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    Integration of Two Theories

    An I nterpretive Outline


    Theory of The Evolution of Consciousness

    Sri Aurobindo


    Theory of Social Development


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    Integration of Two Theories

    An I nterpretative Outline

    (Draft) Table of Contents

    The Origin and Nature of The Universe ....................................................... 2The Nature and Action of Conscious Force ................................................... 5

    The Nature and Process of Evolution ........................................................ 10The Nature Of Form ............................................................................. 12

    Foundations of Universe After The Creation of the Material Universe ................ 17The Emergence of Animate Form............................................................. 19

    The Birth of Animal Man........................................................................ 29The Foundations of the Universe After Animate Life Emerged ......................... 31The Awakening of the Human Animal ....................................................... 34

    The Nature of Man............................................................................... 36

    The Nature of Human Mind .................................................................... 49Mans Relationship with Matter ............................................................... 57The Evolution and Development of Human Society ...................................... 67

    The Nature and Role of Organization in Social Existence................................ 78The Future of Man ............................................................................... 83

    Miscellaneous Points ............................................................................ 85

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    The Origin and Nature of The Universe1. The universe is the creative action of an infinite consciousness expressing

    itself as force and form.

    2. The original consciousness is infinitely free; therefore, its creative action inthe universe expresses an infinite freedom in bringing forth an unlimited

    variety of forms and forces within the context of a creative and ordered


    3. The infinite freedom of the original consciousness releases a fundamentaljoy in every expression of its consciousness force.

    4. The universal act of creation begins in consciousness, moves to force andfinally expresses in substance and form. All action within the universe

    follows the same process and sequence of expression.

    5. The universe is the action of an undivided consciousness-force that tries toknows itself objectively, through a creative action of temporary forms,

    which seek to express its true nature in the play of the universe.

    6. The universe, when known from the perspective of the original creativeconsciousness, is One Existence whose center of consciousness is

    undivided and distributed equally in all forms and forces.

    7. The universe is an ever-changing expression of a single consciousnessforce in energy and form, which is always the same in essence but is and

    never will be the same in expression at any moment in time or point in


    8. The evolutionary creative action we call the universe is the result of theplay between the original super-consciousness beyond manifestation and

    its involved subliminal consciousness in manifestation.

    9. The universe is the externalization of an original creative consciousnessand the infinite play of its determinants expressing in time and space.

    10.The universe is a living organism that exists in a state of continual creativeself-destruction and reformulation as it seeks to develop structure,

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    instrumentality, and process to express the full power of its original


    11. The universe is a multi-dimensional self-creative environment intime and space created and energized by an inf inite consciousnessforce that brings forth an endless stream of Self -Conceived forms

    and forces that express through the elements and energies of each

    of the four planes of existence - Spirit, Mind, Life and Matter - as

    an evolutionary creative action that in the course of time

    transforms all of the elements and energies in each plane into a

    joyous Self-Conscious manifestation of the original consc iousness.

    12.The original creative consciousness extends itself from a poise of afeatureless Self-Existence to a poise of creative objectification -

    the universe. The process of extension involves the transformation

    and transmutation of all that is consciousness into a self-unfolding

    creativity of form and force for the sheer joy of the play.

    13.The universe is a virtual reality of a Self-Existent Being, whichexpresses the infinite creative potentials of that Reality in

    temporary forms of itself for the joy of its own infinity.

    14.We are the thoughts and forms of God expressing themselves inthe poetry of life.

    15.The universe is the thoughts and forms of God expressingthemselves as an evolutionary creative dance across time and


    16.The universe is a time-space continuum in which the play of thedeterminants of the original creative consciousness and the resulting

    forces and forms are all in perpetual relationship with each other.

    17.Relationship is a fundamental property of the creative universe.18.All forces and forms in the universe are intricately connected and related

    with each other at the level of essence and expression in creation.

    19.The nature of relationship - proximity, influence, interaction and contact expresses in forms and means appropriate to each plane of cosmic

    existence right from inconscient matter to the highest spiritual planes.

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    20.In the plane of purely material forms and forces, the relationship betweenseparate forms and forces refers to the proximity, influence, interaction

    and contact between them, which is determined by the extent and nature

    of the force in play, the mass of each form, and the relative distance

    between them.

    21.Everything in the material plane of existence is directly or indirectlyrelated to everything else in the universe.

    22.Relativity only exists from the point of view of the creative action of theuniverse. It does not exist from the point of view of the original

    consciousness where everything remains one.

    23.One of the fundamental laws of the universe is sacrifice. All forms andforces that exist at any moment in time in the evolutionary process of

    creation have come into existence based on the sacrifice of earlier forms

    and forces that have given up their existence so current forms and forces

    could come into existence.

    24.All forms and forces in time and space sacrifice themselves for the greaterprocess of evolution so more perfect forms and forces can emerge that are

    capable of expressing more of the infinity of the original creativeconsciousness.

    25.There is a principle of separation in the universe that holds all forms apartfrom each other while allowing them to interact so they can fulfill their

    individual and collective destiny.

    26.There is a principle of union in the universe that drives individual formstoward other forms in an effort to find unification at any or all of the four

    planes of existence.

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    The Nature and Action of Conscious Force 27.Consciousness force expresses in the creative evolution of the universe, as

    a continuous play of force and form, which leads to the creation of

    increasingly specialized forces and forms that are more capable of

    expressing the infinite power of the original consciousness.

    28.Time and space are d imensional extensions of the o riginal creativeconsciousness that create a field of action in which the movement

    of energy creates the objectification of consciousness.

    29.Consciousness force expresses itself as movement in the dimension oftime and space

    30.Consciousness force expresses itself as substance that creates separationand distance in the dimension of space and time.

    31.The subliminal consciousness involved in all force and form is concentratedon becoming that which the original creative consciousness conceived prior

    to putting forth its universal creative action.

    32.All existence is made up of the action of consciousness force that isconcentrated on becoming that which is subliminally conscious within


    33.The determinants of universal force lie in the original creativeconsciousness.

    34.Force (energy) is an expression of the will of the original consciousness tocreate an objective universe.

    35.Force (energy) is the essential unit of creative action in the universe.36.Force exists prior to the emergence of form.37.Consciousness involved in force self-conceives the nature and capacity of

    forms that emerge and endows them with increasing capacity to express

    more of both consciousness and force.

    38.Consciousness force expresses in the universe as four qualities of force.The four expressions of force are spiritual, mental, life and matter.

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    39.The four qualitative expressions of force have created four planes ofexistence in the universe. They are in descending order:

    a. Spiritualb. Mentalc. Vital-Lifed. Physical

    40.Each plane of existence has its truths, principles, and pow ers thatexpress in the formulation of force and form and their interaction

    in each plane respectively.

    41.All forms are made up of each of these four expressions of force eventhough each quality of force may not actively express in the external

    characteristics of a form.

    42.The expression of the four qualities of force can be explicit, recessive orsubtle depending on the configuration of consciousness, force and

    substance in each form.

    43.Both the active and recessive energy of every form influences itsrelationship with the rest of the universe.

    44.The material plane of existence is the outer expressive layer of theuniverse where consciousness and force combine to express first assubstance then as outer material form.

    45.Life is a universal plane of existence whose force supports the creation,preservation and destruction of form.

    46.The mental plane of existence is a universal mode of awareness thatperceives and knows Reality from the viewpoint of the parts (Form and

    Force) and not the whole (Unitary Consciousness).

    47.The spiritual plane of existence is a unitary Self Existent Consciousness,which exists beyond and in every point of time and space.

    48.The planes of spirit, mind, life and matter exist independently of theuniverse. Their forces and forms may express or may choose to withdraw

    from expression without affecting their fundamental existence.

