The more we understand our body, a piece of equipment, ourselves, the people we are with, the easier it is to use our body, work with a piece of equipment, be with other people or with ourselves. The better we understand consciousness and the universe the better we can tune in to our own desires and realize them, while being in tune with all that is around us.
Moving Beyond Time and Space
Usual explanations for wormholes talk about folding Time and Space to bring to points in space-time together. We can then jump from one point to the other easily-without too much effort. The effort then is in learning to Fold Time and Space.
What if instead of folding space-time we learn to move beyond it?
The Folding Time and Space model assumes that time and space is a fabric.
What if instead of a fabric (gabardine, linen, tartan, cotton polyester blend…) space-time is a set of limits within something bigger.
We could call this something bigger “Hyper Space, Ultra Space… the Realm of all That Is.”
(If there is an even bigger realm beyond, we could instead call it “the Realm of almost all that is…”)
This would be a realm that we could move into when we move beyond time and space. This realm would in comparison to time and space be “unlimited” or “infinite.”
If this realm beyond time and space contains time and space, then there is no need to move into it, we are already in it. We are in it just in a limited fashion, like being locked in a room in a house not understanding that with a key we can access the rest of the house, and its a really huge house.
Having a model of time and space and the realm that contains it, we may be able to gain the understanding necessary to move into this space at will. The idea then is so that we can define the limits that we want to play in at will-like having access to the whole house and being able to choose the room we are in, and being able to move freely between all the rooms in the house…
The Realm of the Real and the Realm of Potential
What if the realm of the infinite has two major aspects, The Realized, Real, or Realm of the Real, and the Realm of the Yet to be Made Real-Imaginary Space or the Realm of Potential.
We could also call these the inner and the outer, yin and yang, but even this is a limited view since it too is divided into “What is” and “What is Possibly Yet to Be” and so beyond that we could model yet another realm even more unlimited that the previous two, the realm of “All That Is.”
Outside of science fiction novels (which I love by the way. Favorite authors include Iain M. Banks and Peter F. Hamilton) how does this help us?
Consciousness, Time and Space
We can model consciousness as something that is limited in time and space. It can be expanded in time, in which case we are thinking, using our mind. It can also be expanded in space in which case we are using our senses.
The more it expands in one realm the less of it there is in the other, hence it is limited. We may expand so much in one direction, say into space that we leave the other completely. We become completely present in the realm of the real. Or expanding completely into time we pop into the realm of not-yet real or field of potential.
Once we leave space-time by expanding completely into one or the other, consciousness then becomes unlimited or infinite.
What that means is that we have access to all that potential or all that sensory data.
We can choose what to do.
Choosing to Unlimit Our Selves
Limited by time and space our choices are restricted. In the direction of time, until we become infinite we only have so much processing power. In the direction of space, using our senses, our senses are limited by what is happening now.
Becoming unlimited what we can sense becomes more. Our “now” becomes bigger, we can sense a little way into the future while retaining the past at the same time. Or we know what we have to do even as we are doing it and the more present we are the more we know, the more we can handle all at once because we are unlimited.
Likewise, becoming unlimited in the realm of potential, we move beyond our limited imagination and perhaps connect to the imagination of the collective, of all.
In either case we become more powerful, more free.
How Do we Limit Ourselves?
What if we are all limited by what we think, or what we think society thinks? Forgetting about time and space, we can apply this model to ourselves. How do we limit ourselves? What are the constraints that we place upon ourselves that limit our ability to use our senses or our imagination?
Limits can be handy, but imagine if instead of having limits imposed upon ourselves we have the ability to choose the limits that we work within.
We gain the ability to choose.
That can be daunting. All that choice! But here again if we access the idea of infinity, we can choose how much we limit ourselves. We can choose limits in such a way that at whatever level we are making choices, those choices are readily apparent and easy to choose from. And if we don’t like the choices our current limits impose on us then we simply choose new limits, new definitions or a new point of view.
A General Model
Time and Space is a set of limits. These limits give us a way of experiencing the world in a way that is understandable. As a result we can learn and grow. Once we’ve learned to deal with time and space we can then practice moving beyond them, unlimiting ourselves in the same way a parent does when he or she takes the training wheels of their child’s bike.
(Watch out for that tree. Oh damn.)
Beyond time and space we have the realm of the imaginary (potential) and the realm of the real. Again this is limited, but with slightly more room to play. We might go into the realm of potential to see what we’d like to do. This is like going to a super market to pick out tonight’s dinner. Or better yet a market place in some provincial french town where you can pick up produce fresh.
Remember, this space is unlimited which means we can choose the metaphor that suits.
In so doing we can then bring what we have chosen into the realm of the real.
In the realm of the real we then use our senses while “Knowing” what we are doing. The thing we know, the thing that we have chosen to make real we can call “The Idea,” the thing that we Know.
We pick the idea that we want to make real in imaginary space and then we use our senses while we are in real space to look for the opportunities to make the idea real. The idea could be that of a car, a backpack, a motorcycle, a website, a dating agency, a dish, a restaurant, a painting, a book, someplace we’d like to visit, something we’d like to do, the perfect mate.
Knowing what we are looking for or trying to do we can look for and wait for the opportunities to allow it to happen. We thus bring something from the imaginary to the real.
As for the “perfect mate,” because what we are looking for is another conscious entity, we can choose the qualities of the person that we want to be with and then wait for the person to appear. Or we can choose a person at random that we think we like and accept them as they are… assuming that they say yes to the first question and accept us as who we are unless we are perfectly willing to change.
In any case, when we know what we want or what we are trying to do, we can become present, we can use our senses and look for the way to make it happen. The more present we are, the more we are in real space, the less limited we are and the more likely we are to see or sense the opportunities to create the reality of our dreams.
Know What you Want
Going back to the idea of limits, constraints, money is an idea that can limit us.
We need a job to make money, or we need a business or a product that we can sell to make money so that we can go after what we want. The important thing (I believe) is knowing what we want to make money for so that we don’t get lost in an endless loop of making money without a reason for using it.
Speaking for myself, the thing I often do is think about making lots of money but not knowing what I want to do with it all.
It’s kind of like having a lot of blood and no body to put it into. Knowing the idea of what we are trying to do, we can look for the way to make it happen, and we can choose the limits or sense the limits within which it is possible to make it happen.
Another instance of ideas and limitation is in relationships.
Often times, I want to be in a relationship, but I don’t really know what I want to do in that relationship (aside from having lots of sex.) I’ve talked to people who have been part of a couple who share a common goal and then when the achieve that goal or lose it, they lose themselves, they lose the reason for being together.
So the question I ask myself now, is what is it I want from a relationship. Rather than just “a relationship,” how would I like to define that relationship?
The more women I meet, the more I am able to define what it is that I want in a relationship. And that can be true of anything, the more we experience of life in general, the better we can define the ideas that we want in our life. If we are aware of what we want out of life, we can recognize it when it arrives.
When we know what we want, we can look for the way to make it real. We become present in the idea of what we are trying to do. And even though we are limited by the idea, we can expand our consciousness in space and become unlimited in the Realm of the Real and perhaps even in the Realm of All That Is.