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“Men prepare a meal for enjoyment, and wine makes life merry, and money is the answer for everything”

[Ecclesiastes 10:19]

Ecclesiastes: Read this book. Live this life. Know these Words.

The fundamental book on futurology and the art of predictions has been written in the last part of the 3rd century Before Christ, a book of the Jewish Ketuvim, one of the three sections making up the Hebrew bible and part of the Old Testament: Ecclesiastes.

Nothing is new under the sun says Ecclesiastes, what happen yesterday will happen tomorrow. All the actions of man to build a better world or to prolong their life in even are inherently vain, futile, empty, meaningless, temporary, transitory, fleeting or mere breath, as the lives of both the wise and foolish men end and will always end in death. Wisdom, enlightenment is merely a mean for a well-lived earthly life; there is no eternal, mystical or spiritual meaning to it. In light of this senselessness, one should enjoy the simple pleasures of daily life, such as eating, drinking, and taking enjoyment in one’s work.

All people all people face death says Ecclesiastes; the world is full of risks, both political and economic, yet life is better than death, and we should enjoy life when we can. Men should enjoy life, but should not be greedy. No one knows what is good or wrong for humanity says Ecclesiastes; like for yesterday, humanity is still marching toward its grave. Righteousness and wisdom escape us. Mortals should take pleasure when they can, for a time may come when no one will.

The natural laws of the Universe are ruling our lives and mankind destiny, not whatever form of gods or heavenly entities. In 2014, like forever since the origins of man, religions, in the name of God will kill even more people; there will be more wars and more natural disasters that have nothing to do with either good or evil.

Your future, you are the one creating it. You create your own future, your own misery. God has nothing to do with it.

There is only one thing good for man: life itself!

Make it enjoyable.

To be continued…

JMD

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EGYPT-TOURISM-LUXOR 

The sun rises behind the Temple of Karnak Temple during the alignment of the winter solstice sunrise to the temple in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor on December 21.

December 21st 2013  | LUXOR, EGYPT

The event marks the longest night in the Northern Hemisphere and the longest day in the Southern Hemisphere

BEHOLD!

A year has passed since the great Mayan apocalypse of 2012; we are all still here and the winter solstice, one more time, is again upon us.

The winter solstice marks the shortest day of the year for dwellers in the Northern Hemisphere, and the longest day of the year for those south of the equator. Darkness cast a great shadow over the Northern Hemisphere and the sun halt its orbit and change paths, eventually moving northward and inching toward more sunlight for those of us in the north.

The winter solstice always occurs at a specific time, not just day. This year, it was at 12:11 p.m. EST on Saturday, December 21 that the he sun shone directly over the Tropic of Capricorn. The farthest south the sun reached, the colder the temperatures in the north. In the Southern Hemisphere, it was the longest day of the year.

Several centuries ago, the Christian church tied the birth of Jesus Christ, to the Roman holiday “Dies Natalis Solis Invictus” [The Birthday of the Unconquerable Sun], where the “Solar disk” stops its run in heaven for three days before rising high again in the sky reversing its course. As for the Romans, the Christians and the Egyptians a long time before them and many other Ancient cultures, the winter solstice serves a turning point in in their spiritual and religious beliefs, which is why it was tied to the Mayan apocalypse scare that marked the end of the calendar and to some believers, the end of the world.

This year, North America has seen nine hours and thirty-two minutes of daylight during the solstice, and fourteen hours and twenty-eight minutes of nighttime. But the winter solstice doesn’t always happen at the same time. Next year northern dwellers can expect the solstice at 11:03 p.m. and in 2015 it will occur on December twenty-second. This is to say that the sun will die on the twenty-second day of December only to resurrect three days later on December twenty-fifth. And since the beginning of times, this is this eternal cycle that the twelve constellations of our solar system, the twelve apostles of the sun, of the solar disk have been witnessing year after year.

To be continued…

JMD

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tomorrow-definition

For whoever denies this reality, he is creating his own downfall…

The worst mistake of mankind is to believe that the finality of things can be only defined by way of analogies. For centuries and millennia, most people imagine the world and the purpose or finality of their existence as if it is was derived from a supreme mind. Today, such a game of “make believe” and “as if” is no longer viable. Our modern societies are looking forward to free their mind, soul and spirit, from the too often arrogant presumptions of theologies, which pretend to know the Laws of God and the Universe. We are now living the times of a new era where the opaque weight of the world, both of life on earth and of death, heaven, and hell, is dissolved, and the soul and spirit of mankind is rightfully turning its back to the mighty myths of all time too solidly engraved in the collective mind of our cultures by all these dogmatic teachings of all these false prophets, gloomy Gus and vaticinators of all times. Today’s generations are looking forward for something fresh and new to act upon.

