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1
Existence is an Absolute ... an all-inclusive, coherent, integrated whole, of infinite and finite magnitudes.


2
In finite magnitude, the whole appears to be separated into parts, each of which appears to be less than the whole.


3
In infinite magnitude, the whole is equal to each part and each part is equal to the whole and to every other part.


4
As formal, syllogistic logic applies only to the finite magnitude, oneness or implicativity thinking is also necessary if we are to access the whole truth.


5
The Absolute expresses itself eternally and in infinite variety.


6
The Absolute expresses itself consistently and qualitatively and according to universal laws.


7
The Absolute participates absolutely, in each and all of its expressions.


8
The Absolute must express itself in every possible variation of expression, including expressions of imperfection, voiding and aberration.


9
All aspects of the Absolute are qualitative and infinite.


10
The quality of energy (alone of the qualities) is, as to its expressions, enumerable and measurable.


11
Non-energy qualities may be compared but not measured.


12
The quality of energy expresses in time-space.


13
Time-space expressions are sub-sets of the all-inclusive set ... that is, of the Absolute.


14
Energy is the carrier and storer of all the other qualities.


15
Energy is conserved within a closed system.


16
Energy randomises, by reason of effluxion of time, conflict and the operation of creative intelligence.


17
Energy, itself, has no propensity to enform or enmass: Its natural propensity is to randomise and thence to seek equilibrium in singularity.


18
Non-energy qualities, notably cohesion, hold energy in forms of mass.


19
At each transformation of energy, qualities borne by energy are released ... that is, the qualitative content and usefulness of energy is decreased.


20
The Absolute has an infinite array of awareness centres: These are called monads.


21
Each monad is a qualitative, sovereign presence of the Absolute ... a unique individual.


22
All living beings are monadic ... that is, the presences of one or more monads. The normal condition of a human being is that it is the presence of many monads, dominated by a single host monad.


23
A monad may dwell within form and occupy a body-mass, but it is not of time-space: A monad is of infinite magnitude ... it is a purely qualitative being.


24
Each monad progressively increases its awareness and self-realisation, as an Absolute being.


25
Monads are qualitative and they seek to release and to absorb the quality of enmassed energy.


26
Monads make use of creative intelligence, conflict and the effluxion of time to release the quality of enmassed energy.


27
Greed for material wealth is based upon hunger for the quality, stored within mass.


28
Quality must be known and realised by monads before they are able to absorb it.


29
Realisation, awareness, knowledge and creative intelligence are integrally related qualities: They are the key to the progress and development of monads.


30
Each monad is sovereign and the environment is so ordered that each monad is served optimally with experience and conditions which are ideal for its progress and development.


31
To realise, is to create, is to actualise. By their awareness, monads create their own conditions.


32
By its monad-children, the Absolute expresses itself and re-creates and regenerates itself ... while sustaining its oneness and an infinite array of unique individualities.


33
Each monad is inviolable. Nothing can enter or influence a monad against its sovereign will.


34
Monads create the environmental conditions needed for their development, and they voluntarily incarnate into such conditions.


35
As the stored quality of mass is absorbed by monads, energy is demassed. Monads and mass are in reciprocal qualitative relation to each other.


36
As mass loses quality, it loses the quality of cohesion: AD its energy transforms from a mass state to a kinetic state.


37
Monadic awareness of quality and hunger for quality grow exponentially.


38
The monadic quality of creative intelligence grows exponentially.


39
The release of quality from mass is exponential.


40
The rate of change and transformation, of the monadic environment, is exponential.


41
As monads demass and disperse the old universe, they create the new universes according to their needs.


42
Conflict attracts and releases energy and, with energy, it releases quality.


43
By conflict, monads suffer and learn; they relinquish old forms for new; they gain quality and, particularly, they gain the key quality of self-realisation.


44
That, which is one quality in the Absolute, becomes an infinite range of qualities in expression.


45
All qualities are of the Absolute and are integrally related: All qualities are mutually implicative.


46
The completeness of the Absolute implies perfection, integrity, cohesion, consistency, continuity, principles, rationality and justice.


47
Justice implies righteousness, which implies morality.


48
Cohesion implies love, compassion and empathy.


49
Consistency implies control, which implies will, means, energy, abilities, resourcefulness, initiative, flexibility, inventiveness, creativity, intelligence, sufficiency and efficiency.


50
Perfection also implies freedom, beauty, infinite potential, infinite expression, differentiation, voiding of quality, expenditure of quality, renewal of quality, and re-integration of voided quality.


51
Renewal implies reproduction which implies individuation, experience, learning, progressive self-realisation and re-integration.


