In Heinlein's Stranger In A Strange Land, the Martian-raised Michael Valentine Smith says this to everyone after meditating on divinity for a really long time. He gets other people to understand what he means by that in native Martian terms, and they all have sex.

audited 7/22/00 by ModernAngel

This phrase implies that God is the sum of all minds, since it is, indeed, said to everyone in Stranger in A Strange Land. This is not unlike the revelation some LSD users have, oddly.

"Thou Art God" in Robert Heinlein's Stranger in a Strange Land refers to being in control of your own destiny, being responsible for yourself, and making your own happiness. It's a catch phrase for existentalism.

The characters in the book, after realizing they have power over themselves, do the only realistic thing they could do. . .lead lives full of indulgent physical pleasures.

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