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1  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Any Other Runners Here? on: January 20, 2017, 01:34:52
I use to be into sports and running but stopped when I lost my health. If you can do it then go for it. It's a great way to work out. Running is too hard on my feet so I just bike these days. Keep up the good work.
2  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: How deterministic are you? on: January 17, 2017, 18:25:04
To fully answer your question. I would say that I am mostly deterministic kind of person, but most people are. But I have cultivated qualities in my life recently that make me a much more independent free thinker. And in doing so I have become a very unique person. That is what I have found. The more free will you gain and use the more unique of a person you become. Not only in what you believe but in what you do. You stand out among your friends as being the out side of the box thinker, and smart.
3  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: How deterministic are you? on: January 17, 2017, 18:20:13
If you  believe in a planned evolution, to what degree do you think it is planned?

I mean, is it broadly outlined or predetermined down to the every single thought and molecule movement?
Yes I believe in Drawin's theory of evolution. But I also believe in spiritual evolution. By talking about determinism I assume your talking about free will too here. And from what I have learned is that free will isn't black and white. Someone can have free will in one area of their life while totally lack free will in other areas of their life. Free will has to be cultivated.

These are the ingredients needed for free will.
Extreme open mindedness for trying new things and actually doing those things.
Not basing your choices and beliefs in life based on what society think, like societal norms, and even laws.
Balance your thinking to be as independent and unbiased as possible.
Connecting with consciousness in some way. (I had to give a spiritual aspect to this ingredient list.)
Really actually believing you are independent thinker.

Those things can really make or break someones free will. And even if one gets all those correct. I still have a hard time believing that it's true 100 percent free will. When people talk about free will they usually talk about nonchalantly as if everyone has it or they don't have it at all. But when I think of free will I think of blending the rules and physics of this dimension in your favor. And I am sure that is easier said than done. And it even sounds hard. But who knows perhaps just having a child like curiosity is enough to cultivate free will.  grin  But yeah other than that there is no thought that can be thought without neurons firing in the brain.
4  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Automatic thoughts on: January 16, 2017, 17:53:19
Riddle was pretty much on target. Since you have already tried meditation I suggest you go see a psychiatrist. I have personally dealt with a mental breakdown with hallucinations for one month years ago. And no it was not caused by psychoactive drugs. It was caused by taking testosterone while I was underweight. I ended up in the hospital and got better. Haven't hallucinated since. Though to this day I hear music in my head almost all the time but I had that problem before my hallucination breakdown. I usually just block or drowned out the music and it doesn't bother me, though I still hear it most of the time if I think about it. Or if the music is very depressing in my head I'll put on some calming music on and it usually goes away.

Many people are very stubborn about seeing psychiatrists because they don't want to think that something is wrong with their mind or because they think that their delusions are real but as other people that have dealt with mental illness know biology and the brain plays a huge factor in the equation too. Thus the need for medications to help cope with the problem.

So my top recommendations are stop believing the voices and hallucinations, keep meditating, and see a psychiatrist. Good luck Shane.



5  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Merry Christmas to you all of my friends here at the pulse!! on: December 31, 2016, 17:50:15
Have a nice New Year party, guys! smiley
Oh we'll party alright.  evil rolleyes wink
6  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Merry Christmas to you all of my friends here at the pulse!! on: December 27, 2016, 02:23:17
sometimes the things you say make me want to punch kittens, but I do appreciate your contributions.
LOL well at least you have a sense of humor about it.
7  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Merry Christmas to you all of my friends here at the pulse!! on: December 26, 2016, 05:16:38
I wish you all a happy time and celebration and a great 2017!
 smiley
Thanks Volgerle!  The every day is a new beginning especially in 2017. wink
8  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Merry Christmas to you all of my friends here at the pulse!! on: December 25, 2016, 18:15:27
I just wanted to take some time and say Merry Christmas to all my friends here at the Pulse. I appreciate everything you's have done for me here over the years. Including Xanth!  wink With a special shout out to Szaxx.  smiley
9  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Consequences Of Consciousness Awakening - Awaking To The Truth on: December 23, 2016, 01:49:38
That's only because you don't understand what you're talking about.
Science, LITERALLY, has nothing to do with your spiritual growth.  You could be living with Star Trek type technology, and YOU wouldn't be any further than you are right now.  Guaranteed.
We'll see. If you we're my brother or a friend in person and we would have a life expectancy of 130 years I would bet you money that I am right.

