Re: Theos-World If Good and Evil are the 2 sides of the same coin, what would the coin be called?
Jun 12, 2009 08:48 PM
by Cass Silva
Your question is like a zen koan. As HPB said we are dualists by nature. What comes to me if that if good and evil and the same coin, then I would see this coin as veiled good
>From: Henry B. Ellak <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Saturday, 13 June, 2009 9:03:34 AM
>Subject: Theos-World If Good and Evil are the 2 sides of the same coin, what would the coin be called?
>OK Cass, I read it all.
>My summary is that Good and Evil are the two sides of the same coin.
>I prefer to just use the term Karma, and not use the terms
>good and Evil.
>For once one labels the other guy, religion, politician, etc, Evil, then where is
>there to go. One does not compromise with Evil.
>If good and evil are the two sides of the same coin, what would
>the entire coin be called, taken in its totality.
>Henry B. Ellak
>From: Cass Silva <silva_cass@yahoo. com>
>Subject: Re: Theos-World Did HPB use the term Evil, if so where?
>To: theos-talk@yahoogro ups.com
>Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2009, 8:30 PM
>THE NECESSITY OF THE CONTRARIES(1)
>In fact, there is neither light nor darkness in the realm of truth. Absolute light is absolute darkness, and vice versa.
>P. BLAVATSKYEVIL is but an antagonizing blind force in nature; it is
>reaction, opposition, and contrast --evil for some, good for others.
>Good and Evil are twins, the progeny of Space and Time, under the sway
>of Maya. Separate them, by cutting off one from the other, and they
>will both die. Neither exists per se, since each has to be generated
>and created out of the other, in order to come into being; both must be
>known and appreciated before becoming objects of perception, hence, in
>mortal mind, they must be divided. Were it light alone, inactive and
>absolute, the human mind could not appreciate nor even realize it.
>Shadow is that which enables light to manifest itself, and gives it
>objective reality. Therefore, shadow is not evil, but is the necessary
>and indispensable corollary which completes Light or Good: it is its
>creator on Earth
>Rest is snipped by Henry
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