This topic is one I’ve thought about for a long time. Many have asked the question down through the centuries: Is reality a dream? I made a video recently about dreams, but I’m not talking about those dreams – I’m talking about our everyday reality – like the one in which you’re experiencing right now.
Another way to pose this question could be – is reality fluid? Or, in other words, is reality malleable? I’m going to make a case in this post that reality may be a lot more fluid than we think. My case in point is the overwhelming number of conspiracy theories that to this day have equal numbers of supporters on both sides.
Did a mentally-deranged lone gunman shoot JFK? Or was it a secret government conspiracy orchestrated to quickly and efficiently remove him from office? Is the earth flat and motionless or is the earth a sphere spinning through space? Did we actually go to the moon or was it a hoax of the highest magnitude pulled off by the U.S. government with the help of director Stanley Kubrick?
If we look at these three conspiracy examples, we can see there are either two possibilities – they’re either true, or they’re false. But are they?
Am I the only one to notice that most conspiracy theories have very convincing evidence to prove they are both true and untrue at the same time? Have you ever thought about that? I haven’t really seen any other blogs make this observation, which is another reason I wanted to make it.
So let’s take the flat earth conspiracy theory as an example of what I mean. I began researching Flat Earth Theory after coming across a video in 2017 of an interview with a man called allegedly Dave.
Now, I had been interested in astronomy since I was a kid and read many books on cosmology and quantum physics, so like most people in this world, the idea of flat earth sounded like the stupidest thing I had ever heard. But I watched the allegedly Dave video because I was just curious to know the flat earth argument, as I am quite open-minded. I never dismiss something out of hand if there seems to be compelling evidence for it. And a lot of people have been siding with flat earth, so I thought it was worth taking a look.
The first thing I noticed in the video is that Dave was very well-spoken and quite intelligent. He seemed completely rational. He was also making good points that I actually couldn’t dispute.
As listened longer and longer, my jaw started to drop in awe. By the end of the video, I wasn’t convinced the earth was flat, but I definitely wanted to study it more. So I came across the father of modern Flat Earth Theory, Eric Dubay, who has a youtube channel devoted to it and has written several books on the subject, including “200 Proofs Earth Is Not A Spinning Ball”.
Long story short, after two years of researching Flat Earth Theory, I can tell you there are pieces of evidence that I cannot dispute. One of them is not seeing the curvature of the earth that should be present on a sphere. And there are several more examples, such as why certain plane flights take the path they do.
Just to illustrate this, I used to fly from New York to Thailand for business. I made the trip no less than three times. But every time I’d go, there would be a stop-over in Alaska. I would always wonder why we had to go so far north to make that stop-over. Wouldn’t it make much more sense to do it in California, preferably the southern region?
After all, Thailand is not far from the equator and Alaska is almost as close as you can get to the north pole. So why were we flying over Alaska? If you look at the flat earth map, you can clearly see it positions the north pole in the middle of the map. The continents are around the middle, which is the north pole. So looking at the map, if you make a straight line connecting New York and Thailand, it almost goes through the north pole.
But passenger planes cannot fly over the north pole for certain reasons, so they fly over the closest civilized area, which is Alaska. So that explained the mystery. We kept flying over Alaska because that’s the most direct route to Thailand! I was astounded. Could it be true?
I don’t want to get into the rest of the examples, because this is not a post on flat Earth, but one more interesting fact is that the United Nations logo for the last 75 years has been an image of the flat earth map. Coincidence? Probably not.
So on the pro side of the Flat Earth Theory there is mounting evidence with scientific proofs, books, diagrams, experiments, etc. And then on the conventional ball earth view of the world, many scientists say they can easily debunk flat earth with elementary science.
The globe Earth scientists also seem convincing. However, if you’re an open-minded person, and look fairly at both sides of the argument, how can you assuredly choose one side over the other? You probably couldn’t, but would go with the side you believe in more. What if they’re both correct? I’m not saying they are. Just saying what if.
So if our reality is truly malleable, which I think it is, then maybe we each see the world through our own subjective lens. Some would say this is confirmation bias, where people only find evidence to support their beliefs, but I think it goes deeper than that.
