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This story has CHANGED MY LIFE ... it may change yours as well.

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posted on Apr, 8 2014 @ 02:38 AM
Thank you for this story as it has put into perspective something I've felt for a long time. I showed my father who was born in the 50's and we got in quite a heated debate. I say debate........, it was more of him getting all "yelly" and calling me a liberal, which I'm not than anything else but never the less I still got it to him. He is a man in his 60's and VERY set in his ways. He has a very hard time understanding new ways of thinking so this one was fun for me. (not so much him as for some reason it always turn back to Obama). HAHA oh well. In my eyes regardless if the person understands the story, at least the story is for now and forever imprinted somewhere in their mind and it may surface at an opportune time. Thanks, loved it and will share it with many others.

posted on Apr, 8 2014 @ 04:50 AM
reply to post by gatorboi117

I think that if reincarnation exists on earth it is useless because earth is an hostile planet for the soul. So our soul did not grew here on earth, but on another planet. I believe.

posted on Apr, 18 2014 @ 09:15 AM
Hmmm, i dont know much about other religions besides Christianity. But this has been my belief for years. Is this Hinduism? I wonder if i lived a past life now because my belief -that i thought i 'made up'- is exactly like the story.

posted on Apr, 18 2014 @ 09:59 AM
a reply to: gatorboi117

I love this. This is probably the best OP I have ever read on this site. I cannot believe all the wisdom you have for being just a kid. I am sharing this with everyone I know. Your parents must be so proud of you. I know I am.

posted on Apr, 23 2014 @ 04:26 AM
Great job I love your story. Just in the last couple of years I have learned when consistently appreciating thing and love ones, by just looking for the good in them and in situations amazing things start to unfold. Life is amazing especially when its amazing you are looking for.

posted on Apr, 29 2014 @ 01:02 AM
a reply to: gatorboi117
This is contradictory. So your saying to realize

1>"We ALL act in our own self interest"


2>"We Need to act in the interest of others instead"

Correct me if Im wrong but if everyone did this there would be no interests at all lol
because everyone would have abandoned theirs staring at the other guy blankly while he is doing the same.
edit on 29-4-2014 by g0dhims3lf because: (no reason given)

edit on 29-4-2014 by g0dhims3lf because: spelling

posted on May, 4 2014 @ 11:50 AM
I'm sorry you didn't get it. Everyone is a reflection of our inner selves. When we look into the eyes of another, we are looking within our own soul too. When another feels pain, we also feel pain. When we see the joy in another, we feel the joy within, because we are ONE.

We live in such a competitive world and there always has to be the best, the smartest, the greatest...but when we really feel compassion for antoher, we don't glorify in the loser, because there is no loser. If people truly loved one another , there would be no loser or winner. Only a beautiful soul that we are happy with.

posted on Jun, 24 2014 @ 07:35 AM
I like that.

posted on Jul, 25 2014 @ 11:12 PM
this is an AMAZING outlook. wow! This didnt completely change my life, but this is unimaginable.

posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 12:18 AM
Anyone else have Morgan Freemans voice in their head while reading that? hmm, probably just me.

posted on Sep, 8 2014 @ 10:42 PM
Thanks for the story, makes me look at ever thing in a different light. What about history? So I was once King Tut, how far back does it go? So much to ponder.

posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 07:08 PM
a reply to: gatorboi117

Absolutely mind blowing and breath taking.

I have been trying to live my life like this, and will continue to do so.

prefect thread.

posted on Oct, 20 2014 @ 07:40 AM
Yea its a good story. So every time you live all lifes, this egg pops and all living creatures die? And what about animals?
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posted on Oct, 28 2014 @ 03:06 PM
a reply to: gatorboi117
What A Great Message And Story You Are Not The Only Person That Has Found Inspiration From It.

posted on Nov, 2 2014 @ 04:04 AM
I see this in terms of beings that comprise of many "selves" that can incarnate in multiples. I sense that there are many "group souls" on Earth, and the only ones that we really feel connection with must be apart of the same being.

Perhaps, in addition, when we look at others, we see them as being reflections of ourselves, and different reflections occur to different people. In simple terms, you see them as if they were yourself, given their unique characteristics that account for any core differences. Thus, the people that I know, are really just reflections of myself in my experiential reality, also, for someone else to look at them, would mean that they would see a different reflection as well.

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posted on Nov, 8 2014 @ 04:33 PM

posted on Nov, 30 2014 @ 09:13 PM
WOW! at first I was being lazy and didn't want to read it all but im glad I did. Thank you for sharing . I've always sort of tried to put myself in other peoples shoes in different situations -I am human so I cant say 100% of the time- But wow this is just incredible. Might I ask, where did this story come from? you get a star from me

edit: I see it says "the egg" by andy weir at the top of your post,
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posted on Nov, 30 2014 @ 09:28 PM
for some reason, the op reminded me of something i hadn't read in decades.
here is the first 3 pages...

… Paul Williams
(a transcription)
Page 1
The only sin is self-hatred.
It is the act of negation
It is the opposite of faith
There is no such thing as evil
The concept is a crutch.
We will not heal until we throw away the crutch
To heal is to become healthier.
To become healthier is to enjoy a freer flow of energy.
It is the flow that gets us high.
To perceive something as “evil” is to imagine that
That object, that person, is not a part of me.
he is something else.
To perceive “evil” is to attempt to deny
that we are all one
We have a myth that relates to this.
The myth is God and Satan.
The fallen angel, Lucifer –
Cast out of heaven for disobeying God
God who is good. Lucifer who is not-good.
Not-God. Evil.
But who is God trying to kid?
God is All. There is nothing that is not God.
Lucifer is God. There is no distance
One can not fall from grace.
One can pretend, perhaps, that that brother over yonder
Page 2
is not me, he is something else, he is everything
that I cast out of myself – one can pretend
but not for long.
There is no way to cast out any part of one’s self
Systems of energy contain no garbage. There is
no such thing as garbage
Dear God, the jig is up.
stop chasing your tail. Embrace your self.
Lucifer returns to Heaven!
Let there be dancing in the streets.
The only sin is self-hatred
We call it sin but it’s true name is delusion
We have got to get ourselves back to the Garden
Easily done.
We are in the Garden.
Let us open our eyes.
Page 3
If you let go, something will happen.
Fear is always anticipation of the unknown.
Most human energy flow problems relate to
The inability to relax.
Fear of letting go.
If you let go, something will happen.
Fear of the unknown.
Rational mind :: wants to make a deal ::
first tell me what will happen,
and then I’ll let go.
# you.
No one ever knows what’s going to happen.
The future—next moment——-is unknowable——-unknown.
Rational mind won’t believe that.
He is afraid to.

rest of the text.

posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 02:16 PM
In lak 'ech - I am another yourself.

posted on Dec, 10 2014 @ 12:31 AM
I like the story. It's a perspective that I would like to believe in.

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