God 2.0

Michelangelo the creation of Adam

Some believe that god is the creator who made us - others believe in science. Why not merge both points together for a minute and assume that god did create us in a scientific computer simulation? https://youtu.be/xBKRuI2zHp0?end=344 … that would make you a game character What would that mean if you were an android? Anthony …

A peaceful common ground for agnostics and religions of all kinds

Religions as well as politics do trigger intense emotions. But a very simple solution was actually written 25 years ago by someone who did sincerely search for god for half a century until he got some wise revelations. Those insights brought my inner struggle between my aversion against organised religion and my search for the …

Warum Religionen spirituell blockieren können

{english article here} Nachdem ich 3 emotionale und 3 intellektuelle Kritiken gegen Religionen genannt habe, will ich im abschließenden dritten Teil noch 3 spirituelle Probleme mit Religionen nennen. Während Religionen vorgeben spirituelle Hilfe und geistige Führung zu geben, und sie als Zünder funktionieren, Menschen dazu zu veranlassen nach einem höheren Sinn im Leben zu suchen, …

OMG (Om, I, God) – the better half

The god-experiment part 2 In part 1 I told you about the horizontal intellectual axis betweenAtheist / Agnostic <-------------------- vs -----------------> orthodox Believer To explore the vertical intuitive Axis (which I will explain at the end),I seriously dedicated myself to the nebulous 'divine' (for 4 months now and ongoing) as described by an Iranian mystic …

OMG (Om, I, God)

The god-experiment From birth on we are conditioned into belief systems and believe to know "the ultimate truth", assuming that all generations beforehand were fools. Yet the fact is that believes did change throughout history, so much even, that they did turn around not only by 180°, but that even multiple times. Most humans do get …

religion#4 : why religions can be spiritual hinderances

After having told you 3 emotional criticisms, and my cognitive reasons,today I will tell you my spiritual issues I have with religions.Whilst religions claim to offer spiritual guidance and they serve well to kickstart people into searching for a purpose or looking for their higher self, they in fact can lead to the opposite, by …

religion#2 three emotional issues with the three Abrahamic religions

Regardless of their belief I really do salute people of faith for trying to become the best they can be, especially the many believers who sincerely are out to live the peace and love their books tells them to be. Whenever I was traveling in countries whose customs I was not aquanited with, I usually …

religion #1: The religious influence of my parents

In opposition to my father who came from the poorest class, my mother came from a successful business family with an educated upbringing in manners - something I fortunately do participate from until now, whenever I meet people of higher classes or standards. Just to show you how much did change within the last century: …

religion #0: How I was raised to believe

Maybe a good way to start a spiritual autobiography is with god. The experience: Like most people I grew up being taught by my parents in what to believe, so I took on their faith which in my case was their catholic Christian god. Because my grandmother told us that children's prayer would reach the …

Keys to understanding the universe #4: the right posture

As explained in the second last article of this series, directions do influence us, and even the most materialistic inclined people know since body-building that specific exercises do train specific muscle groups. The same applies to the mind which is known since thousands of years through the many yoga-postures which in its beginning stage of …

The lesser known history of Yogi Bhajan part 5 – his biggest mistake: religion

You may be firm with the psychological term "alter-ego", but there is an aspect I see which seems not to be recognised too often: The alter-ego of any winner are the losers s/he did need in order to succeed. Same applies to anyone claiming the astrological sun-aspect for themselves (which is often taught in 3HO. …

The lesser known history of Yogi Bhajan part 4 – his dark sides

Now that I did prepare you gently by showing you some discrepancies in Yogi Bhajan's teachings with this article: https://www.academia.edu/4343215/From_Maharaj_to_Mahan_Tantric_The_Construction_of_Yogi_Bhajan_s_Kundalini_Yoga , I want to move on to the by far the most difficult part to convey to excited followers of any teacher they revere. Yes it is beautiful to have ones heart opened by given inspirations, …