Category Archives: Cognitive mechanics

Cognitive Mechanics – The effect of Emotion upon Intelligence

Here is a post that is always relevant to human living. It is about how emotion effects upon intelligence. Firstly, lets recap intelligence. Intelligence is the extent of the expanse of awareness divided by the degree of fineness to which one … Continue reading

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Some Laws regarding Cognitive Mechanics and the Direction of Drive

Thought is subject to choice. Emotion follows thought. Thought and behaviour are subject to choice / freewill. It is via thought that emotion is controlled. Thought initiates emotion, but the type of emotion initiated is dictated by the values relevant to the thought. Values … Continue reading

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An analogy for mind

Put several articles on a table, such as several tools, models, toys, items, some modelling clay, a piece of paper, some coloured pencils, anything at all. The table can be likened to our mind, and the items likened to thoughts. Our physical senses by which … Continue reading

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Faculties of Consciousness 4 – some distinctions

Here are some distinctions that can help us be more conscious of what we are doing with our mind: Honesty is the ability to see things as they are. It is transparency of mind; the absence of superimpositions over reality. It … Continue reading

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Faculties of Consciousness 3

The faculties of awareness divide horizontally into a higher level for mind and lower level for the physical senses. For example, the faculty of mental vision can see imagined thought on a higher level and on a lower level can see out … Continue reading

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Faculties of Consciousness 2

Attributes The attributes of consciousness, in their order, are firstly, awareness; secondly, freewill; and thirdly, the ability to apply force/energy. Each attribute of consciousness applies itself upon, through and in conjunction with the prior attribute. In other words, force is … Continue reading

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Faculties of Consciousness part 1

Previous posts have dealt with the attributes of consciousness. (here, here, here, here ) This post will describe the differences between the attributes and the faculties of consciousness. As an introductory definition: The faculties of consciousness are the divisions within the attributes … Continue reading

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Centralising Consciousness 2

Meditation / Centralising Consciousness 2 When our consciousness is centralised, our awareness and therefore our presence and identity, is held steady in the head. We are conscious of our self being set back behind the eyes, as if the eyes … Continue reading

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Intelligence, Consciousness, Soul – the same enitity, part 2

The soul is consciousness and intelligence, and there is no difference between these two, except as terms of reference to be used as different angles by which to view the soul. That is, to view and understand the soul as … Continue reading

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Intelligence, Consciousness, Soul – the same entity

So far when I use the terms consciousness and soul I am referring to the same thing. In other words by consciousness I also mean soul, and by soul I also mean consciousness. Also, by use of the word intelligence I … Continue reading

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Internal Locus of Control compared with Centralised Locus of Control

“Locus of control” is psychological term, used by some psychologists and counsellors to refer to where an individual assumes their location of personal control to be. (Locus being Latin for location.) The term is most often preceded with the adjunct external or internal. When … Continue reading

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Centralising Consciousness

For those who wish to study, explore and understand the workings of the soul and the human psychological mechanism, then being able to achieve centralised consciousness is a requirement; for in this sense, centralised consciousness is the foundation from which we work, study … Continue reading

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Degrees of soul centralisation – or stages of retraction and condensing of consciousness

The following diagram depicts examples of degrees of soul centralisation. In seeking to understand and govern our self, we do well to be able to centralise our consciousness. This means being able to retract our self back into a state of condensed … Continue reading

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Emotional Body and Emotional Nature – part 2

38.  Although emotion follows thought, the emotions are in regard to physical conditions and things of which we have an emotional preference for or against, a like or dislike. And this like or dislike is of a particular type or flavour … Continue reading

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The gradients of the personality bodies

Each body has a gradient from fine to coarse, being finest at its most interior and coarsest at its most exterior. In the mental body, conceptual thought is the most subtle or finest thought and occurs where thought and consciousness … Continue reading

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