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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 11358 Darryl Sloan 11-Jun-19 11:05
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 308 drrayeye 11-Jun-19 18:02
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 247 Darryl Sloan 13-Jun-19 10:52
Couldn't disagree more 295 drrayeye 13-Jun-19 12:25
Yes we are confused - we are confused about everything 225 Robert Jameson 18-Jun-19 14:43
terrific 206 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 15:00
Re: Yes we are confused - we are confused about everything 203 Naveen 18-Jun-19 20:06
Thank you Ray and Naveen 232 Robert Jameson 19-Jun-19 00:53
Re: Yes we are confused - we are confused about everything 199 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 08:54
"and that's by design" 191 drrayeye 20-Jun-19 11:32
Re: "and that's by design" 189 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 11:59
Re: "and that's by design" 192 Robert Jameson 20-Jun-19 17:03
Re: "and that's by design" 198 Poster Boy 20-Jun-19 17:27
Re: "and that's by design" 180 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 18:39
Re: "and that's by design" 186 Poster Boy 24-Jun-19 19:20
basking in the mystery rather than becoming frustrated 200 drrayeye 20-Jun-19 18:29
Re: basking in the mystery rather than becoming frustrated 191 Robert Jameson 21-Jun-19 14:06
Re: basking in the mystery rather than becoming frustrated 189 drrayeye 21-Jun-19 17:26
Going it alone 189 Robert Jameson 21-Jun-19 22:48
Re: Going it alone 203 drrayeye 22-Jun-19 05:03
Satan versus Buddha 188 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 19:03
developng one's personal epistemology 186 drrayeye 24-Jun-19 21:51
Re: Satan versus Buddha 196 Eddie Larry 25-Jun-19 01:11
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 238 Robert Jameson 17-Jun-19 14:31
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 196 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 09:41
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 195 Robert Jameson 20-Jun-19 13:39
In the beginning...... 191 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 00:13
Re: In the beginning...... 178 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 19:21
Re: In the beginning...... 187 Naveen 24-Jun-19 20:00
Haha, mind boggling, brain leaking!. 194 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 00:55
Time, fate & destiny (edited) 241 hendrik dirker 25-Jun-19 02:44
Re: Haha, mind boggling, brain leaking!. 185 Darryl Sloan 26-Jun-19 20:49
updating the science 187 drrayeye 26-Jun-19 22:05
Re: updating the science 179 Darryl Sloan 28-Jun-19 09:43
Re: updating the science 172 drrayeye 28-Jun-19 12:30
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 176 greengirl5 28-Jun-19 22:36
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 179 Eddie Larry 28-Jun-19 23:42
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 174 Darryl Sloan 30-Jun-19 19:25
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 163 Eddie Larry 30-Jun-19 19:42
How about reincarnation, nobody has mentioned that yet, and June is fast running out, no eternal June! 192 greengirl5 26-Jun-19 22:59
Re: How about reincarnation, nobody has mentioned that yet, and June is fast running out, no eternal June! 174 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! 172 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! 163 Darryl Sloan 30-Jun-19 19:38
"it's now or never" - old song! Melody "o sole mio". 173 greengirl5 28-Jun-19 23:34
Re: "it's now or never" - old song! Melody "o sole mio". 172 Eddie Larry 28-Jun-19 23:37
Re: "it's now or never" - old song! Melody "o sole mio". 184 Darryl Sloan 30-Jun-19 19:44
Living in the past! 581 greengirl5 30-Jun-19 23:36
oversimplfied 196 drrayeye 29-Jun-19 05:25
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 214 rulebook54 25-Jun-19 08:38
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 194 Darryl Sloan 26-Jun-19 20:54
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 182 rulebook54 28-Jun-19 17:53


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