Current Event #130 “First the Bad News,” using the metaphor of the Titanic, noted that our species was intent on going down with the ship. Most of us don’t seem interested in changing our behavior even though it is catastrophically self-destructive. And what’s more, we have been over several millennia offered alternative worldviews, identities and behaviors by many insightful sages that could change the direction that most of us know ends in disaster.
In other words, as individuals we choose whether to climb into the lifeboats or to go down with the ship. We have the power to choose our own destiny. Now that’s good news.
In our series of essays we have called the “alternative” worldview Oneness, the alternative identity the True self and the alternative behaviors responses. To learn more about what the “insightful sages” have had to say about what the good choices are and how to make them click on the link below.
Insight # 131: Our normal waking consciousness, rational consciousness as we call it, is but one special type of consciousness, whilst all about it, parted by the filmiest of screens, there lie potential forms of consciousness entirely different. (1)
- “Self-Realization,” in this blog and also in the print version The ABC’s of Simple Reality: The Encyclopedia of Self-Transformation, Vol II (2018), by Roy Charles Henry, pages 201-205.
- Peterson, Roland. Everyone is Right. Marina del Ray, California: DeVorss and Company, 1986, page 210.