> My only comment regarding to what I think you may
> believe now are two-fold: if your Gnosticism has
> anything to do with the traditional teachings of
> Jesus, is that you seem to have a very uphill
> climb convincing others that Jesus thought of the
> Father in any remotely "evil" terms.
Do these look like the traditional teachings from Jesus? I think so.
Here is the real way to salvation that Jesus taught.
Matthew 6:22 The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.
John 14:23 Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.
Romans 8:29 For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
Allan Watts explain those quotes in detail.
Joseph Campbell shows the same esoteric ecumenist idea in this link.
The bible just plainly says to put away the things of children. The supernatural and literal reading of myths.
Thinking of traditions overall.
Luke 11:52 Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered.
Mark 7:13 Making the word of God of none effect through your tradition, which ye have delivered: and many such like things do ye.
I see Jesus as anti tradition and religion.
I get that from his saying, when they wanted to stone a man for working the Sabbath, that the Sabbath was created for man and not man for the Sabbath.
I extrapolate from that that Jesus would also say that religions and traditions are created for man and not man for them.
To think that all traditional thinking is good is foolish.