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RULES OF LIFE

Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Michel de Montaigne

The word ‘law’ has various meanings, from the principles behind mathematical formulae to the concepts of ‘Natural Law’ and categories of jurisprudence. The Law of the Will of the Creator penetrates the entire Creation like nerve strands. Everything forms and is upheld in the Primordial Law, which is not restricted to established or limited forms, but enfolds in abilities, becoming manifest in material and spiritual world events. Science cannot exist without laws and we could not come to understand the spiritual without knowing the laws that govern it.

We have the capacity to recognise the Will of God. Emissaries have incarnated at all times among various cultures and communities in the course of human development as helpers towards recognition of the Truth. Three basic laws gear into one another, harmonise and complement each other in the perfect mechanism of the entire Creation: These are the Law of Attraction of Homogeneous Species, the Law of Reciprocal Action, and the Law of Gravity.

The Law of Attraction of Homogeneous Species is exemplified in the saying: ‘Birds of a feather flock together’ or ‘The apple falls not far from the tree’. We see it at work with people who are ‘on the same wavelength’. In large and small human groupings, in families, like-minded people assemble. Societies form, with castes, social classes, political parties and interest groups. Smokers come together, drinkers find one another, gamblers associate with gamblers, and so on. Idealists are linked, and so too are anarchists. Homogeneous thoughts unite in strength, and in this way we can be influenced by unconscious links with other thoughts that affect our sensitivities, attitudes, behaviour and actions.

Thought forms influence the willpower of people who are similarly disposed. Our volition moulds the neutral power currents permeating the Cosmos into living forms that attract what is homogeneous. Hatred, envy, intolerance, oppression and the like are forms that are most prevalent, including the demons and evil spirits known to primitive cultures. Even in our ‘enlightened’ cultures, such things are hinted at in the saying ‘confronting one’s demons’, whereby one’s own thought creations can gain tremendous power by attracting their similar kinds. Unfortunately our spiritual ambivalence gives rise to only weak homogeneities of love, kindness and compassion. Such dispositions are not as strongly expressed and not prevalent enough to

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