The Culture of Time and Space, 1880-1918

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You do not have missionaries in Hinduism. Oldest West African Civilization/settlement by KidStranglehold: 9:33pm On Jun 11, 2013 The trade of the Phoenicians with the west coast of Africa had for its principal objects the procuring of ivory, of elephant, lion, leopard, and deer-skins, and probably of gold. Many ye ars ago, after surviving my FE adventures, beginning to understand the milieu, and trading notes with fellow travelers, I began to suspect that what I had experienced on the mundane level of discovering that personal integrity is the world�s scarcest commodity was only a hint of something far more vast, even putting aside my numerous paranormal experiences. �I received the impression that the zero-point field was divine in nature, and that if a sentient species did not approach the issue with sufficient divine intention, then it could not access the field or access it for long.� The GCs might be doing humanity a favor by acting as some kind of integrity threshold that humanity must clear before the path to FE will open.� Ten like Dennis or a hundred like Brian combining their efforts and humanity would have had FE by now, but there are probably not that many like them on Earth.� I began to suspect that the problem was really a lack of integrity and enlightenment, in ways that go far beyond practical notions of those issues.� I have consequently been trying to walk and advocate the enlightenment route.� Mine is more from an activist/academic perspective, not a messianic or mystical master approach, or the hero�s journey.� But the masters� teachings, at least those that the priesthoods have not distorted, I believe can be highly relevant.� Some kind of spiritual grounding is probably necessary to pursue FE, but I would not advocate receiving it through organized religions.� If love is understood as the best of all possible feelings, and acts from the heart are recognized as the most powerful that we can achieve, that is probably sufficient spiritual understanding, and achieving some mystical experiences may be critical for awakening the aspirant .� Anything less than a divinely intended approach toward FE may not work, for reasons that go far beyond organized suppression or the public�s inertia.� That is just something that slowly dawned on me, which I cannot prove to anybody, but it guides my thinking and efforts.� Also, sources that I respect have stated that the means become the ends, which is consistent with what I learned during my adventures, has guided me from the beginning, and is likely why I survived my journey as long as I have.

Pages: 372

Publisher: Harvard University Press (February 1986)

ISBN: 0674179730

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