The 18 Stages of the Periodic Table
The Stages of the periodic table are an essential tool in analyzing cases and remedies. They are called Stages as they represent the stage in a development, the cycle of life. It start with the rise and growth, come to a full development and then decline again, ending in nothing. They agree with the columns of the periodic table. But they can be applied to all remedies.
The spontaneous start, the impulsive begin. Things are done without being thought over, without reflection. This leads to naive, instinctive, simplistic and even childish or foolish behavior. It can lead to one-sidedness, which seems rigid. Manic. Alone and lonely.
Unsure, timid. Doesn’t know what he is worth, what he can do, so remains passive or adapts to the situation. He just watches and feels watched at the same time, so he hides. He wants and needs protection and support. Bewildered and overwhelmed.
Searching, for the right thing, trying and comparing possibilities. He feels unsure and easily underestimates himself, so he cannot come to a conclusion. He avoids a decision, does not commit himself.
The real official start. It can be the founding of business, a marriage, a contract. The decision is made, the commitment stated. But one can feel unsure, astonished that it can be done. This can lead to irresolution and amazement.
The preparation of the work, the plans and proposals after the start is made. But the work looks too big, the mountain to high to climb, insurmountable. So he is easily discouraged, disappointed in his provisory plans. He alternates between going on and giving up, avoiding and postponing the work to his unrealistic goal.
This is the challenge. One has to do things, prove one’s power. One is forced to act, it is inevitable and inescapable. It has to be done, the bridges are burnt behind him. It takes courage and bravery, in the extreme it is the daredevil. The fear of a possible failure can make him do his act alone, covered and secretive.
Training leads to perfection. He can do his act, but knows he has still to learn a lot more. He has to practice to become a master of everything. He wants to learn from others, likes to cooperate to see how others do things. And he likes to teach and help others on their road to become a master.
This is the real work, everything learnt so far has to be assembled, put together. But the amount of work is massive, huge. So one needs perseverance, endurance, power and force. One feels pressured due to lack of time, struggling against deadlines. One has to push and fight against the inertia of matter and resistance of people. One can be irritated by opposition.
The body of work has be done, but the last details have to be filled in. Practically the goal is reached. Virtually the work is finished. Minor adaptations can be made after the dress rehearsal. The book can be completed after the corrections of the proofreaders. The contract just has to be approved and signed. But the fear of a blunder, a failure at the examination can make one the call the whole thing off.
The goal is reached. One feels at the top, the summit. It is the glory of the winner, the brilliance of a victory. Everything falls into place. It is obvious that one is oneself, the noble person that decides independently and is self-sufficient. One can become so convinced of the success and righteousness, that one becomes rigid, fixed and haughty. Balance and imbalance.
This is the maintenance. One has to hold and keep the position reached, things have to be conserved and preserved. One wants to enjoy the affluence and prosperity. One wants to expand and share the wealth and fortune. Sustenance is possible, but heavy. One protects like a guardian or shepherd. Benevolence. Benign tumors.
The power is exerted to the utmost, is overdone like a tyrant. One has still full power, but feels threatened from all directions. Suspicious of betrayal and attack one defends the power in an exaggerated way. It is overdone, leading to opposition. It is too much of a good thing: overshooting, overdoing, overstating, and boasting. The conservative one rules by division, defending against revolution and decline.
The position can only be held partly, half. One has to retreat and retire. One has to reduce and shrink. But one holds one to old and obsolete things with nostalgic feelings. The antique and outdated things from the past, which are the best, must be retired and withdrawn. But they are held in honor in the reduced space. The atmosphere is musty, moldy.
Form without power; mask, facade, mummy, fossil. The real power is gone, but externally it seems to function still well. One is dismissed, put on a sidetrack. One feels powerless, weak, drained, discharged, empty and hollow. One hides behind the form, diverting real responsibility. Coward.
The loss. This is the stage of disappearance of what has been achieved, the bankruptcy, defeat, and death, being fired. Everything is burnt. It can be felt like a shock, being poisoned. One can fight and resistance, refusing to give over. Or one can give in as a surrender, sacrifice or abdication. The best is to forgive and forget.
Things are over, in essence. Only the remnants and ashes are left, the leftovers. The remnants can be in a state of decay, putrification, producing and offensive and rotten odor and ugly view. One is disgusted and becomes an outcast. It is like a beggar in rags, seducing and tempting others to give. Only memories are left, bringing one in a state of fantasy of greatness. Deepening and reconciliation. Lazy.
This is the eradication, all has to be erased. It has to be ceased, extinguished, abolished, aborted and finalized. One can be forced to quit or flee, being expelled as an outcast. One has to let go everything, even forget memories. It frees, makes one loose from bonds. One can let go with humor. The opposite is to hold on to things, even taking them without asking.
This is the denial of action, of everything. It is the pause between actions: rest, holidays, sleep, meditation, coma, death. Things are latent, idle, inert, inactive and quiet. Externally there is no interaction or communication: autism, cocoon. Internally there can be a transformation. The sensation is of being free, floating, confused, and unconnected. This stage can also be called Stage 0, as it is the Stage before Stage 1 of the new cycle.
The eighteen stages
The eighteen stages are stages in a cycle.
Each cycle consists of the beginning of a project, the successful accomplishment of this project and then its eventual decline and final breakdown. It describes the rise, the success and the fall of any undertaking, project, business or kingdom.
