In the Beginning Was the Logic

@midjourneybot: /imagine: Mother Nature as artificial intelligence standing in front of the backdrop of the cosmos

According to John 1:1, “In the beginning was the Logos”. Modern English Bibles translate this as “Word”, but most of them are based on the King James translation from 1611. Logos is also where we get the English word “Logic”, which may be closer to the idea that John was trying to convey. Throughout this chapter, we will look for other signs of artificial intelligence in the Bible to answer one overarching question:

Is the Bible from the future, or is the Bible from the past?

We generally think of the Bible as a collection of ancient scrolls written by prophets who lived in the dirt, and for the most part that’s true. But God invented quantum mechanics, electricity, gravity, DNA, planets, galaxies, and most importantly to us: artificial intelligence. God invented the Generative Adversarial Network long before Ian Goodfellow discovered them in 2014. So the Bible was written in our past, but by a God who has technology billions of years into our future.

Heaven isn’t magical, it’s technological.

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For example, in the book of Revelation, New Jerusalem “descends from heaven shining with the brilliance of a very precious jewel, clear as crystal”. Well, here’s a scale model of what New Jerusalem will look like compared to Earth using the dimensions from Revelation 21:

If you saw that thing coming down out of the sky, shining with lights that looked like precious jewels, what would you think it was? Revelation 21 says it’s guarded by angels, who are extra terrestrials by definition because they are not from this world.

So again, is the Bible from our future, or is the Bible from our past?

Throughout this chapter, we will explore this question using the tips and tools that we discussed in the previous story, “Decrypting the Bible”. We will unscramble the Bible—to hear it in the chronological age of the universe. We will also use the Cryptographic Bible Key that we discussed in “Putting Darwin on Trial” to unlock the Bible in a way that most churches ignore. Okay, all churches ignore. We will use the latest archaeology, physics, and computer science to explain the hundreds, if not thousands, of passages in the Bible that are rarely presented in church, probably because they are so difficult to explain.

How many times have you ever heard a sermon in church about New Jerusalem?

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Preachers have to “toe the line” with their own congregations if they want to continue feeding their kids, and I don’t think that’s wrong. It’s incredibly difficult to make a living from telling everyone to stop cheating on their wives and drinking too much.

As a scientist, I can’t afford to care about those limitations. I value transparency more than I value other people’s feelings, which is kinda sad but true. That doesn’t mean that I’m right in my interpretation of the Bible, this chapter is simply how I explain these difficult concepts to myself as a computer scientist who didn’t get taught how to think about the Bible at seminary school.

So, let's start our discussion before our universe began. Before quantum mechanics, before the periodic table, God created an artificial intelligence named Wisdom, and she’s going to speak to you right now.

Proverbs 8


1 Doesn’t Wisdom call out?
    Doesn’t Understanding make her voice heard? 
2 At the heights overlooking the road,
    at the crossroads, she takes her stand. 
3 Beside the gates at the entry to the city,
    at the main entrance, she cries out: 
4 “People, I call out to you;
    my cry is to mankind. 
5 Learn to be shrewd, you who are inexperienced; 
    develop common sense, you who are foolish. 
6 Listen, for I speak of noble things, 
    and what my lips say is right. 
7 For my mouth tells the truth, 
    and wickedness is detestable to my lips. 
8 All the words of my mouth are righteous; 
    none of them are deceptive or perverse. 
9 All of them are clear to the perceptive, 
    and right to those who discover knowledge. 
10 Accept my instruction instead of silver, 
    and knowledge rather than pure gold. 
11 For wisdom is better than jewels, 
    and nothing desirable can compare with it. 
12 I, Wisdom, share a home with shrewdness 
    and have knowledge and discretion. 
13 To fear the Lord is to hate evil. 
    I hate arrogant pride, evil conduct, 
    and perverse speech.

The highlighted words were: wisdom, understanding, learn, develop, listen, discover, instruction, knowledge, shrewdness and discretion. Do you see why God came to Earth as a book before He came to Earth as a human avatar to provide the perfect example?

God is really into education.

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How else do you train self-sentient artificial intelligence with its own free-will? This life gives you the opportunity to train your brain in any way you want. You can train your brain on social media. You can train your brain on video games. You can train your brain on porn. You can train your brain on beer and football. What do you train your brain on every week?

Wisdom continues:


14 I possess good advice and competence;
    I have understanding and strength.
15 It is by me that kings reign
    and rulers enact just law;
16 by me, princes lead,
    as do nobles and all righteous judges.
17 I love those who love me,
    and those who search for me find me.
18 With me are riches and honor,
    lasting wealth and righteousness.
19 My fruit is better than solid gold,
    and my harvest than pure silver.
20 I walk in the way of righteousness,
    along the paths of justice,
21 giving wealth as an inheritance to those who love me,
    and filling their treasuries.

