This essay discusses the segmentation of the world, more particularly the Western world, into three cultural groups: Moderns, Traditionals and Cultural Creatives. There is a fierce polarity to be found here. Can Cultural Creatives bridge the gap that exists between Moderns and Traditionals?
This essay is a kind of informal sociological analysis. It is a sequel to my analysis of the…Continue
There are "Seven Problems" facing humanity of major consequences at this time in time. They are:
1. The Physical Reconstruction of the World - which in my understanding would include economic, social , and the wanton destruction of nature…Continue
Somehow this 2011 book escaped my attention until today, and I'm delighted that such a reliable author has taken on a subject of such importance. Will be ordering it immediately, but sight unseen will add this to the recommended reading list for Church of Light history. It meets a very real need, that much is apparent from some of the reviews.
Here's the publisher's webpage…Continue
Added by Lori Tompkins on October 9, 2011 at 8:37pm — No Comments
While contemplating Ghost Land's multiple pseudonyms and searching for possible prototypes in other works of Emma Hardinge Britten, I came upon this telling passage from Emma, expressing class resentment at her aristocratic informants and their penchant for secrecy. Bolded passes are highlighted by me:
From Nineteenth Century Miracles (1884) pp. 90-91
In America, where the sources of popular power are derived from the people, Spiritualism may be…Continue
Added by K. Paul Johnson on October 2, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Several years ago, I was wondering myself about the secrets, how somebody can keep silent about something that is a light for the humanity, how can I keep silent about something that I want to scream to the skies...
How somebody can choose who deserve a determinated knowledge about something...
The secrets are lights of the Truth, that Truth, that nobody have fully, every Truth…Continue
Added by Duane Carpenter on October 1, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
Mr. Jan Ciglenecki, Slovenian philosopher, is publishing Slovenian translation of Baroness Adelma von Vay’s book Geist, Kraft, Stoff (Spirit, Power, Matter) and is starting to prepare an international symposium dedicated to her life and work.
According to her own words, Adelma von Vay was HPB’s and Colonel Olcott’s: “… our very esteemed friend and fellow, …” (CW 4, p. 180).
You can read something more on Adelma von Vay here:…Continue
Added by Anton Rozman on October 1, 2011 at 4:41am — No Comments