Thousands of years ago, the Advaita philosophy spoke of the human consciousness being the same as the larger consciousness – of God. But the 'Hindus' soon forgot this message – that gave ULTIMATE respect to their own mind and consciousness – and started worshipping false Gods, instead.
And the Muslims, who came later to India, did the same.
Thus, no amount of worship at the Somnath temple could prevent Ghazni's attacks. Instead of relying on their own mind and brain and ingenuity, they relied on a false God. That was fatal. Thousands were massacred.
Later, the Muslims – supposed to be servants of the one God – became servile slaves of their own kings, instead, and blocked all independent thought. Therefore, when soldiers came from Europe to India, their fake 'Gods' – their kings – could do nothing about it.
It is a basic truth in life: No one can help someone who REFUSES to use his own brain. Choking one's own mind is not the smartest way of succeeding. It is, instead, the fastest way to commit harakiri!
And if God is not found in the worship of such things – idols or kings – then where exactly is God?
The answer is simple: only in one place: inside the human brain: the God of the Truth, the unadulterated Truth.
This God of Truth, this God of Reason, is very demanding. He does not reveal his secrets easily (not through dreams and delusions, anyway!), but if you put in hard study and hard experimentation, he tells you EXACTLY what is going on.
Indeed, this is the most reliable God of all. He NEVER LIES. All other Gods are false, but this one is ALWAYS true – because he is willing to change with new facts. The best part is that this God lives inside your own brain! How similar that is to the Advaita worldview. Perhaps the Upanishads were right, after all.
The God of Critical Thinking arose somewhere between 1400 and 1750 AD. This God is really good, and offers all things that other Gods CANNOT! This God offers a long healthy life (through medicine), wealth (through freedom and capitalism), and even love (through a higher regard for each other – as we realise we are the same). The poor Pope hunts for years to find evidence of miracles to beatify one single saint. But the God of Critical Thinking purveys MILLIONS OF MIRACLES each day! Every doctor who saves a life, every scientist who produces things at a cheaper price and makes us better off: they are the TRUE SAINTS.
Millions of saints! And yet there is no church for this God. No one out there singing his praise.
This god of the HUMAN BRAIN is the ultimate God. Let us recognise the truth once and for all.
The only way to succeed
Nations or peoples succeed in this modern world ONLY to the extent they follow the dictates of the God of Reason. All others have no choice but to suffer poverty, civil war and short lives. That is what is happening to almost the entire Islamic world today, and to India.
So the solution for India? Follow the God of Reason. Start using your own brain! STOP worshipping ANYONE, or ANYTHING. Investigate the truth diligently. Find the answers for yourself. Do NOT believe anything that your ancestors said. Ask questions and confirm everything yourself.
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