of reality? How can a biological phenomenon such as
the proliferation of cancer cells be linked to a state of
consciousness such as a dream or premonition?
Cancer cells are matter. They are physical units
inside living bodies. They grow and divide at a rapid
pace, exempt from the signals that cause normal
cells to self-destruct when old or damaged. Cancer
cells lose the molecular bonds on their membranes
that keep them in place, allowing them to detach
from the surrounding tissue. They then migrate to
distant parts of the body. In stage 3 and 4 cancers,
rogue cells metastasize throughout the body. They
are matter gone wild, molecular clusters on a path of
Dreams are pure mind. They are completely
subjective, with a meaning unique to the dreamer.
They are filled with images that engage our emotions
and senses. They engage the full spectrum of our
consciousness whenever we sleep. How can a
subjective experience such as dreaming connect with
an objective reality such as cell proliferation?
Synchronicity ties the subjective and objective
together. It connects the immaterial world of mind
and energy with the material world of matter and
form. The worlds of mind and matter resonate
together in the course of synchronous events.
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Science of How Your Brain Creates Material Reality,
by Dawson Church. Copyright © 2018 by Dawson
Church. Reprinted by permission of Hay House.