On judging others.
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Philosophy culminates to the extent that it can be incorporated into a thinkers reality. "Dejardin"
Judging others is a mental act of thought that measures a persons value, in relation to a persons ethical measures. Ie. A person feels afraid of what others think and you believe that it is not ethical to believe that others are superior or inferior to you. A judgment about this person in relation to this ethical measure, will logically be more negative than it can be positive. In the same way our judgment can be positive, depending on how we value fear itself and thus the individual. Ie. A person may look unto another and judge that because they are afraid, they exhibit respect for the person. In this judgment, a person with such an ethical value will conclude that the person who is afraid, is more positive than they are negative.
This is nothing new, nor do I wish to prove to you that I have something new to bring. I intend on exposing an awesome truth that I have experience throughout the past year.
Again, if judgment is the act of measuring a persons value, as a reflection of an ethical measure we believe, it would be beneficial to first look at what 'ethical measure' means before we venture in a deep discussion about this stuff.
An ethical measure is largely a way to conclude about any individuals action. It works as both a way to act and a way to think about an individual. Ie. We can judge if a person is positive or good and change the way we act towards them. We can also judge if a person is as such and change the way we think about them. Ie. We are walking down the street and we see a person wearing dark make-up with a serious look on their face and think a certain way about them, without changing the way we act.
Because I believe that judging others is a simple act of thought and setting aside the forced upon cultural assumptions and feelings that I have been indoctrinated with I have come to the conclusion that since this is simply an act of thought, it would be best to assess how useful it would be to put your time, effort and focus into judging a person, as a reflection of how that person can be of benefit to your goals, whatever they have come to be. What I find is simply more time to focus on things that make me happy and goals that will make me happy, not to mention the greatest of all these rewards; more time to think about how to make my relationship with those that you have already attached a succulent and life creating bond with, better.
Its just not right or wrong, its useless to make a conclusion about something that has no effect on you and will not affect you in the future. Definitely, a person will look better or worse than you, appear more confident and shy than you, be smarter or stupider than you but what do you benefit from that at any point in time if you will never come in contact with them and they to you? Judgment is way to make loving relationships with people better and better, its necessity is critical to enjoying lasting peaceful and exciting relationships. In this I have found an endless use about this.
Before I go, one quick question - what do you think about me now.
The mind is like a computer. No amount of anger will ever change it, it is heartless. No amount of screaming and anger with it will ever bring you peace. Try waging war with a computer and you loose.
If god ever speaks to you, remember that you are not special - millions of people throughout history are just as convinced as you are about your special connection to god.
Don't be surprised if God tells you something that is completely different than somebody else.