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‘Soul Contracts’ – Is Freedom Really That Scary?

soul contractSoren Dreier, Guest
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I’m continuously confronted with this argument from New Agers or people who are supposedly waking up: ‘My soul contract says…’ or ‘My soul contract forbids me this.’

The innovative quest and persistence for staying in spiritual control systems is amazing.

Have we replaced an earthly law firm entity with some heavenly contract agency that in its divine wisdom has terms set out, of what we can and cannot do, while we walk this earth?

There is no heavenly agency where you have a contract with more or less anal-fixated dis-incarnated bureaucrats who are disapprovingly following your every choice.

That’s not spirituality, that’s the opposite.

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How Your Intuition Reveals Your Brain’s Best Decisions

intuitionLouis R. Valadez, Guest
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There is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance. ~Albert Einstein

We often hear a lot about the great strength of the human intuition, but rarely are we taught how to accurately listen and perceive our intuition. Even though it has been proven time after time, that our intuition is often a better decision maker than our rational mind. And so, one must ask, how do we develop ...

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Ferguson Everywhere Now

ferguson police stateLuke Nephew, Waging Nonviolence Guest
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Blood is dripping down our faces onto the stainless steel of the armored police van. The hot yellow light flickers against the angry eyes of six young black men. We are trembling in pain and rage. Our chests are heaving. We are still breathing. One man’s eyes stare into mine.

“They didn’t have to do that,” he says. He is shaking. “How they hit me in the face when I’m already cuffed? Kicked me too.”

We all chime in, recounting the details of how we were just brutalized.

“They kicked my ribs.”

“They straight smacked my face.”

“They scraped my skin across the asphalt.”

We had just been arrested by the police on the streets of North County St. Louis for peacefully protesting the murder...

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Study Proves Extrasensory Mind-to-Mind Interaction at a Distance

brain communication telepathyChristina Sarich, Contributor
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A group of international neuroscientists and robotics engineers have discovered for the first time that human brains can indeed ‘talk’ directly to one another, even from thousands of miles away.

A brain-to-brain communication study conducted in coordination with Harvard Medical School has proven that extrasensory mind-to mind interaction can happen over great distances by leveraging different pathways in the mind.

The study, coauthored by Alvaro Pascual-Leone, Director of the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brai...

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How You Can Travel The World & Learn About Organic Farming At The Same Time

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While there may be some dogs on the properties you visit WWOOFING is not the kind that is typically associated with barking dogs or other canine species. A few years back now I had the good fortune to travel around New Zealand and spend a few months WWOOFING on the North Island of New Zealand.

It was an incredible experience and possibly one of the best practical educational experiences of my life. WWOOFING for the uninitiated is an acronym for Willing Workers on Organic Farms.

The simple idea behind the concept is to promote awareness of ecological farming practices by living and working on organic farms. WWOOFING also provides a cultural exchange for people of all ages and co...

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12 Little-Known Ways That Television Stifles Spiritual Awakening

television mind controlDavid Garner, Guest
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Television is a staple of almost every household in the developed world. Many kids spend more time watching TV than going to school, and the average time spent in front of the tube is 4.5 hours a day and rising. What effect does spending so much time absorbed in watching television have on our spiritual development?

You probably already know that watching television is the world’s most popular leisure activity.

In the 1970s it was uncommon for kids to watch TV before...

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Blue Lotus : The Entheogen of Ancient Egypt

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For over 3000 years the Blue Lotus was used by priesthood of ancient Egypt for its medicinal properties and as a spiritual sacrament. The Blue Lotus generally produces mild psychoactive effects that are purported to have a “divine” essence, which brings upon the feelings of tranquility and subtle euphoria.

Nymphaea caerulea, also known as the Egyptian blue lily or sacred blue lotus, is a blue water-lily in the genus Nymphaea that grows along the Nile and other places such as the Indian Subcontinent and Thailand.

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A Coalition for Major Outreach This 9/11 Anniversary

9 11 truthHeather Callaghan, Contributor
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We are rapidly approaching 13 years since the tragic events of September 11, 2001, where the facts surrounding the deaths of thousands of Americans continue in suppressed fashion, garnering yearly rehashes of the original narrative.

As calendar pages turn, so fades public interest and perhaps attempts at outreach and education regarding the facts. As time goes on, 9/11 truth is teetering on the edge of enmeshment with other obscured events which carry the scarlet letter of “conspiracy theory,” and thus, with a public in the dark, the implausible official stories are passed on, but not legitimately investigated.

Ground Zero 911 coalition is determined to prevent the lapse of the facts into an eternal blurr...

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10 Reasons to Love Your Homeopath

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Lots of people who swear by homeopathic medicines, but a small group thinks they should be banned. In the book “Think Like a Freak“, authors Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner tell us that the three hardest words in the English language are “I don’t know.” These three words are the reason for arguments against homeopathy.

We know

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10 Facts About Consciousness

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Consciousness has been defined as many things to many people, but there can never be one encompassing definition to what it really is. However, there are several factual components that assist in its definition and allow us to assess our own level of consciousness. What level are you at?

Before reading this list, it’s important to understand that every person is a...

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