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Walter Russell's Home Study Course - Unit 10 - Lessons 37,38,39,40

Walter Russell's Home Study Course - Unit 10 - Lessons 37,38,39,40

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UNIVERSAL LAW, NATURAL SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY

(The Russell Cosmogony)

WALTER RUSSELL, Sc.D.,

and

LAO RUSSELL

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H o m e Study Course

for the Transformation of M a n
U N I T X-LESSONS 37, 38, 39, 40 Copyrighted 1951 bv Walter and Lao Russell
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T h e W a l t e r R u s s e l l F o u n d a t i o n , Swannanoa, W a y n e s b o r o , V i r g i n i a

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REINCARNATION CONTINUED f r o m lesson 31 UNLAWFUL B E L I E F S L e g e n d t e l l s u s t h a t we die and go up to h e a v e n , There i s an assumption,

o r vague u n d e r s t a n d i n g t h a t o u r b o d i e s t a k e on s o m e o t h e r body f o r m , a m o r e e t h e r i c , o r s p i r i t u a l condition of m a t t e r t h a t i s q u i t e d i f f e r e n t f r o m t h e m a t t e r of o u r v i s i b l e b o d i e s . Some religious cults call these spiritual after -death

bodies, " a s t r a l bodies", It i s e v e n i m a g i n e d t h a t t h e m a t t e r of which o u r s p i r i t u a l b o d i e s a r e c o m p o s e d i s s o light t h a t we c a n s i t on c l o u d s - - a n d r e l i g i o u s l o r e p i c t u r e s o u r s p i r i t u a l b o d i e s s i t t i n g on c l o u d s playing s p i r i t u a l h a r p s . H e a v e n i s s u p p o s e d t o be the s p a c e above the e a r t h to which o u r m a t e r i a l bodies "ascend" and become spiritual bodies. I n o r i e n t a l r e l i g i o u s belief a n d legend the s p i r i t u a l body r e i n c a r n a t e s and becomes physical again. In o c c i d e n t a l r e l i g i o u s belief t h e body d i e s and i t s I t d o e s not r e i n c a r n a t e .

f l S o u l l lg o e s t o h e a v e n to r e m a i n f o r e v e r .

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T h e r e i s a s c i e n t i f i c b a s i s f o r the o r i e n t a l t h e o r y of r e i n c a r n a t i o n but not f o r t h e occidental i d e a . Imaginative c u l t i s t t h i n k e r s have c r e a t e d m a n y s t r a n g e and f a n t a s t i c f o r m s which s t i l l live high up above the e a r t h i n g h o s t l y b o d i e s which s o m e c a l l "astrall'

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or

spiritual1', o r "protoplasmic" bodies.

F a m i l i a r i t y with b o d i e s d e m a n d s t h a t t h e s e i m a g i n e d f o r m s r e s e m b l e h u m a n bodies except f o r t h e i r lack of solidity. H e n c e t h e s e a s t r a l bodies have

a r m s , l e g s , h e a d and f e a t u r e s like h u m a n s , only m o r e e t h e r i a l . T h e r e a r e m a n y who b e l i e v e that the s p i r i t u a l b o d i e s c a n be s u m m o n e d to e a r t h by a "medium" t o t a l k t o loved o n e s . Such b o d i e s a r e s a i d t o a p p e a r

fully clothed, with h a i r n i c e l y combed a s l a s t s e e n f o r t y y e a r s ago, who then engage in c o n v e r s a t i o n r e g a r d i n g t r i f l e s of n o i m p o r t . b e l i e v e r s d o not think t h r o u g h t o the r o o t of t h i n g s ,
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It i s s t r a n g e t h a t s u c h

Of what u s e i s a body, which i s d e s i g n e d f o r a n e n v i r o n m e n t of e a r t h , in a n e n v i r o n m e n t w h e r e i t s body h a s no p o s s i b i l i t y of u s e ? God -' s creations a r e

p u r p o s e f u l , and God f i t s H i s c r e a t i o n s t o e n v i r o n m e n t s w h e r e they c a n m a n i fe s t p u r p o s e f u l n e s s . How l u d i c r o u s and i l l o g i c a l i t i s t o think o f ' h a i r , f i n g e r n a i l s , t e e t h , bones and f l e s h of even e t h e r i a l b o d i e s growing f o r c e n t u r i e s i n a n e n v i r o n m e n t w h e r e they would be of no p u r p o s e w h a t s o e v e r , be s t a t i c . No bodies of any n a t u r e could

They would e i t h e r have t o g r o w o r d e c a y , f o r a l l b o d i e s a r e m a t e r -

i a l , whether I1etherial" o r o t h e r w i s e . How l u d i c r o u s a l s o i t i s t o think of clothing r e m a i n i n g unchanged f o r indef i n i t e p e r i o d s , which m u s t be t h a t way when people c l a i m t h a t t h e i r m o t h e r

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a p p e a r e d i n t h e s a m e black s i l k d r e s s and white c o l l a r t h a t she w a s b u r i e d i n . In t h e i r e a g e r n e s s t o c r e a t e m a n - l i k e a s t r a l bodies they do not think things through. c onjuring s . T h e r e a r e m a n y o t h e r s who think of g r e a t h u m a n s a s " a s c e n d e d m a s t e r s " . T h e s e s p i r i t b e i n g s s u p p o s e d l y d w e l l above the e a r t h and a r e p r e s u m e d t o g u i d e t h e people of e a r t h . You should d i s m i s s a l l s u c h thought f r o m y o u r thinking, f o r t h e y a r e but c o n j u r i n g s of the s e n s e s - - n o t e v e n of the Mind of m a n . upon knowledge. T h e s e n s e s a l o n e have c o n j u r e d t h e m . How m u c h They a r e not b a s e d If t h e y did t h e y would r e a l i z e the a b s u r d i t i e s of s u c h u n n a t u r a l

It would be a t r a g i c and c r u e l thing if s u c h t h i n g s w e r e t r u e .

m o r e b e a u t i f u l t o KNOW t h a t y o u r loved o n e s m a y be b a c k on e a r t h , i n s t e a d of floating a r o u n d indefinitely i n the s u b - z e r o of s p a c e , I s i t not m o r e b e a u t i f u l

t o think of y o u r m o t h e r a s being r e b o r n into y o u r own f a m i l y , which i s q u i t e possible. So m a n y people think of r e j o i n i n g t h e i r loved ones a f t e r they p a s s on. i m p o s s i b l e t h i s would b e . a n d you d i e d a t e i g h t y . How

S u p p o s e y o u r m o t h e r died when you w e r e a c h i l d , A l s o i f t h a t idea w e r e p o s s i -

How would s h e know y o u ?

b l e s h e would s e e k h e r own p a r e n t s . who a l s o would have sought t h e i r s f o r t h o u s a n d s of g e n e r a t i o n s b a c k . You - s e e , t h e r e f o r e , t h a t t h i s i s not only i m p o s -

s i b l e but i s a m o s t i l l o g i c a l t h e o r y .
R E I N C A R N A T I O N - - A S I M P L E ANALOGY

What a r e the a c t u a l f a c t s a b o u t r e i n c a r n a t i o n , - - f a c t s which we c a n s e e c l e a r l y , not s t r a i n t o s e e t h r o u g h a fog 'of a b s t r a c t t h e o r i e s ? Where do we

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r e a l l y go when we d i e ?

What r e a l l y happens a f t e r d e a t h of the b o d y ? I s t h e r e a heaven?

What i s

that interval like between d e a t h and r e b i r t h ? s o m e other. kind of body?

Do we have

The whole i d e a i s quite s i m p l e when we u n d e r s t a n d the m e c h a n i s m of the making of b o d i e s - - a n d of taking t h e m a p a r t t o r e m a k e . P e r h a p s a v e r y s i m p l e analogy would h e l p t o c l a r i f y t h i s idea. you a photograph of y o u r s e l f , and ask: photograph of you?If You would a n s w e r : "I h a v e the negative and c a n m a k e another p o s i t i v e , s o i t would not m a t t e r . "How could the negative give you a n o t h e r positive ?I1 we a s k . "1 would p r o j e c t t h e sunlight t h r o u g h the p a t t e r n e d negative and t h e r e v e r s e of i t would give m e t h e p o s i t i v e p a t t e r n " , you would r e p l y . In principle r e i n c a r n a t i o n i s a s s i m p l e a s that, and a l l of the above q u e s tions regarding what h a p p e n s a f t e r death c a n be a n s w e r e d by the s a m e s i m p l e analogy, Let u s c o m p a r e the f a m i l i a r p r i n c i p l e of photography with the u n f a m i l i a r principle of r e i n c a r n a t i o n and s e e if one will not h e l p explain the o t h e r . Everyone knows t h a t e v e r y p o s i t i v e photograph h a s a negative c o u n t e r part, Everyone knows, a l s o , that the negative i s the r e v e r s e of the p b s i t i v e . We show

"What would you do if we t o r e up t h i s

Also everyone knows t h a t t h e p a t t e r n of the negative i s r e p r o d u c e d ( m i g h t we s a y l1reincarnated'l) e x a c t l y the s a m e in p a t t e r n in the positive a s i n the n e g a t i v e , except t h a t e a c h i s t h e r e v e r s e of the o t h e r . Not only i s the P A T T E R N of the positive r e v e r s e d in the negative but

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e v e r y e l e m e n t which c o n l p o s e s t h a t photographed body i s i n r e v e r s e . light i n t h e p o s i t i v e half of t h e body i s black light i n t h e negative half. a r m i n t h e p o s i t i v e i s a l e f t a r m i n t h e negative.
I

White The righ

E V E R Y CREATING BODY IS DIVIDED INTO REVERSED O P P O S I T E S Do you not s e e p o l a r i t y i n t h i s e f f e c t ? And do you not a l s o know t h a t p o l a r i t y i s t h e d i v i s i o n of ONE i n t o a s e e m i n g TWO r e v e r s e d o p p o s i t e s of e a c h o t h e r which s i m u l a t e t h e ONE ? And do you not now thoroughly u n d e r s t a n d

that e v e r y body e v e r c r e a t e d i s p o l a r i z e d into i t s p o s i t i v e and negative c o u n t e r p a r t s , e a c h being t h e r e v e r s e d opposite of t h e o t h e r , Now s u b s t i t u t e t h e h u m a n body i n place of the p h o t o g r a p h of a h u m a n body. I n s t e a d of d e s t r o y i n g the p o s i t i v e photograph of t h e h u m a n body, leaving only t h e n e g a t i v e c o u n t e r p a r t , t h e h u m a n body itself i s " d e s t r o y e d " , say. At a n y r a t e i t h a s d i s a p p e a r e d a s a v i s i b l e , p o s i t i v e body We now a s k : to b e ? " N o it h -- - - a s not c e a s e d t o b e . I t s negative c o u n t e r p a r t s t i l l e x i s t s , j u s t a s "Where h a s i t gone?" "It h a s d i s a p p e a r e d , but h a s i t c e a s e d I t " d i e s " , we

t h e n e g a t i v e of t h e d e s t r o y e d photograph s t i l l e x i s t s . . All b o d i e s , h u m a n and o t h e r w i s e , a r e c o m p o s e d of s p h e r e s of white l l g h t s u r r o u n d e d by c u b e w a v e - f i e l d s of black light. T h e c e n t e r i n g body of s p h e r e s i s the p o s i t i v e half of t h e body. rounding s p a c e i s t h e n e g a t i v e half of the body. The s u r -

T o g e t h e r t h e y m a k e one c o m -.

p l e t e c o n t i n u o u s r e p e t i t i v e whole, just a s the p o s i t i v e p h o t o g r a p h and i t s n e g a t i v e , m a k e one c o m p l e t e continuous r e p e t i t i v e whole T h e d i s t i n g u i s h i n g d i f f e r e n c e i s only that t h e p h o t o g r a p h and i t s negative

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a r e two d i m e n s i o n a l , while s p h e r i c a l bodies and c u b e s of s p a c e a r e t h r e e dimensional. The p h o t o g r a p h n e g a t i v e i s f l a t and light p e n e t r a t e s t h a t f l a t plane of z e r o c u r v a t u r e and r e p r o d u c e s a r e v e r s e d body on a n o t h e r f l a t p l a n e of z e r o c u r v a ture. In N a t u r e t h e b l a c k n e g a t i v e s of s p a c e e n t i r e l y s u r r o u n d the white p o s i t i v e s . If you look a t t h e s t a r s you w i l l s e e the black n e g a t i v e s of s p a c e t h r o u g h which white light i s being p r o j e c t e d R A D I A L L Y i n w a r d t o w a r d a c e n t e r of g r a v i t y ,

t o r e p r o d u c e white s t a r b o d i e s a t t h e i r c e n t e r s REINCARNATION IN THE HEAVENS If you look a t any one of t h e s t a r s f o r b i l l i o n s of y e a r s you w i l l s e e i t d i s a p p e a r , o r d i e , j u s t a s you d i s a p p e a r o r d i e . ask. If you wait long enough i t will r e a p p e a r . "What h a s happened t o i t 1 ' , you T h e negative h a s absorbed the

p o s i t i v e , but white light w i l l a g a i n be p r o j e c t e d t h r o u g h t h a t negative and will "print" a n o t h e r s u n , S c i e n t i s t s h a v e long w o n d e r e d how it' i s t h a t m a t t e r s e e m s t o e m e r g e f r o m s p a c e and b e swallowed up a g a i n by s p a c e We m u s t m a k e t h a t m y s t e r y c r y s t a l c l e a r t o you, e l s e the m y s t e r y of r e g e n e r a t i o n , o r r e g e r m i n a t i o n , which we f a m i l i a r l y t e r m r e i n c a r n a t i o n will not be c l e a r t o you, a s i t m u s t be during t h e s e l e s s o n s , BODIES E T E R N A L L Y R E P E A T THEMSELVES TO MANIFEST L I F E Step by s t e p we s h a l l e x p l a i n t o you t h a t what you c o n s i d e r t o b e your d e a d body i s m e r e l y t h e fading out of the p o s i t i v e i m a g e of you into i t s living n e g a tive c o u n t e r p a r t i n the cube wave-field of y o u r d u a l body. E v e r y minute detail

