Copyright © 1982-2010 John O'Loughlin
1. Illusion and Truth
2. A True Fight
3. The Divine Right
4. An Absolute Sovereignty
6. Independent Mind
8. Blessed Cold
9. Meritocratic Affairs
11. Moral Judgement
12. The Real Obstacle
14. Alternative Supersex
15. Indirect Approach
16. Last-Ditch Conservatism
17. Supernatural Synthesizer
18. Antinatural Art
19. Supernatural Art
20. Supra-natural Art
21. Realist Art
22. Antinatural Literature
23. Supernatural Literature
24. Atomic Dichotomy
25. Relative Atoms
26. A Relativistic Absolutism
30. Above Money
31. Supernatural Pitch
32. Spiritual Intimations
33. Beyond Christianity
34. Last Judgement
ILLUSION AND TRUTH
There are two ways of looking at
The origins of the Universe according to
The Big Bang theory: either as
An extrapolation from Judaic monotheism or as
An extrapolation from the superconscious in deference
To contemporary transcendental requirement,
So that its origins are conceived
As being of nobler provenance
Than perhaps they actually were.
In the first instance, we have
A Judaic abstraction; in the second ...
An example of pseudo-scientific subjectivity.
A Big Bang, just imagine it!
A divine oneness to begin with!
But we ought to know by now
That evil is never solitary,
Always acts in competition with others,
Against others, whether on the stellar level
Of absolute evil, or on the organic level
Of relative evil - an evil, in other words,
Between disparate life forms,
Or between two or more racial variations on
The same life form, as in the case of man.
Absolute evil reacts in the guise of stars,
Which diverge from one another.
Why should they have begun in unity
And duly become many?
If the emergence in the void
Of inflammable gases was possible,
Why should it only have been so
In one part of the void?
What was there to prevent simultaneous or successive
Emergences of star embryos?
And if they subsequently grew into flaming stars,
What was there to prevent the birth of smaller stars
From the reactive frictions and clashes of
The larger primal ones - some of which
Would eventually cool and harden into planets,
To bring about the rudiments of
A galactic order, and so halt
The everywhichway divergence of anarchic stars?
We know that polytheism preceded monotheism,
Since the Jews were once pagan.
They thought-up the idea of
A monotheistic Creator, from which
All the other stars 'fell',
In a 'fallen-angel' revolt against
The 'heavenly unity' of the primary star.
No doubt, most small stars
Did emerge from a larger source,
But not necessarily from only one larger source!
And today, when the Big Bang theory
Is so fashionable, we are induced to believe,
Compliments of pseudo-scientific subjectivity,
That the galactic universe is expanding (!)
Away from a central void
Which is assumed to be its place of origin,
Much as though an explosion
Once took place there
And the consequence, many millennia later,
Is an expanding universe of fully-formed galaxies,
Replete, we may suppose, with
Advanced life on certain planets!
Ah, how very neat from a mystical viewpoint,
But (quite apart from the fact that galaxies
Are never born fully-formed), somewhat baffling
From a rational or factual one!
For what is there about a central void
That should induce galaxies to tend away from it?
And why should such a divergence
Be regarded as an expansion?
And how do millions of galaxies
All diverge in the same way from a central source?
Ah, we should not be so churlish!
They no longer react against one another,
As stars used to do in the bad old days
Of Newtonian objectivity; on the contrary,
They expand mystically outward
Towards some as-yet-unglimpsed horizon
Which - though space is supposed to be curved -
They will never reach,
Since that would halt their expansion,
And an expanding universe
Cannot suddenly cease to expand.
Our sun, too, is apparently expanding outwards,
And must continue to expand until ... bah!
You know my views by now, and I won't conceive of
The diabolic universe in divine terms,
Lest I end-up regarding
The divine one diabolically,
Or altogether overlook
The existence and possibility of a divine universe!
Regarding the diabolic as though it were divine
Is a poor substitute for a truly divine orientation,
And indicates an inability or unwillingness
To abandon evil for the realm of grace.
Those of us capable of a higher allegiance
Should never confound
That which contracts and diverges
With that which expands and converges.
We shall reserve the former tendencies
For the flaming stars
And the latter ones for pure spirit.
And we shall know that it is the destiny of
The expanding/converging universe to tend towards
The divine unity of 'Point Omega'.
A TRUE FIGHT
They fight for a hard-line People's Republic,
But it isn't from the Marxist illusion
That the truth can emerge, since Communism,
Whether national or international,
Prohibits 'God building'
And won't hear of a theocratic way.
As the furthest reach of democracy,
The pseudo-democracy of a totalitarian exclusivity,
Communism signifies the materialist decadence of
A state absolutism, albeit a pseudo-state.
It will dismantle the 'bourgeois' state
In the name of the proletariat
And, if possible, destroy the Church,
Though not to put a successor in its place
(Since it regards religion as a closed issue,
Never to be resurrected
On different or superior terms).
There is only the people's state,
And in such a state only the spurious gods
Of Marx and Lenin count for anything -
A pseudo-theocracy dovetailed into
The autocratic essence of Communism.
Ah, they fight for a People's Republic,
Oblivious of the fact that such a republic,
Once established, would be a betrayal of
The true Irish people, with their theocratic bias,
Their Catholic opposition to Protestant mores.
If Catholicism were to survive in
An illogicality, Catholicism and Communism
Being ideologically incompatible.
If truly Communist, they would have no option but
To root it out in the name of the People,
So that only democratic materialism remained.
This would not be a popular move with
A majority of the Irish people, who more identify
With the Church than the State.
