What is consciousness? It is a term which is liberally used in these so-called ‘enlightened’ times, when we use it to describe developing spiritual awareness. In physical terms, one might describe it as the presence of life, and what our brain perceives, which would be a reasonable assumption. What we may not be aware of, however, are the limitations of our brain, how ‘conscious’ perception affects what we perceive, and how we perceive it.

On a daily basis, the brain processes a huge amount of information, only a fraction of which we are actually aware of; consequently it is almost impossible to determine what remains stored in our sub-conscious.
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The near-death experience reported by cardiac arrest survivors worldwide may be grounded in science, according to research at the University of Michigan.

Previously, it was not believed that the brain could be active after death, but now it appears that there is a burst of superconsicous activity for about 30 seconds AFTER its blood flow has stopped. Some scientists are saying that this is proof that the near-death experience is ‘all in the brain,’ but others aren’t so sure.

A U-M study showed shortly after clinical death, in which the heart stops beating and blood stops flowing to the brain, rats display brain activity patterns characteristic of conscious perception.
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Earth is being birthed into a larger expression, and people are feeling the vast sweeping changes in consciousness all around the world. Robert Perala tells us about the new human blueprint and describes some mind-bending personal experiences that will inspire and amaze you–and, to many of you, be strikingly familiar. During one of his experiences, Robert describes being covered with an oil, which William Henry relates to the oil that covered the prophet Enoch described in the Bible.read more

When Jonathan Talat Philips experienced a devastating loss as a countercultural media activist, he unwittingly started on a mystical journey marked by underground ayahuasca ceremonies, kundalini awakenings, prankster spirit guides, extraterrestrial encounters at the Burning Man festival, and miraculous energy healings that reshaped his skeptical worldview. Along the way, he chronicled the rise of an international movement that is trailblazing visionary ways to address our current planetary crisis through raised consciousness.
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