How did our time begin? In fact our history begins at the point where we begin counting the time. That is the system that made us and to that psychology tells us to be in touch with the full of that history. Repression has to pay the price of repeating history. Not repressing means that we are confronted with the truth of why and what we didn't respect but actually have to. These pages offer clear insight into the matter of our calendar politics and count of years. They simply state in conclusion that this originally roman mooncalendar that presently rules the world began 753 years B.C.. The christian year count we have now serves the purpose of human sanity despite of..., but once achieved will there be restauration? Find out why that is not easily so and how we still as well should respect this original year count.







by T.H.E. Servant

" be put into effect when the times will have reached their fulfillment--to bring all things in heaven and on earth together under one head, even C."

(Holy Bible Ephesians 1:10)



Since we as westerners and world citizens have to learn from our history, in fact our year should be 2753 AUC after 2000 years of christian education (Ab Urbe Condita; from the foundation of the city). The fact that hardly anyone knows of this origin sets the problem of our discussion as being one of the ignorance and the psychology of our own time and time-system. This article proposes for a non repressive almost secret approach with the duality of an alternative classical calendar, that does restore our original belief and culture of timerespect.



Dear fellow Romans of the Year 2000,

The History of Modern Time

The millennial problem

A New Calendar for a New Era




Dear fellow Romans of the Year 2000,

I address you with Romans because for the year 2000 of our Lord we have to remind ourselves of who we are. This also applies to non westerners living in the Pax Romana of the roman calendar. Without answering the perennial question of meditation 'who am I' or 'who are we' we westerners and world citizens are doomed to fail of ignorance in maintaining our peace and civilization. 'Know thyself' is our dictum ever since greek philosophy (see e.g. 'P.') explained it as the essence of our honor and conduct. We should know our self and history and thus make for an authentic present and have a healthy belief, hope and love for our future. This at the year 2000 is essential for our mission: the mission of filognosy; the restoration of our original love for knowledge without repressions or political oppositions.

The year 2000 is a magical year as it reminds us of the teacher that guided us for that long throughout the history of our human errors and suffering. From Him, our Lord, we learned to respect one another despite of the many fugues of our balancing love with strife ('E.'); the 'yin/yang' feminine receptive and the masculine ( at times opposing) initiative. Out of respect for Him we celebrate the year 2000 with a mixture of fear and elation. We are afraid, since we are not sure whether we learned our lessons properly. Could 999 be a prelude to another 666 of 'the beast'? At the other hand we are elated, since we are of progress and still have our christian belief in a world order of belief, hope and love. Yet we are also in terror because of losing control with the climate and with AIDS. Natural disaster and the blocking of our love-lives in freedom make us apprehensive of the coming era: will we further decline, lose culture and regress from democracy towards another ever more gruesome dictature, or will we restore from the alienations of modern experiments and post modern self realizations to a new era of enlightenment and glory? Withthis we know of the classical neurotic jerk suffering in doubt or the classical schizoid onesided man losing control over his passions as a dictator murdering the fellow human beings he actually should love.

The year 2000 fear, far more than a possible computer bug, is about this self knowledge: we love our Lord, but we also fear as we still grope in the dark about the causes of war and the direction of our evolution. Our culture full of the signs of decay, like ancient Rome after the year 45 B.C., seems to run at an end. Many have experienced the burn-out syndrome and the need to reform their lives of fruïtive labor while sick leave seems to be more prevalent than unemployment as a problem of the state. We even lost our faith many ways: what is the use of our Lord if we lose control anyhow? Many adhere to the idea that the teacher, the messenger of the bad tidings of our error is the problem itself. We would rather crucify Him again as a rebel and false authority of God against our mature options of independence. As such we still have that old Roman disease of paranoia about moral teachers in all kinds of schools and religion. We as mature people hate it to be treated in condescension and be told to be nice, righteous and decent. Of course we all know that we should and our psychology always tells us that we are as holy as can be in cognitive consonance and pride with our accomplishments. And we did accomplish the great benefit of human care in our societies making for social security and honorable retirement. We for ourselves need no wars. We need to be sure of who we are.

