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TRADUO DO ALEMO, INTRODUO E
NOTAS POR
NEWTON AQUILES VON ZUBEN
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INTRODUO
O (ara#o6o L a (a&6%o #o (ensa'en1oM o (ensa#or se' (ara#o6o L !o'o u'
a'an1e se' (a&6%o, u' suNe&1o 'e#Ho!re/ Mar1&n Bu0er, (or 1er assu'&#o o (ara#o6o
1an1o e' sua D&#a !o'o e' suas o0ras, se a(resen1a !o'o u' #os ,ran#es
(ensa#ores #e nossa L(o!a/ Sua 'ensa,e' an1ro(o"O,&!a !ons1&1u&, se' #PD&#a, u'
'ar!o essen!&a" #en1ro #as !&Jn!&as -u'anas e #a F"osoFa/ A #&'ens%o -er'enJu1&!a
#e sua o0ra so0re a BH0"&a e so0re o Qu#aHs'o fa+ #e Bu0er u' #os (&"ares Rue a&n#a
sus1en1a' 1o#a a eDo"u$%o !on1e'(orSnea #a reIe6%o 1eo"O,&!a/ No1EDe", e #e
re"eDan1e &'(or1Sn!&a, fo& o seu 1ra0a"-o #e 1ra#u$%o #a BH0"&a (ara o a"e'%o,
e'(reen#&'en1o es1e &n&!&a#o e' !o"a0ora$%o !o' seu a'&,o ran+ Rosen+Te&, e
Fna"&+a#o a(Os a 'or1e #es1e e' 13)3/ Ma&s (ar1&!u"ar'en1e, a sua F"osoFa #o
#&E"o,o, o0ra=(r&'a #e u' Der#a#e&ro (rofe1a #a re"a$%o @#o en!on1roA, s&1ua=se !o'o
u'a re"eDan1e !on1r&0u&$%o no S'0&1o #as !&Jn!&as -u'anas e' ,era" e #a
an1ro(o"o,&a F"osOF!a/ Seus e61ensos e (rofun#os es1u#os so0re o 2ass&#&s'o
(roNe1ara'
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Bu0er ao 'un#o &n1e"e!1ua" #o O!&#en1e !o'o e6H'&o es!r&1or e !o'o o reDe"a#or
#es1a !orren1e #a 'Hs1&!a Nu#a&!a/
En1re1an1o, #eDe'os re!on-e!er Rue a Das1a (ro#u$%o #e Bu0er a&n#a
(er'ane!e #es!on-e!&#a e' nosso 'e&o/ A nosso Der, a a1ua"&#a#e #e Mar1&n Bu0er
se fun#a'en1a nu' #u("o as(e!1o? (r&'e&ra'en1e no D&,or !o' Rue suas reIe6Ues
1orna' (ossHDe&s noDas reIe6Ues/ E'0ora (er1en!en1es ao (assa#o, e"as V(roDo!a'W
a (on1o #e e6er!er fas!Hn&o so0re aRue"es Rue !o' e"as se #e(ara'M e' se,un#o
"u,ar, no !o'(ro'e1&'en1o #es1e (ensa'en1o !o' a rea"&#a#e !on!re1a, !o' a
e6(er&Jn!&a D&D&#a/ Pensa'en1o e reIe6%o ass&nara' u' (a!1o &n#es1ru1HDe" !o' a
(rE6&s, !o' a s&1ua$%o !on!re1a #a e6&s1Jn!&a/ Mar1&n Bu0er re(resen1a u' #os
e6e'("os #o Der#a#e&ro DHn!u"o #e res(onsa0&"&#a#e en1re reIe6%o e a$%o, en1re
(rE6&s e "o,os/ Para e"e a e6(er&Jn!&a e6&s1en!&a" #e (resen$a ao 'un#o &"u'&na as
reIe6Ues/ A fon1e #e seu (ensa'en1o L sua D&#aM sua e6&s1Jn!&a L a 'an&fes1a$%o
!on!re1a #e suas !onD&!$Ues/
A !res!en1e (resen$a #as &#L&as #e Mar1&n Bu0er se fa+ sen1&r #e u' 'o#o
0as1an1e 'ar!an1e nos 'a&s #&Dersos #o'Hn&os #a !u"1ura 'o#erna/ Seus es1u#os
so0re a BH0"&a e o Nu#aHs'o 1&Dera' u'a &nIuJn!&a #e!&s&Da na 1eo"o,&a
!on1e'(orSnea, so0re1u#o na 1eo"o,&a (ro1es1an1e, Suas o0ras F"osOF!as 1J'
&nIuen!&a#o DEr&as #as !-a'a#as !&Jn!&as -u'anas?
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(s&Ru&a1r&a, (s&!o"o,&a, e#u!a$%o, so!&o"o,&a e 1o#a u'a !orren1e #a F"osoFa
!on1e'(orSnea Rue se (reo!u(a !o' o sen1&#o #a e6&s1Jn!&a -u'ana e' 1o#as as
suas 'an&fes1a$Ues/ A 'ensa,e' 0u0er&ana eDo!a no (ensa'en1o !on1e'(orSneo
u'a no1EDe" nos1a",&a #o -u'ano/ Sua Do+ e!oa e6a1a'en1e nu'a L(o!a Rue
(au"a1&na e &ne6oraDe"'en1e se #e&6a 1o'ar (or u' esRue!&'en1o s&s1e'E1&!o #aRu&"o
Rue L 'a&s !ara!1erHs1&!o no -o'e'? a sua -u'an&#a#e/ Sen#o ass&', a o0ra #e
Bu0er L fun#a'en1a" (ara a a0or#a,e' #a Rues1%o an1ro(o"O,&!a/
Es1a 'ensa,e' -u'ana, forne!&#a ao -o'e' !on1e'(orSneo !ara!1er&+a=se
(or u'a e6&,Jn!&a #e reD&s%o #e nossas (ers(e!1&Das, so0re o sen1&#o #a e6&s1Jn!&a
-u'ana/ A nos1a",&a Rue enDo"De u'a !onDers%o (ro(Ue u' (roNe1o #e e6&s1Jn!&a a
ser rea"&+a#o e n%o u'a s&'("es Do"1a a u' (assa#o #&s1an1e nu'a (os1ura #e 'ero
sau#os&s'o ro'Sn1&!o/ A aFr'a$%o #o -u'ano n%o L u' o0Ne1o #e anE"&ses o0Ne1&Das,
e6a1as, &nfa"HDe&s, 'as s&' u' (roNe1o Rue enDo"De o r&s!o su(re'o #a (rO(r&a s&1ua$%o
-u'ana #a reIe6%o/
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N%o raras De+es o (ensa'en1o #e Bu0er sofreu &n1er(re1a$Ues a'0H,uas, e a1L
'es'o errXneas, Rue (o#er&a' fa!&"'en1e ser eD&1a#as se se 1&Desse o0serDa#o u'a
!er1a (os1ura #e a0or#a,e' e6&,&#a (e"a (rofun#&#a#e #a o0ra/ Mar1&n Bu0er n%o L
u' (ensa#or Rua"Ruer, n%o L u' au1or no 'e&o #e ou1ros (erfa+en#o u' s&s1e'a #e
(ensa'en1o F"osOF!o ou 1eo"O,&!o/
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2E 'u&1a Der#a#e na au1o=!ara!1er&+a$%o #e Bu0er !o'o Va19(s&!-er Mens!-W
@-o'e' a1H(&!oA/ Bo'o n%o se 1ra1a #e u'a !ons1ru$%o s&s1e'a1&!a'en1e e"a0ora#a,
sua o0ra e6&,e u'a a0or#a,e' !u&#a#osa e !r&1er&osaM os aDen1ure&ros Y 0us!a #e
so"u$Ues rE(&#as e re!e&1as (ara !r&ses e6&s1en!&a&s (o#er%o #e!e(!&onar=se "o,o nas
(r&'e&ras (E,&nas, #esen!oraNa#os (e"as rue"as aus1eras #e u' (ensa'en1o Rue
DEr&as De+es se 'an&fes1a (or !on!e&1os, frases e (assa,ens o0s!uros/
Nossa &n1en$%o aRu& L &n1ro#u+&r as (r&n!&(a&s &#L&as #e Bu0er ao "e&1or Rue o
#es!on-e!e ou o !on-e!e a1raDLs #e 0reDes !&1a$Ues/ N%o se 1ra1a #e u' 1ra0a"-o
e6aus1&Do so0re o (ensa'en1o #e Bu0er ou so0re a sua F"osoFa/ Tra1a=se #e u'a
&n1ro#u$%o Y "e&1ura #e EU E TU Rue ora a(resen1a'os e' 1ra#u$%o (or1u,uesa/ No
en1an1o, !o'o a nosso Der a!re#&1a'os Rue o "e&1or, a(Os o !on-e!&'en1o #es1e "&Dro,
(o#erE 'a&s fa!&"'en1e a0or#ar Rua"Ruer es1u#o #es1e ,ran#e (ensa#or/
A essJn!&a #o (ensa'en1o 0u0er&ano reDe"a=se, 1a"De+ 'a&s #o Rue a 'a&or&a
#os ou1ros (ensa#ores, es1ru1ura#a !o'o u' !Hr!u"o/ Is1o #e!orre #o sen1&#o Rue
Bu0er #eu ao !o'(ro'e1&'en1o #a reIe6%o !o' a e6&s1Jn!&a !on!re1a, ao D&n!u"o #a
(rE6&s e #o "o,os/ Ta" !o'(ro'e1&'en1o L u'a #as !ara!1erHs1&!as (r&n!&(a&s
#o (ensa'en1o #e Bu0er/ No (rO(r&o nHDe" #a reIe6%o, (e"o fa1o #e a F"osoFa ser u'
#esDe"a'en1o (ro,ress&Do, seus esfor=
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$os on1o"O,&!os a(are!e' ne!essar&a'en1e en1re"a$a#os !o' reIe6Ues (rE1&!as/ Es1e
a(rofun#a'en1o F"osOF!o anse&a se' !essar u' a'0&en1e #e 0us!a #e u' efe1&Do
en,aNa'en1o/ Sua F"osoFa #o #&E"o,o = #a re"a$%o = (on1o !en1ra" #e 1o#a a sua
reIe6%o 1an1o no !a'(o #a F"osoFa ou #os ensa&os so0re re"&,&%o, (o"H1&!a, so!&o"o,&a e
e#u!a$%o, a1&n,&u sua e6(ress%o 'a#ura e' EU E TU ,ra$as Y fon1e re(resen1a#a
(e"o 2ass&#&s'o e sua 'ensa,e'/ Na 'Hs1&!a -assH#&!a Bu0er en!on1rou n%o sO o
(r&n!&(&o, 'as a "u+ e o 'o"#e (ara a sua reIe6%o/ Po#e'os 'es'o aFr'ar Rue a
!o'(reens%o #e EU E TU serE !o'("e1a Ruan#o for "eDa#a e' !ons&#era$%o 1o#a a
&nIuJn!&a #a 'Hs1&!a e' ,era" @Bu#&s'o, TaoHs'o, a 'Hs1&!a a"e'%, a 'Hs1&!a Nu#a&!aA
e 'a&s es(e!&F!a'en1e #o 2ass&#&s'o/
No en1an1o, Bu0er n%o (o#e ser !ons&#era#o u' re(resen1an1e #e u'
'&s1&!&s'o &rra!&ona"/ Sen%o, !o'o ar1&!u"ar 1a" Rua"&F!a$%o !o' sua o0ra EU E TU Rue
1ra+ reIe6Ues re"&,&osas (rofun#a'en1e "&,a#as a u'a on1o"o,&aZ A"L' #o 'a&s, a
#&'ens%o on1o"O,&!a #e sua reIe6%o n%o nos (er'&1e aFr'ar Rue es1a'os #&an1e #e
u' s&s1e'a F"osOF!o VPron1oW #o 'es'o 'o#o !o'o (o#e'os #&+er Rue a F"osoFa #e
2e,e" se a(resen1a [!o'o u' s&s1e'a/ En1re1an1o, (o#e'os, e' nossa (reo!u(a$%o
#e reIe1&r !r&1&!a'en1e so0re o (ensa'en1o #e Bu0er, #es1a!ar 1e'as ou !on!e&1os
'a&s &'(or1an1es e !en1ra&s !on1&#os na o0ra e Rue serDe' #e es1ru1ura !on!e&1ua"
(ara a a0or#a,e' #e
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ou1ros (on1os #a #ou1r&na ou #as &#L&as Rue ser&a', nes1e !aso, !onseRuJn!&as #o
1e'a essen!&a"/
EsRue'a1&!a'en1e, a o0ra #e Bu0er (o#e a(resen1ar=se so0 1rJs fa!e1as?
