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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #15 on: September 04, 2017, 03:04:00 am »
my worst experiences with maya come from self reinforcing stories: I'm depressed, and I'm pathetic for being depressed so I should be even more depressed. On and on to infinity. Luckily it's just maya though, her bark is worse then her bite

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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #16 on: September 04, 2017, 03:41:41 am »
Yes, she is all bark and no bite, unless you believe her.

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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #17 on: November 21, 2017, 07:41:25 pm »
Lately occurred tremendous pain in the body - sore muscles, stiff spine like somebody iron there, killer headache.

Thoughts in the middle of the nights: I'm worthless, I'm in serious trouble now, the only solution is a suicide.

In a way she is right. "I" is worthless. Killing "I" is the only solution.

Just staying there, looking right into the pain and right into this thoughts, and it all melted away.

Killer pain seems to be her gift: it makes it very easy to see what has to be melted. 

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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #18 on: November 22, 2017, 08:08:46 am »
Wonderful and full of wonder..

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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #19 on: June 24, 2018, 10:18:40 am »
In considering Maya, the model that comes to mind is that of security software. The convention imposed by linguistic gender association becomes unnecessary (although the term 'security program' is a bit clunky). The seemingly coincidental behavior described here seems applicable to the term.

It sometimes seems that maybe I programmed it, to keep a me-awareness out of, or separate from, an absolute ground state.

In effect, one might call this dream a Houdini act. Escape artists build their own traps to escape from... to express freedom.

There is the primary key (or system of tasks), which would render the escape more convincing or intelligent. And then, there is the secondary key, the default physical death, if all else fails.

The thing about security software is that it links up with the software (the me) that attempts to circumvent the security system. One might say that Maya identifies linguistic (or perceptual) boundary conditions in 'me' and exploits them (activates them), so as to turn the 'me' away.

A cool hacker tactic for dealing with this is to take false sprints at the ground state, to get Maya to show its hand. Then one can just shift the exposed boundary condition in (or remove it from) the  'me' software - rendering the condition no longer exploitable. One can clear away layers of security, with just a little bit of work.

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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #20 on: June 24, 2018, 02:37:14 pm »
Love your Houdini metaphor. But I suggest you start speaking in the third person. You avoid responsibility and your own issues by speaking of ''you''.... and you know nothing of the other, only, possibly, of yourself.

But, I do appreciate you intellect and contribution.

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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #21 on: June 26, 2018, 03:51:11 am »
Please stick to sharing you own experiences and ask me specific question about them. This forum is not intended for student to student communications... and I have very specific reasons for that. Just focus on you... that's all that counts.

Thanks in advance.

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« Last Edit: June 26, 2018, 05:20:50 am by Jed McKenna »

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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #22 on: June 26, 2018, 11:59:08 am »
Thanks Jed.

I experienced a damn good laugh with that one... the rhetorical words that eventually came to mind were, "Help! I'm trapped in an out of body experience!"

I once scrutinized the subject of 'third person' when overhearing a conversation at work. It went something like, "I did blah blah blah blah... what was I thinking?" And somebody else says, "What were you thinking?" (with a somewhat scornful tone).

Aside from the evidence pointing at use of past-person to acquire reference to separation, the "What were you thinking." seemed to take on another meaning.... as in, "Get back in your body. That's 'you' that you're talking about."

I've often contemplated speaking of myself in the third person (an audience, a 'me', and a speaker narrating about the 'me'). I adopted the use of the word 'one'.

I have tried speaking of myself as a name. It seems to make others around me uncomfortable (including the 'me' that is getting talked about). It does seem to elicit that 'Get-back-in-your-body' response - or even a language saying, "Don't use me that way."

I've considered 'we'... but that's a little too obvious, and resembles a Gollum/Smeagol configuration - it confuses the identity of the speaker. The audience gets disturbed pretty quick.

So I returned to just using 'one' (accepting the risk of identifying with over-reaching authority). It just seems to go right under the radar, possibly because 'administrator' seems to be the normalized identity that all are taught to seek.

You caught it though  :)
« Last Edit: June 26, 2018, 12:23:44 pm by Neverx2x2 »

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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #23 on: June 27, 2018, 01:53:17 am »
This one thanks that one for that one's clear expression of a confusing issue.... and I,

Love ya, one-and-all,

Jed.

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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #24 on: June 29, 2018, 06:28:15 pm »
Is it possible to equal Maya with the Devil mentioned in Christian traditions?

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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #25 on: June 30, 2018, 05:25:36 am »
You'll have to ask a Christian on that one, but don't expect a straight answer.

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Ohhh...aren't you being a little harsh Jed.  ::) ::) ::) :P :P :P ;D

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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #26 on: June 30, 2018, 08:00:05 am »



Ohhh...aren't you being a little harsh Jed.  ::) ::) ::) ;D

Lol... Hahaha maybe I AM





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