Originally posted by @secondson
Metaphysics is beyond me. I fall asleep mentally if and when I begin to ponder the abstract. Not that I don't or can't comprehend the divide between what is experienced through the senses and that which is immaterial, but because I don't believe that that which is invisible/immaterial is without a cause.
It's the cause that wakes me up.
I believe I ...[text shortened]... and more in the ages to come.
It's a beautiful thing.
But for now I just feel weird. 😳 😉
It's comforting in ways, that resignation of intellect, that comfort and confidence which allows us to fall asleep while someone else is driving.
I know I much prefer the general sense of well-being adherence to an ideology confers, if in nothing else, at least in the surety assumed in light of the general acceptance by far more august minds and overall constitutions.
A kinda "I'm with these guys," way of belng, I guess.
Certainly nothing forged, invented or discovered by me; sadly, no heroics.
But aren't we supposed to be that?
Is it possible that He intended far, far, way far more than a dunk-and-go way of being?
That it was intended to instill like-minded 'conquering status' as the default, not a sheep-like meandering, chewing-swallowing-chewing-swallowing, 'blithely waiting' as the default, waiting most notably for their next flea bath?
The more ground we conquer, the more expansive we see His endless reach.