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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 398 Melusine 19-Jan-04 20:55
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Re: reincarnation 112 banah 25-Jan-04 20:54
Re: reincarnation 104 David L 26-Jan-04 04:23
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Water Symbolism 97 Cleopatra 11-Feb-04 13:59
Re: Water Symbolism 106 David L 11-Feb-04 17:32
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Re: reincarnation 79 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:08
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Master of your own ship 197 Richard Fusniak 14-Feb-04 18:31
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Re: reincarnation 133 Aarooga 22-Jan-04 13:13
Re: reincarnation 87 Saorsa 22-Jan-04 14:48
Re: reincarnation 110 Dominick Ohrbeck 20-Jan-04 20:21
Fuzzy 92 Richard Fusniak 20-Jan-04 23:21
Re: Fuzzy 82 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:35
Re: Fuzzy 108 Mark Staab 22-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 101 Segestan 21-Jan-04 16:33
Re: reincarnation 82 Earache 21-Jan-04 21:34
Re: reincarnation 103 Trygve Hogebol 22-Jan-04 07:17
Re: reincarnation 97 Earache 24-Jan-04 13:07
Re: reincarnation 88 Richard Fusniak 25-Jan-04 21:17
Re: reincarnation 85 Earache 31-Jan-04 15:42
Re: reincarnation 100 Alex S 26-Jan-04 01:56
Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 107 Richard Fusniak 27-Jan-04 01:26
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 90 Alex S 27-Jan-04 15:11
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 103 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 02:04
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 108 Alex S 29-Jan-04 12:13
Planetary Consciousness 77 Trygve Hogebol 30-Jan-04 05:59
Re: Planetary Consciousness 98 Mark Staab 30-Jan-04 16:18
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 128 timewaster 29-Jan-04 16:25
The value of regression 113 Richard Fusniak 31-Jan-04 23:17
Re: The value of regression 96 timewaster 02-Feb-04 03:22
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 124 David L 01-Feb-04 01:28
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 89 Trygve Hogebol 02-Feb-04 03:48
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 109 Trygve Hogebol 29-Jan-04 02:58
King or pauper 94 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 12:40
Re: King or pauper 101 Saorsa 29-Jan-04 12:51
Re: reincarnation 86 Lee McGiffen 27-Jan-04 10:38


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