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Cosmos & Consciousness By Ronald Thomas West, Bookmark 30


[This is the final bookmark. The endnotes will be posted separately. JL]

A non-western interpretation of European cultural based mentality

The nature of the European based cultural mentality can be illustrated precisely like this:

Draw a parallel set of horizontal lines and below them place a dot (eye) at the bottom of the page. From this eye, draw an array of arrows (like a peacocks tail when spread) pointing upward towards the parallel lines and give the arrows names: Success, Failure, Right, Wrong, Light, Dark, Good, Evil, Praise, Punishment, Sacred, Profane, Winner, Loser, Male and Female.

Between the parallel lines write these words: Self-Image, Fear and Ego.

Above the parallel lines is a field where you write two words: Unseen Reality.

All European cultural based mentality (regardless of race, religion or creed) is trained from infancy or one could say ‘shaped’ to become imprisoned below the horizon of the parallel lines.

Theirs’ is a complex matrix of illusion consisting of culturally inculcated denial founded on a deceit constructed in false self-image.

The field ‘Unseen Reality’ above the parallel lines of the artificially constructed horizon occupies 90% of the page.

For the European cultural mentality (includes the USA and much of today’s world exterior to Europe, via colonialism, forced western educations and subsequent social contagion), the parallel lines serve as a mirror and they are convinced reality only exists within the severely constrained and misshapen perceptual prism they have culturally created for themselves (and are largely unaware they do this.)

How this came about was the fusion of Plato’s misogyny (denigration of female intelligence principles) with the Judeo-Christian archetype myth ‘The Fall.’ It would not matter whether you were an Atheist, Christian, Jew, Satanist or astro-physicist with an IQ of 170, all are subject to the reality-perception limitations created by cultural shaping, from infancy, of the light/dark duality. This duality (split) is reflected in the personalities of those high IQs in science who can see no oxymoron in the fact of any proposed ‘saved by science future’ is relying on the culture and mentality producing the technologies destroying us, to save us.

With the cultural denial of female intelligence and consequent male mono-sexual narcissistic (or ego-self-image) mentality, the European based cultural ego’s logic is carried to insane collective extreme incapable of solving the problems it creates. As a metaphor (simplified view) we can say with fully one half (an entire brain actually, we each have a ‘pair’ of brains) of intelligence repressed, factoring in a ‘flipped’ Gestalt principle, 10% of intelligence is available for utility to the European based cultural thinking, and this easily exposes the culture and science which has set out to destroy our planet through exploitation of nature as SEVERELY RETARDED …Stephen Hawking, Richard Dawkins, Hillary Clinton and Angela Merkel inclusive. The women who reach advanced levels in European based culture are as pathologically erect in ego-selfimage i.e. Acquired Ego-Priapism Syndrome or AEPS (pronounced ‘apes’) as any Western male.

Now, even as quantum mechanics proves Plato wrong* the European science blindly pushes into unseen reality, and because there are no cultural reference points, their science cannot grasp the consequence of going where there is no cultural understanding, not knowing how to navigate the unseen reality. Whether (among other possibilities) Environmental Collapse (fused Plato/The Fall), a Large Hadron Collider creating ‘stranglets’ or ‘strange matter’ (Plato, primarily) or Armageddon (The Fall, primarily), how do you envision ending our world’s existence?

This is the construct and consequence of European male hierarchy and we all will meet our demise on account of it, future generations inclusive:

“In 1918 Christian missionary A. McG. Beede took Yale graduate Harry Boise to the Standing Rock Sioux and Turtle Mountain Chippewa reservations on separate occasions, where Boise explained scientific ideas to tribal leaders. Beede wrote in his report that both groups immediately understood the concepts without difficulty, saying: “There is no difficulty in leading an old Teton Sioux Indian to understand the ‘scientific attitude’ that the processes that give rise to phenomena may be more and more known by man and may be, to some extent, controlled by man, and that in this way the forces of nature may become a mainspring of progress in the individual and in the human race. The idea of atoms and electrons is easy and pleasing to an old Indian, and he grasps the idea of chemistry.”

-Vine Deloria, Evolution, Creationism, and Other Modern Myths

The two tribal groups spokesmen replied to Harry Boise, following discussion among themselves:

”The ’scientific view’ is inadequate to explain … how man is to find and know a road along which he wishes and chooses to make this said progress, unless Manitoo by his spirit, guides the mind of man, keeping human beings just and generous and hospitable”

-Rising Sun, Chippewa

“The knowledge and use of any or all the powers of the objects on Earth around us, is as liable to lead a man wrong as to lead him right, because it is merely power, with no way of knowing how to use it correctly- except that spirit is with a man’s spirit for the light”

-Red Tomahawk, Sioux

Moral of this story would be, the Eurocentric Western Civilization, having sleep-walked off a cliff, it will be a bit late to wake up in free fall.

