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Supernatural Conundrums - Precarious Manifestations of Human Psyche

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Jul 13, 2021 at 11:49

Phenomena of the human mind is amongst humanity's most perplexing issues: how does the organ known as the brain function when trying to make the distinction of cortex tissue supported by myriad blood vessels, nervous conduits and lymphatic networks that press the limits of neurological understanding and attempting to understand how that supports the way the human mind functions in basic forms of the automatic life giving control of the body; while at the same time, beyond motor control, the ability to perceive in ethereal manner, the compatible functions of higher intelligence in visual capabilities, higher thought in understanding what we see and learning how to integrate that functionality to higher purposes; even further, how to discern what is 'good versus bad', righteousness versus evil.
In this mere mortal realm, is there actually an historical record that allows mankind to function in the mere 'natural' frame of reference or is there intelligent evidence that mankind does have an interface with the supernatural, but it is underdeveloped for reasons that rational reasoning struggles with?
That premise is addressed here: there is evidence that supernatural interfacing is, indeed and in action, a part of the human consciousness and in observing that there is human conscience, a separation is evident as well.
In pride, humanity, indeed, the entire existence of mankind has been shown to struggle with survival, that the desire to live hard and always striving for that next level of existence is fraught with the frustrations of never really being able to achieve that level; and more importantly, struggling why the question of: why not?
Enter the truth; enter the realm of a reality that humanity, in its own search for reasons of pride, wanting to extend the mind to places of mental deliberation, where does one get to answer that question of why we are here; and further, what is the real reason we are only given an ability to perceive only a miniscule aspect of our existence: and how do we break that barrier, if we even can?
Enter the supernatural. Is it real; or is it an aberration of the limited mental capacity of the human mind and even in the manifestations of the inexplicable, where is the threshold found in the human realm of reason where mankind can even approach searching for that which cannot be seen, but in our minds, there appears the mental exercise of dreams?
The question is posed; in the human realm of thinking, which is limited as we have seen postulated here, where do visions come from? More importantly, some have visions; why not all?
There are answers; but not all are willing to take that in without doubt; and doubts are the reason visions are doubted; for from where do they come from and more importantly, how can they be trusted?
Visions cannot be explained without understanding that there are supernatural influences beyond normal and rational human experiences. Unless and until that premise is understood, then it is futile to entertain explaining where visions come from; for the visions we are reading about today are supernatural and trying to explain them with out that frame of reference is a complete exercise of futility.
What would be the requirement of explaining visions unless there is the desire of knowing why they exist in the human existence unless one understands this is to take the human awareness of these things and finding out that why the people are seeing visions is because the supernatural is knocking on the door of the human psyche, and waiting to see who answers: who wants to know the answer: anyone?

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