Frames of reference:
Our frames of reference are individual bricks ie are specific prejudices we have in and about distinct areas of life: class, color, race, money, sex, nationality, religion etc.
If we're authentic ie if we tell the truth about it, you and I each have many, many such prejudices. Really we do. No kidding (listen: if you say you have no prejudices, you're either naïve or you're lying)!
Our worldview is the entire wall of bricks. It's our overall view of life and living, and of the world, comprising the totality of all of our frame of reference bricks ie it's the sum of (and therefore it's the restricted vision afforded through) all of our prejudices.
Uncovering each prejudice one at a
One path to freedom is to uncover each of our prejudices individually, inquiring into each of them, examining each of them, understanding each of them (be careful: "understanding" is almost never a useful word to use in a conversation for transformation, but it'll do here), and then choosing to discard them, or not;
Going directly to
of the matter of
Another path to freedom (not a better path - just another path) which goes directly to the heart of the matter of what it is to be a human being, and in the process does an end run (if you will) around uncovering each and every prejudice separately and individually, is to simply grok (as Robert Heinlein may have said) that you and I filter everything through our prejudices, individually distinguished or not, individually realized or not, thus cementing our worldview.
Realizing anything and everything we assume / opine / interpret to be factual / certain / true (not to mention right) about life and living, and about the world, may only seem that way because of a prejudice ie because of a component frame of reference brick in our cemented worldview wall, needs no further examining. Why? Because it's just this way for us human beings. That's enormously liberating. When you fully get that, you kind of stop taking yourself so seriously, you know?
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