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The Weak and the Strong

As I work through the revelations in my last post about the likely roots of Christianity belonging to Rome, I have come to realize an additional motivation for the creation of religions.  In the past, I focused mainly on how we as

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It’s Not About “Me”

I have said it over and over again on this site – the truth ego is illusion, and all which serves to justify the ego is illusion and is ultimately, not true.  While the ego is ultimately illusory, it is not necessarily

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Human BEING…

The ego is the very notion of identity – the notion of “I,” or “me,” as separate and distinct from “other.”  One of the ways the ego distinguishines and defines itself from others is it clings to ideas it finds appealing to itself,

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True Faith, True Love

Throughout my writings on this site, I speak very critically of faith, because it is the acceptance as true that for which we have neither evidence, or at least good evidence, nor sound reasoning, which is the essence of laziness, dishonesty, and untruthfulness. What

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God’s “Plan?”

It has become a trend for those of a “religious,” “spiritual,” or “New-Age” bent to use the oft-quoted phrase, “there are no coincidences.” They say this with the implication that all things happen “for a reason,” meaning nothing happens “just

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What is Authority?

Wikipedia defines “authority” as “a word derived from the Latin word “auctoritas,” which means invention, advice, opinion, influence, or command.  In English, the word “authority” can be used to mean power given by the state or by academic knowledge of

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The Christian Contradiction

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the word “contradiction” as follows. “A proposition, statement, or phrase that asserts or implies both the truth and falsity of something… a logical incongruity… a situation in which inherent factors, actions, or propositions are inconsistent or

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Why Belief?

Why do we believe? Why do we place so much emphasis on faith? It is a question many churchgoers take for granted, but it is a question which deserves the utmost attention, as the answer to this question will reveal

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The “Genesis” of an Illusion

We have discovered it time and again throughout our journeys on this site… the fact that the ego, the self-concept, is an illusion, rendering all belief structures which assume the ultimate reality of the self to be fiction.  Since All is

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True Vision

A few nights ago, I had a dream. I was in a 727 airplane, and at one point jumped out of the plane.  In the past, I have had anxiety and fear when dreaming of jumping from high places, but now, I

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