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UNIVERSAL LAW, NATURAL

SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY

I

I

(The Russell Cosmogony)

bY

Walter and Lao Russell

A Home Study Course

UNIT

V-LESSONS

17,

18,

19, 20

Copyrighted

1951

 

by

Walter

and

Lao

Russell

No

part

of

this rna.7nisc:;:

t

Cali

form

without

pcrilrio8i1m from

be

the

r~,.i?zredin

al~thor,except

clny

by

a reviewer who my

review

to

be printed

,in

qztote

n

brief paSsagcs

a

newspaper.

in

?nagazinr or

ISSUED BY

THE WALTER RUSSELL FOUNDATION

SWANNANOA, WAYNESBORB, VlRGINlA

UN IVEWSE

LAW,

NATUME SChENCE ANC PHILOSOPHY

LESSON

The Walter Russell

Foundation,

NUMBER

Swannanca,

17

Wayneuboro,

Vi~ginia

Copyrighted

i95l

by Walter

and

Lao

BUSS~?~

 

ME ADD

CINE

MORE

IDEA--

TE'd

FULCRUM AND THE

LdEWB

Befoke

continuing

ouk

long

joukney

from

matte^

of

earth

to

\v'

its Sou~ce"behind the scenest7 in the invisible unfverse, I can- not restkain myself' from telling you the g-est satisfaction ft is

giving us to heap how gloriously you ape even nsw applgfcg it to your lives. Our gpeatest desike is to "worthfly fuif'iLP our pup- pose". YOUP Pet'teks convince us that we are, fo~zwhen the little pakt of the jourceg you have aiaeadg t~avelledhas reveal2d so much to you al~eady--whaz a wondekful. It will, be when actually MFa6_W_ gomplexity ---is but the maled illusion you

have been 'LfmX.ted to is the R3AL SIMPLICITY of ONE

will

-pep

---

--

ages and that "behind th.e scenes"

-

--

P

an

extendsd

- ----

TWO,

-

which

forever,

----

- -

--

--

-

,

dissolve

-9

all

--

complexity

f~omYOUP

1 will

continue

to dwell

upon

enekgy

and

its Snusee,

also

its

w

expression In the divided unfvekse, fop qufte a l%ttPe time until you begin to be able to automatfcallly forget matekial effect the farther you go in ouk little jou~neyback to the undfvidad and

