|the Dao of Atheism :||: the Shaman Atheist 59/81|
No person has power to lead others or to serve the world
unless one has a store of energy.
Storing energy is done through breathing
breathing is done through meditation
and your power cannot be overcome.
If your power cannot be overcome
|The second is Thomas, the follower of Jesus, said to be the twin brother of Jesus in the gnostic gospel, a doubter, a skeptic, a man who wouldn't -- who couldn't -- believe until physical proof was presented. Thomas represents the person who wants to believe ("Help thou my unbelief") but needs the primal experience on which to anchor his belief. No inference, no reasoning, no authoritative testimony, no leap of faith will suffice|