A Geography of Consciousness by William Arkle

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Also, each body, while it can be more or less developed, can also be classed in terms of conditioning which results in compulsive and mechanical activity. The Personality can therefore be called the True Personality if it is clear of compulsive circuits, or it can be called a False Personality if it is largely conditioned by compulsive circuits. In the first case, the personality is an appropriate and very valuable part of the whole individual. In the second case, the false personality is not only a distorted aspect of the individual but can either cut itself off from the True Consciousness or so enslave this True Consciousness that it virtually has no more control over the situations it is in.

Those who have very few strings are bound to become victims of these wrong attitudes. There is one more factor which must be considered, although it may seem at first to be rather involved. This is the factor which concerns the term of existence or life of the lower bodies of communication and their possible influence on a recurrring life at the physical level. This factor rests upon where our chronic attitude lies on the third vector and how much aspiration we possess towards ideal values. If our chronic level of consciousness is low and our aspirations feeble, then at the transition of physical death we will gravitate to a level of matter-consciousness almost identical with the physical level we have been used to.

The result of this experience is that we are made more aware than usual of the fact that the innermost consciousness is concerned with qualities and attitudes which it has to learn to generate on its own without outside stimulus. When it has learned to do this, it has also learned to be truly creative and may be said to be God. Figure 4 is a diagram which represents the chain of the three main transformer complexes and thus the three main sources of identification which are available to the individual when he is in touch with a physical body.

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