marting at NSWCC.ORG.AU
Wed Jul 2 02:32:18 CDT 1997
Hi All !
Sorry to be pushing the point but I do feel rather strongly on this.
I am making a distinction between the violence of nature, which is natural,
and the violence of humanity. The violence of humanity is perverted and
obscene as far as I can see. (I'm sure I don't have to go into the details.)
I think it is caused by the sense of duality. It might be beneficial if we
restrict our comments to human violence. I see human violence as definitely
Best wishes to All,
At 08:34 PM 1/07/97 -0700, you wrote:
>Interesting questions, Chuck.
>I'm sure you will agree that the paradox is entirely in the mind, and the
>more we try to resolve it with words, the greater the paradox will seem.
>The resolution of the paradox lies in direct seeing of the situation as it
>exists in the here and now. In the here and now, the "me" as an individual
>entity is seen to be nonexistent. This is not speculation; anyone can see
>it at any moment. It is this "me," being continually dissatisfied, which
>engages in conflict with the world (and itself). In the absence of the
>"me" there is only perfection underlying the apparent violence and
>imperfection of the world.
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