Abstract Philosophy

Gödel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid, Douglas R. Hofstadter; p. 19

In short, Gödel showed that provability is a weaker notion than truth, no matter what axiomatic system is involved.

The first letter of K.H. to A.O. Hume, p. 32 combined chronology for use with the Mahatma Letters and The letters of H.P. Blavatsky to A.P. Sinnett

Cosmic energy is something eternal and incessant, matter is indestructible, and there stand the scientific facts. Doubt them and you are an ignoramus; deny them, a dangerous lunatic, a bigot; pretend to improve upon the theories - an impertinent charlatan. And yet even these scientific facts never suggested any proof to the world of experimenters, that nature consciously prefers that matter should be indestructible under organic rather than inorganic forms; and that she works slowly but incessantly towards the realisation of this object - the evolution of conscious life out of inert material. Hence their ignorance about the scattering and concretion of cosmic energy in its metaphysical aspects; their division about Darwin's theories; their uncertainty about the degree of conscious life in separate elements; and, as a necessity, the scornful rejection of every phenomenon outside their own stated conditions and the very idea of worlds of semi-intelligent if not intellectual forces at work in hidden corners of nature.

Esoteric Writings, T. Subba Row, p. 482, fn.

[We] think of "spirit" as of something formless and entirely beyond the ken of our sensual perceptions, and, therefore, not to be considered apart from, or independently of, corporeal existence. Universal Existence and the One Life, as we call it, conceived of, and apart from any physical organisation, becomes vital essence, an energy of force; and none of these we believe can be considered as a distinct entity, a substance, or, as having a being or even a form separate from matter.

Esoteric Writings, T. Subba Row, p. 482, fn.

Every true Advaitin and Eastern Occultist ... would [say] that "matter alone is a substance, in which thinking, knowing, doubting, and a power of moving, are inherent, whether as a latent or active potentiality - and whether that matter is in a differentiated, or an undifferentiated state."

Thus, in our humble opinion, the something, or rather the no-thing, called Spirit, has by itself, no form or forms in either progressive or stationary "states of development"
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Can a void be annihilated? And what is pure, absolute , spirit but the "void" of the ancient Greek philosophers?
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In the light we, Occultists, regard matter, we are materialists. But it does not at all stand to reason that, because of that, we should be, at the same time, "corporealists," denying in any sense or way the reality of the so-called spiritual existence, or of any being or beings, living on another plane of life, in higher and far more perfect worlds than ours, having their being in states of which no untrained mind can have the smallest conception.
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According to the doctrines of the Arhat philosophy there are seven states of matter, the 7th state being the sum total, the condition or aspect of Mulaprakriti.
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Undifferentiated cosmic matter or Mulaprakriti, as it is called in Hindu books is uncreated and eternal.
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In every objective phenomenon perceived, either in the present plane of consciousness or in any other plane requiring the exercise of spiritual faculties, there is but change of cosmic matter from one form to another.