BaruchNo, I am not pessimistic, just sick and tired ...Wed May 23, 2012 21:47126.96.36.199what i have to do is embrace the lessons sickness and tiredness have to teach me ... damn!
Yes, of course what each person has to say about G-d, whether via positiva or via negativa ... tells us much about the person doing the telling. Can we really learn about Gollum from Bilbo?
I say many things, if I am inspired, if I think it will help someone. I don't speak dogmatically. But I can be clear if it would be of assistance ... each of us is an avatar of G-d, each of us is Krishna. But then as Yudahishthara discovered on top of his mountain, when he wouldn't enter Heaven without the dog that had accompanied him ... the dog turns out to be an avatar of his father, the god Dharma. My three cats all know more clearly than I do about myself, that they are divinities ;-) But then polytheism (at least as avatars) is alien to both modern secularism and modern monotheism. Those are both extremes, and so they both fail.
So as the Hindu greeting goes, Namaste ... I great the divinity in you, with the divinity in me ... but that isn't politically correct in our society.
- Mayhaps..... clarym29, Wed May 23 20:37G_d is what we make of he/she; what we craft inside and that we give life to it/he/she on an individual basis. If you ask people what god is like, and you really listen, you will find that each... more
- No, I am not pessimistic, just sick and tired ... Baruch, Wed May 23 21:47
- I've always liked that idea..... clarym29, Wed May 23 22:29Namaste--that is one of my favorite greetings. It means to me that you are welcome in my world and you are a fellow human. Namaste