How Consciousness Creates Reality

Consciousness creates reality because all of our perceptions of reality are unique.

Whether you buy into this notion or not, that doesn’t make it any less true. Yes, I recognize that this may come across as hooky-spooky craziness, but let me present you a different perspective.

Do you like our present reality? I know that it’s entirely possible that you do, and if that is so, rock on! But if you are dissatisfied with the reality you live in, you have three choices.

· Just accept it, get on a tube and float down the river with the current.

· Give in, let yourself sink into the river and wait to be drowned.

· Do what you can to change it, and go for a swim in the river, with or against the current.

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Some argue that this is just fate. Consciousness creates reality is a bullshit concept, life is what it is and you cannot change that. Others will argue that reality creates consciousness, so just go with it and accept that happiness and being content with life are fleeting. I argue that consciousness creates reality, we have a choice, and we can do things to change reality to our liking.

It is important to accept a couple truths here. First, everybody’s perception of reality is different. If this were not the case, we would not disagree so vehemently about the things that we do. Equality of gender, sex, race, religion and such would be a non-issue if we all perceived reality the same. We would all find the same sights, sounds, tastes, smells and sensations to be similiar if our perception were the same.

Second, reality is colored by experience. The things we have seen, done, and otherwise experienced in this life will change our individual view of reality.

Why Consciousness Creates Reality

Why does consciousness create reality? Because, in the simple abstract derived from the two truths above, our perception and experience is going to make our reality real for us.

What is consciousness? It is your awareness, your senses, your thoughts and feelings. Consciousness is perception, recognition, knowledge. This is arguably what makes each of us who we are.

What is reality? Without getting into a philosophical debate on the subject, this is a thing that is real. When it comes to reality this is the tangibles such as people and things we encounter. It also covers the intangible, like oxygen, subatomic particles and the like. Reality is existence, substance, actuality. This is the world we live in, but which is entirely outside of ourselves.

What does it mean to create? This is building, constructing, making a thing become real. Whether it is a mathematical theory or a car, we are creators. Creation is conceiving, designing, inventing, producing. This is the process we use to build things that are both material and immaterial for ourselves on many different levels.

This means that perception and experience designs and produces existence, that which is real. This is how we get mankind onto the moon; communicate across the globe instantly; have these amazing devices that connect us; and we have the ability to learn, to grow, and to build new and better as time goes on.

This is why consciousness creates reality. Because each and every one of us is endowed with the empowerment to forge the world we desire for ourselves. We are only powerless when we allow ourselves to be disempowered.

Further, I don’t know about you, but I prefer to see a world where this is plausible, rather than a world where we are merely victims of circumstance.

How Consciousness Creates Reality

How does consciousness create reality? Because our awareness, our understanding and perception gives birth to substance. Whether it is something observable or something imperceptible, we can build it. Every single one of us is so empowered.

World leaders, whether political, spiritual, educational, business, or what-have-you, have tended to jealously guard this knowledge. Why? Historically, this is because they fear that rather than the Universe being abundant, there is lack, scarcity, and insufficiency. A pie with limited slices, so why share? Further, they fear that the power they have would evaporate if we were empowered.

There have been leaders that shared empowerment, rather than feared it. They knew that empowering the people could create more than not doing so.

So how does this work? It starts very small. Individually, in our own perception of reality, we can choose to shape our reality. Rather than standing against and reacting to things we do not desire, we need to act consciously for that which we do desire. Instead of getting bogged down in the negative, we need to seek out the positive.

We cannot change the reality of the world at large if we do not begin by changing our own personal reality. To do so, we need to be aware of what we are thinking, how we are feeling, and actions we are taking from there. In this way, we can impact the reality we live in, and take actions to build it better.

You and I cannot change how others do things, and whether they see their reality as positive or negative. However, we can change ourselves, and our own approach to life, the universe and everything. When we make such choices, we empower ourselves to consciously create a desirable and better reality.

Can you see how consciousness creates reality, and what you are capable of doing with that knowledge?

Thank you for joining me. Feel free to re-blog and share. I share this journey as part of my desire to make a difference in this world along the way, and empower myself and my readers with conscious reality creation.

The first year of Pathwalking, including some expanded ideas, is available here.

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