No such thing exists as you imagine it to be. The word literally means “body movement”, and technically you’re doing it right now. Swing your arm, turn your head, stomp your foot, even every beat of your heart. The fantasy of being able to mentally and willfully cause physical changes in your body on a molecular or cellular level simply does not exist.
If it was real it would take you hundreds of years to make any changes whatsoever. There are tens of trillions of cells in the body – in order to change anything on a functional level would take years of doing nothing but concentrating and mentally rearranging cells into new patterns. Even Charles Xavier needed Cerebro to pull off manuevers half that complicated, and Jean Grey needed the full power of Phoenix to do it. Just like those characters, this “ability” is only a fantasy.
“The Law of Attraction”
Not a “Law” at all, only a hypothesis with zero objective evidence to back it up. This concept was invented by con men and hucksters as a means of selling books and “self-help” systems. The real kicker: by the “rules” of the LoA if you buy the system or book and it doesn’t work, then you have no one to blame but yourself, and therefore cannot get your money back. It’s a shameless and foolproof con game.
If the LoA was real, then it would mean that every good thing in your life is a direct result of “positive energies” generated by conscious thought, and that every negative thing in your life is ALSO your fault, simply because YOU weren’t positive enough. It also would mean that all the people killed in the World Trade Center on 9/11 deserved it because they weren’t “positive” enough, that every rape is therefore the victim’s fault because SHE wasn’t thinking happy thoughts, etc. etc. ad nauseum.
Magic is not real. There is no nebulous energy field capable of altering or changing reality or the physical world. If there was such a energy source we would see the results and effects, much the same way we can see the results of electricity – consistent, repeatable, objective effects. Energy follows repeatable patterns that can be observed, documented, and predicted. No amount of wand-waving, circle-drawing, crystal-gazing, candle-lighting, athame-wielding, incense-burning, spell-chanting ritual nonsense can cause a single objective effect.
If “magic” was real, and the ability to use it was hereditary, then at the least it would be passed down via Mendelian genetics, expressing 25% of the time – meaning that 1.7 BILLION of the human population would carry the gene. Even if a thousandth of that number expressed the trait actively it would mean over 1.7 MILLION “magic-users” running around and we would have objective, documentable evidence of the existence of “magic”. No such evidence exists. There is no energy field capable of altering reality on a whim.
To meditate on something means to think about something, looking at it from as many angles as possible. It is not magic, nor can it cause “magical” things to happen. Back in the Sixties and Seventies the hippie drop-outs and drugheads took an old Zen teaching about the Ohm, supposedly the perfect “vibration” in the Universe that is sublimely expressed by all things, and that if you could achieve the perfect Ohm you would be instantly connected spiritually to the entire Universe.
This concept was dropped when thousands of people literally spent years humming Ohm while sitting in lotus position and achieving nothing, so they reworked the concept into, once again, an idea that is only the fault of the practitioner if it doesn’t work.
These ideas are all cofidence games, con games for short, so named because they rely on gaining your confidence, or trust, or belief, while showing zero results. Not one shred of observable, documentable proof of any of these ideas producing results has ever been shown.
The human body, and our genetic code, is a product of our evolution from upright bipedal primates. We do not have the genetic instructions in our DNA to grow wings, and we never have. The primate chain of evolution specialized from ground-dwelling mammals to become upright and bipedal. Birds descended from the avian evolutionary chain with members like Archeopteryx. Certain winged, feathered animals, like the chicken and certain flightless birds, are descended from the raptor dinosaurs and have nothing to do with primates genetically. Our bodies are designed by our evolution for bipedal, upright, ambulatory movement on the ground.
Even if a human could grow wings they would never fly as our bodies simply are not designed to do so. Long before we could ever achieve lift-off we would die from cardiac arrest or rupturing of the cardiac muscle, as our cardiopulmonary systems simply cannot handle the muscular work necessary to achieve powered flight.
This is a proven fact. People have tried using wings, even in recent years, constructing them out of superstrong, superlight materials – and they still cannot achieve lift-off, not even one inch. A much better ambition would be to really learn how to fly – using a hang glider. Out of all the people on this goal wanting to fly, I find it highly ironic that I am the only one to have actually done so, having been up hang gliding back in my late teens/early twenties. 3 days ago