thought or intuition?
Jun 05, 1998 00:08 AM
by Thoa Thi-Kim Tran
>> Bart wrote:
>> > Of course, most of us are not gifted with the ability to perceive
>> >karma. So what we have to do is TRY. Try to, as dispassionately as
>> >possible, determine which action or inaction would further the evolution
>> >of the human race the most, based on your
>> >interpretation/belief/disbelief of the primary literature and those that
>> >have come before and afterwards, and act accordingly.
>> Bart, I am touched you responded to my query; but, if we did what you
>> suggested the person who was threatening to jump would already be shark food
>> by the time we figured out how to "act accordingly."
> So you take your chances. Also, once you get into the habit, the
>thought process becomes fsster and faster.
> Bart Lidofsky
That could work if you have the time to think it through. But in an
emergency situation, or when you are face-to-face with someone seeking
advice, the intuition has to kick in, and guide the thought and action.
Knowledge before hand is necessary, but instinct has to take over when it
comes time for action. You can think everything out as much as you want,
but until you get the experience on the battlefield, you won't know how to
let your instinct guide you.
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