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From before history to this day, there has been a struggle, a war being fought between the two key forces currently operating in our world. These forces have existed for millennia and have shaped the world to an extreme degree. You cannot understand the world and how it came to be this way without understanding these forces.
This book is not history, but philosophy of history. The two forces this book will be discussing have an impact on the lives of everyone alive, no matter where they are or what civilisation they are a part of. In this book, everything will become clear.
Why is the world so wrong? Who is responsible for this wrongness? What is the War that Never Ended? Here, you will have your answers.
The war touches everything, from the highest powers to the most insignificant villages. You cannot hope to fix the world if you don’t know what is wrong with it. So, what is wrong with the world? Well, to answer that question we require a perspective. From one perspective there is nothing wrong with the world, and from another, there is everything wrong with the world.
All of this assumes you care about the world beyond your own family. If you don’t, don’t bother reading this book. You’d be surprised by how many people don’t care about future humanity, who only care about what concerns them and their family. Such is the nature of selfishness.
Before we get to the main content, there are a few things to note:
a) This book is not for those who just want to live their lives and not bother themselves with humanity and its future. Don’t bother reading something you don’t care about. And perhaps reflect on your character because a less generous person would say that if you don’t care about humanity, there’s something wrong with you.
b) The war that is taking place right now is not one with bombs or nuclear weapons or soldiers. Rather, it is the mind war – a war fought with ideas, secrets, propaganda and psychological tactics. It is all about manipulating minds. Why bother with soldiers when you can turn everyone to your side? Why bother with prison camps when you can create a psychological prison that people walk freely into of their own volition? Why bother forcibly stopping the enemy’s recruitment plans when you can simply alter how people think with convincing propaganda? Why bother coming out into the open when you can hide and no one will know who you are?
c) This war involves secret societies. It would be pointless to pretend that secret societies have nothing to do with it. Secret societies are, in the public eye, practically synonymous with “Illuminati conspiracy.” Ignore such connotations for now.
For millennia, a war has been raging across the world. But no one tells you about it, it’s never discussed in the media, and historians don’t have a clue about the real truth behind the “public” history of the world. It is a war that has been fought for so long, no one knows exactly when it began.
It is the nature of humanity to fight among themselves, oblivious to the forces that govern everything around them. It is common for soldiers to go into battle without knowing exactly why it is they are fighting. All they are told is that the enemy is dangerous and is a threat to their country so they have to fight. They do not grasp the true nature of what is really going on.
Many of the wars fought are a product of this Secret War, the war that affects every part of the world. It is embedded into the human psychological condition, and only when it is resolved can humanity move on. It is difficult to overstate how important this war is. Humanity has been deceived for millennia. You, as a young person, were neutral in the war, but by now it is very probable you have chosen one side over the other – without even knowing it. How many of us take actions every day we don’t fully understand? How many of us are influenced by forces we can’t yet comprehend?
You have likely chosen your side by now. But since you probably didn’t know about the war until today, that decision you made was a reflection of yourself and where you grew up, not of how you think about the war itself. Most people are obvious in their choice; an informed person can spend five minutes with someone and then tell you which side they have taken in the Secret War.
But what are the “sides?” Who is winning? Is there a point at which this war can end? Well, the answers are not good news.
The two sides to the war are: reason (rationality) and unreason (irrationality). Reason fights insanity and selfishness. These sides are not plain and simple good and evil; it’s more complicated than that. Each of these sides have certain key forces whose goal is to advance their side even further. This is where the question of perspective comes in. Whether or not you think there’s something very wrong with the world depends on which side you have taken.
As for who’s winning, well, that is obvious to the informed person. At the current time, the forces of unreason are what could be called “winning.” The most powerful people and organisations are forces of unreason. You’ve heard all about them before, but what you didn’t grasp was the role they play. Their role is to advance unreason, mainly selfishness, and they do this in many ways. Those who are winning are psychopaths. They don’t care about you or anyone you surround yourself with. They care only about themselves. They embody greed and selfishness.
Their reach extends to almost anywhere. They exert absolute authority, and even one of their enforcers (what are normally called “police officers”) is enough to stop a normal person in their tracks, not because they cannot overcome it, but because they are scared of what might happen if they do – that’s the power of authority. The police aren’t evil or selfish – they don’t obey the forces of unreason; they obey the law which was shaped by the forces of unreason – indirect control.
The forces of unreason are very powerful and they have won many minds over to their side. Their manipulation is such that even those who work for them don’t know who they truly work for. They are the ultimately rich, the excessively greedy and the deviously manipulative. They almost completely control the world. They have misinformation and disinformation agents at their disposal – people who don’t explicitly work for them but who help their cause (such as conspiracy theorists).
Unreason’s cause is all about sustaining the power of a few people over the many. It’s all about valuing the richest over the poorest. It’s all about the selfishness of the powerful. It’s all about the hidden tyranny.
The opposite cause, the cause of reason, is about opposing tyranny and greed. The forces of reason are few and are virtually powerless in terms of wealth. They are forced to live in secrecy, in hiding. It is the forces of reason that unreason fears. The key force of reason has existed for millennia. It is an order of transcendent knowledge.
Reason has one advantage over unreason: it is much smarter. The forces of reason want to advance the dialectic of the world and to optimise humanity. They want to bring the current world order to an end so that the next one may begin. You have probably heard of a New World Order before. Do you understand it now? The New World Order is all about clearing the world stage of those unfit to own it and ushering in a new age of enlightenment. There. Now you understand the New World Order more than conspiracy theorists do.
The New World Order is about setting aside the mistakes of the past and ridding the halls of power of those who abuse that power to their own self-benefit rather than the benefit of the people. Anyone who opposes a New World Order is implicitly making the statement that they are content with the Current World Order (which may as well be called the Old World Order since it has existed for centuries). The only people who would be content with the Current World Order are those profiting from it (i.e., unreason).
The forces of unreason are greedy, psychopathic, selfish tyrants. We are living in an age of unreason, the age of all those who are selfish and careless and unintelligent. They rule during this age. But it will not last forever. Eventually a species, like a person, must realise what it has done wrong and become enlightened. The history of humanity is one of miserable mistakes and failures to overcome primitive desires.
This is the War that Never Ended, and it will not end until one of two things happens:
Option A: The forces of unreason continue to sustain their power and they proceed to ruin the earth and everything on it until the planet turns into toast.
Option B: The forces of reason win, and the world finally becomes wiser, knowledgeable of past mistakes and able to maximise the potential of every one of its citizens.