    49.The universe viewed from the plane of material force and form isan ever-changing arrangement of force into an infinite variety of

    forms each of w hich expresses an aspect of the original featureless

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    Self-Existent Reality. As physical existence evolves in time and

    space, physical forms and forces become more expressive of the

    infinite powers and principles of the Self-Existent Reality.

    50.The universe viewed from the plane of life is an ever-changing flowof energy that brings forth forces and forms in an endless play. In

    the course of time, the infinite energy of the original Self-Existent

    Reality brings forth increasing instrumentality in form to express

    more of its infinite power in the play of creation.

    51.The universe viewed from the plane of mental consciousness is anawareness of an infinite variety of forces and forms expressing

    themselves in a movement across time and space in an infinitely

    complex relationship that is in a constant state of change and

    reconfiguration, which makes the true nature of this movement

    unintelligible to mind. Mind with its partial awareness from the

    perspective of force and form glimpses but a small part of the

    relationship w ithin this infinite flow of force and form, since it does

    not have the capacity to see beyond the parts to the whole.

    52.The universe viewed from the plane of spirit, is an endlessexpression of a unitary Self-Existent Reality in temporary

    demarcations of itself as force and form in the dimensions of time

    and space for the sheer joy of expressing its infinity in all

    dimensions and directions. This universe is the outer expression of

    a Self Existent Reality; therefore, it is a single existence whose

    consciousness and force is entirely present in each and every

    temporary demarcation throughout time and space.

    53.Action is force expressing itself through any and all planes of existencewithin and between forms.

    54.There is a fundamental imperative of action - energy in motion - in thecreative universe.

    55.Action is force expressing itself in movement of form, which itself is aninstrument or structure created by force through which it expresses itself.

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    56.Force expresses its action in the universal creation as the play betweenpositive, negative and neutral elements of force that result in its

    movement in time and space.

    57.The complementary play of opposing forces is one of the fundamental lawsof an evolutionary creative universe. Without both sides of the play - the

    positive and the negative - the creative universe would cease to exist.

    58.The greater the difference between the play of opposing forces,the greater is the energy released into the play in order to discover

    a higher reconciliation between them.

    59.Behind the outer play of opposing forces there is a rule of harmony inaction that seeks to reconcile the two opposing forces at a higher point of

    consciousness above the current play of opposition.

    60.All expressions of creativity in the universe outside of the original creativeconsciousness contain and express the character of the play of opposing

    elements resulting in action.

    61.In the original self-creative consciousness the play ceases, aspolarity can not exist in a unitary consciousness outside of time

    and space. Consciousness simply Is.

    62.The play of consciousness, force and substance in the universe continuallyseeks to express the underlying principle of oneness and harmony, which

    is the nature of the original unitary consciousness behind creation.

    63.Action in the universe becomes conscious as it moves from the physicaland life planes (physical impulse) to the mental plane (self-aware choice)

    or to the spiritual plane (self-conscious instinct).

    64.Universal energy that expresses itself in force and form is amoral. Itcreates, builds, sustains and destroys forms in an endless effort to develop

    more adaptive and complex forms capable of expressing more of its

    infinite potential in time and space.

    65.Consciousness creates direction in the evolutionary creative action andleads to the constant reconfiguration of energy into new forms that evolve

    along a continuum from simple to complex, material to spiritual, inanimate

    to animate, and limited to infinite.

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    66.At each successive stage of evolution the inherent powers of the originalconsciousness that were involved in force and form emerge and express.

    This expression moves along a gradient from physical to spiritual, scarce

    or limited to infinite and comprehensive.

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    The Nature and Process of Evolution67.The process through which the original consciousness brought forth the

    universe started in consciousness, descended into force and substance,

    and finally expressed in outer force and form. The reverse process,

    evolution, is progressively moving from matter to life, life to mind, and

    finally mind to spiritual consciousness.

    68.Evolution is a directional expression of force and form in time and spacethat leads to an increasing perfection of the universal creative action.

    69.As the universe evolves, it continues to expand and create moreforms and forces from the infinite fund of energy contained within

    the subliminal consciousness in all things.

    70.Evolution is a process by which the universal energy develops and perfectshigher levels of forms with increased instrumentality and capacity to

    receive, possess and express more of its potential consciousness and

    energy in form and action.

    71.The process of evolution is one of liberation. It is a return to thestate of ultimate freedom of consciousness w ithin form.

    72.The universe is constantly creating and destroying temporary forms ofmatter and through this process it reconfigures all of its fundamental

    energy into new more powerful forces and forms.

    73.The process of evolution is driven by the interaction of forms of force withother forms of force, which produces a gradual rearrangement of

    consciousness, energy and substance involved in each form into a newer

    more complex form with greater power of expression.

    74.The endless emergence of forms in time and space each more capable ofgreater levels of survival, growth, development and expressive power is

    one of the basic laws of evolutionary action in the universe.

    75.Evolution at the level of material force and form is guided by aninvolved consciousness that expresses in the universe as

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    instinctive or subconscious patterns of action, which we call the

    Laws of Nature.

    76.The fundamental expression of the evolutionary process at the level ofmaterial form is the inconscient interaction of material forms and forcesaccording to the laws of nature

    77.The fundamental expression of the evolutionary process in animate life isinstinctive or subconscious action that proceeds according to the laws of


    78.The fundamental expression of the evolutionary process in higher animalform is a combination of instinct and learned behavior based primarily in a

    physical and nervous consciousness.

    79.The fundamental expression of the evolutionary process in the humananimal is learned behavior based on choice that is centered in various

    levels of self-aware mental consciousness or even the creative

    consciousness of higher mind.

    80.Evolution is not a level playing field. There is an infinite gradient betweenforms and within types of forms from least to most developed.

    81.Creative evolution expresses a clear hierarchy of life forms even though inessence they are one conscious force representing itself in action.

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    The Nature Of Form 82.Form is the objectification of force into fixed patterns of expression that is

    perceived by the senses as form.

    83.The essence of all form is consciousness force.84.The nature and structure of all forms pre-exists in consciousness and the

    force of Life, which brings forms into existence in the material universe.

    85.All forms even the most inert material objects are essentiallyconsciousness, force, and substance expressing in a temporary

    combination as part of the act of self-conceptive creation in time and


    86.External variation in form and feature expresses the infinite potential forthe combination of consciousness, force, and substance.

    87.Matter contains an almost infinite quantity of consciousness, energy andsubstance, which can be released and harnessed when the right conditions

    are created.

    88.The involved consciousness that leads to the creation of all distinct formsis at first encapsulated in the physical elements and their interactions at

    the atomic and subatomic level, which expresses in a play of opposing

    forces within the substance of the form.

    89.Physical form provides structure for the expression of consciousness, forceand substance in creation.

    90.All elements of the material universe were once part of the originalconsciousness. When elements move from the plane of the original

    consciousness to the plane of universal creation they take on form, which

    contains the inherent power of the original consciousness.

    91.All forms contain within their substance all of the forms that will emergeout of them in the course of evolution in time and space because Life,

    which creates form, contains the essence of all forms within itself.

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    92.Physical forms express an inherent organization of its essential elements,which produces recognizable structures and features.

    93.The principles of organization and order, which are evident throughout theentire physical universe, express the involved action of consciousness inthe formulation of manifestation.

    94.Those forms or forces, which appear not to express organization andorder, in fact, express a level of organization and order that has not yet

    become apparent to the observing consciousness.

    95.The physical universe extends infinitely across time and space to form auniversal plane of existence.

    96. The formulation of the physical universe is based on the principles ofdesign, quantity, and number.

    97. The outer expression and features of forms express the principles ofquality and property.

    98.The outer shape and features of every form is directly affected by thecircumstances and conditions of the environment in which a form comes

    into existence and by the on-going environment in which it continues to


    99.Forms vary in size from the infinitesimal to the immense. In spite of thevast difference in size and quantity, all forms are made of the same

    essential consciousness force and thus in essence are the same.

