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Open to Interpretation

 

“The incipient magician will confess his faith to a universal religion. He will find out that every religion has good points as well as bad ones. He will therefore keep the best of it for himself and ignore the weak points, which does not necessarily mean that he must profess a religion, but he shall express awe to each for of worship, for each religion has its proper principle of God, whether the point in question be Christianity, Buddhism, Islam or any other kind of religion. But he will not be satisfied with the official doctrine of his Church, and will try to pentetrate deeper into god’s workshop. And such is the purpose of our initiation. According to the universal laws, the magician will form his own point of view about the universe which henceforth will be his true religion”
— Franz Bardon

 

Do you seek answers or do you accept the answers given to you by others? If the latter, do you realize that no matter how authoritative they may be and what holy books they subscribe to, you are merely getting that person’s interpretation which is at best an approximation of their understanding. It is rare for even two fundamentalist preachers to agree on every single line in the Testaments both Old and New. If you read any translation from cover to cover, the chances are you will find places where they contradict themselves. If Truth was that easy, wouldn’t they all agree? If it is not that easy then why would you accept another’s interpretation rather than studying and forming your own opinion? Are you sacrificing understanding and realization for security or is it just laziness? “Rev. Johnson tells me how God works. Now I can focus on the things I consider important. Don’t spoil the new Star Wars movie for me, kay”? While I used Christianity as an example, this is equally true of any religion I have come across and I have studied most of the majors including Atheism.
We all interpret truth according to what we hear anyway. Isn’t it time we take responsibility for our own understanding? Don’t take my word for it tho. I don’t even begin to feel I am an authority on anything.
Blessings, G

 

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Sailing on Strange WatersSailing on Strange Waters by G A Rosenberg

 

Dynamics of CreationDynamics of Creation by G A Rosenberg

 

Quote of the Day – December 22 2012

“Of course there are robots among us. There are also Magicians among us. I think we take turns playing each role, as a matter of fact. The Magician defines a reality-mesh and the robot lives in it. Grok?”
― Robert Anton Wilson

 

Most of the time I see reality as being the best playground imaginable.  We decide the boundaries. We choose what we allow ourselves to perceive out of a staggering amount of input to our senses and out of it we build what we think of as real. We then live in this reality often quite mechanically ignoring that which doesn’t fit and doing much the same things with what does. Occasionally something comes along that reveals that our take on things is merely a subset of all possibilities and our lives get turned upside down. We then get to choose another subset and start building again.

 

Occasionally some of us become aware that that is what we do and we start to intentionally choose the subset that works the best for us and we change it quite often. This insight also protects us from getting thrown by reality conflicts as we accept that reality is bigger than any concept we can have of it.  What reality have you chosen today?

Blessings, G

 

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Page of Cups

 

Tarot – Page of Cups by G A Rosenberg

Dimensional Calling Card

 

Inter-Dimensional Calling Card by G A Rosenberg