Jaldhar H. Vyas
jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Wed Oct 1 00:30:58 CDT 1997
On Mon, 29 Sep 1997, Martin Gifford wrote:
> I had said that the guru "mustn't _use_ guilt". My experience is that the
> use of guilt actually increases the self consciousness and sense of
> separation in the student. There are much smarter ways of getting a person
> to change such as Advaita! I don't think there is a solution to any
> spiritual problem within duality. And guilt is within duality.
A person without much morality may need to feel guilty in order to
Only a basically moral person can feel the pangs of a guilty conscience.
Psychopaths don't at all. People who feal guilty usually do so because
they've done something wrong. They may not want to admit it but _that_ is
> Then why are you worried about morality?
Because the alternative to being moral is being immoral which is worse.
> I'm not interested in Vedanta. I heard Vedanta meant "the end of knowledge".
> That is what I am interested in.
Then you heard wrong. Vedanta means the end part of the Vedas or if you
will the culmination of the Vedas.
For ending knowledge I recommend beating your head repeatedly with a blunt
instrument. That ought to end it pretty quickly.
Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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