ONE BIG HOLOGRAM?
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BIG HOLOGRAM:Question: I thought that when we speak about a holographic universe, it means we were all part of one big hologram. Answer: That’s a very common misconception, but it simply can’t be true. If neurophysiologist Karl Pribram is correct when he says the human brain is a holographic receiver and translator… “The brain is itself a hologram… which mathematically constructs ‘hard’ reality by relying on input from a frequency domain.”1 …then there cannot be one big hologram. If the physical universe we live in were one giant hologram that was shared by all of us, there would have to be one giant brain to receive it as it was downloaded from The Field and convert it from its natural wave state into particles we could perceive; and we would all perceive those particles exactly the same way. We would all see the same reality. That, obviously, doesn’t happen. Each person, in fact, seems to see a slightly different reality than anyone else. In fact, our mental hospitals are full of people we call “psychotic” who see a very different reality than the rest of us. (“Psychosis means an abnormal condition of the mind, and is a generic psychiatric term for a mental state often described as involving a ‘loss of contact with reality’…. People experiencing psychosis may report hallucinations or delusional beliefs.”2) Standing in a room next to someone who is psychotic, you might see a pleasant, safe atmosphere. The psychotic, on the other hand, could see a torture chamber. That simply would not be possible if there were one big hologram both of you were perceiving. It is possible, however, if you are each perceiving your own reality – a separate hologram downloaded to each separate brain. A simple car accident, viewed by ten different people, can have ten different “realities” of what happened. You could walk out of a restaurant and your friend could comment on how rude the waitress was, and although you heard the waitress say the same words, you thought she was fine and helpful. Or… “Who are you going to host your website with?” “XYZ company.” “What! Them?” “Yes, why?” “I tried them once. Horrible experience. They really screwed me up.” “I’ve been hosting with them for ten years, always had great service, and they’re never down.”
There’s even a better example I assume has happened to all of us at one point or another. You see someone walking down the street and you turn to a friend and say, “Wow! Is that Brad Pitt?” And your friend looks and says, “He doesn’t look anything like Brad Pitt!” And you insist, “Yes! He looks exactly like Brad Pitt!” So what happened here? When you look at the movies or pictures in a magazine, you see Brad Pitt one way, and the person you saw walking down the street looked just like that, to you. Your friend, on the other hand, sees Brad Pitt in movies or magazines differently, and also sees the person on the street differently, and therefore doesn’t agree with you. If we all lived in a giant common hologram – one big “holographic universe” – we would all see both Brad Pitt and the person walking down the street the same way, and there would be common agreement on how they look. So each individual human brain receives and translates its own separate hologram downloaded by its own Infinite I from The Field. This, of course, is inherent in the truth “you create your own reality,” if we would just pay attention to what those words really say and mean.
FOOTNOTES 1. Talbot, Michael. An essay also entitled The Holographic Universe – Back to reading 2. Wikipedia – Psychosis – Back to reading