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Once upon a time, astronauts from other planets landed on earth and the people from earth did not have the understanding and knowledge of what they were. They had abilities and powers far greater than the people of earth. They assumed that they must be gods and began to worship them and based their religion and beliefs around them.

Now forward thousands of years and here you are, descendants of those earth people still believing that these ancient astronauts were gods.

Kind of makes you feel silly if you think about it.

You can get mad and answer with all kinds of bible verses and facts and nick nacks and paddie whacks, but it still doesn't change what really happened.

How any intelligent human being can believe in all of this god bs is amazing. On the other hand, if you need the crutch, then more power to you.

You believe in what you want and I will believe in what I want. I am fully confident in my beliefs and you may say that you are, but I have a feeling that when you are driving alone or when you are lying in bed, you are wondering if everything that you have been taught and believed in through the years is all based on a misunderstanding.

asked 21 Sep '12, 16:20

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GOD the Alien

edited 22 Sep '12, 23:17

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no doubt we will find out where and if any part of us continues to exist after our human body deteriorates. and yes, each is entitled to their realative reality animistic or spiritual. peace be with you on your use of free will

(22 Sep '12, 07:07) fred

There is little reason to debate such a pointless subject unless you want to give this dog a bone.

(23 Sep '12, 04:53) Dollar Bill

Very true, I should have thought about that before I posted such a pointless question. By the way how long have you been an atheist.

(25 Sep '12, 13:48) GOD the Alien
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A better question to ask might be If you found out that God existed would it change your life?

Let's face it we're all on a quest to find out If God exists or Why we're here. The Traveller's wonderful answer above touched on the experience of God through Faith. I'd even take that one step further because the word experience itself is temporary.

When we harness the power of Faith we begin trusting that evolutionary impulse that most of us call God that moves through us as, us and It's no longer a temporary experience but a Way of living that we begin to embody in our everyday lives and that's where growth takes place and we become the living embodiment of that which we're seeking.

And when I Am lying in my bed at night I can reflect on the fact that each and every day I'm doing my best to express that aspect of God potential known as Michaela.


answered 21 Sep '12, 22:52

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I won't have to worry about finding out that a god exists. I spend my time taking care of my family the best that I can. I don't waste it away blowing about jesus or god or faith in nothingness.

(25 Sep '12, 13:45) GOD the Alien

you can't say that it is bullshit to believe in god. first you must define god. perhaps your definition of god doesn't exist? perhaps you think that god is a man with white beard? but what if i think that god is all that exists? so in this situation, you are god and i am god too. so you can't say "what if he doesn't exist?" imo. that would mean that you and i wouldn't exist. then everything would be meaningless.


answered 21 Sep '12, 20:32

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I can say what I want about god. I don't have to define god because I don't believe in such a thing, so I can most certainly say that god doesn't exist. You can disagree, that's your business. Just because I am not weak and need the crutch, doesn't mean that life is meaningless to me. I think that it is sad that someone would feel that life is meaningless without god. That's a messed thing you got going there, sounds like a weakness in your beliefs.

(26 Sep '12, 13:30) GOD the Alien

ok you can say it. that's right. it is your opinion. but imo you don't understand what my definition of god is. but it's ok. everybody can hate what they want if it makes them happy and fullfilled. ive seen happy and fullfilled atheists but to be honest ive never seen a happy hater.

(26 Sep '12, 17:09) releaser99

You were saying some good stuff for a while until the end. How would you know a hater. I know more "religious haters" than anything else in the world. Most people tend to just live there life and take care of what needs to be taken care of, many religious people as well, not throwing everyone in the same bus. But I know and read in posts on many sites, about exteme type religious people that have the belief that what they believe in is right and everyone else is wrong.

(27 Sep '12, 06:44) GOD the Alien

(continued) Nothing wrong with that, but it is the WAY that many present that thought, a bit over the top. Just last night on Survivor (TV show) a very religious young female was praying and go on (no problem, her life), but then she turned out to be the most hateful person that you could imagine. This is only one case and does not lead to a comparison of all with similar beliefs, but I do tend to notice a trend. Maybe I am biased.

(27 Sep '12, 06:45) GOD the Alien
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God is the conceptual unknown.

It is that "unknown" that is accepted and acknowledged as the Creator, or "All that is".