Which option will you choose? If you do not choose, then you have chosen. You can’t sit on the fence. If you do nothing, you are against the forces of reason. You demonstrate that you do not care about the future of humanity and are therefore greedy and selfish like unreason. You have chosen the side of unreason – you have chosen option A.
If you dedicate your life to helping humanity and trying to get through to the people and show them what is wrong with the world, you have chosen option B. There really is no in-between here. Either you’re with us or against us. So, what’s it going to be? Do you choose the Order of the Fallen or the Order of the Illuminated?
There is a cliché that appears in a lot of media but even more frequently in real life – the narrative that living a normal life is amazing, that the people we love are amazing people, that the normal life is an adventure worth having. Let’s not glorify the normal life, please. The normal life is uninteresting for precisely that reason – it’s normal. Who wants to watch the normal, the unexceptional, the boring?
Humans live tiny lives, most no longer than eighty years, yet so many people fritter away their time being normal and acceptable. Given your life expectancy you should be in a constant state of panic. There’s so much to be done and so little time to do it in. Yet you just love doing nothing, don’t you?
If you want to waste time being normal then go ahead. It’s your own time you’re wasting. Meanwhile, we rational people will get on with being truly “amazing.” If you glorify normal life you show that you don’t know what is beyond it in the realms of uncertainty and the extraordinary. Those extraordinary things are amazing, not the humdrum, boring, sleep-inducing normal life.
You are one of several billion people, yet you can play a much greater role in the Secret War than you imagine. Six-thousand people constitute the Old World Order, the key force behind unreason. Similarly, the key force of reason consists of around six-thousand people. These are the power players. You don’t know who they are because they operate in complete obscurity. They aren’t presidents or prime ministers; they are not governments. Governments are simply fronts to hide what’s really going on.
This sounds dangerously close to a conspiracy theory, but it isn’t. It’s a fact of the world. It’s common sense, really.
There has always been something about war that is childish and ridiculous. In the context of the Secret War, the forces of unreason are the childish ones, and without them there would be no war.
Now would be a good time to step back and look at how this war began. We can learn a lot about the nature of the war by examining its cause. Unfortunately, since it extends to before the point at which written records exist, vague explanations will have to do.
Buried in the human psyche exists an old system of consciousness. Julian Jaynes called it the bicameral mind (bicameral means two-chambered). One part of the brain issued orders which were obeyed by the other part of the brain. It was a system of master and slave.
This system is crucial to understanding the Secret War. It may explain the human proclivity for master-slave relationships. It may explain why, over millennia, there has always been a type of person willing to obey at any cost and avoid trouble, and a type of person always issuing orders and controlling those around them.
The dominant people are the power players – the key forces of reason and unreason. The submissive people (most of humanity) play no part in this game, although they could be used to great effect if they did. You see, reason’s only hope is illuminating the people and leading them as they rise up against their oppressors. But that scenario is difficult to achieve given that the Old World Order just loves brainwashing people.
The forces of reason cannot defeat unreason alone. They need the people on their side. This is the reason why the Old World Order is winning. The people are on unreason’s side. They are overwhelmingly mythos people, obsessed with emotions and narratives, not with the truth about the world or with rationalism.
Unlike in most narratives, though, the world has no obligation to be turned around; there’s no guarantee that the good guys will win. In a world that isn’t certainly going to have a happy ending, many people cannot cope. They don’t like the uncertainty of the future. Uncertainty is something most people don’t like, but we need it in our lives to more or lesser extents.
The universe isn’t a place of good and evil, where dastardly villains plot against the world and superheroes stop them. It’s a place of insanity and rationality, of learning and improving, of evolving and failing, of trying and trying again. Too many people are under the delusion that the good guys will win in the end. As we get closer and closer to the end, it becomes less and less likely that humanity will be able to save itself.
“The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.” – Carl Jung
With the Old World Order in power, humanity is doomed. Is it really much of a surprise? The Old World Order care only for themselves and not for the rest of humanity.
This is the mission that dominates the history of the side of reason; to help the world overcome the forces of unreason.
When you are illuminated (you know the truth about existence and what people call “God”) and you are having a casual conversation with a friend, you are tempted to tell that friend everything you know to make them illuminated too. However, you rarely will if you have any restraint (you might give them small nudges in certain directions). Why?
Because few people on earth are ready for such knowledge. When they are ready, they must find it for themselves. Reveal the knowledge too early and they will reject it and call you crazy. Sometimes it is a great pain to keep the knowledge of what is beyond death from people you love, especially when they are openly wondering about the answer. But if it must be done, it will be done.
The truth is something many people would dread if they had any clue about what it involved, not because it’s something that is genuinely scary, but because it involves something most people just hate.
But sometimes, if you choose the right moment and the right people, you just might succeed. That is what an illuminator does. An illuminator is someone who seeks to communicate the truth to certain people. There are also delusionists who communicate lies and false “truths.”
Whichever path you choose, there is someone on earth who has taken that path also, and they can guide you, if you seek them out. Perhaps one day you will become an illuminator or a delusionist.
Becoming enlightened is what happens later on, after illumination. Being illuminated is having certain knowledge; becoming enlightened is having a certain state and power of mind. If this sounds like complete mysticism to you, be assured that it isn’t. It is drawn from knowledge, not vague allusions or beliefs. Illumination is all about giving you the knowledge you need in order to become enlightened, so when you are illuminated, you know that enlightenment is not some mystical dream, but instead just another state of evolution.
Just as species go through physical evolution, so civilisations go through mental evolution. We start with the acquisition of basic language capabilities and advance to the complex systems and expressions we have today, and beyond.
The Phogenesis Series’ religious books (I CONSUME and Illumination: the Ultimate Heresy) give religious views that are closer to the True God. Others might give religious views closer to those of what Gnostics might call Satan. It’s up to you who you want to believe.
Illuminators are not for telling you what to do every step of the way. If you simply have knowledge fed to you, you will not grow stronger as a person and thus will not be ready for the next stage of the journey.
No one is going to babysit you. Your choices are your own. Your judgement will not improve by taking instructions. You may make bad judgements at first, but you will improve. Don’t expect someone to be there at every step. Some steps you have to take on your own.
As Morpheus said in The Matrix: “I can only show you the door; you have to walk through it.”
Some causes and paths are like black holes, some stronger than others. They pull people in and don’t let go. It is very difficult to convince someone to leave, say, Christianity. The Abrahamic religions are strong black holes. Fall into one and chances are, you’re not coming back out.
Other causes are not like black holes – you can enter and leave them whenever you like and you don’t feel pressured into staying there. All benevolent causes are like this. They respect the free will of their members. So if you are part of a cause or movement you feel guilty about leaving due to being pressured, get out and get as far away from it as possible, because it is a cause that does not respect your free will and therefore has no wisdom whatsoever.
