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Symmetry of Soul

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Each Tuesday, a broadcast focused on science, religion, and philosophy, based on the unifying concepts of The Urantia Book. Broadcasts begin 9:00 PM ET(worldtimezone.com for local start time). Co-hosted by Dr. Chris Halvorson, James Woodward, Kermit Anderson, and Brad Garner. Artwork compliments of www.rassouli.com.

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In the earliest primitive society public opinion operated directly; officers of law were not needed. There was no privacy in primitive life. Society was regulated by the group having an interest in, and some control over, the behavior of each individual. [NOTE: Archive page of symmetryofsoul.org includes referenced 'Sections' previously studied in The Urantia Book. Broadcast begins each Tuesday at 9:00 PM Eastern Time (02:00 GMT). Check worldtimezone.com for local time.] Our study this week begins at Paper 70, Section 10.
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Nature confers no rights on man, only life and a world in which to live it. Natural justice is a man-made theory; it is not a reality. In nature, justice is purely theoretic, wholly a fiction. Nature provides but one kind of... more

Once clans had merged into complex tribes, the next advance in social development was the evolution of religious cults and the political clubs. These groups first appeared as secret societies, and there were only men's clubs.... more

Every human institution had a beginning, and civil government is a product of progressive evolution just as much as are marriage, industry, and religion. The successive orders of human government gradually developed and have come... more

The peace of Urantia will be promoted far more by international trade organizations than by all the sentimental sophistry of visionary peace planning. Money has become the universal language for peace and trade. Modern... more

War is strong medicine, very costly and most dangerous; while often curative of certain social disorders, it sometimes kills the patient, destroys the society. War has had a certain evolutionary and selective value, but like slavery, it must... more

On an evolutionary world such as Urantia, antagonisms are natural; peace is secured only by some sort of social regulative system. The development of industry demands law, order, and social adjustment. Anarchy augments misery;... more

Enslavement was a forward step in the merciful treatment of war captives and an indispensable link in the chain of human civilization. Today, men and women are not social slaves, but they commonly allow ambition to enslave them to debt.... more

Fire building forever separated man from animal; it is the basic human invention, or discovery. Fire was a great civilizer, providing man with his first means of being altruistic without loss by enabling him to give live coals to a neighbor without... more

Though capital has tended to liberate man, it has greatly complicated his social and industrial organization. The abuse of capital by unfair capitalists does not destroy the fact that it is the basis of modern industrial society. Through capital... more

All down through the ages the taboos have operated to keep woman strictly in her own field. Man has most selfishly chosen the more agreeable work, leaving the routine drudgery to woman. The early traders, however, were women, and they... more

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