The Realisation of the Absolute :2.(a).8.
The Realisation of the Absolute :
Chapter-2.The Nature of the World
(a).The Dissertation on Experience-8.
The appearance of the subject-object-distinction has to be finally attributed to the creative activity of consciousness itself, though the relation of consciousness and change in the form of any activity is beyond understanding and explanation.
As the idea of causality itself is an effect of the want of real knowledge, a question as to the cause of this want has no meaning.
But the affirmation of consciousness has to objectify itself in the form in which it is desired to manifest itself, as all forms are contents of consciousness.
Whatever an individual affirms must ultimately happen or be materialised into effect, because each centre of consciousness has infinity at its background.
Misery or suffering and pleasure or happiness are experiences relative to the understanding of the individual, and are of such a character and degree as is the condition of the individual consciousness in relation to the Absolute Being.
There is really one experience which is absolute, and it can be styled neither a misery nor a pleasure.
To be continued .....