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Life is absurd.

  1. moneymindit profile image72
    moneyminditposted 3 months ago

    So we create meaning in religions and games.  We create higher beings when none exist, as we are too afraid of the reality that we are in this universe alone.  How much better would our lives be if we accepted that there are no Gods; that we should not do any harm to our fellow humans.  We create governments because we are not capable of not committing crimes.  The governments that we create then turn around and become that which we created them to protect us from.  How silly we humans are.

  2. Live to Learn profile image80
    Live to Learnposted 3 months ago

    Looking at the history of governments created which espoused your belief that there are no gods and is no God I'd have to say we'd probably be worse off.

    1. moneymindit profile image72
      moneyminditposted 3 months ago in reply to this

      It is so simple to go to work, do the best job we can do and not harm anybody.  Why can't people do this?

      1. Live to Learn profile image80
        Live to Learnposted 3 months ago in reply to this

        What makes you think the average person isn't doing just that?

        1. moneymindit profile image72
          moneyminditposted 3 months ago in reply to this

          It is not the average person I am concerned about.

      2. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
        Kathryn L Hillposted 3 months ago in reply to this

        Because
        1.They do not know it (somehow harming others) is not in their best interests.
        2. They really think they can get away with it.
        3. They feel justified to take or get something they want.

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    Setank Setunkposted 3 months ago

    Humans are arguably predisposed to believe they are more than the sum of their parts. It is what drives them to exultation in one form or another. Religion in its many faces provides a common conduit for such exultation. Spirituality is another term that defines this human trait and is common parlance in religiosity. This human spirit can be projected in many different ways and be as divisive as it can unifying. Political, ideological, and even scientific endeavors can serve as spiritual conduits. This often leads to division, disorder and violence.
    In the Western World we can see the negative results of a failing religious conduit. Individually we apply our unsubscribed spirituality to what ever promises fulfillment or satisfaction while as a society we drift slowly but inexorably toward chaos and darkness.

    1. moneymindit profile image72
      moneyminditposted 3 months ago in reply to this

      We would be better off if everybody just accepted that there is no God.

      1. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
        Kathryn L Hillposted 3 months ago in reply to this

        There is Mighty Triple O. big_smile

        1. moneymindit profile image72
          moneyminditposted 3 months ago in reply to this

          What is Mighty Triple O?

  4. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
    Kathryn L Hillposted 3 months ago

    We do not understand/accept the science behind religion and spirituality.

    If we did, we would be in a much better place, GLOBALLY!!!!

    If we did, we would respect and appreciate nature and work with it. Not against it.
    If we did, we would love our neighbor and there would be no greed whether rich or poor.
    If we did, we would realize that life is temporary and that it gives us the opportunity to obtain the treasure within.
    And we would we would know that only that treasure do we take with us.


    Therefore I disagree. Life is not absurd when viewed in the correct light.
    WE are absurd for not seeing it.

    1. moneymindit profile image72
      moneyminditposted 3 months ago in reply to this

      Religion is not a science.  The lack of results of prayer prove this.  In science, you test a hypothesis.  Once the result is duplicated, then you have shown that your hypothesis works.  However, three billion people can pray for something to happen.  Using the scientific method, we can see that those 3 billion unanswered prayers prove that there is no God.

      1. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
        Kathryn L Hillposted 3 months ago in reply to this

        yes, religion is based on science, but no one quite realizes this in these times.

        1. moneymindit profile image72
          moneyminditposted 3 months ago in reply to this

          Please explain.

  5. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
    Kathryn L Hillposted 3 months ago

    Jesus said: Heaven is within. This is science. Meditation will bring enlightenment. True-Self knowledge leads to union of little Self - Spirit with Mighty Triple O - Spirit.
    Mighty Triple O - Spirit =  Omnipresent: Ever present
                                             Omnipotent: All powerful
                                             Omniscient: All knowing

    The Way I See it
    Makes Sense to Me
    Just sharin' ...
    Take It or leave It.

    PS with the third eye this power is tapped into. I do it all the time. It can help you find keys and other lost items, answers and can help you fulfill desires and needs. Sometimes this power helps you when you didn't even know you needed help in a particular direction, as long as you are open to it, as per MY experiences.

    1. moneymindit profile image72
      moneyminditposted 3 months ago in reply to this

      Omnipresent means always present.  God was present while the Jews were being massacred and did nothing.
      Omnipotent means all powerful.  God does nothing about those who are suffering.
      Omniscient means all knowing.  God knows how to heal, yet people die every second of a disease.

      1. HeadlyvonNoggin profile image86
        HeadlyvonNogginposted 3 months ago in reply to this

        Life isn't about being bailed out of every bad situation. Without experiencing the bad we'd have no concept of what good even is. If the worst thing you ever knew of was someone taking an extra helping of mashed potatoes, then your concept of good/bad would be very narrow, and very minor infractions to you would seem severe.

        Death happens. Suffering happens. We wish for those times when it's not, but it's always possible. What we do in this life matters. The choices we make. The things we do. The things we do to each other. There are consequences and ramifications. Death and pain are a given in this life. The point of life is not to avoid it, but to endure and to learn.

  6. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
    Kathryn L Hillposted 3 months ago

    In a democratic republic we vote out those who are not helping us. Its very simple.
    The hard part is knowing who is helpful toward LIFE, LIBERTY and PURSUIT of HAPPINESS smile
    and who is not. sad

 
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