Freud and Jung started modern man on the path to understanding. They weren’t the first and they won’t be the last.
For atheists that don’t believe in God, I ask them to think if they have ever had an out of Time/Place Phenomenon(Psychic, I hate that word) experience and second if they have had any Pre-cognitive dreams. That’s a litmus test for me that God is real. I have pre-cognitive dreams all the time. Frequently I’ll have a dream and it’s in a totally unknown place with totally unknown people. When the event happens months later, I am usually in a mid-sentence conversation with someone and suddenly realize “I dreamed this months ago”. I then look around at the environment and realize that everything is exactly in its place just like in the dream.
An interesting dream I had:
I’m out on the golf course on hole #9 having just chipped for the green when another ball comes whizzing by me. I’m not happy so I rush back to the front driving area of the hole and encounter an old lady trying to golf. I start in right away about how she doesn’t know how to golf and that she almost killed me with that last shot. After I calm down I offer to show her how to golf and start to tee up the ball. I patiently explain to her that the fundamentals of golf require A, B, C, & D. I swing the club and my ball goes flying. It’s a good shot.
She just looks at me and says that she has her own way. “Ok, How do you golf?”, I ask. She proceeds to get a ball out her bag and then she walks off to the side by a small tree. She’s off the shooting area now and I have no idea what she’s going to do. She places the ball about four foot high in the crux of the tree. I start laughing almost hysterically. She draws her club back and swings and hits the ball. The ball goes flying. I watch it as it careens the trees, it bounces and lands and rolls about twenty foot past the ball that I just shot. She then turns to me and smiles politely and says “We each have our own way, can’t you see that?” When I woke up from the dream it still took me awhile to realize what I had dreamed. I finally realized that it wasn’t a golf lesson at all, it was a life lesson.
Later on I found a quote that could have been quite apt coming from the wise old lady in my dream:
Forget your opponents; always play against par