52
Learning implies awareness, intelligence, memory and the voiding and aberration of qualities.


53
Voiding implies hunger, tension, conflict, suffering, ambition, enthusiasm, courage and searching.


54
The series of qualities is of infinite extension: We may start with any one of them and proceed to implicate all the others.


55
When mass releases its energy, it releases its qualities and it disperses.


56
The quality of energy is homogeneous.


57
The infinite variety of mass-forms derives, not from the homogeneous nature of energy but, from the infinitely varied mixture of qualities contained within mass.


58
Mass-forms are stores of varied quality mix.


59
Mass without energy, is mass without quality, is zero-mass.


60
Tension signals quality awaiting release: Excitement signals the anticipated release of quality.


61
Tension signals the urgings of quality to escape from its entrapment in mass ... that is, of its need for liberation.


62
Tension tells monads that quality is there, if they can gain access to it.


63
Excitement tells monads that quality is there and available, freely for the taking.


64
Qualities may only be known by reason of an apparent absence, which dramatises their nature. Light can only be known in contrast with darkness; justice can only be known in contrast with injustice; freedom can only be known in contrast with constraint.


65
Monads don't hunger for a quality until they become aware of it.


66
Monads with a low level of realisation have a low level of awareness of qualities.


67
The development of self-realisation is a progressive proliferation of awareness of wants ... that is, of need for more and more qualities.


68
Self-realisation of monads is a matter of degree and awareness of quality is a matter of degree.


69
The greater the awareness of quality, the greater the hunger for quality, the greater the release of energy and all other qualities from mass.


70
Monads need forms of mass in order to realise qualities.


71
Only monads can become aware of qualities.


72
All forms arise from the needs of monads for the quality of the parent Absolute.


73
To monads, forms serve as sources of quality and as means of access to quality.


74
Monads must undergo greatly varied experience, in order to gain self-realisation.


75
Monads must experience all degrees of quality, absence of quality and aberrations of quality.


76
Monads must learn to move freely between experience points and viewpoints.


77
Monads learn to record and store information, as they progress through countless scenarios.


78
Monads possess continuity of awareness and identity, as they move from form to form, locus to locus, time to time and life to life: Monads re-incarnate until complete self-realisation is attained.


79
By creative intelligence, monads devise constraints, barriers and all manner of opposition for themselves ... as aids to their progressive self-realisation.


80
Opposition causes energy to be concentrated and, by conflict, quality is released from mass for absorption by monads ... and, thus, obstacles are means of progress.


81
The more difficult the obstacles, the greater the rewards, in terms of qualities gained.


82
To set up obstacles and to overcome them, requires qualities of courage, determination and ability. Quality breeds quality, via opposition and conflict.


83
A creative and qualitative person does not avoid opposition but seeks it, in order to achieve higher levels of self-realisation.


84
Mass is a store of quality which is designed to release its quality in quanta to monads.


85
To each form, a measure of cohesion is given, which is the measure of the duration of the form.


86
Each form coheres and endures according to monadic need.


87
At each transformation, only part of the quality of mass is released. (Even an H-bomb explosion releases only a small part of the energy/quality of the bomb's explosive core).


88
Mass is designed to release its quality gradually, in order to accommodate the needs of monads.


89
A fully self-realised monad is able to withdraw quality from mass by infinitely frequent quanta releases ... that is, by instantaneous release.


90
According to the degree of self-realisation of a monad, is its ability to withdraw and absorb the quality of food and drink.


91
Persons at a high level of self-realisation access and absorb more quality, from any given quantity and kind of food, than persons at a lower level of self-realisation.


92
Quality is available to monads either from mass or from ambience: That which is in ambience (free quality), is more easily accessible and more easily absorbed.


93
Creative intelligence commands energy: It has the ability to transform energy and to release energy from mass: Its interest alone, is sufficient to command a concentration of energy. That which commands energy, commands all other qualities.


94
Functionally, creative intelligence is closely related to conflict: The actions of the creative intelligence are largely conflictive.


95
The growth of creative intelligence correlates highly with the growth of energy release and the growth of quality release.


96
As creative intelligence increases, so the access to quality and absorption of quality, by monads, increases.


97
As creative intelligence releases quality from mass, it releases the quality of cohesion.


98
The growth of creative intelligence is inversely related to the decline of cohesion. The growth curve of the former and decline curve of the latter, are both exponential.


99
The growth of creative intelligence has, over time, released ever increasing amounts of energy to sustain ever increasing numbers of human beings. Until 1945 (the nuclear advent), the curve of increasing creative intelligence coincided with the curve of increasing man-released energy, and coincided with the curve of increasing population.