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of t h e p a t t e r n which i s your p o s i t i v e body s t i l l e x i s t s - - a n d

LIVES--in r e v e r s e

i n t h e cube of s p a c e which s u r r o u n d s the c o n s c i o u s Soul of that body, When we s a y t h a t the n e g a t i v e c o u n t e r p a r t still. LIVES a s the p o s i t i v e half h a s l i v e d we m e a n JUST THAT. T h e negative s t i l l p u l s e s within i t s own long

wave s e n s e r a n g e j u s t a s the p o s i t i v e p u l s e d within i t s s h o r t wave s e n s e r a n g e . M o r e o v e r i t p u l s e s u n d e r the c o n s c i o u s c o n t r o l of i t s c o n s c i o u s c e n t e r of d e s i r e i n i t s S o u l - s e e d which i s a s e t e r n a l a s God i s e t e r n a l . Nothing c a n e v e r h a p p e n t o t h a t - - e v e n though m a n y y e a r s p a s s b e f o r e i t s r e germination again occurs. You m u s t l e a r n t o think of t h e n e g a t i v e body a s the t h o u g h t - b o d y - -or
I

t h o u g h t - r e c o r d of t h e m a t e r i a l - b o d y ,

And you m u s t l e a r n to think of y o u r

thought-body in s p a c e a s the r e v e r s e d opposite of y o u r s e l f . You m u s t l e a r n t o think of i a v e d o n e s who h a v e ? ' p a s s e d o n H - - a n d - a l lt h i n g s e l s e which have h a d m a t e r i a l b o d i e s - - a s but having i n t e r c h a n g e d f r o m t h e i r p o s i t i v e t o t h e i r n e g a t i v e c o u n t e r p a r t s - - o r f r o m t h e i r m a t e r i a l body t o t h e i r thought -body, L i k e w i s e , you m u s t think of t h e r a n g e of s e n s i n g of thought-bodies a s

.. .

beyond YOUR r a n g e of s e n s i n g , a s y o u r r a n g e of s e n s i n g i s beyond the r a n g e of s e n s i n g of thought -bodie s . And you m u s t l e a r n t o think of one a s ACTION and t h e other a s R E S T f r o m a c t i o n - j u s t a s y o u r DAY m a n i f e s t s the .white light of positive ACTION, a n d y o u r NIGHT m a n i f e s t s t h e b l a c k light of n e g a t i v e REST f r o m a c t i o n , T r a n s l a t i n g t h i s b a c k t o C A U S E , i t i s the e t e r n a l r e p e t i t i o n of - e n c o nc t r a t i o n followed b y d e c e n t r a t i o n which t h e thinking of Mind IS.

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Mind KNOWS, and

Mind -knowing i s undivided.

And Mind THINKS - -and Mind thinking IS divided

into concentration-decentration sequences. You decentrate t o conceive thought-bodies, o r add to them. You then con-

centrate t o MULTIPLY thought-bodies into positive, m a t e r i a l body f o r m s .

I the above p a r a g r a p h s e e m s strange t o you i t i s because i t h a s not yet f
been realized that positive m a t e r i a l bodies of white light a r e but MULTIPLIED thought -bodie s -and that negative thought-bodie s of black light a r e but divided m a t e r i a l bodies.

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T W O -WAY THINKING
Learn t o adjust your thinking t o the way a pendulum swings--or a s t h e piston of an engine a l t e r n a t e s between c o m p r e s s i o n and expansion. When you

concentrate t r y t o r e a l i z e t h a t you a r e but c o m p r e s s i n g your thoughts, and when you decentrate t r y t o r e a l i z e that you a r e expanding them for the p u r p o s e of adding to your conception. F a m i l i a r i z e your thinking with the law of Nature that everything which unfolds f r o m the seed in t h e womb of e a r t h refolds back into i t s s e e d f o r r e b o r n ing

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This fact you MUST r e a l i z e , f o r that i s N a t u r e qs bookkeeping s y s t e m .

That i s the way Nature r e c o r d s e v e r y thought and action of all C r e a t i o n . As the wood, and b a r k , and l e a v e s of a t r e e unfold outwardly f r o m the stillness of i t s seed toward the heavens, it simultaneously refolds inwardly towards i t s c-entral seed. In the SEED i s the eternally living SOUL of the The s e e d i s a n u l t r a m i c r o s c o p i c focal

IDEA which the body but m a n i f e s t s .

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point of DESIRE i n the ZERO UNIVERSE. seed.

The p a t t e r n of i d e a i s not i n t h e

The p a t t e r n e d body which that s e e d r e c o r d s s u r r o u n d s i t in s p a c e - - a v e r y l a r g e a m o u n t of s p a c e - - m i l e s of s p a c e f o r the s e e d of a m a n o r t r e e - -and m i l l i o n s of m i l e s f o r a p l a n e t o r sun, T h e s e e d i s t h e SOUL, It i s d e s i r e i n the Soul f o r c r e a t i v e e x p r e s s i o n .

It i s t h e f u l c r u m f r o m which the FATHER and MOTHER p r i n c i p l e s- thought of e x t e n d t o c r e a t e d e c e n t r a t e d and c o n c e n t r a t e d thought b o d i e s , which g r a v i t a t e t o c o m p r e s s thought -bodie s into c e n t e r i n g s p h e r e s of white light, and r a d i a t e t o e x p a n d t h e m i n t o s u r r o u n d i n g c u b e s of black l i g h t , It i s t h r o u g h the c o n -

s t a n t and EQUAL i n t e r c h a n g e between g r a v i t a t i o n and r a d i a t i o n t h a t t h i s t w o way u n i v e r s e of m a t t e r and motion continues i t s e t e r n a l i n t e r c h a n g e f o r e v e r , G r a v i t y , i n s p i r i t u a l language, m e a n s the F A T H E R p r i n c i p l e of d e s i r e i n N a t u r e f o r m a n i f e s t a t i o n of i d e a in m a t e r ' i a l f o r m , t h r o u g h c o n c e n t r a t i o n of motion. C o n v e r s e l y , r a d i a t i o n , i n s p i r i t u a l language, m e a n s t h e MOTHER p r i n c i p l e of d e s i r e i n N a t u r e t o r e c o r d i d e a i n expanded thought -bodies t h r o u g h d e c e n t r a t i o n of m o t i o n . B e a r i n Mind, h o w e v e r , , t h a t a l l bodies a r e thought-bodie s e x p r e s s e d i n r e v e r s e d p a i r s ? one half being c o n c e n t r a t e d , ( o r c o m p r e s s e d ) into v i s i b l e f o r m s , the o t h e r half being d e c e n t r a t e d , o r e x p a n d e d , into invisible f o r m s , B e a r i n Mind a l s o that thought -bodies i n t e r c h a n g e with e a c h o t h e r , , e a c h b e c o m i n g the o t h e r a l t e r n a t e l y , a s the p e n d u l u m s w i n g s t o i n t e r c h a n g e i t s v i s i b l e and i n v i s i b l e c o u n t e r p a r t s a l t e r n a t e l y .

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Also b e a r i n Mind t h a t both h a l v e s of t h o u g h t - b o d i e s a r e m o v i n g e x t e n s i o n s of the s t i l l Light of Mind a s both swings of t h e p e n d u l u m a r e m o v i n g e x t e n s i o n s of the s t i l l f u l c r u m which c e n t e r s t h e m , The m o m e n t t h a t a n y f o c a l point of d e s i r e t o c r e a t e a p o s i t i v e body f r o m a negative p a t t e r n i n s p a c e " g e r m i n a t e s " i n t h e womb of e a r t h s o m e t h i n g t a k e s p l a c e which we c a l l " g r o w t h w . The m i c r o s c o p i c i n v i s i b l e point of g r a v i t y b e g i n s t o m u l t i p l y i t s body. It " g r o w s 1 1b i g g e r a n d b i g g e r .

THE MIRACLE O F GROWTH I n s t e a d of thinking of i t a s something w h i c h i s GROWING t r y t o i m a g i n e i t a s a p o s i t i v e i m a g e which i s being p h o t o g r a p h e d i n t o i t s p o s i t i v e f o r m f r o m the negative f o r m which s u r r o u n d s i t , Now t r y t o think of it. a s a " t i m e e x p o s u r e " . Just a s it takes time to pro-

j e c t light t h r o u g h a two dimensiorial n e g a t i v e t o p r i n t a p o s i t i v e s o , l i k e w i s e , i t t a k e s t i m e f o r light - w a v e s i n s p a c e t o " g r a v i t a t e " t o w a r d t h e c e n t e r of d e s i r e which the s e e d i s . C o n s i d e r y o u r own body, f o r e x a m p l e . It took m i l l i o n s of y e a r s of d e s i r e

of your Soul t o build y o u r body, one l i t t l e thought a t a t i m e , --one l i t t l e d e s i r e at a time. You c a n n o t r e p r o d u c e it i n s t a n t a n e o u s l y , i t t a k e s t i m e .

It t a k e s about f o r t y y e a r s f o r y o u r n e g a t i v e body t o "printI1a p o s i t i v e one, and another f o r t y y e a r s f o r the positive t o " f a d e out" i n t o i t s n e g a t i v e . L i g h t - w a v e s built y o u r body. Long l i g h t - w a v e s c a m e out f r o m the d a r k of

y o u r wave-field i n s p a c e a n d s h o r t e n e d i n t o s m a l l e r w a v e s a s t h e y built up the m a t e r i a l s c a l l e d f o r b y the negative p a t t e r n of y o u r body which e n t i r e l y s u r r o u n d s i t s c e n t e r of d e s i r e i n i t s e t e r n a l S o u l - s e e d ,

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Calcium m u s t be f o r m e d for bones--hydro-carbons for flesh, and m a n y o t h e r e l e m e n t s of a l k a l i n e o r a c i d b a s e , o r n e g a t i v e and positive p o l a r i t y f o r o t h e r p a r t s of o u r c o m p l e x b o d i e s . In o t h e r w o r d s i t t a k e s TIME t o p r o j e c t t h e t i m e l e s s z e r o of I D E A i n t o a t h r e e d i m e n s i o n a l t i m e - s p a c e u n i v e r s e of m o t i o n t o build a negative a n d p o s i t i v e p a i r of b o d i e s which e t e r n a l l y i n t e r c h a n g e t o m a n i f e s t i d e a of t h i n k i n g Mind, TIME i s r e p r e s e n t e d by w a v e s of m o t i o n which p u m p - - p u m p - - p u m p e x p a n d e d b l a c k l i g h t out of t h e c u b e s of s p a c e a n d m u l t i p l y i t into white l i g h t of solid spheres. T h a t i s a l l t h a t i s happening t o you and t o the u n i v e r s e . You -

a r e f o r e v e r int-erchanging y o u r expanded thought-body with your c o n t r a c t e d m a t e r i a l body f o r e v e r and f o r e v e r . L I F E AND D E A T H BORN E A C H OTHER That i s all that Creation i s . T h a t i s a l l t h a t l i f e ,death isThat i s all

that your inbreathing -outbreathing i s . B o t h a r e one--ONE CONTINUITY.

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w a y s f r o m a s t i l l c e n t e r - -one wave l e v e r which o s c i l i a t e s two w a y s f r o m t h e f u l c r u m of the S o u l . T r y t o expand t h e r a n g e of y o u r thinking t o i n c l u d e what you KNOW a s w e l l a s what you S E E , branch, You S E E a n apple g r o w i n g b i g g e r and b i g g e r on t h e

I n s t e a d of j u s t s e e i n g t h e body of a n apple g r o w i n g - . - g r o w i n g - -

g r o w i n g f r o m a bud t o a m a t u r e d r e d apple,, a d d y o u r KNOWING t o y o u r sensing. KNOW i t a s a body b e i n g f o r m e d b y t h e white light c o m i n g f r o m f a r

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positive. Think of t h e apple a s a p o s i t i v e l ' p h o t o g r a p h l lwhich i s s l o w l y being

"printed1' a s a r e v e r s e d i m a g e of i t s n e g a t i v e r e c o r d which r e a c h e s f a r out into s p a c e , and l e t y o u r KNOWING r e a c h out i n t o t h a t i n v i s i b l e r e c o r d . As you l e a r n t o t h u s e x p a n d your thinking include i n y o u r thinking y o u r knowledge of the m e c h a n i c s of t h a t f o r m i n g b o d y - - w h e t h e r of a n a p p l e , v i o l e t , animal or man. A s you S E E t h i n g s g r o w i n g b i g g e r a n d ' b i g g e r KNOW that t h e

" m a t t e r " which i s b e c o m i n g a p o s i t i v e body i s being pumped out of t h e ground by the white light of s p a c e . Think of t h e l i g h t - w a v e s which p u m p n e g a t i v e light into p o s i t i v e light f o r m s a s l e v e r s which o s c i l l a t e f r o m the f u l c r u m of d e s i r e which c e n t e r s e v e r y f o r m ing body a s i t s S o u l - s e e d , Know a l s o t h a t t h e p a t t e r n of t h e body i s d e t e r m i n e d
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by the black n e g a t i v e which s u r r o u n d s t h e f o r m i n g body i n s p a c e j u s t a s the positive photograph MUST be t h e r e v e r s e d i m a g e of i t s negative p a t t e r n . Do not be l i m i t e d i n v o u r thinkine b v what v o u r s e n s e s S E E , , f o r what v o u r s e n s e s s e e i s not t h e r e a l i t y which y o u r Mind KNOWS. senses a r e limited to a v e r y s m a l l range. anything, Realize that your

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that knowledge upon what y o u r s e n s e s t e l l you. That i s why you b e l i e v e t h a t you d i e , Your s e n s e s do not t e l l you of t h a t Your knowledge

continuity which g o e s on beyond y o u r s e n s e of p e r c e p t i o n .

f m u s t , t h e r e f o r e , - o r e v e r be t h e f u l c r u m f r o m which y o u r s e n s e s e x t e n d . You m u s t be a b l e t o KNOW the whole o a k e v e n though you s e e but i t s s e e d .

