posted on Nov, 21 2009 @ 01:44 AM
reply to post by stanlee
Well the thing you might be forgetting is that there are - and have always been - hard polytheists and soft polytheists.
The really weird thing about even the hardest polytheistic system is that, by nature, it is so tolerant as to permit an unknowable God. That little
trick has allowed polytheists, hard and soft, to inhabit the souls of all the polytheistic religions for years, and if I may be so bold - it seems to
satisfy the Christians as well, with the Father, Son and Holy Ghost. You got your 3 if you want your 3, oh sacred triumvirate, but then if you
can't stomach that, you can always say the 3 are actually one.
Maybe it reflects a central spiritual delimna - and I'm talking pervasive, not merely historical - we are all one - NO I am an INDVIDUAL. Mother's
breast is part of me. When I smile, mother smiles back. Wait. I didn't do that - that was mother. Mother is not me. I love that woman. I want
to be one with her. I wish she would leave me alone so I could watch Football.
Religion may be a history, or it may be a construction of our experience of life, or it may be ALL 3, and ALL 3 are one. Or it could be a lot of
Ha! A mystery.