Have you had enough of the insane political and economic policies of the Social Maze? Are you frustrated with a Hive Mind Mentality…that ignores reality and causes disharmony in all areas of life…even effecting your personal relationships. Imagine what it would be like if a better way of life existed somewhere on this planet.
The Everyday Warrior seeks and discovers the path to enlightenment. He realizes it’s just a matter of seeing through the illusions of the Hive Mind Mentality. He knows Ordinary Reality and Non-Ordinary Reality for what they are.
Carlos Castaneda’s book “The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge” and his subsequent works impart enlightening information about the states of Ordinary and Non-Ordinary Reality. In the following, I am supplying you with my interpretation of these ways of knowing…using my knowledge of the workings of the Social Maze.
There is a gigantic difference between illusion and ordinary reality. The Hive Mind Mentality is hopelessly stuck in a molasses world of illusion. The Everyday Warrior sees reality for what it is. In a way, he experiences it as wonderful, marvelous, mysterious…unfathomable. However, he sees it’s basic laws as fundamental…rather ordinary.
Obviously, knowing reality is necessary if you are going to Master the Social Maze. Imagine never experiencing Ordinary Reality. That’s the state of awareness of the majority of people. When you’re saddled with the Hive Mind Mentality…how else could it be.
Did you know that honey from traditional hives was typically extracted by pressing…crushing the wax honeycomb to squeeze out the honey. Notice how something similar happens to the spirit of someone attached to the Hive Mind Mentality.
Think about this. Ordinary Reality is what should be obvious to your senses—even more obvious after you become enlightened. It’s almost a conceptual/perceptual way of living. A person residing mainly in Ordinary Reality is capable of integrating simple concepts…those that require only a few steps in a chain of reasoning. People enslaved to the Hive, hopelessly attempt concept disintegration.
The person who is unaware of complex concepts and higher states of awareness sees only the tip of the iceberg. Ultimate truth is forever concealed from him…that is until he finally opens up his heart, mind and spirit…and secedes from the Hive Mind Mentality.
Highly intelligent individuals are quite capable of integrating a complex chain of reasoning. Unfortunately, this type of person often remains trapped in a world of illusion. Psychopaths and sociopaths of this persuasion swarm to the Queen Bee of the hive, joining the elite…dedicated to furthering their own interest by turning the rest of us into worker bees.
Others rely on intuitive powers…shunning anything that is intellectual. Although they often come up with some profound insights…they have difficulty applying them to everyday life. People often look upon them as “space cadets.” They really aren’t much use to the Hive…since they don’t make very good worker bees.
I know you’re thinking…these people might make excellent candidates for an escape attempt. Unfortunately, you probably know that counting on these types of men and women to get things done is a lesson in frustration.
The Consequence of Illusion
By now, you probably realize that an individual who recognizes only Ordinary Reality is a person missing the rich variations of existence. Do you ever wonder why so many people feel as if they live drab and uninspiring lives? This question is an easy one to answer. They see only the superficial. Can you feel the pain, misery and frustration they suffer? I hope you don’t feel it too long…it’s rather unpleasant.
Individuals who are highly intelligent and adept at integrating concepts, but deny the spiritual…still experience one phase of Non-Ordinary Reality. Since so few people indulge in a complex chain of reasoning, we must consider this type of intelligence as part of Non-Ordinary Reality.
You can imagine what a curse it must be to possess the gift of superior intelligence… and not see through illusion. Amazingly, they allow their intellect to blind them.
Consider this. The individual, who lives only in the spiritual, may believe that he is an enlightened being; however, he is still suffering under great illusion. Yes, he may see what others are incapable of seeing. He may reach nirvana during his meditations. He may walk around in a state of euphoria. However, he is unfortunately oblivious to the rest of the landscape…the integration of complex thoughts and ideas.
Obviously, an individual must first master ordinary reality. Life can’t promote you to the second grade when first grade material still baffles you. Your must ground your feet in reality. How can you expect your mind to grow and expand without the nourishment of a firm foundation? I certainly hope you desire expansion into accelerated awareness.
Visualize the following happy state of awareness.
Discover that you reside in Non-Ordinary Reality, seeing, hearing, smelling, feeling and touching what others are unaware of. You not only possess the ability to integrate complex concepts, but your sixth sense is on high. You allow yourself to be transformed into an integrated being. Others may not understand you or know where you’re coming from…but you know and understand.
Much to your delight, little things take on a new meaning. The aroma of the honeysuckle on a mild spring day, the depths of your meditations, the sublime feelings from the music you experience, the touch of your lover’s hand, the thrill of integrating complex concepts, the inspiration you receive from a new idea become wondrous, enriching experiences. You completely experience reality.
Here’s something you’ll like. Surprisingly, even your body feels different. Some mystics call sexual activities low-level experiences. Honestly, I believe practicing celibacy is a low-level way to exist. An enlightened person is sensuous and sexual. He or she experiences the pleasures of the flesh to the utmost and experiences their partners flesh to the max. In fact, an individual of higher awareness transforms the sexual experience into an ecstasy of the body, mind and spirit. What could be more spiritual than that?
Doesn’t that feel like something we would like to experience now?
Tapping Into Non-Ordinary Reality
There are numerous ways to tap into Non-Ordinary Reality. Some explorers of higher consciousness use certain substances to cross the line from Ordinary Reality to Non-Ordinary Reality. “The Teachings of Don Juan” explains the different psychotropic drugs that cause an altered state of consciousness and opens gateways to Non-Ordinary Reality.
Unfortunately, I have to tell you that without a teacher such as don Juan this could be dangerous, so I can’t recommend this method. Meditation is a much safer method of opening doorways to higher consciousness. Fortunately, meditation is also very enjoyable.
Here’s my recommendations.
- Practice contrary thinking. Whatever is commonly believed by the Hive Mind Mentality…consider its opposite.
- Meditate at least 30 minutes per day. Personally, I prefer to meditate at least an hour every morning. Plus, you can take several 10-minute meditation breaks during the day. Realize…there are a lot of myths about meditation. You are not attempting to become one with the Hive Mind Mentality. Instead you are about to discover how to break free…and Master the Social Maze.
Stay tuned. We’re here to guide you successfully through the illusions that steal most people’s happiness and well-being. Conquering illusions…that’s what we are dedicated to doing…everyday.