Posted by Brett Zamir (22.214.171.124) on August 30, 2002 at 11:36:49:
In Reply to: Re: Evil - Nothing exists without its opposite. posted by Gerry on August 30, 2002 at 07:34:41:
Actually my speculation was only a speculation.
Your example about an army is a good one. When two or three armies fight, they "oppose" each other and may in effect annihilate each other. However, as 'Abdu'l-Baha points out, there is no real annhilation, even in this world, as all elements become transformed upon what we would call death.
Or to take another example, two forces of any kind equally balanced in opposing each other may produce a vector leading nowhere. However, the exertion required to produce the forces will surely have its impact in some manner.
I guess the answer is that there is no real non-existence of anything.
(though I may sometimes be busy, I haven't listed myself as "BZ", or anyone else for that matter--unlike someone I suspect)
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