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Please note, you can access all previous explanatory and inspirational WTM Emails at the end of this email. Wednesday’s explanatory emails and Friday’s inspirational emails are numbered in order of appearance, so one is odd and the other even numbered.

 

This is inspirational WTM Email 18

 

The rising sun is humanity’s symbol for the arrival of liberating understanding of ourselves

 

Apart from romance, the greatest of all themes of our best songwriters has been the dream of humanity one day finding the fabulously liberating and transforming understanding of our species’ good-and-evil-stricken human condition. And the image songwriters reach for to express this dream is the rising sun because light symbolises knowledge and its ability to defeat the darkness of ignorance; with the ultimate ignorance being of ourselves, understanding of our troubled human condition.

 

Which is why there was only ever one image that could emblazon the cover of Jeremy Griffith’s book FREEDOM: The End Of The Human Condition, presenting, as it says, ‘the redeeming, reconciling, rehabilitating biological explanation of the human condition that brings about this dreamed of dawn of understanding and ends all the suffering and conflict on Earth’.

 

 

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To help grasp the magnificence of just what it is that FREEDOM delivers, consider the lyrics of these, some of our best songwriters, as they utilised the image of the rising sun to describe our species’ bondage, and the glorious dawn of freedom’s arrival.

 

In his anthem Who’ll Stop The Rain, Creedence Clearwater Revival’s John Fogerty, wrote: ‘Long as I remember, the rain’s been coming down. Clouds of mystery pouring confusion on the ground. Good men through the ages trying to find the sun [there’s the sun, namely understanding]. And I wonder, still I wonder, who’ll stop the rain.’

 

And Waiting for the Sun by Jim Morrison and The Doors contains the lyrics: ‘At first flash of Eden [a human condition free world], we race down to the sea. Standing there on freedom’s shore, waiting for the sun; waiting for the sun; waiting for the sun… Waiting for you to tell me what went wrong [waiting to explain our good-and-evil-stricken human condition]. Similarly, in his song Break On Through, Morrison wrote: ‘the day destroys the night, night divides the day [understanding defeats ignorance]… break on through to the other side [break through to a world of understanding and the freedom it brings from the human condition].

 

 

The writers of the 1960s rock musical Hair pleaded to ‘Let the sunshine in’, and looked forward to the time of ‘Harmony and understanding, sympathy and trust abounding. No more falsehoods or derisions, golden living dreams of visions, mystic crystal revelation and the mind’s true liberation [from the human condition]. Aquarius!…​As our hearts go beating through the night, we dance unto the dawn of day [there’s the sun again], to be the bearers of the water, our light [of understanding] will lead the way.’

 

Then there are Bono’s words from U2’s song Where The Streets Have No Name: ‘I want to tear down the walls that hold us inside [the cave of ignorant darkness that humanity has been imprisoned inside], I want to reach out and touch the flame [of the truth about ourselves that will take us to a place], where the streets have no name [where we no longer have to egocentrically name everything]. I want to feel the sunlight [of understanding] on my face, see the dust cloud [of our tortured human condition] disappear without a trace.’

 

 

The words of Walter Earl Brown’s 1968 song If I Can Dream, which was written for Elvis Presley, also spoke of the dream of finding understanding of the human condition: ‘There must be peace and understanding sometime, strong winds of promise that will blow away all the doubt and fear. If I can dream of a warmer sun [there’s the sun again] where hope keeps shining on everyone… We’re trapped in a world that’s troubled with pain… Still I am sure that the answer’s gonna come somehow, out there in the dark, there’s a beckoning candle.’

 

One of Cat Stevens’ (or Yusuf Islam as he’s now called) most famous songs is Peace Train, and although he doesn’t mention the sun directly, he uses the reverse metaphor of ‘darkness’ to describe our life without understanding of ourselves: ‘I’ve been smiling lately, dreaming about the world as one. And I believe it could be, some day it’s going to come. For out on the edge of darkness there rides a peace train [that’s almost the same as Walter Earl Brown’s ‘out there in the dark, there’s a beckoning candle’][to] take me home again… everyone jump upon the peace train… come and join the living’.

 

And, finally, there’s the Nobel Prize for Literature-winning prophetic Bob Dylan and his song When The Ship Comes In: ‘The hour that the ship comes in [what ship? The ship of understanding]…and the morning will be a-breaking [there’s the sun]… and the words that are used to get the ship confused will no longer be understood as the spoken [all the ignorant darkness will be replaced by the light of ‘the spoken’ truth]… For the chains [holding the truth back] of the sea will have busted in the night… And like Goliath, they’ll be conquered’. All the dishonest ignorant darkness will be ‘conquered’ by the understanding that brings all the lies and denial to an end.

 

It is clear from the creation and popularity of these songs (and many more anticipations of the arrival of a human-condition-resolved world can be read here) that humans have a deep awareness of the human condition, and an equally deep faith, hope and trust that one day the reconciling understanding of our ‘good and evil’-afflicted condition would be found. And it is precisely this liberating understanding that Jeremy’s book presents. FREEDOM: The End Of The Human Condition, with its redeeming biological explanation of the human condition, brings the yearned for relieving, healing and transforming sunshine of understanding into the lives of all humans and sets us all free at last from the agony of the human condition!

 

This picture of a tiny figure standing with upraised arms in front of an immense sun as it rises over the horizon represents the arrival of understanding and the dawn of humanity's all-magnificent freedom from the darkness and horror of the human condition

Painting by Genevieve Salter © 1998 Fedmex Pty Ltd

 

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Read Jeremy Griffith’s breakthrough redeeming explanation of the human condition in chapter 1 of FREEDOM; and, as mentioned, many more anticipations of the arrival of our species’ liberation from the horror of the human condition in Part 3:12 of FREEDOM Expanded Book 1.

