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UNIVERSAL LAW, NATURAL

SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY


(The Russell Cosmogony)
by

WALTER RUSSELL, Sc.D.,

and

LAO RUSSELL

H o m e Study Course [or the Transformation of M a n UNIT IX - LESSONS 33, 34, 35, 36
Copyrighted 1951 by Walter and Lao Russell

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THE WALTER RUSSELL FOUNDATION


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KNOWLEDGE ALONE CAN SAVE T H E HUMAN RACE FROM ANOTHER DARK AG A l l of t h e s e l e s s o n s , p a s t a n d f u t u r e , have but one dominant p u r p o s e . That

p u r p o s e is t o give you the knowledge you need t o live gloriously and abundantly a s an individual unit of C r e a t i o n , a n d to l i v e c o l l e c t i v e l y , i n peace and h a p p i n e s s with all o t h e r human u n i t s of C r e a t i o n . T h e s e l e s s o n s a r e a SCIENCE O F L I F E , o r a SCIENCE O F HUMAN RELATIONS, f o r t h e i r s u p r e m e p E r p o s e is to give a l l mankind knowledge of how t o live t o g e t h e r g l o r i o ~ s l y ,a n d abundantly, i n p e a c e and h a p p i n e s s .
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h a s n e v e r y e t had t h a t knowledge. The t i m e h a s c o m e when t h e h u m a n r a c e m u s t have t h a t knowledge a n d p u t k i t into p r a c t i c e , f o r t h e w o r l d is n o w i n g r a v e d a n g e r b e c a u s e of long p r a c t i c e of' a c o s m i c a l l y c r i m i n a l s y s t e m sf hurnan r e l a t i o n s which h a s b r e d h a t e a n d f e a r into the v e r y w a r p and woof of t h e r a c e and m a d e e v e r y m a n the e n e m y of every other man. Once again the w o r l d i s c o n f r o n t e d with a swift plunge into long c e n t u r i e s -of D -- a r k A g e s . The human r a c e i s on i t s downward r o a d to m a s s s l a

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i s the f i r s t s t e p t o w a r d t h a t d e g r a d a t i o n and d e g e n e r a c y too h o r r i b l e t o d e s c r i b e which swallowed m a n k i n d f r o m t h e 5th t o t h e 12th c e n t u r i e s . The

d e s c e n t of m a n t o w a r d oblivion h a s i n c r e a s e d with a l a r m i n g a c c e l e r a t i o n of s p e e d for fifty y e a r s . I t w i l l i n c r e a s e i t s s p e e d u n t i l the human r a c e i s b l o t t e d

out by the dehumanization p r o c e s s begun by t h e new kind of e n e m y and t h e new kind of w a r which h e d o e s n o t u n d e r s t a n d .
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It i s u n d e r m i n i n g the m o r a l f i b r e of

the human r a c e s o quickly, h o w e v e r , a n d s o i n s i d i o u s l y , that he m a y be t o o weak to cope with i t when h e a t l a s t d o e s c o m p r e h e n d i t . I t can be stopped, h o w e v e r , when t h e CAUSE of i t i s c o m p r e h e n d e d and m a n h a s b e c o m e enlightened with n e w knowledge needed f o r the t r a n s f o r m a t i o n of a l l mankind. That new knowledge is h e r e . God s e n t i t t o you i n H i s M e s s a g e t o m a n YOUhave

which has been p a r t l y r e c o r d e d in T h e Divine Iliad a n d t h e s e l e s s o n s . r e a d the m i r a c l e of how T h e M e s s a g e w a s s e n t to you in L e s s o n N O . 7.

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the w o r l d t a k e s h e e d of Godg saving Message s

O t h e r w i s e i t will be too l a t e .

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F r o m 1953 to 1960 i s the - c r u c i a l period which will decide the destiny of m a n -

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It i s not war between nations that i s causing m a n ' s f a l l .


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CAUSE - - i t is E F F E C T .

The CAUSE l i e s i n MAN,

Man i s divided a g a i n s t of m a n - - e v e r y m a n ,

h i m s e l f . ' H e i s a t w a r with h i m s e l f .
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e v e r y w h e r e , and alway's h a s been.

