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Book 2, Chapter 8. Three-subject Thought and the Declaration of the True Parents
Section 1. Three-subject Thought and Parentism
1.1. Three-subject thought is our desire
What is it that people desire? What is the desire of fallen people? It is to become true parents who give birth to and raise their sons and daughters such that they can go straight to the heavenly kingdom without being persecuted by the satanic world. But this has not happened. Their desire is to be representatives of True Parents who can give birth to true sons and daughters and send them straight to the heavenly kingdom.
Surely you all want to give birth to good sons and daughters! You want to give birth to the best children in the world; but you have been unable to do so. Then the question is how to do that. Then what is next? The archangel failed to raise Adam and Eve, who were God's children. The most important thing is to raise our children as God's sons and daughters by whatever means possible, and educate them as people whom God will need.
I am sure you all want to be a teacher and an example. You want to work hard and be the president's right-hand man who can represent the nation, the owner of a company or the head of a branch of the country's administration. You want to be successful. What does that mean? It means that you want to become a true owner.
These are our three great ambitions: one is to be a true parent, and then a true teacher and true owner. You want to succeed and become a leader of your region, even the nation's president, don't you? Before achieving this, you have to become the master of your household. You have to stand in the position of the master who can inherit the family tradition, representing the ancestors and God.
Through this you will be respected by all families and by the nation itself. These three things contain everything in the world: the true parent, the true teacher, and the true owner. You should each become a true parent, a true teacher, and a true owner. This is the three-subject thought. What is the root of this three-subject thought? It is true love.
True love means you are willing to invest more than a hundred percent, invest again, and then invest still more. You should be a parent, teacher and owner who has this kind of philosophy. The root is one. This is why when we say true parent, a true teacher should come to the right side, and a true owner to the left. They all go around together. You do not just become true parents by having sons and daughters. You must give birth to them and raise them. Sons and daughters should depend on their mother and father. You must teach them. (205-19, 1990.7.15)
1.2. Three-subject Thought is the Philosophy of True Parents
The core of three-subject thought is the philosophy of true parents. Why are true parents the core here? There is only one vertical based on the perpendicular. Since there is one vertical line based on true love, it is a representative foundation based on the family that contains the meeting point of True Parents and the vertical God. For this reason, a teacher or a sovereign who follow the pattern of parental love will come to pursue the circumstances surrounding the heavenly nation, which Satan cannot invade. Since the substance of the evil one's sphere of love cannot invade, a realm of liberation will unfold, thereby creating the heavenly kingdom on earth. (213-124, 1991.1.16)
1.3. The essence of three-subject thought
The false parents' betrayal of the heavenly principle of love has brought ruin. Now after True Parents reversed that, we have been able to return to our original hometown. Now the age of the complete settlement of accounts for moving together with me, and returning to the course that moves forward, has dawned.
Everything will see its end. Everything, including Christianity, Buddhism, and Confucianism will come to an end. Politics as well. So, by bringing them together, I have established the Inter-Religious Federation for World Peace (IRFWP) for the sphere of religion and the Federation for World Peace (FWP) for the political sphere.
The divided mind is made one and its worldwide fruits have been harvested. Based on what have they been harvested? Based on the love of True Parents. True parent, true teacher, and true owner are the essence of three-subject thought. With this three-subject thought, even prominent people in the world are certain to kneel down before me, saying, Please teach us! The politicians of the world who used to claim to be owners -- those false owners -- all have some connection with me. The three-subject thought is referring to me.
Then, where is it that I live? I do not stand only in the teacher's position, nor do I stand just in the owner's position. Even the president of a university returns home as a parent in the evening, and even the president of the country returns to the Blue House. Although there is the person who commands the courtiers of the royal court, he has to go home to sleep; he becomes a father, a parent. When we see these things, the parents are the center. The school is based on parents, and the position of owner is based on parents.
Everyone may go out, but they will eventually return to their parents. The place where you can live without having to go back is the place where your parents are. That is how it works with all things that are centered on true love. Also, the saying that the king, teacher, and parents are equal has its basis there. I am now conveying a true teaching to you.
This is why I am the best of all teachers. Among rulers there has been none who ruled with love. This is why your mind and body desire to live forever in alignment with the direction I am going. Those who really love the Unification Church and those in the Unification Church who have the heart to love God, love humankind, and love the fundamental essence of human beings are unable to leave me. Why? Because I have the heart of a parent, heart of a teacher, and heart of an owner. Through me, you can go to the position of parents, the position of an owner and the position of a teacher. (215-78, 1991.2.6)
1.4. Parentism The Philosophy of Parents
Is Jesus a man or a woman? He is a man. If a man who received God's love, God's life, and God's lineage had met a woman who could create a relationship with him, and finally had a baby, then new children of God's direct lineage would be born on this earth. Then, Christianity and the Vatican would not be needed today.
With the appearance of sons and daughters of Jesus' direct lineage, a kingship would have finally begun on this earth and created one world. This kingship is not a kingship for the whole world but one that starts with a single family. Starting from the family, it advances to the family king, tribal king, national king, world king, and cosmic king.
Then, Christian ministers today are not needed, nor are denominations such as Presbyterians and Methodists. The Vatican would not be needed. Democracy would not be needed. Democracy is an ideology based on brotherhood. This is why they are fighting. Brothers are fighting among themselves. Hence, the brotherhood ideology should return to parentism, and parentism to Godism.
Then, what is parentism? It is the true-parentism that Adam and Eve are to fulfill on earth. Next, what is Godism? Since True Parents are the horizontal parents, we also need the vertical parent. Hence, vertical parentism is Godism. So what we term head-wing thought is true-parentism and vertical Godism.
That's how it works. Human beings are born when heavenly life and earthly life are connected, heavenly love and earthly love are connected, and heavenly lineage and earthly lineage are connected through the unity between horizontal true-parentism and vertical Godism -- the vertical and horizontal. That is why we are beings with a dual structure. We consist of an internal person and an external person. The internal person is the vertical self, and the bodily person is the horizontal self. This becomes the fruit. (224-277, 1991.12.15)
What kind of ideology is democracy? It is an ideology of brotherhood. When there are many brothers, who among them receives more love from their parents is always an issue in a family. When some of the children take after the father and some after the mother, a mother's set and a father's set will emerge based on which child takes after which parent. Such a scenario will take place based on love.
This is why after the Second World War we saw the phenomenon that the victorious nations allowed the defeated nations to keep their independence. This signified that the world had entered the realm of the brotherhood ideology. When we reach the point closest to which the ideology on God's side is to appear, the two brothers will fight in front of the one God.
In the final period of history, America has played a leading role based on America's Christian culture, which is a unified foundation. Instead of judging the other nations of the world, America allowed the defeated nations to maintain their independence. These things suggest that we have entered the age of God's providence where the abandoned sons and daughters, the prodigal children, can be brought back into the fold. This is why democracy is a brotherhood ideology. After the brotherhood ideology comes to an end, parentism will come, and unification can occur only when parentism comes. This is providential history. (213-10, 1991.1.13)