If and when our physical senses fail to inform us of what is real or unreal, should we not then rely purely or surely on our intuition and instinct to help us perceive the world (material and non-material) that sorrounds us?
In the early days of our hominid precursors, when their 5 senses alone were not enough to guide them seek what were beneficial and evade what were dangerous in nature, they relied mostly on their intuition and instinct.
Now that our specie have firmly established its current niche in nature... it seems that some of us have lost our ability to use intiution and instinct to perceive, conceive, and receive what are not naturally susceptible to elucidation from our 5 physical senses. When this loss becomes universal, the degradation and devaluation of our specie would have been complete.
Are you that out of touch with yourself that you do not understand where your instincts and intuitions come from?
I am very much in touch with mine. I guess that is because I am rooted in reality.
Sorry, but I found that funny!
PS. "rooted" = VERY TIRED! Just in case you were getting a wrong meaning!
Ah - Antipodean humor. Good for you. Let the Colonials have their fun, I always say.
It perplexes me no end to encounter a lot of folks on HubPages deny the duality of most if not all things seen/unseen in the universe, To me it is not a question of rationality but of intuition/instinct. One can not prove the existence of God/Soul based solely on what the 5 physical senses inputs into our brain. Our brain process those inputs, and along its multifaceted/integrated circuitry, spews out in the end with stunning vibrancy, its interpretation. The interpretation that God/Soul exist is engendered not by the physical nature of those inputs.
I am as rooted as you are in physical reality; unfortunately you are so abysmally unhinged from your spiritual reality. Denying the obvious duality of man and the universe (i.e. physical and spiritual) is just not the way to go MK.
So from the point of view of the billions or so ( there is safety, security and strenght in numbers as they say) who share my belief system, you are one outlier who is so far outfield, that catching a flyball is just not in your destiny.
And there is nothing antipodean in that.
My experience of intuition is that it is usually always right and saves lot of time, trouble and heartache. Then again, being plugged into the cosmic mind would be of another advantage altogether.
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