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Are we living inside a brain ?

Posted on Thursday, 21 January, 2010 | 31 comments
Columnist: Jay Alfred

In the 1930s and onwards, neurosurgeon Wilder Penfield developed a surgical procedure for epileptics in which he operated on a patient’s exposed brain while the patient remained fully conscious. When an electrode was placed on the patient’s temporal lobe, the patient had a complete flashback to an episode from earlier in his life. (Applying the electrode to other parts of the brain did not produce this.) The scenes always moved forward, and only forward. If music was involved, this followed the precise original tempo; the full score of which the patients would be able to hum with total accuracy — much as an autistic savant would be able to reproduce music with almost complete accuracy — like a recording on a video or compact disc.

Penfield, in his book The Mystery of the Mind recounted, “They were electrical activations of the sequential record of consciousness, a record that had been laid down during the patient's earlier experience. The patient ‘re-lived’ all that he had been aware of in that earlier period of time as in a moving-picture 'flashback'.” He said, "Each time I re-stimulated, she heard the melody again. It began at the same place and went on from chorus to verse." Penfield concluded that the brain stores everything its owner has ever experienced in its original form. The flash-backs seemed to play themselves out in their proper order like scenes in a movie. "Since the electrode may activate a random sample of this strip from the distant past," he reasoned, "and since the most unimportant and completely forgotten periods of time may appear in this sampling, it seems reasonable to suppose that the record is complete and that it does include all periods of each individual's waking conscious life".

The brain’s temporal lobe (particularly in the right hemisphere) has also been implicated in near-death experiences where "life reviews" occur. Life reviews have been described as viewing a movie, a video, a vivid 3d color display of a person’s entire life or segments of it. Some have described it as viewing a 3d hologram of a person’s life in full color, sound, and scent. The scenes can go into a preview mode, viewing scenes in little bursts; at random, skipping from one scene to another; in fast-forward mode, viewing scenes at a tremendous speed; or in slow-motion or paused, in order to focus on a particular detail. This is similar to the “Penfield movies” described above.

The movie-like record of experiences that Penfield observed is also identical to what has been observed and recounted by readers of the “Akashic records”, including metaphysicists and mediums. These records include the autobiographical memories of others and accumulated knowledge on specific subject matters. Metaphysicists hold the view that the Akashic records are memories encoded in space. (“Akasha” in Sanskrit means “space”.) But how exactly could these memories be encoded in space? The purpose of this article is to provide a physical model of how this can happen.

Neural Networks in Space?

There is mounting evidence that the “ordinary matter” that is currently familiar to physicists makes up less than 5% of the universe. More than 25% of the universe is composed of what is called “dark” (or invisible) matter. Astronomers have detected a vast network or web of filaments, composed of dark matter, which provides the scaffolding for the large-scale structure of the Universe. Using NASA's X-ray satellite observatory, Chandra, these filaments were found stretching for millions of light years through space, with one passing through our own galaxy. These invisible filaments of dark matter are detected only because higher density ordinary matter tends to accumulate and condense in them through gravitational attraction. The ordinary matter generates ordinary electromagnetic radiation that can be measured by scientists.

The visible galaxies in the universe are therefore not isolated and disconnected but appear as nodes (with embedded vortexes) at the junctions where filaments cross. According to the European Southern Observatory (ESO), "All recent computer-simulations of the early universe have one prediction in common: the first large-scale structures to form in the young universe are long filaments connected at their ends in nodes. The models typically look like a three-dimensional spider's web, and resemble the neural structure of a brain." The appearance of this web bears an uncanny resemblance to a cross-section of the brain packed with networks of neurons.