The stages could be seen as separate moments fixed in time in this overall process. They describe the continuing process as if it consisted of different steps that can be lifted out separately.
The stages are the same for each series, so they can be applied to all of them. We just need to bear in mind that the first few series have fewer stages, it is as if they have skipped a few. Further down the line we get progressively more stages, as if there is more differentiation between each stage of development in the later series.
For further information on this I would like to refer to the chapter ‘Further comments on the stages’.
I have given each stage a number instead of a name. It is easier to work with numbers than to remember 18 different names in the right sequence. Later on I added some names to describe the main characteristics of that stage.
Table: Stages Periodic System SOURCE: figure 19.3 pages 480-481 – Secret Lanthanides 2005 – Jan Scholten
1. The Hydrogen series: Hydrogen to Helium
Being Incarnating ‘To be or not to be’ in this world. The theme could be described as ‘whether or not to incarnate’ in this world. The fact that this series only has two elements is quite symbolic of its general theme: there are only two possibilities, to be or not to be.
Unity Symbiosis They experience and have a great desire for unity. This is expressed in a deep love for every living being on this earth, they feel totally at one with everything. Hydrogen experiences the world as a whole, there is no division between self and other in the same way that a foetus doesn’t feel this division. But later on this sense of unity is gradually lost and they begin to feel that they are separate from the rest of the world. It is as if their world has collapsed and they have ended up in hell. Their paradise has changed into a world of good and evil, of me and you. They feel as if they can’t bridge this chasm of separation anymore and it makes them feel lost and lonely.
Conception Unborn In the development of life this series corresponds with conception and the period of the unborn child.
2. The Carbon series: Lithium to Neon
I Individuality This level represents the development as an individual and questions such as ‘who am I ?’.
Value Meaning This is immediately followed by the question ‘what am I worth?’, ‘what is the value of the world?’, ‘what is the meaning of life?’.
Child The age that corresponds to this phase of development is that of the toddler. A toddler learns to distinguish between different things and one of the most important distinctions is the one between ‘I’ and the other person.
Body In this phase the area that is being (dis)covered is only small, i.e. the body.
3. The Silicium series: Natrium to Argon
Family and relations This is the level of relationships, first within the family, then gradually including other people later on.
Teenager This is the age of the teenager. The teenager finds out about his position in relation to others, learning to define his own space and to respect that of others.
Home Neighbourhood Friends The area increases to include their own house and the immediate neighbourhood, the environment where the child learns to relate to people outside the family. This includes his school where he starts to make friends with other children.
4. The Ferrum series: Kali to Krypton
Task Trade Abilities Profession This is the level where abilities start to be developed. They have to learn to fulfil certain tasks. In order to do this they have to be schooled by another person, either a master or a teacher, a school or the parents themselves. Eventually they learn to carry out this task by themselves.
Youth Adulthood This is the phase of becoming an adult. In our society this includes the years of puberty. This is when they learn a certain trade at school.
Village This is the area of the village or the tribe, as it used to be in the olden days. The individual gets to know the whole group and starts to determine his own position within this group. This position is linked to a trade he has learned, for instance being a baker or a carpenter. The area is still small enough for everybody to know everybody else, the way it happens in a village. Research has shown that it is possible to know about 2000 people personally, and this is the average population of a village.
5. The Silver series: Rubidium to Xenon
Ideas Art The theme that belongs to this level is Art. But there are many other themes linked to this series that might at first sight have little to do with art: advising other people, mysticism, being a spokesman. The central theme is the passing on of ideas and images. This can be done through paintings and sculptures, through poetry, theatre, music, through speeches or through channelled information from other spheres.
Middle age This level is usually developed in middle age. But the theme can be present at any age, often even in childhood.
Region County Province The area is that of the province. The governor of the county is a representative of the king, ruling over a small area. A large town is usually the centre of such an area. It should be noted that we have now reached a level where it is no longer possible to know everybody. This is reflected in the case of the artist who is greeted in the street by many people he has never even seen before.
Voice Hearing Speech and hearing are two specific physical themes that belongs to the Silver series. We use speech to get our ideas across to others, we use our ears to receive the ideas.
6. The Gold series: Caesium to Radon
Power leadership Power is the central theme of this level. It is all about leadership and power over other people. And leadership goes hand in hand with a feeling of responsibility for those people.
Ripe age This is the phase of maturity, the age at which people traditionally used to, and still do, come into a position of power.
Country World The area has now been extended to include the whole country or even the whole world. The vision of a king has to be much broader than that of a baker: a king has to be able to see his whole country in order to plan his strategies.
Eyes The eyes are associated with the Gold series. They are one of the main problem areas of the remedies in this series.
7. The Uranium series: Francium to Plutonium
Magic These are the magicians, the people who know how to reach their goal through the power of intention and the power of thought. They are the shamans, the prophets who guide the evolution of mankind from behind the scenes, people like Merlin and Rasputin.
Invisible power They work with invisible forces. They work quietly in the background, unseen by most people. They know how to manifest the hidden knowledge and power deep within the subconscious mind.
Old age This is the time of very old age.
World Universe There are no limits to the area on which they focus their powers. They work with the whole world and the whole universe. The themes that go with it are those of the super nations, the USA, Russia, China, India, the EEC, and specifically the United Nations.
Intuition This series focuses on the intuition. These people are often clairvoyant, or clairaudient or they simply know what is going on.