HOW YOU CAN FREE YOURSELF FROM RELIGION:
There is only one way. But there is a way.
You must understand… who is “God”… For this, you need to go back to the origin of the God story on earth. There is a “God” story. It has an origin. It has a root. It has a time. It has a place. And there are traces leading back to that “event”. You need to know what was this event. Without this understanding, you will fumble in the dark. Your life through. Never certain. Never sure.
That door is not easy to open.
After millennia of control over humanity, religion has mastered the skill of hiding the door behind massive walls of indoctrination, dogmas, doctrines, and…. fear. Every inquiry, every question, every hole, every opening, every glimpse of enlightenment… is quickly plugged… with words and with swords. Every second of the day, society “normalizes” in your body, mind, and soul an imaginary realm. What you are taught about nature, the world, and yourself reflects this fictitious “empire of the unreal”.
To free yourself from religion is not easy. But it can be accomplished. Those who don’t want to know… also don’t want you to know. Then… how, without a primary Creator, has the universe come into being… or, exists today?
A REFLECTION ABOUT THE SOURCE OF OUR NATURE
Why? So that we and all that exists around us make sense.
Being able to identify and name the Primary Source allows us to decode the why behind the behavior of all (thoughts, desires, people, forms, the movements of stars) that exist. When our knowledge makes sense our existence make sense.
The result: We can be at peace, at one, with ourselves and with the world around us. We (can) feel good.
At present: The Primary Source?
Religion, for millennia, has been promoting the notion that the Creator of all that exists is a God. Our lives through, we follow, obey, serve and worship the God. Philosophically… as the God is external to us, we can only know ourselves through the knowledge of the God. We attend houses of worship seeking self-knowledge, knowledge of the world and our life’s purpose. And this gives our earthly life meaning. After death, if we have fulfill the God’s will, we rejoin Him in Heaven.
But some, unable to circumvent religion’s mind boggling/ bungling inconsistencies, look to science for answers. Science probing the deepest past sees fingerprints of an Originator but not the Originator in person. The Originator could be… or not be a God. Here again, the Originator is a Source that is external to us. We are therefore still unable to touch our roots. We are left to twirl our philosophical thumbs, become nihilists, and/or continue to be as spiritual, as good, and as moral as our brethren the believers. Heaven may even await. Science re-circles and re-contains those who thought they had escaped religion.
This has been and continue to be the proverbial “box” into which we store our philosophical selves. Then, we have thrown the keys away. No point looking (It is said.).
Still, from time to time, we awaken thinking and feeling that something is not real about this box. Nature gives us glimpses that we are on the wrong course. There is a fulfillment glitch in our philosophy of existence. Depth is missing, in hiding. What if instead of being external the Source was internal? and not a God? If so… how? if so Who or What? and who and what are we? what is this universe we inhabit? – Many long moons ago, those feelings and questions became a life directive. I was convinced that we could find the keys and touch our roots. I began seeking.
A book: After spinning round and round along endless getting nowhere loops, I realized that a shift of paradigms had to occur. I got out of the box, got new looking glasses, and soon came upon two “markers” on the road. One marker indicated a shift in the way we look at historical documents concerning the origin of the Being we call God and the other delved into the structure of existence. There were answers. Along the way, I wrote reflections, discoveries, notes, and the “what does it all mean?” in a book entitled A Natural Philosophy.. – A Natural Philosophy is available on Amazon
THE FIRST PARADIGM (SHIFT):
How have we come to believe in the existence of a God?
What if the God “vehicle” the biblical prophet Ezekiel heard and saw breaking through the sky and noisily coming down to earth was a real nuts and bolts physical craft and the the being at its command was a real person? Since time immemorial, the whole business/ endeavor of “worshiping” has been about gods/God living in the sky and coming down to earth. What if what happened in olden time happened as told and recorded?
“The first fact we face when we begin to survey the historical documents is that there was not only one “God” but many gods, present on earth, in those days. Yet, we have made it dogmatically “untouchable” to admit to the existence of other gods; we have brushed them under the truth’s carpet. We want all these gods to be imaginary. Our history books present them as mythological figures. Images in dreams. – We have turned a magnificent past into illusions and fairy tales. The second fact that becomes quickly evident when examining the ancient documents is that the gods, including our “God”, were beings of flesh, blood, and bones. It is only with the passage of the millennia that the gods became ethereal figures. And the third fact that the same texts make clear – the truth that confuses us so much and has sent us into astronomical loops over the millennia – is that the gods descended unto earth, from the heavens. The heavens being the skies above our heads”. A Natural philosophy p. 190, 191.