100
From 1945 (the nuclear advent), the creative intelligence and man-released energy curves, part company with the population curve. The first two continue upwards, on an exponential path, but the population curve increases at a slower and declining rate of increase, until it peaks at year 2000, and then falls sharply.


101
From 1945, the amount of energy released, by the creative intelligence, becomes increasingly harmful, biologically, to the human race, causing the rate of population increase to decline to zero, by year 2000, and totally eliminating population by year 2020.


102
The creative intelligence and man-released energy curves reach infinite (vertical) growth at year 2020 ... indicating complete mass dispersal.


103
When a time-space energy system is fully known, by creative intelligence within that system, its energy randomises and returns to singularity.


104
The mass of the universe is in a heat-sensitive condition of unstable equilibrium.


105
The 'big bang' origin of the universe involved an extrusion of infinite energy into void.


106
At the moment of the 'big bang', infinite energy was in a state of infinite expansion.


107
Almost immediately, following the 'big bang', the intense cold of void chill-separated the expanding energy into electro-magnetic forces of positive and negative charge.


108
These micro-second reactions, following the 'big bang', caused a re-heat and partial collapse of energy to singularity, reducing the presence of energy from infinity to a finite level. The remaining energy continued to expand into void until it was chill-set into nuclear particles, and then into atoms and molecules.


109
When expanding energy is chill-set and then subsequently released by re-heating, it collapses to its pre-expansion state. In the case of the universe, the pre-expansion state is singularity.


110
Creative intelligence releases energy from mass and raises heat levels.


111
As creative intelligence increases exponentially, energy release increases exponentially, and heat levels rise exponentially.


112
When heat is created at 'big bang' level, a chain collapse sequence is initiated, and the universe returns to singularity.


113
The creative intelligence is the major force, affecting all time-space action and events: It is the major causative agency.


114
Exponentially increasing creative intelligence will generate 'big bang' heat levels by year 2020, thus causing the universe's time-space to revert to singularity. This is the essential rationale of the 2020 scenario.


115
Forms (including bodies) are not themselves monads: They are time-space expressions and dwelling places of monads.


116
Forms (including bodies) have no immanent rights: They simply subserve monads.


117
The worth, rights and continuity of individuality, pertain not to forms but to monads.


118
All monads are of equal value ... that is, they are of absolute value.


119
Justice pertains not to forms but to monads.


120
Importance is relative to the needs of individual monads: To the Absolute, all things are equally important.


121
By the requirement of justice, a monad receives equity, not in the occasions of a particular body, but in the immortal life-stream of the monad and the certainty of realised reintegration with the Absolute.


122
The Absolute is a perfect being which is the composite of an infinite series of self-realising monads.


123
In all its actions, the Absolute maintains perfect composite integrity of its infinitely differentiated being.


124
The Absolute has absolute free will: Monads are absolute beings which have absolute free will.


125
The choices, acts and will of monads are the choices, acts and will of the Absolute.


126
When we see, the Absolute sees; when we suffer, the Absolute suffers; when we decide, the Absolute decides: The Absolute lives through and in us.


127
In order to be perfect, perfection must express itself; in order to express, it must void itself; in voiding, it creates scarcity of quality and it creates evil. Lack of quality and evil arise from perfection ... they are implications of perfection ... they are integrally related to perfection.


128
The greatest penalty of perfection is deprivation of perfection.


129
Expression implies paradox. Many qualities are opposites ... such as cohesion and randomicity ... such as love and hate. Yet all qualities are integrally related: Herein lies the paradox.


130
Paradox, or seeming contradiction, is in every aspect of expression. By disintegration, the Absolute integrates; by defeat, the Absolute strengthens; by evil, the Absolute purifies; by formalising, the Absolute randomises; by belittling, the Absolute enlarges.


131
That, which is complete love, needs our love; that which is all-seeing, needs our eyes to see; that which is all faces, has no face; that which is all names, has no name ... and can only say 'I AM'; that which is all things, is no thing.


132
The final-phase scenario, which we are embarked upon, sees a general dispersal of cohesion and formalism ... and a great upsurge of human liberty.


133
Forms of economic wealth (cohered or stored energy) will disperse: Capital and investment will yield ever diminishing returns, as the final phase proceeds.


134
Quality will abound, and the human spirit will discover itself and realise itself, in a wonderful qualitative renaissance. We gain spiritually what we lose materially.


135
Qualities, such as courage, liberty, individuality, expression, creativity, determination, flexibility, self-reliance, resourcefulness, art, music, individual initiative, intuition, awareness of the Absolute, awareness of quality, love, devotion, tolerance, individual worth, appreciation of beauty, monadic awareness and monadic hosting ... and many more qualities, will be greatly enhanced.


