Note: The essays are listed naturally, therefore in the original sequence in which they were generated. Consequently they reflect the evolution of insight so that later insights may make earlier ones redundant.
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©† 2018 by Victor Langheld
of Victorís Way (Jina marga)
Pantheism is the belief that all is God. By all is meant every single bit (as whole quantum) of hardware, software and wetware that makes up the universe.
By God the pantheist means: G.O.D., an acronym standing for General (meaning: basic) Ordering Device.
In short, the pantheistís G.O.D happens as an algorithm Ė as set or rules Ė that responds automatically to disorder by ordering it. The emerging (side-) effects of the ordering process, i.e. its apps, happen as the universe.
The pantheistís G.O.D. is activated by continuing disorder that threatens the dis-continuance (i.e. death) of ordered emerged effects (such as the human).
The pantheistís G.O.D. functions as a distributed network, hence is fully democratic.
The G.O.D. function is digital, hence Its apps quantised.
The pantheistís G.O.D. is blind, automatic and self-regulating (hence an automaton), as are all ITs emergent properties, to wit. its localised apps, such as the human, the blade of grass, the virus and so on.
The earliest, most primitive, infantile-like humans were pantheists. They responded to and so worshipped all the forms of nature as Gods. Their belief and way of life were eliminated by the more highly evolved (and politically expedient) great (albeit adolescent) monotheistic, hence tyrannical religions, such as Christianity, Islam, the bulk of Hinduism, Buddhism and so on.
Now the world is evolving, indeed is forcing itself to evolve and mature more rapidly as the prospect of human self-annihilation comes into view. And with evolving maturity and the insight and experience that brings, the belief in pantheism, albeit in more sophisticated form, is re-emerging. And that is the belief not only in the fundamental democracy of the G.O.D. function but also the belief in the gradual emergence and evolution of the world as manifestation of the G.O.D. function.
The essays listed on the left are attempts at generating a more detailed and linguistically updated understanding of 21st century pantheism.