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Do you believe in a Cosmic Consciousness?

Cosmic consciousness is the concept that the universe exists as an interconnected network of consciousness, with each conscious being linked to every other to form a collective consciousness which spans the cosmos.

Throughout history, there have been many renditions of universal unity, connectivity, and the spectrum of considered possibility of mankind. The idea bears similarity to the ancient Buddhist concept of Indra’s net, Teilhard de Chardin’s conception of the noosphere, James Lovelock’s Gaia theory, to Hegel’s Absolute idealism, and to Satori in Zen.

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Howie Stun
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Yes. That from an atheist. Weird (another word that has an e before i but not after c) The pyramids were not designed and built by a singular consciousness but by a collaboration of consciousnesses. Even ideas attributed to specific geniuses were really the culmination of an endless stream of previous ideas of other geniuses – for example, Einstein used ideas of Newton and Newton used ideas of Archimedes. And those ideas were garnered from observations of a universe that, apparently, adheres to a few basic ‘laws’ or rules of behavior we call physics. Certainly, in a 15 billion year-old… Read more »

the dude
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the dude

Yeah, something like that, definitely. I mean, I don’t think searching for the ethernet cables of said “network” would be very fruitful. But what should make us so separate from everything around us, from the unity of everything? That basic mistake is deeply ingrained in western thinking. But it still takes a great arrogance to respond to this question with some flippant quip involving LSD.

tehabwa
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tehabwa

No.

It just doesn’t gibe with reality.

Isis Grace
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Isis Grace

Yes, especially when high on LSD.

free spirit
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free spirit

absolutely I do….

Jon M dn ǝpıs sıɥʇ
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Jon M dn ǝpıs sıɥʇ

Yes, I do. Christians call that God.