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The Unreal Universe

The Unreal Universe
Reality, as we sense it, is not quite real. The stars we see in the night sky, for instance, are not really there. They may have moved or even died by the time we get to see them. This unreality is due to the time it takes for light from the distant stars and galaxies to reach us. We know of this delay. Even the sun that we know so well is already eight minutes old by the time we see it. What is surprising (and seldom highlighted) is that when it comes to sensing motion, we cannot back-calculate in the same kind of way as we can to correct for the delay in observation of the sun. Einstein chose to resolve the problem by treating perception as distorted and inventing new fundamental properties in the arena of physics - in the description of space and time. Einstein instead redefined simultaneity by using the instants in time we detect the event. Special Relativity gives an unambiguous answer to this question. This disconnect is not uncommon in philosophical schools of thought. Related:  in between two worlds

100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything | Rated Colleges Posted by Site Administrator in Online Learning May 7th, 2009 Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. There are loads of free resources on the Web that can help you find instructional videos, tutorials and classes to learn a wide variety of skills from fixing basic car problems to speaking another language. With 100 sites to choose from, you’re bound to find something here that will help you learn just about anything you could want. General Tutorials These sites offer a wide range of tutorials and videos. Around the House Want to know how to fix that broken cabinet or hang up some great wallpaper? Business and Management If you feel like you’re seriously lacking on business and management skills at work, no need to worry. KnowThis? Language and Writing Those who want to learn a new language, improve their writing skills or just learn more about literature will be well-served by these instructional sites. Technology Math S.O.S. Science Creativity

Energy Reality: The Soul/Causal Body - in recognition that matter is energy and that many higher levels of energy exist in reality. By changing energy, miracles occur. Tour of Your Energy Bodies As Seen with Higher-Vision (The Human Constitution In Its Healthy & Awakened State) You are more than the physical body that you sense. The Causal/Soul Body For a larger image, Click Here. The Causal/Soul Body is named "Causal" because it is the originating source of each personality that incarnates in each lifetime. The word "Soul" is used as a label for many bodies or human aspects by various religions and cultures. Function: The Causal Body is the depository for all consciousness and virtues cultivated in each personality lifetime; especially developed will/power, love-wisdom, and creative intelligence. Range of Consciousness: The Causal Body/Soul is the central focal point of consciousness itself for the entire human being. It lives primarily in the Manasic Universe. It has a total of 5 spatial dimensions.

Classroom Wars - July 27 Classroom WarsA middle-school history teacher on the seductive stories of mankind's battles. History teachers love war. Our classes are filled with it. The Revolutionary War, Civil War, World War II, Vietnam War are musts. Others we shove into the second tier: 1812, Mexican, Spanish-American, World War I, Korea. To millions of students, U.S. history ends up being — to modify the oft-repeated dictum — the story of one damned war after another. History students love war, too. So as a teacher of history, as a teacher of wars, imagine the knotting of stomach and tightening of chest that occurred when I encountered, seven years late, Drew Gilpin Faust’s article ‘“We should grow too fond of it’: why we love the Civil War.” War is, by its very definition, a story. But surely historians aren’t the only ones at fault here. By structuring curriculum in certain ways, we shape the next generation’s perception of past reality. For many of my students, war is a video game, war is a Hollywood movie.

How to create your own free computer forensics kit on a USB drive The super-sleuth detectives in TV show CSI have some very nifty tools to help solve crimes. But the need to keep things interesting and wrap the show up in an hour means the technology used in each episode bears little resemblance to the work of real forensic experts. Or does it? When it comes to computer forensics, today's tools are becoming more advanced, leaving fewer places to hide information. We're going to show you how to mimic Microsoft's offering using open-source software to unlock Windows accounts, investigate suspicious activity, see any file on a Windows disk and even peruse files that others believe have been permanently deleted. Forensic toolkit During November 2009, it was announced that someone had leaked Microsoft's secret crime-fighting software online. Described as a collection of programs linked by a sophisticated script, hackers and other cybercriminals had been dying to get their hands on it for some time.

