Joseph Maynor

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  1. Who is letting go and otherwise controlling reality?
  2. I had an English teacher in 10th grade in high school where I realized, I'm a liberal. In that class, I realized that I'm a liberal. Green has to have something like that. There's gotta be something that kinda turns you into a liberal. If you never realized you're a liberal, you've never made it to Green. Am I a liberal today? No, because I'm at Stage Coral not Green. But I had to pass through Green see.
  3. ORANGE VS. GREEN Orange to Green came to me because I had some things that were wrong with me in my sophomore year in high school that made me sympathize with the underdog. And I also realized that I would fight for the underdog. And I think this is essential to Green. You have to identify with the underdog to some extent to be Green. If you can't do this, you're not at Green. It's almost like Green is born with the potential for a super empathy that can be extended to others because they know that they are flawed themselves. Orange doesn't acknowledge their flaws, they choose to ignore them. Orange is not open about their flaws, they hide them. Green will admit their flaws. Green is much more conscious than Orange.
  4. Ok. Good question. Orange to Green came to me because I had some things that were wrong with me in my sophomore year in high school that made me sympathize with the underdog. And I also realized that I would fight for the underdog. And I think this is essential to Green. You have to identify with the underdog to some extent to be Green. If you can't do this, you're not at Green. It's almost like Green is born with the potential for a super empathy that can be extended to others because they know that they are flawed themselves. Orange doesn't acknowledge their flaws, they choose to ignore them. Orange is not open about their flaws, they hide them. Green will admit their flaws. Green is much more conscious than Orange.
  5. Care to support your conclusory statement? I get that you feel good that you made a point, but the question is it a unique point?
  6. Orange is much more shallow than Yellow. Orange is like a myopic Yellow. Yellow sees through Orange and Green and realizes that your life isn't reducible to anything. In fact, your life is the center of everything. Ok, so we start from that premise at Yellow that your life is the center of everything. This is something that Stage Green is too falsely modest to admit, but it's true.
  7. THE BIGGEST FLAW OF TURQUOISE Turquoise is kinda goofy but they don't see it. Turquoise thinks helping others is the best way to spend your time in life. Turquoise doesn't realize fully that you are the only thing that actually exists.
  8. Turquoise is kinda goofy but they don't see it. Turquoise thinks helping others is the best way to spend your time in life. Turquoise doesn't realize fully that you are the only thing that actually exists.
  9. GREEN VS. YELLOW There's a huge difference between Green and Yellow. Yellow realizes that nobody owes you shit in life. Yellow also realizes that what you work on is what you improve in life. Yellow is all about 100% responsibility for creating the life that you want. Yellow realizes most people are stupid and lazy. Any kind of whining at Stage yellow is eschewed. If someone is whining, there not at Stage Yellow. Yellow doesn't whine about their life, they're in control over their life. Yellow is that much smarter than 90% of people around. Green is smart but impractical, which Yellow and then Turquoise remedies. Green realizes most people are full of shit but haven't really found their own unique voice yet. Once Green hits Yellow, Green starts to get their head screwed on tight. Yellow has the experience to know that reality is a sea of competing interests. The question is where do I fit into that sea of competing interests for Yellow. Yellow doesn't whine, Yellow pragmatically tries to solve their own problems and also starts to see the Thinking Big element of Life Purpose Work by trying to help others. Yellow has an abundance to their personal development where they can really start to help others. I think what separates Yellow from most people is Yellow is 10 steps ahead of most people. Yellow sees most of the ways that people are full of shit. Yellow sees problems before they become big. Yellow sees the limitations of Green. Talk and openeness have their limitations. Yellow realizes the relevant question is what are you doing in this scene. Are you trapped or are you strategically moving your piece. Yellow is not trapped. Yellow is strategically moving their piece in life.
  10. There's a huge difference between Green and Yellow. Yellow realizes that nobody owes you shit in life. Yellow also realizes that what you work on is what you improve in life. Yellow is all about 100% responsibility for creating the life that you want. Yellow realizes most people are stupid and lazy. Any kind of whining at Stage Yellow is eschewed. If someone is whining, there not at Stage Yellow. Yellow doesn't whine about their life, they're in control over their life. Yellow is that much smarter than 90% of people around. Green is smart but impractical, which Yellow and then Turquoise remedies. Green realizes most people are full of shit but hasn't really found their own unique voice yet. Once Green hits Yellow, Green starts to get their head screwed on tight. Yellow has the experience to know that reality is a sea of competing interests. The question is where do I fit into that sea of competing interests for Yellow. Yellow doesn't whine, Yellow pragmatically tries to solve their own problems and also starts to see the Thinking Big element of Life Purpose Work by trying to help others. Yellow has an abundance to their personal development where they can really start to help others. I think what separates Yellow from most people is Yellow is 10 steps ahead of most people. Yellow sees most of the ways that people are full of shit. Yellow sees problems before they become big. Yellow sees the limitations of Green. Talk and openeness have their limitations. Yellow realizes the relevant question is what are you doing in this scene. Are you trapped or are you strategically moving your piece. Yellow is not trapped. Yellow is strategically moving their piece in life.
  11. I look back to what I was doing as a teen. I think one of the best personal development things to do as a teen is be one of the people who want to go to college. Be one of the people who want to make a future for themselves. Be one of the people who wants to have money and be well put together later in life. Start exercising in some way, whether it's weightlifting, martial arts, etc. Turn the TV off and read. I had this crappy black and white TV when I was a teen, so I would read instead, which I think really benefited me. Finally, develop some interests. When I was a teenager I used to love working on cars and I would repair my own car and all my friends' cars too. This was back in the day where you could actually repair your own car. But the point is I had interests. Be one of the people that actually does good in school. I mean, you get good grades. Don't kiss ass to get good grades. But earn the grades through your own diligent work.
  12. THIS IS SUCH A GREAT ALBUM https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Headless_Children https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Holmes_(musician) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankie_Banali
  13. Yeah, this is interesting. I like this. There's a paradox here that has to be fully appreciated as to both of its horns, as follows: On the one hand think about how much of your life looking back on it was you imagining versus you being cognizant of what was actually there in your Experience. In fact, we might say that a good chunk of your life was you being lost in fantasy about what might be versus what actually is the case for you. And we all do it -- don't think I'm singling you out here. That's all of our pasts -- how much of it was fantasy and how much of it was literal? And we can't pooh pooh the fantasy, it was what it was -- it doesn't make sense to think reality should have been any different than it actually was for us. To think otherwise would just be a Thought versus what was actually the case. On the other hand, and here's why I say your question is brilliant: Clinging to actuality is just as bad as clinging to Thought. Lemme say it a different way -- Maya is part of what's here; illusion is part of what's here. Thought is part of what's here. For you to think you're gonna prohibit Thought from being here is you trying to control reality to your preference. So, let's look at the horns of the paradox: Thought is here; actuality is here. You don't want to neurotically cling to either. And your existence will be an admixture of both. And that's what is; that's not something to think should be otherwise. To think reality should be otherwise is clinging to Thought.
  14. Here's the paradox. On the one hand you see that you're not living up to some Thought that you have about what you should be doing. But on the other hand, doesn't everything you do in the moment feel totally right for you too? It's those moments that you can be totally honest with yourself in the moment that make you feel the best, even if it goes against your self-interest.
  15. Nobody's at Purple.