"Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have
different names, but
they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all
"Religion has it's prehistoric
origin's in Religion is an
informal human subconscious
governing structure implanted by the local
man's desire to discern some
in the workings of Nature." - Niall
Religion that abandons its moral baseline, the moral
baseline that supports LIFE, loses its
subconscious governing ability and becomes nothing more than
a cult of idol worshipers.
will initially be based upon an initial
mystical experience of
the founder of the
Shortly thereafter the religion will become
institutionalized and begin to lose its ability to revilatize the Eternal
This ocurrs as over time as institutionalized religion becomes
caught in the trap of literal
explanations, explanations that were meant for
children not for adults.
myths always have three levels of
understanding associated with them to reveal the
The two lowest levels create the
duality most people know.
level is for children and is designed as
a crude moral compass.
middle level is for adults, teaching them to protect each other and to care for
the general welfare of the tribe.
The highest level - for sages,
wizards and mystics - is related to timeless wisdom and is designed by social
"Religion have always been a way for
wily, hypocritical leaders using
superstition to intimidate
people and extort riches from them." - Wallace
Roman Catholicism and many other
Christian cults took another deep ponerological turn when Isaac Newton's
theories of a clockwork material reality assigned the Creator and Sustainer of
Creation the role of deterministic
clockmaker and miracle provider entirely removed from
"Wherever there stands the implication that man can
do something which directly and automatically guarantees that God will perform
a desired action in response, there is "religion". Thus, when a man makes a wax
doll, pokes it full of pins, mutters incantations, and believes that God is
thus put under obligation to punish his enemy, this is a "religious" act. But
likewise, when a specially
endowed holy man utters a formula over bread and wine and believes that God
thereby changes them into divine
substance which ineluctably has an ameliorative effect on those who
partake, this is a "religious" act." - Vernard Eller
"Imagine that we are
sitting here talking of religions and that the maid Masha hears our
conversation. She, of course, understands it in her own way and she repeats
what she has understood to the porter Ivan. The porter Ivan again understands
it in his own way and he repeats what he has understood to the coachman Peter
next door. The coachman Peter goes to the country and recounts in the
village what the gentry talk about in
town. Do you think that what he recounts will at all resemble what we said?
This is precisely the relation between
existing religions and that which was their foundation. You get teachings,
traditions, prayers, rites, not at fifth but at twenty-fifth hand, and, of
course, almost everything has been distorted beyond recognition and
forgotten long ago." - Georges
Understanding there is
something greater than self helps one to see
the actual insignificance of
attempting to control things beyond one's sphere of
Institutionalized religion evolves
over time into no more than a social control
mechanism concerned with the traditions, masquerading as
morals, of the institutionalized
Institutionalized religion is
incapable of doing the very thing that is
needed by an individual feeling separated from
religion can bring the "lost soul" into a feeling of fellowship with fellow
'believers' but it can never heal the separation
that man feels from the Creator and Sustainer.
The only thing that
can heal the the separation that man feels from
the Creator and Sustainer is
mystical states of unitive
experience - oneness with
the cosmos or with the Creator and Sustainer.
individuals take the reigns of religious power elevating
dogma while obscuring truth.
No intercessor is needed for participation in a
In fact participation in a
precludes intercessors !
an institutionalized system of
Set of beliefs, values,
and ritual practices based on the thought of a spiritual leader which creates a
conceptual structural foundation for the extended worldview of the
a moral obligation to cherish life along with the spirit of
reverence and veneration for life.
Religion is subjective, designating the emotions and rituals of a group
of people in relation with the Ineffable. Theology is objective denoting those ideas which an
individual entertains respecting systematized conceptual structures of the
Practicing a religion is an attempt to
conform in ritual and in
faith to the
Will of the Creator and
religions are not attempts to control
Shaman asks four questions of those feeling psychic
but to help you put yourself in accord with
When did you stop
When did you stop
When did you
stop enjoying the telling of a story ?
When did you stop enjoying silence
Shamanism refers to a
range of traditional beliefs and
practices concerned with communication with the
Although there are many
variations of shamanism throughout
the world, there are some beliefs that are shared by all forms of
spirits can play important roles in human
The shaman can control and/or cooperate with the
spirits for the community's benefit.
The spirits can be either good or
Shamans engage various processes and techniques
to incite trance: singing,
Animals play an important role, acting as
omens and message-bearers, as well as representations of
animal spirit guides.
spirit leaves the body and enters into the
Thinspace during certain tasks.
The shamans can treat illnesses or
healers, gurus and
"Shamanistic traditions of great antiquity in Asia and the
Near East has as one of their most important elements the attempt to find God
through the Vale of Tears; that cannabis played a role in this, at least in
some areas, is born out in the philology surrounding the ritualistic use of the
plant. Whereas Western religious traditions generally stress sin, repentance,
and mortification of the flesh, certain older non-Western religions employed
Cannabis as a euphoriant, which allowed the participant a joyous path to the
Ultimate; hence such appellations as "heavenly guide". - William A. Embolden,
To the Ancient Gnostics the
Demiurge created Material Reality out
of the Pleroma, with the help of his six sons - Mercury, Venus, Mars,
Saturn, Jupiter and Neptune - the planetary Genii.
Gnostics viewed Material Reality as faulty, a
failure of the Demiurge's design due either the Demiurge's cruel nature or due
to the fact that a higher power forced it upon the
Gnostics divided humanity into three groups:
savages who could see nothing outside the
material realm (Atheists); those, who like
Talmudists, worshiped the Demiurge;
and lastly themselves, who worship Nous (Christ)
and the true spiritual light of Æon.
