Psychologically, spiritually, physiologically, why?
I mean this question literally; this confuses me. For a long time, I thought that loving and caring for people, easing each other's burdens, sharing my life with other humans, this was everything - the whole point of living. Then, for another long while, I decided that this was illogical, childish, sentimental; a foolish, self-indulgent, romanticized waste of a respectably intelligent person's time and energy. An outdated survival construct of society.
Now, I go back and forth, but I can see how unhappy and generally messed up I can get when I don't consciously include others in my life in a significant way.
When you love, you are allowing the experience love inside you that is already there - it doesn't come from the other person, right? So why would you miss them so badly when they're gone? It doesn't make sense.
I can feed myself, keep myself warm, sleep alone. I can talk to myself, hug myself, love myself. So why do I need you?
I so sorely do. But why?
You need me because you need you.
The “You” that you know is the point of reference of creation from where you stand.
Each and every “You” is a “Me” when witnessed from within itself.
Therefore, in the bigger picture you know “You” as “Me” as you reach for guidance from within “yourself”
Since all of creation includes each and every one of “us” and since your own window into this creation is what you know as “Me” you reach towards each and every one of “us” through the interface known as “Me” from within yourself.
You are the portion of all of creation whose point of reference is Grace.
Your point of reference is a mere drop in the ocean of creation.
However, you are the portion of the ocean that is Grace, at that point of reference.
The content of your consciousness is not just you alone.
It is everything including "US" (the rest of humanity) as seen from your point of reference, through you in the voice of Grace.
We are all necessary to make my own inner conversation take form.
No matter in what point of reference you choose to have that conversation.
If that conversation is, "Why do I need the rest of you?"
Then YOU DO INDEED NEED the rest of us to help you give expression to the experience of "Why do I need the rest of you?"
We need to exist all around you in a manner that is “Un necessary and inconvenient to you” so that you can manifest the experience "Why do I need the rest of you"
You cannot make the rest of us disappear from your experience because we are also part of creation and your consciousness is an interpretation of that very same creation.
You interpret Creation in six different ways. Sight, Sound, Touch, Smell, Taste and Consciousness.
What ever you ANTICIPATE within your own consciousness, the rest of us automatically participate in creating for you so that you can physically experience the materialization of your conscious attention.
This is what we are waking up to.
We are launching our selves physically with every thought and every attention.
When we do not want something, we are unconsciously launching the person we do not want to be into existence again and again.
Since the physical side is the REMINDER of your inner attention, that which you are not consciously aware of giving attention to is what is surrounding you physically, reminding you towards your own un-consciousness.
If this physical Reminder that is surrounding you is causing you to ask “Why do I need you?” Then there are portions of yourself that are un-conscious to you right now, that are trying to awaken you, by making you examine the content of your own consciousness from the point of reference of “Why do I need you?”
Perhaps you are trying to remind yourself that there are portions within you that you have chosen to ignore as un-necessary to yourself.
Although you are asking US this question, you are actually waking yourself up to this question by bouncing it against your external mirror of physical reality.
While it is valid that you require US to answer, the actual answer to this question lies in YOU examining YOUR inner perspective of creation (also known as your own consciousness) from the perspective of “Why do I need you?”
The questions you ask outside yourself is really also your conversation with creation through the interface of your inner self.
As a result, the most important answer to the question is not what WE give you, but rather it is what YOU give YOURSELF.
answered 15 Aug '12, 01:17
Because it serves you.
You need others, because others provide you with something which you don't know how to get by yourself. If you knew, you would not need them for it.
What that something is, is a question for you to answer. It might be a certain feeling or the state of being the bond with others create.
As I say often, you don't do anything unless there's something in it for you.
That should give you a clue ;-)
because you don't know where
maybe attaining what it
answered 14 Aug '12, 13:46
Just a little p.s. to The Traveller Great answer!
answered 15 Aug '12, 03:13
This isn't so much the need for each other as it is the need for the love of each other. To understand this further Love is Life, and we all express this love to each other but the surest purest source of this love is God's love. That is the love we all express through to each other.
But this love no matter how perfect is never really fulfilling because it is coming through a filter of each person, no matter how much it is tried to be expressed it is not the pure love of God and so there end up conditions for this love.
The way to get more love is to open up and let Christ live within you so that when you love that is more of God's love coming through. To experience the real fulfillment is the direct love from God you feel in having a close personal relationship with God.
To understand this better watch the movie or read the book (A Perfect Stranger - movie, Dinner with a Perfect Stranger - book) It is not about religion but love is what accepting Christ is about.
The second movie (Another Perfect Stranger -movie or A Day With a Perfect Stranger -book) explains how he feels about religion. My pastor says the same things actually, being Christian is about having a close relationship knowing God personally like a best friend. :-)
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