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AXIAL AGE THOUGHT

The Significance of the Axial Age


Lao Tze, a contemporary of Confucius, writes in the 6th century BC at the beginning of the Axial Age.

Siddhartha Gautama taught at the dawn of the 5th century BC.

Socrates perfected instructions to his students as the 4th century dawned.

Jesus the Tekton died for sharing proprietary knowledge imparted by the Therapeutae and Philo the Pythagorean thus upsetting the social order.

These sages saw the Way of Compassion through the abandonment of selfish desire actually worked - freed of material desire we find sacred peace.

The "Axial Age" is the fulcrum of cultural awakening from mythological consciousness into rational consciousness for humanity on a whole.

Axial Age sages experiencing integral consciousness recognized tempering brute selfish rationality in Gesellschaft culture required the participants to abide by the Rule of Reciprocity which worked in tight knit social groups.

The ancient call of empathy abandons selfishness and embraces compassion.

Compassion is hollow of value as an abstract concept.

Compassion only has value when it is put into practice
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Be kind to others, take a good look around. Although we are different, similarities abound. Try not to judge, pick on, or tease. Treat each other fairly, with kindness and ease.

Compassion must be lived to have any value!

Literalist movements are concerned with promoting doctrine out of context and work endlessly to sheild religious dogma from the light of reason.

Institutionalized religion keeps the concentration on compassion safely within the approved understanding of the chosen circle of believers.

Muhammad ibn 'Abdullāh, operating in integral consciousness, wanting to craft a humanity that understood integral consciousness sung a song.

In the Garden of Nirvana where integral consciousness reigns emotional suffering ceases and compassionate behavior dethrones the ego.

Cultural traditions is always secondary with true prophets.

True prophets understand that respect for life brings you into the presence of the Creator and Sustainer, Brahma or the Way.

Ekstasis, or ecstasy, in Greek means "stepping outside."

Anyone can step into integral consciousness by "stepping outside" rational thought patterns by recognizing the limitations of rational dissociation.

Integral consciousness - outside the prison of primitive emotion supporting egotism, selfishness, greed and envy - is not an exotic state of consciousness.

To do so simply requires the sacrifice of preconcieved notions.

"Humanity is living on an Earth united now - whether we like it or not - electronically; economically and politically.

The only way we can end hostility is to learn to think that other nations are as important as ourselves and to practice the Golden Rule - do not do unto others as you would not have done unto you - which was first proposed by Confucius about 600 years before Jesus.

It's the only safe way." - Karen Armstrong



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