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    However, we speak wisdom among those who are mature, yet not the wisdom of this age, nor of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing. But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, the hidden wisdom which God ordained before the ages for our glory, which none of the rulers of this age knew; for had they known, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

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    But each one in his own order: Christ the firstfruits, afterward those who are Christ's at His coming. Then comes the end, when He delivers the kingdom to God the Father, when He puts an end to all rule and all authority and power.
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    From Paul, 1 Corinthians 2:6-8 and 15:23,24, New King James Version.

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    * James Redford, "The Physics of God and the Quantum Gravity Theory of Everything", Social Science Research Network (SSRN), Sept. 10, 2012 (orig. pub. Dec. 19, 2011), 186 pp., doi:10.2139/ssrn.1974708, https://archive.org/download/ThePhys...ics-of-God.pdf , https://purl.org/redford/physics-of-god , https://sites.google.com/site/physic...ics-of-God.pdf .

    * James Redford, "Video of Profs. Frank Tipler and Lawrence Krauss's Debate at Caltech: Can Physics Prove God and Christianity?", alt.sci.astro, Message-ID: jghev8tcbv02b6vn3uiq8jmelp7jijluqk@4ax.com , July 30, 2013, https://groups.google.com/forum/#!to...ro/KQWt4KcpMVo , https://archive.is/a04w9 , https://webcitation.org/6IUTAMEyS .

    * James Redford, "Jesus Is an Anarchist", Social Science Research Network (SSRN), Dec. 4, 2011 (orig. pub. Dec. 19, 2001), 60 pp., doi:10.2139/ssrn.1337761, https://archive.org/download/JesusIs...-Anarchist.pdf , http://theophysics.host56.com/anarchist-jesus.pdf , https://jamesredford.github.io/Redfo...-Anarchist.pdf .

    * James Redford, "Libertarian Anarchism Is Apodictically Correct", Social Science Research Network (SSRN), Dec. 15, 2011, 9 pp., doi:10.2139/ssrn.1972733, https://archive.org/download/Liberta...rtarianism.pdf , https://jamesredford.github.io/Redfo...rtarianism.pdf , http://theophysics.freevar.com/Redfo...rtarianism.pdf .

    * James Redford, "Societal Sadomasochism", Daily Anarchist Forum, May 29, 2018, https://megalodon.jp/2018-0610-0734-...p?topic=3289.0 , https://archive.is/QalJT , https://web.archive.org/web/20180609...p?topic=3289.0 .



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    Thanks Jamie, nice post.


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    Thanks Jamie, nice post.
    What is nice about it? The only thing that could be is Paul's admonishing the people of Corinth to be nice to each other, rather than engaging in the furious arguments about their extravagant consumption of food while others went hungry, their sexual infidelities, their loose interpretation of the Gospels, assuming they knew what they were. Corinth at the time was the sort of place where the 1% -many of whom had converted- wanted it all: their wealth and power, and the Christian faith, but where they were also reluctant to let go of their Pagan heritage.

    This is where the not-so-nice Paul enters to lay down the law, most of it written by him rather than Jesus, as Paul is, in effect creating in the Roman Catholic Church a parallel religion to the beliefs expressed by Jesus in the Gospels. You can be a Christian without following Paul. One of Paul's long-lasting legacies is the denial of the right of women to minister to the faithful, strict rules on dress which equate to women being covered up as much as possible, and the need to follow the rules as laid down by, well, Paul, and subsequently a corps of Priests modeled on his Ministry. In fact large parts of Corinthians 1 have their parallel in numerous passages of the Quran where Muhammad admonishes converts through their loose attachment to the faith he was trying to establish among them, particularly the rules on women's dress and dietary rules. The irony is that Paul claims the consequence of laxity in faith blinds people to the truth -which only he knows- and that it was this ignorance that facilitated the Crucifixion. But if God ordains everything, and Jesus was the temporal, physical manifestation of God, then Jesus knew in advance he was going to be crucified, so that in his mission on earth he failed, for otherwise he would not have been crucified, and he would have delivered the 'Kingdom' to 'the father'. Or, if so many people chose not to believe him, why did they not? If God in human form can't persuade you that he is telling the truth, who else can?

