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This AOM is about the "I" and the universe and its possible consciousness.

There are many mothers who instinctively know about the condition of their baby.
Many others learn the harder way, by experience. Child psychologists might know a thing or two.

Then there are people who can tap into what animals are really feeling and "thinking".
Many people with pets try their very best to understand their pets, so they can make them happy. But there are those "horse-whisperers" who are really good at it.

Many married people don't understand each other, like men are from Mars and women are from Venus.

So, people who break away from their previous religions with their dogmas, they must figure out what to think and believe next. Darryl here has come to believe in a universal consciousness, maybe call it intelligence? Is there any difference? Intelligence is more creative I suppose.
But you do not believe it cares about you, nor would it rescue you in a dark alleyway (Eddie suggests a gun).

Would it be right to say that the more consciousness = more awareness of wider areas? But wait, are there bigger and smaller consciousnesses?
I think so. I have more, the ants in my garden have less. I hope anyway! Be wise as the ants somebody said. I would rather be wise as me, even if not that wise compared to some others.
But the wisdom that somehow made an ant possible must also still know how it works, or could the eternal wisdom have switched off? Maybe to get a bit of peace from all that wisdom?

I am coming to the point: if my consciousness cares about my dogs, why would the universal consciousness not care about me?
Yes, but, people who have given up on religion say otherwise, even if they felt deeply loved - by what? - at one time.

I have never had a big spiritual experience, but I have had help from the universe, whatever, whoever, I have no idea. I was just naive enough to think it could happen, and, so it has, lots of times. Maybe shutting the door to it means it is not forthcoming?
Is that maybe a way to stay clear of religion for good, not to fall into the trap again?

Larry Dossey's book "Careful what you pray for, you might just get it....." is interesting. And humorous, but also serious.

Could it be that if you pray for nothing, that is exactly what you get?

GG.

