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Man, in the attempt to quantify God, has created myths. God can never be adequately conceptualized or symbolized by mankind as God, eternally transcendent, is beyond all  archetypical images conceived by humankind

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Chinese charater for myth

myth : God

Chinese charater for God

God is a miraculous mystery that self-aware life will never
fully comprehend as God is impervious to finite reduction.

Physical images of gods come in two dimensional drawn, painted and chipped images and in three dimensional sculpted talisman and statues.

Both the Celts and the Hebrews scoffed at the backward pagan way the Greeks and Romans physically represented gods as clothed in the human skins. Even to this day most religion relies on physical images of the gods clothed in a human image that closely resemble its human subjects
- or victims - depending on your frame of reference.


Jesus liberated form Sin


A Christian archeologist, excavating in the 18th or 19th century happens upon a grotesque depiction of Michlantecuhtli, or Shiva the Destroyer wearing a necklace of human skulls, sees a graven image.

He believes that the creators of the conceptualized physical depiction actually worshiped the sculpture as a god not as a physical representation of a god who operated in reality unseen. He labels the social culture as an "idol worshiping culture."

In the far distant future an archeologist happens upon a grotesque sculptural depiction of a poorly fed man his face contorted in agony, his hands and feet crudely nailed with rusty iron spikes to a rough hewn wood cross, wearing a crown of razor sharp thorns which tear his skin creating rivulets of blood and as a final afront an iron pike pierces his liver.

Without the cultural knowledge of having heard the story of Jesus, this archeologist sees a man being put to death in a most gruesome manner. He could easily surmise that a social culture that worshiped an idol depicted in such a manner would glorify torture and death and be a most bloodthirsty homicidal social culture - a graven image of a son being put to death in the most agonizing fashion at the behest of his father.




true ultimate god

God is an ambiguous word in our language
which appears to refer to something that is known
.

Transcendent Source is unknowable and unknown.

Transcendent Source is beyond names, symbols, images and concepts.


The ultimate mystery of being is beyond human thought conceptualization.

Across the face of the Earth within all the basic foundational mythic concepts of Creation there lies the story of unity differentiating.

In India the spark of God residing within is called the 'inhabitant'.

To identify with the divine immortal aspect of your soul, the divine spark of God's soul, that inhabits all life, is to awaken to the reality of living in God.

God goes past anything that could be consciously conceived by any human.

Instinctual understanding of God, of the ultimate mystery of being, cannot be explained because this true knowledge transcends the archetypical conceptual symbolic imagery available to a human mind.

We cannot enwrap God with words because words are inadequate to describe the existent reality of God.

Concepts/symbols/imagery are typically misunderstood, because these concepts/symbols/imagery refer to that which transcends archetypical conceptual symbolic imagery socially and culturally available to most people.

Still we have no choice but to use these concepts/symbols/imagery as they are what is available.

To springboard into the transcendent, means to "transcend," to go past duality. Everything in the field of time and space has an opposite.
The ultimate word in our English language for that which is transcendent is God. But as soon as you think of God, you have a concept.

Patriarchial monotheistic religions conceptualize God as the Father.

If the God of Creation is the Mother then the Earth is her body.

Conceptually to humans who envisioned the God of Creation as the Mother there is nowhere else but Earth.

But a male God must exist - for how else could the Mother become impregnated and produce Her children?

As a male God must exist such a male God must not exist on Earth but must exist somewhere else - perhaps in the sky ?

A male God must be able to walk through the sky.

But male and female are two aspects of one principle.

The division of life into sexes was a late division.

It is absurd to speak of God as of either male or female.

The divine power of Creation is antecedent to sexual separation.

One problem with Yahweh, according to Christian Gnostism, is that Yahweh forgot he was a metaphor.

Yahweh thought he was material.

And when Yahweh said, "I am god, " a voice was heard to say, "You are mistaken, Samael."

"Samael" means "blind god": blind to the Infinite Light of which he is a local historical manifestation.

This is known as the blasphemy of Jehovah - that he thought he was God.

It was Hegel who spoke of God as the gaseous anthropomorphic vertebrate - such an idea of God many Christians hold.

Or God is concieved as a bearded old man, the patriarch, with an unpleasant temperament.

This is a false and materialistic way of talking about the transcendent, of conceptualizing God as something supernatural, outside of nature, somewhere out there, seperate from humanity and Earth.

Transcendent properly defined is that conceptualization which is beyond all concepts. In the past we used the tag, GOD, but Creator and Sustainer gets more traction.

Immanuel Kant tells us that all of our experiences are bounded by time and space, they take place within space, and they take place within the natural course of time.

Three Masks of Joseph Campbell
Man, in the attempt to quantify God, has created myths. God can never be adequately conceptualized or symbolized by mankind as God, eternally transcendent, is beyond all  archetypical images conceived by humankind
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