Saturday, May 01, 2010

Our Place and Welcome to it

The more we submit to the higher, the more control we have over ourselves, and the more we find our place with that which is equal to us and and with that which is lower. Otherwise, we botch the hierarchy and bring (even more) chaos into this wounded world.


Unknown said...

Yes, but the ground is level at the foot of the cross.

Diogenes said...

Who are the "higher"? Who are the "lower"? By "higher" do you mean the rich and powerful? By "lower" do you mean poor people, Third Worlders, or what?

Is this a Romans 13 reference or what?

Don't know where you live. I live in America.

Douglas Groothuis, Ph.D. said...

These were general metaphysical comments inspired by reflections in "A Guide for the Perplexed" by EF Schumacher, although I don't accept much of his philosophy. There is no implication that some humans are higher than others in their essential being!