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God being a woman? possiblity or not?

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posted on Nov, 25 2004 @ 02:21 PM
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Hello again.!

Well it could be a possiblilty or maybe not. Who knows! What I do find is that, as times progress women seem to be gettin thiers (I say more power to them and its about time too)!

What I dont want to happen is a visa versa situation. Where women become the stronger, and start doing the exact same thing what man was doing.

I do think this will happen (but not for a while) but if it dosent happen then hopefully man and women will see eye to eye and have a equal understanding.

Anway people stay strong, stay focused. Laterz!




posted on Nov, 25 2004 @ 02:48 PM
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The attribution of a gender to God has more to do with the conventions of language and social relationships. The relationship of God to man is conceived as that of a loving father toward his children.



posted on Dec, 18 2004 @ 09:26 PM
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Theres some good posts here, I wonder?






posted on Dec, 18 2004 @ 09:43 PM
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Y'all a bunch of freaks.



posted on Dec, 18 2004 @ 09:47 PM
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Tahnks DeltaChaos,

Nice post!-LOL.

Very productive.

Anway laterz!




posted on Dec, 18 2004 @ 10:06 PM
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Well, like someone posted earlier, God is only the concept that the individual has for themselves, and upon reading the rest of the posts, I'm convinced that there is no God. Or at least if there is, they certainly don't want us to know what or who he or she or it is.

No two people have the same conceptualization of God, yet most people's idea is solely based on what they've been told, or what they've read.

Which is just the way it was intended to be by the ones who told the story and wrote the books.



posted on Dec, 19 2004 @ 02:47 AM
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I beleive~

God is a representation or the embodiment of "life" itself . its hard to define what makes life "life", what is the "element" that makes flesh "alive"? There is nothing between death and life in a body. what is missing in death.? That is God, all "life force".
God is life, "life" is non physical "force" within a physical form.
forms are both sex's and even asexual.
under this idea, "God" or "life" is both male and female, and neither.
God as a man or woman, is a personification of the concept of "life force"
easier to fathom, than a non quantifiable entity.



posted on Dec, 19 2004 @ 12:17 PM
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Originally posted by instar
...its hard to define what makes life "life", what is the "element" that makes flesh "alive"? There is nothing between death and life in a body...


God as a man or woman, is a personification of the concept of "life force"
easier to fathom, than a non quantifiable entity.


It is simple to define what makes something alive as opposed to dead. Biochemical/electrical activity is one quantifiable aspect of living things that separates them from the dead. Another is biological processes such as digestion and photosynthesis. These are things that define what is 'alive'.

I believe what you are describing in 'life force' is some kind of spirit or soul. This may exist, and it may be a factor that decides our humanity, but I don't think so. If this were the case, I would have to believe that plants and animals had as much humanity as humans do, because (animals anyway) other living things show emotion, compassion, love, and other traits that we normally attribute to 'humanness'.

Maybe plants and animals have 'life force', too then. We already know that they are biologically alive because of the biological processes that define biological 'life'. Of course they have life force, or whatever you would like to call it. It doesn't matter. But is this force really something that we cannot discern, or is it simply another function of the biological organism?

We are complex, as are animals, and the emotions that we feel always have basis in some instinctual reaction. Instinctual reactions and predispositions are a function of survivability for living beings that live in an unpredictable environment.

The debate is out, and it always will be, but I'm leaning less toward 'life force', and more toward complex biology. It seems to me that people that are most passionate about their definitions for God are those who have no definition at all. Biology, I say.

[edit on 19-12-2004 by DeltaChaos]



posted on Dec, 19 2004 @ 02:56 PM
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I believe what you are describing in 'life force' is some kind of spirit or soul. This may exist, and it may be a factor that decides our humanity, but I don't think so. If this were the case, I would have to believe that plants and animals had as much humanity as humans do, because (animals anyway) other living things show emotion, compassion, love, and other traits that we normally attribute to 'humanness'.


Spirit or soul are your words. I do beleive animals also have "life force'
and I beleive there is something more than tangible biology that accounts for "life". Im not religious at all , just trying to explain how i thought about it. I dont consider GOD to be a personified entity, I dont beleive God created man in his image for example, outside of "image" meaning "life",
"alive", "living". Plants are biologically alive yes, but weather there is more to them and insects, and tiny tiny simple lifeforms than biology alone, i dont
care to speculate, its (to me) bordering on plain silly.
I dont consider God as a man or woman, just as "life force" or "living energy".



posted on Dec, 19 2004 @ 03:04 PM
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This is the inherent trouble with verbalizing our thoughts. Too much room for error. To large of a chance of misunderstanding. Similar to the term 'evil', the term 'life force' could mean just about anything to anyone. It is hard to verbalize something intangible, which to this point, 'life force' is. Maybe one day we will detect and discover this 'life force', measure it, quantify it, and describe it accurately.

But when we do, I hope we call it Rocket Sauce.

[edit]God Vegemite is some awful stuff. You Oy's are crazy!