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T h a t i s what we m e a n when we s a y that you m u s t r i s e above y o u r s e n s i n g . B e t h e whole u n i v e r s e i n your KNOWING, The Divine I l i a d M e s s a g e t e l l s u s of t h e t h r e e s t e p s of unfolding m a n i n these six short words. "See M e , Know M e . Be Me. I ' The m o r e we KNOW And the m o r e

God the m o r e we r e a l i z e that the Soul which c e n t e r s u s IS God.

we r e a l i z e that t h e m o r e we r e a l i z e t h a t o u r p o w e r i s a s u n l i m i t e d a s the universe i s unlimited,

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t h e s e l e s s o n s i s t o g i v e m e n a n d w o m e n a g r e a t e r knowledge of:

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o r through the u n i t y of b a l a n c e d m a t i n g ,

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b e c o m e the S u p r e m e B e i n g whom we a l l m a n i f e s t on e a r t h .

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build m o r e h e a l t h f u l s t r o n g b o d i e s u n d e r m i n d c o n t r o l , i n s t e a d of s e n s e c o n t r o l , a n d t h u s build t h e h u m a n r a c e into m o r e p e r f e c t i n s t r u m e n t s f o r m a n i f e s t i n g i t s Creator.

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We have too long lived i n the d a r k of g u e s s i n g about t h e f u n d a m e n t a l s of existence, O u r l i v e s h a v e b e e n too e x p e r i m e n t a l b e c a u s e t h e y l a c k e d e x a c t

knowledge upon which t o b a s e the d e c i s i o n s which constitute l i f e . We have lived in a n a b s t r a c t w o r l d of e x p e r i m e n t a l g u e s s i n g too long. Our

human r e l a t i o n s h a v e b e e n a b s t r a c t and e x p e r i m e n t a l , and b e c a u s e of i g n o r a n c e of the law which g o v e r n s t h e m we have m a d e a v e r y bad m e s s of o u r c i v i l i z a tion. But HUMAN RELATIONS a r e not t h e only c o n s i d e r a t i o n of l i f e , We a r e

not h e r e on e a r t h t o j u s t t r a d e with e a c h o t h e r , o r have p l e a s a n t s o c i a l and c u l t u r a l r e l a t i o n s with e a c h o t h e r . It i s not enough t h a t we have p e a c e and good will on e a r t h with e a c h o t h e r , T H E ULTIMATE O F MAN We have a f a r g r e a t e r p u r p o s e than that our s e n s e d e l e c t r i c b o d i e s should s e n s e e a c h o t h e r , e v e n if we s e n s e d e a c h o t h e r in such h a r m o n y and unity that w a r would be unthinkable and i m p o s s i b l e , We a r e n c t j u s t h u m a n s - - h u m a n m e n and women who d e a l with e a c h other a s humans - - h u m a n m e n a n d wornen who r e p r o d u c e m a l e a n d f e m a l e c h i l d r e n to g r o w up and be t h e s a m e kind of h u m a n s , We a r e m o r e t h a n j u s t h u m a n b e i n g s , p l a c e d on e a r t h t o m a n i f e s t o u r humanity, we a r e s p i r i t u a l b e i n g s placed on e a r t h to m a n i f e s t T h e One S u p r e m e Being- -and t o know o u r s e l v e s a s THAT ONE Our SPIRITUAL RELATIONS should, t h e r e f o r e , t r a n s c e n d o u r HUMAN RELATIONS.

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T H E ILLUSION O F T H E SENSES In o u r a w a r e n e s s we a r e f i r s t h u m a n s , b e c a u s e we c a n s e e o u r b o d i e s a n d sense their existence in their electric environment. t r i c s e n s e s t e l l u s of o u r p h y s i c a l e x i s t e n c e , In o t h e r w o r d s o u r e l e c -

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m a n y a e o n s , a n d t h e e v i d e n c e of o u r s e n s e s i s a l l we h a v e t o t e l l u s of i t Such evidence is unreliable, f o r the s e n s e s a r e limited to sensing. T h e y have

n o knowledge i n t h e m , a n d , t h e r e f o r e , a l l c o n c l u s i o n s which a r e b a s e d upon t h e s e n s e s a r e of n o v a l u e e x c e p t f o r e x p e r i m e n t by t h e s e n s e s , T h i s l e a d s to

a r e a s o n i n g p r o c e s s which i s not m e n t a l , f o r i t h a s no i n s p i r a t i o n in i t . h a v e built o u r e n t i r e c i v i l i z a t i o n t h r o u g h t h i s r e a s o n i n g p r o c e s s with the

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ing.

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m e n t a l i t y i s s p i r i t u a l and o u r s e n s e s a r e a s t o t a l l y u n a w a r e of t h e i r s p i r i t u a l c o n t r o l a s a n e l e c t r i c m a c h i n e m a d e by m a n i s a w a r e 05 i t s c o n t r o l by t h e i n t e l l i g e n c e of m a n , O u r s e n s e s , t h e r e f o r e , cannot s e n s e t h e s p i r i t of m a n b e c a u s e t h e s p i r i t u a l S o u r c e of m a n i s i n v i s i b l e , It cannot be SEEN, It c a n only b e KNOWN Knowledge c a n b e To acquire

You c a n n o t a c q u i r e knowledge t h r o u g h t h e s e n s e s ,

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You m u s t f o r g e t y o u r body- and t r a n s c e n d y o u r s e n s e s to a s k God f o r You m u s t b e wholly Mind t o c o m m u n e with Mind,

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t r a n s c e n d h i s humanity a t will. Meditation is the b r i d g e which t h e h u m a n m u s t c r o s s t o t r a n s f o r m the information which h i s s e n s e s have r e c o r d e d upon h i s b r a i n into knowledge which c e n t e r s h i m i n the Light of h i s u n i v e r s a l Self. These v e r y w o r d s which we a r e w r i t i n g have a m e a n i n g behind t h e m which your s e n s e s cannot s e e . You c a n r e a d t h e m with your s e n s e s and gain no knowlThey m a y be even a c c e p t a b l e t o your logic and

edge whatsoever f r o m ' t h e m .

reasoning, but s t i l l have no knowledge i n t h e m When you a r e s i m u l t a n e o u s l y INFORMED by your s e n s e s , and INSPIRED by your Soul by r e a d i n g t h e m , you a r e t h e n MANIFESTING GOD IN YOU THROUGH YCUR SENSES b e c a u s e y o u r s p i r i t u a l r e l a t i o n s a r e a s s t r o n g , or s t r o n g e r t h a n y o u r objective m a t e r i a l s e n s e s , P e r h a p s i t m i g h t be c l e a r e r t o you t o exemplify t h i s i d e a to one who l i s t e n s to a m u s i c a l m a s t e r p i e c e , nothing but s o u n d s , The p u r e l y p h y s i c a l m a t e r i a l i s t will h e a r

T h e i r r h y t h m s m a y e n t e r t a i n h i s s e n s e s but that which i s

s p i r i t u a l i n m u s i c d o e s not touch h i m . One whose Soul r e s p o n d s a l i t t l e t o t h a t which i s s p i r i t u a l i n m u s i c i s r e i n s p i r e d in the m e a s u r e t h a t h i s Soul i s touched by the Soul of the c o m p o s e r .

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If s u c h a one c a r r i e s the m e m o r y of t h a t m u s i c into h i s m e d i t a t i o n he a w a k e n s h i s own g e n i u s m o r e and m o r e d e e p l y by s u c h m e d i t a t i o n . That i s what we m e a n by c u l t i v a t i n g y o u r s p i r i t u a l r e l a t i o n s t o s u c h a high potential t h a t you c a n l i v e m o r e and m o r e i n t h a t other c o s m i c w o r l d of e c s t a s y which t r a n s c e n d s t h e l i m i t a t i o n s of t h e m a t e r i a l world of s e n s i n g . MISCONCEPTION O F INTELLIGENCE U n l e s s we m a k e t h i s i d e a a s c l e a r a s c r y s t a l t o you we a r e not a c c o m p l i s h ing the p u r p o s e of giving you knowledge by awakening your.Mind. F o r t h i s r e a s o n we m u s t d w e l l on t h i s i d e a until i t i s m o r e fuliy u n d e r s t o o d . T h e r e a r e a l a r g e n u m b e r of people whom we f a m i l i a r l y c a l l THE INTELLIGENTSIA. T h e d i c t i o n a r y d e f i n e s t h e s e a s "the e d u c a t e d c l a s s e s " .

T h e s e i n c l u d e t h e t e a c h e r of h i s t o r y i n the u n i v e r s i t y who c a n t e l l you e v e r y i m p o r t a n t e v e n t i n w o r l d h i s t o r y , e v e n t o the d a t e s of t h e i r h a p p e n i n g s . It i n c l u d e s the a s t r o n o m e r m a t h e m a t i c i a n who c a n c a l c u l a t e a n e e l i p s e t o t h e s p l i t s e c o n d - - t h e i n v e n t o r who c a n m a k e a m a c h i n e f o r doing m a r v e l l o u s t h i n g s -- -the p h y s i c i s t , c h e m i s t , o r metallc.rgf s t who c a n c o m b i n e c o u n t l e s s e l e m e n t s t o c r e a t e c o s n t l e s s e f f e c t s - - - o r t h e e l e c t r i c a l e n g i n e e r who c a n c a u s e y o u r voice to be r e p e a t e d t h o u s a n d s of m i l e s away o r t o t e l l - a ship i n t h e d a r k t h a t another i s a h e a d i n i t s p a t h . It i s c o m m o n l y a s s u m e d tha.t t h e s e p e o p l e have g r e a t knowledge, d o e s not n e c e s s a r i l y follow. That

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r e a s o n i n g f r o m c o n c l u s i o n s a r r i v e d a t bv t h e evidence of o n e ' s s e n s e s , d o e s not constitute k n o w l e d g e .

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Science t e r m s s u c h c o n c l u s i o n s have a n o t h e r t e r m , " e m p i r i c i s m " , i s gained b y e x p e r i e n c e .
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e m p i r i c a l knowledge".

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which i s a n a s s u m p t i o n t h a t a l l knowledge

If c o n c l u s i o n s a r r i v e d a t b y t h e e v i d e n c e of o n e ' s s e n s e s c a n g?ve knowledge to s u c h a n o b s e r v e r s c i e n c e would h a v e knowledge of t h e C a u s e and S o u r c e of its':.: observed effects. S c i e n c e h a s g r e a t s k i l l s , g r e a t r e a s o n i n g and g r e a t I t knows HOW t o do m a n y t h i n g s but i t

intelligence i n c o m b i n i n g e f f e c t s .

admittedly d o e s not know t h e WHY of anything. Ask one of t h e g r e a t e s t s c i e n t i s t s i n t h e w o r l d what e l e c t r i c i t y i s - - o r l i g h t g r a v i t a t i o n - e n e r g y - - r a d i a t i o n - - h e a t - - f r i c t i o n - - m a g n e t i s m - -oxygen o r p o l a r i t y . He will t e l l you t h a t h e d o e s not know. o r why o r b i t s of p l a n e t s a r e e l l i p t i c a l , know, A s k h i m why a f a l l i n g s t o n e a c c e l e r a t e s H e will a l s o t e l l you t h a t h e d o e s not

A s k h i m why you c a n i n s u l a t e e l e c t r i c i t y but c a n n o t i n s u l a t e m a g n e t i s m .

Again he w i l l t e l l you t h a t h e d o e s not know. He h a s s e n s e d a l l of t h e s e e f f e c t s but c o m p r e h e n s i o n of t h e m h a s beyond t h e s e n s e s t o t h e Mind. He h a s m a n y t h e o r i e s a n d m a n y l a w s which a r e a l s o c o n c l u s i o n s a r r i v e d at by t h e e v i d e n c e of h i s s e n s e s , but t h e m o s t f u n d a m e n t a l of t h e m have no r e l a t i o n t o N a t u r e 1s w o r k i n g s w h a t s o e v e r , T h e C o u l o m b e l e c t r i c l a w - -the not gone

f i r s t and s e c o n d l a w s of t h e r m o d y n a m i c s - -the t h e o r i e s of a t t r a c t i o n and r e p u l sion of m a t t e r - -of t h e b i r t h of p l a n e t s - -of the c o n s t r u c t i o n of t h e a t o m and p r a c t i c a l l y e v e r y t h e o r y of t h e C A U S E of things show no e v i d e n c e of knowledge in t h e m . T h e y show m e r e l y t h a t t h e s e n s e s have o b s e r v e d what a r e p r e s u m e d

to be f a c t s of m o t i o n , not r e a l i z i n g t h a t a11 m o t i o n i s i l l u s i o n - - a l l of i t - - n o t

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j u s t s u c h f a m i l i a r i l l u s i c n s of p e r s p e c t i v e a s the s e e m i n g f a c t t h a t r a i l r o a d t r a c k s m e e t o h t h e h o r i z o n , o r that h u m a n s s e e m to g r o w s m a l l e r a s thev walk a w a y f r o m one. T o r e a s o n f r o m s u c h o b s e r v a t i o n s d o e s not give one knowledge

