Re: Theos-World on our toes
Jan 07, 2003 04:52 AM
I have thought for some time now, that to the extent, events actually do
occur (not an illusion) along the space time continuum which we occupy, the
passage of those actual events would form our actual historical timeline. The
historical events themselves are not in question. It is the consciousness of
the observing witnesses to those events that is wanting. Within a given li
fetime observational acuity and motivational biases, will vary from person to
person. Once we go outside of our little 70+yr old windows of direct
observation, all becomes very hazy indeed in terms of objective or inherent
>If we are truth seekers then where is the best place to find truth?
What we are left with is the working state of our own developed intuition,
or, a fortunate (karmic) moment of discovery that leads us to the illumined
intuitions of greater ones than ourselves. Abiding TRUTH is a product of the
inner planes. Transient truths are it's passing reflections, onto this
passing stage of existence.
At least, that's the way it seems to me.
In a message dated 1/5/2003 4:23:07 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> When I studied history back in highschool one common
> theme that I kept noticing was that history was
> anything but fact. The course of the Cold War with all
> the spying, deluding and secrecy going on probably
> best exemplifies this point. How can we know for sure
> what is fact when the players themselves probably
> didn't even know?
> However, I suspect that this is not what you mean when
> you say that "History as fact is invariable". Do you
> mean to say that once history is known, and the
> Masters know this history, then ipso facto it must be
> invariable? This reminds me of something I read the
> other day, I can't remember if it was here or
> elsewhere, but a good mathematician can convince
> another mathematician that 1 + 1 does not equal 2.
> This is the equivalent of a good historian convincing
> another historian that Hitler invaded Poland in 1929,
> not 1939.
> If we are truth seekers then where is the best place
> to find truth? In the elementary maths book which
> states unequivocally that 1 + 1 = 2 or from a
> university professor who states, unequivocally,
> otherwise? As you say, Dallas, in your last paragraph,
> and I must agree with Morten that this was well
> written, "you become the authority for what you
> know or have reasoned out. Truth is a common factor,
> and is shared and participated in by all -- no
> Michael Forster
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