In general, cultures, like species, perpetuate each other when ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny, as this diagram illustrates. But such an evolutionary process is no longer viable, as many people in the world today are well aware.
However, actually living in the Age of Light is extremely difficult because the prevailing culture, which we are all carrying within us as conditioning, personal as well as collective, still has immense power to hold us back.
Addressing this critical issue is the raison d’être for the Alliance for Mystical Pragmatics. If we are not to be pulled back by the fear and ignorance of tyrannous democracies, we need to cocreate a critical mass of awakening individuals, recognizing that the only way forward for humanity is to awaken to Total Revolution in Vimala Thakar’s words.
As David Bohm said in an interview in 1985, when talking about J. Krishnamurti’s enlightened approach to education, if we do not question our forebears’ assumptions and beliefs, then humanity is not a viable species.