The Paradox of Life
By Dr. Jerry Jacobson
It is said that our God given right is life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Yet, when loved ones die we say they finally rest in peace. What then can we say of peace in life?
The wonder of this dichotomous paradox compels us to query, “What then is life?” Why also does history reveal man’s incessant madness in destruction of self?
How can we heal ourselves as a human race? Lao-Tzu said that it all begins in our individual consciousness. Jesus made notice of the simplest of questions, “Who can add a moment to his lifespan with worry?” Thus, it seems to begin with the ultimate conundrum of fear and guilt. What then are the ultimate paradoxes of our finite existential dilemma that lead life to death? The basis is our humble frailty in the face of the infinitely unknowable.
First is Olber’s paradox, and then Zeno’s paradox. Olber’s paradox wonders: If the number of stars is infinite, then why does the expansive night sky show twinkling stars with dreaded blackness in between? Should it not reveal one great expanse of bright white light? From our finite position, the ‘infinitely large’ reveals our fear of the unknown.
Zeno’s paradox points out that as two bodies approach closer to one another, the distance is cut in half…continuing to infinitely cut the distance between two bodies by half…while the bodies can never actually reach one another and touch. Indeed, modern science accepts that there must always be space between atoms unless they actually fuse and become one entity. Two individual atoms with separate identities must always have space in between them. Yet, if they are to communicate, a force carrying body, i.e. electromagnetic radiant energy or a quantum of light, must carry messages. The infinitely small also speaks of the unknown, unable for man to grasp. How small does a part of something big become? Infinitely small! Thus, the undergirding essence of all we are capable of knowing is limited, instilling once again fear of the unknown. Keep in mind that even when two atoms fuse, the fundamental particles comprising the new structure never actually touch. Divisibility is infinite and unknowable. Therefore, man stands in dubious wonder, incarcerated between two worlds-one, infinitely large and one infinitely small. The result is fear of the unknown. How may we solve this paradox of life to achieve peace?
In this secular world without God, without the sense of order, there must be fear and guilt whether conscious or unconscious. How then does modern science reveal to us the beauty and majesty of ultimate order? I propose that Einstein’s theory of unification, grand as it is, permits man to acquire that which he desires most- peace in life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Einstein spoke of two realities: gravity and electromagnetism, or as they might also be called- space and matter. Reality is one unified conformation, one ultimate essence, and perfectly ordered. And, the connecting element for us is consciousness, connecting our bodies, hearts and minds, to other states of reality; other dimensions of sight and sound…the twilight zone.
Why do we expect the sun to rise and illuminate our lives tomorrow morning?
Why do all living things manifest electromagnetic profiles in common? When disease or injury occurs, electromagnetism restoration of natural profiles provides renormalization and order providing wellness.
Indeed, the order of life itself provides reason for faith. The Saints have spoken of this throughout the ages. The magnetic resonance of life speaks directly to God’s love. The beauty and order of the unknown is the wellspring of consciousness. And, the unification of pure energy represents the soul of love and compassion for all of us- equally. Einstein’s unified field theory provides this blessing, affording the basis of peace, and the knowledge of our energy beyond the manifest physical limitations of finite sensation.
Based upon experimental validation, the equation representing the grand unification of all things, has shown that the energy of the soul, the wellspring of consciousness, does not dwell in the ostensible physical body, but lives in the essential energy field beyond the corporal body; beyond the electromagnetic nature of ordinary matter. The soul of life extends to the space of the gravitational field; the underpinning essence derived of the unknown…but it is known! The balance of all things comes from God, the source of infinite order and design.