Re: Karmic Psychology
Dec 28, 1996 06:28 PM
>> This is the only
>> conclusion I have been able to make with regards to other "evils"
>> in other religious allegories: When Eve bit into the fruit, she was
>> saying to herself, "*I* want to know. If *I* don't find out for *myself*
>> this is, I don't think I will ever be complete."
>Or perhaps, "I want to be self-conscious". In becoming awake and conscious
>of one's actions, one would begin to perceive duality.
>> This was her first selfish
>> act. Selfishness was wrong. And after experiencing what selfishness
>> to her, she knew that selfishness was a very evil thing.
>When first-born, the baby is dependent on its creator or mother. At around
>it begins to explore its independence and its ability to say "no". It is
>up and becoming its own person. Is this selfish and evil?
>> Unconsciously, as you
>> say later, she passed her guilt onto Adam by getting him to bite the
>> well. Perhaps because she wanted to make sure that she was not the only
>> person. Perhaps because she knew that she had done something wrong and
>> not want to be alone with her guilt.
>Or wanted to share the freedom. In which case, Adam would owe her a
>debt of gratitude for her courage.
Thank you, Ann, for your insightful answers on the subject and psychology of
Eve, Eve, Eve. . .now there's a woman who figured it out: the greatest of
all evils is ignorance. Extra congrats to our dear Eve, since the fate of
the first in-your-face kinda gal, Lilith, didn't work to deter her either.
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