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10Jun/180

The Loop Part 8

Posted by Nate

The Universe

Meditation and enlightenment

Next day I was still trying to digest, to comprehend the vision. Seeing myself immersed in the universe. Why? What does it mean? Was this real or was it a dream? I thought about it and decided that I don't care. I love it even if that was a dream. But why this dream?

Anna offered to go for a walk. I agreed. I needed to clear my head. The sun was low, almost touching the water. The sky became darker and brighter with red at the same time. The beach was nearly empty, some people were watching the sunset. Just the colors and quiet murmur of the ocean, as if it got tired and was ready to fall asleep. Light breeze made the world even quieter somehow. We walked slowly, in silence, immersed in the twilight.

I recalled my thoughts about myself, about the nature of reality, alternate realities and what happened to me. My idea of blinking, interference of realities due to my coma.But why this vision? Stars and galaxies around me? This infinite void around me. Scary and exciting.

And I remembered reading about the “global consciousness project,” where computers were affected by human reaction to catastrophic events, like 9/11. Global consciousness. Maybe that is what I experienced? We, humans, but probably any intelligent beings are just like little cells, drops in the ocean of cosmic consciousness. The Universe as one mind.

The darkness slowly descended around us. Red patches in the sky darkened against the grayish blue background. I felt closer to the Universe, darkness helped my imagination, both collaborating, playing together. So I let it go, elaborating on my previous journey.

11May/180

Israel and Trump.

Posted by Nate

Rise of Fascism in the USA.
Trumpland.

Trump America.

Is Trump good for Jews?

Many of Russian Jewish immigrants tell me that they support Trump because “Trump is good for Jews and for Israel.”

And in this article I am attempting to analyze the situation in America, Israel and the world to determine whether this assumption is correct or just wishful thinking.

While one cannot deny that antisemitism comes both from the left and from the right, one cannot compare (not yet) the university campus ill-informed, well-intended stupidity and the age-old hatred by Nazis, some Muslim groups (Farrakhan) and white supremacists.Anti-Semitic incidents surged nearly 60% in 2017. Trump's rhetoric is causing sharp divisions in America. And as a result there is rising antisemitism in our country. And we all know that if a situation in our country worsens (the economy, for example) the Jews will always be blamed.

A confluence of events in 2017 led to a surge in attacks on our community – from bomb threats, cemetery desecration, white supremacists marching in Charlottesville VA, and children harassing children at school,” said ADL CEO Jonathan A. Greenblatt in a statement. “These incidents came at a time when we saw a rising climate of incivility, the emboldening of hate groups and widening divisions in society.”

It’s the largest one-year jump in the nearly 40 years since the ADL began tracking such information. This jump is happening at the same time that the ADL is reporting a 250 percent rise in white-supremacist activity on America’s college campuses.

27Apr/180

The Loop Part 7

Posted by Nate

The Universe

Meditation and enlightenment

Sometimes when I am awake at night, I do energy exercises. Chi energy, also called KI. Over the years, I have learned to feel and control this energy. And during the years, I kept wondering how the brain, or rather the mind, is able to control this energy. Is it possible for the mind to manipulate physical world?
Below are my thoughts on this matter.
 
String theory.
Everything is vibration. What causes vibration? If the universe on the basic level is information, how does vibration work?
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/418192/gravity-emerges-from-quantum-information-say-physicists/
Some physicists are convinced that the properties of information do not come from the behavior of information carriers such as photons and electrons but the other way round. They think that information itself is the ghostly bedrock on which our universe is built.”
Assuming that the very foundation of reality is information, or some call it consciousness, our minds are one with the universe. According to quantum mechanics, our consciousness affects the behavior of the elementary particles and eventually reality. So, there is no magic in the fact that our consciousness can control one of nature's forces that we call CHI energy.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nu99GRUUN6Y
 
24Apr/180

The End of an Era.

Posted by Nate

Rise of Fascism in the USA.

American President?

Leader no more.

A backward country. 

Why am I writing this? It is not the first time I've written about our current American President. Will my opinion, my writing, change anything? I don't know. But I cannot be silent. It is too important. For me, for my family, for my kids and grand kids, for our country and for the world.

We have an impostor for president, my friends. And he poses danger for all of us.

Dark forces. Trump is just a symptom.
There are forces that want to wreck havoc in the free world. Forces of darkness and destruction.
Putin's Russia is the main force behind the problems in Europe and America.
Iran Theocracy that sees the democracies as a danger to Iran's Islamic rule.
Terrorist organizations around the world for whom Western democracies pose an existential threat.

Trump's America.