It m e r e l y i n c r e a s e s o n e ' s ability t o g u e s s l o g i c a l l y . F u r t h e r e v i d e n c e of t h e i m p o s s i b i l i t y of gaining knowledge t h r o u g h t h e s e n s e s without a s p i r i t u a l t r a n s f o r m a t i o n of s e n s e d o b s e r v a t i o n into Mindknowing t h r o u g h m e d i t a t i o n , l i e s i n t h e s e a r c h i n g s of s c i e n c e f o r s u c h hidden s e c r e t s a s the s h a p e of t h e u n i v e r s e , which h a s no s h a p e , o r the r e l a t i o n of t i m e t o the u n i v e r s e , t h e t i m e of i t s beginning a n d p r o b a b l e ending, when t i m e i n i t s e l f i s a n i l l u s i o n , i t s f o r w a r d flow being c a n c e l l e d by i t s b a c k w a r d f l o w - o r the s e a r c h f o r t h e life p r i n c i p l e i n s o m e g e r m . One m i g h t a s well c a s t n e t s

i n t h e s e a f o r oxygen a s t o continue t h a t s e a r c h , f o r the life p r i n c i p l e i s not i n m a t t e r nor motion, To a s s u m e t h a t the t e a c h e r of p h y s i c s i n C o l l e g e h a s g r e a t knowledge when t h e t h e o r i e s h e t e a c h e s a r e p u r e i n v e n t i o n , and a r e not founded upon N a t u r e , i s not l o g i c a l . COSMIC THINKERS We. t e l l you t h e s e things t o point out t h e d i f f e r e n c e between the m a t e r i a l t h i n k e r and the c o s m i c one. The g e n i u s KNOWS. He thinks f r o m knowing

Mind i n s t e a d of s e n s e s which s e n s e e f f e c t s without knowing t h e i r Source He whose thinking i s b a s e d upon the e v i d e n c e of h i s s e n s e s alone m a y h a v e g r e a t i n t e l l i g e n c e , be v e r y s u c c e s s f u l i n m a - t e r f a l things: m a k e a lot of m o n e y a n d s t a n d high a m o n g m e n . But t h e v e r y s a m e m a n who awakens h i s sleeping

Soul sufficiently t o t r a n s f o r m h i s m a t e r i a l s e n s i n g into s p i r i t u a l KNOWING

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f i n d s himself living i n a n o t h e r world of g l o r y i n d e s c r i b a b l e . His i s the g l o r y of knowing h i m s e l f a s U n i v e r s a l M a n i n s t e a d of being a s e p a r a t e unit among m a n y m e n . He who h a s t h u s t r a n s f o r m e d h i s s e n s i n g t o KNOWING h a s multiplied h i s power i m m e a s u r a b l y and h i s c a p a c i t y f o r living a s a t r a n s c e n d e n t being i n a transcendent world. TO BECOME A TRANSCENDENT BEING We explain t h i s i d e a i n s u c h d e t a i l b e c a u s e i t i s g e n e r a l l y a s s u m e d t h a t sensing, and r e a s o n i n g f r o m s e n s e d o b s e r v a t i o n , i s thinking f r o m the Mind. Sense-thinking i s m e r e l y making u s e of t h e c o u n t l e s s m e m o r y r e c o r d s which have been s t o r e d upon the b r a i n and a s s e m b l i n g t h e m into v a r i e d f o r m s . The b r a i n i s not the Mind. i e n c e s of the s e n s e s , of the s e n s e s . The b r a i n r e m e m b e r s , r e p e a t s , a s s e m b l e s and r e a r r a n g e s m e m o r i e s , c o m p a r e s t h e m , a d d s one t o a n o t h e r , a n d r e a s o n s new combinations of t h i n g s r e m e m b e r e d by t h e s e n s e s which will do t h i s o r t h a t . By a n analytical c o m It i s but a s t o r e h o u s e for. m e m o r i e s of e x p e r I t but r e p e a t s r e c o r d - s ing

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p a r a t i v e , s y n t h e s i z i n g p r o c e s s the s e n s e s will put t h i n g s t o g e t h e r which the s e n s e s have o b s e r v e d and r e m e m b e r . If such a b r a i n " c o m p o s e s " m u s i c t h e r e s u l t will be a s y n t h e s i s - - o r complex p l a g i a r i s m of m a n y things h e a r d and r e p e a t e d . S u c h m u s i c can n o t

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above h i s s e n s i n g , a n d t h i n k s f r o m t h e s t i l l Light of h i s Mind h a s a v a s t p o w e r which t h o s e who t h i n k f r o m t h e s e n s e s c a n n e v e r h a v e . T h e w o r l d n e e d s t r a n s c e n d e n t t h i n k e r s i n a l l w o r k s of m e n , w h e t h e r i n t h e business, professional o r cultural worlds, Mind t h i n k e r s a r e i d e a l i s t s , Sensed thinkers a r e materialists.

I d e a l i s t s a r e w o r l d l e a d e r s , not m a t e r i a l i s t s . We w i l l e x p a n d t h i s i d e a

Likewise,spiritual thinkers t r a n s c e n d s e n s e thinkers. i n l e s s o n 39.

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t h i n k e r i n a l l e l e m e n t s of l i f e , n o t m e r e l v i n t h e a r t s and o t h e r c u l t u r ~ e l e l ments. A SUGGESTION TO T H E AWAKENING GENIUS One whose t h i n k i n g s t e m s f r o m h i s s e n s e s alone m i g h t b e l i k e n e d t o t h e p e n d u l u m which s w i n g s both w a y s a s a n e x t e n s i o n f r o m t h e s t i l l f u l c r u m f r o m which i t Swings w i t h o u t h a v i n g a n a w a r e n e s s of t h a t s t i l l p o w e r of i t s s o u r c e . T h o s e t r a n s c e n d e n t b e i n g s who give t h e w o r l d i t s e n d u r i n g t r u t h s think f r o m the L i g h t of M i n d w h i c h c e n t e r s t h e m a n d THEY ARE F U L L Y AWARE O F THAT S O U R C E , O u r f i r s t f o u r l e s s o n s told you h o w to r e a c h t h a t s t a g e of S o u l - a w a r e n e s s t h r o u g h m e d i t a t i o n , which m e a n s t o d e c e n t r a t e i n s t e a d of c o n c e n t r a t e . Such

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a transition c o n s u m e s m u c h t i m e , but a s you become m o r e and m o r e a c c u s tomed to making t h a t t r a n s i t i o n you will find t h a t you c a n r e m a i n i n t h a t exalted and ecstatic condition while you work at y o u r c r e a t i o n s of any n a t u r e . You will find t h a t y o u r S o u l - a w a r e n e s s will m a k e vou f o r g e t t h e s e n s e s of your body a s you think with f u l l a w a r e n e s s of the S o u r c e of y o u r thinking. That i s what we m e a n by "working knowingly with God", of the unfolding r a c e of m a n . T h a t i s the t r e n d

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with the s p i r i t u a l Mind of t h e u n i v e r s e . We s h a l l continue t h i s thought into t h e next l e s s o n to explain i n g r e a t e r detail, by w o r d and d i a g r a m , how e a c h individual m u l t i p l i e s h i s Self a s e i t h e r man or woman, and how m a n and woman m u l t i p l y t h e i r power a s a unified p a i r . F e w people r e a l i z e the m u l t i p l i e d p o w e r of a c o m p l e t e l y unified and b a l anted man and woman, n o r i s the s c i e n t i f i c a s p e c t of s u c h a union even faintly

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mating i s the m o s t i m p o r t a n t e l e m e n t i n e v e r y o n e ' s l i f e . Also we will s c i e n t i f i c a l l y explain the p r i n c i p l e of thought c o m m u n i c a t i o n with those who h a v e " p a s s e d on",

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r a n g e of body s e n s i n g , and end with a n u n l i m i t e d r a n g e of Mind-knowing. T h o u s a n d s of y e a r s a r e c o n s u m e d i n t h e p r o c e s s of m a k i n g e v e n a l i t t l e p r o g r e s s f r o m p h y s i c a l s e n s i n g t o Mind-knowing, T h e p r o c e s s is one or slow

m u l t i p l i c a t i o n f o r t h e s e n s e d individual who h a s not y e t h e a r d the I n n e r Voice of U n i v e r s a l Mind u r g i n g h i m t o c o m m u n i o n with the Light of knowing Mind- b u t i t m u l t i p l i e s v e r y quickly f o r one whose Soul i s awakened to a r e a l i z a t i o n of t h e o m n i p o t e n c e and o m n i s c i e n c e of a l l m a n k i n d , If you h a v e h e a r d y o u r awakened Soul w h i s p e r i n g i n s p i r e d knowledge i n t u i t i v e l y t o you i t hut m a r k s a point i n y o u r unfolding which h a s t a k e n you m i l l f o n s of y e a r s t o r e a c h , You c a n c o n t i n u e t o unfold slowly f o r a n o t h e r thousand y e a r s

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m o n t h s - - o r w e e k s - - o r e v e n i n a t i m e l e s s f l a s h - -if you will s o live y o u r life that you do not your self s m o t h e r t h a t V o i c e of I n n e r Awakening a s t h e g r e a t m a s s of h u m a n s a r e p e r p e t u a l l y doing who p r e f e r t o l i s t e n t o t h e n o i s e s which v i b r a t e t h e i r s e n s e s r a t h e r t h a n to t h e s i l e n c e of t h e i r all-knowing S o u l s - which a r e S T I L L - - a n d without v i b r a t i o n , T h e s e l e s s o n s a r e f o r the p u r p o s e of giving you t h e knowledge of how t o t r a n s c e n d y o u r Self by multiplying your S e l f . 1. By gaining t h e c o m p r e h e n s i o n which w i l l enable you t o i n c r e a s e t h e

r a n g e of y o u r now v e r y l i m i t e d s e n s e p e r c e p t i o n to a v e r y g r e a t r a n g e .
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By a g r e a t i n c r e a s e i n what i s known a s e x t r a - s e n s o r y p e r c e p t i o n .

T h e g r e a t m a s s of t h e h u m a n r a c e h a s , a s y e t , but l e a r n e d t o think i n the p o s itive d i r e c t i o n of c o n c e n t r a t i o n . Only a f e w c a n b a l a n c e t h e i r c o n c e n t r a t i v e

thinking with d e c e n t r a t i v e thinking, - - a n d a m o r e r a r e f e w c a n c o n t r o l t h e i r thinking f r o m t h e s t i l l c e n t e r f r o m which t h e pendulum of t h e i r thinking swings two ways b e t w e e n t h e p o s i t i v e and n e g a t i v e h a l v e s of t h e i r b o d i e s . E v e r y gain

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the e l e c t r i c n a t u r e of t h e two o p p o s i t e s w h i c h m a l e and f e m a l e a r e , will avoid the g r e a t i l l s which a r i s e f r o m p u r e i g n o r a n c e of t h i s r e l a t i o n ,

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BY TRANSCENDING T H E SENSED MATERIAL UNIVERSE. The CONSCIOUSNESS of m a n m u s t t r a n s c e n d the s e n s e d e l e c t r i c body of man. When CONSCIOUSNESS a w a k e n s i n m a n i t c o n t r o l s t h e body i n t h e m e a U n t i l t h a t t i m e m a n t h i n k s of h i s body as h i s s e l f .

s u r e of i t s a w a k e n i n g .

When m a n s i t s w i t h i n h i s body and knowingly c o n t r o l s i t , a s he s i t s within h i s c a r and c o n t r o l s i t , h e t h e n knows h i s body a s but a n i n s t r u m e n t f o r h i s Self expression. When h e i s t h u s a w a r e of t h e L i g h t which h i s C o n s c i o u s n e s s i s h e h a s t r a n scended his s e n s e s . self. L i k e w i s e , t h e m o r e t r a n s c e n d e n t he b e c o m e s MENTALLY, t h e g r e a t e r h e i n c r e a s e s h i s r a n g e of p h y s i c a l p e r c e p t i o n beyond the now v e r y l i m i t e d range. In o t h e r w o r d s , t h e m o r e he c a n think negatively cut f r o m h i s body The g r e a t e r his knowledge t h e m o r e he m u l t i p l i e s h i m -

i n t o t h e i m m e n s i t y of r e c o r d e d thoughts i n the w a v e - f i e l d s of s p a c e , t h e m o r e h e will gain t e l e p a t h i c p o w e r s of thought t r a n s f e r e n c e between t h e living p r e s e n t and the s t i l l l i v i n g p-a s t B e i n g s of e a r t h . When you h a v e a t t a i n e d t h a t c e n t e r 05 Light which i s the f i l l c r u m of YOUR thinking you h a v e t h e n a l s o b e c o m e t h e f u l c r u m of t i m e l e s s WORLD thinking? f o r a l l thoughts e x t e n d f r o m t h a t which you h a v e BECOME. T h i s i s YOUR g o a l , It i s the u l t i r n a t e g o a l of a i l mankind.