They would not like a materialist vacuum,
A state absolutism.
Only the decadent, the lowest elements,
The enemies of the true Irish people,
Would be content with that!
They would relish the triumph of Antichrist.
Not I, however! But then, in all honesty,
I don't see a so-called People's Republic
The majority of Irishmen would never tolerate
The undermining of their religious bias,
Their bias for theocracy, but would resolutely oppose
Any move in that materialist direction.
What, us, sell-out to Protestants,
Socialists, Communists? Never!
Better an old, moth-eaten theocracy than
A newfangled democratic absolutism!
Ah, I can just hear them! And talk of
A hard-line People's Republic with Catholicism -
What's that if not nonsense,
A veritable contradiction in terms?
We have had enough nonsense, in the past,
Not to want any more of it in the present!
We will stick to the existing soft-line republic
Which, in its liberal pluralism, at least
Allows us to stick to our religious bias.
In fact, the Church is stronger than the State in
The way it influences our lives.
This is, after all, the way we like it.
And you? Well, what can I tell them?
Those others fight in vain for a People's Republic.
Maybe one day I shall fight - democratically - for
The dismantling of republicanism in
The interests of an extension and expansion
Of theocracy towards the absolutist level of
A Social Transcendental Centre.
I would encourage the true Irish people
To vote-out democracy and vote-in
The highest theocracy, to extend their interests to
The level of the ultimate theocratic allegiance -
That of the Holy Spirit. I shall know that
Those who have remained loyal
To the true Christian Church will favour
The development of transcendentalism,
Not Marxist fundamentalism,
Such as would seem to have been derived from
That other - and false - Church.
The true Irish people are a majority in the Republic,
And a majority of that majority
Will favour Centrist salvation to Communist damnation,
Thus confirming their theocratic bias.
The Centre would take over from the Catholic Church
And arrogate state responsibility to itself,
In accordance with the absolutist requirements of
A free-electron stage of evolution.
The Centre is the only means to
The final end of the State, to the overcoming
Of state/church relativity.
We true Irishmen of good faith should view
The existing state as the means to a higher end
And, instead of foolishly deriding it, utilize it
For our higher purposes.
The Church won't step down of its own accord,
Nor should it! We need the Church,
Just as we need the existing state.
And one day the miraculous may come to pass:
The Tonean tricolour will be lowered
And the Y-like emblem of what is potentially,
If not at this point in time actually, the
True world religion of Social Transcendentalism
Be raised to take its bankrupt place.
The liberal state will have served its purpose,
And the Irish Social Transcendental Centre be born!
THE DIVINE RIGHT
Make no mistake, when sovereignty passes from
The people to a leader, when society passes from
The neutron level of Christ to
The free-electron level of the Holy Ghost,
It is 'all up' with republicanism.
You do not have a republic in which
A sovereign leader exists.
The emergence of such a person presupposes
The end of democratic republicanism,
And signifies the beginning of
Theocratic centrism and the age of theocracy.
As autocratic sovereignty preceded republicanism,
So should theocratic sovereignty succeed it.
If the autocratic ruler, as the earthly embodiment of
The Father, ruled by so-called 'Divine Right',
Then the theocratic leader, as the earthly embodiment of
The Holy Spirit, leads by 'Divine Right'.
The people's representative represents the people by
Natural right, derived from the Christian notion of
The equality of all souls, and, in a sense,
He may be regarded as
The earthly embodiment of Christ, Who, likewise,
Must be crucified and resurrected,
Or undergo periodic General Elections which
May result in his removal from office (crucifixion)
And due replacement by
A new people's representative (resurrection)
Under an alternative government.
No such relativity, however, can apply to
A leader, who, on account of his 'Divine Right',
Isn't democratically accountable to the people,
But uses them to further his divine ends,
And must remain in power on a permanent basis,
Since his absolutist status entitles him to
An 'eternity' commensurate with the Supernatural,
Is but a reflection of an Eternal Order
Beyond the comings and goings,
Risings and fallings of the temporal.
The monarch also has his 'eternity', derived from
A so-called 'divine right' appertaining to the stars
And, originally, to the central star of the Galaxy.
He is akin to a quasar on earth,
And his noblemen derive their lordly sovereignty from
The smaller stars, directly ruling over a peasantry
In microcosmic reflection of
The direct rule of suns over planets.
Trees also reflect this galactic-world-order,
And may, in some degree, be regarded as
The blueprint for an autocratic society.
However, at the opposite extreme of evolution,
The theocratic society intimates of
The otherworldly Beyond,
The leader supremely sovereign
And his closest followers, or party comrades,
Deriving their regional sovereignty from him.
These regional leaders are responsible for
The execution of such administrative tasks as
The leader deems fit to authorize,
And are directly accountable to him,
Much as the feudal nobility
Were accountable to their monarch,
To whom they swore a direct oath of allegiance.
These regional leaders, on the other hand, lead the people
On terms specified by the leader.
In a democratic society, however,
The representatives of the people, including
The Prime Minister, are directly accountable to
Those who elected them
And are in no way entitled to sovereign judgements,
All men being considered equal in reflection of
The humanist criteria applicable to
A natural order, an order
Which, with the growth of antinaturalism, is
Steadily undermined, as some men (proletariat)
Are considered more equal than others (bourgeoisie),
And a class war duly ensues,
Resulting, if taken to its ultimate conclusion, in
A communist so-called democracy.
What distinguishes a divine right from
A natural right or, for that matter,
An anti-natural right ... is
The absolutist integrity of the former,
Whether on the subatomic proton level
Of autocratic rule or, alternatively, on
The supra-atomic electron level
Of theocratic leadership.