    100. Forms vary in quality from the crudest to the most sophisticated. Despitethe outer appearance of qualitative differences, each form is made of the

    same consciousness force and thus in essence is the same.

    101. All forms that manifest in the universe gradually become rigid andinflexible and thus loose touch with the consciousness force that brought

    them into existence. If a form does not cease to exist on its own, Life

    releases forces that break the original formation so new forms with greater

    power can come into existence to replace the original form.

    102. The perception of beauty in form is the sense awareness of the innerharmony amongst the essential elements of consciousness, force and

    substance within the form.

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    103. All composite forms that are made up of smaller sub-atomic forms, or amixture of different types of forms, express the principles of aggregation,

    attraction/repulsion, union, and cooperation.

    104.The external expression of the principles of aggregation,attraction/repulsion, union, and cooperation result in the formation of

    strong bonds that hold a form together in a state that supports its

    persistence as a form.

    105. The breakdown or discontinuance of any or all of the principles ofaggregation, attraction/repulsion, union and cooperation can lead to the

    dissolution or destruction of a form.

    106. In some forms the breaking or reversal of the principles of aggregation,attraction/repulsion, union and cooperation can cause the release of a

    significant amount of energy that exists within the bonds that hold the

    form together.

    107. The ultimate expressive power and capacity of a form in time and spacecannot be determined by its current mode of expression. In the course of

    its interaction with other forms of force, new combinations of its essential

    components may arise to significantly change its inner and outer nature,character and power of action.

    108. Matter is the basic form of the material universe that consciousness andforce create to express themselves through as part of the creative action.

    109. Matter appears to human senses to be inanimate and inconscient, but it isneither, as it is consciousness force expressing itself in a conceived order

    and action of physical components. It is inanimate and inconscient only

    from the perspective of its outer form and features.

    110. Matter is not an object of fixed character; rather, it is a process ofconsciousness force taking on a temporary form that changes as it

    interacts with other forms of force in time and space.

    111. Physical forms express all four qualities of energy in the universe andtherefore there are four types of physical forms:

    Solid form - physical

    Liquid form - vital

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    Gas - mental

    Sub atomic and subtle form - spiritual

    112. There are various types of material forms - inanimate and animatea. Sub atomic particlesb. Mineralc. Virusesd. Single celled and primitive life formse. Bacteriaf. Plantg. Animal

    113. Material forms (resources) appear limited within a given environment. Butsince each material form is an expression of an infinite consciousness, it

    has within it infinite potential, if understood and related to from a state of

    consciousness that is not bound by the outer appearance of limitation.

    114. At the physical plane of existence, evolution of form and force proceedsslowly since these forms and forces are fixed patterns of energy acting

    according to the Laws of Nature where consciousness is so involved it

    takes extended periods of interaction and contact between them to release

    and reshape the inherent consciousness, energy and substance into higher

    forms of life.

    115. The nature of physical forms and forces are so rigid or fixed that thenature of the interaction required to release its consciousness, energy and

    substance is prolonged, enduring and in many cases violent and


    116. Survival at the level of physical form and force is based on the presence ofsufficient physical mass, power, and force to survive the nature of impacts

    and interactions with other forms and forces.

    117. All physical forms respond or react to the nature and manner of interactionwith other physical and non-physical forms and forces in the environment.

    118. Contact is the language for physical forms.

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    119. Specific physical forms both inanimate and animate tend to exist asgroups within close proximity of others of the same or similar nature.

    120. As evolution advances from purely physical forms to animate physicalforms, the nature of the form becomes more subtle, flexible, andadaptable to change of conditions in the environment.

    121. When evolution advances from the mental plane of existence tothe spiritual plane, forms become less material, and more ethereal,

    universal, and powerful, as consciousness expresses directly with

    less need for instrumentality.

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    Foundations of Universe After The Creation of the Material Universe122. The act of creation that began in consciousness beyond manifestation

    reached its fullest expression in objectification as uniqueness in

    inconscient matter. At that point, the universe had completed one part of

    its creative action, a descent of an infinite consciousness into matter.

    123. Once the infinite consciousness, which willed the universal creation,completed its descent from featureless existence to complete involvement

    in material substance and form objectification - it began the next part of

    its creative action, which was to consciously express in time the infinity ofits consciousness in and through the material forms of the universe.

    124. Once the decent was completed the following foundations had beenestablished in the universe:

    a. An infinitely expanding field of time and space.b. An infinitely expanding field of force expressing as a variety of

    energies including gravity, centrifugal force, fission and a wide

    range of known and still unknown physical forces that animate the

    play of forms throughout the universe.

    c. Nature endlessly putting forth an infinite number of inanimate andanimate forms as part of its evolutionary action.

    d. The basic atomic and subatomic forms of existence that make up allof the material and non-material elements of the universe.


    The principles and action of association, interaction, exchange,combination, attraction, repulsion and other related principles that

    express the involved consciousness of the original creative Being.

    These principles acting in and on atomic and subatomic form bring

    about through their action the creation of physical forms in the

    universe -- galaxies, solar systems, stars, planets and all that is the

    physical foundation of the universe.

    f. An infinite variety of evolving environments, which are the result of

    the play of forces and forms, create conditions that permit a variety

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    of forms to emerge as part of the overall creative action to develop

    conscious forms capable of embodying the conscious force of the

    original creative consciousness.


    Four qualities of energy spiritual, mental, vital and physical - thatexpress within all forms in a movement to create conscious forms

    for the original featureless existence.

    h. Four planes of existence spiritual, mental, vital and physical.i. The outer structure, character and features of a material existence.

    These provide a field of action for the original creative

    consciousness to express itself in an evolutionary action.

    j. A material universe that appears to be an objective reality, which inits true nature is a process of infinite creative consciousness

    creating temporary forms, not a fixed field of forms and force. This

    dynamic and evolutionary field of change enables a continual re-

    configuration of consciousness, force and substance into higher

    forms capable of expressing the infinity of the original


    k. A material universe that has the potential to express a practicalsense of infinity in forms and force based on the involved subliminal

    consciousness, which is an extension of the original creative


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    The Emergence of Animate Form 125. The interaction of material forms and forces with each other over eons led

    to the emergence of animate life forms that are capable of expressing an

    active life force and consciousness that were earlier unexpressed in


    126. The play between Matter and Life, whose natures are sodramatically different from one another, has released an immense

    universal energy and an arduous but continuing effort within

    Nature to reconcile these two very different forces and their formsin a physical form that is capable of expressing Lifes infinite


    127. All elements found in animate life forms were once elements of previousexisting physical forms that have been destroyed through their interaction

    and contact with other forms, thus permitting a reformulation of their

    elements into a higher structure and functioning that permits the inherent

    consciousness, force and substance to express more of its power.

    128. Animate forms like all other forms are made up of consciousness, energyand substance in a combination that expresses animate life.

    129. As evolution moves from material to animate forms, the nature of formsbecomes more complex, differentiated, and specialized in terms of function

    and instrumentality, which is necessary to support life and its processes.

    130. The nature and capacity of matter has changed throughout evolution, as ithas become more capable of expressing life, action, and consciousness.

    131. As evolution continues, the increased interaction of all types of materialand life forms and forces facilitates an increased expression of greater

    power and capacities that are less material, more subtle, and universal in


    132. Animate forms all possess a material body that serves as the physicalfoundation through which consciousness and higher life energy expresses

    as animation.

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    133. Animate forms are an assembly of physical elements that possess anorganization, structure and certain definable processes that are associated

    with living forms such as birth, reproduction, respiration, oxidation,

    digestion, growth, maturity and death.

