Dark Matter

Plato defended the idea that Mind exists as the fundamental substance of the universe, and the mystical system of Plotinus best describes its function in a physical universe. Science now reveals the discovery of an unknown substance that may actually be a co-discovery of the missing mental stuff of reality on a huge scale. Perspective must be maintained in this system based on solar creation. The vast universe contains an assortment of objects both well known, and extraordinarily strange. Our...

Applied Astrology

The word astrology is one of the most familiar in the English lexicon, and also the least understood. Even astrologers differ among themselves about basic principles and fundamental concepts. To avoid misunderstanding about what astrology means in the context of this paper, what follows should answer the question of how the application of astrology is to be understood. Astrology is the study of planetary influences and their effect on the world and everything in it. Astrology is usually limited...

The One And The

The ONE is the cornerstone and foundation for the rest of the System, and least understood of the three hypostases. It is easy to describe its physical qualities by what we observe of most stars, but more difficult to describe its mental attributes since we can only say what they are not. We usually do not think of the physical form of the human body without considering the mental states that denote it as something special, namely, a thinking being that obviously cannot observe its own thought...

Astrology And Psychology

Astrology has its origin within the mists of ancient times, and was studied almost universally by most advanced cultures and civilizations. At an early age in history observers were able to distinguish between stars and planets, and chart their motion through the heavens. Cultures that kept accurate records were able to predict where the planets would be at any given time, and the horoscope came into being. In the Western world it was the early Greeks that clothed the other worlds with...

The System Of Plotinus

Plotinus is considered to be the father of Neo-Platonism, that period of time during the third century AD when Plato's thought was enjoying a revival of interest due to the growth of Christianity. Plotinus was born in Egypt about AD 204. He became impassioned for philosophy at the age of twenty-eight, and sought out the most highly respected professors teaching in Alexandria. He always came away discouraged until a friend suggested the philosopher Ammonius Saccas. Plotinus attended a lecture,...