Introduction to Beliefs

The entire human race has struggled for thousands of years to articulate beliefs — what they are, and how they work — without running into active beliefs.

Beliefs are impossible to communicate about without activating them. The entire human race has struggled for thousands of years to articulate beliefs — what they are, and how they work — without running into active beliefs. It’s impossible of course because beliefs control our feelings, thoughts, and actions. If we tried to turn off our beliefs we would be unconscious. It would be like putting a plane into autopilot mode never to discover that it’s always been in autopilot mode.

Imagine a robot examining its programming. Wouldn’t it need written instructions in order to do so? In that vein, we can examine our beliefs but we’re limited by beliefs. We experience the world through our five senses, but interpreting our experience is limited by our beliefs; beliefs create the lens we perceive through, and the mirror that reflects our perceptions.

Up until now, there’s never been an airtight, axiomatic, rational statement that articulates how beliefs work. By axiomatic, I mean it is not subject to belief-created constructs such as Philosophy, Theology and any other mode of thinking/articulating — ‘modalities’ — the human experience. All modalities are belief-created; they’re useful to a point.

I employed various modalities to research, to analyze, to rationally figure how beliefs work without self-referencing my dispositional beliefs and thereby nullifying my efforts.

I turned to Math out of desperation. It was key in creating a rational articulation, allowing me to create a framework of understanding. It took another 6 weeks to refine and prove it. Right then, the fascinating adventures began and I’m never getting off of it. Believe it, study it, apply it to any and every single aspect of your life.

^ ^ ^ This was the proverbial “Aha!” moment, but it’s not a one time experience. It’s a daily seeing through of the belief-created illusions perpetuated by various transactional modalities. Transactions aren’t the problem as much as how all modalities transact using theirselves as currency. Religion is its own currency as is Philosophy. All of these are created by beliefs, but religion is corrupted through and through.

Every day I gain more perspective that shines a brighter, deeper light on how profoundly corrupt the world’s primary religions are. All it took was to apply the axiom to discover the innate power of belief. The concept of God is useful, but it too, has been transacted upon which creates the hyper-illusions that are and in themselves the evidence of how beliefs work, but not the belief itself.

All humans are born with beliefs that predate a human’s existence by a minimum of 60 years. Your beliefs are hardwired into your DNA, developing as you physically develop. Every single waking moment of your life has been the manifestation of hundreds of years old beliefs passed down generationally and hardwired into your DNA. It doesn’t feel like you can change, but you absolutely can.

Beliefs are agnostic, meaning they are every bit indifferent to you as you are to them. Beliefs are direct reflection in and of themselves.

Beliefs are learned, employing the vocabulary that reinforced it into your DNA. Every time you

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speak you are casting spells for better or worse.
Every single one of us manifests what we believe. The beliefs manifest into a preordained

classification system that created by our beliefs (lens and mirrors).
All modalities that describe beliefs and the role they play in human perception and subsequent

modalities are captured and embedded in the modality used to describe them. That’s to say that modalities describing beliefs are nothing more than beliefs about beliefs. Until you know how your beliefs co-create your reality, everything you believe about yourself is cloaked in language, culture, environment which in turned means the beliefs you hold about anything external to your body is also in cloaked in various modalities employed to describe your environment. Your eyes and intuition do not deceive you; your epigenetic beliefs do that automatically.

Thus, understanding how beliefs work is disruptive and disorienting to one’s preferred modalities because those modalities were created by beliefs, and thus self-reinforce, creating the perception that one’s preferred modalities are exemplary, exceptional. You are the shizzle.

It’s this very self-reinforcing, self-evident nature that convinces one to never examine their beliefs. Knowing how one’s beliefs work unlocks the ability to perceive the visible as a reflection of beliefs. The truth will set you free, but first it will upset and disturb you. Only then are you free to rip the fabric of space-time to scrimmage against your destiny. I’m happy for having done so, and I’m convinced you will be, too, once you move on from being pissed off at me, God, and your parents. You’ll love your grandparents, though.

Applying the axiom will challenge you in every way possible. The world as you know it will revert to its natural state and you will not recognize it. Your answers are in your DNA, and you’ve got several lifetimes of instructions stored in them. The final veil is already lifted. We’re just beginning to understand how widespread the deceit is and has existed for thousands of years. This is a natural conclusion, and it’s just the very beginning.

If this sounds like the end of the world, it is. When you stop believing the wrong things about yourself, you see yourself as you actually are, and not the illusions you bought..

