In other words, there is an open,
tolerant attitude which understands that there will be many flavours and
approaches to "the divine," realization, the emptiness which
is all, etc. And many of them will be valid, worthy and "as good
as" any other. But many will not. So what criteria are we going to use? Ha ha! I have
expounded on lots of them in my page on "red flags." But
this is something a little more general, global.
Okay. Existence has provided for everyone and – they say – is
perfect as It is. Naturally, "everyone" includes a great
variety of types and needs, and some types and needs will be more common
than others. And some people's needs will include the perverse need to
get the opposite of what they "really" need. And so on. We
can see that diversity in the guru supply is a Good Thing. One Guru's
pronouncements about God, morality, self and all the great imponderables
will not match up with another's since they are fulfilling different
needs. It is for the student / disciple that these approaches exist, not
for the master and certainly not for the System.
But as we have seen, some collective unconscious – or use your own
terminology – tendencies have operated which have to be considered
1) A tendency to aggregate, form peer groups etc for
This is just the beginning. More
clarification, expounding and articulation will be coming.