Are the crystals (generic minerals) and water living or not?
I don't refer to the animism. If they are living, how can be proved this? If they are not living, how can be explained their memory and intelligence?
Hi Gleam, I would tend to believe that the crystals (generic minerals) and water are living.
As a basic statement, isn't all that exists energy (going to its sub-atomic level)? So, what would constitute life?
As it has been stated by Vesuvius, life does have its properties for it to be considered life by our (mans) definition (on this plane).
LeeAnn also brought out an interesting point. Dr. Masuru Emoto claims that water does absorb energy.
Water (one form of energy) absorbs another form of energy (what ever it is. In Dr. Emoto's experiments, he used spoken words and written words to affect the water) thus causing it to react in a particular way. Basically he concluded that water does absorb energy.
I see it more as energy affecting energy. The spoken words affected the water, the written word affected the water.
As I thought about this, I understood the spoken word (vibrations) could affect the water but how does the written word affect it. "It doesn't make sense" to me, yet I saw the effects that written words (a form of energy) have on water (another form of energy).
Side note: If something does not make sense to our understanding (wherever level we are at intellectually), does it necessarily mean, "it's impossible", or "it can't be", or "it's too far fetched", "what a vivid imagination you have", or 'I've never heard anything so ridiculous (in my life)", or "I'll believe it when I see It", or "I've seen it but I still don't believe it", or whatever words you would like to put to what you just saw or heard but cannot wrap your head around that idea or thought.
When we speak of Abraham, Seth, etc. are they not "living" beings. Are they not another form of energy. Most on this site will say yes. Now try to convince people in general about what you know about them. Then again try to convince people about their existance. You will get responses as I mentioned above and you will be considered 'crazy', 'nuts', 'on drugs' etc.
Abraham (one form of energy) affects man (another form of energy). Remember, that these two different living entities are on two different planes.
So we have another form of energy (Abraham) that is 'living' yet does not fall under Vesuvius' (or man's) definition of life.
A written word is another form of energy. I do not know what plane it is on, yet the water experiment somehow shows that a written word can affect it (i.e. water). Just as Abraham is alive in one plane so can this written word be alive on another plane.
Having said this, could this creation be living? Can a stone be living? With the definition we have of what life is supposed to be, the answer would have to be an emphatic no.
Knowing that other energy could be alive (example: Abraham) in a different state and plane, why would we not say that a stone or creation is alive?
Consider these verses:
Romans 8:22 For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now.
Definition: Groan, n. A deep mournful sound, uttered in pain, sorrow or anguish. 1. Any low, rumbling sound; as the groans of roaring wind.
Definition: Travail: 1. To labor with pain; to toil.
Luke 19:40 And he answered and said unto them, I tell you that, if these should hold their peace, the stones would immediately cry out.
Did Jesus know something we don't? For him to say the stones would cry out, he must know of a different life plane that the stones might come from that we have no idea of.
Science hasn't reached this point yet.
Life comes in different states and planes of existence. Because one has never heard of it, it does not erase the fact of its existence. Again, the example of Abraham. Many do not believe of his existence. Would this unbelief on peoples part negate or make him cease to exist? I don't think so. If one chooses not to believe in Abraham, it's his choice. He is the one missing out. The same argument goes for belief in God, Satan or whatever.
In conclusion, I would say yes, crystals (generic minerals), metals and water are living
If some of you readers have never seen Dr. Masuru Emoto's experiments, do yourself a favor and go check it out. It is absolutely amazing.
Thanks to flowingwater for the link.
Once you have seen and understood what he did, I want you to think about something.
If words can affect water the way it does, what happens to us (man being some 85% water) when we have t-shirts on with writing on it. Does that affect us?
I am a Certified Crystal healer and a Crystal Reiki Master, and use crystals at times when I am doing a healing. I know it is very hard for people to believe that crystals can affect the human body, but they can...
The human body is encapsulated with bio-electrical energy. Crystals have their own energy based upon the structure of the crystal itself. They help healing and balancing because they can interfere with this flow of energy, and correct it if necessary, as long as the intent is within the healer.
Crystals, by definition, are not alive. They do not reproduce. They do not breathe, and do not need to eat, or consume energy to survive. There are more criteria for life- viruses are barely alive- they cannot reproduce without the help of another organism and its DNA. Crystals cannot even do that.
What they can do is help heal the chakras in the body, and to get the energy centers balanced, exactly like acupuncturists use needles. The acupuncturist's needles are not alive! Yet, the can and do heal.
I hope this helps!
I'm sure most of you have heard of the book "The Hidden Messages in Water" by Dr. Masuru Emoto. He claims that water does absorb energy. I think it's the same with crystals, that they absorb some energy but are not living, by our definition.
answered 18 Jan '10, 22:08
Yes they are living. The water even response to the words that are recited over it. The crystals absorb energies and gives out positive energies to us the humans.I will add more to this answer later on. The follow are links:
answered 18 Jan '10, 06:00
The word life has a fairly specific meaning. I'm inclined to side with Jaianniah on this one...Water and crystals are not alive.
Specifically, life has the following characteristics:
It should be apparent that water and crystals have none of these characteristics.
answered 18 Jan '10, 06:59
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