Civilizing Savages

I stumbled over Paul Tillich’s translation
of the MessiahMentor’s Other Great Commission.

The Great Commission we learned in Sunday School
was to go out and convert the barbarians
and savages to Christianity.

Yet this Other Great Commission feels like a necessary prerequisite,
like requiring Statistics 1
before wandering on into the further abstractions of trending probabilities
and improbabilities
that savages could become barbarians
and barbarians become civilizations
of savage-barbarians
as uncovered in Statistics 2.

Tillich’s version of St Matthew (5:48) reads
“You must be all-inclusive as your heavenly Father is all-inclusive.”

Jesus has been exegeting perfect love
as favorably contrasted against not-so-perfect love,
and the conclusion summarizes with
YHWH as the perfection of all-inclusive love,
so this is also our civilizing humaning-divining destiny,
this perfect all-inclusiveness,
which would seem to necessarily include
the nature worshipping savages
and the MightMakesRight barbarians
within us all.

But, what I wonder,
from my presumably partially redemptive civilized perspective,
is how could becoming all-inclusive perfection of love
be anything less than taught by God the LogosHeavenly Father
and mentored by Goddess the MythosEarthly Mother?
These two faces of one co-arising nondual all-inclusive love
of the hunters and gatherers,
the MightMakesRight Patriarchal
and the Cooperative Matriarchal barbarians,
and the strong-masculine/nurturing-regenerative-flow
civilizing as creolizing LeftYang bodyminds
and RightYin mindbodies.

To perceive oneself as one of the holy civilized
rather than barbaric unwashed
seems to deny the endemic creolization,
extracting from what was before
that is the matriarchal-cooperative nutritional stuff
of a nurturing emergent co-acclimating civilization.

To comprehend myself as patriarchal/matriarchal civilizing
speaks first to becoming all-inclusive mentor of love,
including all the YangNature and YinSpirit
of my barbaric heritage,
remembering adolescent hormonal waves of supremacy v intimacy,
and embracing my own TerribleTwos savagery;
I must eat when I am hunger,
drink when I am thirst,
sleep when I become tired of all Other.

This perfection of all-inclusive bicameral love
emerges the first clue how to share good co-redemptive news
to be found within every holonic tradition,
every ergodic rhythmed transition
of which we are each a necessary,
but never autonomously sufficient, part,
in our savage through bicamerally civil maturation,
mutual-creolizing acclimation.

Ergodic: like holonic, only dynamically inclusive,
as holonic is statically exclusive of partiality.
A process (progress, evolution)
in which every sequence
(stage, regenerative frame, co-acclimating development)
and/or sizable sample
is equally representative of the whole
(as in all-inclusive holiness).
A creolizing progress toward 100% Yang probability
that any dynamic state (stage, regenerating frame) will recur
zero-sum LoseLose improbabiity
that any regenerative-creolizing-acclimating state
will never recur; Yin-entropy-virginity-emptiness.

Perfectly all-inclusive love
like YHWH’s
as MotherEarth’s
is ergodic-holy-holonic acclimation,
from RightElder brain stem savage EitherYang/OrYin,
identity formation,
through barbaric LeftBrain Both/And RightBrain co-emergence
of adolescent coming of nature-spirit competitive age,
and too occasionally more civilizing cooperations
with EitherBoth/OrAnd mutual balancing acclimations,
on toward more all-inclusive Left/Right co-arising nonduality
of perfect WinWin love,
within as without,
Yin dialectic bilaterally ergodic (matriarchal-cooperative)
as Yang deductive holonic,
uniting savage barbaric civilizations of cooperativity
with universal divine inspirations,
creolizing acclimations
becoming even better ecopolitical news
about both private and public health trends and probabilities.

From this view,
it seems curious that Pope Francis
would look back through vast histories of spiritual experience
and find memories of God’s priestly invisible hand
and mind and regenerative bodies within married men,
but not married women,
especially within that long permacultural history
of motherhood nurturing perfect all-inclusive love,
from savage infants through two year olds,
through barbaric hormone-drenched adolescents,
on through maturing-civilizing-acclimating adult children
of all genders and gender preferences.

What could be more priestly stewardship,
and yet also prophetic promise,
than giving blood-baptism’s birth
and ergodically nurturing healthy continuous support
through all our holy all-inclusive diversity stages
within WinLeft-WinRight
bicameral nondual co-arising,
and civil-cooperative,
becoming all-inclusive love?


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