I appreciate the engagement, Douglas.
The no-thing you are talking about is actually things, and even what we think of as “me” is really a complex thing. There is no real, conscious entity in the human machine.
The no-thing of which I speak is the void, which cannot be understood until it is revealed. It is actually no-thing and everything. This is the ground of being that cannot be comprehended with the mind, but which is all there is. So everything that seems to be happening is that one no-thing appearing as that.
It’s all there is, so it’s impossible to avoid it. And when the illusion of self is seen through, this no-thing being everything is revealed. The illusion of individuality is the illusion of separation. The no-thing that is everything is the non-separation that is revealed.