the Mathematical Structure of (Multidimensional) Monads
Religious Political Thought
Pythagoreans (followers of
Pythagoras born c. 570 B.C.) and Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) saw the
universe as a language of mathematics. In model theory, the mathematical
structure of the relations between abstract entities is modeled from
formal systems. Systematic
(STMs), such as truth etc., have an abstract nature whereas the monads
of Physical Natural Law (NLP) are less abstract to some people.
STMs and NLP form an equation within Natural Law of Freewill (NLF) for Boolean and encoding structures.
Studies prove that babies recognize
nouns and verbs at birth. It is also known that small children
do not want to be lied to. To understand how this hardwired (implying
that the hardwire needed to have been created by intellect and with
purpose) aspect of human (I.Q. relevant) neurology works, the sentence structure must
First, there are scholars like
Sir Roger Penrose (b. 1931), author and professor at the University
of Oxford, that believe that quantum mechanics may help explain the
human consciousness in our universe which has purpose. Max Tegmark
(b. 1967), author and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
disagrees with Penrose's theory due to quantum
brain processes. Based on a calculation of neural decoherence
rates that are much shorter than relevant dynamic time scales, both
for regular neuron firing and for kink-like polarization excitations
(In an email exchange between
Max Tegmark and Dallas F. Bell Jr. in August, 2009, Tegmark expanded
on his beliefs as seen in the following remarks.) Tegmark
contends that math, such as the integers of 1, 2, 3 and their operators
of addition etc., is not an abstraction of intellect with linguistic
communicative purpose nor holds information, but like DNA would not be an informational entity.
(The following is an excerpt from an email exchange between Günther
Greindl, a protégé of Tegmark and lecturer at the University of Vienna,
and Dallas F. Bell Jr. during August, 2009.) Regarding the
existence of information, Günther Greindl would clarify that computation,
in calculations or DNA controlled neurological networks in human brains,
can be viewed as a causally effective process if the two participants
Nouns (the subject of a sentence)
are something and verbs (the sentence predicate) are movement by tense
or time for the past, the present or the future. Then, the STM
of truth is equal to the NLP of something and movement by time.
If the noun and verb tense do not relate to reality, an untruth or lie
(a violation of that NLF) is perceived. For example, parents tell
their child that when they return from the store the child will be given
candy. The child perceived truth = parents giving candy when they
return from the store. If the parents do not give candy to the
child when they return from the store, the child realizes the unequal
equation STM ≠ NLP and so perceives the violation of the NLF of being
From the basic truth equation
of STM = NLP and so NLF, other equations logically follow in a child's
reasoning process. If the equation of untruth is perceived then
so is the misuse of the language structure (violation of that NLF) perceived
to be unjust, another STM. Injustice creates the STM of mistrust
and requires punitive and retributive action. That punitive action
causes a need for the STMs of mercy and forgiveness. Epistemologically,
in correct logic, violations of STMs (e.g. lying etc.) are considered
evil and compliance with STMs (e.g. not lying) are considered good.
The afterlife, following inevitable
death, would next need to be considered with the good doers going to
heaven with angels and the doers of evil going to hell with demons.
Since all people are finite, all people at some point will do evil and
need to be atoned to be restored to good. Only an infinite Being
of grace could restore good from a state of holiness or perfectly eternal
good. Such a Being, the person humans need to communicate or pray*
to, would need to have pre-existed all finite creation in the universe
and beyond. That Being would be the Creator of all that has existed
or will ever eschatologically exist. That complex Being would
need to justly reveal Himself to mankind and provide the acceptable
process for atonement, eschatology, etc. Biblical scripture has
historically proven (with the STM, NLP, and NLF equations) to be the
only valid source of immutable truth.
The infinite Creator or God
is accepted by faith as the authority for human relationships with nature,
other humans, and with God. From the God of hope's perfectionism,
His attributes or STMs of love, justice that requires punishment etc.
can be understood. If that true theology is rejected another authority
or lesser god(s) must be accepted by faith as the STM source for what
is to be considered evil and good. This reasoning ability is innate
and so is extra-natural from the infinite God. Lesser gods would
not have the ability nor the infiniteness to be trustworthy.
It is known that unholy things
exist and so creation must be separate from the holy God. As separate
from God, creation must then have the ability or freewill to reject
His holiness--sin. People that reject God, sinners, would be
unjust and unrighteous or evil. Their violations of NLF verified
by their unequal equations of STMs and NLP make them untrustworthy.
Rejection of equal equations
cause stress from the departure of the logical feedback from reality.
