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Originally posted by Agarta
With the rise of personal visions in the Threads lately, I see a lot of people that do not understand why a simple statement like "touch the fire and you get burned" is not used in the attempt to get people to take the step toward further spiritual growth or in the attempt to forward a warning. I have decided to take a moment and attempt to answer and explain this dilemma in a logical way. Here is the problem, this is an attempt to show in a logical way an Non-logical understanding. Notice I used the word "non-logical" and not "illogical".
Consciousness works in a non-logical way. Logic is formed within the physical world to explain physical processes, as in science. This is not how consciousness works in the Universe at large and it is not how the Universal consciousness works either. Logic is putting a+b=c, a step by step process. In the Universe it is more like a and b create c. Does that make sense? You might be saying "its the same thing" but really it's not.
Logical creation is done by taking known processes and putting them together to create, like, Hydrogen with oxygen to make water. The consciousness creates by directing energy through visualization and using the Power of emotion/desire to create, then lowering the vibrational frequency in order to manifest into the physical. Even scientists use this process, as this is how consciousness works. They form an idea(visualization) and through focus(the power) there is trial and error(emotion/desire) to discover and/or create. The Universal consciousness knows that hydrogen and oxygen create water but the one using it may not. Therefore, the visualization of water and the emotion/desire of its creation put the parts of the physical together. So, as you see, following these rules, a step by step process is not possible within the non-physical universal consciousness.
Another way to explain it is through the example of different languages. If you speak English and you are attempting to portray an idea to someone who speaks German, it is almost impossible without the use of hand gestures, pictures, etc. The same is true with the Universal consciousness. Logic and consciousness are two separate and distinct languages and the only way to communicate is through images and emotions, thus the use of visions and parables. The Universe just does not speak, it shows.
When someone has a vision, they must interpret that vision into logic in order to understand the message. Many times this is not possible to explain because of limited language vocabulary, not by the person, but by the description. Sometimes a message just can not be converted from pictures to words. Another reason is that sometimes an image can be described or interpreted in several ways and it is for the observer to understand.
When someone has a vision, most times it is easier to just give the feelings and images when expressing the message so those that the message is for will get what they need to understand(sometimes the message is lost in translation as well). Most time the message is for the observer and not for others but it is shared in the attempt to comprehend the scope or depth of the message.
I hope this helps you to understand the process of Universal communication.edit on 3-9-2011 by Agarta because: I Altered the title
"though certainly in our own subjective experience,...these categories have tended to migrate toward each other, leading, as we anticipated, to an understanding that seems to hover at the very edge of language while being clearly rooted in the sphere of congition."