Gerrit Adriaenszoon Berckheyde – The Bend in the Herengracht,…

Gerrit Adriaenszoon Berckheyde – The Bend in the Herengracht, Amsterdam

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Charles Poerson – Portrait of Louis XIV (1638-1715) as Jupiter…

Charles Poerson – Portrait of Louis XIV (1638-1715) as Jupiter Conquering the Fronde

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Domenico Ghirlandaio – Renunciation of Worldly Goods (detail)

Domenico Ghirlandaio – Renunciation of Worldly Goods (detail)

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“The basic tenents of religion, and therefore religon itself, is true and embedded into the human…”

“The basic tenents of religion, and therefore religon itself, is true and embedded into the human character by it’s nature, just like emotions of love, sadness, and the like which are common to us regardless of our upbringings. One’s own path to understanding our Universe and it’s workings are, on the other hand, up to each person’s discretion on whether or not that path is “true”. In any case though, this is not religion, but rather the collection of metaphors, allegories, myths, and other texts gathered throughout the ages in which the individual believes is to be true and best explains the controller of all our existence, of our Ecumene. Therefore, religion is stripped of all it’s arbritary human qualities of having a sense of “good” or “evil”. Religion is simply God, and the Universe is God. God, and thus the Universe, has no sense of good or evil, as these descriptions can only be used in the human sense for organic things, for beings which actually display such qualities. God, the Universe, all of reality and of space and time, is not bounded by the limitations of human labeling. It is neither good or evil. It simply is.”

Rubené, Ramblings and Notions of a Novice Mind
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