What Makes a Functional Society?

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‚Äč”God is the abstraction of an idea by which we orient ourselves to create a functional society.” * Dr. Michael W. Jones If we accept this definition of God, even if only for the purpose of the intellectual exercise of it, then God is the abstraction of an idea, as opposed to an objective ontological singularity, meaning God is simply whatever idea you have abstracted. To simplify, God is the representation of the idea, and the idea is one “towards which we orient ourselves to create a functional society.” So the question is, what is the idea towards which we orient ourselves to create a functional society? The point of this exercise is to ask, What idea do we have that we think is the thing that creates a functional society? Law Orientation If we orient ourselves towards law, and the enforcement of the law as a means to create a… Read moreWhat Makes a Functional Society?

Perfect World

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If I was God I would make a world that was perfect in every way. It wouldn’t be without differences or without challenges, for how then would we learn from each other and work together towards common goals? No. I would make a world that is perfect instead. It wouldn’t be without limitations or shortcomings, for how then would we need each other or support each other? No. I would make a world that is perfect instead. It wouldn’t be without hurt or grief, for how then would we heal each other, and comfort one another? No. I would make a world that is perfect instead. It wouldn’t be without broken families, for how then would we make families that transcend the boundaries of genetics and race? No. I would make a world that is perfect instead. It wouldn’t be without hunger or lack, for how then can we outstretch… Read morePerfect World