Are Higher Vibrations Making You Sick? Integrating the Energetic Shift By Nanice Ellis Contributing Writer for Wake Up World Have you considered that an illness or emotional issue may be the result of an energetic overload? It is no secret that human consciousness and the consciousness of the planet are going through monumental shifts. Many of these shifts are a result of an influx of a higher frequency energy coming into our planet and especially flowing into each one of us. You might say that the evolution of humanity is a transformation of energy. This higher vibration energy will ultimately help us to heal many of the issues that we are now experiencing in our lives and in the world, but this energy is also responsible for creating other challenges that we may also be facing. There are many explanations of this influx of higher vibration energy, and why it is coming now. Integrating the Higher Vibration In order for your body to easily and effortlessly process this higher vibration energy, two things are required: 1. 2. The body does not lie. Breathe Nature

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30 Sentences that Can Brighten Your Day It’s far too easy to get lost in this lousy world. We always need reminders to get us back on track and moving forward. You don’t need an expensive life coach to empower you, sometimes one or two sentences are already enough to brighten your day and help you to spring forward to take on the challenges that will come during the day. Click on the image to download wallpaper sized images! #1 Never compare your weaknesses to other people’s strengths. #2 Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. #3 Your childhood may not have been perfect, but it’s over. #4 Own your life, or someone will own it for you #5 We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand. #6 The world does not reward perfectionists. #7 No matter what anyone says to you, you don’t have to eat dinner with them, live with them, or go to bed with them. #8 If you risk nothing, you risk everything. #9 If something frightens you irrationally, do it often. #10 Laugh and the world laughs with you.

Lataif – Chakras In Esoteric Islam | The Seven Minds Lataif-as-Sitta (“the six subtleties”, singular: latifa) are psychospiritual “organs” or, sometimes, faculties of sensory and suprasensory perception in Sufi psychology. They are thought to be parts of the self in a similar manner to the way glands and organs are part of the body. Drawing from the Qur’an, many Sufis distinguish Nafs, Qalb, Sirr, Ruh, Khafi, and Akhfa as the six lataif. Similar concepts in other spiritual systems include the Dantian mentioned in Chinese traditional medicine, martial arts and meditation, the sephiroth of Kabbalah, and the chakras of Indian Tantra and Kundalini yoga. Among Sufis development involves awakening spiritual centers of perception that lie dormant in every person. The help of a guide is considered necessary to help activate them in a certain order. The ten lata’if According to Shaikh Ahmed Sirhindi, humans are made of ten Lata’if or components of creation. However there are seven lata’if in most of the sufi orders. Lata’if in Naqshbandi tariqah

101 Simple Truths We Often Forget post written by: Marc Chernoff Email It‘s not where we stand but in what direction we are moving. Sometimes we find ourselves running in place, struggling to get ahead simply because we forget to address some of the simple truths that govern our potential to make progress. The acquisition of knowledge doesn’t mean you’re growing. Photo by: Alexander Steinhof If you enjoyed this article, check out our new best-selling book. And get inspiring life tips and quotes in your inbox (it's free)... Anesthesia points to deeper level 'quantum channels' as origins of consciousness Oil and water don’t mix. Can that simple fact explain consciousness? In a special issue of Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry scientists from Nova Southeastern University, the University of Alberta and the University of Arizona find evidence that anesthetics act to prevent consciousness in non-polar, oil-like ‘quantum channels’ deep inside proteins, deep inside brain neurons. Anesthetic gas molecules selectively prevent consciousness, sparing non-conscious brain activities. But where, and how? At the turn of the 20th century, Meyer and Overton found that potency of various anesthetic gases correlated precisely with their solubility and binding in a non-polar medium akin to olive oil, later shown to be largely pi electron resonance clouds of ‘aromatic’ amino acid rings within brain proteins. Microtubules are protein lattice polymers which organize neuronal interiors and regulate synapses.