This is what I believe. For the LOA to work, this must be so.

Do you agree or disagree with me?


asked 18 Feb '13, 23:22

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edited 19 Feb '13, 10:45

I agree that thought is the basic building block of our reality. I also happen to believe that consciousness requires no container. That it exists not only within us, but all around us and throughout the Universe. So another good question I enjoy pondering is, "What does thought exist within?" And the answer is, "Pure Awareness". Look behind any thought and you will find this to be the source and essence of thought. The very raw material of thought and all creation. Awesome stuff, thought. ;-)

(19 Feb '13, 05:51) Rindor

The brain is not the container of consciousness, consciousness is the container for the brain. Without consciousness, there would be no place for the brain to exist. The brain is a visual representation of our patterns of consciousness.

(19 Feb '13, 09:12) flowsurfer

reality=perception=delusion=irrelevant. And so are all thoughts, irrelevant.

(20 Feb '13, 04:19) CalonLan
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William Walker Aitkinson

Thought Waves and their Process of Reproduction

LIKE a stone thrown into the water, thought produces ripples and waves which spread out over the great ocean of thought. There is this difference, however: the waves on the water move only on a level plane in all directions, whereas thought waves move in all directions from a common center, just as do the rays from the sun.

Just as we here on earth are surrounded by a great sea of air, so are we surrounded by a great sea of Mind. Our thought waves move through this vast mental ether, extending, however, in all directions, as I have explained, becoming somewhat lessened in intensity according to the distance traversed, because of the friction occasioned by the waves coming in contact with the great body of Mind surrounding us on all sides.

These thought waves have other qualities differing from the waves on the water. They have the property of reproducing themselves; in this respect they resemble sound waves rather than waves upon the water. Just as a note of the violin will cause the thin glass to vibrate and "sing," so will a strong thought tend to awaken similar vibrations in minds attuned to receive it. Many of the "stray thoughts" which come to us are but reflections or answering vibrations to some strong thought sent out by another. But unless our minds are attuned to receive it, the thought will not likely affect us. If we are thinking high and great thoughts, our minds acquire a certain keynote corresponding to the character of the thoughts we have been thinking. And, this keynote once established, we will be apt to catch the vibrations of other minds keyed to the same thought. On the other hand, let us get into the habit of thinking thoughts of an opposite character, and we will soon be echoing the low order of thought emanating from the minds of the thousands thinking along the same lines.

We are largely what we have thought ourselves into being, the balance being represented by the character of the suggestions and thought of others, which have reached us either directly by verbal suggestions or telepathically by means of such thought waves. Our general mental attitude, however, determines the character of the thought waves received from others as well as the thoughts emanating from ourselves. We receive only such thoughts as are in harmony with the general mental attitude held by ourselves; the thoughts not in harmony affecting us very little, as they awaken no response in us.

The man who believes thoroughly in himself and maintains a positive strong mental attitude of Confidence and Determination is not likely to be affected by the adverse and negative thoughts of Discouragement and Failure emanating from the minds of other persons in whom these last qualities predominate. At the same time these negative thoughts, if they reach one whose mental attitude is pitched on a low key, deepen his negative state and add fuel to the fire which is consuming his strength, or, if you prefer this figure, serve to further smother the fire of his energy and activity.

We attract to us the thoughts of others of the same order of thought. The man who thinks success will be apt to get into tune with the minds of others thinking likewise, and they will help him, and he them. The man who allows his mind to dwell constantly upon thoughts of failure brings himself into close touch with the minds of other "failure" people, and each will tend to pull the other down still more. The man who thinks that all is evil is apt to see much evil, and will be brought into contact with others who will seem to prove his theory. And the man who looks for good in everything and everybody will be likely to attract to himself the things and people corresponding to his thought. We generally see that for which we look.

You will be able to carry this idea more clearly if you will think of the Marconi wireless instruments, which receive the vibrations only from the sending instrument which has been attuned to the same key, while other telegrams are passing through the air in near vicinity without affecting the instrument. The same law applies to the operations of thought. We receive only that which corresponds to our mental attunement. If we have been discouraged, we may rest assured that we have dropped into a negative key, and have been affected not only by our own thoughts but have also received the added depressing thoughts of similar character which are constantly being sent out from the minds of other unfortunates who have not yet learned the law of attraction in the thought world. And if we occasionally rise to heights of enthusiasm and energy, how quickly we feel the inflow of the courageous, daring, energetic, positive thoughts being sent out by the live men and women of the world. We recognize this without much trouble when we come in personal contact with people and feel their vibrations, depressing or invigorating, as the case may be. But the same law operates when we are not in their presence, although less strongly.

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answered 19 Feb '13, 22:11

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Thanks for the post!

(20 Feb '13, 11:37) Jaianniah

If you are in a circle and that circle is the extent of your awareness and the though are your awareness and perception about those things in the circle.And you can change those though or things with your free will. then are those though the building block of reality? Or are they creation from you or other in your field of awareness?

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We all share with each other and we all build and create in this world.

What is the container? And what is the self in the container? Who is the observed? And who is the observer? Who is the crystal skull?Who is the diamond mind?Who is the reflective material?And who is the awareness of all that is put in the light of awareness?Who is the soul?And who is the spirit?

Eventually the 2 will become one.

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here is a little image to help you put things in to view:

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thine eyes single.

So let there be light,Be the light that you can be,Experience and enjoy.


answered 19 Feb '13, 11:43

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white tiger

edited 19 Feb '13, 23:42

If you take a look around you, almost everything arose from a thought. The chair you are sitting on, the computer in front of you, the table, the buildings - all of them first existed in thought in humans' minds, and then brought about to fruiton through hard work and effort.

The only exception to this would be Mother Nature. But then one could argue that flowers and trees have thought of their own, otherwise they won't be able to breathe or like grow in weird shapes in order to reach places with sunlight.

Even you, yourself, arose from a thought. Your parents thought of making love, and they choose to, and you were then born. If not, there is no way you could have existed!


answered 20 Feb '13, 07:41

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edited 20 Feb '13, 07:41

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