God’s *glory*? The *glory* of kings and conquerors? … It’s really just the language of peasants, sucking up to “the man”

“you’re still fucking peasants as far as i can see.” — John Lennon

“We used to say that God did things for His own glory … that he manifested in form to glorify Himself in creation. But that is a lame word — *glory*. It’s like peasants giving the reasons for what kings do. Peasants who, thinking of royalty as being almost different beings from them, higher ones, don’t understand what their motives really are … especially when those rulers are being capricious and needlessly harmful, murderous … but they feel they’d better suck up to “the man.” It’s a nice sounding and flattering word that doesn’t really mean anything and can be applied to cover everything….”

– from “Funny God: The Tao of Funny God and the Mind’s True Liberation”


http://www.amazon.com/Funny-God-Minds-Liberation-Return/dp/1499504845/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8


https://www.facebook.com/notes/michael-adzema/we-have-learned-that-god-is-not-separate-from-us-is-not-punishing-and-hardly-car/10152582167133138


#consciousness #spirituality #glory #God #peasants #follow #tsu #kings #awakening #suckuptotheman

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About sillymickel

Activist, psychotherapist, pre- and perinatal psychologist, author, and environmentalist. I seek to inspire others to our deeper, more natural consciousness, to a primal, more delightful spirituality, and to taking up the cause of saving life on this planet, as motivated by love.
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