If you don’t have God in your life, everything that happens to you is seemingly random and mathematical, based on statistical probabilities, which will regularly evoke the same questions: Why me? Why this? Why now? There is no rhyme or reason to your fate, so the best plan becomes to extract as much reward and pleasure from the world as you can before you die. Before that end, if God’s grace enters you, you come to see this nihilistic notion for the lie that it is.

The world of Newton

While teaching pickup, I taught men that meeting women was a numbers game—the more women you talk to, the more likely you will have sex with one. I convinced them of the world of Newton, where atoms in space are randomly moving and may occasionally collide with another atom. I was an atom in lust that wanted to collide with another atom in lust, so I maintained constant movement within tightly packed areas (urban squares, cafes, bars, clubs) to establish attraction with a woman who was desiring a man.

There was no destiny, fate, or plan in my pickup philosophy—it was merely statistics. But with such an approach comes the rub: just as a woman you meet is an atom that is quickly replaceable, so are you. The relationships that are created from the world of Newton are fleeting indeed—most will not even make it to the third date, and within a year or two, you won’t even remember the partners you’ve had unless you dedicated yourself to maintaining a diary or photo album.

Since applying Newton’s outlook to pickup does “work,” countless men have dived into the game. They regulate their energy levels to talk to mass quantities of women, improve their attractiveness to maximize the chances that another atom collides with them, and even uproot themselves and leave their families to go to lands where the atoms are more attractive. The costs of these successful collisions, however, are severe. You view women as objects of pleasure instead of partners in family, you become addicted to the physical outcome of your mathematical game (sex), you abandon your parents, and you degrade yourself through acts of fornication.

What is the alternative? If I’m not a randomly created piece of meat floating through space in the hopes of colliding with another piece of meat, why am I here? Aren’t I supposed to create my own meaning of existence? No, you were created by God to experience His love and grace for all eternity, as long as you serve His will and the plan He has laid out for you. However, His will does not involve fornication and does not involve participation in behaviors while not in communion with Him. When you accept God’s grace, His will becomes revealed to you in time, but without any faith, you will inevitably choose for your own destruction while convincing yourself that the vulgar pleasures you seek are giving you purpose in life.

The world of God

The world of God is simpler than the world of Newton. I don’t have to rely on my own effort and strength to extract from the world. I don’t have to worry about receiving bodily pleasures, money, or other false rewards. I don’t have to worry about attempting to live a long life by eating only organic foods and attending Crossfit class three times a week. I remain still, I pray, I worship in church, and use whatever talents He has given me to perform His will.

I sit and wait for God to give me worldly rewards or pleasures that He deems healthy for my soul, and I can tell you that those rewards are not what you think of as rewards, for they nurture the soul instead of exciting the body. I don’t have to be obsessed with pleasure like in the past. I wait for God’s pleasures to come on God’s schedule, without the soul-destroying cost of before. What is called luck in the world of Newton is called providence in the world of God, and as long as God is in your heart, everything is providence. Your spiritual eyes will be able to look backwards in time and think, “Aha! So that’s why God put me through that trial! That’s why God allowed that to happen!” Everything makes sense, and you look upwards with warmth in your heart as you understand God’s plan for you.

In the world of Newton, everything must be forced. You create a goal for yourself out of thin air, and it’s usually a worldly goal involving money or sex or whatever the culture of the day is pushing onto you, and then you do all that you can to achieve it. Any setback is just an excuse to dive in harder, to buy more self-improvement books, to attend a motivational seminar, to give it all that you have, to force a collision that God did not intend for you, but all goals disconnected from God come from your own pride and only distances you further from Him.

The world of God is calmer, more harmonious. You don’t struggle for worldly wants, you don’t fight against God’s plan. You accept both good and bad in your life as necessary for your salvation, and don’t compare what you lack to others. You come to realize that you were born in these times for a reason, and pray that you complete the tasks God has for you with the strongest of faith before your earthly life ends.

