RE: Theos-World RE: The Mahatma letters.
Oct 21, 2001 01:26 PM
Sunday, October 21, 2001
I guess I am too serious -- but Theosophy is an important tool
for me, and I always hope to engage others who have studied it in
a dialog that enlightens us both.
"Glommel" sound gloppy to me. Messy sticky stuff -- how to
escape from it?
But I think that my view of the Universe and of Mankind is that
they are (in some ways) mirror aspects of one-another. Analogies
but not exact correspondences. A kind of individualism in a
universe elastic enough to permit personal latitudes. Hence no
straight jackets to be issued, but, to the extent that any one
wanders from the "straight and narrow" of sensitive and
cooperative life, so will the reaction be form Nature, in an
impersonal way on the deviant. I see that this is called Karma
by the old Hindus and perhaps they have a point.
[Man the microcosmic Monad, mirrors the potentialities of the
UNIVERSAL MONAD -- which may mean nothing to you unless you are
familiar with theosohial terminology and meanings -- the Monad is
said to consist of polar opposites: 1. SPIRIT (Perfection in
all things) and 2. PRIMORDIAL MATTER (or perfection in terms of
limits and substance].
There is a duality in all things, one is constructive (if you
will allow the parameters to remain lose) and the other is
destructive. One leads to a future and the other to
annihilation of all life or effort. The first leads to a
recognition of Karma (the law of cause and effect, justly and
fairly administered) and of Reincarnation (the use of the
immortal SPIRIT/SOUL of many bodies -- so that the "learning
process is continued") The second is full of suspicion and
doubts and sees only the chaotic side of a life of luck, chance
and uncertainty. It therefore evolves in its consciousness no
ability to perceive harmony among discords and dynamism with a
purpose inherent in it.
Personally I "like" the building side, as the future (in which I
hope to be engaged) intrigues me. The concept of being abolished
is not evocative of any "fear," but appears to me to be a rather
dreary and self-limiting drag. It does not really in terms even
of pessimism appear to get anywhere. Strangely it finds itself
impelled to draw others into its intellectual circle, but never
fully analyses anything from start to finish.
Yes I enjoyed the stories of Tolkien also.
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