All the pieces of the puzzle of life fall neatly into place. I've thought about life, existence, the universe, and God for the first fifty years of my personal life. Now I wish to divulge my findings, and find my destiny in the second 50. This is the personal/universal journey of Michael F. Nyiri

Those who misconstrue the lessons life teaches and do not learn by them are usually the ones who complain about the random nature of existence. There are those who passively become part of their own scenery, and there are those who carry around their own paintbrushes.

Friday, June 06, 2003

What Happens After We Die? What is the Proof of Existence?
While searching for the Truth of Existence, whether from Philosophy texts while studying at college, or from sermons given by countless preachers and priests, prophets and pundits, I finally came to the Great Realization one afternoon while slumming with friends, positing the theory, in point of fact, now, my Universal Theory, that all the differences in ideologies could basically be traced to one simple belief, and that belief is the belief in the Human Mind as the receptacle of all knowledge, truth, and existence, in inside the Human Mind is the key to the door of Universal Knowledge.
Without seeming to sound "preachy" or "omnipotent", I basically "prophesized" to my assembled friends, acquaintances, and neighbors, that there is not, in fact, a separate "Heaven" and "Hell", two diametrically opposed dwellings for Humankind's souls after the surcease of life on Earth, but a Universal Mind, a somewhat panthiestic belief that all is one and one is all. The mind isn't "tested" or "judged" at infinity, but merely passes, after death, into the Ultimate Realization, where all Truth is Revealed. I said, and this was roughly 15 years ago, that when a person dies, he is transformed from Earthly existence into his Universal Existence, not a "place" but a "placeholder" where his memory becomes the Universal Memory, and he cedes his existence with the Existence of Universality, and does not "wonder" any more.
The palpable touch of what we tend to call "reality" is no more real than that which we "experience" in dreams. In dreams, memory plays with our perception, and we "exist" in only our mindscapes, unaware that there is any difference. After Death, Human Death, where our "bodies" perish, but the Memory and Existence in our corporeal minds do not, this same memory, or "Soul" passes into the Universal, where it is but part of an everlasting and Universal "mindset" linked with the memory and existence of Humankind past present and future.
All this was a little too heady for my assembled friends to get a handle on. I only believe that there is an answer to Existence, and we mere mortals have no grasp of what happens when Death passes. No one does. No one ever has. Everyone can only guess and postulate, because of all Mankind knows and believes, he really does not know what happens after his Death. No one has really ever come back to tell him.
There are false prophets who speak of the light and the floating above. They still, by the sheer momentum of their return to Existence, fail to grasp the Other Existence. They did not pass. They cannot and still breathe life on Earth.
This is the first dictum I understood fully. The secret to Life IS Death. Existence on the plane of Earth, for whatever means, has to be separate from Universal Existence. Perhaps there are excursions and feelers from this plane to the Universal Plane, but not a full understanding of what happens when life passes away. There are no guidebooks, and this cannot be a guidebook either, because I am still alive, have never even "died briefly" so cannot vouch for the vision of light or of the ability to float above my body. I only know that the key to Understanding Existence is firmly planted in our otherworldly hands as we pass away, and the "place" to which we "go" is a Universal Place, and not a Heaven or a Hell. I posted this information on my very first website, so let it be written, and hopefully , let it be read, and understood, that Conventional Systems of Belief, including many philosophies, and many religions, are, most simply, wrong. This is the Truth which shall, hopefully, liberate Humankind. But how, as a Christian, can I blithely proclaim something (the nonexistence of a Heaven and Hell) which was preached to me since I was young? Can I still call myself a Christian? Yes, I think so. Christ preached a wonderful Gospel of Love, and I still follow His Words. But Mankind translated and transposed these words for many centuries following His Earthly Death. The fact that conventional Christianity teaches in His Resurrection on Earth, and the Resurrection To Come is part of the Universal Truth. I hope to discuss, at length, in these cyberpages, the meaning of all Religious Dogma, be it Christian, Muslim, Hindi, Buddhist, or a wealth of others. I wish to show that my questions in the beginning, when I started wondering why all competing religious dogmas seemed so solidly to "proclaim that theirs was the Ultimate Truth" to the dismissal of all others.
Couldn't there be a belief system which preaches the similarities of all beliefs, and a system which proves that it is Mankind Himself who wavers and splits the True Belief into splinters, which war and bicker, and make Earthly Existence something less special than it is?
I believe I have the answer to that. But I have to be open and willing to have the power of my convictions. I hope, through the building blocks of this blog, to bring my thoughts together, and to hopefully find my acolytes and followers, those who know what I know, and who might spread this wonderful news amongst these warring factions of Humanity.

