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Timeless

Discussion in 'Roberta's Blog Posts' started by RobertaGrimes, Mar 18, 2019.

  1. RobertaGrimes

    RobertaGrimes Administrator

    Posted by Roberta Grimes • March 09, 2019 • 17 Comments

    Scientists never make anything like the public fuss that they ought to be making about the fact that they cannot understand time at all. Apparently there is no scientific reason why time should run in one direction, why it should be constant and measurable, or even why it should exist; so pretty much the best they have been able to come up with is more scientific-sounding versions of the famous and perhaps apocryphal quote that is generally attributed to Albert Einstein: “The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.” Physicists have concluded that the passage of time is probably an illusion, so in desperation they have of late turned to philosophers and other non-physicists to try to gain some further insights. They even talk about wishing they could do away with time altogether. Some physicists are eager to find a way for time to have existed before the Big Bang, but apparently for most of their theories to be right, that pre-universe time must have run in reverse.

    Mainstream physicists’ core problem remains what it long has been. They assume that this universe is solid and stable; that it began 13.8 billion years ago in a physical event that we call the Big Bang; and that it continues to chug along as an independent machine. The fact is that time is just one of many fudge-factors that the Collective which is the only God makes use of as It creates this physical universe. The great Rupert Sheldrake very enjoyable discusses a few of these adjustments that are continuously being made in his famously banned Ted talk. It turns out that objective time as we think we are familiar with it does not really exist at all.

    I first wrote about time five years ago, when I was freshly fascinated by past-life regression therapy and how it meant that in a more enlightened age we might be able to heal the world’s past. Two years later I addressed an emphatically non-particle-physics version of what matter-bound physicists call spacetime. I am surprised to see how well those blog posts still hold up! Let’s just bring them forward now to help us better understand creation and the nature of the material universe that we believe is all around us.

    Scholars of the greater reality of which this material universe is a part have come to understand that the following things are probably or certainly true:
    • Time is not objectively linear. The implications of this likelihood are manifold and confusing! For example, such ostensibly time-related concepts as cause and effect may not be happening as we perceive them to be happening.
    • Matter and energy, time and space are holographic. So each unit (how ever you might measure that unit) contains all the information of every other unit. After more than a quarter of a century, Michael Talbot’s extraordinary The Holographic Universe continues to look better and better!
    • Matter and energy, time and space are mind-created. Universal Mind is their foundation, and each of our minds is an undivided part of that universal Mind. This suggests that Mind may also be a hologram, and our superconscious minds likely are more powerful than we can imagine.
    • All our lifetimes are happening simultaneously, and they influence one another. Something like reincarnation does happen, but it happens outside of time. Early in my research I encountered the suggestion by a discarnate that we might consider ourselves to be like a bucket out of which each lifetime is dipped and back into which each lifetime is poured. A corollary of this simple understanding is that as each of us makes or avoids making spiritual progress in this lifetime, we affect for good or ill all our other lives, both past and future. The effectiveness of regression and progression therapy as a means of curing our present-life mental and physical ailments suggests this to be true.
    • All past and future events are happening simultaneously, and they influence one another. It was this mind-bending concept that so fascinated me five years ago, when I first wrote about time.
    • Experiencing time is optional for those that we used to think were dead. They can live on earth-time in order to more easily interact with loved ones still in bodies, or they might instead disengage from time altogether and spend earth-eons in bliss. They can opt into and out of versions of time as you might on earth choose your daily clothing.
    Wonderfully, some scientists are beginning to talk about time in a way that is consistent with what the not-really-dead have been telling us is true. Bernardo Kastrup is a European computer engineer who has worked at some of the world’s leading research laboratories, including the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). His upcoming book is The Idea of the World: A Multi-Disciplinary Argument for the Mental Nature of Reality. Not having read it, I cannot vouch for his book, but it does look to be an important step toward obliterating the entire notion that time is objectively real and linear! To give you a flavor of it, Dr. Kastrup wrote a blog post for Scientific American in which he said in part:

    “There can only be experiential flow if there is experience in the past, present and future. But where is the past? Is it anywhere out there? Can you point at it? Clearly not. What makes you conceive of the idea of the past is the fact that you have memories. But these memories can only be referenced insofar as they are experienced now, as memories. There has never been a single point in your entire life in which the past has been anything other than memories experienced in the present.

    “The same applies to the future: where is it? Can you point at it and say ‘there is the future’? Clearly not. Our conception of the future arises from expectations or imaginings experienced now, always now, as expectations or imaginings. There has never been a single point in your life in which the future has been anything other than expectations or imaginings experienced in the present…

    “Let’s make an analogy with space. Suppose that you suddenly find yourself sitting on the side of a long, straight desert road. Looking ahead, you see mountains in the distance. Looking behind, you see a dry valley. The mountains and the valley provide references that allow you to locate yourself in space. But the mountains, the valley, your sitting on the roadside, all exist simultaneously in the present snapshot of your conscious life…

    “You see, whether time flows forward, or doesn’t flow at all, or moves back and forth, our resulting subjective experience would be identical in all cases: we would always find ourselves in an experiential snapshot extending smoothly backwards in memory and forwards in expectation, just like the desert road…

    “The ostensible experience of temporal flow is thus an illusion. All we ever actually experience is the present snapshot, which entails a timescape of memories and imaginings analogous to the landscape of valley and mountains. Everything else is a story.”

