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I think that's a rather bold statement...and not true...Since when did deep thinkers become the crazy people?
Thinking about thinking is unhealthy dude.
I would argue that as a result of deep and abstract thought...you inevitably change your whole perception of reality in an extreme way. Some may say it's unhealthily...and claim you are insane and need need "professional" help...then the professionals try to "fix" this "problem" which they think exists, simply because you don't fit in with everyone else, and act so differently...
Don't get detached from you, by worrying yourself with abstract understandings and perceptions of constituent elements of "reality".
Please elaborate on this...you mean manipulate reality with only thoughts I'm assuming?
I know for a fact that I could gain a better understanding of how to manipulate the physical world around me...
I just had a look at Wikipedia's definition of spirituality, and honestly, I don't think it could be put any better, whoever wrote this shares my exact thoughts, although others my have a different interpretation of the word:
you all tell me to rely on this spiritual plane... yet you can't make it appear you can't provide any physical proof of it. Are we to simply assume that Spirituality is established by the individual and is the one thing that is universally independant like choice.
Spirituality can refer to an ultimate or immaterial reality; an inner path enabling a person to discover the essence of his or her being, or the “deepest values and meanings by which people live.” Spiritual practices, including meditation, prayer and contemplation, are intended to develop an individual's inner life; such practices often lead to an experience of connectedness with a larger reality: a more comprehensive self; other individuals or the human community; nature or the cosmos; or the divine realm. Spirituality is often experienced as a source of inspiration or orientation in life. It can encompass belief in immaterial realities or experiences of the immanent or transcendent nature of the world.
It doesn't really matter, it's probably better to start with no preconceptions...just try it and see where it takes you...it's all about self-exploration the inner truth which we all hold...
What type of meditation?
Originally posted by AndreDC
Hey thanks for all your inputs very deep guys and I can kind of grasp everything you are saying but seriously? lol just the same old go with the flow I mean it makes sense. "be water my friend" lol I get it but i'm not seekign to stop worrying or to stop thinking, i'm looking for an understanding which evidently I won't achieve but I know for a fact that I could gain a better understanding of how to manipulate the physical world around me... you all tell me to rely on this spiritual plane... yet you can't make it appear you can't provide any physical proof of it. Are we to simply assume that Spirituality is established by the individual and is the one thing that is universally independant like choice. What type of meditation?
ok...well, I did take physics and engineering through years 11 and 12 (I assume you're talking the Australian school system)...and I doubt you could predict the location of an electron at any one point in time without pinning it down and collapsing its wave function...
I can predict where a object moving at a certain speed with a certain mass will be at a certain time and we can make almost perfect predictions
I really don't understand what you mean...how is high school physics going to stop people from suffering? We do the best we can to teach our kids science...and the world is filled with extremely intelligent people who have high degrees of scientific knowledge...so how is it you hope to change the world by understanding some classical mechanics? Anyhow, I would suggest this YouTube play list: Physics 10 - Lecture 01: Atoms and Heat
Right now I physically want to gain a better understanding of this PHYSICAL world so that I may mathmatically and PHYSICALLY move objects using other objects so that everyone on this earth can understand that we need to get along and to stop people from suffering from lack of shelter, from lack of money, from lack of nourishment.
We know essentially nothing - Expanding the mind with philosophy
We think everything is so simple and easy and we just know it all...a rock is just a rock after all....or is it...we really have no idea at all about anything...reality isn't all dandy and easy to understand...straight forward...what is at the edge of the universe...what is beyond that...what was before the big bang...did time just start...but what was before that…is the universe eternal or infinite…what is time…what is anything? Where did everything come from and why is it here? When you ponder these philosophical questions...you begin to see we really know nothing and we have no idea how things really work...we are only looking at the surface of reality with what sensory intake equipment mother nature gave us....an illusion essentially...we get only what we need to keep things simple and easy to understand, letting us survive most effectively, but hiding the true nature of reality...and we accept it as all we get because it's so simple for our primitive brains to understand...a rock is just a rock...and it makes sense...it's just made of some matter...it just sits there...lifeless...on this planet...in the galaxy...in this one and only universe...and everything started at the big bang...because it's a neat and easy to understand format isn't it?
Originally posted by AndreDC
taking the above into consideration I have been able to find a basic universal explenation of the 3rd dimension our dimension more modern than these old videos of professors trying to throw about technical jargen.
To understand our world at any time whenever you want 100% convince yourself of your state here. Pick up the nearest object to you. Hold it up and look at it just the object, do you see that object?[
Sure, you see a side of it but you can't see the bottom the top and all the sides of it all at the same time. And so if you could imagine what seeing ANY object from every angle at one point in time is like, which humans can't do you'd be seeing/imagining the 4th dimension(tell me how that looks for you because im sure it's different for everyone.) NOTE: 100% fact NO HUMAN IN THE HISTORY OF MAN HAS BEEN ABLE TO SEE A WHOLE OBJECT AT ONE TIME WITH THE NAKED EYE NOR SHALL HE EVER.
keep this in mind as I move to my next concrete fact. As humans we are entitled to make choices no matter
I have a basic understanding of how things work in this plane but ontop of this i have this like almost an encoded feeling in me that tells me I must find the meaning of this existance
All I want is for someone to help me leap frog to the front of the class so that I can add on to what we know,
I want to be guided into the front of todays REAL knowledge of awareness of the things in our world that are 100% and unfallible.
I'm ready to sacrifice everything I have but the feelings of love for my family to attain this,
because I wish to assimilate their understanding into a base unfallible universal theory.