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Consciousness and material plane

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Consciousness and material plane

Post by sandris » March 14th, 2019, 5:23 pm

Have you ever wondered how your thoughts control your body? How are your thought even created? What is the physical universe that we interact with made of?

I wanted to share my thoughts on this subject and hear all of your thoughts as well! I will not talk about spiritual things and philosophy so much and be concentrating more on practical and rational perspective.

If we delve in to physical universe, then we can find out that everything is built of the same small particles of energy that are just vibrating a bit differently. Molecules-atoms-electrons-pions-quarks the further we go, the more we can see that actually there is no “hard” matter and everything, as stated before, is made of tiny particles of energy that vibrate at a certain frequency. Your body and our planet and everything is “made” of the same stuff, that just acts a bit differently. This is one of the first big mysteries- How is everything separated in such a genius manner and all of these individual entities, parts and particles stay bound to the bigger physical world representation. How does these energy particles know to be bound together to make atoms that make our skin cells and adapt to the ever-changing everything?..

Ok, let’s leave this thought for a while and look in to the consciousness aspect. Our thoughts and reactions are electrical impulses that innervate our nerve cells. Through this neural network we manipulate our body, over time we learn to manipulate with our body better and better and some individuals achieve things that regular people can only dream about. Interesting phenomena is observed in this practice. Human abilities are limited, at least very educated people tell us that our muscles are capable of that and that and nothing more, and same goes for all the rest of our functions, BUT once in a while there comes someone who overcomes these limits and what is fascinating is that after one person has done it, more and more people appear who are able to do it. Like some sort of collective power-up or unlocking of potential. Where lays our true limit? This is exactly the question that I want to find out! Let’s go back a bit. Where does our mind live? There is no part of the brain that can produce a mind, there are many things that help our mind understand itself and the world around it, but our mind is not in our brain. Our mind can be influenced by our brain, but our brain is only the medium that connects our mind with this physical reality. So where is our mind? What is our mind? Who knows! And I think we are too primitive to try to understand it at the moment, but what we can try to understand is- How exactly our mind interacts with the physical reality? My thoughts are that our mind can create small specific energy impulses that create the reaction in our brain, so that means that our mind is capable of creating these impulses from nothing in this physical reality or it transfers some impulse from non-physical reality, where our mind exists, and delivers it to this one. This is the way how our mind has learned to interact with physical dimension effectively, through controlling our brains, that control our body. But can we create these impulses outside our brain? How strong of an impulse can we create? Can we create impulse strong enough to influence the structure of things around us? Maybe, maybe not! But I am quite sure that we are capable of much more.

Norms that have been accepted by public for our abilities, shape the way that we look at ourselves. There are a lot of stories about people with so called supernatural abilities, but I think they are not supernatural, we are all capable of them. The only issue is that we (our mind) needs to learn how to manipulate these impulses to achieve what we want. As a newborn baby learns everything he needs to know to take part in our society, trough falling and trying and not giving up, seeing examples all around him, so can we learn to do much more. Physical reality is actually just little particles of energy, and our mind can create energy impulses, so theoretically we can learn to influence reality itself. Of course it would take us a long time to get there through these small little breakthroughs that some special individuals achieve, but all of us need to embrace it and try to move in that direction if we want to get there. Energy likes to resonate and amplify when it is in contact with the same frequency. Our minds attract physical things and actions in physical world that resonate with our thoughts. At least that is what I believe, so let’s think about what we think and what can we do to achieve greater and greater hights as individuals and as a human specie collectively.

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Re: Consciousness and material plane

Post by h_k_s » March 19th, 2019, 2:54 am

sandris wrote:
March 14th, 2019, 5:23 pm
Have you ever wondered how your thoughts control your body? How are your thought even created? What is the physical universe that we interact with made of?

I wanted to share my thoughts on this subject and hear all of your thoughts as well! I will not talk about spiritual things and philosophy so much and be concentrating more on practical and rational perspective.

