Everything Has a Beginning – Even the Universe

Brief Summary:
How did the universe begin? Quantum physics has found that minute particles have evolved the atom, which is considered the basic building block of all matter. But physicists and scientists are investigating what appears to be an unknown force that is currently being characterized as being consciousness. This force exists at the lowest levels that has a will to create inorganic and organic matter with a purpose to reach its highest evolutionary perfection – to create the ability for thinking organisms to articulate a consciousness that can reach out and comprehend its own consciousness. This will is instilled with a reproductive desire that fulfills a noble purpose, which is to love one another and all things in our universe that also possess consciousness.

Everything Has a Beginning – Even the Universe

Anwar Shaikh, born in Gujrat, Punjab, India, lived between the years 1928 and 2006. From a religious Shite family, he initially was an active Jihad Muslim and, in his youth killed three Sikhs, which haunted him in his later years. After the age 25, he questioned his Islamic beliefs and later became one of the greatest Indian authors. He distinguished himself as an author, poet, philosopher, and a great Islamic historian and scholar. An apostate of great intellectual value, he objectively presents the true nature of Islam. He spoke Urdu, Arabic, Persian and wrote about consciousness that complements a philosophical conclusion of this article that, “Everything has a beginning, even the cosmic universe”.

Anwar rationally wrote, “Since consciousness means cognition or knowing, there must be something worth knowing. Therefore, eyes have a multiple purpose; firstly, to play a definite role in the evolution of consciousness, and secondly, to know the world around us. From this conclusion, it also follows that the world or cosmos has a purpose: it wants to be known; it aspires to be conscious of itself. This seems to be the entire purpose of consciousness. Since man is the cosmic baby, he happens to be the medium for the universal consciousness.” (1)

The conclusion by Mr. Shaikh was also derived in an article, Does Consciousness Pervade the Universe? (2) This article hypostatized that the universe began with development of a fundamental unit that is the basic building block of all matter – the atom. Over an undetermined period of billions or trillions of years, the atom and its sub-particles appear to inherently possess a consciousness to evolve matter with a purpose to create intelligence that can reach out to understand its creation – the universe. This hypothetical idea that matter, created by atoms that determine inorganic and organic outcomes that assumes higher levels of consciousness may have some merit because we are proof as thinking products of our universe.

Anwar Shaikh is to be applauded for his philosophical conclusions because he has delved into the science of quantum physics, whereby he agrees with scientific findings that reveal fundamental particles evolved the atom.  It is evident that if particles evolved into atoms then it was atoms that eventually coalesced to form enormous stars. But we also learned though the astrophysicist, Carl Sagan, that stars can become unstable or explode due to gravitational forces that cause extremely high pressures and temperatures. The gravitational forces are so immense that astronomers have found it is responsible for pulsars, quasars, and black holes to exist. These entities eventually reach a state whereby they will explode or emit matter, gases, and radiant energy back out into the universe.

The gravitational forces in matter verifies that it is impossible for a star to become a singularity that is so dense that it can create matter that could populate an entire universe. The pressure and extreme temperatures created by gravitational forces will cause the star, or singularity, to explode before it can coalesce billions and trillions of particles and atoms that supposedly can initiate the birth of our universe. Therefore, from a logical perspective, the theory that the universe began with one big bang is not comprehensible.  Rather, it is more likely that the universe has had multiple big bangs initiated by such phenomena as black holes, pulsars and quasars.

Another rational conclusion that the Big Bang could not have happened was provided by Tanya Techie in an article titled, Top Ten Scientific Flaws in The Big Bang Theory. (3)  Tanya reveals, “Since the Big Bang was supposed to occur only 13.7 billion years ago, then we should be looking at the early pre-formed universe. We shouldn’t see fully formed stars and planets. However, instead we see stars and planets just like in our own galaxy. This is a serious problem for the Big Bang theory because we’re looking at the “early universe” yet it doesn’t appear very early at all. Thus, the Big Bang could not have happened.”

Dismissing the Big Bang theory, this author presents a philosophical view that scientists may eventually confirm; that “Everything has a beginning, even the universe.” It is incomprehensible to believe that the universe always existed when in fact, it is constantly changing, dying, and forming new stars to exist. Just as inorganic and organic matter came to exist through an evolutionary process on our planet, matter has evolved throughout the universe through a consciousness inherent in particles.

Particles throughout space have evolved to form atoms that have become the basic building blocks of inorganic and organic matter throughout the universe. It appears that consciousness exists at every level of matter and is able to express itself in the higher forms of organic matter, such as plants and complex life forms. Mankind is one of its highest created achievements on earth caused by a force that is universal and conceived by our latest scientific findings in quantum physics to be consciousness.  Like man, life forms with high levels of consciousness exist throughout our universe populated with the stars of many billions of galaxies.

It becomes apparent that the forces within the atom have an intelligence or a consciousness that tries to express itself in many ways through the evolution of organic life forms. It is this consciousness that reaches its height in human beings to think and reach out with hypothetical thoughts to try to understand its own existence. And that is why this author believes that the transformation of energy in particles is a long, evolutionary process whereby it transforms itself into matter with an inherent will to exist as consciousness in higher life forms that will question and examine its nature. Namely, thinking life forms are the crown achievement of consciousness in the universe.

Anwar Shaikh, a perceptive philosopher, has presented another aspect of consciousness. He wrote, “If we delve deeper into consciousness, it transpires that it is the apex of evolution. Without it, existence or non-existence of the universe will not matter. A thing may exist but it is the knowledge of its existence which gives it a proper valuation. The universe obviously wants to be recognized, otherwise consciousness will have no meaning because whatever man sees, feels, senses or perceives relates to the universe; man himself is a part of it. Therefore, human consciousness belongs to the universe. More properly, the cosmos evolves man for the sole purpose of seeing, feeling, sensing and perceiving through him. Thus, man ranks as the cosmic baby with a special purpose. What is this purpose of man?”