From the position of a modern secular man, that is to say, we are now living a new era where the play sphere of the carnivals and festivals of gods, acquiescing in their game and believing in their so called prophets, although this may have been at one time fun and joy, is no longer acceptable: the universe is not ruled, in any way shape or form by some benevolent or malevolent gods or representations of such but rather by the laws of the universe itself. Whoever denies this reality is creating his or her own downfall, his or her personal hell, here and now, on earth. Tomorrow belongs to those who are looking forward, not to “The End of the World”, not to “The Final Judgement Day”, but rather working and looking toward the dissolution of today’s actual laws of life in today’s time and space, economics, politics, and even morality.

In the next twenty years, we will assist to a new kind of revolution where a proper sense of social, spiritual, economic and political ethic will be rejuvenated. In the next twenty years, we will assist to a return to the fundamentals of life on earth, an era of global justice and prosperity of an healthy universal society living without the fears, wars and inequities created by all these superstitions and fabulations of all the religions of the world. This will be the age of wisdom where everyone will be living according to the basic fundamentals of a rightful society that existed before the knowledge or invention of these too often sullied and tinted notions of good and evil, right and wrong, true and false, belief and disbelief.

Undaunted by the banal actualities of toady’s life meager possibilities, in the next twenty years we will see the real spirit of mankind rising again to carry the flag of justice and righteousness for all the people of the world.

To be continued…

JMD

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religious-myth

 

“One day, it was suddenly revealed to me that everything is Pure Spirit. The utensils of worship, the altar, the door-frame, all Pure Spirit. Men, animals, and other living beings, all Pure Spirit. Then like a madman I began to shower flowers in all directions. Whatever I saw I worshiped.” 

Ramakrishna

 

Since its origins mankind always had a mythical slant upon life; therefore, the mythological realm, the world of the gods and demons, the carnival of their masks and representations, the “as if” games in which the festival of the lived myth abrogates all the laws of time, letting the dead swim back to life, and where the “once upon a time” become the very present.

In the primitive world, where most of the clues to the origin of mythology must be sought, the gods and demons never have been conceived in the way of hard and fast, positive realities. More like today, for most of the believers in the supernatural, a god, whenever represented by a statue, a painting, a picture, a sculpture or someone wearing a mask or simply a ceremonial dress, could be or coexist simultaneously in two or more places without the impact or solemnity of its presence being diluted through the process of material multiplication. Moreover, the representation of the god is revered and experienced as a veritable apparition of the mythical being that it represents, even though everyone knows that this representation is man-made or that someone human is wearing the mask representing the god or the ceremonial dress. Furthermore, the person wearing the mask or the ceremonial dress will often be identified with the god. The person wearing the mask or the ceremonial dress does not merely represent the god; that person becomes the god. 

The literal fact that the mere presence of the god is composed of a physical representation, a mask or a dress, their reference to a mythical being, and a man or a woman either officiating a ceremony or wearing the mask during some kind of a festival or carnival, is dismissed from the mind of the believers, and the presentation or ceremony is allowed to work without correction upon the sentiments of both the beholder and the actor or minister. In other words, there is a shift of view from the logic of the normal secular sphere, where things are understood to be distinct from one another, to a theatrical or mystical play sphere, where the actors and representations are accepted for what they are experienced: a game of “make believe” and “as if.”

We all know the convention and the rules of the game, surely!

It is a primary, spontaneous device of innocence and childhood, a magical device, by which the world can be transformed from banality to magic in a trice. And its inevitability is one of those universal characteristics that unite all human races in one family: the belief in one self-induced belief, the spontaneous shift of an idea from the level of the sentiments to that of sensual consciousness. A certain spiritual process has reached a conclusion. This process is highly creative, in the highest sense of the word; for, as we have seen, a picture, a statue, a mask, the wearer of a dress become a god. Briefly stated: the phase of becoming takes place on the level of the sentiments, while being is of the conscious world. This is what is to be called the phenomenon of “Divine Seizure” or “Divine Rapture”.

