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An expansion upon the previous blog*

Tuesday, 16 November 2021 at 21:54

Friedrich Nietzsche on Dr John Dunn. An expansion upon the previous blog*

God is dead, announced Nietzsche.

Thinking is dead is the implication of Nietzsche’s insight, that is thinking in the belief that it reflects an objective world, resulting in a storehouse of dead thoughts which we each call our own.

But the dead thoughts that we occasionally bring forth are so many idols.

In the previous blog I proffered the idea that:

Active and creative thought is Love ‘in the beginning’ always, breaking the equilibrium cycle always, breaking Ananke at each moment.

Only that which is being created and still to be created is true, leaving that which was created as false.

Thus the need to exist in the medium of Love without cease, to be in Love.
God is Love.

Active and creative thought is the pathway of the Logos into the world - in the beginning, always.

*See Blog, Breaking Ananke, always

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Breaking Ananke, always

Monday, 15 November 2021 at 22:30

Statue by Bayes on Dr John Dunn. Ananke by Gilbert William Bayes

Breaking Ananke, always

To agree with the assertion made by Silesius* is to accept that the I and the Logos live together or die together.

There can be no presupposition, either one coming before the other; that would be to fall into idolatry, and the idolator’s world is dead.

Once the world is dead, without form, void, dark, undisturbed and inevitable, then it is returned to Ananke as the One; and 1=0.

So without presupposition, the Logos and the I must dwell one within the other for the world to live.

It is Urizen’s world that is dead. We feel apart from it, subject to it and beholden to it.

The living world is not the product of the active and creative thought of the mutual indwelling, rather it is active creative thought.

An entity that is a product of thought is past and dead, and is subsumed by Ananke into the One, and 1=0.

Active and creative thought is not a reflection of an objective world apart, i.e. Ananke’s dead realm.

Active and creative thought is Love ‘in the beginning’ always, breaking the equilibrium cycle always, breaking Ananke at each moment.

Only that which is being created and still to be created is true, leaving that which was created as false.

Thus the need to exist in the medium of Love, without cease, to be in Love.

This is to deny the legitimacy of lives as untrue that do not encounter Love, or murder Love when it is encountered.

* “I know that without me no God can live; were I brought to naught, he would of necessity have to give up the ghost.”

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Love incarnated

Sunday, 14 November 2021 at 21:09

Jesus the truth on Dr John Dunn. Christ in the Lap of Truth, 1805 Painting by William Blake

Love incarnated

I ended my previous blog by asserting that Christian religionism for Blake had carried over the worshipping of the demiurge from the followers of Jehovah, which made it, essentially, Devil Worship. Again, by further implication, this makes of materialism the totalising Devil Worship of our times.

What did I mean by totalising?

Totalising in the sense that what William Blake saw as an idolatrous doctrine, a profane doctrine, has become the globalist doctrine, the shared attitude.

Blake would say that we are now all followers of Urizen; we are all in the ‘Synogogue of Satan’. Karl Marx said as much.

Diversity is dead
All is as One
And 1=0

What stops us short of the precipice, just short of a return to Chaos, the realm of Ananke who almost holds sway?

A Saviour transgressor:

Like doctrinal religion, profane societies need laws, rules, contracts and institutions: they are those laws which, growing old as man progresses, constitute the force of the Pharisees of every age and the reason for the ideal struggle of the few who in each age attempt to renew them, whilst complying with them.

The error of believing that the existing society is true must not be committed, as only that which is created and still has to be created can be true.

The transgressor is Saviour.
It is the violation and penetration of Ananke by Love, and Love is God, not the imposter Urizen.

And Love is in the beginning - always.

And Love is incarnated.

And Love is murdered by the Pharisees of all times, the totalisers.

The idolaters would have us know God as something presupposed, an aged and vengeful curmudgeon who has been around forever, wholly apart.


In their totalising way they set everything up as something over there, to be understood as something apart, which is arguably the position of our own contemporaries. From religious idolatry to materialism is a short step.

The Incarnation overturns such idols.

Love suddenly stands before us, love becomes the medium in which we exist.

Love is not something objectively valid and over there, something to be explained:

In Love we are in the presence of a mystery, a reality rooted far beyond the domain of the problematical and the day-to-day challenges of just getting by. And this is no fanciful reminiscence, for in the chance encounter’s awakening of consciousness, with its ‘implications for eternity’, we cut right to the heart of religious mystery. For what is Love? Love is God. (Child of Encounter)
In love I was suddenly conscious of my every breath,
Love was the medium of my existence.
…he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. (1 John 4:16)
Not all dwell in Love:

Urizen called together the Synagogue of Satan in dire Sanhedrim
To judge the Lamb of God to death as a murderer and a robber. (Blake’s Jerusalem)


Urizen and his followers are the anti-Love. Love is not a vengeful curmudgeon, Love is a helpless newborn babe.


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Totalising Devil Worship

Saturday, 13 November 2021 at 22:20

Blakes Demiurge on Dr John Dunn. William Blake’s Urizen: craftsman, but no creator.

Totalising Devil Worship

In describing a Urizen, William Blake was, of course, not describing a thing, he was describing the state of mind in which his contemporaries lived.

They worshipped a graven image, they made of God a graven idol. They set an idol up before which to kneel. An image sculptured by the mind is no less an idol than one of stone.

Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image Exodus 20:4

But going beyond this, such a mindset makes of everything an idol. It sets everything up as something over there, to be understood as something apart, which is arguably the position of our own contemporaries. From religious idolatry to materialism is a short step.

Such an attitude makes it easy to move on the the next step, which is to countenance the existence of a world, or cosmos, without the mind of man, whereas before the mind of man there existed only one amorphous mass the ancient Greeks called Chaos; in my Mythology it is the realm of Ananke, the One, the forever, the undisturbed, the inevitable.

