That's all part of what choosing authenticity and making authentic
choices means to me. :-)
You can't make authentic choices without drawing distinctions or
considering others making equally authentic choices. And reality would
be one giant blurred mess, if we didn't draw any distinctions (see
Spencer-Brown and Luhmann, for example).
--- In Ushta@yahoogroups.com, Arthur Pearlstein
> Zarathustra's philosophy goes beyond doing what " we wilt." I believe
> the key is in the importance he places in the making of distinctions ,
> particularly between creative and destructive thoughts/words/deeds.
> The capacity to make these critical distinctions is an essential part
> of what it is we celebrate in mind, is it not? Is this not why
> Alexander has (correctly) referred to Zarathushtra as the first
> "civilizationist?" We celebrate the existence of mind, yes for sure.
> We identify our desires. But we test our desires in light of these
> distinctions, understanding that there are an awful lot of other
> people doing "what they wilt." Appreciating and applying these all
> important distinctions is what I think is meant by vohuh manah, good