I am sure there are people who feel well protected from the situations that occur in life. They have a certain confidence where they know that all is well in their worlds and that harmful circumstances will simply pass them by.
Achieving cosmic consciousness is like hacking a super computer: Every time you think you've found a key, it just opens another level of encryption guarding the source code. What if we didn't have to hack the code?
The ascension process is just that: an energetic journey that begins with moving out of the collective consciousness and into the uncharted territory of the higher realms. This is done while simultaneously living third-dimensional everyday life.