The r e s t of t h e s e l e s s o n s , f r o m now on, wi1.i c o n c e n t r a t e upon i i l u m i n i n g y o u r p a t h t- t h i s g o a l . o T o d o t h i s we m a s t give you thorough knowiedge of t h e

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m e c h a n i c a l p r o c e s s e s by m e a n s of which t h i s divided e l e c t r i c u n i v e r s e b u i l d s positive and n e g a t i v e t h o u g h t - b o d i e s f o r t h e s o l e p u r p o s e of m a n i f e s t i n g IDEA of MIND i n thought f o r m s . That i s a l l t h i s u n i v e r s e of m o t i o n a n d m a t t e r i s , I t i s but a c o s m i c c i n e m a of THOUGHT F O R M S - -THOUGHT IMAGES of MI.'ND IMAGININGS. F r o m now on we w i l l c o n c e n t r a t e u p o n c l a r i f y i n g t h i s s t a t e m e n t t o you i n w o r d s which a r e m u c h e x e m p l i f i e d by d i a g r a m s , THOUGHT MECHANICS W e again r e f e r t o the UNDIVIDED Mind u n i v e r s e of I D E A a s s y m b o l i z e d i n F i g . 8, on p a g e 149, a n d t h e DIVIDED thought u n i v e r s e E a s e x e m p l i f i e d i n F i g , 9 on s a m e p a g e . The I D E A of C r e a t i o n i s ONE - - b u t the e x p r e s s i o n of I d e a i s s e e m i n g l y many. The m a n y thought f o r m s a r e e x t e n d e d f r o m the ONE M i n d , seemingly s e p a r a t e a n d s e p a r a b l e f o r only o n e r e a s o n , T h e y a r e but

That reason is because

t h e y a r e i n m o t i o n - - o p p o s e d m o t i o n i n two o p p o s i t e d i r e c t i o n s w h i c h c a u s e two opposite e f f e c t s . IF ALL MOTION SUDDENLY C E A S E D T H E UNIVERSE WOULD B E WITHOUT FORM AND VOID. O F SEPARATENESS. Our p u r p o s e now i s t o e x p l a i n t h e m e c h a n i c s of the i l l u s i o n which m a k e s i t possible f o r the O N E t o S E E M t o be m a n y , The s e c r e t of i t l i e s i n t h e d e s i r e of M i n d t o THINK i t s O n e I d e a of C r e a t i o n i n t o the m a n y t h o u g h t f o r m s of t h a t ONE IDEA. T o THINK m e a n s I T WOULD T H E N B E ONE WITHOUT T H E ILLUSION

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t o extend MOTION f r o m STILLNESS- -and t h e m o t i o n t h u s extended m u s t become still, It m u s t then a g a i n b e c o m e m o t i o n i n o r d e r to r e t u r n t o the point

of s t i l l n e s s f r o m which i t s p r a n g . In m o r e s i m p l e w o r d s , thought s p r i n g s f r o m REST a t z e r o , s e e k s a point of R E S T , a n d r e t u r n s t o REST a t z e r o . of d e s i r e t o e x p r e s s action. E v e r y action in Nature i s the r e s u l t

L i k e w i s e , e v e r y a c t i o n of e v e r y n a t u r e e x p r e s s e s

i t s d e s i r e by e x t e n d i n g f r o m z e r o r a d i a l l y OUTWARD, t o s e e k z e r o - - a n d i t t h e n r e t u r n s r a d i a l l y INWARD t o a g a i n s e e k r e s t a t a point of z e r o motion. a c t i o n i n N a t u r e , no m a t t e r how g r e a t o r s m a l l v a r i e s t h i s one p r i n c i p l e of m e c h a n i c s of m o t i o n . T h i s one m e c h a n i c a l p r i n c i p l e of d e s i r e f o r e x p r e s s i o n , followed by i t s e q u a l r e a c t i o n , i s t h e p u l s e b e a t - - - o r o u t w a r d - i n w a r d b r e a t h of t h i s living universe. We a r e o v e r w h e l m e d by the SIZE and C O M P L E X I T Y of t h i s u n i v e r s e . We will t r y t o s i m p l i f y t h i s c o m p l e x i t y by s o m e s i m p l e a n a l o g i e s . A S I M P L E ANALOGY No. 1. stars. If y o u look out into the night s k y you w i l l s e e m y r i a d s of b r i g h t No

T h e y a l l s e e m to be m o t i o n l e s s , e v e n though they a r e moving t h o u s They h a v e b e e n t h e r e m i l l i o n s of y e a r s and will See F i g , 72.

a n d s of m i l e s e a c h m i n u t e .

s t i l l be t h e r e m o r e m i l l i o n s of y e a r s .

Now s u p p o s e you looked out one night a n d s a w t h o s e s t a r s c o m i n g and g o i n g , a p p e a r i n g suddenly a s a bright. light a n d t h e n i m m e d i a t e l y d i s a p p e a r ing into the d a r k , I n s t e a d of a d u r a t i o n of b i l l i o n s of y e a r s t h e y w e r e v i s i b l e

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Then s u p p o s e you suddenly r e a l i z e d t h a t you w e r e not looking a t s t a r s a t a l l , but w e r e looking a t f i r e f l i e s f l a s h i n g i n t h e m e a d o w . If, i n your i m a g i n a -

tion you could look a t t h e s t a r s t h a t w a y , a s but t r a n s c i e n t e x p l o s i o n s , you would have a b e t t e r i d e a of t h e c o s m o s a s a whole. See Fig,, 7 3 ,

The light f r o m t h e f i r e f l y i s a n e x p r e s s i o n of d e s i r e e x t e n d e d a l l a r o u n d that point of d e s i r e . o r a t o m of s i l i c o n . EVERY C R E A T I V E ACTION IS AN OUTWARD-INWARD EXPLOSION No, 2 . Now l e t u s look a t a l l N a t u r e a s though t h e d e s i r e t o e x p r e s s i d e a Do not So, l i k e w i s e , i s a s u n , o r p l a n e t - - o r t r e e - - o r i n s e c t - -

i s m a n i f e s t e d by a n o u t e r e x p l o s i o n f o l l o w e d by a n i n n e r e x p l o s i o n , consider a n explosion f r o m the t i m e b a s i s .

C o n s i d e r a n e x p l o s i o n of gunpow-

. d e r , of a sun: a m a n , a v i o l e t o r a n o a k t r e e a s t h e s a m e i n p r i n c i p l e but d i f f e r i n g only i n t i m e , A d y n a m i t e e x p l o s i o n m a y t a k e but a f e w s e c o n d s f o r

both the o u t w a r d a c t i o n and t h e i n w a r d r e a c t i o n - - a s u n b i l l i o n s of y e a r s - - a n oak t r e e a h u n d r e d y e a r s o r a violet but a f e w d a y s , but e a c h i s t h e s a m e effect. S e e F i g . 74. POSTULATE Now a p p l y t h e a b o v e t o P U R P O S E - - G o d ' s p u r p o s e , T h e outward e x t e n -

s i o n f r o m a point of d e s i r e a n v w h e r e i n G o d ' s C o s m o s , i s t h e action of GIVING,. GIVING o u t w a r d f r o m a point m e a n s t o r a d i a t e . , f o r t h e d e s i r e to give e x t e n d s RADIALLY i n a l l d i r e c t i o n s , AXIOM That o u t w a r d t h r u s t of e l e c t r i c f o r c e w h i c h s c i e n c e ca1l.s RADIATION i s t h e

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MOTHER p r i n c i p l e of C r e a t i o n . GIVE.

The c o s m i c meaning of RADIATION i s t o

I t s c r e a t i v e p r i n c i p l e i s to UNFOLD THOUGHT FORMS f r o m the s e e d

to r e c o r d a s n e g a t i v e thought-bodies i n s p a c e , POSTULATE The outward explosion of radiation l e a v e s a vacuum behind i t which m u s t be refilled, and a n e q u a t o r of c o m p r e s s i o n ahead of i t which m u s t be r e l i e v e d . The inward r e a c t i o n to the outward action pulls inward explosively toward the s a m e point of d e s i r e which c a u s e d the outward action. The r e a c t i o n t o GIVING i s REGIVING, This i s inviolate LAW

REGIVING i n w a r d TO WARD a point m e a n s t o gravitate, f o r the regiving extends RADIALLY t o w a r d a c e n t e r of gravity. AXIOM The inward p u l l of e l e c t r i c f o r c e which s c i e n c e c a l l s GRAVITATION i s the FATHER p r i n c i p l e of C r e a t i o n . The c o s m i c meaning of GRAVITATION Its creative principle i s See F i g . 16, page 165.

i s t o be REGIVEN equally f o r that which i s GIVEN.

to REFOLD THOUGHT FORMS toward the s e e d t o r e c o r d a s positive thoughtbodies i n m a t t e r . ANCTHER SIMPLE ANALCGY No, 3 . We h a v e s t a t e d that e v e r y unit of C r e a t i o n i s an extension of e v e r y other unit. Also we have s t a t e d that e a c h unit i s indissolubly bound to e v e r y

other unit - -and t h a t e a c h i s constantly interchanging with e v e r y other unit. Hence the ONENESS, and the INTERDEPENDENCE of e v e r y unit of C r e a t i o n upon e v e r y other u n i t .
A s i m p l e d i a g r a m will c l a r i f y t h i s i d e a ,

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This drawing r e p r e s e n t s two s u n s i n s p a c e , in m a s s so t h e i r wave-fields will be equal.

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These s u n s have b e e n c o m p r e s s e d into t h e i r abundance by the multiplication of light given to t h e m . They cannot help i t . They MUST r a d i a t e a p a r t of t h a t abundance. If -

They cannot withhold t h e i r abundance a s humans do,

they could withhold i t they would wither a s h u m a n s do who withhold of t h e i r giving s . Each of t h e s e two s u n s give to e a c h o t h e r b y r a d i a t i n g t h e i r gift outward into space. Between e a c h unit of C r e a t i o n and e v e r y o t h e r unit t h e r e i s a plane reverses its

of equal p r e s s u r e s w h e r e whatever i s RADIATED by e a c h

direction a t t h a t e q u a t o r and then GRAVITATES t o w a r d e v e r y other unit inCreation. F i g . 75, which i l l u s t r a t e s balanced i n t e r c h a n g e between two suns: and F i g , 76, which i l l u s t r a t e s balanced i n t e r c h a n g e between a m a n and woman; and F i g . 77, which i l l u s t r a t e s balanced i n t e r c h a n g e between the opposite poles of a b a r m a g n e t r e p r e s e n t two p o l a r i z e d u n i t s i n s p a c e . RADIATES i t s light OUTWARDLY into s p a c e . gave to i t i n abundance. Each s u n i s p r e s u m a b l y i giving t o the o t h e r , e a c h h u m a n i s , p r e s u m a b l y , giving to a n o t h e r and one pole of a m a g n e t i s likewise p r e s u m e d t o be giving to the other. That i s a f a c t - - b u t beyond t h a t i n t e r c h a n g e between just TWO E a c h of these units

E a c h r e g i v e s that which space

units i s the g r e a t e r f a c t that e a c h i s giving to e v e r y o t h e r unit i n s p a c e . This g r e a t e r f a c t i s the one which e s c a p e s the o b s e r v a t i o n of m a n This

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i s m e a s u r e d by o u r knowledge of t h i s g r e a t u n i v e r s a l fact that we cannot give t o anyone individually without giving t o the whole human r a c e , n o r , c o n v e r s e l y , c a n we h u r t one h u m a n without hurting the whole human r a c e . The sun cannot r e s t r i c t i t s radiation to one s u n - - n o r c a n m a n r e s t r i c t h i s radiation to one m a n . All units of C r e a t i o n r a d i a t e out into all s p a c e . All -

units a r e extensions of e a c h o t h e r .

E a c h unit of C r e a t i o n i n t e r c h a n g e s i t s

v e r y breathing with e v e r y other unit. E a c h unit i n c r e a s e s the abundance of e v e r y other unit by r e v e r s i n g the expansion of i t s r a d i a t i o n to the contraction of gravitation. the a r r o w s i n F i g u r e s 75, 76 and 77. C a r e f u l l y study

Note that radiation r e v e r s e s i t s d i r e c -

tion a t eve-ry e q u a t o r which divides e v e r y unit of C r e a t i o n f r o m e v e r y other unit. Note c a r e f u l l y that e v e r y radiating line i s r e v e r s e d to a gravitating one a t the equator. Make it a p a r t of your C o n s c i o u s n e s s and your knowing, that e v e r y c r e a t ing unit i n the e n t i r e u n i v e r s e i s a n extension of e v e r y other unit. That being

factually so e v e r y action by anybody anywhere affects everybody by i t s r e a c tion e v e r y w h e r e . Make i t a p a r t of your C o n s c i o u s n e s s that you cannot extend a gift t o any individual anywhere without extending i t e v e r y w h e r e , If you give your son a

thousand d o l l a r s i t i m m e d i a t e l y begins to be extended throughout the whole human r a c e , E v e n though he locks i t i n a s t e e l safe i t will eventually become

unfrozen and r a d i a t e i t s light to a l l humanity. Make it a p a r t of your C o n s c i o u s n e s s , a l s o , that a l l we a r e dealing with

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ILLUSTRATING THE F A T ~ - B f [ O ~ OCTAVE WAVE QBINCPPLE OF' B U z o m G PERFECT SPIIERSCAE BODIES OF INCANDB8CEXT XEP'I93 LIGHT, BY WINDING BLACK LIGHT CENTRIPETALLY FROM ZEEiO,TIIEN IJNWXNDIWG IT TO ZERO*

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in t h i s u n i v e r s e i s the Light of Love which cannot b e bound, nor l i m i t e d .

Just

a s you cannot p r e v e n t the sound of your v o i c e r e a c h i n g around the e a r t h s e v e n t i m e s per second so, a l s o , you cannot p r e v e n t any thought o r action of y o u r s f r o m impacting e v e r y h u m a n on the planet. F i x a l s o into your C o n s c i o u s n e s s t h a t y o u r e t e r n a l Soul i s but a c e n t e r i n g point in the u n i v e r s a l C o n s c i o u s n e s s and the l i m i t s of d e s i r e extending f r o m your Soul a r e those of the u n i v e r s e i t s e l f . F i x a l s o into your KNOWING that you a r e both f a t h e r and m o t h e r - -for you radiate Light and Light g r a v i t a t e s t o you. You a r e a focal c e n t e r of a s p i r a l

v o r t e x - - a c e n t e r of g r a v i t y - - t o w a r d whom t h e u n i v e r s e MUST give of ITS abundance t o m a i n t a i n YOUR abundance. When you have l e a r n e d t h e g r e a t e s t of l e s s o n s - - w h i c h i s how t o GIVE-you will i n c r e a s e your abundance i n the m e a s u r e of y o u r ability t o GIVE WITH LPVE WITHOUT ANY C T H E R MOTIVE THAN GIVING LOVE When you have l e a r n e d t h a t f a c t you will have l e a r n e d t h a t you a r e equally anode and cathode --equally r a d i a t i v e and g r a v i t a t i v e - - a balanced Mind c s n t r o l -

Zl.ir,g a balanced body.
And a s you l e a r n t h i s f a c t by p r a c t i c i n g i t you will f e e l your power g r o w ing--your m e n t a l s t a t u r e multiplying and y o u r s t a t e of Mind reflecting the

e c s t a s y of y o u r KNOWING God i n you a s ONE. NEW KNOWLEDGE CONCERNING THE BUILDING O F BODIES It i s t i m e that m a n y m i s c o n c e p t i o n s c o n c e r n i n g the s t r u c t u r e of m a t t e r , which have b e e n a r r i v e d a t f r o m o b s e r v a t i o n s of the s e n s e s , m u s t be c o r -

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t h e o r y i s c o m m o n l y taught a s a f a c t of m a t t e r and motion.

