(...) clearly the removal of some beliefs cannot be a thing.
yes, that is clear.
Suffering will morph when the identification with a story is detached. The suffering is almost certainly the result of habit or conditioning. This is what is undone when it is simply seen to occur.
i am not suffering, but there it still is. i am
suffering; the very sensations of self, even seen-through illusory self, are that. these tensions, distortions of attention, the sensations of anger, fear, desire, aversion, love, sadness, etc. --these are what 'i' am. i can only ever feel that i am present, when these are present in some form, however subtle. in the absence of that there is only what occurs at the senses, as it is, and it is irrefutably perfect. what i refer to as suffering is those tensions, and, empty preferences aside, they continue to arise, whether identified with or not.
What is deep ? Something you know about from experience or second hand knowledge or a concept by thought ??
not deep, as in, though there is no one here, he still manages to get himself into trouble.