The idea of having a discriminating taste or a sense of what is the true and the beautiful and then saying that there is a absolute standard that transcends individual opinions and goes beyond mere human preferences is something that is taboo, almost evil in our world today. After all, doesn’t everybody simply have different tastes and preferences and that it all comes down to the person and that there is nothing more to it?
Or is it that what a person considers to be beautiful and true something that reveals their character and how they are grounded to reality and to see if they conform their preferences to the standards of reality or they would rather have reality conform to them?
The public education system from kindergarten to college has given students a grounding of reality that allows them to be oriented into the society that they live in (a secular liberal democracy).
Under the propaganda of the education system we are given a strictly materialistic scientific perspective of the world, and we are given foundational mythologies such as the triumph of human reason and the emancipation of man from the supposed shackles of the past, where science was the light that brought humanity out of the darkness of superstitious religions.
Since the scientific method’s starting point nullifies any factor that goes beyond the material and is strictly limited to the empirical senses, and that the zenith of intellectual thought in the modern world is of the rational scientific … Read More
It’s been about two weeks since I’ve started this website, and I only have a handful of posts, but this cannot be purely attributed to mere laziness. I have a vast horizon of drafts that I have stored up, and when my creative energies swell and give birth to a flux of fireflies, I am quick to catch and store their essence before they burnout to the ephemeral corporality that housed them. Sometimes they are taken whole, most other times they are merely fragments that I must piece together from recollection piecemealed and meshed together with a synpotical assortment of my knowledge.
In order to write, one must catch the igniting spark of spontaneous clairvoyance from without and to forge it into a solid, articulate form while the iron sears … Read More
“Everyone feels the absence of his relative who is away from home. The particular symptom of the age of Kali is that no family is now blessed to live together. To earn a livelihood, the father lives at a place far away from the son, or the wife lives far away from the husband and so on. There are sufferings from internal diseases, separation from those near and dear, and anxieties for maintaining the status quo. These are but some important factors which make the people of this age always unhappy.”
-The Kali Yuga
In a society that sees the basic human unit as the individual forcefully thrust out onto the breach alone to be coerced into freedom, liberated from the supposed shackles of yesteryear, what happens is not a sovereign unto himself, but a single … Read More