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    I also want to be clear that I'm not looking to join anything or to find the original "masters" or "teachers" of any school of thought and go be taught by them. I'm long done with letting someone set themselves up as my teacher and me their student. I'm not interested in a formal education, rather in sharing ideas with others and learning from each other.
    That's fine. I sort of get where are you are coming from about wanting it not to be attached to anything.

    I can't really do that any more, as the result of several years of it was to make an oath that Buddha is the best and most complete guide. What came from that was more useful than anything else.

    Even if that means joining or learning something formal, it still gives us the liberty to experience whatever else we want. In that sense, I can find a teacher anywhere.

    I would have to agree that Gnosis without the proper grounding and protection can be very dangerous.

    Might be interesting to see what comes from this, but, I can only interact with it from the view of experience through an existing system.

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    The Buddha only went halfway, he stopped at hridaya granthi bheda

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    (...)I would have to agree that Gnosis without the proper grounding and protection can be very dangerous. (...)
    That would be in a way true, but if the interpretation of the “fine red thread” (as presented in my previus post) would be correct, then the “danger” would go together, hand in hand, with the awakening in the gnostic sense. When properly understood, it would also be logical, even on the level of our false consciousness. The “fine red thread” is also saying that the one (lie) has to come to the True (objective) by using the False (non-objective) or “through the lies to the Truth”. In the practice, as personalities in human bodies (false) we have to use our mind (false) to arrive to the Truth, in the illusion (false) we are inhabiting!? By all our logic, something like that, would be impossible. Unless, there is ‘something’ else here?! In other words, Pinocchio, as a puppet, needs to reach the human mind, to become a real human being, while thinking that the mind he is currently using is human enough and that he already was a human being in a real reality?!

    Even Charles Forte, after completing his homework, asked the question, 100 years ago: “How a puppet can rebel against the puppet-master”?

    So, what would happen if a puppet would cut the strings between itself and the puppet-master? The strings are also connected to puppet’s mind and the puppet-master controls and manipulates the puppets (us) through “our” minds. Why did Castaneda say (in his book Active Side of Infinity) that, the day when a warrior expels the “foreign installation” (personality), will be the saddest day for him, as there would not be anything there, anymore, which will tell him what to think and what to do?! Are we sure that we are the ones who do the thinking and who make decisions about our doings? (Again, why Eckhart Tolle has defined awakening as “a process of separation between the thinking and awareness”?!)

    So, awakening is dangerous for the personality (false) in the illusion (false), because in order to become true or to objectify its existence, our personality needs to make a transition by ‘merging’ with the True, after which it can not stay the same as it was.

    Quote As long as man accepts the principle of the final annihilation of his Personality without a fight, he can carry on in life without attracting the increasing pressure of the General Law upon himself. The case is totally different if he struggles to surpass the limits which it imposes. He then runs against the action upon him of this Law and its derivatives. It acts simultaneously on several planes: physical, mental and moral.
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    We will also find precious advice, based on accumulated experience over the ages, which is particularly helpful to students of esoteric science; because once the first positive results are obtained, those students will unmistakably run up against the active opposition of the law and the game of the Crafty One.”

    (Mouravieff; Gnosis 1, pages 68-69)
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    Quote “This kind of shock will never be lacking for those who work in the world. Indeed, to the General Law someone who ‘moves’ looks like a fugitive from collective work, and nature takes immediate steps—a whole series of appropriate measures — to make the rebel fall back into line.”

    (Mouravieff; Gnosis II, page 210)
    (The “Crafty One” or the “General Law” would refer to the puppet/master (AI). And, that would be the next point of the “fine red thread”):

    11. the seeker (the adamic man/woman) will also come under an attack by the “boss”, at a certain stage of his/her awakening. This could be easily understood, as his/her mind is connected to the ”boss”/AI and when it detects “suspicious behaviour”, it will apply a ‘corrective action’ in order to return the ‘rebel’ back to the herd, or to derail him/her. (There are numerous ways how the control system does it, some of which have been described – here).

