What we explore below is a set of radically different ideas to assist in accelerating and smooting the evolution of mankind.
Few now have the courage to be open to this. Most have more getting fed up to experience given their identification with the destructive “solutions” offered by ego and society before they might open to such ideas.
It has been shown quite conclusively in studies completed decades ago that the square root of 1% of the population has the ability to enhance peace and shift collective consciousness. When as few as about 9,000 people fully awaken, humanity will awaken. Nine thousand people: that is the approximate square root of 1% of the world population. There are now many pretenders, but few truly awakened. It can be done. Such is the power of love.
The Greater, Hidden Gift of Einstein, and What He and the Scientific World Miss
What is shared here is a simple invitation, for those who are ready for it, to expand your consciousness as a way of moving beyond whatever problems may have been stopping you from awakening yourself.
Early on, Albert Einstein knew he was different. He didn’t fit in. Had “too many interests,” and was often thinking about things nobody around him could relate to. As a youth, for example, he dreamed of what it would be like to ride a beam of light. Well into his 20s, enough people had told him he was a stupid misfit that he believed it. After his formal education, his father had to find a job for him, a rather menial one given his education. But much earlier, this:
That simple and beautiful idea is one that ego and those who rule the world refuse to understand. It is among the most potent thoughts ever expressed.
Some of the people who many consider the most brilliant minds of our time do not get that one. More of us getting it is essential for the survival—and the destined thriving—of humanity.
Einstein observed that insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. By that standard, the world is an incredibly insane place at the moment. Some people are committed to such insanity because they do not see viable options for creating more inner peace and a more harmonious world. Here offered are some Einstein options for your consideration.
At first, some of these ideas may seem preposterous, undoable. Play with them, and maybe keep this in mind, also spoken by Einstein:
“If at first an idea isn’t absurd there is no hope for it.”
And the greatest innovative and productive ideas we have seen in our history have been, at first, labeled as foolish or unrealistic. Part of the egoic mindset: “That’s the way it’s been so that’s the way it is going to be.”
Ego and institution do not want progress. They want control.
Evolving is part of our nature. We can fight it or pretend it’s not happening…or we can be open to new possibilities for improving ourselves and our world.
New and potentially beautiful ideas always seem either completely strange or something for the controlling few or ego to denigrate, because if the new and productive take root, ego and the worldly controllers lose influence.
We are faced now with a courageous coming to terms with a simple idea: Society and ego are feeding us bullshit as we allow them to guide our lives. To admit that this is so might be painful, so we have followed allegiance to “authorities” rather than realize our power to move beyond them.
As much of a genius as he was, there was a key factor about humanity that neither Albert Einstein or very many in our technology-oriented society have ever fully understood:
It is not the destiny of science to prove the nature of either the inner or the outer universes. While the latter may be questionable, the inner is the the most crucial aspect for us to deal with because in healing the inner, we heal the outer, Us, Gaia. Just consider that possibility, please.
Might it also be valid to say that collective consciousness includes your consciousness? When you raise your vibration, you are helping to raise the vibration of those around you.
Einstein wanted to know the mind of God and to be able to reduce it to a mathematical equation.
To imply that there is an individual supreme being with great power over us, we realize at some point, is a little presumptuous. Many figure that it has a beard, is white, and has a penis for some reason. If one comes from the Christian tradition, this schizophrenic, “all-loving” deity is also keeping track of your screw-ups so that on judgment day he can decide whether to toss you into his eternal torture chamber.
Einstein’s God may not have been so divided. AE’s goal of having an absolute vision of God is not one that science of mathematics can or will attain. The greatest of mysteries will never be discovered to the satisfaction of the egoic mind.
Maybe Einstein evolved that idea. maybe productively, but earlier he had said this:
The 2 +2 that Einstein may not have perceived is that to unravel the greatest mystery would be the death of the illusion of the egoic mind.
And yet it very well may be that when we have collectively awakened, more absolute truth will be revealed. What we have to deal with now is what is in front of us.
At some point, in some lifetime until we get it right, we get to learn the value of simply living from the heart.
As faith in some deity to save us has waned in our world, more and more people are looking for science to save us. Science and technology have made tremendous strides in the last century, yet many of the great advances are hidden from the People because true progress threatens the interests of the financially richest.
Counting on science to explain God for us is as insane as asking our religions to do it for us. In both cases, we miss the mark: we get to find God within ourselves.
Einstein’s brilliance in scientifically creating ways to understand our physical universe more completely opened up beautiful new possibilities for humanity as it also directly led to the creation of a force that has the potential to blow up the world, the atomic bomb.
