Changes In Perspective
We as humans have always tried to make sense of the world. Since the beginning of time, man has fought with the universe and attempted to explain everything that transpires in our limited world and, as a result, we created religions. We associated things such as the sun setting and rising with gods. We attached a god to everything from the harvesting of crops to innate feelings such as love. However, as time progressed, we’ve begun to unravel the mysteries of our universe and understand the how and why things occur. Although religion helped people comprehend and make sense of the world prior to this knowledge, quantum physics, science, should be what we preach, because it has strong evidence supporting the theories made, can directly change our perception of the universe, and once fully understood can dramatically impact our realities.
In most religions, the only evidence we have that people and events occurred is through texts or religious books. Consequently, some people are following doctrines of a blind faith. How much evidence do we have to show that most religious events and people even existed? Despite this hanging question, people today still find more faith in religions than science. Believing in something with no knowledge is not wrong, but wouldn’t you rather believe in something that couldn’t be refuted easily? Those who use evidence to support their claims often win disagreements, because credibility is established by evidence. Without evidence, our arguments become less compelling.
Quantum physics has evidence supporting its claims. It is a branch of science that uses universal principles and theories to explain everyday occurrences. For example, according to quantum physics, coincidences are nothing more than sending out frequencies that correspond to what you want (Grout). A good example is the “Emoto’s Water Test”. In this experiment, there were two glasses of water. One group of people were instructed to say, think, and write positive things about one glass of water. For example, I love you, you are great, etc. The other group was instructed to do the opposite. Instead of positive words and thoughts, the other group wrote and said negative things about the glass of water such as I hate you, or you are horrible (Grout). The experiment demonstrated how positive words and thinking crystallizes water particles into beautiful entrechat shapes (Grout). On the other hand, when water was acted on by negative words and thoughts, the water particles became disfigured and abnormal (Grout). In addition, the principle is not limited to distance. The experimenters in Emoto’s test were in the direct vicinity of the glasses of water. However, the experimenters in a similar analysis, conducted by Dean Radin and colleagues, were continents apart of the water that was being acted on (Dean). Another example of thoughts affecting matter would be a tuning fork. When you hit a tuning fork, it resonates with other tuning forks that vibrate at the same frequency. The principle also applies to us as well. Our thoughts and words function as tuning forks. Our thoughts are the vibrations, and we resonate with similar people and events that vibrate on our frequency (Baksa).
Health is another factor influenced by positive or negative thinking. We are made of 60% water. That means literally 60% of our body is influenced by our thoughts and words as stated through the Emoto’s water test (“The Water In You”). In addition to that 60%, our food is also influenced by our thoughts and words. Plants in particular respond to inaudible sounds and ultraviolet light according to Cleve Baster. Cleve Baster, an ex-CIA agent, used a polygraph to read the electromagnetic frequencies of plants and demonstrate how intentions and thoughts affect plants (Jensen). In an interview with Jensen Derrick, a writer from “The Sun Magazine”, Baster stated,
Then, at thirteen minutes, fifty-five seconds chart time; the thought entered my mind to burn the leaf. I didn’t verbalize the idea; I didn’t touch the plant; I didn’t touch the equipment. Yet the plant went wild. The pen jumped right off the top of the chart. The only thing it could have been reacting to was the mental change.
The majority of all our food comes from plants or the animals that eat plants. As a result, what we say or think about our food affects the nutritional value of the food we are consuming because matter acts in accordance with our beliefs. Another experiment that explicates this principle is the “Mind Over Milkshake” research study conducted by Alia Crum. In the experiment, there were two milkshakes. One milkshake was a regular vanilla milkshake, and the other was identical but was indicated to have a higher nutritional value (Spiegel). People were gathered to drink both shakes. The controlled group showed lower levels of ghrelin than the independent group that drank the regular milkshake (Spiegel). According to Alix Spiegel, “Ghrelin is a hormone secreted in the gut. People in the medical profession call it the hunger hormone. When ghrelin levels in the stomach rise, that signals the brain that it’s time to seek out food.” In short, the experiment showed how people who thought that they were consuming something more nutritional made the substance more nutritious. That is why the controlled group had lower levels of ghrelin. Their minds told their bodies that they had received an adequate amount of nutrients from the shake highlighting how positive thinking affects our food.
