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  1. elumin8

    elumin8 Mumbo Jumbo

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    Hi

    I'm a 57 year old Australian male. I've retired from a long teaching career, firstly teaching science, maths, and physics to teenagers, and then primary school teaching.

    I'm a musician and songwriter, primarily in jazz.

    I've always been fascinated by spirituality and have had a spiritual wanderlust all my life. I've been a Christian of many sorts, ranging from fundamentalist lunatic to liberal Catholic. Over the last ten years, Ive tried being an atheist but it just didn't take. I'm now a kind of vague theist who is pretty sure he knows next to nothing about how the universe REALLY works. I guess because of this wacky statements of certainty attract my attention and I feel the need to challenge them. Nicely I hope.

    It is my goal here to be respectful and civil if a little cheeky.
     
  2. wil

    wil UNeyeR1 Moderator

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    Namaste, welcome and I like it!

    Nice intro. My son is now in college studying to teach High School bio and evironmental science....

    welcome to the search and discussions...(from a nontheistic unitichristian panentheist)
     
  3. A Cup Of Tea

    A Cup Of Tea Well-Known Member

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    Welcome, you should just settle down into agnosticism, I'm pretty sure we're the best ones.
     
  4. elumin8

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    lol. Been there. Done that. I have chosen to live AS IF there was something more but prepared to be disappointed.
     
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    wil UNeyeR1 Moderator

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    I there is nothing after one dies.....there is not disappointment either.
     
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    wil UNeyeR1 Moderator

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    * If....If there is nothing else....
     
  7. elumin8

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    True. Frankly after death stuff does not form a large part of my spirituality. I am more interested in a framework that encourages me to be a better person now.
     
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    wil UNeyeR1 Moderator

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    That is a requirement is it not...if scripture, practice, is not for hear and now...what use is it?
     
  9. A Cup Of Tea

    A Cup Of Tea Well-Known Member

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    Well that depends on what is suppose to happen after death? There could be some wild things going on!
     
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    You are most welcome.
     
  11. Zahra

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    Welcome to the forum.
     

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