The West (actually humans all over the world) has struggled with “The Problem of Evil” for centuries.... even millennium.... all over the world..... the question has been “Is mans nature evil or good?” and the question of “How does Evil exist when God created everything?”(And supposedly, God is only Good... so how the heck did… Continue reading The Problem of Evil and Are Humans Good or Evil?
Category: Interfaith Thoughts
On Dissing Christians or some other group
written on the "Atheist Orlando" facebook group David Camp: - His comment....... The absurdity of Christian scriptures... Numbers 23:19 God is not a man, so he does not lie. He is not human, so he does not change his mind. Has he ever spoken and failed to act? Has he ever promised and not carried… Continue reading On Dissing Christians or some other group
Infinity – everything arises from this Ground of Being & the human experience
If everything arises from this Ground of Being, and we are a part of it, can we experience being a part of it? Can the experience of it become "living an abundant life"? So, just for discussion purposes, lets suppose these premises: All humankind is not fallen, but are just as they were when they… Continue reading Infinity – everything arises from this Ground of Being & the human experience
Is there an “entity” called Evil?
It seems that a modern day North American person assumes that there IS such a thing as evil.... After all, wasn't someone like Hitler evil? Isn't someone who commits murder evil? Do we not see people doing evil things in the name of this or that? Don't we see psychopathic persons doing evil and twisted… Continue reading Is there an “entity” called Evil?
Paul Tillich – Ground of Being
https://www.doxa.ws/Being/Ground_Being.html Excerpt : "Existence - Existence refers to what is finite and fallen and cut of from its true being. Within the finite realm issues of conflict between, for example, autonomy (Greek: 'autos' - self, 'nomos' - law) and heteronomy (Greek: 'heteros' - other, 'nomos' - law) abound (there are also conflicts between the… Continue reading Paul Tillich – Ground of Being
True Essence and Christian teachings
A person must be prepared, when they open themselves for True Reality to reveal itself... Our human concepts will begin to peel away, and we will be left with a tug of war of "Reality vs. our human opinions" Unless we open ourselves to the change which reality brings with it, this tug of war… Continue reading True Essence and Christian teachings
Hindu and Buddhist Tantra – Differences
HINDU TANTRA vs BUDDHIST TANTRA "..many writers have stated that both Tantras are basically the same, when in fact they are very different. Hindu Tantra is based on the Hindu Advaita which means view of one form or the other of Monism. Vajrayana is based on Advaya or non-dual. This Buddhist tenet comes from the… Continue reading Hindu and Buddhist Tantra – Differences
On Christianity and Buddhism
On Chasm Theology vs. One Essence If a person believes that the universe as we know it is created by a separate God.... that the essence of the universe and everything in it is separate from the essence which created it, that is not Buddhism. That is "Chasm Theology". Chasm Theology is about humans being… Continue reading On Christianity and Buddhism
The value of personal opinions & Deeper Truth
Is it possible that, with all the opinions we see, that the truth which is being spoken of in the bible and in other places, points us to a deeper truth? A deeper truth that the human mind does not fully understand? Or are we suggesting that we as humans understand all this so clearly… Continue reading The value of personal opinions & Deeper Truth
Duality is Oneness in Action – God in Action
Oneness is Reality (God), and this is a mystery. Nature is Reality, and this is a mystery. Duality is Reality (God) on stage. Duality is divinity on stage (both the stage and the actors) Oneness is being, Duality is function. Duality is shot through with oneness. Duality is Oneness.... in motion... moving. The one substance....… Continue reading Duality is Oneness in Action – God in Action