Qu#aHs'o, on1o"o,&a e an1ro(o"o,&a/ Ba#a u'a #e"as se "&,a Ys ou1ras #e u' 'o#o
!&r!u"ar/ A renoDa$%o, (roNe1o Rue Bu0er (ro(Ue ao Qu#aHs'o, &'("&!a u'a on1o"o,&a #a
re"a$%o Rue, (or sua De+, 1e' suas !onseRuJn!&as e' DEr&os !a'(os, 1a&s !o'o
e#u!a$%o e (o"H1&!a/ Po#e'os a0or#ar essas fa!e1as #e u' 'o#o !rono"O,&!o ou
"O,&!o/ Den1ro #es1a P"1&'a (ers(e!1&Da, a on1o"o,&a #a re"a$%o @#a (a"aDra !o'o
#&E"o,oA es1E (resen1e !o'o fun#a'en1o #e 1o#os os ou1ros 1e'as, seNa #e u' 'o#o
re1ros(e!1&Do nas suas !on!e($Ues so0re o Qu#aHs'o e na -er'enJu1&!a #o
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2ass&#&s'o, seNa #e u' 'o#o (ros(e!1&Do na sua 1ra#u$%o #a BH0"&a, na sua
an1ro(o"o,&a F"osOF!a, e' seus es1u#os so0re e#u!a$%o ou (o"H1&!a, or&en1a#os (ara
u'a L1&!a #o &n1er-u'ano/ O fa1o (r&'or#&a" #o (ensa'en1o #e Bu0er L a re"a$%o, o
#&E"o,o na a1&1u#e e6&s1en!&a" #o fa!e=a=fa!e/
Nes1a &n1ro#u$%o (ro(o'os ao "e&1or a",u'as !ons&#era$Ues so0re os #a#os
0&o,rEF!os #e Bu0er, a",u'as !ara!1erHs1&!as #e seu (ensa'en1o e #e sua D&#a, as
(r&n!&(a&s &#L&as Rue o &nIuen!&ara' @aRu& #es1a!are'os a 'Hs1&!a -assH#&!aA e
Fna"'en1e fa+e'os a",u'as reIe6Ues so0re o sen1&#o #e EU E TU no !onNun1o #a
o0ra/
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1) DADOS BIOGRFICOS
Mar1&n Bu0er nas!eu e' V&ena aos . #e feDere&ro #e 1.4./ A(Os o #&DOr!&o #e
seus (a&s, (ar1&u (ara Le'0er,, na 8a"H!&a, !&#a#e on#e 'oraDa' seus aDOs (a1ernos/
Bu0er (assou ass&' sua (r&'e&ra &nfSn!&a !o' seu aDX Sa"o'%o Bu0er, ,ran#e
au1or&#a#e #a 2as\a"a-/ Qun1o #es1a fa'H"&a o NoDe' Bu0er 1eDe a !-an!e #e
e6(er&'en1ar a un&%o -ar'on&osa en1re a 1ra#&$%o Nu#a&!a au1Jn1&!a e o es(Hr&1o "&0era"
#a 2as\a"a-/ A a1'osfera era (ro(H!&a (ara u'a (&e#a#e sa#&a e (ara u' (rofun#o
res(e&1o (e"o es1u#o/ TeDe aH a o(or1un&#a#e #e a(ren#er o -e0reu, #e "er os 1e61os
0H0"&!os e #e 1o'ar !on1a1o !o' a 1ra#&$%o Nu#a&!a/ Aos 15 anos Do"1ou a 'orar !o' o
(a&/ Ma1r&!u"ou=se no ,&nEs&o (o"onJs #e Le'0er,/ A F"osoFa, so0 a for'a #e #o&s
"&Dros, 'ar!ou sua (r&'e&ra e &nIuen1e (resen$a na D&#a #e Bu0er en1re seus 1> e 14
anos/ Nes1a L(o!a, !o'o e"e 'es'o nos re"a1a, o seu es(Hr&1o es1aDa 1o'a#o (or
&#L&as #e 1e'(o e #e es(a$o/ E' sua o0ra VO problema do homemW e"e fa+ a"us%o a
u'a e6(er&Jn!&a Rue e6er!eu (rofun#a &nIuJn!&a so0re sua D&#a VU'
!ons1ran,&'en1o, Rue n%o (o#&a e6("&!ar, 1&n-a se a(o#era#o #e '&'? EU 1en1aDa,
se' !essar, &'a,&nar os "&'&1es #o es(a$o, ou sen%o a &ne6&s1Jn!&a #e u' "&'&1e, u'
1e'(o Rue !o'e$a e Rue 1er'&na se' !o'e$o ne' F'/ U' era 1%o &'(ossHDe"
Ruan1o o ou1roM u' #e&6aDa 1%o (ou!a es(eran$a Ruan1o o ou1roM !on1u#o, fa"aDa'=
nos Rue n%o -aD&a
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o($%o sen%o es!o"-en#o u' ou ou1ro #e 1a&s a0sur#os/ So0 for1e 1ens%o, eu Da!&"aDa
en1re u' e ou1ro, e a!re#&1aDa Rue &r&a en"ouRue!er, e es1e (er&,o 1an1o 'e a'ea$aDa
Rue eu (ensaDa ser&a'en1e e' es!a(ar #a !onfus%o (or 'e&o #o su&!H#&oW/ o& en1%o
Rue "-e !a&u Ys '%os o "&Dro VProlegmenosW, #e ]an1, on#e en!on1rou u'a res(os1a
(ara sua &n#a,a$%o/ Nesse "&Dro e"e Der&F!ou Rue o es(a$o e o 1e'(o n%o s%o na#a
'a&s Rue for'as a1raDLs #as Rua&s efe1ua'os a (er!e($%o, #as !o&sas e Rue e"as e'
na#a afe1a' o ser #as !o&sas e6&s1en1es/ Des!o0r&u 1a'0L' Rue 1a&s for'as en1ra',
#e a",u'as 'ane&ra, na !ons1&1u&$%o #e nossos sen1&#os/ ^ 1%o &'(ossHDe" #&+er Rue o
'un#o L &nFn&1o no es(a$o e no 1e'(o, Ruan1o #&+er Rue L Fn&1o, (o&s Vne' u' ne'
ou1ro (o#e ser !on1&#o na e6(er&Jn!&aW e nen-u' (o#e ser en!on1ra#o no 'un#o/ VEu
(o#&aW, #&+ Bu0er, V#&+er a '&' 'es'o Rue o Ser 'es'o es1E su01raH#o 1an1o ao
&nFn&1o Ruan1o ao Fn&1o es(a!&a" e 1e'(ora", (o&s Rue n%o fa+ sen%o a(are!er no
es(a$o e no 1e'(o, e n%o se es,o1a a s& 'es'o nes1a sua a(arJn!&a/ VEu !o'e$aDa
en1%o a (er!e0er Rue -E o e1erno, 'u&1o #&feren1e #o &nFn&1o, e Rue, n%o o0s1an1e,
(o#e -aDer u'a !o'un&!a$%o en1re eu, -o'e', e o e1ernoW/ @O problema do homemA/
Ou1ro "&Dro "&#o (or Bu0er fo& VAssim falava ZaratustraW, #e N&e1+s!-eM Bu0er se
e'(o",ou 1an1o !o' a 'ensa,e' #e Zara1us1ra Rue reso"Deu 1ra#u+H="o (ara o
(o"onJs/ A D&s%o n&e1+s!-eana #o 1e'(o !o'o e1erno re1orno &'(e#&u Bu0er #e
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1er u' !on!e($%o #&feren1e #o 1e'(o e #a e1ern&#a#e/
E' 1.3< Bu0er en1rou (ara a Un&Ders&#a#e #e V&ena, 'a1r&!u"an#o=se no !urso
#e &"osoFa e 2&s1Or&a #a Ar1e/ Ma&s #o Rue e' Rua"Ruer "u,ar, en!on1raDa=se e' V&ena
o e6e'("o 1H(&!o #e u'a !u"1ura a0er1a a 1o#a sor1e #e &nIuJn!&as, or&un#as #e 1o#os
os Rua#ran1es #o 'un#o &n1e"e!1ua"/ En!on1raDa'=se aH e"e'en1os es"aDos, Nu#eus e
ro'Sn&!os/ A re!L'=for'a#a es!o"a D&enense era neo=ro'Sn1&!a e o "&r&s'o ou o
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#&E"o,o "Hr&!o es1aDa aH (resen1e e' sua for'a #e !r&a$%o e e6(ress%o/ To#a a
a1'osfera #a &n1ensa D&#a so!&a" e !u"1ura" #e V&ena !on1r&0u&u (ara 1ornar Bu0er u'
#eDo1o #a "&1era1ura, #a F"osoFa, #a ar1e e #o 1ea1ro/ ISSO !on1r&0u&u #e a",u' 'o#o
(ara Rue e"e esRue!esse suas raH+es Nu#a&!as/ N%o fo& sen%o 'a&s 1ar#e, no Fna" #e
seus !ursos un&Ders&1Er&os, Rue a !ons!&Jn!&a #a for$a e (rofun#&#a#e #a 1ra#&$%o
Nu#a&!a ressur,&u/ E' 13:1 en1rou na Un&Ders&#a#e #e Ber"&' on#e fo& a"uno #e D&"1-e9
e 8/ S&''e"/ E' Le&(+&, e Zur&!- #e#&!ou=se ao es1u#o #a F"osoFa e #a so!&o"o,&a/ E'
13:5 re!e0eu, e' Ber"&', o 1H1u"o #e #ou1or e' &"osoFa/
E' Ber"&' en1rou e' !on1a1o !o' u'a !o'un&#a#e fun#a#a (e"os &r'%os 2/ e
Q/ 2ar1, a VNeue 8e'e&ns!-af1W, Rue re(resen1aDa u' oEs&s (ara a NoDe' ,era$%o? aH
os NoDens (o#&a' se e6(ressar "&Dre'en1e/ A !o'un&#a#e a(resen1aDa u' #eseNo
ar#en1e #e noDos 1e'(os? o "e'a era D&Der 'a&s (rofun#a'en1e a
GIII
-u'an&#a#e #o -o'e'/ o& a& Rue Bu0er 1raDou a'&+a#e !o' 8us1aD Lan#auer,
(ersona,e' es1e Rue o &nIuen!&ou (rofun#a'en1e/
Bu0er era u' 'e'0ro a1&Do no se&o #a !o'un&#a#e un&Ders&1Er&a/ Os NoDens se
reun&a' a'&P#e, (ara #&s!u1&r e' !onNun1o os (ro0"e'as Rue 'a&s "-es &n1eressaDa'/
As reun&Ues se rea"&+aDa' Y 'ane&ra #e se'&nEr&os nos Rua&s !a#a u' #os
(ar1&!&(an1es 1&n-a a !-an!e #e e6(or u' 1ra0a"-o Rue ser&a #&s!u1&#o (or 1o#os/
Bu0er fe+ aH #uas e6(os&$Ues? u'a so0re Qa\o0 Boe-'e e ou1ra &n1&1u"a#a VAn1&,a e
noDa !o'un&#a#eW on#e aFr'ou VnOs n%o Ruere'os a reDo"u$%o, nOs so'os a
reDo"u$%oW/
Par1&!&(an1e a1&Do #os (r&'e&ros Bon,ressos #o 'oD&'en1o s&on&s1a, Bu0er fo&
es!o"-&#o 1_ se!re1Er&o/ A",uns anos 'a&s 1ar#e !-eFa u'a reDo"1a #e !&s%o no se"o #o
'oD&'en1o, (or #&s!or#ar #a or&en1a$%o #o (res&#en1e e fun#a#or T-eo#or 2er+"/
De 131< a 13)5 Bu0er fo& e#&1or #o Norna" VDER JUDEW/ E' 13); fo& no'ea#o
(rofessor #e 2&s1Or&a #as Re"&,&Ues e ^1&!a Qu#a&!a, na Un&Ders&#a#e #e ran\fur1/ A
!a#e&ra, Pn&!a na A"e'an-a, fo& (os1er&or'en1e su0s1&1uH#a (or 2&s1Or&a #as Re"&,&Ues/
De 13;;, Ruan#o fo& #es1&1uH#o #o !ar,o (e"os na+&s1as, a1L 13;. Bu0er (er'ane!eu
e' 2e((en-e&'/ E' 13;. a!e&1ou o !onD&1e #a Un&Ders&#a#e 2e0ra&!a #e Qerusa"L',
(ara "E ens&nar So!&o"o,&a/ Bu0er 1&n-a en1%o <: anos/ Esse (erHo#o fo& #e &n1ensa
a1&D&#a#e &n1e"e!1ua"/ Suas (esRu&sas se a(rofun#ara' e' #&Dersas Ereas? es1u#os
so0re a
GIV
BH0"&a, Nu#aHs'o e 2ass&#&s'oM es1u#os (o"H1&!os, so!&o"O,&!os e F"osOF!os/
Bu0er 'orreu e' Qerusa"L' a 1; #e Nun-o #e 13<> @!o' .4 anosA/
2)CARACTERISTICAS DO PENSAMENTO.