Purely historical we are not simply roman Christians, Buddhists, Muslims or Hindu's anymore. We have become multicultural multifaith worldcitizens in post-modern selfrealization. This aligns with the original concept of pax romana that would realign the world in religious tolerance. We never wanted the inquisition and onesided options of belief, that was not us. It was not the Roman Catholic, as that traditionalist option also reformed itself, be it into a celibate rule. It was not Christian reformation as they adhered to the original christian acceptance of the holiness of marriage and sex. It, that transformation, was a change of rule. That we can say for sure. But what exactly has happened to our Roman rule? History is a matter of interpreting facts into a cohering vision that could explain for the present and would lead us into a meaningful future with confidence. History should be our teacher, not just the reality of our religions with their moral judgment. Without proper analysis of our errors we are doomed to fail as repressive forces going against our own continence and intelligence. Lordship might redeem us of the worst of this, but still we have to learn the lesson: do not repress, but face the history of error (confess) and know who you are.

Thus boldly stated we as civilized westerners are Romans to begin with. And as a world citizen we also have to learn from roman history. Our timeworld of the present clock and calendar began 'Ab Urbe Condita': from the foundation of the city of Rome. Thus our year is 2753 AUC, provided we respect the lessons of our year 2000 celebration of respect for our christian Lord. The fact that hardly anyone knows of this sets the problem of our discussion as being one of the ignorance and the psychology of our own time and time-system. Once we understand this psychology, once we arrive at a proper vision of our history of error, we can regain our pride and independence, our original hope and belief, our original self confidence without being a heretic against the teacher and school of moral teaching we righteously owe all respect.


The History of Modern Time

It all began at our foundation with the first roman ruler R.. He was a mythical heroic personality who managed to defeat all opposition against the settlement of a righteous state. He even had to kill his own twin brother R. who opposed him at the foundation of Rome. They were born the sons of the 'God Mars' and R. S. daughter of N., king of Alba Longa. After defeating the tyrant A. they restored the honor of the family and subsequently the city of Rome was built at Palatine hill where about the drama of the brothers in opposition happened. He was a great warrior and liberator who gave asylum to fugitives and exiles. But he was not such a great scientist and genius as would be needed. The poet O. (43 BC-A.D 17) said about him that he was 'better versed in swords than stars'. This criticism was because of the calendar he made. It was a peculiar piece of work consisting of 10 months. His year counted effectively 304 days. The remainder of the year was a speculation. As to the vision of was never sure how long that year would be counting from the moon. His calendar was a lunar calendar. He could settle for ten lunar months as the present beliefsystem was about the number ten. But that might have been coincidence as in fact he practically couldn't be sure of more than ten lunar month's in a row. The new year would happen somewhere at the end of the next 30-day period of the moon or later. The adding up of moon 'years' or lunar months never makes a year more precise than 10 days close to the real solar year. Therefore the year had to count for (at least) ten months. October, November and December, now counted as month ten eleven and twelve originally mean what their names denote: eight nine and ten (not all months were named to their number though by reasons unknown). Our present calendar thus still reflects this earliest feat of setting the time of our society. In fact R. was worshipped ever since as the God Quirinus, a practice continued till O. seized power and ruled the empire as A. at the time of the descend of our Lord. The error of this early roman calendar was to fix it on the moon in stead of fixing it on the sun as the Egyptians had learned to do long before that. Because of this the calendar did not properly align with the seasons and thus created confusion and dissatisfaction among the farmers and inhabitants of Rome. It was quickly (after about 35 years) reformed by the first successor King N who added two months, inspired by the greek calendar, to make a lunar year that ran closer to the solar year. It needed intercalation, the adding of an extra intercalary month regularly. This system lasted until the reform of J. C. some 700 years later.

What R. did right was to align the weekorder with the month. Cyclic time, like the concept of a week, has only one authority: the natural cycle of the spin of heavenly bodies; God's creation and will. No human may manipulate this essence of religion, life and the soul. Despite of the reform of adding two months was the Godhead Quirinus, or instigator of the roman lunar time-order, the state-religion, respected. Thus there was not a real psychological problem or repression of history and tradition yet, nor was there need for another God to descend from heaven. One improved the alignment with nature getting closer to the rule of the sun(-god), which was a good righteous and religious thing to do as proven by the continence of the system of 700 years. The alignment with the moon persisted and not only brought peace, justice and wealth for all, making Rome vital and prosperous, but also instigated the old ideal of the perfect republic ruled by nobles in consent with a popular senate. This moon alignment made for irregular 'weeks' of 7-8 days consisting of socalled legal days when it was 'fas' for fruïtive judicial and official business (thus giving the roman calendar the name fasti-legal days). They were contrasted with signal days called Kalends (hence the name calendar), Nones (half moon) and Ides (full moon). Ides constituted the fifteenth day dividing the month in two periods of about fifteen days. This was in accord with the oldest but at the time unknown calendar we as yet know from the vedisc scripture that also divided the month in a dark and light period named paksah or panca dasa, 15-day half months (see time-quotes or ch11 canto 3 of the Bh. P.).

