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एक दिन एक लोकल बस ड्राईवर बस को लेकर अपने निर्धारित रस्ते से गुज़र रहा था| रस्ते से गुज़रते हुए उसने बस को एक बस स्टाप पर रोका| वहां पर बस में एक हट्टा कट्टा ६ फुटिया पहलवान बस में चढ़ा| बस ड्राईवर ने उससे टिकट लेने का अनुरोध किया, इस पर पहलवान ने कहा, “पहलवान टिकट नहीं खरीदता”| यह सुनकर बस ड्राईवर घबरा गया और उसने पहलवान को फ़िर कुछ नहीं कहा| उसने पहलवान को बिना टिकट ही यात्रा करने दी|
दूसरे दिन फ़िर ड्राईवर जब अपने निर्धारित रस्ते से गुज़र रहा था तब फ़िर से वह पहलवान उस बस स्टाप से बस में चढा| टिकट लेने का अनुरोध किए जाने पर उसने फ़िर से वही जवाब दिया, “पहलवान टिकट नहीं लेता”| बस ड्राईवर फ़िर से घबरा गया और फ़िर से उसने उस पहलवान को बिना टिकट यात्रा करने दी| हर दिन ऐसा ही चलता रहा| देखते ही देखते २ महीने निकल गए और वह पहलवान बिना टिकट ही यात्रा करता रहा|
अब यह बस ड्राईवर से सहन नहीं होता था| बस ड्राईवर ने भी ठान ली की मैं इस पहलवान को सबक सिखा के ही रहूँगा| उसने फ़िर अपने सारे प्रयत्न अपने शरीर को और ताकतवर बनाने मे लगा दिए| रोज सुबह उठकर बहुत कसरत किया करता था| अब उसने कराटे क्लास भी ज्वाइन कर ली थी| ४ महीने के निरंतर अथक प्रयास के बाद जब उसे लगा की अब मैं उस पहलवान को टक्कर देने का सामर्थ्य हासिल कर चुका हूँ तो उसने वापस से बस चलाने का निर्णय लिया|
अब वह वापस से दूसरे दिन बस को उसी रस्ते से ले कर गया| वह पहलवान आदमी वहा से बस मे चढा| बस ड्राईवर ने अब की बार उससे गुस्से में कहा, “अरे ओ पहलवान की औलाद, ये ले तेरा टिकट”| पहलवान ने फ़िर वही कहा, “पहलवान टिकट नहीं खरीदता”| यह सुनकर ड्राईवर ने बस रोक दी और अपनी बुशर्ट की आस्तीन ऊपर कर के बोला, “ऐसे कैसे नहीं खरीदेगा टिकट”, तो इस पर पहलवान ने जवाब दिया, “पहलवान टिकट इसलिए नहीं खरीदेगा क्यूंकि उसके पास बसपास है”!

अगर हम ध्यान से देखें तो हमारे संबंधों में जो हम कई तरह के तनाव महसूस करते हैं, उनमें से आधे से ज्यादा तनाव हमारी उलटी सीधी कल्पनाओं के ही कारण रहते हैं| हम दूसरे व्यक्ति के बारे में कुछ भी मान लेते हैं, कुछ भी कल्पना कर लेते हैं और या तो उस कल्पना के आधार पर, उत्साहित होने लगते हैं या फ़िर भयभीत| उसी कलपना के आधार पर हम दूसरे व्यक्ति के साथ व्यवहार करने लगते हैं| दूसरे व्यक्ति के बारे में मेरे अन्दर बनी हुई कल्पना, मेरी आंखों पर एक रंगीन चश्मा लग जाने जैसा होता है| अब उस दूसरे व्यक्ति की हर गतिविधि मुझे रंगीन ही दिखाई देती है| अब भाई लाल रंग का चश्मा लगा कर देखेंगे तो दुनिया लाल ही दिखाई देगी न! यहाँ तक की हम दूसरे व्यक्ति से पूछने की भी चेष्ठा नहीं करते की असलियत क्या है और बस अपने आप को ही सही माने रहते हैं| संबंधों में इस तरह के संवाद की कमी के कारण हम कई तरह के तनाव महसूस करते हैं| यह तनाव धीरे धीरे जलन, घृणा, इर्ष्या, इत्यादि का रूप ले लेती है और हमें पता भी नहीं चलता| जब तक हमें पता चलता है तब तक बहुत देर हो चुकी होती है, और यह सब हमारे दुखों का कारण बनता है|

आम कहाँ है?

