The other day i took a chance to sit down and look up at the sky i found myself a nice area alone and let my thoughts go. The people in the background of my mind where laughing and having fun being they where with the everyone else and i was again alone. It was the only day i took a moment to myself to open my mind and say "What if there isn't a god?" And i noticed what i used to love i noticed the sky and thought of the night and then thought of how small we are. I guess maybe there isn't anything there and if there isn't anything there at least i know in my own feeling that there's an afterlife. I guess though when we die there may just be only that.

If there is more then that i'll be shocked because when i said to myself "What if there is a god" The world limited it's self for me everything around me looked the same and in a sense was the same but then i noticed the lack of stuff to notice. It was sad...a very sad feeling now you may or may not see what i see or give a crap but this is simple a experiences i had and im happy that i took the moment to look into the sky.  If im wrong so be it its only a thought right?

 

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Comment by Reg The Fronkey Farmer on January 6, 2014 at 5:55pm

Comment by Royal red on January 6, 2014 at 6:03pm

And that is somehow more pretty then it is sad.

Comment by David Smith on January 6, 2014 at 6:24pm

Oh, the sky is an amazing thought catalyst.  I often find that beautiful landscapes are great triggers for powerful emotions and deep thinking.

I have heard a religious person say 'how can you look at that and not see god' to which I responded, 'how can you look at a child with a terminal illness and see a god?'

I think beautiful sights are amazing, but they are proof of nothing other than humans ability to perceive and recognise beauty.  Thats awesome enough for me though.

Comment by James Cox on January 6, 2014 at 10:37pm

In our forgetfulness of 'details', a loving 'God' finds existence.

In our remembering of all the 'details' within the scope of our being, we find an enlightening silence.

What is more important, forgetfulness or remembering?

What is more honest, remembering or forgetfulness? 

Comment by jb2013 on January 6, 2014 at 11:16pm

I had that look at the sky that you speak of. I asked God to prove he existed show me a sign, make me feel something. Then I tried to take my mind into a fuzzy trance thinking that's what it takes. Open up your brain and let it in. Get fuzzy. Then you surly can see god. 

I've done my bit. I want to see it rain frogs. I guess that after we die it wouldn't be like anything we imagine. I am not comfortable thinking that people who have died are now looking at me. How awkward and creepy. I prefer not even to think about that.

Comment by David Smith on January 6, 2014 at 11:52pm

jb2013

do that often enough and you'l get your sign

Comment by Royal red on January 7, 2014 at 5:08am

A god could be there i mean i have exsperinced feelings others speak of and that's the thing that i cannot forget it wasn't a simple feeling. I just want to see if maybe its more maybe i am denieing everything. Maybe its bad but i don't see the harm in exploring if he is real. And if he isn't i may learn something. I wish someone could tell me one thing though "What was that feeling"

Comment by Ron Humphrey on January 7, 2014 at 5:22am

Through purely natural processes, it has actually rained frogs.

Comment by Teri G on January 7, 2014 at 5:23am

When I feel disconnected from the world and feel like I'm losing my passion, I tend to look up at the sky and fill my mind with the absolute beauty of the universe and I get an amazing sense of wonder. This is generally what I function on, my sense of wonder. It feels like my battery pack, lol! Looking at the world through an amazed view like a child's eyes is a fantastic way to open your mind.

Comment by James Cox on January 7, 2014 at 3:02pm

"What was that feeling"

Yes, it is an interesting 'feeling'.

You study or observe 'something' for a while, you come to appreciate the underlying complexity or relationships, then you may or may not have a deep insight, but you start to 'see' what it might mean or imply.

Sometimes it just seems to be a very rich state of mind, standing in the middle of a grass field, mid day, middle of summer, the wind blows making complex ripples in the grass, the insect sounds are nearly deafinging, and you feel this rush or shudder of 'wow'.

You observe protozoa for weeks, watching them divid, feeding, interacting with each other, and you start to 'fall into' the microscope visual field, as if you are another protozoa looking back up the microscope at 'you'. You begin to see that vast context that the protozoa and you share, and begin to see the vast world around you with many reference frames, of which you are only one, but continous.

You might be modeling a complex problem using mathematics. As the number of variables increase, as an attempt to be 'honest', you begin to 'see' the complexity that resides in the 'problem', and you might begin the process of 'falling into' the complexity as if you are a rider of a wave, but in a complex manifold of your abstraction. 

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