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  Posted on Aug.13.2009 @ 07:45PM EDT by chontri
The way toward liberation is to train yourself to live in the present
without wanting to become anything. Give up becoming this or that,
live without cravings, and experience... continue...

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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: WHERE DO YOU ENCOUNTER GOOD AND BAD?
vertical line Posted on Nov.28.2012 @ 03:08AM EDT by leoj99
Where Do You Encounter Good and Bad?

When you think which is comparative thinking you are caught with good and bad, positve and negative, God and the Devil.

They only way you can go beyond good and bad is not thinking.

What do  you think?

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Reply from leoj99
Nov.28.2012
03:15AM EDT 
vertical line And all your karma or sins will be gone too.
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Reply from starduster
Nov.28.2012
11:01AM EDT 
vertical line Not thinking is good.
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Reply from Joe Chip
Nov.28.2012
12:56PM EDT 
vertical line Even those who seem to be "devils," derive their existence from the Good, and are naturally good, and desire the Beautiful and Good in desiring existence, life, and consciousness, ... And they are called evil through the deprivation and the loss whereby they have lapsed from their proper virtues. Hence they are evil only insofar as they lack [true] existence; and in desiring evil, they desire non-existence.

... Even so, we say that the air is darkened around us by a deficiency and absence of the light; while yet the light is itself always light and illumines the darkness. Therefore, evil inheres not in the devils or in us, as evil, but only as a deficiency and lack of the perfection of our proper virtues.

Thus evil has no being, nor any inherence in things that have being. Evil is nowhere qua evil; and it arises not through any power but through weakness. ... in a word, evil is weakness, impotence, and deficiency of knowledge...

~ Dionysius the Areopagite
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Reply from leoj99
Nov.29.2012
01:13AM EDT 
vertical line As good arises in your thoughts evil arises too because they exists as the contrast. How can there be just light without conrast.

Drop your thoughts and both good and evil cancels out.
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Reply from Joe Chip
Nov.29.2012
06:11AM EDT 
vertical line Drop your pants. Dionysius is talking about intuitive knowledge.
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Reply from justin
Nov.29.2012
08:07AM EDT 
Email justin
vertical line you encounter good and bad in your own mind

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Reply from Joe Chip
Nov.29.2012
08:49AM EDT 
vertical line I encountered God and the Devil in my pants.
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