Reality is an Illusion

Written by : The Bashful Country Boy

Many of the ancients teach that reality is only a dream and we are only
seeing and experiencing what we want to think as reality. In fact the
Australian Aborigines believe life is only a dreaming, life is their
dream time.

Their belief is that before one can actually experience doing something, it
must be dreamed, not always in a sleep dream,. but as a vision if you
would. They believe to journey to Sydney, it must be dreamed first. In a
sense this means the thought of going makes the action materialize.
Hence thoughts create reality, who can argue with that?

Many times two people sitting next to each other will see a different
reality. Two people sitting together at a sporting event who are
cheering for opposite teams will no doubt see things quite differently.
People with different religious views definitely tend see the same event
quite differently.

People according to their beliefs will no doubt view tragedy in various ways
and as a result will react according to how they view it either as  a
positive event offering a chance to grow and learn,  or as a negative
event whereby they suffer many consequences of believing quite the

Most people think of humans as a body that has a soul, but quite the
opposite is true, we are actually souls that are occupying a body. When
looking at life from this perspective, we can realize the aborigines are
correct in their thinking. As a soul occupying a body, instead of a
body that has a soul, we begin to realize we are just observers in this
human existence, we are actors on the stage of life, and what we “dream”
we believe and by thus dreaming it , we create it.

We are creating our reality every minute of every day, day after day. So
by creating our own reality on a continuous basis , everything we
perceive and think creates the next minute of our lives, and how we
perceive each moment will make our life different than the person
sitting next to us.

As our perception  and understanding of past events change, so it changes
our reality and perception of  life. We are directing our life and
future. As we look down upon our life we see the changes as they come
about and when we observe something we would like to alter , it is
relatively easy to do. It may not happen overnight, but it will happen.

Change your thoughts, change your life.

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 Gary has been a writer/ photographer for over 20 years, specializing in nature,landscapes and studying native cultures.Besides visiting most of the United States, he has traveled to such places as Egypt,the Canary Islands,much of the Caribbean. He has studied  the Mayan Cultures in Central America, and the Australian Aboriginal way of life.Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in many different parts of the world!

He has published several books about the various cultures he has observed.

For more information and a link to his hard cover and Ebooks,and contact information: please check his

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  1. There are several things wrong with your “reality is an illusion” hypothesis. What if two people sit beside each other and one imagines going to Sydney, and the other person has never heard of Sydney, and the person who imagines going to Sydney says “hey put this blind fold on we are going somewhere”, and they go to Sydney? This means that the second man who has never heard or dreamed of Sydney, ends up there anyway. Two people watching the same game might be viewing the game differently, but the same is still going on, it’s not an illusion because you can verify it with everybody that it’s going on. Reality is objective and exists, just because we all look at it differently doesn’t mean the matter we are looking at isn’t real. It’s very real.


  2. Your example of Sydney is entirely different. That would involve teleporting or some other method of travel. It wouldn’t be in the second man’s reality. He would have to want to go before he actually went, it has to do with free will.
    When we are watching any event transpire, we each percieve it differently according to our own perspective and the event will have a different meaning to each observer.
    Our lives are only a “dreaming” as the Aborigines would say, we each percieve life differently and we all create our own reality , according to our beliefs and life path.


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