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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 34790 Darryl Sloan 03-Jun-19 19:34
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 356 greengirl5 03-Jun-19 23:08
u-tube 336 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 03:54
Re: u-tube 329 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 06:17
Re: u-tube 331 Darryl Sloan 04-Jun-19 19:02
Re: u-tube 321 Darryl Sloan 04-Jun-19 18:58
Re: u-tube 301 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 22:29
Meaningful dreams 323 Darryl Sloan 04-Jun-19 18:47
Re: Meaningful dreams 311 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 22:46
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 319 PB Bytes 04-Jun-19 22:29
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 322 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 23:08
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 310 Eddie Larry 05-Jun-19 01:08
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 324 greengirl5 05-Jun-19 03:15
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 396 Eddie Larry 05-Jun-19 20:51
Who was Jesus? 354 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 11:27
Re: Who was Jesus? 306 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 14:37
Re: Who was Jesus? 347 PB Bytes 06-Jun-19 15:49
Re: Who was Jesus? 317 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 22:21
Re: Who was Jesus? 311 PB Bytes 06-Jun-19 23:06
Re: Who was Jesus? And who were the Mayans? 310 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 23:40
And who were the Mayans? 326 PB Bytes 07-Jun-19 15:41
Winter solstice 2012 310 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 22:40
Re: Winter solstice 2012 322 PB Bytes 07-Jun-19 23:21
Re: Winter solstice 2012 298 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 23:51
Re: Who was Jesus? 308 Darryl Sloan 08-Jun-19 20:16
Questions 330 drrayeye 08-Jun-19 20:47
Re: Questions 346 Darryl Sloan 10-Jun-19 19:02
Re: Questions and maybe some answers? 298 greengirl5 11-Jun-19 00:03
Re: Questions and maybe some answers? 300 Darryl Sloan 14-Jun-19 09:28
Good and evil 293 greengirl5 14-Jun-19 22:59
Re: Good and evil 286 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:19
Re: Questions 316 drrayeye 11-Jun-19 07:19
Re: Questions 301 Darryl Sloan 14-Jun-19 09:13
Scientists and Dualism 286 drrayeye 14-Jun-19 16:30
Re: Scientists and Dualism 299 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 12:03
Re: Scientists and Dualism 308 drrayeye 17-Jun-19 16:10
Re: Scientists and Dualism 317 Susan Doris 17-Jun-19 17:25
Consciousness and the perceptual environment 301 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 04:10
Re: Who was Jesus? 315 PB Bytes 08-Jun-19 21:11
Re: Who was Jesus? 312 Darryl Sloan 10-Jun-19 19:20
A scholarly alternative 330 drrayeye 07-Jun-19 06:46
Re: A scholarly alternative 316 Darryl Sloan 10-Jun-19 19:09
Re: A scholarly alternative 337 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 21:19
Re: A scholarly alternative 314 greengirl5 11-Jun-19 22:11
Re: A scholarly alternative 338 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 22:21
Re: A scholarly alternative 321 SandyJesse 15-Jun-19 05:14
Re: A scholarly alternative 294 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:23
Tiberius Julius Cotys Philocaesar Eusebes 304 Eddie Larry 17-Jun-19 22:32
Re: Tiberius Julius Cotys Philocaesar Eusebes 311 SandyJesse 18-Jun-19 02:56
Re: Tiberius Julius Cotys Philocaesar Eusebes 298 Eddie Larry 18-Jun-19 03:03
Re: A scholarly alternative 317 Darryl Sloan 13-Jun-19 11:58
Re: A scholarly alternative 310 Eddie Larry 13-Jun-19 14:04
Re: A scholarly alternative 294 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:28
Re: A scholarly alternative 305 Eddie Larry 17-Jun-19 13:08
Follow me - on Facebook....... 291 greengirl5 17-Jun-19 23:10
Re: Follow me - on Facebook....... 302 Eddie Larry 18-Jun-19 01:42
After the resurrection...... 308 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 06:02
Re: After the resurrection...... 290 Eddie Larry 18-Jun-19 13:32
Well said 310 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 04:38
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 322 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 10:05
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 301 Darryl Sloan 05-Jun-19 14:48
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 307 PB Bytes 05-Jun-19 15:37
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 309 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 10:55
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 307 PB Bytes 06-Jun-19 15:38
au contraire 332 drrayeye 04-Jun-19 23:15
Re: au contraire 302 Darryl Sloan 05-Jun-19 15:05
Re: au contraire 334 drrayeye 05-Jun-19 19:56
Re: au contraire 315 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 10:08
Re: au contraire 315 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 13:48
Re: au contraire 901 PB Bytes 06-Jun-19 15:31
Re: au contraire 319 drrayeye 06-Jun-19 16:11
