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Hi, GG. Sorry for the delay; I almost missed this one ...

greengirl5 Wrote:
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> Now, if we use the analogy of the ocean being all
> there is, a single drop of water is also the
> ocean, but not if it is thrown up in the air. Then
> it is a drop of water. It WAS the ocean before.

I feel that a better analogy is the ocean and the wave. You can look at several waves, they are separate from each other, but each one is inseparable from "ocean". There is no specific point at which the wave ends and the ocean begins.

> My own consciousness is also a bit lost as long as
> it is in my body. It is separated from the whole.
> People with near death and out of body experiences
> know something I don't.

I could equally say that my four-year-old self knows something I don't, because I have forgotten everything I experienced at that age. So is that a separate person? We say no. If you look carefully at consciousness, you can see that EVERYTHING that is not in your immediate awareness right now is separate from consciousness. So the lack of awareness you possess about what another person has experienced isn't any more fundamental a separation than the things that you have experienced which you can no longer remember.

When we use words like "I" and "you", are these really entities? Consciousness is better thought of as a verb than a noun. It's a doing, not a being. It's a coming into focus of the Universe, and it's in continual flux. It has no shape, materialistically. So there are all these different focal points of consciousness, walled off from each other. But they aren't objects in and of themselves. There's no entity called "the self". There is just what the Universe is doing here ... and there ... and over there.

I think of ESP as a kind of bleeding of the barrier that I'm talking about. And how do we do it? By non-thinking, of course (as with PK). By adjusting the focal setting so that the usual rules of "mind" do not apply. And ESP shows that we're not separate, by virtue of the ability of consciousness to bleed like this beyond the apparent barrier of the brain.

Non-duality.
I, Universe.
I = Universe.
Everything is one.