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एक बार एक आदमी पानी पीने के लिए एक नदी के किनारे जाता है| नदी के किनारे एक आम का पेड़ था, जिसका प्रतिबिम्ब पानी पर पड़ रहा था| जब वह आदमी पानी के पास पहुचता है तो उसे पानी में आम के पेड़ पर लगे हुए आमों की परछाई दिखाई देती है| वो आदमी उन आमों की परछाई को ही आम मान लेता है और उसे पाने के लिए पानी में कूद जाता है| एक किनारे से दूसरे किनारे, यहाँ से वहां, ज्यादा से ज्यादा गहरा तक उतर जाता है, पर उसे आम नहीं मिलता! आम ना मिल पाने के कारण वह अपने सामर्थ्य पर शंका करने लगता है और फिर उसे लगता है को इस आम को पाने के लिए मुझे अपने बल व सामर्थ्य को बढाना होगा, तो वह कई तरह के यन्त्र उपकरणों का आविष्कार करता है, कई तरह को नावें, जहाज, पन्दुब्बियाँ इत्यादि बना लेता है| लगा ही रहता है, पर उसे आम नहीं मिलता| तो वह और भी कई लोगों को उन आमों के बारे में बताता है, वे लोग भी उसके साथ उस आमों को पानी में से निकालने के लिए तत्पर हो उठते हैं और अपने सारे प्रयास उन आमों को पाने के लिए लगाने लगते हैं|
साथ ही साथ कई और तरह की गतिविधियाँ भी समाज में होने लगती हैं| कई तरह की बैठकें, सभाएं होने लगती हैं, जिनमें चर्चा का विषय होता है, “पानी में से आम कैसे निकालें”| कई तरह की पुस्तकें छपने लगती हैं, जो लोगो का उत्साहवर्धन करने का काम करती हैं, पानी में से आम निकालने के लिए लोगों को प्रेरित करती हैं| “पानी में से आम निकालने के ७ तरीके”, “आज ही अपना आम पाइए”, “आम ही सब कुछ है”, “२१ दिनों में आम” इत्यादि पुस्तकें बाजार में उपलब्ध होने लगती हैं| देखते ही देखते पूरा समाज पानी में से आम निकालने, बाकी लोगों को पानी में से आम निकालने के लिए प्रेरित करने तथा उससे जुड़े व्यवसायों में लग जाता है|
कई तरह के विचित्र यंत्रों का निर्माण होने लगता है, जो जितना बड़ा यन्त्र बनाता है उसे उतना ही अधिक सम्मान मिलने लगता है| यन्त्र बनने की होड़ समाज में लग जाती है| ज्यादा से ज्यादा पानी के नीचे जा सकने वाले यन्त्र, पानी के ऊपर से ही ज्यादा गहरे तक देख सकने वाले यन्त्र, इत्यादि| ज्यादा से ज्यादा लोग इस तरह के यन्त्र बनाने वाले व्यवसायों में संलग्न होने लगते हैं क्योकि इनमें ज्यादा पैसा भी है और सम्मान भी| जो लोग इससे या इससे जुड़े व्यवसायों में लगे रहते हैं उन्हें श्रेष्ट माना जाने लगता है| अब ज्यादा से ज्यादा लोग इन व्यवसायों में आ जाना चाहते हैं| इस होड़ में परस्पर प्रतिद्वंदिता, द्वेष, घृणा, इर्ष्या इत्यादि लोगों में जन्म लेने लगती है, जो समाज में परस्पर विरोध तथा लडाइयों को जन्म देने लगती हैं| लोग कई अलग अलग गुटों/राज्यों/देशों  में बटने लगते हैं और उनमें प्रतिद्वंदिता बनी रहती है| हर गुट/राज्य/देश सबसे पहले और सबसे ज्यादा आम पा लेना चाहता है|
