Comment from Prof Richard Cocks:This passage from ACIM: " Like the Christian God, the Course’s God does create. But He only creates spiritual beings who are like Himself and one with Him. He did not create the physical world. In a characteristically bold passage, the Course reviews the painful and unloving attributes of this world and says, 'You but accuse Him of insanity, to think He made a world where such things seem to have reality. He is not mad. Yet only madness makes a world like this.'"
This is pure Gnosticism and is to be avoided like the plague.
on the page about ACIM, there was a reference to Thomas Nagel. Someone
who has written sympathetically about the non-mechanistic nature of
consciousness who I was sorry to discover is an atheist and naturalist.
(I don't get that one).