And now with Trump's election these forces are in power in our country.
Trump is just a puppet, a useful idiot. People who control these destructive events inside our country are Steve Bannon, Steven Miller and some other unscrupulous characters hiding behind the scenes.
This movement started long before Trump's election.
This destructive process aimed to destabilize American institutions is possibly due to the treasonous behavior of the Republican party. It enabled Trump and this anarchist gang to pursue it's own agenda of breaking down the social institutions in the US and establishing a social Darwinism.
The GOP is working for the upper 1% who's only motivation is self enrichment.
Here is a list of Trump “achievements” during 4 months of his presidency.
Betraying our allies. Think about it. Two major international deals that took several years to build are destroyed in a blink of an eye.

22Feb/180

The Loop Part 6

Posted by Nate

The loop

switching between realities

Wave function collapse

He tried to look around. Small, dim-lit room. Clicking noises, something humming. Flickering. His bed – metal, like hospital bed. Hospital? What the hell? Window to his right. It was dark outside. He saw his wife looking at him. Where am I, what is going on? Why? Why are we here, not at home? Anna just looked at him. “You got sick” “Let's go home,” he said, and started to get up, turned to put his feet on the floor. And he noted some tubes inserted in his body. “What happened to me.” he finally asked? You got sick and will have to stay here in the hospital for a while.

As he lay in the hospital bed his mind was wondering. Some memories, thoughts, images. Bits and pieces. Strange memories, strange images. He wasn't sure if all this was a result of his sickness or was it real? The walk on the trail. Green sky. Black rabbits. His home, his dear wife -Annie? Why Annie? He never called her Annie! Is he losing it? That, though, did not improve the mood. Sometimes he would lose his thoughts and fall into dark and soft nothing, dose off. The dream would come again, a lucid dream, while he was suspended between dream and reality. “Reality,” he mused. “What the hell is reality?”

21Feb/180

The loop Part 5

Posted by Nate

Alternate realities and the world

Dead and alive

Two worlds, two realities.

Late fall. Outside was gray, windy and cold. He could feel this windy, dark, gloomy cold by looking through the sunroom glass wall. The trees were still orange/green, but the brightness was not there anymore. Like an old tired face. The face of time passed and harder time ahead a certainty. “Would it be cool to know if there is another me in another reality?” Looking through the window, thinking about me (himself).

He decided to go for a walk. Gray trail covered with orange and blue leaves, squirrels, the spots on their fur blending with the leaves, occasional black rabbit quietly sitting in hopes of not being noticed, their red eyes not blinking. The sad beauty of autumn. And this quiet sadness soaked his soul. The low overcast sky was the usual greenish color. Orange and green clouds wandering the sky.

He remembered his ordeal, his suspicions about a different world, another reality, after he woke from the coma. And his acceptance of his life, this reality whatever it might be. But curiosity kept nagging, provoking imagination. He kept walking and thinking.

There are suggestions that by our choices and actions we are constantly creating new realities where our lifelines are branching into different life stories. “The tree of lives,” he thought.

How strange, he thought. So, what would prompt me to be pushed into another reality? What could have changed in my life to create another branch? Another me? My cardiac arrest? Does that mean that I am alive here but another me is dead? What other possibilities are there? If it did happen and there are many realities, streams in lives, crossroads - it was not by his choice what happened to him. It was not his choice to drop dead, it was not his choice, or actions that saved him. A set of circumstances, unlikely events saved his life, Annie was in the same room when he collapsed. The fire station is a few blocks away and the ambulance came within five minutes.

17Feb/180

Dark Ages

Posted by Nate

Gun lobby

Blood money

Another mass murder in an American school.

The usual lip service by Republicans.
Not true, not Republicans anymore.
Trump servants, ones that sold their souls to evil: Money and power.
Faust is never getting outdated.
Another shooting.
And my first reaction - not again please, it is like a bad dream.
I am lost in dystopia, terrible dark age dystopia.
I have to wake up, enough is enough!
And then the somber realization - it is America today, it is real.
Anger overwhelms me, anger and a sinking feeling of hopelessness.
American children, America's future is being systematically murdered.
One school after the other.
One mass murder after another.
Speeches of support and condolences.
And nothing is changing.
Same terrible hopeless routine.
The so-called people's representatives offer a prayer.
A prayer.
And I want them to tell me how they feel.
23Jan/180

Good People.

Posted by Nate

Brainwashed
How you define good people? 
An important issue, very important for me, is a moral issue. I was watching the candidate, Trump, and then President Trump. I am absolutely convinced that this man has no morals at all...no moral convictions. He acts like an egomaniac, a narcissist. This person makes fun of the handicapped, he incites violence.  This person, Trump, was elected President of the United States.
 
I am having a hard time trying to understand why many voted for Donald Trump, the ignorant bully and a known crook. I think I can, somehow, understand why some rural, small-town folks, out of desperation, would vote for Trump. But what is still puzzling to me is why so many educated people are still supporting this very dangerous man. And I am pondering the morals of his voters. Do they think that moral issues are not an important factor for the president? Then the next question arises: how important are moral convictions to these Americans. Do they consider themselves "moral" people, good people? Because if American people are disregarding moral issues, we are doomed as a country.
 
What is the definition of a good person, of good people? 
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