The question is not an easy one, it needs an open mind. Everything we have in our lives is classified into good or bad, our health, our loves, our experiences our friends, in fact think of anything and you will see that it has a good or bad side. Have you ever considered why? Some of us focus on the good, others on the bad and many take things to extremes by declaring the “ultimate” evil.
Particularly religious people who feel they have “evil” written in to their moral code.
The Tarot has reflected this Duality too, in fact Moral Duality is something which exists in the thinking of many Kabbalists and this is expressed in many ways. The Tarot has a job of unmasking it and slowly allowing you to grow. My feeling on this is that its time to heal this age old Moral Duality and to lay it to rest. We do this by seeing the Duality in the cards and then working to overcome it. As we have already discussed before there is only “good” and “one Good” and although a Duality is recognised in a reading, it is our problem, not that of the cards or Absolute Reality. Duality, gender and any kind of non spiritual belief is not seen or recognised by Absolute Reality. We see it because we look into the cards with small mindedness. A good Tarot Reader should not only recognise it, but help you to unmask it. It is the process of a lifetime to see where and how you are judging people and situations by not seeing good, and seeking to repair that. I will give you more practical ways of doing that in section two of this book.
Think of it this way: Absolute Reality doesn’t see anything except its Reflection which is GOOD, heavenly, with no room for evil thought, but the cards allow you to see the Duality because you are allowing yourself to experience whatever issue you have. You are approaching the cards with an open mind, you clearly are seeking some answer otherwise you wouldn’t be having a reading and you are the one who is living with and experiencing the Moral Duality, the cards represent that moment where your mind meets Mind or Divinity and the call to grow. The cards are infinite in how high they can take you in your experiences of seeing where the Duality is and overcoming it. By healing the Duality, you are freeing yourself from small ideas about who and others are, allowing you to embrace infinity as the reflection of Absolute Reality.
So where does this Moral Duality come from? It comes from nowhere, it doesn’t technically exist. We see it because there is a shared opinion in our low level human thinking that there is a “bad” or “evil” force which has power and works alongside good. Actually the good and bad of any situation is declared by us. “I like my friend but he did this…..” We then proceed to use our own minds and morality to become estranged and make matters worse.
What if there was only one Mind? Rather than lots of little minds between skull and tissue? What if we are all part of the same energy and power of the Absolute Reality? In this Scenario, if we define ourselves as the reflection of Absolute Reality, then it (we) is ultimately good. No evil can penetrate there. This thinking reduces evil down to its nothingness.
” Does he love me?” A dull question all Tarot Card readers face.
This question is asked from the assumption that we are all physical and need “the one” to come and heal us. It is a low level manifestation of the search for the Love of Absolute Reality. The question itself can really go nowhere because it can only be answered in its place of the lowest world, it can’t reach the Cosmic World or even the Mental Realm of the Existential World which we defined before. So, the cards in this case are not being used to reach Divinity, they are simply reflecting what´s floating in your head and it is a type of self fulfilment which goes nowhere. It is this small mindedness we need to work to displace if we can ever use the cards to reach Divinity. The starting point of this question was “there is no Absolute Reality so I need a person to heal me” or from a small minded point of view “I demand to know his feelings for me” and then, like a Presbyterian Minister who has decided if something is evil, and cries “witch” you proceed to pass judgement on the person, adding fuel to the idea that you are both separated. This type of self card reading no higher than your belief and inflates your ego, giving you an excuse to dump the person.
What is the point of doing a Tarot Card Reading if it isn´t going to take you higher than where you were before? You are seeking answers after all, not more questions and your question is never going to be answered on the same plane that you are asking. If the answer does come from the same level of existence then you will simply go around in circles. This is what Moral Duality does, it leaves you where you started, perhaps worse, convincing you that there is no answer to your problem and that you are alone in the world with nowhere and no one.
Evil is not power in fact it is nothingness. But yet it still manages to weave its way into our minds by hypnotic suggestion that evil is something we have to live with, that there exists a force the opposite of good which is managed by a little man with horns and a tail.
As the media as well as the UK and American Governments take us into a place of mind that Christianity (perceived as white people) is good and Islam (perceived as brown foreign people) is dangerous, we are entering a new phase of thinking, something which the world has not seen from a political entity since the time of the crusades. It is not only backward, politically incorrect and matching all stereotypes of the last 100 years at least, it is extremely damaging spiritually, for it raises this issue that evil is “a force” which exists among us. (you would think we would have dealt with this before the 21st century) In that state of mind, all religious extremists on both sides of the fence immediately declare the other “bad”, This could result in war, perhaps one of the bloodiest the world has seen.