Divine rights are either instinctual or spiritual,
In contrast to the materialist relativity of
An atomic natural right of liberal representation
Or, alternatively, the materialist absolutism of
A pseudo-atomic (neo-proton) antinatural right
Of communist representation.
The instinctual so-called 'divine right'
Is aristocratic and feudal,
The spiritual 'divine right'
Is meritocratic and centrist.
The relative materialist natural right
Is plutocratic/capitalist, and
The absolute materialist antinatural right
Profane rights, whether natural or antinatural,
Take place within a republican context,
Where the People are politically sovereign.
Divine rights, whether instinctual or spiritual,
Take place outside such a context, either in
The pre-democratic Royalist context or in
The post-democratic Centrist one,
Where the People aren't politically sovereign,
Either because they are subjects of
The reigning monarch or because they are
Religiously sovereign, depending on the context.
The end of profanity is the beginning of divinity.
Where the Centre is concerned, it is
The true divinity inspired by the Leader
Rather than the false divinity accruing to the Ruler.
The omega divinity of the Holy Spirit
As opposed to the alpha divinity of the Father.
Self-realizing salvation of the People
And not their worshipful damnation.
We have lived long enough
In the purgatory of democratic profanity.
Let us now welcome
The coming salvation of the Leader's Heaven!
AN ABSOLUTE SOVEREIGNTY
A leader leads the People towards
The goal or goals he has set for them.
He doesn't consult them,
Like a People's Representative,
Because he isn't politically accountable to them
On account of sovereignty being vested
In himself instead of in the masses.
He leads by 'Divine Right', and is, in effect,
The embodiment of the Holy Spirit,
Free from earthly bourgeois attachments.
Thus he is the antithesis of a monarch,
Whose sovereignty derived from
A very different kind of divinity -
Namely, that of the Father - and whose status
Was accordingly autocratic rather than theocratic.
The monarch ruled, he didn't lead;
He upheld natural determinism, not free will;
Respect for the Creator,
Not an aspiration towards an Ultimate Creation.
A leader, appertaining to an antithetical absolutism,
Has nothing in common with a ruler
Other than his absolute sovereignty.
There is no point of contact
Between the two extremes.
The Father and the Holy Ghost must remain separate
And indifferent to each other,
The former symbolic of pure instinct,
The latter ... of pure spirit;
The one reflecting a proton-proton reaction,
The other an electron-electron attraction;
The former before matter, the latter beyond it.
Whereas Christ, Who was said (with reason)
To signify the 'Three in One', was man
And therefore material,
A combination of protons and electrons,
A synthesis of instinct and spirit in the atomic flesh,
Closer to the proton-biased atomicity of
The Mother in the Catholic context,
A diluted Father and Holy Ghost, relative to
The compromise between state and church,
The one stemming from the autocratic Kingdom,
The other aspiring, no matter how indirectly, towards
The theocratic Centre,
A democratic materialism the mean,
Though never more so than in
The preponderating intellectuality of
The Protestant Christ, Who fights shy
Of both proton and electron extremes,
And Whose neutron bias accordingly elevates Him
Above the biased atomicity of the Mother in
A uniquely purgatorial materialism
Which is its own lunar end.
Thus as the 'Son of God',
The second, or democratic, deity in
The evolution of religion
From autocratic beginnings towards
A theocratic culmination, Christ symbolized
An atomic relativity appropriate to
A materialist age. Since relativity is ever
A compromise between disparate interests,
Whether state and church
Or party within the State
And denomination within the Church,
There can be no absolute sovereignty on
The Christian level of evolution.
Sovereignty is accordingly relative,
Which is to say vested in the masses,
Who are broadly divisible
Between bourgeois and proletarian interests,
And entitled to elect representatives
To govern on their behalf.
As Christ taught that all men were equal
(Irrespective of their elemental bent),
No one man can rule or lead in
A democratic society, though
The representation of the People's sovereignty by
One man, functioning as prime minister or president,
Is obviously permissible.
And this no less in a radical democracy
Than in a liberal one.
Only with the emergence of a Messianic equivalent,
Appropriate to the absolutism of the Holy Ghost,
Does this notion of human equality and its
Political concomitance (of democratic sovereignty)
Become questionable, subject, in the event of
His attaining power, to refutation and abandonment.
Those on the side of theocracy
Will approve of an absolute sovereignty.
Those on the side of democracy
Will reject and try to prevent it.
He will know how and where to succeed, dividing
The minority democratic chaff from
The majority theocratic wheat, as he banishes
The former and leads the latter into
His 'Kingdom', in accordance with
The theocratic principles of a Last Judgement.
Only the wheat shall be saved,
At its lowest level, which is to say,
The Cent(e)rist society of Social Transcendentalism,
The Centre succeeding both state and church.
Those who understand little about theocracy oppose
The centripetal principle of centro-complexification
With the centrifugal principle of decentralization,
Commensurate with the degeneration of politics
From communist and/or liberal to radical Marxist levels,
And the furtherance of participatory democracy.
Instead of encouraging an evolutionary progression
From the Many to the Few or, preferably, the One,
Such political degenerates favour
A devolutionary regression from the Few to the Many,
The centre to the periphery, which is to say, from
Government to themselves, politicians to people.
Little do they realize what degree of chaos
This would engender, though the poet W.B. Yeats
Had some inkling of it when, in The Second Coming,
He wrote of 'Mere anarchy' being 'loosed upon the world'
In consequence of things falling apart from 'the centre',
The sort of situation that would doubtless appeal to
An undisciplined mob, but hardly to men of good sense!
