Tag: skepticism

Why can't I see ghosts?

leo's picture

If the totality of your mind, both conscious and unconscious, unanimously wants something to manifest in the dream called "reality", it will manifest. This something can be anything, including ghosts.

3 comments on George Bernard Shaw's famous saying about belief and skepticism

erez's picture

George Bernard Shaw once said:

The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.

Belief in Skepticism (and ghosts)

nathan's picture

People will resist ghost stories forcefully. Instead, they will label the story teller as a schizofren.

I know a metaphysical secret

david's picture

I know a metaphysical secret that hardly anybody knows.

The skeptics do not know it because they believe nothing is metaphysical.

Things Disbelief believes in

george's picture

We sometimes tend to unconsciously refer to skepticism / disbelief as the default science-based normal outlook.

A trick to increase trust and belief in the beyond

angel76's picture

I'm sure many find themselves, as I find myself sometimes, very concerned with a deep rooted feeling of skepticism, mental islands of distrust in god, in spite of all experiences and miracles we have seen, the mind still guards his control by repeating this conditioning of not believing, of skepticism.

So what is the solution? Well, the same universal solution that we keep forgetting about (actually that the mind keeps forgetting about): Accept! Accept your current skepticism!

Valid options for remaining sane

mika's picture

Be skeptic and suppress all consequent fears. Or believe and face the residues of fear with trust.

Other combinations may lead to insanity.

Switch rapidly between belief and skepticism

dora's picture

Switch rapidly between belief and skepticism and see what the results are.

Just Give Belief a Chance!

seeker's picture

Our subconscious conditioning is enormously influenced by the environment, by the collective mind of people around us and by the media.

You cannot observe your trust

sonti's picture

You cannot observe your trust, you cannot measure your level of belief, trust and belief are beyond the mind.