In addition to thinking positively, actively searching for something brings things and events directly into our field of awareness. By searching for something, you see more of it. Think of when you purchase a car. Once you have obtained ownership of that car, you begin to see more of it. The “Observer Effect”(Jones) further explicates how our perception alone impacts matter. The “Observer Effect” refers to situations in science when the act of observing a system has an impact on the system being observed (Jones). Another study based on this principle is “Quantum Zeno and Anti-Zeno Effect” (Fisher et al.). “The Quantum Zeno Effect” is a phenomenon in quantum physics where perceiving a particle prevents it from decaying as it would in the nonexistence of the observation (Jones).
Incidentally with that knowledge, quantum physics changes the way the universe should be perceived. Everything is constructed of atoms, energy in its purest form, therefore, can be manipulated. Vibrations shape matter as explained earlier. Thinking positively or negatively sends out different vibrations. Positivity and negativity derive from our judgments and interpretations of our lives. If we judge a situation regardless, why not judge and interpret them to be positive? If you cannot alter your interpretations of a situation, accept it for what it is and allow it just to be. As a result, negative connotation will not be associated with the event, and the amount of adverse occurrences can be reduced.
Nevertheless, there are still things that are out of our control no matter how altered our thinking becomes. In the worst cases, this leads us to ask for “guidance” (Grout). Ever asked “God” what to do? “God” can be expressed in many different ways. However, in quantum physics “God” is regarded as the universe itself (Grout). All things in reality are connected through “God” or scientifically speaking energy. When you are asking “God” for help, aren’t you looking for a sign (Grout)? Actively looking for this sign gives you the guidance you need. Still, you can’t find the sign unless you are opened minded and not fixated on one way receiving an answer.
Once you comprehend the universe, you will be able to impact reality. Everything we see is a reflection of our inner thoughts. We can change what we see by fine-tuning the thoughts we have control of and focusing on what we do want. Since birth, our minds have been flooded with thoughts of lack and scarcity, and if not from birth than from our environments. Most go from day to day jumping from one negative thought to the next, because it’s “comfortable” (Grout). 95% of all our thoughts are the same thoughts we had the day before (“Thoughts”). We cannot change our realities without taking command of the thoughts we can control. We have the authority to influence matter by just believing in what we want. We attain our goals by concentrating on the positive feelings that will be associated with whatever we want changed in our lives. The universe will align itself in a way that makes our goals obtainable. We just have to act on the opportunities that are placed in front of us and keep an unbiased mind.
Staying conscientious is one way to remain unbiased in your thought process. We are on autopilot throughout the duration of every day, but if we practice present awareness we can take full command of the 5% of thoughts we can control. The subconscious mind makes up the remaining 95% and isn’t easily controlled. It is flooded with hanging fallacies of living, uncertainties, latent desires, memes, and a plethora of other cognitions. Despite this, we can reverse our seemingly uncontrollable thought processes by lining up our thoughts with “laser-like precision” (Grout). We break down the memes and the personal philosophies of misfortune, and we stop our thoughts from bifurcating and affecting realities in undesirable ways.
To synopsize, we are responsible for what we see and what we bring to our awareness. We are the ones who affect change through our personal beliefs and actions, and we now have evidence to explain all our everyday incidences. However, the philosophies and principals of religions should not be dismissed. These teachings have the potential to augment our lives. Nevertheless, all theories in religions are not explainable. We have concrete evidence accompanying the assertions made in quantum physics. The evidence spawns from a multitude of different experiments that have documentation, experiments that can be repeated to achieve similar results. Quantum physics also has leading individuals that can be authenticated. As been noted, humans now have the resources necessary for understanding and molding our worlds. We can now take apart our lives and reconstruct them by shifting our cognitions toward more beneficial directions.
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