V^ ne!essEr&o 1er !on-e!&#o Mar1&n Bu0er (essoa"'en1e (ara se !o'(reen#er
nu' &ns1an1e a F"osoFa #o en!on1ro, es1a sHn1ese #o eDen1o e #a e1ern&#a#eW/ Nes1as
(a"aDras #e Ba!-e"ar# De'os a !onD&!$%o (rofun#a #e a",uL' Rue a!re#&1a na
ne!ess&#a#e #e se en!arar !o' ser&e#a#e 1a" o0ra e 1a" D&#a, "&,a#as (or u' DHn!u"o
&nRue0ran1EDe"/ A &'(ress%o Rue a (resen$a #e Bu0er !ausaDa no seu &n1er"o!u1or nos
L re"a1a#a (or 8/ Mar!e"? V&Rue& (rofun#a'en1e &'(ress&ona#o, #es#e o &n&!&o, !o' a
,ran#e+a au1Jn1&!a #e 1a" -o'e' Rue 'e (are!&a rea"'en1e !o'(arEDe" aos ,ran#es
(a1r&ar!as #o An1&,o Tes1a'en1oW/ Mar!e" e'(re,a o 1er'o V("en&1u#eW (ara
!ara!1er&+ar a (ersona"&#a#e e a e6&s1Jn!&a #e Bu0er, !uNa 'a,nan&'&#a#e
sur(reen#&a #es#e o (r&'e&ro en!on1ro/ O"-ar (rofun#o Rue (are!&a 1o!ar a &n1&'&#a#e
#e seu &n1er"o!u1or, e Rue, !on1u#o, sa0&a a!o"-er na s&'("&!&#a#e e na fu,a!&#a#e #e
u' #&E"o,o/ U'a (resen$a au1Jn1&!a e'anaDa #e sua (essoa, e a (rofun#e+a #e seu
se'0"an1e res&#&a na (resen$a a s& 'es'o/ E6a1a'en1e (or es1a (resen$a a s& 'es'o
L Rue e"e (o#&a
GV
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1ornar=se (resen1e aos ou1ros, a!o"-en#o=os &n!on#&!&ona"'en1e e' sua a"1er&#a#e/ A
a0er1ura e a #&s(on&0&"&#a#e !o' re"a$%o ao ou1ro en!on1raDa' e' Bu0er u' su(or1e?
a +ona #e s&"Jn!&o, na Rua" se &ns!reDe a !onFan$a no ou1ro/ O o"-ar en!on1ra
ra(&#a'en1e o !a"or e a ,ra1u&#a#e #a res(os1a/ Que' ouDe se n%o L (ara res(on#erZ
Ta" #&s(on&0&"&#a#e "-e fora &ns(&ra#a, #es#e a NuDen1u#e, (e"a D&#a #as !o'un&#a#es
-assH#&!as Rue -aD&a D&s&1a#o #uran1e a es1a#&a na !asa #e seu aDX, Sa"o'on Bu0er/
Nes1a L(o!a a se'en1e #o TU NE -aD&a s&#o "an$a#a? o "u,ar #os ou1ros L
&n#&s(ensEDe" (ara a nossa rea"&+a$%o e6&s1en!&a"/
A ("en&1u#e !&1a#a (or Mar!e" n%o ser&a DerH#&!a se a!aso n%o sou0Lsse'os
#es!o0r&r, ao "a#o #a a'a0&"&#a#e #o a!o"-&'en1o e #a a0er1ura aos ou1ros, a Fr'e+a
#e sua (ersona"&#a#e, Ruan#o se 1ra1aDa #e #efen#er u' (on1o #e D&s1a !ons&#era#o
!o'o !er1o/ Ta" Fr'e+a era "o,o or&en1a#a (ara u'a !ons1an1e (ro!ura #o Der#a#e&ro,
e' 'e&o Ys 'P"1&("as Der#a#es/ Es1a ("en&1u#e no #&E"o,o !ara!1er&+aDa a (rO(r&a
(os1ura &n1e"e!1ua" #e Bu0er, (o&s e"e nun!a se #es"&,aDa #o 'un#o, e suas &#L&as
nun!a era' e6!o,&1a#as nu'a re!"us%o a!a#J'&!a/ E"e D&Deu ("ena'en1e as 1arefas
#o 'un#o 1a&s !o'o e"as se "-e a(resen1aDa'/ Des#e os (r&'e&ros anos #e sua
for'a$%o &n1e"e!1ua" De'os Bu0er Y fren1e #e ,ru(os es1u#an1&s/ Den1ro #o
'oD&'en1o s&on&s1a !o' o Rua" se un&ra, e"e en1rou e' !onI&1o !o' os seus
#&r&,en1es, (o&s es1es sO se 'os1raDa' &n1eressa#os e' assun=
GVI
1os (o"H1&!os ou #&("o'E1&!os/ O NoDe' Bu0er, "&#eran#o u' (eRueno ,ru(o, #efen#eu
u'a !on!e($%o 'a&s a'("a #o s&on&s'o? u'a !on!e($%o Rue fosse, e' sua essJn!&a,
u' esfor$o #e "&0er1a$%o e (ur&F!a$%o &n1er&or e u' 'e&o #e e"eDar o nHDe" so!&a" e
!u"1ura" #as 'assas Nu#a&!as/ Es1a Fr'e+a #e a1&1u#e #e'ons1raDa u'a D&#a &n1er&or
'u&1o 'a#ura e !ons!&en1e, 0asea#a nu'a !o'(reens%o 0as1an1e a,u#a #o sen1&#o
#e "&0er#a#e (essoa"/ So'en1e 1a" D&#a &n1er&or (o#er&a "-e #ar for$as (ara enfren1ar as
#&F!u"#a#es &neren1es Y sua (rO(r&a e6&s1Jn!&a, #&F!u"#a#es es1as (roD&n#as #a 'ar!a
Rue a !&r!uns1Sn!&a -&s1Or&!a &'(&n,&a n%o sO a e"e, 'as a 'u&1os ou1ros, a (on1o #e
1ornE="os (essoas #&feren1es, (o&s era' Nu#eus/ Is1o, ao &nDLs #e "-e ser #esfaDorEDe"
ou u' 'o1&Do #e #es#L', enr&Rue!eu sua e6(er&Jn!&a ao reDe"ar="-e a Der#a#e&ra
or&,e' #e seu (o#er !r&a#or/
Ou1ra !ara!1erHs1&!a 'ar!an1e #es1a (ersona"&#a#e e #es1e es(Hr&1o F"osOF!o, fo&
u'a ,ran#e fL no -u'ano/ E"e D&D&a ar#en1e'en1e o VMens!-ense&nW e (X#e su(erar
1o#as as suas #&F!u"#a#es, 0us!an#o u'a so"u$%o (ara o (ro0"e'a e6&s1en!&a" #o
-o'e' a1ua"/ E"e -aD&a en1en#&#o a Do+ Rue o &n1er(e"aDa, e ao 'es'o 1e'(o
#eseNaDa Rue 1o#os os -o'ens 1en1asse' res(on#er a e"a/ Bu0er nun!a Ru&s F,urar
!o'o o (or1a=Do+ #e u' s&s1e'a F"osOF!o/ V&a sua '&ss%o !o'o u'a res(os1a Y
Do!a$%o Rue -aD&a re!e0&#o? a #e "eDar os -o'ens a #es!o0r&re' a rea"&#a#e D&1a" #e
suas e6&s1Jn!&as e a a0r&=
GVII
re' os o"-os (ara a s&1ua$%o !on!re1a Rue es1aDa' D&Den#o/ Bo'o SO!ra1es, e"e
aNu#aDa, !o' sua (resen$a, o V(ar1o #os es(Hr&1osW nos -o'ens/ Seu esfor$o fo&
se'(re sus1en1a#o (e"a es(eran$a #e a1&n,&r o F', (o&s se' a es(eran$a n%o se
en!on1rarE o &nes(era#o, &na!essHDe" e n%o=en!on1rEDe", !o'o NE aFr'aDa 2erE!"&1o/
Bu0er n%o se #e&6a e1&Rue1ar (or Rua"Ruer s&s1e'a #ou1r&nEr&o !on-e!&#o/
Qua"&F!a$Ues !o'o 'Hs1&!o, e6&s1en!&a"&s1a ou (ersona"&s1a na#a 'a&s fa+e' #o Rue
#esD&r1uar o sen1&#o #e sua D&#a e #e sua o0ra/ A"&Es, e"e 'es'o se Rua"&F!ou !o'o
Va19(&s!-er Mens!-W/ O 'a&or !o'(ro'&sso #e sua reIe6%o L !o' a e6(er&Jn!&a
!on!re1a, !o' a D&#a/ E"e a"&ou !o' rara fe"&!&#a#e, a (os1ura e as D&r1u#es #e u'
-o'e' a1ua" @#e seu 1e'(o, #o sL!u"o GGA !o' as raH+es (rofun#as #o Qu#aHs'o
(r&'&1&Do/ E' rea"&#a#e, e"e en!arnaDa o sE0&o e o (rofe1a 1en1an#o s&'("es'en1e
a#Der1&r os -o'ens a res(e&1o #e sua s&1ua$%o/ N%o se 1ra1aDa #e re!e&1as
1ra#&!&ona"'en1e !on-e!&#as ou &'(era1&Dos &na#&EDe&s, 'as u' a(e"o aos -o'ens
(ara Rue D&Desse' sua -u'an&#a#e 'a&s (rofun#a'en1e, 'oD&#os (e"a nos1a",&a #o
-u'ano/
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VDuran1e a (r&'e&ra ,uerra 'un#&a", #e(o&s Rue 'eus (rO(r&os (ensa'en1os
so0re as !o&sas 'a&s e"eDa#as -aD&a' 1o'a#o u'a or&=
GVIII
en1a$%o #e!&s&Da, EU fa"aDa Ys De+es so0re '&n-a (os&$%o a 'eus a'&,osM e"a era
se'e"-an1e a u'a [es1re&1a ares1a[/ DeseNaDa e6(r&'&r !o' &sso Rue n%o 'e !o"o!o
nu'a "ar,a e a"1a ("anH!&e #e u' s&s1e'a fe&1o #e (ro(os&$Ues se,uras Ruan1o ao
A0so"u1o, 'as so0re u'a sen#a es1re&1a #e u' ro!-e#o, en1re #o&s a0&s'os, on#e n%o
e6&s1e se,uran$a a",u'a #e !&Jn!&a enun!&EDe", 'as on#e e6&s1e a !er1e+a #o
en!on1ro !o' aRu&"o Rue es1E en!o0er1oW/ @O problema do homem, (E,/ 3) #a
1ra#u$%o fran!esaA/ Es1a aFr'a$%o reDe"a, 1a"De+ 'e"-or Rue Rua"Ruer ou1ra, o
s&,n&F!a#o e o Da"or #a D&#a e #o (ensa'en1o #e Bu0er/ Ne"a (o#e'os en!on1rar n%o
so'en1e a Vsan1a &nse,uran$aW 'en!&ona#a e' sua o0ra VDanielW @131;A, 'as
1a'0L' 1o#o D&,or e (rofun#e+a (oL1&!a e F"osOF!a #e EU E TU es1a Ves1re&1a ares1aW
n%o L u'a so"u$%o #e 1ranRa&"&#a#e Rue se 1orna u' refP,&o (ara os es(Hr&1os
(us&"Sn&'esM n%o L, #e for'a a",u'a, u'a (os&$%o #e fa!&"&#a#e Rue 1en#e a
1rans!en#er a e6&s1Jn!&a rea" e&Da#a #e (ara#o6os e !on1ra#&$Ues, &,noran#o=os
s&'("es'en1e a F' #e es!a(ar #as s&1ua$Ues #e"&!a#as e e'0ara$osas (roDo!a#as
(or e"es/ Ta" Vares1aW on#e Bu0er se !o"o!a, L an1es #e 'a&s na#a o D&s"u'0re #a
un&%o (ara#o6a" #a ("en&1u#e, su(eran#o as so"u$Ues #e !o'(ro'&sso #aRu&"o Rue
,era"'en1e L en1en#&#o !o'o #&"e'as ou a"1erna1&Das? or&en1a$%o=a1ua"&+a$%o, EU=TU
EU=ISSO, #e(en#Jn!&a="&0er#a#e, 0e'='a", un&#a#e=#ua"&#a#e/ A un&%o #os
GIG
!on1rEr&os (er'ane!e u' '&s1Lr&o na (rofun#a &n1&'&#a#e #o #&E"o,o/ D&E"o,o L
("en&1u#e/
De fa1o, V#&E"o,oW L u'a !a1e,or&a Rue (o#e serD&r #e D&a #e a!esso Y
!o'(reens%o #a o0ra #e Bu0er/ VD&E"o,oW fo& o 1&(o #e !o'(ro'&sso #e re"a$%o Rue a
D&#a e a o0ra #es1e au1or se"ara' en1re s&/
A(esar #a D&#a #e Bu0er os1en1ar (rofun#as 'ar!as #e #&D&sUes, #e !on1ras1es,
#e o(os&$Ues, n%o L so0 es1a !a1e,or&a #e ru(1ura Rue #eDe'os a0or#E="a/ Po#e
(are!er u'a #&D&s%o, a #&s1&n$%o e6&s1en1e en1re #o&s (erHo#os #e sua D&#a, o (r&'e&ro
a1L 13;. @(erHo#o a"e'%oA e o se,un#o, #e 13;. a1L a sua 'or1e @(erHo#o &srae"enseA/
E"es, e' Der#a#e, es1%o es1re&1a'en1e un&#os/ Se' #PD&#a, Bu0er !on-e!eu
e6(er&Jn!&as #rEs1&!as #e (rofun#a ru(1ura, 'as sua D&#a (er'ane!e Pn&!a,
("ena'en1e Do"1a#a (ara u'a as(&ra$%o? o -u'ano/ E' !a#a as(e!1o #e sua D&#a e
#e sua o0ra, seNa o as(e!1o F"osOF!o seNa o as(e!1o re"&,&oso, o (o"H1&!o ou o
e6&s1en!&a", u' fa1or Pn&!o os !en1ra"&+a nu'a 'ensa,e' D&D&#a? o #&E"o,o/ EU E TU,
(u0"&!a#o e' 13);, no (erHo#o a"e'%o, fun#a'en1a suas o0ras (os1er&ores, 'es'o
as #a1a#as #o (erHo#o &srae"ense, e Rue DersaDa' so0re e#u!a$%o, so!&o"o,&a, (o"H1&!a
e (r&n!&(a"'en1e sua an1ro(o"o,&a F"osOF!a/ Es1as P"1&'as na#a 'a&s s%o Rue
e6("&!&1a$Ues ou 'an&fes1a$Ues enr&Rue!&#as (or ou1ras e6(er&Jn!&as e6&s1en!&a&s #a
