Re: Standard of Truth?
Jan 15, 2003 11:46 AM
by Phillip Lindsay " <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Dallas: She in no way imposed any of this information on any one but
asked that it be scrutinized minutely. This in itself was
exceptional, and no one was to be coerced by threat or fear into
any "acceptance" of what was offered. In fact if there should be
any such "faith" developed, the individual was warned ahead of time
against it. It has always been proclaimed that there are no "short-
cuts" to WISDOM.
DK: The books that I have written are sent out with no claim for
their acceptance. They may, or may not, be correct, true and useful.
It is for you to ascertain their truth by right practice and by the
exercise of the intuition. Neither I nor A.A.B. is the least
interested in having them acclaimed as inspired writings, or in
having anyone speak of them (with bated breath) as being the work of
one of the Masters. If they present truth in such a way that it
follows sequentially upon that already offered in the world
teachings, if the information given raises the aspiration and the
will-to-serve from the plane of the emotions to that of the mind
(the plane whereon the Masters can be found) then they will have
served their purpose. If the teaching conveyed calls forth a
response from the illumined mind of the worker in the world, and
brings a flashing forth of his intuition, then let that teaching be
accepted. But not otherwise. If the statements meet with eventual
corroboration, or are deemed true under the test of the Law of
Correspondences, then that is well and good. But should this not be
so, let not the student accept what is said.
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