Sunday, January 23, 2011

The Cornerstone (Eye Below the Pyramid), the Capstone (Eye Above the Pyramid), and the Differences Between Them

The Cornerstone of the Judeo-Christian Tradition

Cor·ner·stone
noun \-stōn\
1: a stone forming a part of a corner or angle in a wall; specifically...a stone laid at a formal ceremony
2: a basic element : foundation
First Known Use of CORNERSTONE: 13th century
Synonyms: basis, bedrock, bottom, base, footing, foundation, ground, groundwork, keystone, root, underpinning,

- Miriam-Webster Dictionary

Cornerstone
1. the basic part of something, on which everything depends.
2. the stone at one of the bottom corners of a new building, often put there during a special ceremony

- Macmillan Dictionary

Cornerstone (noun)
A fundamental principle or underlying concept: base, basis, foundation, fundament, fundamental, root, rudiment (often used in plural). See over/under.

- Thesaurus

Cornerstone (n)
The fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained; "the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture" [synonyms: basis, base, foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstone]

- WordNet 2.1 (2005)

Cornerstone
The cornerstone (or foundation stone) concept is derived from the first stone set in the construction of a masonry foundation, important since all other stones will be set in reference to this stone, thus determining the position of the entire structure.

Over time a cornerstone became a ceremonial masonry stone, or replica, set in a prominent location on the outside of a building, with an inscription on the stone...The rite of laying a cornerstone is an important cultural component...metaphorically in sacred architecture generally.

The origins of this tradition are vague but its presence in Judeo-Christian countries can be associated with one quotation from the Old Testament (Psalm 118:22) cited six times in the New Testament (Matthew 21:42,Mark 12:10, Luke 20:17, Acts 4:11, Ephesians 2:20 and 1 Peter 2:7).

- Wikipedia




The Seven Characteristics of the Cornerstone

The Cornerstone





I. Bottom
II. Down
III. Above
IV. Under
V. Low
VI. Depth
VII. South



The Eye Above the Pyramid is the Capstone...




The Capstone of the Judeo-Christian Tradition

Cap·stone
[ káp stohn ]
1. top stone: a stone used at the top of a wall or another structure
2. high point: something considered the highest achievement.

- Encarta World English Dictionary

Cap·stone
(kapstn)
n.
1. The top stone of a structure or wall.
2. The crowning achievement or final stroke; the culmination or acme.

- American Heritage Dictionary




The Seven Characteristics of the Capstone

The Capstone





I. Top
II. Up
III. Above
IV. Over
V. High
VI. Height
VII. North


The Seven Characteristics of the Eyes of the Pyramid

The Cornerstone
The Capstone









BottomTop
Down
Up
BelowAbove
Under Over
Low High
DepthHeight
South North


The Natural World and the Eyes of the Pyramid


The Cornerstone
The Capstone









EarthSky
ValleyMountain
ThunderLightning
Stalactites
Stalactites
Steppe Plateau
LakesClouds
WaterfallGeyser
Undertow
Waves
Cave
Cliff
Whirlpool
Tidal Wave
Earthquake
Flood
Tornado Volcano
Lobster
Shark
CaterpillarButterfly
Fish
Seagull
Groundhog
Chipmunk
BeaverBadger


The Star of David and the Eyes of the Pyramid

The Cornerstone
The Capstone
The Star of David














BottomTop
Middle
Down
Up
Center
BelowAbove
Between
Under Over At
Low High Midway
DepthHeight
Size
South North Central

NOTE: The Star of David is also known as the Hexagram, Star of the Creator, Star of Creation, Star of Mary, Star of Bethlehem, or the Joshua Star.

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