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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... 338 Jergat 16-Jan-04 04:39
Yes! ...n/t. 92 Cleopatra 16-Jan-04 04:48
Re: Something I've noticed... 83 fiascohoho 16-Jan-04 05:07
Re: Something I've noticed... 107 Jergat 16-Jan-04 05:17
Re: Something I've noticed... 94 Cleopatra 16-Jan-04 05:44
Re: Something I've noticed... 93 Jergat 16-Jan-04 06:44
Re: Something I've noticed... 118 sean 17-Jan-04 01:37
Re: Something I've noticed... 118 Jergat 17-Jan-04 06:06
Re: Something I've noticed... 109 fiascohoho 16-Jan-04 05:49
Re: Something I've noticed... 106 OakeyDokey 16-Jan-04 20:09
(outside of the Box) .... 92 Thirdwave 16-Jan-04 22:49
Re: (outside of the Box) .... 106 ArmchairObserver 17-Jan-04 07:46
Re: (outside of the Box) .... 89 Thirdwave 17-Jan-04 10:00
Re: (outside of the Box) .... 104 OakeyDokey 18-Jan-04 15:04
Re: (outside of the Box) .... 89 ArmchairObserver 18-Jan-04 18:26
Re: (outside of the Box) .... 111 OakeyDokey 18-Jan-04 18:52
Re: (outside of the Box) .... 132 ArmchairObserver 18-Jan-04 22:41
Re: (outside of the Box) .... 114 Briffits 18-Jan-04 22:52
Re: (outside of the Box) .... 86 ArmchairObserver 18-Jan-04 18:00
Re: Something I've noticed... 85 Nebankh 17-Jan-04 00:11
Re: to explain further 127 Nebankh 17-Jan-04 00:39
Re: to explain further 103 Thirdwave 17-Jan-04 01:00
Re: to explain further 117 Nebankh 17-Jan-04 01:18
Re: 2012 138 Nebankh 17-Jan-04 01:36
Re: to explain further 112 Thirdwave 17-Jan-04 01:44
Re: to explain further 96 Nebankh 17-Jan-04 02:01
Re: to explain further 118 Thirdwave 17-Jan-04 02:11
Re: to explain further 88 Nebankh 17-Jan-04 02:34
Re: to explain further 88 Hoppy 17-Jan-04 03:38
Re: to explain further 85 Jergat 17-Jan-04 06:25
Re: to explain further 94 Thirdwave 17-Jan-04 09:26
Re: to explain further 84 wirelessguru1 19-Jan-04 05:48
Re: to explain further 108 Jergat 17-Jan-04 06:30
Re: Something I've noticed... 84 David L 17-Jan-04 03:49
Re: Something I've noticed... 108 ArmchairObserver 17-Jan-04 08:06
2012 is NOT the end of the world. 93 Cleopatra 17-Jan-04 09:14
Re: 2012 is NOT the end of the world. 107 David L 17-Jan-04 16:39
Re: 2012 is NOT the end of the world. 86 Cleopatra 18-Jan-04 10:12
Re: 2012 is NOT the end of the world. 107 David L 18-Jan-04 17:54
Re: 2012 is NOT the end of the world. 103 David L 18-Jan-04 18:04
No "One Way" but many 87 Thirdwave 19-Jan-04 00:32
Re: No "One Way" but many 96 David L 19-Jan-04 14:57
Re: No "One Way" but many 93 Milo 19-Jan-04 15:52
Re: No "One Way" but many 82 David L 19-Jan-04 23:43
Re: No "One Way" but many 84 Milo 19-Jan-04 23:52
Re: No "One Way" but many 169 Aarooga 20-Jan-04 17:22
Re: No "One Way" but many 101 Milo 20-Jan-04 00:00
Re: No "One Way" but many 174 Aarooga 20-Jan-04 17:20
Re: No "One Way" but many 97 RichardC 19-Jan-04 16:25
Re: No "One Way" but many 105 David L 19-Jan-04 23:50
Re: No "One Way" but many 110 RichardC 20-Jan-04 14:30
Re: No "One Way" but many 102 Milo 20-Jan-04 14:46
Re: 2012 is NOT the end of the world. 92 wirelessguru1 19-Jan-04 04:40
Re: 2012 is NOT the end of the world. 117 David L 19-Jan-04 23:54
Re: 2012 is NOT the end of the world. 129 wirelessguru1 19-Jan-04 04:34
Re: Something I've noticed... 86 David L 17-Jan-04 16:31
Re: Something I've noticed... 125 wirelessguru1 19-Jan-04 04:31
Re: Something I've noticed... 106 OakeyDokey 19-Jan-04 17:55
Re: Something I've noticed... 121 Earache 18-Jan-04 13:44
Re: Something I've noticed... 96 OakeyDokey 18-Jan-04 18:06
Read these. 98 Earache 20-Jan-04 15:13
Re: Something I've noticed... 129 RichardC 18-Jan-04 21:58
Re: Something I've noticed... 87 Dominick Ohrbeck 20-Jan-04 07:03
Re: Something I've noticed... 83 Trygve Hogebol 20-Jan-04 08:31
Re: Something I've noticed... 103 fisherman 20-Jan-04 18:56
Re: Something I've noticed... 113 Trygve Hogebol 21-Jan-04 00:07
Re: Something I've noticed... 103 fisherman 21-Jan-04 15:30
Re: Something I've noticed... 116 Melusine 20-Jan-04 18:38
Re: Something I've noticed... 96 Hoppy 29-Jan-04 01:51
Re: Something I've noticed... 137 wirelessguru1 29-Jan-04 02:51
Re: The changes of ages - great explanatory article 95 Nebankh 06-Feb-04 10:35
Re: The changes of ages - great explanatory article 97 Jergat 11-Feb-04 01:02
Re: Pisces 200 Nebankh 11-Feb-04 12:04


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