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Ontological Naturalist
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Could a masochist be concerned with doing unto others?
Who can say?

Does that commandment apply only to whomever is concerned to give or do unto others?

I ask because I know a lot of people, not necessarily masochists, who are not concerned to give to others at all. They actually do not give a damn about the others. Are they exempt?

So, the commandment should read: if you are interested in giving to others, please do it so that it ... well as you said. If not, forget it. that is not applicable to you.

Am I now, after this clarification, on a better path to enlightenment?


- viole
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sun rise

The world is on fire
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That was step 1.

Step 2 is this: Do unto others as you would wish they did unto you.

I prefer this (and some day I'll be able to live it):

"Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself." Why? Because every human being has a root in the Unity, and to reject the minutest particle of the Unity is to reject it all.”

Baal Shem Tov