Did You Know About This?

Did you know that you are capable of receiving enough information to make you a genius? For the human brain can process up to 11 million bits of information per second. This is the natural processing capacity of the brain, including the conscious, subconscious, and unconscious mind. However, the conscious mind has a very limited capacity, and it can handle anything from 40 to 120 bits of information in a second.

If we processed all the information, it will be too much for us to handle at once. Moreover, it would be nearly impossible to process all the information incoming at us in a logical, rational manner. Or we’d be questioning every decision we make. Of course the term ‘us or we’ refers to our conscious mind or what is often called our personality.

This highlights how marvellous the brain is, and how extraordinary capabilities it has beyond our imagination and everyday awareness and self. Estimates of our conscious mind, our personal awareness, shows that it is only able to process 50 bits of information per second. So what happens to the other millions of bits of information gathered?

It has been suggested by research that the human brain can hold as much information as available on the entire Internet in its memory, obviously not by our everyday waking self and its tiny ability. So why aren’t we all geniuses?

Einstein summed it up by saying that mankind, “Experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as separated from the rest of himself in a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness This delusion is a kind of prison for us restricting us.”

Another way of seeing it is from our senses, that we are told only allows us to see one percent of visual light and one percent of auditory sound, making us almost deaf and blind. Animals have super senses for rabbits can hear sounds miles away and dogs can warn owners when they are near to an illness by being able to smell particles in their breath showing they are near to collapsing.  See The Hidden Life of Pets – Netflix 

But there is an even greater way we are limited, because almost all our thinking and even our understanding of what we perceive is via concepts. Strange that most humans cannot even understand that everything they see as a human being is a concept. Concepts can be based on real phenomena and are a generalized idea of something of meaning. So when we see or experience something we build or remember a concept or idea. A person or dog we see or meet we then build a concept or internal series of ideas about it. We say look that is a dog, but we have no real idea of what a dog is, only ideas and memories of seeing a dog. Science and research are slowly understanding what a dog is as in Hidden Life of Pets. But that is still concepts and not direct knowing.

As humans we live in this self-made mental world of conceptual life. For concepts are Mental Representations, where concepts are entities that exist only in the mind (as mental objects). It all started with our learning speech for words are concepts. Animals don’t seem to have that filter between them and awareness of reality.  Here is maybe an example of a man who suddenly was able to see as an animal does looking at a human couple.

It happened to a man David working in a restaurant. His job was to look after the dishes to be washed and he was cleaning the counter the dishes were to be stacked on. The restaurant was about to be opened to customers in a few minutes. He was casually watching the boss and an elderly waitress talking. David could vaguely hear what they were saying. They were casually talking about the amount of custom there was for this time of year, and about the restaurant. Then David explains what he experienced. “At one point in my cleaning I glanced up to look at them. At that moment a radical shift took place in how I saw them. It seemed to me as if a new sensory organ had opened, one I had never experienced before. With this new sense each tiny movement the waitress and boss made exploded with information.  Subtle changes in facial expression I had never perceived before were now visible and meaningful. It even seemed as if I could sense and see an enormous energy connection between the two at the solar plexus.

And what I understood through this new sense was that the waitress and boss at some time had engaged in sex. I was in my 30’s at the time, and silly as it may seem, the idea that
these two 60 year olds could have sex with each other had never entered my mind. Along with this realisation came the vision of a great trunk of energy passing between them.  Although on the surface their actions and speech were inconsequential, at the deeper level of energy exchange, very powerful communication was occurring. I understood from this  that  when  two  people  have  sex  with each other they forge this link. Through it they send messages to each other perhaps without realising it. The link may last a lifetime. I was so surprised and intrigued by what had happened I later asked the waitress if she’d had an intimate relationship with the boss. With only slight embarrassment she said it was true, they did have a sexual relationship. Then she said she would never look into my eyes again as I might see other things.”

David later said that he thought he somehow switched to an animals ability to sense things. It seems to me that animals live and sense reality direct without any thinking or wondering. Obviously from what David describes such expanded awareness is available to us tiny, person minded humans. Here is the report from Rodrigo in Mexico. He had read a feature I wrote called Big Bang and God are the Same and describes his own experience.

Then, the explosion out of that being, almost exactly as you describe… and for two seconds I experienced an indescribable bliss and this entity talked to me in a language different to words, just directly to my awareness. Did you ever have an experience where you understood a concept but couldn’t put it into words and then the understanding and grasping of the concept you had just vanishes away in seconds? Well, this is what happened to me, but the concept I’m talking about was this: for two seconds, the entity made me understand the purpose of everything in the universe, the purpose of humanity, of all things, it all made so much sense… But I could only grasp the concept for those two seconds… and it was so overwhelming that I awoke after that.”  