The problem of this old roman luni/solar calendar in fact was as with the first version. It was decided by priests and kings and nobles when intercalation took place (that is where the morally motivated modern politician originated from). It was even a secret to the 'plebs' how it was done. They could rule with lust and power over the ignorant 'plebs' who had no knowledge and could be condemned by them for trading on illegal days in stead of attending to the temple services. At the one hand they were integer keeping the schedule and 'science of God' to themselves limiting it to the regularity of their ritual exercises of plebeian respect not imposing it, but at the other hand they corrupted ruling with it. Because of their own manipulations of the time arbitrariness could make for political corruption and 'modern politics': depending on the quality of the king and the need for the support by the priests the intercalation was postponed or speeded as would be convenient, not unlike the way these days the times of starting with summertime schedules have been manipulated (by prime ministers M. and L. for the sake of the European Union e.g.). They who ruled the time would rule the state. In the old roman days the nobles and the class of the priests made one and the same rule. 304 B.C the plebs didn't take it any longer and got hold of the calendar schedule for public use (by C.F.). Still the power of control stayed with the priests and politicians and also the abuse of it could persist. As the Bible says, the manipulation of time is of the Beast (D.7.25), and thus the system, like any other fix would, ran into reform after due time of service.

Half a century before the christian year 1, 700 AUC, J. C., appointed dictator of Rome, (although he refused to be crowned King by his general M.A. as that was forbidden to the republic) realized that the whole of the Roman state needed a thorough reform. He reformed as good as anything that could be reformed and thus also the time-system. He fell in love with C., princess of Egypt where the solar year ruled the state since P.III in 238 B.C.. For many years he meditated in her arms on the ins and outs of the egyptian respect for the sun and the stars. Eventually he became that vigorous that he not only reformed the old lunar calendar into a full solar calendar, he even lost control with it. He became hated by the competitive members of the senate as he was relentless as if possessed by 'the beast' of power and didn't know where to stop. It was he himself who violated the old roman integrity of respecting the lunar signal days when it was not legal to conduct official business. This warrior and 'priest of state' fell from his own religion. The great British playwright S. commemorated the moment before he was assassinated when C. was told as a warning "beware of the Ides of March". But C. failed to understand this, lost the rule, and could not hand it over to his general and righteous successor M.A.. Thus the roman Empire lost its religious and political directive and integrity including the chance to restore to the ancient republican ideal. The integrity and natural norm of the lunar weekorder was lost with this fall of the Roman Empire and got perverted and mystified as 'holy number' seven with later christianity that by edict of the then still pagan Constantine in 321 AD formally had to consent to the dead seven days rhythm of the market days that ran right and indifferently through the solar year, just as coldly unidirectional deliberated as did the earlier O. who betrayed the roman loyalty of M.A., thus giving no calendar-reference to natural phenomena anymore but to the annulal cycle of the sun (Our Lord as the Sun-god of the Sun-day). The once priestly rulers became illogical ego-dictators like C. and N. reflecting the psychology of alienation and repression of a culture falling in chaos. The worship of the traditional father/Godhead of the natural time-managed state Quirinus was abolished. As J. C. still had a logical division of alternating 30 and 31 days of the month, it was quickly lost by the rule of his successor O. who as emperor A. drove his co-ruler M.A. into suicide after withholding him the support for his defense of the eastern part of the empire fighting against the Parthians. He finally defeated him in the sea-battle at Actium. The 'year of confusion' 45 B.C. counting 445 days when introducing the new Julian calender grew from then on into an illogical political arbitrary time-system and a whole christian era of confusion about time from then on gave evidence of the natural entropy of all systems of timemanagement (entropy: the diversity of the inevitable chaos is irreversible, but the energy lost can be retrieved, reversed).