And yet, the 'centre' to which Yeats was alluding in
The above-mentioned poem wasn't the ultimate Centre,
Identified by me with Social Transcendentalism,
But, rather, a bourgeois democratic one,
And it is perhaps inevitable that before
A new and higher centre can be created,
The old one has to be undermined
Through centrifugal action, in accordance with
The oscillatory and relative progression of
Evolution towards a more absolutist goal.
What one must ensure is that such centrifugal action
Doesn't get completely out-of-hand,
Else it may become its own master
And not the unconscious servant of a superior end!
For, eventually, there must be a new centripetal principle,
Leading to the utmost centro-complexification of
A civilization superior, in every respect, to
The previous one, a truly theocratic civilization,
In which sovereignty is vested in the Centre,
In the person of the Leader, who becomes
The executive hub around which the various
Administrative departments of government
Revolve, in deference to his overall will.
In such a civilization, there can be only
One leader, one party, and one people - namely,
The people capable of theocratic upgrading
And allegiance; though, eventually, there is no reason
Why other such peoples shouldn't come under
A similar system within a supra-national framework of
Uniform ideological identification, so that
Centro-complexification goes ahead
On a world-wide basis under the aegis of
A unified regulatory body.
We cannot, in this overly nationalistic age, expect
Much progress towards supra-national unity just yet.
But we can certainly look towards a time
When, with the development of a more
Transcendent consciousness, nations draw closer to
That ultimate centro-complexification of global unity
In the most radical theocratic allegiance.
Mind is in the brain and a part of the brain
No less than wavicles are in matter and
A part of matter, while yet being distinct from particles.
If the brain is material, then it, too, is divisible into
Particles and wavicles, particles predominating
In the old brain, wavicles in the new one,
The brain itself a combination of matter and mind,
Neither wholly one nor the other.
Without brain there is no mind.
Consequently there can be no mind
Without brain on the human level.
Every brain has a mind and every mind a brain.
One day, however, mind will be capable of
An autonomous existence, independent of the flesh,
And then it will be pure and truly divine.
The salvation that Christianity has long promised
And prophesied - namely, a brainless mind,
Commensurate with the Holy Spirit, in a free-electron,
Supra-atomic blessedness of absolute being,
The pure awareness of a wavicle absolutism.
Such pure mind won't arise, however, from man,
Who is ever atomic, but, more probably, from
The second of our two projected post-human life forms,
The new-brain collectivizations of the Superbeings,
Those hypermeditating successors to the
Hypercontemplative Supermen, or brain collectivizations.
This second millennial life form, antithetical to a tree,
Will cultivate the spirit to such an intense degree,
In its superconscious absolutism, that spirit will
Eventually become autonomous and break away
From new-brain matter, to float freely into space
Where, in conjunction with similar
Free-electron transcendences, it will converge
And expand into larger wholes, tending, in a process
Embracing potentially millions of spiritual globes
And extending over eternal tracts of heavenly time,
Towards the definitive unity of
The ultimate spiritual globe – universally complete.
The objective of evolutionary progress
Is therefore to free the wavicle essence of
The new-brain from its atomic appearance,
And thus bring about the independence of
Mind from brain. But, before this can be achieved,
The brain will have to be made independent of the body
And its lower mind of sensations and emotions.
For the body/mind dichotomy,
No less than the brain/mind one,
Also confirms a particle/wavicle distinction,
Only, one in which there are more particles
And fewer wavicles, to the detriment of the brain/mind.
Are you defeated by the world
Or do you intend to conquer it?
Do you run away from evil
Or will you go forward to meet it?
Do you oppose the proletariat
Or are you their mate?
When you have your way, will it be
To run away from hammering noises
Or to have them banned?
Must you seek sanctuary,
In the country, from dogs,
Or is your hand destined to sign their doom?
Can you tell 'the low' from 'the high',
Or are you deaf and blind to both?
Have you settled accounts with your enemies
Or is that a future ambition?
Can the bad-natured see where you stand
Or have you been hiding away from them?
When the good-natured are in need of help,
Will you rush to their assistance
Or leave them to perish?
Does the world appeal to you
Or are you dedicated to its overthrow?
Could you put an end to evil
Or will evil put an end to you?
If the Truth is to be born,
Are you prepared to kill-off the Lie?
In speaking of salvation,
Are you also mindful of the Damned?
Is your hand destined
To divide the chaff from the wheat,
Or will some other do it for you?
My writings are always done
In a cold room in winter.
I can neither afford
Nor do I desire perpetual heat.
The electric fire I use
Would inhibit my creativity,
Counter my spiritual bias,
Drag me nearer the diabolic,
Which is ever hot.
I, however, require cold,
For it facilitates spiritual thought
And enables one to remain closer to the divine.
I am akin to Zarathustra,
With his cool-air heights,
And I wager that Nietzsche
Also spent many a day in a cold room.
Of course, I keep myself well-wrapped,
So as to ward off germs,
And generally I succeed in staying well.
But I would rather suffer
Periodic ill-health from the cold
Than lasting health
In front of the fire every day,
Since such a habit
Would not permit me to write as well
Or as profoundly as I do.
It would stultify me in no time,
Establishing, in place of my cool-air clarity,
A hothouse stuffiness
Injurious to clear thinking.
I would rather perish than become a vegetable.