This author attempts to answer Anwar’s question with a philosophic imperative, a command given to us by a man of God – love one another. It is through love that mankind will be able to reach the highest levels of integrity and truth that enables mankind to make sound decisions in the future. It is a command that has evolved with the highest regard for truth as illustrated by the Figure herein of Isis presenting the symbol of Truth to Nefertari. This attribute was conceived by the ancient Egyptians and presented in the book, Future of God Amen. (4)

Truth depends on the ability to love one another, to listen with objective reasoning that sustains a compatible relationship with others. It is this component or attribute of love that is inherent in consciousness for it instills the reproductive desire in all organic life forms to promote their existence. Can love for one another be the evolutionary purpose of Consciousness? To attain the apex of development that is the crown of being, the purpose of consciousness is to love all life throughout the universe. The undercurrent of consciousness is a profound will that instills the reproductive desire in all organic life forms, which promotes in our evolutionary purpose the attribute of love.

This apex or purpose of consciousness is challenged today by a religious ideology that has, since its inception, caused bigotry, hatred, violence and the killing of people. In the Qur’an, verse 9:33, the belief that Islam is the Religion of Truth and that Allah may make it prevail over every other religion has caused armies of Muslim fundamentalists to destroy many civilizations in efforts to subjugate people to follow Islam. People around the world need to be conscious of this regressive ideology. They need to come together to educate misguided Muslims by revealing that the Qur’an needs to be revised by advocating the greatest command given to man – love one another. Why and how people around the world can assist Muslims to develop the consciousness to love one another by revising the Qur’an is presented in an article titled, Worldwide Communication Will Expose the Quran. (5) It is available on the Internet with an Internet search on the title.

In closing, the purpose of man, is the inherent will of consciousness to propagate with the beautiful attribute enjoyed through the love of others, and that my dear people, is the greatest philosophical idea of all – love one another. By doing so, mankind may exist long enough to someday find there are other living entities in the universe that have also learned to exist and survive by acknowledging the attribute of Consciousness – love.

I invite you to comment or discuss anything about this topic via e-mail: nickginex@gmail.com .

Note 1.  Anwar Shaikh, Book 4, Chapter 12, Mind and Matter, Cosmic Purpose, http://iranpoliticsclub.net/library/english-library/eternity4/index.htm

Note 2.  Nicholas Ginex, Does Consciousness Pervade the Universe? http://www.nicholasginex.com/2016/05/19/does-consciousness-pervade-the-universe/

Note 3.  Tanya Techie, April 26, 2015, Top Ten Scientific Flaws in The Big Bang Theory. https://thetechreader.com/top-ten/top-ten-scientific-flaws-in-the-big-bang-theory/

Note 4.  Nicholas Ginex, Future of God Amen. http://iranpoliticsclub.net/philosophy/amen/index.htm

Note 5.  Nicholas Ginex, Worldwide Communication Will Expose the Quran.

http://www.nicholasginex.com/2018/02/07/stop-islamic-terrorism-by-exposeing-the-quran/

Knowledge Is A Wonderful Gift

During the holidays people enjoy reading. This article recommends books that present how mankind conceived one God and the development of major religions.  The following presswire link was released on December 12, 2017 and provides the article below.

http://www.einpresswire.com/article/420225640/knowledge-is-a-wonderful-gift

Nicholas Ginex, a perceptive writer of our time, has written books to inform and educate young and mature minds to learn the history of how mankind conceived One-Universal God and how that God has been envisioned by the Judaic, Christian, and Islamic religions.  As a young boy, Nicholas wondered who was God and where did He come from?  This question many people ask themselves at some period in their lives.  Raised as a Catholic, his curiosity led him to attend the services of many Christian and Jewish churches to learn how they prayed and believed in God.

As Nicholas matured, he engaged in many conversations with devout men that strongly believed and proselytized their religion.  He found that due to the many similarities of their beliefs, there had to be a common root that caused the birth of their religions.

Having read many books by religious scholars and exceptional Egyptologists, he self-published his first book at the age of sixty-eight.  It was titled, Legacy of a Father, which was written for his four daughters to remember him after death.  This book reveals that the first formalized religion developed in Egypt and was where the concept of a soul, heaven, and One-Universal God was conceived.

Too long for the average reader, with over 650 pages, Legacy of a Father was cut in half by excluding the history of Egypt, its succession of pharaohs, and titled, Future of God Amen.  It presents evidence of how the major religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam emulated the original beliefs of the Egyptians.

To further focus the reader on why the name of the greatest Egyptian God is announced in many houses of worship and said throughout the world, Nicholas published AMEN, The Beginning of the Creation of God.  His book exposes the core fact that Jesus Christ in John’s Revelation, 3:14, proclaimed:

These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God.

This revelation by Jesus Christ validates that Amen is the beginning of the creation of God.  Amen was strongly venerated throughout the ages.  His name is still said by believers at the end of a prayer in their homes and in their house of worship.  Whether they are religious or not, people say Amen when requesting or giving thanks for a desired outcome and they sing Amen with reverent voices in houses of worship.

