can.”

    Like

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