Thursday, June 05, 2003

The WebMaster completed the task at hand. He created the blog in someone else's template, changed the colors, all but one, and he gave in and used it instead in his graphic, so all was well. He surveyed his work, and saw that it was good. Perhaps, he thought, the blogs were best built in the blogosphere, and the Universal Blog would live there too, hopefully spreading it's gospel of love, tolerance, and unending hope for the soul of Man, the Universal Mind, the place we understand when we die. That is the key to understanding the depth of life's mysteries, and the ironic Truth to the conclusion of questions and irratic thinking.

So behold the blog of blogs, the kingdom of kingdoms, the host of hosts.

This is the birth of the Church of the Universal Mind. Heed the WebMaster.

Prologue the First.
The Universal Mind is the answer to the question posed by mankind since his inception. The search for the Universal Truth has been the penultimate journey which has taken mankind from the edge of the precipice of his experience to the brink of almost utter destruction and decimation.
Even if mankind denies the fact, he observed from the beginning of his perception of existence that he could understand and conceive of certain concepts, but other concepts eluded him. These concepts resulted in his journey to find the Universal Truth, the search for God. His search is not over yet.

Until the words I have been holding pent up inside me for 50 years spill out in this the Universal Blog.

And although my "epiphany" upon reading yet more blogs, and blogs about blogs, and through my inability to correct inconsistencies with past blogs, came as I was powering off the computer, and getting ready to "go out the door", and although the name universalblog.com seems to have been taken, prompting me to use universalmind.com instead, which was the original Universal Title in the pre-blog era, it is a rational epiphany.

Why not just preach in the one place, instead of trying to hide the Truth in a "personal website"? The truth, like art, exists, and the truth will become art, and the masses shall read, and see, and find this truth.

I mention in the "description" to this blog, that now that I feel the time is right to preach the Gospel of The Universal Mind, and write the "bible for the new millennium", the very fact that I will proclaim disturbing things in the name of truth, the most rational people who are spiritual and religious shall denounce me, but this is what will happen.

History seems to have taught the human race nothing. The Book of the Realizations was started in 1999. Let it be written anew, this fifth day of June, 2003.

The troubles of the world, the many competing and conflicting ideologies which cause one race of men to be willing to die rather than to coexist with his neighbors, the brutal bullying of powerful nations which causes most of humanity to recoil in horror, and to doubt rational existence. The plight of mankind.

This all has to change. Everyone has to listen. Everyone has to "forget about what makes him different from his neighbor, and start to think about what makes him similar."

We are all human. Right now, and we are killing each other in the name of a higher spiritual existence. Does it make sense that God would allow this to happen?

Of course not. We all have different Gods, I wrote once a long time ago, but he is the same God.

I prefer not to compartmentalize my belief in a greater existence, because I have possessed this existence within me all along.
It is the Universal Mind, a power, like the strongest powers in mythology and history, which has existed before existence, a power which collects the Universal Souls of all mankind. The souls which have existed, which exist now, and which shall forever exist.

The Universal Mind is the answer to the question of what happens to the Soul of Man after leaving his corporeal existence. In these times of trouble for Mankind, I will attempt to answer the questions, and soothe this soul while here on Earth, and hopefully bend the malice and upheaval wrought by Man into a more positive and useful source.

The last blog I began was "When Words Collide". Sadly, enough of those words didn't pass from my psyche.
I will attempt, here, with a Universal Presence, to begin to interpret the Universal Mind. From the personal to the universal.

Today, in history, and tomorrow. All in one, and one in all.