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"Electromagnetic radiation is exactly what you will be picking up from a ufo, interesting that we would plant devices in our house that would be common energy when the Gathering takes place."
-Microwave 4 1
How can this be unreal when it feels very real?
Originally posted by CavemanDD
The voice of my learning style!:
"The Number 11 Life Path is concerned with spiritual illumination. Often a number 11 will display an understanding and knowledge of metaphysical matters that is far beyond the grasp of others.
An 11 has strayed from his or her path when he or she finds himself always dreaming of big schemes, but never taking practical action to put these ideas into action. This means the 11 is not progressing and stuck in the "visionary" stage of enlightenment.
Originally posted by Shakesbeer
reply to post by CavemanDD
maybe the reason you thought of the last time you felt that was from a vamp who was taking that energy from the 4th is because MG's attention tends to be on the heart from the heart? A contextual association if you will....Maybe also because your vision was telling you that she might need a little "love" from ya Just like that ill tempered red-headed girl you shoo'ed away with positivity.
You might like my energy meditation in the "freestyle meditation" thread. As I build energy I tell myself "I have energy, I have WILL, I have confidence, I have motivation". After a while it begins to sink.
Make these "unrealistic dreams" happen man. Its a tool if its used right.
Originally posted by CavemanDD
Ms Green, with you I felt no out of the ordinary chakra activity.. it sounds like it was you.. an un-natural blonde, that would explain why I felt there were dark eyebrows or eyelashes, with blue eyes. I kinda laughed to myself when I got this image of perhaps you, i'm like yeah, if this is her, I could see her looking like this. And you really do radiate love in your image, in the sweet little shy way. Ha. Its uhh good though, that was very interesting. Any confirmation of my visions is great too. I was going to say I could see you with unicorns all over your house and i just remembered you had that unicorn pic for an avatar. lol. At any rate, I have no doubt you will experience a huge growth from the love you radiate.
Again, if things like this happen, i try to focus on intent of the person, and energy changes in my body, I didn't feel anything, except just..observation. Perhaps you were thinking of me? Maybe even reading a post, I am not certain, but its like you were just standing there straight, looking at me.
Several speculative and as yet untested hypotheses suggest that endogenous '___', produced in the human brain, is involved in certain psychological and neurological states. As '___' is naturally produced in small amounts in the brains and other tissues of humans, and other mammals, some believe it plays a role in promoting the visual effects of natural dreaming, and also near-death experiences and other mystical states. A biochemical mechanism for this was proposed by the medical researcher J. C. Callaway, who suggested in 1988 that '___' might be connected with visual dream phenomena, where brain '___' levels are periodically elevated to induce visual dreaming and possibly other natural states of mind.
Dr. Rick Strassman, while conducting '___' research in the 1990s at the University of New Mexico, advanced the theory that a massive release of '___' from the pineal gland prior to death or near death was the cause of the near death experience (NDE) phenomenon. Several of his test subjects reported NDE-like audio or visual hallucinations. His explanation for this was the possible lack of panic involved in the clinical setting and possible dosage differences between those administered and those encountered in actual NDE cases.
Several subjects also reported contact with 'other beings', alien like, insectoid or reptilian in nature, in highly advanced technological environments where the subjects were 'carried', 'probed', 'tested', 'manipulated', 'dismembered', 'taught', 'loved' and even 'raped' by these 'beings'. Those could be the same beings, that some of the ancient cultures that consumed '___' rich beverages, like ayahuasca, considered their gods. Also, this leads to the idea that the alien abduction phenomenon could be produced by high levels of endogenous '___' in the human body, and that it might be a physiological condition that could pass genetically to the descendants of such people. (see Abduction phenomenon). Strassman noted though, that the experience might be highly influenced by the actual user's life, showing what the person needs, given their personal story of the moment, more than what is wanted, and also that the setting could play a partial role too (ex: in a waking dream state).
In the 1950s, the endogenous production of psychoactive agents was considered to be a potential explanation for the hallucinatory symptoms of some psychiatric diseases as the transmethylation hypothesis. (see also adrenochrome). Unfortunately, this hypothesis does not account for the natural presence of endogenous '___' in otherwise normal humans, rats and other laboratory animals. The proposal by Dr. Callaway was, however, the first to suggest a useful function for the endogenous production of '___': to facilitate the visual phenomenon of normal dreaming.Source
In 1990, I began the first new human research with psychedelic, or hallucinogenic, drugs in the United States in over 20 years. These studies investigated the effects of N,N-dimethyltryptamine, or '___', an extremely short-acting and powerful psychedelic. During the project's five years, I administered approximately 400 doses of '___' to 60 human volunteers. This research took place at the University of New Mexico's School of Medicine in Albuquerque, where I was tenured Associate Professor of Psychiatry.
