Re: We must kill God

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Sat Feb 17 2001 - 20:53:05 MST

Dave Sill wrote:
> Samantha Atkins <> wrote:
> >
> > Show the spiritual people how their dreams of heaven, immortality, an
> > end to want and so on can become actual realities here and now. Clothe
> > it in God (imho an ultra SI) answering all the prayers of the ages if
> > that is what it takes to reach them and enroll them.
> So not "we must kill God", but "we must create God". Somehow I don't see a
> whole of zealots buying that idea...
> -Dave

Ah, but the ones that do will be a force to reckon with. :-)

Actually, whether you are creating God or finding out how God works is a
rather interesting question. Assuming a big IF of some super-SI someday
transcending time and time-traveling allowing one to reenter the same
universe at an earlier period, a post-theologian could offer the notion
that said super-SI aka God is already here. It depends on your point of
view. It gets all messy in time paradox. But it is a hell of a lot
better theology than what most believers have now.

- samantha

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