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Parapsychology and wonderment 34683 Darryl Sloan 03-Jun-19 19:34
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 306 greengirl5 03-Jun-19 23:08
u-tube 288 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 03:54
Re: u-tube 284 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 06:17
Re: u-tube 282 Darryl Sloan 04-Jun-19 19:02
Re: u-tube 274 Darryl Sloan 04-Jun-19 18:58
Re: u-tube 253 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 22:29
Meaningful dreams 278 Darryl Sloan 04-Jun-19 18:47
Re: Meaningful dreams 263 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 22:46
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 271 Poster Boy 04-Jun-19 22:29
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 275 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 23:08
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 261 Eddie Larry 05-Jun-19 01:08
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 273 greengirl5 05-Jun-19 03:15
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 346 Eddie Larry 05-Jun-19 20:51
Who was Jesus? 309 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 11:27
Re: Who was Jesus? 261 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 14:37
Re: Who was Jesus? 297 Poster Boy 06-Jun-19 15:49
Re: Who was Jesus? 268 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 22:21
Re: Who was Jesus? 264 Poster Boy 06-Jun-19 23:06
Re: Who was Jesus? And who were the Mayans? 264 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 23:40
And who were the Mayans? 276 Poster Boy 07-Jun-19 15:41
Winter solstice 2012 260 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 22:40
Re: Winter solstice 2012 275 Poster Boy 07-Jun-19 23:21
Re: Winter solstice 2012 250 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 23:51
Re: Who was Jesus? 260 Darryl Sloan 08-Jun-19 20:16
Questions 277 drrayeye 08-Jun-19 20:47
Re: Questions 295 Darryl Sloan 10-Jun-19 19:02
Re: Questions and maybe some answers? 251 greengirl5 11-Jun-19 00:03
Re: Questions and maybe some answers? 253 Darryl Sloan 14-Jun-19 09:28
Good and evil 247 greengirl5 14-Jun-19 22:59
Re: Good and evil 240 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:19
Re: Questions 268 drrayeye 11-Jun-19 07:19
Re: Questions 249 Darryl Sloan 14-Jun-19 09:13
Scientists and Dualism 237 drrayeye 14-Jun-19 16:30
Re: Scientists and Dualism 249 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 12:03
Re: Scientists and Dualism 261 drrayeye 17-Jun-19 16:10
Re: Scientists and Dualism 265 Susan Doris 17-Jun-19 17:25
Consciousness and the perceptual environment 255 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 04:10
Re: Who was Jesus? 266 Poster Boy 08-Jun-19 21:11
Re: Who was Jesus? 265 Darryl Sloan 10-Jun-19 19:20
A scholarly alternative 280 drrayeye 07-Jun-19 06:46
Re: A scholarly alternative 268 Darryl Sloan 10-Jun-19 19:09
Re: A scholarly alternative 288 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 21:19
Re: A scholarly alternative 269 greengirl5 11-Jun-19 22:11
Re: A scholarly alternative 290 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 22:21
Re: A scholarly alternative 273 SandyJesse 15-Jun-19 05:14
Re: A scholarly alternative 246 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:23
Tiberius Julius Cotys Philocaesar Eusebes 257 Eddie Larry 17-Jun-19 22:32
Re: Tiberius Julius Cotys Philocaesar Eusebes 263 SandyJesse 18-Jun-19 02:56
Re: Tiberius Julius Cotys Philocaesar Eusebes 249 Eddie Larry 18-Jun-19 03:03
Re: A scholarly alternative 266 Darryl Sloan 13-Jun-19 11:58
Re: A scholarly alternative 264 Eddie Larry 13-Jun-19 14:04
Re: A scholarly alternative 249 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:28
Re: A scholarly alternative 255 Eddie Larry 17-Jun-19 13:08
Follow me - on Facebook....... 243 greengirl5 17-Jun-19 23:10
Re: Follow me - on Facebook....... 253 Eddie Larry 18-Jun-19 01:42
After the resurrection...... 258 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 06:02
Re: After the resurrection...... 245 Eddie Larry 18-Jun-19 13:32
Well said 258 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 04:38
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 274 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 10:05
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 254 Darryl Sloan 05-Jun-19 14:48
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 260 Poster Boy 05-Jun-19 15:37
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 259 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 10:55
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 258 Poster Boy 06-Jun-19 15:38
au contraire 284 drrayeye 04-Jun-19 23:15
Re: au contraire 255 Darryl Sloan 05-Jun-19 15:05
Re: au contraire 285 drrayeye 05-Jun-19 19:56
Re: au contraire 267 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 10:08
Re: au contraire 266 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 13:48
Re: au contraire 855 Poster Boy 06-Jun-19 15:31
Re: au contraire 271 drrayeye 06-Jun-19 16:11
Re: au contraire 273 Poster Boy 06-Jun-19 16:16
Consciousness 259 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 23:27
Our brains 275 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 00:56
Re: Consciousness 265 Darryl Sloan 13-Jun-19 11:50
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 293 Susan Doris 07-Jun-19 06:03
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 320 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 07:47
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 293 Susan Doris 07-Jun-19 07:53
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 269 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 23:59
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 273 Darryl Sloan 08-Jun-19 19:22
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 264 greengirl5 08-Jun-19 22:44
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 264 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 05:23
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 276 SandyJesse 09-Jun-19 06:24
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 277 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 07:19
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 264 greengirl5 09-Jun-19 09:12
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 273 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 10:03
There it is again 256 greengirl5 09-Jun-19 12:07
Re: There it is again 269 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 14:49
You know? 277 greengirl5 10-Jun-19 00:36
Re: You know? 258 Susan Doris 10-Jun-19 10:49
Re: You know? 262 greengirl5 10-Jun-19 13:47
Re: You know? 270 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 00:09
Re: You know? 241 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 21:43
Re: You know? 260 greengirl5 11-Jun-19 21:58
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 286 SandyJesse 10-Jun-19 06:38
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 284 greengirl5 10-Jun-19 09:48
How to make gold 276 greengirl5 15-Jun-19 07:47
Re: How to make gold 249 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:07
Re: How to make gold 282 Susan Doris 17-Jun-19 17:31
Re: How to make gold 239 Darryl Sloan 18-Jun-19 08:15
Re: How to make gold 253 Susan Doris 18-Jun-19 09:41
Re: How to make gold 260 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 13:10
Re: How to make gold 264 Susan Doris 18-Jun-19 13:37
Re: How to make gold 247 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 23:30
Re: How to make gold 249 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 18:09
Re: How to make gold 247 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 23:14
Re: How to make gold 235 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 11:44
The "para" is not going away, it is getting stronger. 244 greengirl5 20-Jun-19 23:32
Re: The "para" is not going away, it is getting stronger. 251 Susan Doris 21-Jun-19 09:43
Re: The "para" is not going away, it is getting stronger. 232 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 12:18
Re: How to make gold 248 Susan Doris 21-Jun-19 06:18
Re: How to make gold 227 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 12:14
Re: How to make gold 248 Susan Doris 21-Jun-19 14:42
Re: How to make gold 251 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 23:30
Re: How to make gold 239 Susan Doris 22-Jun-19 05:14
Re: How to make gold 236 greengirl5 22-Jun-19 06:26
Re: How to make gold 230 Susan Doris 22-Jun-19 07:04
Re: How to make gold 244 greengirl5 22-Jun-19 23:49
Re: How to make gold 233 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 18:25
defying naturalistic explanations 247 drrayeye 24-Jun-19 23:32
Re: defying naturalistic explanations 222 Darryl Sloan 26-Jun-19 21:09
Science vs. speculation 534 drrayeye 26-Jun-19 21:57
Re: How to make gold 232 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 05:57
Great advice to scientists! 235 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 07:24
Re: Great advice to scientists! 227 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 10:07
Re: Great advice to scientists! 246 greengirl5 26-Jun-19 00:25
a very creative scientist shares his insights 230 drrayeye 25-Jun-19 11:50
Re: a very creative scientist shares his insights 249 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 14:00
Re: How to make gold 223 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 18:09
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 261 rulebook54 24-Jun-19 22:35
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 249 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 00:31
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 227 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 06:05
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 232 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 07:11
Big consciousness, little consciousness. 228 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 02:37


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