Specialized Skills, Cleverness and Circular Reasoning
A Vast Number of Individuals will be Repeating the Same Destructive Cycles Over and Over, Again, for the Whole of their Lives…
In the previous post, I introduced the first of the twenty-eight principles, which is:
(556.3) 48:7.3 1. A display of specialized skill does not signify possession of spiritual capacity. Cleverness is not a substitute for true character.
As well, I introduced a new way of looking at these 28 principles of mortal decision-making and conduct, by identifying the key words within the statement and connecting them to the cosmic levels of body, mind, spirit and soul.
So let’s begin with asking…
What Are the Deeper Meanings within this 1st Statement?
It is important to realize and understand that the development of specialized skills and cleverness is our human starting point. Conversely, if specialized skills and cleverness do not lead to spiritual capacity and true character, they are, not only a dead end, they may lead to the death of the soul, which is permanent, eternally permanent.
It is the greatly shortened version of specialized skills and cleverness versus spiritual capacity and true character, I want to explore further with you.
What is a Real Life Example of Specialized Skills and Cleverness versus Spiritual Capacity and True Character?
Have you ever met and known a doctor, who is traditionally religious, or alternatively holistic and spiritually minded? Conversely, have you ever met and known a doctor, who is a self-declared atheist?
We live on a very backward and primitive, spiritually degraded planet, which puts great emphasis–life and death emphasis on the acquisition of knowledge, specialized skills and cleverness–to compete and get ahead of our fellow beings. Do we not?
In our example, one of almost endless examples, it takes approximately eleven to twelve years (if you count residency) of intensive study to become a licensed family practitioner, longer if you are becoming a specialist, for example, a neurosurgeon, requiring an average of 17 years.
With such an intensive schedule of knowledge and specialized skill acquisition, what time does the family practitioner or neurosurgeon have for development of an understanding of how knowledge and specialized skill relate to wholism–the relatedness and interdependence of all of the part of the system that is the whole of the human body, mind and spirit?
If your answer is little to no time, your have perceived well the truth of entering such a profession.
The education system, itself, is little more than an idiot mill for erasing the former identity, reprogramming the minds of individuals, and spitting them out the other end, as licensed educated idiots, who parrot back to the public, without any true understanding of the health of the whole body, what they have been programmed to believe they know.
It’s worse than even what I previously stated. Great emphasis is put upon learning how to properly diagnose a patient’s condition for the dispensing of pharmaceutical drugs. I have had the dubious privilege of watching a family doctor, in his or her office, sitting at the computer, and using the software provided to him or her, by the pharmaceutical company, which does all of the diagnosing for the so-called doctor.
All the doctor has to do is match the symptoms to the pharmaceutical and write out a prescription for the proper dosage. No real diagnosis is required. No real understanding of how health relates to the effects of diet upon the interrelatedness of the parts of the system is required.
So when we look at the whole of the medical industry, it is devoid of morality and spirituality; it is corrupt to the core. And any system, which is so deranged, is also…insane… It is the very definition of evil…
Believe or disbelieve what I am saying, it does not make what I am telling you, any the less true.
Now, have you ever met or known of a family practitioner, or neurosurgeon, who either left the industry, or crossed over to found his own holistic treatment practice, wherein the emphasis suddenly shifted from pharmaceutical drugs to total emphasis on the quality of the food and water you intake into your body, as well as supplementing the daily eating of natural, organic foods with herbs, meditation and increasing spirituality–leading to a state of greater peace and happiness–truer character?
I further want to make the clarification that what I have said regarding the specialized education and training of doctors and the medical industry, does not imply anything about the morality of individuals choosing this profession.
Within every evil philosophy and system lie the seeds of its own destruction. And many doctors have quit their profession, after struggling with the potential immorality of their decisions involving patient care.
The daily news, across the media universe, is filled with headlines of people displaying specialized skills and cleverness in acts of immorality.
You might say…what about the common work-a-day person? How does citing the example of a doctor apply to you and I?
Any of the following ring a bell regarding specialized skills and cleverness?
- bank robber
- serial killer
- serial liar
- porn star
- human trafficker
- serial cheater
- serial hoarder
And the list goes on and on, almost ad infinitum…
It is accurate to say that within American culture, in particular, using specialized skills to attain to sophisticated levels of cleverness is celebrated in the movies,in the media on the TV, and through the public education system, debasing the human status to the level of glorifying stupidity levels of human intelligence, in the display of stupid human behaviors and general ignorance of anything that has importance and value.
What about the other end of the spectrum of where spiritual capacity and true character dominated the life of the individual?
- Jesus of Nazareth
- Elijah the Prophet
There may be some other names that could be on the list, under Jesus and Elijah, but I can’t think of any where both spiritual capacity and true character were dominant throughout the lifetime of the individual.
The bottom line is that learning how to be clever, in the development and display of specialized skills, begins at home, by mimicking what we see others do. If individual development ends with specialized skills and cleverness, most likely the individual will also end up being godless, and subsequently, having low or no morality.
“Verily, verily, I say to you, he who rules his own self is greater than he who captures a city.”
The greatest study in true character is Jesus of Nazareth, his life and teachings, as they are presented in The Urantia Book. Almost one thousand pages are dedicated to the narrative of the true story of the life and teachings of the greatest human being to ever walk the earth, who was also the Creator Son of our Local Universe of Nebadon, God incarnate in a human being.
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