On 1/17/2014 2:30 AM, Bruno Marchal wrote:

On 16 Jan 2014, at 19:04, meekerdb wrote:

On 1/16/2014 12:19 AM, Bruno Marchal wrote:
The body does not produces consciousness, it only make it possible for consciousness to forget the "higher self", and deludes us (in some sense) in having a "little ego" embedded in some history.

Sounds like wishful thinking.

That is very subjective. It sounds to me, and to some other people, (apparently many), that it looks more like some terrifying thinking.

I agree.  But your choice of words gives the opposite impression.

Why "higher"?  Why not "lower".

Yes, why not. The standard term is "higher".

Exactly - it is very subjective.

Why not diffused into the infinite threads of the UD?

Why not indeed? Is that a problem? Not sure to see your point.

My point is that you imply we should be happy with the implications of comp because it implies we really have a "higher self" that we've merely forgotten and that we are deluded in having a "little ego". Just consider how different it sounds to say we have forgotten our real "lower self" and we deluded in thinking our ego is significant.


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