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Englishpsychic
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 I came across this article (apparently written by a scientist) on why we can't see God. It is a scientific explanation about all the dimension. To be honest, most of it flapped over my head. In other words, I could not understand what he was talking about. Maybe I ought to read it again when I am not feeling so sleepy. Still thought I would post the link here for those interested in such things. 

http://www.web-books.com/GoodPost/Articles/SeeGod.htm

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Re: Why we can't see God

I don't actually believe in God anymore.  I suppose the Sun was worshipped for far longer than the current 'God' and we can still see that. 

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Re: Why we can't see God

As a polytheist, I believe it is possible to 'see' a god but perhaps not in the way we all might like to.

You can't see the wind but you can see how it affects the things around it. Just because you don't see it that doesn't mean it isn't there. If you wish to give it a form then you (as in everyone personally) must give it it's form but don't expect to literally see it and certainly don't expect others to see what you do.

Some say 'seeing is believing' but it depends on entirely how you are 'seeing'.

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Re: Why we can't see God
Ian Topham wrote:

I don't actually believe in God anymore.  I suppose the Sun was worshipped for far longer than the current 'God' and we can still see that. 

Last week I answered the door to some evangelists (no idea what faith) who asked me if I believed in God, at this point my dog ran out of the front door into the garden, and I told them i believed in Dog - they didn't seem very amused and left quite quickly - so much for a sense of humour, and my punchline that Dog exists!

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Re: Why we can't see God

By the way: this did happen a bit of a 'billy connolly' moment, thought I would share it, The article didn't make much sense to me either.

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Re: Why we can't see God

Hi
in answer to your question.....umm if you was to ask any member of any faith at they would look at you in a very odd way i have asked this as well i lived in Isreal for over 15 years and if any country is void of god it is that one!....even if being the brith place of christ!
 well getting back to what they would say some would say he lives inside of us make us what we are helps a leads us....ect ....blah...blah!...
 Then others would say you can see god every day we is the sun the stars,the moon the gentle breeze on your face the leafs in the tress,...ect Blah...Blah...
I think you are getting what im getting at?....lol
I agree with Ian i dont actually belive in god....being a paranormal investigator you may think thats very wrong?...well i've seen far more to surpport at the spirit world is closer then ever.
And if there is a god hes out to lunch...a very long lunch!

phil

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Re: Why we can't see God

Perhaps another way to put it that is a bit more understandable.

Consider that we live in one world and that our impressions of that world are confined to our abilities to perceive it. We realize that a physical reality exists and we suspect that reality represents all that is. But our perception is confined by what we believe to be reality. That reality is in fact more like a computer screen or interface. What we see on the screen is a representation of true objective reality and in fact need not resemble that reality.
This opens the door to the possibility that other worlds may exist, and in those worlds other things might exist of which we have no sense whatsoever. They might or might not interact with us in our worlds.
As a proof of this, theoretical physicists cite the apparent fact that light for example seems incapable of crossing between worlds, but that the gravity force does seem so capable. So there may be a way to communicate between worlds in a way that is not understood by theoretical physics at this time.

Hope this helps clarify a bit.

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Re: Why we can't see God
PhenomInvestigator wrote:

As a proof of this, theoretical physicists cite the apparent fact that light for example seems incapable of crossing between worlds, but that the gravity force does seem so capable.

Do you have a link for this, please? What sort of worlds are you talking about here?

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Re: Why we can't see God

It is difficult to find this clearly expressed in lay terms in most scientific papers. Physicists tend to speak in code.
What we are speaking of here is the relationship of the graviton and its so-called 'bound state' to branes.

The following is from the Introduction to a paper by physicists Lisa Randall of Princeton Univ and Raman Sundra of Boston University entitled "An Alternative to Compactification". See this link

Quoting:

"There exists “lore” that convinces us that we live in four non-compact dimensions. Certainly Standard Model matter cannot propagate a large distance in extra dimensions without conflict with observations. As has recently been emphasized, this can be avoided if the Standard Model is confined to a (3 + 1)-dimensional subspace, or “3-brane”, in the higher dimensions.

However, this solution will not work for gravity, which necessarily propagates in all dimensions as it is the dynamics of spacetime itself. The experimental success of of Newton’s 1/r2 law and general relativity would therefore seem to imply precisely four non-compact dimensions.

Additional dimensions would be acceptable, so long as they are compact and sufficiently small to be consistent with current gravitational tests."

I hope this is helpful.

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Re: Why we can't see God

They way I read it, the quote doesn't say light cannot travel between higher space dimensions. In higher space dimensions wouldn't gravity and light diminish more quickly with distance eg an R cubed law with a fourth space dimension?

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Re: Why we can't see God

Ha Ha Ha Excellent I like it!!!
We have never seen "God" so how do we know that "IT" has ever existed? I like the idea of worshipping the sun that we can see (as already mentioned above). Much more practical if we have to worship anything.



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