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Re: Theos-World why have talk lists?

Apr 07, 2002 08:56 PM
by folknn

In a message dated 4/7/2002 12:52:28 AM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

> "It would be 
> surprising to hear a serious student of theosophy say categorically 
> that there is no point in trying to overcome the lower nature which 
> drags us into fighting and arguing with our fellows over petty 
> issues. But at the same time it is true that we are not any of us 
> going to attain Nirvana in one lifetime. Does this mean we give up 
> and stop trying, and just go ahead and revel in all the nastiness we 
> can conjure up? Not as I understand it. To me it looks more like a 
> process, which may as well be eternal,"


This is exactly my point. To not give up because it seems unreachable in 
this lifetime, but to pursue it because otherwise we will certainly not reach 
it at all... or at least in a much longer time frame than if we did try our 


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