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Re: Question 4 "Being of the World, Not in the World"

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  • marinas_snake
    Thanks, I read the article a couple of times before. Marina
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 21, 2004
      Thanks, I read the article a couple of times before.

      Marina



      --- In gnosticism2@yahoogroups.com, Michael Heinich <mheinich@y...>
      wrote:
      > Marinas, your closer then me, Here is the complete
      > quote from The Gnostic World View: A Brief Summary of
      > Gnosticism
      >
      > "...non-conformity to the world, a "being in the
      > world, but not of the world"..."
      >
      > For the complete article
      > http://www.gnosis.org/gnintro.htm
      >
      > --- marinas_snake <no_reply@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
      > > --- In gnosticism2@yahoogroups.com, "mheinich"
      > > <mheinich@y...> wrote:
      > > > This seems to be a little silly to me after
      > > reading it again since
      > > I
      > > > wrote it.
      > > >
      > > > If one is trying to attain Gnosis and become a
      > > spiritual
      > > (pneumatics)
      > > > being, why should they care about the world or
      > > their fellow
      > > humans?
      > > > Enviromental matters would not matter, they would
      > > not care about
      > > > social issues. Those are problems of the physical
      > > world that is an
      > > > illusion. Their sights are on the Spiritual one.
      > > As I have seen
      > > > quoted "Being of the world, Not in the World"
      > >
      > > Isn't the quote more like "Be in the world, not of
      > > the world" ?
      > >
      > > Marina
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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