Re: Our imagination
Sep 18, 2006 02:21 AM
by nigel healy
I thank you for your advice regarding my first impressions.
I will keep it in mind.
With regards to Mr. Mohantys 'our imagination', I am not
suggesting that "our imagination is ONLY a result of
OTHER PEOPLES thoughts". If our "thoughts are not our
own until we own them" then they are certainly not the
property of other people! I was alluding to Universal
Thought. That vast reservoir of energy information in
which an exchange of thought 'images' takes place,
consciously and UNCONSCIOUSLY. Certain frequencies
resonate with the neurons in our brain, setting off
a chain reaction of imaginations or 'daydreams'.
I'm sure most of us have experienced driving home
from the shops only to realize that we have very
little recollection of our journey! In these cases our
daydreaming mind is in control of us....and we display
a serious lack of focus!
The field of the study of imagination is broad and
deserving of many varied approaches, including the
idea of thought waves, acting like radio waves to t.v.
and radio stations, with resonating vibrations passing
through and affecting our consciousness.
Another way to look at the idea that "thoughts are
not our own..." is that the thoughts of the lower self
or 'personality', have not come from our Self; the
indwelling being. I quote Dr. Pirogov (Blavatsky:
Collected Writings XII) "Occasionally...one is beset by
thoughts so base and foul, that...one feels...almost
persuaded at times that these thoughts are not one's
own, but that basest of beings that lives in each of us"
Mr. Mohanty states "New imaginations 'crop up' and
thus our mind 'gets swayed' from one thought..."
which could suggest that we ourselves have not
given birth to these thought processes, but are
infact led by them! Self observation should show us
which of our thoughts are solid - planted from our
own seeds, and which are wispy - cropping up and
leading us into daydreams and the land of imagination.
I certainly don't claim to have much Knowledge in this
area and would welcome your comments if you feel I
am off track or have anything to add.
Find your old friends and discover what they're doing now.
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