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25 Characteristics You May Find In Those Who Are Awakening

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posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 01:54 AM
a reply to: LittleByLittle

Definitely brown for me. I love philosophy but I lack the cold logic required for white.

posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 02:03 AM
a reply to: Bluesma

I dunno. If you reach a certain point you will understand and empathize with people you don't like. Empathy and understanding does not necessitate liking someone. Love for all humans in general is different than specific individualized love.

Best example I can give is this 5 year old I taught. He was very sweet and smart but very odd. He said many very unsettling things and tended to be very very clingy and needy. I could laugh with him, treat him well, enjoy his company and respect who he was. When he didn't come back this fall I was very relieved though. He required a ton of energy to deal with and detracted from my ability to help others plus some of the stuff he said was almost alien or serial killery. I never hated him but I was quite happy to see him go.

Probably doesn't help much but I tried. Words are an incredibly poor way to communicate thoughts

posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 02:04 AM
a reply to: sled735

I disagree with number 25, we have time for everyone, all are equal.

posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 02:08 AM
a reply to: BlueAjah

I agree with you that some of this wording does not seem to really explain things correctly, and actually seems a bit misleading. These are personal opinions, based on much reading and personal experience, but:

english is a complex language and many people interpret it in different ways.....for me the OP was quite right yet not all of it and that could come down to my interpretation of what is being said

posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 03:13 AM
a reply to: sled735

Many of these "signs" in this article are just a romantic concept/illusion of awakening making it seem again as if you have to be very very special to have more talents, more this, more that.

Awakening is about becoming less and less....and at the same time integrating more and more. Until you realize the unbroken reality-unity that you are.

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posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 04:59 AM

originally posted by: tavi45
a reply to: Bluesma

I dunno. If you reach a certain point you will understand and empathize with people you don't like. Empathy and understanding does not necessitate liking someone. Love for all humans in general is different than specific individualized love

Agreed. I did not challenge that. I only pointed out that if people are insensitive to others it is because they don't get them- they cannot understand or empathize with them.

You can love someone, understand them, empathize with them, and still choose to not be with them.

Editted to add- it took me a minute to realize that not wanting to be with someone might be seen as being insensitive . For me, sensitivity describes an internal event- being able to feel or empathize with another- it is unrelated to exterior events and choice of action.

I can "get" someone (understand their thoughts and feelings) and make no action at all to fulfil their desires at the same time.

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posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 05:17 AM

originally posted by: Aphorism
a reply to: Aleister

There is a state of 'knowingness', you know.

If so, there is also a state of "not-knowingness". How do you know which state you are in?

It doesn't matter anyways. The word means nothing.

Thats not true. It does have a meaning. It means having a permeating sense of confidence in knowing (whatever the subject may be, or even a general sense, as in equanimity), a "knowingness". If the confidence in ones knowingness builds it leads to a sense of equanimity. Unknowingness is the state of feeling ignorant and is characterised by a permeating lack of confidence around a particular subject matter or life in general.

Go to any primary school and observe the children in a class. You will see children in every spectrum of "knowingness" that i just laid out, and a couple of day dreamers to mix things up a bit

About the article, i agree with thirdcoast, i can identify with a lot of the points but the whole things feels contrived and pointless because in the words of biggie smalls "if you dont know then you dont know"... But if you do know then this whole thing is pointless because you know already... And is "it happening", not until this meme is dies, and i hope it dies soon, but i have an awful feeling this kind of thing will die slow.... Call it a knowingness

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posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 05:52 AM

originally posted by: tavi45
a reply to: LittleByLittle

Definitely brown for me. I love philosophy but I lack the cold logic required for white.

There is a little Aes Sedai in everyone, if they had the patience to see it
I guess I picked Blue because I am more interested in world events, justice, and the larger society. I only wish I really had the power to effect change, cuz the world is not going all that well right now.

posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 05:54 AM
a reply to: kauskau

Thank you.
That is one of the best, concise, explanations I have ever heard!

posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 06:42 AM

originally posted by: Shoujikina
anyone who is learning another language, can stumble into the phenomenon of simply knowing what some word in english is in that other language, without having specifically studied for that exact word whatsoever. But this doesn't make you any kind of Special Divine Chosen One that All Must Bow to.
lol you must be exaggerating (surely the article wasnt that crude)... Having a sense of knowing does not imply that no, thank goodness... But imagine a doctor or nurse not being able to tell if you are sick... You would be on your knees begging for someone for one with that allmighty sense of knowingness.

isn't the whole "this many these"-type titling very mainstream anyway? Isn't that populist and crowd-pleasing? The junk food of journalism / writing.

