DESPITE our general human insanity H. P. Blavatsky saw a deeper picture of a world preparing for greater normalcy, insisting she heard a more enlightened humanity “raising its voice.”
With an insight decades ahead of the time, her declaration clearly saw and expected a kinder, gentler New Age to come.
The voice of the new humanity was described in her article The Tidal Wave writing how “the Spirit in man has returned like King Lear, from seeming insanity to its senses.”
Humanity today is transitioning as she envisioned, with thousands of New Age movements speaking “in those authoritative tones to which the men of old listened in reverential silence through incalculable ages.” She was not the first to anticipate the arrival of a newly awakened humanity.
In the long past humankind had listened to their inner spiritual voice, she says, but “failed because they were too
deafened by the din and roar of civilization and culture, they could hear it no longer.
But now “look around you and behold,” writing as if she were living today, and “think of what you see and hear, and draw therefrom your conclusions.”
Problem was, Mme. Blavatsky could see into the future reflected in the Astral Matrix, but who of us today can claim do so? Probably she was referencing the future affect Theosophical ideas would have on the world.
What must have been a difficult sell in her time, Blavatsky nevertheless boldly maintained that “the age of crass materialism, of Soul insanity and blindness, is swiftly passing away” — an idea still not easy to recognize. More like her next description:
A death struggle between Mysticism and Materialism is no longer at hand, but is already raging.
True knowledge, Plato’s Nous, comes slowly and is not easily acquired, says Theosophy.