    Jamie and her friends believe this deliverance that Christ himself failed to achieve when he was alive, will happen again, and while it will happen with or without any effort on our part, we can be prepared for the Second Coming and thus be saved. That the fascinating anthropology of religion can be linked to a preposterous salvation ideology in the name of science tells you all you need to know about the garbage dressed up as Exoterica Esoterica which Jamie has been posting under various names in various other forums on the internet.

    You can read about the social and theological context of Corinthians 1 here-
    https://www.christiancentury.org/art...le-culture-war



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    What is nice about it? The only thing that could be is Paul's admonishing the people of Corinth to be nice to each other, rather than engaging in the furious arguments about their extravagant consumption of food while others went hungry, their sexual infidelities, their loose interpretation of the Gospels, assuming they knew what they were. Corinth at the time was the sort of place where the 1% -many of whom had converted- wanted it all: their wealth and power, and the Christian faith, but where they were also reluctant to let go of their Pagan heritage.

    This is where the not-so-nice Paul enters to lay down the law, most of it written by him rather than Jesus, as Paul is, in effect creating in the Roman Catholic Church a parallel religion to the beliefs expressed by Jesus in the Gospels. You can be a Christian without following Paul. One of Paul's long-lasting legacies is the denial of the right of women to minister to the faithful, strict rules on dress which equate to women being covered up as much as possible, and the need to follow the rules as laid down by, well, Paul, and subsequently a corps of Priests modeled on his Ministry. In fact large parts of Corinthians 1 have their parallel in numerous passages of the Quran where Muhammad admonishes converts through their loose attachment to the faith he was trying to establish among them, particularly the rules on women's dress and dietary rules. The irony is that Paul claims the consequence of laxity in faith blinds people to the truth -which only he knows- and that it was this ignorance that facilitated the Crucifixion. But if God ordains everything, and Jesus was the temporal, physical manifestation of God, then Jesus knew in advance he was going to be crucified, so that in his mission on earth he failed, for otherwise he would not have been crucified, and he would have delivered the 'Kingdom' to 'the father'. Or, if so many people chose not to believe him, why did they not? If God in human form can't persuade you that he is telling the truth, who else can?

    Jamie and her friends believe this deliverance that Christ himself failed to achieve when he was alive, will happen again, and while it will happen with or without any effort on our part, we can be prepared for the Second Coming and thus be saved. That the fascinating anthropology of religion can be linked to a preposterous salvation ideology in the name of science tells you all you need to know about the garbage dressed up as Exoterica Esoterica which Jamie has been posting under various names in various other forums on the internet.

    You can read about the social and theological context of Corinthians 1 here-
    https://www.christiancentury.org/art...le-culture-war
    By that line of reasoning, then Pauline Christians would also have to contend that a man having long hair, or a woman having short hair, is "shameful" and a "dishonor" (see 1 Corinthians 11:6; 11:14). Which would mean that Paul must consider Samson's long hair to be a "dishonor" (see Judges chapters 13-16, particularly 16:16-19; see also Numbers 6:5). But on the issue of long hair on men and short hair on women, Paul ended the matter by saying "But if anyone seems to be contentious, we have no such custom, nor do the churches of God" (see 1 Corinthians 11:16)--thus making it clear that Paul sometimes simply let his own personal prejudices dictate what he regarded as "shameful" in his writings.

