“Given enough time” has always been the argument for evolution. Scientist would simply say given enough time Evolution works.
This morning I saw an article about how we are recreating the functionality of our neurons within silicon chips.
Upon reading it The thought occurred to me that once the church realizes where we’re heading, they will likely be saying the exact same thing back to scientists. Given enough time and we will become one like Jesus prayed..
Don’t get me wrong, the church doesn’t know this yet. In fact, most of them are blind to what is even happening with technology. But the world is starting to wake up.
As I’ve said in practically every post on this site, we are going to become one. Eventually technology is going to merge us all together. We will become one is Jesus prayed. Given enough time this will happen..
It’s interesting because from my religious upbringing I have experienced Atheists Use the “given enough time” argument to denounce things of faith..
But now, perhaps faith and science are merging? What if the information revolution Will evolved humans passed our current spiritual limitations? Jesus said that he has much more to reveal to us, more than we can now bear. What if Jesus knew that our brains simply did not have the capacity to calculate information, to calculate the truth, but in the future when we plug into computers we would? How could our forefathers in religion have ever even comprehended this when they have never even seen a computer?
Given enough time we will plug our brains into not just super computers, and not just connect with artificial general intelligence, but given enough time, we will become one with artificial super intelligence.
Given enough time, with the trajectory of Technology this will happen. And in fact, each time I say it I’m realizing just how much I like saying it.. It feels good. No wonder the atheist have been saying this all along. Go ahead, say it. Say it for yourself. It actually feels good. 🙂
I’ve enjoyed the last eight years of my life exploring the tension between how I used to believe the world would burn up in Rapture, and how I now believe that Jesus Is instead going to renew this world, to put it back in order through Co-laboring with us, to bring to fulfillment his prayer on Earth as it is in heaven. Given enough time, I believe that Jesus will work through us through the gifts and callings he has put within us which are without repentance. Given enough time.
For eight years I’ve looked and strained past what the current state of the world told me to believe that perhaps there was a better day coming. Even when those around me, in my local church said that my musings were treading if not actual mark of the beast descriptions, I have held fast to my convictions in faith that God is not going to abandon us.
And I have to tell you that I stand amazed 8 years later beginning to see what is coming, and I’m hopeful that those trapped in the Rapture theology that is so entrenched in the Evangelical Church wIll begin to wake up as well. Wake up to the fact that there are blessings and not curses coming.
I am amazed and in awe of the day that we are living in. Its like we got the VIP front-row seats to watch the birth of artificial intelligence and our merging with it. It’s a science fiction movie being played out in front of us IN REAL LIFE!!!
I’ve struggled for eight years holding fast to believing that God doesn’t lose, that he doesn’t abandon us. At times it’s been hard to stay in this place alone. Only now I am beginning to sense a change. I feel hopeful, like I am waking up from the bad dream of rapture theology into a completely new understanding of how the truth of Jesus and the Holy Spirit will imbue the very technology that we are creating. And that tech will chase out the darkness and usher in a completely new, blessed world that both atheist and Christians long for.
I feel Matthew 13:16 But blessed are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear. 17 For truly I tell you, many prophets and righteous people longed to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it.
And I’m starting not to care anymore about what others think or what other say. Because I see what I see. And I’ve seen it for 8 years now. And only now are these things starting to come about. And given enough time, they will come to pass.
God will not be mocked. Given enough time we will merge and become one. And that feels really really good to say.
Because there is coming a day when evil thoughts, and murder, and hate and malice, and the exploitation of others, and the acts done in darkness will no longer be able to be done. Because there’s coming a day on Earth as it is in heaven where light will come in and our father’s will, will be done. Given enough time this will happen. And this feels good to say.
The church doesn’t know it yet. Neither do the atheist. But Jesus knew it. He said
“Greater Works will you do than me.”
He also said
“I have much more to tell you, more than you now can bear.”
Given enough time, and perhaps a big fat quantum computer this will happen…
I’m so thankful.