The recent posts on Halloween and mentions of "celebrating evil" have me wondering - is evil just the fear-based projections of what one does not know and understand for him/herself?
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At the highest level of the superconscious all are omnipotent. Some adepts have mastered that level with meditation or hypnosis. In some cases they have left the world behind and only operate on other planes while appearing to be in the body.
"Appearing to be in the body", interesting. Expanded awareness feels like floating. I know my thinking isn't along the lines of others, & I'm keenly aware of who needs help and where (like, actual help - lifting something heavy or clearing a path
Yeah, screw ego lol! I was a marketing professional for years - ego's need for identity, attachment, and form makes a lotta dollas...
I know we spend our days together, so each night before I fall asleep I thank mine, then send it on its way.
The simple idea that maybe evil isn't real, and an echo of it somewhere, off someone, back to me.
What a sweet, soothing sound. If all saw that all are good, just struggling, & we all had compassion for every single person.. sounds like hea
"Some people" and their doings...this is what I'm exploring, your fear of other's actions. When you ask these people, do they claim they're doing things in the name of "evil"? I've never heard that. I bet their reasons are not "I do it for evil".
If you look at black magic books by Carl Nagel and others with curses, hexes and demonic contacts with infernal beings, the goal is not to do pleasant things. It's all about supernatural power and getting whatever they want even if evil is required.
Contacting supernatural powers is just tapping into ideas we don't usually allow ourselves to consider. It is (and only can be) an extension of who we already are. Some who don't use it view it as dangerous & evil; to those who do its empowerin
Supernatural powers are normal. Everybody does have them , but to combine forces with a demon or sacrifice animals to amplify them or accelerate them is another matter, especially if the intent is to harm people.
I start to wonder if atoms behave the way they do, and universes too, then how much control do we really have over how we move and what we do? Are will & reason just illusion...does physics dictate our every action? Why wouldn't it? *Thinking al
In their hearts, like in their minds? Shun and fear leaves evil in tact to a man, but learning and understanding dispels fear of the unknown. Is evil, like fear, a product of misunderstanding? A mere misperception? We all have our reasons. Thx B!
The problem is that when someone truly evil gets into your life your heart or faith doesn't matter. They will do evil to you just as they will to anyone else they can. Then evil is fact not misperception their "knives" aren't in your imagination.
But who is truly evil? Someone else? What if they perceive you to be - would you own it and admit you're truly evil? Or would you have an explanation? Desperate, greedy, weak - people can be these things. But evil? Who's claiming to be this evil?
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I agree we create it, but I'm not sure it really exists other than in the minds of those that perceive it. Thanks for helping me explore this idea!
I think it does exist. There are things like hate, war, jealousy, and so on. All forms of evil. Evil that we as people have created.
I like your statement also that "things aren't naturally evil". I wonder then if things that are natural (like actual living entities) don't possess evil, but rather the means to control them do - I'd be quick to call money evil.
Just like all things we made money evil. By being greedy and selfish with it. We installed the evil that we make of money.
I think money distorts the true source of our livelihood and inheritance. The sun provides us food, and grows the animals and plants for our clothing and shelter - and it shines equally on us all. Someone took that idea and bottled it up for sale.
That is a great to look at it. Its absolutely true. For some reason, people seek power over others.