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Teru Wong

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Is it possible that the natural role of humankind is the life cycles of this planet and the physical presence of the God is the Earth?

Evolution has given us higher intelligence. It did not change our natural role in the universe. Distance between each living planet keep us from other forms of living. Otherwise, we are bacteria to the planets. Central nerve systems allow us to think. Then physical presence always comes first. Lives have hierarchy. It depends on scale.


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    Apr 6 2011: Random thoughts, for what they’re worth…

    Consider how Earth’s continents are slowly dividing. Our Earth, to some higher life forms, would appear to be no more than how a cell dividing under a microscope looks to us... perhaps our sun is no more than a neuron firing to some life forms, while the planets and moons are but protons and electrons.

    As for god, only love can be god, for love is the only thing that all rational adults agree on. The idea that we should try to love each other even carries it’s own authority. No one needs to explain why love makes sense, not even to children, unlike every other belief.
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      Apr 18 2011: Then the god(s) will be personal. The UN statistics have revealed the truth. 24,000 under five deaths around the world each day. 1.44 billion people are living in extreme poverty. 925 million people are living in chronic hunger. At least 1.1 billion cannot access to clean water supply. Where are the charity and love? How does the God talk to the dying children?

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