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July 16, 2014, 02:33:07 AM
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I heard somewhere fluorine is counterconducive to the metaphysical arts. True? Is so, can someone explain why?
Also, I live in a noisy environment, so its hard to concentrate. However, Iike to wear headphones to block out the distractions. That said, I enjoy my music too much to ignore it for practice. Therefore, does anybody have any gentle background music good for meditation and what not?
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July 16, 2014, 09:25:58 AM
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Storywolf, do you mean fluoride, like what is put into toothpaste and tap water to prevent tooth decay?


As for meditation music, personally I love tibetan bowls, and like Hellblazer I highly recommend ear plugs if you simply want to drown out sound. Either way, eventually you will want to wean yourself off of these aids, and develop the ability to draw your senses inwards naturally, to the point of being 'cut off' from the outside world, regardless of how noisy where you are is. Good luck!
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July 24, 2014, 05:42:09 AM
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Storywolf, do you mean fluoride, like what is put into toothpaste and tap water to prevent tooth decay?

Dude, I hate to get all technical, but fluoride is fluorine, just with an added electron to signify it's bonded to another atom, because the atom fluorine has only 7 out of 8 electrons in its outer shell and it's wildly unstable alone. That's why you get fluorine gas as F2, i.e., there are 2 atoms bonded together. The "-ine" changes to "-ide" to differentiate between the molecule/atom and the ion (an ion is a charged particle, the fluoride we've been saying has an extra electron).  :)

And yeah, the stuff in toothpaste and water. Is it bad for telekinesis? Saw it in a video.
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July 24, 2014, 05:44:33 AM
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As for meditation music, personally I love tibetan bowls,

Thanks, btw, the music is calming!   :)
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July 24, 2014, 02:03:53 PM
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Also, I live in a noisy environment, so its hard to concentrate. However, Iike to wear headphones to block out the distractions. That said, I enjoy my music too much to ignore it for practice. Therefore, does anybody have any gentle background music good for meditation and what not?

You can also try the Ganzfeld Meditation Applet.  It generates binaural beats and white noise which can be suitable for solving this problem.
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July 28, 2014, 10:41:48 AM
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Storywolf, do you mean fluoride, like what is put into toothpaste and tap water to prevent tooth decay?

Dude, I hate to get all technical, but fluoride is fluorine, just with an added electron to signify it's bonded to another atom, because the atom fluorine has only 7 out of 8 electrons in its outer shell and it's wildly unstable alone. That's why you get fluorine gas as F2, i.e., there are 2 atoms bonded together. The "-ine" changes to "-ide" to differentiate between the molecule/atom and the ion (an ion is a charged particle, the fluoride we've been saying has an extra electron).  :)

And yeah, the stuff in toothpaste and water. Is it bad for telekinesis? Saw it in a video.

Yes, so the stuff in toothpaste and water, I was just checking. I can't imagine why it would be bad for telekinesis.
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August 02, 2014, 08:22:58 PM
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Fluorine contributes to the calcification of the pineal gland, supposedly hindering psionic progress. I'm not so sure about what link actually exists between the pineal gland and psychic performance; all I know is that it regulates sleep according to your circadian rhythm and light levels.
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August 04, 2014, 10:30:01 PM
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Flouride is a toxin that causes calcification in the Pineal gland and inhibits DMT production. Both of these have a direct relationship with human consciousness and our visionary capabilities.

Some of the best advices for productivity involve controlling your diet.
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OK, but if you live in the US where flourine is in most of the tap water, how do you avoid it?

August 07, 2014, 04:34:51 PM
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You can drink bottled or filtered water.
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August 07, 2014, 06:19:46 PM
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It should be noted that Fluoride and Fluorine are in the body anyway, and thinking that it's dangerous to drink water with very small amounts of it is rather ridiculous. Do you have any idea what else is in most water? :P

In a large amount, Fluoride can cause certain damage. But in a very large amount, so can water. It's technically possible to die from hydration. Not drowning, hydration. But getting these very large amounts is rare in human adults, and there is a very small amount of it in water sources. Fluoride is also not the only suspected cause of the Pineal gland being calcified, and the other things mentioned.

Instead of reading the conspiracy theorist articles on Fluoride, read up on some medical and chemistry information about it.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002420.htm
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/154164.php
http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9927595
http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9927120

So.

1) Fluoride is already in your body whether you drink tap water or not.
(actually, most people really have no idea what sort of strange things are already in the human body)
2) It's pretty hard to get a Fluoride overdose, especially if you only get it from water. Possible, but unlikely. Unless you have a strange sensitivity to it.



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It should be noted that Fluoride and Fluorine are in the body anyway, and thinking that it's dangerous to drink water with very small amounts of it is rather ridiculous. Do you have any idea what else is in most water? :P

In a large amount, Fluoride can cause certain damage. But in a very large amount, so can water. It's technically possible to die from hydration. Not drowning, hydration. But getting these very large amounts is rare in human adults, and there is a very small amount of it in water sources. Fluoride is also not the only suspected cause of the Pineal gland being calcified, and the other things mentioned.

Instead of reading the conspiracy theorist articles on Fluoride, read up on some medical and chemistry information about it.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002420.htm
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/154164.php
http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9927595
http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9927120

So.

1) Fluoride is already in your body whether you drink tap water or not.
(actually, most people really have no idea what sort of strange things are already in the human body)
2) It's pretty hard to get a Fluoride overdose, especially if you only get it from water. Possible, but unlikely. Unless you have a strange sensitivity to it.

Thank you. The conspiracy theories about this particular thing have always bothered me. To me it is almost similar to the damnable mindset that is bringing back easily immunizable diseases. To each his own though, like Merlin said, if it really bothers you that much, drink bottled water. Just don't forget to brush your teeth  :wink:
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August 09, 2014, 05:44:36 PM
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But in a very large amount, so can water. It's technically possible to die from hydration. Not drowning, hydration.

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August 09, 2014, 09:05:16 PM
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But in a very large amount, so can water. It's technically possible to die from hydration. Not drowning, hydration.

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BAN DI-HYDROGEN MONOXIDE! http://www.dhmo.org/ It's waaaay worse than fluoride is.

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O: oms it's even in natural water sources!
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August 10, 2014, 04:43:28 AM
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But in a very large amount, so can water. It's technically possible to die from hydration. Not drowning, hydration.

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BAN DI-HYDROGEN MONOXIDE! http://www.dhmo.org/ It's waaaay worse than fluoride is.

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