As real Barfsters know, every once in awhile BS focuses on what I consider to be great websites, bloggers and thinkers. So far this year BS has featured Lon Strickler, Bruceleeeowe, Dan Mitchell and Bruce Duensing. And, now, I feature Duensing - my co-founder of The C Influence Blog - again. (Lon and Bruceleeeowe are also writers at TCI - and we continue to try for Dan.)
Seems Bruce has been digging into the perception rabbit hole deeper lately than just about anyone on the planet and what he has been uncovering is somewhat amazing and it seems he is being provided proof of some of his ideas as his intentionality's seemingly breakdown the interiors of actuality.
For example, from this post - What If You Knew Everything You Know Was Unknown? - http://materialintangible.blogspot.com/2010/11/what-if-you-knew-everything-you-know.html come these words from another recent post:
I was also struck by the similarity of the aim of both the traditional esoteric school, as well as one that is seemingly applied to such cases as the UFO phenomenon, whereas both appear to focus on the individual by deconstructing the imprinted knowledge base by which we function at perhaps one could consider, a base level, as in water seeking it's own level only in this case, the lowest level appears to be the cultural, consensus models of what reality can and cannot do, a common language of repetition, stereotype and predictability which is reinforced by all forms of our media.
Perhaps these words struck me because Lujan Matus seems to imply the same `wisdom/learning' supposedly being handed to him in his Dreaming via Don Juan, Carlos Castaneda's shaman of questionable existence. And that is, at least to my understandings, that our very perceptions are formed ONLY by repetition, stereotype and predictability -- that is largely given to us by our `parents'/culture. We learn (are told/shown) what is `real' and `how it acts'. Converting, as it were, the Unknown to the Known.
In other words, if a extraterrestrial landed and you had somewhat of a coherent conversation with this other animal from a entirely unique biology and sense perception, this ET would more than likely inform you and I that our animal perceptions of space, of time are simply that, perceptions that bear no relation to his reality or ours, that in fact, neither of them exist, except as by products, that we take in hand and create little fictions and great myths in a animal innocence similar to that of a dog, or a horse, or a cat. So what if you discovered exponentially, rather than being taught that everything you knew was wrong, misapplied, hopelessly self referential and not very helpful, and in fact, all of this had turned you the wrong way around for not just a moment or so, but for your entire life, in the deepest sense you could imagine?
In the above lines - I think Bruce brings home the concept of just how devastating an explosion of our understanding of our perceptions could be to an individual. Indeed, enough to `flip-out' some individuals and send them to `mental institutions' IMO. While other people become fixated at gaining more understandings of how perception `works' - and become `investigators' of the unknown in its available forms.
Perhaps the individual in a strange sense of evolution in my own rather admittedly "different" sense of the paranormal comes from Gurdjieff as well as Krishnamurti, as well as David Bohmn and Rodger Penrose , all of these individuals as fractals of the dance of the self and non-self I have noted, and yet none, much like the limits of my perception, can take the measure of the whole, and when paranormalists attempt to do so, I think their personal exposure limits come to the fore, wherein they have seen or have investigated so many strange events, that their self critical facilities are worn away like a rock in a rushing stream, so much so that, to them they begin a strange underpinning that anything is possible, if it is in human terms. I say that not everything is possible in human terms tho it is more than likely not in our terms
What I like above is that I think Bruce aptly describes our `faith' in the terms of human perception representing `real'. Now, does that mean that only by wearing away the facilities for perception that the condition for the `paranormal' - `appears'?
Bruce brings his ideas home with this:
A final question: Is it you and I that have created demons from the animal perception of biology? Perhaps we are being taught a new language and as such, I profess ignorance as to where this will lead although it may lead from our burrows where all the roles are within us from The Wizard of Oz, to the extraterrestrial from a far way realm, to a sort of bird alighting from one tree to the next. As for myself, the old demons have been driven from underneath the bed and replaced with a blank sheet of paper to improvise upon....and I sense there is something new that has arrived beyond our recycled mythologies, much like the hydraulic pressure that forces a liquid through the cracks of our foundational tenants drop by drop, until perhaps inevitably, we cannot go back or cling to our pet demons. We perhaps are given a probability there is an experiential language we have yet to be cognizant of as a matter of self awareness rather than cultural imprinting
Like Bruce, I too believe that perceptions are largely a languagelike experience of imprinting. Lujan Matus implies the same too. -------------------------------- At this point, Bruce wrapped up his post --- but then - had a very weird `impossible event' happen to him ------ AS IF TO SHOW HIM that it might be a learning of a language which governs our potential reality - almost a sign to show he is on the right path. PLEASE GO TO THE LINK TO READ ABOUT THE IMPOSSIBLE EVENT. (That is shown to him in an area of his expertise.)
