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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 10870 Darryl Sloan 11-Jun-19 11:05
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 263 drrayeye 11-Jun-19 18:02
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 207 Darryl Sloan 13-Jun-19 10:52
Couldn't disagree more 240 drrayeye 13-Jun-19 12:25
Yes we are confused - we are confused about everything 184 Robert Jameson 18-Jun-19 14:43
terrific 172 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 15:00
Re: Yes we are confused - we are confused about everything 168 Naveen 18-Jun-19 20:06
Thank you Ray and Naveen 190 Robert Jameson 19-Jun-19 00:53
Re: Yes we are confused - we are confused about everything 159 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 08:54
"and that's by design" 153 drrayeye 20-Jun-19 11:32
Re: "and that's by design" 150 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 11:59
Re: "and that's by design" 151 Robert Jameson 20-Jun-19 17:03
Re: "and that's by design" 160 Poster Boy 20-Jun-19 17:27
Re: "and that's by design" 142 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 18:39
Re: "and that's by design" 145 Poster Boy 24-Jun-19 19:20
basking in the mystery rather than becoming frustrated 164 drrayeye 20-Jun-19 18:29
Re: basking in the mystery rather than becoming frustrated 153 Robert Jameson 21-Jun-19 14:06
Re: basking in the mystery rather than becoming frustrated 153 drrayeye 21-Jun-19 17:26
Going it alone 151 Robert Jameson 21-Jun-19 22:48
Re: Going it alone 165 drrayeye 22-Jun-19 05:03
Satan versus Buddha 150 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 19:03
developng one's personal epistemology 146 drrayeye 24-Jun-19 21:51
Re: Satan versus Buddha 157 Eddie Larry 25-Jun-19 01:11
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 200 Robert Jameson 17-Jun-19 14:31
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 154 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 09:41
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 155 Robert Jameson 20-Jun-19 13:39
In the beginning...... 155 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 00:13
Re: In the beginning...... 141 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 19:21
Re: In the beginning...... 147 Naveen 24-Jun-19 20:00
Haha, mind boggling, brain leaking!. 153 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 00:55
Time, fate & destiny (edited) 204 hendrik dirker 25-Jun-19 02:44
Re: Haha, mind boggling, brain leaking!. 145 Darryl Sloan 26-Jun-19 20:49
updating the science 145 drrayeye 26-Jun-19 22:05
Re: updating the science 137 Darryl Sloan 28-Jun-19 09:43
Re: updating the science 132 drrayeye 28-Jun-19 12:30
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 137 greengirl5 28-Jun-19 22:36
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 137 Eddie Larry 28-Jun-19 23:42
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 129 Darryl Sloan 30-Jun-19 19:25
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 126 Eddie Larry 30-Jun-19 19:42
How about reincarnation, nobody has mentioned that yet, and June is fast running out, no eternal June! 154 greengirl5 26-Jun-19 22:59
Re: How about reincarnation, nobody has mentioned that yet, and June is fast running out, no eternal June! 138 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! 135 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! 126 Darryl Sloan 30-Jun-19 19:38
"it's now or never" - old song! Melody "o sole mio". 133 greengirl5 28-Jun-19 23:34
Re: "it's now or never" - old song! Melody "o sole mio". 131 Eddie Larry 28-Jun-19 23:37
Re: "it's now or never" - old song! Melody "o sole mio". 143 Darryl Sloan 30-Jun-19 19:44
Living in the past! 520 greengirl5 30-Jun-19 23:36
oversimplfied 159 drrayeye 29-Jun-19 05:25
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 174 rulebook54 25-Jun-19 08:38
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 157 Darryl Sloan 26-Jun-19 20:54
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 144 rulebook54 28-Jun-19 17:53


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