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Re: [Gnosis] Fwd: Re: [GnosticsMillenium] Re: Biochemical reductionism

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  • GeorgeHarvey2621@cs.com
    In a message dated 5/28/01 10:43:08 AM Central Daylight Time, ... This is interesting. I see the striping away as something that comes naturally as we approach
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 1, 2001
      In a message dated 5/28/01 10:43:08 AM Central Daylight Time,
      GeorgeHarvey2621@... writes:

      >
      > "Enlightenment" has become a word used so much its meaning is
      > diffuse. What
      > it is used for is to confuse and obfuscate and to make what is a
      > human (and
      > possibly mammalian) natural state of mind to be somehow obscure and
      > remote.
      >
      > My take on enlightenment is that it represents the natural "organic"
      > state
      > of the human awareness before cultural conditioning by church and
      > state and
      > school. tribe and family. That enlightenment is not the addition of
      > something but is the scraping of dirt from a mirror to allow that
      > actual
      > light to be reflected.
      >
      > Enlightenment is the stripping away of jesuses and do's and don'ts and
      > rewards and punishments, and goods and bads more than the seeing a
      > hierarchy
      > of Buddies and Buddiesattvas.


      This is interesting. I see the striping away as something that comes
      naturally as we approach enlightenment. I see the enlightenment itself as
      being beyond natural (physical) human experience.

      George
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