What is the deal with causes and why is it important to choose one? Can you live life without a cause and, if you do, will you be a nobody?
Dante’s Divine Comedy is a poem that presents an afterlife reminiscent of Christianity’s afterlife, but with some differences. In the section of the poem known as Inferno (the first part), Dante journeys through the nine circles of hell.
As Dante and his guide Virgil pass through the vestibule of hell they see the souls of the uncommitted, the Ignavi. These are people who did not choose any cause until the winner was all but decided rather than commit themselves to a cause whose prospects were uncertain. They took no sides in life, instead pursuing nothing but self-interest. They are not wanted by hell nor heaven, so they reside on the shores of the river Acheron.
In Dante’s Inferno, everyone in hell has a torment reflective of their sin. So it is with the Ignavi. They are forced to chase an elusive banner hither and thither (reflecting their shifting self-interest), while being chased by wasps and hornets, being continually stung. Maggots and worms on the ground drink the blood and tears of the Ignavi.
The point of this is not that this is what actually happens to Ignavi when they die (it isn’t), but that Ignavi are pathetic people who are not interested in any cause, only in themselves. Most people on earth are Ignavi.
Just leave me alone with my TV and my family, I just want to live in peace, leave me alone!
No one’s going to leave you alone. The world is filled with causes that want you on their side. The time has come for the complacency of the people to be shattered. It’s time to do something. It’s time to choose a cause. If you don’t, you are foolish. It’s up to you which cause you choose. You could become an advocate of the rich and powerful if you like. You could oppose those who oppress the people. It’s up to you.
It’s time to commit yourself. Find a cause which is an extension of yourself, which you feel at home in and advance that cause. It’s time to find a use for yourself other than animalistic reproduction. Instead of wasting your time tweeting about that film you just watched or posting on Facebook how tired you are, try doing something worthwhile.
Is this what the world is now – full of inert people who don’t do anything to advance a cause. In the Secret War, they are all but useless. But here’s the thing … if you won’t take action to save your world, what will you take action for? Is there no cause that you will join, despite its best of intentions? Are you so inert that you will in fact fight for the cause of having no cause?
When people are fighting for you, for your welfare, do you simply sit back and enjoy the fireworks? The side of reason wants a better future for all of humanity. Yet it cannot succeed alone. You have to want that future. You have to be prepared to fight for it. If you’re not prepared to do that, then you might as well be in league with the tyrants who oppress everybody. If you’re not helping us, you’re harming us and our goals.
Yet you need more than a mere book to convince you, don’t you? You just want to be normal. But … why? Why is the prospect of a normal life so alluring? Because the normal life is the life which requires the least effort. Committing yourself to a cause and fighting in the war of reason and unreason is hard, so most people would rather inertly sit and watch, and only when the outcome is all but decided will they take sides.
How pathetic. If the side of reason does not succeed – and there is no guarantee it will – then know that you helped the side of selfish unreason.
Unreason is for the selfish, the malignant and the egotistical. Reason is for the rational, the intelligent and the altruistic. Which do you think most embodies the leaders of the world? By now, the answer should be obvious.
It is difficult, when you have been normal all your life, to turn around in a short space of time and suddenly be an abnormal person. If you do this, you will see a change in the way people treat you. But you will also see a change in yourself. You will begin to see the world with new eyes.
Once you transcend what is normal, you no longer care about what normal people think of you. Those who are normal in this age are to be pitied. They are the people who have accepted the manipulation of the side of unreason.
Unreason is for those who choose to think of themselves and want power over others. Reason is for those who think of others and who seek mastery over themselves (enlightenment). Enlightenment is just a fancy word for knowing thyself. Unreason is for egotists; reason is for those who seek the truth. Unreason is for the manipulative, those in the dark; reason is for those who seek light.
If you are one of the Ignavi (you probably are), you have chosen selfishness, therefore you are as good as helping the irrationalists, the side of unreason, the selfish people who want everything for themselves.
This is the current dialectical stage of humanity – reason and unreason. Currently, unreason is prevailing. We are in the Dark Ages, whether you know it or not. In fact, the true dark ages are those where barely anyone knows they are dark ages.
We are the rationalists, and we want nothing more than to enlighten humanity. If we didn’t want that, we would long ago have given up on humanity. But our millennia-long journey is still not over. Groups on the side of reason are comprised of rational people who want a better future for humanity, a brighter future, where the things we do daily are actually meaningful rather than trivial. Many reject this because they are used to an environment full of trivial things, where everything is easy. But only through difficulty can you master yourself.
It is at this point you are only beginning to understand who we are. We seek mastery over ourselves, not others, that we may refine ourselves and become enlightened rather than benighted and selfish. Are these qualities not what all decent people seek?
The side of reason seeks to create an enlightened society based on justice, freedom, merit and, of course, reason. This vision has been kept alive over millennia and has been refined over those many years.
Technology creates great things. Now you can have the entire internet beamed to a device in your pocket whenever you wish, a world of information is at your fingertips – you can look up just about anything and learn about it. Yet there have always been those who seek to use the internet to steal identities and money. Only the selfish, desperate and malignant seek to use the internet to harm or steal from others.
Resources such as Wikipedia exist, which can tell you about almost anything with a neutral point of view (neutrality of information is actually one of Wikipedia’s guidelines). You can access archives which store earlier versions of websites, preserving information. You can access search engines which index millions of websites to search for what you want. There are also online libraries and collections of documentaries.
There are sites where people can share their creativity, such as DeviantArt. There are web applications that allow people to collaborate on projects over the internet. There are endless places to go for inspiration and creativity. There are obscure sites that give more esoteric information, especially about religions that are thought to be dead but are still practiced by some people. Consider the power of the internet – anyone anywhere can learn and create and share anything they want with the world to help society. They can have discussions rather than wars.
Yet there are plenty of people who seek to use the internet to their own benefit, not anyone else’s. When someone hacks a website to take it down or steals a customer’s credit card numbers or personal information, it’s never for anyone else’s benefit. Hacking groups like Anonymous can and do hack websites and pretend they are doing the noble thing, that they are being selfless. And perhaps they are, in some situations. However, other circumstances exist in which Anonymous has opposed free speech before.
This is the difference between those of reason and those of unreason. Those of reason use the internet in a creative way, to share and help others across the internet. People of unreason seek to use the internet to their own benefit and they destroy and restrict.
Let’s say that you worked at a computer company that created an online platform for a community of artists of any kind – music, paintings, sculptures, whatever. And let’s say you got fired from that company. You are very angry. Being the technology adept you are, you decide to hack other computers and use them as bots to initiate a DDoS attack to bring the website offline for a day. That’ll show them.
