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Re: Theos-World New Messenger--Responses to Lucio & Jerry

May 05, 1999 12:46 PM
by Teos9

In a message dated 5/4/99 1:46:21 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< The reason they are underfed is because they
 are overpopulated. There are more people living
 on Earth today than all the dead people throughout
 our history added together. >


In my opinion, this is the kind of convoluted thinking that not only creates 
the problem but keeps us wedded to it. The cause of social inequity, OF EVERY 
KIND, is the unequal distribution of the wealth, pure and simple. Pointing to 
any other cause is the usual blind and defense of the hardened self 
interested greed monger. It is not now, nor has it ever been, a questions of 
numbers. It is, and always has been, a question of empathetic sensitivity and 
direction of WILL.  The human drama that plays out in real time on the 
physical plane, is a reflection and a result of human will, Consciously or 
subconsciously. I am not talking about fiscal wealth especially, but also, 
the wealth of a societies knowledge base (removal of ignorance) and genuine 
opportunity. In all social systems to date, whether it be royal, capitalist, 
communist, dictatorial, etc., true equal distribution of the opportunity, for 
everyone to rise above their present status, IS NOT, in the interest of the 
prevailing power structures. I do not pretend to know how to resolve this 
most serious human dilemma (other than the obvious one of more spiritual 
development). However continuing to offer this unthinking, unfeeling response 
to one of this generation most pressing spiritual problems is to guarantee 
its continuation. Only one thing is certain about people that offer these 
kinds of observation regarding humanity's social dilemmas, and that is; THEY, 
are never the people they are making the solutions for. THEY, have never been 
hungry, shivering with fear and hopelessness. THEY, always speak from a point 
intellectually removed from the EXPERIENCE they are referring to. Your 
closing statement makes my point:


Short term solutions are precisely what is required when the need is 
IMMEDIATE. If we don't do that, there will not be any one to enjoy the 
benefits of the long term solutions. Cant you see that? Or are you really 
suggesting that the answer is to let them die?


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