Re: Karmic Psychology
Dec 28, 1996 11:58 AM
by Tom Robertson
On Sat, 28 Dec 96, John Straughn <JTarn@envirolink.org> wrote:
>When Eve bit into the fruit, she was basically
>saying to herself, "*I* want to know. If *I* don't find out for *myself* what
>this is, I don't think I will ever be complete." This was her first selfish
>act. Selfishness was wrong.
I like Annie Besant's view of selfishness as being an inevitable step in
evolution, without which individuality would have been impossible. I
recall reading, though, perhaps in "Masters and the Path," that free will
was an "experiment," implying that it was not inevitable.
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