To provide factual evidence surfaced by Egyptologists that verifies how the scriptures of the Egyptian, Hebrew and Catholic religions developed the concept of One-Universal God, Nicholas wrote a paper titled, Provide History of Religion and God.  Published by the The Chute Institute, it presents an illustrative overview that reveals Egyptian writings led to the development of the Hebrew and Christian scriptures.  The link for this paper is provided below.  It was noticed by ERIC (Education Resource and Information Center) and placed on the Internet.  ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1073192.pdf

Nicholas’ pursuit for knowledge had gained the respect of many writers in religious forums.  He believes the values of honesty and integrity are strengthened with the belief in God and are crucial for humanity to thrive in any civilization.  To initiate an understanding about the beginning of the Universe, Nicholas opened avenues of thought that enter the realms of philosophy and science.  His article titled, Does Consciousness Pervade the Universe? provides a stimulating and philosophical view that joins science with mankind’s quest to know God.  This article has been placed on the Iran Politics Club website and made available via the link below.  It presents the philosophical view that all things have a beginning.

http://iranpoliticsclub.net/philosophy/consciousness-pervade/index.htm

The developer and administrator of the Iran Politics Club website has honored Nicholas by hosting many of his articles and three books, which are available via the link:

http://iranpoliticsclub.net/authors/nicholas-ginex/index.htm 

The books are titled:

Future of God Amen,

Allah, We, Our and Us, and

Obama, Islam and Benghazi.

Nicholas writings were motivated to unveil the truth about our past history and expose lies and deceit that have led to the killing of innocent lives. He desires to have all people understand why the religion of Islam needs to go through a reformation with needed revisions to the Qur’an. In Allah, We, Our and Us, he presents how Islam became an empire by conquering many countries and subjugating people they captured to worship Allah or die.

Having read the Qur’an line-by-line, Nicholas exposes its many abominable verses that incite bigotry, hatred, violence, and the killing of innocent people because they have religious beliefs other than Islam. Both books, AMEN, The Beginning of the Creation of God and Allah, We, Our and Us, respectively make exceptional gifts that increases knowledge about the beginning of God and why the Qur’an was written by a group of fanatical men to indoctrinate Muslims in believing that Islam will prevail over all other religions.

Much has been presented in this Press Release.  The author thanks readers for taking time to examine the book reviews provided on the website http://www.futureofgodamen.com.

Time is precious and such examination is warranted to invest time to acquire knowledge. Time invested to read about Mankind’s development of the belief in God and why Islam is a threat to all people around the world – is time well spent.

Readers who wish to read articles written by Nicholas Ginex and/or provide comments, may visit his website at http://www.nicholasginex.com.

 

 

Introduction to Future of God Amen

The opening paragraphs below originally appeared in my first self-published book titled, Legacy of a Father.  It was my first attempt as an author and it became the progenitor of three books that followed: Future of God Amen, AMEN, and Allah, We, Our and Us.   The following paragraphs are presented because they reflect my desire and passion to reveal the development of three major religions and how mankind conceived the belief in one-universal God.  Overviews and book reviews are presented on website:

http://www.futureofgodamen.com

1.0    Reasons for this Book

The evolution of our belief in one God is a very sensitive topic.  For the open-minded reader, this book will take you on a journey that will increase your knowledge of the past and help put into perspective the relationship you may now have with your own personal God.  To religious leaders, priests, ministers, rabbis, imams, mullahs and devout worshippers, this book offers a challenge to accept each other’s religious traditions and open your institutions to each other with friendship and love, for in reality, we all worship the same God.

Initially, I set out to write this book for my children, Karen Beth, Alisa, Lori Gweyn and Linda Diane.  As a father, I felt obligated to leave them with many of my personal thoughts about God.  In my youth, I met some young women who harbored a sense of fear and were constrained to react favorably to a kiss.  They received such a strict religious teaching that it was largely responsible for their frigid response.  To ameliorate this fear-induced reaction, my wife Diane and I tempered our girls’ strict Catholic instruction with a common sense upbringing that prepared them for worldly experiences.  Religious instruction that promoted a sense of morality for our girls was important to us, but we knew we could not control the spiritual aspects of their beliefs because we felt that every individual develops a personal conception of God based upon intellect, sensitivity, and experience.

It did not take long for me to learn that I was on a mission to write not only for my daughters, but to share the knowledge I acquired about the evolution of God with others.  Below are the many reasons that have motivated and energized me to write this book.  I have no hidden agenda.  My desire is to have all people from our different religious institutions, leaders and worshippers alike, accept and honor each other’s traditions and beliefs.  It is my hope that by acknowledging that we all pray to the same God, we may succeed in putting aside our differences; enjoy each other’s traditions; and even attend each other’s houses of worship.

The challenge will be hard for many of our religious leaders, who are more used to making war against those with different religious opinions than they are used to sitting down and breaking bread with them.  However, they have the power to bring together all God’s children and thereby truly fulfill their professional mission.    This challenge does not stop with religious leaders, for it is the millions of their followers who will ultimately control the direction of their religious institutions and determine the course of our future relationships with one another.  This awesome but worthy outcome, discussed in the final chapter, will certainly lead to peace among the religious warring factions now responsible for the murder of people throughout the Middle East and other parts of our world.

1.1   The Allegorical Tree, an Acknowledgement

At the tender age of six, I received my introduction to religion. I was sitting in the second seat of the second row of my classroom in PS (Public School) 121, an elementary school in the heart of Manhattan in New York City.  To my right, hanging on the wall, was a large 2 by 3 foot picture of a tree.  It remained only a tree to me until one morning, Mr. Levy, the principal of the school, visited our classroom.

Mr. Levy, a handsome and charismatic man in his mid-thirties, caught sight of the tree and gave a very intriguing talk about how the Jewish religion was the father of the Catholic and Islamic religions.  He explained that the trunk of the tree represented the Jewish religion, its two prominent limbs the Christian and Islamic religions, and its branches the offshoots into sects and various denominations.  He showed how the major religions branched off into denominations and sects, such as: Protestant, Baptist, Episcopal, Methodist, Mormon, Jehovahs’ Witnesses, Sunnis and Shi’as.  Even Judaism, he pointed out, has several divisions, such as Orthodox, Conservative, Reform and Reconstructionist Movements.   I never forgot Mr. Levy and his enthusiastic talk.

