The Mind of Goatskin
"Wisdom is like a goat
skin--everyone carries his own"
(African English Idiom)
What we are today comes
from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present
thoughts build our life of tomorrow: Our life is
the creation of our mind.- Buddha
God is defined as
alpha and the omega. What is the Cosmos? The Comos
contains all energy, includes all knowledge
because it is everything, it is everywhere because
it is "the everywhere", it has been shown by one
mathematician to be eternal and it appears we are
on the verge of proving it has no beginning nor
any end because, like a möbius strip, the beginning and the
end are one and the same. I submit to you then,
God = The Cosmos; And I ask, why is there a need
to personify this "god" and create a being in our
image to account for what we don't understand and
raise a false hope of an afterlife?
is an insult to human dignity. With or without it,
you'd have good people doing good things and evil
people doing bad things, but for good people to do
bad things, it takes religion." ---Steven Weinberg
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Some thoughts from "The
World According to David Whitehouse" ........
Life is evolution from innate potential to the greatest degree of understanding and ability; the purpose of life is to survive, experience, learn...advance to the highest level of competency and understanding possible.
The greatest threat to "The American Dream" is altruism. Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for yourself. The key precept of American democracy is INDIVDUALISM.
The primary purpose of government is to protect individual rights and provide for the common defense.
UFOs, ghosts, ESP, etc. are natural phenomena and should not be given supernatural attributes.
Religion was the first philosophy; it is based on myths emerging out of ignorance--convenient explanations for things beyond comprehension.Man created gods in his own image.
If there is a god, and the god is a "being" with gender, then logically, based on our knowledge of evolution and biophysics, God is a woman (BUT WHY WOULD A SUPREME BEING NEED GENDER?).
Actually we have outgrown our need for a supernatural "father". All religions are a form of altruism (as is Communism, etc.) -- Man can not subordinate himself to a supernatural being or to a government or any other entity if he is to properly participate his "evolutionary" process--he must protect his ego to realize his full potential as a rational, creative human being and protect the right of all individuals to pursue happiness in their own way.
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