We live in interesting times. Is there any doubt? After all, we are lving history at this very moment.
Before I get started, I want one issue to be clear. Everything is interrelated. There is nothing that happens that is not caused by something else.
This particular idea has been stylized by chaos theory and quantum physics for decades.
Yet, if one looks at the social structure that has emerged ove the last 3 or 4 centuries would have one think otherwise. Of corse, anyone of any depth
knows that this is due to "enlightenment" thinking and the Cartesian-Newtonian mindset.
We live in a society of either/or thnking. Either you're good or bad. Either you're conservative or liberal. Either you're spiritual or
materialist, et cetera.
This type of thinking is both detrimental and incorrect. With the complexities of the universe beginning to emerge, it is becoming obvious that things
are, by no means, the way we have thought them to be for the last 500 years of history.
Here we are standing on the brink of economic collapse, social disparity and chaos, yet, we are scratching our heads as to why this is the case. What
is ironic is that the answer lies in the paradigm which most continue to cling to.
Materialism is much to blame for the current world situation. Stockbrokers and bankers have sold our futures down the proverbial gutter in the name of
material gain. They refuse to see the interconnectivity of all things; the "us" has been supplanted by the concept of "me."
As long as we continue down this path, we will have major problems with social order. While knowledge is indeed good, there is no substitute for
application. Humanity is not applying what it knows to its social structure at all.
For example, most are pretty convinced of the "Big Bang" theory, yet, we continue to act as if the individuals and enviroment are so different forom
us. How can that be when we are made of the same stuff as our neighbors and surroundings?
Here is where things began to go wrong:
Denial of unity
The early Christian church rejected Oneness modalism (and Sabellianism) and did not believe that God was unitarian (unipersonal) as Oneness
teachers claim, rather they believed that God was multi-personal, triune:
Until humanity re-awakens to the truth of unity, there will be no peace;there will be no equality; there will be no true love in the carnal mind of
man. This is a definite. When all is said and done, there will be no excuses. Humanity will not be able to plead ignorance.
All is not lost. There does indeed seem to be an awakening approaching. Listen to some of the politicans speaking about the current fnancial crisis. I
have heard several American politioans make the comment, "America canot solve this problem without the world, and the world cannot solve this problem
without America." Hopefully such words are a sign that the blinders are beginning to weaken.
When one looks at the world today, we see chaos in the Middle East, Mexico, Africa and in the economic sector. Some will say, "How can this be a
positive sign?" I say, "There is a method to the madness."
You see, humanity will not open its eyes without provocation. There has to be something dramatic happen to make the blind see. That is what is
currently happening in our world. Dramatic, detrimental events are occurring in order for man to see the truth.
Now, I have to take a moment to discuss the two bugaboo mindsets which have led to many, if not most, of the problems of our world. (1)
Cartesian-Newtonian ideology. (2) Relgious extremism.
Cartesian-Newtonian ideology is gross materialism at its worst. It has absolutely no spiritual basis at all. While both Descartes and Newton claimed
to believe in God, they were Deists, which is only a stone's throw away from being athiest.
The Cartesian-Newtonian mindset has both positive and negative aspects. On one hand, we have benefited tremendously from it in regards to technology.
On the other hand, it has been detrimental to our sense of worth and purpose.
Cartesian-Newtonian ideology have led people to think that they ARE what they do, have and gain. In a materialistic ideology, our worth is based upon
what we own and do for a living. This is the problem with the whole ideology of Newton and Descartes.
Materialistic mindsets tend to minimize, if not totally reject, any form of spiritual beliefs. If you can't see, touch, hear, smell or taste it,
then, according to material ideology, it's of no importance.
Now, we live in a socity that, due to this line of thinking, is suffering by atrocious rates of suicides, alcoholism, addiction and a host of other
afflictions. Yet, most go happily on as if nothing is wrong.
We live in a society where children essentially raise themselves. Mom and dad are working in order to buy the 35,000 dollar car and 350,000 dollar
On the other side of the spectrum, we have religious extremism. This is a problem which is all too evident in our times. Don't believe me? Take a
good hard look at what is really going on. Islamic and Christian attempt to rule the
Religious fanaticism has led to millions of unwarranted deaths and thousands of deceits. Yet, we pretend as if it never happened. I admonish everyone
to study thehistory of the crusades, inquisition, "witch" hunt, et cetera. If you come away looking at fanaticism and so-called "devotion" in the
same light, you are blind.
So, one may ask what it all means. Well, in reality, we have a choice. We can either choose to ignore the truth of unity and travel a perilous road.
Or, conversely, we can awaken to the truth and approach a future beyond your wildest dreams. The choice is ours. I admonish all to make the right one.
[edit on 25-2-2009 by SpeakerofTruth]