It m u s t be c o r -

r e c t e d b e c a u s e it i s s o fundamentally untrue t h a t i t would obstruct f u r t h e r knowledge of the s t r u c t u r e of m a t t e r just a s a huge boulder would o b s t r u c t t h e p a s s a g e of a r a i l r o a d t r a i n . T h i s t h e o r y w a s a r r i v e d a t b e c a u s e the e a r t h h a s n o r t h and south m a g netic p o l e s , and s o has a m a g n e t , Look a t F i g . 77 and you will s e e a p o l a r If you t r y to pick up a n a i l with

i z e d b a r of s t e e l which we c a l l a b a r magnet.

t h e m a g n e t you w i l l find that you c a n do s o a t the two p o l e s which a r e g r a v i t a tive - r a d i a t i v e c e n t e r s . You will find t h a t the equator of the m a g n e t i s absolutely "dead',., s o f a r a s any indication of a gravitative inward pull, o r a r a d i a t i v e outward t h r u s t a r e concerned. On the c o n t r a r y everything which i s affected by the e a r t h ' s g r a v i t y i s pulled i n w a r d t o w a r d the c e n t e r of t h e e a r t h ' s equator --not toward i t s p o l e s - and everything a l s o which i s t h r u s t away f r o m the e a r t h i s t h r u s t r a d i a l l y a w a y f r o m i t s c e n t e r of radiation which i s a l s o the e a r t h ' s c e n t e r of g r a v i t y . The e a r t h i s not, t h e r e f o r e , a huge magnet. I t i s a body being f o r m e d

into a s p h e r e f r o m z e r o f o r m , and back again to z e r o , between the n o r t h pole of one e l e c t r i c wave (which a m a g n e t i s ) and the south pole of another e l e c t r i c wave. You will s e e t h i s in the d i a g r a m on page 522, F i g . 7 0 , You will s e e

t h e r e s i x waves--which a r e N a t u r e ' s m a g n e t s - - a n d between the positive and negative e n d s of e a c h a p e r f e c t s p h e r e i s born-" In F i g . 80 you will s e e the positive and negative e n d s

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IN THE OCTAVE EIGHT IAVE LIES TBE SECEET OF CREATION AJJD BLL OF ITS PROCESSES. AT THE LEFT ARE T#E POLARIZED MOTHEZ-FATHER UNITS AND IN THl3 CENTER ARE FATHER-MOTHER HALVE8 mT D IN MARRIAGE TO IE
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CROSS SECTION OF OCTAVE WAYE ILLUSTRATING THE GYROSCOPIC SPIRPlE PRIPJCIPU OF MULTIPLICATION OF H X E R BH ACC-TING SPEED aXRUeET~ABk.'kTO BUIED A SPHERE, THEN DIVIDING BY DEEELZEUTI N B SPEED C Z W I ! R ~ G ~ UNTIL MOTION IS AGAIN ZERO.AT WAVE AXIS,

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i n t e r c h a n g i n g t h e i r b a l a n c e i n a d e s i r e f o r u n i t y of two wave - f i e l d s i n t o ONE - and two g r a v i t a t i v e - r a d i a t i v e c e n t e r s i n t o O N E . That is what m a r r i a g e m e a n s - -

the union of two wave - f i e l d s , a n d two c e n t e r s of g r a v i t y i n t o O N E . If you p l a c e s o m e i r o n f i l i n g s b e t w e e n t w o b a r m a g n e t s y o u w i l l find t h a t t h e y quickly f o r m a s p h e r e . If you a p p r o a c h t h a t s p h e r e w i t h a n e e d l e you

will find t h a t t h e n e e d l e p o i n t s t o w a r d t h e c e n t e r of t h e s p h e r e , w h e r e a s it would point t o w a r d e i t h e r p o l e of t h e m a g n e t if t h e i r o n f i l i n g s w e r e r e m o v e d . By studying F i g , 7 1 on p a g e 523, a n d F i g . 80 t o g e t h e r you w i l l m o r e r e a d i l y u n d e r s t a n d why t h e e a r t h i s n o t ONE m a g n e t b u t i s t h e uniting of t w o h a l v e s of two m a g n e t s . In F i g . 7 8 the - n e g a t i v e p o l e of a m a g n e t i s shown i n p r o x i m i t y t o t h e n e g a t i v e pole of a n o t h e r o n e - - F i g . 7 9 - - b u t y o u s e e n o t e n d e n c y t h e r e of a d e s i r e of the light of e i t h e r one t o u n i t e t h e i r e q u a t o r s a n d g r a v i t a t i v e - r a d i a t i v e tent e r s into ONE. O n t h e c o n t r a r y you w i l l n o t e t h e t e n d e n c y of t h e i r l i g h t to

r e p e l union with e a c h o t h e r . N a t u r e d o e s n o t r e p r o d u c e b o d i e s b y u n i t i n g m o t h e r s w i t h m o t h e r s - -or f a t h e r s with f a t h e r s . B y a n i n t e n s i v e s t u d y of all of t h e s e d i a g r a m s you w i l l

b e t t e r c o m p r e h e n d t h e l a w of b a l a n c e d m a t i n g a n d t h e i m p o r t of it B a l a n c e d m a t i n g n o t o n l y r e p r o d u c e s p e r f e c t PHYSICAL BODIES but m u l t i p l i e s m e n t a l p o w e r t o c r e a t e THOUGHT BCDIES, b y u n i t i n g two s e p a r a t e wave-fields i n t o O N E . B y s o doing t w o o p p o s e d u n b a l a n c e d c o n d i t i o n s b e c o m e -

ONE BALANCED CC)NDITHON, both p h y s i c a l l y a n d m e n t a l l y ,

The v e r y i n t e n t of C r e a t i o n i.s b a s e d Gpon b a l a n c e d m a t i n g . tinuity w o d d c e a s e - - w h i c h m e a n s t h a t C r e a t i o n would c e a s e ,

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you t o give d e e p s t u d y t o t h i s f u n d a m e n t a l p r i n c i p l e of C r e a t i o n i n o r d e r t h a t you c a n intelligently m u l t i p l y your power through balanced m a t i n g . It i s b e t t e r t o not m a t e than t o m a t e with unbalanced opposites, f o r e a c h unit of C r e a t i o n i s both f a t h e r and m o t h e r . a s shown i n F i g , 71. E a c h i s like a p o l a r i z e d m a g n e t , E a c h h a s a p o s i t i v e and Mental

Each i s complete in itself,

negative body and the power t o c o n c e n t r a t e and d e c e n t r a t e m e n t a l l y .

i n t e r c h a n g e between p o s i t i v e and negative thought-bodies by balancing the two, i s the only m e t h o d of p r e v e n t i n g a d i s t r a c t i n g unbalanced phy s i e a l c ondition b e c a u s e of living t o o m u c h i n o n e Q s positive body and too little i n i t s negative counterpart,
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An e x a l t e d m e n t a l s t a t e c a n e n t i r e l y sublima$e a p h y s i c a l u n b a l -

anted s t a t e if sufficiently a s s i s t e d by joyous p h y s i c a l action.

T o anyone whose Size and e n v i r o n m e n t m a k e s balanced mating i m p o s s i b l e we s a y t o you, live joyously, e x a l t e d l y , e c s t a t i c a l l y in the z e r o u n i v e r s e of Mind-knowing. You c a n t r a n s c e n d y o u r positively s e n s e d body by d e c e n t r a -

tion within the s e n s e r a n g e of your negative body. Man i s a s p i r i t u a l Being. tive s e n s e r a n g e . He need not n e c e s s a r i l y live within h i s p o s i -

Deep m e d i t a t i o n t o find p e r f e c t attunement with N a t u r e will

m a k e i t p o s s i b l e f o r anyone t o r e l y upon h i s own p o l a r i t y and h i s own wave field f o r a unified e x i s t e n c e , and be f r e e d f r o m r e l i a n c e upon the n e c e s s i t y of finding unity by e x t e n s i o n of p o l a r i t y , A L L MATTER IS LIGHT AND IS MANIFESTED B Y SPIRAL LIGHT-WAVES T h e r e h a s b e e n m u c h c o n t r o : ~ e r s yi n s c i e n c e a s to the n a t u r e of light F o r a long t i m e l i g h t h a s b e e n p r e s u m e d t o be c o r p u s c u l a r , which m e a n s that it i s composed of p a r t i c l e s of m a t t e r . In r e c e n t y e a r s light h a s b e e n s a i d t o

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be made up of waves. motion,

All motion i n the u n i v e r s e i s wave

M a t t e r i s a c o r p u s c u l a r r e c o r d of the e l e c t r i c potential a t any one P a r t i c l e s of m a t t e r f o r m w h e r e v e r d e s i r e of Mind to

point i n any wave,

express f o r m takes place--and that i s everywhere. T h e r e i s no point in t h e u n i v e r s e which i s not continually extending and r e t r a c t i n g i n i n w a r d - o u t w a r d explosions t o multiply the black light of s p a c e into the white light of inc.andescent m a t t e r and t o divide the white light t o r e t u r n it t o t h e z e r o f r o m which i t c a m e . E v e r y p a r t i c l e of-. m a t t e r i s a wave

and every wave i s c o m p l e t e l y f i l l e d with p a r t i c l e s of m a t t e r which m e a s u r e the e l e c t r i c p o t e n t i d a t e v e r y point in e v e r y wave-field. F i g u r e 82 i l l u s t r a t e s how the e l e c t r i c c u r r e n t m u l t i p l i e s the z e r o of the u n i v e r s a l e q u i l i b r i u m by winding low e l e c t r i c potential s p i r a l l y into high poten t i a l , and then unwinding i t t o z e r o f o r r e p e t i t i o n i n the next wave cycle. The c e n t r a l sun i n t h i s e l e c t r i c cycle occupies a position i n the e l e c t r i c c u r r e n t which i s known t o e l e c t r i c i a n s a s a loop of f o r c e . Wherever an e l e c -

t r i c c u r r e n t p a s s e s through a w i r e t h e s e whirling loops of f o r c e o c c u r to f o r m m i c r o s c o p i c a t o m i c s y s t e m s which a r e i d e n t i c a l with a s o l a r s y s t e m , a n e b ula or a g a l a x y like the Milky Way. T h i s l i t t l e sun i n F i g . 82 i s a t r u e s p h e r e

and the o r b i t s of a l l of i t s m i c r o s c o p i c a t o m s revolve upon the plane of i t s equator. The s a m e l i t t l e sun i s shown in F i g , 83 a t the amplitude of a wave, By

studying t h i s d i a g r a m , i n connection with F i g u r e s 8 4 , 8 5 and 8 6 , you m a y s e e the whole p r o c e s s of winding light gyroscopically, and s p i r a l l y into s p h e r e s

IN FOUR E F F O R T S - -then unwinding t h e s e s p h e r e s by f o u r opposite e f f o r t s .

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S p h e r e s o c c u r only a t wave a m p l i t u d e s and the f a c t of i t s four positive and f o u r negative efforts i s the b a s i s of the octave wave f r o m which our s p e c t r u m , our o c t a v e s of the e l e m e n t s and our octaves of m u s i c a l tones a r e derived, This 0, 1, 2, 3 , 4, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0 octave sequence constitutes the h e a r t b e a t of the u n i v e r s e . It i s the b a s i s of our m u s i c a l r h y t h m s , our c h e m i s t r y ,

our m a t h e m a t i c s , our s y m m e t r y of design of a l l animal, m i n e r a l and v e g e table f o r m s and of our color s p e c t r u m of light. Within the octave light-waves of m a t t e r in motion l i e all the s e c r e t s of Creation, T o know the wave i s to know C o d ' s s e c r e t s and His p r o c e s s e s .

