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I’m Corbin Black, and I’m curious about everything and love to explore the fringes of science, nature, animals, weird news, extraterrestrials, UFOs, ancient history, and esoteric concepts. However, the site is open to other topics. (Pretty much whatever captures my imagination on a given week.)
A Buddhist-leaning artistic free thinker, I also use plenty of links to credible sources so that you can always verify facts for yourself. As a former biology major, I am a strong believer in science. However, I also strongly believe in the spiritual realm, particularly as related to ancient Egyptian beliefs. More and more, scientists are arriving at conclusions that back up ancient esoteric spiritual concepts, a theme you’ll see in articles throughout this site. It’s funny to me to see scientists claim they’re finding something entirely new when, many times, it sounds exactly like ancient beliefs, just worded in a scientific rather than spiritual way.
When any story is told repeatedly by different people, you can always expect it to change with time. So I am most interested in the earliest origin stories before multiple editors had the chance to insert opinions based on politics and the corrupt pursuit of holding power. That’s what first motivated me to research Egyptian beliefs and interestingly related beliefs of the Dogon tribe. These and other early origin stories haven’t been changed or exploited for political interests. As such, they tend to resonate on a deeper level for me. But the more you look, the more you see similarities in beliefs across the world.
As with purely materialist science, people who hold to one religion often refuse to see what they have in common with other beliefs or ways of thinking. As if doing so is heretical, but I think the ultimate truth will always unify people rather than separate them. All of life is connected, and I believe that’s through life force energy, and consiousness, the source of which is pure love.
See more about the symbol for the page logo with the three fishes here.
Below, the concepts of finding enlightenment by looking within are a common theme of ancient spiritual traditions. However, this may not be apparent to religious practitioners today unless they really take a deep dive into the original esoteric meanings. Exploring is up to the individual guided by the urge to “know thyself” and not be distracted by constant worldly diversions or religious dogma. Perhaps, that’s the whole point of this earthly experience?
In the image: The Caduceus of Staff of Hermes/Thoth over Buddha. The Egyptian Djed Pillar of Osiris with the Charkas from Hinduism, topped by the Crucifix but not in the orthodox literal traditional meaning, rather in the prior Gnostic Christian esoteric beliefs. Behind the ancient symbol of wings which is seen in Egypt but also in many other ancient cultures. Set and Horus unifying upper and lower Egypt, also a symbol of finding enlightenment by overcoming Set, a symbol of darker human impulses to balance with Horus, also depicted as the falcon symbol above – one meaning is attaining the higher self within which anyone may aspire to.