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    God being bored is just one way to put it. Perhaps the Infinite Consciousness just wanted to experience itself in infinitely different ways...

    What is the point of life? Life itself.

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    The Nature of the Mind: a discussion between J. Krishnamurti, David Bohm, John Hidley and Rupert Sheldrake

    "In 1982 J. Krishnamurti, David Bohm, John Hidley and Rupert Sheldrake came together to discuss the roots of psychological disorder, psychological suffering, the need for security and what is a healthy mind, given in four parts."

    What a joy to be able to listen to the wisdom of J. Krishnamurti. He shows his focus and comprehension of the potential of the spirit that inhabits the human species. He also demonstrates the insufficiency of scientific specialism. That is, specialists in one field of the wide spectrum of scientific data gathering and their conclusions/narrative. It is like listening to a professor engaging with students.
    "To learn who rules over you simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize" -- Voltaire

    "Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people."-- Eleanor Roosevelt

    "Misery loves company. Wisdom has to look for it." -- Anonymous

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    Quote Originally posted by Wind View Post
    What is the point of life? Life itself.
    I've been saying that for years already.
    = DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR =

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    Eve saved us all by getting us out of the Garden. Go Eve!

    In Star Trek TNG Picard visited the realm of the Q and they were bored as all get out.

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    Has no-one ever experienced gratitude, to know the point of life?

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    Quote Originally posted by Kathy View Post
    Has no-one ever experienced gratitude, to know the point of life?
    Not that I know of.
    = DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR =

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    Quote Originally posted by Kathy View Post
    Has no-one ever experienced gratitude, to know the point of life?
    This video makes me feel grateful that I have an imagination and others do and some of what we imagine is absolutely beautiful.


    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKRLjdAtdLY

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    Good point Kathy and Maggie.
    Whatever is true. Whatever is noble. Whatever is right. Whatever is lovely. Whatever is admirable. Anything of excellence and worthy of praise. Dwell on these things. Jesus Christ (I agree)

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    Quote Originally posted by Wind View Post
    God being bored is just one way to put it. Perhaps the Infinite Consciousness just wanted to experience itself in infinitely different ways...

    What is the point of life? Life itself.
    IMO "Life itself" is a lawful process which can be observed. It is the POINT OF OBSERVATION which in my experience takes me different directions. IMO we are creators in the 3rd dimension. The process is like being a gardener. One has input into a natural process. To be a gardener you have to work with "laws of nature".

    One reason I am less worried all the time is the FACT that just like with gardening, I am responsible for cooperating with certain ways things work in the material world of my own garden. If I am unaware of my power, that means the act of life creation and self-actualization does not seem true. One thinks... awe, it's just a random thicket I am in and I am under the control of forces that cannot be altered by my own actions. Feeling Poor me victim is impossible to those who know better.

    I found a good pamphlet that lays out what I also think is lawfull... that we cannot make the solution to whatever "problem" at the same level it is "created". Also "so what" about ANY condition. Anything will change when the conditions that created it are changed. The conditions are OUR beliefs and allegiances. The conditions and the events we perceive are the results of choices. One can choose to ignore (ignorance of the law) or take on one's creative power.

    http://manifestingwiththemasters.com...on-Process.pdf

    Just want to suggest reading the pamphlet and not getting hung up on the "object". IMO the same principles work for things, places, events and it MAY be ( I say it IS) that "stuff" is no more "material" than psychological or psychical or interactive "things". The saying:" thoughts are things so choose the good ones" is really wise.

    Stuff is very weird in that when one feels passionate about stuff, it is usually because one feels deprived of stuff. You must actually already be satisfied to experience the evidence of satisfaction IMO. For instance, if one is dis-satisfied, everything seems to be unsatisfactory.

    That is why I feel more satisfied everyday BY CHOICE. I am not at effect of my personal reality. It is the ability to feel satisfied and also indifference to the "present appearance" (so WHAT!) that speaks to me of my victorious mastery.
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    Antidotal medicine for the sense of being controlled by circumstances


    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiTebj_BZMs

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    A rather familiar acquaintance.


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    Quote Originally posted by Wind View Post
    A rather familiar acquaintance.

    Only one source is necessary...ourselves...I emphasize to all that one should never rely on outside sources for identification of self value. This video is a little backwards actually, children are at the mercy of their parents that is why many depressions are sourced in childhood...That's the nurture and the 'nature' of genetics does the rest.

    But, in the end, the internal locus of control reigns supreme.
    “To seek self-knowledge is to embark on a journey which ... will always be incomplete" - courtesy of Godel's Incompleteness Theorem

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    Anger is a powerful force which can transform or destroy.

    The anger I feel within sometimes is against the unjust system, it's righteous anger.


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