So it is impossible to invalidate the concept, because anything that is of validity is no longer the "unknown"

But why does this "unknown" have such power over reason?

Because of a strange and wonderful phenomenon called FAITH.

We call it something else in this place, but that's not the discussion here.

FAITH produces results and this can be confirmed by anyone who is willing to leap with confidence into the loving embrace of this Unknown presence.

By reading those words you may think that I am talking about something out there somewhere.

I'm not.

It's in the last place that you are willing to look.

Because the one who is looking feels so imperfect.

Anyway this post is not about where to look, it's about existence.

I have never looked for God outside.

If it were outside, I am sure it is possible to debate which "thing" has been confused as God.

My connection to God has always been "inside" within the experience that remains in deep contemplation when the existence of my 5 senses fades into the background leaving only the presence of my spirit as my dimension of existence.

In this place, within the absence of all senses, Quantitative things are left far behind in favor of boundless creativity.

It is in discovering "this place of creativity" that the very question, where does God exist even begins to make sense.

It's the difference between just traveling on foot and questioning the validity of everything that passes by and then getting the chance to travel at the speed of light and beginning to wonder if there is anything beyond that.

So the question of God only begins to make sense when the power of the spirit is stumbled upon by the individual, who then begins to acknowledge the existence of this "spiritual side".

Until such an experience, it is just a game of words and a declaration of the ignorance of the spirit.


answered 21 Sep '12, 18:40

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The Traveller

I love your answer Traveller :)

(22 Sep '12, 00:10) Michaela

once born of water and the spirit:when the inside and outside become one with no more darkness in you then you can go outside (of flesh) above to meet god(in spirit).

(22 Sep '12, 23:00) white tiger

@Traveller - great answer!

(23 Sep '12, 04:42) Dollar Bill
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God is one of the most misused and thus misinterpreted words in all languages.

Nearly all religions started as one person (called prophet after a while) who sat alone in a cave or desert in silence and after a while realized something. when he (and probably some women we don't know of) came back to his people and friends, in order to share his excitement, he had to use the only means of communication that he had: WORDS. So words (some clicking sounds made by human mouth and tongue) were used in a context that they are not capable of handling. It was usually fine while the prophet himself was alive but after his death the disciples and later holly[business] men came into the picture and misinterpretations began. Most notably god became some creature (like a very strong man) living far far away who is sometimes happy and compassionate and sometimes angry and unforgiving and most of the time saying things that don't make sense (very unstable :) ).

This big guy is the god you're talking about and correctly arguing that he does not exist. If the prophet himself came back to life after a thousand years and met his followers he wouldn't have a clue what they're talking about.

The moment you call god, god your not talking about god anymore. You are talking about a finite entity which is bound to a label. Daodejing a Chinese text, written around the 6th century BC, talking entirely about god (dao) clears this at the beginning of the text:

The Dao that can be spoken of is not the Dao.

These days spiritual teachers try to avoid words like god, spirit, love, etc because of these misinterpretations and use words like consciousness, being, etc instead (Traditional spiritual poets of Iran where also wisely aware of this and used parables like butterfly and candle for seeker and god, wine for love, etc)

I have seen a 10 hour documentary about the ancient astronauts who came to earth and manipulated apes DNA to make us. Personally I don't think there's enough scientific evidence to support this theory but this is a possibility and no one can deny it. One could also have a theory that the entire universe was created a second ago with dinosaur fossils in the ground and our memories artificially programmed into hour brains. Even though its crazy, this is another possibility and no one can deny this either.

The important thing is that we are here now as points of consciousness. God is the context, the consciousness, the space in which everything happens. If the theory of ancient astronauts were true it happened in this context. If we where made in any other way it happened in this space of consciousness.

When you see a beautiful flower, that tiny moment before your mind interferes and starts labeling and interpreting the flower is when your in touch with god. Realizing god is like the moment a ripple becomes aware that it is not just a short-lived ripple but in the depth it is an eternal ocean. Not a part of the ocean but the ocean. This cannot be achieved through mind and reason, Every one should be his/her prophet and realize it for him/her self.


answered 22 Sep '12, 10:30

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since the beguinning they can make that choice all the truth and the teaching are out there for someone who seek he shall find. but many get stuck in the darkness inside and outside.only once they make the inside and the outside be in the light of truth so they can learn until there is no more division that create darkness,they cannot realize the truth.

