Trapped in “good and bad.”

Exploring the Depth of Living

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A reader asked about why this thing which we call “bad” exists, if everything in life is beneficial?

Trapped in the perception of duality, our consciousness only knows about “good and bad” when morality appears to pretend to correct that which seems damaged.
When that consciousness resides in the belief of the individual separated from everything else, then a fight will begin with “others” but especially within the “self.” That is known as a fragmented personality.

“This is right, that is wrong. This is good, that is bad. God is good. The devil is bad. Life is good, death is bad”

if the above is not enough, let us add some other labels to keep dividing things: “ Democrats are good, liberals are bad. Christians are this and Hindus are that… etc.

One commercial mentioned: “ …And remember the most important item in this relationship is YOU.”

When many customers…

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