Ancient Gods and Paradigm Shifts Towards the Omega Point

Ancient Gods and Paradigm Shifts Towards the Omega Point

Despite the global confusion and political unrest apparent throughout the world today, humankind might very well be on the brink of a paradigm shift in human consciousness. Indeed, the unrest may even be the proof that such a shift has already begun. There are distinct lenses through which historians can view patterns of psychological and philosophical upheaval. One method is the A / B / A1 stage-pattern of spiritual growth. By employing this method progress can be discerned in areas that reveal humankind’s understanding of who we are and where we are going:

Neanderthal man (Fotolia)

Neanderthal man (Fotolia)

A-Stage: The Age of Religion

This stage consisted of a world rich in dreams and magic. An early ancestor, some 40,000 years ago, had a vision. Did it suddenly appear in his consciousness in the form of a spiritual insight? Was it perhaps inspired by a mushroom he ate? Did he ingest a natural chemical that, for a moment at least, expanded the filters that had evolved in his brain—filters now referred to as the senses of smell, sight, touch, taste and hearing—that up until that moment kept too much reality from flooding his mind with information that might have distracted him when he most needed to be alert to the approach of a predator? Was he now open to a sixth sense—metaphysical discernment?


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