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    Have you ever wondered what it feels like when you are in an altered state of consciousness? Well, you may experience that state of consciousness more than you realize. It is also known as mind alteration. Sometimes it is hard to determine whether we are in an altered state of consciousness or if it is just a mood swing. For example, if someone was a coffee drinker and regularly consumes a few cups of coffee every morning then stops cold turkey for a week. Would it then be considered that the state of consciousness was altered because the caffeine was eliminated or was the state of consciousness retuned to its normal state when the person stopped drinking coffee? The fact is, the state of consciousness altered when coffee was consumed…

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    Toronto Blessing Vs Wajd

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    Rather the participants were in an altered state of consciousness. Participants description of this experience varied, including intoxication and sexual orgasm. The unfamiliar sensation caused some participants to break out in fits of laughter. Overall participants claimed to have experienced an increased emotional awareness, leading them towards a state of mental liberation and relief. The participants believe their physical manifestations are external signs of the Holy Spirit’s presence. They…

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    Television, Friend or Foe Television has been around for while and it honestly I can say it is still a fundamental item in most families around the world. Even though television has change over time, I believe that families have learned the advantages and disadvantages of having this type of technology at home. According to the article “Altered States: How Television Changes Childhood” by Joshua Meyrowitz, the author states how the television has affected the relationship between parents and…

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    So getting into Absolute consciousness is the belief that one did not create the world but consciousness did. So looking at that in the thought of my mind would be that the world was created because someone thought of it and the world became to be. The man knows he is conscious because the world around him is real due to him creating it. It’s god in an idea, god was the start of all absolute consciousness because he was the first thought and that thought created the world. Looking into self-…

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    addiction. I connected with Adrew Weil's theory of our natural desire to seek out altered consciousnesses. I found the concept of early childhood risk taking and simple pleasures –chair spinning-- to be a desire for altered consciousness. He points out the long history in the majority of cultures to have created some form of fermented drink (Inciardi 2004). This leads him to the idea, “...People of all cultures are born with the desire to periodically alter their consciousness” (Inciardi 2004).…

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    Hypnosis session In a one-hour hypnosis session with Mellen, a licensed hypnotist, I felt like I had taken a long, calm and exciting nap. Hypnosis is a human consciousness state involving focused attention and lessened peripheral awareness as well as an elevated ability to respond to suggestion. The experience was exciting. The hypnotists started by instructing me to close and open my eyes continuously in the first about 5 minutes. I was very anxious and felt like it was boring but even if I…

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    For the most part, I believe that the mind and the body are separate, but are connected and work together. Like Descartes and other philosophers, I believe that what separates humans from other mammals is our ability to critically think and process information, our ability to think and process information goes far beyond our more developed brains than most animals. Humans ability to think is extraordinary because our thoughts are accompanied by our stream of consciousness. However,…

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    In the beginning of the early 17th century, consciousness had became full center in thinking about the mind and how it works. From the mid-17th through the late 19th century, consciousness had become considered necessary or definitive of the mind. Consciousness means the state or quality of awareness, or of being aware of an external object or something within oneself. René Descartes defined the belief of thought (pensée),Pensee means a though or reflection, this is a poetic from of an…

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    Clairsentience Definition

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    Clairaudient- In clairaudience voices can be heard, internally, almost like at thought, or externally, like someone is speaking. A song may be heard playing that will be relevant to that person at the right time. It is said that clairaudience is most often experienced in dreams or in altered state of consciousness. Clairsentience- means clear sensing, the ability to feel the present tense and future physical and emotional states of others. A person may sense or feel someone they have an…

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    adrenaline or feel drowsy while reading? This is a common occurrence for every individual and it tells your body when to sleep or not. The states of consciousness ranges from alertness to sleepiness. Each stage of consciousness affects our behaviors in situations we are in. There’s 5 different states of consciousness, Focused, Drifting, Divided, walking consciousness, and sleeping and dreaming. The first one to start off will be Focused awareness, that’s when the body is fully awake. Examples…

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