Re: 12 senses-Re: Sense of smell-Re: our materialistic
- --- elaine upton <elaineupton@...> wrote:
> From: "elaine upton" <elaineupton@...>To be frank with you I thought there was 12 of these categories, but
> > Is someone on the list knowing enough the Aristotelian categories
> > relate them to the 12 senses? A young soul..(smile)
> OOH, what would we do without Aristotle for categories!?!
> categories?)--No, I don't know the 5th century B.C.E. Greek version.
then I made a search on the net to discover there's is 10...
I find it's always interesting, to connect, relate and web things
together; pure thinking.
> Anyway, as i understand all this, the work is to transform each levelThe Plato's 'cave story' would be a functional model too....
> sense, to reach the higher sense, and the next higher and so on up to
> On the thread of our materialistic culture, I think looking at TV,
> and even
> increasing use of the internet (that which i am now doing--hmm) helps
> promote the illusion of limited senses. Here, we don't even use
> hearing, and
> what we use of sight is limited. So, as Tom asks on his list, how can
> reach Ego, when we haven't transformed the lower senses?
> He cites the blind-deaf Helen Keller as a model of transformation.
'There's a fine line between participation and mockery'.
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'True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing'.
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