Conversations With God

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Conversations with God is a three-part dialogue written by Neale Donald Walsch that he claims to have channeled during the 1990s. (It has since been expanded by the author, though the original trilogy remains central.) The books outline the principles of God, ethics, metaphysics and the nature of reality in the format of a continuing dialogue between God and the author.

In the dialogue many philosophical ideas are presented that had already been advanced earlier by major western thinkers but presents the information in language for modern readers.

Some fundamental parts of the belief system include:

  • God is everything (Spinoza)
  • God is self-experiential (hence it is the nature of the Universe to experience itself) (Hegel)
  • It is not in God’s nature to judge
  • Good and evil do not exist (but in a different context and for different reasons as Nietzsche)
  • Reality is a representation created by will (Schopenhauer)
  • Nobody knowingly desires evil, hence Hitler “went to heaven” (Socrates)
  • Humans are composed of mind, body and spirit
  • God is a creative, self-reflective being (hence man is created in God's nature)

The second and third books deal with political and social issues. According to the book, God recommends many economic and social changes if people want to make a more peaceful world, and also recommends that more attention should focus on the environment. The conversations also teach that reincarnation and life on other planets exists.

External links

  • Talks with God (http://www.religiousbook.net/Books/Complete_books/Talks_with_God.html) Similar revelations by Vladimir Antonov and others.
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