The next l e s s o n will expand t h i s i d e a m o r e fully, but we can go no f u r t h e r now until we c l a r i f y t h e wave-field p r i n c i p l e i t s e l f . To do this we m u s t make c l e a r

t o you the p r i n c i p l e of the cube wave -fields of space a s we have m a d e c l e a r the centering p h y s i c a l bodies which have e m e r g e d f r o m those wave -fields of space, T h i s m y s t e r y will be unfolded i n l e s s o n s 41, 42, and 43, together with the s e c r e t of how positive and negative light t u r n inside -out and outside -in to r a d i a t e and g r a v i t a t e light f r o m z e r o t o incandescenee and back to z e r o , In _ the m e a n t i m e study t h e s e s i x pages of drawings carefully, f o r i n t h e m

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ANSWERS TO STUDENTS QUESTIONS It i s i n d e e d g r a t i f y i n g t o r e c e i v e m o r e and m o r e l e t t e r s s u c h a s t h e f o l lowing: "1 have w r i t t e n down f o u r q u e s t i o n s t o a s k you but h a v e obeyed y o u r What

i n s t r u c t i o n s t o withhold t h e m t o s e e i f I could not m y s e l f a n s w e r t h e m .

you s a y about all q u e s t i o n s a r e a n s w e r a b l e within o u r s e l v e s s e e m s t o c o m e t r u e the m o m e n t I t u r n within m y s e l f f o r t h e a n s w e r b i n s t e a d of o u t s i d e " . Again we i n s i s t t h a t e a c h i n d i v i d u a l p e r s o n i s a n e x t e n s i o n of t h e S o u r c e of a l l knowledge,
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S o m e one e l s e who h a s knowledge c a n open t h e d o o r t o i t f o r you t o Another c a n but r e i n s p i r e you t o

e n t e r but you m u s t e n t e r t h a t d o o r y o u r s e l f ,

g a i n knowledge f o r y o u r s e l f , a s a n o t h e r c a n awaken i n you t h e p o w e r t o h e a l y o u r s e l f , but n o o t h e r p e r s o n c a n h e a l y o c h i m s e l f , n o r g i v e you k n o w l e d g e . God a w a r e n e s s i n you a l o n e d o e s t h a t . S o m e q u e s t i o n s d o , h o w e v e r , k e e p c o m i n g - - m a n y of t h e m being s o s i m i l a r t h a t we c a n a l m o s t r e s o l v e t h e m i n t o t y p e s . QUESTION. We a n s w e r a f e w of t h e s e h e r e ,

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divided and m u l t i p l i e d p r i n c i p l e of C r e a t i o n , ulated u n i v e r s e ? I s t h a t the p u r p o s e of t h i s s i m -

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God h a s i n H i s Being i s the m e a s u r e of DESIRE i n H i m to c r e a t e H i s u n i verse. less. T h a t Omnipotence i s unchanging, It d o e s not g r o w m o r e o r b e c o m e

T h a t unchanging condition i s the z e r o of e q u i l i b r i u m and i s the s t i l l

f u l c r u m f r o m which m u l t i p l i e d and divided power e x t e n d s a s a l e v e r e x t e n d s from its fulcrum, G o d ' s power i s m a n i f e s t e d i n H i s thinking. e l e c t r i c thinking c o n c e n t r a t e s - and d e c e n t r a t e s . d i r e c t i o n of c o n c e n t r a t i v e thinking, i s t h e d i r e c t i o n of g r a v i t a t i o n , Thinking i s e l e c t r i c . His

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The m a x i m u m p o t e n t i a l of c o n c e n t r a t i v e think -

ing i s r e c o r d e d i n s p h e r e s of m a t t e r a s c e n t e r s of g r a v i t y . All e f f e c t s of motion multiply i n t h i s d i r e c t i o n , multiplies. Heat multiplies. Weight

Speed a c c e l e r a t e s and a l l m a t t e r s o l i d i f i e s a s multiplied p r e s -

s u r e s pack light -waves i c t o c l o s e r q u a r t e r s , C o n v e r s e l y , p o t e n t i a l d i v i d e 6 i n the o u t w a r d r a d i a l d i r e c t i o n .
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divide into v a p o r s .

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g r e a t e r the divj-sion t h e c o l d e r i t s t e m p e r a t u r e , the s l o w e r i t s speed of r i s ing, and t h e l e s s i t s weight and d e n s i t y , Do not b e confused in t h i s r e s p e c t by the t e x t book teachings which s a y that hot a i r r i s e s and cold a i r d e s c e n d s . f o r s u c h i s not t r u e to N a t u r a l L a w . Heating a i r d e s c e n d s t o s e e k i t s like potential of h e a t , and cooling a i r r i s e s

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a m u l t i - p r o j e c t i o n of the d u a l l i g h t of G o d 7s thinking onto the blank s c r e e n of space. E v e r y happening "unhappens" a s i t h a p p e n s . E v e r y t h i n g In N a t u r e i s
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f o r e v e r walkinp i n t o a m i r r o r of i t s e l f , s o t h a t one motron v o i d s the o t h e r o p p o s i t e one.

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A s a p e n d u l u m swings one w a y a n i n v i s i b l e one s w i n g s the o t h e r way w i t h e q u a l a n d o p p o s i t e f o r c e t o void t h e o t h e r swing of i t O u r s e n s e s a r e l i m i t e d t o s e e i n g only one half of the e f f e c t We s e e e v e n t s

i n f o r w a r d t i m e only, h e n c e we h a v e s e q u e n c e s of e v e n t s following e a c h o t h e r like day and night, TIME is conceived. F r o m t h i s i l l u s i o n of m o t i o n , due to l i m i t e d s e n s i n g ,

If our s e n s e s e x t e n d e d c l e a r a r o u n d the 3 6 0 d e g r e e c i r -

c l e we would s e n s e a b a c k w a r d f l o w t o t i m e which voids ~ t fs r w a r d flow. o You w i l l m o r e r e a d i l y u n d e r s t a n d t h i s if you r e a l l z , e t h a t the ilniver s e i s a t w o - w a y r a d i a l e x t e n s i o n f r o m t h e Z E R O of t h e u n i v e r s a l equii.iibrrlam. c a n n o t m u l t i p l y Z e r o but you c a n S E E M to. though i t s e e m s t h a t you c a n . Try it, You

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N a t u r e n e v e r m u l t i p l i e s p o t e n t i a l without s i m u l t a n e o ~ s 1 . v i v i d i n , ~t e q u a l l y , d i A solid is seemingly produced which the s e n s e s r e c o r d - - B U T - - n a t u r e samult a n e o u s l y c r e a t e s a x e m p t y v a c u o u s b l a c k h o l e o i space arocnd t h a t s o l l d which \.Ye c a l l e m p t y s p a c e . its mate. E a c h a r e equal, I t i s " e m p t y " b e c a u s e i t h a s gl.ciei1 "fullne 5 s ' ' to O u r s e n s e s a r e p a r t of t h a t d i s - i s - o n - -hut o=r

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s e n s e s a r e not the whole of i t , If t h e y w e r e t h e whole r a n g e of i t we would

c o m p r e h e n d t h a t we we r e b u t "day - d r e a m i n g n - -imagining- -thinking i m a g e f o r m s f r o m imagined i d e a - - w h i c h i s what God d o e s t o c r e a t e t h i s c o s m i c i l l u sion. Cre -a t i o n i s a w o n d e r f u l and g l o r i o u s v i s i o n but i t h a s no m o r e r e a l i t y T h a t c i n e m a c o n s i s t s of m o t i o n o n l y - -

t h a n the c i n e m a you s e e i n t h e t h e a t r e , light i n m o t i o n ,

Stop t h e m o t i o n and t h e m o t i o n p i c t u r e would i n s t a n t l y c e a s e ,

L i k e w i s e , G o d ' s c o s m i c c i n e m a would i n s t a n t l y c e a s e if God stopped thinking, You a s k the p u r p o s e of i t a l l . manifest th - at F r o m G o d ' s point of view His p u r p o s e i s t o God i s Light--God i s Love - -God -

which He i s i n i m a g i n e d f o r m .

is T r u t h and the LAW - - a l l m e a n i n g t h e s a m e thing with differing c o n n o t a t i o n s .

God d e s i r e s t o m a n i f e s t L o v e . i n two opposite d i r e c t i o n s .

He d o e s s o by dividing the giving of L o v e

T h e opposite e x p r e s s i o n s of Love a r e giving and

regiving, but i t i s t h i s f a c t of division of giving i n t o two opposite d i r e c t i o n s t h a t the i l l u s i o n o c c u r s . To s e n s e d c r e a t u r e s N a t u r e i s a n i l l u s i o n of s e p a r a t e n e s s of m a n y t h i n g s which a p p e a r , d i s a p p e a r a n d r e a p p e a r - - o r l i v e , die and a r e b o r n a g a i n , If,

however, o u r s e n s e p e r c e p t i o n could r e c o r d t h e n e g a t i v e bodies of m o t i o n i n s p a c e a s w e l l a s i t could s e n s e the p o s i t i v e o n e s of e a r t h we would s e n s e t h e continuity of i t a i l - -and t h u s s e n s e t h e v o i d a n c e s which would c a u s e m o t i o n t o c e a s e e n t i r e l y and naught would then r e m a i n but o u r KNOWING .,
W e would KNOW i t f o r what i t i s - - a divine IDEA - -and we would know i t

t i m e l e s s l y - -without c h a n g e - -without d i m e n s i o n - - j u s t a s you c a n KNOW a n

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IDEA i n y o u r Mind t i m e l e s s l y ,

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You can t h e n THINK i t i n t o f o r m if you w i s h -

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a n d t h a t would t a k e t i m e , f o r a s you THINK i t i n t o changing s e q u e n c e s you a r e a l s o " C r e a t i n g " t i m e a s you a r e c r e a t i n g y o u r thought f o r m s : You know, how-

e v e r , t h a t t h e y a r e but v i s i o n s of y o u r i m a g i n i n g s and h a v e n o o t h e r r e a l i t y than that. L i k e w i s e , God knows t h a t the u n i v e r s e i s H i s v i s i o n , p r o d u c t of H i s t h i n k ing, F r o m y o u r own point of v i e w what i s y o u r p u r p o s e ? Your purpose i s t o God -

s o m u l t i p l y God a w a r e n e s s i n you t h a t y o u r p u r p o s e i s G o d ' s p u r p o s e , a w a r e n e s s i n you m e a n s b e c o m i n g t h e Being which God i s ,

As that a w a r e n e s s

increases you t h e n b e c o m e L o v e , which YOU m a n i f e s t by giving; - - a n d YOU
b e c o m e T r u t h a n d t h e L a w of B a l a n c e which YOU CONTROL. When God

a w a r e n e s s i s c o m p l e t e in vou YOU a r e t h e C r e a t o r of a l l t h a t i s b e c a u s e of y o u r knowing?:v o u r O n e n e s s with t h e ONE When you h a v e t h u s b e c o m e t h e U n i v e r s a l O n e Being vou a r e t h e n t h e e c s t a t i c IMAGINER--the c o s m i c d r e a m e r of d r e a m s - - t h e v i s i o n e r of IDEA a n d t h e c r e a t o r of i m a g i n e d b o d i e s f o r i m a g i n e d IDEA, T h i s i s a brief answer to your question. T o g r a s p i t m o r e fully you m u s t

f i l l i n t h e g a p s of y o u r l a c k of u n d e r s t a n d i n g b y studying a l l of t h e l e s s o n s f r o m t h e beginning and m e d i t a t i n g milch upon t h e m , I t i s not e a s y f o r the s e n s e d h u m a n to e v e n b e g i n t o u n d e r s t a n d i t but a s you b e c o m e m o r e a n d m o r e c o s m i c , b e c a u s e of y o u r i n c r e a s i n g God a w a r e ne s c , you will not h a t - e t o study i t s o c a r e f u l l y , and think i t s o c o n c e n t r a t e d l y , f o r y o u w i l l j u s t KNOW it,

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QUESTION.

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" T h e God Mind, being o m n i p r e s e n t and omnipotent, would

not the thinking t h a t s p r i n g s f r o m t h a t Mind b e of the s a m e q u a l i t y - - h e n c e not illusion ? " ANSWER. No, i t would not be the s a m e q u a l i t y - -and i t IS i l l u s i o n . Mind T h e thinking of Mind i s divided,

i s undivided, unchanging and m o t i o n l e s s , changing and i n continuous m o t i o n .

Motion cannot b e s t i l l n e s s - - s o u n d cannot

be s i l e n c e - -changing cannot be unchanging - -but sound c a n m a n i f e s t t h a t which l i e s within s i l e n c e - - c h a n g e c a n m a n i f e s t t h e unchanging and the divided c a n m a n i f e s t the undivided. If you would but look a t the s t i l l point f r o m which the pendulum of your clock swings you would b e t t e r u n d e r s t a n d how t h e changing c a n m a n i f e s t the unchanging - - a l s o you will u n d e r s t a n d t h a t i t s m o t i o n cannot b e c o m e i t s s t i l l ness. Likewise i f you will look a t t h e s i l e n t h a r p s t r i n g f r o m which i t s sound extends you will s e e that the sounds a r e not i n the s i l e n c e but a r e i n the motion of t h e v i b r a t i o n s which extend f r o m t h e m o t i o n l e s s s t r i n g . Again, i f you would look a t the f u l c r u m f r o m which a l e v e r e x t e n d s to lift heavy o b j e c t s you will s e e that the p o w e r which l i f t s t h e m i s not i n the moving l e v e r , but i n the s t i l l f u l c r u m , f o r t h e l e v e r cannot m o v e t o lift a n y thing without the s t i l l f u l c r u m QUESTION. sion. "1 cannot s e e how TIME c o u l d b e -c o n . i i d e r e d t o be a n i l l u Will

T o m e i t i s the m o s t r e a l thing I know o f - - e v e n a s r e a l a s m a t t e r .

you tell m e w h e r e I a m w r o n g ? " ANSWER. Your s e n s e s t e l l you t h a t t h e r e i s s u c h a n effect a s TIME.

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Your s e n s e s s e e d a y following n i g h t - -event following e v e n t - -one e x p e r i e n c e following a n o t h e r - -your body growing old- - f l o w e r s and f o r e s t s r i s i n g f r o m the e a r t h and d i s a p p e a r i n g - - b u t your s e n s e s d e c e i v e you mightily b e c a u s e t h e y a r e l i m i t e d to seeing j u s t a pinhole view of N a t u r e ,

If y o u r s e n s e s could e x t e n d t h e i r r a n g e all a r o u n d the c y c l e of any e f f e c t
of m o t i o n a l l things would s e e m t o stand s t i l l - - a n d t i m e would not b e , b e c a u s e m o t i o n in one d i r e c t i o n would b e voided by the o t h e r d i r e c t i o n , Your s e n s e s s e e a p e n d u l u m swinging f r o m i t s fixed f u l c r u m , but y o u r s e n s e s d o not s e e a n i n v i s i b l e f o r c e which i s EQUAL to that of the p e n d u l u m which i s swinging the o t h e r way. e f f e c t a t once -:instead If your s e n s e s could s e e the whole of t h e

of a l i t t l e of i t at a t i m e , you would n e v e r s e e s e q u e n c e s , M o r e than t h a t you could

h e n c e y o u c o u l d not e x p e r i e n c e the s e n s a t i o n of t i m e , not e v e n count beyond z e r o ,

T h e r e i s a b a c k w a r d flow t o t i m e which v o i d s i t s f o r w a r d flow.
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p l i f y o u r m e a n i n g c o n s i d e r 'the flight of a p l a n e .

