If nobody believed in superstition it would be unable to hurt anyone
CAN’T BELIEVE IN MIRACLES BECAUSE OF PANTHEISM
The belief that there is one God who has no parts or body but who is the creation is called pantheism. The separateness between things, like how lion and men are not the same being, is written off as an illusion for all is one spirit.
Some say that separation is an illusion. But it still
evident that separation exists. They are in the same category of insanity as
those who say that evil is an illusion and doesn’t exist are in. They still
experience evil so the illusion is evil and evil exists after all. Separation
then is not an illusion. Its real.
God would not become the universe to suffer.
All who believe in God as an infinite spirit are
pantheists for if the Creator is infinite then there can be no power that is not
his and if he is one spirit that has no parts then he is his power. So it
follows that he has made all things from himself and that separation of any kind
is an illusion because God existed when there was no time and before time was
and so he cannot change. When we do evil God does evil for we are God. If we sin
God sins so to pray to God is to honour what is worse than the Devil. But if we
are God we have the right to be as evil as we please.
Miracles then are incoherent nonsense. If miracles verify
and express a God who has created out of nothing and who is therefore infinite
and who claims to be separate from the creation though this is unintelligible
then miracles are unintelligible. If nature is God and we are God as pantheism
states then the idea of miracles being signs is crazy for God should not need
them for himself. It is as bad as the Hindu idea of God thinking he is one of us
and sending a guru to enlighten himself and remind himself that he is God.
Miracles are madness and they are evil if God sins in us and we can’t believe in
their message. It is dangerous to believe in them at all for they have nature
going haywire and Heaven knows what it is up to when that happens. It is evil to
believe anything if such a untrustworthy God is ruling nature.
Since belief in an infinite God is always closeted pantheism (see my God is a Self-Contradictory Notion) it follows that miracles cannot be supernatural if God is nature. But if they are not supernatural why should we take a miracle as a sign any more than we should take somebody breaking a world record, a highly unusual event, as a sign? We would be God if pantheism is true so there would be no sense in miracles for that would be God doing miracles to God to convince God that he exists. A God who made them necessary though he could have made us know what he wants us to know without them for we are him and he us is not an honest God and is only a show-off.
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