Darryl

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Parapsychology and wonderment 35170 Darryl Sloan 03-Jun-19 19:34
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 501 greengirl5 03-Jun-19 23:08
u-tube 491 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 03:54
Re: u-tube 463 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 06:17
Re: u-tube 470 Darryl Sloan 04-Jun-19 19:02
Re: u-tube 460 Darryl Sloan 04-Jun-19 18:58
Re: u-tube 442 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 22:29
Meaningful dreams 456 Darryl Sloan 04-Jun-19 18:47
Re: Meaningful dreams 456 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 22:46
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 463 PB Bytes 04-Jun-19 22:29
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 471 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 23:08
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 456 Eddie Larry 05-Jun-19 01:08
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 469 greengirl5 05-Jun-19 03:15
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 544 Eddie Larry 05-Jun-19 20:51
Who was Jesus? 495 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 11:27
Re: Who was Jesus? 449 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 14:37
Re: Who was Jesus? 496 PB Bytes 06-Jun-19 15:49
Re: Who was Jesus? 461 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 22:21
Re: Who was Jesus? 456 PB Bytes 06-Jun-19 23:06
Re: Who was Jesus? And who were the Mayans? 444 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 23:40
And who were the Mayans? 475 PB Bytes 07-Jun-19 15:41
Winter solstice 2012 456 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 22:40
Re: Winter solstice 2012 463 PB Bytes 07-Jun-19 23:21
Re: Winter solstice 2012 443 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 23:51
Re: Who was Jesus? 451 Darryl Sloan 08-Jun-19 20:16
Questions 469 drrayeye 08-Jun-19 20:47
Re: Questions 492 Darryl Sloan 10-Jun-19 19:02
Re: Questions and maybe some answers? 447 greengirl5 11-Jun-19 00:03
Re: Questions and maybe some answers? 441 Darryl Sloan 14-Jun-19 09:28
Good and evil 433 greengirl5 14-Jun-19 22:59
Re: Good and evil 429 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:19
Re: Questions 455 drrayeye 11-Jun-19 07:19
Re: Questions 444 Darryl Sloan 14-Jun-19 09:13
Scientists and Dualism 422 drrayeye 14-Jun-19 16:30
Re: Scientists and Dualism 448 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 12:03
Re: Scientists and Dualism 459 drrayeye 17-Jun-19 16:10
Re: Scientists and Dualism 457 Susan Doris 17-Jun-19 17:25
Consciousness and the perceptual environment 431 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 04:10
Re: Who was Jesus? 461 PB Bytes 08-Jun-19 21:11
Re: Who was Jesus? 453 Darryl Sloan 10-Jun-19 19:20
A scholarly alternative 470 drrayeye 07-Jun-19 06:46
Re: A scholarly alternative 454 Darryl Sloan 10-Jun-19 19:09
Re: A scholarly alternative 477 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 21:19
Re: A scholarly alternative 454 greengirl5 11-Jun-19 22:11
Re: A scholarly alternative 484 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 22:21
Re: A scholarly alternative 461 SandyJesse 15-Jun-19 05:14
Re: A scholarly alternative 430 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:23
Tiberius Julius Cotys Philocaesar Eusebes 446 Eddie Larry 17-Jun-19 22:32
Re: Tiberius Julius Cotys Philocaesar Eusebes 453 SandyJesse 18-Jun-19 02:56
Re: Tiberius Julius Cotys Philocaesar Eusebes 433 Eddie Larry 18-Jun-19 03:03
Re: A scholarly alternative 459 Darryl Sloan 13-Jun-19 11:58
Re: A scholarly alternative 448 Eddie Larry 13-Jun-19 14:04
Re: A scholarly alternative 437 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:28
Re: A scholarly alternative 446 Eddie Larry 17-Jun-19 13:08
Follow me - on Facebook....... 427 greengirl5 17-Jun-19 23:10
Re: Follow me - on Facebook....... 444 Eddie Larry 18-Jun-19 01:42
After the resurrection...... 455 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 06:02
Re: After the resurrection...... 433 Eddie Larry 18-Jun-19 13:32
Well said 456 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 04:38
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 461 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 10:05
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 443 Darryl Sloan 05-Jun-19 14:48
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 454 PB Bytes 05-Jun-19 15:37
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 451 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 10:55
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 453 PB Bytes 06-Jun-19 15:38
au contraire 474 drrayeye 04-Jun-19 23:15
Re: au contraire 438 Darryl Sloan 05-Jun-19 15:05
Re: au contraire 467 drrayeye 05-Jun-19 19:56
Re: au contraire 458 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 10:08
Re: au contraire 453 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 13:48
Re: au contraire 1047 PB Bytes 06-Jun-19 15:31
Re: au contraire 459 drrayeye 06-Jun-19 16:11
Re: au contraire 476 PB Bytes 06-Jun-19 16:16
Consciousness 458 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 23:27
Our brains 470 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 00:56
Re: Consciousness 457 Darryl Sloan 13-Jun-19 11:50
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 484 Susan Doris 07-Jun-19 06:03
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 517 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 07:47
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 479 Susan Doris 07-Jun-19 07:53
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 460 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 23:59
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 467 Darryl Sloan 08-Jun-19 19:22
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 456 greengirl5 08-Jun-19 22:44
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 459 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 05:23
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 465 SandyJesse 09-Jun-19 06:24
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 482 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 07:19
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 459 greengirl5 09-Jun-19 09:12
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 465 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 10:03
There it is again 449 greengirl5 09-Jun-19 12:07
Re: There it is again 448 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 14:49
You know? 472 greengirl5 10-Jun-19 00:36
Re: You know? 453 Susan Doris 10-Jun-19 10:49
Re: You know? 456 greengirl5 10-Jun-19 13:47
Re: You know? 456 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 00:09
Re: You know? 425 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 21:43
Re: You know? 438 greengirl5 11-Jun-19 21:58
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 473 SandyJesse 10-Jun-19 06:38
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 475 greengirl5 10-Jun-19 09:48
How to make gold 461 greengirl5 15-Jun-19 07:47
Re: How to make gold 440 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:07
Re: How to make gold 466 Susan Doris 17-Jun-19 17:31
Re: How to make gold 429 Darryl Sloan 18-Jun-19 08:15
Re: How to make gold 452 Susan Doris 18-Jun-19 09:41
Re: How to make gold 452 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 13:10
Re: How to make gold 451 Susan Doris 18-Jun-19 13:37
Re: How to make gold 444 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 23:30
Re: How to make gold 449 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 18:09
Re: How to make gold 443 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 23:14
Re: How to make gold 431 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 11:44
The "para" is not going away, it is getting stronger. 432 greengirl5 20-Jun-19 23:32
Re: The "para" is not going away, it is getting stronger. 429 Susan Doris 21-Jun-19 09:43
Re: The "para" is not going away, it is getting stronger. 421 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 12:18
Re: How to make gold 433 Susan Doris 21-Jun-19 06:18
Re: How to make gold 426 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 12:14
Re: How to make gold 443 Susan Doris 21-Jun-19 14:42
Re: How to make gold 440 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 23:30
Re: How to make gold 433 Susan Doris 22-Jun-19 05:14
Re: How to make gold 426 greengirl5 22-Jun-19 06:26
Re: How to make gold 415 Susan Doris 22-Jun-19 07:04
Re: How to make gold 435 greengirl5 22-Jun-19 23:49
Re: How to make gold 420 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 18:25
defying naturalistic explanations 444 drrayeye 24-Jun-19 23:32
Re: defying naturalistic explanations 405 Darryl Sloan 26-Jun-19 21:09
Science vs. speculation 797 drrayeye 26-Jun-19 21:57
Re: How to make gold 423 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 05:57
Great advice to scientists! 438 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 07:24
Re: Great advice to scientists! 413 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 10:07
Re: Great advice to scientists! 433 greengirl5 26-Jun-19 00:25
a very creative scientist shares his insights 430 drrayeye 25-Jun-19 11:50
Re: a very creative scientist shares his insights 426 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 14:00
Re: How to make gold 404 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 18:09
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 431 rulebook54 24-Jun-19 22:35
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 426 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 00:31
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 409 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 06:05
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 411 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 07:11
Big consciousness, little consciousness. 402 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 02:37


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