The Nature of "Reality"

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The Nature of "Reality"

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What are your perceptions of reality?
What intangible elements/dimensions/qualities does it contain or consist of?
What role does consciousness play in your reality?
How many dimensions do you accept?
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I guess I'll put my head on the chopping block first, since I started this.

I accept the intangibility of consciousness as the medium of reality. I hold that consciousness is both the key to understanding truth as well as the lock that keeps you from truth. Enlightenment is seeking to elevate your conscious perceptions to realize the truth of oneness with all things. I accept a reality without the dimension of time. I think waves are more important than particles in understanding the nature of reality. I accept that there is a cycle to everything and contending versions of truth are attempts to perceive one's place in the cycle.
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Where do you come up with this stuff? You must be a hoot around the dinner table on Mexican night.

"Could you pass me a taco?

"What taco?

"Right in front of you."

"Are you sure there is a taco in front of me?"

"It's right there!"

"I submit there is no taco. There is simply an idealistic representation of a thought pattern contrived by neuronic impulses in your brain."

"Oh man, my brain hurts."

"What brain?"
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Tumult wrote:What are your perceptions of reality?

Usually fuzzy with a lot of grey in it.

What intangible elements/dimensions/qualities does it contain or consist of?

that depends... are the rhinoceroses supposed to be pink?

What role does consciousness play in your reality?

It tends to interfere in a lot of it.

How many dimensions do you accept?

How many you got? :D
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:coffeecanuck: :dyinglaughing: :coffeecanuck: :dyinglaughing:
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Someone's has been hitting the new age fluff a bit too much, mehinks.
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*cough* *hack* *cough*...um....what?
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*cough* *hack* *cough*...um....what?
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whoa...seeing double....good stuff
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I believe in a reality without the dimension of time. There certainly isn't enough time. Time is getting short anyways--- sorry gota go :runforlife:
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no prob, you gonna pass it or pay for it?
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oh sorry, here you go.

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