I've been listening to this guy, applied phycisist Dr Thomas Campbell, and reading some of his works the last several days. It's pretty mind blowing.
Basically he has researched consciousness for many years with The Monroe Institute and he has now what he calls his Big Theory Of Everything. He believes the System we are in is fundamentally Consciousness, that it is digital and the material world we see is only an illusion Consciousness has created.
He talks about how Einstein got right to the door, that Einstein KNEW but just couldn't finish it off at the time.
I'm sure many of you have heard that famous Einstein quote, "Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one".
This universe which we are presently in is just one of a multitude of worlds and parallel universes. He says we can go to these other worlds, that he often goes to these other worlds. Sounds completely whacky huh? But he says he and other researchers have documented this, have done experiments, have PROVEN it using scientific methods..........
He says a lot of intriguing things but one of the most interesting is that paranormal phenomena is real. Healing, remote viewing, precognition and so on.............that what happens is SOME of us are able to "plug into" these other universes, that we receive information from them, that we can sometimes even SEE them, hear them.....
Of course this was of interest to me because sometimes I pick up what I call "knowings", for example I saw the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in advance, and he is saying that basically I "received data" from another dimension, another universe......somehow I am able to go into the right "frame of mind" that I can "receive the data". He said anybody could do this if they knew how to "experience it" - he mentions meditation as being one such state which is useful - but some people seem to be able to "receive the data" without really trying sometimes and they're usually "low entropy entities" or people who are most often spiritually advanced. He says they tend to be people who function "lovingly" or understand the importance of love and being loving is a low entropy state, an orderly state, which means it is much more conducive to receiving data from other universes/dimensions. Maybe (this is just me talking) it means if you're inclined to have a benevolent soul you are more inclined to be open and receptive?
Some of the stuff he says takes a lot of thinking about and seems kind of mind blowing. For example he says this material, physical world we are in is an illusion Consciousness created so it could make some rules (the physics) by which fragments of itself, fragments of consciousness, including all of us here could experience and evolve. He says everything around us is a prop.
Remember sometimes we've talked here about how the world doesn't seem "real" to some of us? Well, he says it isn't. It's only as "physical" as it needs to be at any moment to maintain the illusion. For example, (this is mindblowing kind of stuff) he says the mountains are only there when YOU look at them. They "pop up" for YOU. If you have a car and stand beside it looking down on the bonnet you will see the bonnet but there won't actually be an engine under the bonnet. However if you open the bonnet up the engine will be there, but it's an illusion, like everything else.
We are here basically to evolve because Consciousness as a system needs to evolve or it will go into entropy (it cannot remain stable). As fragments of Consciousness we are evolving and we are evolving Consciousness and part of that is by using free will. Free will is part of the "feedback loop" necessary for evolution.