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I'm becoming depressed and slightly suicidal,
reply to post by Krazysh0t
At the same time, Scientists in 2004 have already grown a rat brain in a petri dish, hooked it up to a flight simulator (simulation) as its only perception of reality, and this brain learned how fly the plane correctly even on the hardest levels with the worst weather conditions.
2004 Brain in a Dish Flight Simulator
Now mind you, there is a physical brain that exists there, and its reality is the simulation, which is an illusion. But its physical reality in the petri dish may be reality and not-illusion. So this may be the limit to consciousness and simulations in that, you have to have a physical brain as the interface which consciousness uses.
I have seen in dreams & meditations, devices like brains, that become interfaces for consciousness including loved ones using these to speak to us from the afterlife, and simulations, and living people using them to connect to simulations. However then you still have consciousness itself, limits, and physicality.
Perhaps subjectively. But as an absolute truth, either there is or isn't, meaning one side will be right and the other will be wrong.
If consciousness is lacking in this evolution with the simulation, I don't think you will get things like Love, philosophy, enlightenment to develop within such a system. That could be the ultimate proof
Actually when they get down to strings, especially in Bose-Einstein Condensate, those smallest units of measure all become one non-local nondual Oneness state. Something similar to Enlightenment in the individual. Coincidence or synchronicity?
Which brings us back to subjectivity.....something that is true itself. The default mode of experiencing existence. Just because something is subjective doesn't mean its not real and true.
Language corresponds to thought and uses thought to express itself. Before you talk, you have to think of what you will say. Or you can spontaneously blurt out random words (from the mememory of thoughts).
Sure A child doesnt have to know the word or thought, but it is learned or the image is stored in the mind as a memory regardless. Each child by default learns to think via superimposing labels over all of reality and themselves as well
Study Finds Emotions Can Be Mapped to the Body[/url]
Might want to read the above link.
...it was all heart first, brain later. Even the ancient texts say loves comes out of the heart, and in one of my worst break ups ever with the only girl I ever truly loved, I could feel pain in my heart from the heart break.
By the way, my heart tests and check ups, ekg's & ct-scans all come up clean for heart health
When you were a child, you were merely aware...that original new-born awareness, is the primordial consciousness that you are, and within it is pure intelligence and also the ability to think, though its a lot more different then thinking with the brain/mind.
Yes consciousness can think outside of the body and its a lot clearer, faster, better than the brain based thinking.
What I'm referring to is very simple, you feel and know directly that you are completely soaked. Maybe it is instinct and coincidentally many link this to the gut, which also has brain neurons within it. Coincidentally, the gut is where you enter into mediation to reach the Absolute Beingness....at least its one of the places, which means you are directly uncovering/experiencing the source of instinct, and you can argue that since instinct includes and aspect of knowing, you are also uncovering the source of pure knowingness.
This does happen in Enlightenment, but it comes to an end. The drop of water (Awareness) merges with the Ocean (Infinite Source of Awareness/Consciousness) and then that collapses into the Absolute Ground of Beingness which is simultaneously the manifested as well as the unmanifested. This last aspect includes all things. Nobody has ever reported anywhere in the history of any literature anywhere on the world to have merged into anything beyond this.
If there is something larger that can be merged with after this, then awesome. I hope I can be the first to do so and report back here a set of blueprints for others!!! That would be the ultimate ride!!!!
Never really went towards that direction, just kind of probed around the neighborhood and some afterlife realms afterwards. But will saying everything looks alot more crystal clear than with physical eyes, and you see more colors, like luminescent peacocks feathers or when gas is mixed with water and sunlight hits the surface.
There is a website of an OBE'r who went up to and into it. I'll see if I can find the link
I'm becoming depressed and slightly suicidal, I've been on the internet scanning videos and articles, searching libraries, and having face to face conversations with friends. I'm trying to find the truth to it all, But no matter what there's always a contradiction and counter argument to any belief system I drift towards (Including atheism). But it's so overwhelming when you look into all this new age occult teaching: Gnostics, Atlantis, sacred scrolls, etc. and this stuff goes on and on. Then there's the abrahamic religions which are just as complicated (Kamballah, Christ consciousness, Quran, Torah, The countless versions of the bible etc.) And who can forget about the hundreds of thousands of religions spread through ought the east? I'm considering dropping out of high school and becoming a bum just so i can dedicate my life to seeking truth. Then there's the whole new world order fiasco.
No, I will not resort to atheism. Not when i have had countless personal experiences with the law of attraction, astral projection, telekinesis, etc. Just no man. I want to just let it all go and let my intuition and heart guide me but can I really even trust that? I just don't understand how the majority of people can be so secure with their belief system when there's so much to this.
Debate, Advise, and discuss with me. I only seek truth.
The only truth is the one true god and yeshua
Well that certainly shows that we could create the Matrix.
About people speaking to us from the afterlife, going by your premise and that after we die, our consciousness separates from our bodies, with the ability now to explore the infinite vastness of the cosmos, why would we bother trying to communicate with our loved ones that are still alive? With the length of eternity, it would only be a short wait until they die and can join us. This discrepancy has always bothered me.
That is why I said "For now." We don't know one way or the other who is more correct and even if we are anywhere near knowing this absolute truth. Until then we are both correct and incorrect at the same time. Think of the Schrodinger's cat thought experiment to get an idea of what I'm referring to. Yes I know this is applied to quantum mechanics more than what we are talking about, but I feel it is a good reference here too.
Whoa there, evolution allows for life to develop in any direction. If what you are claiming is all true, then evolution allows for life to evolve to our state since we (humans) are examples of this. Therefore, if we have a computer simulation that has the rules of evolution programmed into it to develop life, it reasons that eventually a simulated life form would arise that can think and rationalize.
Keep in mind, subjectivity doesn't mean that it IS real and true as well.
Well it's hard to know if that is a universal truth or not since 99% of all humans on this planet speak an establish language or communicate with it (I'm thinking sign language for that last bit). We don't really have many examples of humans who haven't been exposed to language their whole lives and how they analyze and interpret the world. So it is hard to make a definite statement about this one way or the other.
Nice anecdotal evidence. I'm happy for you. But on the flip side, as of last Friday, I am now 29 and that hasn't happened to me not even ONCE in my life. Most people are married and having children by then. Am I just defective? I'd like to think that isn't the case.
Certainly, but it would also prove that you haven't found absoluteness yet since there is a greater essence to reach.
Sorry that was kind of a trick question. The sun is actually white. The reason it appears yellow or orange to us is because of gases in the atmosphere. If you find that link, see if he describes what color the sun is. If he says anything but white, he is talking out his ass.