Human society, as we know it, goes back some 200,000
years to a time when we learned to speak and communicate
our thoughts. The “Nine Pillars of History” are defi ned from
nine basic requirements for a healthy and prosperous society
during the following 190,000 years of Hunting and Gathering.
Sexuality, a fundamental human need that goes even further
back in history than society, had to be mitigated with a social
rule: The Golden Rule.
The “Nine Pillars of History” are used as non-political common denominators to judge
the political evolution of some thirty major countries or cultures. In addition, the Pillars
are partnered with the Golden Rule to explore fi ve world religions, Hinduism, Buddhism,
Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
The relevance of The Nine Pillars of History is proven by the fact that they exist
intergraded across multiple societies since the dawn of time and are still relevant for our
This historical review reveals that dogmatic religions and harsh politics have caused
10,000 years of war by challenging the relevance of “The Nine Pillars of History”.
Dr. Sevelius gives his views as nonpolitical, nonreligious thoughts. Each paragraph has
been numbered to offer an easy to use reference system for community discussion of
specifi c statements.
“The Nine Pillars of History” gives you, Dear Friend and Reader, a vision for peace. As Dr.
Sevelius respectfully borrows President Lincoln’s enduring truth, “that governments of
the people, by the people and for the people shall not perish from the earth”.