If we delve in to physical universe, then we can find out that everything is built of the same small particles of energy that are just vibrating a bit differently. Molecules-atoms-electrons-pions-quarks the further we go, the more we can see that actually there is no “hard” matter and everything, as stated before, is made of tiny particles of energy that vibrate at a certain frequency. Your body and our planet and everything is “made” of the same stuff, that just acts a bit differently. This is one of the first big mysteries- How is everything separated in such a genius manner and all of these individual entities, parts and particles stay bound to the bigger physical world representation. How does these energy particles know to be bound together to make atoms that make our skin cells and adapt to the ever-changing everything?..

Ok, let’s leave this thought for a while and look in to the consciousness aspect. Our thoughts and reactions are electrical impulses that innervate our nerve cells. Through this neural network we manipulate our body, over time we learn to manipulate with our body better and better and some individuals achieve things that regular people can only dream about. Interesting phenomena is observed in this practice. Human abilities are limited, at least very educated people tell us that our muscles are capable of that and that and nothing more, and same goes for all the rest of our functions, BUT once in a while there comes someone who overcomes these limits and what is fascinating is that after one person has done it, more and more people appear who are able to do it. Like some sort of collective power-up or unlocking of potential. Where lays our true limit? This is exactly the question that I want to find out! Let’s go back a bit. Where does our mind live? There is no part of the brain that can produce a mind, there are many things that help our mind understand itself and the world around it, but our mind is not in our brain. Our mind can be influenced by our brain, but our brain is only the medium that connects our mind with this physical reality. So where is our mind? What is our mind? Who knows! And I think we are too primitive to try to understand it at the moment, but what we can try to understand is- How exactly our mind interacts with the physical reality? My thoughts are that our mind can create small specific energy impulses that create the reaction in our brain, so that means that our mind is capable of creating these impulses from nothing in this physical reality or it transfers some impulse from non-physical reality, where our mind exists, and delivers it to this one. This is the way how our mind has learned to interact with physical dimension effectively, through controlling our brains, that control our body. But can we create these impulses outside our brain? How strong of an impulse can we create? Can we create impulse strong enough to influence the structure of things around us? Maybe, maybe not! But I am quite sure that we are capable of much more.

Norms that have been accepted by public for our abilities, shape the way that we look at ourselves. There are a lot of stories about people with so called supernatural abilities, but I think they are not supernatural, we are all capable of them. The only issue is that we (our mind) needs to learn how to manipulate these impulses to achieve what we want. As a newborn baby learns everything he needs to know to take part in our society, trough falling and trying and not giving up, seeing examples all around him, so can we learn to do much more. Physical reality is actually just little particles of energy, and our mind can create energy impulses, so theoretically we can learn to influence reality itself. Of course it would take us a long time to get there through these small little breakthroughs that some special individuals achieve, but all of us need to embrace it and try to move in that direction if we want to get there. Energy likes to resonate and amplify when it is in contact with the same frequency. Our minds attract physical things and actions in physical world that resonate with our thoughts. At least that is what I believe, so let’s think about what we think and what can we do to achieve greater and greater hights as individuals and as a human specie collectively.
You would probably benefit and enjoy Aristotle's discussion of the "soul" (psyche in Greek).

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Re: Consciousness and material plane

Post by Bluemist » April 17th, 2019, 8:16 am

sandris wrote:
March 14th, 2019, 5:23 pm
Have you ever wondered how your thoughts control your body? How are your thought even created? What is the physical universe that we interact with made of?
I like your inquisitive approach. The initial problem is that our minds are not a tangible thing we can easily see or grasp. The mind is localized in the material brain but mot in any one particular location, it is spread out all over. Yet, by sending physical electrical impulses, we can to some extent control our thoughts and actions.

The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP) article on Emergence (https://www.iep.utm.edu/emergenc/) might be a good place to look for recent professional approaches.
If you don't believe in telekinesis then raise your right hand :wink:

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