The Emotional Amplifier (by Swifty Flame-Anderson)
Imagine there is a guitar with six strings. Each string produces a certain note by causing sound waves in the air. Each wave has a certain frequency. If we want to be judgemental, we can call the top three notes 'pleasant notes' and the bottom three notes 'unpleasant notes'.
We can also choose to attach the guitar to an amplifier. Each note that is played will remain the same note, the same frequency, but the amplifier has the ability to increase the amplitude of the wave form. That is commonly called making it 'louder'.
Personal identification / focus acts like an amplifier. The focus of attention causes thought or emotion waves to become much louder. Giving full focus of attention is like turning the amp up to number 10.
If, for example, you simultaneously judge certain natural emotional notes 'unpleasant' and turn the amplifier up to number 10, then an intensely unpleasant personal experience will result.
There are two possible ways out of the intensely unpleasant experience.
1. Do not judge.
2. Do not amplify.
Not judging leads one towards the wonder of musical harmony.
Not amplifying leads one towards the restful peace of Silence.
"And with the acceptance, whatsoever you are, whatsoever is the case, is then no problem, no question, nothing to be solved; you are simply that. And celebration comes. You start blooming." Osho
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