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by Sam Wright
Thu Feb 04, 2010 7:06 pm
Forum: Mythology and Religion
Topic: Why is it so difficult to leave religion?
Replies: 182
Views: 17104

There are ways to make it so that we cant recover the information but there is no way to destroy the information. In your example of the sun those base particles still retain there pieces of information from there past also most particles are not pure energy they can be reduced further into the ener...
by Sam Wright
Thu Feb 04, 2010 12:49 am
Forum: Mythology and Religion
Topic: Why is it so difficult to leave religion?
Replies: 182
Views: 17104

Im not saying that this is my belief but if you accept that all of the universe is composed of energy but you want a sense of permanence then think of the fact that you can never really delete anything from a computer there is always an imprint left over.
by Sam Wright
Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:44 pm
Forum: The Call to Adventure
Topic: Worthy Successor? / Kindle electronic text
Replies: 7
Views: 992

One major problem with making a book for e readers right now is that it would only be available on that one e reader the others wouldn't be able to use it therefor i would hold off on this until either all e readers are able to translate and use all formats or one e reader takes complete control of ...
by Sam Wright
Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:32 pm
Forum: The Call to Adventure
Topic: MythNow Blog: Claiming Our Sacred Lands by Jeff Bishop
Replies: 3
Views: 524

I thought it was a very interesting blog entry. I have always felt the greatest connection with the mountains and snowy landscapes as well as a strong connection with the fox. This is perhaps why my favorite sport has always been skiing. I have also found that the weather often impacts how well i co...
by Sam Wright
Sun Jan 31, 2010 1:20 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Is Man Part of Nature
Replies: 345
Views: 14059

Those links were interesting since prior to this i was only aware of bees being able to understand abstract connections but non of them prove them capable of actual abstract thought though one of the articles does use the term it is being misused.
by Sam Wright
Sat Jan 30, 2010 5:07 pm
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Is Man Part of Nature
Replies: 345
Views: 14059

There are other provable differences. However, just because we can abstract good or evil does not make it so. It still remains an abstraction. We have the ability to discriminate, that is, the free will to choose if something is good or evil. Campbell talks of virtue becoming vice and vice becoming ...
by Sam Wright
Sat Jan 30, 2010 5:25 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Is Man Part of Nature
Replies: 345
Views: 14059

ok im new here and i have not read all of this thread yet but i do have one thing to say. i have been shown that the only provable difference between humans and animals is the ability for abstract thought such as thinking about good and evil and gods and devils. so if men are evil but animals are no...