All The Ineffable, Infinite Things.

Posted January 16, 2014

by Jerry Alatalo

361a-1“Search for the truth is the noblest occupation of man; its publication is a duty.”

– Madame De Stael (1766-1817) 

Could it be true that every single man and woman who has ever lived not only represents the greatest book ever written, but actually is the greatest book ever written? Now, there is a theoretical proposition which challenges one’s intellectual and philosophical engineering skills for sure. As each ultimate masterwork of writing – each human being’s life journey – is being written, the book is simultaneously being adapted to the big screen. The big screen, the movie, is the life each lives on Earth, followed by movement into the infinite and eternal.

Abstract has been defined as “apart from specific matter, theoretical, and hard to understand”. So, what is there to gain from entering into the idea that every person is the greatest story ever told, and because of that there is no higher or lower, better or worse, valuable or less valuable? Answer: the awareness that in ultimate reality there is no difference whatsoever between human beings. Here one sees the truth behind what Christ was saying when he spoke the words, “whatever you do to the least among you, you do to me.”

But surely this is an idea that is too big for the year 2014. Yet, it is representative of eternal truth which is infinitely more dramatic than the “you can’t handle the truth!” line delivered by Jack Nicholson in the movie; eternal truth which resides in the souls of each man and woman. The eternal truth is ineffable – that which cannot be described. Those who have gone through a near death experience (NDE) have experienced eternal truth, yet are unable to find the words to fully describe it, because it is ineffable.

Fortunately those who have had NDEs are able to describe the scenery of eternal truth, yet it is nigh impossible to describe what eternal truth is. There is a consensus among the men, women, and children that their experience had profound messages; most concentrated around love. Is it possible that personal NDE accounts offer humanity the greatest nearness to a supreme aspect of life, and surpasses the masterworks of philosophers and artists and scientific thinkers until now in 2014?

Although death is the greatest fear that people have, what is there to gain by facing death intentionally and directly? It is possible that facing death squarely and directly will allow one to feel a camaraderie with every human, animal, and plant on Earth. Pantheism means: “the doctrine or belief that God is not a personality, but that all laws, forces, manifestations, etc. of the self-existing universe are God; belief that God is everything and everything is God.”

Now, this writer is not one who has any desire to “convert” others or “proselytize”. I find no satisfaction at all in proving any sense of “higher” knowledge or insight into the meaning of life, but do feel that a shared exploration through the inner worlds every person can reach through thought can lead to previously undiscovered territories of the mind and soul.

Now, this kind of exploration has nothing at all to do with being the “first” to discover an idea or concept. One could look at this kind of intellectual effort as one which has as the goal finding a new way of looking at life on Earth. This includes all the miraculous philosophical and spiritual works and writings of men and women through history until today. There is absolutely no doubt that individuals have articulated tremendous concepts through the centuries – leading humanity to very dazzling heights on metaphysical mountains.

Can humanity climb any higher metaphysically?

Mount Everest has a peak; a point where it is impossible to climb higher. From the perspective of metaphysics, the branch of philosophy concerned with ultimate nature of reality, there is no available proof of the existence of an analogous metaphysical “peak” like the physical Mount Everest. Perhaps the most realistic assessment of the success or failure of collective metaphysical thought is found from examining conditions on Earth.

When one begins to look at conditions on Earth in 2014, it does not take very long (think “in a heartbeat”) to become aware that humanity can climb higher metaphysically. While humanity climbs to ever higher heights and finds out more about the ultimate nature of reality, it simultaneously goes deeper inside – to the places in the heart. If humanity is fortunate there will be a collective discovery of that place in every human heart, and the heart of all living things, where resides the ultimate nature of reality.

“I know now that there is no one thing that is true… It is all true.”

– Ernest Hemingway

Humanity is on an evolutionary path swiftly leading to a worldwide state of affairs where thoughts, words, and actions are in service to ultimate realty – unconditional love. Oh, but that is only so much mumbo-jumbo and gobbledy-gook; a wishy-washy utopian “pipe dream” that will never happen. Roman statesman and philosopher Lucius Annaeus Seneca (c. 4 B.C.-65 A.D.) said, “There never has been a genius without some touch of madness.”

So, take comfort in the words from Seneca spoken in the first century. What you may mistakenly feel is experiencing of some type of madness is actually your brushing up against the universal, inherent human quality of exceptional natural ability. Correct this misperception once and forever, and remove this powerful, unnecessary self-infliction of pain. Understand that being human includes possessing higher, nobler, and more truly powerful benevolent resources – discovered in silence with gentle exploration.

Rest assured and know that the human race will correct its collective misperceptions, unlock the doors to exceptional natural ability, and walk through the entrance to ultimate reality.

And soul by soul arriving at unconditional love, forgiveness, oneness, and heaven on Earth.

“He that hath ears, let him hear. There is a light within a man of light, and it gives light to the whole world. If it does not give light, there is darkness.”

– The Gospel of Thomas

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(Thanks to Tom Kane @ YouTube)

When The World Is In Agreement.

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Posted October 21, 2013

by Jerry Alatalo

“As a child I was taught, ‘Chaubon, the way to attain the beauty in life is through harmony. Be in harmony with all things, but most important, be in harmony with yourself first. A lot will go on in your life, some good, some bad – people may argue and some will try to take control of your life – but that one word, harmony, will neutralize any problems and help your life to become beautiful.’ “

– Bear Heart

After being involved with this blog for five months, the good folks at WordPress have a feature for men and women writers which keeps track of certain milestones, and, what the hell, I’m going to blow my horn in a post for a change – 1,000 “likes”. Alright, the self-aggrandizement is done, time to put the horn back in its case. For those of you who are using WordPress, you’ve got to admit, it’s a pretty thoughtful feature, and does help provide encouragement for writers. Thanks, WordPress.

