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hvn_nbr_2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-12-07 11:39 PM
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The little leaf that glowed--The Intention Experiment
Edited on Thu Apr-12-07 11:46 PM by hvn_nbr_2
http://www.theintentionexperiment.com/index.php/the_exp...

It's about an experiment conducted in London and at the U. of Arizona in Tucson. They selected two similar leaves of a geranium plant at U of A, and a group of people in London focussed intention on one of the leaves to increase its biophoton release, using the other leaf as a control. The researchers in Tucson didn't know which leaf the people in London selected. In the selected leaf, "the increased biophoton effect was highly statistically significant."

(edited for word choice--intention instead of attention)
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Jamastiene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-08-07 12:48 AM
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1. Too bad we all can't do that for each other's one wish.
I'd be willing to bet we'd get good vibes from each other if nothing else. Sounds like a good experiment to try.
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sam sarrha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-08 07:45 PM
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2. try the Four Immeasurable, a wonderful mantra. every time i see suffering in any of its forms i say
it. i use it a lot.. also when i get frustrated, suffer aversion, i am an Aspy, i use this a lot

there are many variations, i use this one



May all beings have happiness and the cause of happiness.

May they be free of suffering and the cause of suffering.

May they never be separated from the supreme happiness without suffering.

May they live in equanimity free from attachment, aversion and anger that

cause us to hold some beings near and others distant


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sam sarrha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-08 08:12 PM
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3. i was with a friend in the return line at a big store, the people were giving the checker hell.. a
young woman near tears, this was a good example of mass hysteria.. a large number of frustrated people waiting their turn to be cruel..because they could and a lot of others were also supporting it.

i noticed it calmed down, i was really stressed about it, and noticed it suddenly relaxed..

we got up to the counter, the checker glanced up at the person i was with, a delightful person i had recently met thru a friend, and said "thank you, i know you did that".. you made them stop it.. my friend said, all i did was give them the opportunity to be happy...

i first used it on my boss.. who would get up close in your face and berate and humiliate you in a very hostile manner, he had actually struck 3 employees, and was rehired after completing anger management classes.. which had no effect on him.

i actually just thought, "dear god please help this poor suffering piece of shit to be happy, i then visualized a white sphere with a blazing blue light emanating from it of pure unconditional love, i made it big enough to surround us both. he immediately stopped yelling, looked really shocked and took 2 big steps out of it.. looked a little confused then walked away.. about 6 coworkers were watching about 10 feet away.. they ran up and all wanted to know what i had done.. i told them 4 shook their heads and walked away, 2 stayed and wanted to know more.
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hvn_nbr_2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-25-08 05:47 PM
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4. Two good stories. Thanks. nt
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PADemD Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-26-08 11:26 PM
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5. Link did not work
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hvn_nbr_2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-30-08 07:00 PM
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6. Looks like something's broken
I get what looks like an incomplete chunk of HTML. The link used to work. I guess they changed something. I looked around the website to see if I could find it but didn't find anything.
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