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Beyond Belief: Making the Virgin Birth Personal

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Rob Kall's passion of a "bottom-up" world was very much instrumental in my deciding to write on OpEd News. In his philosophy, I heard: "It begins with YOU!"

That's bottom up! It begins in you and me.

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Religion and God are also not top-down. They are in you. This is why a physicist claims that the center of the universe is everywhere and its periphery nowhere. The center is where ever you are, where ever Rob Kall is and where I am writing in Maine.

Nor is true religion a belief system. It is an evolutionary process. How it is presented can spark a devolutionary state or an evolutionary one. In our current state in western civilization, it has been devolutionary.

In saying devolutionary, I do want to comment that in using the term, I am speaking to an evolution (a manifestation of a potential) that is not progressive. Having cars and jet planes does not cut it in defining our evolution. Growing wings to fly IS evolutionary in my opinion.

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This angers people, both religious in the traditional sense (i.e., belonging to an institutionalized belief system) and those that call themselves atheist (i.e., a-theistic or not following a theism).

Why do my words anger them? It is because they are both hanging onto a philosophy that is killing us; and the planet. (Some of my past articles get into this).

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Burl Hall is a retired counselor who is living in a Senior Citizen Housing apartment. Burl has one book to his credit, titled "Sophia's Web: A Passionate Call to Heal our Wounded Nature." For more information, search the book on Amazon. (more...)
 

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