CONTENTS OF
Knowledge of Life Five

by HENRY T. LAURENCY,
by Sections Only

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Sections:

        
1.        GOETHE (1749–1832) AS AN ESOTERICIAN
    (8 pages)
2.        
REALITY IDEAS (ESOTERISMS) IN ROUSSEAU (1712–1778) WITH COMMENTARIES    (5 pages)      
3.        
ERIK GUSTAF GEIJER’S (1783–1847) PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY   (9 pages)
4.        KRISHNAMURTI AND THE LAW OF DEVELOPMENT
    (11 pages)       
5.        
THE PATH TO KNOWLEDGE AND UNITY    (15 pages)

6.        EFFICIENT PHILOSOPHY    (17 pages)
7.        ON ALICE A. BAILEY’S BOOK THE REAPPEARANCE OF THE CHRIST
    (18 pages)        
8.        THE EMANCIPATION OF MAN
    (7 pages)       
9.        HINDU PSYCHOLOGY
    (7 pages)       
10.     
VERA STANLEY ALDER    (13 pages)    
11.      POUL BJERRE
    (6 pages)
12.
     YOGA AND WESTERN PSYCHOLOGY
    (7 pages)   
13.
     STUDIES IN EMERSON
    (4 pages)
14.
     FRÖDING’S THEOSOPHY
    (4 pages)
15.
     DAG HAMMARSKJÖLD
    (3 pages)
16.
     THE INITIATE IN THE NEW WORLD
    (3 pages)
17.
     THE REAL H. P. BLAVATSKY
    (9 pages)
18.
     ON THINGS HUMAN
    (4 pages)

19.      IN TUNE WITH THE INFINITE    (1 page)

20.      SCIENCE    (14 pages)

21.      PSYCHOLOGY    (35 pages)

22.      HISTORY    (17 pages)

23.     THE BLACK LODGE    (22 pages)

 

Knowledge of Life Five
CONTENTS BY SECTIONS, SUBSECTIONS, AND CHAPTERS

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1. GOETHE (1749–1832) AS AN ESOTERICIAN

 

 

2. REALITY IDEAS (ESOTERISMS) IN ROUSSEAU (1712–1778) WITH COMMENTARIES 
 

 

3. ERIK GUSTAF GEIJER’S (1783–1847) PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY
 

 

4. KRISHNAMURTI AND THE LAW OF DEVELOPMENT

 

4.1 The Nature, Meaning, and Goal of Existence

4.2 The Stages of Human Development

4.3 Analysis Preliminary to the Examination of Krishnamurti’s Teaching

4.4 The Inevitability of Authority

4.5 The Purpose and Importance of Society

4.6 The Necessity of Ideals

4.7 Identification and Liberation

4.8 The Law of Development

4.9 The Law of Self-Realization

4.10 Examination of Krishnamurti’s Teaching

 

5. THE PATH TO KNOWLEDGE AND UNITY

 

5.1 Introduction

THE WORLD OF EMOTIONAL ILLUSIONS

5.2 Introduction

5.3 The Objective Illusions of the Emotional World

5.4 The Illusions of Self-Centredness

5.5 The Illusions of Possession

5.6 The Illusions of Sentimentality

5.7 The Illusions of Happiness and Unhappiness

5.8 The Illusions of Devotion

THE WORLD OF MENTAL FICTIONS

5.9 Introduction

5.10 The Fictitiousness of Mental Consciousness

5.11 Religious Fictions

5.12 The Fictions of European Philosophy

5.13 The Fictions of Indian Philosophy

5.14 The Fictions of Science

5.15 THE WORLD OF KNOWLEDGE

5.16 THE WORLD OF UNITY

Endnotes by the Translator

 

 

6. EFFICIENT PHILOSOPHY
 

6.1 Introduction

6.2 There Is Only One Religion

6.3 All Life Is A Unity

6.4 We Are All Perfect, Everybody on His Level

6.5 Knowledge and Instinct

6.6 Life Task and Guidance

6.7 Genius and the Science of Levels

6.8 The Life of Unity

6.9 The Positive and the Negative Attitude to Life

6.10 How Our Attitude to Life Forms Our Destiny

6.11 The Importance of the Positive Attitude to Life

6.12 How We Become Fit for Life

6.13 How We Make Our Lives Happy

6.14 How We Become Winners

6.15 How We Make the Best of Our Day

6.16 How We Keep Fit and Recover Our Health

6.17 How the Negative Attitude to Life Works

6.18 How We Invite Misfortunes

6.19 How We Ruin Everything for Ourselves

6.20 How We Make Ourselves and Others Unhappy

6.21 How We Contract Disease

Endnote by the Translator

 