This is the type of attack that a person of unreason would make. Now hundreds of people cannot access their platform for their community. They have their production hampered, all because you, an employee, were angry at the company. But you don’t care, because now that company feels just as you felt.
No one else benefited from this hypothetical attack; only the attacker. In fact, their ability to share their creativity and interact with their community was taken away from them. Sure, it’s only for a day, but that’s not the point, because the attack, no matter how much or how little harm it did, is reflective of the attacker.
If you browse the internet, particularly YouTube, and follow video game coverage you might come across Jim Sterling. Jim Sterling is a video games critic and an example of a person using the internet in the same way someone on the side of reason would. Critics exist so that customers can make informed purchases; they are using the internet productively.
Jim Sterling, however, has come under attack multiple times by developers of games he heavily criticised. The developers are an example of people using the internet maliciously. They have tried to censor Sterling’s videos because they felt personally offended. Rather than talking like adults do and working things out rationally, they decided to act like screaming babies.
Sure, it’s just video games, but this stretches across the entire internet. If you make a website about free speech, it might one day come under attack by people who are offended by it.
Why are people so easily offended? Might we one day stop calling them “easter eggs” because they cause offence to Muslims (somehow)?
Here’s a thing or two about insults:
Let’s say you have just gotten very angry at a former friend and you decide to call him a giant pool of pisswater. That insult you just threw is much more reflective of you than it is of them. You’re the one hurling the insult. You’re the one with the opinion. If you called someone a giant pool of pisswater, you might show that you are a little creative with your insults, but you might also show that you are unable to think of why you really hate that person, because clearly they are a human, not some pool of water on the ground that people have urinated in.
If someone disrespects your religion, that is not reflective of you, so why are you so offended, unless you know it’s true? Why take offence by someone’s opinion? It doesn’t matter what anybody else thinks, right? Besides, if that person wants to show disrespect to your religion, they either have good reason to or they are just a stupid person. How is that in any way a reflection of you?
Don’t listen to insults. They are a way of marginalizing a person, but there are much more powerful ways to do that. Insults are only a reflection of the person throwing them, unless the person has good reason to throw that insult at you, in which case, you’d better hope they don’t call you a pool of pisswater.
There are stronger forms of ostracism than insults. Don’t waste your time on them. If you want to show that you have a low opinion of somebody, actually tell people why you have such a low opinion of them, don’t start screaming that they have a dog for a mother and that they are a two-faced prick. That would just give some people the opinion that you need to wash your mouth out, as they say.
Ultimately, insults don’t fix anything. They are useless. They don’t show why you don’t like somebody, they don’t solve anything, and they aren’t very good at ostracising people. So, the next time you are considering calling someone a bastard, think again, and tell that person what you think of them, not the insult way, the proper adult way.
There. Insults have been torn apart in 372 words. What may be surprising is how easy it is to tear apart the immaturities of the world, how easy it is to find a more mature alternative. Yes, there is a time to be immature, but it is not every time.
“Those who cannot understand how to put their thoughts on ice should not enter into the heat of debate.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
It’s time to learn what real maturity is. Most people are babies. They haven’t the slightest clue what an adult is.
Each of the books published under the author name of Brother Quantificus is a thought being progressed and elaborated on. Each of them is a window into the rationalist’s mind. If you don’t want such a window, don’t read the books. If you aren’t interested in reason, don’t read the books. If you don’t want to make the world a better place, yes, you guessed it – don’t read the books.
The world lacks rationalism. It is predominantly an emotional world. But emotions often lead us astray.
At the end of this year, the author name Brother Quantificus will be permanently retired, giving way to another author name. This will be detailed in a future book.
The truth is a theme in many books and art. But few people know what the truth of everything is like. Is it painful to think about? Is it wondrous? Is it transformative? Is it provable? The truth is all of these things but to truly understand what it is you must first become ready for it. People have spent lifetimes simply getting ready, preparing themselves, although they didn’t know that that was what they were actually doing.
There is only one thing you need to do before you are ready to learn the truth: grow up. However, to reach the level of maturity required is not easy and there aren’t many people of that level to compare yourself with (especially on this planet). For many people, growing up takes a long time. By the time they turn 18, they are still children inside.
It’s time to grow up. Leave your childish obsession with possessions and living the good life behind and go on a journey of the mind. The psychology of Carl Jung can provide you with a good starting point for your own travels into your mind. If this sounds ludicrous to you, then you have not grown up.
That’s not the best way to put it, but it’s the most blunt. What’s the greatest wonder of the world? You!
There is no greater mistake than that humanity has become obsessed with material things. The ancient Gnostics grasped what billions of people today cannot grasp.
Here’s a truth:
“The world itself is the will to power – and nothing else! And you yourself are the will to power – and nothing else!” – Nietzsche
Every organism in the universe seeks to increase its power. The sides of reason and unreason are no different from each other in this regard. I’ve written this before, but I’ll write it again: the question is not whether or not you want power, but what kind of power you want.
If you said you didn’t desire power, you would be a liar. Everyone desires power in some form, in some way. The difference between the side of reason and the side of unreason is what kind of power they seek; unreason seeks power over others, reason seeks power over itself. Unreason seeks outer power; reason seeks inner power.
In the world beyond your mind, having power means being able to control what people do. That is the kind of power unreason seeks.
If you want the truth, if you want to know everything, grow up, and seek inner power.
Which religions and people the world chooses to follow has a huge impact on the future. Religions play large roles in the world, and if they are chosen incorrectly (i.e. when a religion is misleading), they can seriously damage and fracture the world’s overall psyche.
This is exactly what happened with the Abrahamic religions, and people still haven’t grown out of them. The mere fact that billions of people continue to believe in the Abrahamic religions in this century is enough evidence to draw the conclusion that the human psyche is extremely damaged.
A primary factor that keeps the Abrahamic religions alive is child brainwashing.
“Many legal experts have argued that the government should create laws in the interests of the welfare of children, irrespective of the religion of their parents. Nicholas Humphrey has argued that children “have a human right not to have their minds crippled by exposure to other people’s bad ideas,” and should have the ability to question the religious views of their parents.” – Wikipedia, Religion and children
Absolutely correct. Of course, once a child has been indoctrinated the religion becomes part of the child’s identity, and is thus extremely difficult to remove.
Therefore, to all those silly parents claiming that their child can make his/her own choices when they grow up, don’t talk about what you don’t understand. When you indoctrinate your child, especially early in life, the religion becomes part of the child’s identity. So if the child is truly to make their own choices later in life, they will have to rip themselves from their current beliefs, causing an identity crisis, and then they will have to find themselves a new identity, which will also probably be based around religion since the child has been brought up in a religious atmosphere.
