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by Marcel Franke
Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:26 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Idea of spirituality
Replies: 11
Views: 1451

Re: Idea of spirituality

Jeff Foster: "Be the moment. Lose the plot."
by Marcel Franke
Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how do you experience being?
Replies: 12
Views: 1066

Re: how do you experience being?

It is this very experience itself.
by Marcel Franke
Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Music of "the other side"?
Replies: 273
Views: 54545

Re: Music of "the other side"?

Rachmaninov - Liturgy Op. 31-01 Great Ektene

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZdWRNKl1Uc
by Marcel Franke
Thu Nov 15, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If we are all one consciousness then why...?
Replies: 87
Views: 6468

Re: If we are all one consciousness then why...?

Nice one KM, thank you.
by Marcel Franke
Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If we are all one consciousness then why...?
Replies: 87
Views: 6468

Re: If we are all one consciousness then why...?

Splitting. But isnt that this lingual/logical capacity ? The capacity to discriminate ? Isnt that what we are doing here, communicating ? Isnt that what language is about ? Virtual splitting. Even thought the experience of this splitting itself is direct. (Therefore, it can never be the complete rea...
by Marcel Franke
Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If we are all one consciousness then why...?
Replies: 87
Views: 6468

Re: If we are all one consciousness then why...?

the key master wrote: The subject object split is an illusion. There are no separate appearances.
But the illusionary splitting, does exist, or doesnt it ?
by Marcel Franke
Tue Nov 13, 2012 6:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If we are all one consciousness then why...?
Replies: 87
Views: 6468

Re: If we are all one consciousness then why...?

I think the most common misconception in the human race is that the human brain is the source of consciousness. The brain, like all form, is an appearance in consciousness. This is a take, an interpretation. And a lovely interpretation it is. But there is nothing, save personal insight, to prove it...
by Marcel Franke
Tue Nov 13, 2012 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If we are all one consciousness then why...?
Replies: 87
Views: 6468

Re: If we are all one consciousness then why...?

pulgasari2012 wrote:Here is a question that I have often asked myself and have never been able to answer.

If we are all one consciousness then why are we not able to become aware of other peoples thoughts?

Are there other people with thought ?
by Marcel Franke
Tue Nov 13, 2012 2:08 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Norway
Replies: 2
Views: 1360

Re: Greetings from Norway

A joyfull reply from my weather-unpredictable country: the Nethelands. (Norway is still on our wishlist for a holiday.) At the moment we have some nicely coloured foliage overhere. Autumn is my favorite, early spring my weakpoint. I am 51, male, married, no kids (as far as I know). Sometimes I drink...
by Marcel Franke
Tue Nov 13, 2012 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If we are all one consciousness then why...?
Replies: 87
Views: 6468

Re: If we are all one consciousness then why...?

Lucky bastar..uh..bastarelorelorelorio ...
by Marcel Franke
Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:16 pm
Forum: General Eckhart Tolle Discussion
Topic: How come some unconcious people can be happy?
Replies: 24
Views: 4394

Re: How come some unconcious people can be happy?

rachMiel wrote:Marcel, you're a very "perhaps" kind of guy, yes?
Undoubtedly.
by Marcel Franke
Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:42 pm
Forum: General Eckhart Tolle Discussion
Topic: How come some unconcious people can be happy?
Replies: 24
Views: 4394

Re: How come some unconcious people can be happy?

> Could one say that the deepest/purest form of happiness is unconditional happiness?

Perhaps we have come to believe it is conditional ?
by Marcel Franke
Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coffee Drinking and Enlightenment (A Survey)
Replies: 33
Views: 3611

Re: Coffee Drinking and Enlightenment (A Survey)

With coffee I have to be carefull, it can make me grumpy.
I prefer it with honey/milk/whipped cream.
Of course, then it isnt really coffee any more, but a liquid mocha pie.
Stopped with enlightenment, that gave me headaches.
by Marcel Franke
Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: General Eckhart Tolle Discussion
Topic: How come some unconcious people can be happy?
Replies: 24
Views: 4394

Re: How come some unconcious people can be happy?

I dont know how to measure happiness.
I suppose, a ray of happiness shines thru, once or twice, in most lives.