After a time on earth, the gods departed. People lifted their eyes upward and scrutinized the heavens. And, they waited… prayed… remembered… offered sacrifices…Thus began… and the long wait for the return of the magnificent ones… and the transformation of facts into memories, into reconfigured stories, into religions. – Over the generations, over the millennia, the descent of gods from the sky unto earth, their accomplishments, their relationship with humanity and their “words” have been reinterpreted and distorted to the point of being completely unrecognizable. And, with more time, more isolation, more reinterpretation, more refining, one of the many gods, a being issued from the womb of nature, was raised to the high post of “Supernatural” Supreme Being: (God).
And that was/is God. For certain.
Origin. Concept. Name. Idea. Definition. Locale.
Religion: The words of the gods/God, no matter their inerrant wisdom and historical accuracies/ inaccuracies, were/are about the relationship and the day to day interactions between powerful ruler gods and their charge. These ancient directives, though important to the people of those days, even to the people of today, have nothing at all to do with who, why, and how we are at Source.
Science: Science, like religion, asks, if not a God, Who or What created all that exists? (And as we look back into the past for that first instant of creation, we go back into the box.)
THE SECOND PARADIGM (SHIFT):
The solution: We change the time and date of creation.
Think about it: It is now. It is now. It is now. It is always now. The only “space/time” that is always “there/here” is the Now. A Now must always be, must have always been. Having always been, the Now was not created. And… having always been, the Now is eternal. Being everywhere, the Now is infinite.
What does it mean? As the date of creation was not located in the distant past but in this moment. The fact that there is a Now forces creation to be.
The Now is the Primary Foundation,
The Now is the Primal Source.
The Now is the Creator.
The how: In its totality, completeness, wholeness, the Now is ONE. In its multiplicity of forms, the Now is all. One into all incessantly, infinitely. divides. All into One incessantly, infinitely return. To divide implies motion. Except that the Now cannot move. The Now cannot jump ahead of itself. The Now must remain still. The mechanism: As One divides into all… at the same time… all collapse into One. A pulse is emitted… Life… at the very same time… a counter pulse is emitted… Death. Thus, everywhere… continuously, incessantly… Life/Death, Life/Death, Life/Death.
The Now is a singular Source/event engendering a binary pulse/Source. The Now cannot not be. This having to become from not being creates the “spark of Life”. Followed by the extinguishment of the spark. Yet…
Existence: All become. All disappear. Yet… something (a residue) remains. A middle: Creation, existence. How? At the moment that Life is erased by Death… Life comes back stronger… with more Power, with more Force… and… pushes against Death… a space opens… we inhale… Death comes back with more Power/ Force… pulls back Life… the space collapses… we exhale. Vibration by vibration, fragment by fragment… after being born, the Now holds for an instant, an hour, a decade, a century, a millennium…. universes, rivers, grains of sand, thoughts, people… and… at the same time and over time, all collapses. The middle, the residue, is where the battles for form and duration (space and time) occurs.
Of space/time field of play: (Yesterday existed… but it does not exist… yet what existed (for the most part) is still here). The space/time residue, existence’s filaments of presence, is what we call the Memory. – The central, the focal point, of all that exists is the – one at a time – creation, maintenance, and deletion of memories.
As the binary pulse push forth and comes back, patterns of becoming, of maintenance, of ending can be detected, identified, named. The patterns are the laws of existence. The laws of nature. Our human laws. From these patterns, we are able to decipher the rules of the Game of existence. Understanding the Source, we can make sense of our existence and the world around us. Games of life, death, renewal, survival, letting-go, fighting back, winning, are always at play.
Everywhere is the center of the Now. Every speck of cosmos is a center at the center of the Now. You are a center at the center of the Now. There are infinite numbers of centers. Through a multitude of games… games of mind, games of body, games of soul… we become, we remain, we end.
Meaning and purpose: In the Now, all of the ingredients that compose One are included in all… from people to animals, trees, flowers, grains of sand, and specks of dust. One is in all, all is in One. Consciousness, intelligence, intelligent “life”, are universal ingredient; they are manifest in everything, everywhere. – As the two pulses act at the same time, essence is substance, cause is effect, mind is matter. – The pulses transform One into all and reunify all into One. At all times. it is us. It is what we do.
Form is mind in interaction, in reflection with the infinite.
It’s about you: You are a center of existence, a point of being, a point of radiance, a point of creation, where thoughts and senses weave the fabric of the eternal instant… where and when you receive and give the elemental and the formed. As it unfolds, the Now reveals itself. Then it folds. Again, it reveals itself. Pulse by pulse, wave by wave, you sense, you think, you walk.
Awareness of the patterns (the laws, the rules, the ways) of the Now has its advantages, its rewards.
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