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Re: Plans for a religion

Postby Ichthus77 » Sun Feb 27, 2022 5:03 pm

Sorry. Let me try again. Can we break ground on something like this?
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Re: Plans for a religion

Postby Greatest I am » Sun Feb 27, 2022 7:27 pm

Ichthus77 wrote: God started bringing me back 9/22/05.


??

God controlled you?

I take it you mean your thinking.

How exactly did enlightenment hit you?

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Re: Plans for a religion

Postby Ichthus77 » Mon Feb 28, 2022 7:50 am

Greatest I am wrote:
Ichthus77 wrote: God started bringing me back 9/22/05.


??

God controlled you?

I take it you mean your thinking.

How exactly did enlightenment hit you?

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Sorry. Just saw this. My free will was not breached. There is always a choice.

Putting what happened here is probably not a good idea.

There are better ways to talk about evidence (show versus know) for God’s existence.

I can’t show you what happened. There are very few people I’ve talked to about it.
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Re: Plans for a religion

Postby Greatest I am » Mon Feb 28, 2022 8:02 pm

Ichthus77 wrote:
Greatest I am wrote:
Ichthus77 wrote: God started bringing me back 9/22/05.


??

God controlled you?

I take it you mean your thinking.

How exactly did enlightenment hit you?

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Sorry. Just saw this. My free will was not breached. There is always a choice.

Putting what happened here is probably not a good idea.

There are better ways to talk about evidence (show versus know) for God’s existence.

I can’t show you what happened. There are very few people I’ve talked to about it.


I do not hide my apotheosis, but do as you like.

Then again, mine condemned the genocidal Yahweh to hell, and showed me a better way to think, so I have no reason to not show all my cards.

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Re: Plans for a religion

Postby Dan~ » Wed Aug 10, 2022 7:25 am

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I may have posted this already years ago.
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A greeting:
We favor christian, buddhist, taoist, atheist and pagan members.
However, nearly everyone is welcome, as long as the
people are not themselves cruel or exploitive.
I believe most of the things that the dali lama says.
One thing is almost like omnism. Seeing the common
ground between different religions.
Human compassion is more important than specific religious conversion.
If we have someone from every religion as members,
we'll have more knowledge to draw from.
Variety/Novelty helps culture to grow faster.




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The greatest goal favors and improves life the most.
Our body is destined to die, but our soul is destined to live on.
The longest lasting happiness comes from soul-benifite.
The second longest lasting happiness comes from and through the mind.
And the shortest happiness comes from bodily pleasures.
Each of these pleasures are desirable.
But some things just last longer than our body.

Suffering and pain are hard wired into the human mental system.
The cure for all human suffering is not what it seems.
Happiness comes from within, but unhappiness also comes from within.
It's mechanistic.
However, some people have pushed self decipline to its limits.
They are far more pain resistant than a common man or woman.
The worst pain is soul-pain.

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But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven,
where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves do not break in or steal;
Jesus said to him, “If you wish to be complete,
go and sell your possessions and give to the poor,
and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me.”

The christian idea of sacrificing the inferior for the superior.
Many things are more valuable than money.
My own idea of soul progression seems to relate to the idea of treasures in heaven.
However, my idea of soul progression is not God-based.

Extremism is always bad.
The middle way path was just a form of being reasonable.
Extremism can turn a good idea into a deadly cult.
Likewise, balance is always good, and if it is bad,
then it is not a harmonious balance.

The solution to suffering is one way at one time,
and in another place, different.
Nirvana is different for one person than it is for another.
There is more than one buddha.
Each buddha is unique and reasonably imperfect.

Meditation, reading and fine music, is good for the mind.
Building one's intellect can lead to a door way,
to the soul and its truths.

Just like every nirvana is unique to that person,
so also is the practice of improvements.
Improvement looks different for different people.
Meditation is one aspect,
and in the sub sections of it, there are many methods,
which it would be fair if we tried each one of them.

What is wrong?
Causing suffering. The greater the suffering,
the more severe the sin. Ultimately suffering is an illusion,
but it is so hard wired that most people can't control it much.
And so it may not be our fault when offense happens.
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Re: Plans for a religion

Postby Greatest I am » Tue Aug 23, 2022 4:21 pm

Some speak of the life of souls without defining if it rules and teaches us, or if we rule over and teach it.