I’m not a random atom. I was not created by chance from billions of years of evolution from the mythical primordial soup or the big bang. I am a soul created by God whose mission is to serve Him in this life to sit with Him in the next. As long as I serve His will, and not let the talents He gives me go to waste, whatever I receive will be His gift for me, and I will accept it graciously. I bid farewell to Newton and his world of atoms and random collisions, for if I were to see my existence as random, the only result would be a random life that sends me hurtling over the abyss.

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Newton had faith and would've never thought of the world as random. There is nothing in his work that encourages the thinking that the modern world has taken.

"This most beautiful system of the sun, planets, and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being....This Being governs all things, not as the soul of the world, but as Lord over all; and on account of his dominion he is to be called Lord God "pantokrator," or Universal Ruler...."

Science and Christianity are best friends and the oligarchs of today have invested a lot to prevent their rekindling. They instead promote a false understanding of science that goes in line with satanic inversion.

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Profound article which calls for me to sit a bit in Divine presence and await for a glimpse of His will and purpose. Maybe the daily tasks and responsibilities I struggle with and at times resent are actually paths to Providence and not meaningless obstacles to my worldly goals.

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Newton was never married and is widely believed (although it can't be proven) to have never had sex.

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Newton had faith and would've never thought of the world as random. There is nothing in his work that encourages the thinking that the modern world has taken.

"This most beautiful system of the sun, planets, and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being....This Being governs all things, not as the soul of the world, but as Lord over all; and on account of his dominion he is to be called Lord God "pantokrator," or Universal Ruler...."

Science and Christianity are best friends and the oligarchs of today have invested a lot to prevent their rekindling. They instead promote a false understanding of science that goes in line with satanic inversion.

It's not Newton's fault that they used his ideas against God.

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Rene Descartes came up with the idea of dualism which separated reality into the soul (i.e., mind) and the body. Once he did this, a compromise was set in the West for several hundred years, where the scientists would be permitted to view the body (actually including all of matter) as a machine, but the soul was still the domain of the Church. (By the way, Sir Isaac Newton believed that angels were moving the planets).

During the Enlightenment, philosophers started to doubt the existence of the soul, and modernism did away with it all together.
The scientific paradigm is now on its peak, but is already outdated and about to be superseded by the greater truth. First, materialism, which assumed everything was matter, was superseded by physicalism, which says everything is matter and energy. Quantum mechanics, which links the observer to the observed, destroyed the simplistic mechanical view of the universe (i.e., the Newtonian universe).

Furthermore, science cannot explain qualia. This is called the hard problem of consciousness. In other words, your internal subjective experiences, for example of colors, sounds, thoughts, etc. cannot be explained through science. The materialists say that our subjective experiences are an epiphenomena of the brain. However, this is an unsatisfying answer. They are saying that what is most real to us does not actually exist anywhere. That doesn’t make sense.

There is sufficient scientific evidence that the mind correlates with brain activity. In other words, what one thinks has been matched with activity in certain brain areas. However, it has never been proven that brain activity “causes” mind activity. The scientists just assume this as part of the materialist paradigm, but they won’t admit to you that they cannot prove it. Scientists have never proven that consciousness can’t exist without a brain.

The other thing that scientists never state is that all their laws are actually “abstractions”, and not direct reality. Even “atoms” and “molecules” are abstractions that correlate with observations from instruments. Thus, they are not seeing reality, but rather a shadow of reality that appears to the intellectual mind of division and concepts. Reality is an inseparable unified whole that can’t be divided into smaller parts. It is whole and thus not accessible to the rational mind.

I believe that consciousness is more fundamental than the material world. Our internal subjective experiences are not only real, but more real than the external world. The scientists believe consciousness comes from matter (via an evolved brain), but it is the other way around, matter comes from consciousness.