136
Very materialistic people will snap and snarl and fight over less and less meaty bones ... but the majority will discover a welling up, within themselves, of spiritual resources and qualities which they did not know existed.


137
It is paradoxical that, in conditions of material stress, the human spirit will achieve its greatest heights ... and, amidst material poverty, there will be qualitative plenty.


138
The instability point is reached in 1998. At this point, the exponentially increasing creative intelligence and man-released energy curves, cross the exponentially decreasing cohesion curve. From 1998 on, the onset of chaos will be patently obvious and beyond debate.


139
Monads use the quality of creative intelligence as a means by which they act upon mass in order to release the energy of mass, along with all other qualities contained within mass. The qualities released from mass are then absorbed by monads.


140
As monads disperse the mass of this universe, they create new universes. It is an imperative, of the Absolute, that it must express and re-express itself.


141
Creation of new universes proceeds according to monadic need. It proceeds at the intuitive level ... that is, without conscious effort on the part of individuals.


142
As monads become bored (and disinterested) with the old universe, they disperse it and create new universes, according to their needs. Monads are sovereign: By their will and their creative intelligence, they reject what they don't 40 want and create what they do want.


143
The point at which monads, collectively, place more emphasis on the new universes than the old, is the instability point ... that is, 1998.


144
Duration, of a universe, is the measure of the interest of monads in that universe. As monadic interest in a universe decreases, so the remainder-time of that universe decreases.


145
Historically, the four main stages of development of creative intelligence, are as follows:


146
To realise is to actualise: It is not possible to know how to destroy-create, without actually destroying-creating.


147
Monads regard each universe as a kind of film-show and, rather than watch one film over and over for eternity, they destruct the film and make a more interesting new one. They edit and change the old film and even replace whole sections: They make all changes possible, within the parameters (that is, the universe's design parameters) ... and, finally, they become bored and disinterested. Then, they make a new film or films.


148
Each time the film is seen and each time a change is made, the film loses quality. Each time we see the old universe and each time the old universe is changed, the old universe loses quality.


149
The raison d'8tre of this universe is as a nursery in which, and by which, the Absolute can reproduce itself in countless monad-children ... that is, in human monads.


150
This universe provides developing monads with experience and self-realisation: As they gain this, they absorb the quality of the universe: The universe is theirs, to enjoy and consume.


151
There are monads, creative intelligence and mass. Bodies are forms of mass which, after use, are dispersed along with other forms. All is the quality of the Absolute.


152
As creative intelligence develops, it increases in its ability to command energy and to release more and more energy from mass.


153
As creative intelligence develops, it is able to extract more and more quality and usefulness from any given quantum of energy.


154
Undirected, creative intelligence is a natural releaser and waster of energy, rather than a conserver of energy.


155
The more self-realised the monad, the more quality and usefulness it extracts from each unit of energy released.


156
The creative intelligence subserves the monad: If the monad directs the creative intelligence to extract more quality and usefulness from each unit of energy, this is what the creative intelligence does.


157
As monads become more self-realised, they command more and more creative intelligence: By its agency, they not only release more energy but they also extract more quality and usefulness from each unit of energy.


158
All monads create and destroy ... and they cannot do one without the other.


159
Monads need to absorb the quality of mass in order to satisfy their hunger for quality ... and, thereby, to achieve self-realisation.


160
Until they achieve self-realisation, monads cannot consummate the creation of new universes.


161
In order to gain quality from mass, monads must change and, finally, destroy the forms of mass.


162
Monads must destroy this universe, in order to gain self-realisation, in order to create new universes.


163
As the raison d'6tre of this universe is, primarily, the production of countle5s monad-children of the Absolute, so also is the raison d1ftre of the new universes: Objectives are essentially generative.


164
The nuclear explosions, of 1945, signified a blooming, not only of creative intelligence but, more importantly, of monads: They portended a flowering of self-realisation.


165
As the number of self-realised monads increases, and as self-realised monads have no need of human bodies, there is now less need to preserve and multiply the number of human bodies.


166
The nuclear explosions, of 1945, signalled the beginning of the withdrawal of monads and the creative intelligence from human forms.


167
Awareness, by a monad, of a particular quality not only signifies access to that quality but, also, absorption of that quality by the perceiving monad. The knowing, availability and absorption of quality are simultaneous: They are one and the same.


168
The maturing monad has a growing appreciation of the value of conflict and of opposition: It starts to perceive that enemies are as valuable as friends.