As politics degenerates towards democratic anarchy,
So, by a counter principle, economics becomes
More important until, with the nadir of
Political degeneration in Marxist socialism, it becomes
All-important, symptomatic of the final decadence.
Contrary to this trend of the rise of the lowest
Towards a position of paramount importance,
Social Transcendentalism will champion
The expansion of religion at the expense of politics,
And to a point where economics would be
Firmly subordinated to theocratic requirement.
Instead of leading an independent life,
As it all-too-often does these days, economics
Would become the servant of religion,
While Social Transcendentalism strove to expand its base
And further Centrist civilization in the world generally
But the more theocratic parts of it in particular.
Ownership of the means of production
Would no longer be solely a plutocratic or even
A bureaucratic affair, but would pass, duly transmuted, to
The meritocracy, who alone would be responsible
For the allocation of funds, with particular emphasis
On meritocratic affairs, though with
Due deference to bureaucracy, albeit a minimum one.
There is a self-destructive aspect to everyone,
By dint of the body having a proton ingredient.
But so, too, does everyone possess
A self-constructive aspect by dint of
The body having an electron ingredient
(Not to mention a self-instructive neutron
And a self-restrictive atomic ingredient).
Where the former contracts and reacts,
The latter expands and attracts, and we
Need not doubt that the more evolved the person
And the more civilized the civilization, the greater
Will be the preponderance of the self-constructive
Over the self-destructive, since evolution presupposes
The furtherance of electrons at the expense of protons,
And this no less in the individual than in society at large.
And yet, no matter how far man evolves
Within his human limitations, he will always retain
The self-destructive aspect to some extent,
If to a much lesser extent than his pagan forebears.
We need not regret this, for it also has its advantages,
Including furtherance of the spiritual life.
Without a self-destructive aspect it is doubtful that
Man would ever consent to becoming superman,
With a brain artificially supported and sustained.
Few people now believe that death
Leads either to Hell or to Heaven,
But there is a sense in which
The manner of a person's dying
Connotes with one or the other.
For instance, a painful death, sustained as
A result of injury or war, would suggest that
The person concerned went to Hell,
Whereas a painless death, attendant upon
Natural circumstances, would suggest the contrary -
Namely, that the person went to Heaven
Or, at any rate, was saved.
Think of the difference between the deaths
Of Adolf Hitler and Aldous Huxley,
And you get the impression that they died
According to the way they had lived -
The one through a bullet in the head,
The other with a shot of LSD.
So, although we have no reason to suppose
That Hitler is now roasting in Hell
Or Huxley freezing in Heaven,
Their contrary manners of dying
To some extent paralleled their respective lives,
Confirming a kind of moral judgement.
As a rule, 'the evil' die cruelly,
Whereas 'the good' die peacefully.
The former are damned, the latter saved -
If only from a painful death.
THE REAL OBSTACLE
It is easy to mistake
The apparent for the essential,
To confound protons with electrons,
Particularly when the former
Take on, in human atomicity,
A civilized electron veneer,
And the latter, as masses,
Are obliged to work/behave in a forceful manner,
Thus appearing to have a proton bias.
It is even easier to discard
The essential for the apparent,
To favour an apparent absolutism,
Albeit one couched in essential terms,
So that the apparent appears complete in itself,
And any subsequent reference to
A theocracy-biased, free-electron aspiration is ruled out,
More on account of ignorance than wilful malice.
Thinking on apparent terms about the world
And its historical evolution can lead to
A superficial notion of what constitutes
The main motive or driving-force behind its
Historical evolution - namely the class war,
As between bourgeoisie and proletariat.
But while this is indeed a motive force for change,
It is only the apparent one,
Born of contingent, ephemeral factors
Which vary according to epoch and environment.
The essential driving-force and focus of tension
In the world's historical evolution
Will be completely overlooked,
Being something that can only be grasped
From a theocratic standpoint.
And what is this something if not the 'sex war'
Between selfless women and selfish men,
The apparent bias of each sex
Paradoxically belying the essential one,
Which in women is particle-hard and in men wavicle-soft?
It isn't class division which is the real obstacle
To a brotherhood of men but ...
The intrusion of women between them,
Cutting them off from one another
As a possessive suspicion and sexual distrust
Condition their mutual relations.
Only when men are freed, by religion,
From the possessive clutches of women
Will a true 'brotherhood of man' be possible.
Yet this can only happen in a deeply theocratic society,
Where the essential will take
Considerable precedence over the apparent.
A true brotherhood of man
Doesn't imply that homosexuality
Should come to replace heterosexuality,
The antinatural the natural,
But, rather, that supernatural sex, or supersex,
Should replace natural sex,
And thus a sublimated heterosexuality ...
The concrete heterosexuality of before.
In other words, the absolute must take over
From the relative, as men and women
Cease to be directly dependent on each other
For either sexual or propagative satisfaction.
The essence of a brotherhood of man
Isn't, of course, sensual but ... spiritual,
And signifies an approximation to
The indivisible unity of the Holy Spirit.
A spiritual essence demands a spiritualized appearance,
And so all sex would have to be supernatural,
Reflecting a distinctive electron bias.
For men-become-supermen, this would entail recourse,
Via VDU screens, to higher types of pornography ...
From soft-core mature teenage supernaturalism
To hard-core mature teenage supra-naturalism (the latter
particularly relevant to the centripetal focus
of a radically theocratic society), and for
Women-become-supermen it would entail
The use of vibrators - a supernatural penis,
Intended to function in succession to the natural one.