प्रथ्वी पर उपलब्ध अधिक से अधिक प्राकृतिक संसाधनों का प्रयोग यन्त्र उपकरण बनाए में किया जाने लगता है और इसी को प्रगति का आधार भी माना जाने लगता है, जिससे और भी कई समस्याएं उत्पन्न होने लगती हैं| प्रत्येक  गुट/राज्य/देश प्रगति की इस नई परिभाषा की अनुरूपता में प्रगति कर लेना चाहता है| इसके कारण प्राकृतिक संसाधनों की भी प्रथ्वी पर कमी पड़ने लगती है| तरह तरह के यन्त्र उपकरण बनाने के उन्माद में पूरी सभ्यता अपना ख़ुद का ही विनाश करने पर उतारू हो जाती है| कई इस तरह की वस्तुओं का उत्पादन होने लगता है जिनका बोझ प्रथ्वी उठा नहीं सकती| प्राकृतिक व्यवस्था को बनाये रखते हुए वस्तुओं का उत्पादन संभव तो है लेकिन कोई उनमें लगना नहीं चाहता, क्योकि उत्पादन की उस विधि में ना तो पैसा है और ना ही सम्मान| और अगर कुछ लोग सही विधि से उतपादन के लिए कुछ करने की सोचते भी हैं तो उनके पास अपना ख़ुद का गुजर बसर करने के लिए भी संसाधन उपलब्ध नहीं हो पाते और फिर उनके द्वारा लिया कदम उनके ख़ुद के लिए अभिशाप बन जाता है|
साथ ही साथ एक दूसरी विचार धारा भी जन्म लेने लगती है जिसमें कुछ लोग ये देख लेते हैं की पानी में से आम निकालने का ये अथक प्रयास हम पिछले कई सालों से कर रहे हैं और कुछ हासिल नहीं कर पाये और इस आम को पाने की होड़ के कारण ही ये सब समस्याएं समाज में उत्पन्न हो रही हैं, तो वे लोग प्रस्ताव देते हैं की हमारे अन्दर ये आम को पाने की इच्छा ही हमारे दुखों का कारण है, हमें इस आम को पाने की इच्छा का ही दमन करना होगा! कई लोगों को ये बात सही भी लगती है और वे उस इच्छा को काफ़ी हद तक दबा भी पाते हैं| परन्तु अधिकतम लोगों को तो अभी भी वो आम की परछाई अपनी ओर आकर्षित करती रहती है और वे आम के प्रति अपनी इच्छा का दमन करने में अपने आप को असमर्थ पाते हैं|
इस तरह से यह दूसरी विचार धारा भी लोगों का काफ़ी कुछ भला नहीं कर पाती| पहली यन्त्र/उपकरणवादी विचारधारा ने तो लोगों को अपने चंगुल में फंसा ही रखा था और उसके परिणाम भी लोग भुगत ही रहे थे|
साथ ही साथ एक चीज़ और भी होती है, कुछ लोगों का इस बात पर ध्यान चला जाता है की ये जो आम हमें पानी में दिख रहा है ये तो केवल परछाई है, असल आम तो नदी के किनारे लगे पेड़ पर लगे हैं| वे लोग उन असल आमों का मजा ख़ुद तो ले ही रहे होते हैं और साथ ही साथ बाकी लोगों को बतलाने का प्रयास करते हैं की तो तुम्हें आम दिख रहा है वो आम नहीं है, आम तो नदी के किनारे लगे पेड़ पर हैं, जो तुम देख रहे हो वो तो केवल उन आमों की परछाई है| पर लोग उन्हें सुनने को तैयार नहीं होते| वे लोग उस आम के पेड़ की तरफ़ ध्यान तक देने को तैयार नहीं होते और केवल उन परछाइयों को ही आम माने रहते हैं और उन्हें पाने का प्रयास करते रहते हैं|
इसी तरह आम पाने का प्रयास चलता है| अधिक से अधिक लोग यन्त्र/उपकरणवादी मानसिकता से अधिक प्रभावित रहते हैं| अधिक से अधिक संसाधनों का प्रयोग होता रहता है और एक दिन धरती पर संसाधन इतने कम हो जाते हैं की इंसान का ख़ुद का रहना धरती पर दूभर हो जाता है| फिर वह इंसान दूसरे ग्रहों पर अपने अस्तित्व की संभावनाओं को खोजने लगता है और ये एक दूसरी होड़ को जन्म देती है|
इस तरह देखते ही देखते एक दिन सब ख़तम हो जाता है, पर किसी के आम हाथ नहीं लग पाता|