That internal cognitive dissonance must be dealt with by sinners by
passively attempting to avoid truth or justifying their untrue position
by feeling that no one else knows their true beliefs or by actively
trying to silence evidence of truth or by hiding behind false religions
and rituals. The clarity of equal equations can be seen by the
quick detection of lies on either audio or visual means, such as radio
and visual means (e.g. printed material etc.), and the obfuscation of
lies in combination of audio and visual means, such as television etc.
Individual behavior is bounded
by abstract STMs and NLP, and NLF in the pursuit of common individual
needs. People that accept scripture for truth attempt to be just
and good are called Protestant Christians. Their beliefs produce
societal behavior for their Protestant
that can produce First World nations. Their behavior was recorded
in the second century observations in "Mathetes
(Chapter V) as surpassing the laws by their lives. People that
reject scripture, in whole or in part, as truth are considered scripturally
and by unequal equations to be unjust and evil. They develop varying
forms of individual and societal behavior that are in Religious Political
Thought which create Second or Third World nations.
The seemingly better health by people that act on their theology
(observed as religion) than people that reject their logical software
(STM, NLP, and NLF), may indicate an equivalent type of innate neurological
hardwiring as recognized with language by cognitive scientists.
Harold G. Koenig, professor of psychiatry and behavioral science at
Duke University Medical Center, says that there is not published data
to date, but there is some suggestion that religiousness may have a
genetic basis, or at least capacity to have spiritual experiences.
Koenig's 2008 book titled "Medicine, Religion, and Health: Where
Science and Spirituality Meet" discusses the details that surround
this issue. (The comments
by H.G. Koenig are excerpted from an email exchange with Dallas F. Bell
Jr. in August, 2009.)
Each religion has followers
that are either orthodox or has followers that reject some of their
religious teaching and are non-orthodox. For example, Judaism
has Orthodox Jews and also has non-Orthodox Jews. Orthodox Judaism
but non-Orthodox Judaism has no precise agreement of truth and produces
Non-Orthodox Political Thought, which is an aspect of all Liberal Political
Differing groups within Religious Political Thought
cannot sustain a peaceful co-existence. The STM of justice would
be unequal with NLP that produce violations of NLF, such as stealing
by taxation etc. The STM of mercy would be unequal with NLP thereby
producing violations of NLF, such as murder by abortions etc.
Other conflicting STMs could be forgiveness and vengeance. The
NLF of vengeance is not within finite man's ability, but is the realm
of the omnipotent and omniscient God of perfect grace and justice (Deut.
32:35-36; Ezek. 25:12-17; Heb. 10:30-31). No God means no sustained
peace (Jesus, John 14:27; Holy Spirit, Gal. 5:22; God, Phil. 4:7).
Integrating the multidimensional
monads of STMs, NLP, and NLF provides the mathematical structure for
the relationships in all anthropocentric realms. This is why theology
is called the queen of science. The metaphysical has been explored
by theologians long before scientists saw the needed connection.
Today scientists are rethinking their arbitrary boundary for knowledge
as both physically observable and physically repeatable because there
is a whole multiverse (a reference to the set of all realms or universes
that exist, academically explored by theologians for millennia and more
recently being explored by non-theologians such as Tegmarkians) to be
understood in truth (the basis of the interpolated theory of everything).
To paraphrase Gamaliel in 30 A.D., if a work is not true it can not
stand, but if a work is true it can not be defeated (Acts 5:34-39).
(* It is believed that hospital
patients that pray heal faster and live longer than patients that do
not pray. The following references, in chronological order, are
a sample of studies that indicate the hardwired relationship between
health and religion:
Tully J., Viner R.M., Coen
P.G., Stuart J.M., Zambon M., Peckham C., Booth C., Klein N., Kaczmarski
E., Booy R. 2006. Risk and Protective Factors for Meningococcal Disease
in Adolescents: Matched Cohort Study. BMJ
O'Connor P.J., N.P. Pronk,
A. Tan, and R.R. Whitebird. 2005. Characteristics of adults who use
prayer as an alternative therapy. Am.
J. Health Promot. 19: 369-375.
Krucoff, M.W., et al.
2005. Music, imagery, touch, and prayer as adjuncts to interventional
cardiac care: the Monitoring and Actualisation of Noetic Trainings (MANTRA)
II randomised study. Lancet
D'Souza, R.F. and A. Rodrigo.
2004. Spiritually augmented cognitive behavioural therapy. Australas Psychiatry
Palmer, R.F., D. Katerndahl,
and J. Morgan-Kidd. 2004. A Randomized Trial of the Effects of Remote
Intercessory Prayer: Interactions with Personal Beliefs on Problem-Specific
Outcomes and Functional Status. J.
Alt. Compl. Med. 10: 438-448.
Pargament, K.I., H.G. Koenig,
N. Tarakeshwar, J. Hahn. 2001. Religious Struggle as a Predictor of
Mortality Among Medically Ill Elderly Patients: A 2-Year Longitudinal
Intern Med. 161: 1881-1885.
