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The subject of God has come up on my threads, so I thought it would be good to share a reading from my book "I, Universe", in which I attempt to come up with a more modernised creation myth than the one given in the Bible.

Do we need myths? Yes, because we are shooting in the dark in our understanding of reality, by virtue of being a creature with limited consciousness. Science only ever provides partial answers. Abstract thinking is required to get a handle on what the big picture may be, but that thinking must not contravene what we've already learned from science. In this regard, the old myths are showing their age.

Here's my take on things:

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Darryl

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Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 1176 Darryl Sloan 11-Jun-19 11:05
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 134 drrayeye 11-Jun-19 18:02
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 109 Darryl Sloan 13-Jun-19 10:52
Couldn't disagree more 115 drrayeye 13-Jun-19 12:25
Yes we are confused - we are confused about everything 93 Robert Jameson 18-Jun-19 14:43
terrific 82 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 15:00
Re: Yes we are confused - we are confused about everything 79 Naveen 18-Jun-19 20:06
Thank you Ray and Naveen 90 Robert Jameson 19-Jun-19 00:53
Re: Yes we are confused - we are confused about everything 72 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 08:54
"and that's by design" 65 drrayeye 20-Jun-19 11:32
Re: "and that's by design" 67 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 11:59
Re: "and that's by design" 68 Robert Jameson 20-Jun-19 17:03
Re: "and that's by design" 76 Poster Boy 20-Jun-19 17:27
Re: "and that's by design" 56 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 18:39
Re: "and that's by design" 58 Poster Boy 24-Jun-19 19:20
basking in the mystery rather than becoming frustrated 78 drrayeye 20-Jun-19 18:29
Re: basking in the mystery rather than becoming frustrated 67 Robert Jameson 21-Jun-19 14:06
Re: basking in the mystery rather than becoming frustrated 63 drrayeye 21-Jun-19 17:26
Going it alone 66 Robert Jameson 21-Jun-19 22:48
Re: Going it alone 79 drrayeye 22-Jun-19 05:03
Satan versus Buddha 62 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 19:03
developng one's personal epistemology 62 drrayeye 24-Jun-19 21:51
Re: Satan versus Buddha 70 Eddie Larry 25-Jun-19 01:11
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 105 Robert Jameson 17-Jun-19 14:31
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 70 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 09:41
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 74 Robert Jameson 20-Jun-19 13:39
In the beginning...... 73 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 00:13
Re: In the beginning...... 60 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 19:21
Re: In the beginning...... 63 Naveen 24-Jun-19 20:00
Haha, mind boggling, brain leaking!. 66 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 00:55
Time, fate & destiny (edited) 105 hendrik dirker 25-Jun-19 02:44
Re: Haha, mind boggling, brain leaking!. 58 Darryl Sloan 26-Jun-19 20:49
updating the science 56 drrayeye 26-Jun-19 22:05
Re: updating the science 52 Darryl Sloan 28-Jun-19 09:43
Re: updating the science 50 drrayeye 28-Jun-19 12:30
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 54 greengirl5 28-Jun-19 22:36
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 50 Eddie Larry 28-Jun-19 23:42
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 40 Darryl Sloan 30-Jun-19 19:25
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 40 Eddie Larry 30-Jun-19 19:42
How about reincarnation, nobody has mentioned that yet, and June is fast running out, no eternal June! 64 greengirl5 26-Jun-19 22:59
Re: How about reincarnation, nobody has mentioned that yet, and June is fast running out, no eternal June! 53 Darryl Sloan 28-Jun-19 09:55
Re: How about reincarnation, nobody has mentioned that yet, and June is fast running out, no eternal June! 47 Eddie Larry 28-Jun-19 21:46
Re: How about reincarnation, nobody has mentioned that yet, and June is fast running out, no eternal June! 37 Darryl Sloan 30-Jun-19 19:38
"it's now or never" - old song! Melody "o sole mio". 43 greengirl5 28-Jun-19 23:34
Re: "it's now or never" - old song! Melody "o sole mio". 46 Eddie Larry 28-Jun-19 23:37
Re: "it's now or never" - old song! Melody "o sole mio". 47 Darryl Sloan 30-Jun-19 19:44
Living in the past! 98 greengirl5 30-Jun-19 23:36
oversimplfied 60 drrayeye 29-Jun-19 05:25
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 80 rulebook54 25-Jun-19 08:38
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 62 Darryl Sloan 26-Jun-19 20:54
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 59 rulebook54 28-Jun-19 17:53


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