In this episode of Ask An Alchemist, I address the question of whether I believe the god Horus (or any other gods) will be coming back to save us, or do other things. While on its face this may not seem like a serious question, but I assure you, I have been asked this enough now (and in so many ways) that I figured it was time to distinguish the views of an Alchemist from those who may believe in a literal god Horus and the potential for this deity (or any other divine or infernal being) to be incarnated (or reincarnated) in the flesh in living human terms.
This was a tough one … because matters such as these are at their core, matters of world view and faith to those who reach out to and believe in the old gods (or newer ones); and faith can get very personal.
Again, nothing here should be seen as an attack, only a clarification of position relative to literalism or a literal interpretation of sacred writings or mythology from the standpoint of a practicing Alchemist.
Remember, as an Alchemist, one must endeavor to see things as they are and not as we would like them to be. This involves the shedding of many illusions in favor of something closer to the truth. Remember, Truth is a fickle mistress, constantly changing and evolving in pace with our own understanding; but she is well worth pursuing!
Great questions everyone! Enjoy the video!