be well, be love.
by thomas j. mitchell
the next step in human evolution will be spiritual, not physical says musician and composer thomas j. mitchell
man is no different from any other species inasmuch as he must evolve, or begin the resulting process of extinction. in this case, the evolution must be a spiritual one if man is to survive his self destructive nature of "evolution by war." before we can look at how this will done, we have to examine man's present makeup and condition so that we can observe what is required if he is to survive his downward spiral to self destruction. truth can be an elusive commodity but in this case the truth of the matter is that man has reached his physical evolutionary goal and and must look to his spiritual progress if he is to evolve any further. to do this he has to take a radical view of what he actually is and what he is not. for too long he has been educated into believing that he is a body first and foremost... a creature of the physical reality which could not be further from the truth. secondly, successive religions have educated him into believing that he is a victim of original sin leaving him with a deep-seated sense of guilt and unworthiness. one has only to take a stroll around any gallery and observe the large medieval religious paintings to get this sense of unworthiness screaming at you from the canvas! this situation which has lasted for hundreds of years has been at the root of many destructive religious wars starting with the crusades to the middle east. man has to somehow find a way out of this destructive religious loop if he is to regain his true spiritual heritage.
science, and physics in particular, are at last coming around to show the way as outlined for instance in a new book on quantum physics, by lynn mctaggart called the field, in which she discusses a number of advances in recent years referring to the zero point field which point up the spiritual rather than the physical nature of the universe. it is a must book for anyone interested in this subject. the way i have come to see it, is that we are part of a "super spectrum" of energies all obeying the same basic laws -- from the basest physical objects all the way to the spiritual aesthetic wavelengths. however, the important fact is, that beyond this point we enter the creative universe of the spirit. for each and every spiritual being on this planet, this is his or her home universe except that on this "prison planet" they have dropped below awareness of this fact. the fact of the matter is that the human being is first and foremost a spiritual being who has a body rather than being a body, and it is from that foundation that the next step in the evolution of the species must take place. certain religious dogma has trapped the being in a mythical belief system which has caused him/her to abdicate from their true spiritual condition. it sits like a schism or a buffer between the being and his true source and bars the way back to his true concept of himself as the source/creator in his own inner spiritual space. once this concept is achieved, the being will realise that he is the creator of his own mind, data and pictures and he will cease to be driven obsessively by his mind and its belief systems. when this realisation dawns, the being's viewpoint is reversed through 180 degrees and he is no longer a "creature of the physical reality" and comes to the realisation that he creates his own world. the freedom from being mind and belief-driven produces an evolved being and a new man, which in turn becomes the first step in the next evolution of the species.