Prodigal Human: The Descent of Man … Book Chapters and Links
Prodigal Human, Preface: Falls from Grace, Prodigal Human, Primal Return … Overview (still to come)
PART ONE: OUT OF EDEN — BIRTH
Chapter 1: Birth—An Awakening or a Forgetting?
Is Birth the Beginning of Consciousness, as We Assume, or Is It the Forgetting of Innate Divine Awareness: Out of Eden, Part One, Birth — An Awakening or a Forgetting?
Chapter 2: Agrarian Revolution … or Devolution?
We Once Had the Run of the Forest and the “Original Affluent Society”: Early Human Savagery Is a Patriarchal Myth Rationalizing Our Descent Into Civilization
Chapter 3: Bipedalism, Birth Trauma, and Big Brains
Birth Pain Causes a Feverish Human Mind, Struggling Against Nature and the Divine, Which We Call “Intelligence”: Out of Eden, Part Three — Birth, “Intelligence,” and Culture
Chapter 4: Secondary Altriciality and the Origins of Culture
Why We Can’t Get No Satisfaction and What It Has to Do With Being Born Helpless: Out of Eden, Part Four — Secondary Altriciality and the Origins of Culture
To Be Continued with …
PART TWO: DESCENT TO “CIVILIZATION” — CONTROL
Chapter 5: Origins of Ego, Savagery, and the Apocalypse
Chapter 6: Divine Providence and Disease
Chapter 7: Class War—Big Accumulators, Small Accumulators, Controllers, Conformers
Chapter 8: Children and the “Love Contract”
Chapter 9: Family Investment and Fortification
Chapter 10: Ego, Control, Ritual, and Phantom Gods—Religion Versus Spirituality
Chapter 11: A-Mazing Culture, Wrong-Gettedness … Humans Become Abominations in Nature … Treatment of Planetmates and Children as Tools of Ego
Chapter 12: The Present, Forgetting, Life and Death, Light and Darkness, Pleasure and Pain
PART THREE: WELCOME HOME
Chapter 13: Redemption, Love, Faith … Welcome Home
Chapter 14: We Can Return to Nobility
Chapter 15: Back to the Garden … Unity is the Most Sublime Love
PART FOUR: ISAAC’S EYES — THE RESPONSE TO PATRIARCHY
Chapter 16: Isaac’s Eyes—The Primal Scene, Children as Assets, and Societal God
Chapter 17: Loss of Self—The Second, The Patriarchal Fall from Grace
Chapter 18: Heading Home … Our Prodigal Return
Prodigal Human Epilogue: Are We Entering a Primal Renaissance?
Prodigal Human, Appendix A: The Prasads of The Great Reveal from The Planetmates—“A Blessing for You…To Choose or Refuse”
*** This is a work-in-progress. More will be added in the near future. ***
To Be Continued with Primal Return: Return to the Garden and Primal Renaissance — Book 11
Return to Falls from Grace – Bk 9
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