Mental Magnetism: Action of Charged Thoughts

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Mental Magnetism Defined

The cosmos functions through the law of attraction at almost all levels. Gravitation is a force of attraction keeping the planets in space, and the objects on Earth held in place as well. Huge fields of electromagnetic energy run throughout the Earth to keep up electromagnetic equilibrium, which are also exploited for myriad technical applications.

Similar to the attraction fields existing in primal nature, there is another field that plays out in the cosmic arena. This called the mental field; and because it exerts a strong influence on our consciousness it is a form of magnetism as well;mental magnetism. It functions through the mind and affects everything associated with the mind.

Mind Operates Throughout

The mind, at the physical level, is usually associated with the brain. Commonly it implies the brain. But this is a gross understatement. The fact is that the mind is not the brain. It is certainly not localized there. Psychology infers that the mind comprises of three distinct parts;the conscious, subconscious, and the unconscious. Yet it is essential to understand that the sub parts are not confined to the brain alone.

Take, for instance, the faculty of memory. Psychologists, and neurologists are still endeavouring to pinpoint the exact neural phenomenon behind memory. Is it localized?is it pervading all over?We are not so sure. To complicate matters today there is even talk of cellular memory;implying that the mind extends right up to the unicellular level in the human from.

It is not an exaggeration to infer that the mind indeed extends far beyond the perceptible gross sensory inputs. Interestingly quantum physics is starting to admit the transcendence of the mind. The mind operates beyond space and time. Great frontiers are still being explored.

Thought Vibrations

An important attribute of the mind is thoughts. Can there be a mind without thoughts?Well, we need to find out since a multitude of dissonant interpretations surround this attribute. Yet we can say with certainty that the mind, as we understand it, does thrive on a substrate of thoughts.

It is now becoming increasingly clear, with deeper study in the field, that thought is a vibration. This flies in the face of orthodox physical neuroscience, which has made great strides in localizing the presence of thoughts in neurons;and their subsequent journey through neurotransmitters in the brain. However neuroscience still has much to answer. For instance what is the scientific explanation of prescience, extra sensory perception, and clairvoyance?These questions evoke quite fuzzy responses, to say the least, despite a slew of hypotheses blanketing the fact.

In fact certain, so-called, paranormal phenomena point to the vibration based character of thought. We understand, at a metaphysical level, that thoughts are energy. And all energy conforms to a range of vibrations. These same vibrations move out, and in, to manifest into physical reality.

Every human being radiates a specific frequency of thought. At the highest end of the spectrum is an extremely subtle vibration. Something of a super frequency. This is closest to divine vibration, which results in spontaneous materialization. At the lower end are increasing levels of gross frequencies, with consequences that are humanly distressing. Whatever their nature, it suffices to say that they attract physical reality of corresponding nature.

Panpsychism & Mental Magnetism

There is a universal consciousness, that is all pervading. It surrounds, creates, and penetrates all tangible and intangible existence. The religious, spiritual, and faith-based term for this is God. A less commonly used term for this phenomenon is panpsychism. Since this universal consciousness prevails everywhere, the universal building block for all creation is present everywhere. That includes the human mind. In fact the human being is particularly well equipped with the faculty of thought to create what, and when, it wants to create.

This creation is possible through the process of thought. Thought that operates through a constant stream of vibrations. Vibrations that generate enormous energy. Energy that manifests itself as mental, emotional, physical reality.

This energy is, creative because it is attractive and magnetic. It is largely mental-emotional in character. It constantly plays out through the human life form in the shape of mental projection, memory, conception, and a vast range of synthesized sensory inputs. These thoughts contain a default magnetic charge. And this charge compels thoughts to create.

The Thought Body

A group of thoughts exist as a body of thoughts, which propagates a similar offspring. This is also called the mental body or the thought body. The nature of the “ancestor thought” or root thoughts is bound to show itself in the next set of thoughts as well. And their magnetism continues to attract similar thought patterns. Not surprisingly, the person engaged in a specific variety of thoughts will continue to experience results of a strikingly similar nature as long as that species of mental body remains attached with them.

Though thoughts are truly magnetic, they are not etched in stone. They can be changed. They are not the last, irreversible determinants of a persons destiny. The person himself or herself is responsible for their own fate. And they come to understand this when they learn to change their thoughts. Their thoughts take on a different charge, when the individual persists in changing them. This generates a different magnetism. A new destiny is therefore sown for reaping in future.