What is my Expectation with Other Person in a Relationship?

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What is my expectation with other person?
We see that we expect something from other person, we like certain people and do not like many.
We see that we have many relationships like parents, relatives, friends and many more. We make new friends. We give different priorities to different friends. We classify our friends in different categories of Best, Close, Normal, Acquaintance etc. If we observe it closely then we come to know that the friends whom we call our best friends are generally those with whom we “feel” that they have accepted us unconditionally! With whom we have assurance that he/she is there for me no matter what! He/she will be there for me no matter what!

I want that other person Accepts me and keep Accepting me forever. He should never have any doubt about me in his/her mind. He should never misinterpret me. He should see me the way I see myself. He should Trust me Unconditionally, should Respect me Unconditionally and should Rightly Evaluate me always. We all feel close to those with whom our these expectations and requirements are met.

If in any case I feel any kind of behavior change of other person with me or If I sense that some doubt has come in the mind of other person or if I feel any kind of discontinuity of unconditional acceptance in other person for me, with whom I have had unconditional acceptance since a long time, then it terribly hurts me. I can not tolerate any kind of doubt about me in the mind of a person with whom I have spent a long time and who has accepted me unconditionally for long. I can never tolerate any kind of lack of assurance in other person’s mind for me in any case. If this happens I want other person to understand me, I want acceptance of the other person again on any cost. His understanding about me becomes my severe need in such a case. This must have happened with almost all of us. When this kind of thing happens and it is not resolved then we generally call it breach of Trust and ultimately a good long friendship/relationship converts into hatred/competition/jealousy etc. What do I do then?

If I have had 3-4 such kind of incidents then I conclude that, Relationship itself is a problem. I am then generally afraid to indulge into new relationships, I try to be detached, I isolate myself emotionally. Is that the solution? I will say no. In such a situation I feel myself emotionally deprived. I want to feel good again. When I again get any new person with whom I feel unconditional acceptance then I again feel good. I again expect other person to keep accepting me unconditionally forever. It is true that this time I am more careful and reluctant to indulge into the same, but I do and again possibility to suffer from same problem arises. So what is the solution and what is the root cause of all that is happening?

I am able to see that I have this expectation of Unconditional Acceptance in any relatinship from other person. It is such a need which is always there within me. Lets try to analyze this. There are two questions here

1. What is Unconditional Acceptance?
2. When do I feel that I have been Unconditionally Accepted?

What is Unconditional Acceptance?
Unconditional Acceptance, as the words themselves suggest, Acceptance without any condition. When there is no condition in acceptance then such kind of acceptance has continuity. Such kind of acceptance never fades out with time.

When do I feel that I have been Unconditionally Accepted?

Generally I feel that I have been Unconditionally Accepted when two conditions are met,
1. I feel that the other person has Accepted me Unconditionally.
2. When the manifestation of that Unconditional Acceptance by other person to me satisfies my notions/assumptions of Unconditional Acceptance.

