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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Dana Hedberg
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> Would you consider the environment/surroundings as an 'entity'?
> you could elaborate on your use of connection?
Maybe it would be better to say a cause and effect link rather than a
connection. I need to think about this a while, and I'll try to remember to
come back to this question again if I come up with a better answer.
I'm perfectly willing to
> accept an explanation that simply involves an ineffable feeling that
> there is something binding you and the perceived.
> I don't think anyone was denying the phenomena exist. At least for me, I
> was questioning the appropriate usage of the word when it seems others
> are available that do a better job at representing what you are
I now agree with you that "spiritual" is not a good word to use.
Unfortunately, I'm not sure what to use in its place to describe that aspect
of consciousness which is not included in the generally aceepted scientific
definition. What other words would you use?
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