Neural Networks in the Human Brain

There are more than a 100 billion neurons in the human brain. Neurons are similar to other cells in the human body in many ways but there is one key difference: Unlike other cells, neurons have specialized extensions emanating from their cell bodies, called axons and dendrites, which are designed to transmit and receive information. Neurons maintain different concentrations of positive ions (charged particles) across their cell membranes giving rise to potential differences (and resulting voltages) which change with chemical activities. A cycle of electrical depolarization, hyper-polarization and then repolarization allows neurons to fire action potentials in rapid bursts in a specific direction along the axon. Beside neurons, there are also ten times more “glial cells” in the human brain. These cells provide the scaffolding in which neurons are held together. According to Peter Russell, these cells act as liquid crystals which resonate with ambient electrical fields. This allows them to detect faint electrical currents and amplify them several thousand times in the same way that transistors do.

The current most popular theory of memory formation in neuroscience states that networks of neurons forming different patterns provide the physical basis for memory. This theory was provided by Donald Hebb, who explains memory as a process of reactivating the same pattern of neurons that were activated at the time of the original experience. Thinking of ice cream activates one network of neurons in the brain, while thinking of rats fires up an entirely different network with a different pattern or structure. Experiences change the anatomy or strucutre of these neural networks. Different structures represent different memories. According to “Hebb’s rule” the repeated activation of the same network strengthens the connections between the neurons in the network. These strengthened networks form the biological substrate of memories. If there are infrequent firings, the connections weaken from the lack of stimulation and gradually disappear. In other words, repeated stimulation of the same networks is necessary for memories to form.

While this explains the experiences of “ordinary memory” for most of us, we know from the study of autistic savants that they are able to spontaneously recall prodigious amounts of information from just one encounter with the stimulus, even decades after the event, with photographic clarity. There appears to be no need for rehearsal, reinforcement or repeated stimulation to strengthen synapses. How does Hebb’s rule fit into all this? This suggests a different type of memory mechanism or a different substrate which allows for almost immediate long term potentiation to take place alongside “ordinary memory”. This rapidity could fit better with the workings of an "electronic brain".

Neural Networks in Space Plasma

According to the author’s Dark Plasma Theory, much of dark matter is in the form of magnetic plasmas of exotic particles i.e. dark plasma. A filamentary network is both a signature feature of invisible dark matter and magnetic plasma. Mitua Uehara and his colleagues have suggested that plasma physics should be considered a part of biological investigation, stating that "Plasma physics can be useful in the investigation of the physical properties of living cells. Concepts like charge neutrality, Debye length, and double layer are very useful to explain the electrical properties of a cellular membrane". The concept of “plasma biology” and the recent finding of a web of dark matter filaments in space then allow us to think of a filamentary network of currents that could serve as a substrate for the encoding of memories in space.

According to Dark Plasma Theory, dark matter filaments in space are the result of plasma dynamics. This would mean that currents of charged dark matter particles are coursing through these filaments. (This charge is a feature of dark, not ordinary, electromagnetism. Dark electromagnetism is a counterpart of ordinary electromagnetism and is allowed in modern physical theories. Dark matter, in itself, does not interact with ordinary electromagnetism.) Furthermore, these currents form patterned networks, just like neural networks in the brain.

Spiked increases and decreases in current flow would serve as signals through the network. Over time, tiny filamentary currents grow into larger filaments if signals are sent through these channels more frequently, strengthening the connections in the network. In others, where activation is less frequent, the current decreases and the connections cease. This activity generates Hebbian-like networks (much like in human brains) to form in dark plasma.

Negative currents are inhibitory and positive currents are excitatory. The summation of these currents at the nodes provides a net charge which will “fire” to propagate a positive or negative charge forwards to alter the structure of the network. Furthermore, when output currents are fed back as input currents over various timeframes, causing loops to occur, they construct associative memories in the network which self-organizes through adaptive resonance and learns. In this way memories are encoded in the dark matter in the space around us as in the gray and white matter within our brains, in the different patterns of fliaments and nodes in specific networks. Human brains which intercept and link to these networks generate images and sounds associated with the memories.

