The Letter Killeth Part 1
Why Words Affect Us So Deeply
could receive the word directly from God Himself, it would be a far more
meaningful experience than reading the "rote word" of the Lord from
a dead book.
have an innate capacity to communicate with the creative force of good within
us but we fail to recognize what that good is. In his day, Moses followed a
deep conviction long before he knew anything about God, religion and his own
look carefully, all human institutions have one thing in common: they are all
based on knowledge, a "rote-meaningless-word-system”.
If you are
ambitious, you can go to college and get a degree which qualifies you as one
who knows how to provide answers to the problems of others but if men were more
self-sufficient, together, centered and perfect, they would not need to look to
others for problem-solving. They would be able to resolve their own problems.
Indeed, they might not have any at all!
of self-sufficiency leads to dependency upon other people. Remember the three
D's of corruption: Debilitation, Dependency and Dread.
What is it
that debilitates us, you might ask? The answer is language: the spoken word
that leads away from the common sense of the heart. It is one thing to have
common sense and yet another to it into practice, especially under pressure.
from his original ground of being, man withers like a flower without sunlight.
He forgets who he is (or should be). He becomes weak and decadent and is preyed
upon until he dies.
words we have been seduced and misguided. We have lost intuitive knowledge,
similar to that which teaches a sparrow to build its nest without benefit of
education. We have lost the evolution-of-paradise and have, instead, inherited
an evolution-of-misery in hell. We have lost the wordless way of understanding.
The only thing now which rises to help us solve our problems of failing is
words, the same that seduced mankind from the beginning.