- At 20:46 31/03/2003 +0000, you wrote:
>Hi Lobster,My Fellow Americans, Beloved Iraqis,
>Your statement on simplicity coincided with another post...
>To attain Knowledge,
>add things every day.
>To attain Wisdom,
>remove things every day.
>~ Lao Tzu
United Nations of Internet (UNI),
Both have their place.
Most of us learn something
every day (attain knowledge)
and those of us leaving 'wisdom'
become more removable . . .
Imagine an obstruction
unaware of its condition
then we can be
aware (know the obstruction)
wisely unobstructed . . .
>G: this is why not everyone is meant to be a teacher / guide/Perhaps that is what you have been led to believe? :-)
>mentor ..... it takes clarity ... it takes knowing the situation and
>the one that is being worked with .... it takes committment and
>dedication.... balance and wisdom ... not flattery or insults and
> compassion may wear many faces.... a good teacher knows
>which one is needed in what moment....
> shanti om
Is it also possible that not everyone
is meant to be a student / disciple / seeker?
My 'teacher' taught me Nothing.
I learnt a great deal from this.
. . . and talking of meditation . . .
What is the difference (not between)?
Faceless Lobster face
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- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Lobster
G: first off my apology to lobster in advance .... this is not meant
to be directed at him or her ... but simply lobster is being used
in this instance as an object to make a point.... i think that
lobster is sincere in whatever is being shared ....... now with
that apology given here we go.........
L.> Is it also possible that not everyone
> is meant to be a student / disciple / seeker?G: that is also a learning a teaching .... and perhaps you are
> My 'teacher' taught me Nothing.
> I learnt a great deal from this.
simply putting another spin on the same exact dynamic .... is
this what you were *led* to believe? or is it what you found ?
>G: another conceptualized picture... another idea being
> Faceless Lobster face
hawked a faceless lobster .... are you attempting to lead others
to believe that you are a faceless lobster ? someone that has
been cooked to perfection so that impersonal nothingness
this in itself may be seen as an attempt to lead others to believe
something about you .... i doubt there are many bleating sheep
here that will just accept this point blank.....
> Considerationsand what belief system are you selling here - what sheep are
you expecting to find ? see how easy it is to simply speak from
this point of casting lingering doubts on others seeing and
motivations .... this takes no skill.... the well placed inuendo
and put down......... it is childs play....
leave it on the schoolyards .... come back to sanity and
honesty..... these types of antics are simply wastes of energy -
waves that attempt to disturb the simplicity of truth or what is
being shared ........
people see what they are seeking for whether to embrace or
fight against.... otherwise they let it pass when it holds no
motivation or hook .... some that want to play intellectual
genius will simply throw out hooks hoping that someone will bite
so they can then show their vast superiority...... sitting back
smugly - patting themselves on the back for anyone they can
disturb or destroy with their antics..... the lists for them have
simply become another game like pac-man .... there is no
heartfelt concern about anyone that they encounter...... everyone
is simply another cog to be played with ..... there is no love
within them .... there is simply this deluded idea that the
universe revolves around themselves ... either play on their
terms or be destroyed.... either see it their way or suffer their
wrath...... how petty .... how self centered it has all become....
and it is justified by the philosophy that no one is hurt everyone is
simply non existent or part of me so i can do whatever i damn
well please .... this is arrogance and not Love .... this is not
Jnana this is the i am of self at its height of delusion.....
Love does not seek to hurt - maim - or boost itself at the
expense of others.... yes it gives .... it gives what is best in the
moment.... it does not seek to find every flaw to rip and tear to
shreds.... it gives as a celebration of Living .... sometimes it is
hard but not with any idea other than to make way for clarity and
when heads win out over hearts many justifications are put in
place..... this is Why it is so paramount to keep heart and
devotion within your practices .... why Love is so important ...
even within the path of Knowledge it must be balanced with Love
..... in Kali Yuga the Heart dynamic has been sadly lacking .... it
is time to put it back in place.... time to let go of knowing about
for real Knowing ... Peace - Love - Compassion come out of
balance.... seek and destroy come out of self..... hmmmmmm
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