Black Spirituality Religion : Do You Believe or Know ?

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  1. Destee

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    Peace and Blessings Family,

    How does one know something they never witnessed?

    If you didn't witness it, isn't the most it could ever be, is belief?

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    Very true.

    Which is why what cannot be witnessed, observed, studied, experienced or insperienced, should not be accepted as a reality, until it has been.

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    Studying a thing does not make you know it ... not as it relates to history, religion, things in the past. No matter how much study one does, the most they can ever achieve is simply believing that which they've studied. There is no personal witnessing of the information presented, for the time/events have long since passed.

    I don't know what insperienced means.

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    i don't have faith, i have knowledge.
     
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    You can be knowledgable regarding a topic, and still not know it.

    Can you know without seeing it with your own eyes?

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    Good questions Sister Destee.
    :hi:

    Personally, I do not claim to KNOW anything that I do not personally experience or that which I have witnessed.

    However, this makes KNOWLEDGE rather subjective.

    Peace,
    Om.
     
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    Destee, this is very true and it also applies to everyday type things that we don't know too. If we only operated on what we know, I'd never get into a car because I don't KNOW how a car works. I just BELIEVE it can work. I'd certainly never get on a plane and I'd never go to the doctors' because I don't KNOW anything about aeronautical engineering or medicine and that's just the beginning of what I don't KNOW!

    It seems to me that there are some things that a person must simply believe in order to even function in this life.
     
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    I agree, that is why "study" wasn't the only means that I listed. However, it is the beginning of the process.


    Actually, you do, without even realizing that you do.....

    That is what "insperience" means.

    Insperience is the diametric opposite of experience.

    One of the greatest stumbling blocks to learning that humanity faces, is the faulty processes with which we attempt to ascertain knowledge.

    The Kemetians said "to know truth, you must live it".

    Similarly, the 5%ers always say "do the knowledge".

    Both these statements are correlative; to "do" the knowledge, one must be that which is being learned or observed.

    The 5%ers also say that "Knowledge is the foundation for all things in exsistence".

    This also translates from the Kemetic, where we learn that the Objective realm is permeated with information. Remember the Matrix, where the entire world was foundated upon little streams of green numbers?

    That's actually not far from the truth. Our universe is comprised of the building blocks of all matter, each containing information about this realm.

    The key, as always, is to learn a way to access this information.

    One of those means, is to intuit the information, which ties directly to the insperience.

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    We witness GOD everyday we simply reject the knowledge to recognize what we witness.

    Knowledge of GOD is different then faith in GOD.
     
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    no, you cannot. open your eyes and you might be surprised at what you can see.
     
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