After my auspicious introduction to religious thought, several years later I received a formal indoctrination in the Catholic religion.  In my later teenage years, I attended the services of other religions and became curious about their beginnings.  This interest in various religions encouraged me to listen to rabbis and ministers while serving two active years in the U.S. Army, and an additional year during the Berlin crisis.  Some years later, after graduating with a degree in Electrical Engineering from the City University of New York, I actively read such anthologies as “Man’s Religions” by John B. Noss and, “Man and His Gods” by Homer W. Smith.  Upon reading these books, I became fascinated with the Egyptian religion.  I proceeded to research the spiritual and moral beliefs of this ancient religion by reading, “The Book of the Dead” by E.A. Wallis Budge.

Egypt’s old, tried, and proven religion not only held many of the moral teachings we practice today, but it also provided for the belief in a hereafter and the concept of a soul.  I had often wondered where the concept of a soul originated.  It was gratifying to find that the Egyptians developed this concept.  The Egyptians envisioned two entities that came to be characterized as souls; the ka and the ba.  The ka represented the spiritual force of any sub-stance that also imbued its unique characteristics. It formed the individuality and personality of a person or thing.  The ba represented a spiritual soul that accompanied the ka to the hereafter for judgment and supported it with food and air within its tomb.

Research revealed that Menes founded the 1st Egyptian dynasty about 3400 BCE 1.  Its religion had multiple gods.  An attempt to replace their polytheistic beliefs into one, all-powerful sun-god was made by the pharaoh Ikhnaton (born as Amenhotep IV) who reigned for 17 years between 1375 and 1358 BCE 2.  The Egyptian priests tried to bury this monotheistic belief after Ikhnaton died in 1362 BCE.  However, the belief in one all-powerful God was too strong a concept to be denied.

About 108 years later, Moses capitalized on the concept of one God and walked out of Egypt with a religious following surpassing 600,000 people.  Moses, brought up in the house of a pharaoh, undoubtedly received the finest education, including education in the Egyptian religion.  It would be reasonable to conclude that the sacred writings and prayers of the Egyptian religion indoctrinated Moses and influenced what he taught and wrote.  Prior to Moses, the Jews had neither written scriptures nor written words that extolled the belief in one God.  In fact, Homer W. Smith in his book, Man and His Gods, indicates that the first 5 books of the Jerusalem Bible, or Torah, were not written for use for Israelite worshipers before 750 BCE (500 years after the Moses Exodus from Egypt).3

After learning of the above historical events that linked Moses to Egyptian indoctrination, and that the depth of Egyptian spiritual beliefs developed the concept of the soul and its possible entrance into an eternal hereafter, I concluded that the two by three foot picture of the allegorical tree was not completely accurate.  I now envision a tree that has become more meaningful and realistic.  Below the trunk of the tree, beneath the ground, I see the Egyptian religion as its roots.  That is, it was the Egyptian religion that provided for the conception and initial development of the Hebrew religion.  It became clear to me that it was the Egyptian concept of an omnipotent and unknowable God, the creator of all things, which became the same God of all the monotheistic religions.

This revelation has been largely responsible for motivating me to share my thoughts with you.  You see, I truly believe in giving credit where credit is due.  It is a dishonorable and deceitful act when a person or group uses knowledge gained and does not acknowledge its source.  However, we may be forgiving, since religious leaders may have unconsciously borrowed from our Egyptian ancestors and many may be simply ignorant of the historical development of the ideas they attempt to communicate to their congregations.

The concept of one God, introduced by the unheralded pharaoh, Ikhnaton, was an easy matter for people, be they Egyptians, Jews or other foreigners to gradually accept as a natural belief.  How-ever, the Egyptian priests, except those who believed in Ikhnaton’s revised conception of God, did not eagerly accept this concept.  They resisted this new belief by desecrating Ikhnaton’s tomb and removing his name from all temples and monuments.  This new concept was a threat to their profession. It would nullify the practice of the religious rites and sacred traditions of worship of the many local gods that had already been ingrained in the Egyptian belief system.  In spite of this resistance by the Egyptian priests and the failure of religious institutions to give credit to its origin, the Egyptian roots of our belief in one God must be acknowledged.

  1. James H. Breasted, The Dawn of Conscience, Page 32.
  2. James H. Breasted, A History of Egypt, Page 599, Chronological Table of Kings.
  3. Homer W. Smith, Man And His Gods, Page 92.

Nicholas Ginex – Perceptive Writer of Our Time

The above title appeared as a Press Release on March 21, 2017 and was my attempt to reach out and enlighten people with perceptive thoughts on religion, philosophy, God, the universe and politics.  Knowing there are thousands of books on these subjects and that an up-coming author like myself is unknown to the world, I was compelled to forget about being humble and include my name in the article.  The link is:

http://www.einpresswire.com/article/371649454/nicholas-ginex-perceptive-writer-of-our-time

To gain the reader’s interest, the Press Release quickly introduces a scholarly paper that was published by the Chute Institute, titled Provide History of Religion and GodIt was placed on an Internet on-line library by the Education Research and Information Center (ERIC), which is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

I encourage all people who have had thoughts about how a universal God was conceived and how religions developed in many communities and regions around the world to read the scholarly paper and visit the website Future of God Amen.

It introduces you to overviews and reviews of several books that deal with the evolution of religion and one-universal God, the presidency of Barack Obama, and why people around the world need to join together to successfully accomplish an Islamic Reformation.

On the renowned Iran Politics Club website you will be able to select many of my articles and gain access to some of my books available as a FREE READ.

Thank you.

It is my hope that you find my written works of sufficient value to introduce them to your friends.  By circulating ideas and information that offer meaning and direction in our lives we gain the ability to make wise decisions and improve our lives.

I am humbly yours,

Nicholas Ginex

AMEN and Nicholas Ginex Religious Appeal

Ginex reveals who is Amen and assists the next phase of mankind’s spiritual and moral development.