Lol yes, these are definately included in the...

"Top 10 Reasons Why This Meme Will Die a Slow And Painfull Death."
...that im sure ive read somewhere.
This video pretty much nails it:

And so on .. (I deliberately avoided the masonic numbering that's also popular with such articles)

You get the odd ones, dont you?

I noticed this list didn't include "critical thinking" or "questioning of weird lists"... but it did include "NOT questioning" at one point.
Yep, typical of the "give up all your thinking capacities to the whim of the universe, it will do all the thinking for you" type attitude you often come accross in some people these days.

Then there are those bits that either do not make any sense, or are the products of a chaotic mind.

What does "They fully accept that they can only attract what is within their vibrational field" even mean? Can anyone explain this simply?

In Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Luke Skywalker crahses his x-wing, (you know, the one that looks like a giant Canadian Goose)
into a swamp on an alien planet (lol happens to the best of us) and he meets Yoda (the little green guy who happens to be the most senior jedi in the Galaxy, yeah living in a swamp) who the uses the power of the force to lift the downed x-wing ( giant canadian goose looking star ship ) out of the swamp and Skywalker cant beleive it, and says to him "I cant beleive it" & yoda says back to him "That is why you fail" ... Well that would not be the reply from the people of todays internets, oh no, today it would be something like, you landed in a swamp "that is why you fail, end of story".

This whole article sounds like just another women's magazine list that some "I am so spiritual, because I bought an indian scarf and aroma candles!"-hack has written, in the typical fashion of these self-congratulatory egomonsters. Everyone praises women, so they start feeling they are omnipotent, special Chosen Ones and then they get a free computer because, vagina, and then start writing these articles and get promoted and no one ever gives them proper criticism, because women can't be critisized in this world.
lol this sounds like it could have came out of:
"If you didn't already hate women, these 5 things will make you wish they never got to vote!"
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posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 06:43 AM
I'm sorry, but I have to debunk this list as generalizations made to make you feel like you can relate to these concepts.
Think of this list very similarly to a cold reading that a false medium/psychic may use in a crowd. Or perhaps how someone would want to draw you into their cult. This is the same thing and I'll cover them all for fun.

1. Being in public places is overwhelming: If you are prone to this kind of belief system of awakening or new age journey, chances are you are more of an introvert of sorts anyway. Not only that, but it appeals to ALL introverts or people that might find crowds overwhelming. A lot of people do. I know I do.

2. Big Picture understanding: I believe this is called basic wisdom. The "unity consciousness" is a common new age belief, which those who follow would see themselves relating to this easily.

3. Knowing things: Not only is this an extremely common ego based excuse for unfounded beliefs, it's also a foolish approach to actual knowledge and can even be dangerous. Nearly everyone can relate to this, whether you just "know" who's your savior, what happens after death, "know" that holistic healing works and countless other beliefs in all areas of life. It's an easy tool for people to find a common denominator and join with a group or way of thinking.

4. Acknowledging imperfection: Yup. People tend to do this as they grow older and learn to accept the imperfections in their lives and others. Not everyone, but most people realize that accepting others difference is a good thing and that we're all on our own path.

5. TV/MSM: It's pretty common for people to find this distasteful and again, the older we get and the more we learn, the more spin we see in the media and the formulaic corporate BS that TV throws at us. Many do not, this is true. But, if you're one who believes that they are "awakening" you'll certainly fit right in here as it's one of the first things to go. And hey! Guess where alternative medicine isn't found as much?

6. Material disassociation and love: The adage of "love yourself first to be able to love others" is quite a common philosophy and you'll find in about a million self-help books and maybe even your parent's advice.
The sentence "We are loved so unconditionally by Creation that we can even choose to believe that we are not loved." is a lovely way to say "it's up to you to accept this universal hug" with a bonus manipulation tactic hiding in there to appeal to anyone who feels unloved at times - which tends to be everyone. Many cults prey upon those who feel unloved, promising them a cohesive unit of loving individuals that you can join.

