Here are some excerpts from replies to comments on the blog entry 177 by Michel Potay.
“…Politics and its mother religion want to be done with problems of conscience, but we on the contrary force ourselves to awaken this conscience. I even heard a person I encountered while seeking penitents say that intelligence was going extinct and should be replaced with instinct. ‘What instinct’, I asked. ‘The animal instinct of course’, they replied. ‘No’, I said, ‘we are not animals, but men with a conscience. No animal has a conscience. They live in a universe of signals. We live as Children of God, that is to say intelligent, and we can reawaken this conscience as one stirs up a fire.’”
23aou16 177C11 Réponse
“I believe that nothing is possible on the level of society as long as we have not succeeded in spreading the idea that first man must personally change his life (RA 30/10-11).”
25aou16 177C18 Réponse
“…Our penitence is anarkhia, since it rejects the power of evil in all of its forms. We shall soon engage in the hardest striving for Good within us, around us, on Earth. Politics seeks a cohesion of the masses under the law, police, courts of justice, but we work towards renewing the value of individuality and liberty—two of the five gifts God gave Adam, creating his spiritual nature: love, speech, creativity, liberty and individuality—and thus we must literally re-create the world and re-create ourselves…”
25aou16 177C21 Réponse
…Yes, « the world will change in the assembly or will not change ». In our assembly, the loop will be joined, that is to say that the process of penitence will have caused Evil to disappear and will have installed Good. We have created and begun our assembly with The Revelation of Arès as a starting point which encourages us to refuse the hypocrisy, conscious or very often unconscious, of the religious Jews, Christians, Muslims or others, who while believing they are combating Evil, often without realising it, exercise a form of Evil which is paralysis, a mummification of faith. Faith is Life. To immobilize it by wrapping it in the bandages of dogma is Evil, that is to say, something which inhibits the march towards Life.
In the assembly we localized the first cause of Evil which is fear of one another which must be replaced by love of one another. Was not barbarism born from the fear of one another? One destroys the other, be it physically or intellectually, one destroys all that he does out of fear of him and what he does, one wants to remain as one is, without evolving, because one is fine, just like those with a toothache fear the dentist and prefer to stay home, feeling better with their pain than they would feel under the dentist’s drill. We have installed the dentist’s drill, penitence. In that way we are really combating Evil, beginning with the Evil within; we are not satisfied with believing, we act, we do. Thus we strive, as does The Revelation of Arès, “to lead men to discover that love, reason, conscience and action in liberty, tools given to men from God’s very own Hand, will re-create the planet.” Since most men do not understand because their minds are lacking the door through which action upon themselves might pass, the action of change, we strive for the moment to find those whose minds are not hermetically closed, those where that door exists, even if it is only a small louver window, those we call the ripe ears of grain.
30aou16 177C32 Réponse
“…our political era seeks to eliminate the private individual in order to install what I call a standard man, who has no personality, who lives according to social standards decided by those in power, no longer plays any role, is nothing more than a human machine with interchangeable functions. Those in power can dominate that man. Those in power cannot exercise their domination on men like us, men who rediscover their liberty, each one his own, each one the creator of himself, each one the image and likeness of the Creator…”
01sep16 177C37 Réponse
Translated by djd
Link to the original blog entry 177 in English:
We had some technical difficulties, but did what we set out to do. Watch the bird…
Here is a close-up:
La Liberté Absolue… une construction permanente, une dynamique… non un état
Absolute Liberty… permanent construction, dynamic…not a state.
Ma Main ne pousse pas les pieds des hommes… ils vont ou ils ne vont pas.
La Révélation d’Arès XXXVIII/8
My Hand does not drive men’s feet….they go or they do not go.
The Revelation of Arès XXXVIII/8
Here is the smaller window:
Le Créateur nous a montré la Voie, Il n’a pas dit qu’Il la gravirait à notre place…
The Creator has shown us the Way, He didn’t say He would climb it for us.
Later in the day, we realized something was missing, it looked rather austere, so we added some colour:
L’homme n’est Homme que libre
Man is man only when free.
« Je n’élève pas de force. Mon Bras attend au bout du bras d’homme ; il Le saisit s’il veut » (Révélation d’Arès XXX/6)
“I do not raise anyone forcibly. My Arm waits at the end of man’s arm ; he grasps It if he wants to.” The Revelation of Arès XXX/6
In the small side window:
La liberté absolue ! La seule liberté inscrite dans la nature humaine.
Absolute freedom ! The only freedom which is part of human nature.
« Ma Parole comme un poulain agile courant vers son but, libre du harnais … »
La Révélation d’Arès 10/10
« My Word like a nimble foal running straight to its goal, free from the harness… »
The Revelation of Arès 10/10
Passons de la foi traditionnelle, où l’homme croit les yeux fermés, à la liberté de comprendre et de choisir, les yeux ouverts !
Let’s cross over from traditional faith, where one believes eyes closed, into the freedom to understand and choose, eyes open !