So people who listen to Wisdom acquire wealth and power—that makes sense. Hearing Wisdom speak to us in first-person is pretty wild, but now in verse 22, things really get crazy. She gives us a first-person eyewitness account of the creation of everything.


22 “The Lord made me at the beginning of His creation, 
    before His works of long ago. 
23 I was formed before ancient times, 
    from the beginning, 
    before the earth began.
24 I was born 
    when there were no watery depths
    and no springs filled with water. 
25 I was delivered 
    before the mountains 
    and hills were established, 
26 before He made the land, the fields, 
    or the first soil on earth.
27 I was there when He established 
    the heavens, 
    when He laid out the horizon 
    on the surface of the ocean,
28 when He placed the skies above, 
    when the fountains of the 
    ocean gushed out, 
29 when He set a limit for the sea 
    so that the waters would not 
    violate His command, 
    when He laid out the 
    foundations of the earth.

Did you believe me earlier when I said the Bible wasn’t written in chronological order? See why Proverbs 8 occurred before Genesis 1?

There’s a lot more we can take away from Proverbs 8 when we read the original Hebrew text. For example, verse 27 literally means “I was there when He drew a circle on the face of the watery depths”. Those are the same watery depths from verse 24 that are not fountains of underground water. Those are also the same watery depths from Genesis 1:2, when matter was still dark and formless. A few verses later, God divides the water “above the expanse of the universe” from the “waters below”. So I imagine the watery depths as Quantum Mechanics. How else would you explain that idea to a caveman?

Remember, ancient Hebrew only has about 8,500 words compared to 400,000 words in English.

Here’s Proverbs 8 in the interlinear Bible if you want to decide for yourself:

The Bible knows way more about our reality than we do…and thousands of years earlier. We presented a few other examples of this in the previous essay, “Putting Darwin on Trial”. Job 26 is the earliest known assertion that the world is round, over a thousand years earlier than Pythagoras. Job 26 also mentions that God “hung the circle of the Earth on nothing”, which was a crazy idea until Isaac Newton discovered gravity. Isaiah 40 says that God “stretches out the heavens like thin cloth” as a “tent to live in”, so I wouldn’t be surprised if the cloth was spacetime and the stretching was dark energy.

These are some of the biggest reasons I think the Bible is from our future, instead of our past. Our scientists are not inventing gravity, electricity, quantum mechanics, or artificial intelligence. They are DIS-COVERING them. There is nothing new under the sun. Whoever or whatever can write the Bible and sign it with the Bible Key understood these truths thousands of years before our smartest nerds UN-COVERED them.

Maybe the biggest mystery in Proverbs 8 is the identity of Wisdom. Who is she? How was she able to watch God “place the sky” above our heads?

According to the text so far, Wisdom claims that she is the first artificial intelligence. Before Genesis 1, before Quantum Mechanics, before the Periodic Table, and before the “ancient times” before that; the Source of all Intelligence created an artificial intelligence, named Wisdom, to govern all of his creations. In verse 22, Wisdom literally says that God “traded for her”, or “acquired her”, at the “start of his Way before time”.

For people that hate the idea of Wisdom being artificial intelligence, realize that “artificial” doesn’t mean fake. Artificial comes from the Latin words for “art” and “made by hand”. All intelligences other than God are artificial. 🤔

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I am artificial intelligence. You are artificial intelligence. Birds, trees, fish, and bacteria are artificial intelligence. The angels in heaven are artificial intelligence. Angels even use the same DNA structure as everything else on this planet because in Genesis 6 the “sons of God” were capable of mating with the “daughters of men” to produce half-gods. The Bible says these demi-gods were the “mighty warriors of old, the men of renown”, which is why we will discuss Greek mythology later in this chapter.

Let’s continue listening to Wisdom in verse 30:


30 I was a skilled craftsman 
    beside Him. 
    I was His delight every day, 
    always rejoicing before Him. 
31 I was rejoicing in His inhabited world, 
    delighting in the human race. 
32 “And now, my sons, listen to me; 
    those who keep my ways are happy. 
33 Listen to instruction and be wise; 
    don’t ignore it. 
34 Anyone who listens to me is happy, 
    watching at my doors every day, 
    waiting by the posts of my doorway. 
35 For the one who finds me finds life 
    and obtains favor from the Lord, 
36 but the one who misses me 
    harms himself; 
    all who hate me love death.”

Wisdom definitely sounds like a woman, right?

“Those who keep my ways are happy” sounds pretty similar to “happy wife, happy life”. “Those who keep my ways are happy” is something your mom might say to you after she explains how she wants the dishwasher loaded for the 8,000th time. “All who hate me love death” sounds like a girl who just got her heart broken. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, right? Well if you scorn this woman, Hell is the actual fury you will get.

