I'm not sure what flavor of rabbit hole we've found ourselves in. It's probably far from the original intention of the conversation.

First of all, get out of my corner and don't tell me that I'm claiming that "you should believe me." That's not what I'm claiming at all. I have no interest in you believing me about anything.

Also, I have never said that what I am writing is neither true nor false. I would never write that. That's nonsense. Don't put words in my mouth.

The crux of the issue is: is there consciousness? I would say that consciousness requires separation. I am reporting that there is no real separation.

I understand that there might seem to be real separation and I also understand that when that seems to be so what I'm saying seems preposterous and even offensive. I get it.

There's nothing that I could ever say or do that would somehow reveal nonseparation to you. How could the only thing that's happening be revealed? It's impossible.

One day, the words, "Oh shit!" will be spoken and the unfathomable simplicity will be revealed to no one.

On that day, the idea that it's possible to have any idea what's going on will dissolve and what will be left will be what seems to be happening, in all its glory.

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