Sermons to the Serpent's Servants Vol. I: Mesocosm
by Jeremy Christner
You will lose in your battle against death and suffering, but as virtue, in all its scarcity, shows its face as a brief moment of relief from the torment of living, we are given a glimpse of a reality beyond – something to live for, something to strive to maximize. Wisdom in the sea of ignorance; beauty amid the masses of ugliness; love in a vast world of indifference. To see this, and to know that it is an exceptional otherworld that we can endeavor to amass and hoard, and that it may indeed be a glimpse at some better existence outside of the influence of the creator of this hylic mess…this is Gnosis. Gnosis is hope in the midst of despair.