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Hi Guy,
What I was trying to explain (badly!) is that when we realise certain truths, - for example, become aware of something that other people have been banging on about for centuries, yet we aren't aware that other people have been banging on about it for centuries, we think it is new. Then we find other people who are experiencing exactly the same - and they also are not aware that other people have been banging about it for centuries. So we think that those few people are just like us, and we few have only just realised this concept.

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"Selective perception causes us to think that what we are perceiving (ie something strange and different) is "real", whereas in truth, our personal perception tunes in to what we have personally become aware of "

Surely that's one and the same thing ? ie What we are perceiving is the same as what we have become personally aware of ? Or are you meaning to say that "what we are perceiving " is in the greater, rather than the personal, sense


What we are perceiving as being "different" in the outer world, is really only different in our "inner" awareness of the outer world - is that any better? (I really shouldn't attempt these posts!!!)

Selective perception goes far deeper than this, but can also make people see things as coincidences - our awakened awareness of something draws our attention to it, making us think that something that has always been available to us, is "new" - we just haven't noticed it before because our selective perception has been tuned in to something else.

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Something I've noticed... 420 Jergat 16-Jan-04 04:39
Yes! ...n/t. 119 Cleopatra 16-Jan-04 04:48
Re: Something I've noticed... 109 fiascohoho 16-Jan-04 05:07
Re: Something I've noticed... 145 Jergat 16-Jan-04 05:17
Re: Something I've noticed... 123 Cleopatra 16-Jan-04 05:44
Re: Something I've noticed... 119 Jergat 16-Jan-04 06:44
Re: Something I've noticed... 154 sean 17-Jan-04 01:37
Re: Something I've noticed... 142 Jergat 17-Jan-04 06:06
Re: Something I've noticed... 148 fiascohoho 16-Jan-04 05:49
Re: Something I've noticed... 144 OakeyDokey 16-Jan-04 20:09
(outside of the Box) .... 116 Thirdwave 16-Jan-04 22:49
Re: (outside of the Box) .... 130 ArmchairObserver 17-Jan-04 07:46
Re: (outside of the Box) .... 116 Thirdwave 17-Jan-04 10:00
Re: (outside of the Box) .... 148 OakeyDokey 18-Jan-04 15:04
Re: (outside of the Box) .... 117 ArmchairObserver 18-Jan-04 18:26
Re: (outside of the Box) .... 142 OakeyDokey 18-Jan-04 18:52
Re: (outside of the Box) .... 168 ArmchairObserver 18-Jan-04 22:41
Re: (outside of the Box) .... 141 Briffits 18-Jan-04 22:52
Re: (outside of the Box) .... 110 ArmchairObserver 18-Jan-04 18:00
Re: Something I've noticed... 111 Nebankh 17-Jan-04 00:11
Re: to explain further 156 Nebankh 17-Jan-04 00:39
Re: to explain further 142 Thirdwave 17-Jan-04 01:00
Re: to explain further 163 Nebankh 17-Jan-04 01:18
Re: 2012 171 Nebankh 17-Jan-04 01:36
Re: to explain further 140 Thirdwave 17-Jan-04 01:44
Re: to explain further 119 Nebankh 17-Jan-04 02:01
Re: to explain further 142 Thirdwave 17-Jan-04 02:11
Re: to explain further 113 Nebankh 17-Jan-04 02:34
Re: to explain further 116 Hoppy 17-Jan-04 03:38
Re: to explain further 109 Jergat 17-Jan-04 06:25
Re: to explain further 120 Thirdwave 17-Jan-04 09:26
Re: to explain further 108 wirelessguru1 19-Jan-04 05:48
Re: to explain further 133 Jergat 17-Jan-04 06:30
Re: Something I've noticed... 108 David L 17-Jan-04 03:49
Re: Something I've noticed... 137 ArmchairObserver 17-Jan-04 08:06
2012 is NOT the end of the world. 121 Cleopatra 17-Jan-04 09:14
Re: 2012 is NOT the end of the world. 150 David L 17-Jan-04 16:39
Re: 2012 is NOT the end of the world. 114 Cleopatra 18-Jan-04 10:12
Re: 2012 is NOT the end of the world. 136 David L 18-Jan-04 17:54
Re: 2012 is NOT the end of the world. 135 David L 18-Jan-04 18:04
No "One Way" but many 111 Thirdwave 19-Jan-04 00:32
Re: No "One Way" but many 120 David L 19-Jan-04 14:57
Re: No "One Way" but many 117 Milo 19-Jan-04 15:52
Re: No "One Way" but many 107 David L 19-Jan-04 23:43
Re: No "One Way" but many 109 Milo 19-Jan-04 23:52
Re: No "One Way" but many 213 Aarooga 20-Jan-04 17:22
Re: No "One Way" but many 127 Milo 20-Jan-04 00:00
Re: No "One Way" but many 223 Aarooga 20-Jan-04 17:20
Re: No "One Way" but many 125 RichardC 19-Jan-04 16:25
Re: No "One Way" but many 137 David L 19-Jan-04 23:50
Re: No "One Way" but many 143 RichardC 20-Jan-04 14:30
Re: No "One Way" but many 134 Milo 20-Jan-04 14:46
Re: 2012 is NOT the end of the world. 116 wirelessguru1 19-Jan-04 04:40
Re: 2012 is NOT the end of the world. 141 David L 19-Jan-04 23:54
Re: 2012 is NOT the end of the world. 159 wirelessguru1 19-Jan-04 04:34
Re: Something I've noticed... 113 David L 17-Jan-04 16:31
Re: Something I've noticed... 150 wirelessguru1 19-Jan-04 04:31
Re: Something I've noticed... 137 OakeyDokey 19-Jan-04 17:55
Re: Something I've noticed... 165 Earache 18-Jan-04 13:44
Re: Something I've noticed... 121 OakeyDokey 18-Jan-04 18:06
Read these. 125 Earache 20-Jan-04 15:13
Re: Something I've noticed... 166 RichardC 18-Jan-04 21:58
Re: Something I've noticed... 111 Dominick Ohrbeck 20-Jan-04 07:03
Re: Something I've noticed... 108 Trygve Hogebol 20-Jan-04 08:31
Re: Something I've noticed... 138 fisherman 20-Jan-04 18:56
Re: Something I've noticed... 139 Trygve Hogebol 21-Jan-04 00:07
Re: Something I've noticed... 127 fisherman 21-Jan-04 15:30
Re: Something I've noticed... 144 Melusine 20-Jan-04 18:38
Re: Something I've noticed... 129 Hoppy 29-Jan-04 01:51
Re: Something I've noticed... 171 wirelessguru1 29-Jan-04 02:51
Re: The changes of ages - great explanatory article 121 Nebankh 06-Feb-04 10:35
Re: The changes of ages - great explanatory article 125 Jergat 11-Feb-04 01:02
Re: Pisces 257 Nebankh 11-Feb-04 12:04


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