Practically everyone is aware of how a vibrating tuning fork can cause other objects, like drinking glasses, to resonate. What is fascinating is that the different physical structures of various objects resonate to tuning forks with different vibratory rates or pitch. So a certain vibratory rate will influence some objects while having no effect on others.
This is grade school physics. But it is also the dynamic principle God uses in religion to save humankind.
Animals have hard-wired or built-in harmonies, which are called instinct. But humans, while they inherit a certain amount of genetic inclinations from their parents, can override these inclinations and choose to resonate with other influences (free will). What really makes people different from each other is not their skin color or physical features but what they resonate with. Free will is a function of love. The human spirit resonates with a particular love just as physical objects resonate to different vibratory rates.
The purpose of religion is to provide a Divine guide so that men and women can choose to resonate with a nobler love over an inferior or selfish love. This represents more than a mental decision, it includes a real modification of structure within the deepest bio-substrate of the neuron.
In other words, our neural activity must align its subtle structure and plasticity according to the ratios and proportions that induce resonance to a particular form of love. Otherwise the human mind and brain would be powerless to put love’s intention into thoughts and corresponding physical actions.
Love and its derivatives (like appetite, ambition, intention, endeavor, affection, and disposition, etc.) are the non-physical active agents that supervene on neural structure to adapt and dispose its forms into recipient bio-vessels.
Religion is not abstracted from physics, biology or evolution. God is Infinite Love. Love is why the created and evolving universe consists of harmonic relationships, unity, and perfect order. God formed nature for the promotion of His divine ends and providence. This divine end is a universal society of souls, called heaven. Heaven is simply God’s order and harmony resonating in the minds, hearts, and souls of men and women.
Through humankind adopting spiritual values the created world reaches its greatest resonance with God’s Love. Religion calls this resonance a covenant.
A whole book can be written on this topic. In fact, I did write such a book, entitled Proving God. If you have been following this blog you have been given bits and pieces of its contents. It will be available to the public in spring 2010. I will keep you updated.
For more info see http://www.provinggod.com