Having read and talk to my son about the documentary Ancient Apocalypse and the brain recording 11 million bits of information a second, I dreamt the following.

I felt I was in old territory, Woburn Walk, leading to the shop at the beginning of Burton Street. I with about two friends walking into what we feel is the shop to get a snack, but the shop we enter is joined with what we wanted and is very dark and uninviting. So we move on to the shop we wanted.

The main friend with me has the feeling of a good friend. We seem on good terms with the shop owner, and I order something to eat, maybe a sandwich. I have in my right hand some coins to pay for what I asked for. At this point some trickery occurs because I see that my friends and the shop keeper had taken the money I held and gave me no food. I am very aware of what has been done and am very surprised at my reaction that is one of complete calm and I move on. I move to a wall on the right and stand looking at what I see as reports of earnings – yet what I see is things that are very clear and yet I have no way of describing in words for they have no concepts that fit to them.

The dream answers the quandary about where do the millions of bits of information the brain takes in go? They remain invisible to the waking intellect and personality because it can only deal with concepts. The strange thing is they are sensual information that does not pass through the filter of concepts/speech and so are reality as far as we can deal with it. I have had experiences that suggest to me that animals always see in this way, although they have limitations.

I see religions as a means to explain the enormous vision of reality in concepts – but they all point even badly to the one great reality we give the concept of God the Universe as. I see that we all are an integral and deeply connected part of that reality. I feel you my son are trying to tell people how to deal with and live within that huge wonder.

Of course it is a great work because that huge wonder is almost beyond conception. Sometimes we catch glimpses of it – I watched a seagull sail through the sky outside our window. I felt the enormity of life leaping into space and flying.

I experienced myself as the mystery of life become a beast, and ape/man, experiencing the agony and wonder of growing from being an animal to becoming a human. I am life – ancient, prehistoric life, meeting the demands of today’s world, today’s social scene, today’s conscious self and its decisions.

At this point I had slipped into very slow breathing in which I experienced a state of mind existing without boundaries, without physical sensation, so apparently in an endless world. It is a world in which I might conjure a sense of being cosmic, of having vast knowledge, or meeting angels or devils. Everything I experience is so real and powerful. It is the land of dreams, but because I am awake it feels like a more powerful reality even than dreams. This is the virtual reality we all exist in but perhaps do not recognise. November 4th 1993

I feel that we all share so much even wordlessly. Remember, we have within us the memory as vast as that of the whole internet.

If we can access the amazing full memory, how can it be reached?

As suggested above – Slow Breathing. The aim of the ‘slow breath’ method is to breathe naturally-abdominally, but to breathe as slowly as comfort allows. It must be comfortable, however, as the aim is to induce quiet of mind and emotions, and if you are struggling with the method it defeats its own purpose. So there must be no gasping for breath because you are breathing too slowly. Find a rhythm that is slow but not making you out of breath. Aim for a slow breath that takes a minute from the first inbreath till you take the next inbreath. In classical yoga, the beginners breath was said had to last for four minutes, obviously after one had attained the beginners breath you could expand the time.

That level of entering ones complete memory has been lived by some humans. But realise that one can enter it completely or just dip into it, dipping in people often call being psychic, at that level people do not really understand what is happening to them. Some of the great Seers who could enter this realm of experience are Rudolph Steiner, Edgar Cayce who said he entered a state where he could answer any question because in a past life he was wounded in a battle, and in the past there were no ambulances, and the badly wounded were left to die. His agony made him seek a release and he found this by altering his state of consciousness to the great memory.  Aurobindo. See Sri Aurobindo or the Adventure of Consciousness; There Is a River – His life; The Essential Rudolf Steiner: Theosophy

Therefore, slowly breathe in counting to see how long this takes. Then exhale to the same count. There is no need to concentrate on anything except the beautiful slowness of the breath. This takes practice, so do not hope to find the great quietness right away.

You need to use this slow breathing for at least 15 to 20 minutes each day, longer if you can manage it. Keep the practice running daily for three months. This insures real physical and mental changes. It also puts in place new habits, meaning that after that period you will find you will be breathing more slowly as a natural rather than induced pattern.

You must realise that you are gradually changing very deeply seated habits that have been with you a lifetime. Taking hold of the breath and controlling it is like taking hold of your nervous system, or body, and gradually altering the way it responds to events and thoughts. It is a bit like taking a wild animal and gently taming it. There should be no force or conflict involved. Gradually you will see that your way of dealing with, or responding to, difficult emotions, fears and stressful events, is changing. You feel more able to meet difficulties, allowing you to grow as a person, and be more creative.

Like trees, we grow slowly, but there is beauty in it. This is one of the greatest of Chinese methods of personal transformation and it suggests the slow breath as it basic technique. The aim is to gradually return one to the pristine awareness you were born with, free of the encumbering cultural traits and beliefs taken on during culturation and education.

