by Henry T. Laurency
(Internet edition by Lars Adelskogh)

Instructions for Minicourse…

                1. Click on “Assignment” below to access The Knowledge of Reality.

                2. Read Chapters 1.1 – 1.3 to answer questions 1 – 9.

                3. (Optional)Please post your Thoughts, Ideas or Comments.


The Knowledge of Reality

(by Henry T. Laurency)


Chapters 1.1 – 1.3

The Problems of Reality, Part One


1. Why cannot science decide what “conflicts with the laws of nature”?

2. Why will esoterics be just a working hypothesis for most people?

3. Why are systems necessary to thinking?

4. What function does remembrance anew have for our  knowledge?

5. In what can the inestimable value of the esoteric knowledge be seen?

6. How can mankind gain knowledge of existence; its meaning and goal?

7. Explain the difference between belief and assumption.

8. Why is it that “no self-tutored seer ever saw correctly”?

9. Sum up the basic hylozoic outlook.

Please Note!

The questions above are designed for your personal study to help you understand Pythagorean Hylozoics in greater depth. The answers will not be provided for you and it is not intended that you answer them in writing on this website. You will receive eight emails (one every 15 days) containing a total of 58 questions. There is no time limit on answering these questions so proceed at a pace that best fits your learning style.

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After studying the assigned chapters in “The Knowledge of Reality”, and answering the assigned questions (to your personal satisfaction), we encourage you to post your thoughts, ideas or comments regarding your learning. In this way we can all benefit from the collective contributions of our ever-expanding community of seekers. We also encourage each of you to read and post your comments in response to each other’s learning experience. This kind of shared interchange can help advance everyone’s understanding of Pythagorean Hylozoics.

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