I don't for a moment think I am more "important" than anybody else, except I am important to my own family and maybe some friends.
But in addition to that, I also believe that my life has a spiritual connection, to do with my own soul and that of others. That is the difference - as always. I see myself as a soul in a body, Susan doesn't see herself having, let alone being, a soul.
Nothing can change that. We both have made great efforts in our lives, souls or not. I don't regard "spirit" as a dirty word, to be avoided!
Eddie Larry Wrote:
> However, in a discussion here I would still
> dispute somewhat the assumption that 'deeper'
> indicates 'more', whereas there seems to be an
> implication that it means more important, ;more
> profound, more significant, etc, and I do not
> think anyone can claim that.
> Hi Susan, hope your Sunday brightens up! We have
> full sunshine but I have to get out and rake
> leaves. Lots of leaves.
> Re the quote, I suggest that more, deeper,
> profound are all relative terms defined by the
> context they are used in. Since people are
> different, they will use these words all
> differently. My point is: That’s life! I
> really don’t see the point in arguing about
> more, deeper, and profound mean. They mean what
> they mean to the individual using them.
> Certainly, we are not always going to agree with
> another person’s perspectives on things. You
> say people shouldn’t claim that their
> experiences are more profound than someone elses.
> To me, people do that all the time, so debating it
> is simply an endless project that keeps a person
> from working on what is meaningful to them.
> Know thyself, don’t agonize over everyone else.
> Just my opinion.