(22 Sep '12, 23:47) white tiger

nima, it is difficult to see the moon when it is in its 'new moon' phase, yet it is there when we use enhancements to human vision. a catch is the ability of the observer, since he sees only what he is capable of seeing and no more. is there something out there that we as yet do not see?

(23 Sep '12, 20:20) fred

thanks fred. I see it more like a very bright and vibrant light in every direction around us and we are wearing a dark glasses. All we have to do is take of the glasses as more and more people are doing so these days.

(24 Sep '12, 08:52) nima
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yes it would because i could not read or reply to your question because nothing would be created. god has created everything that exist and is aware of the truth of everything from the beguinning to the end. so with out God nothing exist. if your question would have been if you would not have to belief that god exist? then i would have tell you that in my case it does not change annything. i would still be a living one staying in the truth with a good soul(mind and heart). you see many do not like religion and think that it is all men creation.that is only one part of the truth. the real truth is that men have writen about things according to their own level of understanding,and some have manipulated things if you read those writing and study the truth about it then you would know what is the lie or if you find the lie and get not stuck on the lie then you will eventually know the truth. i will give you example of this: 1 Now there came a man of the Pharisees whose name was Nicodemus, a member of the council. 2 He came to Jesus at night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God. For no one could do the miraculous signs that you do unless God were with him.”

3 Jesus replied, “I tell you the solemn truth, unless a person is born from above, he cannot see the kingdom of God.”

4 Nicodemus said to him, “How can a man be born when he is old? He cannot enter his mother’s womb and be born a second time, can he?”

5 Jesus answered, “I tell you the solemn truth, unless a person is born of water and spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. 6 What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit. 7 Do not be amazed that I said to you, ‘You must be born from above.’ 8 The wind blows wherever it wishes, and you hear the sound of it, but do not know where it comes from and where it is going. So it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit.”

9 Nicodemus replied, “How can these things be?”

10 Jesus answered, “Are you the teacher of Israel and yet you don’t understand these things? 11 I tell you the solemn truth, we speak about what we know and testify about what we have seen, but you people do not accept our testimony. 12 If I have told you people about earthly things and you don’t believe, how will you believe if I tell you about heavenly things? 13 No one has ascended into heaven except the one who descended from heaven—the Son of Man. 14 Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, 15 so that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life.”

16 For this is the way God loved the world: he gave his one and only Son that everyone who believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. 17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world should be saved through him. 18 The one who believes in him is not condemned. The one who does not believe has been condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the one and only Son of God. 19 Now this is the basis for judging: that the light has come into the world and people loved the darkness rather than the light, because their deeds were evil. 20 For everyone who does evil deeds hates the light and does not come to the light, so that their deeds will not be exposed. 21 But the one who practices the truth comes to the light, so that it may be plainly evident that his deeds have been done in God.146

read it and look at thoses two passage: 11 I tell you the solemn truth, we speak about what we know and testify about what we have seen, but you people do not accept our testimony.

16 For this is the way God loved the world: he gave his one and only Son that everyone who believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

what we know means more then one. then more then one have given is testimony. then why does it say that only one son of god came to give is testimony? when jesus has teach that God is the holy father and we are all brother and sister and that we are children of the light and should follow is example. or does it means that more then one came but there is only one that is like the wind and being a light to the world that comes from above. to tell people the truth about the kingdom of god? or was it their own understanding that was lacking when they wrote that? you see jesus did not do anny division between the father and the children he was in truth. and that is also why they killed him,because they could not stand in truth and they could not accept that they are god because they are made in the image of the father,and their sin their own darkness is what keep them from the father and the kingdom of god.


answered 22 Sep '12, 22:47

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edited 22 Sep '12, 22:49

To white tiger There doesn't need to be a "god" for life to exist. I can't believe that anyone could actually believe this. I don't mean to criticize anyone's beliefs, I think that is a narrow minded way to go thru life.

Quoting a bunch of silly nonsense doesn't prove anything either. Marshall Applewhite spoke of things that he honestly believed in, and people (including me) thought that he was a nut.

You can interprete any writing to make it fit whatever you want it to. You could even interprete a music group, say the Beatles for instance, and base a religion from that. That doesn't make the people that believed and worshipped Charles Manson correct.

