Something to Count On

From the first introduction to open intelligence we see that there’s something compelling about it. There’s something that it offers us that we haven’t found anywhere else in our whole life. It’s something that we feel that we can count on. From the very first we see that it soothes our mind and that it soothes our physical energy. In general, if that’s all that we see about it, then that’s enough. We probably haven’t found anything else that we can really count on to soothe our physical and mental energy one hundred percent of the time, but with open intelligence we come to see that we do have a soothing, comforting natural resource that we can rely on anytime.

Familiarization With Open Intelligence

Once the introduction to open intelligence has taken place, in other words, open intelligence has been identified as the source of one’s experience, then to gain confidence in open intelligence requires familiarization with it. When it’s been ignored as the source of one’s own experience, then there’s no familiarity with it.

Abide as Open Intelligence

No matter what you are up to: your relationships, your work or wherever else you looked in data to find comfort, satisfaction and fulfillment, just let it all be as it is and cling to open intelligence above all else. That doesn’t mean clinging to open intelligence like some needy little wimp, but to abide as open intelligence and identify with the super-power of your own nature. Identify as the super-intelligence of your own being, and stop wimping out with all your beliefs in data.

The Hell Realm of Data

If you bore into that hole of data, then everywhere you look, all you will see are data—data about yourself, data about everybody else and data about the world you live in. You’ll live in a hell realm of data. It’s a reality hole that you yourself choose, but it does not have a basis in actuality. By just maintaining open intelligence, you immediately challenge your belief in any datum you’ve ever believed in, no matter what it is, big or small.

Abide As Open Intelligence

No matter what you are up to: your relationships, your work or wherever else you looked in data to find comfort, satisfaction and fulfillment, just let it all be as it is and cling to open intelligence above all else. That doesn’t mean clinging to open intelligence like some needy little wimp, but to abide as open intelligence and identify with the super-power of your own nature. Identify as the super-intelligence of your own being, and stop wimping out with all your beliefs in data.

The Nature of Data

This is like the knot in a snake undoing itself. The snake doesn’t need any help to undo a knot; it undoes it on its own. This is the same with data. They’re their own undoing. They release in and of themselves. Through the power of short moments, then you come to see that all these data are outshone; they are completely outshone by the light of open intelligence. You don’t even notice them anymore. There is just open intelligence and all these data. The engagement with the world is not a big deal. It’s not a big deal. You know what to do and how to act in all situations and you are no longer incessantly distracted by everything that appears.

The Nature Of Data

Initially it’s important not to be distracted by the stories. The more confident you become through the power of open intelligence, it doesn’t matter whether the stories are there or not; they mean nothing. They diminish; they really diminish. Just know that first you start to see, “Well, I guess data aren’t the enemy. I thought they were the enemy, but maybe they’re not. Now maybe I can look at them as friends.” Then, data start to look a lot friendlier.

You are Open Intelligence!

Keep it very simple. You are open intelligence! Know yourself as that! Everything you know about yourself is due to open intelligence, so obviously open intelligence is the basis of everything. Within open intelligence, all data appear. A problem only enters in when you like, dislike or are indifferent about the data that appear. If you start to make a choice about how you feel about all these data streams, then you break down into suffering. Isn’t that right?

Free of The Fear of Death

To be free of the fear of death is very, very powerful, and that’s what short moments of open intelligence gives you. It gives you complete freedom from all data and complete freedom in the direct encounter with everything. We never know what’s going to happen next, we really don’t. By the power of open intelligence we’re ready for everything. That’s what we can really say; we are ready for everything, no matter what it is. This is very, very powerful, and it’s not to be dismissed.

Freedom From Ups and Downs

When we choose to either rest or not to rest, we choose either freedom from ups and downs or the continuation of ups and downs. This is really the choice we’re making. If you have been resting for some time already, then you have enough confidence in open intelligence to know that there is freedom from ups and downs in relation to at least some of your data streams. In a very practical way, you can say to yourself: “Well you know, I already see in these other areas of data that I now have freedom from ups and downs concerning those data streams.”