“The beings of that contemporary community have
been the benefactors of the other contemporary beings of
your planet, offering them, as they say there, ‘philanthropic
aid,’ especially as regards their first being-duty, namely, the
duty of carrying out from time to time the process of ‘reciprocal
“Thanks to them, the discharge of that being-duty of
theirs has gradually become for your contemporary
favorites, the ‘merest trifle.’
“In the absence of those inventions it used to be
exceedingly arduous for these poor favorites of yours to
fulfill that being-duty, because they were formerly forced to
spend a good deal of sweat for it.
“But thanks to the adaptations of every kind invented
by those contemporary beings, it is now as again our
esteemed Mullah Nassr Eddin says, ‘just roses, roses.”
When I read BT years back, I made a question mark next to “just roses, roses”.
It seemed to have some deeper meaning. Reading the Fruits of former civilizations today, I saw roses as a clear reference to Tabula Smaragdina and its iron hands….we understand by now that killing, even the philanthropic one, would create a massive karmic debt, do we….