The human brain contains mainly chemical synapses with few electrical synapses. Signaling at electrical synapses is much more rapid than across chemical synapses. These synapses are often found in neural systems that require the fastest possible response, such as in defensive reflexes. It is hypothesized that the neural networks in dark plasma terminate at electrical synapses. We would therefore expect memories to be encoded much more rapidly in dark plasma, allowing rapid long term potentiation and encoding of photographic-like memories.

Earth’s Brain – the Dark Noosphere

Teilhard de Chardin views the noosphere as the “collective consciousness” of human-beings which emerges from the interaction of human minds on Earth and is enriched as the population of human beings on Earth increases. According to Dark Plasma Theory the visible Earth sits inside a Jupiter-sized dark plasma sphere which is similar in size and shape to Earth’s magnetosphere. The dark magnetic plasma generates filaments which synapse at nodes (with embedded vortexes) which are the analogues of the axons/dendrites and cell bodies in a human brain. These filaments in Earth’s brain have also been identified as “ley lines” and the vortexes as “sacred sites” or portals in the general metaphysical literature. As in the cosmic brain, the Earth's (dark electromagnetic) brain provides a suitable infrastructure for the rapid encoding of memories. Dark plasma, unlike ordinary plasma, is long-lived even at room temperatures. This is due to several factors, including the observation that the exotic particles making up the magnetic plasma, as theorized in Dark Plasma Theory, are of similar mass. This allows the ionization energy of the particles to be much lower.

The Akashic records that have been accessed by various readers of the human species are fairly recent memories encoded in Earth’s brain. According to metaphysicist, Charles Leadbeater, when the observer is not focusing on them, the Akashic records simply form the background to whatever is going on – “reflecting the mental activity of a greater consciousness on a far higher plane which is accessible to us”. Observing the dynamic and visual Akashic records would be like watching a larger brain's movie from a distance. We inhabit this much larger brain and are encoding memories not only within our own biochemical brain but within this dark noosphere. This encoding process in Earth’s brain may be taking place during REM (Rapid Eye Motion) sleep via the left hemisphere of the brain and through the bioplasma body interface when our carbon-based body undergoes paralysis allowing our bioplasma body to decouple from it to communicate more freely with the dark neural networks that we are embedded in. This facilitates long term memory consolidation. Resonance between similar circuits in the human brain and Earth’s brain may also play a part in reinforcing memories.

Most of the memories of the human species are encoded within a few kilometers of the Earth’s crust i.e. within what can be described as the “geocortex”. These include autobiographical memories of individuals and various cognitive maps. In the wider space, memories of body maps of life forms, which play an important role in morphogenesis and the evolution of the species, may also be encoded. Associative memory ensures that thoughts relating to the same subject matter are agglutinated – resulting in libraries, databases and specific types of environments – as recounted by readers of the Akashic records and ensures that “like attracts like”. Both heaven and hell may be accessed through association pathways in Earth's brain. No doubt, this is also the physical substrate which forms the basis of Carl Jung's "collective unconscious" and the Buddhist “alaya” or storehouse of memories.

But aren’t the Akashic Records in the Brain?

At this point the reader may be justified in asking, “Is there really a need to hypothesize another brain for the encoding of memories when the biochemical brain itself can provide sufficient complexity to encode practically all memories, given its billions of neurons and trillions of connections?” Firstly, a theory of a larger brain is required because Hebb’s rule does not explain the immediate encoding of prodigious amounts of information in the absence of repeated stimulation and the automated, photographic quality of the memories during recall episodes in humans. A non-biochemical substrate is therefore suspected. Secondly, the biochemical brain cannot account for certain types of memories, principally detailed memories of remote places and autobiographical memories of other persons which are routinely uncovered by forensic psychics, mediums, sensitives and remote viewers. Thirdly, recent experiments have shown that correlated neural signals may be detected by fMRI (functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging) scans and EEG (ElectroEncephaloGram) readings in the brains of subjects who are physically isolated from each other. Fourthly, the source of human genius is currently still not very well understood in scientific studies. It is often ascribed to an external source by the geniuses themselves. Fifthly, intelligence is routinely exhibited by life forms with either no brains or very little “gray matter”. How is that possible if the biochemical brain is the sole provider of intelligence and storehouse of our memories?

