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teresa proctor

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What is the first thing that comes to mind, "what do do you believe in?"

There are so many answers to this question, however if you truly believe you are a soul having a physical experience, then for me there is only one answer and that, is "me.". And yes, we can all get scientific or woo woo, but I chose to go with practical, how about you?

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    Jul 12 2013: Before I go into into this question, I just want to comment on first impressions, things that come to your mind first, and stuff like that. Just FYI, I am not an expert or have done any research (feel free to present any); I really just think. I'm sure first thoughts will reveal something about the truth or the right answer, but I feel the only way to fully uncover what you truly believe in is reflection and time (time spent thinking, not just ducking around).

    That being said I'll give me first thought that answered the question, "Change." (Wasn't a completed thought just a beginning). Now this is barely scratching the surface of what I believe in and really I'm not sure really has to do with my full reflected thought at all. My first thought, not the one that answered the question but my first thought that happens many times when answering a question, was what would be something that most people wouldn't answer. I like to purposefully stray from most people's answers, because then even if wrong, people will at least consider something else and that's what's important to me. Giving someone a different perspective. So change was my first thought that answered the question after the above thought process.

    I've mainly stated what I believe in, but I'll expand and add some. I believe in the mind over body. Humans aren't dominant because of our physical strength, but our mental strength. I believe I will never firmly believe anything. I don't think anyone should. You shouldn't feel loyal to your thought because they are your own. You should want to be proven wrong, because how else is your idea or philosophy going to evolve and improve if you don't change it or at least are willing to change it. These are my current beliefs and hopefully show why I start every thought process involving an answer aiming for somewhere off the target. (don't know if that metaphor is more useful than harmful, but please ask me to clarify or respond to me with a contradiction)
    • Jul 18 2013: Yes, Kai, cling to no tradition, no rituals, no teachers , and no books, less you loss your True Self.

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