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We have no choice but to choose. By default, these choices must include our views on God and religion–there is no other way–we must choose, we cannot simply exist without an opinion.
We either decide that there is a Creator behind this creation, or we believe in some form of infinite evolution, a “New Agey” theory about consciousness or some variant thereof.
If we decide that life is too grand, complex and beautiful to just happen, or we have had moments that defy logic and must be the result of some kind of higher power, or we agree that there is a God, but we aren’t sure what religion is The True Religion, we are left with two primary choices: begin a difficult and challenging quest to find The Truth or choose to live our lives in a disappointing state of ignorance.
If you’re on the path towards God (whatever that means) and are open to the philosophy and potential divinity of Christianity you may encounter a growing volume of research that says that the man known as Jesus never actually existed.
To be perfectly honest, I was actually quite enamored with this theory for a considerable period of time. Films like “Zeitgeist,” books like “The God Who Wasn’t There,” and researchers like Michael Tsarion and David Icke had essentially convinced me that the life of Jesus Christ was simply a new literary version of pagan demigods, Sumerian legends/religion, and other spiritual figures of ancient lore.
The theories of this “no Jesus” camp center around the belief that there have been multiple Gods and demigods throughout history that were crucified, resurrected, walked with 12 disciples and a multitude of other factors that fit the “Christ template.” For more, please see Zeitgeist, and books by Acharya S. or the aforementioned authors.
If you are like I once was and believe that religions have been strapped onto mankind’s necks to cage us rather than inspire and free us, please hold your judgement until you’ve had a look at a following video or visit ZeitgeistChallenge.com for more information and evidence that refutes these theories.
Happily I have now seen both sides of the debate and my views on Jesus have since changed considerably…
In the attached video made by Chris White, a significant volume of evidence is presented that shows the aforementioned films, authors and books are either outright lies knowingly made by their creators; or they are very poor works of pseudoscience. Again, there is no choice but to choose…
For the complete article please visit: www.amitgoswami.org
Dr. Goswami is a challenging, enlightening and radically innovative scientist and philosopher in one of Life’s most fascinating, confusing and mystifying topics. His ability to take the most complex topics imaginable and break them into accessible chunks of information is truly remarkable.
With all of the talk about “The Secret” buzzing about, having a source of information like Dr. Goswami around to distill the nonsense from the needed is a welcome and critical addition to what business and personal/self-growth pioneer Earl Nightengale called life’s “strangest secret,” the fact that we become what we think about, most of the time.
Dr. Goswami’s final thoughts on the law of attraction: “An intention must start with the ego; that is where we ordinarily are, local, selfish. At the second stage, we intend for everyone to go beyond selfishness. We don’t need to worry, we haven’t lost anything, when we say everyone that includes us, too. In the third stage, we allow our intentions to become a prayer: if my intention resonates with the intention of the whole, of Ishvara/Allah/God, then let it come to fruition. At the fourth stage, the prayer must pass into silence, become a meditation.”