Your s e n s e s s e e i t going i n

one d i r e c t i o n , but you do not s e e a black v a c u o u s hole behind that p l a n e which i s a s negatively strong a s the positive flight i s strong, That i n v i s i b l e v a c u -

o u s e m p t y hole i n s p a c e behind the p l a n e would p u l l i t b a c k w a r d s t o a z e r o point between t h e m if t h e m o t i o n of the plane could suddenly c e a s e . L a t e r i n t h e s e l e s s o n s you will r e a d of a new l a w f r o m The Divine I l i a d M e s s a g e which s a y s : " E v e r y a c t i o n in N a t u r e i s voided a s i t o c c u r s , i s

r e p e a t e d a s i t i s voided, and i s r e c o r d e d a s i t i s r e p e a t e d . " A f u l l u n d e r s t a n d i n g of t h a t l a w will h e l p you c o m p r e h e n d t h e i l l u s i o n which t h i s u n i v e r s e is,

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QUESTION. asylum. "I went t o d o s o m e w o r k i n the shock w a r d s of o u r s t a t e

S h o r t l y a f t e r r e t u r n i n g h o m e a sudden d e p r e s s i o n o v e r t o o k m e which I felt a hopeless feel-

the s t r o n g e s t s t a t e m e n t s of t r u t h would not e r a d i c a t e .

ing within m e , a s if a l l m y y e a r s of s e e k i n g and t r u s t i n g w e r e t u r n e d t o naught. "We a r e a d m o n i s h e d t o v i s i t the s i c k , c o m f o r t the s e e m i n g h o p e l e s s , and yet if we d a r e t o t u r n a downward g l a n c e , we find o u r s e l v e s p u l l e d i n t o t h a t s a m e condition. M u s t we who a r e l e a r n i n g t r u t h and e v e r s t r i v i n g t o k e e p the

eye single upon the S o u r c e of o u r being i g n o r e the c a l l of t h e l e s s f o r t u n a t e ? What i s y o u r a d v i c e on t h i s ?I1 ANSWER, When you go t o ' l c o m f o r t t h e sick" you go t o GIVE t o t h e m

what they l a c k a n d you have i n abundance - - w h i c h i s your l o v e , y o u r b a l a n c e and your j o y o u s n e s s of God a w a r e n e s s i n you. If you c a n s u c c e e d i n giving i t

t o them they will t h e n have what you h a v e i n the m e a s u r e of t h e i r a b i l i t y t o r e f l e c t YOUR l i g h t . Instead of y o u r doing t h a t you allowed t h e m t o extend t h e i r unbalance t o
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you.

You gave t h e m not,hing of your l i g h t b e c a u s e of y o u r s y m p a t h y and o t h e r In the Book of H e a l i n g and

emotions which you thought would c o m f o r t t h e m ,

The Healing P r i n c i p l e i n Vol. I1 of T h e Divine I l i a d i t i s c a r e f u l l y explained t h a t sympathy t o a n ailing p e r s o n g i v e s a r e c o g n i t i o n t o t h e a i l m e n t , m a k i n g of i t a reality.
You l e t t h e m r e f l e c t t h e i r a b s e n c e of G o d a w a r e n e s s i n t o you i n s t e a d of

the r e v e r s e ,

You m u s t l e a r n t o i n s u l a t e y o u r s e l f a g a i n s t the ills of o t h e r s by

your knowing of y o u r divinity i n s t e a d of being a conductor of t h e m by letting

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O n e p h r a s e i n y o u r q u e s t i o n c o n v i n c e s u s t h a t you do not u n d e r s t a n d t h i s principle. T h i s p h r a s e is:
"a sudden d e p r e s s i o n o v e r t o o k m e which even the

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s t r o n g e s t s t a t e m e n t s of t r u t h would not e r a d i c a t e . " u p o n a f f i r m a t i o n s i n s t e a d of knowledge.

T h i s sounds like relying

No m a t t e r what t r u t h s one m a y u t t e r

t h e y a r e of no b e n e f i t w h a t s o e v e r u n l e s s t h e r e i s f u l l knowledge of t h e i r m e a n i n g , a n d c o m p r e h e n s i o n of t h e i r p r a c t i c e behind t h e m . A f f i r m a t i o n s a r e no

m o r e effective when u t t e r e d by a h u m a n b e i n g t h a n they a r e when u t t e r e d on a g r a m o p h o n e u n l e s s t h e y a r e u t t e r e d with knowledge of t h e i r r e l a t i o n s h i p t o Nature. QUESTION. 1, "What a r e d r e a m s ?

2.

What i s h y p n o s i s ?

3:

Are

t h e s e p h e n o m e n a of any s i g n i f i c a n c e i n u n d e r s t a n d i n g the n a t u r e of m i n d o r t h e i l l u s i o n s of t h e s e n s e p e r c e p t i o n s ?I' ANSWER, D r e a m s a r e the r e s u l t of not being fully a s l e e p . Sleep m e a n s

m o r e o r l e s s l o w e r i n g of voltage of e l e c t r i c p o t e n t i a l p a s s i n g t h r o u g h your b r a i n - - n o t Mind. The p u r p o s e or' t h a t l o w e r i n g of p o t e n t i a l i s t o l e t y o u r

s e n s e s - - n o t Mind--relax and r e s t f o r an i n t e r v a l , In u t t e r r e l a x a t i o n one cannot d r e a m , f o r a l l of t h e m e m o r y r e c o r d s which a r e s t o r e d i n the b r a i n h a v e n o m o t i v a t i n g f o r c e behind t h e m to s e t t h e m i n motion. When you a r e f u l l y a w a k e , and h a v e t h a t f u l l motivating f o r c e flowing

t h r o u g h y o u r s e n s e s , you c a n pick a n y r e c o r d you c h o o s e f r o m t h o s e s t o r e d m e m o r i e s , but when you a r e not quite a s l e e p a l i t t l e c u r r e n t flows t h r o u g h y o u r s t o r e d r e c o r d s and a w a k e n s p a r t s of m a n y of t h e m without y o u r power t o control them, T h i s s t r a n g e m i x t u r e i s what you c a l l d r e a m s , and the c l a r i t y

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of t h e m , o r t h e i r v a g u e n e s s , i s d e p e n d e n t upon the power which m o t i v a t e s t h e m , and t h e f a c t that they a r e u n c o n t r o l % e d , Hypnotism i s the power g e n e r a t e d by one p e r s o n to c o m p e l a n o t h e r t o In a n inconspicuous m a n n e r you s e e

a c t in a c c o r d a n c e with h i s own d e s i r e ,

hypnosis i n p r a c t i c e e v e r y w h e r e , a m o t h e r who thinks f o r - -and r u l e s - - h e r son, o r a n y s t r o n g c h a r a c t e r in a n y walk of life who c o n t r o l s weaklings by h i s g r e a t e r knowledge and will, P r a c t i c e i n the a r t of multiplying w i l l p o w e r will s t r e n g t h e n one i s t h i s r e s p e c t Qust a s p r a c t i c e i n e x e r c i s i n g c e r t a i n m u s c l e s will m a k e t h e m m o r e powerful t h a n o t h e r s - - o r p r a c t i c e i n c e r t a i n a r t s and s k i l l s will give one p r o -

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ficiency o v e r a l e s s e r p r a c t i c e d p e r s o n . Many d o c t o r s have developed s t r o n g hypnotic p o w e r s without intending t o do s o - -in f a c t s o m e have d e v e l o p e d t h e s e with sufficient i n t e n s i t y to o p e r a t e upon a p a t i e n t without giving a n a n e s t h e t i c . T h e s e phenomena have s i g n i f i c a n c e i n u n d e r s t a n d i n g e f f e c t s of the s e n s e s but not of t h e Mind- -for t h e y a r e not m e n t a l . The whole of t h e s e t e a c h i n e s e x p l a i n t h e d i f f e r e n c e between sensing and knowing. By c a r e f u l l y reviewing t h e l e s s o n s f r o m the beginning you will - s e e

the golden t h r e a d of that thought t h r o u g h o u t t h e e n t i r e s e r i e s .

Swannanoa, W a y n e s b o r o , V i r g i n i a O u r T r e a s u r e d Students: " T a k e thou m a n ' s d e a t h a w a y f r o m h i m i n t h i s new d a y of m a n , Give t o h i m e t e r n a l Life i n M e by knowing M e i n h i m . T h e s e w e r e t h e w o r d s of G o d V c o m m a n d i n t h e DIVINE ILIAD MESSAGE r e v e a l e d i n m y h u s b a n d ' s s Illumination d u r i n g which t i m e a l l t h e divine p r o c e s s e s of C r e a t i o n w e r e m a d e known t o h i m . In a l l the f o r t y l e s s o n s which you h a v e r e c e i v e d t h a t KNOW LEDGE which ALONE c a n " t a k e d e a t h a w a y f r o m you" h a s been r e l e a s e d i n a s s i m p l e l a n guage and f o r m a s we could p o s s i b l y give i t , The m i s t a k e n c o n c e p t t h a t d e a t h of t h e "body11 c a n be c o n q u e r e d and the "body" continue on f o r e v e r MUST be e r a s e d f r o m your thinking, Continuity of the positive body i s NOT what c o n q u e r i n g death m e a n s . What i t r e a l l y m e a n s i s KNOWLEDGE of a continuous i n t e r c h a n g e between p o s i t i v e and n e g a t i v e bodies will h a v e s o i n c r e a s e d y o u r s e n s e p e r c e p t i o n t h a t you c a n m a n i f e s t your THINKING in both h a l v e s of y o u r body. You will t h e n KNOW t h a t life i s continuous a n d you w i l l n o l o n g e r SENSE t h o s e i n t e r v a l s t h a t we c a l l "death". Deep m e d i t a t i v e study of Ur-its 7 , 8 a n d 10 will p r e p a r e you f o r the l a s t two Units t h e r e b y gaining f o r you a p o s i b l e t h o l ~ s a n d o t e n t h o u s a n d y e a r s of t o c o m p r e h e n s i o n i n o n e l i f e t i m e i c s t e a d of i n a h u ~ d r e d r a t h o u s a n d l i v e s , Knowledge alone c a n b r i d g e t h e g a p t o t r a n s c e n d e n c y I-Taving now l i v e d f o r a y e a r with the new thinking which we a r e t r y i c g t o a d j u s t you t o , you w i l l now m o r e c l e a r l y c o m p r e h e n d what we c o u l d o d y r e f e r to a b s t r a c t l y , when you begar, your s t u d y ; a s a t r a n s i t i o n f r o m s e n s i n g t o knowing. You now know d y n a m i c a l l y what we m e a n i n s t e a d of a b s t r a c t l y . We could i not put m o r e m e a n i ~ g n t o t h o s e w o r d s a t the beginning b e c a u s e i t n e e d e d t h e foundations of NEW THINKING- -SLOWLY and PATIENTLY b u i l t , to give you the c o m p r e b e ~ l s i o n whfch you r!ow ha-ve. The t r e n d h a s b e e n t f r o m the beginning, t o i n c r e a s e y o u r r a n g e of s e n s e p e r c e p t i o n by i n c r e a s i n g y o u r THOUGHT RANGE fay into t h e i n v i s i b l e u n i v e r s e where thoughts a r e r e c o r d e d i n patterned f o r m . p A l s o we d e s i r e t o s o f i r m l y b a s e y o u r e x t r a s e n s o ~ y e r c e p t i o n upon KNOW LEDGE t h a t t h e p h y s i c a l b o d i e s s f things will have l e s s m e a n i n g t h a n t h e S o u r c e of t h o s e b o d i e s i n t h e s t i l l n e s s of t h e i r s e e d r The g r e a e e s t g e n i u s c a n m o r e d i s t i n c t l y h e a r h i s y e t u n b o r n s.jrmphony i n i t s e m b r y o n i c thought f o r m t h a n h e c a n h e a r it when given a p h y s i c a l body

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of sound . The m y s t i c h a s s o v a s t a range of p e r c e p t i o n t h a t i t r e a c h e s scr f a r into the thought r a n g e that the only c o m p a r i s o n we could give you i s the r a d a r which s e e s f a r a h e a d into s p a c e o r u n d e r the s e a t o t e l l what i s a h e a d of i t , which i s beyond the r a n g e of m a n ' s p e r c e i v i n g . We a l l have t h a t s p i r i t u a l r a d a r , and s o m e of u s a r e beginning to f e e l i t . We have e v e n given i t a n a m e - - T E L E P A T H Y - -but t e l e p a t h y d o e s not c o v e r i t fully- - f o r t e l e p a t h y m e a n s thought - t r a n s f e r e n c e , i n f e r r i n g between living people. T h a t power of thought - t r a n s f e r e n c e which i s unfolding in the human r a c e i n c l u d e s the thought of U n i v e r s a l Mind, whenever m a n i f e s t e d - -whether through t h e now l i v i n g o r long since "dead". Thought i s e t e r n a l and a l l thought p a t t e r n s a r e r e c o r d e d , both positively and negatively. The h u m a n r a c e will s o m e d a y unfold i t s r a n g e of p e r c e p t i o n t o include t h a t which h a s d i s a p p e a r e d with t h a t which now i s . Today and f o r e v e r we send our loving s a l u t a t i o n s t o you and r e m i n d you that in o u r thought-wave u n i v e r s e "your own s h a l l c o m e t o you" t i m e l e s s l y and e n d l e s s l y s o k e e p y o u r THINKING balanced and f i l l e d with LOVE and the u n i v e r s e will give b a c k t o you a l l that you give i n bounteous m e a s u r e . Our love i n o n e n e s s with you, I a m Sincerely, .Lao R u s s e l l

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