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Truth: the one and the many

Truth is not something external to us to be won by following a given tradition.

Such an external ‘truth’ is the demiurge, the Urizen of Blake.

Truth is something that we create and it is this creation that dignifies us.

It is a condition that the common man partakes of unaware, constantly degrading it in the series of trifles of which his existence is woven, which, in turn, condemn him to his own unfreedom.

Rising above the condition of the common man means overcoming the interminable series of esoteric mirages to realise that initiation has only one source, the Christ. This Christ is certainly not the mystical or gnostic Christ or that of religion, which is really the demiurge, the given mirage of ‘truth’ that is external to us, but rather the cosmic Christ, the metaphysical principle of absolute individuality and freedom.

How can the one source be, at the same time, principle of absolute individuality? Surely being in thrall to the one means the opposite of individuality and freedom.

The answer lies in the statement above, i.e. that truth is something that we create. Truth never confronts us as external, other than as a bogus ‘truth’.

The one source therefore is something personal to the individual, existing in a state of mutual dependence with the individual.

I will leave you to ponder the words of Silesius, which are very much related to this point.

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


© John Dunn.

From the archive: Fichtean successor to feudalism

Flowering Rifle Flowering Rifle
An on-going passsage-by-passage reading of Roy Campbell’s epic poem of the Spanish Civil War. He is an exultant nationalist and celebrates not only feats of arms but achievements of organisation, making live poetry out of the economics and agriculture of Franco's Spain.
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Just a thought: In the Grail quest and all the apparent life journeys, there is always an obsession with ‘return’ and, in particular, a return to wholeness, whereas this is the very opposite of what it means to be human. To be human is to be a disrupter, an over-turner of equilibria. (Child of Encounter) John Dunn

The Oxford to Cambridge Arc 3 The Oxford to Cambridge Arc 3
Further additions to the project, starting with the Buckingham to Newport Pagnell leg of Ogilby's 1675 Oxford to Cambridge route.
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Gentle motorcycle touring on a Royal Enfield Classic 500.

The historical, quirky and unusual features of the English countryside seen from the saddle are captured on video.

Join me as I follow maps, park up and take a look around.

"...I love riding these quiet country lanes - the type of road on which this Royal Enfield excels, with its low revving, low compression, long stroke engine just chugging away, able to pull even the lowest speeds on this type of road in its highest gear. It all makes for a very satisfying way to travel around when seeking out the historic, the unusual and the quirky points of interest from the English landscape."

Original commentary researched, written and read by John Dunn.

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Fotheringhay

A new video from John Dunn in a new YouTubing venture.

"I’m in Northamptonshire, on my Royal Enfield Classic 500, heading to Fotheringhay, once one of the most important places in England, where a king was born and a queen beheaded."

Original writing read by the author.

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Smashing Eggs

From "Violating 0"

The third podcast by John Dunn in a new podcasting venture.

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Original writing read by the author.

Man can break out of the straitjacket of closed systems be they religious, economic, Dawinist, Spinozist, kabbalistic, Marxist etc.

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The genius of A. A. Scott

Scott water cooled two-stroke at Newnham

From "Motorcycling Days"

The third podcast by John Dunn in a new podcasting venture.

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Original writing read by the author.

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