Quote Originally Posted by Forrest View Post
I also enjoy the deceptions I choose to live within.

I would go further, there are different levels of deception. There is your own, your family, your relatives, your city, your country and on and on. The World is a Deception, which Gautama Buddha basically taught.

The word 'Buddha' is a title, which means 'one who is awake' — in the sense of having 'woken up to reality'.