Unified—or at least a whole lot more unified than we are now—we can move beyond the threat of nuclear destruction that is supposedly being amped up on behalf of the people. How silly is that? Nobody sane wants war.
So many parrot ego and the corrupt institutions that run our governments: “What if they build the bomb first? What if they attack us? So let’s do a new thing that Puppet Bush II supposedly dreamed up called a ‘pre-emptive strike.’ Sounds prudent. Get them before they get us. We can do it because we’re exceptional.”
But we are collectively having repetitious Homer Simpson moments: We don’t get that there is no war without an aggressor.
What we are destined to understand, what ego and the greedy rich do not understand is that there is no “them,” just us. We are connected in a way that the mind refuses to understand…and the heart knows.
“Had I known that the Germans would not succeed in producing an atomic bomb, I would not have lifted a finger,” Einstein said.
And these discoveries of his that he is so appreciated for have nothing to do with the much greater—and hidden—gift that so few know about or understand. He could shrink down into a sentence or two some of the most intensely powerful ideas for people to hear when ready. Among the most potent of these:
Making it short and simple also happens to be what I like to do with words that can inspire and clarify when presented succinctly. None of the “great scriptures” ever did that in a clean way. They all have a major excess of words. None of the people who now have the greatest popularity as self-help authors, clergymen or seminar presenters have been doing it.
And most of our scientists today aren’t either. The scientific mind—just like ego— tends to want to look for all kinds of ways to make the simple complicated. With that possibility in mind, let’s interject here a quotation from Charles Bukowski that might be using “intellectual” similarly to “scientific mind”:
Ego and perverted institutions love to throw in as many words as possible into the mix of peoples’ minds. The more we have looked to books, seminars, and inner debate to solve our problems, the more confused and divided we have become.
While Einstein was obsessed with finding answers to the mysteries of the physical universe, he was also interested in the inner universe and solving the riddle of why we behave and think as we do—and how we can evolve more beautifully, more fluidly. His breed was rare: intellectual artist.
Einstein’s greater gift was, in a way, a blueprint for the awakening of humanity. Some of his briefly-expressed ideas, when assembled with an order such as what I am offering here, can be a road map of sorts to what it takes to awaken as the harmonious mass of humanity that we are destined to realize we can be.
Could it be that just by spending a little time with the picture/word boxes shown here you might find more value than from any spiritual/self-help book you could ever read? For a courageous few who are wired and ready, the answer is “yes.”
This can only happen as one begins to identify with the heart rather than the head, and this means taking time to empty the head and notice how we feel when we do.
Those who are ego-controlled respond with, “What a waste of time. Doing nothing. There is too much to do!”
As we get more and more fed up with maintaining a purgatory-like status quo, we come to understand that one of he greatest uses of the mind is to empty it.
Maybe this is one of the great secrets: That the more we debate within ourselves the various ways of improving our lives, the more words of ego and others we throw into the equation, the more confused and challenged we tend to be.
The original and singular purpose of words was to clarify our communications and thoughts. And there exist in the world today a very few people with big money—and many others focused on manipulation—who use words to confuse and control people.
Much of what has been made popular by the spiritual/self-help “authorities” of the day is a mish-mash of excess words, repetition, filler and self-contradiction. Consider the possibility that the design of so much of that is the same design as monosodium glutamate. This “food ingredient” is said to be a “flavor enhancer” but is really a toxin designed not only to poison your brain but to provoke you to crave more “stupid food.”
The authors write convoluted stuff to keep you coming back for more. It’s generally not about them helping you. It’s about them making money and keeping you confused and wanting more. And of course some of these authors may just be naive.
Let’s not get muddled up in judging their motive. It doesn’t matter. At some point, in some lifetime, we come to to understand that the most powerful and loving response to them—and to any who would abuse, manipulate, deceive or disrespect us—is to love them while removing all other attention and support. This idea is the centerpiece of my work.
Book authors and “gurus” throw a lot of words at us that could be so much more effectively presented briefly. The rub is that a publisher cannot charge $19.95 for a few pages and call it a book. A spiritual teacher cannot get $400 for a weekend seminar in which only 500 words are presented. So they write volumes of largely useless, confusing or destructive words and they are seen as authorities. If a lot of it seems unintelligible, we blame ourselves for “not being smart enough to get it.”
Einstein saw the truth about so many of our institutions, though he never had to deal with the insanity of the New Age that, like the schizophrenic Christian God, is built upon two diametrically opposed central teachings: “Be here now” and “Focus on what you want.” And we have looked at teachers who teach both of these and call them wise ones.