Nobody is saying avoid learning about this reality.
Damn, I'm starting to think you're seeing in replies only what you want to see.  LoL
But you did say "Anything physical has no meaning, what-so-ever." So you could see how that could be interpreted. And yes I could say the same thing about you and that video, so touche. wink LOL
10  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Consequences Of Consciousness Awakening - Awaking To The Truth on: December 22, 2016, 22:31:42
Ultimately, "science" and "spiritual growth" don't exactly jive.  Science tries to explain how this *physical reality* operates.  Science isn't interested in any reality outside of this physical reality mostly because it can't test or measure it.   Anything not measurable ultimately can't be proven and science only deals with that which can be proven.  People have been trying to use science to prove the existence of this stuff for generations with *very little* to show for it.
I view science like it's in it's infancy and it's conceiving spirituality right now through technology. It's still so small that you can't even see it, but it has begun. There is going to be a lot of signs of a new baby, and one day science and spirituality will merge and the baby of spirituality will be born through science. This will make spirituality mainstream and attainable by everyone. That is the way I see it. So yes at the end of the day the physical matters, particularly science. IMO it almost matters more than the spiritual itself. Because the faster we learn science the faster we will merge science and spirituality. And the faster we do that the faster we can bring spirituality to all future generations.

But I agree that getting into all these side things is a waste of time unless you can effectively fix them as president or something. That doesn't mean in any way shape or form that we should avoid the way this physical reality operates at a scientific level.
11  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Consequences Of Consciousness Awakening - Awaking To The Truth on: December 22, 2016, 20:09:22
Again, you don't seem to understand.  *None of what you speak about above matters in the slightest*.  None of it.  Anything physical has no meaning, what-so-ever.  
When you realize WHY none of it matters, then you're going to kick yourself for wasting all that time.  I know I did.
I guess I am going to give up my childhood dream of becoming a Computer Engineer. Damn what a waste of time, I'll send in my resignation letter tomorrow. LOL No but seriously that sounds like there is no place for science. What gives?
12  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Consequences Of Consciousness Awakening - Awaking To The Truth on: December 20, 2016, 22:07:32
Just too much information. LOL
13  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Meet the guy that became enlightened without meditation or astral projection. on: November 23, 2016, 07:33:56
As the Jesus says - "By their fruit you will recognize them." and yet yous don't seem to see the fruit of the spirit. Put away your tradition's as Jesus would say and see without blinders.
14  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Meet the guy that became enlightened without meditation or astral projection. on: November 23, 2016, 07:17:13
Hmm. You come to a Forum titled "The Astral Pulse" and create a thread titled "Meet the guy that became enlightened without meditation or astral projection", (based on Psychedelic use). I wonder who has the "agenda" here.

 Don't you see the error in this?  huh huh huh
And you didn't go through the whole video either. Your trying to comment on a video you haven't seen. Agenda. Does the truth have an agenda? Nope. And I believe I am in line with that when it comes to this topic. I believe i am grounded into something bigger than myself when it comes to this topic. And that is the truth of this topic.
15  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Meet the guy that became enlightened without meditation or astral projection. on: November 23, 2016, 05:56:10
Plasma, we have already discussed this and the topic got locked because of drug use encouragement. You can't become enlightened because you took drug that made you see colors and hear sounds. Enlightenment is something that is achieved through many lives and experiences.
Besides there is nothing in the official rules that prevents me from saying what I've said.
16  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Meet the guy that became enlightened without meditation or astral projection. on: November 23, 2016, 05:45:52
Plasma, we have already discussed this and the topic got locked because of drug use encouragement. You can't become enlightened because you took drug that made you see colors and hear sounds. Enlightenment is something that is achieved through many lives and experiences.
You didn't even have time to listen to what they said given how fast you replied.. You must have an agenda.
17  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Meet the guy that became enlightened without meditation or astral projection. on: November 23, 2016, 05:35:35
Meet the guy that became enlightened without meditation or astral projection.

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I will say no more, as the video is  self evident to those without an agenda. To those that have hears let him hear.
18  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Objective/Subjective on: November 05, 2016, 19:27:23
Objective: (of a person or their judgment) not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts.
Oh how we would love to believe that there exists a person who is truly objective. I doubt there is such a person. Only Strong AI could be truly objective. But it is true that some people are more objective than others.

Subjective: based on or influenced by personal feelings, tastes, or opinions.
Right sounds correct.

If this life is projection of my mind and everything is consciousness and perception creates out reality , does it mean that there is actually no objective opinion?
When you say mind here I think it's important to point out that it's not mind as in our individual mind but the collective mind of the universe. As far as objective opinions. Some would argue that our opinions can't be objective if they are opinions. If we look at the definition of opinion we get "a view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge." So you see here that opinions may or may not be based on fact or objective knowledge. So in that regard opinions aren't a reliable source of objective knowledge. Now does that mean that opinions can't be based off of objective knowledge? No it can be, same with beliefs which may or may not be based off of objective knowledge. And I would argue there is no sure fire proof way to know the absolute objective truth. We can only really go off of probability most of the time. For instance recently there was a discovery that we could create new compounds that challenge the the foundations of chemistry.

