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Section 1: Primitive Man
p1: Urantia etymology by Chris Halvorson: “specific: Urantia = (y)our heavenly place (i.e., in the cosmos)” “-tia = noun-forming suffix < -t- of L. past participle stem + -ia (cf., -tion and -ion)” “U.B.: “-tia” is indicative of impersonal, while “-ia” is more personal”
p5: metric conversion: “. . . nonstop flight of over 800 km.”
Section 2: Post-Planetary Prince Man
p11: idiot This single-use word raises the question of whether a subnormal population does not develop (or is not supposed to be genetically developed) until the abnormal population is killed off by the rigorous demands of early human life. See subnormal(s) (68:6.16), (72:4.2), (113:1.3).
Section 3: Post-Adamic Man
Section 4: Post-Magisterial Son Man
p3: See Behzad (Robert) Sarmast’s study on Magisterial Missions.
Section 5: Postbestowal Son Man
p2: Nebadon etymology by Chris Halvorson: “the first (a) nebular (neb-) upland (don) (The local universe level is the local upland relative to the lowlands where mortals begin their ascension careers in the Milky Way spiral nebula.).” “don < O.E., dun = n., down = upland”
p5: Caligastia etymology: The one whose (capital “C,” specific) darkness (calig-) entirely (as) turns him into a non-person (-tia, normally used for impersonal names, instead of –ia, which would normally be used for a personal name). From Latin caliginosus “misty,” from caliginem (nom. caligo) “mistiness, darkness, fog, gloom.”Caligula was a Roman Emperor who succeeded Tiberius and whose uncontrolled passions resulted in manifest insanity; noted for his cruelty and tyranny; was assassinated.
By Chris Halvorson: “the one who is (-tia) entirely (as) darkenss (calig-) and no longer personal.”
Morontia etymology: In general (m) material substance (mor) is like (on) this thing (-tia).
By Chris Halvorson: “that which is (-tia) akin to (on) matter (mor)”
Note also: mor–Danish origin 1930’s, refering to humus formed under acidic conditions.
Section 6: Urantia’s Postbestowal Age
Section 7: Post-Teacher Son Man
p11-15: With the help of a few other Urantia Book readers, your editor put together some quotes on the “signs of the times” and their possible relationship to the two eclipses we have crisscrossing the US over the next seven years on Aug. 21st, 2017 (Jesus birthday) and April 8, 2024 (the day between crucifixion and resurrection).
The research above have also been considered in connection to a document that has become known as the “Unity Treatise.”
p5: antisocial appears seven paragraphs: (51:4.8), (52:7.5), (56:10.14), (68:1.6), (81:5.4), (82:6.4), (91:1.2).
p17: Seven Papers were sponsored by a Mighty Messenger: 28, 30, 52, 115, 116, 117, and 118. Seven Papers were presented by a Mighty Messenger: 32, 34, 40, 42, 54, 55, and 56. One Paper is said to be narrated by a Mighty Messenger: 22.