In all the wild imaginings of mythology of all times, a fanciful spirit always have been playing, on the border-line between jest and earnest. The mental attitude in which the great religious feasts are celebrated and witnessed is not one of complete illusion. There is an underlying consciousness of things not being real. A certain element of “make-believe” always has been and is still today operative in all religions. If some of the followers have total faith, some others are just playing the game doing “as if”. The human is a good actor who can be quite absorbed in his role, like a child at play or a politician or a minister of the cult at work. And also the follower, like a child, a good spectator who can be frightened to death by something he knows perfectly well to be no “real” threat, or monster.

A game of make believe

In the Roman Catholic mass, when the priest pronounces the formula of consecration with utmost solemnity, first over the bread, then over the wine, it is to be supposed that the bread and wine become the body and blood of Christ, that every fragment of the host and every drop of the wine is the actual living Savior of the world. The sacrament, that is to say, is not conceived to be a reference, a mere sign or symbol to arouse in us a train of thought, but is God himself, the Creator, Judge, and Savior of the Universe, here come to work upon us directly, to free our souls, created in His image, from the effects of the Fall of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, which we are to suppose existed as a geographical fact.

In India, it is believed that, in response to consecrating formulae, deities will descend graciously on earth to infuse their divine substance into the temple images, which are then called their throne or pītha. It is also possible, and in some Indian sects and even expected, that the individual himself should become a seat of deity. In the Gandharva Tantra it is written: “No one who is not himself divine can successfully worship a divinity”; and again, “Having become the divinity, one should offer it sacrifice.”

Furthermore, whatever the religion or the spiritual belief, factual or ephemeral, it is even possible as we sadly see it too often, for a really gifted player to discover, to ascertain or even pretend that everything, absolutely everything, including himself and everyone with him, the cats and the dogs, the flowers and the plants have become the body of a god; that everyone and everything on earth and in the universe reveals the omnipresence of god as the ground of all being.

Toward the divine seizure

Belief, or at least a game of “make believe” or playing “as if”, is the first step toward divine seizure and divine rapture. The chronicles of the saints abound in accounts of their long ordeals of difficult practice, which preceded their moments of illumination or being carried away; and we have also the more spontaneous religious games and exercises of both, the professional cults, amateur priests and folks to illustrate the principle involved. The spirit of the festival, the carnival, the holiday, the holy day of the religious and mystical ceremonial, requires that the normal attitude toward the cares of the world should be temporarily set aside in favor of a particular mood of dressing up.

The world is hung with banners. In the clerical sanctuaries, the temples and cathedrals, where an atmosphere of holiness hangs permanently in the air, the logic of the cold hard facts of real life must not be allowed to intrude and spoil the spell. The gentile, the Cartesian, the humanist, the positivist, who cannot or will not play the religious and mythological game, must be kept aloof. Hence the guardian figures that stand at either side of the entrances to holy places: the lions, the bulls, and the fearsome warriors and priests with uplifted weapons and scriptures. They are there to keep out the bad sports, the knowledgeable, the enlightened, the advocates of Aristotelean logic, for whom a cat can never be a dog; for whom the actor is never to be lost in the part; for whom the mask, the image, the consecrated host, the tree, or animal cannot become God, but only a reference. Such heavy thinkers are to remain out of the so-called holy arena. For the whole purpose of entering the blessed sanctuary or participating in the game is that one should be overtaken by the state known in Oriental religions as “the other mind”, “the anya-manas”, “the absent-mindedness”, “the possession by a spirit”, where one is “beside oneself,” mesmerized, set apart from one’s logic of consciousness and awareness, overpowered by the force of a spiritual logic of “indissociation”, wherein a cat is a mouse, and an elephant is also a mouse.

To be continued…

JMD

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 who-you-are

Lighten up!

Probing together the days of the ancient, fathoming the grottoes of the Cro-Magnon of the Great Hunt and the Neanderthal, the dens of the crouching cannibals of the glacial ages, examining the enigmatic chalky, skeletal remains of what have been the chimpanzee-like hunter-pygmies on the open plains of the early Transvaal, we shall be finding clues to the deepest secrets not only of the most extraordinary cultures of both the Orient and the Occident, but also of our own most inward expectations, spontaneous responses, and obsessive fears. Our intention therefore, is to explore the deep, very deep well of the past to ascertain what part of the collective universal knowledge has been already labored and perfected, and what portions have been long ago left unfinished or entirely neglected.

