Aug 26, 1997 04:57 PM
by Jerry Schueler
>Surely understanding comes from judgement. Is this not that relative
>concept of logic we use to distinguish between the quality of A versus
Gary, as I am sure you know, it is not your judgement between
A and B that is the problem, but rather when you conclude that A
is superior to B (or vice versa) that the real problem begins
(e.g., predjudice, egotism, etc.).
>As far as judging "right" versus "wrong", i am led to conclude that this
>is the only way mankind, or an individual, can understand the things
>physically in the universe, in order to progress physically. Whereas
>toward the spiritual, this physical concept simply makes for it to
As you correctly point out, judging right and wrong is perfectly acceptable
when we are oriented towards matter (on the Arc of Descent) --but we
are supposed to be currently on the Arc of Ascent and such silly things
as right and wrong no longer apply. I don't understand your second sentence
in the above quote. If you mean that the dividing line between right and
wrong becomes fuzzy, then I agree with you.
Christians have a long history of judging others, and look at the
pain this has caused the world. I would hope that theosophists have
already learned this lesson.
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