Why not ask a Gnostic instead of trying to put words in his mouth. Are you a Gnostic Christian?
That is not true as shown with the following. I also added the modern Gnostic Christian view of reality just in case you believe the lie that we hate matter.
Gnostic Christian Jesus said, "If those who attract you say, 'See, the Kingdom is in the sky,' then the birds of the sky will precede you.
If they say to you, 'It is under the earth,' then the fish of the sea will precede you.
Rather, the Kingdom of God is inside of you, and it is outside of you.
[Those who] become acquainted with [themselves] will find it; [and when you] become acquainted with yourselves, [you will understand that] it is you who are the sons of the living Father.
But if you will not know yourselves, you dwell in poverty and it is you who are that poverty."
As you can see from that quote, if we see God's kingdom all around us and inside of us, we cannot think that the world is anything but evolving perfection. Most just don't see it and live in poverty. Let me try to make you see the world the way I do.
Here is a mind exercise. Tell me what you see when you look around. The best that can possibly be or an ugly and imperfect world?
"It is demonstrable that things cannot be otherwise than as they are; for as all things have been created for some end, they must necessarily be created for the best end.”
That means that we live in the best of all possible worlds, given all the conditions at hand. That is an irrefutable statement.
No. We wrote our books, myths to you and I, to put against the Christian myth before they stupidly became literalists and idol worshipers and believed their own supernatural idiocy.
Have a look at what we have always been and have always intelligently thought as compared to foolish idol worshiping literalists.
Possibly due to the fact that they are designed to enhance morality and freedom of thought while the Christian set are designeed to slave you to an invisible guy in the sky who will send you to hell if you do not love him just the right way.
So why do you seem to prefer slavery to freedom?
I too would put Buddhism before Christianity for moral reasons. They seek knowledge and wisdom and put man above God just as we Gnostic Christians do via Gnosis.
Do try to separate what we wrote to put against Christianity and our true, non-supernatural beliefs. We at our core are esoteric ecumenists and have no room in reality for fantasy and the supernatural.