Manipulation Of Emotions
We are emotional beings :D, and we must first recognise that emotions are present in every encounter. But what ’emotions’?
A thought becomes a fixation when we cling to it – and there is the emotion.
Others may be able to manipulate our emotions in order to get a reaction. That works, but we mustn’t run away with the idea that emotions are just negative. Understanding this is why evil can never, ever totally succeed; evil can take over the majority, but a few will always see through the charade.
In the very first instant when we realise ‘something is afoot’ (happening or beginning), consciousness suddenly illumines … “What’s this?!” That moment of not knowing is wisdom, as in a wise person admitting that they do not know. All the while, there is a knowingness of consciousness present.
The more evil tries to manipulate, the more we brighten up!
The more we are confused, the more enlightened we become!
Pure consciousness is just there … staring :O 😀 !
I agree with the idea that we think we don’t have emotions unless we’re in pain and suffering. “Positive” emotions trap us as well. Thank you.
You are right positive emotions can make us feel high, and then gravity takes over, and down we comes. “Not too tight, and not too loose,” is safer.