Message info
 
To:FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com From:turquoiseb Subject:[FairfieldLife] Turiya-tit-for-tat-iya (was Re: Astral Residence Courses) Date:Sun, 19 Feb 2012 18:50:39 -0000
 

 

> How would you go about trying to prove enlightenment?

I wouldn't.

> Or do you just discount this notion altogether?

Yes. Fool's errand.

Subjective it is, and subjective it will always remain.

--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "seventhray1" <steve.sundur@...> wrote:
>
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb <no_reply@> wrote:
> > Even if you found 50 people who could produce the same
> > types of brainwaves, what would you have established?
> > IMO, only that at least 50 people have learned to con-
> > trol their thinking in such a fashion that they can
> > create similar results during crude physiological tests.
> > Again, no connection with either enlightenment or the
> > lack thereof has been established.
>
>
> How is this different from someone who engages in a program of physical
> conditioning and then undergoes testing which indicate certain
> parmamters have been achieved which we have defined as a more healthy
> style of fuctioning?
>
> Is that person "controlling" these parameters? Are the tests "crude".
> What would be a refined test in your opinion?
>
> If you have a thesis that there is state of awareness which has been
> called "enlightenment", then how do you go about quantifying it. Seems
> to me, one way to start would be to measure brainwaves.
>
> How would you go about trying to prove enlightenment? Or do you just
> discount this notion altogether? Science enablesus to assign objective
> criteria and proofs to those areas which previously were entirely
> subjective, last time I checked.
>

__._,_.___
To subscribe, send a message to:
FairfieldLife-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

Or go to:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/
and click 'Join This Group!'
.

__,_._,___