You are a complete monster if you ever put your child through that unnecessarily. Do not indoctrinate your child. Everyone has the right to freedom of religion. Then there are, of course, cases of children being abused or threatened by their parents for questioning their religion, and even some murder cases.
If you do not think that the indoctrination of children is child brainwashing, there’s something wrong with you. I don’t care if you think it’s “natural” to bring your child up as a Christian or Jew or Muslim – it’s not, but that is neither here nor there. It doesn’t matter what you think. What matters is a child’s freedom of religion, and if you think your religious beliefs matter more than your child’s freedom, don’t bother having a child. It would only be one more Abrahamist who would then raise more children as Abrahamists.
If you are not prepared to give your child the freedom it needs, especially with regards to religious freedom, don’t have a child. Some of us have had enough of the shameless brainwashing that has taken place over the centuries. Humanity deserves better.
Regardless of what anyone thinks, indoctrination of children is stripping children of their freedom. What humanity has to decide is whether or not that is acceptable. Of course, no rational person would raise a child as a member of any religion, despite how true it was. Freedom of religion should be valuable, yet it seems to escape the notice of Abrahamists, and even the Abrahamic religions themselves, since their claims that you are damned without them could be seen as constrictive to freedom.
The Abrahamic religions therefore, are opposed to freedom. They are filled with rules and commandments, all made to look benevolent but which actually form a control system. Abrahamic religions are undoubtedly systems of control. If they weren’t, they would not consist of so many needless rules.
To date, the Abrahamic religions have been one of the worst obstacles to the progress of humanity. If an asteroid was going to strike earth, the Abrahamists would rather have everyone pray to God rather than figure out how to stop the asteroid. The Abrahamic religions can stake no claim to being offended since they are an offence to humanity. They are certainly offensive to any rational person, and if you met the True God and bowed before him, he wouldn’t be impressed. He wants advancement, not worship, from humanity, but he is in no position to demand anything of us because, you see, Gods do not interfere with the development of a species and if they did, it would be a disaster. If you follow the degenerate God of the Abrahamic religions, you will never become anything other than an animalistic being stuck in the past.
Gods are but Gods. Remember that.
In history, it can often be that had things been slightly different, we would be living in an entirely different world today. This kind of phenomenon is called the butterfly effect, studied in chaos theory. It occurs when a system is highly sensitive to its initial conditions, and even slight changes in those conditions can result in even more significant changes over time.
History is a giant double rod pendulum, where slight differences in their starting positions can lead to their motions being vastly different.
Imagine today as a starting point. Slight changes in something as seemingly insignificant as you alone can lead to big changes in the future. Consider how widely you could impact the future, what effects you could have that would lead to even larger effects.
Nuclear weapons were possibly the worst weapons ever made, and the fact that they exist today stands as a testament to the irrationality of humanity.
Uranium is an element, certain isotopes of which are used in nuclear reactors. Nuclear fission is a process that occurs when a free neutron finds its way into the nucleus of a fissile atom. The atom splits into lighter elements. The reason why nuclear fission is used in nuclear reactors is because fission can release a huge amount of energy. The fission of uranium-235 releases millions of times more energy than burning coal.
A fission chain reaction begins with, let’s say, uranium-235 and a single neutron. When the neutron enters the nucleus, it turns it into uranium-236. The uranium-236 produced, however, is unstable and splits into two lighter elements. However, for fission to produce a substantial amount of energy, a chain reaction must occur. That’s where the neutrons come in. When the nucleus of uranium-236 splits, it also releases three additional neutrons. These neutrons can then go into more uranium-235 atoms, and split those, which then release even more neutrons to split even more atoms.
There is one final product of the splitting of a uranium-235 atom: energy. The energy released by a single atom is not very large, but the energy released by sextillions of atoms being split is large. Now, in nuclear fission reactors, this fission reaction is controlled so it doesn’t harm the environment or people. However, nuclear weapons don’t bother controlling the chain reaction, so you end up with radiation flying everywhere.
The energy released during fission of uranium-235 is in many forms, but the most notable are gamma rays (a form of light and also radiation), kinetic energy (movement) and beta radiation. Below is a diagram of how a fission chain reaction works:
The main reason why nuclear fission is dangerous is the radiation it produces. Exposure to such high levels of radiation can have long-term effects, even over several generations.
Ever seen this hazard symbol before?
It signifies ionizing radiation. Beta radiation is a type of ionizing radiation. It is capable of penetrating the human body. Your DNA is a molecule, and if beta radiation strikes one of your DNA molecules, it can cause mutations.
Most radiation is harmless. The light you are using to read these words is radiation, but it isn’t ionizing radiation. You are being exposed to mainly insignificant levels of radiation all the time.
Those who use nuclear weapons are clearly psychopaths if they are willing to blast cities apart and give thousands of people doses of ionizing radiation. Uncontrolled fission reactions are extremely dangerous.
But what about the future? Nuclear fusion has the potential to be even more dangerous than fission. The sun is powered by fusion at its core. No doubt if scientists found a way to start and control a fusion reaction some idiot would think, “what would happen if we turned it into a bomb?”
Wherever new technology is created, someone is waiting to find out how they can use it to harm others or get one over on their enemies.
Humanity doesn’t need to wake up; it needs to grow up. We are in an age of darkness and benightedness now but it will not always be so. Civilizations that remain childish do not survive long. If humanity is to have any hope of surviving, it must abandon childish division of people into countries.
One day, the earth will begin to die, and when the sun dies, it will swell and swallow the earth whole. A red sun will rise, taking up larger and larger portions of the sky. By the time it reaches, all life on earth will be long dead.
If humans are to survive the things that could bring it to extinction, they need to unite. The side of reason is geared towards this goal, among others. Unreason, on the other hand, doesn’t care.
If you doubt anything this book has said about the side of unreason, you need only look at the top people of society. They are greedy and selfish.
But it won’t last. Eventually, all turn towards the light of reason. Eventually, those who seek to make the universe all about them will be ignored, and even the darkest mind will be illuminated. That is the fate of darkness.
Either choose the right side now or later. The Age of Light will arrive, and it cannot be stopped. It is dialectically inevitable. The dialectic will ultimately culminate in reason, not good or evil. Existence itself is made of reason. Did you think you could escape it? Of course not; it is as fundamental as mind itself.
Good and evil are a dialectical pair to be synthesized, and their synthesis is reason. Reason is waging a fierce war against its enemy, trying to stop it from bringing the human race to its doom.
