ARE WE ALL ONE;
Unity is a beautiful concept. However, is it true that we are all one? That individuality is only an illusion?
Quantum mechanics experiments have shown that no matter how far apart are two originally entangled particles separated from one another, every action on one produces a reaction on the other. This observation has led to various philosophical conclusions - "all are interconnected", "all are one", "individuality does not exist", to name a few. Even though science admits its inability to define or measure consciousness, it appears to accept a postulated truth: consciousness, too, is part of the material universe, regulated by the same physical laws.
Cosmological theories start with the creation of the universe and assume - without explicitly saying so or maybe without even realizing it - that consciousness was developed afterwards as the universe evolved. Imagine a program mysteriously and unfathomably created, which then further evolved by itself to a point where it created its own users... The users, of course, are not visible when you only look at the monitor. However, the results of their actions are visible, and therefore we can suspect that there's something more, a determining factor controlling the program, although there's no way to measure it. Unfortunately, cosmological theories consider NON-EXISTENT that which they cannot measure, and SELF-EXISTENT that which they do measure.
This background makes a good landing area for messages from Outer Space, communicated by higher beings through "chosen ones". Messages imbued with the idea that we are all one and that self is a bad thing to be done away with. The group is everything, the individual is nothing.
Unity is a noble idea. Love is the highest ideal. Whoever promotes such things cannot be ill-intentioned... Besides, these highly advanced beings promise so many nice things - other dimensions, freedom, immortality.
Immortality has always been a dearly desired goal, and religions certainly knew their business when they promised eternal life. The only problem being that eternity is inevitable for a spiritual being. You cannot die as a spirit, unless you lose your consciousness. It appears that some alien races are collectives and have been that way for thousands of years. I do not know how easily that was accomplished by their dominators or how long it took, but collectivity does not seem to be the normal state of affairs for a spiritual being. By definition, a spiritual being is Cause, Source, Creator. It is not a bee working forever in a beehive, blindly following a collective thought pattern. But if a whole society of beings operated on one consciousness only, what perfect workers would they make! Slaves to one controlling consciousness. One consciousness that at the same time would be everybody's. Can one be more dead than that?
Hopefully, humans are naturally disobedient, and no matter how confused they are as to their true nature, have unknowingly resisted for thousands of years total control over their consciousness. And quite some of them are not ordinary beings...
Unity is a beautiful concept. But it is beautiful concepts that make the best baits for entrapment in the hands of potential enslavers.