7. ON ALICE A. BAILEY’S BOOK THE REAPPEARANCE OF THE CHRIST
 

 

8. THE EMANCIPATION OF MAN
 

 

9. HINDU PSYCHOLOGY

 

 

10. VERA STANLEY ALDER

 

10.1 Vera Stanley Alder

10.2 The Initiation of the World

10.3 The Fifth Dimension

10.4 Wisdom in Practice

 

 

11. POUL BJERRE

 

11.1 Poul Bjerre

11.2 Räfst och rättarting [Inquest] by Poul Bjerre

 

 

12. YOGA AND WESTERN PSYCHOLOGY

 

 

13. STUDIES IN EMERSON

13.1 Emerson’s World View

13.2 Emerson’s Life View

 

14. FRÖDING’S THEOSOPHY

 

 

15. DAG HAMMARSKJÖLD

 

 

16. THE INITIATE IN THE NEW WORLD

 

 

17. THE REAL H. P. BLAVATSKY

 

 

18. ON THINGS HUMAN

 

 

19. IN TUNE WITH THE INFINITE

 

 

20. SCIENCE

20.1 The Importance of Science

20.2 Criticism of Science

20.3 The Fundamental Error of Science

20.4 The Hypothesis Method

20.5 Scientific Dogmatism

20.6 Science Denies Superphysical Reality

20.7 Science is Physicalism

20.8 Science is Ignorant of the Consciousness Aspect

20.9 The Belief that “Organic Life” is the Only Form of Life

20.10 Drawbacks of Medical Science

20.11 Medical Science is on the Verge of a Revolution

20.12 The Disorientation of Mankind

20.13 University Education

20.14 Every So-Called Science is Not Science

20.15 There Are Consequences to the Crazy Mania for Experiments

20.16 Real and Alleged Pioneers

20.17 Science is at the Stage of Civilization

20.18 Quantification

20.19 Only Intuition Solves the Problems of Reality

20.20 The Learned Are Ignorant of the Esoteric Knowledge

20.21 Science and Esoterics Must Not Be Confused

20.22 Science Cannot Find the True Causes

20.23 Science Does Not Surmise Its Limitation

20.24 Even Science is a Victim of “Maya”

20.25 Science Will Accept Hylozoics

20.26 Science and Hylozoics Can Meet

Endnotes by the Translator

 

21. PSYCHOLOGY

EXOTERIC AND ESOTERIC PSYCHOLOGY
21.1 Psychology as Scientific Discipline

21.2 Esoteric and Exoteric Psychology

21.3 Psychologists Do Not Know What Consciousness Is

21.4 Psychologists Cannot Classify Consciousness

21.5 Psychiatry

21.6 Psychology Concentrates Too Much on Defects

21.7 Psychoanalysis

21.8 The Scientific Conception of Superphysical Reality

21.9 Esoteric Psychology is the Science of the Future

21.10 The Coming Psychology Will Have to Fight Its Way

MANKIND AT THE STAGE OF CIVILIZATION
21.11 Man Does Not Think

21.12 Injudiciousness

21.13 The Intellectual Primitivity of Mankind

21.14 Democracy and Equality

21.15 Thinking Must Start from a System

21.16 Education

21.17 PSYCHOLOGY OF COLLECTIVES

21.18 Public Opinion

21.19 Social Life

21.20 The Power of Example

21.21 Imitation is the Principal Instinct

21.22 MALE AND FEMALE

21.23 Sex Life

21.24 Marriage

FIELDS OF STUDY FOR ESOTERIC PSYCHOLOGY
21.25 Some Important Psychological Insights

