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Alex S:
> Trygve's comment on "a planetary common consciousness" is
> thought-provoking. I'd be interested in learning what you, Fuzzy (and
> other readers), think of this idea.
> Me? I reckon it's an idea worth pursuing.

Thanks, I'd be glad to elaborate a bit.

Mainly it's based on the simple question 'How can we know for certain that we are the highest order of embodied being?' Take a look around and see how all of Earth's organic life-forms, geological and metrological events are in some way interconnected. (Lovelock's Gaia theory). It's no stretch of the imagination to view it as one organism. At least that's how I see it.

Consciousness is not an exclusive human trait. We clearly observe it in our fellow animals, and numerous scientific experiments have demonstrated that plants seem to communicate in some manner (One plant reacting if a nearby plant is hurt). Could it then be that our planet, given that we see it as an organism also have a sort of 'collected self-awareness' rather than just only trillions of completely separate more or less aware beings.

Being a bit 'chauvinistic' :-) I like to think of the humans as playing a special role here, being the organic inhabitants, or 'body cells', that produces the most high frequency form of consciousness. From there springs my notion of us all being connected in a neural network. Young as we are seen from an evolutionary viewpoint it might be that the job of waking the planet to self-awareness has only just started. (Electronic communication might be a step?)

Interestingly enough it looks like our forefathers all focused their religious practice towards worship of nature or the heavenly bodies, Mother Earth in particular, if we are to believe the archeological interpretations of the earliest findings (20k+ years). Could it be that the evolvement and strengthening of the analytical layers of consciousness for a period has made us more narcissistic? Suddenly the gods became embodiments of ourselves.

I think a Common Consciousness model can encompass many of the phenomena we as of today have no scientific terms for; e.g. ghosts (condensed imprints), prayers (synchronized consciousness energy), telepathy (link between closely related nodes), simultaneous scientific discoveries (overflow), and of course reincarnation (access to stored imprints).

I aim not to offend practitioners and believers in more traditional wisdom, I only seek to apply the last couple of millennia's knowledge to the classic metaphysics of man.

