Desire 08/01 Desire

  • If you walk from your lounge room into your kitchen and you see an opened slab of chocolate on the kitchen table, you will break a piece off and eat it, even if you are not in the slightest bit hungry. That is because your vision of the chocolate temps your mind to DESIRE it, then your mind moves your muscles to fulfil the desire.
  • We have a tendency to blame the chocolate for tempting us, but it is definitely not the fault of the chocolate. It does not spontaneously jump into our digestive system for it is our muscular action that facilitates that process, and that process starts in our mind. The problem is that we have a little serpent inside that triggers our “desire”.
  • Your intellect might tell you that if you eat chocolate you get fat, but the little serpent says, “eat, and your DESIRE will be satisfied”. No wonder God made the serpent crawl on its belly.
  • Each one of us has a desire to draw the entire cosmos into our minds and bodies, especially chocolate.
  • This “desiring” is an aspect of Gravitation. Desire, magnetism and gravity are simply varying degrees of the same cosmic force – a force that pulls lonely singularities into clumps. That chocolate was alone, and you needed it inside your favourite clump.
  • We have a need to collect to ourselves. We are magnetically attracted to this person and desire that partner, we desire that house, car, caravan and boat. This desiring is like gravity which sucks things into itself circumferentially, from all directions.
  • I meditate a morning mantra daily. Part of it is HYD-WYD which I try and stick to during the day. HYD stands for Halt Your Desire and WYD stands for Worship Your diet. I am okay about Worshipping an apple or water, but I have difficulty Worshipping chocolate or red wine. If I pick up a piece of chocolate and cannot “worship” it as being elemental to my dietary good health, I then Halt the desire by remembering HYD.
  • The HYD bit is paramount, for you have to take control of your desire in order for the worshipping to work. You cannot first succumb to the desire to eat the chocolate then as an afterthought wonder whether or not you should worship that mistake. You have to HYD first. Rather avoid the sin than beg for forgiveness of it.
  • In the Garden of Eden, God said we could eat the fruit of many trees, but avoid one fruit; was that the fruit of temptation and desire?

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Published by istegi

I imagine stuff. Imagination is the seed of every innovation and the beginning of all knowledge. Every car, boat, bridge and plane originated in imagination. Knowledge or science or physics analyzing how imagined things work can only develop after conception of the imagined things in the minds of those who imagined them. Imagination is thus very important, even although it is simply a fragile indefinable egress of ideas. It is something that cannot be taught or learnt. You cannot get a Doctorate in Imagination from any university, yet universities would not exist without it. Sir George Cayley philosophised about aircraft lift whilst still at school and later published his ideas in the Journal of Natural Philosophy. He then went on to become an engineer to pursue his dreams and to develop his aerofoil concepts. Thus every aircraft that has ever flown has done so because of the dream of a philosopher who later became a scientist to prove his philosophising and to promote the science that proved it. So please treasure philosophy, and if you are in physics, please do not treat it with derision. Some imagination is fiction. On the other hand some postulates cannot be proved to be false. If they cannot be proven false they eventually become fact. This even applies to observations of nature - the theories of evolution and of relativity came out of mind but subsequently proven to the satisfaction of science and physics to be fact and not figment. It is not up to figment to provide statistics and data. That is the domain of the sciences. Thus philosophy comes first and science either proves or disproves it.

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