All those alienated from the True God will find their way to him. All those benighted will become illuminated. Why? Because existence will inevitably reach its culmination, its Omega Point, and that cannot be achieved without every soul in the universe.
If this sounds like some mystical nonsense, I obviously haven’t made much of an impression yet. The answers to existence are not mystical nonsense. They are mysteries to most people, yes, but only because humanity lacks the rationality it takes to find and accept the answers.
Science is a lost cause if you want the answers to everything; the foundations of existence are not empirical and therefore cannot be observed or found by scientists. You can’t observe a soul directly; it’s impossible, and anyone who says otherwise does not know what a soul is. Souls aren’t physical entities, but they sometimes manifest themselves, or a part of themselves, in the physical world, and what they appear as is an anomaly of light.
It’s so difficult to find the soul because you would easily mistake it for other things you would expect to see. The human mind loves what it’s used to, so it’s no stretch of the imagination to say that if a human mind that wasn’t religious encountered a soul, it would brush it off as something else.
Christians would probably think it was the second coming of Christ or an angel watching over them, or even that God himself was there. Needless to say, they would be wrong. Or, they might think that it is the spirit of a loved one.
It’s time to address a misconception about the soul: “the soul unites with or enters the body.” This is wrong. The misconception arose from the fact that the soul experiences things from the body’s point of view. But souls are not physical entities, therefore, they cannot be located anywhere in the physical world. It’s basic reasoning, really.
When souls connect to a body, they assume coordinates in space and time, but they aren’t actually there. A good way to imagine the soul and how it relates to the body is via a drone. The pilot is the soul and the drone is the body. The pilot controls the drone from afar; he sees everything the drone sees, yet he is not actually within the drone. If the drone breaks down or is shot, the pilot is safe and unharmed, so it is with the soul.
If your soul could enter your body, it would create a huge explosion and a black hole due to so much energy being in one place. After that, your soul would be in pieces, which is actually impossible. So, souls cannot be in the physical world. It’s an absurd idea when you think about it.
The soul doesn’t enter the body; it controls it from the domain of the mind. The brain straddles the connection between soul and body and, in the case of humans, sustains a higher consciousness than the soul can currently achieve on its own.
Ever felt a strange or painful feeling around your solar plexus? Around that region there is what is known as the second brain. It is a complex system of nerves. The nerves in your gut can influence your mood. Since the system of nerves around this area is unconscious, it may be responsible for mediating some mental communication between the conscious and the unconscious.
It has been said that our gut instincts come from this second brain. Gut instincts can often be signals from the soul or a lower part of the psyche.
Let’s say you have a gut instinct not to go sailing today. Then, during the time you would have been out at sea, turbulent water happens that would have capsized your boat. That gut instinct you had was from a deeper part of yourself. You didn’t consciously know that the water was showing signs of becoming extremely turbulent. That information may have been noticed by your soul and sent as a message to your consciousness. But you don’t hear your soul’s voice because the unconscious does not communicate via language; it communicates via feelings, symbols, attitudes, and so on. It is vague and unfocused.
Another possibility is that another person may have discovered the water’s restlessness and unconsciously broadcasted it as a mental signal (it wouldn’t matter how far you were away from that person; mental signals don’t travel in the physical world but in the mental world).
There. Now you know more about the soul than the Abrahamic religions ever will.
There is one problem with what we say about the sky: “the sky is blue.” That is wrong. And if you go and look at the sky now and see what it looks like, it will still be wrong.
The sky is not blue.
Don’t believe that? Then consider this:
A completely colourblind person would tell you that the sky isn’t blue, it’s grey. But colourblind people see the universe closer to what it actually is. You see, colour is what happens when light of certain wavelengths falls on your retinas. Blue light has a wavelength of around 475 nanometers. When light of that wavelength range enters your eye, a certain signal is sent to your brain. Your brain then processes that signal and generates a perception of the color blue.
But outside of your perception, there is no colour blue; there is only the wavelengths of 475 nanometers. You perceive mathematical waves as colours. There is no such thing as the color of the sky. There is only the color of the sky that you perceive when you look at it.
In fact, even a colorblind human doesn’t see the world as it really is, because our perception of light entirely is incorrect.
Are you convinced?
The human senses evolved because they are useful, not because they reveal truth to us in any way. The physical world is simply the unfolding of equations and the progression of mathematical waves. Matter is said to be made of particles, yet those particles also behave like waves due to the wave-particle duality. So everything, really, is a wave that carries energy.
Let me tell you another thing: there is no such thing as hot and cold. When you perceive temperature, what you are really feeling is the motion of the atoms you are touching. In fact, you cannot feel the temperature of any object; you can only feel the temperature of your skin. This is why if you place a book and a piece of metal in a refrigerator and touch them after a while, the metal will feel colder, not because it actually is colder, but because it’s a conductor, which makes it better at absorbing the heat of your hand, which in turn cools your skin and causes you to perceive a drop in temperature.
But temperature does not exist; it is simply caused by the amount of thermal energy an object transfers to or takes from your skin.
And forget about the sound that the big bang made, because there’s no such thing as sound either. Sound is our perception of compression waves in the air vibrating our eardrums. These waves don’t sound like anything – the sound is our reaction to the waves. So, to answer the philosophical thought experiment, a falling tree does not make a sound if no one is around to hear it; it only sends compression waves through the air.
Oh, and don’t even get started about smell. Yes, you guessed it – smell doesn’t exist either. The sensation of smell happens when molecules from things react in certain ways with the receptors in our nose. The smell is not a property of the molecule. We can differentiate one smell from another because those molecules have different shapes and behaviours.
The next time you eat food, consider that it doesn’t actually taste like anything. Food doesn’t have certain specific tastes on its own. Taste occurs because food reacts in certain ways with your taste buds. The taste is not a property of the food you are eating.
How about now? Do you doubt your senses?
Let’s look at another thing that isn’t related to senses: language. The language these words are in – English – is a human-made language, which means it is subjective. The meaning these words have are not properties of the words; the meaning is simply your interpretations of these words.
Imagine that all your life you were made to believe that the word “horrific” means, “an extremely enjoyable experience, one that causes happiness.” You would go around saying that eating lunch yesterday was horrific and that you loved it. To you, horrific experiences would be good, not because you enjoy bad things but because the word horrific would have an entirely different meaning to you.
The words on this page (which is actually a fake page on your screen) do not have any meaning intrinsically; they have meaning for you only because you know the proper meanings of all the words and can interpret them in that way.
When you begin to see what’s really out there beyond your experiences, the world of perception falls apart, and you begin to see things as they really are.