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Newton had faith and would've never thought of the world as random. There is nothing in his work that encourages the thinking that the modern world has taken.

"This most beautiful system of the sun, planets, and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being....This Being governs all things, not as the soul of the world, but as Lord over all; and on account of his dominion he is to be called Lord God "pantokrator," or Universal Ruler...."

Science and Christianity are best friends and the oligarchs of today have invested a lot to prevent their rekindling. They instead promote a false understanding of science that goes in line with satanic inversion.

Newton wasn't Christian, he was a crypto-kabbalist, deeply steeped in alchemy, the occult and Jewish mysticism, and he actually held Christianity in contempt.

Although Sir Isaac Newton, the greatest scientist of the age, spent as much time and intellectual energy on scripture as he did on nature, he kept this work a closely guarded secret. In... an exchange of letters between Newton and Robert Hooke, the secretary of the Royal Society. Hooke asked Newton about his views on recent scientific work, and Newton replied that he had become disillusioned with such work and was concentrating on his “other studies.”

What . . . was the content of these “other studies”? Most of his colleagues at Trinity College, Cambridge knew that he was an exceptionally serious student of religion. His outward behavior indicated that he was a devout Christian, a fine and upstanding member of the Church of England . . . However, by the time Hooke’s letter arrived, Newton was harboring a terrible secret. He believed that the central Christian doctrine of the Trinity was a diabolical fraud.

Historians began to systematically read Newton’s theological papers in the 20th century... A number of these papers were scattered among private individuals or institutions, but the great economist Lord John Maynard Keynes and a quirky, contentious Bible scholar named Abraham Shalom Yahuda bought major lots, thus preserving much of the material in two collections.

Keynes was a perceptive reader, and he quickly saw that Newton was more complicated than the Enlightenment hero of Alexander Pope’s famous couplet (“Nature and Nature’s laws lay hid in night: / God said, ‘Let Newton be!’ and all was light”). In a famous essay published a decade after the purchase, Keynes wrote:

In the eighteenth century and since, Newton came to be thought of as the first and greatest of the modern age of scientists, a rationalist, one who taught us to think on the lines of cold and untinctured reason. I do not see him in this light. I do not think that any one who has pored over the contents of that box which he packed up . . . in 1696 . . . can see him like that. Newton was not the first of the age of reason. He was the last of the magicians.

Keynes was also the first to propose an influence of Judaism on Newton’s theology, suggesting that Newton was really “a Judaic monotheist of the school of Maimonides” rather than a Socinian or any other kind of radical antitrinitarian Protestant.

In short, Isaac Newton was a disciple of “Jewish philosophy, the mysticism of Kabbalah and the Talmud”–This, according to Aron Heller at the Times of Israel. What most Christians do not know—or rather, the cat which has remained for the most part in the bag—is that Isaac Newton was a mystic and occultist.

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Most of the scientists then knew about metaphysics and alchemy. The concepts of “force” and “energy” come from metaphysics and alchemy. Concepts like purification and sublimation, which are now chemical concepts came from alchemy and referred to mystical processes of the soul. Turning lead into gold refers to the journey from lower animal consciousness to the spirit.

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Newton was really “a Judaic monotheist of the school of Maimonides”

Thomas Aquinas was also highly influenced by Maimonides (as were a lot of Catholic scholastics, because Maimonides was the first person to consistently combine Aristotelian philosophy with Biblical study). I suppose that makes him a secret talmudist?

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I don't think Saint Thomas was interested in kabbalah and the occult, or that he held those mysical practices with anything but disdain, whereas Newton was an outright kabbalist. See the difference there?

The angle St. Thomas explored in reading Maimonides and other philosophers from Andalusia was the Greco-Abrahameic one, rather than the talmudist one, which would have repulsed him as much as it did repulse the rest of the Catholic community of his time. He was in his 20s and studied at the University of Paris at the time of the Disputation in the 1240s, where the real nature of the talmud was revealed through an insider, convert Nicolas Donin, after which all known copies of the Talmud were gathered and burned in front of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, which was burned down by insider arson last year, exactly 777 years after this event.

