posted on Jul, 16 2010 @ 09:15 PM
This to me shows the importance of spirituality and (honestly) opening your mind (your worldview, perspective) if you are going to take on topics like
this. Yes it is true we are all one conciousness from a certain perspective, but if you approach some of these things (including aliens and 911) and
you happen to be at a fundamentalist level of thinking in your brain - leading you to thinking it is the whole truth, then the mind has to do some
The people on ATS who work to expand other's awareness and broaden their views generally and offer the capacity for more perspectives - and points of
view, also do a great job I think and are equally important as the ones who bring raw real-world news. Spirituality affects our worldview and
perspectives, there is no getting around that. If that's not good enough, then settle for awareness maybe.
IF people aren't spiritually prepared, call it centered or grounded, enough to handle the reality, then all the real news in the world will do more
harm than good. So we have to grow in our levels of acceptance, in order to make room for the continued barrage on our old worldviews.
I'm not going to judge him for killing himself - it's his choice. It's too bad for him, his suicide will make these subjects more taboo, subjects
he loved. Good time to remind everyone that there are more "normal" functioning members of society that kill themselves than the so-called
"fringe." He sounded like a great guy. I would have loved to meet him. I just think if he spent more time with philosophy, especially ones that
ground you like Buddhism, it would have balanced him out.
This is a danger on New Age sometimes, it is not careful, it takes you into the clouds but does not give you perspective - the ability to be
light-hearted, to laugh at yourself, and to basically be grounded. Sounds like he may have had the combo of accepting many things as truth, without a
strong enough spirituality to provide that inner peace, to calm the storm and internally he spun out of control. Where does that take him, I hope