As a logical corollary of this, propagation would
Proceed on a supernatural basis,
The female supermen granted access
To sperm banks from which the appropriate sperm,
Donated by male supermen, would be extracted
And artificially inseminated into the mother-to-be,
Thereby precluding the necessity of direct involvement
Between the sexes, now having effectively
Become one sex (unisexual), neither of whom
Should have any intention of demeaning the other ...
Through a regression to naturalistic criteria.
'Supersex' focusing on the artificial extremes
Of supernatural sex - namely the lowest extreme
In vibrator stimulation, and the highest extreme
In vagina-based computer erotica.
There are, however, two types
Of supersex coming in-between these extremes -
Namely a higher, female-superman extreme
In penis-based computer erotica,
And a lower, male-superman extreme
In plastic inflatable intercourse.
Taking a type from each category separately,
One could distinguish between
Moderate female-superman sex, in vibrator stimulation,
And radical female-superman sex
In penis-based pornography, as intended for females;
Just so, one could distinguish between
Moderate male-superman sex in inflatable intercourse,
And radical male-superman sex
In vagina-based erotica, as intended for males.
Thus each gender, whether superhumanly female or male,
Would have a lower and a higher type of
Sexual indulgence from which to choose,
Depending on their temperaments and/or capabilities.
Just as vibrators and plastic inflatables are
Antithetical equivalents within
An artificial physical context, so penis- and vagina-based
Modes of computer erotica would be
Antithetical equivalents within
An artificial psychic context, the latter superior to
Their respective counterparts in the former context,
The spiritual morally preferable to the physical,
Sublimated voyeuristic stimulation morally preferable
To artificial physical stimulation.
So for the less intelligent and/or more physical
Male supermen, who may find the sublimated ideal
Too transcendent, there will be the lower male supersex
Of artificial intercourse to fall back on.
Conversely, for the more intelligent and/or less physical
Female supermen, who might find vibrator stimulation
A bore, there will be the higher female supersex
Of penis-based erotica to get into - assuming
The superperson in question wasn't already
More disposed to such a supersex in any case.
You use words to express maximum theocratic meaning,
You don't pay too much attention
To grammar or technique. You aren't
An atomist, torn between relativities, but
A bound-electron equivalent
Who favours a conceptual absolutism,
A mind given to essences to a much
Greater extent than to appearances.
Why, you don't even divide
Your poetic thoughts into stanzas, disdaining
The relativity such a procedure would reflect.
You have never consciously rhymed
Line-endings, disdaining the seduction
Of the eye to poetic appearances.
You don't much go on alliteration, onomatopoeia,
Or assonance either, and one would look in vain
For a regular, heart-like metre.
You aren't a practitioner of belle-lettres,
For whom beauty, and hence aesthetics, is
Of consummate importance.
You know that, taken to extremes, beauty and truth
Are mutually exclusive, and that you
Can't get to the poetic truth of theocratic essence
By deferring to literary beauty.
Not that your poems are ugly!
Ugliness precedes beauty and is, in any case,
Incompatible with truth.
Your poems must be judged
On their own poetic terms, as expressions of
The highest theocratic truth.
Expressions, yes, but not impressions!
For you always approach truth
From a sort of anti-philosophical angle,
Not as a free-electron equivalent in pure spirituality.
You prefer to intimate of the Divine Omega
Indirectly rather than directly ... through
A contemplation-inducing impressive style.
Your metaphysical poetry is generally
In the freest free-verse style, yet it is still
Bound to appearances, and so
It must remain while you continue to preach.
It's just possible that you will evolve
To a still freer style in due course, the verse
More columnar, and hence transcendent, than ever before.
But will you abandon expression, turning
To abstract impression in a superpoetical salvation?
You cannot be for both nature and
The Supernatural at the same time.
An allegiance to the former
Rules out supernatural allegiance.
You may oppose the anti-natural pollution of nature
By modern industry, but if you side too strongly
With nature against the latter, like an ecologist,
You won't be in the vanguard
Of evolutionary progress, but ...
A kind of modern reactionary,
The new form of conservatism.
Like it or not, ecologists are symptomatic
Of last-ditch conservatism,
A decadent conservatism obliged to champion
An overt concern for nature in
The face of anti-natural opposition,
A kind of bureaucratic conservatism
In allegiance to the lowest-common-denominator
Of natural identification - namely nature-in-the-raw.
Were they to succeed in preventing
The continual pollution/destruction of
The natural world, all aspirations toward
A supernatural one would be considerably undermined,
If not rendered entirely superfluous,
Since people would come to value nature too highly
Ever to wish to abandon it for
The absolute supernature of a free-electron spirituality.
Now whilst antinaturalism doesn't directly
Lead to the millennial Beyond, at least it reduces
Man's dependence on and respect for nature.
For it seems to me that only when
The greater part of the natural world
Is thoroughly uninhabitable
Will man have any real incentive to live
An intensely artificial, interiorized life in
A civilization the antithesis of
The natural one of autocratic antiquity.
Only when he is responsible for the production
Of his own light, heat, oxygen, food, and drink,
In an indoor context, will he come to aspire
More intensely towards the Supernatural,
And thus draw nearer to the first of
The two life forms of the post-human millennium,
A life form whose brain, derived from
Cyborg 'humanity', would be artificially supported
And, more importantly, artificially sustained
By manufactured oxygen mechanically pumped
Through it in indoor collectivized contexts.
Ecologist, you are but nature's last spokesman,
On whom the Supernaturalist
Must disdainfully turn his back!
If an acoustic guitar is naturalistic,
Then an electric guitar will be antinaturalistic.
If an acoustic violin is naturalistic,
Then an electric violin will be antinaturalistic.
