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Our existence is a mystery to us. It conceals so much we would like to know, making it extremely difficult to find out why we are here on earth. Complicating things even more, you have to consider influences and indoctrinations to which you may have been subjected, beginning at childhood and lasting perhaps throughout your adult life. There is no need to point out some specific influence or indoctrination. It would make little difference in your investigation since it can be based on either superstitions as found in some tribal cultures, relating to supernatural powers, or it may originate in our sophisticated society as a hypothesis, theory, dogma or creed. Not where or how this takes place is of immediate importance to us, but that it does take place deserves our attention Your first requisite is an honest attempt to examine yourself and find out if you can disprove what follows before we proceed. Everything thereafter depends on your honest appraisal of the facts that confront you. To somewhat ease any doubts that may arise in your mind, let me state irrevocably that it is not my intention to ask you to relinquish any beliefs that you may have, be they religious, fraternal or, for that matter, of any nature. Second, let us consider man as a triune being, which means that you consist of three basic Essentials named body, soul and spirit. Each of these essentials differs from the other two, as blood is not wood and neither blood nor wood are gold. This analogy should make it plain. We shall examine all three essentials separately, beginning with yourself as an individual, corporeal, manifestation. You are aware of your body. It has dimensions. All dimensions known to mankind are limited. Height, length, depth and weight, for example, represent measurements, having a beginning and an end. Your bodily height, size and weight proves this. Therefore all substance, known to man as matter, is limited, as its individualized appearance shows. This includes all metals, minerals, plants and animals, singular or combined, also planets, suns, galaxies, in fact any known object. Such matter may be solid, liquid, gas or of thermal manifestation. This proves that your body has a beginning and an end. The moment of birth and the moment of death substantiate this. Assuming that we are in joint agreement, up to this point, let us continue with our investigation of the triune being you represent. Having established the limitations of your body, we find it to be animated. This means that a dead body lacks animation. We shall use a stillborn child as an example. Such a child is not alive. It does not move by itself, even to the slightest degree. This proves that something is missing that brings about movement within the body. The source, which makes the muscles move, cannot be seen or known. We notice only the manifestation of this invisible life by its activity throughout the body. Life, as an entity in itself, cannot be seen or measured because it is not substance, but found within substance. Where life originates before it enters your body, or where it goes after it leaves your body, you do not know. Knowledge and belief are not synonymous. What you know you do not have to believe. By contrast, what you believe, you do not know. The line of demarcation should not be erased, because when knowledge and belief become mixed it causes hallucination. Either you believe at one time and supplement your former belief with knowledge, or you remain in your belief for lack of knowledge. please make an honest effort to use the right phraseology from now on. This becomes of utmost importance when conducting an unbiased investigation. Assuming that we also agree with the foregoing explanation, we have established that substance refers to body, but the sum total of substance filling the Universe, we do not know. We are only aware of individual particles of substance in the form of matter, and such segments known to us are limited to their measurements, dimensions and weight.
Webster because he adds that spirit also means an individual person or personality. The dictionary will tell you that spirit comes from the Latin word 'spiritus'. as you will see.. Webster stopped here. mood. because all substance is subject to constant change. such as movement. as a segment of universal life. I do not know. cannot be created upon earth. Only the duration of life within substance. It is unending. as you will find out. The foregoing apparently was still not enough for Mr. a liquid produced by distillation.. My statement that spirit is life agrees with Webster's definition above. supernatural being. He further states that spirit means thinking. angel. Had Mr. and Spirit to life. Neither of the two are the same. or the proper proportion of consciousness. Spirare in Latin means to breathe. etc. angel. with both under the complete control of their soul. and therefore. this did not suffice. It appears so only because people refer to a body thought devoid of life as dead. Force can reveal itself only in proportion to the energy meeting resistance within a given substance. Webster to have been in error when he stated that Spirit is Soul. Also. Let me ask: "By what authority did Mr. Though substance and life (Body and Spirit) are not the same. This will seem illogical when you refer to our example of a stillborn child which is medically considered dead. This is the cause of perpetual motion found in the universe. This statement proves Mr. Thus. The result is a field of force. i. it would indicate that it did not exist prior to its creation. a pervading. no such thing as a dead body can exist in the ultimate sense. But I do believe. This is illogical and will prove erroneous. the Bible. An erroneous concept still prevailing among people is that spirit means soul. directing life within substance as soul essence or mind. fairy. As a segment of universal existence. he could have avoided considerable confusion. Unfortunately. because Soul is consciousness or mind. The latter reveals their lack of intelligence