An example of this is a question that was brought up regarding an individual who cut themselves. Everyone here was very receptive, kind, and helpful. Furthermore it is my assumption that most of the practitioners here do not harm others, at least without a good justification for doing so.
So my question is this: "What about your opposites?" Do you believe there is a bad equivalent of "you"? "You" being a phrase to describe everyone reading this other than myself. If so, have you ever encountered one either physically / spiritually? Did you "win"?
I suppose the question could be asked in a much simpler way: Some believe there is a war going on right now. Not a war between countries or against 'terrorists', or any political agendas of that nature, but a war between "Good" and "Evil". Taking place both here in the physical world and in the spiritual world. Do you believe this is true?
Edit: To clarify a point: When I say "opposites" of you I mean an association of "bad" people, who abuse the LOA for selfish gain or to attack others, not necessarily a twin or clone of you, or even someone who is in any way 'similar' to you, in fact they could be completely different in every possible way. A common ability that 'good' people have is the ability to heal. (Only the most adamant of non-believers try to deny that healing can be aided with positivity.) And so, would 'evil' have the ability to 'harm' directly?
For a comical simile simply for purpose of relatability, in "Star Wars" the Jedi cannot use the Force to create "Lightning", because its only purpose is to harm and that is not the way of the Jedi. Instead they choose to either reject this negative power or redirect it, but never use it themselves.
In this case of course using the LOA for positivity representing Jedi and negativity representing Sith, or "Good" and "Evil", or "God" and "Satan", or whatever comparisons you feel appropriate.
My answer is going to revolve around a brilliant observation that Snow made in the comments section, and in a way it also partially deals with the question itself.
Snow made the following comment (this is a portion of it) "It is my position that the people here represent a very 'strong' positive energy, and so I believe that their 'opposing force' must be equally powerful, otherwise they would not be balanced."
This is a brilliant statement as well as a powerful secret for those who seek power. But this knowledge is a Pandora’s Box of power.
So parts of this answer are only hints towards what must be kept a secret.
The entire secret to power lies in understanding the balance of power.
To be powerful, or to be powerfully good/evil one must master the technique of being completely calm within in any situation.
Our inner center is constantly shifted by external energy, and in trying to recover our balance, we react, often with predictable habitual rituals.
All our emotions are an expression of such habitual rituals.
Every display of emotion, releases the shift until an inner balance is re-gained.
But what if you don't react with an outburst of emotion?
Where does that energy go?
If your mind is in the matrix the energy is harvested from you without you knowing about it.
However, if you are free from the matrix (of consciousness) and you are able to contain the energy from a shift that has been imposed upon you by staying completely still and calm, you become something that is either charismatic and powerful or extremely dangerous (to yourself and others).
Many a leader has emerged within humanity to reach great heights of leadership and power, only to fall due to the intoxication of the availability of power.
It's often not their fault.
There are many things beyond the veil that are waiting for a suitable host.
Once power is understood it is very very easy to abuse it.
Everyone here possesses far more power than they are consciously aware of. And the fact that they are not consciously aware of it keeps them safe.
There are many things on the "other side" that are interested in awakening the power that we possess within us, because we are not aware of what we have, and we don't know what to do with it once we have it.
Conscious attention is extremely powerful. More powerful than you may realize. Fortunately much of the control mechanisms keep us from completely abusing this power.
Thought is one such control mechanism. Emotion is another.
These two alone is more than enough to contain someone from going dangerously crazy with un-directed power.
Imagine giving a child a loaded automatic machine gun?
Well that's what we would do if "thinking" and "feeling" were not in place to contain us.
You can do evil things just as easily as you can do good things.
There is a reason that the church doesn't teach you that.
It's the same power.
But the consequences are also the same. You reap what you sow.
For some that warning is not enough incentive to keep them in place.
That's why we need "Thinking" and "Feeling" to keep them in place.
answered 02 Feb '12, 22:28
This is a very interesting question to ponder. Do we have opposite counterparts? I have studied about Twin Souls each soul splits into two parts as it comes to earth male and female but your question seems to be going into the doppelganger zone here.
I remember a movie where there was a person that had a doppelganger it was her exact opposite if she was a type of person that saved lives this being took lives. Then we think of the Christ and how Holy and mighty he is but the Bible speaks of also a coming Anti-Christ so it would seem this being opposite of Christ in every way so even Christ it talks about having an opposite so it stands to reason maybe we all do.
I remember reading the Magic Story that story was about that doppelganger but in a way that we can be taken over by it but we can get ourselves back if we want. So there are as well people that can seem to carry these bad opposite parts with them without knowing it.
answered 20 Dec '11, 16:41
I appreciate what you are trying to get at with your question. However, if you do understand the Law of Attraction, then you should know that everything that happens to you is your own creation, whether "good" or "evil".
So, from that point of view, nobody can be "evil" to you or "good" to you unless you have allowed this to happen yourself.
It is never about others, but always about ourself.
answered 23 Dec '11, 12:35
Both "good" and "bad" aspects of ourselves are necessary ... this creates an inner tension that enables change ... the list of tarot cards in this "game" ;
are very useful for this ... the preferred card corresponds to "good" and the card most disliked corresponds to "bad" ... it's based on feelings ... how about the card 12-hanged man
well you see their his a duality in nature and both part are needed. the problem is that people get caught in duality. so they try to be very good or very bad. they go in extremes and extremes never solve annything. people should try to find the right balence the harmony and the truth that is the war that is going on. experience and enjoy.
answered 21 Dec '11, 02:41
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