It is a startling revelation to suddenly discover a great truth emanating from a simplistic experiment. Allow me to share it with you.
Take a very large jar, fill it with beans, and ask as many people as you can to guess how many beans are in it. This is simple, but great truths are simple.
Write down the number each person comes up with and keep averaging the total (Total number of beans divided by the number of people making a guess).
You will discover a unique phenomenon occurring. After you carefully count the beans, telling NO ONE the total, you will see that as more and more people make guesses, the average number gets closer and closer to the exact total number of beans in the jar. And if enough people submit a guess, the exact number you count will also be the average number of everyone. Strange, isn’t it?
How is it possible that a large group of people could know, as a group, the exact number of beans, and without counting them? Think carefully about it! What you are giving careful consideration to is called, “The Collective Conscience”. And you can especially appreciate this title, due to the very counter intuitive nature of this simplistic experiment.
And now we can better understand the genius of our forefathers, who knew instinctively in their hearts, that democracy works. General mathematics, together with other phenomena including studies in such diverse fields as Ethics, genetics, Theology, Biology and statistics, consistently validate our belief in ourselves and in the beautiful, insightful, and I would say, Spiritual, design of our American Constitution. I truly believe, as do many others, that it was Divinely inspired. It was a direct result of a strong belief by the framers of the Constitution in, “Our Collective Conscience”.
There is so much beauty in the precious gift of our beloved Nation. And that gift came at a very, very high price in suffering and death. We owe our men and women in uniform, past and present, more than we can ever pay.
So please, let’s follow the beautiful example set by my friend and student, Alden, and extend a hand in gratitude to thank all those in uniform who serve to defend what we proudly proclaim is our liberty. To honor them is to honor Truth. And the Truth shall keep us free.
When “We the people” put enough of our minds, and especially our hearts, together in making decisions and charting a path to follow, the results point us in a positive and inexplicably inspired direction. Our collective conscience leads us, both individually and as a group, toward truth, and I believe, toward enlightenment and the presence of God.
The fact that you and I crossed paths and have connected at this moment, may have a deep meaning and a significant purpose. You have arrived here and are reading these humble lines, and are being presented with an opportunity to explore, with your mind and with your heart, extremely empowering and vital information regarding life. A powerful and transformational insight can, should you allow it, prove to be something you have been looking for. When we look back at this life, this day, we are all searching in our minds for proof that a higher conscience exists. And what a glorious and indescribably beautiful discovery it is to know that it does, and that through the collective conscience of all others, we are truly loved.
For your consideration, I want you to know that you already possess everything required to experience abundance (not material), real happiness and freedom for yourself. If you become aware of the collective conscience of all mankind, it can become an exhilarating and truly liberating experience.
James Surowiecki, in “The Wisdom of Crowds” offers in an insightful thesis, namely that conclusions that a group arrive at are better than conclusions drawn by an individual. This holds true even if the individual is the smartest within that group. click here for more
It is a refreshing vindication of the wisdom of the masses.
Other examples for human collectives are arguably political decision making processes.
The “wisdom of crowds” points directly to a belief in us and, importantly, in GOD.
The key to being, doing and having more in life is as simple as being aware and learning to choose “consciously.” Each of us, as an individual being, are an integral, yet individual part, of a Universal Consciousness, which is THE source of all that is, was or ever will be. The heartbeat of humanity is truly one.
For Friday April. 25, 2014
By Popular DEMAND! We will meet at 9:30 a.m. at Half-Price Books, located at 475 Sherry Lane, north of Ridgmar Mall –Telephone: 817-732-4111. At approximately 10:45 a.m. we will travel to La Madeleine Country French Café to enjoy lunch. Following lunch, we will caravan to Flight Deck located a half mile west of Ridgmar Mall, at the Cherry Lane exit off I-30, at 7751 Scott St. in Fort Worth, to enjoy jumping and acting, otherwise, a little abnormal.
PICK UP will be at FLIGHT DECK at 2:30 p.m.
“We must always bear in mind that we are not going to be free, but are free already. Every idea that we are bound is an illusion. Every idea that we are happy or unhappy is a tremendous delusion.” – Vivekananda
DESTINATIONS: FLIGHT DECK, where FUN and fitness take flight! It integrates rebounding (trampoline jumping) along with strength and flexibility training. Reconnect with your inner child. Flight Deck features a mix of aerobics, core strengthening, coordination & flexibility exercises. YOU WILL NEED WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM YOUR PARENTS (contact Flight Deck for instructions).
Emergency Telephone: 682-777-1908
If you arrive late, we shall have departed with your child(ren) and will return to school. Please call if you will be late.
Students are NOT to leave the bookstore, restaurant or take flight
from the flight deck without the approval of Dr. A. He is well known for melodramatic swoons and fainting spells if you are missing and it is a little much for Mrs. A.
FINANCIAL: The cost for Flight Deck is approximately $11.00 for our one hour – please pay at the Flight Deck. And please provide funds for a good book and for lunch. Refreshments: Yes!
Uniform pants with a belt & red monogrammed school shirts are required.
PARENTS / FRIENDS / NEIGHBORS, are always invited to participate on our trips.
April 29 (Tuesday) SCARBOROUGH RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL
May 1 Tuition Due for 2014-15
May 12 & 13 (Mon. & Tues.) Shakespeare Production at Stage West Theater
May 16 (Friday) Main Event
A. n . d . e . r . s . o . n
“There is no weapon more powerful in achieving the truth
than acceptance of oneself.” – Prejnanpad