Religion in general and Christianity are beliefs about beliefs. Both have never bothered to take a second look at how beliefs work. Christianity assumes, as scientists do, that beliefs are present in believers in and of it only. It’s a bona fide meritocracy where obedience is a virtue, and critical thinking is blasphemy.

Philosophy, is based on rationality but marginalizes beliefs as something other than rational, which is ironic because a rational person can choose to not to believe in whatever. Knowing how beliefs work can extend and refine rational explanations. With the caveats addressed, here’s how beliefs function in every human.

WHAT IS A BELIEF?

Definition of belief:
• the feeling that someone or something exists, is true, etc., especially without proof.
• something that someone accepts to be true, in existence, etc.
• the feelings that something is good, valuable, etc.
• the feelings of trust in someone and their qualities, abilities, etc.

A belief is a feeling then, an intuitive awareness of something unseen, not visible, not physically present.

Whenever the topic of beliefs comes up, it’s always about feelings, feelings that self-reinforce thousands of times per day. Concurrently, those feelings create self-reinforcing thoughts thousands of times per day, which creates self-reinforcing actions thousands of times per day.

Feelings, thoughts, and actions are indistinguishable from each other. Separating them can be helpful, but practically speaking we make split second decisions based on feelings and act upon them. It’s automatic. There’s never been a single moment in your life that you were not thinking and acting on your feelings regardless if you were believing, misbelieving, or disbelieving.
Mis- and dis-beliefs work the same way as beliefs.

Misbeliefs are always about you believing the wrong or incorrect things about self. These are internal sources, primarily dispositional, epigenetic beliefs that predate each person’s birth by hundreds of years. This substantiated and discussed in the Epigenetic section below.

Disbeliefs are always about you believing the wrong or incorrect things about others. These are externally sourced data, information, facts.

Understanding how your beliefs work is to dig into the roots. When you read or hear the words ‘mental health’ you should think ‘misbeliefs’. Everybody’s so-called mental health issue is a belief issue where one continues to believe the wrong things about one’s self. It’s not mental, it’s a bad feeling about one’s self which leads to bad thoughts, which leads to actions that hurt self and others, or others and self.

Self=Others, Others=Self.
Religion isn’t the problem. The problem is that people believe, full stop. People believe because that’s all we do, all we have ever done, all we will ever do. It’s who we are. It’s what differentiates us from every other organism.
The cure for misbelief is to treat others as you would have them treat you. The problem is nobody believes this even though it’s a primary feature in most of the world’s religions:

Ten major religions proclaim that it’s how you treat people that makes life worth living.

Could it be that religion is not about God, but rather about how to be human?

I’m a stickler for definitions because they are irrevocably connected to beliefs in that they influence thought patterns. Dictionaries are the Bible of Meanings, and therein lies the rub. Different dictionaries have slightly different definitions, and like the Bible, it changes over time.

The online Merriam-Webster dictionary defines religion as “a personal set or institutionalized system of religious attitudes, beliefs, and practices.” Religious? See what happened there? That word invoked your belief that something exists and/or is true.

Merriam-Webster’s Third International Dictionary — that 4-inch thick printed dictionary you used to see in libraries across the world — defines religion as: “the personal commitment to an serving of God or a God with worshipful devotion, conduct in accord with divine commands esp. as found in accepted sacred writings or declared by authoritative teachers, a way of life recognized as incumbent on true believers, and typically the relating of oneself to an organized body of believers.”

Oops, it happened again. The definition implies that you believe God or a God exists.

The Antidote EN app that I often use defines religion as: “a set of beliefs that relate to the supernatural world, especially when formalized as a social institution that includes ethics, morality and ceremonies.” This worked for me until the last word. What do ceremonies have to do with religion, especially in the content of treating others as you would have them treat you?

There’s a disconnect between the definitions of the words religion and belief. Misbeliefs are internally sourced. Disbeliefs are externally sourced. Thus I define religion as “an externally sourced set of beliefs.”

When you hear the word ‘misinformation’ you should think ‘disbelief’ Did you believe what you saw? Did you believe what you read on Twitter? Did you believe that Ezekiel Chapter 1 in the Bible was describing actual angels? Or were you like me and believed that it was a description of a UFO?

The cure for disbelief is to separate the truths from the deceptions. All lies/deceptions contain a kernel of truth in order to induce belief. And those deceptions are always fear-based, thus the feelings associated with disbelief tends to be anger.

The stronger the fear, the stronger the emotional response, the more violent the thoughts and actions are.

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Objective analysis of claims and incongruities against the rational axiom of how beliefs work. https://howbeliefswork.com/