[QUOTE=Franco;32823] I like the Charles Manson quote because it is true: "If all is one then nothing is wrong." (Also, nothing is right.) Charles Manson's logic was absolutely correct. And if we are to say that what he did was wrong (and it was) we have to admit that "all is not one."
My mind winces in the same way when I hear people say that truth is relative. It is the same as saying there is no truth.
Mine does too. Truth is only relative because the average person isn’t able to see the whole truth, and why enlightened beings exist, to teach and hopefully guide us in search of it.
In short, as is evidenced in nature, there is up and down, light and dark, male and female, thus both objective and subjective must exist to make the whole or one. If the highest truth is enlightenment, meaning a supreme consciousness reserved only for the “maker” where Charles Manson, although integral to the whole as dark is to light, could never exist, then yes, all is one. In a subjective/objective reality there are levels of consciousness, an order, a chronology, a hierarchy of the ultimate truth. There has to be…
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