'Dark Ascension' Chapter
The path of dark ascension lies in the world itself. The answer for one on the dark path is that it takes absolute power to relinquish absolute power, so they embark upon a path that has many names across many cultures, karma yoga, progress of science, ultimate command of artistic media… The reason they seek this sort of power, is that for everything over which they can establish control, that is one more side of themselves they have mastered.
That path of ascension, as people feel it’s properly pursued, is a mystic art. Seeking unity through harmony. The dark path of ascension is a martial art. Seeking liberation through exhaustion when all things have been confronted, all challenges faced and mastered.
“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Abraham Lincoln
“The true value of a human being can be found in degrees to which he has attained liberation from the self.” Albert Einstein
To being with a warning of sorts, this is the dark metaphysics class so the subject matter may offend though this is not my intention. With that being said, today we are talking about the dark side of ascension. Normal… Seek More
For the person on the path of dark ascension, there is no difference between their experience and their being, and it is believed that limitation and rejection of any part of ones being, even the darkest impulses, is what slows… Seek More
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I guess I consider life a practice. Do you do it daily? We all have dark moments and light moments in our lives. Ah, moments differ from movements. We do all have moments of either state, but movement tends to… Seek More
Let’s consider a tradition others might consider almost barbaric. There is a sect of Buddhist monks that practice an unusual rite of passage, mud wrestling, and I don’t mean some pseudo-erotic nonsense. I mean they get in the mud with… Seek More
Simple question. If you had the power, what would you do to create world peace? Could there be world peace without conflict? Could there be world conflict without peace? A deadly pandemic would create world peace. Well, at one time humanity… Seek More