I have a strange feeling that, if you are reading these words, encouragement is a big word now, given all you have been discovering in the blogs of men and women you follow, as well as internet source sites. This is the price people have to pay for being seekers of truth and truth-tellers – sometimes the truth is overwhelming, disrupting the harmony that Bear Heart mentioned while he was still on this Earth. For the truth is: harmony is in a kind of short supply on Earth in these times.

My little dictionary defines “like” as “in agreement”. Let me first express my deepest appreciation for all of you who have visited here and hit that “like” button. There are times when I become complacent – after so many posts and writings, the writing becomes like a routine where focus diminishes on why we entered the arena in the first place. I imagine the same occurs for everybody at times, where one needs to slow down a little and not allow the frenzied pace, the overwhelming reports, to rule the day.

Secondly, let me express deep appreciation to all bloggers. It does require time and effort to research issues and write about them. I’m sure that there are times when bloggers feel like they are “spinning their wheels”, where no matter what truth they post about, or how obvious the case is, nothing is changing in the world, or not changing fast enough.

I would say to you that you are not spinning your wheels. You are making the difference.

When people are as honest with themselves and others as possible, they are hitting the correct mark. One thing that is very gratifying about writing a blog is the connections made with men and women around the planet Earth. Forgive me if I get a little sentimental, but that’s the way it goes. I admit to not being focused enough on the effort to help create, with my brothers and sisters in the family of man, a world where oneness is truly felt, on the ground, in every land and region of the world.

I admit that I have neglected spirituality, love, harmony, and forgiveness recently. One can safely say that most of the big problems in the world have become analyzed and identified. War was thankfully averted – at least a devastating escalation –  in the country of Syria, although the violence and killing there continues. Is it just me, but why haven’t any of the “leaders” around the world mentioned the solution to the crisis: we are one human family and we need to share the world with each other –  to love one another.

What would the world look like if everybody “liked” – were in agreement – that love, forgiveness, and unity was the best direction for humanity moving forward? Would it be a safe bet that 99.9% of the planet’s people would hit the “like” button on that idea? I think it’s a safe bet. Perhaps when we make the case that change on this Earth is in order – that war, greed, poverty, dualistic/separation thinking must be replaced with something better and nobler – we fail to understand that love absolutely must be the basis for such changes to become realized.

Could it be that absence of love has been the cause of all the difficulties the human race has faced through history until today? Let us kick this around some. The first thing to consider is absence of the word love in any discussion of major concern for the people of the world. Why this absence? Is it a sign of weakness to mention in discussion that love is the answer to all problems of humanity? Or is it a sign of strength to articulate the ultimate importance of love on Earth?

Some of you may have viewed the documentary “Occupy Love” on the Free Speech TV network recently. It was produced by filmmaker Velcrow Ripper, and coincidentally has the same title as the first self-published book I wrote about a year ago. The documentary is the first I know of that inserts a spiritual perspective in discussions of new ways of living on Earth. Learn more about the film at occupylove.com.

Could it be said that any discussions on issues of great importance for humanity which are absent the words love, forgiveness, brotherhood, and oneness are lacking true power to arrive at the most beneficial solutions? Is love a true power? Any man or woman who has felt love for family or friends has absolutely no doubt that love is a true power. If love is a true power, is it the most powerful force in the universe?

Now I can see you saying to yourself, “this guy is into some woo-woo stuff here”. After all, the economics texts and the famous economists never mention the word love in their discussions. The politicians never mention the power of love when they are campaigning for office, or when they win the elections and begin serving their terms. But what would happen…? Would the president of any country start wars of aggression if they based all of their decisions on love and the oneness of humanity?

If oneness was known and understood by all people, everywhere on Earth, would the levels of harm done to humans, animals, and all living things diminish dramatically? No doubt. Where else is there to go? When all people look out at the world and feel oneness with all things, it is impossible to harm. Is this not exactly the type of world that activists at all points on the political spectrum dream about? Is this not exactly the type of world that 99.9% of the men, women, and children on Earth want?

The awareness gained by millions and millions, dare I say billions, of people from every nation and region on Earth in recent years of the previously unknown events, conditions, and truths of history and the present has led to intense efforts to change the world for the better. Many have deeply researched, done detailed analysis and shown the problem(s) in their entirety. Now… solutions?

Thank you to all men and women who have visited here and engaged in friendly discussions. In the five months at WordPress I have come to the view that the comments section is where the good communication between men and women from every nation on Earth takes place. I wish to thank every man and woman who has taken the time to share their thoughts on various posts. I urge all readers to take advantage of any and all opportunities to make a good difference through the comments sections of blogs and other platforms on the internet.

As WordPress has a feature which tells bloggers who has made the most comments, I would give special thanks to the following men and women for sharing viewpoints: Skywanderer, David Holmes, Tanya, Robert A. Vella, mystic1muse, and Shelby Courtland. Once again, I appreciate greatly all the interactions with fellow brothers and sisters from around the Earth.

The final, up-till-now missing details of the very excellent exposures and analyses of the most important issues, the details which will exponentially empower the intellectual brilliance to the point of truly manifesting great changes for humanity – are love, forgiveness, and oneness.