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The benefits of insanity

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posted on Jun, 29 2019 @ 05:47 AM
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But where are the benefits? are they palpable?
People, who leap from balconies because it's cool, is it?
The funny thing is the original meaning of being cool, was not to get hot and flustered and raging.
It's cool to be famous! Is it? To be a rapper, to be a sex symbol.
Whatever happened to feeling peaceful and experiencing some natural joy?
This is something that is available for everyone, but if we're to busy looking at our own belly button
how can we just be in peace?
I'm not advocating doing nothing, but rather a valuing being over all other things.
Peace and coolness are all about being and not achieving. True being is not about
being a man or being a woman. Being is beyond all that.

Let us be!




posted on Jun, 29 2019 @ 06:08 AM
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a reply to: ancientthunder



but if we're to busy looking at our own belly button how can we just be in peace?


If only some of these "busy busy" people would spend a half hour or so looking at their own bellybutton they may reach some form of wow moment. But they're too busy to even pause.

Most people know its not cool to jump from balconies - maybe some substance abuse drove them to it?

Or they may have done it for the "likes".



Peace and coolness are all about being and not achieving


Being is simply being. We need to find meaning within, we cannot source it from outside.

Sometimes "achieving" has short term benefits, like learning how to ride a bike.

But I get what you're saying .

Haven't read your beautiful posts for awhile.






posted on Jun, 29 2019 @ 06:13 AM
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Thanks for your reply, yes its a bit Dave Bowmans attitude he saw the games of the fixed mind and said nah! thats not the way. Then he transcended the mind games.a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight


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posted on Jun, 29 2019 @ 06:26 AM
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haha, I forget about Dave,



posted on Jun, 29 2019 @ 06:57 AM
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Define insanity.

However, some of the most remarkable and gifted people to have lived - scientists, artists, musicians, politicians, leaders, clinicians, an so on, would have had conditions that, in the context of our time, would have had them ruled "unfit".
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posted on Jun, 29 2019 @ 08:01 AM
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Nothing is unfit in the context of our time. The world is more liberal then ever. You can identify as a female-unicorn-glitter-explosion and still get on fine. If anything the gifted of the past where actually prosecuted many of them killed in their own times.

Usually branded heretical and burnt or hung or crucified or stoned. Lobotomies where all the rage at one time too.

a reply to: paraphi



posted on Jun, 29 2019 @ 08:26 AM
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'The thing is yes define it, I would say that those people whom you mention. were more than likely saner that's why they had so much to offer. Was Tesla insane? no I would say. He was focused on doing good, which can lead to mistakes but the general direction is good. a reply to: paraphi



posted on Jun, 29 2019 @ 08:32 AM
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originally posted by: paraphi
Define insanity.

However, some of the most remarkable and gifted people to have lived - scientists, artists, musicians, politicians, leaders, clinicians, an so on, would have had conditions that, in the context of our time, would have had them ruled "unfit".

That would not be insane (for the most of em) , the word would have been "eccentric" or "quaint"
I.E. , their "being"



posted on Jun, 29 2019 @ 09:26 AM
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a reply to: ancientthunder

Maybe the sane ones are the ones who jump from balconies. And its the rest of us who are bat#### crazy?



posted on Jun, 29 2019 @ 12:47 PM
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I get your philosophical point, but they can be qualified as either unconscious suicidals or careless. reply to: underwerks



posted on Jun, 29 2019 @ 01:09 PM
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a reply to: ancientthunder

Hello AT.

Can remember a younger time, when there were moments, glimpses of envy for the insane.
Unwavering self-confidence, unencumbered by doubt, blissful ignorance, lack of emotional pain, etc...

Pity the fool: who thinks it's cool, to be cool.



posted on Jun, 29 2019 @ 06:17 PM
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Hi Nothin, hope you are well. Yes its a bad state of affairs when we would rather be insane to enable us to be free. In a repressed society it's no real surprise. a reply to: Nothin



posted on Jun, 29 2019 @ 06:25 PM
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Its the road there thats the hardest part.



posted on Jun, 29 2019 @ 07:27 PM
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a reply to: ancientthunder

It must still be so tough for teens and young adults, being surrounded by false promises, and temptations, that lead to imbalance, and the insanity that is called sane by our societies.

Wonderful thread as usual, and yes: all is fine, thanks.
Peace and blessings good AT.



posted on Jun, 30 2019 @ 12:06 AM
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Being "liberal" doesn't equate to achieving enlightenment.

No need for lobotomies now as they have voice in head weapons to target humans. Then they lobotomise with SSRI's




gifted of the past where actually prosecuted


The so called gifted of today create applications that enslave man to the "ether" and are dotted upon as saviours of society. They even get to sway elections or not depending on how they're leaned on by the "heavies"



posted on Jun, 30 2019 @ 12:09 AM
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a reply to: underwerks

I know you're better than that. Despair is a terrible thing. We should not mock suicide even if they were distracted on their phone and led to their own misfortune.



posted on Jun, 30 2019 @ 12:16 AM
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a reply to: Nothin

Good to find you well Nothin. Good points. I wouldn't call it so much false promises but a skewed perception of the basics.

They were taught they could get by with calculators or PC's. Society would look after them if they played the game and got a degree. Critical thinking skills are never "taught" in schools. If you were lucky there would be that 1 teacher who challenged you to challenge yourself and think outside the box.

The temptations will always be there. Just imagine people in their final years of life being able to " upload " and live in a virtual world where they were young and virile again. Coming soon to a "aged care hotel" for us.



posted on Jun, 30 2019 @ 04:33 AM
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Simply looking reveals peace.
Simply hearing reveals peace.

Peace cannot be found...... it is here hiding in plain sight.



posted on Jun, 30 2019 @ 05:37 AM
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So true, so true. It seems there are two directions and one can be very misleading.a reply to: Itisnowagain



posted on Jun, 30 2019 @ 08:56 PM
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"Peace cannot be found...... it is here hiding in plain sight."

Peace is not necessarily hiding; a person simply has to *allow it* into their soul.

It's exactly like chasing butterflies to capture one and admire its beauty: only when one alights on you can it be completely appreciated for what it is.




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