I was drawn to '___' because of its presence in all of our bodies. Perhaps excessive '___' production, coming from the mysterious pineal gland, was involved in naturally occurring "psychedelic" states. These might include birth, death and near-death, psychosis, and mystical experiences. Only later, while the study was well under way, did I also begin considering '___''s role in the "alien abduction" experience.
The '___' project was founded on cutting edge brain science, especially the psychopharmacology of serotonin. However, my own background powerfully affected how we prepared people for, and supervised, their drug sessions. One of these was a decades-long relationship with a Zen Buddhist training monastery.
The Spirit Molecule reviews what we know about psychedelic drugs in general, and '___' in particular. It then traces the '___' research project from its earliest intimations through the maze of committees and review boards to its actual performance.
Our research subjects were healthy volunteers. The studies were not intended to be therapeutic, although all of us believed in the potentially beneficial properties of psychedelic drugs. The project generated a wealth of biological and psychological data, much of which I have already published in the scientific literature. On the other hand, I have written nearly nothing about volunteers' stories. I hope these many excerpts from over 1000 pages of my bedside notes provide a sense of the remarkable emotional, psychological, and spiritual effects of this chemical.
Problems inside and outside of the research environment led to the end of these studies in 1995. Despite the difficulties we encountered, I am optimistic about the possible benefits of the controlled use of these drugs. Based upon what we learned in the New Mexico research, I offer a wide-ranging vision for '___''s role in our lives, and conclude by proposing a research agenda and optimal setting for future work with '___' and related drugs.
The late Willis Harman possessed one of the most discerning minds to apply himself to the field of psychedelic research. Willis, earlier in his career, had published the first and only scientific study using psychedelics to enhance the creative process. When I met him 30 years later in 1994, he was president of Institute of Noetic Sciences, an organization founded by the sixth man to walk on the moon, Edgar Mitchell. Mitchell's mystical experience, stimulated by viewing the Earth on his return home, inspired him to study phenomenon outside the range of traditional science, which nevertheless might yield to a broader application of the scientific method.
During a long walk together along the central California coastal range one day, he said firmly, "At the very least, we must enlarge the discussion about psychedelics." It is in response to his request that I include highly speculative ideas and my own personal motivations for performing this research. This approach will satisfy no-one in every respect. There is intense friction between what we know intellectually or even intuitively, and what we experience with the aid of '___'. As one of our volunteers exclaimed after his first high dose session, "Wow! I never expected that!" Or, as Dogen, a thirteenth century Japanese Buddhist teacher said, "We must always be disturbed by the truth." Enthusiasts of the psychedelic drug culture may dislike the conclusion that '___' has no beneficial effects in and of itself; rather, the context in which people take them is at least as important. Proponents of drug control may condemn what they read as encouragement to take psychedelic drugs and a glorification of the '___' experience. Practitioners and spokespersons of traditional religions may reject the suggestion that spiritual states can be accessed, and mystical information gained, through drugs. Those who have undergone "alien abduction," and their advocates, may interpret as a challenge to the "reality" of their experiences my suggestion that '___' is intimately involved in these events. Opponents and supporters of abortion rights may find fault with my proposal that pineal '___' release at 49 days after conception marks the entrance of the spirit into the fetus.
Brain researchers may object to the suggestion that '___' affects the brain's ability to receive information, rather than generating those perceptions themselves. They also may dismiss the proposal that '___' can allow our brains to perceive dark matter or parallel universes, realms of existence inhabited by conscious entities.
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However, if I did not describe all the ideas behind the '___' studies, and the entire range of our volunteers' experiences, I would not be telling the entire tale. At best, The Spirit Molecule would have little effect on the scope of discussion about psychedelics; at worst, the book would reduce the field. Nor would I be honest if I did not share my own speculations and theories based upon decades of study, and listening to hundreds of '___' sessions. This is why I did it. This is what happened. This is what I think about it.
It is so important for us to understand consciousness. It is just as important to place psychedelic drugs in general, and '___' in particular, into a personal and cultural matrix where we do the most good, and the least harm. In such a wide open area of inquiry, it is best that we reject no ideas until we actually disprove them. It is in the interest of enlarging the discussion about psychedelic drugs that I've written The Spirit Molecule.
Rick Strassman, MD