WELCOME BACK, ARTHUR (IS THAT REALLY YOU?)
Greetings everyone, Merlyn here, with some news I have been
saving for some time. If you are among those who have read and enjoyed
the legendary tales of Arthur and his knights, you are probably familiar with
the description of him as "The Once and Future King". Even though the
title of "King" can itself have a variety of meanings, and history has shown
that kings come in many types, I can personally vouch for the fact that
most of the qualities we all want in a king were to be found in our man
Arthur. He was truly a fine person and an excellent leader.
I can also tell you from personal experience that there is a lot more
to life here on earth than many of us are aware of. What we call "death"
is just another one of the transitions we all go through along our endless
path, and those of us who want to stay in touch with the planet called
"Earth" certainly have that option. That's why I'm here, and so is Arthur.
From the standpoint of 6th century Britain, this is the future, and yes, he's
trying to help again.
While the global situation in this 21st century doesn't seem to need
any more kings, it could certainly use a few more strong and capable leaders.
There is little difference between a "king" of a small segment of society and
a "president" of a large nation if neither one is aware of the one-ness of
all mankind. If all men can do is quarrel or fight about their differences
instead of celebrating them, there is little hope for real progress in the world.
I am aware that many of you do not believe that being born into the
three-dimensional world of earth is a conscious choice made by each of us,
but apparently it is. You may be interested to know that the entity who was
once called "King Arthur" has made that choice, and is presently a young
man growing up in your society.
These are auspicious "times" in the history of humanity. For some of
you, a whole new generation of highly developed souls is now among you
in the form of children and young people. They will transform society to
amazing new heights if they are allowed to. "Arthur" is merely one of them,
but his influence will be felt. He doesn't need my help as much as he did
1500 earth years ago, but I'll offer it anyway, and he's a good listener.
If it can be done, I will be including some excerpts from our conver-
sations on this site. Look for them on this page. At this point, our young
man seems quite upset that so little real progress has been made toward
the objectives of the society often called "Camelot", and if I know him, he
will probably have some comments about what can and should be done to
solve the problem.
Keep in mind that he is still a youth, so his viewpoint may seem
somewhat idealistic to those who are focused on economic, political, or
military solutions to everything, but I might suggest you listen to him
anyway. He has had some experience with those efforts, and is already
aware of their shortcomings.
Here is an example of what I'm talking about. I was communicating
with the boy the other day, and asked him what he thought about the
importance of a strong military force to keep the peace. This is what he
"I seem to remember that we tried to get that island we called "Britain"
under control with the best army we could put together. It worked for a
while, but I think the "peace" only lasted about 50 years. I guess that's
not the answer to it if you're looking for a long-term solution. I don't know
if you can ever find an agreement that will satisfy everybody, but it looks
like you can't afford to stop trying."
Well, I'm not going to stop trying, either. We're going to give "Arthur"
another chance to help make things better. He really wants to, and so do I.
Apparently, so do millions of others now, and there's really no reason we
can't get it done. The Camelot game is still not over, and I suspect we are
ultimately going to win.
Incidentally, Arthur's memory isn't perfect. The first 30 years of the
"peace" he mentioned were actually spent fighting to establish it. The
actual peace only lasted about 20 years.