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There is no such thing as willful "activism"...

Only Nondual Activism

Ed Arrons

While "I" sometimes get the impression that "I" am the activist who decides my actions, I soon realize that the action is always begun prior to the decision to act. If the identified "me" as the actor and decision maker is indeed an illusion, then there is no such person as an "activist" who decides what acts will be undertaken. By that understanding there is no such thing as willful "activism"...only nondual activism.

Still Point Activism: A Radical View?

What might be considered radical by this view is in seeing the activism as a movement in society raising consciousness in the masses to the level of those who abide in the still point of awareness. The movement is simply activated by the presence and understanding of still point awareness in everyday, face-to-face dialogue.

"When all is quiet, utterly still, as if the whole world has stopped, time has stopped, all movement inside has stopped, you have come to a still point. That still point is the goal of meditation. And out of the experience of that still point within you everything else arises as a by-product: bliss, love, compassion.... All that is beautiful, all that really makes you meaningful, all that gives you music and poetry, all that makes your heart dance with joy, all that transforms your life from misery into a celebration."

A deepening chasm in the politics of separation?

deeply listening from the still point silence

unseen, unheard, the earth-people rumble

a change of tones arise

uncertainty rises at the bottom

knowing rises at the midway

awareness rises above it all

where are you, my friend?