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Wew, this theory/philosophy just came into my head.. Well actually, I’ve kinda always had it, but only just now did I find the words and formulation to describe it. I imagined what it would be like to move and lift a feather, using just my mind and energy. Because yes, I believe in that stuff. And I can explain it perfectly, well to me it counts as an explanation.. I guess those with very narrow minds would consider it nonsense and foolishness.

Anyway, how could I possibly move a feather without touching it? I would only use my own energy to bend the energy around the feather, moving it. It’s like water: if there’s an object in a pool and you give pressure to one side with water it will shift, as though the shaping of the water determines the position of the object.

I believe that everything is connected, everything is ONE. When you come far down to it, everything is energy, many people have already said so over the ages, even scientists themselves. I believe this energy, the ‘power’ to move the feather without touching it, is a technological natural energetic force.  Quite some long words perhaps, let me put it down in a simply way by using some examples. They might sound very geeky and perhaps stupid, but try to keep an open mind.
This kind of energetic force returns even in like movies, books and videogames. But also many cultures and philosophies. Like in the chinese culture they call it Chi, which means Lifeforce, or spiritual energy. It flows through us and everything that exists, and circulates through the earth.
You could even compare it to the Force in Star Wars ( XD) and this energy even comes back in many videogames (especially rpgs) and is known as Mana (which originally comes from mythology and ancient cultures that believed Mana was a power needed to perform magic, and was said to be more important to life than water).  You could even compare it to the concept of the Lifestream in Final Fantasy VII. I know this might all sound weird, but keep one thing in mind: the concept of this cosmic energy was NOT based on videogames. Those kind of videogames, or movies like Star Wars, were based on the concept of this cosmic energy (the Lifestream is originally based on pagan/earthly beliefs and philosophies).
Now, some would think “But how can you bend energy between you and the feather? There’s just thin air!” Thin air isn’t Nothing, there’s water vapor, there’s the air itself. And those contain their own “Mana” too.
It’s an energetic force that connects everything, moves everything and continuously strives to maintain balance (yin and yang) and rhythm (turning of the seasons, day and night, etc). It holds everything together, it’s the one and final thing before absolute Nothing, and it is the origin of e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g.

This, by the way, is the ultimate “thing” that I honour within my individual religion. I guess you could consider it some form of a God, though the basic God is considered a male form, and the “thing” I believe in is both male AND female. It’s Origin, Energy, the Source, the Great Divine.

I imagined how it must feel, this energy. What would it feel like? Within a second I realised the answer, of course… Love. Experiencing this Energy feels like love, unconditional, based on equalty and respect. I knew it because I have already experienced it! There’s no one who hasn’t, even though they might not rememeber, or might have noticed it at all.
It’s the feeling I get from watching ducklings in the river (which I can seriously do for hours…), when I bathe in the sun or when I watch the trees turn reddish in late summer. Because cosmic energy is everywhere and it feeds us all, with Love.
Why Love? Well, to me it’s very simple, I’ll try to explain.
Love is the ONLY emotion, the only feeling, that we can truly GIVE someone. We cannot give hate, we cannot give anger, or sadness. I cannot give my neighboor the feeling of curiosity, these are emotions we generate ourselves. By interpretating something, by experiencing something in a certain way, we decide to hate, be angry and sad, even though that decision might likely have been subconsious.
But Love is something someone can give you, something you receive from another being. It’s the one emotion you can pass on to another, and it can be given without reason, without condition, just for the sake of love. And in turn, that love generates happiness and gratefulness.
This Energy passes on Love, because it’s the purest of all emotions, it can only be given and never be taken, it’s what makes everything grow and flourish. And by that, I might consider.. that Energy IS Love.
And everything is Energy. So everything is Love.


Written by Paulien van der Krift a.k.a. stardrop
Original Article: www.pauliensartstudio.com/?p=2…
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daimonie Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Fun part is, even those with narrow minds can't block this. For quantummechanics, the physics of 'you actually don't know it', should in concept allow this.


And i agree with it. And those narrow minded; most of them are bad at physics.
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Hedniskhjartad Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2009
"Thin air isn’t Nothing, there’s water vapor, there’s the air itself. And those contain their own “Mana” too.
It’s an energetic force that connects everything, moves everything and continuously strives to maintain balance (yin and yang) and rhythm (turning of the seasons, day and night, etc). It holds everything together, it’s the one and final thing before absolute Nothing, and it is the origin of e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g."

Well said Paulien!

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Narrin Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2009
Great article, I've always thought exactly the same thing and it's very clear in my mind too. Love is energy is light is everything... it's all the same, and it's flowing, constantly moving. The sun reflecting on water, comes most close to my perception of it.
In the story I write there is a form of magic that is also based on this, some call it 'Miar's breath' (Miar is a god-godess), some call it just magic, some don't believe in it.
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Airumel Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yay! An interesting religion view! :w00t: *is mostly agnostic*
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Taya123 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2009
You know i share those thoughts just as you do, i as well stare at all the scenery and take in all the feelings from it. I cant understand why but just being around nature and being close to it i feel so at peace...so relaxed. I know some people may think i sound completely stupid however no one truly respects or tries to understand the world as it is...I believe if we all just...take a moment to enjoy what we've been givin...maybe everyone could learn to love a lil more? I myself being a fellow pagan, am looked down upon for these kinds of thoughts and its nice to have someone who i can relate with :) im faving this wonderful journal of yours and one day i hope we can have a good deep conversation of many things ^^
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