Sunday, November 15, 2015

4 categories of humans

< 4 categories of humans >

                       intelligent (I) ------- non-intelligent (N-I)
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awareness -     I * A ()                 N-I * A (×)
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ego             -     I * E (×)                 N-I * E (××)
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                   [power (strength)] -------------- [spiritually]
1st layer:     intelligent awareness             intelligent awareness
2nd layer:    intelligent ego                         non-intelligent awareness
3rd layer:     non-intelligent awareness     intelligent ego
4th layer:     non-intelligent ego                  non-intelligent ego

ex. intelligent awareness (): Thay, Buddha, Jesus...
      intelligent ego (×): Obama, Hollande, Islamic State...
      non-intelligent awareness (×): Disciples of Thay, Buddha, Jesus...
      non-intelligent ego (××): Ordinary people

degree of risk:
1st layer:     intelligent ego (×)
2nd layer:    non-intelligent ego (××)
3rd layer:     non-intelligent awareness (×)
4th layer:     intelligent awareness ()

advice to:
intelligent awareness () Build sangha (practitioners' community)!
intelligent ego (×) Release your ego!
non-intelligent awareness (×) Master the intelligence!
non-intelligent ego (××) Release your ego, and master intelligence!


Thay's calligraphy