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True and Fully-Verifiable Meaning of "As Above, So Below"

 
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I always thought it meant Gods Will be done on earth as it is in Heaven!! That's what it means to me
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I believe this is a thread that takes reference or recognition of 'God' out of the context. He becomes whatever one needs Him to be (himself, nature, aliens, etc.)

You are partially correct as to "As above, so below", but this is only a portion of it.

This statement as written, is designed to mis-lead people from the truth. It is not whole in it's context.

Matthew 18:18 reads:

"Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven; and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven."

Christ is telling his apostles that the 'priesthood' they have received is the power to 'bind and loose' on earth and in heaven, those things which are necessary to the exaltation of mankind such as baptism, gift of the Holy Ghost, etc...etc..!

It is absolutely speaking to those powers, given by God, to those who are called. There is authority behind it, absolute authority, and no man can take it upon himself.

This is the true meaning of "As above, so below..." in it's fulness. Not this partial gibberish which has no meaning nor power.
"Man was also in the beginning with God. Intelligence, or the light of truth, was not created or made, neither indeed can be. ALL truth is independent in that sphere in which God has placed it, to act for itself."
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Doing your due diligence is as easy as answering the following question and doing so with INTELLECTUAL HONESTY. If you are unfamiliar with the term, please just Wiki it.

"WHAT DO I KNOW?"

And I mean the "hard" sense of KNOW.

The two assertions in the original post can be deduced by a toddler, a wiseman, a fool, ANYONE. No educational or cultural requirements.

The biggest hurdle is indoctrination of a religious kind which may make INTELLECTUAL HONESTY a "sin" in these circumstances because one muse admit that belief and supposition are NOT "knowing"... ... ... BUT neither are relying on our memories or physical senses. After all, we don't know that our existence didn't begin NOW...or NOW...or NOW...complete with false or inaccurate memories applied to our respective subjectivities.

See what I mean about INTELLECTUAL HONESTY? Thankfully, my entire life has been an initiatory experience where opportunities to witness inconsistencies in "reality" have been plentiful and powerful.

I think that many of you are in the same boat. Here's your chance to put it all to use.
 Quoting: simultaneous_final


I get what you are getting at. Much of these 'subjectivities' can be experienced in the non-material, which allows you to 'see' why certain concepts such as 'sin' and 'knowing' have come into existence with the thought constructs they contain.

Example, in my life, I have personally found sins to actually be blockages in advancing to a more enlightened state of being. They are paths that steer me away from the direction I am meant to make...this direction a mechanism put in place by my 'higher-self'.

Therefor, these 'subjectivities' become more objective in nature as they can be experienced symbolically in the non-material, with more immediate (sometimes instantaneous) results.
 Quoting: SickScent

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Dear: OP

You have completely missed the meaning that “Hermes” intend for his statement inscribed on the “Emerald Tablet”.

.1 As above,

.a Refers to macrocosms

As defined by “Corpus Hermeticum”; the statement directly refers to the entirety of what is real and what is perceived to be real, it also refers to “GOD” or “Deities” as a whole; reference to “The Alchemical Nature of Being”

.2 As Below,

.a Refers to microcosms

As defined by the “Golden Dawn” as the formation of “The Alchemical Nature of Being” hence creation of perceived substance, it also refers to “Consciousness”; the ability for one to perceive one’s self, and the duality of the two combined.

The nature of this statement by “Hermes” is to infer consciousness as a whole; the formation of creation itself, and the perceived notion of one’s own self in the universe; it is the statement that defines the Alchemists understanding of the whole.

The combination of the two forms the foundation of the creation and understanding of the “Philosophers Stone”.

This is the truer meaning of “As Above, So Below” it is much greater understanding of the meaning, but one that takes the true Alchemist a life time to prepare.

Respectfully
“TheGhost”
 Quoting: MpHD 1336555

^^this^^
Maybe missing your point, but this is what I always understood by " As above, so below" too.
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True and Fully-Verifiable Meaning of "As Above, So Below"
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Are you referencing the biblical statement. Not once do you mention this.

If not, then from where?
 Quoting: fairflight


Someone didn't read the original post. Just read it again please.
A subject observes itself observing itself observing itself observing itself observing itself observing itself observing itself observing itself ad infinitum.
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I always thought it meant Gods Will be done on earth as it is in Heaven!! That's what it means to me
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I believe this is a thread that takes reference or recognition of 'God' out of the context. He becomes whatever one needs Him to be (himself, nature, aliens, etc.)