A perceptive writer, Ginex reveals an unacknowledged revelation that Amen is the first universal God conceived by mankind. This article was posted on the Internet on November 25, 2016 via the link:

https://www.einpresswire.com/shareable-preview/s2Uwm_up65amNeMv

Long overdue, AMEN, the Beginning of the Creation of God was written to inform people around the world that Amen was worshipped as Egypt’s greatest God over 2,000 years before the birth of Jesus Christ.  His name is announced at the end of a prayer, supplication, thanks for a favorable outcome, and reverently sung in many houses of worship.

And yet, religious leaders of the Judaic, Christian, and Islamic faiths fail to acknowledge this God by reducing Him to the definition, “So be it.”  But more unacceptable, is not acknowledging the words of Jesus Christ in John’s Revelation 3:14 that Amen is the beginning of the creation of God; it is provided below:

           These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness,

the beginning of the creation of God.

This profound biblical statement by Jesus Christ clearly reveals an astonishing revelation about God.  For if Amen was indeed the faithful and true witness at the beginning, he is the God of all creation.  Single-minded religious leaders and scholars have misconstrued and reinterpreted the words of Jesus in an effort to deny Jesus’ acknowledgment of Amen.  His words reveal that the reverence formerly given to Amen by the Egyptians had never lost its impact, even though the Hebrews have adopted “amen” from the Egyptians to connote truth and religious leaders have defined its meaning as “so be it.”

amen-the-beginning-of-god

Prior to Amen, Ginex’ published his first historical novel, The Future of God Amen.  It provides a history of the Egyptians migration into Egypt, their multiple gods, pharaohs, and how their beliefs led to the conception of one-universal God.  To emphasize the Egyptian beliefs, Ginex wrote Amen to reveal in detail the development of the God Amen, His attributes, and worship that became known throughout Egypt and the neighboring countries.  The culmination of Nicholas’ book was the many recommendations he presented for religious leaders and devout believers of God to promote tolerance and love for people with other beliefs.  Overviews and book reviews of both books are presented on http://futureofgodamen.com and a free Internet copy of Future of God Amen is provided via http://iranpoliticsclub.net/authors/nicholas-ginex/index.htm.

The research and knowledge acquired to write the above books led Mr. Ginex to write a paper that was accepted by the Clute Institute, an organization founded in 1985 for the purpose of disseminating the latest scientific research on various business, technical, educational and economics-related topics.  Knowing that there are people who are genuinely interested in the values and morality taught to our youth, Nicholas was able to have the Clute Institute publish the paper titled, Provide History of Religion and God.  He harbors a deep gratitude for those readers who will invest time to read this paper by clicking on the link http://cluteinstitute.com/ojs/index.php/CIER/article/download/7729/7793.  The first few lines of the Abstract emphasizes,

There is a need for high school, college, and university educators to introduce their students to a history of mankind’s development of religions and beliefs in God.  Regarded as too sensitive a subject, students are deprived of learning how mankind has evolved ways to establish moral and righteous behavior to maintain harmony among competing groups within a growing community.” 

It is hoped that educators at all levels in America will share the knowledge contained within this paper with their students for it was written solely to eliminate ignorance of how our beliefs in God originated and presents recommendations for mankind to advance to the next phase of spiritual and moral development.

Nicholas P. Ginex is a graduate of New York University with a BEE degree and an MBA in finance from Adelphi University in New York. He worked in design and distinguished himself in the support disciplines of Maintainability and Configuration Management (CM). As CM manager of software and hardware products at top aerospace and commercial companies, his writing, organizational, logical and analytical management skills produced plans, procedures, and supporting documents for the successful operation of entire engineering projects.

Of worthwhile mention is the following commendation provided by Dr. Ahreeman, professor at a California university, creator and administrator of the Iran Politics Club website.

“Ginex is a valuable philosopher, Egyptologist, scholar, author, and a scientific person.  Inside IPC (Iran Politics Club), he needs no introduction and outside IPC, all you need to know is that he is a true American Patriot, Concerned Global Citizen and a Lovely Humanitarian. Ginex is well educated and radically logical.  Ginex seeks the truth, exposes corruption and offers solutions.  His writings are strongly recommended to read.”

Comments are welcomed via nickginex@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AMEN – The Beginning of the Creation of God

AMEN-Creation of God

Hello dear reader,

I begin this article with Figure 1, which provides an overview of how mankind developed the belief in one-universal God.  Few people have had the benefits of being taught history of ancient civilizations and it’s for certain that religious leaders of the Judaic, Christian and Islamic faiths have not instructed their followers about the beginnings of their beliefs.  To learn how these religions developed their beliefs based upon facts and findings, I begin with an opening statement by Jesus Christ from Revelation 3:14, wherein he acknowledged Amen as the beginning of the creation of God.

These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness,              the beginning of the creation of God.

The words of Jesus are profound, albeit, a revelation that has not been acknowledged by Judaic, Christian and Islamic religious leaders.  And yet, they and their followers announce Amen at the end of a prayer, supplication, giving thanks, asking for His protection in challenging times, and reverently sing His name in houses of worship.

It is not my intent to alter your beliefs.  My objective is to inform and educate people about facts that have been surfaced by scholars of religion and highly respected Egyptologists.   They have sacrificed their time and given their lives to surface facts and findings that religious institutions, through ignorance or intent, have not revealed to their followers.

I take you back through the centuries to provide a history of one of the greatest civilizations built by mankind.  In the lands of Egypt, along the Nile River, entered Africans who built homes, irrigation canals, pyramids,  and temples where they worshipped many different gods.  But it was through their beliefs in renewal of the Nile each year that evoked the wonder and veneration for those gods that enriched their lives.  It would be an injustice for me to write in an article a history of how the Africans, later to be called Egyptians after the name of their country, developed the belief in many gods.  They have left a legacy of advancing their multible god beliefs into one-universal God and establishing the first formal religion, which is documented on the walls of their temples, pyramids and obelisks.

