One night in the spring of 2008 a young man named Dan, who had lived in Chicago for several years, had a few minutes free before he had to go to bed so he decided to do an online video chat session with his friend Thomas.  Dan knew that earlier in the evening Thomas had visited the pastor of a church in the Chicago area named Pastor Ron.  Thomas had met Pastor Ron on the airplane when he was going back to Los Angeles for his spring break a few weeks earlier.  When the pastor introduced himself to Thomas on the airplane he told him that he could call him Pastor Ron.  Dan found Thomas' name in the contacts of his video chat program and within a couple of minutes he could see Thomas' face on his computer screen.  (Dan and Thomas are people who are real for the purposes of this story but who are not real in real life).

"Hi Thomas", said Dan, "I hope that it's not too late to call.  I was hoping that you would be able to fill me in on what you and Pastor Ron talked about tonight."

"I'm glad you called, Dan", said Thomas.  "I've been thinking about what Pastor Ron and I talked about tonight, and I wanted to get your ideas about a  couple of things that Pastor Ron told me."

"Dan", continued Thomas. "my conversation with Pastor Ron tonight started out with me reminding him about what we talked about when you and I visited him two weeks ago.  At that time he told us about how most of us have been in situations where we were going through a hard time and then we were very disappointed when the people around us (who we hoped would encourage us during our time of trouble) actually seemed to be happy about our misfortune (thereby making our pain even worse).  He explained to us that when a family is going through a hard time (such as a death in the family or a financial set back) and a new family member comes along, there is a danger that some of the more aggressive and unkind members of the community that the family is a part of will start to put increased amounts of pressure on the family in an effort to hurt the family at a time when they are down and vulnerable.  Some families can handle this type of pressure and humiliation better than others, but it is not easy for anyone to feel negative spiritual energy coming into them from members of their community when they feel that those people should be trying to help them in their time of difficulty.  Pastor Ron told us he believes that when a family is pressured in this sort of a way and a new member is born into the family, there is a danger that the family will transfer the negative spiritual energy that is coming into them from the members of their community that are pressuring the family to the new family member.  The other family members are able to keep their equilibrium because they do not have to absorb the negative spiritual energy that was previously coming into them.  Pastor Ron told us he thinks that there are quite a few spiritually and psychologically vulnerable people (people who have had their spiritual energy stolen from them by other people in the past) whose birth might have occurred at a time that was not convenient for their family.  Because of this fact (and because the family decided to put the blame on the new member of the family) the new family member developed a reputation in their community as being a person who liked to hurt other people because it was believed that their birth hurt their family.  He told us that if this happened to a person this reputation (or spiritual branding) that was given to them by the community that they were a part of would have followed them as they went through school and also later on when they started their working life.  Pastor Ron gave us an example to explain what might be going on between a person who has been spiritually branded as a person who likes to hurt other people and the people who they meet.  He asked us to picture in our minds that when we are talking to another person, we send them spiritual energy.  We have some conscious control over this spiritual energy (which we call personal spiritual energy).  He asked us to also picture in our minds that we send the person who we are talking to a more subconscious type of spiritual energy.  This spiritual energy is being relayed by our community through us to the person who we are talking to.  This spiritual energy (which we call group spiritual energy) is comprised of the combined spiritual energy of the people who we knew when we were growing up (or our community).  He said that if our community came to a consensus that we liked to hurt other people, it would be hard for us to be effective at sending positive spiritual energy to other people because while we were sending positive spiritual energy to the other person consciously, that other person would also be picking up subconscious vibrations from us that were made up of the negative group spiritual energy that was being relayed through us by our community to that other person.  This negative group spiritual energy would communicate to the other person that we were the types of people who like to hurt other people."

Thomas paused for a moment and then continued, "Dan, at this point in our conversation I told Pastor Ron about the online video chat session that I had recently with Kala (Kala is an online psychic in India who both Dan and Thomas had done online video chat sessions with).  I told Pastor Ron that I asked Kala if she could give me her insights about Pastor Ron's ideas.  Kala told me she thought that it would be interesting to look at what happens when a spiritually and psychologically vulnerable person who has been given a negative spiritual branding starts to form relationships with other people.  When the spiritually and psychologically vulnerable person meets another person and that other person sees that the vulnerable person has been spiritually branded as someone who likes to hurt other people, it will be natural for that other person to think that they will be able to form a relationship with him if they are someone who likes to hurt other people.  But when the relationship comes to an end, the person who developed the relationship with the spiritually and psychologically vulnerable person will come to the conclusion that he not only likes to hurt other people but that he also likes to confuse other people.  They will come to this conclusion because they are confused about why their relationship with the vulnerable person did not work out.  It will not occur to them that the problem might be with the vulnerable person's spiritual branding (that maybe he is not really someone who likes to hurt other people).  This person who has just ended their relationship with the vulnerable person will now add something new to the vulnerable person's spiritual branding.  They will add to his spiritual branding that he also likes to confuse other people.  Now when the vulnerable person meets a new person his community will relay through him to that new person that he likes to hurt other people and that he also likes to confuse other people."

