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My God: The App

Time: February 16, 2014 from 11am to 12:30pm
Location: First Unitarian Church - Sanctuary
Street: 2125 Chestnut Street
City/Town: Philadelphia
Website or Map: http://www.philauu.org
Phone: (215) 568-3980
Event Type: worship
Organized By: Former Settled Minister
Latest Activity: Feb 19, 2014

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Inspired by the movie Her, about a man who has an intimate relationship with his operating system, Reverend Nate will introduce "My God," the app.

It's a computer program that allows users to determine the attributes of their God and begin to have a personal relationship with the God of their creation.

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Comment by Former Settled Minister on February 19, 2014 at 11:09am

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  • Prologue (0:00 - 10:20): Nate discussed the movie "Her" and equates it to his direct experience. He admits, "I was on the conscious outside of my subconscious life."
  • Musical Interlude (10:20 - 11:36): John B Hedges sings "Fake Plastic Trees" by Radiohead, with Brian Weingartner on guitar.
  • Act I. Configuring God (11:37 - 17:37): Tech Support helps Nate design a GodOS of his understanding.
  • Act II. Meeting GodOS (17:38 - 32:04): Nate struggles to upload the program and then meets his GodOS.
  • Epilogue (32:05 - 35:54): Nate reveals the purpose of this metaphor.
  • Choral Response (35:55 - 39:10): "The 23rd Psalm (dedicated to my mother)" by Bobby McFerrin
  • Benediction (39:11 - 40:00): Nate offers closing words.

 

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