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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 595 Melusine 19-Jan-04 20:55
Re: reincarnation 190 Zosimos 19-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 150 Melusine 19-Jan-04 21:59
Re: reincarnation 172 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:09
Re: reincarnation 159 Melusine 20-Jan-04 03:59
Re: reincarnation 149 David L 19-Jan-04 23:24
Re: reincarnation 179 Milo 19-Jan-04 23:38
Re: reincarnation 171 David L 20-Jan-04 15:08
Re: reincarnation 137 Milo 21-Jan-04 00:19
Re: reincarnation 172 David L 21-Jan-04 15:10
Re: reincarnation 162 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:23
Re: reincarnation 154 David L 20-Jan-04 15:03
Re: reincarnation 171 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 21:38
Re: reincarnation 129 David L 20-Jan-04 23:22
Re: reincarnation 166 Melusine 20-Jan-04 18:57
Re: reincarnation 155 Melusine 20-Jan-04 04:12
Re: reincarnation 141 David L 20-Jan-04 15:21
Re: reincarnation 151 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 17:13
Re: reincarnation 148 David L 20-Jan-04 18:54
Re: reincarnation 158 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 19:27
Re: reincarnation 179 David L 20-Jan-04 23:35
Re: reincarnation 180 banah 25-Jan-04 20:54
Re: reincarnation 168 David L 26-Jan-04 04:23
Re: reincarnation 164 banah 30-Jan-04 19:54
Water Symbolism 142 Cleopatra 11-Feb-04 13:59
Re: Water Symbolism 157 David L 11-Feb-04 17:32
Re: reincarnation 194 HarryWJYoung 21-Jan-04 10:16
Re: reincarnation 173 gene douglas 21-Jan-04 13:26
Re: reincarnation 158 HarryWJYoung 22-Jan-04 00:21
Re: reincarnation 173 David L 21-Jan-04 15:26
Re: reincarnation 177 HarryWJYoung 21-Jan-04 16:02
Re: reincarnation 166 David L 21-Jan-04 22:13
Re: reincarnation 157 banah 25-Jan-04 19:41
Re: reincarnation 146 SunSword 14-Feb-04 18:29
Re: reincarnation 155 fiascohoho 20-Jan-04 19:22
Re: reincarnation 169 David L 20-Jan-04 23:41
Re: reincarnation 168 Milo 21-Jan-04 00:39
Re: reincarnation 145 David L 21-Jan-04 02:48
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Re: reincarnation 167 David L 21-Jan-04 15:41
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Re: reincarnation 159 David L 21-Jan-04 22:20
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Re: reincarnation 159 David L 22-Jan-04 01:55
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Re: reincarnation 120 Nebankh 22-Jan-04 12:44
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Re: reincarnation 159 Nebankh 22-Jan-04 17:34
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Re: reincarnation 174 Cesar 23-Jan-04 10:41
Re: reincarnation 235 David L 23-Jan-04 02:53
Re: reincarnation 174 HarryWJYoung 23-Jan-04 09:41
Re: reincarnation 152 David L 23-Jan-04 15:36
Re: reincarnation 175 HarryWJYoung 23-Jan-04 16:35
Re: reincarnation 159 HarryWJYoung 23-Jan-04 17:06
Re: reincarnation 166 David L 23-Jan-04 20:28
Re: reincarnation 400 David L 23-Jan-04 20:10
Re: reincarnation 140 Milo 23-Jan-04 20:50
Re: reincarnation 138 David L 23-Jan-04 23:06
Re: reincarnation 137 Milo 23-Jan-04 23:43
Re: reincarnation 152 David L 24-Jan-04 01:04
Re: reincarnation 155 ArmchairObserver 24-Jan-04 07:43
Re: reincarnation 177 Cesar 24-Jan-04 17:31
Re: reincarnation 171 Cesar 24-Jan-04 00:31
Re: reincarnation 152 Cesar 24-Jan-04 00:45
Re: reincarnation 149 Milo 22-Jan-04 23:17
Re: reincarnation 129 Zosimos 22-Jan-04 22:53
Re: reincarnation 176 lobo-hotei 19-Jan-04 23:26
Re: reincarnation 167 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:27
Re: reincarnation 138 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:08
Re: reincarnation 194 RichardC 20-Jan-04 13:06
Re: reincarnation 170 SunSword 14-Feb-04 18:13
Master of your own ship 300 Richard Fusniak 14-Feb-04 18:31
Re: reincarnation 164 David L 19-Jan-04 23:16
Re: reincarnation 175 newrisingsun 19-Jan-04 23:37
Re: reincarnation 143 David L 20-Jan-04 01:33
Re: reincarnation 157 newrisingsun 20-Jan-04 17:04
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Re: reincarnation 262 Aarooga 20-Jan-04 16:35
Re: reincarnation 127 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:20
Re: reincarnation 159 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:15
Re: reincarnation 141 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 11:58
Re: reincarnation 125 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 15:33
Re: reincarnation 142 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 16:19
Re: reincarnation 188 Aarooga 22-Jan-04 13:13
Re: reincarnation 144 Saorsa 22-Jan-04 14:48
Re: reincarnation 172 Dominick Ohrbeck 20-Jan-04 20:21
Fuzzy 157 Richard Fusniak 20-Jan-04 23:21
Re: Fuzzy 138 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:35
Re: Fuzzy 155 Mark Staab 22-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 144 Segestan 21-Jan-04 16:33
Re: reincarnation 125 Earache 21-Jan-04 21:34
Re: reincarnation 165 Trygve Hogebol 22-Jan-04 07:17
Re: reincarnation 143 Earache 24-Jan-04 13:07
Re: reincarnation 144 Richard Fusniak 25-Jan-04 21:17
Re: reincarnation 144 Earache 31-Jan-04 15:42
Re: reincarnation 157 Alex S 26-Jan-04 01:56
Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 149 Richard Fusniak 27-Jan-04 01:26
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 146 Alex S 27-Jan-04 15:11
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 147 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 02:04
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 173 Alex S 29-Jan-04 12:13
Planetary Consciousness 130 Trygve Hogebol 30-Jan-04 05:59
Re: Planetary Consciousness 150 Mark Staab 30-Jan-04 16:18
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 214 timewaster 29-Jan-04 16:25
The value of regression 157 Richard Fusniak 31-Jan-04 23:17
Re: The value of regression 153 timewaster 02-Feb-04 03:22
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 179 David L 01-Feb-04 01:28
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 145 Trygve Hogebol 02-Feb-04 03:48
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 161 Trygve Hogebol 29-Jan-04 02:58
King or pauper 150 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 12:40
Re: King or pauper 149 Saorsa 29-Jan-04 12:51
Re: reincarnation 140 Lee McGiffen 27-Jan-04 10:38


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