Doing so, we will investigate together the mythological fabric of the “Oriental”, all the traditions of that broad and various, yet essentially unified, major province represented by the philosophical myths and mythological philosophies of India, Southeast Asia, China, and Japan, to which can be joined the earlier yet closely related mythological cosmologies of archaic Mesopotamia and Egypt, as well as the later, remotely, yet essentially comparable systems of the Pre-Columbian Middle America and Peru. Then, we will venture in the mythological world of the “Occidental”, the progressively, ethically oriented mythologies of Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, all of this in relationship and counterplay to the animus of the Greco-Roman pantheons and the Celto-Germanic. And finally, we will be considering the recent contemporary “Creative Mythology”, that most important mythological tradition of the modern world, which can be said to have had its origin with the Greeks, to have come of age in the Renaissance, and to still be flourishing today in the works of those artists, poets, and philosophers of the West for whom the wonder of the world itself, as it is now being analyzed by science, is the ultimate revelation.

Gathering into a single summation all the information, mystical, mythological, historical and scientific materials pointing out to the roots, the true nature of mankind, its origins and all the possible futures of mankind is no child play. Keeping it rational, impartial and unprejudiced is even more difficult. No one, as far as I know, has yet tried to compose into a single picture the realistic image of the fundamental unity and history of mankind. Never before such an undertaking has been attempted before. Gathering from the deep well of the past, I will, demonstrate, once and for all, that we have now reached the final frontier of mankind intellectual absurdity.

Believing in the divine beings will never drive mankind anywhere else than straight into a living hell.

To be continued…

JMD

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GUANYU

Guan Yu: “The End of the World is before your eyes”

Sydney, Australia

Iku Gou Tendan 7, Dec 2013

Guan Yu or Kansei Teikun as the adepts of Tendou wants to call him, died in 219 A.D. Guan Yu was a general serving under the warlord Liu Bei in the late Eastern Han Dynasty of China. He played a significant role in the civil war that led to the collapse of the Han Dynasty and the establishment of the state of Shu Han in the Three Kingdoms period, of which Liu Bei was the first emperor.

As one of the best known Chinese historical figures throughout East Asia, Guan’s true life stories have largely given way to fictionalized ones, most of which are found in the historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms or passed down the generations, in which his deeds and moral qualities have been lionized. Guan is respected as an epitome of loyalty and righteousness.

Guan was deified as early as the Sui Dynasty and is still worshipped by many Chinese people today, especially in southern China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and among many overseas Chinese communities. He is a figure in Chinese folk religion, popular Confucianism, Taoism, and Chinese Buddhism, and small shrines to Guan are almost ubiquitous in traditional Chinese shops and restaurants. He is often reverently called Guan Gong [Lord Guan] and Guan Di [Emperor Guan]. His hometown Yuncheng has also named its airport after him.

The End of the World again predicted for May 2014

On December 7, 2013, in Sydney Australia, Guan Yu, during a TEN-DOU spirit writing ceremony, delivered the following message:

I am Kansei Teikun

Under the direct command of Laum, I came to see good men and women. I will send you a message. Etch my words deep into your hearts.

You have forgotten the promise, time has elapsed and, now The End of the World is before your eyes. What I know; in six months, your heart will run counter to the Path [Tendou]. Now that I can see that, you are no different to the rest of the world; you are not accepting Makkyo [The End of the World, The Judgement Day]. We have sent you numerous words, yet there is no one who accepted Makkyo

MAK-KYO, The Judgement Day or the Apocalypse, as it will be.

I am KANSEI-TEIKUN; Chief of the lawyers in Heaven, and in accordance with LAUM’s [God’s] Command came down to the Sanctuary holding the Heaven in high regard and met you studying hard here. Ignore any rule in Heaven, and the result shall be evident and there is no cause for getting away from punishment. There is no falsehood for tales of MAK-KYO coming.

Causalities of MAK-KYO

The year of chaos, MAK-KYO, is coming. The moment when it would come, the most peaceful world might be changed to a prairie full of odds and ends in an instant. There will be no more time left for evacuation from the most miserable catastrophe prevailed everywhere in the world. As soon as the fatal hour begins to start, no more humans will be found alive. You may tremble with fear, you might as well shudder with awe, and physical bodies will finally be decomposed in frenzy.