New salt compounds challenge the foundation of chemistry
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219142138.htm

I am sure there will be other new discoveries that will shake up the scientific community in what we really understand about how the world works. You have to remember that getting objective truth in material sciences should be one of the easiest things to do yet we are still discovering new things we didn't know earlier.

Again so when it comes down to it it's very hard to get a truly objective opinion that fully explains things. But what we can do is increase our objectivity in opinion by basing our beliefs and opinions off of personal objective experience, and science as much as we can.

or the fact that i think that there is no objective opinion is just my subjective opinion and if it's so it can actually be objective Cheesy
OK that doesn't really make sense.
19  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Christos/Partner Technique Meet up? on: October 29, 2016, 00:24:41
For the record I am highly skeptical of such methods even though I believe astral projection can be objective.
20  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Christos/Partner Technique Meet up? on: October 28, 2016, 23:45:20
I guess we will see what happens then. 

Have you ever done self-regression?
No I haven't. I've heard of rebirthing and stuff like that.

I have used guided past life. self hypnosis.  There are astral meet up groups . There easy to find with a web search.
Yeah try meetup.com they have a ton of groups which they probably have what your looking for.
21  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Change + Question. on: October 27, 2016, 23:10:49
And thanks for that wonderful first post. There is something about getting help. I myself would have probably told it similar how you do. Such as being the best version of yourself and start small. But someone else, you, saying it sounds better. Weird. Anywho, thanks a lot plasma for taking your time!
Thanks it's comments like this that make it worth my time here.  grin
22  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Change + Question. on: October 26, 2016, 02:09:26
I suspect that you might have a victim mentality. I suggest Leo on this. Also note Leo has a ton of other videos about self actualization, and meditation, spiritual stuff, and stuff I can't even mention here. But he's an overall well rounded guy.

How To Stop Being A Victim - The #1 Reason You Are Stuck In Life
https://youtu.be/5rey8B-yu5Y

There is no psychedelic talk in this video here BTW.

BTW Leo's got part two of being a victim.
23  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Change + Question. on: October 26, 2016, 02:01:59
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When I took acid, the mind state I had is something I would want to have in everyday life. I acted moreso how i wanted to be. But sober me cant get past the 'fear' aspect.
I can relate in a way to what your going through. I've been dealing with depression and just a few months ago it was severe depression. I think the key is to break down exactly what you want to do. Eg if someone wants to get good at doing a hobby or gaining a skill then you have to make a schedule and come up with a goal action plan to get good at it. Use your calendar to put reminders for yourself. It can be very overwhelming trying to tackle something all at once.

And remember don't believe people that say "just be yourself." This is just an excuse they have made to not push their boundaries. My saying is "be the best version of yourself." And the only way to do that is to push your boundaries, get out of your "comfort zone." People don't grow while they are in their comfort zone. The comfort zone is your enemy. You didn't come to incarnate here to be lazy and take life as it comes, you came here to be an overcomer. You didn't come here to be created, you came here to create. So be the creator of your dreams. This is coming from someone that has been on the verge of death, and has had many hardships in his life, that has gotten out of a brain washing religion, someone who is in College and wants to give up in an honors class, but has a professor that won't let me give up. Keep marching forward my friend.

Hope that helps.
24  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Christos/Partner Technique Meet up? on: October 23, 2016, 20:48:17
Stated in the topic is that this is a partner technique.  It was original used to create past-life regression experiences and it can be used to initiate a person into altered states.  Since the technique is meant to be used by two people, I figured make an afternoon of it. 
I might do it once I am out of college in a few months. Until then I'll see.
25  Astral Chat / Welcome to Astral Chat! / Re: Christos/Partner Technique Meet up? on: October 21, 2016, 22:02:03
I came here for help phasing.  While I have not yet achieved that goal, I have been looking into this and that.  I'm not really sure if this would be the place to post this, so I'm posting and hoping.

I live on the edge of Cook and DuPage, and I was wondering if anyone would be interested in trying this out with me.  I unfortunately do not have a lot of friends who are interested in this sort of thing. 

I won't put in any details at this time as such things are subject to change, and no one would likely show up if I did for quite some time, so I will stick with an exchange of details for a meet up.  I would prefer it if there were at least two or three people joining such a thing.  :3
Why do you feel the need to meet up and do this together? I do live in the Chicago but which is probably right around where you live but I don't see the need to do my astral projection practice with others.
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