Einstein said, “Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.”
And so, he also said,
“The important thing is not to stop questioning.”
But wait, people say, we must have respect for authority. Otherwise, we have to admit that we are allowing ourselves to be taught bullshit. We have not understood that the people who run our governments also run our educational systems. In the US and in most “developed” countries, what we call an educational system is more an indoctrination that includes the withholding of true education.
For many now, it has not survived. We look for others to tell us what to believe as we blindly accept what the confusers teach us.
So let’s look at some more juicy expressions from Einstein so you might get a sense of what value these ideas may have for you:
As you may be amused or intrigued by any of them, the heart icon after some ideas here can be an opportunity to close your eyes after reading the words, and notice how you feel as you hush up your head. Our feelings can be very effective teachers.
As there may be one or more ideas that strike you here, consider spending more time in silence with them. Notice how you feel when you do.
The head wants to analyze, dissect, and look for exceptions. This maintains the inner battle. You can choose to drop the battle.
Yes, you can. Dropping it is dropping ego.
How important is knowledge? Consider this:
Einstein understood much about the mysterious ego. The possible irony in this quotation is that to have the most potent knowledge means emptying the mind of what we eventually discover to be useless or destructive knowledge.
And Einstein also spoke this about the relative importance of imagination and knowledge:
And Einstein did more than hint that our reality is an apparent product of our thoughts:
Yes, the Universe keeps giving us lessons that we have tended to ignore. It can hammer us over and over with the same lesson until we get it.
In Einstein’s day, most of so-called civilization equated “doing something” about injustice with violent opposition or fighting against oppressors. So many decades later, we are coming to understand that neither resistance or submitting to being controlled are viable solutions.
A word was coined to define our willingness to be guided by pathological idiots: “sheeple.” We have allowed ourselves to be told what to think and do, not trusting our inner guidance. So many do not try to do anything about their problems because they do not believe that they can succeed. For them, life is about survival. Thriving is seen as a pipe dream. We do not trust our potential solutions, but, if we try them at all, we have tended to not have much faith in our power to create change.
The collective habit has been to be absorbed in finding out what our friends or clergy people think and then mimic it so that we can feel accepted, justify our misery, expect “redemption”…or play the lone, righteous wolf.
Some more short inspirations from AE:
The pioneers of a warless world are the young men (and women) who refuse military service.” – Albert Einstein
A man’s ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation, whose purposes are modeled after our own–a God, in short, who is but a reflection of human frailty.
On Leading or Following
The really valuable thing in the pageant of human life seems to me not the State but the creative, sentient individual, the personality; it alone creates the noble and the sublime, while the herd as such remains dull in thought and dull in feeling.
(How hot is the stove you may have been sitting on?)
On the Infinite
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.
The really good music, whether of the East or of the West, cannot be analyzed.
On Technological Progress
Our entire much-praised technological progress, and civilization generally, could be compared to an axe in the hand of a pathological criminal.
Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
Do you see this as maybe accurate prophecy we are now experiencing?
As we get more and more fed up with maintaining a purgatory-like status quo, we come to understand that one of he greatest uses of the mind is to empty it.
Einstein most likely did have an idea about how a third world war might be fought: with the atomic bomb that he paved the way for. And as we may find the courage to awaken ourselves before any 4th World War, or any 3rd, maybe that prediction will not have to come to pass.
For many, success in the material world is predicated on having values take a back seat.
We tend to define success on how much money we have and how envious are friends and neighbors are of us. And what might we be served to value? How about the power of heart-based guidance, reprising the lead picture box in this story for starters:
The core challenge of the rational mind is that it has not been a faithful servant. We have allowed ego and societal conditioning to pollute and divide it to act against us. We have made it the master. Yes, we have put ego in charge and largely forgotten the heart.
Could it be that, at this challenging time in the evolution of humanity, we are being called upon to realize that our destiny is harmony? And intrinsic to the manifestation of such harmony is the understanding that we are to become a society based upon contributionism: We are to be all about giving, and when such is the case, want evaporates.
That is our destiny: harmonious, calm, vibrant, trusting love.
It will happen as we let go of all that we have allowed to suck our energy from us.
The essential release is that of identification with imaginary ego.
As you may resonate with what has been expressed here, you are invited to look into the Simple Awakening Tools Program, a set of tools that will seem absurd to the conditioned, egoic mind—or whatever is left of its illusion in you.
What the program boils down to is learning to trust yourself. Please consider the possibility that as long as you are looking outside yourself for wisdom and power, you are barking up a naked, barren tree. You can get hints from others, but you get to awaken yourself.