Manners and customs are going to be so endlessly corrupted as to have the Heaven fly into a fury at last. Although such a situation could be the inevitable cause of MAK-KYO or Liquidation and Selection [Judgement Day], you shall never have a grudge against Heaven. Being at LAUM’s [God’s] Command, devils, demons and any other black and brutal monsters will come over the world and select Good out of the Bad and judge both Right and Vice. It must be the “Last Judgement’ of Christianity”. You have to make atonement for your sins with the retributions, which shall be returned at a stretch for your causalities accumulated for past 60,000 years.

The miserable aspects of MAK-KYO

MAK-KYO might take on several entirely unimaginable and strange aspects and all activities of the Macrocosm would cease suddenly, the sun will set and thick clouds will hide the moon and then total darkness will prevail. The next moment every star and celestial body will be dancing madly around the sky, and the earth might suddenly shift its axis of rotation at random. As a result, lands will be entirely covered with waves of huge and enormous Tsunami. High mountains will be crushed and blown away by the blast of a super-sonic wind; cities and towns will become a sheet of flame, and finally lands will go to the bottom of the oceans. A sudden rush of vast avalanches will leave numbers of living beings rapidly frozen. Heat waves and hot winds due to the large amount of magma spouted from the crust of the earth and thrown up into the air will cause the great mass of glacier to be melted away. Ancient continents will collapse and fresh textures will be appearing in everywhere. Pillars of fire will arise here and there from the sea surface. The flow of blood will go around the earth with deafening roars. It must be weird and eerie to see the red rivers of blood crossing deep valleys and climbing steep mountains of white bones.

Everywhere will be full of cries, whines, tearful voices of dying people and an atmosphere of complaints, grudges and hatreds issued from ghosts and evil spirits. One would cry after another shout, you would hear numbers of loudly shrieking and screaming voices echoed which would soon be swallowed in violent streams and vanished.  Anybody whoever wishes to cross over the country will never find how to do it. Anyone who will ask for help will never find even the traces of the divines in SAN-KAI [The three worlds combined of Earth, Purgatory and Hell]. The people who happen to be alive will make vain attempts to invite Gods or Heaven. It will be of no use calling parents or searching for children. There will be no more country to depend upon, nor religion to ask for mercy. Downpour, heat wave, storm may attack you altogether. It would be a serious tragedy for man that he has escaped from our Messiah when man met them before.

Even though a man who was initiated into SAN-PO [The Secret Shamanesque Initiation and Protection ritual of Ten-Dou] would have once spoken ill of the Way [Ten-Dou] or neglected their commitment and their vows to SAN-PO, SAN-PO itself would become ineffective. For a man, sorry for what he has done, it will be too late to ask for the Protection of SAN-PO. The ship of the Messiah never fails to set sail once it has put up its sails. However desperately one may cry to God for a message, there will be neither instrument nor stuff necessary for the purpose found anywhere in the world. No more instructors, no more guarantors and no more masters will remain.

Once MAK-KYO will arrive upon the earth, anybody who applied oneself closely to his own business should be carried away floating on the stream of blood, and whoever devoted one to engage in some evil missionary work with a false Way [Any other religion than Ten-Dou] should be piled upon the mountain of bone. Those people who have nothing to do with the Way [Ten-Dou], so that have neither mind nor flesh, should be changed into ashes to be carried away by the wind. Whoever might have a strong mistrust of the Way [Ten-Dou] would sink beneath the ground and could never surface again. If a man dares to speak ill of LAUM [God] or to waste the Initiation into treasures [The initiation to the three treasures of San-Po] by any chance, he shall never be exempted from punishment to be rotted off in blood, washed away by water stream and burnt by fire and finally to be blown up by the wind far from the ground. Thus the 49 days of purifying MAK-KYO must be Hell on the earth. I never know on what scale it will be. Catastrophe of such a triple composition as water, fire and wind might cause the extermination of Humankind. As you know, MAK-KYO is the last and biggest catastrophe out of 81 disasters that will occur in the White-generation [The Actual and Final Generation that will last 10800 years starting May 2014 and will be PARADISE on earth for whoever received the SAN-PO]. And you will know how many numbers of cataclysm came over if only you count them from the first. And you will soon realize the rest must be few. The prophecy is going to come out. You must fear death, fear God.

People should make up their minds to get SAN-PO in haste. Those people who have something to do with Tendou know the time has come. As the Time has come, the Way to be released from the reincarnation and the Means enables people to escape from any disaster will be made public, in order to save souls, spirits and any other livings. The 18th Master has been opening your Gate to Heaven; the top secret of Heaven never has been revealed, since he was endowed with the heavenly mission of saving all the souls of the three worlds from MAK-KYO by receiving SAN-PO. After the moment when man had the Gate [Genkan or the third eye] opened, he could be sure to get the Way to Heaven [Tendou] and he should be forever free from the reincarnation process.