You are partially correct as to "As above, so below", but this is only a portion of it.

This statement as written, is designed to mis-lead people from the truth. It is not whole in it's context.

Matthew 18:18 reads:

"Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven; and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven."

Christ is telling his apostles that the 'priesthood' they have received is the power to 'bind and loose' on earth and in heaven, those things which are necessary to the exaltation of mankind such as baptism, gift of the Holy Ghost, etc...etc..!

It is absolutely speaking to those powers, given by God, to those who are called. There is authority behind it, absolute authority, and no man can take it upon himself.

This is the true meaning of "As above, so below..." in it's fulness. Not this partial gibberish which has no meaning nor power.
 Quoting: fairflight


I am not saying ANYTHING about God, gods, goddesses, spirits or spirtuality/mysticism.

I made two assertions and they demonstrate a Fully-Verifiable meaning of "as above, so below" in a way that can be understood by anyone who is willing to do their due diligence.

PLEASE READ THE ORIGINAL POST AGAIN, FRIEND!

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A subject observes itself observing itself observing itself observing itself observing itself observing itself observing itself observing itself ad infinitum.
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so its a loop or circle of events
or more like a spiral that is connected that goes on and on
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Well technically, it is a case of "Russian Dolls" which is mathematically different than a spiral.
A subject observes itself observing itself observing itself observing itself observing itself observing itself observing itself observing itself ad infinitum.
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True and Fully-Verifiable Meaning of "As Above, So Below"
 Quoting: simultaneous_final



Are you referencing the biblical statement. Not once do you mention this.

If not, then from where?
 Quoting: fairflight


Someone didn't read the original post. Just read it again please.
 Quoting: simultaneous_final



I did read the original post.
You use the word "perpicuous".
I believe you meant "perspicuous".

Definition of PERSPICUOUS
: plain to the understanding especially because of clarity and precision of presentation <a perspicuous argument>

What followed was neither plain nor clear.
It was written with no base of orgin. No place of reference, such as who originally stated it, or where it has been stated throughout history or the eternities.

Some would consider this a biblical reference, and others a reference to some new age idea, etc.

I will not further de-rail your thread. I merely felt the need to speak the truth.

Carry on.

Last Edited by fairflight on 08/31/2011 03:50 PM
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True and Fully-Verifiable Meaning of "As Above, So Below"
 Quoting: simultaneous_final



Are you referencing the biblical statement. Not once do you mention this.

If not, then from where?
 Quoting: fairflight


Someone didn't read the original post. Just read it again please.
 Quoting: simultaneous_final



I did read the original post.
You use the word "perpicuous".
I believe you meant "perspicuous".

Definition of PERSPICUOUS
: plain to the understanding especially because of clarity and precision of presentation <a perspicuous argument>

What followed was neither plain nor clear.
It was written with no base of orgin. No place of reference, such as who originally stated it, or where it has been stated throughout history or the eternities.

Some would consider this a biblical reference, and others a reference to some new age idea, etc.

I will not further de-rail your thread. I merely felt the need to speak the truth.

Carry on.
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I do think this is why he was trying to be so perspicuous.
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True and Fully-Verifiable Meaning of "As Above, So Below"
 Quoting: simultaneous_final



Are you referencing the biblical statement. Not once do you mention this.

If not, then from where?
 Quoting: fairflight


Someone didn't read the original post. Just read it again please.
 Quoting: simultaneous_final



You are speaking of out of body experiences, trances, translations, visions, dreams, etc. This speaks to the fact that each of us does indeed have a spirit/soul (we are spirit/soul) and some are more enlightened to this truth, but what you do not speak of is that there are powers and principalities that are not good, but are evil, and they too can cause these awarenesses and unless one is firmly in tune to these eternal principals, one can delve into areas they ought not to be.

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Even though I am called Fr. Perpicuous in some circles, it is difficult to be perspicuous about these matters. That is why YOU, the fine forumites here at GLP, will have to do your due diligence in verifying/refuting the validity of my assertions in this thread. Of course, everyone knows this stuff instinctively but few people are consciously aware of it or recognize it for what it is.

************************************************************

The first assertion is this:

A subject observes itself observing itself observing itself observing itself ad infinitum.

That's obviously the short version. It represents the "below" aspect.
************************************************************​
The second assertion is this:

A subject is observed by itself being observed by itself being observed by itself being observed by itself ad infinitum.

