Jan Cox Talk 2249

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The News

THE HEAD MASTER OF A SECLUDED MOUNTAIN SCHOOL DEVOTED TO — “ENLIGHTENMENT”,
ONE DAY ADDRESSED ALL OF THOSE WHO HAD FOR SOME NUMBER OF YEARS HAD BEEN THERE,
FAITHFULLY STRUGGLING FOR THAT DESIRED, INNER GOAL,
WHAT HE SAID TO THEM ON THE DAY TO WHICH I REFER, WAS AS FOLLOWS:
“DO ALL OF YOU REALIZE BY NOW THAT:
THE TRUE, SECRET INSTRUCTIONS AS TO HOW TO ACHIEVE ENLIGHTENMENT
HAVE NEVER BEEN TOLD, ONE PERSON TO ANOTHER?,
…AND MORE IMPORTANTLY: DO YOU NOW SEE FOR YOURSELF
WHY SUCH INFORMATION HAS NEVER BEEN PASSED?
THOSE OF YOU WHO DO NOT.”, HE CONTINUED,”ARE, I CAN ASSURE YOU -STILL TURNING YOUR ATTENTION-IN USELESS. DIRECTIONS
DO NOT BE DISCOURAGED BY THESE WORDS”, HE CONCLUDED,
“BUT RATHER ACCEPT THEM AS A SIGNIFICANT, FRESH REMINDER OF THAT WHICH THE OPEN HOLE —- AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR MIND —
ALREADY KNOWS TO BE SO.’
FACT; YOU CAN’T FORGET THAT WHICH YOU’VE NEVER KNOWN: (& A MORE USEFUL FACT STILL): YOU CAN’T FORGET ANYTHING IMAGINARY UNLESS YOU’VE ACCEPTED ITS ILLUSIONARY NATURE AS BEING REAL.
…”AND EXACTLY, ‘WHAT’?”, YOU MAY ASK, “DOES THAT INCLUDE?”,
TO WHICH I, PER CHANCE, MIGHT PRECISELY REPLY: “EVERY WORD SPOKEN BY MAN.”
THUS IT IS THAT, “FORGETFULNESS”, (WHEN UNDERSTOOD & PRACTICED BY THE AWAKENED), IS SIMPLY THE NATURAL EXTENSION OF OF THE INITIALLY STRUGGLE TO ACHIEVE, “Mindfulness”.
COME ON,,,I ASK YOU NOW: HOW CAN ANY PERSON WHO’S EVER HAD THEIR EYES OPENED EVEN JUST A LITTLE BIT,
CONTINUE TO BE TAKEN IN, DISTRACTED & BAMBOOZLED BY WORDS OF ANY KIND?!
ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS REACH THE BOTTOM OF THE MIND, THE TRUE SOURCE OF ALL WORDS – AND IT ALL IS IMMEDIATELY, UNDENIABLY PLAIN & OBVIOUS.
SO — IN LIGHT OF THIS PARTICULAR SUMMARY, ALWAYS REMEMBER THIS: “NEVER FORGET TO FORGET”.
VARIATION ON A PREVIOUSLY PLAYED THEME: WELL-L-L?Q
IF, (SPEAKING NON-PHYSICALLY),
YOU NEVER CONSULTED A “MEDICAL EXPERT”
HOW WOULD YOU EVER KNOW WHETHER YOU ARE: SICK OR WELL ?!

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IN SUPPORT OF THE PROPOSITION THAT: “NO ONE KNOWS WHAT THEY’RE TALKING ABOUT.”,
LET ME NOTE TO YOU THAT IF SOMEONE DID “KNOW WHAT THEY WERE TALKING ABOUT”
THIS FACT WOULD KEEP THEM FROM TALKING —
— THUS :[F THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO HAVE THE ABILITY TO:
“KNOW WHAT THEY’D BE TALKING ABOUT” — THEY’RE NOT TALKING.
SILENCE IS THE ONLY POSSIBLE PROOF OF ANYTHING.
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CAN YOU SEE THAT LIVING YOUR LIFE IN A, “WALKING-AROUND DAZE”, HALF ASLEEP IS A REPUDIATION OF LIFE?!
* * *
TO HIMSELF ONE MAN SAID:
“I DON’T KNOW WHO’S THE DUMBEST, ME OR THAT — ‘OTHER’ ME.”
* * *
FOR HIS BIRTHDAY, ONE FATHER GAVE HIS SON A SENTENCE WHICH HE SAID COULD BE USED TO GET HIM THRU LIFE WITH, “NO PROBLEM”, AND IT WAS THIS:
“I DIDN’T KNOW WHAT I WAS DOING.”, AND AFTER HEARING IT AND PONDERING ON IT FOR A MOMENT, THE BOY ASKED: “IS THIS TO BE USED ON OTHERS, OR DIRECTED TO MYSELF?”, AND AS HE TURNED TO LEAVE, THE OLD MAN SHRUGGED A SHOULDER & SAID “WHAT-EVER.
