The Work says that everything in creation, in the universe, is alive and exists in a hierarchical structure flowing from the Absolute downwards, from the fine to the coarse, called the Ray of Creation.
This was expressed in ancient times in the Emerald Tablets of Hermes Trismegistus as As Above, So Below.
Man exists at a certain level within creation. We exist upon the planet Earth and are a part of nature, a part of the thin film of organic life that covers the globe...
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