Re: au contraire 323 PB Bytes 06-Jun-19 16:16
Consciousness 309 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 23:27
Our brains 327 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 00:56
Re: Consciousness 320 Darryl Sloan 13-Jun-19 11:50
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 341 Susan Doris 07-Jun-19 06:03
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 371 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 07:47
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 341 Susan Doris 07-Jun-19 07:53
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 317 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 23:59
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 321 Darryl Sloan 08-Jun-19 19:22
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 313 greengirl5 08-Jun-19 22:44
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 309 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 05:23
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 323 SandyJesse 09-Jun-19 06:24
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 328 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 07:19
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 313 greengirl5 09-Jun-19 09:12
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 323 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 10:03
There it is again 305 greengirl5 09-Jun-19 12:07
Re: There it is again 314 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 14:49
You know? 329 greengirl5 10-Jun-19 00:36
Re: You know? 306 Susan Doris 10-Jun-19 10:49
Re: You know? 313 greengirl5 10-Jun-19 13:47
Re: You know? 316 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 00:09
Re: You know? 287 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 21:43
Re: You know? 305 greengirl5 11-Jun-19 21:58
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 333 SandyJesse 10-Jun-19 06:38
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 331 greengirl5 10-Jun-19 09:48
How to make gold 324 greengirl5 15-Jun-19 07:47
Re: How to make gold 296 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:07
Re: How to make gold 328 Susan Doris 17-Jun-19 17:31
Re: How to make gold 286 Darryl Sloan 18-Jun-19 08:15
Re: How to make gold 302 Susan Doris 18-Jun-19 09:41
Re: How to make gold 306 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 13:10
Re: How to make gold 309 Susan Doris 18-Jun-19 13:37
Re: How to make gold 296 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 23:30
Re: How to make gold 304 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 18:09
Re: How to make gold 296 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 23:14
Re: How to make gold 284 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 11:44
The "para" is not going away, it is getting stronger. 290 greengirl5 20-Jun-19 23:32
Re: The "para" is not going away, it is getting stronger. 298 Susan Doris 21-Jun-19 09:43
Re: The "para" is not going away, it is getting stronger. 280 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 12:18
Re: How to make gold 297 Susan Doris 21-Jun-19 06:18
Re: How to make gold 279 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 12:14
Re: How to make gold 298 Susan Doris 21-Jun-19 14:42
Re: How to make gold 299 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 23:30
Re: How to make gold 287 Susan Doris 22-Jun-19 05:14
Re: How to make gold 279 greengirl5 22-Jun-19 06:26
Re: How to make gold 277 Susan Doris 22-Jun-19 07:04
Re: How to make gold 292 greengirl5 22-Jun-19 23:49
Re: How to make gold 280 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 18:25
defying naturalistic explanations 296 drrayeye 24-Jun-19 23:32
Re: defying naturalistic explanations 268 Darryl Sloan 26-Jun-19 21:09
Science vs. speculation 599 drrayeye 26-Jun-19 21:57
Re: How to make gold 278 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 05:57
Great advice to scientists! 286 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 07:24
Re: Great advice to scientists! 275 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 10:07
Re: Great advice to scientists! 293 greengirl5 26-Jun-19 00:25
a very creative scientist shares his insights 283 drrayeye 25-Jun-19 11:50
Re: a very creative scientist shares his insights 295 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 14:00
Re: How to make gold 268 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 18:09
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 303 rulebook54 24-Jun-19 22:35
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 296 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 00:31
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 275 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 06:05
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 278 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 07:11
Big consciousness, little consciousness. 273 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 02:37


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