Re: Theos-World Ethics & Compassion
Mar 15, 1999 08:26 AM
In a message dated 3/15/99 10:27:51 AM Eastern Standard Time,
<< Ethical development, when
done consciously, almost always is accompanied by feelings
of superiority. Compassion does the opposite.
We may be saying the same thing in different ways. For me, ethics and ethical
behavior cannot truly exist outside of Compassion. First the journey takes one
to compassionate consciousness, ethical behaviors flows from that experience.
Since there can be no egotism in a truly compassionate consciousness, (they
are mutually exclusive terms) personality disorders such as ethical abuse
would not be consistent.
By your phrase "done consciously" and "feelings of superiority" I understand
you to mean intellectual rationalization and astral stimulation. I wonder what
either one of those experiences have to do with an illumined state, such as
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