Mar 13, 1997 09:11 PM
In a message dated 97-03-13 13:32:03 EST, you write:
>I suspect celibacy is a phase that Candiates go through, and
>sooner or later will be outgrown. What I mean here is that
>it comes naturally with the feeling of impurty and the need
>for purification. Once that phase has been gotten through,
>it is no longer necessary.
I would suspect that feelings of impurity are more the result of cultural
conditioning rather than from any purely spiritual cause. If one comes out
of a culture where such matters are irrelevant, it would be a surprise if the
feeling would occur at all.
Chuck the Heretic
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