The God of Negative Theology

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« on: April 19, 2016, 05:55:54 pm »
Was your invention of the No God related to the philosophical concept, The God of Negative Theology.

If so, how do you think your use of the No God, explores, proves, disproves or illustrates aspects of the philosophical discussion around The God of Negative Theology?

How come the philosophers called it the God of Negative Theology instead of the Goddess of Negative Theology? Is it because they were all horribly sexist actors within a sexist mileau acting out the assumptions of a sexist culture?

What do you think about the Goddess of Negative Theology? Has a nice ring to it, don't you think? Sort of creates a gendered negation of the assumed male-ness of the JudeoChristian God, doesn't it?

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« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2016, 02:58:54 am »
I've been interested in apophatics for quite some time, but the No-God predates that interest. A better way to think of the No-God is as a philosophical zombie (p-zombie), of a piece with all the other soulless instruments of the Inchoroi. A perfectly unconscious god, and so in that respect, entirely at one with material reality, continuous with it, and so an agency invisible to the Outside.

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« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2016, 05:36:54 pm »
Amazing.

By "A perfectly unconscious god" do you mean a Lack of consciousness, or do you mean unconscious in the sense of "knocked out"

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« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2016, 08:49:29 pm »
Augh! It shows a terrible connectionism of mine that I just didn't think of the no god as not having a soul! Sranc don't - it should have been obvious!

So if he see's like the other gods do, then he can't see/detect himself as much as the other gods can't see him. And while godly words are supposed to be few and carefully passed to mortal men (via high priests and all that), he instead wails his god words over and over, reduced to shouting over and over to just anyone, for being blind to himself.

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« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2016, 01:26:12 am »
As nonconscious.