But you must be aware that you are taking your awareness into experiences that you have not trained to meet. Rather like living all your life in a house and then taking a hike into the jungle. The story of Pandora box illustrates it, except in our time it has been presented as a warning rather than a map and a promise.

If you dare to break through the niceties and rules we live within, you find yourself in the world the Greek myths graphically describe the hidden world within us below normal awareness, the unconscious.


This ‘seeing’ means that just under the surface of your human personality is a level of yourself called the unconscious, a level of your mind or awareness where you have hidden from or repressed all your hurtful or shameful experiences; all your childhood trauma and hurts, all that you haven’t faced in yourself.

In general though, the slow breath creates a widening of experience, and what is common to many people is that many turn back because of fear. This is because in opening themselves to experience more of themselves they meet a much large self. For no plant or creature grows from a dead seed, and each living seed carries within it all the past gathered from all its forebears. So, the seed in your mother’s womb is as old as and even older than human kind, and you carry that wisdom or memories in you. But in this life you developed a new brain, and the memories you gathered this time are what you built your personality from, but beneath that is a very ancient and huge self.

Many people as their awareness reaches beyond what they feel is their normal self feel scared. Such resistances cause us to create awful dreams and fears as a means of avoiding our own inner world and its hugeness and wonders. We feel that we will be swallowed up and we will die. It is important to say that when we meet the experience of powerlessness through becoming aware of the hugeness of your Life, which we are usually unaware if, it feels like something alien or attacking, and it is a shock. See Opening to Life

So Pandora’s Box is the opening to all the things we haven’t faced, the traumas not healed in ourselves. In doing so we meet all the ‘evil’ we haven’t redeemed in our own life. She is a woman because women are, in their own body, the foundation of life, intuition and creativity.

Pandora name means the “gift”, thus “the all-endowed”, “all-gifted” or “all-giving” – not the giver of evil at all – realise the evil is live spelt backwards, and so it is all that we have not lived fully and so becomes sickness within us. She gives everything to us, evil in us, pain we hold onto, but also our own Wonder.

But hope is at the bottom, for beneath the level where we store all our traumas and unlived emotions there lies a world where pain, fear of death and emotional hurt disappears; that is the gift Pandora brings, for she brings all things; the wonder of our own infinite potential. See Potential  

When our small conscious self meets this hugeness we feel it will kill us. This the meaning behind such stories Jack and the Beanstalk. That it is true; YES they will be killed, but not physically. It is a facing of the huge Reality that seems threatening to the small and less powerful Conscious Self, your personality, as the massive influx of information and experiences is released from the action of enormous growth. See  Death of Ego

Remember, for millions of years of our journey through evolution we were an animal. It is only recently as we gained self-awareness that we shut ourselves away from our enormity. We are still very much an animal as our constant longing for sex, our great anxiety, our enormous mental illnesses shows. So if you have ever trained a dog with treats leading it to do amaz8ing things. So you can train yourself with forms of treats to enter your ancient ability to experience REALITY.

Creating A Bridge To The Other Dimension

Most people are usually not really aware of two great forces acting on them in life and sleep. But we have two powerful actions working in us. The first is our waking experience based on having a body, its limitations, abilities, vulnerabilities and a particular gender. Our second is the power that gave us life and continues to express as dreams, also as our breathing and heartbeat – our life. This I have given the description as the Life Will or your Inner World.

While we sleep our conscious self is largely or totally unconscious, and while we dream our voluntary muscles are paralysed – therefore another will or motivating force moves our body, keeps us breathing and tries to heal any things that may have put our system out of harmony. So we have a Conscious Will, and what I will call a Life Will. The first one we have experience of as we can move our arm or speak in everyday activities; but the second Will takes over when we sleep. See Sleep Paralysis

This Life will move us to speak, to move our body, and in fact do things that we cannot do with our Conscious Will and in fact runs all our important life processes like heartbeat, digestion and also dreams. It was allowing the conscious action of this Life Will to be used for twelve years that produced huge changes in my life. Even so I am still an infant in what is possible, for we have evolved so far, and are capable of enormous further change.

Something that is possible for many is to be able to switch between the Conscious Will and the Life Will or what I call for this feature ones Huge Self.

To get an understanding of what is possible when open to the Life Will read Edgar Cayce and the Cosmic Mind or his biography There Is A River.

But if you take the journey and succeed you will be able to meet your dead loved ones, to explore the hugeness you are as described in The Huge Self, in fact you will find a whole new LIFE.

There are many ways of creating this bridge

Some that I have used are Intuition – Using It; Body Awareness; Four Great Meditations; Magic Mushrooms.





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