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Karma & Roules

Sep 10, 1997 07:21 AM
by Nicole Suter

Jerry Schueler wrote: "As usual, Titus, you are very perceptive. But I
don't see how
your comments above mitigate my premise restated in your first line.
Anyone who kills another out of ignorance produces no more
karma than an lion or bear would. I agree that they still cause
karma and misery, but this goes into the collective pool rather
than their personal burden. A lot of misery going on today is
because of our collective karma (just one example, what the
white man did to the red man will have to be karmically balanced
someday, and the whole white race will pay a collective price).
When I speak of motive causing karma, I am speaking only of
personal karma (along with motive, guilt, and other emotions
also have a part to play as does memory)."

I think, that everybody who kills somebody is very silly - both of
them are dying anyway - this is just a matter of time.

"Physical karma (i.e., cause & effect) cares not a wit for motive or

I can not understand what you are trying to say here. Why do you
depart karma? Is there also a psychical karma then? Where do
both start and end? Somehow this sounds as if a doctor does say
to his cancer-patient "good morning Mr. X, it is a wonder that you are
still alive, according to our medical tests you are supposed to
have died two month ago" ...

Nicole Suter

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