F"osoFa #o #&E"o,o #e EU E TU/ Por ou1ro "a#o, os seus es1u#os so0re Qu#aHs'o e so0re
o 2ass&#&s'o, no se,un#o (erHo#o, re=
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Ie1e' a &n1u&$%o (r&'&1&Da e o 'es'o VL"anW #e u'a renoDa$%o e' (rofun#&#a#e #o
Qu#aHs'o a(resen1a#o (r&'e&ra'en1e e' seus VEnsaios sobre o judasmoW, (u0"&!a#os
e' 13:3/
N%o se (o#e fa"ar (ro(r&a'en1e #e !on#&!&ona'en1o #e u' #os 1e'as so0re os
ou1ros/ O 'o#o (e"o Rua" Bu0er os re"a!&ona ao "on,o #e suas reIe6Ues, fa+en#o=os
!o'o Rue eRu&fun#a'en1an1es, L a (r&n!&(a" !ara!1erHs1&!a #e seu F"osofar/ Mes'o
1ra1an#o #os 'a&s #&Dersos 1e'as e' Rua"Ruer #os !a'(os, se(ara#a'en1e,
(er!e0e'os ne"es a (resen$a 'ar!an1e #a un&#a#e Rue su0Na+ a 1o#os e"es/ Por &sso
1:
aRue"e Rue #eseNa ouD&r o Rue Bu0er 1e' a #&+er, n%o (o#erE nun!a o(erar Rua"Ruer
!&s%o en1re u'a o0ra e ou1ra/ ^ !onDen&en1e !o'("e1ar o es1u#o #e EU E TU (e"a
"e&1ura #e ou1ros es!r&1os 1an1o #e !un-o F"osOF!o, ensa&os Rue !o'(Ue' sua
an1ro(o"o,&a F"osOF!a, ou (/ e6/ Vaminhos de utopiaW e ou1ros es!r&1os #e !un-o
(o"H1&!o e so!&a", ass&' !o'o os ensa&os e o0ras !onsa,ra#os ao Qu#aHs'o/
A#e'a&s, L no1EDe" e' Bu0er o sen1&#o (rofun#o #e #&E"o,o Rue e"e es1a0e"e!e
en1re sua (rO(r&a D&#a e a sua reIe6%o/ A'0as Fr'a' u' (a!1o #e (rofun#o e 'P1uo
!o'(ro'&sso/ S%o au1o=#e1er'&nan1es/ Para Bu0er, (orL', o !on1eP#o D&D&#o #a
e6(er&Jn!&a -u'ana, e' 1o#as as suas 'an&fes1a$Ues, Da"e 'a&s Rue Rua"Ruer
s&s1e'a1&+a$%o !on!e&1ua"/
Ass&' o V#&E"o,oW @a re"a$%o #&a"O,&!aA n%o L u'a !a1e,or&a Y Rua" e"e !-e,ou
(or D&as #e ra!&o!Hn&o e #e#u1&Do, 'as, !o'o e"e (rO(r&o
GGI
Rua"&F!ou e' EU E TU, o en!on1ro L essen!&a"'en1e u' eDen1o e !o'o 1a" e"e
Va!on1e!eW/ Se' #PD&#a Bu0er fo& (rofun#a'en1e 'ar!a#o (or aRu&"o Rue, Ruan#o
a&n#a !r&an$a e' D&s&1a a u'a !o'un&#a#e -assH#&!a, a!on1e!&a en1re o -ass&#,
seRu&oso #e (a"aDras #e !onfor1o e or&en1a$%o, e o 1sa#&\, o ,u&a #a !o'un&#a#e, Rue
!onfor1aDa seus -ass&#&' !o' (a"aDras/ Do 'es'o 'o#o fo& s&n,u"ar (ara e"e a
e6(er&Jn!&a na a#o"es!Jn!&a Ruan#o, e' !asa #e seu aDX, 0r&n!aDa !o' seu !aDa"o
faDor&1o a1L Rue e' #a#o 'o'en1o Va",o a!on1e!euW, a",o Vfo& #&1oW a e"e e e"e
res(on#eu ao a(e"oM o #&E"o,o a!on1e!era/ A fon1e #e on#e 0ro1ou o #&a"O,&!o era,
(o&s (rofun#a'en1e D&Den!&a", !on!re1a, e6&s1en!&a"/
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;A INLUbNBIAS
aA Bons&#era$Ues ,era&s
Mar1&n Bu0er L 'a&s u' (ensa#or #o Rue u' F"Osofo a!a#J'&!o ou u' 1eO"o,o
(roFss&ona"/ A D&1a"&#a#e #e seu (ensa'en1o 1o'a sua for$a no sen1&#o #a !on!re1u#e
e6&s1en!&a" #a e6(er&Jn!&a #e (resen$a ao 'un#o/ A o0ra L &ne6oraDe"'en1e un&#a Y
D&#a/ A ,ran#e #&feren$a en1re Bu0er e ,ran#e (ar1e #os F"Osofos (roFss&ona&s re(ousa
no sen1&#o Rue L a1r&0uH#o Y re"a$%o en1re u'a Rues1%o 1eOr&!a e a (rE6&s/ A u'a
Rues1%o Rua"Ruer os F"Osofos res(on#e' a1raDLs #a e6(os&$%o #e (os&$Ues 1eOr&!as,
a(e"an#o (ara a e6(er&Jn!&a e6&s1en!&a" ou, #&,a=
GGII
'os, (ara o ("ano e'(Hr&!o, so'en1e s&'("es &"us1ra$%o (ara a re1&#%o #as 1eor&as/
Es1as n%o 'an1J' (ara e"es u' DHn!u"o (rofun#o !o' a (rE6&s ou, se -ouDer 1a"
DHn!u"o, e"e L 'a&s u'a &'(os&$%o #e nor'as e or&en1a$Ues Rue nun!a sur1e' efe&1o,
(o&s s&'("es'en1e &,nora' o sen1&#o (rofun#o #a (rE6&s/ Es1a na#a 1e' a #&+er/
Bu0er, ao !on1rEr&o, ra#&!a a ,Jnese e o #esenDo"D&'en1o #e sua reIe6%o na r&Rue+a e
na for$a D&1a" #e sua e6(er&Jn!&a !on!re1a/ E' Bu0er reIe6%o e a$%o @"o,os e (rE6&sA
fora' &n1&'a'en1e re"a!&ona#os/
E'0ora Bu0er n%o #e&6e !"aro as suas referJn!&as F"osOF!as e -&s1Or&!as e n%o
se (reo!u(e !o' sua &n!"us%o no se&o #e u' s&s1e'a ou #e u' !on1e61o -&s1Or&!o=
F"osOF!o, nu'a &n1ro#u$%o (are!e=nos &n1eressan1e n%o o'&1&r a sua s&1ua$%o #an#o
u'a referJn!&a ao !"&'a on#e seu (ensa'en1o se #esenDo"Deu, as &nIuJn!&as Rue
sofreu e o 'o"#e no Rua" seu (ensa'en1o 1o'ou for$a/ DeDe'os re1&F!ar e' (ar1e a
aFr'a$%o #e Rue Bu0er n%o #e&6a !"aro, e' seus es!r&1os, as referJn!&as Ys
&nIuJn!&as (or e"e sofr&#as/ E"e aFr'ou !o' !"are+a a sua #HD&#a (ara !o' euer0a!-
Ruan#o #&+ Rue #e"e re!e0eu u' &'(u"so #e!&s&Do !o' re"a$%o ao sen1&#o #o EU e #o
TU e, #e u' 'o#o ,era", no Rue #&+ res(e&1o Y Rues1%o an1ro(o"O,&!a/ @Bfr/ VO
problema do homemW, (E,/ 5< #a 1ra#u$%o fran!esaA/
D&s1&n,u&re'os #o&s 1&(os #e &nIuJn!&as e e6(er&Jn!&as Rue ,raD&1a' a1&Da'en1e
na &n1u&=
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GGIII
$%o !r&a#ora #e Bu0er/ No (r&'e&ro, #e or#e' F"osOF!a/ &n!"u&re'os a",u'as
(ersona"&#a#es Rue es1&Dera' (resen1es na reIe6%o #e Bu0er e o !"&'a ou 'oD&'en1o
F"osOF!o #en1ro #o Rua" se s&1ua' Bu0er e sua o0ra/ No se,un#o, en,"o0are'os, #e
'o#o ,era", o '&s1&!&s'o = 0u#&s1a, o 1aoHs1a e o Nu#a&!o = 'a&s (ar1&!u"ar'en1e a
'Hs1&!a -assH#&!a/
VEr&os fa1ores (roDo!ara' e' Bu0er a nos1a",&a #o -u'ano/ Mu&1as &nIuJn!&as
#e for$a Dar&a#a serD&ra' !o'o (roDo!a$%o, ou1ras !o'o VL"anW (ara a reIe6%o,
ou1ras !o'o su(or1e ou !o'o !"&'a/ N%o nos L (ossHDe", no S'0&1o #es1a &n1ro#u$%o,
u' es1u#o '&nu!&oso #essas &nIuJn!&as, e'0ora re!on-e$a'os sua &'(or1Sn!&a/
Po#e'os, no en1an1o, enu'erE="as, e !onsa,rar u' 'o'en1o (ara aRue"a Rue fo&
(e"o 'enos 0as1an1e s&,n&F!a1&Da ao seu (ensa'en1o e Rue a nosso Der !on1r&0u&u
#e!&s&Da'en1e (ara a !o'(reens%o #o sen1&#o #a 'ensa,e' (or e"e "e,a#a = aRue"a
Rue 1J="o=&a #es(er1a#o (ara a (ro!ura &n!ansEDe" #o V(araHso (er#&#oW? a nos1a",&a #o
-u'ano/ Ta" &nIuJn!&a fo& o 2ass&#&s'o/ U' es1u#o '&nu!&oso e (rofun#o so0re as
&nIuJn!&as sofr&#as (or Bu0er (o#e ser en!on1ra#o na no1EDe" o0ra #e 2ans ]o-n?
V!artin "uber sein #er$ und seine Zeit% @Mar1&n Bu0er sua o0ra e seu 1e'(oA/
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Ta"De+ euer0a!- seNa u' #os au1ores 'a&s !&1a#os na o0ra #e Bu0er/ E' suas
(rO=
GGIV
(r&as (a"aDras, #&sse e"e Rue re!e0eu, !o'o NE aFr'a'os, #e euer0a!- u' &'(u"so
#e!&s&Do (ara a !ons1ru$%o #e sua F"osoFa #o #&E"o,o/ Pr&'or#&a" no (ensa'en1o #e
euer0a!- so0re o !on-e!&'en1o #o -o'e' L Rue e"e !ons&#era es1e !o'o o o0Ne1o
'a&s &'(or1an1e #a F"osoFa/ E"e n%o DJ o -o'e' enRuan1o &n#&DH#uo, 'as !o'o a
re"a$%o en1re o EU e o TU/ No (arE,rafo >3 #e sua o0ra VPrin&pios da 'iloso(a do
'uturo% euer0a!- aFr'a? VO -o'e', &n#&D&#ua"'en1e n%o (ossu& a na1ure+a e' s&
'es'o ne' !o'o ser 'ora" ne' !o'o ser (ensan1e/ A na1ure+a #o -o'e' n%o L
!on1&#a so'en1e na !o'un&#a#e, na un&#a#e #o -o'e' !o' o -o'e', 'as nu'a
un&#a#e Rue re(ousa e6!"us&Da'en1e so0re a rea"&#a#e #a #&feren$a en1re EU e TUW/
euer0a!- reNe&1a a F"osoFa #a &#en1&#a#e a0so"u1a (o&s es1a "eDa a u'a ne,a$%o #as
#&s1&n$Ues &'e#&a1as @&s1o es1E 0e' !"aro no (arE,rafo >< #a 'es'a o0raA/ euer0a!-
es1a0e"e!e a #&s1&n$%o en1re EU e TU !o'o u'a for'a #e reNe&$%o ao &#ea"&s'o/ Bu0er,
re1o'an#o a &n1u&$%o #e euer0a!-, #&r&,&u seu &n1eresse (ara a re"a$%o en1re os seres
-u'anos/ A 'a&or !r&1&!a Rue Bu0er a(resen1ou Y 1ese #e euer0a!- #&+ res(e&1o Y
su0s1&1u&$%o, fe&1a (or euer0a!-, #a re"a$%o !o' Deus (e"a re"a$%o EU e TU/ Bu0er
a&n#a !r&1&!ou o 'L1o#o (os1u"a1&Do #e euer0a!- = se,un#o Bu0er, es1e 'L1o#o
&'(e#&u Rue euer0a!- "eDasse a#&an1e suas &n1u&$Ues e suas aFr'a$Ues/
^ (a1en1e !er1a aFn&#a#e en1re Bu0er e ]an1/ 2E Hn1&'a re"a$%o en1re as &#L&as
#e
GGV
Bu0er e o (r&n!H(&o \an1&ano no ("ano #a 'ora"? n%o #eDe'os 1ra1ar a nosso
se'e"-an1e s&'("es'en1e !o'o 'e&o, 'as 1a'0L' !o'o u' F'M nos #&Dersos 1&(os
#e re"a$%o EU=TU, o -o'e' L !ons&#era#o !o'o F' e n%o !o'o 'e&o/ 2E se' #PD&#a
DEr&os 'o#os a1raDLs #os Rua&s 1ra1o 'eu TU !o'o u' 'e&o @eu (e$o sua aNu#a, EU
so"&!&1o u'a &nfor'a$%oA, ass&' !o'o -E #&Dersas 'ane&ras (e"as Rua&s sou 1ra1a#o
!o'o 'e&o/ O en!on1ro on#e a 1o1a"&#a#e #o -o'e' es1E (resen1e e on#e e6&s1e 1o1a"
re!&(ro!&#a#e L u' #os 'o#os #e EU=TU/ ^ erra#o !a1a"o,ar 1o#os os ou1ros 'o#os #e
EU=TU, Rue n%o !on-e!e' a 1o1a" re!&(ro!&#a#e, !o'o 'o#os #e EU=ISSO/
Tan1o a o0ra !o'o o es1&"o #e N&e1+s!-e 'ar!ara' (rofun#a'en1e o
(ensa'en1o #e Bu0er/ Bo'o NE D&'os, o (rO(r&o Bu0er re"a1a a &'(ress%o !ausa#a
(e"o "&Dro Assim falava Zaratustra, a&n#a na sua fase #e a#o"es!Jn!&a/
1)
Mere!e' es(e!&a" #es1aRue os seus 'es1res 'a&s (rO6&'os D&"1-e9 e S&''e"/
ran+ Rosen+Te&,, "H#er #a A!a#e'&a Nu#a&!a L&Dre #e ran\fur1 e a'&,o Hn1&'o #o
