Table of Contents for Root Meanings

General notes:

  • 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.
  • Many excellent and useful definitions are not yet included. If you would like to make a suggestion, you may do so here.

Revision: 16 Aug 2023


  • A description of events.
  • An assemblage of meaningful elements that together form a more or less coherent understanding of a situation or experience.
  • An interpretation of events or experiences.
  • To the extent that a story is believed, it forms the frame of one’s existence. There is a tendency to accept as real or valid ideas and experiences that fit the story, and there is a tendency to reject as unreal or invalid whatever does not conform to the story.
  • Stories can be limiting, and they can also be liberating.
  • A limiting story reinforces the framework of belief systems and discourages exploring outside the story.
  • A liberating story supports one in popping out of the framework of their beliefs.
  • The world is a story.
  • Reality is not a story. Reality cannot be contained or conveyed by any story. Reality is beyond all stories.
  • The Truth is not a story. The Truth cannot be contained or conveyed by any story. The Truth is beyond all stories.
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