Some might read a verse about following a star to where a baby was born and think that is was a miracle. Other might believe that it was a space ship that lead them to where an artificially inseminated woman gave birth. Who is right.

Words written in the bible don't necessarily mean the same things that they do now.

(24 Sep '12, 07:00) GOD the Alien

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(24 Sep '12, 07:08) Barry Allen ♦♦

@GOD the Alien ,well i will tell you this you might believe in annything you want but it does not make it true,but if you know something it is not a belief anny more is it? so for me it does not change anny thing,the word is truth,and the truth will set you free, as for the silly nonsense,how can you judge of annything if you do not know the truth? let there be light,be the light that you can be,experience and enjoy.

(24 Sep '12, 15:34) white tiger

You are exactly correct white tiger. The truth is the truth. You do not know the truth any more than I do. That doesn't bother me, but I know that it bothers other such as you. In other words, if there is a god or jesus, or if there isn't, it doesn't affect me one way or the other. Of course, I don't go around thumpin' on the bible and acting like I know more than someone else. I'll give my opinions, and if I am wrong, so be it.

(24 Sep '12, 17:00) GOD the Alien

@GOD the Alien ,you say:You do not know the truth any more than I do. i do not agree with that,it is a wrong perception and a wrong presomption, you know the truth that you know and i know the truth that i also said:That doesn't bother me, but I know that it bothers other such as you. you see there again wrong perception. we all have free will and are responsible of it, why should it bother me?the fact is that it bother you only.

(25 Sep '12, 10:09) white tiger

again in truth i tell you that silly nonsense that spirit of rebellion is in you but you do not know it that is why you try to make a division between you and me,that is your own judgement. and yes God exist you will know it once you go above born of water and spirit no more darkness and division in you,you will be at peace with your self and other with a pure heart,it is writen in the bible and i can tell you it is the truth.but if you want to not see or hear it is your choice-

(25 Sep '12, 10:19) white tiger

and you are responsible of it,you can't blame no other,you are responsible of your choice and they are responsible of their choice,and each judgement that you make is your own also said:if there is a god or jesus, or if there isn't, it doesn't affect me one way or the other. are you so sure of that?is that why you are trying to prove that God does not exist? also i will tell you this you say:that people that believe in god are not intelligent and you do the opposite-

(25 Sep '12, 10:31) white tiger

you do not believe in God,you said you have your own belief(you believe in alien),will you judge your right hand or your left hand?or where is the truth between them?do you not know that the one that made the right hand is the same one that made the left hand?and that both are needed? stay in truth and the truth will set you free.

(25 Sep '12, 10:37) white tiger

I think that you are proving my point.

(25 Sep '12, 13:22) GOD the Alien

i am not a divider am i?

(25 Sep '12, 14:54) white tiger

My opinion, you're a nut.

(26 Sep '12, 13:31) GOD the Alien

@white tiger, let it go. You know the Truth. You know the Path. Those with ears will hear, those with eyes will see. Those with divisive anger in their hearts will be lost in Darkness, or implode. Won't be much longer, now. They dig their own graves with their mouths. Not worth your time. There are better things to do.

(26 Sep '12, 14:17) Dollar Bill

i do not have to let it go,none of it is my choice or my responsability,the dead are not alive and the living will not die,but on the last day their stones will be given back to them,and fire will come out of those stones and burn them.

(26 Sep '12, 14:57) white tiger

The truth IS the truth. NONE of us know for sure. I, and others, constantly search and continue to strive for knowledge and THE truth. Others seem to think that they know all and pass judgement. Spouting a bunch of bible verses doesn't change what is reality and what is mis-interpretation. Some of you probably still think that the earth is flat.

(27 Sep '12, 06:54) GOD the Alien

The following statements are both true because they are both the same thing.

(1) "When I am within everyone, I am always right”
(2) “The I am within everyone is always right”

But to not get offended by the first statement, one must understand the second statement.

(27 Sep '12, 11:01) The Traveller

Yea, sure. I wish I had a nickel for everytime that I have heard that one.

(02 Oct '12, 06:54) GOD the Alien
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No it would not change my life at all. I think it's because the God concept of morality and ethics, love one another and striving for the highest good is within me.


answered 23 Sep '12, 00:01

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angel, that may be his design for creation which has often, unfortunately, been written off by human intellect

(23 Sep '12, 20:25) fred
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