He h a s never had the slightest inkling of the -

meaning of UNIVERSAL BROTHERHOOD, nor t h a t the GOLDEN RULE i s N a t u r e ' s inviolate and inexora-ble law. beginning and still i s . Man h a s been the p r e y of m a n f r o m the

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h a s built a world of f e a r a ~ hake which always h a s been and s t i l l i s . d not y e t e n t e r e d t h e world. world.

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Love i s law- -and law h a s n e v e r yet e n t e r e d t h e

Man h a s m a d e h i s own law

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,violation o f G o d ' s 1 . 2 ~ . The whole world is disunited. Man i s

Love m e a n- a l a n c e - -and unity. - sh disunited.


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E v e r e l e m e n t of m a n ' s human r e l a t i o n s is d.isunited, h i s i n d ~ s t r y , ~ -

h i s g o v e r n m e n t , r ideology, r e l i g i o n , education, language, r a c e and c u l t u r e .

E v e r y institution whicll m a n e-ver built i s divi.ded against i t s e l f , just a s e v e r y m a n who bu.ilt i t is divided against a l l o t h e r s e l v e s , - - m a n against m a n - nation a g a i n s t nation THE WORLD HAS NEVER YET KNOWN PEACE War h a s always been the b a s i s of human r e l a t i o n s the world o v e r . War -

of m a n a g a i n s t m a n and w a r of m a n against law, m a n - m a d e law .and N a t u r e ' s


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War i s universal.

War between m a n and m a n i s not local, nor i s i t War between

national, nor i s i t cyclic o r periodic, with i n t e r v a l s of peace. man and m a n . .

is continuous.

It beg n when m a n brought h i s might over right

methods f r o m the jungle into h i s new stage of unfolding a s Consciousness dawned in him. There never have been intervals of peace without f e a r .
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but t r u c e s between w a r s of nations, and between w a r s of m e n i n their dealings with other men. These too have been but t r u c e s - -truces heavy with f e a r .
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There never has been peace between -- natian o r neighbor where nations could f e a r l e s s l y d i- neikhbors could P&arlessly unlock their doors, o r cities sarm, o r could withdraw their police . F e a r of criminal aggression has kept nations heavily a r m e d , cities
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heavily policed and neighbors doors securely locked. F e a r of hunger and insecurity h a s bred anarchy, nazism, communism, and Hitler -Mus solini-Stalin l e a d e r s of hate. F e a r bred greed--and g r e e d divided the world of man into m a s t e r and slave - - r u l e r and subject - - a r i s t o c r a t and commoner - -feudal l o r d and serf

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rich and poor --exploiter and exploited- -landlord and tenant --capital and labor a disunited world divided against itself. That i s what war i s - - t h e EFFECT of FEAR. history when there has been a cessation of *r, war. 1

There i s no! time in human

nor freedom from.. FEAR of

M A N IS DESTROYING HIMSELF
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Nature i s now destroying man for m a n ' s defiance of Natural law. -

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n e v e r -punishes.

She but gives i n kind f o r that which is given.

Man h a s g i v e n Man

hate and f e a r to m a n , and N a t u r e h a s given hate and f e a r back to h i m .

has always m a d e w a r .to d e s t r o y , e n s l a v e , exploit o r take that which i s t h e p o s s e s s i o n of o t h e r m e n - - w h e t h e r i t be h i s life, f r e e d o m , love, h a p p i n e s s o r security. other m e n All of man! s e m p i r e s have b e e n built that way, i n violation of God' s l a w and God's law is now d i s m e m b e r i n g e v e r y e m p i r e that m a n h a s e v e r built f o r
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Might over right h a s a l w a y s been the s o l e b a s - of his dealings with is

G o d ' s law f u l f i l l s m a n ' s d e s i r e by giving back to h i m that which he gave Man m a d e w a r , and N a t u r e ' s law is giving i t back to h i m in kind, and i n equal m e a s u r e , just a s N a t u r e Ps l a w gives love back i n equal m e a s u r e when love is given

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All through t h i s whole s e r i e s of l e s s o n s you have fu1.l explanation of

N a t u r e ' s law, but it will be w e l l f o r you t o begin again a t l e s s o n one and r e v i e w ~ t h e m concentratively, and m e d i t a t e upon t h e m d e c e r ~ t r a t i v e 1 . yso your know1

edge will give you g r e a t e r c o m p r e h e n s i o n of what i s happeni.ng to the w o r l d of man. Do t h i s , f o r you a r e the s e e d which will s a v e m a n f r o m h i s own s e l f C a r e f u l l y r e s t u d y l e s s o n s No. 15

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THE COSMIC PENDULUM SWINGS THE OTHER W A Y P e o p l e who a r e f e a r i n g the probability of another world war a r e thinking of a war of guns, bombs, b a t t l e s h i p s and m a r c h i n g m e n . have made t h e m think that way. Tradition and h a b i t

Such people a r e watching f o r the approach of

a n e n e m y f r o m outside our b o r d e r s . The e n e m y M"lT not come t h a t way, nor y & & e

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fanatical hate --deep h a t r e d i n the - e a r t of the slave who h a s a r i s e n t o s l a y h his m a s t e r .

