> Graham is speaking about the dichotomy between spirituality and
> materialism in present society, and how this trend was foretold
> by the ancient hermetic texts.
> In ancient societies (not just Egypt) spirituality was an
> inherent part of society, and woven into every decision of
> everyday life to ensure morality (as opposed to legality.) Yet
> today we have the converse - it is legality that is woven into
> every facet of our actions as opposed to morality.
> As Vaclav Havel said, 'While we have infinitely more knowledge
> about the workings of the universe than our ancestors did, it
> seems they knew something more essential about it, an
> understanding that eludes us. While our unread data gathers
> moss on hard drives, our relationships' slow rot betrays our
> trust in the fusillade of thought.'
> Hope that made sense...
Is it known when this lament was written?
Post Edited (09-Dec-12 03:00)