Who is the Infallible God?
Genesis - God Created Earth
Many people struggle with questions around God. Why did God create so much suffering? God is infallible, for that's one of the definitions of a God. Is evil also a part of God? Or not?
Discussions on Forums of HubPages don't seem to make real progress. Christians, Agnostics, Atheists, Gnostics and Hybrids keep exchanging views, without prospect of a common solution.
- Where in the bible is stated that God in fact created the Universe? Nowhere. The Bible states that God created Heaven and Earth.
- Is Heaven the same as the Universe? Undefined. But the consequence of defining Heaven and Earth separately is that the Moon, and all other celestial bodies are part of Heaven.
- Could this mean that God was/is part of the Universe when Earth was created? Yes.
- Is it possible for God to be outside the Universe? No. The highest attainable for God is to be the Universe, but that is not what the Bible states.
Some versions of the Bible like the New American Standard Version (1995), the American Standard Version (1901), and the Darby Bible speak of heavens, thus implying there is more than one heaven.
The biblical God will now be referred to as the Demiurge.
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.— Genesis 1:1
God Created Man in His Own Image
According to the Bible, the Demiurge created mankind in his own likeliness. But before he did this, the Bible mentions there seemed to be consensus about this between more than one God.
Without exceptions, all translations speak of our in Genesis 1:26. This implies that there are multiple God's with whom Demiurge formed consensus creating mankind.
After consensus between multiple God's, Genesis 1:27 mentions that the Demiurge created mankind in his own image. But for what reason did the Demiurge create mankind? The bible doesn't mention a reason. But since there was consensus between God's it is plausible to assume that it was a kind of test for the Demiurge. A test in which the Demiurge hopelessly failed, since he had to flood the earth to start all over again.
The question is: did the Demiurge succeeded this time?
Through the ages this phrase lead to the conclusion that the Demiurge looked like a human in appearance, like on the picture.
- What kind of likeliness it is about? Undefined. The Bible fails to mention what kind of likeliness it is about.
- Is man similar to the Demiurge in his outer likeliness? Undefined. The consequence is that the Demiurge who created man, looks like a human, with God-like capacities.
- Is man similar to the Demiurge in his inner likeliness? Undefined. The consequence is that the Demiurge who created man, has the same kind of feelings, emotions and mental capacities.
- With whom could the Demiurge have consensus about creating man? Undefined. The Bible fails to mention the Demiurge's companions or superiors.
- Does this mean that the Demiurge was unable to operate on his own? Yes.
- Does this mean that the Demiurge is not almighty? Yes.
- If the Demiurge is ALL, is there another All possible with whom the Demiurge had consensus? No, this is impossible. All = All. This has the consequence that the Demiurge is not All.
And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: ...— Genesis 1:26
Do You Believe in Extraterrestrial Life?
What About Extraterrestrial Life?
According to Genesis, everything outside Earth is "heaven". The consequence, of the starting phrase of the Bible, is that any extraterrestrial life is defined as to "be in heaven".
The moment scientists find evidence of life outside earth, the Bible has to be redefined in the smallest details.
Who Told Abraham to Sacrifice Isaac?
The Demiurge ordered Abraham to sacrifice his only son in the land of Moriah, as a testing of Abraham's faith. After two interventions of an unknown angel, called the angel of the LORD, the carnage was prematurely aborted.
Abraham showed his unshakable faith in the Demiurge. The Demiurge was satisfied.
This demand of the Demiurge casts major doubts over his supremacy:
- Why did the Demiurge want Abraham to murder his son? The Demiurge required proof that Abraham was willing to do anything that the Demiurge demanded him to do.
- Could the Demiurge foresee that Abraham was willing to kill his son as an act of faith? No, if the Demiurge is ALL and almighty, then he would able to foresee the future. A real test would therefore not be necessary.
- Is the Demiurge almighty? No.
This raises the question: Who is the Demiurge?
Dr. Stephan Hoeller Explains the Demiurge
Who is the Demiurge?
Nitpicking every sentence of the Bible leads to many contradictions. Fallibility leads to contradictions and imperfection. This bible is the autobiography of the Demiurge.
The bible is fallible and contradictive. Already this small selections of Bible verses lead to the conclusion that the Demiurge is not the one who he is claimed to be. He is fallible. He is no true God.
The Demiurge is:
- Not alone (Genesis 1:26).
- Manlike, and therefore fallible.
- Incapable to predict the future (Abraham's faith).
- Jealous, for he doesn't want you to worship the other God's ('our' Genesis 1:26).
- Not a real God. A true God cannot be jealous, that's a contradiction in termini.
Is the Demiurge Infallible?
If the Demiurge would be infallible, he wouldn't create a fallible world. Other options are insane.
- Why did the Demiurge create an infallible world? Because he is unable to create a fallible world. If the Demiurge would be able to create an infallible world, but didn't do it, he is a madman and a sadist.
- If he wants to see how his only faithful children would succeed, he could have created his faithful children at forehand. But he didn't. Why not? Because he couldn't (and/or is a sadist).
- Why didn't the Demiurge create faithfulness a priori in mankind? Because he cannot. Man has free will.
- Why did the Demiurge gave man free will then if he only wants mindless obedience? Because he didn't create man, that's the only option left.
The conclusion is that the Demiurge is a concoction of religious fanatics.
What Do You Prefer?
You may choose what you prefer:
- A Leibnizian Mathematical Universe that requires no deity to 'operate' it. Every stone, animal, human being IS a Monad - a living Soul, with the potential to become God. The Universe is an infinite mind. This universe evolves according to mathematical laws towards a divine level over an infinite lifespan. Some Monads are already divine, an infinite amount is on its way becoming divine.
- A Demiurge that created only the earth (and the sky), and did a lousy job in doing this. This Demiurge that wants you for his own pleasure, and is unable to predict any outcome. As I showed you, he cannot be a God. By taking the verses of the Bible literal the Demiurge becomes by definition fallible, and not a God, which shows that it's just a fairytale with some historical facts woven through it.
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The Best Alternative to Science and Religions
- The Gnostic Bible (Nag Hammadi Codex)
This translation of the original codex gives some clues about the original sources of the Bible. The reader must bear in mind that most references are metaphorical, and not literal. The Demiurge = the God of the Bible = Material God.