As soon as MAK-KYO comes, you should concentrate your mind to the GEN-KAN [Third Eye], interlace ten fingers together and chant loudly. Then you could reach RI-TEN [Heaven] at once and enjoy yourself at Home [Heaven] having transcended MAK-KYO. As for SHOU-TEN [Earth], under MAK-KYO there will be plenty of proof of Tendou revealed around the world. It will be too late to confess one’s sins after that. “Repentance comes too late.” It would be no use for one’s protection to preach on some dogma or virtue any more. Even if a man might chant any Buddhist scriptures or sit in contemplation, the roar of MAK-KYO [The Apocalypse] would erase them one and all. Whoever would have been leading an idle life in KI-TEN [On earth] should be dragged out of it. The more cruel Hell will be, the less space there will be for the soul or spirit to stay.

How to escape MAK-KYO

People should have to know that there is no other way except Tendou [The Heavenly Way] that enables them to be free from MAK-KYO. Once fouled, the flow of time can hardly become pure again. In the false time, people will never make out the truth with ease.

Although demons and devils will have someone to play as substitute for their body and mouth and to cheat you from then, but you should never forget to emit the light of spirit just from your GEN-KAN [Third Eye]. Concentrate your mind on GEN-KAN, and never give up thinking of Tendou [The Heavenly Way] throughout your body, mouth and heart. If only you might have steady belief, you never fail to feel some response of Heaven at the GEN-KAN. Whoever would devote one to spread Tendou will have some supernatural power and will enjoy an ultra human life.

Now the time of Liquidation [The Apocalypse, the Judgement Day] is coming, so that God is going to change the SAN-KAI [The three worlds of Earth, Purgatory and Hell] upside down and to recreate a new world. Taking a drastic measure of descents of both MAK-KYO and Tendou, God intends to reveal the White-generation, the next Paradise on earth.

To be continued…

JMD

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elephant-with-blind-men

The risk of analytical thinking and fragmentation of knowledge

It was six blind men, To learning much inclined, That each by observation, 
might satisfy his mind, Who went to see the Elephant.

The First approached the Elephant, And happening to fall
 against his broad and sturdy side, At once began to bawl: “God bless me! But the Elephant
Is very like a WALL!”

The Second, feeling of the tusk, cried, “Ho! What have we here, so very round and smooth and sharp? To me it is mighty clear, this wonder of an Elephant
Is very like a SPEAR!”

The Third approached the animal, And happening to take
the squirming trunk within his hands, thus boldly up and Spake: “I see, the Elephant
is very like a SNAKE!”

The Fourth reached out an eager hand, And felt about the knee. “What most this wondrous beast is like
Is mighty plain, It is clear enough the Elephant
is very like a TREE!”

The Fifth, who chanced to touch the ear, said: “Even the blindest man
can tell what this resembles most; Deny the fact who can, this marvel of an Elephant
Is very like a FAN!”

The Sixth no sooner had begun
about the beast to grope, Than seizing on the swinging tail
that fell within his scope, “I see,” he said, “the Elephant
Is very like a ROPE!”

And so these blind men of disputed loud and long,
 each in his own opinion,
 exceeding stiff and strong,
 though each was partly in the right,
 and all were in the wrong!

Then runs the moral of the Buddha:

“Knowing not good, knowing not evil, knowing not right, knowing not wrong, they quarrel and brawl and wrangle and strike one another with the daggers of their tongues, saying, ‘This is right, that is not right’; ‘This is not right, that is right.’”

Clearly, mythology is not for children 

Historically, Mythological stories and ancient Myths have been part of the universal foundation of life, the timeless schema, the pious formula into which life have been flowing when it. But as anyone knows the myths, the mythical, the mythological and spiritual beliefs of civilizations have sensibly varied throughout the world and centuries to such a degree that even today, the “Virtue” of one has often been the “Vice” of another, and the heaven of one the other’s hell. With the old horizons now gone that formerly separated and protected the various cultures of our world and their pantheons, communities that once were comfortable in the consciousness of their own guaranteed godliness abruptly find, that they are devils in the eyes of their neighbors.

To be continued…

JMD

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