On creation out of time and space


You said, “A wise one created us “;

That may be true, we would agree.

“Outside of time and space,” you postulated.

Then why not say at once that you

Propound a mystery immense

Which tells us of our lack of sense?

Al Ma’arri

Al Ma’arri along with Al Rawandi (?) Are among some of the greatest Arab skeptics and poets who scandalized the Arabs through their open disdain for religion, and superstition, and especially for Islam.

One wishes they had carried the day.

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As Onyango Makagutu I am Kenyan, as far as I am a man, I am a citizen of the world

16 thoughts on “On creation out of time and space

  1. renudepride says:

    Indeed, the world would be an entirely different place!

    Two Universal Sects
    “They all err – Moslems, Jews.
    Christians, and Zorastrians;
    Humanity follows two world-wide sects;
    One, man intelligent without religion,
    The second, religious without intellect.”

    Happy Thursday, my Kenyan brother! Naked hugs!

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  2. After being told that the world was created by a super powerful, unseen, timeless, space-less being whom no one can know yet really does exist so don’t doubt him, little 9 year old Jimmy said to his religious teacher, “Aw, go fuck a turtle, ya’ nutter!”

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  3. the whole outside time and space is one of the stupidest excuses theists invent. if there is no time, there is nothing going on, if there is no space, there is no room for anything else 😉

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  4. Ron says:

    Apologists argue that the universe was caused by a an timeless, spaceless, immaterial being. In other words: by nothing,

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  5. It’s somewhat sobering to realize that the Arab world in Al-Ma’arri’s time was the pinnacle of civilization.

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