May 16, 2010 § 6 Comments
i think i am an atheist. i am definitely an anarchist, and this dawning atheism comes out of the same root as my affinity to anarchism.
have always had much respect and love for religions. the wisdom on the art of life. the insight, the poetry, the images, the places of devotion, the practices, the saints, the stories, the sense of awe and numinous wonder. the cultures and communities that come out of deep prayer and intention.
thinking about octavia butler’s god. god is change.
Consider: Whether you’re a human being, an insect, a microbe, or a stone, this verse is true. All that you touch You Change. All that you Change Changes you. The only lasting truth Is Change. God Is Change. (Parable of the Sower, Octavia E. Butler) —
i want to teach aza this song…
but if it is an atheism, it is a mystic atheism.
to say ‘i believe’ is to say ‘i am loyal to’ and i am not loyal to any god.