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Originally posted by rufi0o
I just read a double page spread in the paper about the most possible explanation of UFO abuductions, which is sleep paralysis. Although some people still firmly believe they were abducted, others who change their life styles and try to live a less stressfull life, there "abductions" seem to slowly subside.
Originally posted by Indigo_Child
When I hear people say "It's all the mind" I think to myself: Yes, of course it is, the whole universe is in the mind.
Sleep Paralysis usually occurs during an out of body experience, when the soul is out of the body. Therefore, some of the experiences that occurr to one, could be happening in the astral planes or in the physical plane. There have been cases where abductees claim to have been abducted psychically. The soul is sucked out of the body. My mother for instance, who by no means has interest in aliens, claimed one such "dream" where she was taken by some creatures to a planet, where she saw machines she's never seen before.
So do not be so quick to discount sleep paralysis as being a figment of the imagination. Now that we have that cleared; there are many physical cases that cannot be explained without evoking the ET hypothesis.
[edit on 13-10-2004 by Indigo_Child]
Originally posted by sensfan
I have a theory, and would like those that believe they have been abducted by aliens to answer...
Were you actively interesting in UFOs, Aliens, etc prior to you abduction experience?
My theory is that the mind is very complex, and thoughts, be they concious thoughts or subsoncious thoughts, you have play an important role in your dreams. Could "abduction" experiences just be vivid dreams and/or sleepwalking?
My wife sleepwalks, and tells me that when she wakes up, the experiences she has during her dreams are so vivid she has to convince herself it wasn't real. If you think about aliens, you might dream about aliens. No?