au1or es1eDe 1a'0L' (resen1e nas reIe6Ues #e Bu0er, so0re1u#o a1raDLs #a o0ra
VDer S1ern #er Er"oesun,W @A es1re"a #a Re#en$%oA, (u0"&!a#a e' 13) 1/
8us1aD Lan#auer 1a'0L' e6er!eu &nIuen!&a so0re Bu0er/ A a'&+a#e !o'
Lan#auer (ro(or!&onou s&,n&F!a1&Da r&Rue+a #e &#L&as (ara Bu0er/ Des#e o (r&'e&ro
en!on1ro e' Ber"&n (or Do"1a #e 13:: a1L a 'or1e #e Lan#auer e' 13)), u'a ,ran#e
a'&+a#e un&u os #o&s (ensa=
VGVI
#ores/ De u' 'o#o (ar1&!u"ar, fora' as !on!e($Ues #e Lan#auer so0re o !on!e&1o #e
!o'un&#a#e Rue !-a'ara' a a1en$%o #e Bu0er/ A"L' #&sso, a'0os es1aDa'
&n1eressa#os no es1u#o #a 'Hs1&!a/ o& a (r&'e&ra e#&$%o 'o#erna #os es!r&1os #e
Mes1re E!\ar1, e#&1a#a (or Lan#auer, Rue "eDou Bu0er a es1u#ar o (ensa'en1o,
'Hs1&!o a"e'%o/ O 'L1o#o #e Bu0er na !o"e1a e na !o'(&"a$%o #os !on1os -assH#&!os
0as1an1e se asse'e"-a !o' o 'L1o#o e'(re,a#o (or Lan#auer na sua e#&$%o e
&n1er(re1a$%o #a o0ra #o Mes1re E!\ar1/
Se Ru&sLsse'os &nser&r Bu0er #en1ro #e u'a !orren1e #o (ensa'en1o F"osOF!o
1a"De+ (u#Lsse'os o(1ar (e"a &"osoFa #a V&#a @V)ebensphilosophieWA/ Nes1e (on1o L
'ar!an1e a &nIuJn!&a #e seu 'es1re D&"1-e9/ Do 'es'o 'o#o, 'u&1as #as aFr'a$Ues,
(assa,ens ou !on!e&1os u1&"&+a#os (or Bu0er (er'&1e' a(ro6&'E="o #e u' !er1o
V&n1u&!&on&s'oW/ PorL', es1as #uas !orren1es n%o (o#er&a' ser 1o'a#as aRu& no seu
sen1&#o 1L!n&!o ou !o'o L usua"'en1e e'(re,a#o na -&s1Or&a #a F"osoFa/ ADan$a'os
es1a aFr'a$%o !o' 1o#o o !u&#a#o, (o&s Rua"Ruer (re!&(&1a$%o ao ,enera"&+ar
a!arre1ar&a e' erro -&s1Or&!o = Bu0er n%o se F"&a a 'oD&'en1o F"osOF!o a",u', a&n#a
Rue (ossa'os, !o' !u&#a#o, a(ro6&'E="o #e u'a !orren1e ou #e u' 'L1o#o/ Se'
#PD&#a a",u'a, Bu0er L 1r&0u1Er&o #e u'a L(o!aM DEr&as De+es e"e #eDe (a,ar u'
!er1o (re$o (e"a (rO(r&a s&1ua$%o -&s1Or&!a Rue D&Den!&ou/
GGVII
De 'o#o ,era", n%o L #&fH!&" !ons1a1ar Rue as o0ras #e Bu0er reDe"a' u'
(rofun#o !o'(ro'&sso !o' a D&#a/ A D&#a L rea"&+a#a e !onFr'a#a so'en1e na
!on!re1u#e #o V!a#a=#&aW/ Se,un#o Bu0er, o (roNe1o #a F"osoFa L e6("&!&1ar a
!on!re1u#e D&D&#a #a e6&s1Jn!&a -u'ana a (ar1&r #o (rO(r&o, &n1er&or #a D&#a/ Per!e0e=
se Rue es1e (a!1o !o' a e6&s1Jn!&a !on!re1a "eDou Bu0er a u'a (os1ura u' 1an1o
!L1&!a fren1e aos s&s1e'as F"osOF!os/ Ta" a1&1u#e #e reserDa e #e !er1o !e1&!&s'o era
!o'u' na 1ra#&$%o #a VLe0ens(-&"oso(-&eW/ O 1re!-o #e u'a #as &'(or1an1es o0ras
#e Bu0er a Rue a"u#&'os -E (ou!o, on#e e"e fa"aDa #a Ves1re&1a ares1aW, #eno1a es1a
a1&1u#e !L1&!a n%o sO (ara !o' os s&s1e'as F"osOF!os 'as 1a'0L' (ara !o' a
a1&1u#e F"osOF!a #e u' 'o#o ,era"/ Para Bu0er, a F"osoFa e o F"osofar s%o
(r&'or#&a"'en1e a1os #e a0s1ra$%o/ Es1a aFr'a$%o &'("&!a u'a !rH1&!a Y 'ane&ra #e
a0or#ar a rea"&#a#e, na 'e#&#a e' Rue es1es a1os #e a0s1ra$%o nos se(ara' #a
!on!re1u#e #a e6&s1Jn!&a D&D&#a/ A0or#an#o o sen1&#o #o es1u#o #a e6&s1Jn!&a -u'ana
@#o !on-e!&'en1o an1ro(o"O,&!oA, Bu0er L suF!&en1e'en1e !"aro e' es1a0e"e!er a
#&s1&n$%o en1re a a0s1ra$%o e o !on-e!&'en1o an1ro(o"O,&!o, o(on#o en1re s& os #o&s
'o#os #e a0or#a,e'/
ARue"a nos se(ara #a D&#a enRuan1o Rue es1e 1en1a a0or#ar o Iu6o !on!re1o #a D&#a
(ar1&n#o #e seu &n1er&or/ A a0or#a,e' (rO(r&a Y an1ro(o"o,&a F"osOF!a #eDe ser
rea"&+a#a !o'o u' a1o D&1a"/ VAH n%o se !on-e!erEW, #&+ Bu0er refer&n#o=se Y
a0or#a,e' an1ro(o"O,&!a, V(er=
GGVIII
'ane!en#o na (ra&a !on1e'("an#o as es(u'as #as on#as/ DeDe=se !orrer o r&s!o, L
ne!essEr&o a1&rar=se na E,ua e na#arW/ @Bfr/ O (ro0"e'a #o -o'e', (E,&na 1. #a
1ra#u$%o fran!esaA/
VEr&as aFr'a$Ues #e Bu0er (er'&1e' a(ro6&'E="o #o &n1u&!&on&s'o/ Es1e #eDe
ser en1en#&#o !o'o u'a (ar1&!&(a$%o na !on!re1u#e #a D&#a, e' o(os&$%o ao
!on-e!&'en1o !on!e&1ua" (rO(r&o #e u' es(e!1a#or a"&ena#o Y !on!re1u#e #o Iu6o
1;
e6&s1en!&a"/ Bu0er !r&1&!a a 1eor&a Ber,son&ana #a &n1u&$%o, (o&s DJ ne"a u' !er1o
(er&,o/ Bo' efe&1o, no a1o #a &n1u&$%o, (o#e=se ser su0Nu,a#o (e"o a1o #a &n1u&$%o
se', !o' &sso, a1&n,&r a Der#a#e&ra rea"&#a#e #o o0Ne1o &n1uH#o Rue se !o"o!a aRuL'
#o 'o'en1o #e (resen$a, 'o'en1o es1e e' Rue se rea"&+a a &n1u&$%o/ Po#e'os #&+er
s&'("es e #e"&0era#a'en1e @o S'0&1o #es1a &n1ro#u$%o n%o nos (er'&1e a(rofun#ar
1a&s aFr'a$UesA Rue Bu0er se a(ro6&'a #a (ers(e!1&Da &n1u&!&on&s1a na 'e#&#a e'
Rue #&s1&n,ue ra#&!a"'en1e #uas a1&1u#es #e s&1ua$%o no 'un#o, #an#o (r&'a+&a Y
a1&1u#e (rL=!o,n&1&Da e (rL=reIe6&Da @n%o=!on!e&1ua"A e6&s1en1e en1re o -o'e' e o
en1e Rue se "-e #efron1a no eDen1o #a re"a$%o #&a"O,&!a/
Por F' no1e'os Rue DEr&os !on!e&1os u1&"&+a#os (or Bu0er e !uNo sen1&#o se
a(ro6&'a #aRue"e #a#o (e"o &n1u&!&on&s'o #e!orre' 1a'0L' #a &nIuJn!&a e6er!&#a
(or D&"1-e9/
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O &n1eresse Rue nor1eou Bu0er (ara o es1u#o #as fon1es #a 'Hs1&!a e #os
ens&na'en1os
GGIG
Nu#a&!os 1eDe sua or&,e' nu' sen1&'en1o (rofun#o #e !arJn!&a #e fun#a'en1o #e sua
(rO(r&a e6&s1Jn!&a/ Es1a (ro!ura #e raH+es o !on#u+&u (ara aRu&"o Rue, so0 #&Dersas
for'as, (o#e'os !-a'ar #e Vau1o=aFr'a$%o Nu#a&!aW/ O (r&'e&ro (asso fo& sua
(ar1&!&(a$%o, a&n#a nos 1e'(os #e un&Ders&#a#e no 'oD&'en1o s&on&s1a/ PorL', "o,o
e' se,u&#a, e"e "&#erou o 'oD&'en1o #e o(os&$%o !on1ra a fa!$%o (o"H1&!a !o'an#a#a
(or T-eo#or 2er+I, ra#&!a"&+an#o a !&s%o, no se&o #a &ns1&1u&$%o/ A fun#a$%o #e u'
es1a#o (o"H1&!o n%o #eDer&a ser sen%o u'a fase #o renas!&'en1o Nu#a&!o/
o& a&n#a o #es!on1en1a'en1o !ons&,o 'es'o Rue o !on#u+&u ao es1u#o #a
'Hs1&!a Nu#a&!a, es1u#an#o os 'Hs1&!os a"e'%es Mes1re E!\ar1 e An,e"us S&"es&us/
En!on1rou=se ass&' !o' a 'Hs1&!a -assH#&!a !uNa D&1a"&#a#e o(erou u'a 1ransfor'a$%o
e' seu (ensa'en1o/ De u' &n1e"e!1ua" a"e'%o Y (ro!ura #e raH+es Nu#a&!as Bu0er
(assou a ser u' (ensa#or !uNo es(Hr&1o era (rofun#a'en1e Nu#a&!o/ A (a&6%o (e"o
-u'ano en!on1raDa raH+es na sua "ea"#a#e (ara !o' o seu (oDo/
E6a1a'en1e nes1a L(o!a, Ruan#o a(rofun#aDa seus !on1a1os !o' o 2ass&#&s'o,
"-e so0reDe&o u' noDo 1&(o #e es1&'u"o &n1e"e!1ua"? as (r&'e&ras 1ra#u$Ues #as o0ras
#e ]&er\e,aar#/ O 1eor #a 'ensa,e' soaDa="-e !o'o u'a e6&,Jn!&a #e Rue 1o#a a
F"osoFa #eDer&a ser !en1ra#a na e6&s1Jn!&a !on!re1a #o &n#&DH#uo/ E'0ora #&feren1es
e' suas 'an&fes1a$Ues, ]&er\e,aar# e N&e1+s!-e reNe&1aDa' o &#ea"&s=
GGG
'o F"osOF!o/ EnRuan1o ]&er\e,aar# reNe&1aDa o ra!&ona"&s'o F"osOF!o a (ar1&r #a
aFr'a$%o #a fL re"&,&osa, N&e1+s!-e o fa+&a a (ar1&r #a !r&a1&D&#a#e -u'ana/
De u'a fase 'Hs1&!a Bu0er (assou (or u'a fase e6&s1en!&a" !uNo (r&n!&(a"
e6e'("o L Dan&e", o0ra (u0"&!a#a e' 131;/ A un&%o !o' o A0so"u1o NE n%o era 'a&s
(ro!ura#a (or ser &"usOr&a, e"a n%o o(era a un&%o no &n1er&or #a e6&s1Jn!&a &n#&D&#ua"M
ne"a o (rO(r&o ser n%o L "eDa#o Y sua Der#a#e&ra &n1e,ra$%o e a se(ara$%o &n1er&or
(er'ane!e/ O (rO(r&o !on!e&1o #e un&#a#e serE D&s1o (os1er&or'en1e !o'o u'a fa"-a
na sua a0or#a,e' Da"ora1&Da #a e6&s1Jn!&a -u'ana/ EU E TU !on1L' seDeras !rH1&!as
Y (ro(os1a 'Hs1&!a #a un&#a#e/ Es1a !a1e,or&a serE su0s1&1uH#a (e"a !a1e,or&a #a
re"a$%o Rue L fun#a'en1a" (ara a !o'(reens%o #o sen1&#o #a e6&s1Jn!&a -u'ana/ VNo
(r&n!H(&o L a re"a$%oW/ A re"a$%o, o #&E"o,o, serE o 1es1e'un-o or&,&nEr&o e o
1es1e'un-o Fna" #a e6&s1Jn!&a -u'ana/
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Bu0er L !on-e!&#o 1an1o (e"a sua F"osoFa #o #&E"o,o !o'o (e"os seus es1u#os
so0re o 2ass&#&s'o, so0re1u#o (e"a sua o0ra VDie Er*aehlungen der hassidimW, Rue
a(are!eu e' 1ra#u$%o (or1u,uesa so0 o 1H1u"o V2&s1Or&as #o Ra0&W/ @E#&1ora
Pers(e!1&DaA
E'0ora n%o en!arasse sua 1arefa !o'o u' e'(reen#&'en1o -er'enJu1&!o e
-&s1Or&!o, Bu=
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0er "e,ou ao O!&#en1e u'a #as 1ra#&$Ues re"&,&osas #e ,ran#e r&Rue+a 'Hs1&!a e
es(&r&1ua"/ O assH#uo !on1a1o e a &n1&'&#a#e Rue 'an1eDe, #uran1e anos, !o' es1e
'oD&'en1o #a 'Hs1&!a -assH#&!a re(resen1ara' (ara Bu0er 'a&s #o Rue u'a s&'("es
&nIuJn!&a, o !"&'a ou o 'o"#e #o seu (ensa'en1o/
D&+ Bu0er Rue u' #os as(e!1os 'a&s D&1a&s #o 'oD&'en1o -assH#&!o L o fa1o #e
Rue os -ass&#&' !on1aDa' en1re s& -&s1Or&as so0re seus "&#eres, os 1+a#&\&'/ 8ran#es
!o&sas -aD&a' (resen!&a#o, (ar1&!&(an#o #e"as e a e"es !u'(r&a re"a1E="as,
1es1e'un-E="as/ VA (a"aDra u1&"&+a#a (ara narrE="as L 'a&s Rue 'ero #&s!urso?
