> On Sun, 12 Sep 1999, Kathryn Aegis wrote:
> > >Robert J. Bradbury wrote:
> > >
> > >> Men should be in touch
> > >> with being a man, women should be in touch with being a woman.
> > >
> > >I want to do both somehow, while remaining hetero. spike
> > >
> > Robert has an important point in saying that men and women should be 'in
> > touch' with their respective aspects, because that provides the key for
> > moving beyond what you were born with.
> I am fond of reminding myself - "You must be willing to give up
> everything you are for what you might become".
> Whether we can experience the contrast of diverse characteristics
> (or postitions) simultaneously is open to question [since as other
> threads point out we may process experiences serially.] So we
> be stuck in the experience of one position, then another, then another
> ad infinitum. What is the song that goes "you don't know what
> you got till its gone..."? Maybe truer than we first think.
> Until we get *true* parallel consciousness we are stuck with
> Evolving, at 1/2 impulse power....
-when you're talking about parallel conciousness do you mean like multiple lodes of conciousness stemming from a single, original mentality. Perhaps the multiple conciousness will be of different personalities or sexuality or whatever.