11 MESSAGES

11 Messages with commentary

11 Messages of The Church of the Joy OF EXISTENCE contain commentary which elaborate on and develop the general content included in the Messages.

We plan on publishing a printed version in the form of a book, '11 Messages with commentary', this is why we are not currently releasing its entire content.

Below, however, we decided to publish some of the commentary, (about 10% of the total) in order to allow you to familiarize yourselves with the spirit of the philosophy of Ra'i.

The (...) sign indicates extended commentary in the given spot.

11 MESSAGES

with commentary

INTRODUCTION TO THE GENERAL THEORY OF EXISTENCE

I. When describing reality, we as human beings should, above all, make use of principles of that logic which we perceive as dominant within the existence of our species. The fundamental law of the logic of our reality is the principle of causality - everything always has its cause.

The one and only way of describing the work of creation, including that of our world, to be shared by humankind should be open science. The only tool used for the description should be the intellect received from the Creator. Statistics and the probability theory - which have proven commonly effective in describing our reality thus far, should constitute the basic method of description. The principle of causality - currently the fundamental principle of our reality, should constitute the core logical rule of description.

In order to describe the reality, including broader reality, which surrounds and forms us, as humankind we should always use, above all, the principles of the logic which we ourselves perceive as dominant within our existence (perception) at a given moment of our civilizational development as well as that of our species. Where it is necessary, the description can be produced with the use of principles of a different logic, provided however, that it had earlier been identified as actually having occurred in some area of reality. (...)

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II. The Creator of our reality (God) is a multidimensional, intelligent force, conventional to our scope of comprehension, whose will and action are the primary cause and ultimate purpose of the existence of our reality, including us ourselves. Proof of the Creator's existence stems from the principle of causality.

For the human being, proof of the Creator's existence stems from the principles of the logic applicable in our reality - from the principle of causality: everything always has its cause. (...)

The proof of existence of the Creator's intelligence also stems from the principles of the logic applicable in our reality - from the fact that a cumulatively less complex system is unable to produce a system of a higher complexity than itself. This means that the (main) Creator of our existence must possess an intellect which corresponds at least to the level of complexity of the reality created by Him.

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The Creator can be described solely based on the effects of His work which are discernible to us - by describing the reality which surrounds and forms us. We do not know anything about Him, because He is separable from his creation. (Separability happens in at least one dimension - otherwise the Creator would have to entirely include Himself in his creation making the creation its own creator - it is a model logically contrary to the current logic of our reality, therefore it must be rejected at this time).

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The only way for humans to describe God (observation of the result of the Creator's action) is constant, careful, and open observation and logical analysis of the reality which forms and surrounds us. Following this observation and analysis, a potential broader shape of reality, hypotheses, and generalized theories can be pondered upon. Whereas all attempts at describing our reality and broader reality, not being based on an ongoing observation and logical analysis (including those based on statistics and the probability theory) - especially religious divagations about God and His attitude towards human made thus far - should be treated with due caution and restraint, and wherever an element of religious manipulation occurs on the basis of these attempts they should be considered as outright harmful to humanity.

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III. The material reality noticed by the human being is part of a larger structure. Phenomena taking place within it affect the area of our reality. All of the areas existing in the energetic coalescence amount to an energetically balanced creation.

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IV. All elements of the work of creation are multidimensionally joined in its Unity. The diversity of the creation and its way of functioning based on the existence of balancing opposites is the language of expression used by the Creator.

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Each element of our reality, being the opposite of its complement, possesses a truth value of "+" or the opposite"-", but it is the observer himself or herself who gives this truth value his or her interpretive value (value-in-use). He or she does it solely depending on his or her orientation. This, in turn, is determined by the rest of the elements of the state of local reality at the moment of the observation/interpretation of this element by the observer. To put it more simply: reality does not possess permanent assessment granted to it by the Creator, which happens according to the human criteria of "one truth", "good", or "evil". It is solely us ourselves who, in accordance with the composition of our species, organize particular logical opposites within our own existence and in a way that is functional for us. Even though our reality is an extremely real state of existence, our sphere of conscious existence remains a narrowing (a subset) of the broader reality in which our human assessment has no application whatsoever.

