reply to post by RiftValleyKid
But if you are intelligent enough to see that God is the Whole - why can Christians, and other religious fervists, not also have the intelligence to
recognise that the prophets, channels and seers that have previously had the clarity to understand this oneness, and translated it as best they could
for the average intelligence levels of their day - into the various books and metaphorical analaogies that carried this enlightenment, see that to
adhere to such folklorish interptretations NOW, is detrimental to the greater undertsanding of this insight?
I wish I knew.
From what I have observed, the Religious person relies on a teacher who is human (in error) of which implies and indoctrinates their own personal
belief onto another. It trickles down and then people are confused, yet do not question. They hold them self up on a pedestal and look down upon
I am a "why" person.... always looking for another piece to the puzzle. Since I was a small child I could sense what did not add up and seeked the
answer for myself. The ride has been fun and the deciphering has been a challenge, one that I LOVE. For myself, its been simple, yet hours and hours
of study and investigation. When I read Jesus saying we should seek.... I believed him. Why? It felt "right" to do so. He is someone I trust because
he has shown me through his Word that he is the only man who holds the Truth. When I read the Bible.... it is on a cosmic level, nothing less.
Word's are interchangeable and have various meanings, this is evident. A preacher can tell me what a word means to him and his congregation but i
have the right to decide what it means according to my own conviction of said word. See?
I hold no religion.
why can you not let go of scripture and accept a more scientific theory of God, as a universal driver rather than a sentient being that really wants
us to smite in very particular moral circumstances, some now actually even redundant - and so on, and on....?
I cannot let go of Truth (Jesus as the first and last who represents us ALL as ONE). I can indeed envision "God" as a force that does not hold human
traits as man wants us to believe. I also do envision "God" to be the driver.... the mover. The most intelligent light there is. He is the creator
of Science and it is Science that I relied on in my darkest of hours when I laid the Bible down years ago. It was science that lead me back to the
Creator of all within one. I read ten books a week for five years and didn't live much.... just read and sought out what I wanted to "know".
God can be "experienced" not seen. Its not like He is a He. "He" is the only way we can relate however it could be said God is not a He or a
thing.... Force is more like it but the human brain has a hard time wrapping their mind around such an idea.
I love pondering undiscovered science and the way I discover is with ALL knowledge no matter how goofy it may seem, it is a player in this game of
life just the same. Its important within its own right.
Folk-lore is human his-story. For some it is nothing but myth and for some it is as real as life itself. It is a part of us and a part of our story of
experience. What makes sense to me will not make sense to another... and its their own right and their own journey that dictates such and I am well
aware of that.
But we no longer think the boogey man put it there. If your government and piers that 'seem. to be intelligent in many other fields still referred to
the 'boogeyman's force of gravity' they would be laughted at.
The play of words.... its a game.
Boogeyman for instance is the same game as Santa, the tooth fairy, the spaghetti monster and so on. BUT.... the coin is always a flip away from being
looked at with a different light and seeing another image.
Science has come along way. There are MANY scientists who believe more so now that there is a singularity which many call God. MANY!!!! Why is this
you think? I think it is the same reason as I. It just makes sense on a grand scale.
Everything reflects like a mirror. There is light and the light is good. It allows one to see an image of which an experience can be had. In the law
of experience each angle has to be perceived for one to know there is such an angle. It all "matters" (matter as in science). Each way of thinking
and or perceiving is only done in light. So.... when Jesus said "Its Finished", I believe him because I have proven his words to be true (my angle
of perception) via science.
I have to believe in light because it is so. Guess who speaks of the light on a grand scale?
His-Story = All stories
Jesus is a mere reflection of all and so is the Universe the reflection of the all. From my angle.