This essay could just as easily be termed ‘Does Consciousness Pre-Exist Birth?’ Of course, a consciousness of this definition is really a modern interpretation of the
I have no interest in the business that is Energy Medicine (indeed, I believe all healing should be ‘free’), and even less interest in this
Form practice is the essence of traditional Chinese gongfu training. The old masters had survived numerous battles (and other challenges), and cleverly formulated a method
I have pursued a careful path of material science regarding the accumulation of reliable data about inner and outer reality, but in doing so I
Whatever the case, I suspect Plotinus fully understood that the world of matter was primary for biological life, and that through this biological existence, the rarefied state of conscious awareness that Plotinus undoubtedly experienced, could only be realised if the physical body (and the mind it contains) was trained in the right way.
Once the material basis of human consciousness is fully understood and appreciated, an in-depth study and analysis of its implication and functionality can be ‘scientifically’ pursued outside of the limitations that theological understanding suggest and impose. Without firmly separating the study of evolutionary consciousness from theology – the true extent of the power of the human mind will not be fully understood.