This is the cultural climate St. Thomas was raised with. The culture that Newton was immersed with was radically different, it's a mystical Anglo-Protestant zionist culture in the mold of a John Dee, which is still with us today in the Royal Society and the modern technocracy down on to a Bill Gates or the modern Anglo-American secular humanists. This BTW is the angle that you need to explore in your criticism of modernity, which is far too broad, the same way leftists criticize "capitalism" without understanding the basic functioning of the monetary system.

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I don't think Saint Thomas was interested in kabbalah and the occult, or that he held those mysical practices with anything but disdain, whereas Newton was an outright kabbalist. See the difference there?

The angle St. Thomas explored in reading Maimonides and other philosophers from Andalusia was the Greco-Abrahameic one, rather than the talmudist one, which would have repulsed him as much as it did repulse the rest of the Catholic community of his time. He was in his 20s and studied at the University of Paris at the time of the Disputation in the 1240s, where the real nature of the talmud was revealed through an insider, convert Nicolas Donin, after which all known copies of the Talmud were gathered and burned in front of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, which was burned down by insider arson last year, exactly 777 years later.

This is the cultural climate St. Thomas was raised with. The culture that Newton was immersed with was radically different, it's a mystical Anglo-Protestant zionist culture in the mold of a John Dee, which is still with us today in the Royal Society and the modern technocracy down on to a Bill Gates or the modern Anglo-American secular humanists. This BTW is the angle that you need to explore in your criticism of modernity, which is far too broad, the same way leftists criticize "capitalism" without understanding the basic functioning of the monetary system.

Which angle do you mean?

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I'll try to chime in and present it in your technology/modernity thread sometime soon.

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My thread? What an honor :D but thanks.

Edit: I hate these soy face automatic emojis. Oh well.

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We need manly expression emojis where smiles and frowns are differentiated by so few pixels that you have to squint to guess what the sender is conveying.

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I'm not really sure what's happening today. I'm sure I had self control for some time though, so here.

I'll be in my room. Packing my bags.

Thank you,
God bless.

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Rene Descartes came up with the idea of dualism which separated reality into the soul (i.e., mind) and the body. Once he did this, a compromise was set in the West for several hundred years, where the scientists would be permitted to view the body (actually including all of matter) as a machine, but the soul was still the domain of the Church. (By the way, Sir Isaac Newton believed that angels were moving the planets).

During the Enlightenment, philosophers started to doubt the existence of the soul, and modernism did away with it all together.
The scientific paradigm is now on its peak, but is already outdated and about to be superseded by the greater truth. First, materialism, which assumed everything was matter, was superseded by physicalism, which says everything is matter and energy. Quantum mechanics, which links the observer to the observed, destroyed the simplistic mechanical view of the universe (i.e., the Newtonian universe).

Furthermore, science cannot explain qualia. This is called the hard problem of consciousness. In other words, your internal subjective experiences, for example of colors, sounds, thoughts, etc. cannot be explained through science. The materialists say that our subjective experiences are an epiphenomena of the brain. However, this is an unsatisfying answer. They are saying that what is most real to us does not actually exist anywhere. That doesn’t make sense.

There is sufficient scientific evidence that the mind correlates with brain activity. In other words, what one thinks has been matched with activity in certain brain areas. However, it has never been proven that brain activity “causes” mind activity. The scientists just assume this as part of the materialist paradigm, but they won’t admit to you that they cannot prove it. Scientists have never proven that consciousness can’t exist without a brain.

The other thing that scientists never state is that all their laws are actually “abstractions”, and not direct reality. Even “atoms” and “molecules” are abstractions that correlate with observations from instruments. Thus, they are not seeing reality, but rather a shadow of reality that appears to the intellectual mind of division and concepts. Reality is an inseparable unified whole that can’t be divided into smaller parts. It is whole and thus not accessible to the rational mind.

