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Gerta, I totally accept your version of humanity. I have a book called, "Original Goodness". This, of course requires a rebellion of consciousness: to radically aspire to that Goodness, both internally, and externally. It is not enough to go on quoting what has not been applied in life.
Now, you are a practitioner of your experiences. I also, contain some virtues of civil behavior, and most importantly, internal regeneration that comes with each passing day of Mind and Activities. It is all good.
James, hopefully, will see this and begin to analyze his life on the grounds of self-healing. I know that I have much to heal in myself; and so I do THAT.
Mind and matter are eternally the same