EEG and fMRI Correlations in Physically Isolated Subjects

Experiments have been conducted which show correlations between EEG readings of human experimental subjects who act as “senders” and “receivers”. More recently these correlations were also observed using fMRI brain scans. There are now six published fMRI psi studies, five of which report significant findings. In one experiment, discussed by Dean Radin, light was flashed at the sender on one end. The receiver, who was inside a nosiy fMRI machine, showed activity in the occipital lobe (in the primary and secondary visual cortex) which correlated with the flashes of light. 20 studies of EEG and fMRI correlations have been discussed by Robert Charman. He concludes that there is evidence that direct communication between physically separated human brains can and does occur.

Furthermore, Radin’s analysis of RNG (Random Number Generator) experiments showed strong evidence for attenuation due to distance between sender and receiver. He therefore belives that psi is not completely independent of distance. He cites Fiona Steinkamp’s analysis of ESP card guessing tests which also found a decline in effect sizes with increasing distance. The effect of distance on effect sizes cannot be accounted for by “quantum entaglement” models of telepathy which require immediate correlations and would be unaffected by distance. Furthermore, these models, strictly speaking, do not allow actual information transfer.

However, the dark neural networks discussed in this article require that there be a time difference for signals to propagate and attenuation in effect sizes. If Earth’s brain was mediating the transfer of signals from one human brain to another, it will have to span a distance. The time taken for the transfer, althogh still fairly rapid, will take some time – possibly a fraction of a second for short distances and a longer time for signals travelling from one continent to another. The effect sizes would be expected to be attenuated. Unlike ordinary electromagnetic currents, the dark currents generated between senders and receivers will not be affected by electromagnetic shielding during an experiment as dark matter, in itself, will not electromagnetically interact with such a shield.

The Global Conscsiousness Project uses RNGs all over the world to record any apparently non-random movements during major news events. It was noted that prior to certain events, the RNG data would spike. The biggest spike was seen about two hours before the first 9/11 attack on the World Trade Centre.

This provides some evidence of mass presentiment (i.e. unconscious precognition) indicating that human brains are tapping into a larger brain or neural network which processes time in a different and more expansive way.

These recent scientific studies provide persuasive evidence that there are deep invisible interconnections between human brains which are physically separated. This article proposes that Earth’s brain has been the silent and invisible intermediary between these physically separated human brains.

Psychics, Mediums, Clairvoyants and Mystics

The role of forensic psychics in fighting baffling crimes appears to be growing. These psychics (who are really acting as mediums) often feel the pain of the victim in specific parts of their body and in some cases viewed the crime scene from the victim’s or attacker’s point of view i.e. through the "eyes" of the deceased victim or assailant. In other words they were retrieving the autobiographical memories of the victims and attackers from some unknown source. Observing a medium like Lisa Williams during a “reading” shows her not only recalling the deceased’ intimate autobiographical memories as if she was somehow operating from within that individual’s brain but, most notably, also feeling the physical pain that the deceased suffered – whether it was due to a disease like cancer or a gun shot wound at specific sites in her body which correlates accurately with independent information.

Paramahansa Yogananda, a modern mystic, recounts how his consciousness, while in meditation, was transferred to a captain of a sinking ship far away. He lived the harrowing experiences of the captain for several minutes. Then, as the dying captain slipped into unconsciousness, consciousness was transferred back to Yogananda. In other words, he lived another person’s experience. Many cases like this have been routinely reported and documented.

