There are some simple actions you can take if you:
- Find it difficult or challenging to hold any point of view other than your own;
- Get upset by the actions of the political party that is not of your choice; or
- Are convinced, beyond a shadow of a doubt, you are right.
Fundamental to Facticity® Training is the understanding that all points of view are valid—not accurate. AND … all points of view are incomplete—by virtue of the fact that every point of view is simply a single view perceived from a single point.
Relating to the diversity of human perception in this way evokes the wonderful freedom from having to be disturbed by all that is around you. Contrary to popular thought, being disturbed is not the only avenue to action.
To take action and support the cause of your choice flows easily from a place of calm, centered, clarity. Most of us believe we are not truly involved unless we are disturbed. We are even disturbed by the idea of not being disturbed because we equate it with indifference and inaction.
Remaining undisturbed is not complacence or denial. It is the result of the above understanding that all viewpoints are valid AND incomplete.
A marketplace mystic understands that remaining undisturbed actually frees passionate action to arise—a paradox that stretches the modern mind to its limits.
How can both intense passion and utter calm exist simultaneously?
How can there be such a thing as passionate calm or calm passion?
Only direct experience of this amazingly powerful and potent way of perceiving and living will satisfy your inquiry. The good news is this paradoxical reality is reachable and personally verifiable by you if you feel yourself pulled to this road less traveled.
Check it out for yourself and let me know what you find. I’d love to hear your thoughts. You can post them in the comments box way far below.