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  ¬†collective consciousness , mind control ,living beings and Gilgamesh.
The collective consciousness of living beings that have root in one super collective consciousness of interior of natural essence for all living being of universe and that impels the diverse activity of several mind control of all living beings of universe is one single entity.
A living beings collective consciousness that is capable of harboring innumerable kinds of thought exists in innumerable kinds of living beings of universe, is the one that gets produced from the one inner core of one super human collective consciousness of universe.
The truth is that the consciousness of all the living beings of the entire universe is one and non-dual at its root of interior of natural essence.
www.heavenlygardens.org /kaivalya/step5.htm   (923 words)

  The Den
The second characteristic considers living beings to be made of a basic unit, the cell.
But all living being are consumers, they need energy to keep the integrity of their chemical complexity.
It consist of the idea that all living beings pass on information needed for survival by means of transmission of DNA to their progenitors.
www.geocities.com /RainForest/4557/life.html   (731 words)

 CONSTRUCTING AN EXPERIMENTAL RELATIONSHIP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Specificity of the living being and the necessity to refer to a model of study.
It is possible to classify different school ways of constructing an experimental relationship to living beings, that we have to put in relation with different functions, as we have discussed in part 1.
On the one hand, pupils and students (but specially children) through their own experiences to living beings (such as caring animals and plants, as visiting farms and zoos) may discern new feelings, ask new questions about life on earth, its complexity, its precarious stability, and the reasons why they have to respect it.
www.iubs.org /cbe/papers/coquid.html   (1892 words)

 The Theory of Hisa - One should know   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The five-sensed living beings (human beings, cow, lions, fish, birds, reptiles, heavenly beings, hellish beings, etc.) are divided into two groups: (1) The asamjni (without mind) living beings whose minds are not developed and (2) The samjni (with mind) living beings whose minds are developed.
Next are two-, three-, or four-sensed living beings who compared to one-senses beings are more developed because they have more prans and to some extent they can protect their lives from external fears.
The ova of any five-sensed living beings has a life of higher quality and by consuming an egg fertilized or unfertilized one becomes tool for hen to be artificially producing more eggs and suffering which goes with it.
www.dd-b.net /~raphael/jain-list/msg00702.html   (2086 words)

 Life - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This could also be remedied by adding the requirement of locality, where there is an obvious feature that delineates the spatial extension of the living being, such as a cell membrane (although this would then discount fungi, and grasses from being life forms).
Living organisms contain molecular components such as: carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and proteins.
Living organisms are composed of at least one cell.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Life   (1347 words)

 Journal of Buddhist Ethics
Moreover, there are other tales, notably that of the harmless vegetarian bird that is being hunted to extinction,39 that appear to suggest that the transmitters of the text are being persecuted for their nonviolent beliefs and must dissimulate and disguise their message to avoid extermination.
The Absence of the Kinship of Living Beings in the Balavariani
This being the case, we may say that the historical killing test was not merely a conscious means of detecting and eliminating Manichaean ideas and values (as well as actual Manichaeans and their institutions), but an unconscious means of eliminating Buddhist ideas and values.
jbe.gold.ac.uk /9/macqu021.html   (9914 words)

Taken literally, the traditional principle of life states that (being a) living (being) is 'intrinsically' valuable, whereas (being a) nonliving (being) is not.
On the other hand, if nonliving beings have a value too according to the hidden principle with which different types of living beings are compared, then the principle of life is, perhaps, not superfluous, but the theory it is meant to support is in that case pitifully deprived of all practical significance.
And again, should the 'ultimate lifer' object that fetuses and conscious, adult beings and permanently comatose beings are all of intrinsic worth but of a different intrinsic worth, 'e employs another principle, a principle which either makes the principle of life superfluous or entirely vitiates it.
www.trinp.org /MNI/BoF/5/1/2.HTM   (1572 words)

The crucial question which then arises is whether living beings could be catenal with respect to a situational improvement catena without being catenal with respect to the happiness catena.
In the event that there are living beings which are catenal in a situational sense, but which have no happiness-catenality amelioration, it is much harder to justify a difference in treatment between beings which are happiness-catenal and beings which are not.
The minor, direct effect is the fear and pain involved in killing, the major one the loss of future happiness the sentient being killed would otherwise have had (especially when this future happiness should compensate 'im for the short-term pleasures 'e has forgone in the past as part of an overall life plan).
www.trinp.org /MNI/BoF/5/2/2.HTM   (1865 words)