These readings by mediums or psychics are similar in nature to readings of the Akashic records, the “Penfield movies” or the experience of undergoing a life review during a near-death experience. Persons undergoing a life review during a near death experience often feel the emotions of others who are affected by their actions (which would otherwise be unknown to them). For example, a pilot during a war experienced the pain and anguish of a whole village when he unleashed his bombs on them. This can happen if the life review emanates from a higher brain centre which has access to the autobiographical memories of numerous other persons, many of whom may be unknown to the subject until the life review, but are linked in Earth’s brain through association pathways. Although “mirror neurons” in the brain allows us to experience the emotions of others, the detailed nature of these experiences and the new information generated would suggest a genuine extra-cranial process, mediated by Earth’s brain.

Remote Viewing and Creativity

In "group consciousness", telepathy and remote viewing, the Earth's "neural networks" are actively used by participants.

According to Melvin Morse, “Remote viewing doesn’t involve actually seeing something as much as it involves processing information through our right temporal lobe from the patterns of information contained in the universe”. These patterns of information are the neuronal networks in dark plasma within which the visible Earth is embedded. This is one method that remote viewers may employ. Harman and Rheingold believe that the research on remote viewing suggests that "the creative/intuitive mind could be getting information in ways other than from the lifelong learning of the person". Many discoveries, scientific and artistic ideas come about when scientists or artists are not actively thinking about them. Where does this intelligence emanating from below our conscious radar come from?

Paranormal Imprints

According to the paranormal literature, ghosts sometimes do not appear to be conscious. They are completely oblivious to observers, and always look and act the same – almost like in a “Penfield movie” or memory being replayed or relived over and over again. These are called "imprints" or "residual hauntings" in the paranormal literature. Events that trigger them include fights, murders, rapes, kidnappings, or wars. Famous examples of imprints include the many Civil War Battlefields across the United States. In the battlefields of Gettysburg Pennsylvania the roar of cannon fire and the sounds of gunshots can often be heard in the evening hours. The smell of gun powder can also sometimes be detected in and around the road where fierce fighting took place for many hours during the Battle of Antietam in Sharpsburg Maryland.

Paranormal researchers believe that imprints occur when a vast amount of paranormal energy is left behind and is replayed time after time at the same location. However, it is still not clearly understood how these "energy imprints" take place. Some popular theories include the notions that the building materials "soak up the energy" of the location and replay these stored energies at a later time or it is energy stored in the atmosphere which is activated by changes in the atmosphere.

According to Dark Plasma Theory "imprints" in the paranormal literature are memories encoded in Earth’s dark geocortex. They are triggered because of interactions between our brains and the Earth's brain. When a person intrudes into a location in Earth's brain in which a part of a memory is encoded, the associative memories are activated and replayed – much like what happened when memories were activated and replayed by Penfield when he applied an electrode to specific locations in his patients' brains. However, most of the time these activated memories remain in our subconscious - only a powerful memory (usually endowed with strong emotions) in the Earth's brain can surface in our conscious awareness making us see and hear the scenes. Genuine mediums and sensitives, however, may sense Earth's memories and are conscious of the replays more often than others.

The Mystery of Prayer

When a person prays, signals are sent from his or her brain to different parts of the “association cortex” in Earth’s brain depending to whom the prayer is directed to. If it is directed to a well-known deity, the relevant associative memories, generated by human brains over the ages and found in fairly localized regions in the Earth’s brain with respect to that deity, are activated. Signals are then projected out through the pathways in Earth’s brain and received by individuals who are also focusing on the same target and who may become participants of the intention of the prayer. Distant healing may also use such a process.

