The Law of Three in Theory and Practice


We must now devote minimum a post to two fundamental laws (there are two fundamental Laws who interacts together, the Law of Three and Seven, but in this essay, I’ll speak only about the Law of Three), without an understanding of what we will have no opportunity to learn ”to do” productively and effectively. As people do not ever live their life in terms of knowledge, these laws are essential to the development of a permanent and conscious “I”. The real knowledge is necessary for the reestablishment of themselves and a society more just and enlightened. Knowledge is the possession of those universal laws that determine creation, preservation and destruction of life on earth. Although people live completely unaware of these laws, they exist and act continuously on the four kingdoms of nature: mineral, plant, animal and human.
There are many universal laws that men should know, but the Law of Three and the Law of Seven are especially related to a productive acting in our everyday life. In particular, understanding the Law of Three will help you understand how to pass from a life based on “casualty” to a life centered on “causality“.Overall, the existence of all life constantly manifests a law states that leads to change the things: the law of three. This is not a theory, but a universal machine, so obvious and constant as it may be the law of gravity in the field. This law arises from the presence three constant forces. Everything can be accomplished when the three forces forms figurative a triangle, or when they act simultaneously and balanced.
We can define the first force as positive. It presses in the direction of creation, ie the formation of a life, an idea or any act. In a seed, for example, the positive forces can be identified in the genetic code containing all data for the development of a large tree. This force urges that the seed will develop harmoniously.
The second force can be defined negative. It presses in the opposite direction. It is not a destructive principle but rather conservative. This is why it is omnipresent in nature. Creation and destruction move on the same rithm, not because it is necessarily first to destroy and then create, but because creating something new outlines the previous natural order of the environment in which the change begins. For example, a seed that develops into a tangled forest becoming a big tree changes the order of that forest that surrounds him.

The principle of conservation that governs that environment will give resistance against this development, and this will be reflected in the second force, the negative force, which presses in the opposite direction to the positive, the cause seeds growth.

In the field of human thought, for example, we can clearly see these forces in action. A company has its own guidance and its internal order. All this is supported by a mechanical conservation which aims to destroy every possibility of imbalance. When a social system introduces new ideas, these are they are ”guided” by the first force, the positive. This tends naturally to modify the existing order of ideas, rules and the social structure itself. So here come a spirit of conservation, which will become the negative (conservative) force, which will react by moving in the opposite direction of the new ideas. The latter will thus impacting their energy against the conservative energy developed in the social field where this changes happens.
We can observe such “conflict of forces” in ourselves. On one hand a desire or a need arises, with their emotional energy corresponding to the positive force; on the other side, the old fears, visions and habits develops the energy that corresponds to the negative force. The desire – such as the desire to change themselves is blocked by the old mechanical habits: they oppose resistance as a principle of self preservation.
Evidently, the clash of these two fields of forces leads to the victory of the stronger, of who have much energy, and the old habits, developed throw years and years have developed an incredible reserve of energy.

For example: we recognize as unhealthy habit, realize it and move to create a new, replacing the first. This becomes our positive forces. But the old habit (the negative force) has its own energy, accumulated and consolidated over time prevents the development of that new way of being. The seed seeks to grow, but the other threes prevents his germination. The habit is bad, the energy of our new need weakens more and more, until it completely disappears. So the clash of two forces is always in favor of the negative forces, corresponding to the principle of conservation. From the human point of view this principle is linked psychologically to all the mechanics, the conditioning and resistance against all that may change the status quo. That’s the reason why those who are against every social renewal are called “conservative.” In fact, on this point of view, all men and all women are conservative because they respond mechanically to the natural laws of resistance and self-protection of what they built.
this is not a choice, but a slavery against a law of nature unknown.
It seems clear, we believe, why people are not objectively able to “do”; they can’t change anything.
When we do something new that’s opposite to our habits or social role in which we are engaged – the second force, the negative, blocks our aims. This occurs both internally, through constraints and fears, and outside, through the conditioning and the reactions of society and those around us.
For example, it is very difficult to impose new and brilliant ideas in the field of labor, and these ideas are the positive force, but the energy of renewal will impact against the suspicion of those to whom these ideas are proposed, or against the negative forces and conservative present in them.
The human being is almost entirely mechanical and repetitive.
In him is always a positive force in the standoff with the negative ones, and so he canntt do anything, nothing new, nothing really creative. He always sings the old song.
However, in some cases, the miracle happens, we don’t know how, but something totally unexpected allows us to realize an idea. To return to the example of the forest, the same seed, should never develop. But, between five thousand seeds, one grows and becomes a giant three. What has occurred so that this miracle could take place? It is important to understand what happened, because maybe, understanding it, can we use it voluntarily and knowingly in our favor. The seed cannot do this, but we do.
There is a third force, and this energy -that can be defined Unifying constantly works in nature. How? Solving the conflict between positive and negative, for the benefit of the first, ie for change. For this reason there is a constantly changing nature of forms and nothing is ever still.
For our seed, what is the unifying force? The nutrients, namely, the interaction of a sum of elements, first of all the light. Substances dissolved in soil, water and sunlight give the seed a further possibility, without which the genetic pressure toward the development-induced the positive force, not sufficient.

