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Funny Creatures (And What To Do About It)

We human beings (not you and me, but all the others ofcourse) are Funny Creatures. We are the product of four billion years of evolution but our brains still seem to have a lot of catching up to do. Even though our brains were designed with sections for creativity, design, responsibility, management etc. we still seem to have big problems combining these. Yes we can be creative. Yes we can design. Yes we can be responsible. Yes we can manage.  How come then, that we are creating all kinds of crises in our beautiful world? Is it because we are afraid to really use our creativity? Or is it because we believe that the way to manage our world is rooted in the mgmt systems we have become used to? Or is it because we are afraid to stir up things we have become used to? Or it it because we think we cannot take a big leap? Maybe we are afraid that the outcome of a totally new creative direction might not be fully predictable? And because of that, we rather stick to what we know? And thus sustain the crises?

Maybe the time is about right for a really big leap in thinking, and a radical new way of looking at the future of our world. If we don’t intervene, chances are we will amplify and speed-up the downward spiral we’re already in. But if we do intervene (because in effect we all carry more than enough beauty, creativity and intelligence inside), we might just be able to lift the world to an upward spiral. It can be done and it doesn’t cost a thing. You only need to have faith, just like me. Happy Upwards Spiraling!

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Relax! Faith Can Only Be Achieved Through Experience

The article “The lifting of the veil” states: “We currently inhabit a Science paradigm. Science seems to operate from the smallest verifiable level upwards towards the heavens, whereas the Spiritual community comes from the largest down to the smallest. One major difference being that science is based on being able to verify and duplicate “Facts” whereas spirituality is based on Faith and is seemingly at odds with science. Faith is the drive within humans for something beyond metaphor. Science says there is nothing beyond metaphor.”  I wonder which metaphor science has for the situations as shown in the pictures, where faith seems to play a major role. And there are lots of daily situations where you just don’t have the time for scientific approaches and therefore you have to rely on faith.

So I believe science has it’s part in helping our world getting better, but I also believe spirituality can play a part in creating a better world. Both science ans spirituality can easily benefit from eachother provided they are willing to learn from each other. Or as the Pateo academy states: “Science without spirituality is dead and without soul. Spirituality without science is fantasy and ungrounded.” 

Given all this, what could we do? Suppose you are facing a situation where scientific approach doesn’t directly help you further, you might try a spiritual approach, for example by letting your intuition decide for you instead of decision making based on scientific proof. It’s not that difficult at all. It requires only a bit of faith and a bit of practicing.  Happy experiencing!

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