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.
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Revision: 22 Mar 2024


  • Belief in being a victim.
  • Identification with the role of victim.
  • The absence of creatorship.
  • The state of being disempowered.
  • To heal oneself and the world, it is essential to step out of victimhood.
  • The small self is small in the measure that it is attached to victimhood.
  • Victimhood creates experiences of disempowerment and victimization.
  • Victimhood is impossible in total Source-realization.
  • Victimhood is the antithesis of creatorship.
  • YOU cannot be a victim.


  • “One who believes they are a victim continues to experience victimhood and victimization.”
  • “One who is in victimhood sees victims and perpetrators everywhere.”
  • “To be in victimhood is to be in hell.”
  • “Who you really are is never a victim. YOU cannot be a victim.”
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