    134. Animate forms come into existence, grow, struggle to survive, reproduce,age and cease to exist as living forms when the processes characteristic of

    life cease to operate. Then the form decays and returns to its original


    135. Animate forms each have a distinct life cycle from conception and birththrough death and decay.

    136. Animate life forms express an active process of change in characteristicsand features of their outer form throughout their life cycle.

    137. Death of a form viewed from the perspective of the Eternal One is thedissolution of one of its temporary forms created by its consciousness for

    the play of creation and its return to the state of original oneness.

    138. Death is the dissolution of the outer form, structure, and instrumentality,which releases consciousness force associated with the form back to its

    original creative state so it can reformulate itself into a new form that will

    be more conscious than its earlier embodiment.

    139. The emergence of the living cell as the basic unit of animate formsexpresses the action of an infinitely creative and self-conceptive

    consciousness in the plane of Life to create new forms with enhanced

    capability that express more consciousness, force and substance.

    140. All physical forms in the universe are the result of the force ofMatter. The living form-cell-is the next step in evolution that has

    been created by the combined action of the forces of Matter and


    141. The emergence of the living cell was a significant transition in theevolutionary process that allowed a wider range of consciousness, force

    and substance to express in the material universe.

    142. In animate physical forms the encoded knowledge of instinctive action -the Laws of Nature - which originally were part of the structure of all basic

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    elements, gradually become encapsulated in the structure of genetic code

    in each living form. - Force of consciousness creating form of expression.

    143. As the encoded knowledge in genetic material is made up ofconsciousness, energy and substance, like all other forms, it is capable ofabsorbing and carrying knowledge gained from the impact it has received

    from all levels of life including material, subtle, and consciousness.

    144. The encounters, experiences and impacts each form has had with otherobjects influences and alters the subtle and physical genetic material of

    the form, which is passed on through reproduction as new encoded

    knowledge (mutation) in subsequent forms.

    145. In the process of evolution the individual form is not as important as thesurvival of the species and its collective DNA.

    146. Animate forms come into existence through a reproductive process, whichcreates new forms from existing ones. New forms are made up of the

    essential genetic materials of the original form or forms.

    147. In primitive life forms, a single form divides and becomes two identicalforms.

    148. The process of growth, reproduction and development of ananimate form is driven by the accumulation of excess energy

    w ithin the form. This energy supports the emergence of expanded

    capacities and processes in the existing form, which creates an

    ability to reproduce new forms of itself.

    149. The evolutionary change in the nature, outer features and characteristicsof a form is partially the result of the outer interaction of two forms or a

    single form with itself in a reproductive process.

    150. The evolutionary change in the nature, outer features and characteristicsof a form is, primarily driven from within, as all acts begin in

    consciousness and move outwards toward expression in force and form.

    Reproduction is an occasion for consciousness, force, and substance to

    reorganize themselves in new combinations that allow greater potentials to

    express in the inner and outer nature as improved capacity,

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    instrumentality and adaptability. Consciousness within the form uses

    reproduction and genetic instrumentality to accomplish the desired result.

    151. The chance for change or variation in primitive life forms is limited to thecontact of form with other form or direct mutations of genetic material inthe process of self-replication.

    152. The first genetic mutation was the birth of an unconscious agent ofchange, which sought to establish a new subconscious organization within

    a species of animate forms to improve its chances of survival.

    153. In primitive life forms, newly created forms exist as self-sufficient formscapable of survival, growth, reproduction and death without the need of


    154. In primitive and higher animate forms the chances for survival within aspecies and among species is based on the size, strength, speed and the

    overall prowess of the form in relation to other species in the environment.

    155. In both primitive and higher animate forms and the collectives they create,the ability to defend and protect an individual form or a group of forms

    from attack and destruction from others of the same species or of a more

    powerful species is one of the basic requirements of survival.

    156. In a majority of primitive animate species there is a tendency to formgroups or colonies of like creatures even though there may be little social

    connection or interaction other than physical contact.

    157. Animal forms possess instinctive behavior that drives them to meet theirbasic needs of survival, which include, respiration, digestion, elimination,

    sleep, etc.

    158. Animate life forms survive by gathering and ingesting existing nutrients inthe surrounding environment or by seeking out and consuming other

    animate forms, which are a source of material sustenance.

    159. Primitive animate forms, like inanimate material forms, communicatethrough physical contact with other forms of the same species.

    160. Animate forms express varying degrees of life force and energy.

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    161. Animate forms are driven, by their active life force, to engage in adynamic relationship with their immediate environment and other forms

    within that sphere as part of the effort to survive and grow.

    162.With the emergence of animate forms, the speed of evolution increased asdynamic life energy created more interaction and contact between a form,

    its environment and other forms, which led to increased levels of

    awareness and change. The increased speed and intensity of contacts and

    the resulting increase in consciousness supported a faster reformulation of

    form with increased capacity to express greater consciousness, force and


    163. A significant part of the dynamic relationship a life form has with itsenvironment is in seeking more knowledge about its nature and conditions

    so the form can achieve greater levels of survival within that environment.

    164. In many higher order animate forms there is a marked tendency to formgroups or colonies of like creatures with appropriate forms of social

    structure, communication, and integration. The phenomenon of social

    grouping is an expression at the life plane of the principle of aggregation,

    attraction/repulsion, competition, cooperation and others that expressed

    earlier in material forms.

    165. In many advanced life forms two forms of the same species join and sharegenetic material, which results in the reproduction of a unique form with

    the general characteristics of the two forms.

    166. The chance for change or variation in more advanced life forms requiringmating is possible based on direct mutations of genetic material in the

    process of reproduction and the countless potential for combination ofgenetic materials from each mate.

    167. The individual animate form is a focal point for the development ofimproved survival capacities, which are later passed on to the collective for

    the overall survival of the species if they prove successful.

    168. Biological and behavioral changes in animate life forms begin in a singleindividual or a fringe grouping within a species and later express across

    the species, if the new capacities result in a significant improvement in its

    overall ability to survive and grow.

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    178. The brain is a special organ that evolved over time in many species toprocess and organize sense data related to contact with the environment.

    179. The brain is the center of sensational consciousness.180. The brain is also becoming the center of mental consciousness in more

    advanced animate forms.

    181. Consciousness has its origins in the body, where sensation rises to thebrain for processing and organization into cognition.

    182. Primitive life forms developed means for basic communication thoughcontact or instruments and media that are appropriate to their nature and


    183. Over millennia, a number of higher animate life forms have developed acapacity to produce emotive sounds related to basic behaviors such as

    fear, hunger, sex etc that can be processed by evolving senses into forms

    of communications.

    184. In higher animate forms, where learned behavior has replaced instinctivebehavior, the young require extended periods of nurture and training

    before they are capable of survival as individuals in a community of similar


    185. In higher animate forms very little behavior is truly instinctive exceptthose behaviors related to the fulfillment of basic needs. The parents,

    normally the female, teach most other behavior to the young.

    186. Higher animate forms-mammals-(apes and chimpanzees) havedeveloped the mental capacity to create and manipulate tools as a

    means to increase the efficiency of their survival activity. Thisearly expression of technology is the capacity of mind to perceive

    the principles of action and to create and adapt physical

    instruments and forces in the environment to achieve more results

    w ith less effort in a given activity of survival and growth.

    187. A process of selection supports the evolutionary advancement ofall species of animate forms. The selection process favors those

    forms within a species that have an overall greater capacity of

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    survival, growth and development compared to others with less

    developed capacities.

    188. The selective process is unconscious and amoral. It favors thoseforms that accomplish the goal of increased survivability in a givenenvironment over others, as it seeks to create a more sustainable

    form for consciousness and energy to express thorough.

