Theos-World Response to Dallas on Karma
Mar 17, 1999 08:49 AM
by Gerald Schueler
>>For understanding, one may fragment the understanding of KARMA as GdeP
does. But what good does it do ? WE are taught that all Karma is
generated primarily in our emotional nature (Kama) -desire and passion.
Then the lower mind ( Kama-Manas) is invoked to seek ways and means of
implementing what are unethical proposals.>>
I disagree with what "we are taught." Karma is simply
the law of causation. The word means action, and implies
and every action will have an effect and that every effect
had a cause. Causation is within time and eplains what
happens over time. Modern physics has learned, kicking
and screaming, that acausal events also occur.
>>If Karma is a universal and impartial law that rules the whole of
everything, then why should any transgression against honesty,
fairness, openness, "treating others as we would be treated,"
etc.. have exceptions ?>>
You constantly mix up karma with morality. "Treating others"
is a moral issue, not necessarily a karmic one. Karma is
impartial, and thus ammoral.
>I always ask myself about the VICTIMS.
We are ALL victims. We are all victims of causation.
>> All of those relied on HPB and the
Masters' writings (which came through her).>>
As do I.
>The Universe runs under immutable laws
These laws cannot be put into words without distortion.
Karma is causation, and is a "law" within our 7-plane solar
>>The Universe is eternal in the ultimate sense and boundless and
Certainly not our physical universe or physical solar system.
As to any occult meaning, I believe that we each have our
own universe, and we carry it around with us all the time.
>Human Monads are portions of that ONENESS.
Please explain how a Oneness can have "portions."
This is very illogical, and even as a paradox I don't buy it.
I also consider the term "human monad" as misleading.
There simply is no such thing. Spirituality has a
characteristic feeling of oneness because
there we are close to the divine Monad.
>Every being of what ever kind is an integral part of the ONENESS.>
Try to define "integral part."
>On this Procrustean bed how does "forgiveness" shape up?
To me it is delusionary in all senses.>
I am sorry to hear you say that forgiveness is a delusion.
I suspect you will be treading the Wheel of Life for lots
of lifetimes to come (not a bad thing if you like it).
>Neither NATURE (the Univese) nor "WE" ever "forget."
Well, we certainly do forget in the short term. But I
agree that "we" don't forget anything in the long term.
However, we can, and should, forgive.
>Who defends the rights of the victims to secure for them
equitable redress ?>
Your concern for "victims" is admirable. However, every
living being is a victim of something or someone, and
every living being is a predator for something or someone
too. Again, you needlessly mix morality with karma.
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