.unchanging Source,

~~~WSAELAW,

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Them

is n0 more

impsktant

thing

for you

to

bow

than

the

Source of enekgy you cse fop opekating your material body--and for

rnotfvati~gthe thought bodies you ekeate in you~fmagfnlngs before

giving them matesfal bodies--and f or rnanfresting aPB rr?ecfaanfcal exppesslons ~angfngfrom lifting a feather to moving a locomotive

or a mountain,

make

CL~~P& s9gggd must UDOE until it is made so @leap

s_pJhf@hsm&used,

That

wwds -and

gouk xe~tivethinking

P

can app19 ft -vely gkeatek powek,

IOU

electkfcal m,-inventor -osl physicist

can

v

fse

J&

chemist,

4% to

the

---

sfmplifieatien sf his wechanfea~psoeesses.

--=

You

w%PP make

a

good

beginning

in building

up your

camprehen-

sfsn by glving deep thought to the following postulates and axioms

which go to the post of the subject, These postulates ~eally

define eneffgg but no definltisn sf energy can explain it without

-wat ampl%f%fcatfsn because osthsdox thinking has made it impossible.

L'

FO3BUUTES C~CERN~BENERGY

8~dis

all,

---

%la

Bfm

is aBB ener1gx9all kao=

--

----

and all

--

His

-

Hfs

c~eatioa,

pp

t

The 2ne,~gyof

-

GsdQa Mind

----

i3

of

His

knsving bg giving

---

imaged

to give

f okms to H%s w,

DESIEgG

-

Mind OWS and thinks what f t knows, Enekgy lies in Mind knowfnq but is m,sr

-------

---

--

not

in

--

to

Idea

--

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Q Mind thinking.

PHILOSOPHY

Fage

2'79

Enekgy -is still, GodPs magnetic Lf@;ht ---is at pest, @od9s

w

--- Mind is the fulcrum upon which the levek sf His electpie thinking

v

7-

pulsates -to gfve heartbeat --to His universal body, ckeated Q --Him

in

the

of

--.

His

knowing.

--

Energx --lies

in CAUSE --but

Is

expPessed -in EFIGCT,

AXIOMS

EFFECT cannot be

its own CAUSE,

---

cannot

the

-

expresses,

The

-

PRODUCT of

-

enecgy cannot

be

-

energy,

The

moving

lever cannot

Simulated --idea

in moving

be

---

Its

forms

own fulesum,

cannot-

--.----be

the

idea

cmca,usm

Creation --f s the pkod~ctof God

->

s Mind

- P

- -

E;nG-.

manifest Q

Mfnd

thinking.

The PRODUCT-.-of -9Mind created $g -the energaj. of Mild

-

,&---.I'

the

Mfnd

--

which

created

it,

-

%t s9mulate~,

made

-:ailnot

'ke

,- -

As 1 said above, tts3e definit%sns capact delfne

viQh compke-

hensi on unless

amplif fed

patfentlg,

kepe t ft ion of example,

and

simply,

azd TGL-G~much

This

1 w%EP do

%nevery day

la~guagewlthcu~the

use of any

scientific

termfnology what so eve^,

fok

that

is

L:J~ necessary,

If'

"---

you will. review the past lessons you wflk ffnd that have not get

used any sckentffic terms whfch are not a pasz af evepy daj common

usage except gossibly the word pola~ltg", Star,, :-. 2nr~daas gravlta-

tion are scfentffic terms whfch evekybody undessxaxds and s~eh

words

11

only

will

be

used,

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If,

hsweve~,I

am

obliged

to use

any

other words

I

will

as

clearly deffne thew as I deffned polarity to be the dfvfsfon of an equilfbkfum into pairs sf opposite conditions, You will never have to look up any stkange wokd of the scientists vocabulary in a terminology dictionary,

Befose resuming

subject -of

enepgg which

motfvates

the

p-

universal heaktbeat --I wish -to kealize that we have not $et complexed the foundati ons of scfentff ic pkineiple beyond the pin-

tuple of S)f\pfne Trin%t;g, nor for Natuke does cot complex it,

Natuke multiplies the three of The Divine T~fnftyinto wave octaves of nine, whfch are the same three multiplied by thlaee to c~eatethe ikPusion of a three dimensional univekse by the seem- ing projection of Bight kadially,

p-p-

so

unto

the

-

-

-

will

I

do

very

end

-9

--

--

-

And--so

wfll

find

the

sfmpEiei%~or three

---

---

unto

%he ve~y

end in all things, Waves of light are the very baa%@exempliff- cation --of The Divine Trinity AND--TIE UNPVERSE CORSHSTS LIGHT "ZVES--ONLY, When we begin to build octave wave fields and explafn

u

wave stkuctuse you will find nothing more complex in p~fnciple than you ape perfectly familiar with in the wo~kings0% the old fashioned kitchen pump handle which our forefathers had to use constantly ts pump watek into the kitchen from the well. That prfn- cipEe is all that God or you have to use in creating material bodies--the p~incipleof The Dfvine TaPinfty of enekgy and energy expression whleh undeslfes a11 unf olding-ref siding things.

