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How Do You Attain Godhood?

  1. fierycj profile image84
    fierycjposted 7 years ago

    Assume its possible. How do you figure it can be done. I have for a long time played around with fictional concepts on how this might be possible. Those of you who read my Godhood hub understand what I mean. I find the topic to be quite intriguing, and I envision endless possibllities in it, both as a Writer and a Film Director. Pls, kindly Throw in your theories on how this can be.

    1. tantrum profile image59
      tantrumposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        The only way you can attain Godhood is convincing everybody that you are. Then if everybody believe you, you are God. For references search in 'religions', 'gurus',etc. big_smile

    2. mohitmisra profile image61
      mohitmisraposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Meditation, one pointed concentration focusing between your eyebrows.

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      Ghost32posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Theory:

      1.  Find someone who's done it.  Don't necessarily have to call him/her/it a guru or sensei or avatar or whatever, but the "being" has been down the trail ahead of you, knows where to point.

      2.  While seeking said trailblazer, remember that anybody who claims to have done it most likely hasn't.

      3.  Even so, one necessary assumption must be that it can actually be done.  Tell few, as most nonthinkers out there will crucify you upside down (or maybe burn you at the stake, or impale you ON the stake) for daring to think it's a possibility.

      4.  Once the 'Blazer is identified,  listen to the Rules of the Game as  posted by said guide but remember to test everything. 

      5.  Practice patience and persistence (along with, apparently, alliteration).

      6.  When Godhood (or any reasonable facsimile) is finally accomplished, keep your mouth shut, as nothing enrages the slave masses as readily as the mere thought of a free man (or woman, or it).

      1. mohitmisra profile image61
        mohitmisraposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Sorry but one cannot keep shut once he has attained enlightenment but has to share this knowledge with the rest of humanity .You are correct some will not like you for it but on the whole humanity will benefit from the knowledge you share

    4. Lady_E profile image82
      Lady_Eposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I can't even assume its possible, Mon Ami.
      As you know, there are some Sacred things one shouldn't touch, or else....

      1. fierycj profile image84
        fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        For sure. In some tales, some have been ushered into a realm where they're no more. Spooky, huh.

    5. Haunty profile image85
      Hauntyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      There is a vow that Buddhists take. It sounds like this:
      Even if enlightenment is unattainable, we vow to attain it.

      1. fierycj profile image84
        fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I know about that stuff. Buddhist monks in history have long been obsessed with attaining divinity...

  2. arunjain1989 profile image59
    arunjain1989posted 7 years ago

    I have also had this fantasy of attaining godhood and i dont know why but i firmly believe it is possible.If we could just explore our inner strenghts.May be it is possible through meditation and penanceor some other way which we still dont know of.But I think it is possible as most of religious and self improvemnt books says "believe in the power of soul" and "soul is equal to god".

    1. fierycj profile image84
      fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Interesting. In history, there has been quests by gurus and sorcerers of various sects embarking on forbidden missions to attain this godhood.

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        dennisemattposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        MAKE A HUB!!!!! Whats a forbidden mission? OK, I mean, I know what it means, but tell me the story!!! I did not know about this and it sounds cool and I think you could add it to your myth series...

        1. fierycj profile image84
          fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Actually I'm already doing that. But I have this problem, some tell me I'm eccentric, but I dont know, I can never get myself to write one thing at a time. Like now I'm working on too many hubs - one on this Godhood, one on the Myth series, another on a favorite director, but my mood just keeps swinging, my mind keeps burning, its crazy. The forbidden mission is really cool, that I promise.

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    dennisemattposted 7 years ago

    sorry, I really think you can only be GOD-LIKE, in that, Gods are not humans, and you'll always be a human. I was wondering where you were. I was going to start a thread..BOOM! what happend to Fiery? but, there you are, now I dont have too.  smile

    1. fierycj profile image84
      fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Never too far away, Goddess. smile

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    CabinGirlposted 7 years ago

    You don't !

  5. Eaglekiwi profile image75
    Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago

    Would you develop a 'godhood sense' account CJ..big_smile lol

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      badcompany99posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I thought he already had smile

      1. tantrum profile image59
        tantrumposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Maybe it was banned ? big_smile

        1. fierycj profile image84
          fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Eaglekiwi, Badcompany, and Tantrum = Crazies! smile

          1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
            Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            lol lol boom badda boom muaahhhh CJ wink

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          CabinGirlposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          God only knows smile

          1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
            Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            A Googley god? lol

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              CabinGirlposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Is that what they call them in NZ, how cool smile

              1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
                Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                OR THIS~~> http://nexuslex.files.wordpress.com/2009/01/funny-dog-pictures-googly-eyes-googling-google.jpg lol

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                  CabinGirlposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  Lol love it smile

  6. Eaglekiwi profile image75
    Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago

    Nah CJ ,Didnt God say ..Have no other Gods before me?

