5029Re: [neoplatonism] A text for meditation
- Sep 1, 20111. We are rational soul (endowed with intellect) which is immortal.
2.Death for the soul is to be born in the genesis realm.
("ἐπειδὴ θάνατός ἐστι ψυχῆς ἡ εἰς σῶμα πτῶσις·"
Because death of the soul is the fall in the body
Hermias - In Phaedrum 135.8 )
3. Birth is caused by an action due to sexual desire.
Hence the validity of the quote.
From: Goya <goya@...>
Sent: Thursday, September 1, 2011 6:32 PM
Subject: [neoplatonism] A text for meditation
Poimandres (Corpus Hermeticum I), 18
Let him who is endowed with intellect realize that he is immortal, and
that the cause of death is sexual desire.
CNRS UPR 76
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