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posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 10:27 PM
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Originally posted by sheepslayer247



So if the physical is only a manifestation of consciousness, in what "realm" or "world" does the spirit reside?

What definition can you give of matter?

"Matter is the element which enchains spirit, the instrument which serves it, and upon which, at the same time, it exerts its action."

From this point of view it may be said that matter is the agent, the intermediary, through which, and upon which, spirit acts.

Do spirits occupy a determinate and circumscribed region in space?

"Spirits are everywhere; the infinitudes of space are peopled with them in infinite numbers. Unperceived by you, they are incessantly beside you, observing and acting upon you; for spirits are one of the powers of Nature, and are the instruments employed by God for the accomplishment of His providential designs. But all spirits do not go everywhere; there are regions of which the entrance is interdicted to those who are less advanced."
-Kardec




posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 10:27 PM
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Originally posted by 11118

Simple my brother.

By you asking me a question in regards to spirituality I am given the opportunity of service by giving my truths and knowledge for you to find, or not find, truth in.

In this way I also learn.

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I found it. Best "answer" i have perceived on ATS to date. Brilliant. I just needed to look "harder" which is of course, a lesson "for me" hehe.
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posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 10:28 PM
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Originally posted by 11118
The soul can be seen as the individualized "I am" presence and exists outside physicality.


This is very much what I get from many school of metaphysics as well.

Q: We all know that we, as *physical* beings are individual.

What if our soul /consciousness, after we leave the physical, goes back "home".
Does the consciousness/soul also know about the concept of individuality or do we become "one" again respective one aspect "of the one".

You possibly answered that already, the "individualized i am presence" - who is that?
Is it "me"? Is it "god"? Is god=me, is it all the same?

If we all stem from an "i am presence"...why is the "i am presence" constantly "sending out" individuals to experience a life in this physicality? What is the purpose?



posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 10:29 PM
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Originally posted by marg6043
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While I imagine that your thread is honest, you know that when it comes to the topics of spirituality, or life after death it all comes to what people believes and religion.

Everybody regardless of what they believe have their own interpretation base in their own experiences of what they perceive as spiritual.

So while you may try to answer some peoples questions is very unfair in the sense that is your opinion and believes the ones you will be using to answer those questions.

But you may try.
anyway thanks for the offer, but I got my own interpretations and opinions base on my own experiences with what I perceive as spiritual.


Hello again brothers and sisters.

Of course, as I stated in the original post I am offering my slant, subjective at best, and if it feels right and gives you that "aha!" feeling then ponder it, consider it, decide if it is a gem in the rough. The truth is hidden in the open and those who know how to listen to their inner voice will separate the wheat from the chaff.

May your journey be blessed by the Creator and may your light shine brightly as I know it already does.




posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 10:38 PM
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Hey now!
I like this thread!

I have a question. How are the aliens so damn brain savvy? I mean, they can invade my mind, if they so choose!

And how do I achieve this level of power?

Thanks in advance!



posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 10:39 PM
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I have but one question, not as complex as it may sound.

I have experienced inexplicable highs and uphoric experiences I would want everyone to have. I have also had lows so low that I wouldnt wish them on my worst enemy. I have met and known people that anyone would want in their life, and met and known evil that nobody should ever know.

What is this worth in the end of this life. Does it really matter my experiences here,...
...to however or wherever I crossover to?
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posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 10:40 PM
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Originally posted by flexy123

Originally posted by 11118
The soul can be seen as the individualized "I am" presence and exists outside physicality.


This is very much what I get from many school of metaphysics as well.

Q: We all know that we, as *physical* beings are individual.

What if our soul /consciousness, after we leave the physical, goes back "home".
Does the consciousness/soul also know about the concept of individuality or do we become "one" again respective one aspect "of the one".

What becomes of the soul at the moment of death? It becomes again a spirit, that is to say, it returns into the world of spirits, which it had quitted for a short time.

Does the soul, after death, preserve its individuality?

Yes, it never loses its individuality. What would the soul be if it did not preserve it?



If we all stem from an "i am presence"...why is the "i am presence" constantly "sending out" individuals to experience a life in this physicality? What is the purpose?


It is a necessity imposed on them by God, as the means of attaining perfection. For some of them it is an expiation; for others, a mission. In order to attain perfection, it is necessary for them to undergo all the vicissitudes of corporeal existence. It is the experience acquired by expiation that constitutes its usefulness. Incarnation has also another aim, namely, that of fitting the spirit to perform his share in the work of creation; for which purpose he is made to assume a corporeal apparatus in harmony with the material state of each world into which he is sent, and by means of which he is enabled to accomplish the special work, in connection with that world which has been appointed to him by the divine ordering. He is thus made to contribute his quota towards the general weal, while achieving his own advancement."

