Table of Contents for Root Meanings

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  • Root Meanings is a work in progress that will continue to emerge and evolve until the Mind of minds is absolutely clear. The definitions below are subject to evolution.
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Revision: 14 May 2022


  • The illusory state in which the Infinite is absent.
  • The illusory state in which all phenomena are understood in terms of finite quantities.
  • Finite quantities are abstractions as nothing can exist independently.
  • The apparent reality of finite manifestation contrasts with the real creation, which is infinite.
  • Confused consciousness perceives finitude and excludes evidence of the Infinite.
  • Finitude is a consequence of the belief in separation.
  • Finitude depends on the concept of separation.
  • Finitude is impossible in Truth.
  • Finitude is unreality.
  • The appearance of finitude is an illusion.
  • The experience of finitude is a sign of extreme confusion.
  • The experience of finitude is a sign of delusion.
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