Mariachanneling I'm sorry you had that experience, that must have been difficult. As ‘A Course in Miracles' says, we can't judge others without judging ourselves. In Wilber's words I tried in this article to speak both to the truth and the partiality (as I judge it) of both the modern and postmodern forms of judgment. What can (and should be) judged, with compassion, are the attitudes, actions, thoughts, beliefs, attitudes, behaviors, worldviews, opinions, and so on of another. check my blog
Hence, for me, Coehlo’s quote is right on. Most importantly, I have a completely different perspective on other people than I used to. How We Judge Others Is How We Judge Ourselves By Maria Moraca “Judge nothing, you will be happy. In what sense “should” we be judging these?
That's not something we're "including" anymore. So what gives? seeeeeeeee yaaaaaaah! Μιχάλης Thank you so much for this post.
I don’t mean any of this to be taken as necessarily applying literally to political or social situations. To usher in something like what Jesus called 'the Kingdom of Heaven on Earth'. Otherwise I have some concerns we may not be holding each other to responsibility. Internally though, my thoughts could be pretty acidic.
The judgement will arise automatically in your awareness - it's the reality of the experience of being a separate individual living in a culture: you're always comparing. How, in other words, we gain wisdom—that is true judgment. I appreciate you opening this dialogue. No, you and me are not in any position to make a judgment about P #1.
Loading... You probably already know that the stuff that irritates us the most about others tends to be attributes we don't necessarily realize we ourselves have. Avoiding the semantics, I agree that there is always choice in how we respond to any given situation. Cookies help us deliver our services.
http://english.aljazeera.net/programmes/rizkhan/2010/11/201011111191189923.html "Liberal attitudes towards the other are characterized both by respect for otherness, openness to it, and an obsessive fear of harassment. Why do you see the speck in your neighbor's eye, but do not notice the log in your own eye? I was a highly skilled definer, and an even better dismisser. We are also unique and individual selves having unique and individual experiences.
Hurting others and generally disrupting relations is not cool and should be judged. The Three Faces of God for Atheists Darrin Drda Part III- The 3 Afflictions and Their Antidotes Darrin Drda Part I- Peril and Promise Agapros: On Valuing Both Agape and Eros Or how can you say to your neighbor, "Let me take the speck out of your eye", while the log is in your own eye? What I meant in my last sentence regarding the shadow was that if we agree that something called shadow exists (and I think we agree) then we contradict ourselves by also
For the measure by which you judge another will be the measure by which you are measured." --The Gospel of Matthew, Ch. 7, verses 1-2. Thanks for exploring this topic. The postmodern world struggles here with a way of expressing itself. and in saying that I need to honour myself in that moment what i need to do.
Consider the example of Alcoholics Anonymous. Judgment is never Absolute. If we say that the lives of others consist of their actions and the way they relate to other beings (perhaps us), how can we say that we have no right
This is exactly what Chris is talkin' about in the Coehlo quote! :P The way I see it, this line of thinking (not you Paul, just the comment) is full of
I'm not totally sure I articulated myself there as best as I could. If we don't, if it fails, then we're responsible for ending this particular stream of evolving universe. Its important to remember that it is a "self" within us. I know – Absolute reality and Platonic ideals – but go check out the Hubble 3D IMAX Movie and get back to me about whether you think that we really have
There should definitely be a critique of the modern and postmodern 'style' of judging, but what's hard for me to wrap my head around is the implication that the post-postmodern way And as Zizek points out, this is a recipe for Fascism to return. Huge. The traditional cultures of the world were (and still are) full of such destructive, de-humanizing judgment.
Refusing to be judged is an adamant stance against the possibilities of growth in an interpersonal setting. Let me try to get across the sentiment that was actually behind my remark. The fact that judgment of others occurs “automatically” in our minds is a result of conditioning and not fundamental to our nature, I believe – unless again you are lumping together She has experienced the depths of sorrow and has known the essence of true joy.
Thanks for the comment. The fear is not wanting to be confronted about it. I am not suggesting we remove challenging each other from our interactions. I also began to wonder how much criticism these internal judges had of me.
Highly recommended! It may make more sense to have a conversation in person about it so that subtlety and nuance can be included, but I'll try to address some of it as other All humans, at all levels of development judge. Thinking in that context, I can see how you might interpret my words to be overly self-critical and disempowering, by projecting my own agency onto others. [I suppose that would also
This is why I like when Chris says, “In the Biblical worldview, judgment is when God clears away evil and destruction and love, peace, and justice come to be established”. You question this part of the statement: "intolerance born from an authentic wish to realize the full potential of human capacities and powers in this evolving universe." Your question, I think, Am I mixing metaphors here if we take a look at the first 4 billion years of evolution on this planet and see no judgments? Latest Posts How to Rise Above Negative Comments About Your Body & What You Eat 5 Things You Need to Tell Yourself After a Painful Breakup You Don't Have to Go
Does the idea that we cannot completely know the pain of another keep us forever separated from one another, unable to live in judgment with each other? Your words serendipitously affirm a shift I had just this evening about someone I work with. There's always a safety for both parties--which again is totally necessary.