The passages used in this video help to convey a vivid representation of a spiritual realm not known through the senses. Such heights require a certain kind of intellect or theoretical wisdom by which to grasp such eternal principles. Some speak of this heavenly kingdom with simplicity, while others like Plotinus use a more abstract language to describe the source of existence. Like mathematics you can’t ascend the ladder of knowing without mastering the elementary. Just as arithmetic is prior to algebra & calculus, so is civic virtue prior to purifying & intellectual virtue. Not all are endowed with the same capacity for comprehension and neither can that which resides unperturbed be comprehended by its lesser. Yet we are led to believe – quite literally and figuratively – that the beginning and end of all causes is an image of that supernal Light.
Love & light,