Again, that's obviously the short version. It represents the "above" aspect.
************************************************************​

These two assertions are the result of long and tedious logical deduction by myself. There are no currently known (by "this subject"--but please argue if you can) logical fasifications available for these two assertions.

These two assertions are the only two (that "this subject" has discovered--but please add more if you can) complete, unambiguous assertions that can NOT be logically falsified except for the assertion that "There are, at least, two logically unfalsifiable assertions".

These two assertions (to the lay person) may look similar but they assert two very different things, in two different directions: "below" and "above". Please do your due diligence if you have trouble understanding this.

I would recommend beginning by using logical deduction to find these two assertions. The first one is easiest to deduce. The second is the logical consequence of the first.

This is not a thread to promote mysticism or somesuch thing. It is not a thread to dismiss mysticism or somesuch thing. This is a thinking (wo)man's thread.

This is NOT one of those enigmatic threads where people speak in allegorical terms. This is a "face-value" thread.

I am open to logical falsification.

I am open to providing strict definitions for all nouns/verbs in the assertions. I hope that this will not be necessary because that's where being perspicuous becomes very difficult but I'm open to it.

Thanks for reading and enjoy your newfound awareness of what CAN be known.

 Quoting: simultaneous_final


Sorry, had to jump ahead and ask, is this something like the singularly? This also connects to the stuff coming from south America, dealing with time.

And then, look at the strange and what seems like a foolish mistake by NASA. All that time and money, and now possible evacuation of the whole game to leave the station empty?

Something is going on. Is this to far out for this thread??
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so its a loop or circle of events
or more like a spiral that is connected that goes on and on
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Well technically, it is a case of "Russian Dolls" which is mathematically different than a spiral.
 Quoting: simultaneous_final


In 'plain' speech, it is called eternity.
"Man was also in the beginning with God. Intelligence, or the light of truth, was not created or made, neither indeed can be. ALL truth is independent in that sphere in which God has placed it, to act for itself."
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Even though I am called Fr. Perpicuous in some circles, it is difficult to be perspicuous about these matters. That is why YOU, the fine forumites here at GLP, will have to do your due diligence in verifying/refuting the validity of my assertions in this thread. Of course, everyone knows this stuff instinctively but few people are consciously aware of it or recognize it for what it is.

************************************************************

The first assertion is this:

A subject observes itself observing itself observing itself observing itself ad infinitum.

That's obviously the short version. It represents the "below" aspect.
************************************************************​
The second assertion is this:

A subject is observed by itself being observed by itself being observed by itself being observed by itself ad infinitum.

Again, that's obviously the short version. It represents the "above" aspect.
************************************************************​

These two assertions are the result of long and tedious logical deduction by myself. There are no currently known (by "this subject"--but please argue if you can) logical fasifications available for these two assertions.

These two assertions are the only two (that "this subject" has discovered--but please add more if you can) complete, unambiguous assertions that can NOT be logically falsified except for the assertion that "There are, at least, two logically unfalsifiable assertions".

These two assertions (to the lay person) may look similar but they assert two very different things, in two different directions: "below" and "above". Please do your due diligence if you have trouble understanding this.

I would recommend beginning by using logical deduction to find these two assertions. The first one is easiest to deduce. The second is the logical consequence of the first.

This is not a thread to promote mysticism or somesuch thing. It is not a thread to dismiss mysticism or somesuch thing. This is a thinking (wo)man's thread.

This is NOT one of those enigmatic threads where people speak in allegorical terms. This is a "face-value" thread.

I am open to logical falsification.

I am open to providing strict definitions for all nouns/verbs in the assertions. I hope that this will not be necessary because that's where being perspicuous becomes very difficult but I'm open to it.

Thanks for reading and enjoy your newfound awareness of what CAN be known.

 Quoting: simultaneous_final


Sorry, had to jump ahead and ask, is this something like the singularly? This also connects to the stuff coming from south America, dealing with time.

And then, look at the strange and what seems like a foolish mistake by NASA. All that time and money, and now possible evacuation of the whole game to leave the station empty?