Given that souls can only exist in minds, I would say we control and teach souls, if they exist.

Our natural materialistic duality thinking wants us to believe in our spiritual essence being outside of us, as in body/spirit or soul.

Gnostic Christians have found the truth of this and compete with all Gods, perpetually.

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Re: Plans for a religion

Postby Greatest I am » Tue Aug 23, 2022 4:40 pm

Dan~ wrote:Right Reason:

And so it may not be our fault when offense happens.


If no evil intent is present, there is no sin, even if someone is offended.

That is men's rea and a cornerstone for justice.

We all offend, --- without intent, --- to varying degrees of harm. These offences must be forgivable.

Fault and guilt says most laws and ideologies, is born when harm is intend.

As a universalist, I can agree with you that at the end of it all, we have very little individual fault, given that we all facilitate what harm we all do to each other, and mostly cannot choose to do otherwise.

Harm is an integral part of evolution and we must do harm.

As Christians sing, Sin is a happy fault and necessary to God.

God, of course, to rational minds, being nature.

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Re: Plans for a religion

Postby Ichthus77 » Tue Aug 23, 2022 4:47 pm

Gnostic Christians sing “Sin is a happy…” yada yada?? They should put “gnostic” in “happy” quotes.
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Re: Plans for a religion

Postby Greatest I am » Tue Aug 23, 2022 7:25 pm

Ichthus77 wrote:Gnostic Christians sing “Sin is a happy…” yada yada?? They should put “gnostic” in “happy” quotes.


They were the inquisitors, dumb ass.

Thanks for showing your moral worthlessness and lack of understanding of why nature demands the same of us all.

The enlightened know this and are eager to sin, --- mentally that is.

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Re: Plans for a religion

Postby Roberts » Wed Aug 31, 2022 6:09 am

man decides he wants to create a religion, but doesn't know how to go about doing it. He starts thinking about what things he would need to do, and after some time comes to realize that he does not have enough money to buy books, or get people to teach him how to do it. He then goes to his local library and finds hundreds of books on the subject. But he still isn't sure if he should even bother trying to start a religion. So he decides to read them all, and at the end of the day he realizes that he didn't really understand any of them. He then goes back to the library and looks for a book that explains everything he wanted to learn, but couldn't find anything that explained it. After reading many different books, he finally came across a book that said something along these lines: "Religion is based on fear. Fear of God, fear of death, fear of the unknown." And that's when he decided to try to create a religion and Birthday astrology
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Re: Plans for a religion

Postby Greatest I am » Mon Sep 12, 2022 3:39 pm

Roberts wrote:man decides he wants to create a religion, but doesn't know how to go about doing it. He starts thinking about what things he would need to do, and after some time comes to realize that he does not have enough money to buy books, or get people to teach him how to do it. He then goes to his local library and finds hundreds of books on the subject. But he still isn't sure if he should even bother trying to start a religion. So he decides to read them all, and at the end of the day he realizes that he didn't really understand any of them. He then goes back to the library and looks for a book that explains everything he wanted to learn, but couldn't find anything that explained it. After reading many different books, he finally came across a book that said something along these lines: "Religion is based on fear. Fear of God, fear of death, fear of the unknown." And that's when he decided to try to create a religion and Birthday astrology


??

Religions are not fear based at all.

Have you not noted that Christianity, for example, is based on the selfishness of having Jesus die for people he has condemned.

Christians do so even as Jesus says that we are all to die for our own sins.

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Re: Plans for a religion

Postby Greatest I am » Mon Sep 12, 2022 3:48 pm

Ichthus77 wrote:Gnostic Christians sing “Sin is a happy…” yada yada?? They should put “gnostic” in “happy” quotes.


You show a lack of whit and understanding of what sin is.

I could put Gnostic, as we are quite happy to sin and show our superior fitness.

Without sin, you would be less than you are.

If you are not eager to compete/sin, and show your human worthiness and fitness, you have decided to become a sheeple.

If that is your best, then just a follower, as it seems you are the best you can be.

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Re: Plans for a religion

Postby Ichthus77 » Mon Sep 12, 2022 3:58 pm

lol. Thrasymachus, is that you?? ;)
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