Re: False People and Us; Yet All People Are False
Apr 22, 2006 10:27 AM
Please note that false people and scoundrels never say they are
false. They challenge us: "How do you know that I am false? How do
you know what I am?" But sincere people will defend their views and
state their principles.
What if they do both? It is my perspective that all people are
false. Falsehood is inherent within mortal human nature. Just like
ego, lust and hate.
In effect, there are four 'universal sins':
1. Ego (conceit)
2. Lust (evil desire)
3. Hate (vengeance)
4. Falsity (dishonesty)
A 'universal sin', as I am using the term, is a 'sin' which all
human beings have performed to some degree or another, even from
childhood. 'Universal sins' largely come from a psychological
mindset. Conversely, a 'non-universal sin' would be something which
not everyone has performed, albeit stemming from the 'universal
sins'. For example, not everyone has committed murder, adultery or
I am suggesting that all are 'sinners', although we may or may not
define 'sin' differently. There is no such thing as 'false people'
and 'true people'. The world is not black and white. Rather, all
people are false. (I am nonetheless agnostic, but like the
Theosophist, I believe in such a thing as morality.)
Now an individual's falsity (or ego, lust, hate) may either exceed
our own, or be less than our own. But when we judge another to be
false, and our own self to be true, it is only by the standard of
our own ego. How ethical we believe ourselves to be, as opposed to
the other person. The world revolves around us, and we judge the
morality of others according to whether their good or evil behaviors
are more or less than our own. This deficient form of judgment is
commonly termed as 'comparative morality.'
If I murder 100 people, and another murders 1000 people, then I will
judge them to be evil. But if I murder 100 people, while another
murders only 10 people, then I will judge the other to be a saint.
I dispense grace or law to others as revolving around my own
moralistic ego. In this illustrative context, I am simply another
moralist, who judges others after a fashion of 'comparative
Another example. If I am 50 pounds overweight, I shall judge others
who are 100 pounds overweight to be fat, but people who are only 25
pounds overweight would be skinny to me. The fat people are the bad
people, and the skinny people are the good people. After all, we
are each consciously responsible for our own weight.
--- In email@example.com, "carlosaveline"
> Dear Friends,
> Please note that false people and scoundrels never say they are
> They challenge us: "How do you know that I am false? How do you
know what I am?"
> But sincere people will defend their views and state their
> Regards, Carlos.
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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