---

--

--

I am sure that you will not

say

that

you

cannot comprehend

that simple principle of the pump, Therefore you can. compkehend

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the

most

complex elect~ical,chemical

or

mathernat2cai effects,

oa3

hou

God

unfolds

and

refolds

suns

and

planets,

by

the

Sam2 ppocess

and

principle

with

which

he

unfolds

and

refclds

the daisy

in

the

meadow.

 
 

You

have

always heard

that

matter

emerges

from

space

in

some

mysterious

manner,

and

that

space again

swallows

up matter

and

 

absorbs

it

into

itself.

That

is

true,

but

the

wag

that

natter

emerges

fkom

space

is

the

same

way

that

the

pump handle

draws

u

water

from

the

well.

 

Ld

 

The

only

difference

i s

that

these

are

hundreds

of

bellions

of

 

wave pump handles pumping furiously in every cubic inch of matter

 

to pump light out of the well of space, Instead

of wete~out of a

well of earth. The motivating principle is the sane, so also are

the mechanic s ,

 
 

I will now give you e sesfes of

sfrnple

ideas

CG rjonde~over--

 
 

ideas which are steps in trying to comp~ehendhow desise cf Mind

manufactuses thought-imaged bodies which are subseguentiy given

 

\

material bodies, I used the word "manufacture" pupposely, instead of "creates"

-1

fop the process is as much one of manufacture aa any pso~fiuet of a

factory is.' By using this word, how eve^, it ?.~fl:_ac~en-t~atethat fact to you, and I want it to do so fop keasons whPch wfll be self

evident

the

as

we

pkogkess,

of

the

I

wfll

numbek

the

ideas as

ue bwild

up

stsucture

whole

process.

WEGARDING

THE KITCHEN

PUMP

It

113'EA No,

carefully

1,

and

1 have

diagramed

a

not2

that all.--of

it

pump hahdle

moves

95 Fig. 28,

dcwn except

up arid

- --

Study

one

-

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point --rnakked A,

That still poi~%is on the equatok which divides the polakity of its two compressed and expanded extensions which I have masked

B and C,

That

one

point

is motionless--stf

11--unchanging.

immovable point is called the fclc~um,and

the two extensions, which are the handle of the pump, ape known

as the lever,

IDEA no,

nLAifests is in its immovable fulcrum, Without the fulckum there

rnovin~pump handle

That one

still,

2,

All

of'

the

enex which

that

----

---

-

could

be

no motf on

--

- be expre s sed .

to express po&ler,

-

thekef ore

could

-- -

not

TEE

youkself

POWEW

in

OF

STILLNESS

you

IEEA No,

of

3,

Ask

wheke

the

could

and

source

expressed

enePgy

fulckum

~ogicaPByplace

the

leves,

Could

the

it

possibly be in the movfng lever if the lever could not move without

only be

a

in

fulekum'?

the

POUPanswela

-.

could

to

that

to

the

is

-

---

lever

-----

_en-

supplied

the powex= of

fulc~umand

--

extended

the

manifest

---

--

-

-2

BIXA No,

4,

In Fig,

29 I have dfaglaamed a wave,

No

matter

whethek it fu a wave of water, a sound wave, a pad10 wave or the wave of an electric cubarent0 YOU wfll note that it is just like the f'u8c~umand lever which constitute a pump handle, Its fulcrum 2s fixed, fmmovable, still and unchanging, Its beve~extends to both sides csf its equatora (wave axis) just as the 1ee.e~of the pump handle extends,

IEEA No.

5,

Yfsfon

in youk

the famflia~waves of the ocean,

rnemoky

The

the

crest

t~sughsand

of

each

wave

crests

of

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Fig.

Fig.

28.

34.

Fig.

Fig, 52.

-

35

-

-

Fig.

33.

Fig. 513,

Fig.

36

Fig.

Fig.

31.

37

DRAWINGS EXEMPLIFYING THE PRINCIPLZ OF THE BIVIKE TRINITY

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interchanges with the trough, which 1s its oppositely sex condi- tioned mate, Troughs and crests are sequentially interchanging th~ouahtheir _equators, Each alternately becomes the other -but - in reverse.

trough

reversed, Positive and negative c~nditfonsinterchange at their equator and each become the other by reversing their direction of motion, just as life and death, and every other pair of opposites

d, Fig, 31 exemplifies

Ffg,

30

is

the

pump handle

showing

its

wave-crest

and

the

same principle

in

the

wave.

IEEA No.

6,

If

you