    However, by that time, a gnostic seeker would be aware that there is nothing ‘good’ or ‘bad’, ‘positive’ or ‘negative’, per se, in this reality which is based on a false dualism; i.e. he/she may use those attacks or the “bad” situation he/she is in, positively, as he/she must overcome it. Although those (“hyper-dimensional”) attacks may produce a lot of damage, they are necessary for the gnostic seeker in order to realize on a deeper level, that he/she was dealing with an AI, which keeps attacking his/her personality, while he/she is not his/her personality. He/she will be able to demonstrate that only false part of his/her being can be attacked by the false/the boss/AI, by switching off his/her personality, when necessary, by stopping the thoughts and moving into awareness only; i.e. being aware of the moment he/she is in and all the happenings inside and outside, while the mind is completely quiet. (Here, the books the Power of Now, Silence Speaks and New Earth, by E. Tolle, might be helpful?!). So, it is a question if we would be able to realize who/what we are and what we are dealing with here…. without those ‘dangerous’ attacks carried out by the puppet-master?!
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    Quote Posted by Arn (here)
    The Buddha only went halfway, he stopped at hridaya granthi bheda
    Can you expound this?

    If it is an Agni or Nath assertion, any of that is available to us. The way I would understand it, hrdaya granthi or "heart knot" would be considered more of a beginning than a stopping point.

    Whether any of this is dangerous, yes, I suppose that is part of the price of trying. I think what a lot of the Eastern, and probably Western, systems are trying to say, is that the real person is in the heart, and more or less we seek to stop the mind as we know it. It's more or less a switch that allows that person to operate or not.

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    Quote Posted by sparrow7 (here)
    Gnostics.are.not.Christian.they.pretend.to.Their.m ain.god.is.Sophia.The.Gnostic.Christ.is.a.feminine .man.

    Interesting.how.they.describe.the.Archons.but.then .again.their.mother.is.Sophia.
    I.think.Sophia.the.mother.of.the.Archons.is.pictur ed.as.a.mother.so.she.resembles.the.Saint.Sophia.t hat.adopted.Orphans

    Sophia.is.a.mother.that.adopts.to.give.enlightment .discipline.and.feminism.
    In.the.end.you.will.burn.your.self(sophia's.enligh tment)disciplin.your.self(she.will.torture.you)and .become.a.feminine.feline

    She.is.the.Devil.friend.She.is.Lucifera.the.goat.m other.and.her.son.Lucifer.
    There.are.other.Lucifers.but.we.are.talking.about. the.Goat.one.

    Gnosticism.is.a.way.to.renounce.your.true.self.for .Sophia's.enlightment
    Will.you.accept.the.bargen.

    You.will.get.some.knowlege.as.gnosticism.means.kno wlege.(gnosis)but.this.gnosis.comes.at.a.cost.it's .not.free.You.will.have.to.sell.out.
    Dear sparrow7,

    Would you be so kind to tell me where did you get your knowledge/opinions about Gnosticism and Sophia?

    I've read a lot about that topic, but have never encountered these things/thoughts about it.

    PS: I hope you got your new magic-keyboard, that mental one seems pretty exhausting

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    So, it is a question if we would be able to realize who/what we are and what we are dealing with here…. without those ‘dangerous’ attacks carried out by the puppet-master?!
    I don't think I would have. These attacks could also be seen as glitches too, I think so. I don't think they're "supposed to happen" - which is why the AI wants to fix it right away.

    In my case it was so ridiculous I remember thinking "This is too stupid to be real!", and I was going around muttering about the world not being real for a while too.

    Out of all the suspicious stuff, here are the ones I found most suspicious (I may be missing a few)

    - My friends & family giving me "evil looks"
    - Inordinate amount of "bad luck" all at once
    - Thoughts talking to one another
    - Handwriting changing / difficulty spelling words
    - Seeing imagery with my eyes shut
    - Edit: one more - Rubbing my hands together like I'm going to win.... for no apparent reason
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    Quote Posted by shaberon (here)
    Can you expound this?
    Hey, yes this is definitely a Nath assertion. The Buddha went halfway, he stopped at the void. He was conscious of the void but not conscious of the time. At least nowhere in any of the Buddhas writings or text is time consciousness discussed.

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