TO BECOME WHAT YOU ARE (Friedrich Nietzsche in Ecce Homo)
with the words: and they lived happily ever after until the end of
before gets that far the main figure has to perform difficult tasks, to
beat mighty opponents, find giants and seven-headed dragons on
path and encounter many dangers. As such everybody is the main figure
his own life. The missions you have to carry out to find the treasure
provided by life itself. The giants and dragons are your opinions, your
habits, your matters of course, your self-conceits, your interests,
convictions and apparent certainties. And they resist stubbornly and
unvincible, but it is possible. If you have beaten them you will never
see them again.
You have to
your sacred cows for they only stand in your way. Your most important
is absolute honsty, your ally the voice of your heart. Finally you will
find yourself and live happily until the end of your days.
that pain and sorrow, troubles and problems, anguish and despair just
to life. But they only belong to their way of life and if you want to
rid you have to change your life.Everything that is in your head you
learned, so everything can be unlearned. Dare to look at yourself
and be your own hero.
and thick books, no complicated words and notions, no exercises, no
no teachers or guru's. You are able to manage it yourself if only you
confidence in yourself. Honesty costs nothing.
other people. The
asked of you is to believe that if you live according to your
without any compromises you will finally awake from this wicked
and will rise above suffering and sorrow. Only this belief will save
live is so terribly simple but people make it so difficult and
world, wrapped in
darkness, cries for a new Enlightenment. This time don't forget to
unmask science, this new clouding religion.
(From our correspondent in heaven)
expedition is only
who dare to believe in themselves. He who is not willing to question
certainties and his convictions cannot join and keeps his seat. He who
thinks he cannot change yet because he is just as he is, will never
and he who never starts never will arrive. He who believes he will
find the way out, will stay wandering in the labyrinth. He who believes
in progress can never follow the track back. He who believes he can
get rid of his luggage will carry his burden to the last gasp. He who
believing will never know but he who will seek faithfully will
do to others what
you do NOT want them to do to you
need further for
yourself, firm as
to give up:
without pain and sorrowt
What is Enlightenment?
is man's release
from his self-incurred tutelage. Tuttelage is man's inability to make
of his understanding without direction from another. Self-incurred is
tutelage when its cause lies not in lack of reason but in lack of
and courage to use it without direction from another. Sapere aude!
courage to use your own reason!" that is the motto of Enlightenment.
everywhere, hate, discord,solitude, depression, terror, misery and
uncertainty, despair, aggression, trouble and problems, blood, sweat
tears. Full hospitals and jails, alcoholics and drugs-addicts, civil
tortures, 500 million dollars for armament, in 2000 years 5000 wars.
million hungering, millions of refugees, roadvictims, epidemics of
Aids, heart-diseases and V.D's. Murder and homicide, abortions,
divorces, unemployment, handicapped. Yet people claim they are well of.
You need a lot of self-deceit to sustain that claim and it is annoying
you always keep the deceiver within.
so many good things in the world people say, but that is only one side
of the picture that cannot exist without the other side. Opposite to
achievements is decay and they are joined together indissolubly. Behind
the nice facade of the affluent society is world of misery. That is the
toll mankind pays for it's short-sightedness...In this split world
is no good without evil, no winners without losers, no pros without
no achievements without decay, no richness without poverty, no God
Devil, no future without past. If you want to get rid of evil, the
the cons, the decay, the poverty, the Devil and the past, you have to
rid of the so-called good, the pros, the achievement, the richness,
God and your future.
site there are some
sign-posts from people who preceded you, that will allow you to check
you are on the right track. You will first recognize them when you have
left your standpoint. You do not change your life with your head
but by living differently. He who thinks he is just as he is will die
as he lived. He who lives oppressed will die oppressed. He who cannot
lgo now, will hardly be able to do it then.
No man has the
to determine how an other has to live. Children
are people too!
of others that do not know for sure too for they got it from others as
far back as in dark past. What you believe is never proven, you cannot
see or experience it.So people believe in theories about genetics,
and progress. Nobody sees, nobody knows it but there are many
With all those believes people talk straight what is crooked, justify
unrighteousness, excuse their misdeeds with it, explain what they do
understand and continue om the road once taken. And when there is a
that makes them get stuck they think up a new theory with new credulous
followers. He who refers to thoughts of an other, to thoughts of
before him, he who builds on theories of others and borrows his seeming
certainties from what he believes, runs away from the responsibility of
his own chimeras and life. Still the specious inventions of all that
and complicated minds, that ruled for millenia, indicate how people
live. Never man has listened to the simple, the children, the
the illiterated and the powerless.
