We are all someone’s idiot. The Empowered person remembers this when they are about to judge another.
When the Empowered person feels stressed, they know to ask, “Would I be stressed if this happened a year ago, or five or ten and I only just found out?” They see how their perception of time affects their perception of reality.
The Empowered person acknowledges that everything is just an idea, discovered or created by a person with perceptions just as flawed as their own. Ideas followed are chosen wisely.
The Empowered person understands that everything they are, is made up of the stories they tell themselves. Stories of their past, present and future. Clouded by a lifetime of emotions and limited perceptions. To change who they are, how they act, and what they’ll become, they know they must first change the stories they tell […]
And the child asked, “Master, why is the world this way?” And the master replied “The world isn’t what you think it is… It’s what you think it is!”
The Empowered person understands that no matter how convincing personal perception is of being an absolute truth, it is actually only one of an infinite truths.