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To the lucid dreamers: Throughout your life,have you always felt more or less,in the waking world,to be mostly,to a large extent,in control of your life? I know as children,up to a point,we are dependent on the decisions and whims of adults.But are you the type of person who has never really felt helpless,a victim of circumstances?The type of person who felt independent from an early age,and pretty much managed to steer the course of your life in the direction you wanted it to go? Have you never felt that fate/destiny/circumstances/a higher power/forces majeure of some kinfd or the other are in control,and that there is not really a thing such as true free will? Have you always felt "in control" whatever life throws at you?etc,etc.
Originally posted by mrkeen
reply to post by smyleegrl
Supposing you are in total control of your life and your dreams, can you imagine a situation which would be hard for you to ing in escape?edit on 12-5-2013 by mrkeen because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by mrkeen
reply to post by Raxoxane
Have you considered the possibility that those who feel 'independent' are actually well within the expected limits of their behavior? Also how about 'good' interventions like coincidences which make you feel lucky? Do they count as obstacles in doing whatever you want?
I have always believed "if theres a will theres a way". Sometimes i feel like my thought manifest actual events in the future. As if my day dreams really come true. This had always been a suspicion of mine until i read The Secret. I know its a rather controversial book but I got the message and i do truly believe I can manifest my own futures just by willing them into life. Its not necessarily entirely based on my actions, my thoughts lead me into strange coincidences. For instance, Ill think to myself "I havent seen brain in a while, he was a good guy". Then after a week or so hell pop up out of nowhere after a long chain of purely coincidental events. The odds however, lead me to believe something different is happening, almost like a predetermined destiny based on an inclination.
This article is about the philosophical concept. For other uses, see Synchronicity (disambiguation). Synchronicity is the experience of two or more events that are apparently causally unrelated or unlikely to occur together by chance, yet are experienced as occurring together in a meaningful manner. The concept of synchronicity was first described in this terminology by Carl Gustav Jung, a Swiss psychologist, in the 1920s. The concept does not question, or compete with, the notion of causality. Instead, it maintains that just as events may be grouped by cause, they may also be grouped by meaning. A grouping of events by meaning need not have an explanation in terms of cause and effect. In addition to Jung, Arthur Koestler wrote extensively on synchronicity in The Roots of Coincidence.