The Uniqueness of Perception

Quoted from "The Ascension Papers, Book 2, Chapter 1, Dimensions, Densities, Space and Time" by Zingdad and friends.

The ideas I am going to present to you are all convenient fictions. That is to say they are one way to describe and make sense of your reality. They will have a great degree of validity but, equally, there might be other ways to understand your reality that might be equally valid to you. So enjoy the concepts and use them as you might need to but don’t get too attached to them. Remember this: these are DESCRIPTIONS of your reality. They are not your reality itself. And the reality they are describing is an illusory one anyway so there really is no point in getting too rigid about any of this.
If you were to stand looking at a rainbow and say, “my goodness how beautiful the white light and water spray is!” you would get you some pretty odd looks. Because white light is not what you are perceiving. It does not describe your experience. You see colours. Then you describe it as seven colours. But that is just a fiction that you are inventing to conveniently describe your perception of your reality. It is not your reality itself which is something quite different.

But what REALLY is your reality?

... From another perspective it is an interplay of creator-beings co-creating a dance of pure energy. Everything is energy. The light is energy knit into parcels that have been called photons and those photons are bouncing off the water. The water is also that same energy but this time it is knit into sub-atomic particles that are dancing together in a tight little dance as atoms of hydrogen and oxygen, which are clinging together as water molecules, which are clinging together as little droplets. But you see the light and the water is all just energy. And that energy is created in the mind of a being of great consciousness and shaped and manipulated in other great minds.

Z: So it’s energy.

8: Yes.

Z: Unless it isn’t?

8: You got it. There is another perspective in which it is all just consciousness. It is all The One creating a multiplicity of points from which to experience Itself in new and different ways. That is, ultimately, what everything is. And you, taking a moment to marvel at the rainbow, are really a moment of The One putting on a show for Itself.

You are the viewer and you are the mirror by which you are observing yourself. And once you have awoken to the reality of the situation you will come to see that you are also that which you are viewing. You’re the rainbow too.

You, the world you are standing in and the rainbow are all The One experiencing Itself, observing Itself, creating Itself and loving Itself. And it is ultimately impossible to separate you from the body you inhabit, the planet you are standing upon and the rainbow you are observing because, indeed you are not a passive observer as you might think you are… you are creating all that you see. It does not happen outside of you for there is indeed no “outside”. It is all happening inside your god-like creator mind.
You have worked very hard to create for yourself this powerful illusion. It is meant to delight you no end that these wondrous and beautiful things occur in your world without you needing to pre-meditate them. Your world is a paradise-wonderland of pure delight. Or it should be but for the fact of the way the game is being played at the moment. But the old way is coming to an end soon and then it will be as it was meant to be. It will be a paradise for those that are willing to remain here for that.

... When you look at a rainbow, it does not appear to you as if you are The One creating all this for yourself. It does not appear to you that you are observing an interplay in consciousness. It does not appear to you as if you are observing energy or even white light and droplets. It appears to you as if there is an arc in the sky made up of a range of colours. But which of these descriptions are TRUE?

Z: They all are?

8: Indeed they are! There are always layers and layers and layers of truth to everything in your reality. Depending on how you are asking the question, who you ask the question of and the level of consciousness you are able to bring to the answer, you will get a different answer to the same question. You see, there is no one true description for how your realty works that will be true from every perspective.

If you observe what occurs in science then you will discover this to be true. Science attempts to find definitive answers and explanations for the phenomena of your reality. And the reason science is as successful as it is in describing your reality is that the scientific method is predicated upon an understanding that there ARE no absolute truths. Good science recognises that there are no scientific facts. Instead there are only scientific theories which can be tested experimentally. If the experiment confirms the theory then the theory is accepted. It is still just a theory, but an accepted one because it is understood that in due course a different experiment conducted in a different way may very well disprove the theory and then it will have to be replaced by a new one that better explains that which you observe in your environment. That is the way science should operate if it were functioning in a healthy way. Twisting things with egos getting too attached to particular theories and behaving as if they are facts or, worse, heavily funding experiments that prove a particular theory and denying all funding to experiments that might counter that theory debases science. It ceases to be a tool of discovery and becomes instead a tool of manipulation, power and control. Alas what passes for science in your current planetary culture is more of latter than the former.

But that is actually peripheral to the discussion at hand. What I wish you to understand at this juncture is that the insights you will gain from this chapter are a description of your greater reality as given from my perspective. This is how it looks from where I stand. But it is not possible for me to describe your reality in such a way that it cannot be described equally accurately in another. Some will read what I have to say and will conclude that I am wrong because I describe a rainbow of seven colours plus pure white light being the 8th. They will get in a huff and say there should be three colours… or ten… or whatever other number they are attached to. But what I wish you to see is that this is trivial. It is of no meaning whatsoever how many colours you see. This is a function of your own perceptions and it is really quite unimportant how many colours or I are describing. What is important is what lies beyond that: what is the true nature of the reality that gives you the very temporary illusion of experiencing these colours.
So can you begin to see that it matters not one whit what someone else is experiencing, even at the same time and place that you are? It's all perception, and each individual mote of consciousness will have their own unique perspective. Another's perception isn't wrong, it's simply their perception, from their perspective.

Their perception may or may not have similarity to your perception. If their perception differs from yours, does that invalidate your perception? Not at all! That you don't agree with their perception, does that invalidate their perception? Again, not at all.

You can continue to rail against the fact that, in any given moment in time another does not agree with your perception, and work tooth and nail to get them to "see things your way". Or you can simply accept that their perception, while different than yours, is equally valid - for them.

What will you do, at that moment when you realize that you and "other" disagree?

Which perception brings you the most joy? You could continue to insist that your perception is the right one, if you enjoy engaging in argument. Or you could allow them to have their perception while appreciating your own, if you enjoy harmony. Or you could even engage with them in what they are perceiving, to get an idea of what the view looks like from where they sit, if you enjoy exploration and expansion. But even if you do this - engage them in an exploration of what they are experiencing - remember that whatever you get from that interaction, it will always be their perception as viewed from your perspective. Unless you become who they are, this will always be the case.

So your perception isn't right. Nor is it wrong! It's simply your individual and unique perception, because what you perceive is always from your perspective. And the same is true of everyone else.


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