Re: "Spirituaal culture" answering some inquiries
Oct 01, 1998 10:18 PM
by Ray Tomes
On Thu, 1 Oct 1998, firstname.lastname@example.org (dorothy lord) wrote:
>... When one chooses a life of duty- self- sacrifice
>and assistance to others, the motive is the key.
>If his act are motivated by the selfish desire to rack up points, as it
>were, he will be sorely dissapointed.
>If he detaches himself from the results of his acts, expecting nothing -
>the Law of Karmaautomatically advances him along the Path.
>This is the GAIN....
Ah, so it is still for personal gain! :-)
Bertrand Russell said that *intelligent* self interest is the best policy.
The trick is that things that are usually called "selfless" turn out to be the
ones that are actually the best for ourselves and those that are called
"selfish" are actually the worst.
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