Animal Intelligence

Butterflies have more photo-receptors in their visual system than we do, making their visual systems much better than ours in certain respects. However, while we have a big occipital lobe in our brains to process visual information the butterfly does a superior job with brains that are mere specks two millimeters in size. Scientists have no clue as to how they do it. Plants and amoeba go about their complex activities without having brains. The brainless single-celled slime mould solves mazes every time it is tested. Where is this intelligence and information processing power coming from? Mother Earth? The life-forms lower down the evolutionary chain (with no or tiny brains) may often be using non-local intelligence to compensate for deficits in their biological cognitive system. Autistic savants, whose brains are impaired, may also use this non-local intelligence to compensate for deficits.

Autistic Savants and Missing Brains

Neuroscientists believe that autistic savants have access to regions in the brain that function like supercomputers. But where is this supercomputer located…in our wet biomolecular brain?

Across the world, there are hundreds of cases of people with hydrocephalus - a condition where large cavities form in the brain. There are also hundreds of cases where people have either been born with an underdeveloped brain, or have had large areas of their brain damaged in an accident or remove in surgery. Nevertheless, many of them function normally. Some scientists believe that the remaining cortex takes over the functions once provided by the removed cortex. However, this explanation becomes questionable especially in cases where hardly any brain is left in the cranium. There is cynicism even among neurologists.

Some neuroscientists claim that, perhaps, we have underestimated the work of the deep sub-cortical structures in the brain. However, neuroscientists have studied the sub-cortical structures intensively and there appears to be no evidence currently that these structures in a normal brain can actually perform the cognitive functions currently attributed to the cortex. Instead of sub-structures we have to turn our attention to super-structures. We need to look at the supercortical structures which interface with Earth’s dark noosphere.

Invisible Supercortical Structures and Meta-Neurology

Penfield noted, during his surgical experiments, that his patients, while reliving their memories, can distinguish between their current experience and the vivid memories that they were recalling. In other words, they experienced two “streams of consciousness” and knew that they were observing their memories. They firmly believed it was not them but the surgeon who was generating the flashbacks. This led Penfield, a highly experienced neurosurgeon, to come to the conclusion that the mind was separate from the brain and was supported by a “different form of energy”.

According to Dark Plasma Theory our carbon-based bodies are intimately linked to a series of invisible bodies composed of dark plasma that co-evolved with our visible bodies over millions of years. These dark bioplasma bodies and their brains act as the interface between Earth’s brain and the biological brain. The biological brain is therefore supported by an invisible superstructure, composed of dark matter, which develops during life. This invisible superstructure comprises a complex of subtle (dark) electromagnetic bodies, which are capable of transmitting and receiving information from non-local sources within Earth’s brain. The study of these invisible structures and their interactions with the physical-biomolecular brain are the subject of a field that the author described as “meta-neurology” in 2006.

The electromagnetic nature of the subtle body makes it a better candidate to carry-out the complex calculations and recall that savants have, with the help of Earth’s brain. A "photographic" recall, CD-like audio recall, fast calculations and video player-operations such as "fast-forwarding" and "rewinding" suggest an electromagnetic substrate which can be found in our dark subtle bioplasma bodies.

In certain diseases of the brain, such as Alzheimer’s disease, circuits that are required to record the incoming signals from supercortical structures may also be damaged. Hence, while there is access to Earth’s brain, there is no ability to recall the information, particularly in waking consciousness. The biological damage, however, does not extend to the supercortical structures (as they are composed of different types of matter that only weakly interact). At death the undamaged bioplasma body decouples from the carbon-based body and lives within the dark noosphere – giving it the ability to interact with Earth’s brain even more directly, diluting the sense of being an isolated individual.

Internalization of the Universe and Individuation

It is theorized that as brains evolve (in particular, the neocortex) and become larger (in proportion to the body) the more the life-form gets cut-off from non-local intelligence and has to rely on local intelligence in the brains housed within their bodies. Human beings, in particular, have become increasingly estranged from non-local intelligence. We create our own universes within our brains which compete with information coming from Earth’s brain for our conscious attention.

