It deals with the biggest questions and mysteries of our existence. Gnosticism has always been around, but the Christian form of it blossomed in the early part of the first millennium.The latter is what we conventionally think of as Gnosticism, which is the set of beliefs of the early Christian Gnostics according to the scriptures and artifacts they and their critics left behind. Its paradoxical to call oneself a Gnostic nowadays solely by being able to regurgitate these writings, because Gnosis is about direct inside information on the Truth through inspiration and revelation.This same fallacy persists today among secular skeptics and religious fundamentalists who react like antibodies against foreign ideas emanating from the spiritual, metaphysical, and esoteric fields. They fall for the oldest trick in the book, which is to play one lie off another, to expose the faults of one thing to justify swallowing the faults of another.True intelligence is transcending such binary thinking and discerning what false dichotomies attempt to conceal.It is therefore the nearest presiding power over our visible world; it is the central mainframe of this matrix reality, so to speak.
These were skeleton keys that unlocked a Grand Unified Conspiracy Theory that provided a single context for all other conspiracies.
One way to understand the Demiurge is to think of it as the World Soul. It is made of the same substance as our own soul, except it functions as the soul of the universe as a whole.
Or conversely, our own souls are microcosmic instances of the Demiurge, just as a drop of water is a microcosmic instance of water in general.
is a universal intelligence that fashions our world.
It is said that the Demiurge converts abstract metaphysical archetypes (higher thoughts/ideas) into physically manifest forms, akin to your browser turning source code into a displayed web page.