21.26 Envelopes and Envelope Consciousnesses

21.27 The Activation of the Envelopes by the Self

21.28 Emotionality

21.29 The Mentalist

21.30 Higher Consciousness

21.31 The Subconscious

21.32 Memory

21.33 Dreams

21.34 Latency

21.35 Trance

21.36 Levels of Development

21.37 Humour

21.38 The Power of Language

21.39 Theory and Practice

21.40 Genius

21.41 Extravert and Introvert Types

21.42 Physical Factors

21.43 The Healing Power of Thought

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SELF-REALIZATION
21.44 The Meaning of Life

21.45 Esoterics Affords Insights for Self-Realization

21.46 “You See Only What You Already Know”

21.47 Positive and Negative Attitude to Life

21.48 Individuality

21.49 Tolerance and Intolerance

21.50 Mistakes

21.51 Qualities and Abilities

21.52 Understanding

21.53 Insight and Realization

21.54 The Middle Path

21.55 Self-Knowledge

21.56 Assessing Other People

21.56 Assessing Other People

21.58 Overestimating and Underestimating Oneself

21.59 Inferiority Complex

21.60 The Tendency to Speculation

21.61 Illusions and Fictions

21.62 Knowledge and Belief

21.63 Particular Hindrances to Psychological Studies

21.64 Ignorance of Life Makes Us Unfit for Life

21.65 Psychological Understanding and Discipleship

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF ESOTERIC STUDIES
21.66 How to Reach People with the Knowledge of Life

21.67 The Acquisition of Esoterics

21.68 The Ability to Read

Endnotes by the Translator

 

22. HISTORY

 

22.1 Introduction

22.2 The Unreliability of the Historical Source Material

22.3 Historians are Ignorant of the Past

22.4 Historians Have No Idea of the Origin of Culture

22.5 World History is an Imaginative Construction

22.6 Three Categories of Historians

22.7 We Learn Nothing from History

22.8 What History Could Teach Us

22.9 History Has Always Been Falsified

22.10 The History of Religion

22.11 Historical Outlook

22.12 Historical Education

22.13 “Historyless Man”

22.14 Hellas of Sparkling White Marble

22.15 Oswald Spengler

22.16 Insights Essential to the Study of History

22.17 Real Tasks for Historians

22.18 The True History Will Be Publicized Some Time

22.19 History to the Esoterician

22.20 The History of the World is the World’s Court of Justice

22.21 Zodiacal Epochs

22.22 The Esoteric History of Mankind: Generals

22.23 Esoteric History: the Last Twelve Thousand Years

22.24 From the History of the Jews

22.25 The Esoterician and History

22.26 Conclusion

Endnotes by the Translator

 

23. THE BLACK LODGE

23.1 Introduction

23.2 The Origin of The Black Lodge

23.3 The Unique Position of Our Planet

23.4 What The Black Lodge Is

23.5 The Will to Power Leads to The Black Lodge

23.6 The Entrance into the Black Lodge

23.7 Only Mental Selves Gain Entrance into the Black Lodge

23.8 The Black Unity

23.9 The Struggle between the Planetary Hierarchy and the Black Lodge

23.10 The Planetary Hierarchy Obeys the Laws of Life

23.11 The Black Ones Use Methods of Force

23.12 The Black Lodge Works Only With the Matter Aspect

23.13 The Right-Hand Path And the Left-Hand Path

23.14 The Fight Will Get Tougher

23.15 The Range of the Power of the Black Ones

23.16 Human Beings Are the Pawns in the Game

23.17 The End of the Power of the Satanists

23.18 Influence from the Black Lodge

23.19 Religion and Morality Are Their Weapons

23.20 The Black Lodge Fights Consciousness Development

23.21 The Black Lodge is Hunting for All Esoteric Knowledge

23.22 The Black Ones Fight Esoterics

23.23The Black Ones Are Behind Quasi-Occultism

23.24 Social Orders Are the Tools of the Black Ones

23.25 The Black Lodge Does All It Can to Mislead

23.26 Black And White Inspiration

23.27 Examples of the Illusions of the Black Lodge

23.28 Agents of the Black Lodge

23.29 Soulless People

23.30 Disciples and Aspirants Must Be Alert

23.31 Not Even the Black Ones are Excluded From Unity

23.32 AMORC (Ancient Mystical Order Rosae Crucis)

 

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