SteveKlinko wrote: ↑Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:27 pm
If you think Consciousness is just a word like Truth then you are correct that you don't stand a chance of ever understanding anything.
Only words are understood, but words do not understand. The word consciousness is not concious.
It's a divine contradictory paradox.
Imagine a reality without known concepts aka langauge aka knowledge, aka words.
That's all that needs to be understood, the idea that there is nothing to understand except in this concept-i-on.
The mind plays around with it's mind made artificially constructed concepts because what can the mind do with the no thing that it really is? how can that which is not concious understand what it is to be conscious?
Reality will never make sense to the sense of I exist, only when that sense of I exist gets out of it's own way will it become clear and know actual self, in that the self doesn't need to show up to it's own show. This has been known for eons by nondualists.
If you can know you exist, then you can also know you don't exist....ultimately, there is no known knower.