    Yet it must be remembered that Paul is merely human, and so sometimes suffered from the prejudices of his time. He was often inspired by the Holy Spirit, but he was by no means infallible like Jesus Christ. Proof that the apostles were not infallible (even after they had been given the gift of the Holy Spirit) comes from the New Testament itself. See Galatians 2:11-21, where Paul strongly rebukes Peter for Peter's error in teaching that Jews still had to obey the so-called Law of Moses--and this is after the apostles had been given the gift of the Holy Spirit (see Acts 2:1-4)! So obviously the apostles were not incapable of error, even after having been given the Holy Spirit. But Paul also said that "love is the fulfillment of the law" (see Romans 13:8-10), and "all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this: 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself'" (that "one word" being: "love")--see Galatians 5:14.

    Nor did Christ fail on the cross, as it was always Jesus's intention to go to the cross. The deliverance is a technological event that requires civilizational advancement. Soon technology will become advanced enough to convert our human brains into artificial computer hardware (i.e., at the cellular level, such as by using nanobots), at which point we will be technologically immortal; and due to the vast amounts of computational resources at that time, we will also be superintelligent. The leading technologists place this epoch circa 2045, although it can come much quicker, particularly given the incredible recent advancements in machine-learning Artificial Intelligence via artificial neural networks. Said epoch is often termed the Singularity, or the Technological Singularity, and the field of interest pertaining to it is most commonly called transhumanism.

    The purpose of the First Coming was in order to give mankind knowledge of God in enough degree so as to give them confidence in the human project as the Jaynesian gods of old grew ever-more silent; to impart a conception of God as omnibenevolent and rational as opposed to the ever-bickering and insane Jaynesian gods, hence encouraging the systematic study into the physical world as a world that ultimately makes sense; to imbue a necessary social ethic upon mankind in enough degree so that mankind could rise up and create societies leading to our present technological time; and to give mankind the promise of immortality and salvation, thereby again giving humans assurance in the human endeavor as the old Jaynesian gods went silent.

    Indeed, the *cross* is a device of overt government terrorism. Thus the Christian symbolism of the cross represents not merely triumph over death, but also triumph over government, even in death--making the Christian cross the ultimate anarchist symbol.

    Physicist and mathematician Prof. Frank J. Tipler's Omega Point cosmology is a proof (i.e., mathematical theorem) demonstrating that sapient life (in the form of, e.g., immortal superintelligent human-mind computer-uploads and artificial intelligences) is required by the known laws of physics (i.e., the Second Law of Thermodynamics, General Relativity, and Quantum Mechanics) to take control over all matter in the universe, for said life to eventually force the collapse of the universe, and for the computational resources of the universe (in terms of both processor speed and memory space) to diverge to infinity as the universe collapses into a final singularity, termed the Omega Point. Said Omega Point cosmology is also an intrinsic component of the Feynman-DeWitt-Weinberg quantum gravity/Standard Model Theory of Everything (TOE) correctly describing and unifying all the forces in physics, of which TOE is itself logically forced by the aforesaid known physical laws.

    Prof. Tipler's Omega Point cosmology has been extensively peer-reviewed and published in a number of the world's leading physics and science journals, such as Reports on Progress in Physics (the leading journal of the Institute of Physics, Britain's main professional organization for physicists), Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (one of the world's leading astrophysics journals), the International Journal of Theoretical Physics (a journal that Nobel Prize in Physics winner Richard Feynman also published in), and Physics Letters, among other journals.

    The Omega Point final singularity has all the unique properties (quiddities) claimed for God in the traditional religions. For much more on Prof. Tipler's Omega Point cosmology and the details on how it uniquely conforms to, and precisely matches, the cosmology described in the New Testament, see my following article, which also addresses the societal implications of the Omega Point cosmology:

    * James Redford, "The Physics of God and the Quantum Gravity Theory of Everything", Social Science Research Network (SSRN), Sept. 10, 2012 (orig. pub. Dec. 19, 2011), 186 pp., doi:10.2139/ssrn.1974708, https://archive.org/download/ThePhys...ics-of-God.pdf , https://purl.org/redford/physics-of-god , https://sites.google.com/site/physic...ics-of-God.pdf .