The action of corporeal beings is necessary to the carrying on of the work of the universe; but God in His wisdom has willed that this action should furnish them with the means of progress and of advancement towards Himself. And thus, through an admirable law of His providence, all things are linked together, and solidarity is established between all the realms of nature.

-Kardec



posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 10:45 PM
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Although I have no questions, I truly appreciate your humble approach here...

S&F


All the best in your endeavor...




posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 10:52 PM
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Originally posted by 11118
Hello again brothers and sisters.

Of course, as I stated in the original post I am offering my slant, subjective at best, and if it feels right and gives you that "aha!" feeling then ponder it, consider it, decide if it is a gem in the rough. The truth is hidden in the open and those who know how to listen to their inner voice will separate the wheat from the chaff.

May your journey be blessed by the Creator and may your light shine brightly as I know it already does.



Do you know who I am; my truth is open not hidden not disguised at all. Can you see me? I am here.
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posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 10:57 PM
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Originally posted by flexy123

Originally posted by 11118
The soul can be seen as the individualized "I am" presence and exists outside physicality.


This is very much what I get from many school of metaphysics as well.

Q: We all know that we, as *physical* beings are individual.

What if our soul /consciousness, after we leave the physical, goes back "home".
Does the consciousness/soul also know about the concept of individuality or do we become "one" again respective one aspect "of the one".

You possibly answered that already, the "individualized i am presence" - who is that?
Is it "me"? Is it "god"? Is god=me, is it all the same?

If we all stem from an "i am presence"...why is the "i am presence" constantly "sending out" individuals to experience a life in this physicality? What is the purpose?


I apologize once again for being delayed.

By asking questions you have nearly answered them through yourself my brother.

The entity is made up of the mind, body, and spirit. The three are one and do not exist without the other. Currently your physical body is merely a "suit" it is part of the physical and from dust it came so to dust it shall go - never being lost but changed.

There are 7 bodies directly correlated to the chakra or energy center system and much like the 7 colors of the rainbow. Each body is in potentiation and can be activated for specific uses. I will go into further into this if asked.

Your mind, body, and spirit persist through death and when your orange body (the biochemical body) perishes a lighter energetic body will be activated (one which you are far more familiar with). In this state you will decide on your next avenue of experience.

In truth nothing is truly separated. Right now even if it seems contradicting, all is one and unified. We are all on a journey and we all shall make it back 'home' to our original state which is the undistorted "I am" presence.

The "I am" is pure consciousness, it is literally pure Love, it is the Alpha and the Omega, it is the Creator and its potential is infinite. Everything is this consciousness, even a rock contains, within it, the same pattern of consciousness.

So yes, you are no more, or less, at the very core of every fiber of your being the Creator in all of its/his/her glory and through you all is possible.

The Creator is infinite and, thus, the Creator can only experience itself by way of finite continuums or experiences. The Creator then, in the beginning of an octave of creation, fragments into individualized and unique portions of itself which in turn each portion experiences itself as co-creator and creates and experiences in its own unique way. And because the Creator arises from infinity the experience and finite continuums are free to continue in an eternal/indefinite present.

The Creator then forgets itself only to remember itself as the Creator and in doing so learns more about itself as the Creator just as you forget, before birth temporarily, your soul memory so that you can hopefully in this life remember yourself and in doing so grow and learn more about who and how beautiful you truly are.
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posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 11:00 PM
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so what do you make of a song answering my prayers ? noone there just heard words and wrote it down feel like it's important ...

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posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 11:04 PM
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Great answers, from my pov...

I like the thoughts put forth and believe what you wrote in each instance to be from my pov as well. Just wanted to get that out.



posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 11:05 PM
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Originally posted by 11118
The Creator then forgets itself only to remember itself as the Creator and in doing so learns more about itself as the Creator just as you forget, before birth temporarily, your soul memory so that you can hopefully in this life remember yourself and in doing so growing and learning more about who and how beautiful you truly are.


Those who hold this theory profess to find in it the demonstration of some of the attributes of God. The worlds of the universe being infinitely numerous, God is thus seen to be infinite; vacuum, or nothingness, being nowhere, God is everywhere: God being everywhere, since everything is an integral part of God, He is thus seen to be the intelligent cause of all the phenomena of the universe. What can we oppose to this argument?

"The dictates of reason. Reflect on the assumption in question, and you will have no difficulty in detecting its absurdity."

The Pantheistic theory makes of God a material being, who, though endowed with a supreme intelligence, would only be on a larger scale what we are on a smaller one. But, as matter is incessantly undergoing transformation, God, if this theory were true, would have no stability. He would be subject to all the vicissitudes, and even to all the needs, of humanity He would lack one of the essential attributes of the Divinity, namely, unchangeableness. The properties of matter cannot be attributed to God without degrading our idea of the Divinity and all the subtleties of sophistry fail to solve the problem of His essential nature.