    Brilliant. Dr. Kastrup’s book will be out on April 1st, and it looks as if he will be ripping the bandage off the scientific wound that is the false notion of objective linear time. In doing so, he brings us one step closer to what we now understand from those who are not dead after all is the actual nature of this material reality. There is one explanation of time that makes it possible for everything that Dr. Kastrup and I have said here to be true, and it fits with what we have come to understand with the assistance of a host of elevated beings about the nature of God, the nature of reality, and why this universe even exists. It all comes together and begins to make sense, even to these minimal minds that are all that you and I can access while we are still in physical bodies! Better understanding the illusory nature of time is the key to our finally making sense of how this universe came into being. Next week let’s take a peek behind God’s curtain….
     
  2. genewardsmith

    genewardsmith Active Member

  3. RobertaGrimes

    RobertaGrimes Administrator

    Thank you for this, Genewardsmith! Max Planck, who won a Nobel Prize a full century ago as the father of quantum mechanics, figured out all of this way back then; but it has taken materialist physicists a full century to even begin to grasp the implications of quantum theory. I will be posting the next installment later today. It contains a link to an article in which quantum physicists report that there is experimental evidence now that no objective reality exists beyond our own minds! I think it is going to turn out to be true that quantum mechanics is a kind of plug that connects the math-based material physics of this universe with all the rest of reality, where only Consciousness exists. It is kind of fun to watch physicists slowly stumble toward figuring that all out!
     
  4. LachlanMac

    LachlanMac New Member

    I think this is the first book in my life I've ever pre-ordered. This is all of the stuff I WANT to be true because it aligns with the types of beliefs and notions I want to have about us as eternal beings.
     
  5. ChrisGreece

    ChrisGreece New Member

    well IMHO i can confirm some of this my higher self told me that i had learn a lesson and as a result another life that my higher self runs in the past did not have to learn that lesson.
    Ok i know it sound totally crazy but it seems that the higher self runs many life at once and if one of those lifes learns a particular lesson the others do not have to learn it.

    so i think that it confirms
    • All our lifetimes are happening simultaneously, and they influence one another. Something like reincarnation does happen, but it happens outside of time. Early in my research I encountered the suggestion by a discarnate that we might consider ourselves to be like a bucket out of which each lifetime is dipped and back into which each lifetime is poured. A corollary of this simple understanding is that as each of us makes or avoids making spiritual progress in this lifetime, we affect for good or ill all our other lives, both past and future. The effectiveness of regression and progression therapy as a means of curing our present-life mental and physical ailments suggests this to be true.
    • All past and future events are happening simultaneously, and they influence one another. It was this mind-bending concept that so fascinated me five years ago, when I first wrote about time.
     
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  6. baob

    baob New Member

    Hi Roberta,

    I just finished reading your book [The Fun of Dying]. It is a very good book, which not only gives us a structural introduction of afterlife, but also lists all the relevant books that we can do further research. Thank you!

    There was one thing that bothered me was the timeless issue. So I revisited your post for the explanation. I couldn't comprehend the quantum theory. I did some research on internet. Some say that we live different lives at the same time at different locations. It means one soul incarnates in different vehicles, which is hard to understand. While some claim when we go home, if we choose we can reincarnate to the life back to 3000 BC, which denies our human development of history. It doesn't make sense.

    I came across Richard Martini's answer on Quora.com. I like his perspective and would like to share: “Think of a string. When you look at it from left to right, everything on that string is linear - but if you turn the string towards you, and look down the barrel of the string everything appears to be happening at the same moment.” Probably members have discussed his point of view in the past.

    https://www.quora.com/Has-anybody-e...d-this-be-possible-Or-is-the-present-absolute
     
  7. RobertaGrimes

    RobertaGrimes Administrator

    I agree that for everything except this material universe to be literally void of linear time is a difficult concept for our diminished earth-minds to grasp! And Richard Martini's take on it may feel comforting, in that he doesn't get rid of time altogether. My problem, though, is that I am trying to build an intellectual base for you on which you can come to ever more truly and completely comprehend what is in fact going on, and what reality actually is, and in order to do that you are going to have to learn how to throw away that little crutch of time! THERE IS NO OBJECTIVE TIME. PERIOD. And indeed, we do routinely incarnate out of earth-time order. This means that there are people here now who are perhaps experiencing their first earth-lifetime (I think I know one of them, actually ;-)). It also means that some beings lived their final earth-lifetime and became ascended beings long before civilization began. Jesus is one such being. No time means that creation can be happening continuously in the Now, including conceivably a whole new past, and there is a lot of evidence this is probably what is happening. It means that in fact there is ONLY NOW. And that is something we are pretty certain is true.

    We all have trouble with this at first, dear Baob. But the more you live with it, the better you come to see how much the lack of objective time helps us to better understand so many things!
     
  8. baob

    baob New Member

    Thanks, Roberta!
     
  9. baob

    baob New Member

    After reading the book, My View From Heaven by Sarina Baptista, I asked her a question by email: Could we reincarnate back to 3000 years ago? I am so happy receiving her (Sarina Baptisa's) response and would like to share with you:

    Hello xxxx, and thank you for your message! Here's what J.T. says about that:

    In your world, there is time, so that time period has already happened. The time construct for planet Earth is designed for learning, so there wouldn't be a purpose to incarnated in the past. You could, but there are many better ways to learn. We put the concept of time into the system for this purpose, to have the ability to look "back" to see our accomplishments. Now that doesn't mean we cannot go back in time to heal a pattern or lesson, but we don't actually have to live that life again to do that. Thoughts are so powerful, that if you think something long enough, it becomes real. So to heal the past, we recreate it so the lesson or pattern didn't happen, but that's not the same as living that life again. We do this from the present time. So in that way, we can "manipulate" the past to heal it, but as humans, we don't go back to live it again.
     
  10. RobertaGrimes

    RobertaGrimes Administrator

    Baob, beyond this material reality there really is no time. If her explanation makes you happy, then go with it for yourself; but my task is to try to be certain about what is actually, objectively true.
     

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