How is life operating? How is life operating in this physical universe? What is it doing? The answer to that question: it is surviving.
Now, the second question is, how is it surviving and what are the outermost limits of survival?
It gets to be a very interesting picture — very fascinating.
It is like a pyramid. We [...]
Male voice: Ron, as the preclear’s acceptance of violence comes up to a high degree, what would violence be, then, as a definition?
An unappreciated series of particles.
Violence has been the servant of a preclear, you see? And he has caused violence and then has withheld causing violence. One of the favorite methods of mothers the [...]
The essential characteristic of the Grade [of Magus] is that its possessor utters a Creative Magical Word1, which transforms the planet on which He lives by the installation of new officers to preside over its initiation.
The Adept must prepare and publish a thesis setting forth His knowledge of the Universe, and [...]
But if we had this as the stable datum forever and if we all believed it implicitly that we were all equal and we all had the same stable data, we’d all go nuts! We’d get 1984 for sure, because nobody eventually would understand anybody else, unless you had the two basic, [...]
Now, I thought it might be an awfully good idea to talk to you about what survival is. As long as we have known about this word survival, I have never given a lecture on it. I have never written anything more about it than is contained in the handbooks or Science of Survival, and [...]