Re: what is perfect!
- --- In email@example.com, "justafools" <justafools@...> wrote:
>DL, you are welcome to express your opinions, but please do not assume a collective "we" when writing about them or present them as fact.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Gerry" <gerryhsp@> wrote:
> > --- In email@example.com, "Brian" <humbleservant1god@>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > Hello my new friends! its good to find a group with a little passion.
> > It seems we are deep in the age old battle of ideals! Walt whitman wrote
> > a great poem about this in"leaves of grass". If I could throw a little
> > fuel on the fire,I would say gods works are,in essence, absolutly
> > perfect. But,what is perfection to an infinite intelligents? What is
> > truth? I wonder if these are just human expressions,ya know,it seems
> > naïve to assume if there were a creator,that we could understand him.
> > >
> > Welcome, Brian.
> > Passion can certainly be a good thing. Throwing fuel on a fire,
> > however, could be considered "flaming," and not such a good thing.
> > Since you raise the point of a creator, perhaps you could start by
> > relating its relevance to the Gnostics. Are you saying they were
> > naïve for trying to make sense of the enmity and division they saw in
> > the world around them?
> > Gerry
> If I may.
> I think that the ancients were looking at individual components of their eco system and yes, saw true division. We look at the same components today and see that they fit nicely even though they cooperate or compete, division.
> They thought that competition was division when it is not. It is part of an evolving system.