At present the calendar is a historical mix of an alienated political order that only vaguely reminds of the original respect for the natural order of lunar irregular weeks aligned with a solar year as can be found in the oldest vedic literature describing the division of time from the atom (Bhagavata Purâna). In fact the complete of christianity, except for the gregorian reform that set the julian calendar back to the true solar year with a precision of losing 1 day/2500 years, is a power/control neurosis of time-management in repression of the natural dynamics of cyclic time. Denouncing the impractical lunar order with its manipulations one fell by political passion in the other extreme of thinking of linear time only. This was formally confirmed by the papal rule, the new holy father and ruler of Rome, and the works of St. A.. This repression bears the scars of psychological trauma with the ancient beliefsystems and abusing priests of God and His natural order. In stead human society developed another concept of consciousness: order against order became the incentive of consciousness. It even became the definition of christian reform and the new 'human' (certainly not divine) consciousness itself. Man (of political standard-time) is a sinner and God (of natural cyclic time) in the heavens (socalled 'abandoning us' while we abandoned 'Him') is the holiness. Weekorder against year order and linear time against cyclic time, as we see with modern clocktime management, constituted the newest version of the 'modern' experiment of ego. This duality is the mark of modernity in its full glory: any respect of time can be called religious and divine as the original scale-less God of Time is not really harmed or denied with it. We are free to worship the God of Time as we like. As the philosophers K. and B pointed out: time is - philosophically- primarily an inscrutable subjective experience. The Psychoanalyst S.F. added to that notion that with this modern concept of christian suffering in subjectivist collective chaos we have become not the reasonable dualist - as some scientists might have been able to accomplish - but instead became a mankind ruled by uncontrollable passions rising from the 'unconscious' living the illusion of a holy time order - of clocks loyal to the sun and calendars loyal to natural cycles - that in fact long time ceased to exist. Although the physicist E. declared that an absolute of clock-time is an illusion because time is in fact observer dependent, still the dualism of this time is not really respected in society (apart from S.' new dualistic concept of Internet time, C.'s digital analogue watches, and the clock design at this site). The dualism complicates the time-respect beyond common interest. Only a small elite of the scientific community knows of the temporal determination that should be respected dually. Only a rare social scientist is aware of the complicated psychology of man relating to time (see Tp=Tt-Tk, the M.-equation). For the normal civil population it is in fact again the same type of secret as it was during the old roman days of the lunar calendar. Who knows of the 15-day vedic 'paksah' and the according roman "ides of march"? After S. it was forgotten that once we contained the state and the religion, the glory and the culture, on the harmonizing of linear timing with cyclic timing of lunar Nones and Ides. With the neurosis (if not the schizoid) of absolute time units and absolute (dead) regularity - as can be observed in the millennial quest for the stabilization of the calendar with the solar year and the effort for reliable clockwork - we have lost the integrity of the consciousness of natural dynamic time and its horological astrarium-type of non-political validity. We have forgotten about the divine of cyclic time that would make for the continence and virtue of our spiritualities of the soul. We have become an history of psychology in which an original consciousness of dynamic natural phenomena as was respected with lunar calendars and sundial directed waterclocks (clepsidrae), has gradually been replaced by a politically manipulative and psychologically complex type of ego-consciousness with all its characteristics of denial, repression, projection and insanity.


The millennial problem

The millennial problem of the timesystem can be found in the difficulty of dividing a year in a logical manner. A year essentially means one turn of 360 degrees relative to a fixation point. Therefore a lunar year (as seen from earth) is in fact only 29.5 days long: a so-called lunation. This is the sober logical truth that has never been properly recognized. The illogic was to respect one system with the other. Discrete variables were treated as if dependent. The concept of a fixed seven days week as practiced with the gregorian calendar (that took centuries of christian reform to get introduced after the middle ages), does not belong to the concept of the solar year (nor to its original lunar 'year' anymore either alas). In fact one is worshiping two Gods of time separately: the natural sun and the (in fact forgotten) denaturalized moon. And that being in favor of nature and opposing it at the same time we shouldn't do. Two such contrary beliefs on one pillow make a weeping willow: not knowing to be natural or not defines the neurosis, the cramp of modern ego. Politically we have understood that the calendar should be solar, because normal people, citizens and farmers, simply live to the sun with its seasons. To align it with the seasons is more important than the meaning of a full moon or the rising of the dog-star when the Nile used to flood. Dates align with the stars, but that doesn't make the solar calendar a sidereal cosmic one. The precession of the equinox, the shift of the celestial sky, relative to the seasons, makes the alignment of dates with stars a temporary one; it lasts for a human lifetime of seventy years. After seventy years the sidereal sky has shifted for one day. After one lifetime of a ruler of time-management, the whole system needs to be reformed for another personalistic fix of power. For this reason astrology in fact must be renamed into planetology, as that science simply tries to tell the time of the planetary clock with nine hands. The astrological zodiac, the factual scale of that planetary clock, is fixed on the seasons, the solar year, and not on the stars, the celestial sky. We have two zodiacs: a sidereal one and a solar one. Who knows this? Thus a solar year is not a year to the moon and not a year to the stars. Nor is a calendar week a quarter of a lunar month, it is purely political in fact. It is common knowledge to astronomers, but mankind wrestled ever since the first signs of civilization with it.