    Additionally, in the below resource are different sections which contain some helpful notes and commentary by me pertaining to multimedia wherein Prof. Tipler explains the Omega Point cosmology and the Feynman-DeWitt-Weinberg quantum gravity/Standard Model TOE.

    * James Redford, "Video of Profs. Frank Tipler and Lawrence Krauss's Debate at Caltech: Can Physics Prove God and Christianity?", alt.sci.astro, Message-ID: jghev8tcbv02b6vn3uiq8jmelp7jijluqk@4ax.com , July 30, 2013, https://groups.google.com/forum/#!to...ro/KQWt4KcpMVo , https://archive.is/a04w9 , https://webcitation.org/6IUTAMEyS .

    For details on the anarchism of Jesus Christ, see my following article:

    * James Redford, "Jesus Is an Anarchist", Social Science Research Network (SSRN), Dec. 4, 2011 (orig. pub. Dec. 19, 2001), 60 pp., doi:10.2139/ssrn.1337761, https://archive.org/download/JesusIs...-Anarchist.pdf , http://theophysics.host56.com/anarchist-jesus.pdf , https://jamesredford.github.io/Redfo...-Anarchist.pdf .

    My next article is complementary to my foregoing one:

    * James Redford, "Libertarian Anarchism Is Apodictically Correct", Social Science Research Network (SSRN), Dec. 15, 2011, 9 pp., doi:10.2139/ssrn.1972733, https://archive.org/download/Liberta...rtarianism.pdf , https://jamesredford.github.io/Redfo...rtarianism.pdf , http://theophysics.freevar.com/Redfo...rtarianism.pdf .

    And for information on the Jaynesian gods of old mentioned above, see my below article:

    * James Redford, "Societal Sadomasochism", Daily Anarchist Forum, May 29, 2018, https://megalodon.jp/2018-0610-0734-...p?topic=3289.0 , https://archive.is/QalJT , https://web.archive.org/web/20180609...p?topic=3289.0 .



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    Thanks Jamie, nice post.
    My pleasure, Buttslinger. Thank you for the compliment.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jamie Michelle View Post

    Nor did Christ fail on the cross, as it was always Jesus's intention to go to the cross. The deliverance is a technological event that requires civilizational advancement. Soon technology will become advanced enough to convert our human brains into artificial computer hardware (i.e., at the cellular level, such as by using nanobots), at which point we will be technologically immortal; and due to the vast amounts of computational resources at that time, we will also be superintelligent. The leading technologists place this epoch circa 2045, although it can come much quicker, particularly given the incredible recent advancements in machine-learning Artificial Intelligence via artificial neural networks. Said epoch is often termed the Singularity, or the Technological Singularity, and the field of interest pertaining to it is most commonly called transhumanism.
    Unusually, it seems, we can agree with Paul as a passionate advocate of Christian love, but my point was that Paul was frustrated with the chronic violations of the gospels after he presented them to communities and they converted, such as the one in Corinth. It was this need for control that led Paul to create a doctrine out of the gospels that did not need one, and a vehicle -the Church- to promote it. From a comparative historical perspective, one can see Paul as an early version of Lenin, and note the similarities between the Roman Catholic Church and the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, but not because Jesus was a socialist, which in contemporary terms he was.

    The Cross is not a symbol of anarchism at all, but of the Holy Trinity, the organized trio without whom, allegedly, we would not exist, and that confuses those who wonder where the 'One God' fits in (ask a Muslim or a Jew). Moreover, it is possible that before Jesus there was Akhenaten, the first known 'leader' of a state/civilization to declare there is but one God and who, as with Jesus in Roman Palestine, was opposed by the Egyptian Priestly class and murdered/sacrificed for his beliefs.