as an imperfect soul in search of perfection. regarded as separate from matter. A change. when he could not assess words scientifically. You are now aware that Body refers to substance. or has an imperfection of substance caused by insufficient spirit. without beginning or end and for this reason. soul. The definitions continue and tell us that spirit means soul. Thus. which is also energy. yet they will be found joined as a unit.e. Spirit and Soul (substance. we have two of the three essentials comprising a mortal person. This still leaves the third question open: "What makes spirit act perpetually on substance?" The answer is: "The third of the triune essentials. demon. which energizes their body. Soul". meaning breath. ghost. spirit is not the same as soul or mind You may also prove to yourself that Mr. no other avenue for a settlement seems to be available. Body. and. Spirit energy within substance creates resistance. feeling. As we shall see. thought. (b) The Universe consists of life ranging from the shortest conceivable impulse that can be measured to an immeasurable infinity. ghost. you refer to life as eternal. is bought about by Spirit (life). By now you will have very definitely noted that: (a) The Universe consists of substance ranging from very dense particles to the ultimate in subtlety. This gives them a healthy enduring body filled with the fullness of spirit. A perfect person has all three essentials in equal proportions. (c) The Universe consists of consciousness permeating all that it contains. that he based some of his interpretations on Holy Writ. Webster was wrong in his assertion that spirit means soul. meaning without beginning or end. There can be no death in the ultimate sense if we relate death to the end of existence. Now let me make another statement which may seem for the moment. it refers to spirit as the life principle in humankind. Since you do not know when and where life began and when and where it will cease to exist. life is everlasting. animating principle. namely. demon. he did not stop there but added a mixture of other explanations. etc. and more. will. can be known to us. . An imperfect person lacks either the fullness of spirit. Therefore. These constitute the three essentials comprising people as triune beings. Life in itself cannot be measured. Since the definitions of a dictionary are commonly accepted as the last resort in settling a dispute concerning the meaning of a word. This means that Spirit (life) cannot be found separated from a body(substance). contradictory. life and consciousness). The vocabulary of the scientist does not contain such words as.To induce movement into substance requires life. disposition. Webster make his statement?" I confess. could not be perpetuated motion. people contain all three essentials in various proportions. Actually this is a misnomer. fairy. mind intelligence.
that you could add as a fourth essential. ever expanding. which God. by man also came the resurrection of the dead. As the name indicates. Their soul may become lost (lose control) as the urges of one dominate over the other. and bodies terrestrial: but the glory of the celestial is one. which may desire to dominate. The emphasis is on knowledge and not on what you believe. it must be supplemented by other means to compensate for the deficiency. but never destroyed or annihilated. (1 Corinthians 15:21) But some man will say. the particles (cells) which compose their body separate because there is no longer any cohesion after the spirit (life) has left the body. the child is on its own. In hope of eternal life. When consciousness (soul) is found within particles substance (body) imbued with life (spirit). It is up to you now to prove me wrong by revealing your knowledge. and the glory of the terrestrial is another. It appears that a persons greatest struggle is to live in harmony with themselves as a well balanced triune being. From the moment the new born child inhales the air which contains spirit (life) the body's cells become energized. Can you think of another essential besides substance (body). in this case the ripened grape. With the first breath of life a spark of the universal consciousness (soul essence) enters and the enlivened body now becomes a living soul. which energizes their body (substance). As soon as the mother has expelled the child and the umbilical cord severed. life (spirit). This gives rise to the biblical saying: "The spirit is willing. Converting them into organic vegetation or animal constituents by a natural process for future Consumption as foodstuffs for humans. that is not already contained within the three.It behooves a person to save their soul from the improper reactions of the body (flesh). What is lost can be found again. more substance is required as food for the growth of an unborn child. Should the substance lack sufficient spirit that can be freed by normal digestion. promised before the world began. by contrast. it can be freed and used as a supplement with food containing an insufficient amount of spirit. The proper balance of substance and spirit is of utmost importance. (Titus 1:2) For since by man came death. you have the distinction of being the only known mortal who has achieved this unheard of feat. With care it can be restored. that cannot lie. and there is a spiritual body (1 Corinthians 15:44) Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare if thou hast understanding. and in what condition it will be recovered. When such a state is attained a person as a person has become perfect. When. gaseous or thermal emissions. their consciousness leaves their Body and relinquishes its dominion over the spirit (life). in this ever-changing. There is presently no concept available. " How are the dead raised up?" and with what body do they come? (1 Corinthians 15:35) There are also celestial bodies. no matter how long it may be hidden. and all the sons of God shouted for joy? (Job 38:7) . and ever becoming cosmic scheme of evolution. It should be evident that the soul may become lost. such as in a person. Since