I read a book called “The Field” several years ago. I really liked that book because it talks a lot about how we as consciousness are continually influencing our reality – even the past. The past? Yes, even the past.
On pages 172 and 173 of the book, the author Lynne McTaggart discusses experiments where participants were asked to influence past events, such as the behavior of gerbils or people. These time displacement experiments yielded interesting results in randomly generated events. The people enacting their intent on past events were actually able to change those events from random to nonrandom in most of the studies.
These studies showed effects statistically different from chance – which was enough to indicate that something unusual was going on. This is an exciting thought not a lot of people talk about because it shows us that our present actions not only affect our future but can exert an influence on our past – which in turn affects our present.
Yes, I know confusing. When you think about it, it’s kind of like the grandfather paradox with time travel, but we’re not physically going back in time, just using our conscious intent.
Anyway, McTaggart suggested three possibilities for why we might be able to influence the past. The third one she states in her book seems the most plausible. I warn you that this probably won’t be easy to understand unless you’re one of those science geeks who read books on quantum physics all day. In that case, it’ll make total sense. She posits that if consciousness is operating at the quantum frequency level, it would, therefore, be operating out the realm of space and time.
If this is true, then we theoretically have access to the past and present, which helps explain why some people can see the future. McTaggart goes on to say that if humans are able to influence quantum events, it also implies that humans are able to affect events or moments other than in the present.
I’ll conclude this segment with a direct quote from the book, in which the author refers to the field, which is also described as the implicate order, or what I prefer to call – the matrix. “We could use the field to direct influences back in time to alter pivotal moments or initial conditions which later bloom into full blown problems or disease”. It’s worth checking out some of McTaggart’s other books as well.
What I get from all this is that we can absolutely use our intention to alter past events, however, it’s unlikely we can change events that are set in stone, like if you fail a test, get into a car accident, or your girlfriend breaks up with you. Or is it?
How many of you have heard about the Mandela Effect? If you watch my content, you’ve probably familiar with this conspiracy theory. But for those who don’t, it’s basically a theory that states we’re living in a different timeline than we should be on.
The theory states our history and our present, and even our geography, have altered. For example, there are all the logo changes, and then all the movie lines that are different now. I wrote an entire blog post on this subject and also made a video. In it, I speculated on what could be causing the Mandela Effect.
If the Mandela Effect is true, then it means that our world is indeed fluid. Events can change. History can change. Heck, even our bodies are said to have changed due to the Mandela Effect.
How’s that possible you ask? I believe it’s because our world is nothing more than a grand hoax – just a figment of our imagination here today and gone tomorrow in the blink of an eye and the snap of a finger. Poetic right?
What I mean is that our entire reality is simulated. And if it is indeed simulated, then anything can be changed in it, at any time. The creator just need to alter the code in the programming slightly, and presto, a new reality.
Tom Campbell believes these Mandela Effects are the larger conscious system trying to wake us up, by saying, “Hey, this is not a solid, physical reality but a virtual one.” I hold Tom in the highest regard, so this can certainly be an option and should remain on the table as a very real possibility.
The system shaking things up (if it did) has certainly awakened many people around the world. While the system probably does this in a number of ways (not just the Mandela Effect), it is also constantly self-correcting to reduce entropy. But in the end, it is we, as consciousness, that exerts a very measurable amount of control over our reality, and our lives.
So this harkens back to my original question. Is reality a dream? It seems to be so. But because there are seven billion of us, the dream is never set in stone. Are UFOs real, or is it advanced secret government technology we see?
Do the Illuminati control the world, or is it just a paranoid theory concocted by frenzied conspiracy theorists? Are Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley still alive, living life out of the public spotlight? Or did both die untimely accidental deaths, as the press reported?
We may never know. Because just like Schrodinger’s cat, both scenarios may be true at once. The bottom line is that our reality is a lot more like a dream than we think. A lot of us don’t like our reality and don’t know how to change it. Think about this – instead of directing your intent on the present all the time, give some focus to the past and see if you can alter it.
You can start by directing feelings of forgiveness to the major people in your life that wronged you. You can also send feelings of love and acceptance back to your younger self. Try this for a week and see if it makes any difference in your present life. You may be surprised at what you find.
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