Matrix and creation
by Jon Rappoport
July 18, 2015
If you wanted a very general, very quick definition of the Matrix, it would be: “things as they are.”
Leaving the Matrix involves: inventing things that aren’t.
This is why, in my collection, Exit From The Matrix, I include a series of powerful imagination exercises.
Imagination is intimately wrapped up inventing things that aren’t. It all starts with imagination.
Every artist, whether he knows it or not, whether he admits it or not, is operating from imagination. He isn’t operating from “reality.”
Reality is the cover story in this universe.
It dampens individual invention.
The universe says, “Here is everything. Your only job is figuring out how it works.”
If you buy that sales pitch, you’re in the labyrinth. You’re in deep. You’re in the dark without a flashlight.
Whereas, you have a titanic potential to invent.
You have an unlimited capacity to imagine.
You can go beyond things as they are.
You can go so far beyond them you begin to flex new muscles, new energy, new life.
Then consciousness really means something.
If you read everything I’ve just written so far in this article to a million people, only a very small number would understand what you were talking about.
Why is that?
Because they are utterly bogged down in “things as they are.”
They are up to their ears in “things as they are.” They’re adjusting to those things. That’s their life’s work.
This is the very odd situation we find ourselves in on this planet.
After a while, it doesn’t seem so odd, because it is the status quo. You become used to it, in the same way you could get used to seeing thousands and thousands of purple and pink six-legged miniature elephants on the street, if you saw enough of them often enough, from the moment you were born.
And if no one pointed out that these creatures were unusual.
Well, billions of people failing to recognize their own creative power is actually far more unusual.
Getting out of the Matrix isn’t like your standard prison escape. It isn’t a matter of digging a tunnel or melting bars. It’s matter of waking up a capacity that is inherent and primary: imagination.
And then using it.
We live in one reality among a potential infinity of realities, and every individual has the capacity to invent that infinity.
That’s the stark truth of it all.
Attempting to detour around the truth or ignore it or bury it and then proceeding to look for an exit misses the whole point.
The author of three explosive collections, THE MATRIX REVEALED, EXIT FROM THE MATRIX, and POWER OUTSIDE THE MATRIX, Jon was a candidate for a US Congressional seat in the 29th District of California. He maintains a consulting practice for private clients, the purpose of which is the expansion of personal creative power. Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, he has worked as an investigative reporter for 30 years, writing articles on politics, medicine, and health for CBS Healthwatch, LA Weekly, Spin Magazine, Stern, and other newspapers and magazines in the US and Europe. Jon has delivered lectures and seminars on global politics, health, logic, and creative power to audiences around the world. You can sign up for his free NoMoreFakeNews emails here or his free OutsideTheRealityMachine emails here.