compkehend how

the

pump principle

works

by thrusting a piston fn one dfrection and pullfng it back in the opposite dfrection you can comprehend the heartbeat of this electkic universe of bfght waves, fok light waves pump in

exactly the same way, The top of the pump handle is the crest of every electkic wave, sound wave, radio wave, water wave or any

othe~kind

of

wave,

IDEA No, hsndle which

- -

./

7,

eveq wave of: =PX

IDEA No,

8,

Theaac fs g, piston

can

---

see but

In

kind

the

---

there

on

is

the

of

invisible

wave

xour

piston

see,

pump

an in Natu~ewhfeh

undivided

yo_u_ cannot

-

unfvekse

the~eare

no waves,

therefore there are no. pfstons, no pslarizatfon Into pafks of

opposite

for even the slightest motion means the development of polarity, and polapity means two unbalanced condftions whfeh seek balance in each other through the motion of intekchangfng each other s condit%on, That search for balance through the motion of" intela- change is the expression of energy which is not in motion at all,

condftions,

In

such an equilibrium moti on

is

fmpossfble,

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but

is

really

In

the

To illustkate my

equilibrfum

meanfng

of

see Fig,

the

undivided

32 and

33,

uafve~se,

Fig,

32

repre-

sents the calm surface of the ocean, A11 sf the oceanus energy is

in that stillness, waitfng to be expkesssd,

violence of exploding dynamite is in the unexploded stick, or as

the

unfolded

just

as all

of

the

whole

oak

tree

is

in

its

seed,

The

moment

the

equilibsium

of

the ocean i s dfstukbed

by being

divlded into two opposfte esndfti ons the dynamic electsic

universe

L

.

-

sf

two-way

motion

Electric

wave

replaces

pistons

tbe

then pump a11 %ha energ7 measured

static

condi%fon of'

rest,

out

to them by the heaktbeat of the unive~se, --Zach wave 2 "geared"

to

the

universal

heartbeat

each

then

-

--.

does

-.

shape

--

- P

so

wave

P

its

fn

-

keeping th-is sexed

into its own eq~ilibsium,as it irnrnedfazelg would if 5.11motion ceased.

wnivekse

----

of

moticn frca diss.vpearinq

--

---

--

/ .

the

undfvided calm as in Fig, 32 ape tossed about like makh sticks by

the tkemt3nd~uS conflict which is now g~ingon because of

In Fig,

33

the

same ships

which

floated

rnst%ort%esslgupon

the

sex

-/

passf ons 04" df vf ded

are

rai;he~ar,d

rno;~heskacpod esf

gravi'catlon and

radiation which

seekfng

balance

W

1 T

B

each

Qthek

T

H

R

O U G H

each

other,

What

--

is

tws unbalanced

-.

-

sex

-

conditf ons are

--

P

seeking

ce

of

thef~opposed

--

sondl%%onsbx

-

fntekchanga equally --wl'th each other, The dlafded seeks the

7

- -

undivided, When the two cpposed condltfons become undrvfded as

--

one their sex passsfons are satf sfied,

satisfied condition of an equflib~iumin whach matLon is impossible,

Pfg,

32 sepresents

this

-

-

-

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In Fig, 32

eveky point

upon

the

oceanqs

surface

is

aqua1 in

same

distance f~omthe earthus center of gravity. That means that each

kespect

to both

gkavitat%sn and

radiation,

Each

paint

is

the

point is f ifteen pounds pressupe par

IEEA Woo 9,

squape

the

inch, two effects

difference between

--

in Figs,

-

22 and 33 tell you -what electricity -is, ELJ3CTWHCHTY -IS MOTION. Without motion there --is no electric expression--no waves--no pis-

-

-

tons--no pump, The measwe of electric folace expressed 1s the aadsuke ---of the strains g@ tensions -set UJ & dividing ona con- dition into two and an eaual stpain ola tension in the dasire of the two to become E,

--

-9

---

-

- -

-

-

--

--

--

-

mo

expkesses

itself .- in -the North-South

dynamic

e

Fig.

16 on Page 175

dfrectlg

toward,

and

-

-The amplitude -of

away

from,

tke center

of

-

Falling rain for example falls dikactlg toward the earth's center and kising uaQeP vapor ketukns upon the same padfa% lines. m\at Is an expression of electrical energy, for the falling safn
.- is charging the planet and discharging space, while the pising

vapor is charging space and discha~gingthe earth,

When water vapor rises to a level of equal pkessure it then

floats upon its static dfametap which parallels

face, ElectrSe expkession then ceases, for there are no waves, OP WBVB pistons, on the static levels which ape equal in distance

