Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Ringing Cedars, Anastasia, the greatest thoughts come from within

My mom gave me these very interesting books for my birthday. 4 books from the Ringing Cedars series by Vladimir Megre. There are 7 in all but when she sent them only 4 had been translated into English.. I see from the website that Book 5 is available now.

http://www.ringingcedars.com/


I will elaborate later on the books but one thought in particular is staying with me.. it is how we usually assume that to become educated.. to gather great thoughts etc we should go to school.. get a degree, or many. While in actuality it is just the opposite.. the greatest thoughts really come from within. Learning from others & schools really encourage thinking in the box, even if they say they are not. I think we already contain all the thoughts, all of the wisdom in the universe is already programmed within each one of us.. and it is actually an easier process to go out to get informaton than to go in. Most of the greatest wisdom has come from recluses. Jesus took himself away from his disciples many times to go into the forests or mountains to be alone. Moses went to the mountain top and came back with great wisdom. Anastasia herself lives alone in the forest.. and she mentioned a few reclusive enlightened Russian guys who were the basis of great religions etc. Siddhartha Gautama (Buddah) spent 7 years alone in the forest before coming out with his set of teachings which became known as Buddhism. Echart Tolle sat on a park bench for years. Henry David Thoreau spent much time alone in the woods to gather his wisdom. Odin hung fromt he tree of life for 9 days and then gathered the Runes.. it just seems that academia is thought of as the end all - be all of education and maybe doing the opposite, getting away from the classroom and people, and going into the forest or something might be more beneficial for humanity.

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1 comment:

lorrayne said...

i very much agree