    Judaism had its Golden Calf, Paul had his Corinthians, Muhammad had to flee Mecca -in all three cases, an apparently simple message of One God, one society without conflict, one set of rules and values everyone can live by, people found it hard to adopt to the rules. The prohibitions on lust, or any form of selfish pleasure were hard to resist, as was the command to love that idiot across the street -so people had to find ways to get round the rules. Hence the numerous and eventually contradictory rules in the Old Testament that created thousands of learned interpretations; the attempt by Paul to smooth the wrinkles of the early Christian church and, in a devastating dereliction of their faith, the wars the Roman Catholics waged against the Cathars who defied the Church; the Hadith and the commentaries on the Quran that were designed to give Muslims alternative options and which often advocated severe rules that Muhammad would have objected to.

    None of this promotes the nonsense known as the 'Singularity' which is an interesting concept in itself but has no real application to the world we live in, where millions of people live without electricity and running water, so the idea we are all going to be subsumed into a global super-computer lies somewhere between science fiction and ludicrous rubbish. Indeed, the initial singularity posed by Hawkins and others is a concept created to account for a condition science cannot yet explain: what existed before the Big Bang? To argue it was God is just as useless. To argue that it was God and that everything that has happened was determined from the start and that immorality is the end-result is to close a circle of thought that only exists in the minds of those who invented it. It is little more than Hegelian or Buddhist nothingness/nirvana, with added God, and Jesus to give it a human face and some emotional attachment to the soteriology of lost souls yearning for their heaven on earth. Most people will settle for a job with a decent income, and an end to war and hate. And those actually mean something and are in practical terms, possible to achieve.


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    Thanks Stavros, nice post.
    You are welcome, thanks for the compliment.


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    Unusually, it seems, we can agree with Paul as a passionate advocate of Christian love, but my point was that Paul was frustrated with the chronic violations of the gospels after he presented them to communities and they converted, such as the one in Corinth. It was this need for control that led Paul to create a doctrine out of the gospels that did not need one, and a vehicle -the Church- to promote it. From a comparative historical perspective, one can see Paul as an early version of Lenin, and note the similarities between the Roman Catholic Church and the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, but not because Jesus was a socialist, which in contemporary terms he was.
    Christ is no socialist. Jesus preached complete pacifism, which excludes the possibility of government, i.e., a state. For the details on that, see my following article, which demonstrates the logically unavoidable anarchism of Jesus Christ's teachings as recorded in the New Testament (in addition to analyzing their context in relation to his actions, to the Tanakh, and to his apostles). It is logically complete on this subject, in the sense of its apodixis.

    * James Redford, "Jesus Is an Anarchist", Social Science Research Network (SSRN), Dec. 4, 2011 (orig. pub. Dec. 19, 2001), 60 pp., doi:10.2139/ssrn.1337761, https://archive.org/download/JesusIs...-Anarchist.pdf , http://theophysics.host56.com/anarchist-jesus.pdf , https://jamesredford.github.io/Redfo...-Anarchist.pdf .

    My following article is complementary to my foregoing one:

    * James Redford, "Libertarian Anarchism Is Apodictically Correct", Social Science Research Network (SSRN), Dec. 15, 2011, 9 pp., doi:10.2139/ssrn.1972733, https://archive.org/download/Liberta...rtarianism.pdf , https://jamesredford.github.io/Redfo...rtarianism.pdf , http://theophysics.freevar.com/Redfo...rtarianism.pdf .

    The Cross is not a symbol of anarchism at all, but of the Holy Trinity, the organized trio without whom, allegedly, we would not exist, and that confuses those who wonder where the 'One God' fits in (ask a Muslim or a Jew). Moreover, it is possible that before Jesus there was Akhenaten, the first known 'leader' of a state/civilization to declare there is but one God and who, as with Jesus in Roman Palestine, was opposed by the Egyptian Priestly class and murdered/sacrificed for his beliefs.