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UPON HEARING THE CLAIM THAT: “CONTRARY TO POPULAR BELIEF, IT IS IN FACT
THE GOVERNMENT’S – ‘DUTY’ – TO ‘LIE-TO-THE-PEOPLE’.” THIS ONE MAN TURNED HIS INNER EYES UPWARD IN HIS HEAD AND SAID THERETO: “THEN I SHOULD
‘VOTE’ YOU GUYS OUT OF OFFICE.”
ALL OF THE THOUGHTS AND WORDS THAT PASS THRU A MAN’S MIND – (AND LIPS) ARE BUT MANIFESTATIONS OF HIS SANITY-SUSTAINING, “HOBBY”
WHY BEGRUDGE A PHILATELIST HIS STAMPS?!,
WHERE’S THE FAULT IN A NUMISMATISTS’ LOVE OF HIS COINS?,
AND WHAT’S THE POINT OF YOUR COMPLAINTS WITH WHATEVER WORDS & IDEAS
OTHER PEOPLE MAY EXPRESS IN THE LAWFUL EXERCISE OF THEIR HARMLESS HOBBY?!
…AFTER ALL: BY YOU EVEN HAVING THE EXPERIENCE OF –“YOU”
FINDING FAULT WITH OTHERS,
YOU ARE FREELY”UP-TO-YOUR-NECK” IN THE ACTIVE PURSUIT OF YOUR OWN LITTLE HOBBY —
— THAT OF PRETENDING THAT YOU HAVE A – “YOU’ —
(TO ENGAGE IN SUCH THINGS AS, “JUSTIFIED, & PROPER — FAULT FINDING”)
…THOSE WHO COLLECT COW TURDS HAVE LITTLE ROOM TO CRITICIZE FANCIERS OF FROG FECES –AND ONCE A MAN HAS SEEN THRU THE BOTTOM OF THE MIND,
HE HAS GIVEN LIP ALL RIGHTS TO REVIEW THE WORDS & IDEAS OF OTHERS
….(MUCH LESS TO HAVE ANY INTEREST IN THEM!)
AND EVERYONE GASPS
THE GREAT BREATH OF FREEDOM, WHEN STEPPING ABOARD,
THE,”SHIP OF EXEMPTION”
THOSE STILL ON THE DOCK,
CONTINUE TO SAY:
“WE DIDN’T KNOW WHAT WE WERE DOING.”,
BUT THOSE ON BOARD,
NO LONGER CARE.
WELCOME, ME HEARTIES, TO THE “SEA OF RELIEF”.
(IT’S ALL JUST “TALK”,
IT’S ALL IN THE MIND.
…WAVE AFTER WAVE AFTER WAVE.)
AFTER A MYSTIC HAD DELIVERED A LENGTHY LECTURE ON THE SUBJECT OF “AWAKENING”,
(WHICH HIS LISTENERS APPEARED TO TAKE AS BEING OF REAL- SIGNIFICANCE),
SOMEONE FROM THE CROWD APPROACHED HIM PRIVATELY AND ASKED:
“WAS ALL THAT EVEN YOU SAID — JUST, ‘WORDS’?”,
AND HE REPLIED: “WAS ALSO THAT, ALL YOUR QUESTION WAS?”
…(HUMPH!, NOW THAT GIVES YOU SOMETHING TO “REALLY THINK ABOUT”! THAT IS,
IF THERE WAS ANYTHING USEFUL TO BE”THOUGHT-ABOUT” REGARDING WORDS & SPEECH.
..PLUS, NO NEED TO GET YOURSELF “INVOLVED”, PERTINENT HOBBYISTS’ MAGAZINES ABOUND.)
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THEN A CERTAIN MAN WENT TO SEE ONE WHO HE BELIEVED TO BE ENLIGHTENED,
AND PRESENTED THIS QUESTION:
“ISN’T THERE ANYTHING WORTH THINKING & TALKING ABOUT OTHER THAN:
WORDS, IDEAS, TALK AND THE MIND?”, AND THE AWAKENED ONE REPLIED:
“YOU TELL ME.”, AND AFTER SCRUTINIZING THE QUESTION FOR A BIT, THE MAN SAID:
” I CAN’T THINK OF ANYTHING ELSE.”, THEN QUICKLY ADDED, “SO I GUESS:
THERE’S MY ANSWER, HUH?!”, AND THE CLEAR-HEADED ONE SMILED SLIGHTLY,
AND NODDED IN THE AFFIRMATIVE…BUT THEN AFTER A BRIEF PAUSE, ADDED:
“OF COURSE THE “ANSWER-BEYOND-THE-ANSWER”
IS IN NEVER HAVING TO EVEN ASK A QUESTION REGARDING:
WHAT — TO A REAL PERSON — IS WORTH ‘THINKING-&-TALKING-ABOUT’.”
