Because They Say So

As a freshman in college I took my first psychology course in which I was introduced to many new and interesting concepts. Among these was something called “consensual validation.” I don’t recall the precise definition given to this term, but it was something like: “granting validity to a belief or…

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It’s All Stories

What follows is an excerpt I recently found in my personal journal. I wrote it Friday, November 25th, 2005, the day after Thanksgiving. It offers the reader a chance to peek inside my mind as I consider some new ideas that I found extremely compelling at the time, and far…

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More About The Wisdom of the Ageless Child

Excerpted from the Time, Myth, and Magic, a work in progress by Ned B. Johnson I awoke one morning after a forgotten dream, but with a scene lingering in my mind from the movie “A Beautiful Mind.” In the film, mathematician John Nash hallucinated a little girl for many years…

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The Birth of All That Is

(excepted from The Seth Material)  Now, and this will seem like a contradiction in terms—there is nonbeing. It is a state, not of nothingness, but a state in which probabilities and possibilities are known and anticipated but blocked from expression. Dimly, through what you would call history, hardly remembered, there was…

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