If in the eyes of the universe everything is neutral and only we give meaning to circumstances, how does the universe then know what a frustrating situation for me looks like?
So if i feel frustrated because of my car not working, the universe takes this feeling and gives me circumstances that match that feeling. For example i could manifest frustrating situations in my job, with my wife etc. But how does it know what a frustrating or happy, fearful, joyful, whatever situation for me looks like if in the end everything is just neutral?
Does it save that information like in a big universal data base? If so how can i get things that i can't imagine right now? In this case there couldn't be saved info somewhere in the database about it.
Universal Robocop Computer: "Joe finds burnt toasts in the morning very frustrating --> save this info to manifest this situation for him, when he feels predominantly frustrated because of other things in life."
@Cory I get the idea that everything is neutral and i believe in it. Even such things as kiling, raping etc. are essentialy neutral. We label those things as bad or not. We are free to choose. I think i have to clarify my question.
Do you believe that the universe will give you joyful situations if you just feel happy and joyful all the time? If so, let's say you are a tennis player who plays tennis all day long (as if you had nothing else in life to do:).
You love tennis and so you feel joyful all day long every day (14 hours a day acitve, 10h sleep). So the universe answers that feeling and gives you more joyous things in general right? It not only gives you more tennis time and tennis matches because you love it, BUT ALSO other things that you can't imagine right now right?
So lets say in this example you go to a restaurant after you played tennis and felt great as usual. Then in the restaurant you eat the best dish you ever came across in your life. It's a very exotic dish. You didn't even know that something amazing like this was ever possible to cook. Of course you know that's no coincidence. The universe responded to your joyful feelings from you daily tennis matches. But here is the question that i like to ask:
How does the universe know that i would find this dish so incredible? I couldn't imagine this tasty dish ever in my own mind. So i couldn't give it a meaning and label it as "tasty" before. But the universe knew that i would find this dish joyful to eat.
But how does the universe know?
Why doesn't the universe give me something smelling like excrement as a dish in the restaurant because of my joyful feelings from me playing tennis? Because everything is neutral in the universe, i could have liked this, couldn't i? I just had to give the bad smelling dish another meaning and eat it joyfully.
I think those words right there are the actual answer in my opinion. I can understand that you are trying to find a more meaningful reason for these occurrences or situations, but since we have free will, we get to decide what definition works best in our experience.
The universe (or all that is) loves us so unconditionally, that it will be more than happy to allow us to experience frustration or joy whenever we desire those feelings. I believe we truly put the so called "label" on everything that occurs in our lives.
Everything that we experience is naturally neutral. Even the things that society as a whole labels as bad or not right is fundamentally neutral. The human emotional filter is the deciding factor in choosing which direction we turn or how we perceive a situation.
I believe the universe has a knowing that there really is no decision that is right or wrong. There is only experience. And experience is simply neutral until we give it an emotional trigger.
That is why we decided to incarnate as a human being. There is no better place at this time to experience the wide range of emotions and contrasting situations than planet earth.
The universe is simply allowing us to put "our own free will labels" on the things that occur in our lives. Our own individual reaction to a situation is coming from our own database of habitual emotions. The universe is open to anything and everything. We give the meaning through our emotional filters.
Individualized beliefs are the core of specific emotions. Your emotional filter is what gives you the outcome of having burnt toast combined with the specific emotional reaction. The universe is so allowing, that it will be open to a new emotional reaction at any time you decide to change how you feel.
Every emotional reaction is simply a set or repetitive vibrations that matches up to what you are observing. That is why it is so important to become aware of your awareness as much as you can throughout the day. When you become aware or focused on general observation of life, you can shift your unwanted emotional triggers in the opposite direction of your choosing.
This is why the word "allowing" is brought up so much in conversation regarding reality creation. The universe is open to any and everything if we can just allow.
The frustrating, happy, fearful, and joyful situations are just different frequencies ranges that we shift through with our emotions.
We choose the frustration frequency and the universe say yes here you go.
We choose joy and the universe says yes here you go.
We choose the fearful frequency and the allowing universe says yes here you go.
Yes, I would say that it does. Since everything exists right now, then it would be pretty easy to match a vibration that we habitually shift to on a regular basis. It's similar to how we manifest every single moment of our reality every single second. We are so good at doing it becomes second nature and we don't even realize that we are constantly shifting to a new person at every moment.
We ultimately get to decide in the end what is negative, positive, or neutral in our day to day life. There is no set instruction booklet when it comes to individual beliefs and emotions.
answered 09 Dec '12, 02:02
It seems the biggest question you are asking is "How does the Universe know?" So let's address the apparent assumption in your question... the illusion of separation. You are not talking about Joe down the street or even the planets, stars and galaxies you see floating in space. When you refer to the "Universe", you are referring to an entirely different reality called "Infinite Intelligence".
You must use a completely different paradigm when you refer to the "Universe" in this context. But because we can't comprehend Infinity, we are left with terms we CAN comprehend. So to simplify this, one might consider a biscuit in the ocean. You are the biscuit. And like a biscuit, you are not solid like you might think, but are very porous which means even though you look different from the ocean, the fact is - "You are in the ocean, and the ocean is in you". Now do you know how the Universe "knows"?
To go a step further, remove the Earth from your self image and see yourself floating in the Universe. Now, does your question even seem relevant?
And the last step? Remove your physical body from your self image and "Be" in the Universe as pure consciousness. This might be as close to understanding your relationship to the Universe as you can get without Much meditation. But this is sort of how the Universe "Knows" you. The Earth and all of your illusions about what you think you are or what you feel or want are No limitations to the reach of the Universe. It is Infinitely closer to you than your own heart beat. It IS you.
