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Actions, such as speaking, kneeling, and consciously directing emotion, are our way of giving thoughts substance. In giving thoughts substance, we amplify the energy that imbues them, thereby empowering the ideas we hold and giving them the ability to shape our personal world. Get an entire community to join in, and it's a giant community bubble of serenity.
The opposite holds true as well, of course. If actions are imbued with the power of fear, then an apprehensive atmosphere will take hold and amplify every demon that passes through the hearts of those within the bubble. This is exemplified in "The Crucible".
And finally, but certainly not least, there's solipsism. I recommend you take a peek at it, because the best answers are the ones you find on your own
You cannot help others without helping yourself. And in helping yourself, you give yourself more time to help others. It's all about balance. Unfortunately, you are correct to a degree - our society is exorbitantly focused on serving itself, due to the fearful atmosphere our leaders have decided is more beneficial in existing than being abolished.
This only shows that religion does have that potential. But just as medicine can be administered in many different ways, so religion can be studied in many different ways. Because we are prone to "group survival", we are also prone to "group think", which means we will come to one conclusion that satisfies the masses, and anyone who disagrees will either swiftly change their opinion or be ejected from the group for the sake of the rest.
It's a survival technique - if the entire group isn't of like mind, that increases the likelihood of strife and weakness, something that can generate a crucial oversight and put the population at risk.
Abolish fear of change. There's your simple, and yet not so simple, answer.
In accordance to the statement above, I believe that unless fear of change is repealed, we will forever fight amongst ourselves until change is forced or we lose momentum entirely and collapse into the stone ages once more. As a lightworker, I care for the progress of this world and its inhabitants. I would rather not see such potential get sucked into the swirling void of chaos and reduced to square one all over again. We've come too far to lose now. However, there may not be a choice in the matter. I can only hope.
one of those questions have anything to do with a morally centered philosophy. OP's question did. And OP's question is completely logical, considering all I ever hear about with Christianity is Jesus this, Jesus that. Not a damn thing about the apostles and what they said or believed, just Jesus.
SO Would you change if someone told you the universe doesn't exist?
Would you change if somebody said oxygen is a myth?
Would you change if someone said E != mc2?
Of all the things in this world and for humans change is the hardest trick to pull. And most people are just bigger and taller versions of what they were in there youth. People do not really change and neither do the things they believe in they most often just reconfirm and conform to different standards and pressures.
Does the universe tell me what to do? Does oxygen dictate the morals in my life? Do mathematical algorithms judge me after death?
So you're saying most people do not consider idiocy something worth changing? Great, that REALLY makes me look forward to another 30 years on this planet. signature:
I trust my own sense of what's right. And no, I don't attribute it to Spirit because I don't agree with Spirit. In fact, I don't agree with the definition of Spirit or your understanding of it.
I have other theories on the soul and spirit, one of which is that the soul and spirit resides in the left toe. I have not gathered enough evidence that it may have anything to do with the left toe either, but its a possibility.
I have heard that people without a left toes are more bizarre and possibly more evil, and there possibly could be evidence or a correlation that some of the most evilest people in history like Hitler had a mangled left toe or possibly even a missing left toe, which probably lead to there evilness. One could always test this theory by amputating there left toe, but then there is always probability of a possibility that what if the theory is right.
In fact I have other theories on what spirit is and what a soul is, then the above, or the above o post. But of those theories you will not hear because there a bit hard to understand and a bit far out there, I am afraid your just to childish to hear of them as of yet, as there likely to blow your mind. Like booom wow.
dont have to change and believe my theory on the soul and spirit. I do not think that you will change or anybody will change all that much if they found out Jesus was not real. After all its just as likely that man created god, as it is that god created man, or who knows maybe they even created each other.