    189. Higher animate forms also use gesturing and vocal utterances tocommunicate within the community and to the young.

    190. Higher animate forms are generally social creatures that live in smallcollectives, which work together in an integrated fashion to meet the

    survival needs of the individual and the collective.

    191. Communities of higher animate forms exhibit well-defined social structure,behavior, and organization around the direction of a communal leader.

    192. The social existence of most animate forms is based on the play of twoopposing forces, competition and cooperation.

    193. An unbalanced expression of competition with the social grouping canresult in its decline or destruction.

    194. As social complexity increases the demand for greater cooperation isessential for the survival of the social grouping.

    195. Higher animate forms also demonstrate the capacity to make waron other groupings of their own kind both as a defensive as well as

    an offensive action of territoriality or survival depending on the

    conditions w ithin the overall environment.

    196. All primitive and most advanced animate forms are amoral. Theiractions represent instinctive or subconscious force expressing as

    action aimed at survival, growth and development within the

    context of an environment. Survival and preservation of the

    species is the primary goal of the collective. Individual action

    w ithin the collective has value only in regards to this goal.

    197. The life of an animate form is unconscious when its action arisesfrom those parts of its nature that are instinctive or subconscious

    in character.- Matter, Life

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    198. When the center of action rises from the plane of matter and life tomind, animate forms acquire the capacity for increasing levels of

    consciousness and the ability to make choices about the type and

    nature of action they initiate.

    199. When higher animate forms develop advanced levels ofconsciousness w ith the powers of judgment, discernment analysis,

    etc, it enters a phase of existence when it becomes a moral

    creature with the capacity to choose between actions to which the

    mind assigns values of right and wrong.

    200. Animate forms both primitive and advanced grow and develop totheir full capacity when they have abundant energy that is directed

    at meeting their primary and wherever possible higher needs.

    201. Animate forms both primitive and advanced grow and develop totheir full capacity when the life energy of the form is directed by

    instinctive or mental consciousness. Direction, both instinctive or

    conscious, allows the species to utilize its energy to its maximum

    so the species can survive, grow , reproduce and develop to higher


    202. Animate forms both primitive and advanced grow and develop totheir full capacity when the species has developed a full range of

    biological and other organizations, systems and processes that all

    work in a coordinated harmony to express energy effectively

    throughout the entire form and its instruments. In primitive

    forms, organizations and systems tend to be biological and

    instinctive. In more advanced animate forms, additional systems

    emerge that become more mental and psychological. When these

    other systems become more conscious, choice becomes a

    significant element in the process of survival, growth and


    203. Animate forms both primitive and advanced grow and develop totheir full capacity when the powerful forces of their emotional

    nature are fully engaged in all essential actions.

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    204. Animate forms both primitive and advanced grow and develop totheir full capacity when they have developed high levels of skilled

    action for the full range of their survival and grow th activities.

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    The Birth of Animal Man 205. The interaction of material forms and force with animate life forms and

    animate forms of force with other animate forms of force led to the

    emergence of the human animal, which is made up of an advanced

    material form, life force, mental consciousness and spiritual awareness.

    Man is driven by a limited range of instinctual behavior. The predominant

    center of human action is learned behavior influenced by the pressures

    and needs of its physical, vital and mental nature.

    206.The human animal, like all early forms of force in the universe, is made upof consciousness, energy, substance and form.

    207. As the evolution of animate forms progressed to human animal forms,animate from developed an increased capacity to express greater life

    energy, emotions, drives, and mental and spiritual awareness.

    208. Through a gradual evolutionary progress, the human animal formdeveloped certain important biological systems including bipedal

    locomotion and an adaptive digestive process that permitted the human

    animal form to extend its environment to all corners of the earth.

    209. Early man was more physical and animal like so the majority of the energyhe expended in survival activities was physical and vital in nature.

    210. The primary drive of the human animal form is survival, growth, andreproduction.

    211. Early man was a hunter-gatherer like earlier animate forms at lower levelsof evolution, which gathered nutrients from the immediate environment or

    sought out and consumed other animate forms for food.

    212. Early human life was nomadic, as man followed the migratory patterns ofhis primary food source and the seasonal availability of fruits berries, etc.

    213. Man is a human animal that lives a social collective existence, acharacteristic he inherits and shares with many animal life forms that

    evolved earlier in the sequence of evolution.

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    214. Mans social nature appears to have its origins in its reproductive process,which involves the formation of social pairings and their subsequent effort

    to reproduce and nurture offspring. Family, the basic social unit.

    215.Early man like his predecessors used guttural sounds related to primarybiological needs to communicate with others of his kind as part of the

    collective action of survival, growth and development.

    216. Early man lacked the sense of self that modern man has developed. As aresult he lived and survived in his environment without the sense of

    possessiveness, ownership, property, and other qualities associated with

    modern man, who has an enhanced sense of self-awareness and


    217. The life of early animal man was at the level of basic survival. Man ekedout a short and meager life in a threatening and challenging environment.

    218. Early man lacked the higher capacities of mental awareness. Helived on survival instincts and primitive learned behavior;

    therefore, he was amoral like his earlier animal ancestors.

    219. Early man was an object in his environment subject to constant action offorces that were almost entirely beyond his control.

    220. In early human groupings their chances for survival were based onthe size, strength, speed and the overall capacity of the group to

    protect itself in relation to other species in the environment.

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    The Foundations of the Universe After Animate Life Emerged

    221. In the upward spiral of evolution, the creation of animate forms endowedwith more expressive energy was the next stage in building a more

    conscious form that would be capable of housing the original creative

    consciousness. In this phase of evolution the following foundations were


    a. The awakening of active life out of the materials of the physicaluniverse.

    b. The basic unit of animate life - a cell in which all of the rudimentaryfunctions of life expressed themselves.

    c. The organization of animate life into distinct phases. Thesephase are:

    i. Birth, nurturing, education, training.ii. Self-survival based on instinctive and learned behavior.iii. Self-multiplication based on excess energy and

    enhanced capacity to reproduce.

    iv. Dissolution based on the reversal of life force from itsmode of expression in the particular to the universal.

    d. A mechanism to reproduce new forms so a species could continueon beyond the life cycle of an individual form.

    e. The process of evolutionary selection that unconsciously movesanimate life forms ahead in an upward directional expression that

    allows more consciousness, force and substance to express in each


    f. The principle that all living forms meet their basic survival needs bydestroying and consuming other life forms of some type.

    g. The emergence of flexible and changeable outer life forms thatcontinuously adapt to an ever-changing environment.

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    h. The emergence of a range of animate life forms from the singlecelled organism to the higher forms of animals with an increasing

    sense of self-awareness.


    The development of advanced animate forms with greatercomplexity, instrumentality and adaptability capable of higher levels

    of survival, growth and reproduction.

    j. The formation of life and life cycles particular to each uniqueanimate form.

    k. The creation of basic needs within animate forms that requiredaction in the environment to satisfy them.

    l. Instinctive nature, life force and capacity within a form to meet itsprimary needs and more.

    m. The development of a range of senses that helped each life formlearn more about its environment so it could deal with it in a more

    effective manner for increased levels of survival and growth.

    n. The emergence of sense knowledge and awareness.o.

    The creation of a wide range of basic social groupings, structuresand rules for interaction for each species that enabled each form in

    a group and the collective to survive the challenges of life in a more

    effective manner.

    p. The creation of a basic and in some cases advanced communicationcapabilities within a species though specialized instrumentation and

    sense perception.

    q. The principle of competition and cooperation between and amongmembers of the social collective for basic survival needs.

    r. The emergence of higher forms of action based on learned behavior,which freed certain species from the rigid and unconscious nature of

    instinctive behavior, allowed some species to choose more effective

    means of adaptation for survival, growth, reproduction and


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    s. The emergence of a collective consciousness that is passed down inthe subtle elements of genetic structure.

    t. The emergence of a primitive human animal form that lived in socialgroupings around the globe as primarily a sensory driven animal.