Summary

The cosmos functions through the law of attraction at almost all levels. Similar to the attraction fields existing in primal nature, there is another field that plays out in the cosmic arena. It is called the mental field. The mind indeed extends far beyond the perceptible sensory understanding that we commonly associate it with. Our mind functions through thought; and thought is a vibration. Every human being radiates a specific frequency of thought. A group of thoughts exist as a body of thoughts, called the thought body. Thoughts are truly magnetic yet they are not etched in stone. They can be changed;and this change creates eventually a new destiny.

Secure Base Development: A Model For Porn Addiction Counselling (1)

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From the late 1950s onwards, foundations were laid for understanding human development in terms of the concept of the ‘secure base’. This framework has resulted in this sense of a ‘secure base’ now being an important concept in human development research throughout the life span. This article focuses on the potential of this idea for generating approaches to porn addiction therapy.

Typically, we are all bonded to our mothers in the womb. After birth, a sense of yearning for connection continues to unfold throughout life. Neonates are highly vulnerable to the trouble and distress experienced when thirsty, hungry, wet, soiled, and in pain.

They are also predisposed to interact and to engage with others and therefore feel lonely when left alone for too long; on the other hand, their innate social character is a source of comfort and joy for them, and others.

When appropriate efforts are made to respond to the baby’s distresses above, then the bond between baby and mother (its ‘secure base’) is increased.

However, no human parents can always be affirming and responsive to a child because others demands on the parents’ time occur regularly. In addition, parenting is often a stressful occupation taking a toll on maternal and paternal resources. Nevertheless, if affirmation and responsiveness are appropriate much of the time then the nurturing level can be said to be sufficient.

But when the bond between mother and child falls well below a sufficient requirement through such things as, post-natal depression, drug and alcohol abuse, absences through illness, prolonged absence, etc., then the bond linked to the child’s secure base may become severely compromised.

This compromised base lays the foundation for a young person who lacks an essential sense of its dignity, self-worth or value. Coupled with that lack is the issue of a lack of any sense of identity. After all, why seek a sense of who one is, if one senses that one’s being is hopelessly flawed and unworthy?

When such persons try to enter into relationships outside their families they may find themselves rebuffed simply because they are living out of what one well-known writer terms a self beset with ‘toxic shame’.

When the secure base lacks dependability, the growing person is forced to seek substitutes often in substances which are mind-altering: for example, tobacco, drugs, alcohol; high fat/sugar foods. They may also fantasise becoming involved in pornography viewing, cyber sex chats and the like, combined with masturbation.

It has also been demonstrated that the release of high pleasure-giving neurotransmitters (I.e., dopamine and oxytocin), takes place in the brain when orgasm is achieved. And, in the case of a porn addiction, the addict has become obsessed with an actual person or more often today, a cyber object to which sexual desire and action are directed.

Closer examination will show that this addictive situation can be construed in a number of ways which suggests avenues for reduction or eradication of the addiction. A further article will identify and examine these ways.

The Cradle of Universal Creation

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Desire

Our existence is a symbol of desire. It is the desire to come alive. It is the desire to stay alive. Its the desire to continue life. The process begins with one simple intent. And that simple intent plays out over the expanse of the Universe endlessly. We alone are the creator of that, and we alone are the experience, and the witness. Nothing else, except us, exists. Everything is finally, us. Desire to experience comes out of the deepest level of love. The manifestation of that deepest love is materialization.

Memory

Memory is the next stage of materialization, after the birth of desire. Memory is the stickiness of the need to materialise. Once the need comes in the memory of that need takes birth. This needy memory persists. The persistence generates a vibration which is invisible. It is only felt in the Universal Field, as a repetitive compelling frequency. This frequency, or the repetitive arising of the need generates a powerful tendency, to reach out.

Reaching Out

In the process of creation, Universal Consciousness moves forwards. It advances steadily towards the need that arose earlier. It cannot not advance. That is law. In that advancement the admixture of Universal Creation is automatically added through the mould of thought.

Mould Of Thought.

