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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 660 Melusine 19-Jan-04 20:55
Re: reincarnation 215 Zosimos 19-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 173 Melusine 19-Jan-04 21:59
Re: reincarnation 197 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:09
Re: reincarnation 185 Melusine 20-Jan-04 03:59
Re: reincarnation 175 David L 19-Jan-04 23:24
Re: reincarnation 205 Milo 19-Jan-04 23:38
Re: reincarnation 195 David L 20-Jan-04 15:08
Re: reincarnation 158 Milo 21-Jan-04 00:19
Re: reincarnation 196 David L 21-Jan-04 15:10
Re: reincarnation 187 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:23
Re: reincarnation 184 David L 20-Jan-04 15:03
Re: reincarnation 195 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 21:38
Re: reincarnation 149 David L 20-Jan-04 23:22
Re: reincarnation 191 Melusine 20-Jan-04 18:57
Re: reincarnation 179 Melusine 20-Jan-04 04:12
Re: reincarnation 163 David L 20-Jan-04 15:21
Re: reincarnation 175 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 17:13
Re: reincarnation 170 David L 20-Jan-04 18:54
Re: reincarnation 182 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 19:27
Re: reincarnation 201 David L 20-Jan-04 23:35
Re: reincarnation 208 banah 25-Jan-04 20:54
Re: reincarnation 192 David L 26-Jan-04 04:23
Re: reincarnation 188 banah 30-Jan-04 19:54
Water Symbolism 163 Cleopatra 11-Feb-04 13:59
Re: Water Symbolism 182 David L 11-Feb-04 17:32
Re: reincarnation 218 HarryWJYoung 21-Jan-04 10:16
Re: reincarnation 221 gene douglas 21-Jan-04 13:26
Re: reincarnation 179 HarryWJYoung 22-Jan-04 00:21
Re: reincarnation 197 David L 21-Jan-04 15:26
Re: reincarnation 203 HarryWJYoung 21-Jan-04 16:02
Re: reincarnation 190 David L 21-Jan-04 22:13
Re: reincarnation 178 banah 25-Jan-04 19:41
Re: reincarnation 166 SunSword 14-Feb-04 18:29
Re: reincarnation 183 fiascohoho 20-Jan-04 19:22
Re: reincarnation 191 David L 20-Jan-04 23:41
Re: reincarnation 190 Milo 21-Jan-04 00:39
Re: reincarnation 168 David L 21-Jan-04 02:48
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Re: reincarnation 191 David L 21-Jan-04 15:41
Re: reincarnation 187 Milo 21-Jan-04 15:58
Re: reincarnation 183 David L 21-Jan-04 22:20
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Re: reincarnation 180 David L 22-Jan-04 01:55
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Re: reincarnation 142 Nebankh 22-Jan-04 12:44
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Re: reincarnation 187 Nebankh 22-Jan-04 17:34
Re: reincarnation 137 Milo 22-Jan-04 19:09
Re: reincarnation 239 David L 22-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 330 Cesar 22-Jan-04 22:49
Re: reincarnation 256 David L 23-Jan-04 02:37
Re: reincarnation 202 Cesar 23-Jan-04 10:41
Re: reincarnation 259 David L 23-Jan-04 02:53
Re: reincarnation 198 HarryWJYoung 23-Jan-04 09:41
Re: reincarnation 177 David L 23-Jan-04 15:36
Re: reincarnation 199 HarryWJYoung 23-Jan-04 16:35
Re: reincarnation 182 HarryWJYoung 23-Jan-04 17:06
Re: reincarnation 189 David L 23-Jan-04 20:28
Re: reincarnation 425 David L 23-Jan-04 20:10
Re: reincarnation 164 Milo 23-Jan-04 20:50
Re: reincarnation 162 David L 23-Jan-04 23:06
Re: reincarnation 161 Milo 23-Jan-04 23:43
Re: reincarnation 176 David L 24-Jan-04 01:04
Re: reincarnation 177 ArmchairObserver 24-Jan-04 07:43
Re: reincarnation 211 Cesar 24-Jan-04 17:31
Re: reincarnation 197 Cesar 24-Jan-04 00:31
Re: reincarnation 175 Cesar 24-Jan-04 00:45
Re: reincarnation 175 Milo 22-Jan-04 23:17
Re: reincarnation 154 Zosimos 22-Jan-04 22:53
Re: reincarnation 201 lobo-hotei 19-Jan-04 23:26
Re: reincarnation 191 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:27
Re: reincarnation 164 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:08
Re: reincarnation 219 RichardC 20-Jan-04 13:06
Re: reincarnation 191 SunSword 14-Feb-04 18:13
Master of your own ship 341 Richard Fusniak 14-Feb-04 18:31
Re: reincarnation 191 David L 19-Jan-04 23:16
Re: reincarnation 203 newrisingsun 19-Jan-04 23:37
Re: reincarnation 167 David L 20-Jan-04 01:33
Re: reincarnation 182 newrisingsun 20-Jan-04 17:04
Re: reincarnation 154 Saorsa 20-Jan-04 08:46
Re: reincarnation 286 Aarooga 20-Jan-04 16:35
Re: reincarnation 150 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:20
Re: reincarnation 183 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:15
Re: reincarnation 165 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 11:58
Re: reincarnation 147 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 15:33
Re: reincarnation 165 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 16:19
Re: reincarnation 209 Aarooga 22-Jan-04 13:13
Re: reincarnation 168 Saorsa 22-Jan-04 14:48
Re: reincarnation 199 Dominick Ohrbeck 20-Jan-04 20:21
Fuzzy 180 Richard Fusniak 20-Jan-04 23:21
Re: Fuzzy 161 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:35
Re: Fuzzy 177 Mark Staab 22-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 169 Segestan 21-Jan-04 16:33
Re: reincarnation 151 Earache 21-Jan-04 21:34
Re: reincarnation 187 Trygve Hogebol 22-Jan-04 07:17
Re: reincarnation 165 Earache 24-Jan-04 13:07
Re: reincarnation 168 Richard Fusniak 25-Jan-04 21:17
Re: reincarnation 169 Earache 31-Jan-04 15:42
Re: reincarnation 181 Alex S 26-Jan-04 01:56
Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 170 Richard Fusniak 27-Jan-04 01:26
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 170 Alex S 27-Jan-04 15:11
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 167 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 02:04
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 195 Alex S 29-Jan-04 12:13
Planetary Consciousness 154 Trygve Hogebol 30-Jan-04 05:59
Re: Planetary Consciousness 173 Mark Staab 30-Jan-04 16:18
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 238 timewaster 29-Jan-04 16:25
The value of regression 179 Richard Fusniak 31-Jan-04 23:17
Re: The value of regression 174 timewaster 02-Feb-04 03:22
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 201 David L 01-Feb-04 01:28
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 163 Trygve Hogebol 02-Feb-04 03:48
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 183 Trygve Hogebol 29-Jan-04 02:58
King or pauper 171 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 12:40
Re: King or pauper 168 Saorsa 29-Jan-04 12:51
Re: reincarnation 162 Lee McGiffen 27-Jan-04 10:38


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