But, I'm not done with Bruce for today - as this is his latest and is one of his few fiction pieces: Another Conversation With An Old Devil - http://materialintangible.blogspot.com/2010/11/another-coversation-with-old-devil.html
The Reality of Being: The Fourth Way of Gurdjieff
Gurdjieff, Tsabropoulos: Chants, Hymns and Dances
Gurdjieff, A Beginner's Guide: How Changing The Way We React To Misplacing Our Keys Can Transform Our Lives
The above books largely talk about `The Fourth Way' Ideas - if that is new to you - you owe it to yourself to read up on these important ideas about the reality you experience as a human.
More writings of Bruce - http://thecinfluenceblog.blogspot.com/
THE RETURN OF BARFSTEW - 2017 STYLE
FALL 2017 - CHINA BANS BITCOIN EXCHANGES AND ICO'S AND BARFSTEW RETURNS! I STRONGLY ADVISE NEWCOMERS TO THIS PAGE TO EXPLORE THE YEARS OF POSTS DESIGNED TO ENLIGHTEN AND ENTERTAIN - OVER 1000 POSTS...YEARS WORTH OF CONTENT.
BARFSTEW 2017 IS A BLANK CANVAS AS BITCOIN APPROACHES IT'S SECOND FORK IN 3 MONTHS AND THE POWERS THAT BE SEEM TO BE SCRAMBLING IN THE TRUMP ERA - WITH DISASTERS SEEMINGLY AROUND EVERY CORNER.
BARFSTEW 2018 - BITCOIN AT 19,000 AND THEN 6,000 - WHERE WILL IT GO? WILL ALTS LIKE RIPPLE, LITECOIN AND OTHERS ONCE AGAIN SHINE? SHOULD YOU BUY THE DIP?
THESE ARE `NO SCAM' AFFILIATE LINKS THAT SUPPORT THIS NEARLY GOOGLE AD FREE BLOG
- BitStew's Guide To Obtaining Bitcoin
- Genesis Mining - The ONLY Mining Firm Recommended By BitStew
- You CAN Gamble On The Internet - Enjoy 2018
- The USA's Biggest Opinion Firm (YouGov.Com) Wants Your Opinion - Earn Points Worth Money Or Fun Items - This Is Easy, And You Really Can Have An Impact
- Coinbase - The Best American Bitcoin Source - This Is My Affiliate Link - Where You And I Earn 10 Bucks Of Bitcoin If You Sign Up Using It (After You Buy Your First 100 Dollars Of Bitcoin)
EASY AMAZON PURCHASES - 1G TO 10G Gold, 1OZ Silver - Find Out Prices With A Click
THIS BLOG TRANSITIONED FROM THE `2013 BANNED' OUTRAGEOUS AND SEXY `BARFSTEW' - TO A BITCOIN RELATED BLOG IN OCT/NOV 2014. THE ARCHIVE IS WHY MOST PEOPLE ARRIVE - AND BITCOIN IS WHY THEY STAY. UPDATE - ONCE AGAIN....OCT 2017, A NEW TRANSITION.
THIS BLOG WAS VERY PROUDLY BANNED FROM THE INTERNET FOR 115 DAYS IN 2013-2014 - RETURNED AFTER 9 REQUESTS FOR REVIEW - NOW YOU KNOW - (UPDATE) IN MAY 2015 THIS BLOG WAS AGAIN WARNED.... AND CONSEQUENTLY DROPPED GOOGLE ADSENSE.... READ AND ENJOY THE BARFSTEW WHILE IT IS STILL FRESH IN THE POT AND NOT ON THE INTERNET ARCHIVE..... BECAUSE BARFSTEW BITCOIN IS A DANGEROUS BREW.
Be Daring If You've Never Been Here Before
Popular Posts Last 30 Days
You have to love the internet - each carving out a unique niche - like Psychedelic Videos ------ STEWABLE - http://dailypsychedelicvideo.com...
Sunday Worship Worthy And, Wait Til You See The Enlargement ========================================================= Today's ...
One certainly can't question the survey size on this `study' and the results are interesting. The article revolves around the differ...
Every once in awhile it is fun to trot out the `edgy' exopolitics crappola (always from those `in the know') - that said, the source...
Braco is a man who lets people pay 8 dollars to see him GAZE at them, personally, for about 3-5 seconds; a buddy of mine saw him when he app...
From the golden glimmer of hope category - seems some folks are standing up (one sex sits I know) for their rights in Florida; a tease: T...
The beyond worthless political system once again showed its true colors to end and start our newest year. Once again, the BRIBED and worthle...
Part of Barf Stew is bringing Barfsters the opinions that simply are not heard on your commercial (partly funded by political ads) TV networ...
The small town America mayor isn't worth mentioning by name - but - why is it you only read about this on THE BS? I mean the coziness be...
Will 20-11 be the year that is the tipping point on Chemtrail Awareness? - First, use this link - of which I print a readers stewable commen...