Thought is the master Mould of the Universe. It is ceaseless. It is super-potent. It is omnipresent. It is filled with infinite permutation for creation. Variety does not stop issuing forth from it. It consumes itself for diet, and then produces more of its kind. Humans have a gift of this enormous potential for infinite creation. Each thought is God in potential awaiting. Yet we do not ordinarily know it. Or even if we know it in intellectual terms, we question its plausibility. This is just the consequence of collective programming of ignorance about cosmic reality. In any case, those who have succeeded have done so, inevitably, by tapping into this everlasting potential. So thought, and its cousin, emotion has the greatest secret to creation and manifestation. Even when the physical body ceases to be, creation continues, though in a different dimension. Interestingly the corollary is that while we live in the gross body the thought energy orbits around us; ready to produce an offspring that we desire. It is only the incessant contradicting energies released within our thoughts that prevent manifestation of the reality we want.

What We Want Wants Us

Constantly playing out in our thought field is potential creation and birth, every second that we live. The tendency of our thought energies has a propulsive effect. And it advances towards the desire, as we have already covered earlier. Very interestingly, the forward movement is from both sides. We move towards our desired Universal Stuff and the Universal Stuff also moves towards us. It is again law. The rule of Reciprocal Effect. What we want also wants us in turn. The energies, back and forth, are mutually reinforcing. Most significantly thought has that potential to effect this law. The only condition is that concerted, focused effort is essential;conscious or unconscious.

Manifestation

Eventually manifestation comes through as a result of the momentum generated. Just like physical momentum there is “etheric-astral” momentum. In the physical field, speed and mass interact to reproduce the offspring, momentum. If speed is more and the mass is less the result is the same as when speed is less and the mass more. Likewise, in the thought field, time and intensity act upon each other. The more time you spend (even with less intensity) the result is a finite momentum. Similarly if the intensity is extremely high, and time less the momentum created is the same. Of course in the latter case manifestation is faster. The ultimate result in either case is manifestation. And a beginning is made. Psychology speaks about the reticular activation system (RAS) at work. When you want something and focus on it long enough, you start perceiving things in sensory form as well;you hear or see things you want more frequently. This is no coincidence. It is simply the momentum of Universal Creation at work.

Yogic Approach to Psychology

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The human being and the human mind will always be an intriguing mystery that tantalizes us to find an ultimate though elusive key.

Before the western world had ever coined the word “psychology” the yogis and philosophers of the east were studying and analysing the mind and psyche of the individual in an attempt to discover not only how we function and how our cerebral processes react but how to control and utilize to best advantage the many wonderful inherent talents of intellect we possess. They sought for a direction of these talents under the control of the soul or immortal being or life experiencer in human nature.

In many ways western psychology seems immature in its attempts to comprehend the processes of human thought and experience, being restricted to theories which do not explore or explain where lies the directional key to the life of the individual and to his mind. The sphere of the soul is left neglected.

Until the detailed knowledge of the whole human psyche or soul, that is better comprehended by eastern psychologists, is also embraced by the west, psychology will remain a cumbersome means of attempting to comprehend the delicate subtleties of the human consciousness.

The human psyche cannot be totally understood except by the utilization of the spiritual key and acknowledgement that it is the inherent spiritual Self which is at the controls to programme our brain consciousness with its delicate recording and transmitting systems. It is necessary to understand the Life which lives inside that brain and body and it is to that Life which we must refer when seeking understanding and solutions to man himself.

Valuable information has been preserved through the ancient traditional lines of culture such as China and India with teachings that represent the experience gained from its thousands of past sages dedicated to its preservation and transmission and also sometimes contributing to the age-old wisdom that is often referred to as “The Science of Life”.

Compared with the ancient lines of culture that include insights into the secret workings of the unseen influences in Nature itself as into the human nature or psyche that includes soul and spirit, Western psychology although undeniably contributing much, is yet very young.

The satisfaction of feeling to be an integral unit in life – our reward when we identify ourselves with the enduring soul and spiritual nature is denied us when we focus too long upon our inner mechanics of how and why our impermanent personalities react as they do.

Integration of both approaches offers greatest potential for development of the science of life in the future and it is such a unified and balanced approach that the Yogi seeks.