If an acoustic piano is naturalistic,
Then an electric piano will be antinaturalistic.
But if an electric piano is antinaturalistic,
Then a synthesized electric-piano
Will be anti-supernaturalistic.
And if a synthesized electric-piano
Then a synthesizer will be supernaturalistic -
The ultimate electronic instrument.
Left-wing antinatural art will necessarily bring
The lowest to the fore at the expense of the highest,
Form at the expense of content, thereby creating
A non-representational art such as one finds
In both radical Expressionism and Abstract Expressionism.
It is as though the paint has been freed from
The harness of content and left to itself in
An anarchic mess of formless equalitarianism,
The painterly equivalent to Marxist purism,
A sort of petty-bourgeois participatory democracy
Without representatives and therefore
Non-representational, the degeneration of art
From the liberal representational level to
The radical democratic level of a painterly materialism.
However, when such formlessness is conceived
In the medium of light art, one can speak of
A Marxist-Leninist equivalent, since
A supernatural element, namely electric light,
Would seem to have been brought to bear
On the democratic formlessness of
The non-representational appearance.
Right-wing supernatural art will transcend
The liberal dichotomy between form and content
By making the latter as formal as possible
And thereby creating a series
Of well-ordered abstract patterns such as
One finds in Neo-Plasticism and Op Art.
Having freed the form from liberal constraints,
The right-wing supernatural artist fills it
With a new abstract content, which elevates it
Above the representational to the transcendental,
Where form and content are one
In a conceptual absolutism.
Such a Supernaturalism can be taken
To greater heights through the theocratic medium
Of conceptual light art, which, in any case, is
Above and beyond the democratic medium of painting.
Beyond the extreme supernatural art
Of conceptual light art lies
The supra-natural art of holography,
A truly radical theocratic art
Which, taken to abstract extremes, would confirm
A free-electron absolutism suited to
A transcendental age and society,
And antithetical to the inception of art
In terms, necessarily mundane, of representational sculpture.
If holography begins in the representational,
Relative to Social Transcendentalism,
It must culminate in the abstract,
In deference to the absolutist criteria of
A more extreme, or super-transcendental age.
Holograms suggest a kind of external tripping,
As though they were LSD visions outside
Rather than inside the mind.
Thus they would be appropriate to
The hallucinogenic phase of a theocratic age,
As much the converse of
The internal spiritual life of contemplation
As television is currently the converse of
The internal soulful life of dreams.
And the same would apply to
The later, hypermeditating phase of such an age,
When, in order to correspond with the internal world,
The holograms would have to be abstract -
Projections into space of abstract sculptural shapes,
Specifically globular in appearance,
The better to intimate of ultimate essence.
Like non-representational art,
Representational art can be either
Left or right wing, bourgeois or proletarian.
If Modern Realism conforms to
A democratic socialist status,
Then Socialist Realism,
An altogether more militantly committed art,
Conforms to a totalitarian socialist status,
principal art of the (former)
A right-wing communist society
Which officially fought shy of abstract extremes.
By contrast, right-wing representational art
Will have Bourgeois Realism on the liberal plane
And Fascist Realism on the totalitarian plane,
This latter militant as opposed to urbane.
Thus while Bourgeois Realism depicts
Middle-class complacency and/or achievement
In a variety of representational contexts,
Modern Realism highlights
Working-class oppression under capitalism.
And while Socialist Realism depicts
Proletarian solidarity and achievement
In a variety of representational contexts,
Fascist Realism opposes the international proletariat
With the national interests of the militant folk community.
Degenerate antinatural literature
Will still be novelistic (for the novel is both
a bureaucratic and a democratic genre), but on
An extreme abstract, or non-expressive, level -
Words freed from grammatical constraints,
And hence meanings, and reduced to
The lowest-common-denominator of
An anarchic equalitarianism, in which, devoid of
An hierarchic significance, they're approximately equal.
Such Marxist literature will signify
The nadir of novelistic degeneration,
Relative to the Extreme Left.
Prose poetry composed in a similarly anarchic fashion
May be said to reflect a Marxist-Leninist integrity
To the extent that, poetry being a theocratic genre,
A supernatural form would thereby
Seem to have been brought to bear
On an extreme anti-natural content.
Again, one may speak of a distinction,
Within Western trends, between
Left- and right-wing communist integrities,
As between the antinatural and the anti-supernatural;
A similar distinction applying, for example,
To painterly Abstract Expressionism
And to Abstract Expressionist light art -
As, for that matter, to straight homosexuality
And homosexual pornography.
Supernatural literature can only be poetic (for poetry
is a theocratic genre), but of a well-ordered and
Impressive abstract style, such as induces contemplation.
The words must be arranged in such a manner as
To form a series of patterns and/or blocks
Which the eye will be obliged to accommodate
In much the same way as with a Neo-Plastic painting.
When there is nothing to read the intellect is transcended,
And the mind becomes the passive receptacle of
The optical impressions impinging upon consciousness
And thereby directly appealing to the majority
Electron content of the new brain, the superconscious,
Rather than indirectly, as in read literature, through
The intellectual medium of the
New-brain's minority neutron content.
When we distinguish between
The old brain and the subconscious,
We are effectively alluding to
An atomic-particle/electron-wavicle dichotomy,
In which the proton and neutron particles of
The former preponderate over
The electron wavicles of the latter.
Conversely, the distinction between
The new brain and the superconscious
Is of an atomic dichotomy in which
Electron wavicles preponderate over
Proton and neutron particles,
The theocratic Right over
The autocratic and/or democratic Left.
