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My transcendental awakening at Wal-Mart.

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posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 12:42 PM
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I had the most amazing experience not even two hours ago that I feel like I need to share. I was out buying coffee for another dreaded day of job-hunting when I felt the imperative urge to go to Wal-Mart nearby. Initially I felt bad about it. Like, "This is literally the most loser thing you can do, going to Wal-Mart out of boredom and procrastination, etc, etc..." But, when I started to walk around something triggered in me.

I began to realize that everything around me was visual data. Pure data. I saw in my mind's eye that people walking by me are beings of light occupying mental shells, traversing an indefinable void of Matrix-like external physicality which is in actuality equivalent to nothing. Then I began to feel a pressure sensation in my head, and this insurmountable joy that I haven't experienced in ages. I knew in that moment that none of this is real, only us, these immeasurable, wonderful beings of light with treasured stories that have no beginning nor an end. Physical bodies melted away. I felt like I was floating in this space, walking on a lake of frozen ice where beneath is endless ocean and above endless sky. I could envision this place we call Wal-Mart as an endless expanse of blackness with wandering jets of light, interfacing with reality only so far as symbols and archetypes are able to reach us through the masquerade of commodity.



I then felt like I needed to walk through my local mall and as I did so this feeling continued, of truly seeing past external appearances. A dull sorrow filled me, knowing that we are in sleep-like states to be so obsessed with trivial external data. But I know all of us are so beautiful and it just made me so sad to know that this system is built this way to keep people from remembering how vast and powerful they are. Another thing transpired in the mall, a strong intuition that this had happened before, in a place we like to call Atlantis. We are Atlantis 2.0, on the brink of destruction from how far lost we have become.

The cover for Muse's album came to mind and I think I understand this holographic universe theory now. I never really fully "felt it" until today. Had more assurance that this is the truth. I can also liken it to a funhouse mirror, except with shards billions and trillions times greater, refracting light into the hyperbolic illusionary system we call our malls and our Wal-Marts, spare the beings of light, the life that occupies it. Reality is clay, and nothing more than a paramour of flesh, atoms and stardust.

The song "Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons truly captures how I felt today. So alive, so awake, and so godamn happy. There is nothing to be afraid of anymore except for myself... and that can be conquered. That's what I'm here to do.
edit on 26-6-2015 by Blumenkranz because: Correction.




posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 12:50 PM
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a reply to: Blumenkranz

No one is sheeplike, Life is not simply useless external data.
You are required.
As am i
As is a duck
as is and ant
as the moon
as is the grass

Because if life has a purpose to exist in order, opposed to chaos then every aspect of it required.



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 12:51 PM
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That was SOME coffee!

Just kidding. Sounds like you had an epiphany. Enjoy the spiritual experience. Good luck on finding that job. You have excellent writing skills, btw. Add that to your resume if you haven't already.


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posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 12:54 PM
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Damn...

I just see crap from China at Walmart.



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 12:54 PM
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Man, I'd be SUPER disappointed if MY spiritual awakening happened at Wal-Mart.

I'd prefer it to be somewhere tranquil, like a quiet shrine near Kyoto or something. But in Wal-Mart? I'd just be like "Aw man, this awakening feels cheap and poorly manufactured, like the pants I just bought."



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 12:56 PM
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originally posted by: Blumenkranz
A dull sorrow filled me, knowing that we are in sleep-like states to be so obsessed with trivial external data. But I know all of us are so beautiful and it just made me so sad to know that this system is built this way to keep people from remembering how vast and powerful they are.


You hit upon the conspiracy of all conspiracies, the Big One, the one that cannot be unseen, but cannot be shown.

Your life is going to be different now. You will not always see the world this way, but you will never forget what it looks like. I am happy for you.



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 12:57 PM
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a reply to: ScientificRailgun

LOL I was actually a bit like that at the mall. But you know, it's that those places are the antitheses of what needs to be done. And also that we are like patients in those places, desperately trying to remember ourselves. In that sense it's pretty okay with me that it happened there. At least Wal-Mart is good for something more than cheap pants!



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 12:58 PM
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a reply to: Blumenkranz

Well that is an usual place to experience awakening, mine was during surgery but you never know.




posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 12:58 PM
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Was it for the everyday low price only available at Wal-Mart?



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 01:01 PM
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a reply to: zazzafrazz

I never use the word sheep-like. I think that is a negative way to view people, and I regard everyone as intelligent beings of light who may simply be overwhelmed by the programming in the States. Nor do I feel the external data is useless, if anything I believe it is here so we can learn. I'm still learning what ought to be focused on. I do agree every aspect is required. But I don't think this planet is on the right track with how it's molding the clay.



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 01:02 PM
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I was out buying coffee for another dreaded day of job-hunting when I felt the imperative urge to go to Wal-Mart nearby.


Did you find a job? How's that going? Having a place to be, where you're expected to be, so no apologies for showing up, and you're appreciated, hopefully, by being paid well, is the ultimate expression of well being, in my opinion. Not having that, struggling to pay bills and needing to justify your own existence SUCKS!

Good luck to you!



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 01:02 PM
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a reply to: Specimen

It was better than a low price. It was free.



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 01:03 PM
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originally posted by: Blumenkranz
a reply to: ScientificRailgun

At least Wal-Mart is good for something more than cheap pants!


That sentence genuinely made my day! Thanks. LOL



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 01:04 PM
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a reply to: Blumenkranz

So, does that mean I should go to Walmart or not? I'm confused....

You had an urge and followed it to Walmart and and found enlightenment? Last time I did that all I got was ice cream, a fishing rod, laundry detergent and a pool noodle. I didn't even have a pool!

Sorry for crackin' on your experiance, it sounded awesome and I'm glad you could be witness to it. still, gotta know... do I take the kids to Wally World or not?



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 01:07 PM
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a reply to: Phototropic

I've been aware of it on an intellectual level for some time... but I think it really hit me the hardest today. Because I realized how frivolous this obsession with the external is combined with negligence of the internal. It scares me to think what kind of people are manufacturing this. Like some sort of morally corrupt little hobgoblins clinging to occult symbolism to fill themselves with a sense of power while looking down on people as lesser beings to be manipulated. Somehow they found a way to use psychology in all the wrong ways.

Thank you for the support.
I look forward to the fact that my learning and expansion shall never end.



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 01:09 PM
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a reply to: Blumenkranz

You'll be back.



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 01:09 PM
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DBL post.
edit on 26-6-2015 by Specimen because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 01:10 PM
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a reply to: windword

Job hunting has been a nightmare since I've had a bumpy road before and after graduation that set me back in ways. I'm really hoping to find something soon but I have a loaded plate with issues that have been troubling me since childhood, and I am very fortunate to have a place to live until I find the right path. Thank you very much though! Your well-wishes mean a lot.



posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 01:11 PM
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a reply to: marg6043

You realize we're inevitably headed towards WalMart surgery centers, right?




posted on Jun, 26 2015 @ 01:14 PM
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a reply to: Blumenkranz

I do not think it matters where you were when this happened, the important aspect is what I would focus on. You could have been sitting on the potty and had the same epiphany, more than likely it occurred while you were in a trance state during your REM and it took time for you to see it in this reality.

The good news is, that is awesome to understand and it certainly makes the reality you are in more bearable, does it not?

Good for you!
edit on 26-6-2015 by soulpowertothendegree because: (no reason given)



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