Those inclined to look further into Comparative Spirituality can find a link to more detailed studies at the end of this initial presentation. The result is that he is confounded by time and space; and that trammelled by objective existences, that he fails apprehension of that age before anything was.
Chuang Tzu put on cotton clothes with patches in them, and arranging his girdle and tying on his shoes, (i.e. But the perfect man, - he carries his mind back to the period before the beginning.
A fairly full version of this key ~ Parable of the Madman ~ quote is set out immediately below:- Have you not heard of that madman who lit a lantern in the bright morning hours, ran to the market-place, and cried incessantly: "I am looking for God! " As many of those who did not believe in God were standing together there, he excited considerable laughter. For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it.
" Some truly extra-ordinary wisdoms ~ a brief selection of "Central Spiritual Insights" gleaned from Christian sources closely followed by another brief selection of "Central Spiritual Insights" drawn from "non-Christian" Inter-Faith sources ~ are set out below!
That which was the holiest and mightiest of all that the world has yet possessed has bled to death under our knives. Is not the greatness of this deed too great for us?
How shall we, murderers of all murderers, console ourselves? What festivals of atonement, what sacred games shall we need to invent?
Who gave us the sponge to wipe away the entire horizon? Lightning and thunder require time, the light of the stars requires time, deeds require time even after they are done, before they can be seen and heard.
The tremendous event is still on its way, still travelling - it has not yet reached the ears of men.
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
Jesus So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking.