Article by Ken Dyers
INCREASE YOUR PERCEPTION
Perceiving and knowing
When you perceive something, you perceive it in
present time, that is right now.
When you direct your perception to a particular
individual, you direct it to a particular area.
Perceiving the body
The first thing I perceive is your body. But “you”
are not your body, it won’t tell me a lot about
you. So, I can use my perception to see beyond
Perceiving the energy field
I can look at your energy field. That will dictate
what your potential is. Because if you have
a ceiling of energy, beyond which you can’t
experience anything, that tells me how far you
can go before you fold. For example, if in your
energy field, you have the potential for stuck
anger, that will eventually go solid on you and
you can’t handle the subtle things. So I look at
your energy field and it tells me a lot about you.
The body however is cellular. It is made up of
cells. Cells of the brain, cells of the skin, the
internal organs – everything – including the
nervous system. My main focus is the cells of
the nervous system. As the cells are activated,
it effects your thinking; it effects your emotions;
it affects your energies. Sometimes you wake
up and you’re willing to slay a few dragons, and
then all of a sudden you haven’t got the energy to
frighten a mouse. This is just cellular reaction.
Perceiving the mind
You can also perceive their mind, which is made up of “pictures”. The energy will dictate what
pictures they have in their mind. When you can
look at somebody and perceive their energy, you
know the pictures they have in their mind.
Perceive and know for yourself
People like to perceive and know for themselves.
Everyone makes the mistake of wanting to tell
everybody who someone else is, or what he or
she is doing. However, people really want to
look and know for themselves. They like to
experience something and understand it. When
you can really experience someone’s pictures,
and get into agreement with the person, it gets
Using perception in life - people are fascinating
When you apply perception to life and the
people in it, suddenly they get fascinating. How
could you possibly be introverted? How could
you be worried about your own life? How could
you be concerned about who you are? How
could you ever be concerned about impressing
people if your attention was on understanding
people? Why, you might find it was the most
enthralling subject you had ever struck in your
life. It’s endless – just trying to understand
Everything changes - keep up with it
I may understand you today, but if something
happens to you, when I see you again, you are
going to be different. So if I assume you are the
same as when I first saw you I could be wrong.
Creative change is cause over life
People keep changing – that’s part of living.
When you are cause over your life and you are
changing for the better, then you can reach happiness. Because you are doing something
creative about life.
Effect of life
But if you are stuck in being just an effect of the
external world all the time – it gets very boring.
You are the effect of other people and situations.
You are disempowered. You don’t know who
you are. You are who people tell you you are.
People tell you what’s happening around you,
instead of you looking for yourself. People say
“read the newspapers, that will tell you what’s
History is seldom told truthfully. It is
changed to suit the person that promoted the
history. And when you read the newspaper,
they’re discussing something that’s happened. That’s history.
Play a good game - someone will join you
Have you ever noticed if you start to play a good
game, someone likes to take it from you, they
like to destroy it? But somebody else wants to
Life is like that. Unless we increase our
consciousness and awareness, our perception
and knowingness, we’re going to fall a victim to
all sorts of things.
Trying to “make yourself happy”
We go around trying to make ourselves happy.
You’ll never get happy that way. The only way
you are going to get happy is to make someone
else happy and then you can experience his or
To make someone happy, you have to see
something in them that they like. It’s no good
only looking at them critically and seeing what
their liabilities are. That’s not going to make
You see a man and see his potential for
nobility and for decency. That makes him say,
“Oh yeah. I’m not such a bad fellow. This bloke’s
no fool and he can see that in me”.
You see a lady and you see her quality as a
human being, her capacity for being a friend.
The secret in all relationships is to be friends.
Making someone else happy, will force you
to look at the qualities of other people not
their liabilities. If you want to just look at the
liabilities of other people you won’t be happy
about that at all. Look at their qualities, and they’ll look at your qualities. That’s a fact of life,
but it’s different to what we are taught.
That’s different to hate, revenge, justification
or doing something hurtful to some one else.
The attempt to stop people becoming self-motivated
Some areas of society try to stop people from
being self-motivated. They don’t want you to
be independent about yourself, but want you to be in their control. To do this they get you to
believe this or believe that, but you must look
and decide for yourself.
If I validate something in you that you’ve
always known but you’ve never validated, then
I’m doing a good job. I’m happy with what I’m
doing. That is creative.
Excerpts from The Ken Dyers Freedom Lecture Series,
Canberra, 22nd April 2006