every natural substance contains spirit. In adults this is especially noticeable when the spirit is extracted from vegetation by artificial means. it is the spirit only which is extracted from its substance. A weakness of one of the three essentials produces an imbalance in a person. When. it is impossible for you to conceive of more essentials than the three known which constitute the Trinity in the All. liquid. because of insufficient spirit (life energy). and consciousness (soul)? If you can. Your knowledge will have to be substantiated by your own experience. during the period of a persons gestation. that person is then alive: meaning they are in the midst of life here upon earth where their soul (consciousness) is to be found. substance imbued with life is the only known means by which such physical growth can take place. Putrefaction then separates the former conglomerate cells into ever smaller segments of solid. This process is substantiated in Holy Writ as the Bible states. salvaged and saved from future loss. (Job 38:4) When the morning stars sang together. (1 Corinthians 15:40) There is a natural body. At your present state of evolution. but the flesh (body) is weak. Spirit of wine is an example.
i. the beginning and end of beings superior to us are still an embodiment of our own image.like protrusion on their heads. Therefore. humans became living souls. indicates a state of being other than living. However. Considering people in their present state as a "living" soul would indicate a priory existence as a "non living" soul. come alive. matter enlivened and controlled. represents the masterpiece of such superior intelligence. This becomes even more evident when considering the question that vexes people as long as they have consciousness within them: What becomes of the soul after it leaves the body with the spirit." No matter where we look or what we are confronted with.conscious cell subordinate to the command of the soul. it is reasoning that sets people apart from all other creatures here on earth. life and death are the same: we separate day into day and night. humans as organized. as we know it. This individualized segment of universal consciousness. In essence. enormous ears or no ears but an antenna. We conceive of it only as the opposite of life according to the law of polarity. as both day and night are each but one half of a full day. self-contained intelligence was needed to have supreme control and co-ordination over the entire body. . a co-ordinated control over the complicated organism became possible only after the third essential. No matter how illustrated.like humans. as a consciousness. with each self. "living" soul. but designate them both as one day. On the other hand. or about souls that have departed. This implies that a self-sustaining organism had been created capable of recycling within itself. If presently not on its own accord. Further.until. This would indicate that soul. if life is everlasting it must be found everywhere. and expression used all over the earth. there is nothing sinister about the word death. Who has not seen drawings or painting of the little men from Mars or other planets? What do they look like? Some may be small. gives evidence that we carry within ourselves an inner conviction for which we have no proof or substantiation. Such reproduction of substance became possible only after spirit (the breath of life) was added via the lungs to recharge the blood which acts as a carrier for the spirit to permeate every minute part of the body (substance). selfsufficient entities. death becomes the equivalent to night within life. Those who claim that they had the appearance of heavenly messengers. (Ecclesiastes 12:7) These quotations from the Bible clearly state that substance (earth . other than the reasoning that there is a life hereafter. they look like distorted earthlings . it would mean that soul can enter and leave living substance. continues the same during death as it does during life. and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.matter) was used to form and shape humans. The leaving or farewell of a departed soul. How deeply this is embedded in the consciousness of humans can be seen by various references that are made concerning 'an after life". Considering life as everlasting. Thus. unknown to humans they became self-conscious independent entities. substances necessary for a prolonged period of time.. Humankind alone has the distinction of being the highest evolved of all created species on earth that can live above the lower species through the ability to think and reason. so life and death. etc. The species immediately below humans in evolvement is endowed with instinct but not with the faculty to think and reason. Only after the union of all three essentials within humans were they pronounced living souls.Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was. A departure from one place indicates the arrival at another destination.we knowthat we will continue to live more than once as a "living" soul. one speaks of the lost souls in the "other" world. then by the direction of a higher intelligence than humans possess. the soul being a superior cohesive energy which prevents all cells in the body from complete separation?" Our earth is the only place presently known to us where life may be found. consciousness. But why the specific designation of "living" soul? The only other designation we fin is death or the opposite of life. imbued into what is known as humankind.e. At first glance it appears that the only alternative to living would be death. Through this superior intelligence. The final verdict. in what manner did they describe their appearance? In the same manner as the Bible: "There appeared unto him one like unto man. What analogy could be simpler permitting us to understand conscious duration within the timeless or eternal flow? People live normally through more than one day and night so we may justly assume . Then. have a big head. That is why a superior. was added. are each but one half of a full life.
