Originally Posted by stellasky
Originally Posted by Michael Chui
I can't grow wings and fly because I don't believe I can. That's completely in accord with SR and I-M. If you believed you could, then you'd be able to. That doesn't mean other people would believe it happened, even if they were "present". This is because other people are extensions of yourself, and thus see only what you expect them to see. It's entirely possible that you believe that they see your wings.
Are you saying that in SR you can grow wings because you believe you could and even if you did no one would believe you because they're blocked by their own belief systems? And that your own disbelief in finding anyone to believe you've in fact manifested wings blocks it from finding those that would?
It's not a matter of belief systems; it's merely a matter of belief: specifically, yours.
Remember that, in SR, you
are responsible for others' beliefs as well, because you