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shishir gupta

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To Write A crowd sourced, self evolving, Novel(story) on TED in 30 days. With the help of the best argumentative minds in every field.

Every age has its own circumstances and its own problems, we can not continue to follow all the centuries old religious stories to guide us in the complex, dynamic, ever evolving present.

I guess the current generation is feeling a lack of guidance, when stuck to something very basic and very core, when they faced with the dilemma of right and wrong everyone needs to chose from the "self formulated/ self perceived right or wrong".
(I know there is no absolute Right & Wrong, but most of the time we have to take a stand to move ahead).

Hence today I Invite all the inquisitive and the best minds of century, in every field, at this common place, TED to at least try to formulate the introduction of the story in the next 30 days. And i believe we will take this story somewhere because i have some ideas in mind.

Just a thought to scratch - " This could be the story of the "Real Universal God", who actually gave the opportunities(various mystique) to rule over the people as REGIONAL GODS and keep the people in control for the sake of Deep Ecology. And hence this whole story tries to explore his true intention towards THE UNIVERSE .

I know, i know ! it has been tried many a times before, but who knows This is the right time, it was waiting to reveal itself.



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  • Jul 26 2013: Why not discuss the concept for 30 days and then use that discussion to put together your introduction.

    I am interested in the idea that you have mentioned the "real" universal God. Are you suggesting there are counterfeit universal Gods?

    Along these lines I have been fascinated with Gold and Fool's Gold. Pyrite, also known as "fool's gold" looks like gold, but the similarity is much deeper than that. The crystal structure of Gold is a cube, and for some strange reason Pyrite often forms large cube structures even though it does not have a cubic crystal structure. You can see the counterfeit structure if you look closely at the faces of the cube. What is also interesting is that although the crystal structure of Gold is a cube it rarely forms cubes, instead it blends in with the rock it is in so that it is often impossible to see. There are other interesting contrasts between the two. But I wonder if the "real" universal God created Pyrite as a lesson on counterfeits.
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      Aug 4 2013: I met this old guy at Hrishikesh and he had an accident because of my fault, therefore i took care of him for his last three months, the moment he realized i am worthy enough for something, he shared a secret with me - according to him, "there were specific guidelines for the benefit of humanity and every species as a whole (deep ecology) which were used by understanding and controlling the basic human rational errors. But these guidelines were meant only for limited people and these people used it accordingly to guide and control large regional masses under the so name Religions( he sounded pretty convincing that every ritual of these religions were designed for "acting above self & Beyond Now") . But later on were manipulated by there czars (you can guess the names). so you can imagine it as Universal God Or Universal Guidelines.

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