Cyprianism at a Glance

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The information linked in this outline is derived from the annotation section of The Seed.

  1. The Three Keys of Cyprianism
    1. Aletheia – Vulnerability
    2. Areté – Mastery
    3. The Hidden Key
  2. The Virtues of a Courtesan
    1. Timing
    2. Beauty
    3. Cheek
    4. Brilliance
    5. Gaiety
    6. Grace
    7. Charm
  3. The Passions of an Artist (The Vices)
    1. Superbia – Pride
    2. Invidia – Envy
    3. Ira – Anger
    4. Acedia – Sloth
    5. Avaritia – Greed
    6. Gula – Gluttony
    7. Luxuria – Lust
  4. The Laws
    1. The Current – The Current Is. She is the Great Architecture of the Universe and the resonating language of life.
    2. The Accord – As above, so below.
    3. Resonance – Nothing is still. Everything moves, cycles, vibrates, orbits.
    4. Mutuality – For every thing, there is a mutual other – an opposite, which is part of it also.
    5. Rhythm – All things have a pulse, a rhythm.
    6. The Source – Every cause has its effect, every effect has its cause.
    7. Gender – Every thing, every action, expresses gender – masculine and/or feminine. The Path of Areté leads to a harmony of gender.
  5. The Principles
    1. Pleasure
    2. Knowledge
    3. Mirrors
    4. Hunger
    5. The Liberty of Privilege
    6. The Privilege of Liberty
    7. Abandon (The Overarching Principle)
  6. Aphrodite’s Temple of Beauty
    1. The Crepidoma
      1. Reliance
      2. Trust
      3. Faith
    2. The Caryatids
      1. Elegance
      2. Decadence
      3. Brilliance
      4. Silence
    3. The Entablature – Beauty
  7. Other Important Concepts
    1. The First Cyprian Commandment – Model well an arm, a torso, or a thigh!
    2. The Beautiful Life
    3. The Watchful Eye
    4. The Aretic Path
      1. Seeking
      2. Awareness
    5. Poetry
    6. The Erotic Force
    7. Creating a Masterpiece
    8. Compersion
    9. Harmony
    10. The Meaning of Life
      1. To be Known
      2. To be Loved
    11. Choosing a Master/Poet/Saint

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