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Steindeism

Discussion in 'Deism DIR' started by kyjds, May 7, 2020.

  1. kyjds

    kyjds Julius the Jules

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    Steindeism (noun): The belief that all of reality is contained within God's thoughts and mind. We are simply thoughts that God is having, along with all other beings and things in this universe. A person who believes in or follows Steindeism is called a Steindeist.

    Whenever God stops thinking about us is when we die. That explains the paranormal phenomenon. When we die, we move into God's subconscious mind, to live out our afterlife.

    Steindeism is based on a famous quote attributed to Albert Einstein: "I want to know God's thoughts. The rest are just details." This quote is what made me coin the word Steindeism, and what made me believe in this philosophy.

    We are God's thoughts according to Steindeism. Without God's thoughts, we wouldn't exist, as all exists inside of the mind of God. We can still contact God as we are apart of the fabric of spacetime, we aren't just in the universe, because everything and everyone is apart of the universe's interwoven fabric!
     
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    Is this God capable of creation?
     
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    Why yes. The creation is His thoughts.
     
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    I meant more materially. Is he capable of creation in a physical sense?
     
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    I originally said yes, but now I say no. But to me, material things are still simply thoughts God is having. God may or may not have a body, but His creation is in His mind only.

    Edit: By physical, I mean God's body, but He doesn't create with His body, He creates with His mind.
     
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    So, God thinks of something and it manifests physically?
    How different is that to a more traditional creation concept held by many Abrahamaics?
    Please note, this is the Deism DIR, and I'm not a deist, so more than happy to bow out if you prefer. Just thought I'd ask a few (respectful) questions to better understand your views.
     
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    Not a problem at all my friend. The difference between my Steindeism and Abrahamic religions is that Abrahamic religions believe that God is separate from everyone else. He doesn't create things with his mind, nor does everything exist inside of him in the Abrahamic religions. He may be omnipresent in their sense, but their God exists outside of them.

    Edit: God in Steindeism contains all events, creation, beings, inanimate objects in His mind, so He is constantly thinking and all of this reality, every single moment is His thoughts. God doesn't communicate nor create the way the Abrahamic god does. We are sending our prayers and thoughts directly to God's mind rather than as a separate line of communication, which we are all really inside of His mind. We are not separate from God and God is not separate from us. But God is directly involved through His thoughts, and we are inside His thoughts, but He doesn't physically intervene with His body. I hope this made some sense, since He is involved, but at the same time not involved.
     
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