Re: Second death
May 12, 1998 04:31 PM
by Dr A M Bain
Eldon B Tucker <email@example.com> writes
>Now we're taking
>a different approach, playing free association with
>the words "second death," seeing what the words bring
>to mind, and much as we'd interpret a dream, seeing
>what we come up with from our own unconscious. That's
>fine, but it's inaccurate to say, when doing it, that
>we're taking about what the theosophical idea of the
>"second death" means. What we're doing is best described
>as free association using the words "second death",
>something quite different.
Quite different indeed, and my object in asking the question was indeed
to invite speculation of a non-theosophical as well as a theosophical
perspective. Sometimes they may coincide, sometimes not.
The point of view expressed by Pam shows that there may be other
traditions that have this concept, albeit in a slightly different manner,
using a different paradigm.
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