    Judaism had its Golden Calf, Paul had his Corinthians, Muhammad had to flee Mecca -in all three cases, an apparently simple message of One God, one society without conflict, one set of rules and values everyone can live by, people found it hard to adopt to the rules. The prohibitions on lust, or any form of selfish pleasure were hard to resist, as was the command to love that idiot across the street -so people had to find ways to get round the rules. Hence the numerous and eventually contradictory rules in the Old Testament that created thousands of learned interpretations; the attempt by Paul to smooth the wrinkles of the early Christian church and, in a devastating dereliction of their faith, the wars the Roman Catholics waged against the Cathars who defied the Church; the Hadith and the commentaries on the Quran that were designed to give Muslims alternative options and which often advocated severe rules that Muhammad would have objected to.
    Paul was a complete pacifist himself (i.e., after his conversion on the road to Damascus). Paul was giving suggestions for what he thought would be good internal rules for the church to organize by. Muhammad was a warlord who converted people by force.

    I myself am not much of a churchgoer, because none of them are doing a good educatory job. I would much rather see Christian educatory institutes with a strong emphasis on physics and transhumanism set up along the lines of the Ludwig von Mises Institute.

    Pertaining to the Trinity and how the known laws of physics (viz., the Second Law of Thermodynamics, General Relativity, and Quantum Mechanics) in the form of physicist and mathematician Prof. Frank J. Tipler's Omega Point cosmology uniquely conform to, and precisely match, Christian theology:

    The Omega Point is omniscient, having an infinite amount of information and knowing all that is logically possible to be known; it is omnipotent, having an infinite amount of energy and power; and it is omnipresent, consisting of all that exists. These three properties are the traditional quidditative definitions (i.e., haecceities) of God held by almost all of the world's leading religions. Hence, by definition, the Omega Point is God.

    The Omega Point final singularity is a different aspect of the Big Bang initial singularity, i.e., the first cause, a definition of God held by all the Abrahamic religions.

    As well, as Stephen Hawking proved, the singularity is not in spacetime, but rather is the boundary of space and time (see S. W. Hawking and G. F. R. Ellis, The Large Scale Structure of Space-Time [Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1973], pp. 217-221).

    The Schmidt b-boundary has been shown to yield a topology in which the cosmological singularity is not Hausdorff separated from the points in spacetime, meaning that it is not possible to put an open set of points between the cosmological singularity and *any* point in spacetime proper. That is, the cosmological singularity has infinite nearness to every point in spacetime.

    So the Omega Point is transcendent to, yet immanent in, space and time. Because the cosmological singularity exists outside of space and time, it is eternal, as time has no application to it.

    Quite literally, the cosmological singularity is supernatural, in the sense that no form of physics can apply to it, since physical values are at infinity at the singularity, and so it is not possible to perform arithmetical operations on them; and in the sense that the singularity is beyond creation, as it is not a part of spacetime, but rather is the boundary of space and time.

    And given an infinite amount of computational resources, per the Bekenstein Bound, recreating the exact quantum state of our present universe is trivial, requiring at most a mere 10^123 bits (the number which Roger Penrose calculated), or at most a mere 2^10^123 bits for every different quantum configuration of the universe logically possible (i.e., the powerset, of which the multiverse in its entirety at this point in universal history is a subset of this powerset). So the Omega Point will be able to resurrect us using merely an infinitesimally small amount of total computational resources: indeed, the multiversal resurrection will occur between 10^-10^10 and 10^-10^123 seconds before the Omega Point is reached, as the computational capacity of the universe at that stage will be great enough that doing so will require only a trivial amount of total computational resources.

    Miracles are allowed by the known laws of physics using baryon annihilation, and its inverse, by way of electroweak quantum tunneling (which is allowed in the Standard Model of particle physics, as baryon number minus lepton number, B - L, is conserved) caused via the Principle of Least Action by the physical requirement that the Omega Point final cosmological singularity exists. If the miracles of Jesus Christ were necessary in order for the universe to evolve into the Omega Point, and if the known laws of physics are correct, then the probability of those miracles occurring is certain.

