Re: Theos-World Carlos does not understand HPB's pole shift calculation
Mar 19, 2006 05:37 PM
by Cass Silva
Recently you posted on the Aryan 2012 calendar. I posted this to a friend of mine and with his permission have posted his response to you.
Excuse me Kathy, I get a little perturbed and hot under the collar on
this issue because what ends up happening is that the Mayan crowd never
stops applauding the fact they invented Zero [actually they invented it
independently centuries later after it was already invented].
After their great boast then they end up attacking the Pythagoreans who
avoided the use of Zero for mystical reasons.
Here's the 'shatick'. The first RECORDED account of the use of
Zero in Mathematics comes to us from the Babylonians who used it as a
place notation when they performed mathematical computations on their
abacus...around 300 B.C. , long before the Mayans came into existence.
Indian philosophy [through the Brahminical Order] undoubtedly
knew of and taught the concept of Zero as the 'Void', representative
of nothingness... also long before the Mayans ever existed. Afterall,
the Indus civilization goes back to 4000 B.C. The Mayans only popped up
in the 4th century A.D.
Now Alexander the Great conquered the world around 325 B.C.
incorporating into his armies the intelligentia of the defeated nations
such as Babylon. Undoubtedly, these Astronomers and Mathematicians
would have shared their knowledge with the Indians since Alexander
wanted to develope the New Ancient World Order.. where everyone just
blends in and gets along with everyone else.
So now the Indians were exposed to 'Zero as a place notation' on the
abacus, the computer of their day [300 yrs before J.C.]. It was
already part of their Cosmology as the 'Void'.
The Indians go on to claim that Zero is not only the 'Void', nor a
place notation [on the abacus] but also a number as well.
So now we have a complete Indian system of Mathematics all developed
and with a modern Base 10 system [not the cumbersome Base 20 Mayan
system] appropriated and re-named as Arabic numerals by the Arabs.
Well, maybe the Indians didn't do the actual discovery of Zero as
having a place notation, but they definitely put it all together, and
it's their system we use and not the Mayans.
From the Arabs it comes into the West through Leonardo Fibonacci and
is published in his book 'Liber Abaci' [1202 AD].
As far as 'Stellated Stars' go, I prefer a 'Stellated Dodecahedron'
in higher dimensional space.
A Dodecahedron approximates a Circle, hence uses a real divine
relationship...that of Pi,... and also has contained upon its faces
the constant Phi [found in nature as the celestial spiral] .
That to me would be far more pleasing and infinitely more complex than
your friend's Mayan religious calendar ratio and his 'Stellated Star'
which has no mathematical relationship to the Universal Stellar
firmament, hence is no Star to me.
Hey, I'm a tough cookie.
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