God is the Universe, God is Nature (attack on pantheism)
I named the post because I wanted you to know ahead of time, this is an attack on those who would redefine God as nature or the Universe.
This post was written by someone else and for all I know she was serious, and I see an equal amount of reason to question her as we would someone who defines God as the Universe or as nature etc...
Here it goes....
So, I made this pasta sauce the other night that was PERFECT.
It was just the right combination of spices and meat and vegetables and cheese...I cooked it in just the right pot, at just the right temperature, for just the perfect amount of time.
I ate it for 3 days...on pasta, bread, polenta.
It was SO good that I have no words to describe it.
I had an experience while eating it that was an out-of-body sense of connecting with my divine purpose. I felt like I had transcended mere "eating" into something more powerful.
I felt like I suddenly understood everything and loved everyone...I knew that "I" was one with everything, that the separation between me and the pasta sauce was just a pathetic ideological human construct...I knew that I was simultaneously both incredibly unique & important and a mere dot in infite spacetime.
I know that the elements of this pasta sauce existed at the start of the world and will exist long after I've materially disintegrated to join it for all eternity.
I've decided to call this pasta sauce "god"
So, am I still an atheist?