1rans'&1e Ys ,era$Ues D&n#ouras o Rue #e fa1o o!orreu, (o&s a (rO(r&a narra1&Da (assa
a ser a!on1e!&'en1o, re!e0en#o !onsa,ra$%o #e u' a1o sa,ra#oW @!fr/ +ist,rias do
Rabi, (E,/ 11A/
N%o se 1ra1a #e u'a 'era !o"e1Snea e"a0ora#a (or Bu0er, (o&s, !o'o e"e
'es'o aFr'a, Vo Rue os -ass&#&' narraDa' e' "ouDor #e seus 'es1res n%o (o#&a ser
enRua#ra#o e' Rua"Ruer 'o"#e "&1erEr&o NE for'a#o ou e' for'a$%oW/// VO r&1'o
&n1erno #os -ass&#&' L (or #e'a&s a!e"era#o (ara a for'a !a"'a #e narra1&Da (o(u"ar,
Ruer&a' #&+er 'u&1o 'a&s #o Rue e"a (o#&a !on1er/W @I#e' (E,/ 1)A/ Bu0er en1en#eu
sua 1arefa !o'o u'a sor1e #e V&nfor'a$%oW = no sen1&#o #e #ar for'as = #es1as "en#as
Rue os -ass&#&' !on1aDa' so0re seus 1+a#&\&'/ E 'a&s, V#eD&#o ao e"e'en1o sa,ra#o
Rue a enfor'a #eD&#o Y D&#a #os 1+a#&\&' e Y
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a"e,r&a e"eDa#a #os -ass&#&', essa "en#a L 'e1a" (re!&oso, e'0ora (or De+es &'(uro
'&s1ura#o Y es!Or&a/W @I#e' (E,/ 1;A/
Bon1rar&a'en1e a a",u'as !rH1&!as Rue "-e fora' #&r&,&#as, Bu0er n%o u1&"&+a a
'assa &nfor'e #as "en#as !o'o u' DeH!u"o #e suas (rO(r&as &#L&as a res(e&1o #a
'Hs1&!a -assH#&!a/ Os (ersona,ens (r&n!&(a&s = os 1+a#&\&' n%o s%o 'eros (or1a=Do+es
#aRu&"o Rue Bu0er (re1ensa'en1e -aD&a !o"o!a#o e' suas 0o!as, ou no en1us&as'o
#os Rue re"a1aDa' = os -ass&#&' = (ara o 0e' #e sua !ausa, ou #e sua F"osoFa #o
#&E"o,o, ou #e suas &#L&as so0re Deus, re"&,&%o ou 'Hs1&!a/ Bu0er nos narra o Rue e"e
ouD&u e n%o o Rue e"e nos Ruer&a fa"ar/ O 'e1a" (re!&oso #e Rue fa"a Bu0er, (o#er&a ser
'e"-or en1en#&#o !o'o (e#ra (re!&osa, u' #&a'an1e Rue #eDerE ser "a(&#a#o/ O fa1o
#e Rue e"e n%o a!res!en1a na#a e' seu re"a1o #es1as -&s1Or&as, n%o s&,n&F!a Rue
Bu0er no="as #eu !o'o en!on1rou, ou Rue nos re"a1ou 1u#o o Rue en!on1rouM e"e
a1&n,&u a (erfe&$%o a1raDLs #a "a(&#a$%o, #o es'ero/ E"e (rO(r&o #&+ Rue V+ist,ria do
RabiW, (or e6e'("o, !on1L' u' #L!&'o #e 1u#o o Rue fo& !o"e1a#o/ Es1e "&Dro, e' 0e"a
1ra#u$%o, Da& nos 'os1ran#o (e#ras (re!&osas, u'a a(Os as ou1ras, se' -aDer
es1a0e"e!&'en1o #e -&erarRu&a en1re e"as/ To#as reDe"a' o sen1&#o re"&,&oso e -u'ano
#a e6&s1Jn!&a !on!re1a #os 1+a#&\&' #en1ro #e u'a 1ra#&$%o re"&,&osa D&Da e !-e&a #e
(&e#a#e/
2er'an 2esse, refer&n#o=se a es1a o0ra #e Bu0er, aFr'ou e' !ar1a #a1a#a #e
13>:?
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VBu0er, !o'o nen-u' ou1ro au1or D&Do, enr&Rue!eu a "&1era1ura un&Dersa" !o' u'
,enuHno 1esouroW/
Po#e=se aFr'ar Rue Bu0er en!on1rou=se #uas De+es !o' o 2ass&#&s'o/ A
(r&'e&ra, e' sua &nfSn!&a, Ruan#o a!o'(an-ou o (a& #uran1e u'a D&s&1a a u'a
!o'un&#a#e -assH#&!a #e Sa#a,ora na 8ALcBIA @Po"Xn&aA/ Nes1a o!as&%o '&s1uraDa'=
se a es(on1ane&#a#e #e u'a !r&an$a a0er1a ao 'un#o, Rue D&De 1o#as as e6(er&Jn!&as
e (er'ane!e ne"as, e u'a !o'un&#a#e Rue a&n#a re1ra1aDa a (r&'&1&Da !o'un&#a#e
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#os (r&'e&ros #&s!H(u"os #o Baa"=S!-en=ToD/ E' seu 1ra0a"-o V!eu &aminho para o
+assidismoW, Bu0er, re"a1an#o aRue"e en!on1ro, aFr'ou Rue re!e0eu 1u#o !o'o
!r&an$a, &s1o L, n%o !o'o (ensa'en1o 'as !o'o &'a,e' e sen1&'en1o/
As re!or#a$Ues #es1e en!on1ro #esDane!era' a1raDLs #os anos a1L Rue Y
(ro!ura #e raH+es e #e sua au1o=aFr'a$%o en!on1rou=se !o' o 'oD&'en1o s&on&s1a
Rue re(resen1ou u' re1orno ao Nu#aHs'o na D&#a #e Bu0er/ o& en1%o Rue u' "&Dro,
Tes1a'en1o #e Israe" Baa"=S!-en=ToD !a&u="-e Ys '%os e sua "e&1ura fJ="o e6(er&'en1ar
a a"'a -assH#&!aM nessa L(o!a e"e D&s"u'0rou o s&,n&F!a#o (r&'&1&Do #e ser Nu#eu/ VEu
D&a a0er1o a '&'W, #&+ Bu0er, Vo Nu#aHs'o !o'o re"&,&os&#a#e, !o'o (&e#a#e, !o'o
2ass&#&s'o/ As &'a,ens #e '&n-a &nfSn!&a, a "e'0ran$a #o 1+a#&\ e #e sua
!o'un&#a#e 'e &"u'&nara' e 'e "eDan1ara', e re!on-e!& a &#L&a #o -o'e' (erfe&1o/
Ao 'es'o 1e'(o #es!o0r& a Do!a$%o
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#e (ro!"a'ar &s1o ao 'un#oW/ @V!eu aminho para o +assidismoW, (a,/ .3 #e
V2&nTe&seWA/
No Nu#aHs'o #a #&Es(ora se'(re -ouDe !o'un&#a#es !uNos 'e'0ros se
!-a'aDa' V-ass&#W @(&e#oso, #eDo1oA/ O 2ass&#&s'o sur,&u na Po"Xn&a, no sL!u"o
GVIII/ Bara!1er&+aDa=se (or u' esfor$o #e renoDa$%o #a 'Hs1&!a Nu#a&!a/ U' 1ra$o
!o'u' a 1o#as essas !o'un&#a#es -assH#&!as L Rue (or sua san1&#a#e, (&e#a#e e
un&%o !o' Deus, as(&raDa' a u'a D&#a san1&F!a#a aRu& na 1erra/ Es1a noDa
'an&fes1a$%o #o Nu#aHs'o L u'a D&#a noDa, na Rua" o an1&,o e o 1ra#&!&ona" s%o
a!e&1os e se 'os1ra' 1ransF,ura#os na s&'("es e !o1&#&ana e6&s1Jn!&a #e !a#a u',
(ara "-e (ro(or!&onar u'a noDa "u+/ Bo' o 2ass&#&s'o a(are!e u' noDo sen1&#o #e
(&e#a#e/ A 'an&fes1a$%o #es1e es(Hr&1o #e renoDa$%o se !on!re1&+aDa na (essoa #o
1+a#&\, o 'es1re, o "H#er #a !o'un&#a#e/ O fun#a#or #o 'oD&'en1o fo& Ra0& Israe" 0en
E"&e+er, a(e"&#a#o #e Baa"=S-en=ToD, o (ossu&#or #o 0o' No'e @14::=14<:A/ E"e e
seus #&s!H(u"os se #e#&!ara' Y u'a D&#a #e ferDor, a"e,r&a e (&e#a#e/ Re(resen1aDa'
u'a rea$%o !on1ra o ra0&n&s'o 1ra#&!&ona", na sua 1en#Jn!&a "e,a"&s1a e &n1e"e!1ua"M
enfa1&+aDa' a s&'("&!&#a#e, a #eDo$%o #e !a#a #&a, na !on!re1u#e #e !a#a 'o'en1o
e na san1&F!a$%o #e !a#a a$%o/ Es1a Jnfase na (&e#a#e e no a'or #e Deus 1e' suas
raH+es nos Profe1as e nos Sa"'os/
Se Ru&ser'os s&1uar o 2ass&#&s'o no !on1e61o #o Qu#aHs'o (Os=0H0"&!o, (o#e'os
!ons&#erE="o, se,un#o M/ r&e#'an, !o'o o en!on=
GGGV
1ro #e 1rJs !orren1es? a "e& Nu#a&!a a(resen1a#a na 2a"a\-a- 1a"'P#&!aM a "en#a Nu#a&!a
e6(ressa na 2a,,a#a-M e a 1ra#&$%o 'Hs1&!a Nu#a&!a ou ]a00a"a-/ O 2ass&#&s'o n%o
a#'&1e #&D&s%o en1re L1&!a e re"&,&%o/ N%o -E #&s1&n$%o en1re a re"a$%o #&re1a !o' Deus
e a re"a$%o !o' o !o'(an-e&ro/ A#e'a&s, a L1&!a n%o se "&'&1a a u'a a$%o ou a u'a
re,ra #e1er'&na#a/ No 2ass&#&s'o a ]a00a"a- se 1ornou ethos, aFr'a Bu0erM es1e
'oD&'en1o n%o re1eDe #a ]a00a"a- sen%o o ne!essEr&o (ara a fun#a'en1a$%o
1eo"O,&!a #e u'a D&#a &ns(&ra#a na res(onsa0&"&#a#e #e !a#a &n#&DH#uo (e"a (ar1e #o
'un#o Rue "-e fo& !onFa#a/
Bu0er resu'&u ass&' o sen1&#o #a 'ensa,e' -assH#&!a? Deus (o#e ser
!on1e'("a#o e' !a#a !o&sa, e a1&n,&#o e' !a#a a$%o (ura/ VO ens&na'en1o -assH#&!o
L essen!&a"'en1e u'a or&en1a$%o (ara u'a D&#a #e ferDor, e' a"e,r&a en1us&Es1&!aW
@+ist,rias do Rabi, (/ ):A/ Es1e ens&na'en1o n%o L u'a 1eor&a Rue e6&s1e
&n#e(en#en1e'en1e #e sua rea"&+a$%o, 'as L a !o'("e'en1a$%o 1eOr&!a #e D&#as
rea"'en1e D&D&#as (or 1+a#&\&' e -ass&#&'/ VJ=se u' noDo 1&(o #e re"a$%o en1re o
'un#o e Deus, Rue n%o L s&'("es'en1e (an1eHs1a, (o&s n%o -E a0sor$%o #e u' (e"o
ou1ro/ A &'anJn!&a #e Deus n%o &'("&!a a0sor$%o #o 'un#o (or Deus/ Pe"o !on1rEr&o,
ao aFr'ar es1a re"a$%o, a #ou1r&na -assH#&!a (o#e ser Rua"&F!a#a #e (anen1eHs1a, &s1o
L, "on,e #e u'a &#en1&F!a$%o en1re Deus e 'un#o e"a s&,n&F!a e aFr'a a rea"&#a#e #o
'un#o=e'=Deus/ VO !o'Lr!&o
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1<
rea" #o -o'e' !o' Deus 1e' n%o sO seu "u,ar, 'as 1a'0L' seu o0Ne1o no 'un#o/
Deus se #&r&,e #&re1a'en1e ao -o'e' (or 'e&o #es1as !o&sas e #es1es seres Rue E"e
!o"o!a na sua D&#a? o -o'e' res(on#e (e"o 'o#o (e"o Rua" e"e se !on#u+ e' re"a$%o
a es1as !o&sas e seres enD&a#os #e DeusW @PrefE!&o #e )ivros +assdi&os, !fr/ 1ra#u$%o
fran!esa #o (refE!&o na reD&s1a D&eu D&Dan1, 135>, (/ 1.A/
O 2ass&#&s'o re1o'a o ens&na'en1o #e Israe" e "-e #E u'a e6(ress%o (rE1&!a/
