I noticed you use first person singular pronouns. Doesn’t that perpetuate the illusion of self?

No. You use the word “I” too. It doesn’t mean that there is really separation. It’s just a word. The self hears the word “I” and knits that it’s its story that it’s real.

How do you respond to Descartes?

Thinking may happen, but that is not evidence that there is someone that is thinking.

What would a true understanding of God/reality look like when applied through each illusory emanation?

God/reality is not understandable. I think you’re asking what reality would be like if there was nobody here. The answer is exactly as it is right now. There is nobody here.

Why refer to the decalogue when its every statement is erroneous from the word, “thou”? Wouldn’t trustworthy revelation have said, “No other gods shall be worshiped”?

  1. I believe that Moses wrote on the tablets in Hebrew, not english. “Thou” was not written on the tables.
  2. We have neither the tablets nor any way to know for sure what Moses saw / heard on the mountain. At some point in history, the self-illusion will have taken the description and tweaked it into a prescription. That’s what the illusion of separation does.

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