Wi Fi Zones and Beyond The evolving landscape

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Wi. Fi Zones and Beyond The evolving landscape of our connections to God

Wi. Fi Zones and Beyond The evolving landscape of our connections to God

Keith Beasley School of Theology and Religious Studies, Bangor University, Wales

Keith Beasley School of Theology and Religious Studies, Bangor University, Wales

HYPOTHESIS The broadening of the means by which we communicate both technically, and with

HYPOTHESIS The broadening of the means by which we communicate both technically, and with the divine, reflects an evolution of human awareness and consciousness. Keith Beasley: Wi. Fi Zones and Beyond

OUTLINE Communications: Parallels between the Divine and the Worldly Trends of Transcendence? Learning through

OUTLINE Communications: Parallels between the Divine and the Worldly Trends of Transcendence? Learning through Experience Keith Beasley: Wi. Fi Zones and Beyond

UK Service Providers Telecom 1970’s 1990’s 2009 BT BT, NTL, Vodophone + O 2,

UK Service Providers Telecom 1970’s 1990’s 2009 BT BT, NTL, Vodophone + O 2, Orange, Phone Co-op Divine C of E, Buddhist + School of Psychology Keith Beasley: Wi. Fi Zones and Beyond

Locations Telecom 1970’s One per home 1990’s 2/3 per home, 2009 Cities Anywhere Divine

Locations Telecom 1970’s One per home 1990’s 2/3 per home, 2009 Cities Anywhere Divine Churches, Halls Schools Centres Keith Beasley: Wi. Fi Zones and Beyond

Parallels between Divine and Worldly Communications: 1970’s One fixed location Now Anytime, any place,

Parallels between Divine and Worldly Communications: 1970’s One fixed location Now Anytime, any place, anywhere Keith Beasley: Wi. Fi Zones and Beyond

Trends of Transcendence - www transcending national boundaries - Interfaith & Interspiritual movements transcending

Trends of Transcendence - www transcending national boundaries - Interfaith & Interspiritual movements transcending religious boundaries Keith Beasley: Wi. Fi Zones and Beyond

Growth in Consciousness? “Consciousness is Continuous” “Knowledge is continually derived from and tested out

Growth in Consciousness? “Consciousness is Continuous” “Knowledge is continually derived from and tested out in the experience of the learner” Kolb (1984 p 27), referring to work of James & Dewey Keith Beasley: Wi. Fi Zones and Beyond

Growth & Development through Experience - Learning musical instruments - Familiarity with technology -

Growth & Development through Experience - Learning musical instruments - Familiarity with technology - Deepening our spiritual practice Keith Beasley: Wi. Fi Zones and Beyond

Acceptance & Evolution TRY NEW SERVICE BECOME MORE AWARE ACCEPT NEW OPTIONS

Acceptance & Evolution TRY NEW SERVICE BECOME MORE AWARE ACCEPT NEW OPTIONS

HYPOTHESIS The broadening of the means by which we communicate both technically, and with

HYPOTHESIS The broadening of the means by which we communicate both technically, and with the divine, reflects an evolution of human awareness and consciousness. Keith Beasley: Wi. Fi Zones and Beyond

QUESTIONS & on-going work 1. Do cross-discipline theories support the hypothesis? 2. Does the

QUESTIONS & on-going work 1. Do cross-discipline theories support the hypothesis? 2. Does the evidence from first-hand experiences, support the hypotheses? Keith Beasley: Wi. Fi Zones and Beyond

“The qualities of consciousness that are involved in waking up are beyond counting. They

“The qualities of consciousness that are involved in waking up are beyond counting. They are what lies beneath the surface of our lives” Ray & Anderson, 2000 p 169 Keith Beasley: Wi. Fi Zones and Beyond

“Over the last 20 years I have had several enrichments progressively deepening my understanding

“Over the last 20 years I have had several enrichments progressively deepening my understanding of love of neighbour and the last one was a revelation beyond my own imagining. ” RERC Record 000283 Keith Beasley: Wi. Fi Zones and Beyond

I you have any answers to the questions posed, please contact: Keith Beasley aka

I you have any answers to the questions posed, please contact: Keith Beasley aka The Algarve Owl www. algarveowl. com keith. [email protected] ac. uk Keith Beasley: Wi. Fi Zones and Beyond