To the Ancient Gnostics Christ
was the personification of Nous (Divine Mind) which emanated from the higher
The material body, bound in
Nature, was termed Apis; the Eternal Soul, which escapes the material shell at
death, was termed Serapis
which is defined as the
Power that organizes the noumenon into
its present beautiful
A free soul needs no intercessor to
This enlightened manner of reflecting on the
noumenon to understand the foundation of reality brings
awakening moves individuals
towards personal responsibility as well as personal empowerment.
awakening to reality occurs
when we personally experience the revelations of the
eternal power of the
divine spark that
resides within each and every human heart/soul.
the ultimate awakening of gnosis we find infinite compassion as we walk hand in
hand with God in the Garden of Paradise on the perfect evening at the end of
the perfect day.
"When we see the same ideas promulgated as divine
truth, on the ancient banks of the Ganges, and the modern shores of the
Mediterranean, we are constrained to admit that they have
something common in their source.
They may be the result of celestial revelation, or they may all alike emanate
from human ingenuity. As men invent
new forms of religion now, there is a presumption that others may have done so
formerly. As all men are essentially human, so we may believe that their inventions
will be characterised by the virtues and the failings of humanity. Again,
experience tells us that similarity in thought involves similarity in
The Christian trinity is of Egyptian origin, and is as surely a
pagan doctrine as the belief in heaven and hell, the existence of a devil, of
archangels, angels, spirits and saints, martyrs and virgins, intercessors in
heaven, gods and demigods, and other forms of faith which deface the greater
part of modern religions." - Thomas Inman
religion is always the same thing, in each century and every land it has never
been the same thing in any two centuries or lands.
traces the history of what is called
Christianity, will see
that nothing changes more from age to age than the doctrines taught as
Christian, and insisted on as essential to
of one age is the orthodox belief of the next.
Since our various
theologies are so transient, why do we need to accept the teachings of men, as
though they were the word of God?
Almost every sect makes Christianity
rest on the personal authority of Jesus, rather than the immutable truth of
the doctrines themselves.
It is hard to see why the great truths of
Christianity should rest on the personal authority of
Jesus, any more than the axioms of
geometry rest on the personal authority of Euclid, or Archimedes.
authority of Jesus, as of all
teachers, must rest on the truth of his words. God's word will not change, for
that word is Truth. From this Jesus subtracted
nothing; to this he added nothing." - Theodore Parker
Nothing has ever emerged
spontaneously in human culture from an absolute vacuum.
A religion has never suddenly appeared
and been accepted by any large number of people.
start from an older religion which is transformed in an attempt to better fit
the current conceptual understanding.
Hebrew religion was built upon the beliefs
of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten as well
as the myths of the
Babylonians and the
Christianity was built by a synthesis of
the Hebrew, Egyptian, Persian and Greek religions.
Islam is built upon the Christian and Hebrew
religions and Arabic tradition.
Vedic Sanskrit, a
classical language of India, is the liturgical language of
An example of a modern religion that has transformed
Christianity to fit its Septuagint precepts is
A new testament
appeared, the book of
Mormon - a rewritten New and Old
Testament, and Christians were converted
Christians this new testament appears as a fictional account of the adventures,
or the life and times of Jesus, the Holy Spirit and God but to
Mormon is the 'word of God' written down
by Joseph Smith.
The individuals that first accepted
Mormonism were Christians before they
and Islam have much in common.
When a religion is
founded it is usually founded with a "book" or a body of
An example of a religion that was founded upon a
mixture of Christianity and Judaism is the Elcesaites Elkasites, Helkesaites,
Elchasai or Echasaites based upon the writings of Elchasai. These writings gave
rise to cenobitic monasticism which resulted in the Desert Fathers - hermits,
ascetics and monks - who lived mainly in the Scetes desert of Egypt, beginning
around the third century.
Their ideas through their writings eventually gave rise
to the Discalced Carmelites which was founded on the writings of
Teresa Sanchez de Cepeda y
Ahumada (St. Teresa of Ávila) and
Juan de Yepes Alvarez (St.
John of the Cross) in 1593.
325 Anno Domini
Although Christianity has two main branches
Protestantism they both use basically
the same testament that was decided upon by the
Council of Nicaea.
Protestants take the early
Christian writings the Roman
Catholics claim are not heretical and
accept them wholeheartedly but get a slightly different message from them.
Protestants never stop to ask
the question of whether the books contained in the Bible tell the whole
story or whether they have been edited,
corrected, redacted, combined, added to, re-edited, re-corrected and corrupted
by the very group that neoevangelic Protestants or literalists condemn as a
"cult", the Holy Roman Catholic
Church of scribes/priests/monks, management and of course the
chief executive officer, the
CEO or Pope.
The difference between main
stream religion and "cults" is basically the degree of acceptance by the
culture in which the religion exists although many religious "authorities"
condemn any religious viewpoint not their own as
heretical and groups that hold such views
All of the aforementioned religions have come from a
already existing popularly acceptedinstitutionalized religion and that is why
they have large numbers of adherents.
Religious "cults" that are not based upon existing
religious traditions typically do
not survive through several generations.
good example of a "cult" that was not based on existing
traditions and that had very few
followers is Heaven's Gate.
Heaven's Gate religious founder
Applewhite had only 38 followers follow him through "Heaven's Gate" to
hitch a ride on the comet Hale-Bopp in 1997.
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