7. Intuitive lie detecting: Um, yeah. Again, wisdom. Also included in that paragraph is an ego boost that you're a little bit better than others so you can thwart their retorts with your superior knowledge.

8. Empathy: This is just giving basis for having psycho-somatic conditions thanks to your special empathic powers...Guess what? It's not real.

9. Rooting for the underdog: Again, this appeals to the masses. If rooting for the underdog didn't appeal to lots of people, then why do we see that theme in nearly every story? The matrix reference was a funny touchstone to a belief system the author seems to have.

10. You're better than they are and they'll just have to awaken on their own.

11. Tired from psychic vampirism: Hoo Ha excuse for not mowing that lawn today. And guess what? People can wear you down emotionally. Go figure...

12. The Healer in You: It doesn't matter which pseudoscience you choose to believe works, you just "know" that it does, don't you? And shouldn't you buy some of it?

13. Again, you're just a little more knowledgeable about all things spiritual than anyone else: Wow. "You go, you enlightened being of smugness!"

14. Creativity: This appeals to well, just about anyone who likes creative stuff. Oh, and who wants to say they are UN-imaginative?

15. The power of positive thinking: Seek and ye shall find, basically. Another common adage, but this makes it seem like you have all the control and if it's not working, you're not doing it right and clearly needed another lesson.

16. More love: Reinforcement that there is love in this belief system and you DO so want that right?

17. Solitude: Again...Didn't we cover that in #1?

18. Bored easily, but screw that: More mass generalization that would appeal to younger people mostly, I'd say.

19. Don't like working: Hey! People don't like doing things they don't wanna do? Now there's a revelation. And now we can excuse ourselves for it because we're a higher, more enlightened being than everyone else.

20. Preach: Preach.

21. Nothing matters: I have to align myself with this one more than the others. However, this is more along the lines of making the enlightened ones have an all-encompassing sigh with the haughty knowledge that (insert savior here) is coming to do their bidding on this plane no matter what you say.

22. We're too imaginative to be on time: Those of us in the knowing can't be bothered with silly things like clocks and deadlines. That's for the sheeple of the material plane who just don't understand.

23: Abhor routine: Again, few people embrace routine. The author of this really doesn't want to go to work.

24: Authority sucks: Who could this possibly appeal to? Oh yeah. Everyone except those IN authority.

25: Intolerant of rudeness: Clearly, the author needed to round this to 25. Unless this is truly a sole trait of those who are "awakening". What do you think?

And clicking on the author's name leads you to his pseudo-science based heath store. What more do you need?

posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 07:01 AM

originally posted by: oldworldbeliever
a reply to: sled735

Thank you!
I was a little apprehensive about posting, but finding it easier. My friends and the general population just don't seem to get it and I felt like an outsider. Know what I mean ?
But I have been finding those that are on the same level.
And that awakening? Yeah, it's been a long time coming and such a breathe of fresh air.

I know exactly how you feel, my friends no longer seem like friends. More like Equaintances, people i know and have spent alot of time around but i no longer feel a deep conection with.

posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 07:50 AM

originally posted by: LittleByLittle

originally posted by: Aleister
a reply to: Aphorism

There is a state of 'knowingness', you know.

Yes. But does that mean you know all parts and can see the whole picture. If so give me exact blueprints on how to create a fusion reactor that gives clean energy for all.

Fusion research has nothing to do with finding a source of cheap energy. That is a smokescreen to keep the funding flowing for over 50 years (surely that timespan sets off alarm bells as to the real purpose?). Due to all the bans on nuclear testing how do you propose the scientists test for nuclear reactions ? Note that all nukes these days are fusion devices not fission which is why we have fusion reactors. But that's only an opinion based on observation.

If you want clean energy then make use of the tera watts of power that shines down on the earth every single day across all continents. This energy can be tapped in multiple ways which can be collected for a single house and/or neighbourhood level. The government cannot tax this nor switch it off ie control it and control is at the heart of all our paranoid governments. If any country pursued a nationwide green energy program the costs would plummet and we would all have free energy. Even with the timkering at the edges approach the costs have dropped signifcantly which is why they are pulling back and going nuclear in case we catch on !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 08:25 AM

The whole 'lying is nearly impossible'-thing, for example - wouldn't the kindness actually make it more possible, because you'd rather not listen to your own suspicions about others, because you want to think good of everyone?

