Life on this planet is short, intensive and tough. We are born, eat a lot, pay taxes, and then die – only to come back and do it all over again sometime later.
For many younger and less-spiritually-aware Souls the cycle of in and out of successive incarnations; of trying a few new things, failing at even more. and then coming back down again for another round of challenges and trials, seems to be dependent upon the innate desire of members of the human species to bring forth into this World more offspring of roughly the same low level of consciousness as themselves.
The sex instinct, it seems, is rapidly bringing about humanity’s downfall.
But does it have to be this way? Is the human species really only able to create off-spring through the act of sexual congress or might there be an alternative way?
In his book Parthenogenesis Den Poitras takes his reader on a journey into a mystery that for many will be too challenging. It is a phenomena whose implications simply fly in face of everything we have been taught regarding the biological functioning of women and the belief that men play a vital and penetrative role in their ability to conceive a child.
Ancient religious texts and some modern medical research have suggested that virgin-births, although rare, are a verifiable fact of life. If, as the author suggests, self-fertilisation is feasible then humanity is left to confront a problem – one which throughout his book Poitras addresses head on.
If the generally-accepted belief that human life can only emerge as a result of male sperm fertilising the female egg is incorrect, then what possible metaphysical process could be responsible for parthenogenesis?
In his examination of the mystery behind virgin births, Den Poitras reveals a spiritual process that appears to have the intention of creating infants along new ancestral lines. These are humans that are not trapped by the karmic implications of previous lives, nor have they been created from a lower-resonance gene pool.
In his book, the author presents the idea that there are many modern examples of women conceiving not through a male but through the intervention of some type of external spiritual power. Some times these women, and the author offers a personal example of this, are aware of this ‘supernatural’ process and in a way that is similar to that of Mary, mother of Jesus, and the Biblical account of her being ‘ visited’ by the Holy Spirit prior to falling pregnant.
Poitras observes that sacred births of this type opens up whole new streams of philosophical conjecture. After all if women are capable of giving life to the spiritually highly-involved Souls – those who are are not genetically encoded with the typical aggressive and egocentric characteristics of the male, then women hold the potential to break humanity free from the endless cycle of moral decline which has been so apparent throughout the history of patriarchal societies.
To quote the author on this aspect of the sacred mystery of parthenogenesis;
“Virgin birth is the Jewel in the Crown of Creation; it’s the tip of an iceberg of an emerging knowledge, a sacred, feminine knowledge that could lead to the appearance of some very talented people who will help us solve some of our most troublesome problems.”
This is indeed a fascinating prospect!
Sometimes, some of the most challenging and far-fetched ideas in life are provable not so much through facts as through their close association to a rich vein of anecdotal evidence. This approach is broadly the one that Den Poitras takes in his thoroughly thought-provoking book.
More a collection of personal recollections, stories, and spiritual commentaries Parthenogenesis is, at times, a painfully honest account of a spiritual experience that has forged the author’s belief in the superiority of the Divine Feminine over the male.
The act of parthenogenesis is, of course, the ultimate expression of the power of the feminine principle and because of this the issues and politics that emerge from the authors direct experience of pathogenesis has formed an essential guide in the spiritual journey he has taken. In a sense, its like living the myth at first hand.
Parthenogenesis is a remarkable book, written by an equally remarkable and colourful writer. If you enjoy reading spiritual memoirs and have a close resonance to the mysteries of life then you are in for a real treat with this one. Den Poitras is clearly a writer with a heart, and a story, that is nearly as big as the Goddess herself.