However, evolution may have stepped in to correct this. The prefrontal and temporal lobes in the human brain underwent the most significant development during the evolution of Homo sapiens. The right temporal lobe in the human brain (or metaphorically, the “East Gate”) could have evolved more significantly in Homo sapiens to circumvent complete blockage to Earth’s brain to give our species an evolutionary advantage, specifically, unprecedented creativity in the animal kingdom.

On the one hand, the memories generated by our experiences are relayed into Earth's brain through the left hemisphere probably during REM sleep. On the other hand, we reconnect with Earth’s brain when certain neural processes or circuits in our brains break down or is “switched off” intentionally (as in meditation, induced trances and the ingestion of psychoactive drugs) or unintentionally (as in reverie or brain damage due to accidents or medical conditions such as brain lesions, tumors and biochemical imbalances) while others are “switched on” in the right hemisphere (in particular the temporal lobe) to record the experiences and enable conscious recall. Hence, neural signals from the biological brain are output from the left hemisphere into the bioplasma interface which is then transmitted to Earth’s brain while input signals from Earth’s brain arrive via the bioplasma interface to the right hemisphere.

Direct and Indirect Readings

Currents form quite readily in plasma following lines of least resistance and magnetic field lines. During a direct reading of the Akashic records a current is generated in the brain of the reader’s bioplasma body which connects as a cord to Earth’s brain allowing information to be streamed across. (This is similar to the “silver cord”, frequently reported by Out-of-Body experiencers, that connects the physical-dense body to the bioplasma body.) The low density currents do not become “entangled” like copper wires as they can easily pass through each other just as collisionless dark matter objects pass through each other. In a sense, this is like connecting to the internet, except that we are connecting to a much larger and older net – the “Gaia-net” or the G-Net.

During an indirect reading, a medium like Lisa Williams will generate a current that will manifest as a cord which attaches her bioplasma body to the bioplasma body of the deceased. In this case, it is the deceased who is accessing his or her own autobiographical memories from the Akashic records and transferring them to the medium. This is confirmed by Lisa’s eye movements during the reading which alternates between looking outwards to some “spirit” in the environment and looking downwards (as though listening or viewing introspectively from her mind’s eye).

Different Brains, Different Realities

Different brains generate different “worlds”. On the one hand, this means that each person who accesses Earth’s brain would contextualize the information received (in his or her brain) in terms of his or her own understanding and expectations. On the other hand, it also means that Earth’s brain does not process inputs in exactly the same way as human brains. Hence, an individual’s memories may be modulated by Earth’s brain. Furthermore, Earth’s brain may construct space and time differently. This supports the claim by some that the information received in precognitive dreams (i.e. dreams relating to a future event) is ultimately derived from the Akashic records which are encoded in Earth’s geocortex. The networks of currents in the brains of life-forms are an integral part of the network of currents in Earth's brain. In other words, each living brain is a functioning module or nucleus in Earth’s brain.

We are the Eyes and Ears of Gaia

If Earth has a brain then how does it obtain its sensory inputs? This it does by generating life-forms. The myriad of life-forms (including human beings) on Earth are in fact the many eyes and ears of Gaia. It is in the interest of Gaia to generate life-forms so that it can see, hear, taste, touch and smell and become aware of itself. Gaia does not only possess a biological body but is an entity that thinks, dreams and remembers. Her memories can be accessed by the Rain Man in all of us. These include the autobiographical memories of every person who has ever lived on this planet. Your life’s memories are not solely yours – it is also Gaia’s and the rest of humanity’s.

