Who believes in synchronicity?

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  1. moneyfairy profile image72
    moneyfairyposted 5 years ago

    Synchronicity meaning that things happens spontaneously ...like you are thinking of someone you haven't heard from in ages and then for some reason they call out of the blue or you bump into them at an airport or something or you forgot where you put your keys and then all of a sudden you remember and there they are, right in the place you thought about right that moment.

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image80
      Uninvited Writerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I really believe it happens. I remember studying Jung in college and it made perfect sense to me that all humans are connected in some way. I'd rather believe that than in some mythical God.

      I have definitely had the experience of thinking of something and then seeing it mentioned everywhere.

      1. moneyfairy profile image72
        moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you Uninvited Writer for believing and experinencing it happenning to you too. smile I know there are alot of sceptics till they actually experience it for themselves.

    2. A Troubled Man profile image59
      A Troubled Manposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That is merely the "hit and miss" of statistics. In other words, you may very well have thought of lots of people but never bumped into them, and the one time you do bump into somebody, it's remembered and thought of as some sort of miraculous event while all the other times are forgotten.

  2. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    When one is schizophrenic, synchronicity is every minute of every day. It is fantastic if one can handle it.

    1. moneyfairy profile image72
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I am very sure that schizopherenia has nothing whatsoever to do with synchronicity. It's like compairing apples to logs???doesn't match. Sorry. Schizophrenia is a psychological disease where as synchronicity is unexplained happeneings and events.

      1. janesix profile image61
        janesixposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I am sure you are wrong moneyfairy

        1. moneyfairy profile image72
          moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Do tell janesix ???what is it that I am wrong about? Schizophrenia and synchronicity are two different things? How is that wrong?

        2. moneyfairy profile image72
          moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          synchronicity: coincidence of events that seem related but are not obviously caused one by the other.
          schizophrenia: a severe psychiatric disorder with symptoms of emotional instability, detached from reality, withdrawl into self.
          These are the dictionary definitions. Obviously they have 2 very different meanings. So where exactly  am I wrong janesix??? Look forward to your reply.

    2. janesix profile image61
      janesixposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Why don't you actually read what knolyourself wrote, moneyfairy. He didn't say they were the SAME THING. It appears you have a reading comprehension problem.

      1. moneyfairy profile image72
        moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Yes I guess I do because I don't get it??? How is synchroncity an every day event for a schizophrenic? I guess they could be construed as radom events that occur often in the mind of a schizophrenic in that case...thank god for medication for them. smile And yes Knolyourself it is fantastic if one can deal with that.

        1. moneyfairy profile image72
          moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Thank you knolyourself for explaining below smile You are very wise and patient , much appreciated!!!

  3. WriteAngled profile image80
    WriteAngledposted 5 years ago

    Well, Carl Gustav Jung is one of my greatest heroes. How can I not believe?

  4. Reality Bytes profile image78
    Reality Bytesposted 5 years ago

    Carl Jung is one of my fascinations.

  5. moneyfairy profile image72
    moneyfairyposted 5 years ago

    Thank you Write Angled and Reality Bytes smile

  6. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago
  7. Greekgeek profile image91
    Greekgeekposted 5 years ago

    Another not-so-closeted Jungian reporting in.

    Two of my scientist relatives keep calling to tell me about amazing experiences of synchronicity, and I smile about it. Fun to hear people with rigorous scientific training trying to puzzle over a phenomenon that doesn't seem to make logical sense, as it defies the laws of cause and effect.

    As a very typical example, I used the internet last month to help a 60-year-old friend find her best friend in middle school.

    They haven't been in touch in decades, and both have moved around many times. It turns out they're living less than a mile away on the same street!

    1. moneyfairy profile image72
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That is synchronicity smile if not for you helping her she may have never been able to meet up with her old friend but because they live so close they might have eventually met each other in passing at the supermarket or post office smile Great example though Greekgeek, thank you.

  8. Happyboomernurse profile image82
    Happyboomernurseposted 5 years ago

    I definitely believe in synchronicity and think the following quote about it is fun to ponder, especially since we're close to Halloween: "Synchronicities are the jokers in nature's pack of cards for they refuse to play by the rules and offer a hint that, in our quest for certainty about the universe, we have ignored some vital clues." F. David Peat, in "Synchronicity: The Bridge Between Matter and Mind."
    Thanks for getting this cool forum started! I'm enjoying the responses.

    1. moneyfairy profile image72
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you Happyboomernurse. The responses are interesting smile
      Love your quote, thanks!

  9. thirdmillenium profile image60
    thirdmilleniumposted 5 years ago

    I certainly do, a fine album. But then the Police are a fine band too.
    Oops, where am I?

  10. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    Think or say it and it happens, in a specific time synchronization, usually called coincidence. Clairvoyance explains some of it. After that it is
    the external you.

    1. moneyfairy profile image72
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I agree and  understood.

  11. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    Beyond the probability of even clairvoyance, would be one's spiritual being,
    of which one's material self would be said to be contained.

  12. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    Synchronicity may happen to one now and then.I was positing the concept that Schizophrenia is the intensification of it such that it is fairly constant. If this happens to one how does one deal with it? My supposition is that it is the best or worse experience one can have.

    1. janesix profile image61
      janesixposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I think it is the same for those of us with bipolar disorder. for me anyway. I go through periods of constant synchronicity,sometimes for months at a time. Normally a very fascinating and and good experience,although it can be freaky sometimes.

    2. moneyfairy profile image72
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      knolyourself: correct you are!!!
      janesix: thanks for sharing sorry about your bipolar disorder.... glad you have some facinating good experiences with synchronicity....sorry they are freaky sometimes for you.

  13. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    My theory of bi-polar is between schizo and mundane, heaven and earth,
    where heaven so much greater than depressed earth. Get too far down have to jack-up. Get too far up have the crash down. My solution
    there is no difference stay in the middle. However does require a disciplined life-style of simplicity and security, and creative endeavor to channel one's highs.

    1. janesix profile image61
      janesixposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That's a good theory. Yet I I'm under the impression that synchronicity is just being in the flow of the Universe. Or God. Whatever you like to call it. That's my personal take on it from experience.

    2. moneyfairy profile image72
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yes knolyourself that seems like a good solution to stay neutral/the middle way,but definitely needs alot of time and discipline .
      janesix: the synchronistic way sounds like it's a bit smoother /easier way.

 
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