SUMMARY: The importance of having the right beliefs in order to attain spiritual enlightenment is grossly over-emphasized both in Western and Middle Eastern cultures.
(About a 5 minute read)
I have a friend who, in my esteemed opinion (esteemed by me, at least), is going about it all wrong. By “it”, I mean spiritual enlightenment, of course. She’s going about it all wrong.
Not that I myself am an authority on spiritual enlightenment. The closest I ever came to it was that time I saw Terri’s breasts in the moonlight. My friend — who is not Terri — has never shown me her breasts
despite incessant hours of begging on my part and hence, I don’t know yet if she’s a reincarnation of the Chinese Goddess of Mercy, Guan Yin, or not. But even if she is, she’s going about it all wrong.