What History Tells Us

History tells us that creation myths evolve and change. It also says that people can believe enough in their version of creation myth to kill people for that myth or because their version of myth differs just a little. If I say that quantum fluctuations in the void and the big bang is a creation myth some people might get offended. In two thousand years’ time the story of cosmogenesis might differ significantly, and the archaeologists of the future might marvel at the underground temple at CERN. Nobody two thousand years ago could imagine anything like the Large Hadron Collider.

What will humanity, if still existing, be like in 4022? I’ll wager it will be very different from what it is like now.

History also shows us that the adamant and the insistent can be proven wrong in the course of time, yet people don’t stop being adamant and insistent. The desire to soap box is strong in some and they profess their opinions to all and sundry. People can do this about subjects they have no personal experience in. There are know-it-alls who know far less than they imagine and who are largely unaware about the depth of their profound ignorance.

There is a trend in new age circles to seek some kind of scientific legitimacy. Some therein borrow scientific terms and use them incorrectly. Rather than adding legitimacy it makes things smack of quackery. I can use my username because I am something of a geek / yogi superposition. I am not a quantum sized object. I know enough about quantum mechanics to understand what I am doing; it is my little joke. I am not a “quantum” dishwasher tablet, nor do I have laser focus. In general lasers are collimated and not focused. A laser beam can be focussed by a lens or mirror. A dishwasher tablet is a macroscopic non quantum object. History tells us that certain words are fashionable for a while, they then pass from usage or become mundane. Quite why a ~100 year old concept, quantum, is still groovy, eludes me.  

What does history tell us? Many of the things we are dead certain of and convinced about are on many levels wrong and misinterpretations. There is fashion and the herd sets the “allowable” current temporary version / interpretation of reality.


A Treatise on Cosmic Fire – Stanzas of Dzyan by Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul

Stanza II

“AUM,” said the Mighty One, and sounded forth the Word. The sevenfold waves of matter resolved themselves, and varied forms appeared. Each took its place, each in the sphere ordained. They waited for the sacred flood to enter and to fill.

The Builders responded to the sacred sound. In musical collaboration they attended to the work. They built in many spheres, beginning with the third. Upon this plane their work commenced. They built the sheath of atma and strung it to its Primary.


“AUM,” said the Mighty One. “Let now the work proceed. Let the Builders of the air continue with the plan. “

The Deva-Lord and Builders upon the plane of air worked with the forms within that sphere which is reckoned mainly theirs. They wrought for union, each in his group assigned. The moulds grew fast beneath their hands.

The sacred plane of juncture, the fourth great plane, became the sphere within the greater circle which marked the goal for man.


“AUM,” said the Mighty One, He breathed forth to the fifth, the plane which is the burning-ground, the meeting place for fire. This time a cosmic note is heard beneath the sound systemic. The fire within, the fire without, meet with the fire ascending. The guardians of the cosmic fire, the devas of fohatic heat, watched o’er the forms that formless stood, waiting a point in time.

The builders of a lesser grade, devas who work with matter, wrought at the forms. They stood in fourfold order. Upon the threefold levels in empty silence stood the forms. They vibrated, they responded to the key, yet useless stood and uninhabited.


“AUM,” said the Mighty One, “let the waters too bring forth.” The builders of the watery sphere, the denizens of moisture, produced the forms that move within the kingdom of Varuna. They grew and multiplied. In constant flux they swayed. Each ebb of cosmic motion increased the endless flow. The ripple of the forms was seen.


“AUM,” said the Mighty One, “let the Builders deal with matter.” The molten solidified. The solid forms were built. The crust cooled. The rocks congealed. The builders wrought in tumult to produce the forms of maya. When the rocky strata were completed the work stood in completion. The builders of the lowest grade announced the work was finished.

Forth from the rocky strata emerged the covering next. The builders of the second agreed the work was done. The first and second on the upward way stood forth in fourfold form. The inner five was somewhat seen by those whose sight was keen.


“AUM,” said the Mighty One, and gathered in His Breath. The spark within the peopling third impelled to further growth. The builders of the lowest forms, manipulating densest maya, merged their production with the forms built by the watery ones. Matter and water merged produced the third in time. Ascension thus progressed. The builders worked in union. They called the guardians of the fiery zone.  Matter and water mixed with fire, the inner spark within the form were blended all together.