I will elaborate what I want to say.

It happens many times that when the behavior of other person with whom I feel really good, changes then I get a doubt in me, “What happened to him?”, “Why he is behaving this way?”, “He was not like this…” etc. Such kind of uncertainties surround me doubts and questions, which keep troubling me. I feel insecure in the unconditional acceptance by other person for me. In most of the cases when I talk to other person for clarification of his behavior directly or indirectly then I realize that I was misinterpreting, I realize, “he was doing that for this reason” and I feel empathetic with him and feel good again. Till the time action/behavior of other person is within my range of sensitivity/empathy I feel fine, but when it goes outside and I could not figure out why he is doing what he is doing then doubt starts coming. This doubt again becomes a cause of my pain.

Generally we want other person to Unconditionally Accept us or Love us in the way we want. It is like saying, “Love me in this way”. We apply many-many-many conditions on other person to satisfy our notions of Unconditional Acceptance and when they are satisfied we feel that we have been Unconditionally Accepted and thus feel good. It is actually not at all Unconditional Acceptance. It is just the satisfaction of my preferences by other person. When other person satisfies my preferences, likings, dislikings and many other criterias and understand me then I feel that I have been Unconditionally Accepted. So we like those who satisfy our criterias of likings and disliking and not like those who do not satisfy them. Here, we also make one scale, that a person who satisfies most of my criterias is more dear one to me and the person satisfies less criterias is less dear one. I am always in search of a person who can satisfy all the criterias.

When I see above all points then I realize that because of all these I am always deprived of Unconditional Acceptance and I keep searching for a new person who can Unconditionally Accept me. In this way I see that it is really difficult to get Unconditional Acceptance from other person and keep depending on other person for my Happiness. I want my Happiness independent of any other person, but I see that I expect something from others and when those expectations are not fulfilled I feel unhappy, so what is the solution for it?

Solution is, Knowledge!

In this particular context, I can ask myself, what is there in Unconditional Acceptance which I am liking?

It is the feeling of Trust within myself due to the alignment of other person’s actions as per my expectations, which makes me happy. It is the feeling of Trust which makes me happy.

When I have Trust for other person I feel happy when I do not, I feel unhappy. Generally we feel that it is other person’s responsibility to keep my Trust.

To Understand Unconditional Acceptance, Trust, Respect, Relationships, Expectations etc. we need Knowledge. To increase this knowledge we need to continuously witness ourselves and ask why I am doing what I am doing? What is my root expectation? What do I really want? Whether something will be able to give me happiness and continuity of it or not? With more and more exploration my knowledge about myself, my expectations keeps increasing and I find answers within myself.

Knowledge includes,

1. Knowledge of the Self.
2. Knowledge of Entire Existence.
3. Knowledge of Natural Human Conduct.

There is a lot of scope to further write in this post, which is left on to the readers to think upon.

What is the basis of our Confidence?

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We all want to feel confident. When we lack confidence then we feel low, when we have confidence then we feel good. The major thing here to see is, what is the basis of our Self-Confidence? We see that different people feel confident because of different things. Some feel confident because they have good English, some because they have high ranks in various exams, some because they have studies many books and thus are intellectuals, some because they have good looks, some because of good communications skills, some because of money, some because of power, some because of position, some because of their way of conduct, some because of their principles, some because many people know them, some may even because of their simple living! Any difference which make them unique can be the basis of their confidence.

The major thing to see here is whether my confidence is my own or due to others? Whether my confidence is due to I am “more” in something than others? Whether my confidence is Relative or Absolute?

Somebody is confident because he has a lot of money and somebody is confident because he has given up his entire money. Somebody is confident because of his humble way of conduct and somebody because of his rude way of conduct. Somebody is confident because he feel that he knows more than others. Somebody is confident because he is a good critique and is able to find out mistake in others so feels “more” than them. But the fact still remains, whether my basis of confidence is other person, anything outside or I myself!

