Rise Above the Material Now, Before Death

“The gloom and depression of the Lesser Mysteries represented the agony of the spiritual soul unable to express itself because it has accepted the limitations and illusions of the human environment. The crux of the Eleusinian argument was that man is neither better nor wiser after death than during life. If he does not rise…

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We Delude Ourselves Believing Illusion

“Now man may delude himself, he may yield to the belief that there is nothing invisible, and that that which is manifest to his senses and intellect contains everything which can possibly exist. But such an illusion is only possible on the surface of consciousness and not in its depths. Feeling and desire do not…

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Active Knowledge Worth More than Idle Knowledge

“A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle. “If your knowledge teaches you not the value of things, and frees you not from the bondage to matter, you will never come near the throne of truth. “If your knowledge teaches you not to rise above human weakness and…

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Seeking More Than Materialism

“Man is not organized as a self-consistent unity. He always demands more than the world, of its own accord, gives him. Nature has endowed us with needs; among them are some that she leaves to our own activity to satisfy. Abundant as are the gifts she has bestowed upon us, still more abundant are our…

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