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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 708 Melusine 19-Jan-04 20:55
Re: reincarnation 235 Zosimos 19-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 194 Melusine 19-Jan-04 21:59
Re: reincarnation 216 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:09
Re: reincarnation 206 Melusine 20-Jan-04 03:59
Re: reincarnation 192 David L 19-Jan-04 23:24
Re: reincarnation 222 Milo 19-Jan-04 23:38
Re: reincarnation 215 David L 20-Jan-04 15:08
Re: reincarnation 178 Milo 21-Jan-04 00:19
Re: reincarnation 213 David L 21-Jan-04 15:10
Re: reincarnation 205 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:23
Re: reincarnation 205 David L 20-Jan-04 15:03
Re: reincarnation 215 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 21:38
Re: reincarnation 167 David L 20-Jan-04 23:22
Re: reincarnation 215 Melusine 20-Jan-04 18:57
Re: reincarnation 204 Melusine 20-Jan-04 04:12
Re: reincarnation 183 David L 20-Jan-04 15:21
Re: reincarnation 194 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 17:13
Re: reincarnation 191 David L 20-Jan-04 18:54
Re: reincarnation 199 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 19:27
Re: reincarnation 219 David L 20-Jan-04 23:35
Re: reincarnation 242 banah 25-Jan-04 20:54
Re: reincarnation 212 David L 26-Jan-04 04:23
Re: reincarnation 207 banah 30-Jan-04 19:54
Water Symbolism 183 Cleopatra 11-Feb-04 13:59
Re: Water Symbolism 202 David L 11-Feb-04 17:32
Re: reincarnation 238 HarryWJYoung 21-Jan-04 10:16
Re: reincarnation 242 gene douglas 21-Jan-04 13:26
Re: reincarnation 198 HarryWJYoung 22-Jan-04 00:21
Re: reincarnation 216 David L 21-Jan-04 15:26
Re: reincarnation 223 HarryWJYoung 21-Jan-04 16:02
Re: reincarnation 210 David L 21-Jan-04 22:13
Re: reincarnation 200 banah 25-Jan-04 19:41
Re: reincarnation 187 SunSword 14-Feb-04 18:29
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Re: reincarnation 210 David L 20-Jan-04 23:41
Re: reincarnation 211 Milo 21-Jan-04 00:39
Re: reincarnation 191 David L 21-Jan-04 02:48
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Re: reincarnation 210 David L 21-Jan-04 15:41
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Re: reincarnation 203 David L 21-Jan-04 22:20
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Re: reincarnation 166 Nebankh 22-Jan-04 12:44
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Re: reincarnation 224 HarryWJYoung 23-Jan-04 09:41
Re: reincarnation 196 David L 23-Jan-04 15:36
Re: reincarnation 220 HarryWJYoung 23-Jan-04 16:35
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Re: reincarnation 182 Milo 23-Jan-04 20:50
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Re: reincarnation 201 David L 24-Jan-04 01:04
Re: reincarnation 198 ArmchairObserver 24-Jan-04 07:43
Re: reincarnation 232 Cesar 24-Jan-04 17:31
Re: reincarnation 217 Cesar 24-Jan-04 00:31
Re: reincarnation 195 Cesar 24-Jan-04 00:45
Re: reincarnation 201 Milo 22-Jan-04 23:17
Re: reincarnation 173 Zosimos 22-Jan-04 22:53
Re: reincarnation 219 lobo-hotei 19-Jan-04 23:26
Re: reincarnation 216 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:27
Re: reincarnation 185 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:08
Re: reincarnation 239 RichardC 20-Jan-04 13:06
Re: reincarnation 211 SunSword 14-Feb-04 18:13
Master of your own ship 372 Richard Fusniak 14-Feb-04 18:31
Re: reincarnation 209 David L 19-Jan-04 23:16
Re: reincarnation 225 newrisingsun 19-Jan-04 23:37
Re: reincarnation 188 David L 20-Jan-04 01:33
Re: reincarnation 201 newrisingsun 20-Jan-04 17:04
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Re: reincarnation 307 Aarooga 20-Jan-04 16:35
Re: reincarnation 169 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:20
Re: reincarnation 204 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:15
Re: reincarnation 187 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 11:58
Re: reincarnation 167 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 15:33
Re: reincarnation 185 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 16:19
Re: reincarnation 231 Aarooga 22-Jan-04 13:13
Re: reincarnation 191 Saorsa 22-Jan-04 14:48
Re: reincarnation 220 Dominick Ohrbeck 20-Jan-04 20:21
Fuzzy 202 Richard Fusniak 20-Jan-04 23:21
Re: Fuzzy 184 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:35
Re: Fuzzy 198 Mark Staab 22-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 193 Segestan 21-Jan-04 16:33
Re: reincarnation 172 Earache 21-Jan-04 21:34
Re: reincarnation 207 Trygve Hogebol 22-Jan-04 07:17
Re: reincarnation 185 Earache 24-Jan-04 13:07
Re: reincarnation 188 Richard Fusniak 25-Jan-04 21:17
Re: reincarnation 191 Earache 31-Jan-04 15:42
Re: reincarnation 201 Alex S 26-Jan-04 01:56
Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 191 Richard Fusniak 27-Jan-04 01:26
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 189 Alex S 27-Jan-04 15:11
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 188 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 02:04
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 213 Alex S 29-Jan-04 12:13
Planetary Consciousness 173 Trygve Hogebol 30-Jan-04 05:59
Re: Planetary Consciousness 192 Mark Staab 30-Jan-04 16:18
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 256 timewaster 29-Jan-04 16:25
The value of regression 204 Richard Fusniak 31-Jan-04 23:17
Re: The value of regression 194 timewaster 02-Feb-04 03:22
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 222 David L 01-Feb-04 01:28
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 185 Trygve Hogebol 02-Feb-04 03:48
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 200 Trygve Hogebol 29-Jan-04 02:58
King or pauper 190 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 12:40
Re: King or pauper 187 Saorsa 29-Jan-04 12:51
Re: reincarnation 182 Lee McGiffen 27-Jan-04 10:38


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