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The only way you can prove to yourself that you have a soul is by experiencing it through meditation.
Consciousness is infinite, because every time you become conscious of yourself, you create another mind or thought that is conscious of that.
If you think of Eternity as a combination of past, present, and future simultaneously, then you have what is truly real.
When we overcome this ignorance, we realize what our consciousness can not be conscious of
I am probably not saying this as clearly as possible
There's so much more to Buddhism and meditation than simply proving that the soul exists
Originally posted by ancient_wisdom
reply to post by Lasheic
consciousness is tied not to the brain but to the heart. The brain is the receptor of consciousness, the heart is what fuels the body, not the brain.
When you are conscious of the Truth, you then realize that the Truth exists. After that, you simply know that the Truth exists, rather than having to be conscious of it or requiring your brain to continuously create thoughts regarding it. That is why it appears to be a contradiction.
when you experience samadhi in meditation, you experience the bliss of meditation.
but the fact that you have control of it means you have an advantage over your environment.
Therefore, if you place all of the importance on the brain, especially when it comes to intelligence, you are operating on a rather slow mainframe.
Instead, you can use the duality that the brain transfers to us
Originally posted by Wertdagf
reply to post by Tayesin
It seems like your avvoiding the obvious anwser. Your desparation for a higher power to protect you, or a superpower to bring justice to teh world, caused you to become deluded and invent evidence that never existed.
It is you that live in the sad world. Ignorance may be bliss... but some day soon the curtains gonna fall, and you will be naked.
Im sorry for what ever horrible things happened in your life to become crazy enough to imagine things like seeing 911 before it happend... or thinking your astral traveling. The day we see what these delusions really are youll be able to move forward in understanding.
if there is no free will, yet everything is an orchestra of chemicals and electrical signals, who's orchestrating?
It's a technical issue that needs to be underscored if you want to study metaphysics and Buddhism.
What a totally sad existence you must have.
The brain is only the neck-top computer that operates the functions of the body. The soul is what empowers that.
Yes you can cause all sorts of apparently supernatural phenomena when tickling the brain with electrodes, but, when these things happen via choice, at will, who then is tickling the brain with electrodes?
The soul is the energetic awareness that gives motive power to the physical body via the brain, without it there is no Life on Earth.
I learned how to operate with what was naturally there so that I could exit the body into the Real Time Zone astral layer and move about observing and reporting back the next day for proofs.
When we can easily "visit" another person in a different country and report back to them where their house is, how their room was laid out and what they were wearing at the time, and find that these things were correct, then I cannot for the life of me find any reason to believe such things to be fakery or mind-created.
that the only blockage to developing any higher awareness of the larger reality is exactly what you personally believe about it al and yourself.
Hence, those who are very much materially motivated, see Science as the whole truth and nothing but
When I dreamt of the September 11 events two weeks in advance, and told my friends about it, I could not accept that it would not occur. And so it did occur, exactly two weeks after seeing it in a lucid dream.
A cognitive bias is a person's tendency to make errors in judgment based on cognitive factors, and is a phenomenon studied in cognitive science and social psychology. Forms of cognitive bias include errors in statistical judgment, social attribution, and memory that are common to all human beings. Such biases drastically skew the reliability of anecdotal and legal evidence. These are thought to be based upon heuristics, or rules of thumb, which people employ out of habit or evolutionary necessity.
Can you tell me how, under your understanding of the functioning of our human brain, that such things can occur and be so very correct in outcomes?
Who was tickling my brain with electrodes?