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I was thinking about this in the days leading up to the "Mayan Calendar End Date", just letting my mind wander. Some people, the David Wilcock types, were talking about ascension to a higher level. The higher level types we have stories about, aka aliens & angels, are mostly telepathic. Most ET abductees claim their abductors communicated with them telepathically.
So if the "next level of consciousness" contains telepathy, it raises a lot of issues. It would revolutionize society. It would be impossible to keep secrets. Your thoughts and emotions broadcast out loud for all to hear. Just imagine trying to keep your mind from betraying something you'd like to hide. A girl you have a crush on. She knows. What you think about your boss. He knows. What you think about in bed. Your partner knows.
The nakedness of a telepathic society raises a whole number of social issues - it seems to me like a whole new system would have to be set up if lying became impossible.
I'm not predicting anything of the sort to happen, though others have. I'm just wondering out loud, in a kind of sci-fi way, what would it do to our society?
You are referring to linking in with someone (with their permission). That involves the tuning in process . As you know this is also the modus operandi for psychic attacks. As with everything it is the motive and permissions that count.
When reading the thread , I am thinking more of the loudspeaker type of telepathy as the OP was referring to. There are many people who spend their lives fighting off the unwelcome reception of thoughts mostly from people in the vicinity. It can be like a radio broadcast especially when people are thinking by having mental communications with an hypothetical listener. It is less so if their thoughts are heart-felt rather than purely mental.
All this sounds very intriguing to me right now...
Are you saying that someone who has an inner dialogue with (or a monologue towards) an hypothetical listener, is in a broadcast mode from the POV of telepathic sensitivity?
If that is true, and it could well be, teaching people to stop talking like that would be a great service to the world... maybe even they would find some abilities too...
And that if emotional issues are involved, these perceptions would be less intrusive or less unpleasant?
Or maybe another interpretation is better, you are using the term "heart" for a compassionate, or musical emotion whereas merely "mental" would include - egotism and aggression?
Your concerns would be the concerns of all. No one left behind. The greatest frontier would turn out to be the self in a selfless society. So all these social embarrassments wouldn't last vary long, you wouldn't just know or broadcast a crush it would be the entire portfolio of feelings and entire array of why you find someone attractive or interesting.
Not all of it would be base enough to offend, the cobwebs of secrets and forgetfulness would be a thing of the past.
The paradigm would be an alien one to be sure.
Telepathy doesn't work like that.
It isn't like wearing a prompt screen on your face or being some sort of 'loudspeaker' per se. could you imagine if all were 'loudspeakering' at once? Inconceivable.
I can and do communicate 'telepathically' and it is a wavelength thing, something I and certain others can tune into. I add with complete certainty that only those that I choose to communicate with, receive the communication, and the communication is beyond instant, this has been proven. Best not to ask how, but it has.
Those that I know that I can and do communicate with and them with me are a select few and they are those that I have connected with on deeper levels (in ethical ways) . I won't say too much on this here but there have been times when this communication has been invaluable and has saved the day a good few times.
I hasten to add, because I was once accused of my art and intelligence being channeled from others as some sort of 'medium' this simply isn't the case. My art, words, intelligence etc are all my own. The telepathic communication I know is like having a conversation, each keeps their own identity.edit on 2-1-2014 by theabsolutetruth because: (no reason given)
Imagine trying to eat in a society like that. It wouldn't be very much fun. Suppose you are not vegan and sitting next to or across the room from someone who is and you happen to be eating meat. Suppose you are just eating someone that someone else finds disgusting. Suppose you are eating someone that would be life-threatening for someone else due to allergy.
All of those things would potentially cause you to feel some uncomfortable things that wouldn't necessarily be entirely appropriate would they?
I mean, it's well and good to say that we'd be more sensitive and understanding to one another, but what common denominator would we be forced to?
Yes, it might be more open, but would it necessarily make things more tolerant?
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We would have thought police. Our most hidden thoughts and secrets would be seen by our neighbour. Everyone would know our intention, and everything evil about the world would become commonplace, simply because we would understand what desire is attempted to be reached in each evil action. There would be no morals.
Telepathy seems pretty funny, insofar as we are supposed to believe people understand each other's thoughts. Most people cannot even understand their own thoughts let alone someone else's. How can one think in a language someone else can understand? Telepathy seems a liars game.
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Is that an analogy for something?
I guess lol! It made me think of it. We open up this wonderful telepathic society, expecting a revolutionized society where peace reigns, but nothing much changes. Maybe it's bigger or smaller, but it's fundamentally unchanged.
However, if his thoughts on something is amplified to broadcast at an extremely threatening and "loud", and "malevolent-seeming" manner, as well as a very evil impulse that we can detect from his/her thoughts, then we will know that he really means to do what he has just thought, so if he thinks that "I want to them out of my territory", then that means his dead serious, and will do anything to eject them from his perceived "territory" or home.