    Additionally, the cosmological singularity consists of a three-aspect structure: the final singularity (i.e., the Omega Point), the all-presents singularity (which exists at the boundary of the multiverse), and the initial singularity (i.e., the beginning of the Big Bang). These three distinct aspects which perform different physical functions in bringing about and sustaining existence are actually one singularity which connects the entirety of the multiverse.

    Christian theology is therefore preferentially selected by the known laws of physics due to the fundamentally triune structure of the cosmological singularity (which, again, has all the haecceities claimed for God in the major religions), which is deselective of all other major religions.

    For much more on the above, and for many more details on how the Omega Point cosmology uniquely and precisely matches the cosmology described in the New Testament, see my following two articles:

    * James Redford, "The Physics of God and the Quantum Gravity Theory of Everything", Social Science Research Network (SSRN), Sept. 10, 2012 (orig. pub. Dec. 19, 2011), 186 pp., doi:10.2139/ssrn.1974708, https://archive.org/download/ThePhys...ics-of-God.pdf , https://purl.org/redford/physics-of-god .

    * James Redford, "Video of Profs. Frank Tipler and Lawrence Krauss's Debate at Caltech: Can Physics Prove God and Christianity?", alt.sci.astro, Message-ID: jghev8tcbv02b6vn3uiq8jmelp7jijluqk@4ax.com , July 30, 2013, https://groups.google.com/forum/#!to...ro/KQWt4KcpMVo , https://archive.is/a04w9 , https://webcitation.org/6IUTAMEyS .

    None of this promotes the nonsense known as the 'Singularity' which is an interesting concept in itself but has no real application to the world we live in, where millions of people live without electricity and running water, so the idea we are all going to be subsumed into a global super-computer lies somewhere between science fiction and ludicrous rubbish. Indeed, the initial singularity posed by Hawkins and others is a concept created to account for a condition science cannot yet explain: what existed before the Big Bang? To argue it was God is just as useless. To argue that it was God and that everything that has happened was determined from the start and that immorality is the end-result is to close a circle of thought that only exists in the minds of those who invented it. It is little more than Hegelian or Buddhist nothingness/nirvana, with added God, and Jesus to give it a human face and some emotional attachment to the soteriology of lost souls yearning for their heaven on earth. Most people will settle for a job with a decent income, and an end to war and hate. And those actually mean something and are in practical terms, possible to achieve.
    Technology is advancing at an exponential rate. Once Artificial General Intelligence is obtained, convergence to superintelligence will be extremely rapid. Once superintelligence is obtained, then it will quickly converge to fast-spreading superintelligent computronium: the densest configuration of computational complexity which matter will allow. Noetic lightning of searing, mortally-incomprehensible pleasure will spread like wildfire across the entire universe. The universe will have its light-switch turned to the "on" position, as all matter becomes deliberately transformed into said computronium.

    As I point out above, this process is actually a mathematical theorem within standard physics. Standard physics is the known laws of physics, viz., the Second Law of Thermodynamics, General Relativity, and Quantum Mechanics. These aforestated known physical laws have been confirmed by every experiment conducted to date. Hence, the only way to avoid Prof. Tipler's Omega Point Theorem is to reject empirical science. As Prof. Stephen Hawking wrote, "one cannot really argue with a mathematical theorem." (From p. 67 of Stephen Hawking, The Illustrated A Brief History of Time [New York, NY: Bantam Books, 1996; 1st ed., 1988].)


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    I need a clarification, Jamie, would you say God existed before the big bang explosion exactly as He exists today?
    I suppose if we feel the gravity of the earth, the heat from the sun, and the phases of the moon, maybe whatever makes us up still senses that seed of the universe, the blueprint of everything contained in our blueprint.
    But I can't see God setting up shop sometime 60 billion years ago. How would you create a creator of all things?


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