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  1. In Christianity, first of all in Orthodox Christianity, the goal of a person is deification, i.e., just becoming like God. “God became man, that man might become God” (Athanasius of Alexandria, Irenaeus of Lyons). Just keep in mind that omnipotence and eternity are accompanied by love for the world, even to the point of self-sacrifice.

  2. In the Abrahamic religions, this was the reason for Adam's fall and what the serpent promised after eating the fruit of the tree of knowledge.

    In Buddhism, the gods are a little different, and the desire to become like them does not contribute to Enlightenment, so the answer is also no.

    In Hinduism, becoming like Brahma, or like Shiva, is generally unrealistic, it sounds somewhat strange when applied to this tradition. You can probably want to, but it's pointless, because you won't be able to become one anyway.In Sikhism, this is also unrealistic – for a person familiar with the faith, such a desire is at least strange.

    In paganism, there is no one Creator as such. There, the world appears differently, or with the participation of several deities.

  3. Since, from the point of view of Christianity, man is a partially infinite being, he may wish to become more and more powerful, and more and more creative, but becoming omnipotent is simply not feasible for created beings. Therefore, it is useless to wish for it. In other things, if you do not lose the understanding of the impossibility, then it is not harmful to want).

  4. Mistake – do not become, but become, apparently.

    Regardless of religious beliefs, this subconscious desire is already embedded in a person. And in fact, it is already the true and only MEANING of human LIFE!

    But, since man is not yet completely perfect, compared to animals, which are absolutely perfect and ideal; then a person needs to independently without outside help (a teat has fallen, pick it up YOURSELF, shake it off and throw it away).

    That is, a person must “build a HOUSE”!

    And when the HOUSE is ready, then stop the painful and painful twirling of birth and death, and pass into immortality!

  5. Here it is necessary to clearly distinguish, for whom do you become like God (an omnipotent and eternal creator)?

    This is not possible for yourself.

    For the created world, it is possible. But what does this give to the Creator himself?

  6. Satan also wanted to become like God. So that everyone worships him. He had no right to do this, now he is an enemy of God.. But if you mean to imitate God, in the manifestation of certain qualities, for example, then this is consistent with the Bible.

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