 

Discussion or comment on this email is welcomed see below.

 

 

See all previous WTM Emails

 

(Note, Wednesday’s explanatory emails and Friday’s inspirational emails are numbered in order of appearance, so one is odd and the other even numbered.)

 

Wednesday’s explanatory WTM Email 1 Why solving the human condition solves everything | 3 The false ‘savage instincts’ excuse | 5 The explanation of the human condition | 7 The transformation of the human race | 9 The historic fear of the human condition | 11 Ending the stalled state of biology | 13 One hour introductory talk | 15 FREEDOM chapter synopses | 17 Commendations

 

Friday’s inspirational WTM Email 2 WTM Centres opening everywhere | 4 Can conflict ever end? | 6 ‘This is the real liberation of women’ | 8 Is God real? | 10 Anne Frank’s faith in human goodness fulfilled | 12 Bonobos nurtured cooperativeness | 14 Understanding millennials | 16 Women’s beauty

 

These emails were composed during 2017 by Jeremy Griffith, Damon Isherwood,
Fiona Cullen-Ward & Brony FitzGerald at the Sydney WTM Centre.

 

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9 Comments

  1. Björn Kenneth Holmström on July 7, 2017 at 8:51 pm

    Wow, this strikes home with my own songwriting! I just wrote a song called ‘Sunrise’ at the end of last year. I didn’t think much about the reason when I chose the title and photo to represent it, but I do have a great desire to see humanity collectively rise above its murky past! I still have the lyrics left to write, and want to do my best to make them as uplifting as I can.
    If you would like to listen to the song (instrumental):
    https://soundcloud.com/studio_avion/sunrise
    Feel free to leave a comment!

  2. Frank B on March 26, 2017 at 7:14 pm

    Music has played such a big part in our human journey. I remember my first ever concert was Hair the musical that my sister had taken me to see. For a 12 year old kid at the time it was like ‘Wow’ this seriously enriching, powerful stuff! I had never heard anything like this before, it was like music from another planet! But as always the fun and the concert ended and we had to return back to the realities of our Human Condition afflicted city with all the traffic and chaos.
    And so if it wasn’t for the likes of Morrison, Dylon, Bono & Elvis along with others to help keep that beckoning candle alight for us, it would have made it all that much harder to dream of a better, brighter future. A sun drenched future filled with REAL HOPE, compassion and understanding. That is how important music has been to us and also how super important Jeremy Griffiths book Freedom is in delivering these understandings to the entire human race. And I agree Prue what a marvels collection of lyrics.

  3. Prue Wb on March 26, 2017 at 4:56 pm

    What a collection of extraordinary lyrics – and what a time to be alive! I was thinking after reading this blog about the courage of all humans that have lived waiting for this day to come and how lucky we are to be here now when the answers have arrived. This paragraph in Freedom says it all: ‘For 2 million years humanity has strained with every fibre of its being to achieve this great breakthrough from ignorance to enlightenment, and for those of us living now our wonderful opportunity is to implement the rewards of that achievement. Here comes the golden sunshine revolution!’.

  4. AliceW on March 23, 2017 at 10:11 am

    I didn’t use to think much about the lyrics of song but now I certainly do – Griffith’s work is the code breaker of life and all creativity

  5. Kevin Huckstep on March 20, 2017 at 4:04 pm

    Do we perhaps already know in the deepest parts of our minds, hearts and bodies that we are in such bad shape? Are we instinctively tapping into “a time before” we decided to deny the human condition, when we resonate with some of the classics in pop/rock culture? I totally subscribe to some of the songs of my youth in the 60-70’s. They make me feel good to this day. And that, I realise, is the symptom of my life in denial. But things are now changing thanks to Jeremy’s seminal work.

  6. Anna Fitzgerald on March 18, 2017 at 11:09 am

    It’s interesting to see how humans (well some) can express thoughts and feelings in a song that they don’t dare to discuss in our normal everyday conversation.
    This explanation of the human condition is giving me such a great insight into all manner of human behaviours. Music wasn’t something I had really contemplated before coming across the Griffith’s work.

  7. Michael on March 17, 2017 at 10:26 pm

    Its just extraordinary and beyond my ability to properly express how incredible and significant this understanding is. Thank you Jeremy Griffith.
    And God love these songwriters for keeping the light shining.

  8. Bruce Saul on March 17, 2017 at 7:56 pm

    Hi guys,
    I love the series of posts that the Foundation is initiating. For me “The Deluge” by Jackson Browne is perhaps one of the most prophetic songs ever written.
    With lyrics like these amply discerning resignation:
    “And on the brave and crazy wings of youth
    They went flying around in the rain
    And their feathers, once so fine, grew torn and tattered
    And in the end they traded their tired wings
    For the resignation that living brings
    And exchanged love’s bright and fragile glow
    For the glitter and the rouge
    And in a moment they were swept before the deluge”
    This just a small sample of topics covered in the song that relate the truth of the human condition. One verse I feel directly speaks directly about the members of the Foundation.
    “While the sand slipped through the opening
    And their hands reached for the golden ring
    With their hearts they turned to each other’s hearts for refuge
    In the troubled years that came before the deluge”
    Enjoy
    Bruce

  9. Brony on March 17, 2017 at 6:43 pm

    Music, sweet music. You sure have to love the explanatory power of this understanding of the human condition. Just breathtaking. Let’s break on through alright!