Black Spirituality Religion : What Spiritual Path Does Not Diminish Another Spiritual Path?

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  1. Destee

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    Peace and Blessings Family,

    Is there any spiritual path that does not diminish another spiritual path?

    I'm of the opinion that they are all inherently dismissive of the other.

    It's as if their success, all of them, are dependent on the divisive nature built within.

    Setting their adherents against other adherents, and the adherents do the rest.

    Surprisingly, one adherent will challenge other adherents, without naming their path.

    It's as if they are afraid to name their own path, but are bold in attacking the next.

    It's amazing to me, how we respond to each other, based on this very personal life choice.

    It leaves me wondering, if there is even one path, that does not diminish another path.

    A path that does not diminish the teachings and/or adherents of "competing" paths.

    Do you know one? If so, please name it.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Mikha'el Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Nope....the only ones that u remotely do such are buddhism & New age which are more philosophies than religions. New age is a combination of things

    the 8 fold path is all philosophy but recognized as a religion. Buddha was not a God
     
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    In fact, it's oftentimes the most "so-called learned" of one path, that attacks the other path.

    Seems the most learned would exemplify the most wisdom, love, patience, and understanding.

    Yet that is rarely the case, no matter the path.

    This compulsion, built into most all paths, has us acting way outside the natural order of things.

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  5. Destee

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    I don't know anything about Buddhism, though we have a forum for it here!

    8 fold path? what is that? New age ... hmmm ... i've heard of it ... not sure what it means.

    Maybe you can teach me more about these?! :)

    Love You and Thanks!

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    Brother Blackbird ... i've seen adherents of Vodou, or at least those promoting it, diminish other paths.

    Are you saying that doesn't happen?

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    Adherents may but Vodou doesn't.
     
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    nixprophet Psalms 82:6 MEMBER

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    Self Growth and Development which comes from Within.......

    Light is a Universal Quality.... In My Opinion... All paths are simply "Lenses" for your inner light which allow you to "View" your own light and relate to your own seen and unseen realities and their interpretation/relationship to your own light...

    In My Honest Opinion... Once an individual takes the initiative to know themself and who they truley are... The veils that hide our very own inner light unravel and Light is born from her/his own darkness.... And at that moment we become one with ourselves and the Universe and these "Obsolete" illusions that we have binded ourselves to will cease to exist..

    ( the etymology of the world Religion, enlightens us with the fact that Religion was once used as a term that translates into "To Bind Fast" http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=religion&searchmode=none )

    Peace.. Peace..
     
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    If adherents are doing what the path says don't do, doesn't that say something about the path?

    What good is the path, if its own adherents won't follow it?

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    peace

    - If a 'spiritual' path diminishes another, then just how 'spiritual' can it be?

    The problem is most take 'religions' and mistake them for 'spiritual path's. Religions are man-kind made (no longer in their original form) and meant to take one OFF of the spiritual path and this is where the My path is better than your path set's in. The funny thing is even when some people 'religion hop' (patent on the way) they still say that the religion they just hopped over too is better than the one they just bungied from when before they used to say the direct opposite. Only 'man-kind' can cause such confusion!
     
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