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A novel idea has emerged, to which I would like our readers to share their thoughts. Consider the hypothetical idea that the unique positive and negative energy forces of an atom, which can coalesce into inorganic and organic matter, may have an inherent consciousness that tries to reveal itself. Ultimately, we, as thinking human beings, may be the product of that source of consciousness. We are part of the "stuff" that makes up the universe, and we are trying to understand our beginnings that could be due to the inherent forces of the atom that surfaces as consciousness. This hypothetical idea that matter, created by atoms that determine inorganic and organic outcomes, can assume consciousness may have some merit because we are proof as thinking products of our universe.

Another hypothetical idea that has surfaced is that our first awareness (consciousness) starts before conception through a transformation of energy into conscious awareness at birth. However, a question surfaces as to why only at birth of an organic form would consciousness come into play? I believe that the internal forces of the atom with its own negative, positive and neutral properties, creates matter based upon its surrounding environment. Whether or not that matter is inorganic or organic will depend on the surrounding elements of heat, moisture, and an atmosphere conducive to life. Hence, for our earthly life forms (organic matter) to exist, the aggregate mix of atoms preordain with conditions that support life, the formation of different kinds of life forms.

Stated with earthly terms, plant and vegetable organic life begins first based upon inorganic matter (earth and minerals), heat, and moisture and it produces a byproduct (air) that sustains life. Organic forms of life that become mobile, such as the fly, a bird, fish, and animals, are a consequence of the environment and it all began with the mix of atoms that produced inorganic and organic matter. So I hypothesize that the atom has forces that somehow take advantage of its surroundings and gives birth to inorganic and organic matter. To me, it appears that such forces within the atom have an intelligence or a consciousness that tries to express itself in many ways. It is this consciousness that reaches its height in human beings to think and reach out with hypothetical thoughts to try to understand its own existence. And that is why I believe that the transformation of energy is a long, involved process whereby it transforms itself into matter that tries to express its inherent will to exist as consciousness.

Perhaps, that may be why gifted people have developed the idea of a soul because it is an extension on one's being with the hope that its soul will continue to exist even after death. Is this due to the internal energy of the atom that initiates the will for survival? It appears that forces within the atom, from its very beginning, fights to express itself in matter. So I offer you the idea that the energy or forces inherent in the atom has a consciousness that seeks to find expression in the life forms it finally creates. The question becomes what is this force or energy? Where did its positive, negative, and neutral forces come from? What gave this energy the will to exist as conscious entities that are very likely to appear in other parts of our universe? Are all life forms in other parts of the universe made of the same "stuff" that we humans are made of? I tend to believe "yes." The life forms on other planets may assume different shapes, colors, and organic functions that enable it to exist but they are all part of the energy that originated within the atom.

One last matter that needs to be addressed and that is can the internal forces of an atom be attributable to "God." I do not know because I have no valid conception of God. To me, God is mysterious, incomprehensible, and unknowable. However, I use the term God because it introduces a concept of the consciousness that many people feel within themselves, which is the ability to love. The energy or force of the atom has given life forms the will to survive and therefore the desire to love and reproduce itself for that is what the atom has tried to do from its own inception.

So the next question I offer is if you give this unknown force a name, such as God, why not put it to good use? That is, why not sublimate our conception of the unknown force into idealistic forms of moral behavior that allows people from different countries and of different races, to love and accept one another as sisters and brothers? This use of the unknown force is not a bad idea. The alternative is to say we are exceptionally bright and since we understand the unknown force, just except it, and let's live without any need for a moral code of behavior because we can control our lives without anybody telling us what we should or should not do. This attitude I cannot agree with because it negates the wisdom we have gained in the past through experience of what makes a harmonious society. My concept of God does not assume any preexisting definitions of God and therefore does not present any myths or images because as I had stated before, as with the internal forces of the atom, God is mysterious, incomprehensible, and unknowable. The idea of God becomes a sublimation of our finest thoughts as to what mankind can aspire to in terms of integrity and love for one another.

Men have always wondered about how did life begin and if there is a God that created all there is? The Egyptians developed the greatest civilization with a belief in a creator god. After thousands of years, the Priesthood of Amon wrote the first documented scripture (a belief) titled, Amon As the Sole God during the reign of Ramses II. Readers who thirst for knowledge of how the concept of a soul developed, a Hereafter, a Son of God, and the belief in one-universal God was established, they may access the book titled AMEN, The Beginning of the Creation of God.

Do you agree with the hypothetical idea that the atom, after many transformations from inorganic to organic matter, strives to achieve a consciousness to express itself by ultimately producing life forms with the ability to think? Is it possible that this consciousness pervades the universe and somehow embodies the essence of God?

 

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