November 20, 2004

Our existence is relative. We are only in relation to some-
thing. Nothing has any meaning or significance per se, unless
it is in relation to something. The world outside of us just is.
We give it the meaning and the purpose, and it has the signif-
icance and relevance we define and understand it to have.
Because our existence is evolving in the now time, this also
means that we create the world again and again over time.
Our perceptions and understanding change and, therefore,
the surroundings and the world have different meaning and
relevance for us at different moments.

Relativeness enables us to experience and learn more about
ourselves. It gives us the opportunity to compare and value
things. We give the world the meaning and, therefore, it also
reflects our perception and understanding. We live and expe-
rience life in relation to our own consciousness; it provides us
the measurement and the yardstick. To simplify this concept,
we would say we are the world and the world is us. Nothing
happens outside of ourselves—everything in the world has to
do with us. Our existence is based purely on gaining under-
standing and realization about ourself. Self-realization is only
possible when we put things into a relationship, and we can-
not realize ourself if there is nothing to compare to or distin-
guish from. Our individualism and separation ceases the
moment we do not need the concept of relativeness anymore.
Until then, everything is relative—and subjective.

This is the original text, and an edited version can be found in the Fragments of Reality -book.