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The Void, Zero Point Field, and the Holographic Universe

Posted on 12 May 2018, 8:20

The simple truth is that All-That-Is is timeless, spaceless, and indivisible creative Mind or Spirit. This Spirit, this Christ, creates events in Spirit, but also events involving time, space and energy. Plato said the same thing, when he said that physical events are brought into being by “Ideal Forms” in heaven.

“As above, so below” and this theme is expressed again and again in the other perspectives on this that follow.

The physicist David Bohm called these Ideal Forms The Implicate Universe, and the created Space and Time The Explicate Universe.

Less spiritually minded scientists have quite seriously compared the entire space-time world we physical beings inhabit to a computer simulation operated by an unknown intelligence. Unconsciously we are supposed to be part of some infinite computer game, over which we have no power whatsoever.

What creates All That Is, can also be called the Christ. We remember the beginning of John’s Gospel. “In the beginning was the Word, the Christ” 

Once again we have the same story: Timeless spaceless Spirit creates people and events in the world we know, with our physical senses. As above, so below, as they say.

People also write of Zero Point Field Energy, and the Void. When it comes to the crunch, both are suggesting the same old situation. From nothingness comes all that can be experienced in the physical world.

“As above, so below”, yes, we can relate this to the first chapter of the book of Genesis, where God created mankind in his own image. It is suggesting that there is a commonality between the mind of God, and the mind of humans.

A popular theme amongst spiritual writers is that of the Holographic universe. This provides yet another persepctive One may recall the properties of a holographic picture. One property is that such a picture enables the viewer to see things in 3-D. Even more remarkable though, is that if you cut out a small portion of the picture, you can still see THE WHOLE PICTURE. It is true that the picture is somewhat more fuzzy and less clear, but we are still seeing the whole picture.  It would be a true to say that if we look at any human beings, we will get some kind of picture of God.

Reality is also described in terms of Fractals. For example, consider a fern leaf similar to that of a New Zealand silver fern. If you look closer you see that the main frond is made up of numerous side shoots with exactly the same shape as the main frond. Look more closely still, each side shoot has its own side shoots of exactly the same shape. Such fractal progressions are widely observed in nature.

Quantum Entanglement provides yet another perspective on the theme, As above so below. All is entangeled with all else in a timeless, spaceless mode.  I mention all this for us to bear in mind when we ponder the words of Stephen that follow.

Section 61 The Void

Stephen: The explosion which was to put me into the Void [through abandoning the personality of Stephen to become at one with the Whole, it has now come about that] I am now imploded!  And once more together. In what way may I help?

Michael:  Would you speak, Stephen, of the Void, and of the “explosion” which scared us a little the other night. We are very sorry that we lost part of your words because the tape was too short. So would you mind speaking to us again of your consciousness now?*

Stephen: We invariably measure things in terms of the physical consciousness until we understand what it is that we are being. We still feel that there are changes which must come about in us, until we become part of something different - the void, if you wish.

Think in the other direction.

—-Perhaps this is enough for now to consider.  Interested readers will gain much by exploring the themes above that are presented in bold type in Wikipedia and other sources of information. There has been exploration at great depth of all these perspectives, And there is a blizzard of information. But I suggest the effort to gain generation impression of all these issues would be very rewarding, in gaining something of what can be found in “Nothingness” and “the Void” 

Michael Cocks edits the journal, The Ground of Faith.
Afterlife Teaching From Stephen the Martyr by Michael Cocks is published by White Crow Books and available from Amazon and other bookstores.

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For something Christian, I came across the White Eagle Lodge with White Eagle’s teachings channeled by Minesta.  As you mentioned St John, that reminds me that White Eagle said somewhere that we have had some 2000 years of the church of St Peter and now we will get the Church of St John.  Hopefully soon.

Graham Dalgleish, Wed 16 May, 15:00

Thank you for your comment: I am sorry that I am not familiar with the thought of ‘Arabi. But there are various Christian theologies. The theology of St John’s Gospel is closest to what is depicted in my blog. John write of the creative Word or Logos creating all in the spiritual and physical dimensions. Matter is a kind of “solidified” thought. Part of the aim for spiritual development is the knowledge that we live and move and have our being in a God who is in all through all, and above all.

Michael Cocks, Tue 15 May, 08:54

I was a student of the works of Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi in my twenty’s. I can sort of remember the moment when with ‘Arabi saying that God created the Universe out of himself, I realised that the Church doctrine of ‘creatio ex nihilo’ that I’d been brought up with was not how things are.  Or do you find it to be correct?  If ‘Arabi is right then all the discussion of the nature of Jesus, whether Divine or human is irrelevant, and how does consecrating an item change it essentially?

Graham Dalgleish, Mon 14 May, 21:12

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Excerpt from A Course in Miracles. IX. The “Hero” of the Dream – 74 The body is the central figure in the dreaming of the world. There is no dream without it, nor does it exist without the dream in which it acts as if it were a person, to be seen and be believed. Read here
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