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Originally posted by seabag
reply to post by ArtOfTrance
The answer is simple….you don’t know real suffering!
Originally posted by GreeneLight
I wouldn't say this current illusion is "hell".
I would like to take a different turn and ask you what your "understanding" of this 'hell' is?
Originally posted by stonebutterfly
theres still too much beauty and love in this world for it to be hell.
We are given the power of infinite thought/imagination...the very nature of our human condition is to wonder...curiosity...greed...lust...these do not have to be negative things..but when we have the whole universe and beyond sitting right outside of our "prisoncell" of a body...you feel so small..and powerless...almost like everything divine and great we once were has been stripped away from us...
And where we are left until we are "ready" is here in Life...or Hell whatever
if we reincarnated into Life again..forever....tell me..would we not be in Hell already?
sure looks like it to me...
Originally posted by GD21D
It definitely would explain a lot. Like.........Mass murder GenocideStarvationBigotrySlaveryNuclear warheadsCapitalismGlobal warmingRush LimbaughAmerican pop musicI could go on and on.
Originally posted by yourmaker
I think you create that reality if you want to. I'm living in heaven while everyone else seems to dwell in hell.
We can however define our own definition for "hell" and not rely on an outdated archaist interpretation. Perhaps one spirits hell, is another spirits heaven.
Life itself is a force.You cannot deny or go against it,well you can,but typically people don't choose to die .So do we really get a choice in Life? Who knows if we chose to live life,we just appeared here and now are being forced to participate in the positive,negative and neutral. We don't have the choice to not choose it simply is the nature of the Lifeforce.
Now when it comes to the emotions in Life,I feel they play a big key role in why we are alive,don't know for certain,but just keep an open mind towards this thought....
Happiness,I believe is probably the most tricky emotion we have.We will blindly seek it,do anything for it.But to me,Happiness is a form of ignorance. If your Happy you are oblivious to the negative,which is not really that negative of a thing.
But when we are Sad,we seek change,we WANT to stride forward and improve ourselves so we do not have to succumb to it again.Whenever we feel sad,someone or something usually intervenes to make us happy again,or at least not sad anymore.
Now here is where I believe these take effect..
When it comes time for our passing,we will still have our ideals/feelings with us.If you are living a Life to seek Love/Happiness or positivity as a whole then when it comes time to leave...you WON'T want to.Why would you?You spent all the years of your life building up everything you like and love.So willingly most people would choose to stay here and stay in the cycle of Life,out of the fear of losing everything they love,that makes them feel good.Its a double-edge sword so to speak,at least in my opinion.
But when it comes to sadness,when it comes to our passing we will WANT to leave,do anything to not have to go through that again.
I feel we need a balance of the positive and the negative to escape Life.If we have a deep understanding of both sides we will then perhaps have a understanding of Life in Death.
How this all ties in with "hell" is if Life is a "hell" we are willingly choosing to not leave it!
We are possibly tricked into accepting another cycle of fighting to survive,fears,pains,etc.
I believe we have the freewill to think,but hardly the freewill to do.