Kernel John's Blog – April 2009 Archive (2)

Belief, Hope and Working Premises

There are some things we cannot know or understand unless we believe in them first.



Our capacity to believe separates us from organisms that only respond to the world around them. Birds know when to fly south through adaption. Humans modify their environment have the faculties of belief and hope. We believe things to be true and if we perceive this belief to produce superior results we keep it. If we keep beliefs that, in reality don't help get us to where we need to be we… Read More

Added by Kernel John on April 25, 2009 at 12:30pm — 13 Comments

Star-date 2009.04.23 - Log Entry #1

Hi, am interested in God 2.0. I Stumbled Upon this site and thought I'd check out your community. I think groups like this are about 2 things - Relationships and Results. The result sounds like somehow reinventing the notion of God or at least seeing what the concept looks like when it is penetrated more deeply. In terms of relationships and becoming part of a new community and building a social network of some kind, I'm not sure exactly where to start but I'm willing to try. So I don't know… Read More

Added by Kernel John on April 22, 2009 at 11:23pm — No Comments

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