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Throughout its history mankind has wondered about his place in the universe In fact second only to the existence of God this subject is the most frequent topic of philo-sophical analysis However these two questions are very similar to the point that in some philosophical analyses the questions are synonymous In these particular philoso-phies God takes the form of the universe itself or more accurately the structure and function of the universe In any case rather than conjecturing that God is some omnipo-tent being supporters of this philosophy expound upon another attribute habitually asso-ciated with the Man Upstairs His omniscience That particular word omniscience is broken down to semantic components and taken literally science is the pursuit of knowl-edge and God is the possession of all knowledge This interpretation seems very rigor-ous but has some unfortunate side effects one of them being that any pursuit of knowl-edge is in fact a pursuit to become as God or be a god lower case g To avoid this drawback philosophers frequently say that God is more accurately described as the knowledge itself rather than the custody of it According to this model knowledge is the language of the nature the pure language that defines the structure and function of the universeThere are many benefits to this approach Most superficially classifying the structure and function of the universe as a language allows us to apply lingual analysis to the philosophy of God The benefits however go beyond the superficial This subtle modification makes the pursuit of knowledge a function of its usage rather than its pos-session implying that one who has knowledge sees the universe in its naked truth Knowledge becomes a form of enlightenment and the search for it becomes more admi-rable than narcissistic Another fortunate by-product of this interpretation is its universal applicability all forms of knowledge short of totality are on the way to becoming spiritu-ally fit This model of the spiritual universe is in
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