separates opinions which facts. and other items. Any such claims lack scientific confirmation. Anything contrary is not acceptable to them. oxygen. due to insufficient knowledge. Such religious inference is assumed to be the outcome of direct revelations.natural occurrence for the creation of all species including the universe or at least our solar system. during various intervals in remote times. The Bible. a columnist who satirizes persons and events of his day. both have something in common. This leaves you with only one alternative. already established as knowledge. have to substitute a hypothesis or belief for lack of an ultimate knowledge. of which an example shall be given. To all willing to face it. A box is inserted with momentos of the prevailing time such as newspaper clippings. as none can substantiate their claims by any positive evidence because both scientists and religionists. would this prove to be an accurate representation of the existing mentality of all . This scientific approach is based upon available facts of natural phenomena now available and accepted as scientific facts. a discovery.The origin of the species is one of the greatest controversies you have encountered. Second. makes the sole reference to creation: designating the creator's identity as God. never to be changed. you are confronted with the all important fact that neither can prove how and why a primal intelligence brought this creation about. and archeological confirmations? A rift. when the box is found and opened. paleontological. is an important occasion. any unearthed evidence gives an indication of its approximate age. The reason being that two distinct approaches are used. It so happened tat the last daily newspaper had its front page removed. Great caution is necessary to distinguish fact from what may appear as irrefutable evidence but does not necessarily prove itself as such. Notwithstanding the indisputable fact of an ancient origin established by its antiquity. Shall I continue to believe only or shall I base my belief upon the evidence at hand.contained intelligence originating within that first single cell. Among scientists and religionists alike. Reason for such can be attributed to the fact that two things happened at the same time. causes even greater disbelief among uninformed but otherwise sincere investigators of such phenomena. All religious informants can tell us is that such information was revealed to humans in the distant past and has been jealously guarded ever since. by superior intelligence's. and thus continues perpetually. drawn out. artificially created by man himself. photos of the environment and recent events. which cycle is reversible. considered the only authentic source by its supporters. scientific achievements. and nitrogen atoms as beginning with a gaseous formation progressing into liquid and finally a solid manifestation of substance. with emphasis on the evolution of reproduction and behaviour patterns throughout the various stages of a changing environment. This included a satirical comment by Art Buchwald. Science advances a general theory that the appearance of the first single cell was the result of an intelligence unknown to humans and that the subsequent evolution was a process of a self. Such inference can be substantiated. Even if a scientific theory can eventually establish the lawful appearance of life from the hydrogen. Opposing scientific inference and deduction is the religious approach. are trying to bridge. Both are in agreement. Information of this kind lacks the necessary evidence needed to explain how this creative effort came about or by what means it was established. Both are acceptable as facts. given to humans. papyrus. First. There are instances in great numbers to confirm this. Reread a thousand years thereafter. making an everwidening chasm appear as an insurmountable obstacle. A fact overlooked in many instances by hasty decisions. A fallacy that can be proven. parchment or other writing. a confrontation with accurate evidence provides the best available remedy. Let us say a new building project has a cornerstone laying ceremony. No provisions are made for other explanations as to how such superior intelligence's could have manifested their creative efforts. anthropological. Religion advances the claim that all creative efforts come about in a comparatively short time opposing the long. an inscription could reveal some aspect of the mentality existing at the time of inscription. say of a clay tablet. but no guarantee is available that such writing is factual. Religionists base their claim on a super . Scientists admit that they do not know how this came about. there is no guarantee that what it says is factual. Despite all arguments raised. This leaves the origin of primal substance unexplained and scientifically unproven. evolutionary process advocated by science. clashing with each other and creating a barrier which neither scientist or religionist seems willing to overcome or remove. Considering both scientific and religious approaches. the origins of the three named gases is thereby not established. These facts are refused by those who insist that revelations have been given to men. as found in geological.
