Facebook post by Wesley Knapp - https://www.facebook.com/groups/namgyalrinpoche/permalink/3044139558992551/ UNIVERSALISM - THE NEW RELIGION? Helen Paulin [An early Namgyal Rinpoche student] There has been a Universalist movement in North America since before the American Revolution, the first formal organization beginning in 1970. Its basis was the belief in a loving God and the rejection of the then… Continue reading Universalism – Helen Paulin
Category: Point of View – so many of them! Of course!
Are humans basically good or evil?
The common western viewpoint of a human being, is that we are tied up in the world of good and evil. It is quite widely believed that humans have a bent towards this dark side, and if left to their own, the dark side wins out, and the person becomes bent. It is due to… Continue reading Are humans basically good or evil?
The Struggle towards awakening – Left and Right
Here is an example of the old guard fighting to regain its position of authority in this society..... as with Jordan Peterson, villianizing the left, and doing their best to legitimize their position....... scare tactics using terminology like civil war etc. On the one hand, if human society needs clear rules in order for humans… Continue reading The Struggle towards awakening – Left and Right
On Jungian concept of Deity – Walter Bagot
i thought this was a very well thought out " Jung's concept on god was not the existence of a deity but rather a mythology that varied throughout the world, often defined by custom and/or ritual of which the genesis was the psyche's attempt to find wholeness in and of itself and secondly union with… Continue reading On Jungian concept of Deity – Walter Bagot
Human experience……. Let’s start from the beginning……..
..... to be continued..... Every statement made, should really have a “codicil” ... or a conditional clause such as “apparently”, or “it seems like” as the first word(s). This is because, there is nothing i know of that is so absolute or true, as to never change, nor to be so true that some other… Continue reading Human experience……. Let’s start from the beginning……..
True Essence and Christian teachings
A person must be prepared, when they open themselves for True Reality to reveal itself... Our human concepts will begin to peel away, and we will be left with a tug of war of "Reality vs. our human opinions" Unless we open ourselves to the change which reality brings with it, this tug of war… Continue reading True Essence and Christian teachings
Religion as Kindness/Art of Arguing
Life Lessons from Tibetan Buddhism
Great thoughts from the Tibetan Mandala https://www.bbc.com/ideas/videos/a-few-life-lessons-from-buddhism/p05prvb4?playlist=beyond-belief
Point of View & Oceanic View
The whole universe is built with each living being, being located in a certain spot..... and they see everything from that spot.... that makes everything a point of view.... I know that biblical literalists don't like that kind of talk, but the universe points to this in every direction...... " God put us in these… Continue reading Point of View & Oceanic View