Questions and Answers — Why did God put us through a human existence and all the trials and tribulations to realize ourselves when we were perfect to start with? Master: Because we want to have fun. You see a lot of rich people what do they do when they go to vacation? Sometimes they rent a thatched hut, so small - it looks like a poor person’s house. We did not recognize our perfect Selves until we came here, into the world of imperfection. This world is created so that we can know ourselves, know God. If there is no comparison, we would not know ourselves.