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by Zandareagle
Sun Jun 15, 2014 5:43 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: consciousness is in other dimensions?
Replies: 42
Views: 6491

Re: consciousness is in other dimensions?

I do believe there is consciousness in other dimensions, it just manifests differently for everyone. Personally I have not seen any ghosts, though I have some friends who have said they did/do.
by Zandareagle
Wed Jun 11, 2014 5:41 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: On how perspective affects the nature of things
Replies: 15
Views: 2860

Re: On how perspective affects the nature of things

Thanks for all the responses so far! It's quite an interesting topic, wouldn't you say? :) Perception definitely influences reality, but no matter how much we may want to perceive things a certain way, sometimes static reality can't be altered by our views alone - like a stone will still be reasonab...
by Zandareagle
Wed Jun 04, 2014 1:31 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: On how perspective affects the nature of things
Replies: 15
Views: 2860

Re: On how perspective affects the nature of things

I agree about not being controlled by your thoughts, and how you can watch them flow instead of "jumping" into them...but that wasn't really what I was talking about in my post. :) It was more about how thoughts can influence reality (though what you said does have a bearing on the issue)
by Zandareagle
Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:56 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: On how perspective affects the nature of things
Replies: 15
Views: 2860

Re: On how perspective affects the nature of things

So we can say that thought influences reality, but only to a certain extent - like in your example of the meteor. But I don't think it's fallacious to say that thoughts CAN have some influence on reality. And who is to say which perspective is right or wrong? Though I do agree that the further you g...
by Zandareagle
Tue Jun 03, 2014 5:47 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: On how perspective affects the nature of things
Replies: 15
Views: 2860

Re: On how perspective affects the nature of things

But doesn't thought influence reality? What you think does impact how you feel about something.
by Zandareagle
Mon Jun 02, 2014 5:19 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: On how perspective affects the nature of things
Replies: 15
Views: 2860

On how perspective affects the nature of things

It's a generally agreed upon truth that how you perceive something affects what it is to you. If you see someone as good, he will be good, if you see someone as irritating, he will be irritating. So far so good, right? In fact, it could be argued that the entirety of anything is exactly how you perc...