"Dan", continued Thomas, "in Kala's example, when someone ends a relationship with a vulnerable person that was based on the vulnerable person's spiritual branding as someone who likes to hurt other people, it will usually not occur to them that the vulnerable person's spiritual branding was not accurate.  But I was thinking after talking to Kala that it might be possible that some of the people who get involved with the vulnerable person might be suspicious that the vulnerable person's original spiritual branding was incorrect.  Some of these people might go out into the Collective Subconscious and try to spiritually contact the family members who set the stage originally for the spiritual branding that was given to the vulnerable person."

 

 

 

"They might try to verify with the family members through the Collective Subconscious that the vulnerable person's original spiritual branding was correct.  If the various family members who set up the vulnerable person's original incorrect spiritual branding were to start broadcasting a more accurate version of the vulnerable person's spiritual branding to the people who might from time to time (through the Collective Subconscious) question the vulnerable person's original spiritual branding, it would probably improve the vulnerable person's relationships with other people."

 

 

 

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"Dan", continued Thomas, "after hearing all of this Pastor Ron said he thought that it could be useful for vulnerable people who have been given an incorrect spiritual branding to try to communicate subconsciously to the people who they meet that they are aware that the other person might be picking up conflicting spiritual vibrations from them.  The vulnerable person should maybe try to communicate subconsciously to the people who he meets that he has been given an incorrect spiritual branding that says that he likes to hurt other people.  He should also perhaps try to communicate to the other person that over a period of time his spiritual branding has slowly changed to where other people now pick up spiritual vibrations from him that tells the other person that he likes to both hurt and confuse other people.  Pastor Ron also thinks that the vulnerable person should try to communicate subconsciously to other people that he has tried unsuccessfully to get the people who gave him his original incorrect spiritually branding to correct his spiritual branding.  And finally Pastor Ron thinks that the vulnerable person should try to communicate subconsciously to the people who he meets that the people who gave him his original incorrect spiritual branding have not only refused to correct his spiritual branding but that they have also created a myth that says that the vulnerable person was given every break imaginable when in actuality he was intentionally programmed to fail". 

 

 

 

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"Dan", said Thomas, "at this point in my conversation with Pastor Ron I told him a little bit about what happened when I went back home to Los Angeles on my spring break a few weeks ago.  I told him that I went out to dinner with my friend Jeffrey, who as you know is spiritually and psychologically vulnerable.  A friend of mine named Amber is a waitress at the restaurant where Jeffrey and I had dinner.  Amber had told me about how last summer she got involved with a guy who was spiritually and psychologically vulnerable so I asked Amber to come over to our table and tell Jeffrey about that relationship."

"Well, at first", Amber told us, "I was reluctant to get too close to him.  I was pretty sure that it would not develop into a serious relationship so I felt kind of guilty getting involved with him.  But still I sensed that he was reaching out to me and that he wanted to get to know me.  After a while I realized that even though the exchanges of spiritual energy between us were not strong enough for me to be able to get seriously involved with him, it seemed to him like our relationship was serious.  When I met him, I could sense that he wanted to get involved with me but I didn't really understand why.  Now I understand why he was interested in me.  His relationship with me was the best relationship that he had ever had even though some of the people who knew both of us at the time thought that I was just using him.  What a lot of people had trouble understanding at that time was that there was a logical basis for us to have a relationship.  Just like he had been exchanging spiritual energy with girls who were similar to me (girls with normal spiritual structures) in the past, I had been exchanging spiritual energy with other spiritually and psychologically vulnerable guys in the past.  He was exchanging with me spiritual energy that he had exchanged with other girls in the past and I was exchanging with him spiritual energy that I had exchanged in the past with other spiritually and psychologically vulnerable guys."

"Then I told Pastor Ron that when Amber left our table to help some of the other customers Jeffrey commented to me that he could feel some very positive energy being exchanged between Amber and myself, and he asked me why I had never gotten involved romantically with Amber.  I explained to Jeffrey that most people as they are growing up develop two types of emotions.  They develop deep emotions for the people who they are really close to emotionally, and they also develop a "practical" set of emotions that they use when they are in situations where they are dealing with people in their school while they are growing up or where they are dealing with people in business types of situations when they start their working lives.  I explained to Jeffrey that what I think is happening between Amber and myself is that I am exchanging my practical types of emotions with Amber and she is exchanging her practical types of emotions with me.  So even though the exchanges of spiritual energy between us are positive, those exchanges of spiritual energy are not a good basis for developing a serious relationship."

