Thread: What a "god"?
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Old 07-24-2013, 09:08 PM   #27
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Default Re: What a "god"?

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Originally Posted by tantric View Post
If it is really an issue in your world as to which came first, the worshipers or the god, I must direct you to the philosophy of nonduality. When the player asks the question, assume a sage-like poise and answer "nopeti" - which means, roughly, "there is an error in your question such that it cannot be satisfactorily answered", much like "Do you enjoy beating your mother?" Having this as a possible answer to all yes/no questions is also immanently useful in day-to-day life.
I can't imagine how that wouldn't come off as a cop out translation for "I don't know, and don't care, so you just shut up about it."
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