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Re: Theos-World Re: 7-years test for discipleship

Dec 31, 2007 11:52 AM
by adelasie

It is certainly true that choice is paramount. However, some bodies 
now extant require meat. These people might be evolving past that 
need, but in the meantime, perhaps cultivating an attitude of 
gratitude for whatever food is available would help to generate 
enlightenment interiorly, where it counts.

On 31 Dec 2007 at 19:32, Konstantin Zaitzev wrote:

> --- In, "adelasie" <adelasie@...> wrote:
> > Perhaps our attitude is more important than what it is, in the long 
> > run.
> Yes, but the attitude implies vegetarianism. There are egoistic 
> schools which practice vegetarianism for purification of bodies, but 
> our motive should be non-violence. So it's hipocritic to say that what 
> we eat doesn't matter much and quote the Gospel in support of it, for 
> as long we consume meat, we support the worldwide conveyer of 
> violence. If someone says that he eats everything because 
> vegetarianism alone doesn't lead to liberation, he thus manifest his 
> hidden selfish motives.
> Of course, all abovesaid is not applicable to drugs and alcohol.


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