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The Highest Virtues

[113] The highest virtue is justice. It is defined as doing right in every respect. It is a divine virtue cause man has not the (all-) knowledge, in order to be able to exercise it all-embracingly. It includes the compensation, which contains also the creation of new again.

[114] It embraces the love, the highest virtue of man. Love is defined as the endeavour to want doing right in every respect. Love is thus not only a feeling that overcomes somebody. It is an activity that can come also from the mind. The love meant in the Bible aligns with it by all means.

[416] The love to L is ideally characterised by highest respect and highest adoration. The intimate affinity, which can mark the love between humans, is concerning the love to L replaced by the readiness to serve in the best possible way. To love L like man presupposes that ze permits this, and for that ze has little reason. If L grants a certain (unequal) partnership, then this is an exception.

[417] Different is the love to animals and matters. The distance is now in reverse direction. The intimate affinity with humans is most of all replaced by kindness and sympathy with animals and intensified interest with articles. The love to L demands man completely, the love to animals and matters permits free spaces. Therefore, it is understandable if humans do not enter into partnership because of L.

[418] All forms of love share that one wants to be close to the loved and that the intellect can fail. Therefore, L contrived matters so that love changes on time: The intellect increases in weight, the missing closeness becomes less important. Concerning the love to L, ze makes zerself less lovable, so that one can live on reasonably in this world: Love loses its extreme. Love can make also sick: lovesick.

[115] The human justice is thus necessarily imperfect. Nevertheless we should be righteous - as best we can. Because to exercise oneself in the highest virtue, brings most satisfaction, in particular, if others benefit from it. Because making others happy is a notably meritoriousness and makes also oneself happy.

[759] We acquire wisdom in the course of our life times in the worlds: this is a process not to complete, as well as the knowledge acquisition. Wisdom helps us to continue canalising information with our intelligence and comprises a central inventory of knowledge, which we do not want to miss anymore in our lives. Everybody has by zis life experience a form of wisdom that singles zer out from all other people.

[760] We should, as much as we can, seek wisdom, as it brings us closer to L. We cannot try to be extraordinary, since L must give this to us. But we can perceive L by an internal vision and attain wisdom, which is written nowhere, since it is not rationally to grasp. We should always place the irrational we have identified as essential equivalently beside the rational.

[982] The current highest human ideal that no person will achieve in this world in finite time and thus ever is the omnipresent, most differentiated, almighty, maximal, holy, good, wise, beautiful, extraordinary and infinite L, who cannot be surpassed by any being of zis world, but is creator, role model, goal, love and unique, and exceeds by far all of the characteristics of man.

[983] It can safely be excluded that L is satisfied with fewer characteristics than the highest ideal includes, since ze can only give the best for zis creatures if ze possesses this ideal. Would the creatures be in parts superior to zer, they could command zer in part. But since the freedom increases significantly with the development, the stability of the divine order would be in jeopardy: This must not happen.

[984] The characteristic of L we should aim at first is to be good. It should go hand in hand with steady, differentiating expansion. Beauty is not confined to appearance, but affects everything we do. Wisdom should appear with age. To be extraordinary can be worked for with industry and ambition, but should not dwindle into arrogance and eccentricity. Power should not be forced.

[985] It should appear by itself in a natural way. We can become role model by our actions and statements, but should not be the goal of a development. We can recreate many things of L. Our love can be great, but we cannot be it itself. We can be strongly present, but not unique. It is therefore possible for us to achieve many characteristics of L within the realms possible to man.

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