NOW THAT YOU’VE BROUGHT THE SUBJECT UP:
THERE WAS REPUTED TO HAVE ONCE BEEN A MONASTERY DEEP DOWN IN A HIDDEN VALLEY,
(THOSE INVOLVED CALLED IT A, “RAVINE”, BUT NO MATTER),
THIS PARTICULAR LODGE, DEVOTED ENTIRELY TO THE DESIRE TO ACHIEVE THAT,
“SPECIAL INNER CONDITION”, WAS SAID TO HAVE HAD AS THE CORE OF ITS TEACHING,
THE SINGLE AND SIMPLE IDEA THAT:
“YOU SHOULD NOT EMPLOY ANY METHOD, DISCIPLINE OR APPROACH TO AWAKENING — THAT:
YOU CAN — ‘THINK ABOUT’…(MUCH LESS, DISCUSS).”
…THERE IS ALSO A  RUMOR THAT SAYS THE EXISTENCE OF THIS GROUP
WAS JUST A RUMOR…WHICH RENDERS EVERYTHING ABOUT IT, DIFFICULT, IF NOT :IMPOSSIBLE
TO SPEAK ON FURTHER…(WHICH ALSO, [IF YOU’RE FOLLOWING ALL OF THIS],
CAUSES THE WHOLE THING TO TURN AROUND AND BITE ITS OWN ASS,
AND OFFER PROOF OF THE INITIAL CONTENTION THAT: “HE WHO WOULD AWAKEN, SHOULD PAY NO HEED TO METHODS TO ACCOMPLISH SAME WHICH CAN BE PICTURED & ‘THOUGHT-ABOUT’.”
AND A MAN WHO HEARD THE COMMENT RECENTLY MADE HERE THAT:
“PEOPLE — PRIVATELY-KNOW-THAT — WHAT THEY SAY IS MEANINGLESS.”,
ASKS ME TO EXPLAIN THEN WHY SOME MEN WILL GIVE UP THEIR LIFE IN DEFENSE OF
CERTAIN “WORDS” THEY HOLD IN HONOR,
A QUESTION DESERVING OF A REPLY, WHICH I HERE NOW PRESENT IN THE FORM OF
MY OWN, RHETORICAL INQUIRY:
CAN YOU SIR, FIND ANY SENSE IN THE TERM:
“FANATICAL DEFENSE OF AN EMPTY HOBBY”.
WITH THOSE OF CLOUDY-HEADS,
THE “PROTECTION” OF THINGS IMAGINARY
CAN DISPLAY A “BITE”
LACKING EVEN IN AREAS CONCERNING PHYSICAL SURVIVAL.
THUS IS THE POWER & SIGNIFICANCE OF ALL MAN’S,”MENTAL HOBBIES”
TO THE ROUTINE STABILITY OF HIS
MUNDANE INNER WORLD.
…& ONLY THE FEW SEEKING TO “CLEAR-THEIR-HEADS” & “OPEN-THEIR-EYES”
ARE DISTURBED BY THIS MENTAL CIRCUMSTANCE, NATURAL TO MAN
FACT: THE ONLY “HOBBY” OF THE AWAKENED IS TO — STAY AWAKE.
…SIMPLE, DIRECT, AND REQUIRING OF NO TANGIBLE OBJECTS, OR
EXTERNAL GAME PIECES.
…YOU ONLY HAVE YOURSELF AND A MAN’S UNUSED MENTAL POTENTIAL
AS YOUR”HOBBY”:
AND THE ONLY THING THE AWAKENED COLLECT
IS THEIR — DREAMING — WHICH THEY THEN:
“DISPOSE-OF”,
WITH NO REGRETS,
AND NO — LOOKING BACK.
THUS IT BE, THAT THE CLEAR-HEADED, AS CONCERNS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF WHAT THEY SAY, WOULD “DIE FOR” ONLY THAT WHICH THEY HOLD IN ABSOLUTE SILENCE…WHICH IS WHAT ULTIMATELY AFFORDS THEM THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE, “RE-BORN” IN THIS LIFE — MENTALLY.
WHAT MORE CAN YOU EXPECT?’ WELL, LOOK AT IT THIS WAY:
THERE IS NOTHING MORE,
EVEN IF YOU DO — EXPECT IT.
NOW:”DIE”,(IN QUOTATION MARKS), AND — SHUT THE HELL LIP!
…AND A MAN UPON HEARING THIS, IMMEDIATELY SUBMITS THIS COMMENT: “I HAD A BROTHER WHO PASSED AWAY IN ARGENTINA, AND I HAD AN UNCLE WHO WAS KILLED IN AN AVALANCHE, BUT TELL ME PLEASE: HOW DO YOU DIE IN ‘QUOTATION MARKS’?!”…(ARE YOU AS SICK AS I AM OF SOMEBODY CONSTANTLY TRYING TO WRECK A SERIOUS DISCUSSION WE’RE HAVING…
…WELL, I CERTAINLY HOPE NOT — IT’S NO LESS THAN IS ALWAYS DESERVING, 
WHAT! AND AS ALWAYS, APPLY IT ALL TO YOUR OWN MENTAL ACTIVITY.