Featured Sponsors

Featured Post
Latest Post

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Is there a soul in there
Frame from Planet of the Apes (2001)

By TCC Team Member Dorraine Fisher
Professional Writer, a nature and wildlife enthusiast who has written for many magazines.

Does The Soul Really Exist?
Soul Series Part 1
By TCC Team Member  Dorraine Fisher

                        When you had no real spiritual guidance as a child like me, it’s easy to lean on the side of what you believe is practical and logical when you choose what to believe about the world. If you can’t see it, it doesn’t exist. And you’re convinced you’re right and that it’s completely sensible. And no one can tell you otherwise, and you won’t believe otherwise.

            But if you’re lucky like me and have had weird things happen to you, that weirdness has a tendency to move your brain forward. Every time you have a strange experience it challenges you to think in new ways, and ask new questions. Cryptozoology challenges us in such a way. We have to wonder if there are a lot of things that exist around us that just haven’t been proved.  And one of my big questions of the universe once was, “Do I really have a soul?”

            After years of deliberation, I decided I do, and I’ll tell you why.

            I’ve asked a lot of different people this question over the years, and reactions were mixed. Sometimes the eye rolling would begin from non-believers, and others most definitely believed the soul exists, but couldn’t really define it.

            So what are we really talking about when we talk about the human soul? I could only go from my own frame of reference to start.

When I have, in the past, described a person as having “no soul,” I meant this person was cold, distant, and uncaring. If I described someone has having a “beautiful soul,” I usually meant this person had a warm, caring, and inviting nature. So if you really think about it, aren’t I talking about an energy source?

            Most people exude something. Whether it’s negative or positive, everyone gives on an energy force that other people respond to in kind.

            Now, when we’re trying to put a definition to it, it’s difficult.  It’s really easy to see the soul as that part of us that’s intangible or indefinable.  But is it really?

            If your soul is simply the type of energy you exude, then that energy is either positive or negative. How often are you drawn to people who radiate positive energy, or are repelled by someone throwing out negative vibes? We pick our significant others, friends, and colleagues and make our life’s choices based very much on the energy we receive from them. You choose the house that feels like home. You pick the kitten that tugs at your heartstrings. You pick the mate you feel like you’ve known forever. How real are all these things; these decisions that sprout from this part of you that supposedly can’t be defined? Are they really intangible?  

Are your thoughts intangible? What about your personality, your beliefs, your hopes and dreams, aspirations, opinions, ambitions, fears, and insecurities?  No. They’re very real because they’re yours. They belong to you. You feel them and you know they’re real because you experience them every day. And they are the things of which your “soul” consists. All these things combined create it.  Science refers to it as “the self,” but every term boils down to your energy source; all the things about you together that make you who you are.

 So “the soul” becomes a pretty important part of you. Maybe the most important part, because without it, you aren’t you at all.

            And without it, you can’t perceive what you see around you. You can’t make determinations about anything without all these traits of which your soul is made. Maybe you believe in Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, ghosts, UFO’s, etc. Chances are, you believe in something. But how can you decide anything in this world is real if the self or soul that’s making that determination ISN’T real.  And the answer is: you can’t.  

Your soul is as real as any other part of you. *******DF

(Read: Soul Series Part 2 )

This post sponsored in part by
(Interested in sponsoring a story? then send us an Email!

70+ videos & 650+ pictures  on our facebook site check it out by clicking the link below.

Have you had a close encounter or witnessed something unusual?
Send us an Email

We Accept Guest Posts - Send Them To Us!
(All Submissions Subject to Approval)
Send us an Email

Help us!
Help Support The Crypto Crew
Now you can get our blog on your Kindle!

Thursday, August 01, 2013 No comments » by Thomas Marcum
Posted in , , , , , , , ,


Post a Comment

The Crypto Crew - Submit Sighting - TCC Team
Interactive Sightings Map

SPONSOR LINKS: Available Contact us

Help Us!

Help Support
The Cyrpto Crew

[If interested in licensing any of our content,Articles or pictures contact us by Clicking Here]

"..you’ll be amazed when I tell you that I’m sure that they exist." - Dr. Jane Goodall during interview with NPR and asked about Bigfoot.

Fair Use Notice:
This site may contain copyrighted material and is presented in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, of US copyright laws.

Contact Form

The Crypto Crews blog is protected under the Lanham (Trademark) Act (Title 15, Chapter 22 of the United States Code)

Site Stats

Total Pageviews