Re: [Gnosticism2] Re: Genuine Gnostics
- lady_caritas wrote:
> Ah, thanks for that, Mike. So, I was expressing myself like PMCV?Heaven forfend!
> *lol* As long as this expression remains literary and doesn't take a
> physical turn. I'm really not ready to shave my head. ;-)
- What? The shaved head isn't sexy? Drat!
--- In email@example.com, Michael Leavitt <ac998@...> wrote:
> lady_caritas wrote:
> > Ah, thanks for that, Mike. So, I was expressing myself like
> > *lol* As long as this expression remains literary and doesn't
> > physical turn. I'm really not ready to shave my head. ;-)
> > Cari
> Heaven forfend!
>>>I'm tempted to say it is because they are airheads, but probablyit is lazyness, as thought is difficult especially about symbolic
visions and experiences, it is easier just to "intuit" and go on.<<<
I am REALLY glad you said it and not me *lol*. Well, I do like to
try and play "good cop" SOMETIMES ;) Seriously though, I think what
you point out is a common problem with popular postmodernist belief.
>>>Real intuition is seeing everything at once on any given matter,abstract thought, so even here things get messed up.<<<
Indeed. In fact, maybe we should not blame the people who are simply
taking this word in common English usage, but instead the
translators who mistakenly put the term in the texts. Many people
simply assume it is some kind of "gut feeling" or "precognition"
(common to modern usage), when in fact the texts talk about it in a
very different way.
>>>Maybe this whole thing is why old Max Heindel once said, younever understand anything until you have explained it to another.<<<
Don't know so much about Max, but it does remind me of a much older
saying... "one who does not know the words does not know the