So much nonsense. So much principles that never work in real life. I have been there. In my adolescent years I was feeling lost. I read spiritual gurus and searched for answers my virgin brain felt were uplifting, magical, evolutionary.
But I got caught in a black void of contradictory ideas. And at one point I was swept away in overthinking. Analysing other paths in order to find something that would lead me (and others) to enlightenment.
It didn’t happen.
What I found out was that what later worked actually was the complete opposite to the ideas conveyed in the teachings of the gurus I read. Primarily Jiddu Krishnamurti, Sri Ramana Maharshi and Hermann Hesse.
I had to abandon the concept of non-thinking, a surrender to love to start to affirm the ego, the intellect, knowledge and power instead. To sleep more, take care of the body. Involving myself in erotic encounters, eat, walk and drink.
What I have seen is that the intellect (aside from the ego and good sleep) was the one power directing me towards a life with abundance. With energy, high levels of pleasure and also success in relationships, passionate work and general well being.
But the intellect is a force that really can lift you up or put you down. You have to know you need to think independently. Never believing in other peoples ideas. Just investigating them to find shortcuts to success in areas you don’t know by heart.
The act of surrender to other people’s ideas is a mistake due to the unique destiny you have in todays individualistic world. What works for others may not work for you. And you change as circumstances change.
Just believing in an idea is also not to truly understand an idea conforming to true life experience. That was one of the realizations of Jiddu Krishnamurti. So far so good. But still he was conditioned by his individual path and spiritual heritage.
So think fresh. Think anew. Affirm nothing that you can’t investigate yourself. Or something you also know by personal experience.
Ever more: Believe in nothing as this belief almost always leads to a big mistake of another kind. Serving others for individual loss of joy and power. You are put on earth with your own wishes and hopes. No one can give this to you. You have to serve yourself as all individuals strive for personal success primarily.
Who do you think can save you in a world built on self-interest?
Success with intellect has very much to do with adopting an egoistical concept of intellectual progress. Never think with the philosophy of intellectual burdens. That philosophy destroys more than it creates. A reason that the mystics (Such as Sri Ramana Maharshi) summoned great energy that otherwise would have been lost. Never think for loss of individual purity. Think slow, think your own thoughts and most importantly: Look to it that you get good sleep. That you adopt a philosophy of no-care.
Something happens when a true thinker realizes the limitations of the intellect. That it can deceive, that it can distort the mind and making you a mind-drone. That it can lead to psychosis. Adopt a philosophy of thinking just for intellectual stimulation. Reading for the joy of it. Reading a part of a text. Think slowly upon it. Fill in the blanks you find with personal experience. Read with good variety. Read to chock yourself with personal indulgence into topics interesting to you. These topics are the topics that can push you into another dimension as they are fit for your personal life.
Adopt a philosophy of good sleep, good nutrition, contradictory habits (such as walking in nature) as the mind has to work subconsciously upon the ideas digested. It is sleep that makes the subconscious mind connect what you have been reading to what it already knows. Giving way for a true understanding.
But also (And this is a huge finding from my part) adopt a philosophy of getting dumber. It is sounding ridiculous but it changes the way you think about intelligence. Adopting a philosophy of getting dumber kills all intellectual ambitions and pulls the intellect into a dimension where it can grasp concepts in a deeper part of the brain.
But it is not a philosophy of getting dumb as you think upon dumb people you have met. It is a concept coming from the heart of an dark occultist that have seen with great clarity that “getting dumb” actually is intelligence.
“Getting dumb” is just to operate in a deeper part of the brain.
But it is more to it: Start slow. Read a little, play a little chess, write something down. Walk a little, play a little, get some sleep. Find the way to the will (as you listen to the whispers of your heart) and still you make progress in small doses.
It is a process that slowly should unveil itself. It is about intellectual stimulation. Of growing intellectually by actually just playing with different ideas. Letting the working of the deep unconscious unveil secrets to you not known by the common herd.
As the intellect grows the faster you can digest new information. Leading faster to solutions to personal goals. Affirming relevance as you only read texts that reveals secrets to you aligning to your chosen path in life.
You start to connect the dots. Various areas of human understanding connect together to build a dark symmetry. And you will start to see that all life is very much the same.
A dark vibration of invisible strings. An information construct of perceptions existing within the Universal Mind. Genius is about getting dumber. Losing all reality concepts and finding way to your own illusions. Resurrecting individuality. Individual purity, knowledge and power.
Setting you free.