© Copyright Jay Alfred 2009


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Melissa Newman takes a closer look at Halloween.
Nikola Tesla - The Unknown 'Healer'
Posted 8-22-2018
Did Tesla's work inspire a new method of healing ?
July, Cancer and the Moon Card
Posted 7-27-2018
Kathleen Meadows takes a look at this month's Tarot card readings.
UFOs: Are they friend or foe ?
Posted 6-19-2018
Sean Casteel investigates reports of hostile alien visitors.
Thom Reed UFO Monument Park
Posted 4-19-2018
The story of Thom Reed and his encounter with a UFO in 1969.
Do you feel cursed?
Posted 3-20-2018
Kathleen Meadows on how to help someone who believes that they have been cursed.
Weird winged wonders
Posted 3-8-2018
Sean Casteel takes a look at cases of strange flying creatures.
February, the month of the Hierophant
Posted 2-6-2018
Kathleen Meadows talks about love, Valentine's Day and the Hierophant.
Out of our minds: are UFOs thought-forms?
Posted 1-27-2018
Are UFOs physical or psychological in nature ?
Project Magnet 'exposed'
Posted 12-31-2017
A look at the life and work of Canadian radio engineer Wilbert Smith.
Close encounters today: a global UFO update
Posted 12-18-2017
A look at the current state of the UFO phenomenon.
Journey to the Akashic Records
Posted 12-1-2017
A detailed look at the out-of-body experiences of Wesley Meeks.
Physics, the Bible and the parting of the Red Sea
Posted 11-2-2017
Sean Casteel on Reverend Barry Downing.
The real aliens: a survey of 'praying mantis' entity reports
Posted 10-12-2017
Edward Crabtree reports.
Washingtonople: The secret history of America's capital: Part 3
Posted 9-25-2017
From 'Raising Atlantis'.
Words as symbols
Posted 9-11-2017
Kathleen Meadows explores the power of both the spoken and written word.
The treasure of the Knights Templar
Posted 8-30-2017
Did the Knights Templar have a connection to the paranormal ?
A haunted night at Stanley Hotel's Room 217
Posted 8-12-2017
Kirin Johnson checks in.
Reshaping reality while living in an alternative universe
Posted 8-3-2017
What exactly is reality ?
Washingtonople: The secret history of America's capital: Part 2
Posted 7-24-2017
From 'Raising Atlantis'.
Storytelling, advising and re-framing
Posted 7-4-2017
Kathleen Meadows on the practice of Tarot reading.
Hollow Earth, JFK and Admiral Byrd
Posted 6-25-2017
Sean Casteel investigates.
Washingtonople: The secret history of America's capital: Part 1
Posted 6-14-2017
From 'Raising Atlantis'.
A curious incident at Voronezh
Posted 6-3-2017
Did an extraterrestrial craft land in Russia's Yuzhny Park in 1989 ?
Amityville horror
Posted 5-26-2017
Sean Casteel investigates what might lie behind the infamous Amityville horror case.
In Review: Tarot as a Way of Life
Posted 5-8-2017
Kathleen Meadows reviews a book by author Karen Hamaker-Zondag.
Commander X
Posted 4-25-2017
Sean Casteel explores the story behind the UFO informant known as 'Commander X'.
Buddhism and the Tarot teachings
Posted 4-3-2017
Keathleen Meadows explores Tarot cards and Buddhism.
UVB-76: Russia's mysterious radio station
Posted 3-21-2017
A look at one of Russia's most enduring enigmas.
Was inventor Nikola Tesla a UFO contactee?
Posted 3-9-2017
Sean Casteel takes a look at the life of Nikola Tesla.
2017 authentic spirituality
Posted 2-15-2017
Kathleen Meadows discusses how to set goals for the coming year.
UFOs, mediumship and the paranormal
Posted 1-25-2017
Sean Casteel explores spiritualism and its relation to UFOs.
Vulnerability, shame and redemption
Posted 1-10-2017
Kathleen Meadows talks about her life and experiences.
Exposing the top secret treaty
Posted 12-22-2016
Is there really a treaty between ET and the US government ?
The story of Bryce Bond
Posted 11-26-2016
The radio DJ and journalist had many UFO encounters.
Cryptid creatures from dark domains
Posted 10-28-2016
Tales of 'demon dogs' and other beasts have been reported for years.

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