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RE: being able to see auras

(04-30-2014 11:50 AM)Alistoriv Wrote:  The article linked identified it as a form of synesthesia.
Synesthesia is the mixing of the senses.
Auras aren't real but your mind forms it based on lots of different factors.
(I have synesthesia, but different forms)

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Quote:Auras aren't real. I suggest you either stop lying to us, stop lying to yourself, or seek a mental health professional because you're hallucinating. Human beings have a tendency to believe a lot of crazy stuff, and this is some pretty blatant foolishness.
I suggest you get off your high horse and learn to constructive criticism.

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(05-02-2014 07:54 AM)Lollipopgirl Wrote:  How can you know someone's aura without sensing it?
its difficult to tell.....think about it like sensing tension in the air
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(05-03-2014 08:56 AM)kfcnyancat Wrote:  Is this real or are you the person who told the spambots about this site?
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Quote:Auras aren't real. I suggest you either stop lying to us, stop lying to yourself, or seek a mental health professional because you're hallucinating. Human beings have a tendency to believe a lot of crazy stuff, and this is some pretty blatant foolishness.
I suggest you get off your high horse and learn to constructive criticism.

This is equivalent to people saying Elvis is still alive or that we didn't land on the moon.

No, actually it makes less sense.

But you're right, I shouldn't ridicule people who have obvious problems with hallucinations.

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I don't disagree. Still, that doesn't mean you should be a jerk about it.

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(05-06-2014 11:15 AM)DoA Wrote:  I don't disagree. Still, that doesn't mean you should be a jerk about it.

I'm sorry. I shouldn't make fun of people with conditions they can't help.

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He's not hurting anybody. You on the other hand... might be. Not sure. He seems to be simply ignoring you, which is great.

I personally find it interesting how other people see the world, since I can only ever see it through my own eyes and with my brain, which is all very particular to me.

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(05-06-2014 06:29 AM)DoA Wrote:  
(05-06-2014 12:24 AM)darkmind15 Wrote:  
(05-03-2014 08:56 AM)kfcnyancat Wrote:  Is this real or are you the person who told the spambots about this site?
spambots?
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oh ok
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(05-06-2014 10:30 PM)SoulRiser Wrote:  He's not hurting anybody. You on the other hand... might be. Not sure. He seems to be simply ignoring you, which is great.

I personally find it interesting how other people see the world, since I can only ever see it through my own eyes and with my brain, which is all very particular to me.
Your perception of reality is particular to you, but the objective reality outside of you isn't.

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All of human perception, even of objective reality, is subjective to us.

Even if we measure things with instruments, we see the instruments with our eyes, interpret the results with our minds.

No human can see/hear/think 100% objectively.

What people see actually interests me in particular because I have very good eyesight, and I've noticed I see things clearer than a lot of people around me... so I'm curious how the world looks to them... are things just blurrier in general? Are just the edges of things blurred, or everything? It would be interesting to see through their eyes for a little while. People who see extra things that I don't see, interest me even more.

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Psychic abilities are real, it has been documented and has been researched. Be more open-minded that there is more to life and the mysteries of the universe than meets the eye. One psychic ability you should try is lucid dreaming, the awareness of dreaming and the ability to control it however you see fit, plus every action begins with throught, some people see with their eyes others see with their mind or even heart.
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Ya'll mothafuckas need psychedelic drugs.

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Ok, I actually read the thread.

Quote:Auras aren't real. I suggest you either stop lying to us, stop lying to yourself, or seek a mental health professional because you're hallucinating. Human beings have a tendency to believe a lot of crazy stuff, and this is some pretty blatant foolishness.

Hallucinating is pretty awesome, as long as you aren't a danger to yourself or others. You should do drugs. Only cool kids do drugs lololol.

I have seen: fractal vortices of light around stars, flowing textures, pulsing darkness, trees waving like the ocean, floodlights changing color, extreme pareidolia (seeing faces in things), melting faces and more, as well as non-visual changes in experience such as extreme time dilation, thought looping, extreme changes in emotion, strange body sensations, feeling like I'm disintegrating in the wind, feeling as if I'm accessing hidden knowledge about the universe, feeling of Oneness with reality and more.

Quote:All of human perception, even of objective reality, is subjective to us.

There are 2 realities. One is the objective reality of objects "out there", outside of the human body. When people talk about things that are "real", they're talking about all the shit out there that almost everyone agrees on. If I point to a chair and say, "Do you agree that chair is there?" everyone will say yes unless they're tripping balls or unconscious or severely mentally retarded.

The other reality is the subjective, phenomenological reality. You are only able to access one, your own. The subjective reality is the actual content of experience, created by the interaction of sensory input from the outside world and biology (whether human or some other living thing). Red looks a certain way. A square looks a certain way. Feeling pain and pleasure feels a certain. Flowers smell a certain way.

