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Udayana

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Re: End of life, or live forever!
« Reply #125 on: May 15, 2019, 08:47:17 AM »
It's a sort of catch all term. I've never understood it, and it seems to me that SD's approach is simply using it as a synonym for aesthetic, which doesn't seem to match other uses here.
As a catch all, it is just used to indicate concern with the mental, philosophical or mythical world as opposed to the material, physical, commercial and so on.

Whether or not you divide things into things perceived through the senses (physical) or the mind (spiritual) or not is itself a philosophical position, is it not?

Anyway, anyone describing themselves as spiritual and others as not (does anyone claim this?) is clearly full of hot air.
 
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Re: End of life, or live forever!
« Reply #126 on: May 15, 2019, 08:55:20 AM »
you're not the first to ask that question of me , ekim .

My reply is ;

ask not what is wrong with me but what is wrong with oneself !

Oh, a member of royalty, eh?  OK, what is wrong with oneself then?  :)

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Re: End of life, or live forever!
« Reply #127 on: May 17, 2019, 07:46:49 PM »
Ten minutes ago I was on the GH forum, countering some more use of the word 'spirituality' and saw the name Eckhart Toll. took a few minutes only to look him up on Wikipedia, shake head sadly, and sigh! :)

I was thinking Susan, if I had some of the ideas you have about spirituality, I wouldn't let them haunt me.

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Re: End of life, or live forever!
« Reply #128 on: May 18, 2019, 06:42:04 AM »
I was thinking Susan, if I had some of the ideas you have about spirituality, I wouldn't let them haunt me.

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Wel, now, I can't possibly let that enigmatic comment pass without a request, nay, a demand, for elaboration! :)

Pause to consider: Do I have any 'ideas' on spirituality? Yes, but not one needs anything supernatural.
Do I object to the misappropriation of the word and a claim to exclusivity by religious groups? Most decidedly, yes!
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Re: End of life, or live forever!
« Reply #129 on: May 19, 2019, 06:08:37 PM »
Wel, now, I can't possibly let that enigmatic comment pass without a request, nay, a demand, for elaboration! :)

Pause to consider: Do I have any 'ideas' on spirituality? Yes, but not one needs anything supernatural.
Do I object to the misappropriation of the word and a claim to exclusivity by religious groups? Most decidedly, yes!

Just as I really worry about those that don't take 'Star Trek' seriously, as I'm sure you do too.

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