7 Billion Keyholes on Reality

keyhole_blue_sky_sun_plant.jpgNone of us, no matter how much we have read or experienced or meditated on the nature of things, ever has a complete picture of reality. This leaves each of us with very individual experiences and thoughts. Someone once said that between the two closest people on Earth there exists an immeasurable gulf that can never completely be bridged. So, we must each learn to build a bridge from our point of view toward that of others and meet them half way across that gulf, if anything is to be gained or accomplished.

Imagine a giant room, the world or universe, and around it are seven billion keyholes. Each human being on the planet has his or her own keyhole. Each keyhole allows the person looking through it to view a different cross-section of the room, but not the whole room. To someone looking through one keyhole all that appears to be in the room is a couch and a clock. Another sees only a lamp and a picture hanging on the wall. Each assumes he or she is viewing the whole room.

Later when they get together to discuss what they have seen, a debate breaks out between the two over what the room consists of. Both are telling the truth as to what they saw it. Neither can suppose that the room the other describes even exists. This has numerous times broken down in human society into persecution, holy wars, etc. The solution is simple. Each person could choose to go to the other’s keyhole and see if what they are saying is true. Each would find that, viewed from that perspective, the other was telling the truth. Both would have grown and expanded their view of what is possible and hopefully realized that the keyhole through which we view our world seldom provides us with enough information to make hard and fast claims to truth.

This does not mean we give up our own truth, gained by experience and insight, into the nature of things. It simply means that we bear in mind that those who disagree with us may not be misguided and may be telling a truth as real as ours, even when it seems to be diametrically opposed to ours.
Of course, no one could ever look through another’s keyhole and sees precisely what they see. Nor would I want them to. The important thing, in my mind, to remember is that when we get off on a philosophical debate with some one and become a proponent of our point of view; we should remain cognizant that other points of view are equally valid to our own. The other person’s disagreement with us is not related to their inability to “see the light” or an incomplete revelation to the truth. Rather it is the result of having lived in this universe and on this world the same way we have and simply come to different conclusions through experience and thought.

THE KEY, if I may be permitted to use that word to excess, is that we not forget that there are other keyholes and that others have come to their views through a process similar to our own. And, that it is possible to look at something as complex as that “room” and come to some different conclusions about its nature.

A group such as this should relish and draw three-dimensionality from everyone looking through his/her keyhole and describing the scene to us. The philosophy that we all share, as a basis, will become holographic rather than just two-dimensional drivel on a writing surface through this exercise.

I hope all of us will have the courage to see the world through each other keyholes. When the combined experience, intelligence, and insight of a group like this opens itself to such, the results could be a quantum expansion in consciousness for us all.
Have an amazing day!

Ray

Ray Davis is the author of Anunnaki Awakening: Revelation – order your signed copy today at AATrilogy.com – founder of The Affirmation Spot and an advocate for the potential of the human race.

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About Ray Davis

Ray Davis is an author and co-founder of 6 Sense Media. His latest books are the Anunnaki Awakening trilogy - speculative fiction series focusing the issues of humanity's past and future. The series is heavily influenced by the science fiction genre. Book 1 - Revelation - is now available - http://www.AATrilogy.com. Ray has written prolifically on the topics of personal development and human potential. In 2007, Ray founded The Affirmation Spot - a website offering downloadable mp3 motivational tools and affirmations. http://www.theaffirmationspot.com. Ray began studying affirmations and positive thinking after a life-threatening illness at 25. His thirst for self-improvement led him to read the writings of Joseph Campbell, Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, Neale Donald Walsch, and many other luminaries in the fields of mythology and motivation. Over time, he has melded these ideas into his own philosophy on self-development. He has written and used affirmations and other tools throughout that time to improve his own life and has a passion for helping other reach for their goals and dreams. In 2010 he authored an eBook titled The Power to Be You: 417 Original Daily Thoughts for Personal Empowerment. Ray holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Secondary Education in Social Studies from University of Kansas. He lives in Louisburg, KS with his wife, April, two grown stepkids, and his black lab, Mia.
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