An unresolved philosophical problem is whether or not everyone's subjective reality is actually the same. For example red looks a certain way to me... does it look the same way to you? I'm not talking about the specific wavelength of electromagnetic radiation that we associate with "red", but I mean, the actual, literal content of experience known as red. Or does my red look like my green to you? There's no way that we know of to access another person's consciousness to figure this out.

(As an aside, the existence of color blindness doesn't help in answering this question. You misunderstood if you think that. One can be color blind toward certain wavelengths of light, but of the colors they can accurately discern, their subjective experience differs from everyone else... And we wouldn't even know, neither would they. You can apply this to any kind of experience at all.)

Sometimes I hear people say in regards to the psychedelic experience, "Ya, but those hallucinations aren't real." You have to be specific about what you mean by real.

I will say that the things I have seen, heard, and felt during the experience are 100% real to me, but of course nobody else is experiencing it. I might be looking into a mirror and see my face warping and melting, but nobody else is experiencing it, I am also incapable of proving this to others definitively. However, nobody will question that I myself am experiencing face-melting, because even if you've never taken a hallucinogen before, 99% of people are aware that, ya, crazy shit like that happens when you take psychedelic drugs. But, the point remains, I cannot prove that I am actually having such an experience by showing you. There's no way for you to actually go inside of my conscious and experience what I experience. All I can do is tell you.

I can't perform some kind of scientific experiment, because scientific experiments (in the last couple of centuries), are entirely concerned with analyzing objective reality. It has nothing to do with subjective reality, and most scientists will not go there because they consider it a fruitless endeavor and the realm of philosophy and religion or crackpottery.

Quote:Psychic abilities are real, it has been documented and has been researched. Be more open-minded that there is more to life and the mysteries of the universe than meets the eye. One psychic ability you should try is lucid dreaming, the awareness of dreaming and the ability to control it however you see fit, plus every action begins with throught, some people see with their eyes others see with their mind or even heart.

I've become way, way more open-minded about things that do not meet the eye ever since my first psychedelic experience, but I still call bullshit a lot. For example horoscopes, mind reading, dream interpretation, getting in touch with your "vibrational energy", crystal healing etc. I label these things bullshit, because I have no reason to believe them.

When people say they can use crystals to heal, this is usually worded very vaguely. Any positive psychological effects are probably placebo, and therefore there is no reason crystals are special. Any positive physical effects are coincidence, placebo, or a bit of both. You could easily replace crystals with dildos, and get the same result, assuming you were able to convince yourself (or someone else) dildos have healing powers.

Lucid dreaming has been proven by Stephen LaBerge. I don't remember the exact details of the experiment, but he went lucid, an assistant shined some kind of light in his eye during REM sleep, and LaBerge moved his eyes in a specific way (that they agreed upon beforehand) to signal that he was conscious during his dream.

I mean... if you wanna call that a psychic ability, okay. But shit like mind-reading, levitation, controlling things with your mind, nonlocal information transfer... there's 0 reason to believe that the human biology can just break the laws of physics. I'm not saying I know for certain. You can't know anything 100% for certain. But I'm almost completely certain that stuff is bullshit (in regards to describing or affecting objective reality). If it completely concerns subjective reality, such as having some kind of hallucination, there's no way for anyone to know if that is true, except the person having the experience.

Yes, every action begins with thought, our brains control almost everything that's happening in the body, but that's an oversimplification because it's more of a feedback loop between changes in body chemistry (there are many glands throughout the body that secrete hormones which affect the brain for example), changes in brain chemistry, and sensory input from the outside world. What are you trying to imply?

Some people see with their eyes, mind, or heart? What are you talking about? Electromagnetic radiation from the outside world comes into contact with the eyes, passing through rods and cones, this is decoded into chemical and electrical stimuli which travel through networks into the brain that create subjective experience and ultimately some kind of response. The heart is an organ of the circulatory system that is responsible for circulating blood throughout the body.

Quote: its a strange ability ive had since birth to see the life force of everyone i meet and if anyone wants to know anything about it ask away

You have to be specific about "life force". I have seen things and people glowing after eating magic mushrooms, but I won't assert that they are real, in the sense that, the glowing tells me anything about objective reality. However, I am completely certain that I am having the experience.

If you really are having these experiences, you need to be careful about giving it too much significance. It's completely possible you simply have some strange neurological structure or eyes that are causing you to see these things, but I wouldn't call it a "life force".

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Psychedelic drugs? You mean like ketamine?
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(05-10-2014 11:39 AM)Cianna200 Wrote:  Psychedelic drugs? You mean like ketamine?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychedelic_drug

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When I say ''some see with their heart'' I mean the deepest inner essence not the organ. I don't believe humans can levitate either but meditation is an effective way to get in touch with your inner self. Another huge question must be answered is ''What exactly is Consciousness and how can one explain it?''
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ketamine is a dissociative..

Psychedelics as in psilocybin mushrooms, LSD, DMT, things like that.
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(05-10-2014 12:08 PM)Desu Wrote:  
(05-10-2014 11:39 AM)Cianna200 Wrote:  Psychedelic drugs? You mean like ketamine?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychedelic_drug

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