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    What's in a theory_ Creation & Evolution

    Thursday, April 8, 2010, 4:56 AM [General]


    The Big Bang theory and the theory of Evolution are, as we all know, theories that attempt explanations as to the origin of humans, among other species, on planet Earth.


    If, in spite of over a century of funded research and prestigious brains actively involved in unveiling the mystery, these theories are still called *theories,* it is because neither side has been able to mount the sort of evidence that would bounce whichever theory into the realm of factual reality.


    Put simply, no one knows for sure how our species came to be and this hiatus has recently led me to ponder another theory, one inspired by ancient Sacred texts as well as by the stimulating thinking of modern people such Alan Watts, Maurice Nicoll, Krishnamurti and P.D. Ouspensky – synergized by the rigorous teachings of Moriya, my mentor.


    Don't bother googling Moriya for the Moriya who is my mentor is not on the net.


    These days, I am trying to understand how – circa the proverbial Dawn of Time – human *bodies*, bags of skin, bones and fluids – once in full Me-first reflex mode  – have moved away from their intended role – their sole purpose for being on Earth.

    Spoiler: anyone challenged by the need to better understand the invisible or by the spontaneous ability to think *outside the box* in regard to this topic should abstain from reading further.

    What I mean is simply that I wouldn’t want you to be either annoyed or upset, dear Reader, with the alternative theory that I will be posting here in some 14 bite-sized instalments :)

    How far have we come along?

    Thursday, April 8, 2010, 4:44 AM [General]

    One day, young Huang Di questioned one of the wise men in his entourage, “I’ve heard that in the days of old everyone lived one hundred years without showing the usual signs of aging. In our time, however, people age prematurely, living only fifty years. Is this due to a change in the environment, or is it because people have lost the correct way of life?”

    What is interesting about this snip is that Huang Di grew up to be known as the legendary Yellow Emperor who reigned in China from 2697 BC to 2597 BC – roughly from 5000 years ago.

    What I find even more astonishing is that way back then such topics were discussed.

    Here is a part of the answer he was given:


    “The accomplished ones, of ancient times, advised people how to guard themselves against disease-causing factors. On the mental level, one should remain calm and avoid excessive desires and fantasies, recognizing and maintaining the natural purity and clarity of the mind. When internal energies are able to circulate smoothly and freely, and the energy of the mind is not scattered, but is focused and concentrated, illness and disease can be avoided.

    These days, people have changed their way of life. They drink wine as though it were water, indulge excessively in destructive activities, drain their jing - the body’s essence that is stored in the kidneys - and deplete their qi. They do not know the secret of conserving their energy and vitality. Seeking emotional excitement and momentary pleasures, people disregard the natural rhythm of the universe. They fail to regulate their lifestyle and diet, and sleep improperly. So it is not surprising that they look old at fifty and die soon after.”

    Huang Di might be surprised to hear that 5000 years later, we, in most parts of the western world, have only managed to lengthen our lifespan by some 30 years - but that is in spite of far greater cultural excesses than any, I assume, he would have witnessed in his days.


    Serious question: why if "in the days of old everyone lived one hundred years without showing the usual signs of aging" are we not able to hit the 200 year mark some 5000 years later in spite of more self-help, more support and more freedoms of all kinds than would have been available in Huang Di's days?

    Another serious question: why are we not any more contented than we are as individuals within the fun and progress-oriented *civilization* of which we are a part?

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