If for the year 2000 we want to say: 'we have learned and we know', we must be sure first of all what kind of logic we think is suitable for what purpose. One may respect the moon for managing a harbor with its tidal changes, or for having a full moon party or a bout of religious fasting or study. But that makes thus for another calendar, another religion and another conditioning. It cannot directly dominate as a world order, as the majority of farmers and citizens calculating for their summer holidays, do not live by it. Nor does the astronomical respect for the shift of the celestial sky to the seasons make much of a calendar on its own. It in fact, apart from classical astrology, never has made any significant culture. We as yet did not celebrate the galactic new year of the true celestial cosmic zodiac, the reality that, according to the Bhagavata Purâna is regarded as the Lord Himself, because then He is visible. We better concentrate on one system for the new world order. The rest may be of subcultural interest. The one system we must be rational and logical about is the present world calendar system of respecting the sun and its seasons. The present gregorian/julian illogic thereto is an historical roman attachment that is in the way of a multicultural respect of time. The psychology is one of forgetfulness about the propriety of some of the old practices of respecting cyclic time and the inexperience with also logically proper schedules never tried, but already existing since the first accounts of the old vedic culture.


A New Calendar for a New Era

The proposition of this article is to adopt a second calendar to the gregorian one. The gregorian calendar with its chaos of political and horological management is recognized as supportive to a form of ego-consciousness that only really makes sense if it is known what it actually relates to. The more sophisticated person in need of control over this historical monster of pragmatical political populism, is obliged to a dualistic vision. From the scientific integrity we are talking of we are obliged to adhere to the dualism of a second scheme of timemanagement that does restore the original logic of the foundation of our civilization. Therefore we have the year 2753 A.U.C. in A.D. 2000, therefore we have a timetable for setting a reference clock to the sun as we always did with the old clepsydra, therefore we have a calendar based on scriptural evidence that does align with the original lunar calendar order of old Rome and with modern scientific logic with its 15th day Ides and 30-day month on a solar year (the 'Cakra'-calendar). We should count with this for our selves in the first place as a secret society with an integer concept of time that does not deny the reality of cyclic time any longer nor the history of psychology about it, nor the electromagnetic truth of a reliable scale to count and measure with it. Full fledged the system this duality makes is a complication only fit for the intelligent and civilized person. Like in the old roman days it can not be politically imposed, until another F. snatches it for the democracy of the 'plebs' to know about the legal and illegal days of containing to the power of the natural and conditioning local culture. The new chaos is in need of a new order, and here it is.

This new system of time-respect makes for a new religion. That is admitted. But it is the most simple ritual that is possible: one only needs a ballpoint, a normal clock, a normal gregorian calendar and a table. The social definition is that of free association: one may go to church or to the cinema with it as it is not heretic or repressive. This religion tells you to correct your reference clock to the position of the sun. This religion tells you not so much to refrain from fruïtive actions on christian sundays and jewish saturdays, but to do so on lunar signaldays and solar 'cakra'- days/dates throughout the commercial christian week. At those days one does revive the original (roman/vedic) wisdom by studying and socializing for the sake of the local principle of personal presence in free association (in fact the oneness of contemplation and socialization of the old culture are separated and put into a dynamic relationship: a new dualism). This religion tells you to be aware of the danger of the new media that tempt you to isolate yourselves in the private sphere keeping everyone on a distance with telephones, computers and televisions. This religion tells you it is o.k. to work with it, but not at all days of the week. This culture warns you against the devastating conditioning of the stress culture of the alienated ego-freaking standardtime as reflected in the pragmatic of the new media. On the signal days of this solar calendar one should in principle refrain from watching television and endeavoring on the internet, or doing other fruïtive business on a distance. On this calendar every fifteenth day is a day of study and every two months one adapts to the natural solar rhythm with a feast of the season on an extra signal 'cakra'-day. This way this 'New' but classical Order creates a religiously properly set 36-hour part-time worker (counting days of study as 'work') that is not a modern stress victim-condition, but gives a better control over the consciousness, ones (mental) health and ones destiny. This way the postmodern world citizen can restore his original (also subculturally local specific) love of knowledge (his filognosy) and the integrity and happiness of his soul and find a cure for all the chronic diseases and nasty psychology of the maddening ego-time system of trauma and denial. This way the world citizen has the right to say " we have a shining future ahead of us", "we are heading for a new rebirth, a restoration, of cultural selfrespect". Then we may count on and from the 2753- year roman foundation A.U.C. aligning with egyptian, greek and vedic wisdom with all its original ideals of natural harmony, civilized cultured intelligence and social order.


T.H.E. Servant


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