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Originally posted by masqua
reply to post by f4cgv2
The Void you keep speaking of (imho) did not exist before the theoretical 'Big Bang'. Matter did not explode into an emptiness, the emptiness was created with the theoretical 'Big Bang'.
In fact, the empty space you're envisioning isn't all that empty when the theoretical and much more prevalent dark matter and dark energy are taken into account. What other theoretical 'stuff' composes 'empty space' is anyone's theoretical concept.
God is not-so-empty space, dark matter, dark energy, matter, anti-matter, you, me, all of the other sentient beings (alien or otherwise) and crazy little kitties as well.
(and that's just talking about this universe)
Originally posted by tkwasny
The "void" is still a "thing". The void is 3D space without contents of matter nor energy.
The problem with absolute non-existence is it is self-annihilating the instant any awareness directs its focus to consider it, thus destroying the integrity of non-existence, because it now exists.
How simple is that? The VOID. VOID, dude. VACUUM. EMPTY SPACE. Infinite, empty space. It was there before the big bang, and will be there afterwards, when all matter is long gone.
Your sheepish rattling off foolish question only indicates that you don't want to listen.
No way. And I have explained the big bang, too. The first idea of the infinite empty space was an infinitely small dot. That's it, in purely geometrical terms. Or, if you prefer numbers, they say, "Out of the zero came the ONE".
It's as simple as imagining an infinite empty vacuum, 13.7 billion years ago, where, apparently out of no reason, an infinitely small dot appears and expands. Welcome to big bang theory. Very simple and straightforward.
What are you putting in my mouth that I have NOT said? I have not said anything about Superego, except that Ego is a hindrance.
All your thinking is a HINDRANCE to perceiving. You are not perceiving, you are interpreting, then putting over a smokescreen of thoughts of what you "SHOULD" see, and then deciding if that, what you actually SAW, is acceptable or not or needs further interpretation and thus, distraction from what is actually out there and what WAS perceived (but not appreciated).
Originally posted by AfterInfinity
Your rambling about nothing being everything and none of us being anything but the nonexistence present has very little to do with it, unless you can concisely and coherently explain otherwise.
Originally posted by Itisnowagain
The present is presently happening eternally - the spirit constantly appears different. 'Physical reality' can only appear where there is seeing and seeing happens now.
God is presence - there is nothing other.
Experts tell us there is no firm distinction between how you remember and how you think.
They still don't fully understand exactly how you remember or what occurs during recall.