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What are the laws of God?

Q. In a nutshell, what are the laws of God? I take them to be analogous to the laws of physics, statements of foundational truth, such as I am as God created me. The Course mentions the laws of God frequently, but as far as I can see, we have to ferret out just what […]

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When we have transcended the ego, does that mean we will not have a body or be in this world?

Q. When we have transcended the ego, does that mean we will no longer have a body, no longer be in this world, and no longer see this world? A. Basically, yes. The ego is the belief that we are a separate being, living in a world of other separate beings and contending with them; […]

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Why does Lesson 17 say “I see no neutral things” when Lesson 294 says “My body is a wholly neutral thing”?

Q. How do you explain the difference between Lesson 17, “I see no neutral things,” and Lesson 294, “My body is a wholly neutral thing”? A. There would be a real contradiction if Lesson 17 was “There are no neutral things.” Rather, that lesson is all about how we see things; how our thoughts about […]

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Is God conscious?

Q. Is God conscious? I have heard that God is not aware of certain things, like time, which has made me wonder if He is aware at all, at least in a way that we would understand. Maybe it’s more accurate to think of God as unconscious. What do you think? A. Technically speaking, I […]

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Projections

In T-6.I.9:3, Jesus says that he was attacked and killed because of other people's projections onto him. But aren't attacks on us caused by our own projections, rather than someone else's?

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