I have seen that mostly the confidence which we have is Relative i.e. I have confidence because I am “more” in something than others or I have something unique in me than others or others look up at me that’s why I am confident. Generally we see ourselves through the eyes of others, so the things to which others give importance become basis of ensuring my confidence. When other people around me look up at me or think good about me or think about me the way I want or the way I see myself then I feel good, I feel respected, I feel confident. When others around me do not see me the way I see myself or see me “less” or do not think good about me then I feel disrespected, I feel lack of confidence within myself. A slight appreciation by somebody makes me happy and slight ignorance, unhappy. Specially when the other person is the one with whom I have spend a long time or have considered him a responsible or sensible person or give importance to that person, if he sees me wrong, then it hurts me terribly, it shakes my confidence terribly, if he sees me right then I feel good, my level of confidence boosts up.

Many times it also happens that we secure our confidence by degrading others down in our eyes. We start looking down at others for one or another reasons and feel ourselves up and feel that our confidence is absolute, but it is also Relative, since I am up because other person is down in my eyes! We become a critique and are able to find out mistakes in each and every person. Finding out mistakes in others pushes them down in my eyes and thus I feel myself up, but the evaluation is still relative. As soon as any of them whom I look down start coming up my confidence shakes.

Relative Evaluation is the cause of Relative Self-Confidence!

Such kind of relative confidence always has insecurities involved. I am always insecure about my confidence, I am always afraid of others that if they come “Up”, I will go “Down”. Here the rat race starts, to secure my confidence I am always trying to be ahead or up of the other person. This thing leads to competitions, jealousy, envy, hatred, oppression, corruption, struggle, opposition, fights, wars and world wars! It is a chain.

So the question which comes is, what is the root cause of what all it is happening?

This desire to live with Confidence in Self is inherent in a human being. We want to live with Confidence all the time. We want to live with Confidence in all the aspects of our living. There is never a time when we desire for lack of it. We want Certainty, Consistency and Continuity of Confidence within ourselves. Due to the lack of some absolute basis we recognize it Relatively and thus the basis of my confidence becomes other person. I feel good about myself when other person has a good opinion about me.

Due to this Relative recognition of Confidence within ourselves this Relative Evaluation happens. I recognize my importance by seeing my importance to the other person. If I feel that I am not important to other person then I feel low, my confidence goes down.

There is one more thing to notice here. Generally the thing to which we give importance, by getting that thing we feel confident, that thing becomes basis of our self-confidence. Generally 5 things are basis of confidence in people,
1. Roop (Looks, Beauty)
2. Dhan (Money)
3. Pad (Position)
4. Bal (Power)
5. Buddhi (Intellect)

Whenever I make basis of my confidence any such thing which can be separated from me, which has this factor of relativity of “more” or “less” then my confidence is always relative. There are always insecurities involved in my confidence and to ensure its certainty, consistency and continuity I indulge into various problematic things which don’t me happy as well as others happy.

So what will be the absolute basis of Confidence to have absolute Self-Confidence which has Certainty, Consistency and Continuity?

Knowledge! and the basis of evaluation of things as myself and not other person, any book, any instrument, or anything. By knowledge I mean, understanding of harmony at the level of

1. Self
2. Family
3. Society
4. Nature
5. Existence

Limitation of Logic and Imagination!

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Generally with our training or conditioning in education and environment we over evaluate Logic and Imagination. We start feeling that what we could not understand on the basis of Logic is not True or what we could understand on the basis of our logic is only True.

A few examples to show limitation of Logic. I can not prove that I want to live with Happiness, logically. I can not prove that I want Trust of others around me with the help of logic. I can not prove that I want to live with Knowledge with the help of Logic. I can not prove that I exist with the help of logic. Once I have observed these things within myself I can draw others attention towards it with the help of logic, but other person “understands” what I am saying only when he observes within himself the reality to which I am trying to draw his attention and he realizes it. Like, if I have understood that in relationships I want Trust of other person then I can draw other person’s attention towards this fact with the help of some observations and logical arguments on the basis of those observations. I can not make him understand. He can understand only when he observes/sees/realizes same reality within himself with the help of the observations and logical propositions I gave him or he found by himself.