* The theoretical physicist Bernard d’Espagnat states: “The doctrine that the world is made up of objects whose existence is independent of human consciousness turns out to be in conflict with quantum mechanics and with facts established by experiment.”

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Ronald Thomas WestJuly 18, 2016 3:53 PM UTC

'White' is a state of mind in the world-view where I'm located. It has little to nothing to do with skin color and nearly everything to do with mentality. A few millions of Black Africans speak French. Many of them speak only French. Likely they are more similar than dissimilar in their thinking to yourself. The same could be (is, actually) true of millions of 'people of color' around the globe. The ready evidence is the western ('White' Europe) model that has overtaken the world, particularly in regards to the psychology behind the technology and economics exploiting nature. 'Sustained Development' is precisely the principle of cancer and that's what we see on the macro-cosmic scale. The planet is dying before our eyes and it is the 'White' mentality (Europe), rooted in the so-called 'Industrial Revolution' has infected the planet is the underlying cause.

Insofar as your 'levitating the pentagon' example, that's just more 'White' mentality, about as useful as some tantric yogi lifting one hundred pounds of weight with his erection. Only the yogi is actually able to 'pull it off' (pun intended.)

Are a few surviving tribes killing the Amazon? I don't think so. They would appear not to be so stupid as that.

It's not necessary to cling to being 'White' no matter your skin pigment or lack thereof. But that you don't get it, is clear from the fact you're hung up on skin color and can't see the origins or fact of 'White' mentality irrespective of color. You are welcome to cling to being 'White' Sam J. But consider chimps demonstrate more social intelligence than the whole of the European (read 'White') mentality on the road to killing us all off.

Ron out -
Sam J.July 17, 2016 6:59 AM UTC

I had forgotten that Rousseau sent his children to their deaths. I'm not inclined to think highly of Rousseau. My comment was not to say that all is material. I don't believe this. Yet most of what we can work with is material. I'm reminded of the protest crowd during the Vietnam war era that surrounded the Pentagon and were going to levitate it with their minds. Maybe mind control of material things works but it doesn't work very well on the Pentagon.

Your footnote"* The theoretical physicist Bernard d’Espagnat states: “The doctrine that the world is made up of objects whose existence is independent of human consciousness turns out to be in conflict with quantum mechanics and with facts established by experiment.”"

I agree with this is a very small way but not in the way it's used frequently which more in the levitating Pentagon way. There are other explanations for action at a distance that require no hocus pocus. Dewey B. Larson's "Reciprocal theory" being one that impresses me. Not that I'm smart enough to judge.

I do know that I have found water sources with a couple of bent coat hangers. I have no idea how but they moved exactly over the water source. So I do know that there is more to things than the eye can see.

What bothered me the most is,"...Between the parallel lines write these words: Self-Image, Fear and Ego.

Above the parallel lines is a field where you write two words: Unseen Reality.

All European cultural based mentality...Theirs’ is a complex matrix of illusion consisting of culturally inculcated denial founded on a deceit constructed in false self-image.

The field ‘Unseen Reality’ above the parallel lines of the artificially constructed horizon occupies 90% of the page...".

I'm fed up with the attacks on White people. I don't believe that people in African villages or the Amazon rain forest or any other far away place have some special super knowledge that us foolish Whites can't understand. That somehow we're just blind fools and if only we would worship these people in the jungle, maybe smear cow dung on our heads or wash in a river full of floating dead bodies and waste like the Indians do we will be free.
Ronald Thomas WestJuly 14, 2016 5:33 PM UTC

Hi Sam J

I got a smile when I read your comment. Perhaps (or not) James will spare his readers my 'perverts of western philosophy' series, if you want to go there, here's my short take on Rousseau:

https://ronaldthomaswest.com/2015/04/09/jean-jacques-rousseau/

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Sam J.July 14, 2016 12:33 AM UTC

There's something in this but it's a very little something. It's mostly Rousseauian nature and primitive Man worship philosophy.

I've been watching this documentary movie Elsewhere. It's about what primitive people or people who live in challenging environments do day to day. I can see how if you're bored out of your mind, as you would be with just desert or ice to look at, you could see how everything is connected as your mind wondered. And I'm not saying that this isn't true but the idea that the "White" Man can't get this is just more anti-White babble.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0306768/

The movie is interesting although a little slow at times.