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Our current condition is one of spiritual imprisonment in a sense, because of our soul’s ability to perceive and interact with only this physical reality in this particular way. We’ve been made to believe it’s all we can do, and have become used to and dependent on this interaction alone. Spiritual liberation involves learning and acquiring the ability to create and perceive beyond what we have been made to believe we can.
I believe in our brain there is some kind of dampening mechanism that has been genetically engineered to block us from any higher thought processes, this means there is an outside influence who controls everything we do.
The best you can do is tell me I'm wrong, rather than convince me or prove to me or anyone else that I am. I mean, that is all too typical of people with such a limited perspective—that being idealistic in nature—when they'd rather believe something because it suits their fancy. I don't care what you believe or wish to be true.
Drop the attitude? Come on sir. All I need to do is look at anyone of your posts to see a hypocrite talking here. We're going to have problems? I have yet to receive a cyber-punch from anyone. Swing all you want but you're always going to miss.
I already mentioned the OP conceived of a good story. But apparently my skepticism was just a little too much for you to not say anything eh? Moral crusaders on the internet is the weirdest thing I've ever seen.
I said the OP was a good story and a great read, that is all. I was merely reflecting the way I pictured a previous poster acting when a story comes along that gives him purpose.
The problem I have with the OPs story is the underlying theme of denouncing skepticism. He mentions that he convinces his 'skeptic friends' and his 'skeptic atheist father' of his special powers. Now what this shows the reader is the foolishness of the skeptic and the atheist while attempting to give a +1 to all believers. "Take that skeptics!" To the credulous, this helps vindicate his claims.
Yet he provides no proof, no evidence. So we're left to believe that he outwitted those skeptics and non-believers by taking his word for it. This is what I see happening here. A quest to gain a following, by denouncing those who don't believe and inspiring those who do. Most religious preachers operate in this fashion.
Only the OP knows if I'm right or wrong, and I'm entirely fine with that.
Then don't act like you're right and he's wrong, because no one here knows that. Just ride the fence.