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"O my Lord! increase me in knowledge" - Qur'an 20:114 Aug 8, 2020 at 3:48 AM

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    September 1
    Unatheist, Abrahamic (Hanif-Mu'min-Ahlulbayt aka Shia Islam), Dharmic (Shaivite-Vajrayana), Occultist
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    I'm not an anthropomorphic theist but I'm certainly not an atheist either. I am not sure what I am. I believe in a something but not which can easily be categorized. I believe both theistic symbol has it's place in relation to it but that the aspect we identify as "deity" is only in our conceptualization of it. "deity" itself is a necessary part of psychology and I think atheism is wrong to deny it on logical grounds because it is a serious part of the biological nature of our existence.
    I believe that biology, psychology and metaphysics are the same thing but that materialism/naturalism has inverted their relationship. I believe that religions, art, philosophy and science all recursively relate to each other and that these endeavors of human life are all flexible but fundamentally interrelated in a polymorphic sense. Everything is simultaneously symbolic and literal depending on the point of view.
    Religion and art especially, can never be put into one box as it will always defy that box. Atheists and Antitheists only parrot their ignorant fundamentalist religionist peers over that issue.

    The traditions I relate most to are: Shi'i Islam (Twelver, Qarmatian, Nizari, Tayyibi), Hinduism (Shaivism and Vedanta), Buddhism (Mahayana and Vajrayana), Thelema, The Fourth Way, Orthodox Christianity (Eastern and Coptic), Gnostic Christianity, and more esoteric forms of Judaism like the Essenes, Kabbalists and Sabbateans. Even Satanism too (with some Acausal Numinous Wyrd), but used and understood sparingly, and not eXoterically.
    I both follow all those traditions and don't. The closest I have to a central scripture is the Qur'an (as I don't give the Bible anywhere near much priority except for in study), but I treat it as the talisman that it is, not as a mere book with words, nor as a book of legalities. It is the book of the Shamanic voyage, it is the Atman revealing itself, it is the dramaturgy of reality playing itself out to examine and come to illumination from.


    "He who thinks he knows It not, knows It. He who thinks he knows It, knows It not. The true knowers think they can never know It, while the ignorant think they know It." - Kena Upanishad
    "Show forgiveness, enjoin what is good and turn away from the ignorant." - Qur'an 7:199
    "All mental phenomena have mind as their forerunner; they have mind as their chief; they are mind-made. If one speaks or acts with an evil mind, 'dukkha' follows him just as the wheel follows the hoofprint of the ox that draws the cart." - Dhammapada 1:1
    "To Allah belongs the Unseen of the heavens and the earth. The matter of the Hour is just like the twinkling of an eye, or [even] swifter. Indeed Allah has power over all things." - Qur'an, 16:77