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originally posted by: cooperton
Energy can neither be created or destroyed, you will persist in some way, one way or another, as I would assume this law applies to consciousness as well. This starts to get into Theology then, because we can begin to realize how consciousness is more fundamental than matter itself, as proven by quantum physics and the copenhagen interpretation. The Copenhagen Interpretation insists that matter does not have definitive properties until they are analyzed by a conscious measurer. As absurd as it may sound, it is true, and repeatable in a lab. If matter is subserviant in a sense to consciousness, then consciousness is a higher faculty than matter. If matter, according to Newton's Law, can not be created or destroyed, then neither can consciousness.
This enduring eternal consciousness is known as the Alpha-Omega. Words won't do it justice so I won't even try. You're taken care of, and the hairs on your head are numbered by a higher dimensional intelligence far greater than our own.
originally posted by: glend
a reply to: Akragon
You are thinking in absolutes. What if there is only one absolute truth, that being the Father. Our mind exists in dualities where all truths are relative. So we each see that same creation as having different attributes. Your mind see's substance in creation and that is the truth for you. My mind still see's substance but perhaps not as much, and that is truth for me.
When we have experienced all that can be experience the substance of the void becomes emptier. When one becomes the will of the Father we see the void through that will. As being incredibly more beautiful than anything we can experience with our mind. So what dies are the limitations of mind. Mind still exists. But akin to calculator rather than that, which drives all our passions and motives.
keep in mind this is coming from someone that works in "heavens waiting room"
when i don't believe said "father" is the true God
The valley spirit never dies.
It is called the mystical female.
The entrance to the mystical female
is called the root of Heaven and Earth.
as if barely existing,
it is used but never spent.
Perhaps IF there is only one truth which is "the Father" whoever that may be... then we are a part of said "Father" set out to experience this existence... And if that is truth... should we not enjoy what we experience... because for certain there will be times where we do not enjoy it.
originally posted by: dffrntkndfnml
This does not imply agreement, more so the acknowledgment of another's insight, and the awareness of the possibility of how those ideas can work for them...
The awareness of the possibility of how an idea works opens the door for someone to to watch and see it's influence for themselves. It's a more passive approach to working a concept without necessarily endorsing it.
If you, like me, are either Agnostic or Atheist, how do you feel about the possible survival of consciousness after physical death?
originally posted by: stormson
Water disproves your hypothesis.
As a gas it is one form, but still water, but disorganized.
As a rain drop, it is organized. Still water.
When it hits the ocean, the drop is destroyed. It becomes the ocean and loses its sperate "drop" nature. It's still water.
"You", your conscience, is the same. Before conception, "you" were nothing. Upon gaining consciousness, "you" became a raindrop. After death, "you" dissolve into all the energy around you.
As the body-battery shuts off, so does the light of consciousness.
originally posted by: Akragon
And where do you go when you find out that mostly everything your religion taught you was a lie... just like the rest of everything we've been told?