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Originally posted by Republican08
And this stuff your spewing about 95-97 percent of brain and dna not being used... yeah i'd like to see those sources
Originally posted by Doc Velocity
Did you ever read the Peanuts comic strip in which Lucy became convinced we were living in "used years"...? That is to say, "somebody" was recycling the years, so some years already seemed worn out to us?
A few of us may be sensitive enough to perceive this re-run effect... Which has spawned a lot of sci-fi speculation about our reality being a computer-generated virtual reality — see Virtuosity and The Matrix and The Thirteenth Floor, to name just a few, for examples of this alternate reality school of thinking.
Originally posted by Jean Paul Zodeaux
So, adventure should not be avoided simply because it can be dangerous. Adventure is a game we play to avoid being the effect of boredom. Adventure is our cause over boredom and turning to drugs or other anti-survival means is our effect of boredom.
Originally posted by awake1234
perhaps it is us resisting change - growth, to become new!
Originally posted by NorEaster
After all, the interested mind is never bored. Be interested in what's occurring in and around you, and you'll make the most of your preparation for full existence. Once that preparation is complete, what you've made of yourself is what you'll have to work with. This is something to take seriously.
Originally posted by pharaohmoan
I find it doesn't take long to take in my surroundings, yes my surroundings are nice but they are not visually stimulating and it is often visual stimulation we are missing too. Preparation is important yes, and part of the reason behind this post is to make us aware that we should be preparing ourselves for something greater as boredom should not be a natural state, far from it, so I am hoping inadvertantly to ring off some alarm bells.
My advice is do not accept the status quo or like some idiots reside to the possibility of there being nothing else greater out there. We are made of stardust, and have the componants of the whole within.
Most People are dumb dumb dumb and in the grand scheme of things most have not even begun to explore the potential by unleashing the spirit within.
One of the complelling examples of us not fully utilising our mind are savants who can astound us with mathematical answers to seemingly imposible calculations possible with a human mind. Some can recount randomly spaced out markers on a screen numbering into the hundreds and after only a few seconds of exposure to the screen. So it is evident we are dumb relative to the capabilities of the mind. Most individuals choose to accept a state of ignorance rather than accept they are selling themselves short!
[edit on 27-12-2009 by pharaohmoan]