A nice, wild-haired young man named Ben, contacted me one day. He was wanted to learn about Greek mythology in the esoteric sense. It was an opportunity for our own personal spiritual growth by studying these old “truths”. Here is the basic out-line of the curriculum for our one-on-one course.
7. Proto-event, Once, and For Always
You know how people talk about circular time? The theory is that the cosmos is a great cycle that repeats itself over and over again, maybe with a big boom. Sort of; 1, 2, 3, 4, 1, 2, 3, 4, 1, 2, 3, 4…….. Most people believe in linear time. Sort of; 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8…End. In Greek mythology it doesn’t work like that. Time does not repeat itself. There is no Judgement Day or Ends of Days. Rather, there is the Proto-event with no historical context for understanding it, the first time it definitely happens, that’s Once and then the next time is For Always. Sort of; 0, 1, ∞
Lenny Muellner and Jenny Strauss-Clay are clearly smarter than I and better to explain this. So I refer you to the following blogposts where I reviewed, summarized and use their materials on this topic.