169
Tranquillity, satiation and respite have their place, but the strong, self-realising monad opposes and struggles until it achieves its own creative space: It never submits: Intuitively, it knows that its power is sovereign.


170
The self-realised monad is characterised by enormously sensitive empathic aptitudes ... and the ability to identify with each and every other monad. However, it always retains its sovereignty and individuality.


171
We have every reason to cherish and develop our individuality: There is nothing more important than our individuality.


172
All quality is here-now. Qualitatively, by the absolute nature of existence, all tenses are one.


173
Realisation!, realisation! ... everything comes down to realisation: Progressively, each one of us comes to realise that we are absolute beings.


174
The Absolute is revealed to you through every motion and every sign: Nothing is inconsequential and every thing, large or small, is full of meaning for you.


175
The act of one is the act of all: No monad can act to the detriment of the Absolute or of any other individual monad. All actions subserve all monads: Each and every monad is equal and sovereign.


176
Observer and observed are distinct from one another only in the finite magnitude: In infinite magnitude, they are one and the same. Quality pertains to the observer, who is aware of the quality, as much as it pertains to the quality observed.


177
Awareness of quality brings quality into being: Quality exists only for those who are aware of it.


178
All living creatures are designed to safeguard their body-form and not to disperse it ... but monads disperse forms when they have no further use for them.


179
That which is aware, is the monad: It is a viewpoint or window, by which both finite and infinite magnitudes may be known: It is an awareness-presence in all magnitudes.


180
Instinctive awareness is the natural condition of all creation, but conscious awareness belongs only to the end-phase of universes.


181
Knowledge and cohesion are directly opposed to each other: As knowledge increases, cohesion decreases: Knowledge is the harbinger of chaos.


182
As knowledge increases, monads release more and more quality from mass: By this action, mass becomes increasingly unstable.


183
Knowledge is a great mixer ... it stirs everything up and randomises everything ... it creates chaos.


184
By its continual transformation of mass, knowledge depreciates the quality of mass ... but the qualities of the Absolute remain perfect and unchanged.


185
The awakening of the Absolute': That is what we are party to ... that is what knowledge is about ... the Absolute becoming consciously aware of itself.


186
In each life, the individual monad seeks out the body and circumstances which are ideally suited for the learning which the monad is ready to receive.


187
Knowledge enlightens: One of its effects is to lower the density of mass.


188
Everything is subject to natural laws. When an event seems miraculous, it is because the operative laws are not part of the contemporary conventional wisdom. The Absolute is subject to the imperatives of its own laws.


189
Tension generates progress: Causes of tension are causes of progress: Causes of tension are means of progress.


190
Tension mounts at the prospect of conflict: Then, by clash of force, there is a cathartic release of energy/quality into ambience.


191
If we are attracted to a thing or repelled by a thing, we have something to learn from it, and we will return to it until we have ceased to learn from it.


192
Conflict is a ladder by which we climb: It is a means of achievement and, as we progress, conflict dons ever more subtle guises.


193
Every destructive act releases quality, that it may be used constructively.


194
The greatest compliment one creature can pay another, is to absorb (or be absorbed by) that other.


195
Those, who have need of anger, are angry; those, who have need of violence, are violent; those, who have need of tranquillity, are tranquil. Monads are sovereign and their needs are always satisfied.


196
Unrealised monads think in terms of winning and losing: Realised monads see all outcomes as perfect.


197
Paradox is of the very essence of creation: By paradox, the monad tricks itself, games itself and amuses itself.


198
The Absolute is both joker and butt of humour.


199
Non-atainers need to attack and defend themselves: Attainers, being all, have no need to attack or defend.


200
All thoughts, involving change, go to making the matrices (moulds) of the new. Most of us don't realise just how powerful our thoughts are.


201
The quality of rationality is integrally related to total quality and to all individual qualities of the Absolute. By reasoning, all things may be known.


202
Perfect realisation, of any one quality, is followed by the perfect realisation of all qualities.


203
Each family selects its members, and each member selects its family: It is no accident that certain monads share the same family.


204
That, which could harm a monad, is not allowed to enter: That which a monad is not ready to perceive, it does not perceive.


205
Truth is never hidden, except by ourselves: Each of us hide the truths which we are not yet ready to receive.


206
We are tested to the extent of what we can endure and learn, but we are never tested beyond this limit.


207
To monads, the end results of evil are always good: The perfection of the Absolute works always to good ends: Evil is but a means of perfection.


208
Most conventional wisdom is based upon imperfect insight: We need to unlearn a great deal of the conventional wisdom as we approach the truth.


209
All forms of mass vary in their instability ... that is, in the rate at which they disperse their mass in energy and other qualities.


