Dec 20, 1996 09:48 PM
>However, this does not explain the suffering of noble minds.
>I do not think there is an exact retribution. IT may even be so that
>somewhere in evolution Gods hankered for suffering as desert people do for
Those are interesting statements.
I guess the "Gods" did hanker for suffering since we hankered for the
"material" which is apparently the reason we got our "spirit/soul" dragged
"down here" in the first place.
Exact retribution? Boy, I sure hope there is, somehow. . .I think.
Randomness (as karma), in its raw form, is kind of disquieting.
I do not see how a noble mind wouldn't suffer. I can't fancy how an
"enlightened one" could be trapped in a human mind and body - and not be
uncomfortable. Nor can I surmise how an enlightened one, or noble mind,
could glance around, see the pain and suffering of their fellow beings, and
not be troubled. Yet, again, I am aware that, according to most doctrine, a
sign you are on the "up-swing" is when you disentangle yourself from earthly
beings and things - concentrating on the inward, on perfecting yourself, on
I don't know. . .I just don't get it, I guess. The more I read about it,
the more psycho I become. The more I read about the "unearthly" the more
the "earthly" beckons.
>The mechanical laws
>of our world who work without regard to who is being affected by it, present
>opportunities to show one's true character.
Boy, you got that right. . .
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