 Living beings and freedom
The previous concept of Life and, consequently, of living beings can be interesting in a personal context but it is not relevant in of itself for the exposition of the General Theory of the Conditional Evolution of Life in its scientific aspect, not even for its proof.
A more literal example, as far as evolution and characteristics of living beings, is that we humans cannot perceive suffering or negative feelings from the plants when they die, and it is assumed that they don’t like anything, like all living beings that have pride.
From a scientific or philosophical point of view, the human being is one more being with special or specific traits, but with the same general characteristics of living beings and intrinsic to Life.
www.molwick.com /en/evolution/027-living-beings.html   (732 words)

 SUMMA THEOLOGICA: Are the lights living beings?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
But a body less noble than the heaven, is adorned with living beings, with fish, birds, and the beasts of the field.
The Platonists explain the union of soul and body in the same way, as a contact of a moving power with the object moved, and since Plato holds the heavenly bodies to be living beings, this means nothing else but that substances of spiritual nature are united to them, and act as their moving power.
A proof that the heavenly bodies are moved by the direct influence and contact of some spiritual substance, and not, like bodies of specific gravity, by nature, lies in the fact that whereas nature moves to one fixed end which having attained, it rests; this does not appear in the movement of heavenly bodies.
www.newadvent.org /summa/107003.htm   (1432 words)

 Time and Living Beings
The living beings started off from something, that is, from matter that had been produced in an asymmetry of the Universe.
I know that some people say that there could be other worlds older than our planet, where the living beings could have started many millions of years before than us; however, for them the Universe would be so dense, so symmetric and terribly compressed that the "life would be impossible for them", ha, ha, ha.
You can be certain that any living being, or any civilization, that had come out on any world in the first five billions of years of existence of the Universe has already disappeared.
www.biocab.org /Time_and_Living_Beings.html   (861 words)

Living beings who devote their efforts to the four foci of mindfulness, the four right efforts, the four bases of magical power, the five spiritual faculties, the five strengths, the seven factors of enlightenment, and the eight branches of the holy path will be born in his buddha-field.
When he attains enlightenment, living beings who are secure in long life, great in wealth, chaste in conduct, enhanced by true speech, soft-spoken, free of divisive intrigues and adroit in reconciling factions, enlightening in their conversations, free of envy, free of malice, and endowed with perfect views will be born in his buddha-field.
The living beings who are disciplined through an immeasurable period of evolution actually perceive a week to be the passing of an aeon, and those disciplined by a short period of evolution actually perceive an aeon to be the passing of a week.
www2.kenyon.edu /Depts/Religion/Fac/Adler/Reln260/Vimalakirti.htm   (19088 words)

 Buddhism A to Z "L"
This is because living beings and I are of one substance.
When you eat the flesh of living beings, inside it are hidden the germs particular to that living being.
The Four Kinds of Living beings are those born from: 1) wombs, 2) eggs, 3) moisture, and 4) transformation.
userwww.sfsu.edu /~rone/Buddhism/BuddhistDict/BDL.html   (3580 words)

 Organism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although viruses do have enzymes and molecules characteristic of living organisms, they are incapable of surviving outside a host cell and most of their metabolic processes require a host and its 'genetic machinery'.
One of the basic parameters of organism is its life span.
Aging is important when determining life span of most organisms, bacterium, a virus or even a prion.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Living_beings   (696 words)

 The Benefits of Saving the Lives of Other Living Beings
Compassion being one of the main tenets of the Mahayana, it also forms the foundation of Hinayana sect which sets great store by abstaining from killing, or even harming any living being.
Conscious abstention from hunting and killing living beings, besides inspiring others to do the same, are actions behooving the kind hearted and pious.
May one and all follow this most meritorious path and benefit all living beings besides accumulating meritorious riches for themselves in the process.
www.animalsavingtrust.org /benefit.htm   (833 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
What all beings in general require for survival (energy, shelter, etc.) and also for the continuing existence of their species are the main factors determining the nature of these relationships.
All living beings need to be well-adopted to and be in harmony with the conditions where they are living because they need to maintain somewhat stable conditions in their bodies.
This web of feeding (food web) is based on the need of all living beings for energy and at the same time provides a great diversity of species on earth by controlling the populations of other species.
www.metu.edu.tr /home/wwwdoga/yeeproject/basicecology.htm   (1167 words)

All living creatures in nature have an equal right to live and to control their lives as dictated by the natural conditions that have prevailed since time immemorial in their natural habitat and in accordance with their instinctive or rational inclinations.
Human beings shall thus become an integral part of the ecological balance, conforming to the laws of nature as a species, while its individuals are not liable to the laws of natural selection.
No one shall inflict suffering on any creature living in nature or in captivity and capable of feeling physical or emotional pain for purposes of scientific or medical experiments that could be carried out on other systems or on creatures whose ability to feel pain is less developed.
www.cep.unt.edu /Comment/elitzur.html   (1540 words)