All consciousness (whether sub, average, or super)
Has to do with electrons, which exist within
The atomic structure of each brain.
Thus, in sleep, it is the subconscious, situated
In the old brain, which contemplates the dream activity
Of the neutron/proton content of the old brain.
The antithesis to this is the contemplation, during
LSD tripping, of the visionary passivity
Of the neutron/proton content of the new brain
By the superconscious, situated in the new brain.
And yet both subconscious and superconscious
Are distinct from their respective brains,
The psychological and the physiological akin to
The wavicle/particle dichotomy in matter.
It is of course an oversimplification
To suppose that protons are always particles
And electrons invariably wavicles.
There is a wavicle aspect to every proton,
A particle aspect to every electron.
And yet such obverse aspects are
Ever subordinate to the principal aspects
Of the atomic divide - protons as particles
And electrons as wavicles, just as
The feminine element in every man
And the masculine element in every woman
Is subordinate to their respective sexual essences.
Women are generally soft outside but hard inside,
Men ... hard outside but soft inside,
The former with a wavicle appearance and
A particle essence, the latter with
A particle appearance and a wavicle essence.
Nonetheless there are 'women' whom we
Can regard as hard outside and soft inside,
Just as there are 'men' with a soft outside
But a hard inside - essentially feminine
In their psychic make-up, born to rule over other men.
Similarly, every ideological movement,
Whether Left or Right, contains its opposite within itself -
Communism a right wing no less than fascism a left.
Protons are predominantly particles
And therefore painful, but they can
Also be wavicles and thus visionary.
Electrons are predominantly wavicles
And therefore aware, but they can
Also be particles and thus pleasurable;
And precisely because each component of
The atomic divide influences the other -
Protons dragging particles from electrons,
Electrons dragging wavicles from protons.
Only in the subatomic and supra-atomic domains
Of proton soul and electron spirit can protons
And electrons be absolute, since independent
Of each other and existing in an elemental purism
Of either particle pain or wavicle bliss,
The respective essences of alpha and omega,
The Father and the Holy Ghost.
A RELATIVISTIC ABSOLUTISM
Left is appearance, Right is essence.
Left is vision or pain, Right is pleasure or awareness.
Left is beauty, Right is truth.
Right-wing communism is essential appearance.
Left-wing transcendentalism is apparent essence,
The former pleasure, the latter vision.
Left is superficial, Right is profound.
Right-wing transcendentalism will embrace
Essential essence, or awareness.
There will be a progression
From the apparent essence of 'the trip'
To the essential essence of hypermeditation,
As from Social Transcendentalism
To Super-transcendentalism, from Left to Right,
From the wavicle appearance of protons and/or neutrons
To the wavicle essence of electrons,
In a relativistic absolutism of wavicles.
There will be no absolute relativity of particles,
Neither pleasure nor pain.
Only social degenerates would have us
Return to barter ... in a neo-pagan
Exchange of goods, or products for products,
In wholesale materialism.
Little do they appreciate the moral value of money,
Whereby an abstraction is exchanged for a product.
Better by far than numerous national currencies
Would be one supra-national currency, pending
An ideological unification of, first, Europe
And, then, the rest of the world.
But if money is ever transcended, it will be
Through vouchers, including credit cards,
Which confirm a theocratic bias
At two removes from materialism.
In money, the distinction between
Coins and notes is akin
To particles and wavicles in the atom.
An atomic society will always
Uphold such a distinction,
Even if, in its bureaucratic decadence,
It produces more coins than notes.
For coins correspond, in their concrete realism, to
The particle aspect of the atom, whereas
Notes correspond, in their abstract naturalism,
To its wavicle aspect.
The former are phenomenal, the latter noumenal;
Although the latter in some sense precede the former
In regard to their autocratic essence.
In stark contrast to an alpha-stemming society,
An omega-oriented society will be above money,
Which, in regard to notes and coins, it will despise
As a kind of autocratic/bureaucratic redundancy.
Instead, it will be partial to cheques and
Credit cards, or plastic vouchers -
The former phenomenal, the latter noumenal,
Chequebooks indicative of democratic materialism,
Credit cards indicative of theocratic idealism.
Wherever they have had the natural
We shall put the Supernatural,
In sport no less than sex, economics,
Religion, or anything else.
Assuming football survives into the future,
Plastic pitches will supersede
The grass/earth pitches of
The traditional all-too-often mud-caked football field.
Not only do they make for a more exciting, because
Quicker game; they make for a more civilized,
Because cleaner, game to boot!
A game, moreover, that can be played
Indoors instead of outdoors.
Balloons are a good way of intimating of pure spirit,
And this is why, at Christmas,
People tend to attach balloons to
The ceiling of their rooms.
As though globes of pure spirit
Were hovering above them,
Suggestive of the heavenly Beyond.
In the future there will be
Neither Christmas nor Easter
Because no Christian civilization.
It is perhaps appropriate that Christianity,
An atomic religion, should have
Two main festivals - the first, corresponding
To the atom's proton aspect, a celebration
Of Christ's birth, and the second, corresponding
To its electron aspect, a celebration
Of His death and resurrection,
The death of the body and
The resurrection of the spirit.
Easter is more important than Christmas,
But not even that will survive
Into the future of a free-electron civilization,
Above and beyond all relativity!
Some must die ... that others may be reborn
Into the Life Eternal, the life of the spirit
Made eternal through the brain ultimately
Being artificially supported and sustained
In the collectivized contexts
Of a post-human millennium.