Something is going on. Is this to far out for this thread??
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No, for those of us paying attention, one can easily see the correlation between the recent info dump and fluffy.
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so its a loop or circle of events
or more like a spiral that is connected that goes on and on
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Well technically, it is a case of "Russian Dolls" which is mathematically different than a spiral.
 Quoting: simultaneous_final


In 'plain' speech, it is called eternity.
 Quoting: fairflight


I would think this need for qualification is irrelavant
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We are the universe, observing itself.
When you stare out at the macrocosm of the night sky, you are looking at the microcosm inside yourself.
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so its a loop or circle of events
or more like a spiral that is connected that goes on and on
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Well technically, it is a case of "Russian Dolls" which is mathematically different than a spiral.
 Quoting: simultaneous_final


In 'plain' speech, it is called eternity.
 Quoting: fairflight


I would think this need for qualification is irrelavant
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Why?
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Funny you mention the "As Above, So Below," phrase as it's something I have been pondering for the last couple of weeks. It started when I looked at my clock (it projects onto my ceiling). I was looking at it upside-down from my vantage point, and i saw

10:10

That reminded me of the phrase, "As Above, So Below," and I can't stop thinking about it, pondering it's meaning. Thanks, good info.

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Dear: OP

No offense, but you have no idea what you are talking about; nor do you convey your understanding of the "Hermetical" concept of "As above, So Below"

Your answers given do not accurately justify your first maledictions; and in fact tends to show your ignorance to the subject matter.

When I first read the post title, I was hoping like probably so many others, that you had done you homework and would convey your personal educated response to the subject.

In your answer to my correcting your obvious poor attempt at deciphering an age old secret, passed down from one Alchemist to the next generation; you failed miserably in convey an educated answer.

And I would ask you to define your meaning of "You Guys" Please?

Also I would have to concur with several others who seen through this nonsense, by simply saying.

Your Wrong

Now if you would wish to have a learned debate on the subject matter; I would be happy to oblige you, but I would put forth; that in order for that to occur you would have to have a rather extensive knowledge of the subject matter.

Respectfully

"TheGhost"

Professor of Alchemy/ PhD Molecular Physics
High Order of "Golden Dawn"

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"The Alchemical Nature of Life & Creation"
"The Formula of the Philosophers Stone"
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Well technically, it is a case of "Russian Dolls" which is mathematically different than a spiral.
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In 'plain' speech, it is called eternity.
 Quoting: fairflight


I would think this need for qualification is irrelavant
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Why?
 Quoting: fairflight


Because it either is or it isn't. Wether it is eternity, or a circle, or a Russian doll set, it would not change what it is, or our role in it, and with ourselves.
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True and Fully-Verifiable Meaning of "As Above, So Below"
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I think you mean that the rug matches the curtains?
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This means that the demons inside of you are observing you at all times. As you can sometimes observe their form and behaviour also. But when you are observing their behaviour, you recognize that they are also hiding their true form and intentions while they are abserving you; observing them. And you are both curious as to each others presence and features and figures; as they are always trying to hide their true hideousness and intentions of having you being tormented in hell by them.

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I have a bumper-sticker w/ this saying on it-people ask me what it means, and I say, "No matter where I look, there I am."
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The universe is within my pupil.
My fingerprints are galaxies.
My mind is god.
My mission is yours.
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This means that the demons inside of you are observing you at all times. As you can sometimes observe their behaviour also. But when you are observing their behaviour also; they are abserving you; observing them. And you are both curious as to each others presence and features and figures.
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I refuse to defile the honor of being, by labeling such things this way.
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Dear: OP

No offense, but you have no idea what you are talking about; nor do you convey your understanding of the "Hermetical" concept of "As above, So Below"

Your answers given do not accurately justify your first maledictions; and in fact tends to show your ignorance to the subject matter.

When I first read the post title, I was hoping like probably so many others, that you had done you homework and would convey your personal educated response to the subject.

In your answer to my correcting your obvious poor attempt at deciphering an age old secret, passed down from one Alchemist to the next generation; you failed miserably in convey an educated answer.

And I would ask you to define your meaning of "You Guys" Please?

Also I would have to concur with several others who seen through this nonsense, by simply saying.

Your Wrong

Now if you would wish to have a learned debate on the subject matter; I would be happy to oblige you, but I would put forth; that in order for that to occur you would have to have a rather extensive knowledge of the subject matter.

Respectfully

"TheGhost"

Professor of Alchemy/ PhD Molecular Physics
High Order of "Golden Dawn"

Author:
"The Alchemical Nature of Life & Creation"
"The Formula of the Philosophers Stone"
 Quoting: MpHD 1336555



So... You are a student/teacher of Alchemy?

