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As I just noted, that is not the position of the mystics, and some claimed
to have reached that stage.
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On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 12:39 PM, Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Well, God or no God, perfection is relative. We can acquire only a degree
> of it.
> And so at no stage can we be "perfect."
>
> Regards,
> CR
>
> On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, Carrol Cox <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> The proposition, "God is perfect," is probably heretical. In all of its
>> usages "perfect" retains some of its literal meaning, "brought to an end,
>> completed."  And hence the word _could_ (I've never explored the matter)
>> carry the implication that at _some point in time_ God was incomplete, but
>> now has become what He Is.
>>
>> That way madness lurks.
>>
>> :-)
>>
>> Carrol
>>
>> P.S. I've just discovered by accident that the complete text of Canto XVI
>> is available for download at the Poetry site. That Canto is a marvel even
>> when pronounced by the synthetic voice of ZoomText. Il miglior fabbro
>> indeed.
>>
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