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Ignorance Breeds Fanaticism

sincere-ignoranceOne of the classic misconceptions that many people have with regard to spiritual progress is that a person needs to join a group – and not just any group – it has to be the ‘right’ group.  I once had the curious experience of being told by one particularly zealous so-called ‘spiritualist’, that because I failed to meet his standards of understanding and behaviour I would be condemned to reside in a very hot place forever. Continue reading Ignorance Breeds Fanaticism