For a detailed history of Ancient Egypt, I recommend James H. Breasted book, A History of Egypt.  This book served as the groundwork, along with books  by other great scholars and Egyptologists, that served to widen my knowledge about the beginning of man’s belief in God and the growth of the major religions of today.  To wet your appetite for further study, I have provided Figure 1. Hopefully, it will motivate your curiosity to read Future of God Amen and AMEN, the Beginning of the Creation of God.   These books offer a perspective of man’s development in the belief in God and  bibliographies of the many outstanding books whose authors gave me the gift of knowledge I now impart to you.  Overviews and book reviews are presented on website:

http://www.futureofgodamen.com

Referring to Figure 1, 2600 BCE, I introduce you to the hymn, The Creation by Atum.  Major extracts of this hymn, as with the others that will be mentioned, are provided in the two books referenced above.  Atum was the first god that created the first four gods of the Great Ennead (nine gods): Shu, god of air; Tefnut, god of moisture; Geb, god of earth; and Nut, goddess of the sky.  The Priesthood advanced the idea that their city god Atum-Kheprer, who rose out of the waters of chaos (Nun), brought the first gods into being.   This was a very perceptive concept that recognizes Atum as emanating from two important elements, the heat of the sun, associated with Kheprer and water, associated with Nun.  The Egyptian mind was resourceful and reflective to include the gods of air (Shu) and moisture (Tefnut); for without the elements of air and moisture, life, as we know it, could not be sustained.

A thousand or more years later, between 1550 and 1350 BCE, The high priests of Amon in Thebes wrote A Hymn to Amon-Re.  It professes joy in praise of Amon-Re to the height of heaven and the width of the earth.  With this hymn the Priesthood centralized and unified their religion by worshiping Amon-Re as the supreme god who was the “Maker of all Mankind, Creator and Maker of all that is.” 

By 1370 BCE, Amenhotep IV was the first pharaoh to break with the priesthood’s worship of multiple gods by transforming the sun god Amon-Re into a personal god named Aton, a god that creates and sustains life in all the earth.  Re still was part of the dominate belief of the sun for life on earth but now was envisioned as waves of heat portrayed as emanating hands of life.

Ikhnaton and Nofretete Worshiping Aton

Figure 2.  Amenhotep IV (Ikhnaton) and Nofretete worshiping Aton.

It was during the reign of Ramses II, circa 1270 BCE,  that the Priesthood of Amon wrote, Amon as the Sole God.   The ingenuity of the Egyptian Priesthood cannot be overlooked; with this hymn, they were able to establish Amon as the universal and sole god by advancing the belief that he came into being at the beginning, gave birth to Re and completed himself as Atum, a single body with him.  They therefore closed the circle by linking Amon with Atum, the first Egyptian god; more than 1400 years later.

But an observation needs to be made that it was only twenty years later, in 1250 BCE, that Moses walked out of Egypt extolling the one god belief.  He wrote the Book of the Covenant, which preceded the development of the Torah, The Five Books of Moses, that were started in 950 BCE and  finalized around 444 BCE by Erza and Nehemiah.

Both referenced Amen books above present a detailed history of how the Egyptian Priesthood developed the first one-universal god belief and how people from other lands emulated that belief, which led to the formation of the three major religions.  This one-god belief incorporates many of the Egyptian beliefs which were emulated by the Hebrews, Christians and Moslems.  Such as the belief in a soul, a hereafter attained upon leading a righteous life, a Son of God (the Pharaoh), and after the worship of many gods, the apex of belief – one universal God.

Not acknowledged by religious scholars and leaders is that eight of the Ten Commandments, and many others, were already followed by the Egyptians.  But one of the greatest beliefs, the belief in a soul, originated with the first god of Egypt, Atum.   Many people have assimilated this very complex belief as a natural part of their spiritual beliefs.  However, very few people know where and when this powerful belief in a soul evolved.  The Creation by Atum described Atum’s ka as being imbued into his creations.  It is fair to reason that the concept of a soul, called the ka, was expressed by the Egyptian priesthood with their hymn extolling Atum’s creation.

The idea of a ka had emerged before or during the life of King Ka, who existed a few generations before the start of the First Dynasty, which Egyptologist James H. Breasted dates as 3400 BCE.  By the Sixth Dynasty, approximately eight hundred years later, the priesthood had incorporated the belief of the ka, or soul, in The Creation by Atum. The creation hymn reveals that all created things are protected by the ka of Atum.  Let us visit the lines that state that this creator god put his own vital force into his first creatures.

Thou didst put thy arms about them as the arms of a ka, for thy ka was in them.

To be endowed with an internal force or spirit called the ka from the creator god Atum had a spiritual significance. This vital source must be what gave the created object its unique characteristics or its special force.  Scholars of Egyptian history believe that the ka represents the alter ego, a guardian spirit, or the vital force of personality.  Since the god Atum puts his ka into his creations, it identifies their unique characteristics and attributes. That is, the ka provides those attributes that uniquely form the totality of a living or material substance.  In essence, the ka represents the total makeup of glandular, physical, and mental functions that defines humans and their personality.

I diverged from Figure 1 after indicating that it was Moses’ Book of the Covenant that led to the development of the Torah, also referred to as The Five Books of Moses.  It was the Judaic religion that gave birth to the Christian religion and how that evolution occurred has been documented in the two Amen books mentioned above.  It was Jesus Christ, a man of God, who referred to himself 76 times in the four Gospels as the Son of Man.  He announced a revelation in The Revelation of Saint John that Judaic, Christian, and Islamic religious leaders have not acknowledged throughout the centuries, and continue to be silent even today.

