12396Re: Pragmatic Presupposition
- Dec 27, 2003--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "texasbg2000"
> What I don't like about this idea is that it is purely mechanicalSee a slight reworking of the presentation of the gunas, below...
> in its description of motivation. The progress of evolution
> in an heirarchial sense is not allowed for.
> That is, a direction for evolution is not included in this
> Since I do not know what direction to take to achieve evolution out'Evolution', as you have described it above is an intellectual
> of misconception then I can not do anything with comfort as the
> motive hoping to achieve said evolution.
concept. 'Evolution', as it happens, is a universal 'law'... it
is not within the domain of intellect.
> That is, comfort can be said to be the motivator only after thePerhaps, it is important to note that the unconscious mind
> fact and not before.
is motivated entirely by comfort... it is the conscious mind
that is able to recognize the manifestations 'after the fact'.
> I like the idea of spirit pulling the willing and leaving behind****inertia, comfort in 'remaining the same'
> the unwilling.
> The Gunas in this context:
> tamas-pleasure (comfort)
> rajas-power****striving, comfort in movement, also, as regards
power, comfort in apparent control over
> sattva-meaning****comfort in finding significance to a life that
has no significance, other than 'being alive'
> Leave behind comfort and through power (control of the vrittis)Hmm, and then what do you have? The ultimate comfort...
> meaning will vanquish suffering.
Are we going in circles? ;)
> Bobby G.
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