"After I explained what had happened at the restaurant to Pastor Ron, he said that what I had told him about Amber's involvement with a spiritually and psychologically vulnerable guy explained why people who are spiritually and psychologically vulnerable might have trouble understanding what is happening to them when they get emotionally involved with another person.  Pastor Ron said he thought that if people who were spiritually and psychologically vulnerable could realize that they have only been exchanging their spiritual energy with the practical part of the soul of the person who they think they are getting involved with, then it might be easier for them to "let go" when the other person tells them to back off." 

 

 

 

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"Thomas", said Dan, "As you know, I am also a spiritually and psychologically vulnerable guy.  Why do you think that it is sometimes hard for a vulnerable guy to avoid showing interest in a woman who is only merging the practical part of her soul with him?"

"Dan", said Thomas, "that is a question that has been on my mind since I got home tonight after my visit with Pastor Ron.  After thinking about it for a while I started to realize that the answer to that question might have something to do with what Pastor Ron said tonight.  Pastor Ron said that sometimes the family of a vulnerable person might create a myth about the vulnerable person is not true.  For example, the family might only give the vulnerable person a small position in the spiritual entity that is made up of the various family members and then create a myth that says that the vulnerable person has an equal position in the family.  As I got to thinking about this it occurred to me that a family that creates a myth such as this one might create another myth when the vulnerable family members starts to form relationships with people outside of their family.  The family might be afraid that someone outside of the family might help the vulnerable person to develop their emotions so that they can become stronger.  Because the family is afraid of this happening they might create a myth that says that the vulnerable person is capable of forming deep relationships with other people.  If the family can convince the people in their community that the vulnerable person has strong emotions, then people outside of the family will think that the vulnerable family member does not need their help."  

 

 

 

 

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Thomas thought for a moment and then continued, "Dan, as you and I have discussed many times before, everyone begins the process of exchanging their subconscious spiritual thoughts and feelings with other people shortly after they are born.  Some of the spiritual information (spiritual energy) that they "pick up" from other people early in life may contain cultural and religious myths that have no basis in fact, but those cultural and religious myths will seem magical to them and they will allow those myths to go deep into their souls because the myths will come into them in a magical way (through the automatic exchange of subconscious spiritual energy with other people through the Collective Subconscious).  Dan, when you meet a woman and she merges the practical part of her soul with you there is more going on that just an exchange of spiritual energy between you and the practical part of the woman's soul.  The woman who you meet is also exchanging her spiritual energy through the Collective Subconscious with other people who she knows.  Dan, you might have gotten into a pattern where you are interfacing with a woman (who I will call a "primary woman") who is only merging the practical part of her soul with you.  But this primary woman is relaying the spiritual energy that she picks up from you to other women who she knows (who I will call "secondary women") through the Collective Subconscious.  And she might be relaying the spiritual energy that she picks up from the secondary women who she knows to you through the Collective Subconscious.  What I am saying is that when you meet a woman who is merging only the practical part of her soul with you, at that moment you might be picking up some fairly strong emotional feelings.  You might be picking up some strong emotional feelings because you can sense that there is a magical exchange of spiritual energy taking place between yourself and the secondary women who this woman knows.  The secondary women are receiving your spiritual energy from the primary woman and you are receiving the spiritual energy of the secondary women from the primary woman.

 

 

 

 

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"Dan", continued Thomas, "I think that vulnerable guys might have a problem when dealing with a primary woman who only merges the practical part of her soul with them because of the myths that have been created by the vulnerable guy's family.  Because the vulnerable guy's family broadcasts out to the world a myth that says that the vulnerable guy does not have weak emotions, it does not occur to anyone (including the primary women and secondary women who he gets to know) that his entire emotional structure might be based on his interfacing with a primary woman who relays his spiritual energy through the Collective Subconscious to the secondary women who she knows.   The end result of all of this is that the primary woman will be upset with the vulnerable guy for developing emotional ties with her friends who are secondary women and then not developing those relationships.  And the secondary women will be upset with the vulnerable guy because they believe that he has been "leading them on" emotionally.  The primary woman and the secondary women do not understand that the vulnerable guy needs the assistance of a primary woman (who serves as a relay point) in order for him to be able to develop a relationship with a secondary woman".

 

 

 

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"Thomas", said Dan, "you have given me a lot to think about tonight and I really appreciate your insights.  Have a good night." 

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