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Originally posted by ripcontrol
Everyone says to stop and smell the roses
I prefer to say remember its laundry day.. The small things add up.. Dont forget to do them
Originally posted by ripcontrol
Originally posted by paleorchid13
reply to post by Cosmicspirit
I consider it a mystery/challenge in which I love both. I am considering the possibility of benign energy vampirism. The energy directed can be sorted through and looked at as a means to find clues, answers or additional knowledge.
There is truth in the "gamers" mind. Studies have shown an increase in lucid dreaming capabilities.....more subconscious control and perhaps this is an area that challenges practitioners.
Simply reading into someone evokes a subconscious reaction. I've had people "swipe" me, read back into me, deflect me, act violently, have a conversation with me as if we were hanging out..... imagine the chaos of casting energy that is very ill thought out. This leaves resorting to tricking, conning and manipulating people or worse......In the end in it's will against will and someone who has a very controlled subconscious can be very difficult to deal with especially when many of the games are violent, war, and killing spree oriented.
Just something that came to mind.
edit on 21-7-2013 by paleorchid13 because: computer mouse messes up my typing
May I share a thought with you?
Sample taking is an interesting point... to be considered..
The other part I have been preparing to practice with is more towards using the full aspect of the energy vampire
You were to drain a virus in a human body
You were to search out and drain Cancer cells
You were to drain the bacteria in a human body
You were to drain a spirit possessing some one
The only thing of warning
Is not to drain it into you
Know how the human body works
the organs, the cells, and the systems
My general Classification is energy work
I have before used energy work on a friends pet
I experimented with raising the cats intelligence
Combining Reiki with the Energy Vampire work
The cat did the following behaviors
Turned on the stove for heat
Turned on and off water facet
Rode on top of the car into town the hopped down and climbed in the car
Opening the fridge doors
Sleeping in the middle of a BOS
The energy work is quite an interesting field
Definitions of relevant terminology[edit|edit source]
The foremost perspectives on magic in anthropology are functionalist, symbolist and intellectualist. These three perspectives are used to describe how magic works in a society. The functionalist perspective, usually associated with Bronisław Malinowski, maintains that all aspects of society are meaningful and interrelated. In the functionalist perspective, magic performs a latent function in the society. The symbolist perspective researches the subtle meaning in rituals and myths that define a society and deals with questions of theodicy—why do bad things happen to good people. Finally the intellectualist perspective, associated with Edward Burnett Tylor and Sir James Frazer, regard magic as logical, but based on a flawed understanding of the world.
Intention is an agent's specific purpose in performing an action or series of actions, the end or goal that is aimed at. Outcomes that are not anticipated and not foreseen are known as unintended consequences.
Intentional behavior can also be just thoughtful and deliberate goal-directedness. Recent research in experimental philosophy has shown that other factors may also matter for whether or not an action is counted as intentional.
The central nervous system (CNS) is the part of the nervous system that integrates the information that it receives from, and coordinates the activity of, all parts of the bodies of bilaterian animals—that is, all multicellular animals except radially symmetric animals such as sponges and jellyfish. It contains the majority of the nervous system and consists of the brain and the spinal cord. Some classifications also include the retina and the cranial nerves in the CNS. Together with the peripheral nervous system, it has a fundamental role in the control of behavior. The CNS is contained within the dorsal cavity, with the brain in the cranial cavity and the spinal cord in the spinal cavity. In vertebrates, the brain is protected by the skull, while the spinal cord is protected by the vertebrae, and both are enclosed in the meninges.
The brain is the center of the nervous system in all vertebrate and most invertebrate animals—only a few invertebrates such as sponges, jellyfish, adult sea squirts and starfish do not have one, even if diffuse neural tissue is present. It is located in the head, usually close to the primary sensory organs for such senses as vision, hearing, balance, taste, and smell. The brain of a vertebrate is the most complex organ of its body. In a typical human the cerebral cortex (the largest part) is estimated to contain 15–33 billion neurons, each connected by synapses to several thousand other neurons. These neurons communicate with one another by means of long protoplasmic fibers called axons, which carry trains of signal pulses called action potentials to distant parts of the brain or body targeting specific recipient cells.
Magnetoception (or magnetoreception as it was first referred to in 1972) is a sense which allows an organism to detect a magnetic field to perceive direction, altitude or location. This sense has been proposed to explain animal navigation in vertebrates and insects, and as a method for animals to develop regional maps. For the purpose of navigation, magnetoception deals with the detection of the Earth's magnetic field.
The OODA loop (for observe, orient, decide, and act) is a concept originally applied to the combat operations process, often at the strategic level in military operations. It is now also often applied to understand commercial operations and learning processes
The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge. To be termed scientific, a method of inquiry must be based on empirical and measurable evidence subject to specific principles of reasoning. The Oxford English Dictionary defines the scientific method as: "a method or procedure that has characterized natural science since the 17th century, consisting in systematic observation, measurement, and experiment, and the formulation, testing, and modification of hypotheses."
Originally posted by twohawks
Rip, I do not disagree with your present understanding of world affairs. In fact, I commend your viewpoints of said matters because they represent causal foundations. I agree with those interpretations.
I asked a question earlier in the thread of vet the human weather or not causation was a factor in majic. I don't believe I got a response. You know as well as I do that public response as well as personally held response dictates social response. As a Buddhist I believe that it takes a third minority to Implement as desired response.. do you disagree?edit on 30-7-2013 by twohawks because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by ripcontrol
reply to post by veteranhumanbeing
This is more of a definition question
Paperfoldinga) ritualized behaviorb) negatively usedc) do nothing but generating more paperfolding, a positive feedbackloop
However we may respectfully disagree..
A certain amount of routine is part of the learning process..
I want to make sure I have the meaning you intend before continuing...
So far most of the magics you seem to mention involve a heavy reliance of psionics but I want you get some common touching points for the discussion