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WAY OF THE SEVEN STARS


Response To That Final Question:

Ignorance is the Bane of Man.
At a distance removed,
Dimly remembered, and
Still not seen distinct,
But yet somehow felt;
What we do sense
Is not reality; is not the Real Thing.
This World is hologram.
Then; for lucid sleep;
For it's just a dream
Within another dream
And we are not awake.

Seven Stars' Song of Revelation

Ignorance is a jail where no escape
Is possible but through knowledge.
Don't fear nor spurn. Dare to learn:

Assent to and accept this world as it is
Before attempting ascent to any world
Aspired to or wished for. Life's glorious!

That That Is can be known but by few.
Not space, not time, not gravity exists;
But as Extension from Field of Thought.

Be subject to neither church nor crown.

Dread naught. Disdain none: Not One!
Absent That That Is, there's Nothing.

That That Is, IS. That That's Not, IS, too.
That That's Not makes That That Is: IS.
That That Is makes That That's Not BE.

By rowing to That That Is, I become "I."
Wind + Water = Wave. As THOUGHT is
The Heart and The Nave of The Wheel.

Worlds are created from Thought alone.
That which we will do is because of that
What we are. We'll become who we are.

Charity, courtesy, civility, compassion,
Are cardinal spokes making civilization;
Chivalry forms center, hub's circle core.

IS is! Be not the slave of some other's I.
This, Creed of our Seven Stars Society;
This, The Teaching of the Seven Stars:

No man can be happy if he should choose
To be exile from his own nature and soul.
ALL IS THOUGHT ILLUMINATING BEING

Precognitive Prescient Prophetic Poetry by WILLIAM O'CONNOR

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Survival

If one looks at any daily publication from seventy years ago, and looks at that same publication today; the comparison shall be startling: Its grammar, punctuation and sentence structure will be greatly simplified and a previous broad range of vocabulary scope has now been substantially narrowed and lessened. Publications depend upon their advertisers to stay in business, and the advertisers pay ad rates based upon the demography and quantity of readers who are expected to be possible purchasers. The reason the level of intellectual content of a publication has fallen so drastically is precisely because the intellectual level of intended readership of the publication has fallen drastically. Content mirrors the mean of its readership. The average reader is not as smart. That's why so many publications devote so much space to celebrity gossip. To enjoy an independent life requires thought; living vicariously through lives of others requires its absence.

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