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Can we live in an environment as One in Truth and without Fake News….?

Can we live in an environment as One in Truth and without Fake News….?


I was recently having some very deep conversations with friends around life, the subject matter was ‘Do we live a life of One, Whole and in Truth?’, the general consensus of this conversation was that ‘life’ is incredibly complex, there are lots of things going on in our environments and in our lives and at all times, and in order to hold onto our experience, we need to make meaning out of it.

There is only one person to research depth on the subject and I found a quote from the great Albert Einstein that states: ‘A human being is part of the whole, called by us ‘Universe,’ a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole nature in its beauty. Nobody is able to achieve this completely, but the striving for such achievement is in itself a part of the liberation, and a foundation for inner security’

Like everything in life, it is entirely possible to be happy with just one person for your whole life, my belief is that this is based on two factors;
1. How much your motivations and purpose is for that person?
2. Is it a union of one, whole and are you being truthful to that person and yourself?

As humans, we are conscious of our own sensations, thoughts and feelings. We each have the sense of being a self-contained individual. What makes each of us unique? Our name? Our genes? Our environment? Or the person we have become as we inwardly determine every moment of our lives?

All people whatever their race, education and background are united because there is an infinite creative force for all that is humane in the world. This is the underlying divinity of love which integrates together all who receive this inspiration.

Do we live in truth?

We live in a post-truth world. The problem is in the technological world of information and importantly the way we humans communicate via online and collaboration tools and apps, do we communicate the truth?

It takes courage to be the person you really are. There really is no magic pill or solution to make this happen, especially in a world that constantly sends you messages about who you should be. All of this talk takes you away from being true to yourself. It leads you to live the life you think others want you to have.

This way of living takes you away from authenticity and truth. You ignore your desires and retort to what’s not even a best second on what you truly want to do or the person you really want to be.

Thinking you can fulfill your obligations first, then pursue your dreams, is an illusion. It may seem to be the best option sometimes, but this way of viewing the world diminishes your value and power over the long run.

A scary source of factual information now reveals one in seven adults in a long-term relationship, is with someone who isn’t the love of their life:
• 73% ‘make do’ with partner as ‘true love’ slipped through fingers
• A quarter of adults have been in love with two people at the same time
• 17% have met love of life since getting together with long-term partner
• Men are more loyal to partners
• 60% believe it takes 10 weeks to know if someone is right for them

The results showed it can be hard to find “the one” and although the general perception is that women tend to fall in love more often than men, it was intriguing to see that in reality both men and women fall in love on average two times in their life. What is alarming is that so many people claim to be in long term relationships or even married to someone who isn’t the true love of their life.

And if there are people out there who are genuinely in love with two people at the same time, they must face a huge dilemma.

Are you ready to live a life of truth and self-acceptance? Live your truth right here, right now. What does this mean exactly?

This TED talk by Stephanie Busari on how fake news does real harm is a message to us all...

It means to live your most truthful self. Inside you are a person waiting to jump out and live in truth and openness. Most of us spend our days living up to expectations and definitions. In this way you, me, all of us are living to be someone different than who we truly are. This is a lie. It is time to live your truth and own it.

Mindfulness is one way of focusing on your inner self, what are my dreams, fears, what will it take for me to have unconditional love and what are my real needs for longstanding fulfillment? It is about taking time out to pay attention to the present moment, without judgement.

In a world where the amount of stress one heaps on oneself can be seen as a badge of honour, we need to recognise the ways of reducing the potential negative impact of exhaustion and mindfulness is a great place to start. It allows us to take a step back and refresh our perspective on the world, to decide on a better response to the challenges we face, and to really focus. Neuroscientists have proven that no matter how good we are, our brains are simply not capable of operating effectively on more than one complex task at a time.

The fact that we are all intrinsically connected is not some fluffy principle someone made up, it is something which you can experience right now in your daily life. But the way we usually live our lives in this heavily technological environment our awareness and individual senses are hovering right below the signs so to speak. So, we rarely, if ever, see it.

Once you begin practicing mindfulness you can begin to see the natural rhythm of life and how we all depend on so many different things just to come to be as we are in the present and to continue on living each day.

And this is not limited to people either. This includes all other living and non-living things- on land, in the ocean, and in the sky. This can be seen in very concrete ways – in the way we depend on the coral reefs or on the delivery of our local food and water supply for instance – but also in a much deeper way. In a very real way, we exist in the clouds, in the rain, and in the mountains. And they are within us.

This single realisation can change the way we live our entire life’s. From the way you treat others, to what you devote your time to, to the products you consume, and the causes you support.