Perception is the greatest obstacle to the truth. We act as though what we see is really there, even though we have no way of knowing if it really is.
I would like to contradict what I’ve just said and say that there is a way of knowing, but our perception of what is there is entirely incorrect. What if someone told you that everything you ever see, touch, taste, hear and smell exists within a singularity that has zero size? You’d think they were crazy. That can’t possibly be true, right?
Yet if you could see the universe without seeing it (if that makes any sense), you would see things for what they really are – infinite, and yet zero (which actually means that you would see nothing).
I study ontological mathematics. If you’ve never heard of it before, you’re not to blame; it’s an extremely obscure subject, known only to a few people. It is a way of mathematically and philosophically explaining existence. It unifies science, religion, mathematics, philosophy, ontology, and many other areas to create a grand synthesis of knowledge.
The truth isn’t something you believe in; it’s something you know and accept. This is what differentiates the truth from the Abrahamic religions. If the Abrahamic God really was the creator, his followers would know it, not believe it. But they don’t know it.
The True God is nothing like the God of Abrahamism. In fact, we might need to come up with an entirely new word to call him since when people think of “God” they immediately think of the Abrahamic God. His name is lost on most people, yet he is the only god that actually has proof of his existence. Isn’t that just typical of human popularity?
The Bible is filled with innumerable absurdities, yet most people would rather sway towards Abrahamism rather than the truth, which is fully consistent, coherent and undeniable.
The great illusion of existence is our perception, not only of the world around us, but also most people’s perception of God. You cannot hope to understand God if you think that bowing before him, worshipping him and praying to him will garner his favour. He’s more likely to tell you to stand on your own two feet than to thank and reward you.
It’s a pity most people have such a twisted idea of God. But the deficiency is in us. The world is filled with people who would rather listen to the devil rather than God, because it’s more comforting to do so. Those people are animalistic, having barely learned how to be human. Their fascination with God is in the wrong place.
If humanity had instead followed the True God, the common attitudes toward those things would be flipped, and all the scientists and mathematicians would know God, and all the simplistic, emotional people would be atheists. God is rational, knowledgeable, logical, and nothing like what he is often portrayed as.
God did not create the universe; the universe created God. The truth does not involve creationism; it falsifies it.
The war of reason and unreason is none other than the war between the True God and the False God. Their followers here on earth are trying to tip the world in their favour. Currently, the followers of the Abrahamic God are winning, and, by rough estimate, outnumber the followers of the True God by at least 500,000 to 1.
The rest are the Ignavi. They will not think a God exists until they see him appearing in the sky, which is not going to happen.
The difference between the two gods is such that the followers of the True God actually have more in common with atheists than the Abrahamists. Anyone who understands the truth will see why this is so.
That’s what the aforementioned illuminators and delusionists are for – they are recruiters, so to speak (not that the Abrahamic religions actually need more followers). They illuminate or delude people in order to draw them towards a certain cause. That’s what I’ve been doing this entire time. Your problem is, how do you know whether I’m an illuminator or a delusionist? I say I’m an illuminator, but that could be part of the delusion I’m throwing over you.
The decision is yours to make. I’m doing this because you will have to make difficult decisions at some point if you hope to become a better person, a higher being. Why not start now?
It is for you to decide whether or not what I say is the truth, except it’s not really – the truth remains true whether you know it or not. But to find out if I’m telling the truth, you need only consider what I have said. If you are one of the rare people attuned to the truth, you will know the answer. If you are not, you will need to check what I have said against evidence, and if you look hard enough, you will have your answer.
My point is that you should not believe something simply because someone told you. But you should check what they say, because people can encounter the truth without realizing it. I said that your senses do not reveal truth to you, but is that actually true? I said that there is a Secret War between reason and unreason, but is that nonsense?
Your decision to read this book has led you to me. Now you have three choices:
a) Believe what I say without any objection.
b) Consider what I have said and find out if it’s true.
c) Just delete this book and never come back to it again; ignore it.
It’s your choice. But consider this: the delusionists usually resort to psychological manipulation, and don’t give their targets a choice … yet maybe this is just the illusion of choice. The fact that there are both illuminators and delusionists means that you must make your own choices for yourself. You can’t rely on anyone else since their views might be just as biased as mine. You need to find out for yourself.
Next comes another section. I want you to enter it with a skeptical eye. I want you to think about what I am actually saying. But the problem is, you should have been doing this from the very beginning. When you find a book that claims it’s written by an illuminator, you don’t just read it; you read it and contemplate it.
This is the journey all souls take – from potential to actualization. It is the only way to be constantly moving – to take a journey. Life never stops moving. It cannot be; it can only become. Life is eternal motion. It is a synthesis between being and nothing – becoming. The True God is the god of becoming; he wants every soul to be moving upwards. The False God is the god of being; he wants every soul to stop and admire him, to be obsessed with him, to worship him.
The False God is the ultimate extrovert; he obsesses over other people and how they perceive him and is prepared to twist their minds to make that perception as he wants it. The True God is the ultimate introvert, concerned with the soul and what lies inside a person rather than that person’s relations to other people.
The False God is alpha, the undeveloped, primitive mind taken to its logical conclusion. The True God is omega, the culmination of all potential and reason.
Do you believe anything I said just then? You shouldn’t. I didn’t provide a single line of evidence or reason for any of the things I just said, and I won’t validate them now, because doing so would require a long iteration of all the knowledge required to understand, which would be a) complicated to those new to the type of thinking they involve, and b) so long it would last longer than one book should last. However, for the things I said about the False God, you can go looking for evidence – it’s in his holy texts. Or is that too much work?
I won’t put Bible references in here for two reasons:
a) You can go looking yourself – it’s you who wants the truth, and you won’t get it unless you’re prepared to put in effort.
b) Biblical writing would spoil this book of reason by bringing its poisonous mythos here.
Now here’s more. Actually think about what I’m saying.
Here are more differences between the False God and the True God:
The False God is pretentious and is a liar. We see this with Adam and Eve and the tree of knowledge of good and evil. He tells Adam and Eve that if they eat from the tree they will die. Yet when they do eat, they stay alive. God was lying to Adam and Eve in order to try and deter them from eating from the tree. What kind of God would lie like that?
(Admittedly, there is the possibility that Adam and Eve were actually going to die, but God saved them, though this remains unlikely.)
The True God speaks the truth, like any God would. Everything he says can be rationally verified. What reason would he have for lying? He does not seek to manipulate humanity, in contrast to the False God.
The False God is irrational and selfish. He was prepared to flood the earth because humanity didn’t toe the line and obey his rules. He sends the clear message that if he can’t have humanity the way he wants, then humanity will not exist at all.
