Techne was a powerful, ancient Greek science developed by early philosophers to explain and describe personal inner powers or other metaphysical forces. This science was so profound and no doubt considered so magical that the early Catholic Church suppressed it along with everything associated with the Arian Heresy or pagan powers. Techne means “skill, art, cunning or a method of making or doing something.” Techne is a form of the root tek– as used in words such as tekmerion meaning “proof” or tekon meaning “giving birth,” which also help to define Techne. Techne is concerned with how things come into being and can be considered as explaining the source of power existing between cause and effect or how a hidden cause becomes its manifested effect. Techne was a science of personal power that could be used to find creative answers or solutions to problems independent of the normal methods of learning.