Everyone Is You Pushed Out – Explained
I remember when I first began studying and testing the Law, I wanted to test the concept of Everyone Is You Pushed Out.
Since reading about this astonishing philosophy, I decided that for one day I would get everyone I came into contact and spoke with to say something that I was thinking out loud.
For example, if I was talking with someone and thinking of a certain song, that person would bring that song up in conversation. Or I’d think up a random word or object and they would mention that exact thing I was thinking of.
Sure enough, by the end of the day I had to practically hold my jaw in place to keep it from dropping to the floor in shock because my fun little assumption had worked.
Everyone I spoke with that day brought up the thing I was thinking about. Every. Single. Time.
If there’s one topic that I get asked the most about it’s the concept that Everyone Is You Pushed Out.
One of the most radical–and controversial–of Neville Goddard’s concepts, Everyone Is You Pushed Out simply means that every person you interact with is actually an aspect of yourself. More specifically, everyone you know is acting out a role you’ve assigned them based on your assumptions and beliefs.
So for example, if you have a belief that all men are jerks, well, you’re going to experience men being jerks to you. If you believe that other people think you’re awkward and weird, you’ll experience people treating you like you’re a weirdo. If you assume your co-worker is stealing your lunch from the fridge everyday, well…you get the point.
In the simplest terms–people behave, act, feel, and think whatever you assume them to behave, act, feel, and think. Everyone is going to show up in your reality exactly how you think they are going to show up.
This is a lot to wrap your head around, I know. But when you think about it–no really, think about it!–you can begin to put the pieces together and see how people have always behaved the way you expected, or assumed them to behave.
You’ll begin to see how people and events took shape to match your thoughts and inner conversations.
Have you ever had a thought about someone, and then sure enough that person did that exact thing that you thought about? Sure you have. This has happened to everyone because this is exactly how the Law works.
I had a hard time accepting this truth in the beginning. It’s difficult to accept because the illusion of separation and free will is convincing, indeed. But an objective reality doesn’t exist. Nothing is separate or “outside” of you.
There is only one consciousness in your world, and that is you. Everyone and everything you perceive in your reality is all your consciousness reflected back at you, and that includes the people you interact with on a daily basis. I have had too many experiences and have seen too much evidence to deny this truth.
The biggest controversy surrounding the topic of Everyone Is You Pushed Out is that of manipulation or free will. We were taught to believe that everyone has free will, or the freedom and ability to do as he or she pleases. We are taught not to impede on other’s free will, that we are not to manipulate or control people.
But the truth is that there is only one consciousness, one Awareness, that split off and resides in each of us. And in your reality, that Awareness or operating power is you.
So if there is only one consciousness (you) in your reality then there is no such thing as manipulating or controlling others. There is no one outside of you or “out there”.
You are manipulating and controlling you self, through your assumptions and beliefs. Those beliefs will then be expressed in your 3D world through interactions and experiences with others.
Think of it like a grand drama or a play. Everyone in your world is an actor, and they will faithfully play out the script you’ve written for them.
Now, that’s not to say the people in your world aren’t real, or that they’re a hologram or a puppet or anything like that. This is a false claim that gets thrown around a bit in the manifestation community at times, but the truth is that other people are just as real as you and me. We are all conscious beings from all walks of life. But if other people are as real as we are, how are we able to change them without manipulating them?
20th-century author and philosopher Neville Goddard taught that creation is finished. All things already exist, right here and right now. There are infinite realities that contain every version of the past, present, and future.
Every possible outcome, every possible scenario, every possible turn of events already exists in one of the infinite realities that exist, right now. This also includes every possible version of every person you could possibly meet.
Out of all these infinite possibilities that exist, you experience the reality that you imagine or focus most of your attention on. You are constantly picking, selecting, and shifting between realities all the time. And it is your beliefs and assumptions that determine the reality you move into and experience, or the “state” that you dwell in.
Still with me? Good.
Now, if every possible version of a person already exists in one of these infinite realities, and the reality you experience is based on your beliefs and assumptions, then you will experience the version of that person that lines up with those beliefs.
Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you: do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
This is also why everything you think and assume of someone else should come from a place of loving kindness. You cannot force change upon someone, you can only go within and change your assumption of that person. It comes from within, not from without. To assume from a place of malice or contempt is only going to create that experience for yourself.
This is exactly what the Golden Rule truly meant. Assume how you want to be treated and that is the experience you will have.
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I bring up assumptions a lot because at the core of these lessons, it’s one of the most fundamental things to grasp. Neville always taught that assumptions harden into fact.
That means, quite literally, that what you assume to be true will be true for you in your world. This goes for everything in your world, including people.
So how do you change a person in your world? Change your assumption. How do you change your assumption? Create a new story about them.
If a person is unkind to you, imagine them being kind. Bring a scene into your mind’s eye of the two of you having a pleasant conversation. Hear that person tell you, in their own voice, how wonderful you are.
Persist in that new story, despite what your senses might be telling you is true. Because again, your consciousness creates your reality, and it starts first in what you assume is fact.
You’ll find that if you are able to stick to your new story and not falter that the person who was once unkind now treats you with the utmost kindness and respect.
I have experienced this truth firsthand thousands of times.
Some of you may resonate with these truths, but at a deep level you may not truly believe that you are the God of your reality. I know this was certainly my case for a very long time. I would constantly get caught in the vicious cycles of my own mind and reap the horrible rewards.
It took a LOT of inner work and careful observation of the thoughts and assumptions I carried before I began to see the corresponding factors.
I assure you, if you take the time to go within, you will find that you can connect the dots between that which you experience and that which you think, feel and assume to be true. It is all formed and expressed through your own consciousness.
It was your own doing all along.
The whole vast world is no more than man’s imagining pushed out. I must qualify that by saying that the world outside of man is dead, but Man is a living soul, and it responds to man, yet man is sound asleep and does not know it. The lord God placed man in a profound sleep, and as he sleeps the world responds as in a dream, for Man does not know he is asleep, and then he moves from a state of sleep where he is only a living soul to an awakened state where he is a life-giving Spirit. And now he can himself create, for everything is responding to an activity in man which is Imagination. “The eternal body of man is imagination; that is God himself.” (Blake)
If you want to see a change in someone, it must first be changed within you, as everyone is only reflecting your beliefs and assumptions to you.
Take a look at your thoughts throughout the day and then take a look at your interactions with others. Once you start to see the correlation between your inner beliefs and your outer experience, your faith will no longer falter.
Once you come to know Who You Truly Are you will no longer point fingers and blame others. You will begin to see yourself as the God/Goddess that you truly are.
But first you have to understand and claim your power. Nothing that appeared in your world did so without your permission.
If you change your story, you change your world.
Always remember that any assumption, though false, if persisted in will harden into fact.
With this understanding, assume that everyone adores you. Assume that everyone treats you with the utmost respect. Assume that everyone in your world is honest, trustworthy, loving and kind.
Assume the entire world and everyone in it is at your loving command, because you are God and you say it is so.
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