build a crooked wall, with ill people an ill society. A crooked wall
fit no straight bricks, an ill society will not fit healthy
If you do
want to see
your children grow up in this ill and crazy society, if you want to
them from all misery you encountered yourself already, if you do not
to see them make the same mistakes you made in your own life, if you do
not want to see them get into the same mist you are in yourself, if you
want them to stay as open-minded as they are now, in short, if you
love them, something really has to change. First improve yourself,
and further until you are ready and just then, when you will be with
the world will change. If you are not willing to do that, if you think
that is impossible because the others tell you it is impossible, then
were you are but do not lament if you are not happy. If you think that
is the way you are and it is impossible to change because the scholars
tell you it is in your genes, then abdicate the responsibility for your
misery on the others and the circumstances and wallow in your
If you think you reached the maximum attainable in your life, do not
when you are not happy.
is surprising and hard to believe.You were always told that there is no
way back, that you have to continue on the way once taken, whether
like it or not, that it is impossible to fly, that your whole life is a
quest and yet you will never find, that there is no sense in asking why
for you still will get no answer, that you will never understand
and your god because you and your god are inscrutable and that you have
to resign yourself to it and you can only try to make the best of it.
so you did. You became a fellow player in the game you did not invent
rules for. You already sustained so many scars, you suffered pain and
but you thought it could not be done otherwise. Evidently, it is still
possible and there is a way out of this valley of tears. All things
been told so many times, but people never listened.
you what you ever
were. Open-minded, whole, natural, harmless, spontaneous, contented,
past and future, not hindered by any knowledge, honest and shameless.
look the way they get crumpled in the process people call education.
way they become childish grown ups, saddled with the uncomprehended
of their educators. Dishonest, caught in their convictions, driven by
will, discontented, unfree, unnatural, contradictory, internally
and lost in this self created crazy society. Always the children are
victims, everywhere they go into the same mist their parents live in.
the best intentions they expel the children from their paradises and
do not know what they do.The only thing children can learn from their
is the way it should not be. But no one ever listenedto them although
are the example of the original man and the way he should be.
always is at the expense of nature- nature always is at the expense of
|100% culture, ratio. The false and
|100% nature, feeling. The true and
is the position of our culture. The larger part of nature is sacrificed
to production, achievements, interests, egoism, false needs and
is a totally technologised earth, an illusion, wherein no nature would
be left, or a situation after a thirth world war, a barren
earth. B could be named paradise, a
to the original state, wherein man lives in harmony with himself, his
is a radical back to nature
As long as
between A en B
he is wandering, submitted to contrarieties. When you quit the herd,
fights its life-and-dead struggle for own interests, property and
in X and enter the narrow path
of dangers on your way to B,
all cultural luggage little by little, comparable to leaving Plato's
the ones staing behind will talk ill of you. At B
is the narrow gate you have to pass totally naked, without any interest
or prejudices. You first have to pay the last farthing. You have to
the whole world behind, without any compromises
= 100% ratio, thinking
= 100% feeling, conscience, etc.
If the zero
are in the same place you are adapted to society decently and fit in
it exactly. The more you get rid of your prejudices, customs,
and convictions the crosslet goes to the right. Finally you will fall
with you conscience, but you do not fit in with this unrighteous
no more. Everywhere around you you see people fighting to pull the
to the right or to the left, the environment movements to the right the
planners to the left,their conscience to the right, frights to the
love to the right, power to the left. An endless fight with victims
found in a bottle
ago in a land far away from here all people had butter upon their heads
and everybody thought is was normal. There were people with creamery
spiced butter, semi butter and an innumerable other butter blends upon
their heads but everybody
only thought his own butter was the right. About that they quarreled,
out wars and charged each other with heresy with many sharp witted
was strange that all children being born there didn't have anything at
all upon their little heads and yet all those Butterheads thought that
was beautiful. Perhaps it did remind them of their own childhood, their
lost children's paradise they secretly longed for sometimes and yet
dreamed of a child that would grow up to a worthy and adapted member of
the Butterheads. For that purpose they soon started applying themselves
to fit the child's head with a suitable layer of butter.
