posted on Jul, 11 2012 @ 09:53 AM
reply to post by Deetermined
How was Krishna a Messiah?
I never claimed he was a messiah. However, he does share the story of Jesus...implying that Jesus was not special. In fact, it implies that Jesus
wasn't even original.
The term "messiah" is like calling someone a "king". It is a label people use to give someone a special status because they want the person to
have it, or feel he should. It isn't a fact of nature. It's a hierarchal station, an idea given shape by man in their desperation to have
Krishna didn't call himself a messiah because he didn't WANT to be the messiah. See the stigma attached the the term "messiah"? Everyone
immediately assume that you're there to do all their saving for them. They get lazy. They want you to do the work and lead them by the hand. It's
unhealthy. If people weren't so dependent on "God" and Jesus, perhaps they would have banded together and fixed this world by now. But no, they're
content to pass the buck until a two-thousand-year-old corpse falls from the sky and accomplishes in one day what hundreds of world leaders couldn't
do in a hundred years.
I despise the term "messiah" because of the dependence and unthinking loyalty it instantly instills. I prefer the term "teacher". A teacher will
give you information, and let you decide what to do with it for your own good. You get to choose how you flourish, and the teacher encourages you to
Apparently, a "messiah" encourages you to be humble and debase yourself, so that you never reach your full potential. Do you see what I'm saying