I believe that consciousness is more fundamental than the material world. Our internal subjective experiences are not only real, but more real than the external world. The scientists believe consciousness comes from matter (via an evolved brain), but it is the other way around, matter comes from consciousness.

There is scientific evidence for the existence of consciousness not being purely material:

Even those who have the connection between the left and right side of the brain severed is able to remain a single consciousness. Which to me help to prove the existence of the Soul.

The Brain is the physical manifestation of the soul. To alter the brain is to alter the mind hence mental illness is like dwelling in a flawed mecha that a human soul must inhabit. Yet as the evidence shows this consciousness endures after death.

All activity in the Brain requires the "Observation" of the Soul to facilitate activity even though it consumes chemical energy from the food we eat.

It is like a Mecha which utilizes an independent energy source from the Pilot.

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I mean to say:
"Its like a Mecha utilizes an energy source independent from the pilot"

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There is scientific evidence for the existence of consciousness not being purely material:

Even those who have the connection between the left and right side of the brain severed is able to remain a single consciousness. Which to me help to prove the existence of the Soul.

The Brain is the physical manifestation of the soul. To alter the brain is to alter the mind hence mental illness is like dwelling in a flawed mecha that a human soul must inhabit. Yet as the evidence shows this consciousness endures after death.

All activity in the Brain requires the "Observation" of the Soul to facilitate activity even though it consumes chemical energy from the food we eat.

It is like a Mecha which utilizes an independent energy source from the Pilot.

These kinds of theories raise so many questions for me, and I wonder how traditional Christians from the past would have answered them.

For example, if reality is purely objective, then how is it that my reality is different from your reality? What I mean by this is that my experiences are different from yours. I experience my life, and you do not experience my life (and vice versa).

The only purely scientific explanation for this would be solipsism (i.e. the theory that I am the only conscious being, and that the notion that all of you are conscious is just an illusion), but that doesn't seem plausible because it would require some (supposedly non-conscious) intelligent being to have organized the whole world solely to trick me.

Also, you mention mental illness. What is the Christian position on that? Are crazy people (i.e. truly crazy people who hear voices and have disorganized thinking) possessed by demons, or do they simply have an incurable, but physical and non-spiritual, medical condition? Would prayer and exorcism possibly fix them?

Very interesting topic.

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These kinds of theories raise so many questions for me, and I wonder how traditional Christians from the past would have answered them.

For example, if reality is purely objective, then how is it that my reality is different from your reality? What I mean by this is that my experiences are different from yours. I experience my life, and you do not experience my life (and vice versa).

The only purely scientific explanation for this would be solipsism (i.e. the theory that I am the only conscious being, and that the notion that all of you are conscious is just an illusion), but that doesn't seem plausible because it would require some (supposedly non-conscious) intelligent being to have organized the whole world solely to trick me.

Also, you mention mental illness. What is the Christian position on that? Are crazy people (i.e. truly crazy people who hear voices and have disorganized thinking) possessed by demons, or do they simply have an incurable, but physical and non-spiritual, medical condition? Would prayer and exorcism possibly fix them?

Very interesting topic.

I recommend watching the entire playlist. It answers all your questions. As in reality being different between people. According to Quantum Physics since God is the ultimate observer all reality is shared by all beings no matter our perceptions. Its God which makes A=A or B=B.

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^ This would also explain why seeking God and worshiping Him in spirit and in truth (appropriate to say today) heightens one's awareness of reality. Those in rebellion dull their senses, have foggy lenses, and their mind's eye does not see well. I am being reminded of some of the most beautiful stories and sayings today ... may I add, regarding the lamp of the body being the eye, let us make sure that our eye is good, in order to be filled with light. Because

"If the light that is in you is darkness, how great is that darkness!"

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