The Mighty One looked down. The forms met His approval. Forth came the cry for further light. Again He gathered in the sound. He drew to higher levels the feeble spark of light. Another tone was heard, the sound of cosmic fire, hid in the Sons of Manas. They called to their Primaries. The lower four, the higher three, and the cosmic fifth met at the great inbreathing. Another sheath was formed.


My Note: This is a from of creation “myth” esoterically expressed.

A Treatise on Cosmic Fire – Section Three – Division C – Seven Esoteric Stanzas


(From Archive 63)

PATH VII. The Path of Absolute Sonship.

That which hath no beginning and no end; That which is seen and yet remains unknown; That which we touch and yet find unattained, That is the One Who passeth on His WAY.

That which we call the Father and the Son; That which we deem too high for words to grasp; That which the Mother deems her Lord and God, That is the One Who mounts the cosmic stair.

That which is seen when each point of heavenly light sends out its beam upon the midnight blue; That which we hear in every cosmic note and sense beneath the sound of every form, That is the One Who chants the heavenly lay and lends His light to swell the cosmic fire.

That which is known by every Son of God, who masters step by step the Path of Gold; That which is heard by every deva lord who hears the Word go forth as the aeons pass away; That which sounds forth the triple cyclic AUM, reserving yet another sound for higher cosmic planes, That is the One unknown, the Unrevealed, the One Who chants a note within a cosmic chord.

That which in every aeon cometh forth and passeth through His cycle upon a cosmic Path; That which in greater kalpas will play a godlike game; That which in all the cosmic spheres is called “the One above the Son of violet hue,” That is the One Who shineth in the galaxy of stars.

Such is the One to Whom the sons of glory give everlasting homage as He passes on His WAY. To Him be glory as the Mother, Father, Son, as the One Who hath existed in the past, the now and That which is to come.

Creation Myths

Every age has its creation myths. They do not necessarily concur. A fair part of the current population is relatively comfortable with the so-called Big Bang theory based upon electromagnetic measurements and some pretty darned fancy and expensive instruments. Thanks to a TV programme and a catchy tune, passing knowledge of it is widespread. But we don’t know for sure the fate of our current universe. Will it expand forever? Will it crunch?

What we are talking about is the manifested universe and the manifesting universe. It is in many ways all about matter, stuff.

It is not beyond the realms of possibility that a society in 2000 years from now would look back and say “gee weren’t they quaint to think like that. Did they not notice the gaping holes in their theories?”

Do we not poke fun at the flat earthers and those who imagine that the heavens rotated around our earth?

We are unique, our creation myths are the only ones in history to be right and accurate ever. We are so clever…

In times when the most powerful country on the planet has reverted to Abrahamic versions of theology and with blinkers. {You can’t kill a foetus, but you can carry a gun and execute people by lethal injection.} The world looks more than a little crazy. A technologically advanced society has stone age dogmatic tendencies.

I have just typed a question into Google. “What came before the big bang?” There is no definitive answer, there is guesswork and speculation.

I’ll speculate any humanoid from the future looking back would judge our current behaviour as ludicrously wanton, bellicose and stupid. Humanity is investing its time and effort into all the wrong things. They will find our warships, our nuclear bunkers and missiles. They will see the money invested in stealth bombers. They might note the time and effort sending people to Mars. {Eventually}

What they won’t see is desalination plants, massive Silicon solar farms, huge wind farms and local moderate sized nuclear power plants or fusion reactors.

The money spent on bellicose “defence” is not being used to face the needs of humanity.

A future society might look at our times as dark, bellicose and escapist. It might call it the wanton ages.

We all know there is climate change, but what do we do. We fly off on holiday and take foxtrotting selfies which we put up on social media. “Hey, I am a green vegan tree hugger. Look at my Brazilian butt lift and my air miles bonus points.”

This is the age of the wanton ostrich with its head deep in the sand.

If there are any humans left in 2000 years’ time what do think they would make of the way we are living now?

Would they be impressed?