We do not know what God is; but we know that it is impossible that He should not be and the theory just stated is in contradiction with His most essential attributes. It confounds the Creator with the creation, precisely as though we should consider an ingenious machine to be an integral portion of the mechanician who invented it.


The intelligence of God is revealed in His works, as is that of a painter in his picture; but the works of God are no more God Himself than the picture is the artist who conceived and painted it.

"God exists. You cannot doubt His existence, and that is one essential point. Do not seek to go beyond it; do not lose yourselves in a labyrinth which, for you, is without an issue. Such inquiries would not make you better; they would rather tend to add to your pride, by causing you to imagine that you knew something, while, in reality, you would know nothing. Put aside systems. You have things enough to think about that concern you much more nearly, beginning with yourselves. Study your own imperfections, that you may get rid of them; this will be far more useful to you than the vain attempt to penetrate the impenetrable." - Kardec
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posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 11:07 PM
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Originally posted by JayinAR
Hey now!
I like this thread!

I have a question. How are the aliens so damn brain savvy? I mean, they can invade my mind, if they so choose!

And how do I achieve this level of power?

Thanks in advance!


Invading another's mind is in general a practice of black magic. Discipline and adept hood in acquiring such a power is necessary. I cannot give any more information than that.



posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 11:10 PM
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Thank you OP for sharing a a sample of "your mind" with me. All i can offer you in return is a sample of "my mind", which can be found on my previous and ongoing posts. You are more than welcome to peruse at your convenience if you so chose.



posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 11:13 PM
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To have infinity there can only be singularity and unity. The Creator, a product of awareness from infinity, is thus all there truly is and the Creator thus creates in perpetuity from itself and of itself. There is nothing else but the Creator and to define the Creator with words such as infinity or unity is still trying to define it which, because of the infinite possibilities of definitions, is impossible.



posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 11:17 PM
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Originally posted by vethumanbeing

Originally posted by 11118
Hello again brothers and sisters.

Of course, as I stated in the original post I am offering my slant, subjective at best, and if it feels right and gives you that "aha!" feeling then ponder it, consider it, decide if it is a gem in the rough. The truth is hidden in the open and those who know how to listen to their inner voice will separate the wheat from the chaff.

May your journey be blessed by the Creator and may your light shine brightly as I know it already does.



Do you know who I am; my truth is open not hidden not disguised at all. Can you see me? I am here.
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I am aware of that which I am and thus I can see you for I am here.



posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 11:17 PM
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Originally posted by 11118
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To have infinity there can only be singularity and unity. The Creator, a product of awareness from infinity, is thus all there truly is and the Creator thus creates in perpetuity from itself and of itself. There is nothing else but the Creator and to define the Creator with words such as infinity or unity is still trying to define it which, because of the infinite possibilities of definitions, is impossible.


An incomplete definition. Poverty of human speech incompetent to define what transcends human intelligence.

God is infinite in His perfections, but "infinity" is an abstraction. To say that God is infinity is to substitute the attribute of a thing for the thing itself, and to define something unknown by reference to some other thing equally unknown.



posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 11:19 PM
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Is God a being distinct from the universe, or is He, according to the opinion of some, the result of all the forces and intelligences of the universe?

"If the latter were the case, God would not be God, for He would be effect and not cause; He cannot be both cause and effect."

"God exists. You cannot doubt His existence, and that is one essential point. Do not seek to go beyond it; do not lose yourselves in a labyrinth which, for you, is without an issue. Such inquiries would not make you better; they would rather tend to add to your pride, by causing you to imagine that you knew something, while, in reality, you would know nothing. Put aside systems. You have things enough to think about that concern you much more nearly, beginning with yourselves. Study your own imperfections, that you may get rid of them; this will be far more useful to you than the vain attempt to penetrate the impenetrable."
-Kardec



posted on Mar, 15 2013 @ 11:22 PM
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Originally posted by Shadow Herder

Originally posted by 11118
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To have infinity there can only be singularity and unity. The Creator, a product of awareness from infinity, is thus all there truly is and the Creator thus creates in perpetuity from itself and of itself. There is nothing else but the Creator and to define the Creator with words such as infinity or unity is still trying to define it which, because of the infinite possibilities of definitions, is impossible.


An incomplete definition. Poverty of human speech incompetent to define what transcends human intelligence.

God is infinite in His perfections, but "infinity" is an abstraction. To say that God is infinity is to substitute the attribute of a thing for the thing itself, and to define something unknown by reference to some other thing equally unknown.



Indeed brother, words are quite efficient in creating limits on inner expression.





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