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    Samadhi

    Years ago after I had started my journey to find the truth and when I was starting to find the answers to the problems of humanity... I experienced something on my path. Ironically it was a very simple thing, but also life-changing at the same time. I think it must have been a warm summer night. Outside in the quietness I was sitting and I was observing nature.

    All I could hear was the occasional singing of birds and the summer wind going through the trees. I was observing the tree tops and their leaves waving in the breeze. It didn't take for long, but suddenly a profound feeling of blissfulness embraced me. I felt the boundaries vanishing between myself and the external world. There were no longer any objects to be perceived because I was completely part of them. There was no longer a separate body, mind or a person with it's individual problems.

    This experience completely overtook my consciousness and for a couple hours after it I still felt like a different being. Unfortunately after that lightness had left me, I returned to my normal thinking state more or less. I have never before or after it experienced anything like that. I must admit that I haven't managed to replicate the experience either even though I haven't been desperately trying to do so anyways. Not even deep states of meditation have brought me to that kind of a state of peace. I can only assume that by observing nature in certain conditions one can attain such a state, but I think there's a mystery to it which I cannot fully explain. I believe that everything happens on it's own time and when it's meant to happen.

    I have to say that moment made me realize even more that all the problems of the present day and of the past have been created by the human mind. Yes, perhaps with the influence of some forces, but still the human mind is responsible for all the atrocities we have seen in the world. That is undeniable. That's the whole joke, with our "free" will and mind we are capable of creating the most marvelous things imaginable. Yet also we are capable of inflicting the most incomprehensible pain and cruelty towards others. What concocted Auschwitz or the Gulag? What came up with the invention of the atomic bombs? Because it thought that it was a marvelous idea to split the atom. The human mind, of course. The most brilliant and the most dangerous thing known to man. This is coming from someone who's a very cerebral, thinking person. Yes, I'm a feeler too, but I don't like to advertise it.

    So, after experienced that profound moment of oneness I realized that only way to solve the crisis of humanity and save this Earth from ourselves would be the realization that we're all one. You can't conceptually explain that to seven billion people. It's just something you have to see, feel and experience yourself. It made me think how could people all over the world see that we are the same organism, the same Being? If we cannot see that, I'm afraid we are doomed to a catastrophic collapse and it won't take long before it happens. Even in this point of time we have weapons of mass destruction aimed towards all the major cities, at least in the western world I would assume.

    I don't have any fear about it, I feel more sad about it. Sad about the wasted potential and destruction of human lives. I just feel and have felt a deep urge to do something about this and spread the message about peace. I suppose it's all I can do and it might not change much. It's still a ripple in the pond though. I'm just one person and there have been millions of others too who have at least once in their lives experienced it and seen how much more there is to life. Millions, if not billions more could experience it too and we could save this planet. We could stop the hate and find love, together.

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    What an experience. I haven't had that kind of experience. And I'm in full agreement with you.

    I think need to raise ourselves better. Most of our societies are geared towards adults. They should be about the children. About how they are the future and form the world. I always believed that most every adult should have a direct duty nurturing and raising children. They will become adults whether we like it or not. We should be much more invested in them.

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    I doubt if I will ever get any children of my own, but I do have my nieces and I greatly care about them. I've been lucky to have had good parents even though our life has been riddled with problems. My brother is a good father to his children as he was raised well to be like that in our loving family. Just hearing about other families and of children who have been neglected and abused breaks my heart. Not all parents are good or even deserving of children. Children are indeed the future. Teach them about spiritual and humanitarian values, teach them to use discernment and encourage them to use their imagination. Parents and adults have a great responsibility when it comes to growing decent and empathic human beings who will one day be leading this world to a new age. Hopefully towards an age where peace rules.

    "So anyone who becomes as humble as this little child is the greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wind View Post
    From an intellectual perspective, I've always recognized that all things are connected and that we are all one, but, at the same time, I"m ashamed to admit that as an adult, I never 'felt' it until I started anti-depressant medication. It was one of the early effects, hyper-alertness to sounds and motion in a pleasant way and then the sudden 'experience' of feeling 'part' of things. It was an amazing revelation to recognize what I had been missing. I almost felt 'normal'
    "We are one thought away from changing the world!"

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    ...I read/see this stuff and I’m coming to believe there aren’t any “normals” at all at any of these alt-world sites.

    ...you guys are all brain damaged like me!
    "Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the object of your anger to die” ~ Anon
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    Normal, what's that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wind View Post
    Normal, what's that?
    Exactly. Now, why would we think any of the muggles will be able to make it over here to understand this stuff?

    ...so I’m thinking the 98% will never get it. They are wired wrongly.
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    Your estimation is rather depressing, Dumpy. I would like to belive that more humans are capable of getting it.

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    Oh, I believe many are capable of getting it. Do they want to? Will they take the time? As with enlightenment, can they rid themselves of their attachments?

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    Each and every one soul has the same destination and eventually they will reach it.

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    If there were cheap enough commercial space flights and people all over the world could see our planet from the space, perhaps that could help to change the perspective completely. It would also stop the ridiculous Flat Earth-nonsense theories too. Then again, I do wonder how the military personnel who currently are in space feel about all the secrecy.

    If people all over the world knew about all the hidden technology, constant ET visitations, our past going back to the times of Atlantis etc. then how would our world look like now? When you know only a part of the story how could you possibly make informed decisions?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dreamtimer View Post
    Oh, I believe many are capable of getting it. Do they want to? Will they take the time? As with enlightenment, can they rid themselves of their attachments?
    Exactly...most can’t be bothered, can’t get away from their iPhone, too busy working, too Christian, too full of themselves, too much education, too little education, etc, etc....
    "Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the object of your anger to die” ~ Anon
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wind View Post
    Your estimation is rather depressing, Dumpy. I would like to belive that more humans are capable of getting it.
    I totally agree with your belief Wind, Totally.

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