The True God is rational and altruistic. He does not interfere with the involvement of any species and allows anyone to take the path they want. If he wasn’t this way, he would be interfering with humanity now.
The difference between the True God and the False God could not be clearer.
The Ignavi, as mentioned before, are people who do not choose a cause in life; they wait until the winner is clear, and then take sides. They are preoccupied with a relentless pursuit of self-interest. They care not for any cause, only for themselves, and if they see a cause which will advance themselves, they will join that cause and pretend to support it, but as soon as that cause does something they don’t like, they will leave or try to bring it down.
They are quite happy to support a cause one second, then betray it the next. Betrayal is pathetic. If someone puts their trust in you then you take advantage of that and betray the cause you pledged yourself to, then you are pathetic and self-serving. Traitors only ever think about themselves and what they can gain from everything.
People need a sacred cause. They need to commit themselves to something. They need a purpose other than themselves. If humanity had a single cause that encompassed everyone, everyone would help others to fulfil this cause, to make its goals real (and anyone who understands the world will also know what cause this would be).
The world is in need of help (and a lack of betrayers!). Currently, humanity is selfish and everyone cares only about their own family – screw other families, right? The big mistake lies in approaching life as though it is a competition of family against family. It’s not. Life isn’t a competition; it isn’t about who can reach the finish line first. It’s about learning who we really are. In order to do that, you have to be disciplined and strong. You never became enlightened by behaving like a twelve-year-old, and you never will.
Life isn’t about proving you’re better than others or always looking perfect in front of others. Knowledge and reason are higher syntheses than faith and irrationality. Knowledge is the synthesis of faith and disbelief; reason is the synthesis of good and evil. Using faith means you are below in the dialectical evolution than people who use knowledge.
Species evolve physically over millions of years but also evolve mentally. This mental evolution is driven by the dialectic. Even if humanity is no longer physically evolving (there is still some debate around this), it is still mentally evolving. The driving force of this evolution is the dialectic.
Now, since faith and disbelief are a dialectical pair (faith as the thesis and disbelief as the antithesis), when Abrahamists only experience one side of this pair (i.e. they stick to faith and reject disbelief), their minds can no longer evolve in terms of faith and disbelief to get to the synthesis, knowledge. So most Abrahamists aren’t very well versed in terms of their understanding of knowledge.
There are many causes to choose from, most of which have distinct goals. But the main two causes are those of reason and unreason. If you don’t choose a cause, you will always be consumed by self-interest.
The Shitty Fashion
For some people, feeling like shit and being “down” is a fashion of sorts, used to garner attention and sympathy. Other people use it to gauge how much their friends and family actually care about them. Still others just like complaining about something or letting something get them down. Whichever way, being in a shitty mood seems to be more of a fashion statement than an expression of inward emotion. If one person’s sad, everyone has to be sad. Is it a fashion to get upset over the most minor and inconsequential things?
When you are sad, do you even want to become happy again? If, when you were sad, someone gave you the chance to be in a good mood instantly, would you take it? When you’re sad, that doesn’t matter. All that matters is the sadness and the emotions it brings. Sometimes you just want to be sad.
And who can blame you? In a world where everyone wants to enjoy themselves all of the time, it makes sense to want to be sad. Imagine a person who could never feel sadness or any negative emotion. Such a person would not have sympathy for sad people, would not feel sorry for anyone, would always see the bright side of everything. Such a person would be in immeasurable danger, would he not? How would he react, for example, if someone pointed a gun at him? What would be his response to feeling pain? – it wouldn’t be negative so he would have no incentive to avoid pain, and pain is an important thing, especially when you’re placing your hand on a hot metal heater or on a hot oven tray.
Such a person would never be in a shitty mood, which is what many wish for. Yet like many idealistic wishes most people have, they do not fully understand what it is they are really asking for. And come to think of it, after a while, wouldn’t constant happiness get a bit boring? (The same goes for the Abrahamist conception of heaven – wouldn’t gazing at God’s majesty get boring after at least a few years?)
Constant happiness doesn’t exist outside of someone with a brain disorder for a reason. You would always be content with who you were, no matter how much of a terrible person you were. You would never try to avoid pain. You would not feel sorry for anyone. You would have no concept of what bad is. You wouldn’t understand why other people got sad.
Simply put, you would be at a great disadvantage to others in terms of comprehension and understanding, and you might even be a dangerous person, since you also wouldn’t understand why other people wouldn’t like pain or being killed. Being happy all of the time would be a mental disorder for a reason, not because such a person would not be normal, but because such a person would be a danger to himself and those around him.
People are constantly seeking their “happily ever after” time, yet it won’t come. There will always be another problem to solve, always more obstacles to overcome. Even paradise doesn’t last forever. Eventually, it must perish, and life must begin again.
There is no such thing as a happy ending, because there is no ending. There is only the infinite cycle of death and rebirth. The War that Never Ended will, in fact, never end in the future. The war between reason and unreason that is happening now is but a part of a larger struggle. That struggle will be over, then it will begin again.
Sadness and negativity is as much of a gift as happiness and positivity, and should be recognized as such. The psychology of most humans means that they over-exaggerate negativity compared with positivity. We have more words to describe negative things than positive ones. Negativity is as crucial as positivity. We need both.
So, the next time you’re feeling sad, think instead about how sadness is a gift that attunes you to the world and allows you to understand two sides instead of just one. Why would anyone want to have their understanding limited just for the sake of feeling better? If no one could understand anyone else the world would be in anarchy and chaos. It is understanding that unites us and merit that distinguishes us.
The war is an unpleasant stage in the dialectic that brings about the Cosmic Dark Ages. But, like all other parts to the dialectic, it is necessary for us to climb higher and perfect ourselves further. Challenges and problems are as much a part of who we are as ease of living. Don’t just wait for challenges to come to you or, even worse, wish they went away. Instead, actively seek out challenges. They will make you a better person and better at more challenges in the future. We need bad smells in order to have good smells.
On the journey of the dialectic, every person will reach their breaking point, the lowest point in their journey, just like in many novels. However, also just like in many novels, every person must emerge at the other side, stronger than ever. Challenges perfect us. Those who have that knowledge are ready to take on the world and beyond.
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From before history to this day, there has been a struggle, a war being fought between the two key forces currently operating in our world. These forces have existed for millennia and have shaped the world to an extreme degree. You cannot understand the world and how it came to be this way without understanding these forces. The war touches everything, from the highest powers to the most insignificant villages. But no one tells you about it, it's never discussed in the media, and historians don't have a clue about the real truth behind the â€œpublicâ€ history of the world. It is a war that has been fought for so long, no one knows exactly when it began.