210
Nuclear particles have zero rest-mass: Energy at rest is energy at singularity.


211
That, which is partly infinite, is wholly infinite: That, which is wholly infinite, is partly finite: That, which is finite, is a sub-set of the infinite.


212
The greater the input of knowledge, the lesser the input of energy required to release the energy/quality of mass.


213
The efficiency ratio is energy output, divided by energy input.


214
The determinants of efficiency are knowledge, creative intelligence, aptitudes and motivation.


215
Knowledge is the solvent of mass: The new synthetic knowledge, the language-knowledge of computers, signals the final stage of mass-mode.


216
The rate of progression of physical science, within a system, is directly related to the rate of reduction of remainder-time of that system. When the rate of progression of physical science approaches infinity, the remainder-time of its system approaches zero.


217
Absolute freedom is that condition wherein an individual monad becomes consciously one with the Absolute.


218
The degree to which a monad can perceive the Absolute in every single thing, is the degree of the monad's self-realisation.


219
Attainers (completely self-realised monads) are like hurricanes: They are centres of tranquillity, surrounded by great movement, change and conflict.


220
A self-realised monad knows that it is one with all monads. A monad which attacks another, doesn't realise that it is attacking itself.


221
Before one can master anything, one must learn to do without it: Before one can master all qualities, one must learn to do without all qualities. Thus, the attainer must learn to endure complete desolation: He must be able to expel all quality from him, and to exist alone, in a void.


222
The final phase of this universe coincides with the transition to new universes. The creation of new universes is the most important task of creative minds.


223
The most fully developed philosophy is the most fully self-realised conscious state of the Absolute.


224
The most important function of art, in the final phase, is to assist ideatively in the creation of the new universes.


225
Most of us do not realise the power of our thought: Creative ideation even brings monads into being: The power of the mind is awesome.


226
Everything is yours, provided you are prepared to share it with everyone else.


227
What is a universe? Physical universes are not the only universes. Each and every where a monad dwells, is a universe.


228
Is a world of fanciful thought a universe? Yes, if a monad is there, in thought, it is a universe.


229
From prehistoric times, food and other supplies were often buried with the dead, to provide for their needs in the after-life. Sub-consciously, humans have always known that they have an after-life. The development of finite logic and finite thinking, has tended to obscure sub-conscious knowledge of the after-life but, intuitively, we know that we are eternal beings.


230
The object is implicit in the subject: The perceived is implicit in the perceiver.


231
Existence offers countless clues as to its nature: Every event and every thing is a signature of the Absolute.


232
Realisation works like a ratchet in that, once an insight of truth has been gained, it has been gained for ever: There is no slipping back in the progress of a monad to self-realisation.


233
The conscious mind of a non-attainer has its 'ups and downs' and, in a 'down' period, a person may feel that he or she is slipping back: Not so! ... a monad always progresses towards re-integration with the Absolute. A monad is never cast out or rejected: A monad is irrevocably and eternally one with the Absolute.


234
As all qualities are integral and infinite, they all appear in cause-mode and effect-mode, at the one and the same time.


235
What do new universes profit us? ... only this, that monads have need of them and that the Absolute needs to express itself.


236
As the future becomes clearer (and more obviously imperative), choices and alternatives narrow, in timespace expression.


237
There is an inevitability and a quickening and a gathering ... as if everything is being pulled-in and funnelled ... as in a great round-up.


238
People will concentrate more on 'packing to leave', rather than on 'preparing for a long stay'.


239
By reason of the nature of the Absolute, everything is here and now ... even in a single thought. Look to vastnesses and to futures, if you will, but everything is in and with you now.


240
The Absolute is faith; existence is faith; there is nothing other than faith.


241
Life depends entirely upon faith. Without faith, no worldly life is possible ... and, without faith, no spiritual life is possible.


242
Absolute faith exists in each one of us, and self-realisation is the progressive awareness of the nature of absolute faith and of the fact that we are beings of absolute faith.


243
Faith is instinctive and it operates quite separately from intelligence: It is related to the spirit and not to the mind.


244
Absolute faith is absolute certainty, and this can never be achieved by intelligence.


245
Without faith, intelligence is blind.


246
By faith, we have certainty that we are eternal beings and indestructible.


247
Faith in action is holy obedience.


248
Faith is God's manifest presence.


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Faith is the spirit of the spirit: Spirit is faith. (Note: What sort of faith are we referring to? See how the fledgling launches itself into the air on its first flight?: That is faith. Remember how Jesus slept peacefully in the fishing-boat in the storm?: That is faith. Remember how Jesus endured the crucifixion and the desolation on the cross?: That is faith.)


