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ACIM Articles about Logic and reason

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21. The importance of comparing and contrasting

Friday, Apr 14, 2023 2106 words 9 mins 21 secs

"You, then, have two conflicting evaluations of yourself in your minds, and they CANNOT BOTH BE TRUE. You do not yet realize how COMPLETELY different these evaluations are, because you do not understand how lofty the Holy Spirit's perception...

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20. Nothing has gone wrong

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2023 575 words 2 mins 33 secs

I remind myself of heaven's nature. I remind myself that in reality nothing has ever gone wrong. Nothing God created has ever changed. Reality cannot be affected. Nothing real can be hurt. There is no sickness or suffering or...

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19. When ACIM talks nonsense

Friday, Oct 07, 2022 1753 words 7 mins 47 secs

ACIM has many statements which really don't make any sense. For example:

"To have all, give all to all."

Let's look at this closely.

In this world, let's say you have a chocolate cake. You follow Jesus's advice. You...

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18. Paralogical reasoning in A Course in Miracles

Tuesday, Aug 03, 2021 2245 words 9 mins 58 secs

When we try to make sense of things, we use logical reasoning. You do this all the time even if you don't realize it. You take what you "know is true" and build a conclusion from it.

Everyone tries to make...

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17. Reason, logic and why there is no world

Tuesday, Oct 06, 2020 2721 words 12 mins 5 secs

When something is logical, you start with a premise, and then as the nature of this premise "extends", it produces logical conclusions. The conclusions that will come from this premise are really established in the premise itself. The limitations or...

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16. Reasons why miracles are NOT a shift in perception

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 2040 words 9 mins 3 secs

First we must acknowledge, there is miraculous stuff going on in Heaven, which has nothing to do with perception or the realm of illusions. e.g.

"Miracles are a universal blessing from God"

"God's miracles are as total as His Thought, because they...

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15. 20 Reasons why God did NOT create the Earth

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 1104 words 4 mins 54 secs

"The world you see is an illusion of a world, God did not create it, for what He creates must be eternal as Himself."

1. God is permanent. Earth is not. Earth will end.

2. God is eternal. Earth is not. Earth...

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14. Examples of impeccable logical reasoning

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 541 words 2 mins 24 secs

All of the course’s METAPHYSICS is based on perfectly clear, black and white, impeccable logical reasoning. REASON is the attribute of a sane mind. Through reason, you can literally SEE SENSE. What makes perfect sense is true.

"The opposite of love...

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13. Simple logical reasoning, divine logic makes sense

Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 362 words 1 mins 36 secs

The thought system of heaven and the thought system of the ego, both follow perfect logical reasoning. Impeccable logic in fact. The only difference is that God’s thought system begins with truth, and the ego’s system begins with what is...

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12. A Course in Miracles is perfectly logical

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 789 words 3 mins 30 secs

Each thought system starts with a logical premise, which determines everything that comes from it, which are perfectly logical conclusions. This is true of both God’s creation and the EGO’s world, which are logical outcomes.

The separation from God followed NEAT,...

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11. Seeing reason and sense beyond physical matter

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 571 words 2 mins 32 secs

When your body's eyes are looking at forms, which includes ALL PHYSICAL OBJECTS, you are blind. Yet the body's eyes CAN ONLY EVER see physical forms.

REASON, sees past ALL FORMS, because it recognizes that all forms are FORMS OF ERROR,...

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10. The two logical thought systems

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 265 words 1 mins 10 secs

Heaven = "Logical AND" e.g.

"I have everything, AND so do you"

"God is made of love, AND so am I"

Ego World = "Logical Exclusive OR"

In ego, no two objects share anything. You can say something like:

(ObjectA but NOT ObjectB) OR (ObjectB...

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9. Metaphysical Logic explains everything about A Course in Miracles

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 999 words 4 mins 26 secs

Ok. Think about all the ways that people try to understand ACIM. All the opinions. All the "figuring out" what it means. All the discussion, debate, arguments and disagreements. And still it seems no-one quite knows the whole picture.

Well none...

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8. The impeccable logic of Jesus

Monday, Mar 19, 2018 2524 words 11 mins 13 secs

I am going to create a new book based entirely on the metaphysical logic of the Course, which will dispel all myths and misunderstandings and arguments about what the Course is teaching, saying and meaning, on an irrefutably logical, black-and-white...

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7. Impeccable Logic is the Metaphysics of the Course

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 467 words 2 mins 4 secs

Our mind has impeccable logic. The thought system of the Holy Spirit has impeccable logic. Everything which extends from God has impeccable logic. The metaphysics of the course is PERFECTLY logical. If something does not correlate logically it is false.


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6. The importance of logical metaphysics in ACIM

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 3084 words 13 mins 42 secs

In A Course in Miracles, the truth is completely consistent. It represents a thought system of Oneness, in which everything correlates perfectly. There is no contradiction in Oneness or in the Truth.

Everything about the thought system of the Holy Spirit,...

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5. Separation from God follows a logical progression of thought and metaphysics

Sunday, Oct 01, 2017 570 words 2 mins 31 secs

Separation from God follows a perfectly logical sequence of consequences. The Holy Spirit's thought system is perfectly logically consistent, and so is the ego's. Everything which arises in the ego's thought system is a completely logical progression based on the...

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4. The psychological process of becoming sick

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 935 words 4 mins 9 secs

Jesus describes the process of becoming sick...

"Sickness is a decision. It is not a thing that happens to you, quite unsought, which makes you weak and brings you suffering. It is a choice you make, a plan you lay, when...

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3. There cannot be a unified theory of everything

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 323 words 1 mins 26 secs

Science will not EVER be able to come up with a completely unified theory of everything.

As Jesus says in the Course, "A universal theology is impossible, but a universal experience is not only possible but necessary."

It doesn't matter if science...

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2. You're never upset for the reason you think

Sunday, Aug 14, 2016 642 words 2 mins 51 secs

When you're upset, you're having an experience. It seems very real to you. It's frightening. It seems that something has happened or something is true, and because it seems true it's scaring you.

But what you need to realize is that...

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