Feeling can not be understood with Logic. Logic on the basis of some observations can just draw our attention towards it. Feeling can only be experienced/realized. Once it is experienced/realized by somebody he can draw others attention towards it with the help of Logic, but other person will understand only when he also experiences/realizes the same.

Here I must mention that the observation which I making, that I want Trust of others around me, this observation is independent of senses. I am taking observation in a broader manner to include even those observations which senses can not observe.

Our all logic and imaginations are based on our existing knowledge, assumptions, experiences and memories. A Logic is always based on some assumption. I can not logically derive about something I do not know. With logic, I can just relate things I already know and come up with new relationships among them on the basis of some already known relationships. Similarly I can not imagine something which I do not know or I can not imagine something, sub parts of which I do not know. Let me take an example of what I am trying to say,

With Logic I can say if ‘A’ is True then ‘B’ is also True, but the fact remains that ‘A’ and ‘B’ should be known to me. If ‘B’ is not known to me then I can not make any statement about ‘B’. I just know that A is True.

Similarly, in case of imagination, if I know A and B then I can imagine A, B or something which is made up with the mixture of A and B but I can not imagine something which has something which I do not know. Like I can imagine a man with horns, but both a ‘man’ and ‘horns’ should be known to me. I create images in mind which has constituents which I already know. I can not constitute something to an image in my imagination which I do not know. So it implies that my imagination is also dependent on my existing knowledge, assumptions, experiences and memories.

Now the issue comes, if all my analysis, logic and imaginations are dependent on my past knowledge, assumptions, experiences and memories then how can I learn new things? How does my knowledge grow? And I see that I know more than what I knew before!

I see that I am not able to see more than what I know, but I still see that I am able to see more than what I could see in past, so how it is happening?

It happens many times with us that something clicks to us suddenly which we did not know previously and we also come to know that this is how it is!! That is what is called resolution. Resolution happens in present. A particular resolution can not be achieved without its base completely solidified. Resolution is more about paying attention to a particular thing rather than data mining of past. If we pay attention to a particular thing and we have a strong base to understand that particular thing then we can understand it otherwise we make a logical prediction on the basis of some observations in past for the existence of reality, but we can not authoritatively say it, because we have not seen/experienced/realized the reality yet. Reality can not be experienced/realized on the basis of past experiences, but past knowledge, assumptions, experiences and memories just provide the base for further realities to be seen.

Logic and Imagination thus give us opportunity to predict the existence of reality on the basis of past knowledge, assumptions, experiences and memories. This prediction induces inquisitiveness within us to know/realize/experience it. The prediction which we have about the reality is not baseless. It is an image in our mind about the reality but is not exactly the reality. With more and more attention, inquisitiveness and research, the image which we have in our mind about the reality keep improving, it keeps coming more and more closer to the reality, when it comes quite closer then we have the full opportunity to experience/realize the reality. When we experience/realize/see the reality, which happens in present, then we understand the exact reality, before that there is something lacking in the image which we draw to depict the reality. But yes the image which have in our mind is always the base for inquisitiveness and further research and helps us  in understanding/experiencing/realizing/seeing the reality.

Observation/Realization/To Experience/To See etc. are not the properties of Logic and Imagination. Logic and Imagination provide base for them.

Without Logic and Imagination Resolution is not possible. Logic and Imagination are necessary to understand the reality but are NOT sufficient. Reality can only be experienced. Logic and Imagination helps us in predicting it and give us inquisitiveness to experience it.

There is a difference between Sight and Vision. Sight is something I born with. Vision is my ability to see the reality. My vision is dependent on my existing knowledge.

And this is where the difference in perceptions come. I can see only in the limit of what I know, so limit of my vision is dependent on my knowledge and my vision become my world view. I see world on the basis of what I know.