• Anuket: Goddess of the Nile river
  • Astarte: Ancient Phoenician goddess
  • Atlas: Titan who holds up the sky, namesake of the Atlantic (i.e., sea of Atlas) Ocean.
  • Dyeus: Chief proto-Indo-European deity
  • Freyja: Norse goddess of love and beauty
  • Gaia: Primal Greek goddess, mother of the universe
  • Isis: Egyptian goddess later worshipped in the Roman Empire
  • Ixcacao: Ancient Mayan fertility goddess; goddess of cocoa and chocolate
  • Izanagi: Japan god of creation
  • Kali: Hindu goddess
  • Kichigonai: Mayan creator god of light
  • Lakshmi: Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity
  • Mat Zemlya: Oldest Slavic deity
  • Olorun: African king of the universe
  • Pangu: Chinese creator of all
  • Quetzalcoatl: Ancient Mesoamerica god
  • Ra: Egyptian sun god
  • Tengri: God of central Asia
  • Thor: Norse hammer-wielding god
  • Toci: Ancient Aztec goddess
  • Venus: Roman goddess of love
  • Viracocha: Inca creator god
  • Xi Wangmu: One of China's oldest goddesses
  • Zeus: Ancient Greek king of the gods

  • "God is sheer existence", Aquinas [1966] section Ia,44,1
  • "God is subsistent being", Saint Bruno, Carthusian order, Anonymous [1962] p. 101
  • "'Ehyeh-Asher-Ehyeh' is usually translated", Judism, Nigosian [1986] p. 19
  • "Reality is independent", Islam, Allana [1973] p. 337
  • "There is an Unborn", Goddard [1966] p. 32-3
  • "Liable to birth", Horner [1954] p. 206
  • "The last words", Bush [1982] p. 118
  • "God alone is real", Nikhilananda [1977] p. 81-82
  • "Brahman is", Paramananda [1981] p.107
  • "It is the ground", Shankara [1974] p. 71-2
  • "As waves, foam and bubbles", Shastri, [1961] p. 6
  • "Ultimate reality", Anonymous [1986] XXXIV, p. 36
  • "There was something", Waley [1934] XXV, p. 174
  • "This Being is One.", McLeod [1968] p. 163
  • "the supreme godhead of Zoroastrianism", Dhalla [1972] p.19-20
  • "It seems to me", Einstein [1930]
  • "In their struggle", Calaprice [2010] p. 153
  • "Everyone who", Calaprice [2010] p. 152

  • Asimov [1966], p. 184

Natural Theology
  • Paine [1794]

The "I"
  • White [1896], chloroform, smallpox

Personal Identity
  • "At least one popular movie", The Matrix, 1999, Directed by the Wachowski Brothers
  • "As an example of imaging techniques, PET scans show that violent criminals have less frontal brain activity," [Carter] p. 93
  • "As to electrodes, stimulation of the temporal lobes provokes vivid recall," [Carter] p. 27
  • "stimulating one part of the amygdala creates feelings of fear and panic; stimulating another part creates warm, friendly feelings," [Carter] P. 90
  • "stimulation of the temporal/limbic system may produce intense feelings of joy and even a feeling of God's presence," [Carter] p. 129
  • "after surgery removed a tumor," [Carter] p. 81
  • "after a brain injury a farmer lost the ability," [Carter] p. 118-119, 123
  • "a woman with a damaged hippocampus," [Carter] p. 95
  • "a frontal lobe tumor apparently triggered obsessive.," [Carter] p. 74
  • "in 1966, the churchgoing, ex-Marine,", [Carter] p. 92
  • "Thus the story that in 1874, a physicist professor advised the 16-year-old Max Planck . . . ",, retrieved January 6, 2015
  • "Do any grounds exists for believing consciousness might originate . . . ",, retrieved January 6, 2015

Experience of God
  • "[t]here was light everywhere", [Foster] p. 43-44
  • ". . . so far from anything", [Foster] p. 36
  • "From about half past ten", [Cohen] p. 137-8
  • "Lightning rod", White [1896]
  • "I beheld with the eye of my soul", [Augustine] Bk. VII,Ch.X
  • "God is light, a light infinite and incomprehensible", [McGuckin] p. 138
  • "God is light, and those whom", [Lossky] p.121
  • "Our mind is pure and simple", [Kadloubovsky and Palmer] p. 132
  • ". . . if nothing interferes", [Kadloubovsky and Palmer] p. 137
  • "But, Oh, what intoxication of light", [deCatanzaro] p. 24-25
  • "If a man who possesses within him", [Kadloubovsky and Palmer] p. 113
  • "It illuminates us, this light that never sets", [Lossky] p.121
  • "I am The ONE REAL!", [Al-Ghazzali] p. 106
  • "I am the Absolute", [Schimmel], p. 66
  • "Salt doll", [Nikhilananda] p. 103
  • "Beyond the realm", [Budhananda]153

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