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We Cannot Judge The Lives Of Others
When you hear yourself criticizing someone to others, stop and take a moment to come up with one thing you like about that person. and why are we choosing to air it in a particular moment. Loading... This is certainly part of masculine archetypal energy which has its place in the cosmos. (Or perhaps call it the consciousness-agency archetype, as in your other article here on Beams, although navigate here
Certainly on the level of day to day affairs, my history, etc. Jennifer people loooove to judge. This is not to say that I don't think we should all work on the incessant loop that goes on in our heads…because we should! Mariachanneling So glad you found this helpful, sounds like great timing.
Anne I don't believe that recognising someone as being wrong for you, or as damaged, is the same as making value judgements about them. You were what you were, according to me. Can we ever know that we are indeed (even if only for us) on the right path?
See for example, John Locke's landmark Letter on Toleration. Who Runs Tiny Buddha? I thought that was an interesting example because there was this piece I learned of great trauma in the person's life--not knowing their pain and renunciation (in support of Coehlo's point) I understand Coelho to mean that a person does well to accept as true that there is no one single path for all people, in all times, in all places and
No being stands in Absolute judgment of another. 2. The other’s outside perspective is partial too. Jesus is clearly using hyperbole to make the point. Paul Comment Link Monday, 13 June 2011 21:40 posted by Chris Dierkes Paul, Thanks for the note.
Tweet Tagged under postmodernism Latest from Chris Dierkes Is Buddhism Atheistic? I felt like I was reading about my journey in being judgemental, and trying to overcome that massive dis-ease in my mind, heart, and spirit. And in relation to P#1 and P#2, I guess I go back to the idea that the judgment is not judging the person but their actions. We are also unique and individual selves having unique and individual experiences.
When this is the case we don't then know ourselves as well as we think we do. I find it intriguing that the populations that seem to have the most difficulty with judgment are the ones that tend to have the most social and economic power (i.e. I found myself asking myself if I was even willing to consider seeing him any differently .. Let me try to get across the sentiment that was actually behind my remark.
So much good and the reduction of so much harm has occurred through this practice of toleration. But are we only ever to feel we are on the right path? To me, the “sameness” lives on a deep level. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.
Jackson Brown Jr.Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans - Allen SaundersThe fear of death follows from the fear of life. Unspoken (but I think clearly implied) is that "it's another thing to think that yours is the only path" refers to everyone else "it's another thing to think that yours is The post-postmodern insight responds to the postmodern wariness towards judgment in five ways. 1. That's a rather astounding transformation.
Aaron Thearle What happens when one judges somebody for a quality not found in oneself? Only pointers to it. And that brings us to the first sentence, the one I have the most questions about and problems with: "We can never judge the lives of others because each person knows
Hence the peril… If someone is completely grounded in their own resources then “looking for judgment” can be icing on the cake of their resourcefulness, which is essentially my understanding of
If so, what's the best approach to judging for those people, or cultures, who are operating at modern or postmodern level? I think what we are aiming for is a balance between self and other. But for simplicity I tend to categorize modernity as one of toleration and then post-modernity as extending that into cultural spheres. Use a pattern interrupt.
We might call such a thing inspired intolerance: intolerance born from an authentic wish to realize the full potential of human capacities and powers in this evolving universe. Katie I feel very connected to these words and actions, this really spoke to me. But I believe that we can look back and see where we've come from, and in doing that we can infer some basic ideas about which direction - very generally speaking Please take a moment to read them before posting - Beams and Struts Commenting Policy 36 comments Comment Link Monday, 13 June 2011 19:58 posted by Paul Paddon Chris, If I
Who is to say if these processes are good or bad? Comment Link Tuesday, 14 June 2011 06:01 posted by Chris Dierkes L, And in relation to the people in traumas, struggling with difficulties, that's an interesting point you raise. For the manner in which you measure, will be the manner by which you are measured. I agree with Chris that 'not judging' one another can actually introduce separation.