Category Archives: Thought for the Day

Thoughts, Stress and Reality

With all the stress attendant upon the COVID-19 epidemic, I thought it might be a good idea to re-post this article from the WMS sister site, Digital Dharma.

Thoughts, Stress, and Reality

Thoughts are not real. They obviously exist – although no one is sure precisely where, or in what form – but they have no physical presence as far as anyone has been able to show. Despite what the mystics and spiritualists would like us to believe, there are no scientifically* documented instances of anyone or thing being directly moved, discomfited, stimulated, killed, or otherwise physically affected by a thought of another being. Nonetheless, thoughts can do all of those things to us who think them, and to others through our physical efforts. Continue reading