posted on Nov, 7 2016 @ 11:04 PM
originally posted by: Isurrender73
a reply to: muzzleflash
How can you say something doesn't exist because you don't believe in it?
Enlightenment does exist. Who are you to tell me differently?
You can't find what you don't believe in. It is about faith. Believe what you want, but I will choose to believe in and stay In the Light,
My experience is at least as real as yours.
The ego projects itself to others. This is not inherently good or bad. It's only bad when what is unpleasant to hear is destructive. When unpleasant
words are necessary they are constructive.
Are you being constructive or destructive? You sound destructive. Maybe if you include your reasoning for being so you could be seen as being
I didn't say something doesn't exist because I didn't believe in it. You're making an assumption.
I didn't say enlightenment doesn't exist, I attempted to explain you cannot overcome ego because ego is a critical pillar of your self.
I also suggested that getting lost in an attempt to erase your ego leads to egomania as "me, myself, and I" become exaggerated by the express denial
of it's existence.
You have to accept and embrace ego and recognize it's inherent limitations and weaknesses in order to find humility. By pretending you can eradicate
all vestiges of ego while alive you essentially become arrogant and snobbish.
You can find Light only when within the Darkness after all. By assuming you are surrounded by Light, in the Light, while stating you are seeking the
Light; is contradictory and meaningless. If you are in Light than by definition you have already found it, and are surrounded by Darkness.
The Yin Yang is not just Light, it is also composed of Dark.
You see, Destruction is not bad in itself. It is necessary for Construction to exist. When the Winter comes it destroys most life, because this is how
things must be. When Spring comes life arises anew.
If we did not have Winter, than life on Earth probably could not sustain. It would overwhelm and choke the limited resources, there would be no
Who am I to tell you differently?
I am Muzzleflash.