In the Beginning - Part Two
In the beginning there was either nothing or
Something. That Something gave birth, or created,
all there is either directly or indirectly using
the things that Something had already created. It
comes as no surprise that most religious theology
teaches Something has always been and always will
For our purposes, it doesn't matter if Something
arose out of nothing or if Something has always
existed. It doesn't matter. What matters is how
that Something created the whole universe and
everything in it.
This is a very complex problem because science is
beginning to prove that the finite universe as we
know it first existed as "dark matter" before it
became matter as we know it. The problem gets
even more interesting because science has already
proven everything is energy. Matter is nothing
more than spinning energy.
Science knows almost nothing about dark matter
except that it is energy that is not spinning
fast enough to create what we call matter. And
the further we get from the center of the
universe, the slower that energy is spinning. In
fact the further away it is, the slower it spins.
At some point it probably isn't spinning at all.
What is this non-spinning energy?
Our best guess is it is mental energy. Science is
on the brink of proving everything is not only
energy, it's mental energy. Mind and mind alone
is the Something that created everything that is.
Thought and thought alone is the true reality.
Everything else is an illusion created by the
Mind or created by the mind.
This brings us back to the concept expressed by
the Law of One that we are all in this together
for some purpose we don't remember. It also
brings us back to the topic of Before the
Before the beginning of manifestation as we know
it, Something had to become aware of thinking
something. What that first thought might have
been we will probably never know. What we do know
is we all become aware of ourselves, our
surroundings and our needs. Even the smallest
living creature becomes aware of these things.
Even plants become aware and they spread their
roots and leaves to serve their needs in their
surroundings in order to survive.
In the oldest traditions concerning the creation,
it is said God or Great Spirit existed. In the
Kaballah this is called Ain which means
"nothing." Ain is not a thing, it is no thing. It
is being, and being is no thing. Being just is.
Being is characterized by "the first thought."
As we all become aware of life following birth,
we all have a first thought. What that thought
may have been we do not remember. This first
thought is proof of our "being." That's why some
Kaballists say Ain is Being, and being is the
first step in creating our own lives. Thus Being
was the first step in creating everything. Being
is characterized by the words "I Am."
Before the beginning of creation, Something
became aware that "I am." As Something thought
more and more, Something became aware of what it
was. We do the same thing. We become aware, pay
attention to our awarenesses and start to define
ourselves. As we define ourselves we move from
being to becoming a thinking being.
A thinking being is an individual mind. A
thinking mind is characterized by the words: "I
Am That." Kabalists say the second step before
the creation is Ain Soph which means limitless
nothing or eternal nothing. In other words it
means limitless mind or eternal mind. Hence we
say Something was here in the beginning and that
Something knows everything, it is omniscient,
omnipotent and omni-present. Something is
omnipotent, omni-present and omniscient. It is
all power, all knowledge and wisdom and it is
everywhere. This is Limitless Mind.
The first step before the beginning is I AM. It
is the state of existing, the state of Being. The
second step before the beginning is I AM THAT or
I AM MIND. It is a state of knowing, the state of
Mind. In the beginning Something was (Ain =
Being) and it knew who and what it was (Ain Soph
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