f~omthe eakth" center, IEEA No, 10, In s~de~to better comprehend what I mean by the strafns and stpesses of electric pressukes which cause sex

the

eakthPs sur-

i/

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passion in Mature, imagine elastic bands stretching from the center

of gravity to every point of an ocean wave. In a wave

tics would be unequal in length,

greater

these

be

a

elas-

therefore

there

would

strain

on

some

than

others.

Upon

the

calm

ocean

there

is

no

such

inequality,

therefore,

there would be no unbalance. All stresses and strains would cease

as

express yourself

as

with

though

In

they never

were.

own business

-

but

the

7-

the price

-

and

-

life you

-

your

social

dynamically as yo~lchoose -so long -as balance each opposite

moment gou unbalance

breaking

the

have

other,

to

them

unequally

law.

-

--

will

of

-

God

inviolate

---

s

Business -or matrimonial -sex unbalance suffek alike. Giving

and

homes bkeak 9,friendships cease -and many -and --va~ied-ills affect

regiving

must

be

equal and

opposite

else businesses

crash,

-

the

eaual and

body which

could

-

balanced,

i-

If

your

social,

not

have

--

business

happened

if

--

or

sex

life

~SV~EQand

regiving

is

not

bclanced

you

-

can

never find rest, or peace, or happiness, That would be impossible "-/

for any residue of unbalanse, left over from your g~eatestefforts to balance them YOU^^ psevent ycur f fndfng ha-ppbercs, peace or rest,

To express

-

JOUP

life

dynamfcallx you must

--

be

strong

in your

-

knowing of God 1 s 2, otherwise --it will react agafnst ,gou mightily. That is as true of the chemical elements--~~evan of musical tones as It is of humans, _for Ji God s law and has no exceptions,

-

----

----

---

----

If

-

do not

balance

TOUP

takfngs a

giving~that

residue -of unbalance --will make happiness impossible, where, instead,

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you

mag --have

the greatest

-of

happiness

In Fig,

34 we have

an example

of

a balancing

them,

perfect

balance

which

results

from a perfectly balanced tkansaction in Nature,

crystal of sodium-chlokide which is the result of a balanced union

It

is

a

cube

of sodium and chlokfne as exemplified in Fig, 35, Sodium is the

positive, and chls~ineis the negative, They ape pekfectly bal-

anced sex mates and their unlon voids both as dynamic opposites,

The cube crystal exemplifies your happiness resulting frcm a

klanced taaplsaction, In ft theke is no residue of unbalance as

the~eis no residue of unbalance in your business and peksonal

tkansac ti ons when theke 1s an equal intekchange, Thekefoke peace,

happiness, and health are only possible when one is spiaftually

and physically in balance,

.Sodium and i odine,

ok

sodium and

bromine- would

make good

mates but in each would be a residue of unbalance which would show

in theik e~ystallizationby distorted cubes of sodium iodide ok

sodium bksmide.

diameters

ape ninety degsees from each other, In sodium-iodide they would

be less than ninety and in sodium-bkomfde they would be less still,

In Fig,

35 you

will note

that

the

stat%@and

dynamfc

u

In a Pike kesfdue of unbalance lies all of you~tkoubles sf busi-

ness, health ok social ~elations, With such a kesldue yc~uake out

things

of

tune

with

yourself

and

all

else,

While

speaking about being

out

of

tune

with

your

environment

ok associates I will use a musical tone to exemplify mope specif-

ically wha,t I mean by the

words

"aesidue

of

unballancegB,

Fig,

36

represents

the A

string

of

a

harp,

That

string

is

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only one of a whole octave gkoup, If you pluck it--as in Fig, 37, it will vibrate between its positive and negative dfvfsfons, as sodium and chlorine do In Ffg, 35, The stking is now expressing

itself dynamically,for

sound

extends

from

its

silence,

Suppose,

however,

that

fts vfbkatfons do not balance with

.

.*

the

out of tune with them.

accomplishments while that ~esfdueof unbalance remafns,

vibkations

of

the

other

octave, 1% is then

It can nevek be satisf led with its ovn

stpings

of

its

The reason I dwell upon these simple examples is because all

-

-

-

-

Nature

repeats

in

its

--

every

phase

the

The

more ;you KNOW Nature,

--

its

laws and pocesses,