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V. Everything that already existed, exists, or will exist in the human linear comprehension of time is already completely included within the creation. The entire work of creation is our home - both during our temporal life as well as upon returning it to the Creator.

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VI. The Creator manages the creation through a set of rules which the human calls Nature in his or her area of existence. The human existence is inextricably associated with the laws of Nature and the sustainable environment it creates.

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VII. God does not make mistakes - there is no human "sin" towards God. This concept cannot exist by definition.

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Especially the Judaic religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam carry with them a fundamental systemic malfunction making them deliver an entirely false image of the world to humankind for the past 30 centuries. So around 3000-3300 years ago, Judaism, searching for an explanation of negative human behaviors and seeking some logical concept for its emerging religion, adopted the idea that God had created the human being as good, but Satan (the supposed fallen angel who had once apparently served God, but at one point rejected Him and began to fight with Him) was the one who led the human down the "wrong path". But what on earth is this poor logic of the primitive pastoral groups of the Middle East living in ancient times! Well, if we consider God the Almighty Creator, thus being able to do anything in the creation of the world, and we accept that He created the entire existence of the world, which the human being is part of, then it is obvious that the human being could not oppose his or her Creator - without a previous willingness of the Creator.

Defining "sin" as a human behavior contradictory with the will of the Creator is a primitive logical incongruity. The human being is able to do only that which the Creator assigns him or her to do - thus, if a human being does something it is because that is his or her Creator's will. It is obvious, but it requires a bit of courage and rejection of naive religious superstitions, and above all it requires using some intellect, which perhaps a couple of thousand years ago was not so common and easy.

Therefore, once again: the human being, as a complete result of Divine creation, definitely could not make the decision to oppose God without God previously having created the possibility of such human behavior. So if a human being acted one way or another, it is solely because God wanted him or her to act exactly that way - thus, God could not sentence the human being for the supposed behavior against His will (since such did not take place) to any punishment, including the punishment of: expulsion from the Garden of Eden, mortality, sensitivity to human misfortune and illness, suffering, pain, sadness, worries, etc. (...)

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Both Christianity and Islam cannot exist without the concept of "sin" towards God - thus, these religions face a tremendous problem. Christianity in particular would lose the fundamentals of its existence with the disappearance of the concept of "sin", at the same time losing its anchoring in God, since this would make the death of Lord Christ (along with the created concepts of redemption of sins and salvation) a mere unnecessary death of a human being - the teacher Jesus. And that is not quite enough to possess a mandate for taking over the world and subjugating it with their religious and ideological naiveties.

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VIII. World religions thus far have been nothing more than strongly archaic attempts at defining the human - Creator relation. When explaining the world they always do it in an incomplete, objectively false way every time, dividing the common world instead of uniting it. All religions use common higher energy of the Creator, available to all humans. It does not matter what someone believes in - what works is the act of faith combined with confiding in the subject of one's faith.

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Each religion of the human world thus far is right only at the source - where it refers to the need for the existence of God as the Creator and "manager" of the world. However, each one of these religions winds up getting lost, attempting to build its own perception of (a non-quantifiable) God and for its own philosophical-religious-legal purposes somehow define the God-world-human-God relation. Because of the fact that each religion has done it "somehow" and "on its own" for generations, each one of them ultimately created various images of the world and human - images which are always fragmentary, incomplete, objectively (entirely) false.

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IX. The Creator gives human beings the opportunity to organize themselves and establish their social rights. Every human right is anchored in the superior will of God.

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X. Live the way you feel you were created. You are not able to truly be the person you are truly not. Live your life consciously and shape it positively for yourself. Remember to remain close to the natural balance of states and about the universal principle of not harming others. Take care of the common existence environment.

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XI. You won't be able to gain true joy of existence until you share yourself with the world, you will find it in the eyes of others. Our world's unity of existence makes us help ourselves through helping others.

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