CAUSE AND EFFECT: The Role of Human Consciousness on Earth Catastrophes ?

Energy follows thought.  Mankind is concerned primarily about a technological fix to global warming, including alternative energy sources.   Most neglected in current research is how human consciousness affects earth changes through violation of the laws of evolution and lack of cooperation with the intelligent laws of the universe.  Does the en mass effect of human greed, hatred, intolerance, lack of cooperation and expolitation of the earth's resources have a direct bearing on the earth's catastrophes, volcanoes, and global warming?


There exists monumental ancient wisdom verifying this cause and effect.  What would happen to the planet's approaching armaggedon if human consciousnesses were to make an evolutionary shift into cooperation, tolerance, equal sharing of earth's resources, and the next paridgm of a sense of "one human family'' working together as brothers and sisters for the building of an enlightened and more highly cultured species were to occur?

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