Being the unusual person I am, many of my beliefs do not coincide with the common perceptions. A big topic for me regards the apocalypse and the rapture. I believe the rapture has already come and past long ago, if it ever was to come at all, and the entire idea was "holier than thou" people looking for an easy way out of a crumbling world.
Similarly, I look at revelations and many of the predictions of the end of the world and how Christ is just going to pop up and get rid of this planet and deliver us to a new one where everything is perfect.
This is my conundrum.. I do believe we're in paradise, I do believe everything already is as perfect as it can be without removing free will.
As it pertains to prophecies I believe there are some which are genuinely looking into the future and seeing current path, and others are attempts at creating self fulfilling prophecies, forging the future by creating a prophecy so easy to believe everyone's cumulative beliefs are responsible for creating and shaping the prophecy.
This latter type is what I see when I look at the doomsday prophecies, prophecies some deity is just going to come back and fix everything for us even though we were the ones who messed it up in the first place. It's firmly my belief if there is paradise beyond this world to be had, a utopia to be found, it is waiting for us as a race to accept responsibility for a planet we've been ravaging and ignoring for eons, and to build it back ourselves. I don't believe Christ or the anti-Christ or anyone is going to pop back up and simply make it easy for us when this is the future we created, instead we are going to continue down the same path we are on until we finally start to use our free will to create a great world like it was meant to be and has the potential to be.
Irrelevant of your beliefs on this particular subject, it is very clearly observable people are always looking for the easy way out. The quick fix. The escape. This is of course a behavior I observe in myself. Why do we prefer the idea of a divine messiah coming to save our butts instead of fixing our own mess?
asked 21 May '13, 15:32
When you realize you are "ONE" there is no reason to "escape" anything - and then you realize "escaping" doesn't exist because there is no where else to go but "here".
No matter where you go it'll always be "here".
answered 21 May '13, 22:45
it may be that we believe
we look down instead of up
preferring what is heavy
why dare i be different
answered 24 May '13, 18:21
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