reply to post by Pixie777
Children perceive much more than we do as adults. As we grow up, we are told that our invisible friend is not real...etc...so all of us when we are
children are taught that the things we see are not real, it is just our imagination.
I had an experience I did my best to deny (part of the training) and yet my cats reacted obviously (they had not had the benefit of the training)
now... from that I considered as a matter of observation... well, perhaps I am crazy and this did not happen? but how can I explain or write off my
I think the issue here is, we must accept that our eyes see within a certain range and our hearing is also limited... for eg:
a dog will hear a high pitched whistle and we will not..
and their eyesight is different to humans which means they can see things we can't.
so fact is, our sight and hearing is limited. Compound that with an upbringing that reduces phenomena as 'imagination' ... and it becomes very clear
we are inept in many things.
The only thing I will offer up with regard to your consciousness is that children do not have the vocabulary skills or knowledge to decipher or
recount an experience... so take what has been said and evaluate it...
how would you explain this if you were a child?
what sounds like the words that were used?
It may take some time, but the child that is providing the info can only do so with the understanding that they have...
interesting that the kids are all within a certain age range: 7 - 10
I would if I were you, get out a notepad and pen and do a word find or possible meanings of the words the children have said.
edit on 23-11-2011 by Thurisaz because: format