once in that land there was an inhabitant who was not happy. He had
much and long about his discomfort and finally arrived at the conlusion
it all was owing by his buttered
head undoubtedly. The only sensible solution he suggested was to part
his butter burden. His fellow countrymen warned him: don't do so risky,
adapt yourself, do
was resolutely and
And look: the more he freed himself from his butter the more it dawned
upon him but the more lonesome became his struggle. Until one day, at
door, as by magic the last small remnant disappeared. Nowadays it is
the scales fell from his eyes. At that time he just really realized the
craziness of the world he lived in and the strange way his fellow
behaved. He tried to talk about it. They laughed at him or got
To be not conspicious he did put butter upon his head again and played
the game but life of a unbuttered amidst butterheads is no picnic. The
thing that went to his heart at most were the children in whom he
so a lot and everywhere around him he saw them decaying unto
He became cautious as a snake and harmless as a dove and finally he
this short manual about the way to become from a butterhead man
and television spit out the symptoms of this ill society over the
and viewers. People note it and they return to the order of the day.
at the achievements, indignant of all misery and not realizing the way
they are connected to each other indissolubly experts ventilate
opinions shamelessly. Many of them point out ill spots that have to be
fought, trot out solutions and point out the guilty. We need more rules
and punishments have to become harder. All the time more power to rule
this derailing society, all the time higher dikes to bridle the waters,
all the time more rules to keep the civilians in their proper places.
people write complicated articles to solve complicated problems and the
confusion merely grows.
bridled and show it by bursting out of their artificial harnesses
or languish. Is it not high time to finally remove the harness?
of the Book"
Borges narrates about a parable of Nathaniel Hawthorne. "Therein
foresees a moment when people decide, weary with senseless heaping up,
to destroy the past. Therefore they gather in one of the extent areas
the West of America on an early evening. From all remote places on
people come to that plain. In the middle they build a gigantic funeral
pile and they feed it with all genealogical trees, with all diplomas,
all medals, with all decorations, with all warants, with all
with all coronets, with all sceptres, with all tiaras, with all purple
coats, with all baldachins, with all thrones, with all alcoholics, with
all coffee-bags, with all tea-canisters, with all cigars, with all
with all artillery, with all swords, with all flags, with all
with all instruments of torture, with all guilllotines, with all
gallows, with all precious metals, with all money, with all
with all constitutions and codes of law, with all mitres, with all
with all holy scriptures that populate and fatigue Earth nowadays.
astonished and slightly shocked watches the burning; a man with a
appearance tells him that he needs not to be happy or sad as the huge
of fire only consumes what is consumable in things. An other bystander-
the devil- remarks that the impresarios of the holocaust forgot to
the essence on the pile, that is, the human heart that holds every evil
and that they only destroyed some shapes. Hawthorn concludes as
"The heart, that little unbounded sphere, matrix of the original sin,
which crime and misery areonly some symbols. Let us purify this
sphere and the many shapes of evil that darken this visible world will
fly like phantasms , for if we only work with our reason using that
instrument to better what is tormenting us, then all of our efforts
be a dream. Such an unreal dream that it does not matter if the stake
I described so faithfully is a so- called real datum, a fire that
our hand or a dreamed up fire, a parable".
the purifying of that little sphere. Not the heart, as Borges writes,
the head. When you were a little child your head was still empty. No
convictions, knowledge, beliefs, imposed requirements and values, false
needs, laws and precepts populated the brain yet. Nothing to lose and
no fear. Everything that is learned can be unlearned, so the beginning
will be as the end again. Everything mankind befouled its own nest, the
earth, with are merely products of false needs.
not trusts himself. He who believes in others does not believe in
He who believes in theories cannot see clearly. He who pursues his
does so at the expense of the common interest. He who tries to run with
the hare and hunts with the hounds, serving two masters, will keep
his whole life. It is all or nothing.
know you are up there. I
now. I know that you are afraid. You are afraid of us. You are afraid
change. I do not know the future. I did not come here to tell you how
is going to end. I came here to tell you how it is going to begin. I am
going hang up this phone and then I am going to show this people what
do not want them to see. I am going to show them a world without you. A
world without rules and controls, without borders and boundaries. A
where anything is possible. Where we go from here is a choice I leave
for this society
fatal mistake of christianity is they turned the only guide-line for a
happy life "do NOT do to others what you do NOT want them to do to
That is why mankind lives in a world upside-down now.
The Gospel of Thomas
with the elucidations of the secret words
is not for nothing that establishment has suppressed and destroyed the
Gospel of Thomas. Properly translated "Gospel" means "joyful message"
originally it was. It is humiliating what christianity did to that
message. It merely is a wisdom scripture showing a clear and simple way
to self-knowledge, holiness and a life without pains, frights and
It is the manual to become man again, but it requires a total
honesty and righteousness.