The Western image of ourselves:
“You are a fluke, you are a separate event, and you run from the maternity world to the crematorium and that’s it, baby. That’s it. Now why does anybody think that way? There’s no reason to,because it isn’t even scientific. It’s just a myth, and it’s invented by people who wanted to feel a certain way, play a certain game.”
This whole idea, that the universe is just nothing at all but unintelligent force, playing around, not even enjoying it, is a put-down theory of the world. People who had an advantage to make, a game to play by putting it down, and making it out that because they put the world down they were a superior people. That just won’t do, because if you seriously go along with this idea of the world, you’re what is technically called alienated. You feel hostile to…
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A Son of God
“I am a son of God,” well there’s the whole thing in a nutshell. If you read the King James Bible… You will see in italics, in front of the words “son of God,” the “son of God.” Most people think the italics are for emphasis. They’re not. The italics indicate words interpolated by the translators. You will not find that in the Greek. In the Greek it says, a son of God.
It seems to me here perfectly plain. That Jesus has got it in the back of his mind that this isn’t something peculiar to himself. So when he says, “I am the Way, no Man comes to the Father but by me.” This “I am” this “Me” is the divine in us.
We are sons of, or of the nature of God. Manifestations of the divine. This discovery is the gospel. That is the Good News…
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