Just like most people, I used to ignore mythology because I perceived myths as unrealistic stories. However, I became interested in myths after reading the African Bushman Creation Myth. This myth made me think deeply about ancient myths. I wondered who created them and why ancient people believed in them despite their fictitious nature. I intuitively knew that there are some valuable things I can learn from these ancient stories.
I then researched on them extensively and I realized three incredible truths we can learn from myths.
- There is a Collective Unconscious And We Can Access It
After reading many myths while listening to Lana Del Rey, I realized that all myths had similar symbols and features. I wondered how these similarities appeared in myths created by societies separated by thousands of kilometers. I then researched on what great thinkers and mythologists thought about these similarities, and I realized that the similarities occurred because all human beings can access the collective unconscious.
According to Carl Yung, the collective unconscious is a part of our sub-conscious mind that possesses the history of thoughts of all mankind. Other scholars define it as the ‘subconscious mind that we all share.’ Therefore, different ancient societies created myths with similar structures despite living far from each other because they accessed this part of their mind that is common to all mankind.
Most of us can’t access the collective unconscious because we are unaware of its presence and value. We don’t know that accessing this mind can make us highly creative and enable us to know everything about humanity.
- Inspiring Lessons from The Hero’s Journey
Most myths narrate about a hero who undergoes various trials before achieving his goals. This hero often avoids following his life purpose because he fears the unknown. The good thing is that a magical helper appears to help the hero achieve his ultimate purpose.
The hero’s journey enabled me to notice four inspiring things the ancients knew about following one’s dreams/purpose.
- It’s normal to be afraid to follow one’s dreams.
- The good life is on the other side of fear.
- The universe will always provide a mentor.
- If you follow your dreams without giving up, the universe will help you achieve them. As Joseph Campbell, the famous mythologist put it, ‘Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls ’.
- God Exists
Many ancient myths narrated about an all-powerful supernatural being that created the world.
The presence of this supernatural being in many myths reveals that ancient men instinctively knew that The Creator existed. For them, the intelligent design visible in all creatures was enough evidence for God’s existence.
With this in mind, we must stop perceiving myths as meaningless fictitious stories. Instead, we must join the likes of Joseph Campbell and study myths because by doing so we’ll realize fundamental truths that can guide us in the journey of life.
By the way, I’m still studying myths because I need to understand all the mysteries surrounding them, and I will share with you any nuggets of wisdom I will uncover from my research.
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The Top Five Harsh Truths You Must Know About Organized Religion
‘Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.’ -Seneca
An organized religion is any religion with formally established beliefs and practices. Although organized religion is helpful, there are many harsh truths you must know about it.
Here are some of them.
1.Organized Religion is man-made
All organized religions were founded on the ideas of men who achieved higher states of consciousness. For instance, Christianity was founded on the ideas of Jesus, while Buddhism was founded on the ideas of Siddhartha Gautama, mainly known as Buddha.
2.Organized Religion is a Bully
Religion demands us to believe everything people such as Jesus, Mohammad, or Abraham taught without questioning. It wants us to blindly accept everything the Bible, Quran, and other ‘Sacred Books’ teach without questioning their validity. In the medieval age, religious leaders murdered or forced into exile the individuals who doubted the teachings of these ‘Sacred Books.’
3.The Ancient Elite Used Religion to Control the Masses
The ancient ruling classes informed people that they were God-chosen, and therefore, it was blasphemous to disrespect them. For this reason, it became easy for them to control people because the masses feared God, and they didn’t want to disrespect ‘him’ and end up in hell. Besides this, the ancient ruling classes used organized religion to bring like-minded people together and control them.
4.Organized Religion emanated from Pagan Religions
Stories almost similar to the miraculous birth of Jesus are found in ancient Pagan religions. As well, the story of Noah is present in the Sumerian religion, which was founded thousands of years before Christianity. Besides, many scholars have discovered that Pre-Islamic Arabians – who were Pagans – used the word ‘Allah’ to refer to their god.
5.Organized Religion has Caused Many Wars
In 1096 to 1291, several religious wars between Muslims and Christians occurred because both Muslims and Christians wanted to control particular holy sites. As well, during the introduction of Buddhism in the Japanese Kingdom in 552, military conflicts occurred after people resisted the spread of Buddhism. On top of that, many ancient Kings used the phrases, ‘Holy War’ and ‘Just War’ to encourage people to fight against enemy-kingdoms.
6.Religion has failed us
The main purpose of religion is to enable its followers to attain oneness with Infinite Intelligence. Organized religions have thus failed us because our religious leaders seldom teach us about attaining oneness with the Creator. Instead, they focus on teaching about sin and paradise.
Furthermore, organized religion has failed us because there are high levels of crime, hate, violence, and many other unrighteous behaviors despite the increase in the number of modern religious organizations.
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How the Illuminati/Elite Tricked You into Buying Useless Things
Since the beginning of industrialization, the Illuminati/Elite owned most of the world’s largest corporations and they strived to make the masses buy lots of stuff from them. They worked on devising methods of attracting the masses to their companies, and they discovered effective methods in the 20th century.
For instance, they discovered the power of associating their products with famous individuals. They used celebrities to advertise their products and people started buying products not because they needed them, but because they wanted to be seen with them.
The elite then popularized the idea that certain products raised an individual’s status hence resulting in several people buying them even when they didn’t need them. People started buying diamond watches, Gucci shoes, and Louis Vuitton bags because they believed these products would enable them to attain a higher social position than their friends and neighbors.
The Illuminati then introduced fashion by popularizing the idea that the most important individuals in the society were those who bought fashionable products. They then used celebrities to popularize particular fashions during particular periods. As well, they ensured the fashionable products got outdated quickly so that people regularly disposed them of – even when they were still useful – to purchase more fashionable goods.
These strategies resulted in several people becoming obsessed with the idea that their material possessions determined their social status, and for this reason, they kept buying useless things just to attain a higher social status. Moreover, many people started preferring non-durable products over durable ones just because they were fashionable, and they kept buying products to keep up with the latest trend.
The elite’s strategy is still working today because most of us still purchase useless products to boost our social status. For instance, although we need a 32-inch TV set, we buy a 70-inch TV set because we want to align with the latest fashion and boost our social status. We buy expensive and useless products despite being aware of the presence of cheap products that perform the same functions as the expensive ones. We then resale the expensive products at a low price so that we buy more fashionable products and gain a higher social status.
Although we think we are boosting our social status with these things, we are mainly wasting our money and filling the pockets of the elite, who seldom care about the stuff they sell to us. The elite mostly care about awakening their psychic powers and abilities. Also, they usually spend their money on uncovering hidden esoteric teachings and artifacts that enlighten them about our true origin.
Having said that, I think it’s time we stopped buying some products just because we want to boost our social status. We must spend our money on personal development, traveling, and having fun with the people we love, instead of wasting it on useless stuff.
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