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queror and conquered- - r i c h and poor - -exploiter and exploited--privileged and underprivileged- -or e m p l o y e r and employee - -it m a k e s no difference. m a s t e r and slave when the interchange between the two i s unbalanced. All a r e When

interchange between the two opposites i s equal--they a r e then m a t e s - - a n d t h e i r interchange gives power t o e a c h equally--instead of to one of the p a i r --unequally. Both a r e enriched- - i n s t e a d of both being i m p o v e r i s h e d . Under N a t u r e ' s law of u n i v e r s a l brotherhood of m a n the c o s m i c ' pendulum swings both ways. The p o w e r wielded by the m a s t e r f o r c e n t u r i e s , g e n e r a t e s The - - c o s m i c-pendulum then swings the o t h e r

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way to balance the action of inhumanity t o m a n with i t s equal r e a c t i o n of inhumanity to m a n .

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This war which h a - a l r e a d y s

been raging f o r y e a r s is not a w a r of nation a g a i n s t nation to build g r e a t e r e m p i r e s , i t i s a war of m a n a g a i n s t m a n within the b o r d e r s of e v e r y nation. It i s a war of hate in m a n , h a t e r i s e n f r o m the dead t o give hate back t o m a n t o degrade h i m completely.
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THE HUMAN RACE IS NOW REAPING THE WHIRLWIND Natural law is now swiftly giving back to world conquerors the agony which they gave to the dead whom they have conquered by the sword. The dead a r e

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a r i s i n g - -and behold - -the dead a r e swiftly advancing t o w a r d the living.

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the hand of the m i g h t y dead i s the s a m e s w o r d with which the dead w e r e s l a i n . All t h e a t o m bombs i n the world will not r e a c h the enemy which now a w a i t s t o d e s t r o y the d e s t r o y e r of m a n , f o r i t i s not m a n who i s the e n e m y , n o r i s it nations of m e n . The new insidious e n e m y i s hate - -hate i n d e h u m a n -

i z e d m a n who w a i t s - - a n d works while he w a i t s - - t o dehumanize you.

+ s i t s with you i n s e e m i n g friendship - -waiting --plotting - -hating.

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i n y o u r office, working a g a i n s t you- -in your g o v e r n m e n t , stealing i t s s e c r e t s , opening d o o r s f o r your e n e m i e s and closing t h e m f o r your f r i e n d s - - i n y o u r c h u r c h - -your h o m e --your labor union- -your club--undermining- - d e s t r o y i n g -

lying - -vilifying - - -s t e a l i n g - -saying "yes" and doing "no" --practicing sabotage -

treachery- -treason. You do not know t h i s enemy whom you a r e feeding, coddling, p a t r o n i z i n g , supporting and p r o t e c t i n g i n h i s r i g h t of f r e e s p e e c h , even though h i s s p e e c h t e l l s you plainly t h a t h i s a i m and purpose i s to o v e r t h r o w your nationP f r e e s dom and e n s l a v e you behind h i s i r o n c u r t a i n . I t i s difficult f o r C h r i s t i a n people to u n d e r s t a n d the power of h a t e which d e n i e s God and r i d i c u l e s GOOD, but that power i s s t r o n g . I t i s the power of

might o v e r right which the f r e e half of the w o r l d u s e d t o enslave the o t h e r h a l f . It i s the s a m e p o w e r which the enslaved half i s now usin.g against i t s c o n q u e r o r ! to f i r s t e n s l a v e , t h e n dehumanize until no s e m b l a n c e of divinity will be l e f t i n the h u m a n r a c e

You have h a d enough e x a m p l e s of that dehumanizing p r o c e s s which i s awaiting you and a l l mankind in the dozens of t r i a l s of innocent m e n a c c u s e d