Re: Theos-World Re: Abstract thinking
Nov 07, 2000 08:43 AM
by Eugene Carpenter
Thankyou. Then the question is better posed (largely answered by you,
Why do those who can think abstractly not do so?
I like your answers very much.
I was shocked to recently read that "John the Baptist" symbolized the
concrete mind, as one that can bridge between the personal and the
transpersonal and prepare those to receive the abstract manasic
buddhi-intuitive states of consciousness.(that the concrete mind can be the
-I baptise with water(matter, experience), He with fire(the Holy Spirit).
(We have to have enough experience first to quality for the initiations that
our practical mind will eventually lead us to, in good time?)-
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, November 07, 2000 2:26 AM
Subject: Re: Theos-World Re: Abstract thinking
> In a message dated 11/06/00 2:58:34 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> Ecarpent@co.la.ca.us writes:
> << Why do those who can think abstractly refuse to do so? Personal
> Corporate interests outweigh the potential benefit to humanity in allowing
> the transpersonal perspective to play a role in leading humanity?
> There seems to be a division between the "Aristoteleans" and the
> less so in Mathematics more so in Science. Interesting. Why? This also
> seems to relate to the difficulties between women and men. >>
> Hello Gene,
> I would suggest that abstractional consciousness (thinking on a strictly
> subjective, non linear, non verbal plane of pure experience) is by
> inexpressible at this point in our development. In this objectified three
> dimensional reality, the recognition of "soul-speak" as I like to call it,
> requires a different sort of mental attunement and daily pacing. A world
> demands outward focus leaves very little room for true inner development.
> don't think that anyone who can think in the abstract, refuses to do so.
> experience is just to powerful to ignore. I think it is more likely that
> there may be some who have not come to recognize the inner experience of
> intuitional subtlety when it appears in their life. I also think there are
> many more, who have unlearned the experience during their "busy" outward
> turned lives and therefore, no longer can. The full development of a
> functional Budhi-manas consciousness is still part of humanities future.
> There is still much to do about resolving our current karmic obligations
> before being entrusted with the power and the responsibility that
> consciousness brings.
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