posted on Oct, 11 2019 @ 11:09 PM
I recently posted a thread where I said people who do not believe in God have a precise definition for the word God. These people who are mostly
atheists define God where the meaning of the word God must have limitations and boundaries like an "object" to be experienced in reality order for
God to be considered to be real. Then I made the point all the major religions I have read use words that represent ideas without boundaries. In the
list of words I used was the word "Tao". Someone responded amused by the idea I was saying Tao equals God. I did not respond at the time. But at
the time I did not mean Tao equals God. What I said was religions or spiritual ideas use words that represent parts of reality that do NOT have
boundaries or limits. The idea of a word representing something meaningful in reality not having any boundaries simply does not compute for types of
people who presume "objects" are all that exists in reality was the point I was trying to make.
I've always been fascinated by Taoism.
"If this seems complex, the reason is because Tao is both simple and complex. It is complex when we try to understand it, and simple when we allow
ourselves to experience it. Trying to understand Tao is like closing the shutters of a window before looking for a shadow. We might close the
shutters to prevent anyone from discovering our treasure, but the same shutters prevent the moonlight from entering the room. All there is in the
room is darkness, and in total darkness we cannot find the shadow, no matter how hard or diligently we seek."
When I think about the Tao I envision a semantic envelope around my mind where thoughts coming into my mind are pieces of yang and the space
between my thoughts are the yin.
I think the trinity of having a three phase idea is a classification of ideas called a Unity of Opposites. Essentially for meaning to have any
meaning at all you have to have three things. Two things in tension and an observer. For example, "up" cannot be defined without "down" and
neither can be understood without a point of reference we call the "observer".
Unity of Opposites
So in a way I do equate the word Tao to God but in the following context of a three part trinity:
Time = Tao = Christ-Consciousness-Holy-Ghost-God
mass = Yin = body-of-Christ
Energy = Yang = blood-of-Christ
The words "time", "Tao", and "God" all have the same property of not being able to held in your hands like an object. These words have no
boundaries and form the bases of how we experience reality.