Re: DOES EVIL EXIST?
Posted By: karibkween In Response To: Re: DOES EVIL EXIST? (selassielive)
Date: Tuesday, 14 March 2006, at 11:26 a.m.
In Response To: Re: DOES EVIL EXIST? (selassielive)
-Who is the "our" you are referring to?
Humanity or Afrikans?
I do not see a difference. Is there a discernible difference between the essence of being African and the essence of being non-African? Yes.
-I sight the perfection of man while in triple stage darkness of the womb...but what happens once we are born into this world of illusion?
Whose illusion is it? No man is an island. The air you breathe in was once the breath of another, and the same sun that warms your face warms the entire planet. Proximity is the only variable between your illusion/reality and mine.
An infant knows nothing of morality, morality is strictly a cultural value judgment. He knows nothing of Tao or Buddha, but he knows intuitively consequences. Therefore, I repeat: There is no original intent. You choose to name good and evil, balance and imbalance, but those are quantitative terms used to measure the effects/manifestations/consequences of good and evil. If you choose to deny your essence you will ultimately find yourself physically out of balance. To borrow a quote from Eja: “We seek Ire (Good) and Ire seeks us because THAT is the natural state of affairs.”
-Where do we learn of this good and evil?
Our inner teacher/moral conscience?
Nature or nurture?
One has no need to learn goodness it is the natural state of being. One learns evil through Cause and effect, action and re-action, source and manifestation. It is our overall choices/responses that produce and maintain the spectre of evil in this realm.
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