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When a monad leaves a body, it takes all its life and quality with it. The bodiless monad retains its ambience or aura of quality, as a source and store of nourishment, during its limbo interlude.


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Most limbo monads re-incarnate for they come to feel a need for further quality-nourishment, which they can only obtain by returning to an embodied condition. The more advanced, in development, a monad is, the longer it is able to remain in limbo.


252
From a monadic point of view, the embodied and limbo states are dream-like conditions. It is only when monads reach their 'imago' or final stage of metamorphosis that they become fully self-realised, as absolute, sovereign beings.


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When a monad reaches the point of quality satiation, it has reached the 'imago' or final stage of metamorphosis: It becomes an 'attainer' ... that is, it attains to the fully self-realised state, as an absolute, sovereign being.


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Attainers no longer feel a compelling need to re-incarnate, but they may elect to do so, in service of their host.


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From now until 2020, mass will randomise and release ever more quality into ambience. This quality will be available, transfinitely, to monads, as they mature towards attainment.


256
According to natural law, each monad has access to sufficient quality to enable it to mature to attainment: This is the 'birthright' of every monad, as a child of the Absolute.


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It is also the 'birthright' of every monad that it shall be provided with the conditions necessary to enable it to gain attainment.


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It follows that the 2020 physical dispersal will not interrupt the development of non-attainers towards attainment.


259
It is an imperative of existence that no created thing shall be everlasting: Every created thing contains within itself the seeds of its destruction.


260
A prophet visits the present, as a traveller, and then returns to the future, where he normally dwells.


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Self-realisation, like all qualities, is transfinite. The highest level of self-realisation, achieved by a monad in this embodiment, is that which it carries into transfinite life after body-death. By reason of age or sickness, a monad may be at a lower level of conscious self-realisation at the time of body-death. In such cases, after body-death, the monad is instantly restored to its highest pre-death level of self-realisation.


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As monads and mass are in reciprocal qualitative relation to each other, ecological conservation reduces the levels of quality available to monads. All initiatives, of mass conservation, tend to reduce human well-being: In effect, they say - 'see that store of quality there? ... don't touch it.'


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Qualities are generative. For instance, voiding gives rise to hunger, tension, conflict, suffering, ambition, enthusiasm, loneliness, courage and searching. Loneliness gives rise to self-sufficiency and creativity. Creativity gives rise to invention and progress ... and so on. Different qualities of art give rise to further special qualities. Subtle qualities of humour give rise to ever more subtle kinds of humour. Each science discipline generates ever more science specialties. Every quality generates ever more qualities.


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Monads are qualitative and infinitely generative.


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A person, who is captive to a particular viewpoint, is not fully self-realised. As monads mature, they learn to move freely between viewpoints and to empathise with them.


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Every creation is composed of qualitative, transfinite monads. The process of thought itself generates monads. The creative intelligence is the transfinite, generative source of all monads.


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When any creation takes place, the creator is responsible for all monads present in, or attendant upon, that creation.


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Most of us do not appreciate that, when we observe, we are creating that aspect which is unique to us. No one of us sees exactly the same thing that other observers see: We each contribute a unique individual aspect to the observation/creation of each thing we see ... and we have responsibility for that aspect and for the monads involved in it.


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The uniqueness of a monad's viewpoint is peculiar to it. The individual's universe is different to any other universe: It is and will always remain that individual's own universe. The individual's unique viewpoint constitutes the nucleus and beginnings of its greater universe to be.


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Each aspect of one's own thought creates monads: The individual is the host of a universe of countless monads now ... and the host of greater multitudes, as the universe grows, not just in this life, but in eternal, transfinite life.


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Non-attainers, on joining an attainer's host, take their own host with them ... and, when attainment is achieved, their universe splits off and becomes an attainer-host itself ... a universe which is free and self-sufficient in the void.


272
Every situation has a prepotent immanence of monads ... a limbo-queue of monads which await their turn 'on stage'. Prediction makes their entrance and act easier ... gives them cues and lines, and an invitation and introduction ... and they await their turn with more certainty and a greater sense of adjustment and belonging. Thus, it is truly said that the future needs to be stated and heralded: It needs its script to be written in advance. Good prediction helps to stage-manage the future.


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A predictor is a script writer for the future and a stagemanager of the future.


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The aura of a highly creative person is charged with a prepotent immanence of monads, which await their opportunity to manifest in thoughts and concepts and ideas.


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The mental path is the main avenue by which ambient monads are able to 'house' themselves in formal expression. Ideas and concepts are invaluable and indispensable embodiments for the myriads of monads which seek further development.