Alchemy is a study/practice of powers (sorcery, witchcraft, magic, etc.) that are used outside of the bounderies that God has placed and outside of the authority needed to use these principles, therefore it becomes a tool of evil/satanic.
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I have a bumper-sticker w/ this saying on it-people ask me what it means, and I say, "No matter where I look, there I am."
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I have one that says, "If God wanted us to be Vegetarians, then why did He make animals out of meat?"
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God wrought out his compacted being of the world by certain harmony and musical proportion allayed to one another, that which are in the superior world are in the inferior also, but in a terrestrial manner: that which likeness are in the inferiors, may also be seen in the superiors, in a celestial manner indeed, and according to the cause.

by Marsilius Ficinus, 15th Cen

"You may only fool, the foolish"

Or in more simpler terms "You may only fool, the uneducated"

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OK, guys.

I can tell that INTELLECTUAL HONESTY is a mystery to some. Any reply that sites an ancient text, whether it be the Bible or the Emerald Tablets, indicates a misunderstanding. That is not to say that these replies are somehow "incorrect" or contain false information. See, I'm being intellectually honest here--after all, I only KNOW the two assertions in the original post.

Now let's consider the definition of INTELLECTUAL DISHONESTY (per Wiki):

1. the advocacy of a position which the advocate knows or believes to be false or misleading

2. the advocacy of a position which the advocate does not know to be true, and has not performed rigorous due diligence to ensure the truthfulness of the position

3. the conscious omission of aspects of the truth known or believed to be relevant in the particular context.

Number 1 is not of concern here and would only devolve into accusations of "shilling" and those accusations are above me because I simply don't know.

Number 2 is THE BIG ONE here. Seriously, that's not an insult--just an observation we can all agree on (if we're being completely honest). Any argument that cites the Bible or any text is guilty of this. Any argument that cites experiential data (as infallible) is guilty of this.

Number 3 is often the result of Number 2. When the intellectual dishonesty is pointed out, the indoctrinated individual will generally ignore the uncomfortable uncertainty by just "sticking to their guns" anyway. It's a defense mechanism and we've all been there.

This thread is the result of long and tedious work. I am invested in it. BUT, I would be the intellectually dishonest one if I had not been so careful of my wording in the original post. I invite everyone to read it again AT FACE VALUE and with no regard to belief systems.

This thread is about identifying and putting aside biases of all kinds, whether religious, material, educational, cultural, etc.

The assertions are the result of eliminating all biases when asking yourself the question, "WHAT DO I KNOW?"

The answer(s) just happens to be extremely fascinating.
A subject observes itself observing itself observing itself observing itself observing itself observing itself observing itself observing itself ad infinitum.
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Re: True and Fully-Verifiable Meaning of "As Above, So Below"
But my perception of "As Above, So Below," means that whatever happens in the heavens above will also apply to below. But in all actuality; this is false and in great error. Becausde above, people are being loved by an Awesome and Wonderful God who loves them extremely much because they gave their lives to Jesus. But the Satanist version of this is that those who died in their sins and not knowing Jesus will also receive great blessings and a wonderful life above also.

But this is Satans great lie to deceive the masses and have them all in hell being tormented; as he and his demons have no intention of sharing their kingdom or their love with them. But those who go below will not have the love shown to them above by God. Because below, people are screaming and crying and being tormented constantly by the demons and the fires of hell and the lost of not being comforted and loved by the Loving and Gracious Father God.
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Re: True and Fully-Verifiable Meaning of "As Above, So Below"
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In 'plain' speech, it is called eternity.
 Quoting: fairflight


I would think this need for qualification is irrelavant
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Why?
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Because it either is or it isn't. Wether it is eternity, or a circle, or a Russian doll set, it would not change what it is, or our role in it, and with ourselves.
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Is that a serious statement?
That is double talk. No right or wrong answer, no right/wrong belief, etc... = No consequence.

That is called chaos.
"Man was also in the beginning with God. Intelligence, or the light of truth, was not created or made, neither indeed can be. ALL truth is independent in that sphere in which God has placed it, to act for itself."
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Re: True and Fully-Verifiable Meaning of "As Above, So Below"
I have a bumper-sticker w/ this saying on it-people ask me what it means, and I say, "No matter where I look, there I am."
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I have one that says, "If God wanted us to be Vegetarians, then why did He make animals out of meat?"
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