30 – Locations


0. The coming of the prophet 1. Love 2. Marriage 3. Children 4. Giving 5. Eating and Drinking 6. Work 7. Joy and Sorrow 8. Houses 9. Pets 10. Clothes 11. Buying and Selling 12. Crime and Punishment 13. Laws 14. Freedom 15. Reason and Passion 16. Pain 17. Self-Knowledge 18. Teaching 19. Friendship 20. Talking 21. Time and Space 22. Good and Evil 23. Prayer 24. Pleasure 25. Beauty 26. Religion 27. Death 28. Forms Of Existence 29. Real vs Virtual 30. The Farewell


CHAPTER 30

LOCATIONS

At basic, the being is not truly located in space. But he thinks that he is and he thinks that he must only operate from the place where he believes himself to be located.

Operating in a position, and placing matter and energy in that position to identify himself and establish his ownership, he can now be hit in that position. Eventually the position is smashed and he sets up a new position to operate from.

Eventually his history consists of abandoning locations and leaving stuff behind. And this weakens him, because his ability to have and generate space is monitored by his ability to reach locations.

This exists at two levels. There is the physical universe, where he withdraws from painful or unpleasant locations and gradually contracts until he can no longer operate outside of a body. And then there is his own “universe”, his own “mental” matter, energy, space, and time. But it is not really “mental” but simply non-physical, his own creations rather than the shared creations of the physical universe.

He generally operates from a fixed location in his own universe and has the “controls” for his machinery located there, so to speak.

But, just as he abandons locations in the physical universe, he abandons locations in his own universe as well and shifts his operating point because of things such as failure. This leaves old “mental” machinery out of control.

At this late stage in his existence, the being has agreed with the physical universe for so long that his operations in the different universes will track together.

An old metaphysical idea (attributed to Hermes, the mythological man who became a Greek god) is “as above, so below” meaning that the physical and spiritual planes interrelate and reflect each other.

On these processes, one runs whatever comes up or seems to feel right. The locations can be physical or non-physical or in other universes or planes of existence or in your own mocked up space.

As you stop flinching from occupying locations, various things may come back under your control. For now, just do this lightly and get whatever you can out of it. This can be taken much further on subsequent passes through this book.

30.1 Safe Locations

On each process, spot many locations, and allow strange and irrational ones to come up as needed.

30.1.1 Spot places where you would be safe

30.1.2 Spot places where a parent or guardian would be safe

30.1.3 Spot places where children would be safe

30.1.4 Spot places where a mate or companion would be safe

30.1.5 Spot places where a teacher or guide would be safe

30.1.6 Spot places where a boss or leader would be safe

30.1.7 Spot places where a policeman or official would be safe

30.1.8 Spot places where lifeforms would be safe

30.1.9 Spot places where nice possessions would be safe

30.1.10 Spot places where energy would be safe

30.1.11 Spot places where ideas would be safe

30.1.12 Spot places where aesthetics would be safe

30.1.13 Spot places where spirits would be safe

30.1.14 Spot places where it would be safe to keep a god

30.2 Communicating With Bodies

Start with physical locations, but try to work up to locations in “your own space” from which you communicate to the body.

30.2.1 From where could you communicate to a hand

30.2.2 From where could you communicate to a foot

30.2.3 From where could you communicate to a stomach

30.2.4 From where could you communicate to sexual organs

30.2.5 From where could you communicate to a head

30.2.6 From where could you communicate to eyes

30.2.7 From where could you communicate to ears

30.2.8 From where could you communicate to a brain

Note that this can be used as an assist on a body part that is in pain or giving you trouble by substituting the body part in the command.

30.3 Identities

30.3.1 From where could you communicate to a loved one

30.3.2 From where could you communicate to an authority figure

30.3.3 From where could you communicate to an angry person

30.3.4 From where could you communicate to a dangerous animal or monster.

30.3.5 From where could you communicate to a victim

30.3.1 From where could you communicate to a god

30.4 Attitudes

30.4.1 From where could you express love

30.4.2 From where could you express hate

30.4.3 From where could you feel sympathy

30.4.4 From where could you feel regret

30.4.5 From where could you feel triumph

30.4.6 From where could you feel contentment and serenity

30.5 Being

Run alternating (a few commands of each, back and forth)

a) spot some places you’re willing to be

b) spot some places you’re willing to not be

30.6 Creation

As used here, the word “mockup” is meant to refer to the entire span of activities from lightly visualizing something to really creating it in the physical universe.

30.6.1 From where could you mockup a picture

30.6.2 From where could you mockup an emotion

30.6.3 From where could you mockup a mental machine

30.6.4 From where could you mockup an automatic reaction

30.6.5 From where could you mockup mental “charge”

30.6.6 From where could you mockup a feeling of pain

30.6.7 From where could you mockup a reactive mind

30.7 More on Creation

Just do the best you can on these. If it is too difficult, then get it on the second pass through the book.

30.7.1 From where could you mockup being tricked

30.7.2 From where could you mockup tricking another

30.7.3 From where could you mockup being abused

30.7.4 From where could you mockup abusing another

30.7.5 From where could you mockup being betrayed

30.7.6 From where could you mockup betraying another

30.7.7 From where could you mockup being trapped

30.7.8 From where could you mockup trapping another

30.6.9 From where could you mockup a game

30.6.10 From where could you mockup an identity

30.6.11 From where could you mockup an object

30.6.12 From where could you mockup a reality


0. The coming of the prophet 1. Love 2. Marriage 3. Children 4. Giving 5. Eating and Drinking 6. Work 7. Joy and Sorrow 8. Houses 9. Pets 10. Clothes 11. Buying and Selling 12. Crime and Punishment 13. Laws 14. Freedom 15. Reason and Passion 16. Pain 17. Self-Knowledge 18. Teaching 19. Friendship 20. Talking 21. Time and Space 22. Good and Evil 23. Prayer 24. Pleasure 25. Beauty 26. Religion 27. Death 28. Forms Of Existence 29. Real vs Virtual 30. The Farewell


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