Without the positive force there is no possibility of development, even getting the third force, the one unifying. If the seed is dry from the beginning, that is malformed, there is no chance of ripening. If there were no second force, the negative, development would be free. But the lack of conservation principle would not allow the preservation of the forms in the field, so that force is never absent. Never even from a psychological standpoint, the human being.
This explains why it is said that everything that happens in life is through the Law of Three. The three forces – the Positive Creation, Negative Conservation and the Third Unifying – are the factors that determine the events of existence. The Law of Three is a Universal Law, present in every aspect of nature and absolutely unchangeable by human being. No man can change this law, as he’s unable to change the presence of the sun in the sky.
However, we can understand how to use it, in order to achieve freedom of action would otherwise be impossible.
Before continuing, we point out that all that has been described so far is in reality much more complex and subject to a huge number of variables. We, once again, the example of seed: it tends to sprout pushed the positive forces, but external conditions are trying to stop him. The grass is high, and it is surrounded already mature plants and parasitic plants. The seed receives nourishment from the soil or from organic substances in soil, but also needs water and light. Minerals, water and light are the third force for him, the unifying, which will give the possibility to overcome the resistance found in nature. If a drought were to occur unexpectedly, the seed would not do. Or if its position is that it does not allow him to get sufficient light, also would not survive. But even if the sun was excessive and reap discovered during germination, the seed stops growing, drying.
There must be a balance between the forces governing the Law of Three: If this fails, nothing can grow.
From the perspective of the seed – which has no chance of any interaction with this law – the fact that the three forces converge to a single point is completely casually.  He is at the mercy of the Law of Randomness, an incontrovertible reality that affects all realms of nature, including human.
Randomness is why two people born and raised in families in a social context very similar, they can end their existence, the success and put one in despair.
Although it may seem unpleasant to admit, the human life is governed largely by Randomness or causality, which operates within the law of three. The Law of Randomness does not express a concept of chaos and absence of causes. Is well defined because the geometries that govern the mechanical life for each of us, are so complex and alien to any possibility of vision, that they can safely be considered entirely accidental. Which means not deteriorate or observable intricate in their path.
In fact there is a clear logic whether the bullet strikes us, but investigate its infinite rebounds is almost superfluous. Better not shoot.
Since in some cases the three forces in the life of a man, happens that a person can achieve great success in any field and at a given moment of its existence. This leads us to believe that we can do what we want.
In fact no one has ever explained to us the existence of the Law of Three and the Law of Randomness. If they did, we learned long ago that things can go well or badly, depending on how the third force may accidentally interfere in the affairs of our lives. In reality, anyone can experience in the course of his life alternating psychologically devastating of good and bad luck.
To become able to do we must overcome the Law of  Casualty or Randomness.

Now, it’s not my intention to  make any sort of bad ”propganda” to all the magician and sorcers who attract many people who search fortune, happines or release from some pain; also, I wouldn’t taunt topics such as the ”miracles” of the Marian apparitions of Fatima and Međugroije, and their title of  saviors of many unlucky persons. But I’m sure that, if these persons would know and understand the dynamics of the Universal Laws and apply them in their everyday life, they could throw trough the window every sort of good luck amulets and those who sell them these objects. In brief, they could manage their life “dribbling” the Law Of Randomness who, ignored and unknown continues to act in the men’s lives.

Now, how to apply the Law of Three in practice in our everyday life overcoming the Law of Randomness? Such application is possible only if incorporated in an integral path for self realization, and master such “tool” requires a high and concrete capacity of self observation and a skill of awareness. Every kind of concrete inner change requires an effort, any “angel” or “higher being” should act for our happiness without our permission, and this permission is our effort to achieve the aim we want.

So, it’s not simple to explain in few words how to “use” the Universal Laws in practice, it’s a very complex topic, but I’ll try to accomplish such impossible and “absurd” task.