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reincarnation 546 Melusine 19-Jan-04 20:55
Re: reincarnation 166 Zosimos 19-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 145 Melusine 19-Jan-04 21:59
Re: reincarnation 152 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:09
Re: reincarnation 132 Melusine 20-Jan-04 03:59
Re: reincarnation 131 David L 19-Jan-04 23:24
Re: reincarnation 156 Milo 19-Jan-04 23:38
Re: reincarnation 163 David L 20-Jan-04 15:08
Re: reincarnation 127 Milo 21-Jan-04 00:19
Re: reincarnation 149 David L 21-Jan-04 15:10
Re: reincarnation 144 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:23
Re: reincarnation 147 David L 20-Jan-04 15:03
Re: reincarnation 162 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 21:38
Re: reincarnation 118 David L 20-Jan-04 23:22
Re: reincarnation 141 Melusine 20-Jan-04 18:57
Re: reincarnation 138 Melusine 20-Jan-04 04:12
Re: reincarnation 123 David L 20-Jan-04 15:21
Re: reincarnation 138 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 17:13
Re: reincarnation 136 David L 20-Jan-04 18:54
Re: reincarnation 140 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 19:27
Re: reincarnation 153 David L 20-Jan-04 23:35
Re: reincarnation 155 banah 25-Jan-04 20:54
Re: reincarnation 146 David L 26-Jan-04 04:23
Re: reincarnation 147 banah 30-Jan-04 19:54
Water Symbolism 134 Cleopatra 11-Feb-04 13:59
Re: Water Symbolism 145 David L 11-Feb-04 17:32
Re: reincarnation 175 HarryWJYoung 21-Jan-04 10:16
Re: reincarnation 147 gene douglas 21-Jan-04 13:26
Re: reincarnation 149 HarryWJYoung 22-Jan-04 00:21
Re: reincarnation 164 David L 21-Jan-04 15:26
Re: reincarnation 158 HarryWJYoung 21-Jan-04 16:02
Re: reincarnation 144 David L 21-Jan-04 22:13
Re: reincarnation 145 banah 25-Jan-04 19:41
Re: reincarnation 138 SunSword 14-Feb-04 18:29
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Re: reincarnation 151 David L 20-Jan-04 23:41
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Re: reincarnation 136 David L 21-Jan-04 02:48
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Re: reincarnation 144 David L 21-Jan-04 15:41
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Re: reincarnation 155 HarryWJYoung 23-Jan-04 09:41
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Re: reincarnation 168 HarryWJYoung 23-Jan-04 16:35
Re: reincarnation 139 HarryWJYoung 23-Jan-04 17:06
Re: reincarnation 146 David L 23-Jan-04 20:28
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Re: reincarnation 131 David L 24-Jan-04 01:04
Re: reincarnation 137 ArmchairObserver 24-Jan-04 07:43
Re: reincarnation 159 Cesar 24-Jan-04 17:31
Re: reincarnation 150 Cesar 24-Jan-04 00:31
Re: reincarnation 133 Cesar 24-Jan-04 00:45
Re: reincarnation 124 Milo 22-Jan-04 23:17
Re: reincarnation 107 Zosimos 22-Jan-04 22:53
Re: reincarnation 156 lobo-hotei 19-Jan-04 23:26
Re: reincarnation 147 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:27
Re: reincarnation 113 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:08
Re: reincarnation 169 RichardC 20-Jan-04 13:06
Re: reincarnation 150 SunSword 14-Feb-04 18:13
Master of your own ship 270 Richard Fusniak 14-Feb-04 18:31
Re: reincarnation 147 David L 19-Jan-04 23:16
Re: reincarnation 144 newrisingsun 19-Jan-04 23:37
Re: reincarnation 125 David L 20-Jan-04 01:33
Re: reincarnation 137 newrisingsun 20-Jan-04 17:04
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Re: reincarnation 240 Aarooga 20-Jan-04 16:35
Re: reincarnation 110 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:20
Re: reincarnation 139 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:15
Re: reincarnation 119 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 11:58
Re: reincarnation 118 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 15:33
Re: reincarnation 130 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 16:19
Re: reincarnation 181 Aarooga 22-Jan-04 13:13
Re: reincarnation 123 Saorsa 22-Jan-04 14:48
Re: reincarnation 150 Dominick Ohrbeck 20-Jan-04 20:21
Fuzzy 137 Richard Fusniak 20-Jan-04 23:21
Re: Fuzzy 118 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:35
Re: Fuzzy 142 Mark Staab 22-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 137 Segestan 21-Jan-04 16:33
Re: reincarnation 117 Earache 21-Jan-04 21:34
Re: reincarnation 140 Trygve Hogebol 22-Jan-04 07:17
Re: reincarnation 135 Earache 24-Jan-04 13:07
Re: reincarnation 121 Richard Fusniak 25-Jan-04 21:17
Re: reincarnation 124 Earache 31-Jan-04 15:42
Re: reincarnation 135 Alex S 26-Jan-04 01:56
Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 143 Richard Fusniak 27-Jan-04 01:26
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 124 Alex S 27-Jan-04 15:11
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 139 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 02:04
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 154 Alex S 29-Jan-04 12:13
Planetary Consciousness 111 Trygve Hogebol 30-Jan-04 05:59
Re: Planetary Consciousness 131 Mark Staab 30-Jan-04 16:18
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 190 timewaster 29-Jan-04 16:25
The value of regression 150 Richard Fusniak 31-Jan-04 23:17
Re: The value of regression 131 timewaster 02-Feb-04 03:22
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 159 David L 01-Feb-04 01:28
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 126 Trygve Hogebol 02-Feb-04 03:48
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 144 Trygve Hogebol 29-Jan-04 02:58
King or pauper 129 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 12:40
Re: King or pauper 140 Saorsa 29-Jan-04 12:51
Re: reincarnation 121 Lee McGiffen 27-Jan-04 10:38


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