Re: Theos-World Re: 7-years test for discipleship
Dec 31, 2007 11:52 AM
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 email@example.com, "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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