Re: Stephen K. Hayes' To-Shin Do
"[...]it would be a serious mistake to regard the essential natures of Mikkyo Kuji and Ninja Kuji as one and the same simply because Mikkyo contains a Kuji Goshin Ho.
Originally Posted by Gary Arthur
However, the religious forms and the martial forms were quite different in character and nature."
(Masaaki Hatsumi, Sanmyaku, Volume 2, Number 1)
"They are indeed still trapped in hell, as were their predecessors, but postmythic men and women have at least, and finally, thrown off their childish images of deity as a protective parent sniveling over their every move, listening to their every wish-fulfillment, catering to their every immortality project, dancing to their every prayer of magic. Postmythic men and women did not get thrown out of Eden; they grew up and walked out, and, in now assuming rational and personal responsibility for a measure of their own lives, stand preparatory for the next great transformation: the God within, not the Father without."
- Ken Wilber, A Sociable God: Toward a New Understanding of Religion