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Re: Rules

Sep 05, 1997 05:33 PM
by ramadoss

At 07:59 PM 9/5/97 -0400, Titus Roth wrote:
> wrote:
>> Rules are needed for an efficient and orderly progress of physical
>> activities. Such as one way traffic, traffic signals, etc. etc. Some of
>> these are also necessary to protect the physical security and safety of
>> everyone. 
>> When you go to non physical matters, I don't know what are the rules and who
>> sets them? Gurus, religious leaders, sacred books, tradition, or whatever.
>> Any ideas? 
>Rules are inherent in Nature and are an aspect of Law. They may be subtle,
>but they are there.
>"The way that can be told is not the eternal way." Lao Tsu
>God Himself/Herself follows rules. He/She also permits us to break them (and
>suffer the consequences), so we should also respect others rights to break
>them and suffer the consequences unless it hurts other people.

Agreed. Each faces the consequence of their actions. So long as such
breaking does not cause any public harm or harm to any individual (living
being), no one can have any objection to anyone's actions.


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