[edit on 19-12-2004 by DeltaChaos]



posted on Dec, 19 2004 @ 03:12 PM
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This is the inherent trouble with verbalizing our thoughts. Too much room for error. Too large of a chance of misunderstanding. Similar to the term 'evil', the term 'life force' could mean just about anything to anyone. It is hard to verbalize something intangible, which to this point, 'life force' is.


Precisely! thats why folk invented "God" and the generally uinderstood concept of "him". You cant describe something intangible, so you invent a personification, God (or Life ) as a man (or woman) Death as the scyth waving skeleton.



posted on Dec, 19 2004 @ 03:14 PM
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Originally posted by instar
Precisely! thats why folk invented "God" and the generally uinderstood concept of "him". You cant describe something intangible, so you invent a personification, God (or Life ) as a man (or woman) Death as the scyth waving skeleton.


Yeah, which is completely looney, if you ask me. Especially in this 'information age' when supposedly we're supposed to 'know stuff'.

Silly mortals.

[edit on 19-12-2004 by DeltaChaos]



posted on Dec, 19 2004 @ 03:21 PM
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LOL agreed!
Vegemite is delicious, were raised on it! its a cultural icon, much like the NY hotdog i spose! Its definatly an aquired taste ! Id rather eat toast with vegemite than fried witchety grubs!



posted on Dec, 19 2004 @ 03:27 PM
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Hi there,

I think God is both male and female, not in the sense of sexual organs, but in the sense of personality and characteristics of boh male & female. He has male ways about Him & female ways, a masculine side & and feminine side, that's why the Bible says God said "Let Us make man in our image. " Then it says in the image of God created He him, Male & female created He them. Then later on God seperates the sexes when He took Adam's rib and formed the female body from the dirt. He took the female side out of Adam (his rib) & gave that part of man another body.
And she became woman, man with a womb.


That way the husband and wife together form the complete image of God.
So God is both male & female.



posted on Dec, 19 2004 @ 03:31 PM
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Originally posted by Emily_Cragg


"He lives in unapproachable Light," is what the apostle Paul said.
"You cannot see me and live," is what He told Moses.

But, as for His nature: He contains all the elements of our experience. He is male because He has a strong will; She is female because She has an open, probing mind. His WILL dominates, so He's primarily a He.

That's my take on what God is like. I think He's cool.


Good post!



posted on Dec, 19 2004 @ 08:02 PM
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First we must understand what makes a person a man or woman. Then we must realize that God is a spirit, and not Carnal. Immaterial and not material, intangable and not tangable. God the Son came in the form of a man, but was ressurected with a new eternal, incurruptible spirit body. Matt. 22:30 "For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven." Now God created marriage for reproduction, so in heaven the Church will not marry or procreate. So we're left with the assumption that we won't have any sexual organs since we will be perfect and not have to make children.



posted on Dec, 19 2004 @ 08:12 PM
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The soul has no gender. We are made in God's image. In the image of his soul.



posted on Dec, 19 2004 @ 08:34 PM
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How can he be something he created?



posted on Dec, 20 2004 @ 12:31 AM
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OK... to Buddha, the universe and God were essentially the same thing... therefore Buddha was essentially a part of God, and so are we for that manner (although we are not God manifest, like Buddha, Jesus, Krishna, etc...). In that context, God could clearly be considered to be any gender at a given moment, all genders, or genderless (i.e. a rock).

I believe that in this way the founders of the Christian church (which essentially means the Catholic church) could claim that God was male without being frankly disingenuous. It was clearly their goal to create a male dominated hierarchy, and although they wiped out most gnostic ideas in the first couple of centuries, it is undeniable that virtually all of the "lost" gospels that have ever been found espouse a very different church than the one we have today - one in which the role of the female is not denegrated or lessened in any way (or at least in which gender is not considered).

To anyone who doesn't know... the reason that we think of God as a male with white hair and a beard is that in order to appeal to the Romans in power at that time, the early church made an effort to make the transition easy - so Yahweh took the image of Zeus as his own. (somewhat in the manner that early Christian coinage does not agree on what Jesus looked like).

I guess what I'm getting at is, it all comes down to human nature. What we believe is what we believe, and hopefully, that helps us make our way through our lives as successfully as possible, and with as little existential doubt as possible - but it is all only belief, at least until we die, ascend, transcend, or whatever proves to happen when you close your eyes for the last time!



posted on Dec, 20 2004 @ 01:03 AM
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"God" ... a small word for a smaller force ..... or greater one.


many whispers at the end of darkened corridor a great wave, washing away entire civilizations subtle entity - shiver down the spine protection in dark places unspoken wishes behind and beneath the heart tangled web between men (of either gender) unspeakable, unbearable exquisite pain



To attempt contemplation on the ...gender... of Divinty, when its very nature we cannot grasp... is folly. God is not man, god is not woman, god is not God; Buddha; Allah. The Divine simply is......



Breathe deep and know what is Divine. Speak a name and that breath is lost.




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