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The presence of prepotent and immanent monads, awaiting their turn on stage, indicates that time-space expression is a stage-play, where embodied monads clash, conflict, suffer, enjoy, win, lose, rest, strive and live their individuality and move closer to maturity and attainment. This same mechanism, of expression/experience/ development, exists also in the non-finite realms of transfinity. There, expression takes place with transfinite, ideative forms, rather than with physical bodies. Everything is more flexible, mobile and freer ... and without queueing ... but, otherwise, the essential mechanism is the same.


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The predictor is like a herald, town-crier, or pre-publisher of news. One can imagine a news-sheet 'Future News'. 'Future News' will become a reality ... and people will come to believe it and, by that belief, they will make the predicted events occur. This will be one aspect of the exponential speeding-up of change and learning.


278
As monads become more aware of the absolute nature of existence, they become more aware that they are themselves absolute sovereign beings ... not subordinate by biological necessity but sovereign beings by absolute nature. This perceived change of status decreases meek behaviour and increases dominant and aggressive behaviour.


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As a monad increases in awareness, it requires an ever-increasing sphere of expression, culminating in attainment, when its sphere becomes transfinite and unlimited.


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The universal increase of monadic awareness impels physical bio-species to metamorphose from finite to transfinite forms. When finite living-space becomes exhausted, transfinity provides unlimited scope.


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The post-metamorphosis transfinite state is one of infinite time, infinite space and infinite quality ... that is, a state of infinite means and infinite freedom: It is a state where there is no need for conflict. As the post-metamorphosis state is one of mental and spiritual tranquility, the question arises as to why minds are so conflictive in the pre-metamorphosis milieu.


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This present universe is simply a 'nursery' for the creation of a diaspora of countless monads ... and conflict is an essential 'nursery' condition.


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In this present universe, monads need conflict (physical, mental and spiritual), in order that they may obtain the food and experience they need, to develop and progress in self-awareness. Attainers, of course, are already living in the post-metamorphosis condition. They know that all is Absolute ... and, consequently, they are not conflictive physically, mentally or spiritually.


284
It is not a question of whether a monad is or is not an eternal being: It is a question of whether a monad, an absolute sovereign being, wills itself to be eternal. Those, who will themselves to be eternal, are eternal.


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It may be perceived that monads move freely in space and time ... but, more correctly, it may be perceived that monads do not move in a finite sense. Movement is of timespace, but monads are not beings of time-space: Monads are absolute, transfinite beings: Things move for them in time-space, but they themselves do not move physically at all.


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When this universe ends (at or about 2020), it is fully available to any monad who may wish to reincarnate at any time or place ... that is, to play the part of any actor in the great play of Earth. There is no need for any sense of loss. The 2020 advent signals infinite gains but no losses. The power of every monad to reincarnate enables it to reincarnate in any time-place event sequence, past present or future.


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An attainer's past moments become as present moments and the attainer lives each past moment, and fully senses and fully knows all the hurts and pains it has caused and participated in. Full awareness involves much sadness as well as much joy.


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Angels are purely qualitative: They have no gravitas, or ceremony, or order of coming and going. Their countenance will change and, looking closely, you may see your alter ego among them. Persons who see angels are one with what they see.


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A monad does not react to stimuli from outside of itself: There are no outside stimuli. A monad acts so as to stimulate one part of itself by another part of itself ... that is, to stimulate its environmental self by its non-environmental self ... or to stimulate its non-environmental self by its environmental self.


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We monads are always the behavioural principals; we are always the initiators; we are always actors, and never reactors; we are absolute and sovereign beings.


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A symbol is like a code-reference which is assigned to represent a complex of ideas: It is a label or recognition device, for the pigeon-holing of idea combinations and for ease of access.


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Our ideative symbology is self-indicative, notational and mediative (between stimulus and response). A monad's ideative symbology is its personal propositional network.


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We create symbols as objects, but they are created of ideas and they always remain ideative.


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Our world is a world of ideated symbols.


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Symbols are the coinage and currency of communication.


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How can a stone be symbolic? Our environment is our creature ... another self. It is part of us, and we (sovereign beings) can make it anything we want. We can make it seem hard or soft, or whatever: Our environment is our general factotum.


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When we look around our environment, we are checking out our quality inheritance ... which is us and is always us, for it is of our own being. If we feel small in relation to our environment, this is because we have not yet realised our absolute nature. A person, who is fully self-realised, feels completely at one with his/ her environment, and not separated from it at all. Our perspective is according to our degree of self-realisation.


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Ideas are transfinite. As we come to realise that everything is ideative, we come to realise that everything is transfinite. We are transfinite beings.


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Our self has five aspects:




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