 A New Theory of Creation Based on Unification Thought - From Evolution Theory to a New Creation Theory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
For this reason, all living beings exist as beings with dual purposes, which are the purpose for the individual and the purpose for the whole (see Fig.
The organs of living beings that are considered to have functioned in their ancestral period but later to have lost their original functions in the evolutionary process are called vestigial (or rudimentary) organs.
When we say that living beings were created in the likeness of a human being, we imply that the process of growth of each one of them is also modelled after the process of growth of the human embryo.
www.tparents.org /Library/Unification/Books/EvolTheo/EvolTheo-03.htm   (5805 words)

There are those living beings who have reached liberation, and those who have not; but they are all living beings.
And when the living being experiences the feeling that this whole embodied life is misery it shows that this work of reduction has been done.
Animals, birds, and fish are being who have the five senses and a mind, and a fish may experience this first process.
www.jainworld.com /jainbooks/images/25/SCALE_OF_LIVING_BEINGS.htm   (3217 words)

 HarunYahya - Books
The essence of a human being composed of 60-70 kilos of flesh and a mass of bones was originally contained in a drop of fluid.
Incredibly complex structures of the living beings which were thought to be unsophisticated by Darwin¬Ö Perfect design examples in living bodies from human body to plants, from insects to birds.
Throughout their entire lives, everyone is at war with an enemy, the extent of whose strength and influence they perhaps fail to fully comprehend.
www.harunyahya.com /m_books.php   (5465 words)

 Why Darwin's Theory of Evolution Contradicts with Religion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Even the cell of a living being is a great wonder of design that totally annuls the concept of "coincidence".
And had science proved that living beings evolved from each other, we could say, "God created life through evolution." For instance, if there were any evidence available that reptiles evolved to form birds, then we would say, "God transformed reptiles into birds with His command 'Be'!".
Ultimately, both these living beings individually possess bodies overflowing with examples of perfect design, which cannot be explained away by chance.
www.jamiat.org.za /harun/darwin1.html   (1166 words)

 The Nature of all Living Beings
All beings mentions in this sutta do exist just like you and I living in this world, some of them are visible and some are not and they live in different levels of realms (see 31 planes of existence).
It seduces one, drawing one into this or that state of being, which is why one is reborn in high states and low.
While this explanation was being given, there arose to Sakka the dustless, stainless Dhamma eye -- "Whatever is subject to origination is all subject to cessation" -- as it also did to [his following of] 80,000 other devas.
home.earthlink.net /~mpaw1237/id12.html   (2945 words)

 The Origination of Living Beings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The process is, and always must be, the same; and precisely the same mode of reasoning was employed by Newton and Laplace in their endeavours to discover and define the causes of the movements of the heavenly bodies, as you, with your own common sense, would employ to detect a burglar.
Then came the discovery and application of the microscope to scientific inquiries, which showed to naturalists that besides the organisms which they already knew as living beings and plants, there were an immense number of minute things which could be obtained apparently almost at will from decaying vegetable and animal forms.
That dust, on being transferred to the stage of a microscope, was found to contain an enormous number of starch grains.
www.eskimo.com /~alberrtr/Huxley/origin_of_living_beings.html   (4954 words)

 Liberating Living Beings
Buddhist practice, called 'liberating living beings', has always been praised and honored by the sages and high masters.
Because we and all living beings are basically of one substance.
living beings and I are of one substance.
www.purifymind.com /LiberatingBeings.htm   (1048 words)

 Economics as if All Living Beings Mattered by Ron Logan
Though skillful propaganda and a few token material benefits may cause the general mass to accept the status-quo a bit longer, it is inevitable that people's growing dissatisfaction with their lot will eventually lead them to seek a new and better economic system.
This principle asserts that all of the resources of the universe were created for the benefit of all beings, and access to these resources is the birthright of all.
Human beings have not created the sunlight which provides us usable energy, the vegetation which nourishes us, nor the minerals which are smelted and cast into out tools and building materials.
www.ru.org /13econom.html   (2302 words)

 Jainism Simplified Chapter 3 - Jiva (Living Beings)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
A live body, or rather, a body with a soul is described here as a Jiva.
Human beings, celestial beings, infernal beings, animals, fish, birds, bugs, insects, plants, etc. are the most common forms of Jiva with which we can easily relate.
Among all of these Jivas the most happiness is found in the celestial being, while the most suffering is found in the infernal beings.
www.umich.edu /~umjains/jainismsimplified/chapter03.html   (1672 words)

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