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    The Awakening of the Human Animal 222. The human animal is 95% genetically the same as some earlier

    higher primate forms. A small change in the physical organization

    of the species - genetic structure - provided a foundation for the

    emergence of new instruments and functions that supported an

    increased expressive power for the forces of life and mind. Change

    in mans physical organization gave rise to a more conscious

    species capable of far higher levels of survival, growth and in the

    right conditions development than had been possible thus far in

    animate forms.

    223. Over eons, the human animal developed larger and more complex organsand instruments-brain, voice box, larynx that supported an evolutionary

    transition to a more self-conscious form capable of greater sensation,

    perception, assimilation, thought, communication and self direction.

    224. Gradually human mental consciousness expanded with the emergence ofhigher associative capacities that allowed the human form to create and

    use symbols and to relate them to sounds its body could produce.

    225. Symbolic language emerged when the human animal form acquiredincreased associative capacity and the ability for independent cognition.

    Language was the first mental organization that distinguished man from

    the rest of the animal kingdom.

    226. Language was at first very limited and directly associated with mansphysical experience in his environment. In time as mans nature rose fromits physical roots to its higher planes of nature, language continued to

    evolve and develop, reflecting the increased range of human


    227. Gradually language, like all other mental organizations, relateditself to every aspect of life in each plane of existence as power of

    consciousness, new thoughts, words and expressions. As the

    organization of language extended itself outwards bothhorizontally and vertically into the universe, its power to know,

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    think, and eventually control everything in each plane it related to,

    increased dramatically.

    228. The emergence of mental organization of sensation into perceptionof patterns and rules related to the operation of forces and formsin the environment and the ability of an increasingly self-conscious

    form to set and choose a course of action based on that

    awareness, signaled the emergence of a new species capable of a

    new creative relationship with its environment that would produce

    higher levels of survival, grow th and development.

    229. The extension of minds perception to control and manage lifesdrive to act and the physicals urge to survive, led to a new

    organization of human consciousness in which mind led, vital

    endorsed and body fulfilled. As man has learned to organizes his

    action more and more along these lines, human action has become

    more effective and produced greater results.

    230. Man distinguished himself from his animal ancestry when heshifted to a new organization of life where mind, the most

    conscious part of his nature, sets the direction, organization and

    process for the expression of his emotive energy in bodily action.

    Man thus becomes a conscious animate form capable of knowing,

    organizing and controlling all levels of existence through his mind

    and its organization.

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    The Nature of Man 231. An individual human animal is a form that receives, processes and

    expresses universal consciousness and energy subconsciously and

    consciously in actions through all four planes of its nature - physical vital,

    mental and spiritual - and their instruments and capacities.

    232. All human action is driven by a single energy, which expresses differentlyat each level of human nature.

    233. The four essential planes of human nature in ascending order are:a. Physical-Bodyb. Vital-Lifec. Mental-Mindd. Spiritual-Spirit

    234. The character of human physical nature is inconscient as involvedconsciousness acts from behind and indirectly though the form and

    structure of the material body.

    235. Physical nature is unexpressive, as its form, structure, andinstrumentality do not permit the active expression of life energy.

    236. Physical nature when animated by life moves into action.237. The character of human vital nature is unconscious, impulsive, and

    intense, as consciousness in this plane acts subconsciously

    through a physical form, which itself is inconscient. Vital naturepermits an unhindered expression of life force through the

    instrumentality of the bodily form; therefore, it quickly exhausts

    itself in an intense burst of expression.

    238. Vital nature is characterized by excitement, enthusiasm, passionand inconsistency as its energy bursts forth and dissipates quickly.

    239. Vital nature is characterized by repetition, since its energy islocked in repeating patterns governed by the laws of nature.

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    240. The character of human mental nature is that of increasing butpartial awareness determined by its effort to know the universe

    through the senses from the standpoint of a unique form.

    241.Mental nature is characterized by partial and limited knowledgeincapable of seeing all points of view at one time.

    242. Mental nature is characterized by sensational ignorance that arisesfrom minds connection to the body and its senses.

    243. Mental nature is characterized as opinionated and preferential dueto the impact of vital emotions from the low er nature that tend to

    distort or alter minds perception of reality.

    244. Mental nature is also characterized by an increasing ability todetach itself from sensational and emotional distortions. This

    capacity permits more rational and objective observation and


    245. The character of the human spiritual nature is that of the originalcreative consciousness, which is a un itary Self-Existent Reality.

    246. Spiritual existence is characterized by integral light andknowledge.

    247. Spiritual existence is characterized by the eternal harmony of aninfinite consciousness.

    248. Spiritual existence is characterized by an unearthly bliss of a Self-Existent Reality.

    249. The essential instruments of the four elements of human nature are:a. Body Physical Formb. Life Vitality Will to Action and Emotionsc. Mind Mental Consciousnessd. Spirit Soul Psychic Consciousness

    250. The four levels of human nature are essentially different and independentlayers of personality.

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    251. The relationship and interaction between the four levels of human natureis complex.

    252. In certain conditions the four elements can work in an integrated andcoordinated fashion to receive, process and express energy.

    253. In other conditions the four elements can act in an independent andcontradictory fashion as they receives, processes and expresses energy.

    254. In other conditions some elements of the nature act in cooperation withanother, while other parts act in conflict or opposite directions.

    255. Each of the four planes of human nature is connected to the others in anascending and overlapping manner. This connection results in human

    action that expresses multiple levels of human nature simultaneously.

    256. Each plane of human nature also contains some of the characteristics ofthe other planes. This arrangement permits a mix of elements from each

    level of human nature to express in all action. Normal action has the

    character of the plane through with the action is initiated.

    257. The internal reality of human nature is complex and multi-dimensional. Human behavior is the expression of this complex

    and intricate association of diverse parts of human nature:

    therefore, the study of human behavior is an involved subject

    requiring knowledge about the nature and character and

    interactions of all levels of human nature.

    258. At each level of his inner nature man awakens to the universe around himand is driven from within by the nature and character of the needs of each

    part of his nature to survival, grow, reproduce and develop within the

    circumstances of his environment.

    259. The essential actions of these four elements of human nature are asfollows:

    a. Body - actsb. Life desires, wills and feelsc. Mind - knows and understandsd. Spirit perceives the essential oneness of existence

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    260. Each of the four levels of human nature have an active and characteristicrelationship with its environment which is channeled respectively through

    the organs, instruments and capacity of that plane independently and/or in

    combination with other planes, their instruments, and capacities.

    261. The spiritual nature of man seeks to relate to, know and unite with theunitary consciousness in the universe through the psychic nature of the

    human form.

    262. The spiritual nature of man creates an active relationship with the universein an effort to discover its true nature. This relationship expresses as a

    series of beliefs and practices that seek to awaken mans deepest spiritual

    consciousness - to establish a in communion with an unknown or


    263. The mental nature of man seeks to relate to, know, and understand thenature of the universe though mind and the senses and their limited

    perception from the perspective of the parts - not the whole.

    264. The mental nature of man creates an active relationship of observation,enquiry, and discovery of the truths of reality through sense knowledge

    gained through experience, thought and reason. This relationshipexpresses as a drive for knowledge and understanding of the universe and

    a related drive to share that knowledge with others in the wider collective.

    265. The vital nature of man seeks to relate to and know the universe thoughaction and its nervous or emotional responses to its encounters with other

    forces and forms in its environment.

    266. The vital nature of man creates an active relationship of engaging with andconnecting to other forces and forms in its environment through action

    and intense feeling. This relationship expresses as a drive for action and

    emotional connection with other forces and forms in the environment.

