In what way does the body help realization?

In what way does the body help realization?
Magdi Badawy 
The body is an appearance. As all appearances refer to their ultimate perceiver, the body (as well) refers to its ultimate perceiver.
Also, the body being the most common appearance with which we identify consciousness, we can experience (via the body) the consequence of such identification.
Bill Reinecke
Yes, and this seems to omit the practical or obvious side of life. I brush my teeth, not yours. Isn’t there something personal or local about the body?
Magdi Badawy
Each body has its own characteristics and traits.
But the ‘I’ that brushes the teeth of body A and the ‘I’ that brushes the teeth of body B…. are they different? Are there two different ‘I’?
Bill Reinecke
Ok. That’s a great pointer. Thank you, M. Glad I asked. Glad you answered. So to speak.
Magdi Badawy
The reality of the one that asked and the reality of the one that answered is one.
One reality… Infinite dream forms… One reality.
This reality is borderless, formless Aware Presence.
Impersonal, edgeless…
Bill Reinecke
So how is it that one knows something the other does not? If there are answerers why are there questioners?
Bill Reinecke
I see I’m making it personal and local again, yet ….
Magdi Badawy
It is always ‘I’ that knows… One ‘I’
Thought says: The other knows something that I do not know.
Thought creates (but not really) an imagined personal knower. Thought overlooks that the knower is impersonal and borderless awareness.
Thought looks at the content of awareness and that is how thought personalizes awareness and creates ‘my’ awareness vs ‘your’ awareness (based on the content).
Thought confuses the content of awareness (which is phenomenal) with awareness itself (which is non-phenomenal, noumenal)
Bill Reinecke
Ok, I get this in one way and not another. You know the address of the house you live in and I do not.
Magdi Badawy 
The more you rest in the house you live in, the mind settles and the dust settles. How far is the house you live in? Why do we wander far in thought looking for our address, while, all along, we don’t need to take any step and simply rest as Being.
Being Awareness already is.
Thought overlooks Being Awareness and imagines all sorts of concepts.
I am not a concept.
Concepts are empty and do not reveal any truth.
I wonder if you’re pointing to a form of thought I’m not in touch with. I am familiar with discursive, loopy or deliberate thoughts, such as story thoughts, which people use meditation to help slow down or diminish. Yet I can maintain the perception of separation and body identification when the mind is calm or still. What thought supports that belief, given that I’m not in touch with any thinking going on?
There is a hidden thought. The I-thought. Which is the belief that I am born. That consciousness is limited to a body mind.
Invisible belief that only a serious contemplation reveals.
We also know it as unhappiness

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