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From my perspective and the perspective of Hermes god and everything is like a hologram. Each bit of information contains the information for the whole within it.
What I can infer from this is that creation isn't truly creation what it is is awareness. An idea isn't new it's simply discovered. By becoming more aware I become more creative.
From this I can also infer that I won't find answers outside of myself, I already have all of the answers within.
Not my conclusion, that would be one Mr Benjamin Libet back in the 1980s. LoL
Nevermind the subsequent other experiments into the field since then that have also suggested such.
Science indicates freewill is not what the philosophers claim it to be nor the blessing any anthropomorphized sky God was handing out nether.
Many materialists believe that evidence for a lack of free will was found when, in the 1980s, the scientist Benjamin Libet conducted experiments that seemed to show that the brain “registers” the decision to make movements before a person consciously decides to move. In Libet’s experiments, a participant would be asked to perform a simple task such as pressing a button or flexing their wrist. Sitting in front of a timer, they were asked to note the moment at which they were consciously aware of the decision to move, while EEG electrodes attached to their head monitored their brain activity. Libet showed consistently that there was unconscious brain activity associated with the action - a change in EEG signals that Libet called “readiness potential” - for an average of half a second before the participants were aware of the decision to move. This experiment appears to offer evidence of Daniel Wegner’s view that decisions are first made by the brain, and there is a delay before we become conscious of them - at which point we attribute our own conscious intention to the act.
However, if we look more closely, Libet’s experiment is full of problematic issues.
The experiment is what it is I'm afraid as are the subsequent experiments that has also alluded to the fact that free will is illusory at best.
Ask God for the answers, but you can't can you because he is not saying much or anything for that matter.
originally posted by: Deetermined
If you really want to make yourself useful in this thread, why don't you tell us why you believe that there is no God, what you believe your purpose in life is, and what you believe is going to happen to you after you die?
I don't necessarily preclude the notion of some form of creator/group consciousness/underlying rhyme or reason to the universe we think we experience,