QE Rue o 'un#o L a V'ora#aW #e Deus, e"e se 1orna (or &sso = #o (on1o e D&s1a re"&,&oso
= u' sa!ra'en1o @&#e'A/ Para Bu0er, o 2ass&#&s'o #enun!&ou e afas1ou o (er&,o #a
se(ara$%o en1re a VD&#a e' DeusW e a VD&#a no 'un#oW/ Bu0er !ons&#era, a"&Es, es1a
se(ara$%o !o'o o (e!a#o or&,&na" e a #oen$a &nfan1&" #e 1o#a Vre"&,&%oW/ E"e Ve"&'&nou
efe1&Da'en1e o 'uro, Rue #&D&#&a o sa,ra#o e o (rofano, ens&nan#o a e6e!u1ar 1o#a
a$%o (rofana !o'o san1&F!a#a/ O 2ass&#&s'o rea"&+a u'a un&%o au1Jn1&!a e !on!re1a/
VSe' resDa"ar (ara o (an1eHs'oW, #&+ Bu0er, VRue an&Ru&"a ou #e0&"&1a o Da"or #os
Da"ores = a re!&(ro!&#a#e #a re"a$%o en1re o -u'ano e o #&D&no, a rea"&#a#e #o EU e #o
TU Rue n%o !essa 'es'o Y 0e&ra #a e1ern&#a#e = o -ass&#&s'o 1ornou 'an&fes1as, e'
1o#os os seres e 1o#as as !o&sas, as &rra#&a$Ues #&D&nas, as ar#en1es !en1e"-as #&D&nas,
e ens&nou !o'o se a(ro6&'ar #e"as, !o'o "&#ar !o' e"as e, 'a&s, !o'o e"eDE="as,
re#&'&="as e rea1E="as Y sua ra&+ (r&'e&raW @+ist,rias do Rabi, (E,/ )1A/ O
GGGVII
2ass&#&s'o ens&na a 1o#os a (resen$a #o Deus no 'un#o/
Bo'o serE o -o'e' res(onsEDe" (e"a 1arefa #e rea"&+ar Deus no 'un#oZ VSe
#&r&,es a for$a &n1e,ra" #e 1ua (a&6%o ao #es1&no un&Dersa" #e Deus, se F+eres aRu&"o
Rue 1ens a fa+er, seNa o Rue for, s&'u"1anea'en1e !o' 1o#a 1ua for$a e !o' essa
&n1en$%o sa,ra#a, a ]aDanE, rePne Deus e a S!-e-&nE, e1ern&#a#e e 1e'(o/ Para 1an1o
n%o (re!&sas ser eru#&1o, ne' sE0&o? na#a L ne!essEr&o e6!e1o u'a a"'a -u'ana,
un&#a e' s& e #&r&,&#a &n#&D&sa'en1e (ara o seu a"Do #&D&noW @I#e', (/ ))A/
O 2ass&#&s'o !on!re1&+ou (rofun#a'en1e, !o'o nos 'os1ra' as V2&s1Or&as #o
Ra0&W, 1rJs D&r1u#es Rue se 1ornara' essen!&a&s (ara a rea"&+a$%o #a 1arefa #e !a#a
u'? o a'or, a a"e,r&a e a -u'&"#a#e/ o& (e"o a'or Rue o 'un#o fo& !r&a#o e L a1raDLs
#e"e Rue serE "eDa#o Y (erfe&$%o/ O 1e'or #e Deus L so'en1e u'a (or1a Rue "eDa ao
a'or #e Deus, Rue o!u(a "u,ar !en1ra" na re"a$%o en1re Deus e o -o'e'/ Deus L
a'or, L a !a(a!&#a#e #e a'ar, L a 'a&s (rofun#a (ar1&!&(a$%o #o -o'e' e' Deus/
A a"e,r&a en1us&Es1&!a (roDL' #o re!on-e!&'en1o #a (resen$a #e Deus e'
1o#as as !o&sas/ A -u'&"#a#e L a (ro!ura !ons1an1e #o Der#a#e&ro s&='es'o Rue
a1&n,e sua (erfe&$%o !o'o (ar1e #e u' 1o#o, #e u'a !o'un&#a#e/ To#as as D&r1u#es
a1&n,e' sua (erfe&$%o (e"a ora$%o no sen1&#o 'a&s "a1o #e Rua"Ruer a$%o san1&F!a#a
e' Rua"Ruer 'o'en1o #o #&a ou #a no&1e/
GGGVIII
A Der#a#e&ra re"a$%o !o' o 1+a#&\ sus1en1arE o -ass&# e' sua 0us!a #e
rea"&+a$%o/ O 1+a#&\ L o a'(ara#or #o !or(o e #a a"'a/ A ,ran#e 1arefa #o 1+a#&\ L
fa!&"&1ar aos seus -ass&#&' a re"a$%o &'e#&a1a !o' Deus e n%o su0s1&1uH="a/ E"e #eDerE
or&en1ar o -ass&# e' sua 1ens%o, e' seu &r=e'=#&re$%o=a=Deus/ VU' #os (r&n!H(&os
fun#a'en1a&s #o -ass&#&s'oW, #&+ Bu0er, VL Rue o 1+a#&\ e o (oDo #e(en#e' u'
#o ou1ro///W So0re sua &n1er=re"a$%o re(ousa a rea"&#a#e -assH#&!a/ VARu& 1o!a'os
aRue"a 0ase D&1a" #o -ass&#&s'o, #a Rua" se es,a"-a a D&#a en1re
en1us&as'a#ores e en1us&as'a#os/ A re"a$%o en1re o 1+a#&\ e seus #&s!H(u"os L 1%o
so'en1e a sua 'a&s &n1ensa !on!en1ra$%o/ Nes1a re"a$%o, a re!&(ro!&#a#e se
#esenDo"De no sen1&#o #a 'E6&'a !"are+a/ O 'es1re aNu#a os #&s!H(u"os a se
en!on1rare' e, nas -oras #e #e(ress%o, os #&s!H(u"os aNu#a' o 'es1re a reen!on1rar=
se/ O 'es1re &nIa'a as a"'as #os #&s!H(u"osM e e"es o ro#e&a' e &"u'&na'/ O #&s!H(u"o
(er,un1a e, (e"a for'a #e sua (er,un1a, eDo!a, se' o sa0er, u'a res(os1a no es(Hr&1o
#o 'es1re a Rua" n%o 1er&a nas!&#o se' essa (er,un1aW/ @+ist,rias do rabi, (/ )>A/
A D&1a"&#a#e #o ferDor re"&,&oso, o ens&na'en1o !o'("e1a#o (e"a (rE1&!a
!o1&#&ana e !on!re1aM u' noDo 1&(o #e re"a$%o !o' Deus, #e VserD&$oW a Deus a1raDLs
#o 'un#oM u' (rofun#o es(Hr&1o #e !o'un&#a#eM o a'or !o'o e"e'en1o fun#a'en1a"M
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a &n1er=re"a$%o, no au1Jn1&!o &n1er=-u'ano #o 1+a#&\ e seus -assa#&' for'an#o a
!o'un&#a#eM a a"e,r&a en1us&Es1&!aM
GGGIG
o noDo sen1&#o #o 'un#o e #as re"a$Ues #o -o'e' !o' o 'un#oM a 1rans(os&$%o #a
#&D&s%o en1re o sa,ra#o e o (rofano, 1a&s s%o a",u'as #as (r&n!&(a&s fa!e1as #o
ens&na'en1o -assH#&!o Rue 'ar!ara' #e!&s&Da'en1e o (ensa'en1o e a D&#a #e Bu0er/
A &n1&'&#a#e #e Bu0er !o' o -ass&#&s'o re(ousa so0re u'a &nefEDe" re"a$%o #e
s&'(a1&a/ E"a (ro#u+&u u' DHn!u"o #e au1o(a1&a, &s1o L, se Bu0er #e"a(&#ou as
V-&s1Or&asW au6&"&an#o=as a se 'an&fes1are' 'a&s !"ara'en1e, #o 'es'o 'o#o, a
'ensa,e' #o -ass&#&s'o fe!un#ou e (roDo!ou o (ensa'en1o #e Bu0er/ Ta"De+ se
(u#esse fa"ar #e re'o#e"a,e' 'P1ua/ O 2ass&#&s'o fo& o faro" !onD&#a1&Do, #e!&s&Do e
(roDo!a#or #e u'a 1o'a#a #e !ons!&Jn!&a #a 1arefa e #o sen1&#o #a e6&s1Jn!&a
-u'ana no 'un#o/
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5A EU E TU, DE UMA ONTOLO8IA DA RELAO A UMA ANTROPOLO8IA DO INTER=
2UMANO/
EU E TU re(resen1a, se' #PD&#a, o es1E,&o 'a&s !o'("e1o e 'a#uro #a F"osoFa
#o #&E"o,o #e Mar1&n Bu0er/ E"e a !ons&#eraDa !o'o sua o0ra 'a&s &'(or1an1e? o0ra
na Rua" a(resen1ou, #e 'o#o 'a&s !o'("e1o e (rofun#o, sua ,ran#e !on1r&0u&$%o Y
F"osoFa/ EU E TU n%o L s&'("es'en1e u'a #es!r&$%o feno'eno"O,&!a #as a1&1u#es #o
-o'e' no 'un#o ou s&'("es
GL
'en1e u'a feno'eno"o,&a #a (a"aDra, 'as L 1a'0L' e so0re1u#o u' on1o"o,&a #a
re"a$%o/ Po#e'os #&+er Rue a (r&n!&(a" &n1u&$%o #e Bu0er fo& e6a1a'en1e o sen1&#o #e
!on!e&1o #e re"a$%o (ara #es&,nar aRu&"o Rue, #e essen!&a", a!on1e!e en1re seres
-u'anos e en1re o 2o'e' e Deus/
A reIe6%o &n&!&a" #e EU E TU a(resen1a a (a"aDra !o'o sen#o #&a"O,&!a/ A
!a1e,or&a (r&'or#&a" #a #&a"o,&!&#a#e #a (a"aDra L o Ven1reW/ Ma&s #o Rue u'a anE"&se
o0Ne1&Da #a es1ru1ura "O,&!a ou se'Sn1&!a #a "&n,ua,e', o Rue far&a #a (a"aDra u'
s&'("es #a#o, Bu0er #esenDo"De u'a Der#a#e&ra on1o"o,&a #a (a"aDra a1r&0u&n#o a e"a,
!o'o (a"aDra fa"an1e, o sen1&#o #e (or1a#ora #e ser/ ^ a1raDLs #e"a Rue o -o'e' se
&n1ro#u+ na e6&s1Jn!&a/ N%o L o -o'e' Rue !on#u+ a (a"aDra, 'as L e"a Rue o
'an1L' no ser/ Para Bu0er a (a"aDra (rofer&#a L u'a a1&1u#e efe1&Da, eF!a+ e
a1ua"&+a#ora #o ser #o -o'e'/ E"a L u' a1o #o -o'e' a1raDLs #o Rua" e"e se fa+
-o'e' e se s&1ua no 'un#o !o' os ou1ros/ A &n1en$%o #e Bu0er L #esDen#ar o
sen1&#o e6&s1en!&a" #a (a"aDra Rue (e"a &n1en!&ona"&#a#e Rue a an&'a, L o (r&n!H(&o
on1o"O,&!o #o -o'e' !o'o ser #&a="o,a" e #&a=(essoa"/ As (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o
@V8run#Tor1WA s%o #uas &n1en!&ona"&#a#es #&nS'&!as Rue &ns1aura' u'a #&re$%o en1re
#o&s (O"os, en1re #uas !ons!&Jn!&as D&D&#as/
Na Der#a#e EU E TU (o#e ser !ons&#era#a a o0ra 'a&s &'(or1an1e #e Bu0er n%o
sO (e"o D&,or #o (ensa'en1o ou (e"a a1ua"&#a#e
GLI
#e sua 'ensa,e', 'as 1a'0L' (e"o fa1o #e Rue e"a se s&1ua no !en1ro ou no !o'e$o
#e 1o#a a o0ra? L a !-aDe ou a D&a #e a!esso a 1o#os os ou1ros es!r&1os (er1&nen1es aos
'a&s #&Dersos #o'Hn&os on#e se 'an&fes1ou a a1&D&#a#e reIe6&Da #e Bu0er/ O0ra #e
'a1ur&#a#e, EU E TU 1eDe !onseRuJn!&as #&re1as nas suas o0ras (os1er&ores so0re
an1ro(o"o,&a F"osOF!a, e#u!a$%o, (o"H1&!a, so!&o"o,&a, 0e' !o'o nos seus es1u#os e
e6e,eses #a BH0"&a e so0re o 2ass&#&s'o ou o Qu#aHs'o/ To#as as &nIuJn!&as #e
F"Osofos ou #e !orren1es F"osOF!as, #o (ensa'en1o 'Hs1&!o e' ,era", #o Bu#&s'o,
TaoHs'o, #a 'Hs1&!a Nu#a&!a e #o 2ass&#&s'o se en!on1ra' nes1a 'onu'en1a"
reIe6%o, Der#a#e&ra o0ra=(r&'a #a (r&'e&ra 'e1a#e #o sL!u"o/ A 'ensa,e' #e EU E
1.
