Re: Golden Stairs
Aug 09, 1997 08:32 AM
by Bart Lidofsky
Titus Roth wrote:
> Bart Lidofsky <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Jerry Schueler wrote:
> >>> All will notice that Blavatsky calls for AN OPEN MIND!!!
> >> Yeah, but what the heck is "a clean life" or "a pure heart"
> >> for that matter?? Pretty subjective stuff. HPB was writing
> >> for the masses here, and it shows. My guess is that her
> >> tongue was stuffed into her cheek when she wrote this one.
> >> These stairs will take the true aspirant perhaps one step,
> >> but not much further. Whatever happened to the real
> >> steps, like to Dare, and to Try??
> > Try looking beyond the surface of the words. Try thinking of how each
> > step is a necessity to reach the next. You should see that there are
> > deeper meanings than a simple and simplistic reading might show.
> I think the straightforward meaning is a good one.
I am not suggesting reinterpreting the words to something else; I am
suggesting seeing the implications of following each step.
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