~~~

P - -

of

the

-

you~own life.

--

mope

you

--

can

work know inglg

Life is hard only SOP the fgno~ant, The g:Pea.ter your knowl- edge of @odQsways, the easier and more gio~fausyouk life can be, Many people are out ~?ftune i~ thekr business, soeial and domestic life simply from fgncrance of the essential knowkedge f'ok findfng happiness, Sf you heas a piano which is badly cu-; of tur~eyour senses are ja~~ed,but many lives ape very badly out of tune with-

with God,

-

--

cut doing No one caE Iflye life glokiouslg without e -irsskable phflosop'n-y,

A

-

philosophy

which

has

.--

a

-- certalntg of fts pactica

/ A religion which is

scientfffc

woskabi llt~, in t~newkth a seientifFc phSPosaphy will

basts

w%lB

fn g

be like unto the Nokth Star to a rnarine~, k ralig'hon which has but an emotional basis is a quicksand, but when you add knowledge to the highest of spi~itualemotions, you are surely upon a solid

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rock with your eyes

The~eshould

be

to

the

Eight

instead

work about

no guess

of

life,

to

the

dapk,

Guessing

is

the

method of ignorance, No one need be ig?orant, Eve~yonecan have

all knowledge--f ok all knowledge exists--and i s simple--and is

yours

for

the

deslking,

%rifo~rnation,techniques and skllls -ape complex, -but they -ase

- not knowBedae,

Y

I

--

These

alone will not

the path

in

to

---

--

the

- - -9

Bead

to

Light and

and youla

the

Light,

it knowingly,

will

--

be

--

Until $ou do know

wilL

the

dark

walk

flesh

---

---

trave.1 many paths

-

/

torn

Self -gity

with

-

-

in

the

and

-

will

P

be

low

--

measure -of'

JTOUP-not

spirit

knowing,

and

-

with

I

say

to you,

thekefore,

the

more

you

make GodOsways

your

ways, the more you wlll manifest God" power to live gloriousBy,

prosperously, pswerkully and with gkeat happiness, for the path

to the Light is clear, and illumines all of

youp way

if

you

but

know

the

path,

The

following

words

fkom Godvs Message

will gfve

spiritual

fokce

.- IS

to

my

meaning,

FOP I

say

------

that

man who

senses but

-

clay

bourbd

to

eakth and

--------

cI.ayed

image of

earth,

of

-

earth

in him

9s

---

"CBayed

Images

of

---

My

imagining who knowelh

-

not

Me

in

------

%ham ase

but dwelleke 0fa 8a~th~sdark, TO sensed man the dooks of My Kfng-

dom are self -baaaped by darkness until the Eight of Me in him is

known by

-

----

as

Me,

-

------

---

hfm

-

-

-----

----

while

ploq

"~ntf~----then he

is but moving clay,

!anifesting

sensing =ht

b~"c~vi~l~clay

of

-9him

of

ME

Light

in him,

--

not

in him

----

Me

not

the

--

"Wherefore,-- 1 sag & the-@, exalt thou thyself beyond thy

sensing,

of

-

---Know Me as

a

knowing, I'

fullc~rawaf

thinking,

---Be Me as deep well

--FPOIPBThe

Divirae

Iliad

V

UNIVERSAL LAW,

NATURAL

SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY

Waltar

Russell,

Sc,

D.

LESSON NUMBER 18

Tha Waltek

Copyrighted

Russell Foundation,

Swannanoa,

3.951 by Waltes and

Lao Russell.

Waynesbssc,

Virginia

as

The

yet,

It

FIRST

THE

supreme mystery

STEPS TOWARD EXPLAIPISNG

life--growth--decay

questions

SUPBEME MYSTERY OF

of

LIE3 ANG BATH

and

death

cf the ages,

greatest

of

all unansweked

is

the,

Is

so much

a mystery

that science has

f~rceneurles been

trying to search for the secket of

life

life

Sn

sme

bashe,

Sut hidden

gekm,

There

is

such

life ge~rn, Life dces noz exist ax-

- - --

----

no

where -in mattek, pr bodies -of matter

Blind desike to manifest idea by c~eatingbody foms vhieh manifest idea,

Life

exiuxs

only

In

God

as

-

-

P

To the majo~%tyor rnan'xfnd death

kealfty as l%fe,

To them

I

would

be

Is as

wasting

m:,rc?; an accepted

vo~dsby

saying

"There

1s no death". But to you, whose cosmic awaseness is unfoldfng, I can say

these words, --and you wf 11 believe them

not understand WEW--~QP could you explain ft dynamleallg to anyone,

Yet thfv 1s the one thing you most want tc kncw and be able to explain dynamfcally--even to yourself, This 1 know because of the many questions the deepest thinkers ask me absut life, dea-th,

intuitbvely--but you will

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reinearnation, growth fsom the ~zedand other seemingly unfathom-

able mystesies, Platitudes, abstractions, aff'i~matfonz,fafth and

belief withsut knowledge are not satisfying, Knowledge alor,e will,

-

--

satisfy,

Theke is nothing dfa"r"icult to undeaastand about life and death

because 9% is a manffestation of the most obvious thing in Nature,

Let

us

conslde~thLs,

Nature?

---Kt fs the --ion

What

is

the

thfn~in

---of' the love WipEe of

obvfous

----

most

-

-

8

inq:

-and

eternal kepetition

-as manifested in The Divine Ticainitg, This

the

--Is

ve~ybasis of Creation,

--

Evelaything

in Nature

appeaks --di zappears --BUT

REAPPEARS.

