Knowledge is a great treasure for progress as well as intellect,
which allows to memorize for a long time teachings that are practical and abstract.
If DNA as a physical (molecular) instrument has always been used by nature for practical memory, chromosomes are not in the same way useful and suitable to carry in time a mental memory or a psycho-spiritual experience.
Human beings have always tried to memorize their subtle experiences through a language that was initially corporeal, then acoustic and finally pictorial. In the first societies the knowledge was passed on orally using songs, hymns, prayers, popular sayings, aphorisms, verses in poetic form etc.
In the Vedic civilization, the first to develop about 15000 years ago, knowledge was mainly passed on by a sage (Rshi) of the clan to other aspiring sages, through the use of verses and hymns that taught people how to live in personal and social dimensions.
Word of mouth recited aloud, with the help of metrics, was transmitted from one mind to another for thousands of years, conveying valuable knowledge to humanity. Language then evolved as did pure grammar and the means of communication.
One momentous step was surely the invention of writing. Studying the evolution of human history we can see that through the invention of writing the various societies
have greatly accelerated their internal dynamism in both positive and negative directions.
On the one hand in fact some written texts have been fundamental to initiate great reforms or even revolutions, both peaceful and violent; on the other hand other writings have been used to justify the annihilation and subjugation of entire ethnic groups, people, of the faunal and floral landscape.
With the term scripture here is meant a benevolent authority which guides the human being towards personal and collective progress. Just think as an example that in Sanskrit the word Shastra, or writing, is used as a synonym of what frees you by disciplining you. Unfortunately there is also writing that contains only intellectual extravagance whose purpose is to keep the mind occupied with contents that do not help to progress; they are almost intellectual distractions, ways to occupy time but do not create any added value.
In the Turbomandala project simplifying we divide the writings into two categories: those with eternal content, not linked to time space or person, and those with relative content, continuously updated.