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Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 17:22:37 +0000 (GMT)
From: Josh Geller 
Subject: Re: (urth) God in the Machine

On Thu, 10 Oct 2002, tom wrote:
> Michael Straight writes:

>> Re: Garden of Eden:

>> If Whorl=Garden and Pas=God, then Outsider=???

> Actually, the whole thing plays out as an almost perfect parallel
> to some Gnostic cosmologies:

> Whorl = Garden
> Pas+family = Aeons
> Outsider = true God
> inhumi = evil spirits

> Even the cylinder shape with the people inside is a nice inversion
> of the real world.

> Of course, there are a lot of different Gnosticisms.  YMMV.

Orthodox Christianity is one of them.



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