Meanification

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Meaningification is an outcome of a positive, powerful, Zenith Experience. It occurs when things otherwise thought empty of meaning suddenly take on spiritual depth and significance.

List of Connection Outcomes

Connection Outcomes > Absolute Sensation, Activation, Alignment, Altered State of Consciousness, Ananda, Arendi, Ascension, Awakening, Beatific Vision, Bliss, Bodhisattva, Breakthrough, Buddha Mind, Center, Christ Consciousness, Clarification of Consciousness, Clarity, Connection Psychosis, Consciousness of Presence, Cosmic Bliss, Cosmic Consciousness, Cosmic Religious Feeling, Daigo, Dark Night of the Soul, Direct Mental Interaction With Living Systems, Dissonance, Déjà vu, ESP, Ecstasy, Egoic Collapse, Egoic Explosion, Emotional Cleansing, Emotional Satisfaction, Enhanced Creativity, Enhanced Intellectual Function, Enhanced Psychological Function, Enlightenment, Epiphany, Existential Terrors, Expansion of Meaning, Experience of Admixture, Feeling of Immortality, Flooding, Forgiveness of Sins, Gifts of the Spirit, Glimpse, Gnosis, Happiness, Healing, Improved Relationships... further results

Notes

Alan Watts comments on the flowering of meaning during Connection Experience.

...my own LSD experiences is that all aspects of the world become meaningful rather than meaningless. This is not to say that they acquire meaning in the sense of signs, by virtue of pointing to something else, but that all things appear to be their own point. Their simple existence, or better, their present formation, seems to be perfect, to be an end or fulfillment without any need for justification.[1]

On the expansion of meaning, William James quotes Charles Kingsley who writes "When I walk the fields, I am oppressed now and then with an innate feeling that everything I see has a meaning, if I could but understand it. And this feeling of being surrounded with truths which I cannot grasp amounts to indescribable awe sometimes…. Have you not felt that your real soul was imperceptible to your mental vision, except in a few hallowed moments?"[2]

Anecdotes

Here is an example of meanification. In this anecdote, an individual explains how their Disordered Connection Experience led to seeing deeper meaning in everything.

Footnotes

  1. Watts, Alan W. This Is It (p. 135). Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.
  2. James, William. The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study of Human Nature. New York: Penguin, 1903. https://archive.org/details/varietiesreligi03jamegoog/page/n6/mode/2up. p. 334