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Raymond Blais

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Why are we not putting all of our efforts into discovering our universe and our place in it?

Most of us have what we need, so why are we so absorbed with things that lose value quickly and in our mortality which can best be understood with discoveries that have yet to be made.

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    Aug 6 2013: Hi Raymond.
    My life has been centred around who we are & what we're doing here; not to mention where is here? This led to Christianity, & I find myself surrounded by others whose main project in life is delving into this very topic.
    I find the apathy of most mystifying on a human scale. The bible explains this attitude on a spiritual level. I think we put too much emphasis on materialistic science, which proceeds at a very slow rate. We need to open our eyes to the magnificent miracle of creation around us & acknowledge our Creator. The very fact that we can understand any of it points to the fact that we are very special children of a very special parent.

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      Aug 7 2013: Sounds like worshiping to me. I find it impossible to believe we are here to worship anything.
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        Aug 8 2013: One the contrary. Mankind is made to worship, most of us worship something. Wife, children, golf, cars, motorcycles, baseball team, sex, drugs, rock & roll, movie starts, pop stars, celebs, etc. etc......
        I merely propose that the Creator of the Universe is a worthy candidate.

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          Aug 10 2013: We evolved to be hierarchical, after all our mamalian ancestors have been living in groups in a competitive world longer than we have been human.

          But we don't have to succumb to this. Just another instinct to manage.

          But there is no we evidence we were made.
        • Aug 13 2013: peter law i would be very greatfull to you if you could tell me the address of "creator of world " i want to thank him for "everything" he/she did ?
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        Aug 8 2013: I agree Raymond, and do not believe that "mankind is made to worship" anything. Perhaps that is part of the answer to your question Raymond?

        When we worship something or someone, it uses energy that could be used in the exploration of our universe and our place in it. Perhaps if one does not spend so much time and energy worshiping something or someone, one has more time and energy to explore our universe and our place in it?
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          Aug 8 2013: I think fear of the unknown is most likely the answer.

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