Closer To Truth: Sleep And Dreams

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There is an ongoing PBS TV series (also several books and also a website) called “Closer To Truth”. It is hosted by neuroscientist Robert Lawrence Kuhn. He’s featured in one-on-one interviews and panel discussions with the cream of the cream of today’s cosmologists, physicists, philosophers, theologians, psychologists, etc. on all of the Big Questions surrounding a trilogy of broad topics – Cosmos; Consciousness; Meaning. The trilogy collectively dealt with reality, space and time, mind and consciousness, aliens, theology and on and on and on. Here are a few of my comments on one of the general topics covered, subjects dealing with sleep and dreams.

Why Sleep?

We sleep, we dream, we are conscious. However, that hardly makes us unique. To the best of my knowledge all mammals sleep, presumably dream (I’m sure my cats dream), and are conscious or have a state of awareness. The same might even apply to birds and even reptiles, perhaps amphibians. However, is there a point where something living requires sleep yet presumably doesn’t dream and isn’t conscious? Probably not since being conscious means being aware and all living things must of necessity be aware of their surroundings and the state of their own being and take appropriate actions, or invoke appropriate responses, as required. That doesn’t mean they dream, although knowing that for certain is a difficult ask. Or, are there living things which don’t sleep, like sharks, which have consciousness. I’d have to answer “yes” since a shark is a living thing are needs to be aware of what’s going on externally (is there prey around) and internally (am I hungry). Anyway, all living things are conscious yet all living things don’t sleep. Do jellyfish or sponges sleep? Micro-organisms don’t sleep to the best of my knowledge yet have to have an awareness of their surroundings. In fact one could argue that we don’t actually sleep since all of the cells in our body don’t sleep. Our body cells are busy little cells while we saw logs. One could argue that we are not an individual organism but a colony of billions of (micro) organisms. Anyway, the bottom line seems to be that sleeping (and dreaming) aren’t going to tell us squat about consciousness. As to why sleep, assuming we really sleep given the parts of our sum don’t sleep, well sleep might just be one of those mysteries that make life, or at least life that sleeps, interesting.

Secrets of Sleep 1

Okay, on average more likely as not you got some sleep within the past 24 hours. The question is, what actual part of you was asleep? It clearly wasn’t your heart. It clearly wasn’t your lungs, or your kidneys or your digestive system. Your organ systems have to keep functioning. Now in fact you are not a single organism, or even a collection of organ systems, but a colony of organisms which we call cells. Now clearly none of your cells were asleep at the switch when you were asleep. All of your body’s cells are required to be on the job 24/7/52. So if no part of your cellular structure sleeps, again I ask what part of you actually sleeps when you sleep. And what might this say about your ultimate reality?

Secrets of Sleep 2

I had a correspondent comment to me about the hypothesis that sleep could be an illusion. They said: “What is the bit of us which sleeps, it can only be our awareness; nothing physical. That all has to keep working or we’d fall off the perch.”

However that makes absolutely no sense at all! How can nothing physical undergo a physical transformation (from awareness to non-awareness), as in going to sleep? It’s like saying that mathematics goes to sleep or beauty goes to sleep or time goes to sleep or Wednesday goes to sleep. How can a non-physical part of you know when to shut down without any connection to the material you? Does it operate independently of the physical you? There is no unconnected non-physical part of you. Your awareness isn’t a nebulous nothing but has to be ultimately grounded around physics and chemistry and the biochemistry in and of your cells, especially your brain cells.

You are aware that you are reading this right now. Why? Light from the screen enters your eye and gets converted to electrical impulses and via the optic nerve gets carried to, and interpreted by your brain. You cannot have awareness therefore without the physics; chemistry and biochemistry all at work inside of you, therefore inside of your cells which are apparently active 24/7. That sensory awareness apparatus isn’t just for external stimuli (like light) but for internal stimuli (as in I’ve got a headache) which also includes all of what is conscious inside your mind (I think I’d better get dinner ready).

It would appear therefore that it must be your sensory apparatus, your awareness apparatus, that sort of shuts down when you go to sleep, but not to the tune of 100% – that’s not good survival strategy therefore a physical process like a very loud noise can jolt you into an awakened state again. So are we saying that all your sensory apparatus cells are 100% functional yet somehow in reduced awareness mode? How that can be achieved, and in literally seconds in that awake-asleep transition, eludes me.