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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 clichĂ© 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 …