Finally, having understanding and interests, we can join together in a common purpose. This idea is similar to the way different components of the human body fit together to form a whole healthy body. Each part depends on the others as long as they are not diseased, for the whole to function properly.

The million-dollar question is do we want to be One, Whole and live in Truth……

A great quote by Menachem Begin:

“Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth.”

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Geoff Hudson-Searle

4 years ago #12

always a pleasure Lisa Vanderburg love our interactions, have a lovely Sunday!

Lisa Vanderburg

4 years ago #11

Yes, you're right Geoff Hudson-Searle and I stand corrected quite happily! The question was 'exactly what is the truth, what is a lie and what does it mean to us individually', as a singularity! I broke context by concentrating on one part, not the whole. I agree that in this case, we have to rely on our internal values, ethics and morals. We aren't allowed the luxury of mulling over every decision, so we must make sure than our 'jiminy cricket' is fully engaged :) Thanks, Geoff!

Geoff Hudson-Searle

4 years ago #10

Jerry Fletcher i think we have all been there sometime in our life to know what we prefer, but some people know the truth and still choose to live on cocooned in a life of deception. I agree, i would rather live a life of love, peace, harmony and a life of truth to one of another than the alternative.

Geoff Hudson-Searle

4 years ago #9

I love the throught provoking response Lisa Vanderburg has mentioned 'the truth or facts' in the world we operate within are incredibly transparent and fast, but the bigger thought is 'exactly what is the truth, what is a lie and what does it mean to us individually' does the truth or lie really matter outside of moral and ethical behaviour, are we obsessed with every part of every detail of information about everyones life, has life taken us to a position where we cannot intellectually make an informed decision without a risk chart or algorithim? I am sure we all have different prospectives to these thoughts and what it means to us individually. The question really resides inside and what the heart will or will not accept, i have learned never to go against the heart or my belief system regarding any matter, instead of transparency through technology we all know that looking someone is the eye, is the channel to the soul, you will always know the answer, the problem in todays world is how many people actually want Human to Human discussions or even confrontation for that matter, people would rather send a text message and sometimes hide behind the message of truth.

Geoff Hudson-Searle

4 years ago #8

many thanks mohammed khalaf for your kindness, i am so happy you enjoyed the buzz.

Geoff Hudson-Searle

4 years ago #7

thank you Harvey Lloyd for your comments, I believe that it is possible to have both feet in the world concepts as you describe them, with all matters that are ruled from the heart or as a metotphor 'the head' the quetion spiritually will always present itself 'how much you really want it, what sacrifices are you prepared to make and how driven are you to achieve it'

Geoff Hudson-Searle

4 years ago #6

thank you Debasish Majumder for your kindness, i hope you are having a lovely weekend.

Jerry Fletcher

4 years ago #5

Geoff, What I find amazing is that it is much easier to know when you at living a lie. Been There. Done that. Walked away from it. Now, each day I ask myself, "Truth or Lie." It's not easy, but it is better than the alternative.

Lisa Vanderburg

4 years ago #4

Exceptional buzz that raises conflicting answers in me Geoff Hudson-Searle! I'll try and clarify. Okay, so what is truth? Is it something tactile, sensory? No, we know the element of truth is not simply contained in such limited boundaries. We know love, but even though there are biological markers for attraction or arousal, love can't be quantified either. Faith; how about that? We know faith because we believe in things and truth, for example. Personally, I don't know myself...not really. I might know there are predictors particular to me but they don't become truth unless tested. To say I am certain of anything outside of my faith in a Creator that is not confined to space and time would be untrue. Maybe we know too much. Maybe not enough; either way, our lives are simply too short (mine, too chaotic) to put fully into use what I have learned. Does not mean you haven't though!

mohammed khalaf

4 years ago #3

Stunning as usual Geoff Hudson-Searle

Harvey Lloyd

4 years ago #2

Love is a spiritual word, mythical if you will. Science can't explain it, but society longs for it in many variations. The statistics are not surprising since the questions asked could only, probably only questions of material world processes/physical. Love is not something the material world can grasp or explore because as your final quote stated, love has nothing to offer the material world but a smile of a child. It is difficult to find peace in a world that measured materially rather than spiritually. The competitive nature of man is unleashed when materialism is at the front. The compassion of man is released only when love is genuine and is motivated spiritually. It is difficult to have a foot in both worlds/concepts. The truth is relative to the world in which you choose to live. The material world requires fake news to feed the material fire of progress. Fake news destroys our love and spiritual realm in creating cognitive dissonance, because we attempt to survive in both.

Debasish Majumder

4 years ago #1

lovely buzz Geoff Hudson-Searle! enjoyed read and shared. thank you for the buzz.

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