The only thing greater than God.
Posted: 25 October 2011 01:10 PM   [ Ignore ]
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The only thing greater than God.

Man.

Religion and God were invented to free man. Not enslave him.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXQDa7GzPYw

This man is showing God the only thing greater than God. A human being.
Man is God’s evolutionary Master. We brought him from barbarism to civilization.

Without Us, there is no God. Man is who gives God life. The concept, the reality, the imaginary reality, useless and useful speculation of God, all will have been like they never here without man.

God is man’s creation, be it the word itself or the concept or WORD as some believers say it.
To our knowledge, there are no other intelligences able to speculate or have any kind of notion of God as a concept, reality or myth.

Animals know their God. God as their perfect example and role model that is.
It is always one of their own. I do not think that they have the ability to assign moral values to it. Only Mankind can do such with our higher intellect.

God is in our image and we in his.
Without man, God dies because he can only live within the consciousness of man.
This is irrefutable at this point in time. God may be the one we put as head but without the body Man, he ceases to be. Him and all notions of a God.

Religions have denied Man his heritage by having us forget that we choose God. He does not choose us. When will you people recognize that you are WsIP—WorksInProgress—junior gods and part of your duty to yourself and mankind is to elect yourselves a new and true God.

How will you know he is a true God ?
You will name him so and give him power and dominion over the only thing greater than himself. Yourself.

God is dead. Long live God.
A man.

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First step.
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Posted: 25 October 2011 02:53 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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By any chance have you read The Evolution of God by Robert Wright? If not, I think you would enjoy it. I know I did.

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Posted: 26 October 2011 10:45 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Posted: 26 October 2011 10:47 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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FreeInKy - 25 October 2011 02:53 PM

By any chance have you read The Evolution of God by Robert Wright? If not, I think you would enjoy it. I know I did.

No I have not but will look it up.

If it does not involve man having his head up some imaginary Gods ass, then you are right. I will likely like it.

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Posted: 26 October 2011 10:50 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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FreeInKy - 25 October 2011 02:53 PM

By any chance have you read The Evolution of God by Robert Wright? If not, I think you would enjoy it. I know I did.

Excellent book.

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Posted: 26 October 2011 01:08 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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FreeInKy - 25 October 2011 02:53 PM

By any chance have you read The Evolution of God by Robert Wright? If not, I think you would enjoy it. I know I did.

He is quite intelligent and is interesting to listen to but end up as basically a I D believer. That or some kind of Deist.
He believes in a higher purpose but does not say where this higher purpose stems from.
I did not go too deep into him after realizing this.

Is that what you got from reading him?

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garythehuman - 26 October 2011 10:45 AM

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Quite intelligent FMPOV.

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Posted: 27 October 2011 05:23 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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FreeInKy - 25 October 2011 02:53 PM

By any chance have you read The Evolution of God by Robert Wright? If not, I think you would enjoy it. I know I did.

He is quite intelligent and is interesting to listen to but end up as basically a I D believer. That or some kind of Deist.
He believes in a higher purpose but does not say where this higher purpose stems from.
I did not go too deep into him after realizing this.

Is that what you got from reading him?

Regards
DL

I think Wright’s basic theme is that there is an overarching progression to humanity’s development. He steers clear of actually revealing his personal beliefs about a deity or design for the cosmos, but I agree that he strongly implies some “purpose” and/or a sort of “guiding hand” to everything. But he never suggest these things explicitly—he leaves it to the reader to decide. Personally, while I don’t see the need to appeal to any intelligent agent (outside of humanity) to explain either the existence of the universe or life itself, I do hold open the possibility that there could conceivably be one or more such agents. To be clear, Wright always talks about “God” in the sense of our own created version(s) of God, not some actual entity.

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Posted: 27 October 2011 06:27 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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FreeInKy - 27 October 2011 05:23 AM
Greatest I am - 26 October 2011 01:08 PM
FreeInKy - 25 October 2011 02:53 PM

By any chance have you read The Evolution of God by Robert Wright? If not, I think you would enjoy it. I know I did.

He is quite intelligent and is interesting to listen to but end up as basically a I D believer. That or some kind of Deist.
He believes in a higher purpose but does not say where this higher purpose stems from.
I did not go too deep into him after realizing this.

Is that what you got from reading him?

Regards
DL

I think Wright’s basic theme is that there is an overarching progression to humanity’s development. He steers clear of actually revealing his personal beliefs about a deity or design for the cosmos, but I agree that he strongly implies some “purpose” and/or a sort of “guiding hand” to everything. But he never suggest these things explicitly—he leaves it to the reader to decide. Personally, while I don’t see the need to appeal to any intelligent agent (outside of humanity) to explain either the existence of the universe or life itself, I do hold open the possibility that there could conceivably be one or more such agents. To be clear, Wright always talks about “God” in the sense of our own created version(s) of God, not some actual entity.

We read him about the same way.
He and I think the same way to some extent.
The main difference is that my apotheosis showed that there was no supernatural, even though some will put me in that camp because of my belief in a cosmic consciousness, while I know it is a part of nature. He has gone to a more Deist view that there is something supernatural out there that just does not interfere with us.

I just might go back and read/listen a bit more.

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DL

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