In Revelation 3:14, Jesus proclaimed Amen as, “the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God.”   It is not my interest to change or debate your beliefs for our minds are made up with many different inputs that form our intellect and views.  I only desire to present what I have learned for your own evaluation.  By comparing your instilled values with new information, you may be able to have a greater appreciation for differences that exist and resolve them with logic.

By reading the referenced Amen books, you can gain information to assess and determine if Jesus has indeed provided a revelation for all of us to examine and evaluate as being true.  Much of what I have written in this article may be new to you and therefore difficult to absorb.  Beliefs that have been ingrained into our lives are very difficult to analyze with logic.  But only with facts and findings from the past can we surface the truth.  I will be honored to answer any questions or comments about the contents and findings of this article. Do not hesitate to provide a comment, pro or con; for by presenting our views we will be able to reach a higher level of truth.  Hopefully, such greater understanding will bring peace of mind to those who have conflicting beliefs that need to be resolved.

Before I leave you with an extract of a paper published by the Chute Institute, I would like you to reflect on the main themes presented in the book trailer for Amen.

http://youtu.be/kAf9HaN8HWA

The paper urges our educational institutions to teach our youth about the beginnings of Mankind’s belief in God and how our major religions evolved.  It is through understanding of the past, and an honest, truthful assessment of facts and findings, that we can proceed in our spiritual development and our quest to learn about God.  To achieve this objective, I have provided below an abstract  of the Chute Institute paper titled, Provide History of Religion and God.   It is available on the Internet via the link below:

http://cluteinstitute.com/ojs/index.php/CIER/article/download/7729/7793

ABSTRACT Provide History of Religion and God

There is a need for high school, college, and university educators to introduce their students to a history of mankind’s development of religions and beliefs in God.  Regarded as too sensitive a subject, students are deprived of learning how mankind has evolved ways to establish moral and righteous behavior to maintain harmony among competing groups within a growing community.  Based upon facts and findings surfaced by such respected Egyptologists as James H. Breasted and E.A. Wallis Budge, this author conclusively reveals how the first formal religion of Egypt has been emulated by the Judaic, Christian, and Islamic religions.  Historical findings provide meaningful evidence of the spiritual nature of man, the emergence of one God Amen, the development of the concepts of truth, a soul, hereafter, Son of God, and a universal God. These findings afford greater insights in the fields of theology, humanities, psychology, and sociology studies. More importantly, a greater understanding of the nature of man can energize religious leaders and the public to effect possible solutions with the assistance of those with perceptive minds and love of humanity.

Will Science and Religion Be Compatible ?

INTRO:

The book, God, Us and the Universe by Nicholas Ginex contains a compilation of 51 articles posted on an Internet forum.  The author shared his thoughts with many discerning and intelligent people who exhibited extraordinary depth with their comments.  The interaction between them and the author opened many avenues of thought whereby together they gained perspectives about God, religion, philosophy, politics and ethics.  A portion of this article was extracted to enlighten people that the Scriptures of the Judaic, Christian and Islamic religions need to be revised.

God-Us-and the Universe

Will Science and Religion Be Compatible?

At a very young age, I was not immersed in the biblical Genesis account of the Creation because both my parents had to work for a living while my brother and I were raised by our Sicilian grandparents, who spoke very little English. It was not my parents but my religious Catholic instruction that acquainted me with the belief in God. At that stage of religious development, I had no real appreciation of the Creation account except that Adam was the first man and that Eve was created from Adam’s rib.

Fortunately, I received a public education and in high school enjoyed learning biology and was introduced eventually to the theory of evolution. I admired Darwin’s work and courage to document his research efforts that had, in my mind, much credibility. For even I, at a tender age, realized that man has many of the same organs and functions of dogs, cats, and our closest relatives, monkeys and apes. Funny, I thought, these animals have the same two eyes, ears, nose to breathe, arms, legs, and sexual and breathing apparatus as humans. Wow, we have so much in common. So even then, I found it difficult to believe man was independently created by God but was a more complex and fortunate creature to have had a greater brain, a voice to develop language, and hands to build and eventually write what he had learned in life.

Regarding God, very few people discount the belief in God. Those that do discount God as taught by a religion believe in God from a personal point of view. Even atheists and agnostics, as well as scientists, have no idea how the first atom was created and how billions of atoms came into existence to form matter. It boggles the mind to learn that there are billions of galaxies with billions of stars and billions of planets that make up our universe. Until scientists are able to answer how matter was created that eventually gave birth to living organisms, mankind will always believe in God. I do. The God I believe in has no form; He is incomprehensible, mysterious, and yet responsible for initiating the universe. So I believe in a force that pervades the universe. That force has found its way to conceive life, and all things are made from the same stuff that started the universe.

After receiving my indoctrination in Catholicism, I ventured into many different types of Christian churches and even attended Greek Orthodox and Jewish houses of worship. I was always impressed listening to the radio, with the talks given by rabbis, in fact, more so than sermons given by priests. So I had an open mind seeking to understand who was God. All my life I was interested in philosophy, sociology, and the humanities because I loved learning about the accomplishments of mankind and some of their greatest thoughts that I might embrace.

Well, into my forties, I read books by many religious scholars and became engrossed in learning more about what Egyptologists had to say about the past history of an almost forgotten civilization. Egyptologists such as Henry H. Breasted and E. A. Wallis Budge brought to life great works of beauty revealed within Egyptian temples, pyramids, and monuments. More importantly, upon reading their deciphered hieroglyphics, I learned how man first conceived one universal God; that God existed for over two thousand years before the birth of Jesus Christ. Having acquired quite a bit of knowledge from men who dedicated their lives to unearth and reveal history of a very spiritual people, I unintentionally started to write, upon my retirement as an engineer, to produce Legacy of a Father for my children.