Thecosmos cannot be without man. In an infinite Cosmos without man, there would be no ‘that is’, there would be no ‘be’ing. Where there is no being, there is void, no-thing; there is 0. Without man, 1=0.

What Blake is grappling with here is an irony, i.e. that worshippers have themselves sculptured in the mind an object of worship, which they go onto believe is an entity wholly apart from them, i.e. an all-knowing God which controls the affairs of man from across a divide. Such a distanced entity Blake described rather as Urizen, the demiurge, a 'self-deluded and anxious' shaper of pre-existent matter, i.e. not the Creator of something from nothing.

By implication, this made of the Bible's Jehovah a Satan, the puppeteer pulling the strings of mankind, an over-bearing father, a failed architect, and the ‘Accuser of the World' who unfairly condemned Adam and Eve when he was the one at fault.

Christian religionism for Blake had carried over the worshipping of the demiurge from the followers of Jehovah, which made it, essentially, Devil Worship.
Again, by further implication, this makes of materialism the totalising Devil Worship of our times.

© John Dunn.

Into the chaos

Friday, 12 November 2021 at 21:57

Chaos by Watts on Dr John Dunn. Chaos c.1875–82 by George Frederic Watts 1817–1904

Into the chaos*

The nauseating refrain “I just want to be happy” rises from the moony world of Beulah, where the debt-ensnared seek the relief doled out by the followers of Urizen, not seeing that what is handed out is what they themselves handed in.

A sadistic light show casts fleeting shadows in a cave of contentment,

And the dumb innocents snatch out mindlessly,

And love is lost in the chase,

And all the dumb innocents are lost in the same activity until the day is done.

All is indistinguishable, man from man, race from race, man from animal,

And the light available to the demonic is limitless,

Whereas man has held only shadows from birth.

Know this, screams Eros/Zarathustra into the chaos,

The I needs the force from which it arises!

*Cosmogenesis: Building the prosimetrum

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Violator violated conscious*

Thursday, 11 November 2021 at 22:16

The chaste is chased on Dr John Dunn. Apollo and Daphne, Andrea Appiani, 1794-1795

Violator violated conscious*


I finished my previous blog with a question:

The violator, now conscious, was the violated party.

But is not the unremitting cycle to be consciously broken?
Yes consciousness is the goal.

Yes that was the hope of Zarathustra/Eros upon his return to Beulah from the mountain top.

But in most of the dumb innocents the birth of consciousness is thwarted by the children of Ananke, the followers of Urizen.

Ensnared in debt from birth, the dumb innocents of Beulah are happy to find relief in any distraction, and the followers of Urizen are there to provide it.

Beulah is a place in which the do-nothing dumb masses might find contentment. “I just want to be happy” is the nauseating refrain.

I quote Gottfried Leibniz in a letter to Christian Wolff of 21st February 1705:
Ido not think that there can be a blessedness in creatures that would be the satisfaction of every sort of desire, but rather that the true blessedness of a created mind consists in the unimpeded progress to greater goods. It is not enough to enjoy a contented and tranquil mind, for that also belongs to those in a stupor.
The point is made.

Whose benefit is served by holding the innocents in stupor?

….the holders of the chains of debt
.…the holders of the chains of knowledge

Yes- there are specific agencies involved, but they all share the same Spinozist, Marxist, Kabbalistic, Freemasonic and Derridian underpinnings. They are the children of Ananke, followers of Urizen, the anti-Love, the murderers of Love, driving the world on to undifferentiated Oneness and entropic death.

The violator violated comes to consciousness. There is incarnation …he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. (1 John 4:16). There is resurrection and new life.

I quote from Child of Encounter:

So,to look at this negatively, a life devoid of the experience of Love is devoid of God. But we cannot just choose to love can we? Surely a real experience of Love comes through the chance encounter. As such, some are elected and others are not one might say.
And Eros/Zarathustra came down from the mountain and urged the Elect to tear down the flags of imperialism and lead the dumb innocents out of Beulah under the banner of the vivifying sun.

*Cosmogenesis: Building the prosimetrum

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Violator violated

Wednesday, 10 November 2021 at 21:34

Love in control on Dr John Dunn.

A depiction of Hades carrying Persephone off to the underworld by the 19th-century Italian artist Luigi Basiletti. Credit...Luigi Basiletti/Accademia Clementina di Belle Arti, Bologna, Italy, via Art Resource, NY
Violator violated

In The Mythology, Ananke is equated with undifferentiated oneness. 1=0

In the beginning the originating principle, Love, violates Ananke.

The cosmic egg and the emergence of life, Eros, results.

The unremitting cycle is broken.

It is a cycle that that must continue to be broken if life, mind, consciousness, are to differentiate themselves from nature and ultimately from entropic death.

From the violated and the violator emerges a third entity, new man, new consciousness, imagination (imagination is God - Blake).

The active and dynamic party is the violator.

The violator cannot help his actions.

Love is blind.

There is also a divine principle at work… he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. (1 John 4:16)

The Seraphim are not distinct from God, so must occupy innocents to awaken men.

Whoever is a Seraph, that is a lover, is in God and God is in him; even, it maybe said, God and he are one. (Oration on the Dignity of Man, Giovanni Pico della Mirandola)

Only the highest orders of angels enjoy the immediate gaze of God and know the mystery of love.

An angel occupied your body and spoke to me… touched me… and drew me towards the Divinity. (The Seraphim)

After the union, the violated and violator lay spent and discarded.

What emerges from the egg? Not a new being, but rather being out of non-being. The violator violated.

The paradox is this.

The violator, now conscious, was the violated party.

But is not the unremitting cycle to be consciously broken?


© John Dunn.
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