Is Truth Relative?
What is Truth?
What is Myth?
Is Myth Becoming #newtruth?
As I observe my sons and daughters, grandsons and granddaughters
pretty much pre-occupied with mastering the evolution
of new technologies each day. I'm not sure they know why they do it
but, for the most part, they do pretty well.
However, many of their friends are feeding on this as a new kind
of conceptual relativism born every day on the heels of the
"Invention boom of social communication technologies".
Lifestream Social Digitization: The New L.S.D.?
It is like "The New LSD" (Lust, Sin, Death). It's like a mind altering drug.
It's addictive and for some it's euphoric and for most, out of control..
It occupies mind, hand, heart and direction of the feet and conversation.
This "new relativism" is not only having an affect on painting
what future generation cultures will look like,
but, may be (for this generation) a new kind of slavery;
and (for my generation) the final 'trip''!
Technology is running circles around my friends,
55 and older, one of two ways:
The first way is denial, "It's just too much for me to understand or I just don't care.."
The second way is the sense of necessity
If you're not in touch with the newest technology,
then it creates a sense of being abandoned by life itself.
Without it you are left without 'meaningful' dialog. i feel almost sentenced to
life outside the "technospheres".of a cellphone or Ipad. The Family Table
has been replaced by the touch screen! The Communion Table is just plain
Tangibility is the first step. It's a small piece of real bread and a sip of real wine.
There is no more serious high technology than Communion, or didn't you know that?
The "Table" has a whole #newlifestyledefinition. The table is a screen where
life happens. #textmssgs #pix #vids No More... "Nic-Nac-Paddy-Wac Give the Dog a Bone!
Language is changing.
Spelling and communications have created new and
evolving skill sets never known to man before.
Is that truth? Or is that myth?
What is Truth? What is Myth?
Is #MythSmything The New Reality Creator?
For Example: What is astroturfing?
Astroturfing is a fake grassroots campaign that seeks to create the impression of legitimate buzz or interest in a product, service or idea. Often this movement is motivated by a payment or gift to the writer of a post or comment or may be written under a pseudonym.
"If you can invent it, it must be so!"
Some care some don't.
Some can 'do without the phone' some
are utterly dependent on it or any other technology that escapes
understanding newly invented terms, phrasing, shortcuts and "stuff"!
Oh my! Where are you Malcolm Muggeridge?
By age 60 I personally came very quietly to the Great Redeemer
in total and absolute personal poverty of spirit, mind and determination..
"Lord, There is, in the natural sphere, nothing left of me!"
I don't know if it was aging or
having more than 10 grand children or
having to work 3x as hard for a third of the commissions,
but I came to the end of my own desire, intensity and strength.
... This included any more of my "doing for God"!
Working became fruitless and benefits disappeared like the morning fog.
I had so much knowledge of good and evil I thought I would explode
right along with the rest of the planet.
Now, I only want to follow Jesus
and lay down in His green pastures beside spring fed, stormless waters.
What was relative and relevant, at one point in my life, no longer was... or is..
This gave way three years ago to the birthing of a new, eternal reality
and relativity for me. The only thing that remains relevant was Jesus.
Only His "eternals" carry any weight of meaning or purpose now..
For example, this year He added the reality or truth about His realm, as King.
In other words the reality and relativity of His Kingdom have become almost
within reach. We get glimpses and images, sights and sounds
that go beyond theory and concept.
Thank God - He is opening our spiritual vision and hearing
to see and hear what is eternally relevant and real!
Einstein offered mankind a brilliant theory of relativity.
It was and is still brilliant, but it is nothing compared with
the reality of truth. Jesus, (The Truth) told the woman at the well,
"The time is coming and now is
when true worshipers will worship Me in Spirit and Truth.'
He did not say, "... in time all will be relative to Me in theory and concept!"
So one final definition for the variable natures between myth and truth.
For the purposes of this series I will define::
Myth: as theoretical conceptualism in the temporal
Truth: as absolute realism. in the eternal
We begin to see, hear and understand the eternal weight and glory of Jesus who chooses to manifest Himself in the bread and wine of Communion and how that, for me, over a thousand times defines what is the eternal reality! It also helps clarify 40 years of theological Myth that was based on a passionate zeal to do for God based on 2nd, 3rd, and 4th hand theoretical and sometimes theological concepts.