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Time, space & mass are infinite leaving no need for a creator - me

How Do You Imagine God?
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How do you imagine God? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator God is a term we use to say everything." It defines everything in existence and all it's interactions.

My Beliefs

I believe ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator in infinite space with expanding mass that can not be created nor destroyed and relative time with no beginning and no end. So with an infinite amount of particles in an infinite space on an infinite timeline... creation is merely a colliding of particles with infinite possibilities. Why? Because the concept of infinity sits in all our minds but never gets truly used. When you grasp what I grasp... the big picture becomes crystal clear and even more importantly, true.
My most powerful moment of belief was ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator As a six year old child raised as an atheist, I looked at the sky were a friend said god was. I stared for many seconds until the sky look like an ocean, then I picked up particles of dirt and rocks thinking about counting them. We had just learned the word "infinity" is school, but when asked over and over "What does it mean?" by me, the teacher said," having no beginning and no end." "Like what," I said. She did not know. A word that is used in math, but has no usage in common society? Infinity is the answer to many questions that plague us. I'm delighted to have lived with the answer for over 35 years.
My greatest moment of doubt was ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Every moment.
My spiritual life means... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator knowing
The biggest misconception about my faith/belief system is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator we believe in the devil
My spiritual role model is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Christopher Hitchens
The tenet/practice/teaching I appreciate most about my faith is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Unity

My Faith History

As a child I believed ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Not believed. Knew their was no need for a god. That the bible was a book of fairy tales based on some wonderful truths.
My spiritual journey has been ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator perfect.
I was raised as ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Atheist
Are your beliefs or practices different from your parents? If so, how and why? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator No. Just more thought out.
If you have children, did becoming a parent change your relationship to faith? If so, how? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Two children. No.

How I Practice My Faith

Where and when do you practice your faith? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Practice faith? No such thing. Living an ethical life based on rules you have laid out for yourself reveals a person's character. If your personal goals destroy other people... that is your character. Mine spread love, friendship and healthy living for both mankind and this big blue marble. I do not have the reach to help space.
Does your family practice more than one religion or faith? If so, how do you blend the traditions? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator No.
How easy or difficult is it to live your faith? Why? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Very easy.
In my house, the thing that most represents my faith is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Love and energy.
The song/book/film that most represents my faith is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator One - U2

Religion & the Public Square

What should be the role of religion in politics? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator None. As a matter of fact, politics is a game that says plenty about a person's character.
Should courses about religion be taught in public schools? Why or why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes. We should learn about everything possible and absorb information that will assist us to become the greatest we can become as individuals and a whole.
Should the Bible, Torah, Quran or other religious texts be taught as works of literature in public schools? Why or why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes. And they should also be taught as possibly having truths.
Is interfaith dialogue important? Why or why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes.
Do you feel comfortable discussing your faith with others? Why/why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes.
Do you feel that you have a duty, because of your faith, to put your beliefs into action? What are some of those actions? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Definitely. Always. I think that 1-2% actually do. Example: Many of us say we should exercise and get in shape. 1% do.
Are religious beliefs compromised by engaging in politics? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes. But religious beliefs are compromised by the human mind, so politics is not the greatest enemy to faith.
Has 9/11 had any impact on your thoughts about religion? Are you more/less interested in learning about other religions? Do you feel more/less comfortable expressing your religious beliefs? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator No. I confirmed my belief. Actually, articles are written each day that confirm my belief. As a world...We are getting closer to my belief then any other answer. And these new proofs just bring a smile to my face like that day the six year old Jason looked up at the sky. I have proof their is no god and if you would like me explain it in detail, I'd love to sit down with your editors. I'm a senior creative director with a strong background in psychology, science and religion. I attended a catholic high school to challenge my beliefs, I guess you can say, "Test my belief." But belief, faith and hope are not words I use often. Goals, paths and steps are how I lay out my life.

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Published October 11, 2010

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