    267. The physical nature of man seeks to relate to and know the universethough its contact with reality through the body and its senses.

    268. The physical nature of man creates a direct physical relationship of contactwith its environment. This relationship expresses as the movement of the

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    form in action that causes contact with other forms and the action of the

    senses to feel and experience the nature of the contact.

    269. An increasingly aware human animal form awakens at birth to a variety ofinner conditions in each level of its nature that expresses as a complexassortment of needs seeking fulfillment.

    270. Human life is the effort of each life form to meet these needs in its ownunique fashion through the exercise of its will to action that seeks to

    create conditions in its outer life that fulfill its inner need.

    271. The needs of each of the four levels of human nature are as follows:a. Spiritual

    i. To know and unite with the unitary consciousnessb. Mental

    i. To know, to discover and understand the nature of theuniverse in which it finds itself

    c. Vitali. Desire to feelii. Desire to do or actiii. Desire to relate to the world around it

    1. Desire to engage with othersd. Physical

    i. Desire to surviveii. Desire for physical contact and connection

    272. The four levels of human nature and the character of its relationship to theuniverse in meeting its needs result in 15 basic relationships between man

    and his universe. These relationships are as follows:

    a. Spiriti. Belief

    b. Mindi. Knowledgeii. Education

    c. Vitali. Social Existenceii. Communicationiii. Movement--Traveliv. Exchangev. Transportationvi. Entertainment

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    d. Physicali. Food Productionii. Tool making and processes to make tools and other resourcesiii. Defenseiv. Buildingv. Familyvi. Healing/Medicine

    273. The act of fulfilling needs implies the following relationship between theindividual and his universe. An inner subjective feeling of insufficiency and

    need, which normally expresses as a negative or unfulfilled psychological

    condition, seeks a relationship with the outer objective world in an effort

    to find or create outer conditions that fulfill the negative feeling through

    a series of actions that produces a new inner condition of satisfaction or


    274. Human life is a continual play between the inner psychological condition ofthe human animal and its external environment to create conditions that

    meet or exceed the needs of its inner consciousness.

    275. There is a distinct hierarchy of needs that starts at the physical, rises tothe vital, climbs to the mental and finally ascends to the spiritual.

    276. In the course of human evolution the survival, growth, and developmentof the human animal form begins with the fulfillment of its basic physical

    needs and rises to the higher levels of its nature.

    277. Without fulfillment of physical needs like food, shelter, safety andprotection, the higher elements of human nature do not express or

    express in a severely truncated fashion.

    278. All animate forms act first to meet their primary physical needs. Thisexpresses as the seeking for and acquisition of certain physical objects in

    the external environment such as food, shelter and clothing that address

    these needs.

    279. When the physical needs are met, vital energies awaken andexpress as intense energy, enthusiasm and drive. But at first they

    retain their physical character, as this intense energy is associated

    with greater accumulation of more physical objects to meet

    physical needs. Later there is a shift away from the physical to the

    seeking of intense vital stimulation for its own sake, even at the

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    cost of the physical. Finally, the vital intensity rises to the

    psychological level where it seeks social prestige and all of its

    related intensities.

    280.When the physical and vital needs are met, their excess energyexpresses in the mind as an awakening or a seeking to discover

    knowledge and attain understanding, which in its nature is less

    material and subtler. But even in the first stage of its expression,

    the effort of understanding is related to the material universe and

    its physical nature and operation. Only later, as mind awakens to

    its higher dimensions, does it seek its fulfillment in pure ideas and


    281. As the ascent to higher realms of mind continues there is an on-going shift to pure ideas and concepts, which are less material in

    nature. As ideas and concepts become more important, human

    existence w ill be less centered in material nature and more in the

    higher realms of mind and consciousness.

    282. As man ascends to the spiritual plane of his nature, humanity willrise above mind and discover the unity of all existence and its

    origins in the original creative consciousness.

    283. Almost all human acts are learned acts.284. Each individual inherits physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual

    dispositions that determine the extent, capacity and power of its form to

    receive and process the universal consciousness and energy into

    accomplishment in action.

    285. Each individual learns certain patterns of expressions based on its nature,nurturing, education and environment. These patterns are built up over a

    lifetime and are slow to change.

    286. All individuals are theoretically equal at the level of potential as theuniversal energy that seeks expression though each form is the same in


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    287. At the level of expression, all individuals are not endowed equally with thesame human nature and instrumentality to receive and express the

    universal life energy; therefore, each form is not equal in expression

    288.Human energy expressed in successful action that increases survival,growth, development and enjoyment is accomplishment in life.

    289. As humanity evolved, it moved from a position of being an object in itsenvironment to being a subject with developed capacities to deal with and

    gain control over many of the forces of nature that were previously a

    threat to its survival, growth and development.

    290. Today after millennia of human evolution, the physical and vital planes ofhuman nature still dominate over and control the expression of human

    energy and actions in both individuals and society. Mind has begun to

    express itself in some aspects of individual and social action, though its

    role still remains limited and in most cases subject to the forces of the

    lower planes of human nature.

    291. The life of an individual grows by its ability to increase itconsciousness of all that exists within its environment and to

    discover the knowledge needed to improve its ability to survive,grow and develop.

    292. The consciousness of an individual grows in its capacity to achievethese higher levels of survival growth and development in

    proportion to its ability to organize this knowledge into effective

    means of channeling energy for greater results.

    293. As evolution continues an increasingly conscious human formobserves and identifies those qualities of action (values) that

    produce greater success and enhanced levels of survival, growth

    and development. These qualities of action become both individual

    and collective values, which are encouraged within the collective

    as a means of increasing the overall effectiveness of individual and

    the collective action.

    294. Values are a collective fund of knowledge concerning the bestways to utilize and express human energy in action in order to

    achieve increase levels of survival, growth and development. Both

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    the individual and collective take efforts to communicate the

    power of these values to the next generation as a cultural


    295.Physical values are those qualities of action expressed in andthrough the physical nature that lead to higher levels of

    accomplishment in physical actions in life. Physical values include

    strength, endurance, regularity, cleanliness, orderliness and


    296. Vital values are those qualities of life energy expressed in andthrough the vital nature that lead to increased levels of

    accomplishment in the vital activities of life. These include:

    Courage, Bravery, Boldness, Adventure, and others.

    297. Mental values are those qualities of mental energy that express inand through the mental nature that lead to increased levels of

    accomplishment in mental activities of life. They include:

    Decisiveness, Conscientiousness, Cooperation, Communication

    298. Spiritual values are those qualities of spiritual energy that expressin and through the spiritual nature that lead to increased level ofaccomplishment in the spiritual activities of life. They include:

    Honesty, Integrity, Truthfulness, Loyalty, Harmony, Love,


    299. Values at all levels of human nature provide an expanding scale ofperfection that challenges the individual and society to increase

    their efficiency in the use of personal and collective energy for

    increased levels of survival, grow th and development.

    300. Values are amplifiers of both individual and social energy.301. Human animal forms are more and more capable of expressing subtle

    forces of life, emotions, mental consciousness and spiritual awareness.

    302. The increasing capacity of the human form to express subtle forcesreleases an increasing amount of energy, force and capacity to control and

    master the less conscious forms and forces within the environment for its

    survival, growth and development.

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    303. In each act all four levels of human energy express, even if each does notresult in achievement. The residual energy of unfulfilled parts of an act

    continues to express in individual and collective action until a faculty and

    capacity arises that is capable of utilizing this energy to accomplish its


    304. As energy takes on patterns of expression in material nature thatthe senses experience as object and feature, so to the energy that

    expresses in man takes on patterns of expression in each plane of

    human nature.

    305. The patterns of energy formation across the four planes of humannature express the nature and quality of the energy and the nature

    and character of the plane of existence, as it is constituted in man.

