"Behold, I make all things new" (Holly Bible, Revelation 21:5) All civilizations, from the past to the present, have been erected on heteronomous grounds clearly expressed in their institutions, religions and laws. Values of heteronomous morality are confounded with values of culture itself, rooted in common sense. If heteronomy is an unfamiliar term to you, … Continue reading New Grounds for New Ethics
#1 Each of us experiences the world from a self-comparative standpoint. What makes me short or tall is the height of others. What makes me rich or poor is the wealth of others. Comparison turns us into the center of the world and the world then is experienced through a self-centered perspective. Everything above our … Continue reading Who do you think you are?
Important preliminary point: Our intellectual life (mind and expression) takes place in a network that involves multiple intelligences (human being in physical and non-physical forms) in vibrational resonance. We are constantly surrounded and interacting with other intelligences that harmonize with us at some level. They are drawn to us due to common interests, desires, experiences, … Continue reading Psychic Self-Defense in Multiple Relationship Domains
The animistic phase goes from the atom to the higher animal. In this period, the spiritual principle is developed naturally by the impulse of the pleasures and pains, then governed by the instincts and passions, elaborating itself through the evolution of species. Then comes the human life, when the intellectual-moral evolution occurs. The soul, at this stage, begins simple and unlearned, that is, without morality and intelligence. In the first few lives, not much change is affected, Kardec explains, continuing the spirit under the infallible command of the instincts. After hundreds or thousands of lives, reason starts to bring forth the understanding. Only then does free will develop the capacity for rational choice, that is, with an understanding of the options. Only then the spirit becomes responsible for both the mistakes made and the progress made. Finally, when the spirit awakens its virtues, and overcoming all imperfections contracted over the time, it begins to assume missions in the universe. It assists another spirit to overcome its difficulties, become the guardian spirit of someone else, help a family, a group, a nation, a planet. It can then participate in the creation and evolution of the species of a planet, then acquire responsibilities to an entire solar systems, then galaxies and so forth. The co-creative spirits assist God in the establishment of universal harmony, voluntarily and cooperatively.
To this date, the scientists on Earth look for the so called "lost link". They are after concrete evidence, material proof of the union between the animal and the human being and seek to identify the exact moment when this would have occurred. In vain. The evidence is not on planet Earth, but then, where would it be? Come with us...
While philosophers such as Karl Marx imagined to reform the world through bloody class fights as to arrive at a new social structure, both Rousseau and Kant recognized that a renewed and better world could only come from a different and morally superior humankind, able to revert the state of submission of a vast majority … Continue reading Awakening for a Future Society
God is not adept of any religion. Nature, both physical and non-physical, is independent of our beliefs and opinions about it. Science and religion are only human interpretations of the laws that govern the universe and our relationship with it as individual consciousnesses. Every law of physics reflect an attempt to interpret the mechanisms of … Continue reading Boundary-less Spiritism and the Spiritual Practice of the New Millennia
Before we talk about ethics and cosmo-ethics, it is important that we talk about consciousness level. So, what do I mean by consciousness level? Simply that we are not who we think we are and need to make an analysis detached from our culture and instruction to be able to better arrive at a closer understanding … Continue reading Cosmo-ethics
Who am I? Where do I come from? What am I doing here? Where will I go after? For centuries people have asked such questions which have never been fully answered. In fact, a good deal of people get busy with something else (supposedly more important) and give up trying to answer them or assume … Continue reading POINT #1: Nothing is supernatural. We simply haven’t grasped the universe in all of its perfection.
Originally posted by http://www.newswise.com on 14-Nov-2012 10:00 AM EST. Source Newsroom: Thomas Jefferson University Newswise — (PHILADELPHIA) – Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University and the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil analyzed the cerebral blood flow (CBF) of Brazilian mediums during the practice of psychography, described as a form of writing whereby a deceased person or spirit … Continue reading Brazilian Mediums Shed Light on Brain Activity During a Trance State
You’ve probably read hundreds or thousands of books, but to what extent they've changed your life? How often do you incorporate something you have read into your life, effectively changing attitudes and emotions? Beyond reading… lectures, movies, personal experiences, conversations with others; all life experiences are capable of transforming us – or not. But what … Continue reading What is the measure of your spiritual wisdom?
If you haven't had the experience commonly called sleep paralysis, it is certain that someone you know have - just ask a few people around you and you'll realize it is more common than you thought. The American Psychiatric Association (APA) stated that ‘‘40%–50% of normal sleepers report having had isolated episodes of sleep paralysis at … Continue reading Demystifying Sleep Paralysis