That is indeed a very real and very tricky one. I have come accross people like that, but theres no rule about what actually constitutes some people. I would say it depends who they are with. Outwardly kind people may be more vulnerable around strangers that could be true perhaps, but i know some people who are very kind yet have bull# detectors sharper than most so i definatley dont agree that kindness makes you vulnerable to bull# because you see good in people.

its those people who intentionally shut off their intuition in order to make an extra effort to appear to others to be kind who are bull#ting themselves and making it easier for others to get away with lying and manipulating an d bull#ting them. Its especiallyntroubkesomenwhen people block their intuittion out of loyalty to a particular cause or theology or political party, or "way" (to use far eastern phraseology). as would be the case with people reading this article and taking it in as gospel truth, due to confirmation bias, rather than a clever marketing strategy designed to appeal to peoples spiritual beliefs for more traffic to their website aka shameless exploitation in the name of profit

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posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 09:50 AM

originally posted by: Aphorism
a reply to: sled735

They are untrue.

This one for instance:

We know things without having to intellectually figure them out. Often called intuitive awareness, we have ‘a-ha’ moments and insights that can explain some of the most complex theories or phenomenon in the world.

Explain quantum theory.
I believe you have answered your own question. Theories. But people want to bring that to the light and make it truth. And why? because they had intuition to go in that direction.
This one for instance:

We are obsessed with bringing the truth to light.

Followed by:

We don’t live in fear of anything. Any and all changes coming, no matter how much they are perceived as negative or dramatic on our Earth, are being designed by us. We have past the point of no return and the Earth is ascending to a higher state of consciousness. Nothing will stop it now.


Fear is what tptb want from us. It helps them keep control on the masses that make them money and keep them in power. We all move into the clearing when the time is right so there is no need of fear for the creator/GOD will let there be water if he wills it.
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posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 10:15 AM
a reply to: gottaknow

I pretty much thought the same thing as you when I read this. It's clearly a cold reading technique designed to have a bunch of people "get it" and relate to it by developing a sense of smugness about it. It's all a con. I read this thread and thought of this:

posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 12:21 PM
a reply to: Shoujikina
Brlliant things have been mentioned by everyone, I think you are all amazing for considering these ideas-despite whatever is said.
totally glad this discussion has been re-sparked. Totally appreciated the logical breakdown,but if you left out the gender identification(even though u may hav a point when it comes to buying things associated with new age practices), then it would stop any haters breaking down your logical arguement by pointing out your own emotional bias in your statement.But emotions make us human so meh
.I just got sense when reading the old posts; that they used they're belief to distinguish themselves as smarter, better and bound for a better place without much consideration for the rest of humanity. Thats the issue I have with most established religions, the lack of equality. I mean has new age gone the same way? The importance of good morals lost in the detail of the narrative. Will the indigo movement be the same as christianity or islam in 100 years? I just want to reiterate the fact I believe in it. I just think were spoiling a good idea. Think about it...wouldnt it be better if belief stayed a belief? Rather than a belief system (religion). I not entireley sure myself so please dissect what iv written because I only rambling while cooking and I appreciate your thought and logic
I'll read again tonight. PS . can i say "totally" anymore?lol

posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 12:27 PM
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posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 12:42 PM
a reply to: BlueAjah

Hehe I was referring to what I would be based on personality. At the moment I'm definitely blue. We are definitely in a period of massive upheaval much like in WoT. Unfortunately there is no obvious great evil nor a prophesied leader to fall in behind. Everything is just so messy and disconnected just like TPTB wanted. It's incredibly hard to have any direction to your desire to bring about peace and understanding.

posted on Oct, 15 2014 @ 12:45 PM
Most of this list applies to me.

Just like my horoscope usually describes me pretty well.

And my chinese zodiac describes me pretty well.

Okay, all joking aside. Reading articles like that is fun, and there is that fleeting "maybe I AM special snowflake" feeling, but this article, like many others along these lines, rely on sweeping generalities that affect most, if not all of our species. To a certain extent we all rely on thinks like intuition. What we call empathy is simply our minds responding to subtle body language and facial changes that we consciously don't see.

It was a good read though. Feel better about myself after reading it!


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