That which

comes

must

go,

but

it

must

come

again

fopever,

Day

is

bokn

from night

to become

nfght,

But

night

is

not

death, because it borned day, Lfkewise death bol~nsli%e, and life

again bokcs death,

as

aEP

opposite effects

death gsew

forever

the

do,

bellef

The concept of

life

and

out

of

that

ou~

bodies ape our peksonal Selves, and that bodies live--%hen cease

fn

\-

live,

Our Selves ape

eteknaB,

Our

Peksonal

Selves have

not bean

ckeated, Wa but manifest ous Selves in movlng bodies hg etsrxlagk

~epetitisnof

bodies

which

we

@.reate to use

as

instL~smewtsuntli

they

no longer can/func%isn as bodies,

Then we

@mateansthes one,

And

ve

continue

'to do

that

unt%P our

purpose

is fulf illed as fndfvfdual

units

of

C~eaQion,

The

-

only things

whfch

come

,--

and

are B

-

8

D

I E

3,

Bodfes de not

live--rasp

do

---

7-

they

dfe,

-

They

but

_"unet%onas

tools fop the length of

thefla

cgcBes,

then

wear

out,

Bodies

are

-

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but waves of mstion, and motion is not life. C~eationis an eveP kenewing, ever repeating bodily manifes- tation of Mind thinking. Ckeating bodies manifest idea, -but bodies ase not the idea they manifest, Likewise bodies manifest life and death but thz ape not lffe and death,

-

--

----

-- ---

a

LIFE and DEATH are but thought cycles of eoncent~ativathink-

--

--

-

followed by decentratlve thinleango Each is but one half of a A , - ,

--------

p-

cycle f electrac wave motion, Motion does not lave nap die, It

but expresses life and

-----

-

death bg polakizatf on and

depBarizstion,

-

--

--

Creation is but an electric wave reeokd of thoughts,

-----

- <

Thoughts do not live os die, Thoughts are Mind axpr~essions, Thoughts -ape -bra% --Mrsd imagining~which come and fssm their Source in Mind.

-----

--

---

--

--

But

-

M I. N B

does not

----

come

and @--fop

$li,ka'ld

ia

----

etapnal,

God is Mind--and God alone % 1 V E So God created His bsdy but Be did notcreate % I F E, He ckeated bodies to manifest life and love which fa in Him--but the

bcpdles Be c~aeatedare no% God--nor do

or have Ee alone cen die -dko believes in death, blit he who lcnows the Light of God as one with him can nevek die, This thought is so beautifully expressed by God Os own word

---

--

---

they Ifve--o,r file--~~love--

In The Divine Iliad:

"~ewho

--

seeks

lffe

without

the

-

Eight

will fifid

death:

but he

--

who seeks the Light will find eternal life even ~henhe walks

-

-

--

--

I-

towakd death,

'4

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"He--who bows --not

the

Light

shall die

find

----

to

it, but

he who

---

hbws

the

Light _shall aaeLek die,

"In-

manns inhaling

theke -.is

Pffe

-3

and

-

death

trails his

---

exhal-

fng, jet

must man bkeathe

eo

"_Knasw

a

that

to live again and

-

deeply

I alone -live.

----

I

do not

die,

Me

-

comes mmp_ffe and

deatho

in that he

---

but

---

out

of

''~ife.is but the inward flow of Mx thinkfngDsdivided pulsing,

&~

death & fts outwaaad

"Know also

that

the

flow,

divisions

----

of ME _thfnkfng are but equal

--

halves --sf

which

One:

come

fsr 2 again

me

One,

say that %am Qne:

divided

and

that all -s

---

'to appear as

-

two,

--

"All-

things --come and 8;o from &

divided -,

IS A11 coming

-

things

_things, and

-

those

which

are

7

dead

Po

-

*&ow----thou

that all ekeatin.

kesukreeted f~omthe

--

dead

-9

i-i

and

- 1

dead

things

live again

through &

divided

n-"

''2

2 pag

things %re bound as Qne

ckeating

living body and

thinking,

through

Lfght,

it

in

seeming death --that

and

-

they

"The

death

end

are

things

they die;

sf

one

it

live

in. death

in Ne to

is

die

and

BSve aggfnO

Both

-------

PSfe

in

life us new beginnfn@;,

fosevep

in

dying;

---------

'All

-

live

Me.

l%fe

--

----

are

--

forzvaia ;1ivfnp, and

-

a

also whfl-e

and while

the~ape