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Discussion in 'Interfaith Discussion' started by Conscious thoughts, Jul 20, 2021.

  1. Polymath257

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    Matter is different from mass. Mass (and energy) are properties of matter.

    Any evidence for these microvita? I'd love to see the evidence from some accelerator on this.
     
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    Dear Conscious thoughts

    Though what you say is by no means directly incorrect, in my experience it is both easier and safer to think of it the other way round instead: that Man is “in God”. Among other things, this prevents some from mistakenly concluding that they themselves are God; something one unfortunately otherwise encounters a little too often where the reverse thought-process is encouraged.


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    So what do you mean when you say that God is - or could be - "energy"?

    If you don't mean literal energy (i.e. the thing that can be measured in joules and that physicists talk about), then I won't know what you mean unless you say how you're using the term.
     
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    Neither was that specific as far as I know, especially Spinoza since he wouldn't even know what those words mean.

    Spinoza often used the word "Nature" to be an alternative name for God, and he felt that they were so closely intertwined that separating them would make no sense. However, what is missing from his papers is whether his position is more pantheistic or panentheistic. Einstein seems to favor the latter based on his wordings, but it's possible that he may have chosen to say it this way.

    BTW, the best book by far that I've read on this subject was "A Book Forged In Hell" by Steven Nadler, which is about Spinoza's book "Theological-Political Treatise".
     
  5. Conscious thoughts

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    Spiritual energy
     
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    We can tap into that inner energy (or being or whatever one may call it) anytime... meditation is one way.
     
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    Ok, what I really had in mind is E=mc2. So energy equals mass/inertia times the speed of light squared.
     
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    Understood.

    What do you mean by "tapping" into God's energy?
     
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    Except that the full equation is E^2 = m^2 c^4 + p^2 c^2. The one you gave only works for massive particles that are not moving. For massless or moving particles, you want the full version. Here, p is the momentum. Note that if p=0, you get the E=mc^2. but, for photons, m=0 and E=pc.

    In the case of photons, there is no mass, but there is energy due to the momentum.

    The reason this equation works is that energy is the time component of the energy momentum vector with the momentum being the other three components.

    As i stated.
     
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    God is not physical, energy, forms, humans, animals, chairs, items, they all parable forms of God. God is each thing in ultimate form and unites all things as well.

    But there is blessings (different types) in everything, each fruit has a different blessing aside from "nutritional value", as well different gems and stones, have different spiritual blessings and energy.

    In reality, it's either spiritual existence is reality in which physical existence is impossible or the other way, and since we are spiritual, we know physical is impossible.
     
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    Awakening to the truth of Gods existence and Awakening our own being from within
     
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    Well the thought takes energy. You cannot attribute energy to something that dosent exist.
     
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    I believe God exist:)
     
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  14. Xavier Graham SA

    Xavier Graham SA God is Love, is love, is love. OM, AV KAH AHH!

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    In my heart, I believe in animism. I have always felt connected in that way to nature, and it grows. My partners identification of paganism seems to be animistic as well.
    I am unsure if my Bible is against it or not, and if it is wrong. I would like to do many practices, particularly regarding the sun and the moon, but I must make sure I’m not worshipping the sun or the moon. I am unsure how to go about it, and struggle to reconcile my religious beliefs and how I feel. But with further investigating, I am figuring it out
     
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    My catholic friend told me when she felt I couldn't "find" god: why don't you be with god in nature (maybe nature is the voice of your creator).

    With me I've been a nature brat and raised in it since a kid. I didn't know I had much connection until later in life. I used to do ritual to thank the sun and moon but it got tiresome.

    If energy is god, you can feel it in nature appreciation. You don't have to bow to the sun to acknowledge its purpose created.

    (I do insider myself an animist profoundly)
     
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    I believe that we are the children of God - is that what you mean?
     
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    Not exactly:) to become like God one must first end every aspect of self as a human being. End all attachments to this physical world, but in same time have unconditional love for all living
     
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    God has to reveal Himself to you.
     
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    Are you sure it is not the human who must remove our veil of ignorance and by yhat be able to see God from within our being?

    God is always right next to us.
     
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    I can stand right next to you and unless I reveal myself to you...
    you will not know of me.
     
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