    There ya go , plot in the making wink and

    BOOM!!

    1. fierycj profile image84
      fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You should read my short story hub, The Keeper and The Godhood and let me know what you think, Kiwi. smile

  7. Eaglekiwi profile image75
    Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago

    He looks like hes just peed lol

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      CabinGirlposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I wonder when FJ does a pee does he get a burning sensation smile

      1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
        Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Shizzle my dizzle hmm yikes

      2. fierycj profile image84
        fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        You mean if I've got it bad like you? Nah, I'm clean through and through. smile

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    Ghost32posted 7 years ago

    Um...who says he/she/it has to share?  Whoever 'tis, I'm not buying it (until or unless, of course, I'm blasted with the Divine Directive--most likely your point exactly).  big_smile

    1. mohitmisra profile image61
      mohitmisraposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yes that's what happens  ha blasted with the divine directive. big_smile
      Becomes ones job. smile

  9. fierycj profile image84
    fierycjposted 7 years ago

    Very interesting, you guys. I was also just thinking, what if again, it was possible, and God allowed it? What if He made a way for a mere mortal to attain Godhood? Every religion or concept of God has some form of teaching that subscribes to man attaining some form of divinity. For instance, scripture says...we are partakers of the divine nature. Divine nature is Godhood, but does partaking in it entail acting in it? Or is there a rank to attain to? Steps to take?

    1. mohitmisra profile image61
      mohitmisraposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Three stages of life- man then god-man and then god.
      Every human has the potential to attain godhood.

      1. mohitmisra profile image61
        mohitmisraposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Or is there a rank to attain to? Steps to take?
        Meditation and gaining enlightenment- fusing with god the Light your source.

  10. aka-dj profile image79
    aka-djposted 7 years ago

    Start a church in your (neibour)HOOD, God will come to the church, and "voilah", Good in the hood, Godhood. Easy. big_smile

  11. My Friend Shiyloh profile image60
    My Friend Shiylohposted 7 years ago

    My friend says:
    Partaking in the divine nature is to be consumed with divine love.

    Love has no need to attain a title.
    Love is not concerned with it's place.
    For nothing is greater than love, love is not a title.
    Love does not seek to attain for itself, rather love desires to give.
    One can spend a lifetime seeking titles and gain them, yet have no love.
    When one is about to pass away, they do not wish they had a greater title.

    1. earnestshub profile image87
      earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      How do you define divine nature Shyloh?
      Love is the answer at so many levels, maybe I missed one or two? smile

      1. My Friend Shiyloh profile image60
        My Friend Shiylohposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        My friend says:

        Sacrifice     Giving     Owe no man anything save love.

        Divine nature is love.
        Divine nature has no fear.
        Divine nature cannot be moved away from loving.
        Love is content in all things.
        http://hubpages.com/hub/My-Friends-Love

  12. kephrira profile image61
    kephriraposted 7 years ago

    I have one on my godcoat.

  13. AEvans profile image72
    AEvansposted 7 years ago

    Charles Manson attained Godhood and look where it got him and his followers, it isn't nice to play with mother nature. big_smile

    1. fierycj profile image84
      fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Well, his followers were drunk with his wine of delusion! Manson didnt get it too bad, I hear he's eligible for parole soon.

      1. AEvans profile image72
        AEvansposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Now that is a frightening thought! sad

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          badcompany99posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          It is, even if he is older he still has those eyes, the eyes of the Devil !

          1. AEvans profile image72
            AEvansposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Yes he does and he scares me to death!! They should have given him the electric chair years ago for the heinous crimes he committed. smile

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      badcompany99posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I wonder does Fiery have the same beard as Manson ?

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        CabinGirlposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Do you think he even shaves yet ?

        1. AEvans profile image72
          AEvansposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          That is an interesting question, mmmmmm.... hey fiercy what do you look like? smile

  14. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 7 years ago

    His background makes a case for better parenting. Charles Manson had a truly terrible childhood and I feel that was the beginning of his loss of reality. His reality would have been a constant nightmare. His mother once sold him for a beer.

  15. SweetiePie profile image85
    SweetiePieposted 7 years ago

    Some people treat their positions of power, no matter how big or small, like they are gods, but that is about as close as anyone will get.

    1. earnestshub profile image87
      earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I would doubt Manson will ever be sane enough to be free with a childhood like that.
      Psychology still has few answers for sociopaths.

      1. SweetiePie profile image85
        SweetiePieposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        What I find creepy is people saying they find Charles Manson intriguing.  Some people like to go out the desert to visit where he used to live with his little commune.  How weird is that?

        1. earnestshub profile image87
          earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Maybe they should be feared as well! smile

  16. nikki1 profile image60
    nikki1posted 7 years ago

    Frinz.. ;-D
    By practicing "random act of kindness", showing people respect even when they are jerks. Inspiring others, going to church and getting involved.
    Hugs to all..

 
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