Theos-World Ethics & Karma
Mar 18, 1999 10:24 AM
by Gerald Schueler
>>Of course ETHICS are UNIVERSAL as the LAW OF KARMA is UNIVERSAL. As
far as I know they are inflexible. You (or I) "gets back" in terms of
effect what "you sows" in terms of causes. If they have an ethical
impact then you and I get an ethical response. >>
Dallas, if we have any disagreement here it is doubtless
in the terminology itself. I see "ethics" as a man-made code
of behaviors and reaking of good and bad. Causation is
indeed impersonal and has nothing at all to do with good
or evil, which are our own subjective calls.
Even though karma can be considered a universal law
in the sense that it applies throughout our universe, it
does not account for all actions--acausal events do
occur, call them chaos or God's Will or whatever. I like
to think of these as part of our collective karma, which
is causal in a collective but not a personal sense.
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