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A surrealist painting by Australian artist, James Gleeson
The below text is something I found on an imageboard online. It resonated with me deeply.
Where is the notion of a real heirarchy still to be found in the modern world?
Nothing and nobody is any longer in the right place; men no longer recognize any effective authority in the spiritual order or any legitimate power in the temporal;
the ‘profane’ presume to discuss what is sacred, and to contest its character and even its existence;
the inferior judges the superior,
ignorance sets bounds to wisdom,
error prevails over truth,
the human is substituted for the Divine,
earth has priority over Heaven,
the individual sets the measure for all things and claims to dictate to the universe laws drawn entirely from his own relative and fallible reason.
‘Woe unto you, ye blind guides, the Gospel says; and indeed everywhere today one sees nothing but blind leaders of the blind, who, unless restrained by some timely check, will inevitably lead them into the abyss, there to perish with them.
The truth is that there is really no “profane realm” that could in any way be opposed to a “sacred realm”; there is only a “profane point of view”, which is really none other than the point of view of ignorance.
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