H.M. Helm, J.C. Hays, E.P.
Flint, H.G. Koenig and D.G. Blazer. 2000. Does Private Religious Activity
Prolong Survival? A Six-Year Follow-up Study of 3,851 Older Adults. The Journals
of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
Koenig, H.G., Hays, J.C., Larson,
D.B., et al. 1999. Does religious attendance prolong survival?
A six-year follow-up study of 3,968 older adults. J Gerontol Med
Sci. 54: M370-M376.
Hummer, R.A., Rogers, R.G.,
Nam, C.B., Ellison, C.G., 1999. Religious involvement and U.S. adult
Koenig, H.G. 1998. Religious
attitudes and practices of hospitalized medically ill older adults. International
Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 13: 213-224.
Koenig H.G, et al. 1998.
The relationship between religious activities and blood pressure in
older adults. International
Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine 28: 189-213.
Koenig, H.G., Pargament, K.I.,
and Nielsen, J. 1998. Religious coping and health status in medically
ill hospitalized older adults. Journal
of Nervous and Mental Disease 186: 513-521.
Koenig, H.G., et al.
1998. Use of health services by hospitalized medically ill depressed
elderly patients. American
Journal of Psychiatry 155:
Koenig, H.G., and Larson, D.B.
1998. Use of hospital services, religious attendance, and religious
Medical Journal 91: 925-932.
Koenig, H.G., et al.
1998. The relationship between religious activities and cigarette smoking
in older adults. Journal
of Gerontology A Biol Sci Med Sci 53:
Oman, D., and Reed, D. 1998.
Religion and mortality among the community-dwelling elderly. American Journal
of Public Health 88: 1469-1475.
Idler, E.L., and Kasl, S.V.
1997. Religion among disabled and nondisabled persons II: attendance
at religious services as a predictor of the course of disability. Journal of Gerontology
Koenig H.G., et al.
1997. Attendance at religious services, interleukin-6, and other biological
parameters of immune function in older adults. International
Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine 27: 233-250.
Strawbridge, W.J., et al.
1997. Frequent attendance at religious services and mortality over 28
Journal of Public Health 87: 957-961.
Kark, J.D., G. Shemi, Y. Friedlander,
O. Martin, O. Manor and S.H. Blondheim. 1996. Does religious observance
promote health? mortality in secular vs religious kibbutzim in Israel. American Journal
of Public Health 86: 341-346.
Oxman, T.E., Freeman, D.H.,
Jr., and Manheimer, E.D. 1995. Lack of social participation or religious
strength and comfort as risk factors for death after cardiac surgery
in the elderly. Psychosomatic
Medicine 57: 5-15.
Propst, L.R., et al.
1992. Comparative efficacy of religious and nonreligious cognitive-behavioral
therapy for the treatment of clinical depression in religious individuals. Journal of Consulting
and Clinical Psychology 60: 94-103.
Pressman, P., Lyons, J.S.,
Larson, D.B., and Strain, J.J. 1990. Religious belief, depression, and
ambulation status in elderly women with broken hips. American Journal
of Psychiatry 147: 758-760.
Zuckerman D.M., Kasl S.V.,
Ostfeld A.M., 1984. Psychosocial predictors of mortality among the elderly
J Epidemiol. 119: 410-423.
Biblical guidelines for prayer
show that the types of prayer are secret (Matt. 6:6), family (Acts 10:2,
30), group (Matt 18:20), and public (1 Cor. 14:14-17). Prayer
can be made standing (Neh. 9:5), kneeling (Ezra 9:5), sitting (1 Chr.
17:16-27), bowing (Ex. 34:8), and with lifted hands (1 Tim. 2:8).
The components of prayer to God are to be adoring (Dan. 4:34-35), confessing
(1 John 1:9), of supplication (1 Tim. 2:1-3), of intercession (Jam.
5:15), and giving thanks (Phil. 4:6). The requirements are to
have a pure heart (Ps. 66:18-19), be believing (Matt. 21:22), are in
Christ's name (John 14:13), are according to God's will (1 John
5:14), made with a forgiving spirit (Matt. 6:14-15), simple (Matt. 6:5-6),
have humility and repentance (Luke 18:10-14), unified with other believers
(Matt. 18:19-20), tenacious (Luke 18:1-8), importune (Luke 11:5-8),
intense (Matt. 7:7-11), confident (Mark 11:24), pithy (Matt. 6:7), and
unceasing (1 Thes. 5:17). Those prayers will not be acknowledged
if made in sin (Ps. 66:18), selfishness (Jam. 4:3), doubt (Jam. 1:5-7),
disobedience (Prov. 28:9), inhumanity (Prov. 21:13), and pride (Luke
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