VERITOPIA Sword In Stone

Alchemy &
Natural-Law



The Seven Deadly Sins

The Seven Deadly Sins are an obvious candidate for the Universal-Plan. I'll include the Seven Virtues too. Let's see if it fits...

Note: The point of this article is not to discuss the morality of these concepts, it's the fact that these ancient ideas do fit well into the UP, and so provide more evidence that it was known of in previous times.

I propose that the UP is the real 'Theory of Everything', and was once the science/religion of a world-wide civilisation.


Principle Function Sin (Yin) Virtue (Yang) Notes

Fire
Will, Desire, Intent Wrath / Anger Patience We get angry when our will is denied.
[love of ones own will]

Voice
Make Will into Law Envy Kindness Envy/kindness inevitably involves voice: 'I wish...'.
[love of status]

Air
Law, Path, Design Greed Charity Law is our rules we live by.
Is the rule to aquire, or to provide?
[love of receiving]

Heart
Make Law into Action Pride Humility Pride is experienced in the heart.
("His heart swelled with pride.")
[love of self]

Water
Action, Power, Motion Gluttony Temperance Water corresponds to stomach, and must involve action, thus Gluttony.
[love of food/consumption]

Sex
Bring Earth into Motion Lust Chastity These are clearly related to the Sex principle.
[love of sex]

Earth
Location, Locomotion Sloth Diligence Sloth is passivity, and this is the 'rest-day'...
[love of rest]


It does seem to fit pretty well, and the sin/virtues mirror each other approriately.

So, again I would argue that the Universal-Plan does seem to provide a consistent system by which we can analyse & categorise all aspects of the human experience.

Is it really the 'Theory of Everything' we've been looking for? Let me know your thoughts...




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