THAT'S how the Universe "Knows". ;-)
answered 09 Dec '12, 12:31
Good - Bad
These are terms that relate to your frame of reference, your point of view.
Esther Hicks saw a cat eat a bird. Esther said, "Bad cat." The cat said, "Good bird." Who is right in determining good and bad?
If the Universe is neutral in an overall sense, it still can have contrast in a personal sense. I propose that feeling joy is not the manifestation, it is our connection with Something beyond the physical. Connection with Source.
So the Universe is divinely uninterested in "bad" and "good". It does not manifest what you want. Not even what brings you joy. The Universe brings you what you ask for, what you put your energy and focus upon. The Universe does not understand Joy. The Universe responds, in kind (LOA) to you.
Your connection with your Source, brings you joy.
answered 25 Dec '12, 06:20
Everything is energy vibrating at different frequencies. Different frequencies cause matter to form in different forms. We have free will in that we can choose what frequencies we put out, emit. We get back like an echo of what we put out. So, we tell the universe what we want with our vibration. It doesn't judge it, it just like harmonic resonance, sends more of the same frequency. We judge it, label it frustrating, joyful, etc... based on our own perceptions.
The same experience can have different effects on different people. One person might be irritated, one might be frightened, one might find it funny, etc... watching or experiencing the same event, depending on their perception. When we conscienciously take control of the frequency we send out, we change the echo we get back.
Here is a video that demonstrates how it plays out in life according to our beliefs, our vibrations.
@releaser99, this is a great question, and in order to answer this question we need to use a different paradigm than just referring to 'the Universe'.
Let's use the paradigm of the conscious and the subconscious mind.
In this model, our individual subconscious mind is a part of and is connected to the universal subconscious mind (a.k.a. God). We also have our individual conscious minds. Conscious mind analyses situations using its programming, generates labels (which are called emotions), and then asks the subconscious mind to file the information away, along with the labels, for safekeeping and future use.
Our conscious mind issues commands to subconscious mind via these emotions. Our subconscious mind transfers these commands to God to get us more events that match those emotions.
So how does the subconscious mind know what kind of event to bring you?
Very simple. It knows because it has built up the massive database of situations and labels that the conscious mind has fed it. It's an involuntary process and you have since birth stored away possibly trillions of entries in this database. Every day the database is growing. So the subconscious mind knows very well what kind of event the conscious mind may label 'nice', or 'exciting', or 'hurtful'.
The individual subconscious mind constantly learns from the individual conscious mind. When you drive a car for the very first time, the conscious mind is in command. It is scared, cautious and it is passing on all its experiences to the subconscious mind. After 6 months, the subconscious mind has become an expert in driving. The conscious mind then wanders off to more interesting things leaving the subconscious mind to drive the car safely.
I hope this answers your question satisfactorily.
everything as a balence. left,right. up,down. inner,outer. light ,darkness.hot,cold.male,female.heart,mind. flesh,spirit.you,other. the universe is and you are in it. you affect it and are affected by it. where do you focus your heart? where do you focus your mind? how do they relate to each other?how do the inner relate to the outer? are you in balence when you are frustrated? or are you in balence when you enjoy? you assume that because you enjoy tennis. that is also why you enjoy the new dish that you have tried.could it be that the new dish was good? if it was not good you would not have enjoy it. if you would not have enjoy it you would have took your obligation and responsibility and using your free will you would not have eat it. me if i would have been with you all day, looking at you in the day i would have seen it.and would not have order the dish if it was no good.why because i was aware of it(knowing),learning from your experience. yes the universe as give it to you but you picked it(using free will).the creator creates using is free will and you are made in is image. and you came in this world to experience and enjoy. like a small seed to have fallen on the ground.
3 Hearken; Behold, there went out a sower to sow:
4 And it came to pass, as he sowed, some fell by the way side, and the fowls of the air came and devoured it up.
5 And some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth; and immediately it sprang up, because it had no depth of earth:
6 But when the sun was up, it was scorched; and because it had no root, it withered away.
7 And some fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up, and choked it, and it yielded no fruit.
8 And other fell on good ground, and did yield fruit that sprang up and increased; and brought forth, some thirty, and some sixty, and some an hundred.
9 And he said unto them, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.
10 And when he was alone, they that were about him with the twelve asked of him the parable.
11 And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all these things are done in parables:
12 That seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand; lest at any time they should be converted, and their sins should be forgiven them.
13 And he said unto them, Know ye not this parable? and how then will ye know all parables?
14 The sower soweth the word.
15 And these are they by the way side, where the word is sown; but when they have heard, Satan cometh immediately, and taketh away the word that was sown in their hearts.
16 And these are they likewise which are sown on stony ground; who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with gladness;
17 And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.
18 And these are they which are sown among thorns; such as hear the word,
19 And the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful.
20 And these are they which are sown on good ground; such as hear the word, and receive it, and bring forth fruit, some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some an hundred.
so let there be light ,Be the light that you can be experience and enjoy.
answered 09 Dec '12, 19:45
Just like water can be solid and still (ice) and it can become less solid and more in motion like water or even less solid with more motion like steam, the same thing happens with your energy.
When your energy vibrates at a certain rate, the universe joins you with similar vibrations. This is called "Resonance".
answered 05 Dec '14, 12:14
it is not the universe
as all possible actions
answered 11 Dec '14, 19:20
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