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Giving and receiving – give-and-receive-action – relationships

According to this principle, existence is sustained through the dynamic exchange of energy and relationships between dual characteristics. This concept is often referred to as the “principle of reciprocity” or “principle of interaction.”

According to the Principles of Creation, everything that exists consist of subject (initiating) and object (responding) elements. Because of the universal prime force, those elements form a common basis with each other and then enter into a give-and-receive relationship.

This give-and-take relationship then produces all the necessary energy for everything that exists, i.e. the energy necessary for existence, reproduction and activity (functioning) of any being. The relationship that causes energy to be produced through such a process is called “give-and-receive action”.

The universal prime force and energy from give-and-receive relationships therefore have a relationship to each other where they represent cause and effect, inner and outer, as well as subject and object. We can therefore describe the universal prime force as a vertical force and the energy from give-and-receive relationships as a horizontal force.

Let us take a closer look at both the Creator and the created things, starting from the universal prime force and the energy from give-and-receive relationships. Because of the universal prime force, the two aspects of God‘s eternal, inner two-sided nature form a common base with each other and thus enter into an eternal give-and-receive relationship. Because of the energy from this give-and-receive relationship, the two aspects of the dual nature form an eternal common base with each other. This is the foundation that allows God to exist for all eternity, and to produce all the energy necessary to create and sustain the created world.

The same applies to created things. It is the universal prime force that causes the two aspects of the dual nature of created things to form a common base and also enter into a give-and-receive relationship with each other. It is because of the energy from this give-and-receive relationship that the two aspects of the dual nature form a common base with each other. Without such a base for its existence, no individual being can become an object for God (responding part in a relationship to God) and be able to produce all the energy necessary for its own existence.

An example of this is the atom. It is the give-and-receive relationship between proton and electron that makes the atom exist, and an electromagnetic relationship is produced. It is because of the give-and-receive relationship between positively charged ions and negatively charged ions that molecules are created, and chemical reactions occur. It is the give-and-take relationship between positive and negative electrical charges that causes electricity to be produced, and other electrical phenomena to occur.

In the plant kingdom, it is the give-and-receive relationship between wood tissue and silt tissue that makes the plants grow and their organic functions to be maintained. The plants reproduce due to the give-and-receive relationship between stamen and pistil.

In the animal kingdom, it is the give-and-receive relationship between male and female animals that allows reproduction to take place and that species to continue to exist. The coexistence of the animal kingdom and the plant kingdom is based on a give-and-receive relationship such as that between bees and flowers as well as the two kingdoms’ exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide.

If we consider the celestial bodies, we discover that the solar system exists based on the give-and-receive relationship between the sun and the planets. The different movements of the celestial bodies determine the structure of the universe. The Earth and Moon stay in their fixed orbits and continue their rotations because of their mutual give-and-receive relationship.

The life of the human body is sustained due to various give-and-receive relationships: between arteries and veins, between inhalation and exhalation, between the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems, to name just a few. The existence of an individual is based on the give-and-receive relationship between mind and body. It is this relationship that enables the individual to fulfill the purpose of its life.

Within the family, a harmonious coexistence between husband and wife depends on them having a good give-and-receive relationship with each other. The different social groups in our societies may live peacefully side by side as long as they have a good mutual give-and-receive relationship.

Likewise, there needs to be a good give-and-receive relationship between those who govern and those who are governed, to ensure a country’s internal peace and harmony. Peaceful international coexistence depends on good give-and-receive relationships between the different countries.

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