Anyone Else Intriqued By The Indigo Children Myth-Thing?



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gnatterfly
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26 Mar 2012, 6:40 am

:lol: I find this topic interesting and would love some other opinions. I am skeptical by nature, but must admit that those of us blessed with a form of autism, do tend to be extra-insightful and intuitive. I don't buy ANYTHING until it is PROVEN scientifically, but there is some appeal in this myth.....it's fun to see it tied in with ancient Egypt. What do YOU think?


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26 Mar 2012, 8:32 am

more dismayed than intrigued



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26 Mar 2012, 8:53 am

the "indigo child" thing is utter and complete nonsense. It is also a bit crazy. It is New Age horse poop.,


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26 Mar 2012, 8:55 am

I was so confused when someone was talking about that he was an indigo child on here, makes more sense now


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26 Mar 2012, 9:13 am

seriously. if asperger's syndrome is the medicalization of being a nerd, indigo children is the mysticalization of being a nerd.



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26 Mar 2012, 9:15 am

blauSamstag wrote:
seriously. if asperger's syndrome is the medicalization of being a nerd, indigo children is the mysticalization of being a nerd.



Mystical = crap.

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26 Mar 2012, 9:18 am

:lol: It's just fun to speculate, I guess. I am obsessed with science and never understood the whole mysticism thing. *shrugs* But it is rather fun, y'know? Like spooky campfire stories. Sometimes it's fun to just let your imagination take flight!! As far as "truth" is concerned...extraordinary claims will always require extraordinary proof! Just wondering where people who believe it are coming from. I'm curious about sociological phenomenon...Any takers?


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26 Mar 2012, 9:23 am

gnatterfly wrote:
:lol: It's just fun to speculate, I guess. I am obsessed with science and never understood the whole mysticism thing. *shrugs* But it is rather fun, y'know? Like spooky campfire stories. Sometimes it's fun to just let your imagination take flight!! As far as "truth" is concerned...extraordinary claims will always require extraordinary proof! Just wondering where people who believe it are coming from. I'm curious about sociological phenomenon...Any takers?


It is clear you find some kinds of nonsense appealing. Eventually you will grow up.

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26 Mar 2012, 9:26 am

ruveyn wrote:
gnatterfly wrote:
:lol: It's just fun to speculate, I guess. I am obsessed with science and never understood the whole mysticism thing. *shrugs* But it is rather fun, y'know? Like spooky campfire stories. Sometimes it's fun to just let your imagination take flight!! As far as "truth" is concerned...extraordinary claims will always require extraordinary proof! Just wondering where people who believe it are coming from. I'm curious about sociological phenomenon...Any takers?


It is clear you find some kinds of nonsense appealing. Eventually you will grow up.

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I think most people think some kinds of nonsense are appealing: videogames, movies, tv, fantasy, fiction. I do not want to stop liking fiction books


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26 Mar 2012, 9:28 am

Alexender wrote:
ruveyn wrote:
gnatterfly wrote:
:lol: It's just fun to speculate, I guess. I am obsessed with science and never understood the whole mysticism thing. *shrugs* But it is rather fun, y'know? Like spooky campfire stories. Sometimes it's fun to just let your imagination take flight!! As far as "truth" is concerned...extraordinary claims will always require extraordinary proof! Just wondering where people who believe it are coming from. I'm curious about sociological phenomenon...Any takers?


It is clear you find some kinds of nonsense appealing. Eventually you will grow up.

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I think most people think some kinds of nonsense are appealing: videogames, movies, tv, fantasy, fiction. I do not want to stop liking fiction books


nothing wrong with fiction. You know from the git-go that it is made up and non-factual. There is no element of deception or misidentification. Stories are fun, as long as you know they are just stories.

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26 Mar 2012, 9:36 am

that brings satisfaction and is not neccesarily nonsense because of it and the context they dop it in (ie the internal universe of a book may be nonsense in relation to the real world but not its own, since it makes no claim to be factual or relate in any particular way to reality then i dont see as utter nonsense

now "theories" that claim to relate to reality, command reality or influence reality directly while showing nothing to prove that are most certainly nonsense.


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26 Mar 2012, 9:39 am

Oodain wrote:
that brings satisfaction and is not neccesarily nonsense because of it and the context they dop it in (ie the internal universe of a book may be nonsense in relation to the real world but not its own, since it makes no claim to be factual or relate in any particular way to reality then i dont see as utter nonsense

now "theories" that claim to relate to reality, command reality or influence reality directly while showing nothing to prove that are most certainly nonsense.



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26 Mar 2012, 10:13 am

I am familiar with the indigo children and the theories about the different rays and so on.
My personality coincides with the typical indigo personality, which has the same traits as the theory on incarnated aliens and in particular those from Orion, as well as Asperger's syndrome. Whether the theory is correct or not I do not know, but if it is true, I'd be one.
Overall those theories do not seem implausible to me and I don't have to wait for a scientist to give me permission to believe in something. You mention the Indigos, are you familiar with theories on the 7 rays and so on then? I am not sure what you believe or have read or have not read about them. Pls write a bit about it.



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26 Mar 2012, 11:03 am

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I am familiar with the indigo children and the theories about the different rays and so on.
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Rays? As in electro-magnetic radiation. What photons are emitted from indigo children?

I dislike it when proper physics terminology is used in connection with New Age bullsh*t.

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26 Mar 2012, 11:18 am

gnatterfly wrote:
Just wondering where people who believe it are coming from. I'm curious about sociological phenomenon...Any takers?



I know one woman who believes it about her autistic son who is non-verbal and frequently stressed by his strong sensory sensitivities. I think she believes it as a coping strategy. When her son is curled up in a moaning ball trying to shut out the racket of this noisy and chaotic world, she tells herself (and me) that his spiritual home planet is not like Earth and that's why he's suffering. He suffers on Earth just as any of us would (for the couple seconds till we died) if dropped onto Venus or Jupiter. Buying into this woo makes her both more accepting of how he is (which is good) but at the expense of having to live in a fantasy world (which is bad). He has pretty stressful sensory sensitivities, but that isn't because he is so literally on the wrong planet.

There is a strong positive current of neurodiversity acceptance in the Indogo Child belief system (which each believer seems to put their personal spin on) and that's good. But it comes bundled in so much woo and mystical backstory. I think it would be healthier for all involved to accept neurodiversity just as it is, without spinning this weird backstory. But that's how I think it got so much momentum. It became an intriguing and enchanting coping mechanism for so many people. It's really just a hippie mystic verson of the "we are all X-Men" trope popular in some circles.

edited to add a link to a blog that discusses the indigo/autism link

http://stopthinkautism.blogspot.com/200 ... ystal.html



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