Is thought the only tool that we have to deal with the challenges of modern lie?
Thought being the past, the old thing.
Thought is insufficient to tackle today’s problems.
Is there another instrument that does not rely on the past experiences?
You won’t be able to discover awareness here on the forum.
If thought is active, start with self awareness, awareness of thought, feeling. From that discover awareness which is without conflict. Once awareness is discovered, it can be aware both of inner thought and feeling and outer. It is undivided and not thought. But this description may not help if thought is active. If thought is active, start with self awareness, awareness of thought.
Start with self awareness, awareness of your thoughts and feelings
Thought speaks of self knowledge.
" Know your-self you know God".
What is the instrument that is aware?
Thought is movement. Thought can be part of unitary movement. In it thinker is thought, there is no separation. Separation occurs when thinker separates itself from thought. A centre separate from thought. How does the centre arise, which separates itself from unitary movement, unitary movement in which thinker is thought, how does thinker separate from thought arise?
Thoughts arise automatically without will or decision. Centre arises through will or decision. One thought separating itself as thinker, as judge against another. Unitary movement is then broken. If thinker is illusion, separation is illusion, me is illusion, then will is illusion.
I know this will have lot of resistance here, perhaps due to cultural conditioning. Entire Western civilization is based on concept of free will.
One has to answer that question for oneself. There is no need to share the answer.
Sometimes sharing a truth back flashes…