“Imagine Love” — Help Create A YouTube Meme for a Better World!

Amy Lansky
Published: 02/11/2013

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about John Lennon. Somehow, a few of his songs continue to touch the hearts of humanity in a way that few other artists have achieved. How many of us haven’t teared up, at least just a little, when listening to Imagine? With one small song, Lennon captured the inner hopes and dreams of all of humanity and created an image of a better world. I can’t listen to that song and not pause and think and feel.

Last November, my husband and I were visiting with friends and found ourselves discussing the impact of what John and Yoko were trying to do. In some ways, that impact is felt even moreso today than it was back in the 70s. Where are today’s John and Yokos? We need them so badly…

I was suddenly inspired with an idea. What if we created a viral “meme” of YouTubes that show the emotional impact of a few key Lennon songs? There are two songs that I think would be perfect: Imagine and Love. People could organize flash mobs that play one of these two songs, film people’s emotional reactions and post them on YouTube. Another idea is to do the same thing with a small group of friends and really focus in on people’s faces and emotions.

If this meme caught on, its impact on global consciousness might be extremely significant. A whole world would not only experience the emotional impact of hearing these songs, but see that emotion and vibration reflected in the eyes of other people all over the world.

In my October 2012 newsletter, I described the Aka Meditation, a technique that I developed to energetically connect the cells in one’s body. In my experience, performing this meditation creates a strong vibratory state that I think can be quite healing. Now consider how a global “Imagine-Love” meme on YouTube might create a global Aka web interconnecting millions of people focused on a state of hope and love. As I describe in Active Consciousness, scientific studies of psychic phenomena demonstrate that group efforts at focused consciousness are much more powerful than the mere sum of individual efforts. Imagine the impact of a global Aka net of “Imagine-Love”!

So here’s my proposal to you. On February 14, or really on any day, create your own YouTube of people’s reactions when they are listening to Imagine or Love. Make the title of your video “Imagine-Love YourLocation Date”. That way, people can look for other “Imagine-Love” YouTube’s more easily. And forward this newsletter to others! Let’s see what happens!

While you’re contemplating this, check out these YouTube’s and links I’ve already found of people creating flash mobs around Lennon or Beatle songs. They might inspire you.

LOVE

Love is real , real is love
Love is feeling, feeling love
Love is wanting to be loved

Love is touch, touch is love
Love is reaching, reaching love
Love is asking to be loved

Love is you
You and me
Love is knowing
we can be

Love is free, free is love
Love is living, living love
Love is needing to be loved

IMAGINE

Imagine there’s no heaven
It’s easy if you try
No hell below us
Above us only sky
Imagine all the people
Living for today…

Imagine there’s no countries
It isn’t hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the people
Living life in peace…

You may say I’m a dreamer
But I’m not the only one
I hope someday you’ll join us
And the world will be as one

Imagine no possessions
I wonder if you can
No need for greed or hunger
A brotherhood of man
Imagine all the people
Sharing all the world…

You may say I’m a dreamer
But I’m not the only one
I hope someday you’ll join us
And the world will live as one

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