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new age nonsense and navel gazing

New Age Nonsense and Navel Gazing

Am I alone in thinking that much of spirituality has been hijacked by folks for selfish, dark ends? I am a member of many online spiritual groups and am constantly saddened by the new age nonsense and navel gazing which occupies so many, and the cliché platitudes trotted out as salve for the walking wounded. It appears to me that truth is convoluted and self-proclaimed experts expound rehashed wisdom to adoring followers who stroke egos which are vehemently denied. The followers then proclaim to be angels/demons or prophets and amongst all the claptrap, truth is lost. And truth, for the finite human mind, is really rather simple ~ The Universe is multifaceted with many forms of life, energy and consciousness and it is not mans’ job to understand all of this, intriguing, and self-absorbing, as it may be to do so. Self-awareness is really all that is required and the ability to live a good life and spread joy and happiness whilst helping others on the way. Whether angels/spirits/demons or aliens exist, (for the record …