The laws of thought in so-called “modern society” come from the Civilizations of Fire which are 2,500 years old. Now, it is perhaps time that these were replaced with other thoughts which would help us restore balance.
The Andean world has a vertical and horizontal view of life. From the vertical view unfolds the Upper World and the Underworld. From the horizontal view another complementarity takes place, that between masculine and feminine.
We have just entered the Age of Aquarius. If this were the Age of Leo, we would be able to wait for that messianic and charismatic leader who would guide and help us all. Aquarius, however, instructs us not to rely on one leader but on the power of the group.
The Andean civilisation had no use for money. Instead they applied the principle reciprocity. This article reasons how based on this, the so believed Andean golden rules: do not steal, do not be lazy and do not lie, were not really Andean but were imported by the newcomers, who in their case had a need for them.
This article reasons how 20,000 years ago, instead of being Palaeolithic hunters and gatherers living in caves, we were organised as civilisations, living mostly by the sea, not far from the Equator, and in the mist of a Golden Age.
In a world in which physical matter is fleeting and ephemeral, and the subsequent reality belongs to the spiritual realm, the conscious human being faces life like a battle, fought in order to move on toward the spiritual plane, where the soul is immortal. Such was the Toltec view.
There was a time when we only declared in words what we wanted to express, while if we simply wanted to communicate something, we did it with our thoughts. Nowadays we communicate with words, and we hope to manifest by keeping quiet. This type of communication has constrained us to the limits imposed by language.