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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 11697 Darryl Sloan 11-Jun-19 11:05
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 427 drrayeye 11-Jun-19 18:02
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 364 Darryl Sloan 13-Jun-19 10:52
Couldn't disagree more 407 drrayeye 13-Jun-19 12:25
Yes we are confused - we are confused about everything 339 Robert Jameson 18-Jun-19 14:43
terrific 307 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 15:00
Re: Yes we are confused - we are confused about everything 311 Naveen 18-Jun-19 20:06
Thank you Ray and Naveen 351 Robert Jameson 19-Jun-19 00:53
Re: Yes we are confused - we are confused about everything 303 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 08:54
"and that's by design" 299 drrayeye 20-Jun-19 11:32
Re: "and that's by design" 295 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 11:59
Re: "and that's by design" 300 Robert Jameson 20-Jun-19 17:03
Re: "and that's by design" 300 PB Bytes 20-Jun-19 17:27
Re: "and that's by design" 284 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 18:39
Re: "and that's by design" 307 PB Bytes 24-Jun-19 19:20
basking in the mystery rather than becoming frustrated 302 drrayeye 20-Jun-19 18:29
Re: basking in the mystery rather than becoming frustrated 295 Robert Jameson 21-Jun-19 14:06
Re: basking in the mystery rather than becoming frustrated 296 drrayeye 21-Jun-19 17:26
Going it alone 297 Robert Jameson 21-Jun-19 22:48
Re: Going it alone 309 drrayeye 22-Jun-19 05:03
Satan versus Buddha 293 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 19:03
developng one's personal epistemology 289 drrayeye 24-Jun-19 21:51
Re: Satan versus Buddha 306 Eddie Larry 25-Jun-19 01:11
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 349 Robert Jameson 17-Jun-19 14:31
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 302 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 09:41
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 299 Robert Jameson 20-Jun-19 13:39
In the beginning...... 298 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 00:13
Re: In the beginning...... 277 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 19:21
Re: In the beginning...... 297 Naveen 24-Jun-19 20:00
Haha, mind boggling, brain leaking!. 297 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 00:55
Time, fate & destiny (edited) 344 hendrik dirker 25-Jun-19 02:44
Re: Haha, mind boggling, brain leaking!. 290 Darryl Sloan 26-Jun-19 20:49
updating the science 296 drrayeye 26-Jun-19 22:05
Re: updating the science 282 Darryl Sloan 28-Jun-19 09:43
Re: updating the science 280 drrayeye 28-Jun-19 12:30
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 279 greengirl5 28-Jun-19 22:36
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 283 Eddie Larry 28-Jun-19 23:42
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 280 Darryl Sloan 30-Jun-19 19:25
Re: updating the science - and what about Einstein? 273 Eddie Larry 30-Jun-19 19:42
How about reincarnation, nobody has mentioned that yet, and June is fast running out, no eternal June! 299 greengirl5 26-Jun-19 22:59
Re: How about reincarnation, nobody has mentioned that yet, and June is fast running out, no eternal June! 276 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! 276 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! 275 Darryl Sloan 30-Jun-19 19:38
"it's now or never" - old song! Melody "o sole mio". 287 greengirl5 28-Jun-19 23:34
Re: "it's now or never" - old song! Melody "o sole mio". 282 Eddie Larry 28-Jun-19 23:37
Re: "it's now or never" - old song! Melody "o sole mio". 298 Darryl Sloan 30-Jun-19 19:44
Living in the past! 774 greengirl5 30-Jun-19 23:36
oversimplfied 309 drrayeye 29-Jun-19 05:25
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 321 rulebook54 25-Jun-19 08:38
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 299 Darryl Sloan 26-Jun-19 20:54
Re: Rebooting Genesis: a new creation myth 289 rulebook54 28-Jun-19 17:53


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