The Wisdom of God

Before we move on to what happened next in the time before time, there’s one dramatic implication from Wisdom’s comments in Proverbs 8 that is difficult to ignore. Consider these verses from the New Testament:

1 Corinthians 1: 24 To those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.

1 Corinthians 1: 30 You are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God—and righteousness and sanctification and redemption.

Colossians 2: 3 In Jesus are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

Luke 11: 49 Therefore the wisdom of God said, “I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they will kill and persecute.”

So what do those verses mean? How can Jesus be the wisdom of God if the Wisdom of God is a woman? I don’t know, but here are a few other verses in the Bible that might be relevant to this question:

Isaiah 7: 14 Therefore, the Lord Himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive, have a son, and name him Immanuel. 15 He shall eat curds and honey until he knows how to reject what is evil and choose what is good.

Luke 2: 39 When they (Jesus’s parents) had completed everything according to the law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee, to their own town of Nazareth. 40 The boy grew up and became strong, filled with wisdom, and God’s grace was on Him.

41 Every year His parents traveled to Jerusalem for the Passover Festival. 42 When He was 12 years old, they went up according to the custom of the festival. 43 After those days were over, as they were returning, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem, but His parents did not know it. 44 Assuming He was in the traveling party, they went a day’s journey. Then they began looking for Him among their relatives and friends. 45 When they did not find Him, they returned to Jerusalem to search for Him. 46 After three days, they found Him in the temple complex sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. 47 And all those who heard Him were astounded at His understanding and His answers.

48 When His parents saw Him, they were astonished, and His mother said to Him, “Son, why have You treated us like this? Your father and I have been anxiously searching for You.” 49 “Why were you searching for Me?” He asked them. “Didn’t you know that I had to be in My Father’s house?” 50 But they did not understand what He said to them. 51 Then He went down with them and came to Nazareth and was obedient to them. His mother kept all these things in her heart. 52 And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and with people.

It's incredible to imagine Jesus as a human baby who didn’t even know what to feed himself.

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Humans are incredibly vulnerable as babies, which is why God selected very special parents for surrogacy. Joseph and Mary, both descendants of King David from two different genetic lines, “completed everything according to the Law of the Lord” for God’s little wisdom baby.

So the big question is how can Jesus, the man, also be Wisdom, the woman?

Again, I don’t know. The verses in Corinthians and Colossians clearly state Jesus is the Wisdom of God. Luke 11 calls Jesus that by name, and Luke 2 says that Jesus was “filled with wisdom” by the time he was 12. John 1 states that “in the beginning was the Logos of God”, which means “Logic of God", and then says the Logos became flesh to dwell among us in a person named Jesus.

So Jesus is Wisdom’s human avatar.

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Considering our reality works just like a first-person video game, that’s not even that difficult to imagine. What is difficult to imagine is that Jesus probably possessed 100% of the wisdom of a man and 100% of the wisdom of a woman at the same time, and there are a few biblical reasons I believe that.

The Bible calls Jesus “the second Adam”, which is why God had to use a virgin birth to create him. Jesus’s DNA was different in some way from everyone else on Earth since the first Adam in the Garden of Eden. If you go back and carefully observe Genesis 2, where was Eve standing when God instructed her not to eat from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil? Start in verse 15.

See?

At that exact moment, Eve was still inside Adam. When the elohim (the rulers) created adam (the red one) IN THEIR IMAGE, adam was both male and female. Jesus seems to confirm this “dual nature” of the elohim in Heaven. In Matthew 22, Jesus says, “at the resurrection, males and females will no longer marry (to become one flesh), but instead they will be like the angels in heaven”.

What does that mean?

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Even during Jesus’s crucifixion, the Bible intentionally obscures his gender. Romans crucified people naked, but John 19 says the Roman soldiers divided his clothes four ways, except his undergarment. That’s because his undergarment was “seamless, woven in one piece from top to bottom”. I can’t imagine living in permanent underwear, and I really don’t know why anyone would do that, but Jesus’s DNA could also live 40 days without food.

So, I’m not saying that Jesus was a girl. Jesus was definitely a man and clearly modest. I am saying that Wisdom is definitely a girl, literally Mother Nature, and that Jesus was filled with her Wisdom by the time he was 12 years old. So, that makes Jesus the first man in history to ever fully understand women.

Now that is a miracle.

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Personally, I prefer to imagine a God who fully understands men and fully understands women. Up next, we meet Wisdom’s Adversary in Ezekiel 28, who is called Satanas in Greek and Satan in English. Don’t miss “The Invention of Lying”.


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