This was the first book I ever wrote and I say unintentionally because I never planned to write a book. Sitting at my computer, the book unfolded itself into a logical sequence of who were the Egyptian people, their history and beliefs, and how their beliefs were imitated by the Hebrews who developed their religion based upon the beliefs in a soul, a hereafter, a morality based on truth and righteousness, and a belief in one universal God. Upon writing about the beliefs of the Egyptian people, I naturally was obligated to read the Torah, the Gospels and Revelation, and the Koran. This education allowed me to provide an objective critique of the Judaic, Christian, and Islamic scriptures. Of greater worthiness, I was able to reflect on what I wrote and provide recommendations to the religious leaders and followers of these faiths, which would be helpful in bringing their beliefs into a more unified version.

I have said enough about why I believe the idea of God will always prevail as long as science has not learned where the first atom came from. Those who desire to pursue how man first conceived God and how that God has profoundly influenced the development of the Judaic, Christian, and Islamic religions are encouraged to do an Internet search on the title Future of God Amen. As a man of optimism and love for the human race, I do believe that there are many men and women in this world who are intelligent enough to recognize that changes must be made in our religious beliefs about God.

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It is easy to rant and rave why people should or should not believe in God and that it has been religious people who have caused the deaths of millions upon millions of innocent people. But there is a solution whereby science and religion can advance in parallel in our quest to know God by revealing the truth of our past. I recommend people read Future of God Amen to understand that the truth of the past can complement our scientific advancements. Perhaps this book will motivate daughters and sons of God to emerge and assist religious leaders to undertake a revision of their holy scriptures so that all people will not only accept each other’s religion, but also learn to love one another.

After much research and writing about God and the development of the major religions, it became clear that Scripture was inspired by men of God.  They put in writing the commands that would help their people to live in harmony under a given set of rules of conduct.  Such rules of conduct were developed by the first formal religion of the world that existed in Egypt.  Long before Abraham and Moses, the Priesthood of Amon developed the belief in one-universal God, the Creator of all there is.  It was this belief that cemented rules of conduct that, if followed, would allow the righteous to join their God upon death.

During many hundreds of years, the Egyptian priesthood revised their beliefs many times.  They eventually replaced their beliefs in many gods with one-universal God.  That God is announced by name today by many people – Amen.  The Priesthood of Amon wrote, Amon as the Sole God.  It was composed during the reign of Ramses II after accepting many of the ideas first composed by Amenhotep IV (reigned 1375-1358) who wrote, The Hymn to the Aton.  Both hymns are provided in the book Future of God Amen.

Through many centuries, the major religions have fought to establish their God as the true God. We see today, extremist Muslims killing Jews, Christians, Buddhists and people of other faiths because their Scripture, The Qur’an, states they have the true religion (Sura 9:29), it is the Religion of Truth, and that Allah will make it prevail over all other religions (Sura 9:33).  Hence, on the world stage we have a “bully religion” whereby Islamic leaders indoctrinate their followers to eliminate the religious beliefs of other people and kill them to achieve their objective.

To stop the insanity of killing people in the name of God, the Muslim people themselves must pressure their religious leaders to wake up and revise the Qur’an to reflect the greatest command given by a Man of God – love one another. If the Egyptian priesthood were intelligent enough to update their Scriptures many times until they arrived at the belief in one universal God, so can Judaic, Christian, and Islamic religious leaders. It is foolish to believe that Scripture is encased in concrete never to be changed. Will religious leaders of these faiths be perceptive, compassionate, and wise to revise their Scriptures with the objective to teach all people to love one another?

A cooperative response to this challenge by religious leaders and their followers will steer mankind into the realm of knowledge where science and faith are compatible in man’s quest to know God.  Such an effort is based upon truth of the evolution of God and religion that is obtainable from our past history.

The following assessment of the author was given by Dr. Ahreeman, a college professor.

“Nicholas Ginex is a valuable author, scholar and philosopher. His writings are enlightening and informing to the open minds. His views are about universal love and peace for the mankind and all creatures throughout the universe. Reading Ginex books are essential for the philosophy, history and science buffs and enthusiasts.

Ginex is an explorer in time and space, travelling with the warp speed throughout the universe, seeking for the truth of the universe. Can you catch up with Ginex?  The only way you can, is if you have an open mind!”

Provide History of Religion and God

INTRODUCTION

There is lacking in our educational system across the United States a curriculum that teaches and emphasizes the attributes of integrity based upon honesty and truth.  Where and when did such attributes of truth, justice, and righteousness evolve?  Was it revealed to mankind as revelations from God or developed by the experiences of different communities interacting with one another to establish harmony between their people?  Our educators can provide answers to their students based upon an ancient civilization that created awe inspiring temples, pyramids and monuments due to their beliefs that embodied the attributes of truth, righteousness, and justice.

Below is an Internet link that presents a paper written for The Clute Institute to motivate educators to examine two books for use in their classrooms:

Future of God Amen 

AMEN, The Beginning of the Creation of God

The paper is titled, “Provide History of Religion and God.”  It was noticed by ERIC (Education Resource and Information Center) and placed on the Internet.  ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.  It can be accessed by clicking the following link:

http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1073192.pdf

This paper offers a wealth of historical information of the development of Egypt’s civilization and religious beliefs.  The author reveals how their beliefs were emulated by other groups of people to develop the major religions of today; namely, the Judaic, Christian, and Islamic religions.  In addition, a comprehensive critique of the Torah, Gospels, and the Qur’an is given to demonstrate the connectivity of these scriptures to Egyptian hymns and religious beliefs.  Finally, the author takes the reader further to study recommendations and solutions of the differences in religious beliefs that have created bigotry, hatred, violence, and the killing of innocent people.

The figure below presents an overview how Egyptian hymns (scriptures) were emulated by the Hebrews in their development of the Torah, which later gave birth to the Gospels and Revelation.

For the books featured on this post, you may visit the author’s website below for overviews and reviews by highly respected scholars, authors and journalists.

http://www.futureofgodamen.com