When we feel from the inside the need (a real need) to realize something in our life, we need to make some certain steps. For example, I’ve understood that I’m not free, I’m conditioned. I understand that I’m unable to make an unconditioned action. I’ve realized the idea that a a better society could be made only by better men and women. I see clearly that being “better” means to possess a higher level of consciousness and objective vision, and that I haven’t such skills. So, I have an aim. I move towards this aim. The first thing I realize is that I have to earn hoe to recognize my real needs and how to listen to them. In these needs I can find the necessary energy to act, to be able to do.  So, I grasped a concrete need, and need comes always before the desire. I need to achieve an openness towards the others because I’m too much reserved, too much scared, suspicious and isolated. This isolation brings me suffering. Briefly, I have the necessity to establish an active contact whit the other persons. I need new knowledge, skills or make the still existing skills more efficient and gratifying. How to do this? I feel I perceive the first steps I have to do. I’ll start whit becoming more talkative and show myself in a different way. I must become more pleasant. I’ll start to dress myself differently and I’ll act more breezily and relaxed. But, damn! I fail, I can’t realize this in practice… when I meet friends and other people, I feel blocked and can’t say anything or almost anything… I feel like an idiot dressed in such new manner… mmm… maybe, it should be better leave this purpose of becoming more ‘’sociable’’. I’ll never succeed in such aim. It’s impossible!

But it isn’t! Don’t give up! The need to change is driven by the Positive Force, but the Second Force, the Conservative one, determined by my conditionings, fears, mecanicity, repetitively, blocks my efforts. I need the Third, Unifying Force- I need the principle who could give me the necessary energy of the Third Force.

I found it!!!! How was I unable to see this obvious thing? I love my children (note: I have not children, but this is an example…). I really love them. How should they grow up free from every conditioning whit a father limited by his fears and identifications? Maybe, I can’t do it for myself only, but I’ll do this for them. I must do this, so that in the future, they mustn’t experience the useless pain I’ve experienced and experience even now!!!

Obviously, the Third Force must be really felt, and if I really feel it, this element will be the Third Force able to make some change, to overcome the resistances I feel when I try to achieve the aim I’ve decided obtain. It’s not a simple task, because there are other factors determined by their Laws, but at this step, let’s try to understand the Law of Three.

We have many and many bad and negative habits who limit our life. These limitations are weaknesses hard to overcome even when we really want to do this. The Negative, Conservative Force, prevents us to overcome them. Even if we overcome them for some period, this is only a casualty. The choice of changing this condition could become our Third Force.

For example I have the behavior of sitting in an unhealthy “hunched” position. I know that such    postural attitude is really wrong. But I can correct my habit if not even for some short times. But, I remember that I decided to change myself, that I want to discover my Real Self, that I want a qualitative and radical change and become able to do. So, I’ll ask to myself: “Andrea, how do you hope to change yourself and being able to do if you haven’t neither the will to remember myself the needed time to correct that posture? How can I become free and self-realized if I am unable to break this simple habit?”

The aim to realize a change, the wish to become able to Be and Do, may represent the the third force energy, the Unifying one. So, in this manner, I can break and change this old habit.

Before I finish this text, I want to give a stuff t ponder on: Why some persons are able to make great sacrifices for the sake of the others? How can they perform such sacrifices that would e impossible if he wished to perform them only for themselves? Because the others suffering could become the third force, permitting the momentary overcoming of the impossibilities determined by the Negative-Conservative Force.

If you can’t find the necessary energy to make some change for yourself, do it for the others.

About mr Sarmoung

Andrea Dandolo je pisac i istražitelj razvoja svijesti i duhovnosti uključen u razotkrivanje drevnih učenja s ciljem olakšavanja unutarnjeg razvoja ljudskih bića. Jedan od načina kojima se time bavi je i kroz blog koji je preveden na engleski, španjolski i od nedavno hrvatski. Od rane mladosti je u svijetu duhovnosti i rada na sebi sudjelujući u radu grupa koje potječu direktno od Gurdjieffa, tj koje su bile vođene od strane samog Gurdjieffa U skladu sa drevnim znanjima, naglašava razvoj svjesnosti kao primarno sredstvo za psihološku transformaciju i duhovnu osvještenost individualaca. Karakteristike sistema koji predlaže su jednostavan jezik i moderni prijevod drevnih učenja kao i njihove praktične primjene u svakodnevnome životu. Njegov blog čitaju ljudi iz svih krajeva svijeta. Samorazvoj je ne religiozni i ne dogmatski put; sastoji se primarno od naprednog dostizanja viših stanja svijesti, p prisustva i konačno od ostvarivanja svoje prave intimne prirode, koja je poznata u mnogim tradicijama pod imenima poput esencija, duša, biće. Kroz takav razvoj individualna osoba ulazi u nove dimenzije svijesti koje mu omogućuju da vidi stvarnost sakrivenu iza iluzija. To mu omogućuje kreiranje osobnosti neovisne i otporne na vanjske situacije i vanjska uvjetovanja. Posljedice takvog razvoja su oštra inteligencija, izvanredni kreativni kapaciteti, ravnoteža i smirenost u svakoj situaciji i stabilno stanje višeg stanja svijesti koje je poznato u drevnim tradicijama pod nazivom “buđenje”.
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