Okay, So God created me. So What? —#3: Death (see categories for other “God’s Meaning” posts)

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The following is a meditation taken from the end of my book in which I am grappling with the fear that my conclusions about the existence and reality of God are mere “rationalizations.” This scene takes place in the presence of the ashes of my beloved brother: I think of myself as someone who now …

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Okay, So God created me. So What? —#2:Prayer (II): Who do we pray to? – a Man or Woman? Alive? Inside or Out?

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First let’s dispense with the He or She issue as to how to refer to God. In my “mythology,” apes were going extinct six to seven million years ago due to low birth rates partially due to the massive waste of energy in constant male political competition over females in the face of deteriorating climates. …

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Okay, So God created me. So What? —#2: Prayer I: Who do we pray to?

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For six million years, we evolved in small monogamous groups and grew brains that functioned to coordinate these groups as organisms. From the beginning, our language was focused on “reading” each other from minute to minute in order to divine our role in the intentions of our groups to survive. The vast brain growth during …

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Okay, so God did create me. So What? —#1: Introduction

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In this blog much converging evidence has been presented that humans have been the legacy of three fundamental evolutionary epochs. The first and least controversial was our 50 million primate legacy. It was during this time that hierarchical groups were formed characterized by relationships of dominance and submission. Brain size was determined by the need …

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