The problem of defining evil as a race or country means that we are leaving God/Spirit/Love out of the picture. This is turn means that we, (as in the little mind) are using a starting point of ourselves to define what is good and bad. This mindset is something which has existed in Christianity and Islam since these religions were discovered. Despite the years passing, we still live in this world of “Good and bad”, pushed forward by white conservative Americans who got it from puritanical British Immigrants. Even those who claim to be “Spiritual” still shudder at words like “Islam” because they honestly believe that America is a “Christian” Country and an evil force can threaten it. It is these labels which need to be removed if any progress is to made. Imagine if we replaced words like “Christian” and “Muslim”. For one thing it makes us feel much more comfortable in dealing with the issue. These words have been demonized for centuries on both sides. Even without them, a belief in dualism means we would demonize something else, tobacco, alcohol or strawberry ice cream. More than likely individual people would be a bigger target.
The Islamic world blames “The West” and capitalism for many problems in the word today, where as “The West” blames “rogue states” on certain points.
A headline from the BBC today clarifies my point:
“The Nigerian imam who saved Christians from Muslim gunmen”
Now imagine if that story read
“Nigerian Man saves Others from Gunman”
we would no longer be shocked at the religious context, we would instead be shocked at the fact that a Nigerian could help someone. If the headline read:
“Man saves others from gunman”
This story would be more truthful and palatable and would have a clear spiritual context with or without a religious context.
From a practical point of view, what can a person do to bring about an end to this Duality. Well we don´t have to rewrite religious texts or grapple with theology (although some of us might) we simply have to consider that, whatever excludes people based on physical characteristics such as outward labels, skin colour, gender etc cannot be a good thing. This in turn takes us back to what evil actually is. If it needs to be defined at all, perhaps it is simply our little minds making assumptions from headlines like my example above and coming up with words like good and bad.
There are three planes to think of here:
- The basic material plane of Church and Mosque where people meet
- The psychological plane of our thinking about these places, and
- The higher Cosmic plane where Church and Mosque are no longer seen as places, but a state of mind expressing non duality and Love.
The issues which are coming up here from our Governments need to be dealt with on the first two planes as on the third everything is perfectly intact.
Dropping a dualistic belief is not easy, our forefathers routinely encouraged a belief in evil to explain away things they could not understand like death, murder and other social problems of the day. Today we also find this difficult but it is imperative that we look at it. It does not mean we have to ignore what seems to be unjust acts, but it does mean we need to view them using “a bigger picture” than good/bad. Ultimately though, if we don´t drop this duality, both individually and collectively, the future may become uncomfortable for all of us.
So how exactly do we drop Duality and live happily ever after in the midst of hypnotic suggestion and apparent war, climate change, economic problems and endless discrimination? Well, firstly let me say that it is a daily displacement of lies in favour of Truth, I will discuss what that daily displacement looks like in section two of this book but to begin there needs to be some understanding of exactly how the system works. Here, we need to negate the word “evil” to avoid making this bigger than it is. It is neither person place or thing.
We are not talking about “The Exorcist” we are simply talking about the ego and darker thinking. We handle our belief in it (that’s all there is).
1. The necessity of handling it.
There are many people think that to ignore it is better. We will be defied until we handle mortal thinking, collectively and personally.
Ignorance of error is actually an error.
2. Nothingness must be understood.
the allness of Truth needs to be demonstrated to show the nothingness of error. We don”t just declare, we demonstrate and understand Truth.
3. Error should be reduced to its native nothingness.
Error often appears in numerous ways, Science asks us to see it as “Moral Duality” that is its native nothingness..not lack of this, sickness of that etc. It is the claim of evil, not evils. It is a trap to think of it as person, place or thing,
- Understanding error: demonstrating Truth.
When we reduce error to Moral Duality, it becomes the acknowledgement of Truth and Life and shows the allness of Absolute Reality. Uncovering is 90% of the process. Error is the probing or analysis, true consciousness correcting wrong thought.
Deny it and plead Absolute Reality´s Truth, these are the two sides of the same coin.
5. No evil to take root.
Handle it by seeing through it, not letting it in.
It is important to see good and evil as ONE, not two. We distinguish good and evil because we believe they are two things. Nothing and somethingness. However this same argument promotes duality. We tend to attribute to two forces, good and evil. But one is all, the other is nothing.
There are not two realities or opposite states of existence.
6. Transitionary symptoms.
The more we understand Truth, the less error we will encounter sounds logical, however Science demands that we translate everything into Truth.
Often students give up because of a lack of progress, they feel helpless as they watch error grow seemingly, without understanding it often is a sign of progress. The more we work out error, the more we see of it, the more real it becomes.
7. Evil destroys itself.
Urged to its final limits, it is self destroyed, we don’t interfere humanly. The misconception of Life falls back on itself.
8. Suppositional origin.
We still ask with tenacity “where does evil come from”. Simply put, Moral Duality, and where does that come from? We need to see it as a misunderstanding. A false conception, misinterpretation of the Divine Mind.
The question is being asked from a dualistic st