Parables

Inside and outside view

Once a cell of the human body reflected on life. She thought that life is not so good, because there is so much suffering. She saw that she was surrounded by the same cells as she, that they were all born, live, work, get married, multiply and die. And so generation after generation. Yes, and war with bacteria and germs.

“And why do we live, why such a life, in which there is so much suffering? So, there is no Higher Mind and there is no Man who would stand above us and whose consciousness would fill our world and rule it,” she concluded. if Man really existed, then there would be both a purpose and meaning in this life and there would not be so much suffering, for everything would be ruled by this supreme rational and good Being. "

The man, of whom this cell was a part, heard these thoughts, and smiled. He knew that the view from the inside is different from the view from the outside.

She looked at this Man and did not see him, lived in him and did not even suspect that he was part of him. Due to the fact that she looked from the inside, she saw only the multitude, and the man did not see the multitude, he felt himself as one, although he knew what his body consisted of ...

Once upon a time there was a man, and once he began to think about life. He considered life not so good, for he saw so much suffering in it. He saw that people like him surrounded him with their little joys and sorrows, that they were all born, live, work, get married, multiply and die. And so generation after generation. Yes, and disease, and cataclysms, and wars between people. “And why do we live, why is there such a life in which there is so much suffering? So, there is no Higher Mind and there is no God who would stand above the whole world,” the man concluded. “And if God existed, then there would be the purpose and meaning in this life would not be so much suffering, for everything would be ruled by this supreme rational and good Being ... "

The Lord heard these thoughts, of which this man was a part, and smiled. He knew the truth that the view from the inside is different from the view from the outside ...

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