    306. The patterns of energy expression in human nature are formulatedwithin the character of the basic relationship that each plane in

    man has with the surrounding environment. They reflect the

    dynamic tension that exists between mans inner condition and the

    effort he takes in the outer environment to fulfill the needs of the

    inner condition. It is w ithin this dynamic relationship that patterns

    form and repeat.

    307. In mans physical nature, the patterns are similar to the rest ofmaterial nature. They express as the structure and features that

    make up the human body. As in all material objects, the Laws of

    Nature govern the expression of energy in form.

    308. In mans vital nature, energy expresses in a number of discernablepatterns. Since the vital nature is the animating part of humannature that relates to will to action and the emotional response

    to that action, these patterns express as forms of behavior and


    309. In the area of w ill to action, energy expresses as desire - wanting.The vital patterns of w ill to action include basic vital desires. These

    desires range from the lower animalistic crude expressions of

    uninhibited w ill to action and rise to the higher levels of ambition,

    drive and seeking power.

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    310. In the area of emotional response to action, these patternsexpress as a wide range of emotional formations - emotions,

    affections, attitudes - that express and relate to the quality of the

    w ill to action in that plane to meet its basic and higher needs. They

    also express a range from the lowest emotions of jealousy and

    greed to higher range of affection and love.

    311. The pattern of energy formation for the physical and vital naturetogether is a combination of will to act and emotional response.

    This expresses a psychosomatic behaviors which included a wide

    range of subconscious vital/ physical habits such as tw itches, ticks,

    mannerisms, and even illnesses. These habits express pent up or

    frustrated vital/ physical energies that find expression in

    unconscious behavior.

    312. In mans mental nature, energy expresses as a seeking forknowledge of its environment so it can direct and organize more

    successful responses to inner needs and the outer actions taken to

    meet them. The seeking for knowledge creates mental patterns

    called predilections, preference and opinions, which are formed

    around intense emotional energy linked to ideas.

    313. In mans spiritual nature, energy expresses as a seeking for unionwith that which is unknown, so it can discover its original nature

    behind force and form. As the spiritual nature expresses less

    structured energy there are no patterns. The energy of this plane

    expresses as revelation, inspiration and intuition, which in their

    nature do not fall into fixed patterns as in the previous layers of

    human nature.

    314. The patterns of energy formation across all four levels of thehuman nature form the foundations of human personality, and its

    other elements of character, temperament, and traits that

    facilitate expression of energy though the individual form for

    increased levels of survival, grow th and development.

    315. In each phase of evolution, the outer personality of mankind hasreflected the nature and character of the plane through which the

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    bulk of human energy is received, processed and expressed. As

    evolution continues, there has been a gradual but persistent

    change in human personality and its qualities as it attempts to

    express a higher range and complex mix of energies from the

    physical, vital and mental planes.

    316. In each individual, personality, character, temperament, and traitsexpress the configuration of the balance of the four planes of

    human nature particular to each individual form. This configuration

    determines how the energy passing through individual form


    317. In the vast majority of humanity, the organization of personality isnot w ell developed. Therefore, it is common to see a w ide range of

    complementary and contradictory behavior in an individual as

    energy expresses in different ways and in different directions

    through each part of an individuals nature.

    318. As the human personality becomes more centered in a well-defined and active mental center, it acquires a greater power of

    expression in all planes of action.

    319. Like all other forms, human patterns of behavior become rigid andinflexible, thus retarding its ability to receive and express the full

    energy that the personality receives from the subliminal

    consciousness. To continue to survive, grow and develop, each

    individual must struggle to break old energy patterns and

    reformulate them into more adaptive patterns that keep the

    personality alive.

    320. As the human animal form succeeds in accumulating excessenergy, it expresses this fund of energy in a mix of activities

    throughout the 15 basic relationships between man and his

    environment. Accumulated energy presses for expression and can

    act in three basic directions.

    a. It can express itself as occupation in all or some of the 15relationships without seeking to achieve anything except to

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    expend and release the energy as it creates a pressure on

    the physical form and nerves that seeks relief.

    b. It can express itself in a positive direction in some or all ofthe 15 basic relationships as a concerted effort to improve ordevelop the power and skill of action in order to achieve

    increased levels of survival, growth, or development.

    c. It can express itself in a negative direction in some or all ofthe relationships in acts that diminish or destroy to the

    power and skills of action in each areas thus reducing or

    even threatening the ability of the form to survive and grow .

    321. Human consciousness progress from its roots in the physical to ithighest spiritual expression is not linear. Energy accumulates in

    one area of a plane and stimulates energy in other areas of the

    same plane or in other planes. Thus human nature and its capacity

    develops in clusters as energy accumulates and express w ithin and

    across all planes of human nature.

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    The Nature of Human Mind322. Mental consciousness is the lower expression of the original creative


    323. Mental consciousness is not unitary in nature like the originalcreative consciousness. The action of mind is to understand

    through division. It continuously relates to the universe and seeks

    to know its nature and rules of action through an endless process

    of dividing objects or thoughts into smaller parts so it can define

    differences, which create understanding through limitation.

    324. Mental consciousness perceives and understands from the point ofview of the form - the part - therefore it sees everything with a

    limited perspective.

    325. The plane of mind is made up of series of ascending planes ofconsciousness - physical mind, vital mind, thinking mind and higher mind,

    illumined mind, intuitive mind and Supermind.

    326. Physical mind is the sense processing and organizing part of the mind.327. Vital mind is the emotive aspect of mind that embellishes facts and

    information of the physical mind with feelings and preferences resulting in

    the formation of opinions.

    328. Thinking or mental mind is the detached, analytical, and rational part ofthe mind involved in thought and understanding. This part of mind does

    not depend on sense input and experience for its operation.

    329. Higher mind knows w ithout words or thoughts through silence.330. Illumined mind knows without words or thoughts through

    revelation - that makes known the nature of a thing or idea in a

    flash of light.

    331. Intuitive mind know s though a direct perception of the thing to beknow n. This part of mind comes closest to mans spiritual nature.

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    332. In the higher actions of mind such as revelation and intuition, the qualityof the dividing mind that perceives reality from the point of view of the

    part diminishes, thus allowing a truer perception of the nature of


    333. Supermind is the original unitary and creative consciousness thathas brought forth the action we call the universe.

    334. Mind has certain basic functions that help it to processinformation. These functions are called:

    a. Memoryb. Concentration c. Recalld. Analysise. Ideation f. Association g. Discernmenth.


    i. Comprehensionj. Reason

    335. Thought is a mental form of energy expressing itself as an effort toorganize sensation into cognition and understanding.

    336. Mind has a low er and higher plane of operation.337. The lower plane of mind is that of sense knowledge which has

    developed over eons. Sense data is received in the body, travels to

    the mind along the nervous system and creates sense images.

    These sense images are organized and categorized by the lower

    action of the mind in its effort to know and survive in its

    environment more effectively.

    338. The function of physical mind is to receive and process sensations,information, data, etc. into a variety of mental organization called

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    thoughts, and ideas based on perceived relationships between

    force and form and the environment.

    339. The lower side of mind is subject to the limitations andconstrictions of sense knowledge, which is partial, skewed,distorted and in many cases inaccurate.

    340. The mind also possesses higher functions that can stand back fromthe rush of continuous stimulation and view sense data with

    detachment. This poise allows mind to observe and discover

    patterns within sense know ledge. These patterns formed the basis

    of a new form of generalize knowledge in the mind, which

    discovers new ways to improve the level and quality of survival,

    growth and developmental activities based on know ledge

    341. The higher side of mind is not limited by sense know ledge found inthe lower mind. But it has its own set of limitations, as it still

    operates within the limits of a dividing consciousness with its

    partial perspective.