Common Roots – International Research Center
I’m trying to answer to the E.E. questions.
She posed: “What will take place in the Int’l Review? Is it more of an arts-oriented program? It sounds as if you’re trying to attract a more general group of people for the “outer” events.”
Relevant questions. I try a synthesis, and I invite you to contribute to the dialogue. I remember that the first issue of the INTERNATIONAL REVIEW is programmed for 21 March, next Equinox, and the aim is to share the fact we are writing what we are saying is also important, because help really to make more clear the possibility to realize the Int’l Review – and an International Conference to present the matter. Of course, this is not a message to search financiary contribution.
1) internet (especially fb) allows people to conquer an international personality (our dialogue is a demonstration of this point), while in the past this was something possible just to strict élites;
2) internet allows to share contents. After all, sincerely, with the present technology, to create an Int’l Review is not to much complex: just the setting up of some original (and interesting) contents (texts and photos);
3) anthropologically, the International Review is a totem, I mean a structure which reflects personalities which desire to share their symbols (=to set a tribe)
4) if you work with anthropological / sociological instruments, universities (=the establishment) have the right to control the matter so, this could be the methodology, but not the aim, neither the core of the project;
5) if you work with magical sources you are more free, but you are subject to a labeling process
6) the idea is to inquire collective unconscious (like psychoanalysis does), searching for the common roots.
7) to make this, break the dark with light colud mean inquire the traditional doctrine to put them in open source.
And this means also to equilibrate secret with sacred, and increase respect and awareness. But it is not simple.
Talking with Richard Obdaullabi, we imagine an unitarian Holy Book, a Bible wich includes Old and New Testament and also the Quran.
And another unitarian text which includes the Four Vedas and the Tripitataka and the Loto’s Sutra.
And another one with the Siah Siaoh Cheng, the Tao and the I Ching.
And another one with the Declaration of the Universal Rights (ONU 1948) with some writs of Mahatma Gandhi as commentaries.
Rightful, Richard observed this is controversial.
Religion is controversial.
How is it possible that three books whose roots are in Abraham generates so deep divergences?
I’m not a dogmatic, and I feel that True is Simple.
So, the answer is simple: the problem is that religion are, in history, forms to control the power relationship.
The divergences come from the power.
HERE COMES THE MAIN POINT:
Inquiring mythology is not a specialist point. Inquiring mythology means inquiring our consciousness, our common roots, our common needs.
Inquiring mythology means to put in discussion the foundaments of the power and of the establishment.
If people were enlightened, they will understand that is just here the answer:
Love is the answer. Love and understanding.
peace for everyone