humorous or satirical. if what is said is in agreement with your thinking. Can any substantiation be read from the report that this was meant to be the sixteenth such return trip during the same day. month or year? Evidence on hand records that such a finding is indisputable. you are biased. they. Neither science alone or religion by itself can answer this question. believers of other creeds or dogmas cite such incidents as proof of their infallibility. they are announced as irrefutable evidence. earthbound by limitations as a segment of unlimited substance.widening mental horizon will reveal more. Fraternal. composed of intricate substance filling the Universe. Granted. in the hope that these will further substantiate what is known to them. indicating a search for noumena of some available phenomena by word of mouth. As soon as a religious creed has been augmented or changes instituted because of a former lack of knowledge. . It indicates that your primary interest concerns your attitude about what others have to say and your willingness to have it either integrated into your mind. but not all confirmation will prove to be accurate in the end. So with findings in our own times. No wonder scientists and religionists are eager to find ancient records. let alone what goes on in outer space. manifestation. can produce a satisfactory answer to the question of how all species originated here on earth. As long as you insist on finding out first. some base their tenets upon experiences of their preceptors. or ritualistic inheritance. too. Various other examples or analogies can be cited to further illustrate what has been attempted here. Humans should be fully aware that their ultimate source. None of them alone. However. a synthesis of science and religion may provide us with a partial answer explaining what we do not know. is inconceivable at present. symbolic. the possibility exists but only after humans are no longer aware of their existence as limited earthlings. Such messages may even be fraudulent. could be accurate. Unfortunately. your willingness to ask first if you can agree with what is being said. only empirical knowledge may be had in such a case as outcome of a conviction upon which belief rests. In essence. "I will see you between New Year and Christmas". or. can ever comprehend the whole of which they are but an atom. or to refuse its acceptance. You might just as well console yourself with the fact that your body alone cannot reveal to you its origin. Confirmation is always available. in the latter they are separated by 51 weeks. while themselves inexperienced. Providing the three essentials are all prevailing in human consciousness. Providing nothing but verbal weapons to attack those who refuse to agree with established precepts. either by scientific postulation or religious fervor. They adhere to strict rituals and ceremonies as an outer visible. cannot be fathomed by mortals because of their limitations and associations with everything as a segment of an unknown all. Is it not logical to assume that those reading such reports in the future would reason that: the newspaper articles indicated that we were visiting other planets because a moon trip was reported as the sixteenth. reveals you as broadminded and considerate. they have no other basis for their existence than insecure foundations resting on an ever-changing beliefs. Your own reflections on what you think you have heard and what you believe you have understood are not always synonymous with what was said. becoming a pitfall for all those who expound religious concepts into manmade creeds and dogmas that may even oppose each other from time to time. What about inscriptions? These are disputable. that it will help human consciousness to expand. being timeless or eternal. Such recorded evidence proves of value only by establishing the time of its origin. of whatever nature. What suits the religionists will fortify their belief into a firm faith that needs only knowledge to substantiate it. week. While such inferences are but tentative props. We have no guarantee that texts are factual in what they will tell us.newspaper reporters in our time? Suppose on the front page were to be found an illustrated report of the last moon landing and its return trip to earth. and supply the missing links presently not available to complete their picture puzzle. But to assume that humans. willfully deceptive. mystical and metaphysical organizations or groups do not fare much better. It must be repeated: No guarantee is attached to the veracity of its contents. Not all people seem to notice the big difference between the two. This is similar to those who claim that it makes no difference whether you say: "I will see you between Christmas and New Year".originated satellites are on their way to Venus and Mars along with timetables of their voyages. science and religion have no answer. It should be realized that an ever . It may even be reported as the sixteenth such occurrence including a brief mention that earth . Its age and origin turn out to be established facts. it probably could add very little. However. In the first instance the Holidays are only one week apart. Until such a time.
Casual remarks lack demonstrative emphasis and may deceptively appear devoid of any previous contemplation. Fortunately this is not always the case. Top . for such indicate the prevailing state of mind as an inferior degree of intelligence. when compared with boisterous utterances.
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