Episode:Existential Deity—God the Spirit (Part 4)

From Symmetry of Soul

Much as the Universal Father draws all personality to himself, and as the Eternal Son attracts all spiritual reality, so does the Conjoint Actor exercise a drawing power on all minds; he unqualifiedly dominates and controls the universal mind circuit. All true and genuine intellectual values, all divine thoughts and perfect ideas, are unerringly drawn into this absolute circuit of mind.

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Keywords: Urantia, Mind Gravity, The Universal Absolute, Universe Reflectivity, The Supreme Mind

Opening thought: The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I called to the Lord, who is worthy of praise, and I have been saved from my enemies...He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters. He rescued me from my powerful enemy, from my foes, who were too strong for me. Psalms 18

Closing thought: Don't try to figure out the science of this first. Use your inner life to pick up on the truth of what's being said first.

Summary by Kermit

Commentary after Review

Briefly we discussed the phenomenon of antigravity, making distinction between

  1. the bottom-up technological attainment of such capabilities as suggested by the adaptations of the race of nonbreathers to living on a planet without an atmosphere, and
  2. the power beings who possess antigravity prerogatives innate in their created nature.

This led to a wider ranging conversation involving reality and Deity. Phenomena and experiences which defy reality analysis we might call mystery. With the help of our revelation and its disclosures of Deity we have another concept frame in which to consider apparent mystery. SoS suggests when confronted with some mystery which defies reality-analysis, first consider the context of the whole and look for some transcendent level of reality exerting some influence. Further, look for the Deity influence which encompasses the whole and conditions and qualifies the constituent reality parts.

Personality itself is a Deity influence on an individual’s reality. While invocation of the concept of Deity might be interpreted as kicking the magic-mystery “can” down the road, Deity can be analyzed within itself and logical explanations derived for some of these so-called mysterious phenomena.

Our discussion continued examining the bottom-up view of the discipline of philosophy as a superadditive consequence of the interpretations of science and religion, in contrast with the top-down methods of inquiry whereby reality is viewed in its philosophic wholeness, from which vantage point the unity mode (religion) and the individuality mode (science) can be discerned. On advanced evolutionary worlds science and religion do not exist as separate disciplines. Seeking the truths of existence from a starting point transcendent of reality is not natural. It requires revelation.

9:6 The Mind Gravity Circuit

The disclosure that the Third Source and Center maintains a personal and perfect contact with all physical, morontial, and spiritual creatures of mind endowment in creation should disabuse us of thinking we have genuinely private thoughts. The drawing power the Conjoint Actor exerts on all minds is in like manner to how the Father draws all personality to himself, and the Son attracts all spiritual reality.

Listen carefully to the discussion cuing off of the use of Deity nomenclature in the revelators’ attempts to guide the student in recognition of the reciprocal relationships viewed together of the of the Conjoint Actor’s “He” nature as Source and Center of mind, and the “She” nature of the Infinite Mother Spirit’s Center and Source of mind.

As an absolute, mind gravity can operate independently of material or spiritual gravity, but wherever and whenever they impinge, mind gravity always functions. Also, personality gravity can encompass a material creature in which the three gravities are associated. But, even impersonal beings endowed with mind can think and experience consciousness.

Another lengthy discussion attempted to address the question as to how a material-mind creature can be personalized if (as we have asserted) personality is spirit pattern. How can personality function in the absence of spirit? Listen to the recording. The clue is to be found in one of the unrevealed triodities, plus the fact that on Paradise matter and spirit are indistinguishable one from the other.

Also included in the above-mentioned discussion is an exploration of the distinctions and kinship of personality and selfhood.

Further mention of the triodities was made in attempting to address the nature of beings who do not appear to be pure spirit beings. The presence of absonite influence was cited to account for the beings referred to as semi-material and quasi-physical.

The revelators conclude the section confessing their partial understanding of mind with one thing of which they are sure: The Infinite Spirit is the perfect expression of the mind of the Creator to all creatures; the Supreme Being is the evolving expression of the minds of all creatures to their Creator.

9:7 Universe Reflectivity

Reflectivity, representing the most complex interassociation of all phases of existence to be found in all creation, and focalizing on Paradise gives the universe rulers realtime knowledge of remote conditions instantaneously, simultaneously with their occurrence.

Reflectivity is characterized by the unique and exceptional unification of all three lines of spirit, physical energy, and mind as they are anchored in the Son, Paradise, and the Third Source respectively.

Our discussion was one of the more complex explorations of the revelation I can recall, and which I confess is one of the least understood by me. An oversimplified expression of reflectivity was presented in the idea that it is a result of the joint function of the Supreme Mind of the Supreme Being (a downstepped expression of the Absolute Mind) and the Absolute Mind of the Conjoint Actor.