TU, e' !a#a u'a #e suas 1rJs e1a(as, a(resen1a 1e'as Rue a&n#a -oNe (roDo!a' e
fe!un#a' nossa reIe6%o/
A 0ase #e EU E TU n%o L !ons1&1uH#a (or !on!e&1os a0s1ra1os 'as L a (rO(r&a
e6(er&Jn!&a e6&s1en!&a" se reDe"an#o/ Bu0er efe1ua u'a Der#a#e&ra feno'eno"o,&a #a
re"a$%o, !uNo (r&n!H(&o on1o"O,&!o L a 'an&fes1a$%o #o ser ao -o'e' Rue o &n1u&
&'e#&a1a'en1e (e"a !on1e'("a$%o/ A (a"aDra, !o'o (or1a#ora #e ser, L o "u,ar on#e o
ser se &ns1aura !o'o reDe"a$%o/
A (a"aDra L (r&n!H(&o, fun#a'en1o #a e6&s1Jn!&a -u'ana/ A (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o
a"&a=se Y !a1e,or&a on1o"O,&!a #o Ven1reW @V+T&s!-enWA o0Ne1&Dan#o &ns1aurar o eDen1o
#&a=(essoa" #a re"a$%o/ A (a"aDra !o'o #&a="o,o L o fun#a'en1o on1o"O,&!o #o &n1er=
-u'ano/
GLII
O fa1o (r&'&1&Do (ara Bu0er L a re"a$%o/ O es!o(o P"1&'o L a(resen1ar u'a
on1o"o,&a #a e6&s1Jn!&a -u'ana, e6("&!&1an#o a e6&s1Jn!&a #&a"O,&!a ou a D&#a e'
#&E"o,o/ As (r&n!&(a&s !a1e,or&as #es1a D&#a e' #&E"o,o s%o as se,u&n1es? (a"aDra,
re"a$%o, #&E"o,o, re!&(ro!&#a#e !o'o a$%o 1o1a"&+a#ora, su0Ne1&D&#a#e, (essoa,
res(onsa0&"&#a#e, #e!&s%o="&0er#a#e, &n1er=-u'ano/
Ma&s #o Rue u'a 'e1afHs&!a ou 'a 1eo"o,&a s&s1e'E1&!a, EU E TU L u'a reIe6%o
so0re a e6&s1Jn!&a -u'ana/ A Rues1%o an1ro(o"O,&!a #o sen1&#o #a e6&s1Jn!&a
&n1er(e"ou Bu0er/ Tu#o o 'a&s es1E &n1e,ra#o a es1a Rues1%o/ Por e6e'("o, a
(ro0"e'E1&!a #e Deus, (on1o &'(or1an1e nas o0ras #e Bu0er, L &n1e,ra#a na Rues1%o
#a (essoa -u'ana, ser #e re"a$%o/ Ass&', Deus serE o TU ao Rua" o -o'e' (o#e fa"ar
e nun!a a",o so0re o Rua" e"e #&s!orrerE s&s1e'E1&!a e #o,'a1&!a'en1e/ O TU e1erno L
aRue"e Rue nun!a (o#erE ser u' ISSO/ So0re a Rues1%o #e Deus, a &n1u&$%o
fun#a'en1a" #e Bu0er L en1en#er o noDo 1&(o #e re"a$%o Rue o -o'e (o#e 1er !o'
E"e, (orRue (ara o -o'e' n%o &'(or1a 1a"De+ o Rue Deus L e' sua essJn!&a, 'as s&'
o Rue Deus L e' re"a$%o a e"e, -o'e'/ Deus L, (o&s, ARue"e !o' o Rua" o -o'e'
(o#e es1a0e"e!er u'a re"a$%o &n1er=(essoa"/ Bu0er en!a'&n-a o (ro0"e'a #e Deus,
u"1ra(assan#o a #&!o1o'&a sa,ra#o=(rofano, a1raDLs #a rea"&#a#e #a e6&s1Jn!&a
-u'ana/
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GLIII
EU E TU se a(resen1a e' 1rJs (ar1es/ Se,un#o u' an1&,o (roNe1o #e Bu0er
a0an#ona#o "o,o no &nH!&o, EU E TU re(resen1aDa o (r&'e&ro !a(H1u"o ou a (r&'e&ra
(ar1e #e u'a o0ra e' !&n!o (ar1es/ Es1a (r&'e&ra (ar1e, EU E TU, Bu0er a su0#&D&#&u
nos se,u&n1es 1O(&!os? 1/ Pa"aDraM )/ 2&s1Or&aM ;/ Deus/
A on1o"o,&a #a re"a$%o serE o fun#a'en1o (ara u'a an1ro(o"o,&a Rue se
en!a'&n-a (ara u'a L1&!a #o &n1er=-u'ano/ D&+=se en1%o Rue o -o'e' L u' en1e #e
re"a$%o ou Rue a re"a$%o "-e L essen!&a" ou fun#a'en1o #e sua e6&s1Jn!&a/ Bo' &sso
ass&s1&'os ao en!on1ro #o (ensa'en1o #e Bu0er !o' a 1ra#&$%o feno'eno"O,&!a,
na 'e#&#a e' Rue ,ran#e (ar1e #os F"Osofos Rue a e"a (er1en!e' (ar1e' 1a'0L'
#es1e (r&n!H(&o #o -o'e' !o'o ser s&1ua#o no 'un#o !o' o ou1ro/ O 'a&or 'Lr&1o
Rue !a0e a Mar1&n Bu0er es1E no fa1o #e 1er a!en1ua#o #e u' 'o#o !"aro, ra#&!a" e
#eFn&1&Do as #uas a1&1u#es #&s1&n1as #o -o'e' fa!e ao 'un#o ou #&an1e #o ser/ As
a1&1u#es, !o'o Dere'os a#&an1e, se 1ra#u+e' (e"a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=TU e (e"a
(a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=ISSO/ A (r&'e&ra L u' a1o essen!&a" #o -o'e', a1&1u#e #e
en!on1ro en1re #o&s (ar!e&ros na re!&(ro!&#a#e e na !onFr'a$%o 'P1ua/ A se,un#a L a
e6(er&Jn!&a e a u1&"&+a$%o, a1&1u#e o0Ne1&Dan1e/ U'a L a a1&1u#e !o,nos!&1&Da e a ou1ra
a1&1u#e on1o"O,&!a/
O sen1&#o Rue Bu0er a1r&0u&u ao !on!e&1o #e re"a$%o, a"&a#o Y ra#&!a" #&s1&n$%o
on1o"O,&!o=e6&s1en!&a", L u'a aRu&s&$%o Rue 1erE (ro=
GLIV
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fun#as &nIuJn!&as (ara a a0or#a,e' #a e6&s1Jn!&a -u'ana/ N%o se (o#e 'a&s
(res!&n#&r #es1as reIe6Ues e' Rua"Ruer (ers(e!1&Da Rue se 1o'e #o -u'ano, seNa na
an1ro(o"o,&a F"osOF!a ou e' !&Jn!&as -u'anas/ Se a sua aFr'a$%o #a e6&s1Jn!&a
-u'ana !o'o ser #e re"a$%o n%o L or&,&na" = a"&Es o (rO(r&o Bu0er re!on-e!eu 1er
re!e0&#o o &'(u"so #e!&s&Do #e euer0a!-, = o 'es'o n%o se (o#e #&+er no Rue se
refere Y #&s1&n$%o Rue e"e es1a0e"e!eu en1re as #uas a1&1u#es #o -o'e' e os #o&s
1&(os #e 'un#o a e"as !orres(on#en1es/ De Rua"Ruer for'a, sua (ene1ran1e e D&,orosa
reIe6%o e o 'o#o (rofL1&!o !o' Rue "an$a sua 'ensa,e' 0asea#a nes1es #o&s
(r&n!H(&os #a e6&s1Jn!&a -u'ana = o #&a"O,&!o e o 'ono"O,&!o = e so0re1u#o a !oerJn!&a
e &n1&'&#a#e en1re EU E TU e o res1an1e #e sua Das1a o0ra, !o"o!a'=no e' u' "u,ar
&nRues1&onaDe"'en1e s&n,u"ar na 2&s1Or&a #a &"osoFa e #o (ensa'en1o
!on1e'(orSneo/ To#os aRue"es Rue a0or#ara' os 'es'os 1e'as, fun#a'en1a&s e'
F"osoFa, n%o o F+era' !o' 1%o ,ran#e (rofun#&#a#e e 0e"e+a #e "&n,ua,e'/
O 'un#o L 'P"1&("o (ara o -o'e' e as a1&1u#es Rue es1e (o#e a(resen1ar s%o
'P"1&("as/ A a1&1u#e L u' a1o essen!&a" ou on1o"O,&!o e' D&r1u#e #a (a"aDra (rofer&#a/
Ba#a a1&1u#e L a1ua"&+a#a (or u'a #as (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o, EU=TU ou EU=ISSO/ A (a"aDra
(r&n!H(&o, u'a De+ (rofer&#a, fun#a'en1a u' 'o#o #e e6&s1&r/
GLV
E"a L u'a (a"aDra or&,&nEr&a, fun#a'en1a", V8run#Tor1W/ O -o'e', !o'o NE fo& #&1o, L
u' ser #e re"a$%o/ Po#e'os nos refer&r aRu& ao !on!e&1o #e &n1en!&ona"&#a#e !o'o e"e
L en1en#&#o na feno'eno"o,&a/ A re"a$%o n%o L u'a (ro(r&e#a#e #o -o'e'/ Ass&'
!o'o a &n1en!&ona"&#a#e n%o s&,n&F!a a",o Rue es1eNa na !ons!&Jn!&a, 'as s&' a",o
Rue es1E en1re a !ons!&Jn!&a e o 'un#o ou o o0Ne1o/ Sen#o ass&', a re"a$%o L 1a'0L'
u' eDen1o Rue a!on1e!e en1re o -o'e' e o en1e Rue se "-e #efron1a/ N%o L o -o'e'
Rue L o !on#u1or #a (a"aDra 'as L es1a Rue o !on#u+ e o &ns1aura no ser/ No1e'os
aRu& nH1&#as re'&n&s!Jn!&as Nu#a&!as so0re o sen1&#o #a#o Y (a"aDra Rue n%o L "o,os
@ra+%oA, 'as dabar/ A a1&1u#e #e a0er1ura #o -o'e' e a #oa$%o or&,&nEr&a #o ser
for'a' a es1ru1ura #a re"a$%o EU=SER/ VA essJn!&a #o ser se !o'un&!a no fenX'enoW,
#&+ Bu0er/ A !on1e'("a$%o L a a1&1u#e Rue &ns1aura a (resen$a &'e#&a1a #o -o'e'=EU
ao 'un#o/
Den1re as 'P"1&("as a1&1u#es Rue o -o'e' (o#e a(resen1ar #&an1e #o 'un#o,
Bu0er #es1a!a #uas Rue s%o as #uas (oss&0&"&#a#es #o EU reDe"ar=se !o'o -u'ano/
E' fa+e #a #oa$%o #o ser no fenX'eno, o -o'e, EU, (rofere a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o/ E'
ou1ros 1er'os o -o'e' (o#e a1en#er ao a(e"o #o ser/ Ta" #e!&s%o L essen!&a"'en1e
(ass&Da e a1&Da, e"a L u'a a1&1u#e #e a!e&1a$%o ou #e re!usa/ Es1as #uas a1&1u#es,
re(e1&'os, s%o a1ua"&+a#as (e"as (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o (rofer&#as/ Ser EU s&,n&F!a (rofer&r
u'a #as #uas (a"aDras/ Sen#o a (a"aDra
GLVI
Por1a#ora #e ser, o -o'e' Rue a (rofere e6&s1e au1en1&!a'en1e ,ra$as a e"a/ E6&s1&r
!o'o EU ou (rofer&r a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o L u'a e 'es'a !o&sa/ A (rO(r&a !on#&$%o #e
e6&s1Jn!&a !o'o ser=no='un#o L a (a"aDra !o'o #&a="o,o/ 2E u'a #&s1&n$%o ra#&!a"
en1re as #uas (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o/ O EU #e u'a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o L #&feren1e #o EU #a
ou1ra/ Isso n%o s&,n&F!a Rue e6&s1e' #o&s VEusW 'as s&' a e6&s1Jn!&a #e u'a #u("a
(oss&0&"&#a#e #e e6&s1&r !o'o -o'e'/ A es1ru1ura 1o#a L #ua"/ 2E #o&s 'un#os, #uas
re"a$Ues/ B-a'a'os re"a$%o (ara EU=TU e re"a!&ona'en1o (ara EU=ISSO/ TU e ISSO
s%o #uas fon1es on#e a eF!E!&a #a (a"aDra se #esenDo"De !ons1&1u&n#o a e6&s1Jn!&a
-u'ana/ As 1orren1es !au#a"osas Rue 0ro1a' #o ISSO, #as !o&sas (roDJ' #e u' 'o#o
!onDer,en1e #a fon1e (r&'or#&a" Rue L o Tu/ O TU L (r&'or#&a" e !onseRaen1e'en1e o
ISSO L (os1er&or ao TU/ VNo (r&n!H(&o L re"a$%oW/ A a0or#a,e' reIe6&Da, !o,nos!&1&Da
#e o0Ne1os, #o ISSO, sO (o#erE ser "eDa#a a efe&1o na 'e#&#a e' Rue (assa (e"o "u,ar
on1o"O,&!o #o en!on1ro #e #uas (essoas/ N%o !ons1&1u& noD&#a#e o Rue 'u&1os F"Osofos
!on1e'(orSneos aFr'a' so0re a (r&or&#a#e #a re"a$%o on1o"O,&!a so0re a re"a$%o
!o,nos!&1&Da #o -o'e' !o' o 'un#o/ Se' #PD&#a, 1an1o es1es F"Osofos !o'o o
(rO(r&o Bu0er sou0era' es1ar a1en1os e se enr&Rue!er #a 'es'a fon1e/
):
O fenX'eno #a re"a$%o fo& #es!r&1o (or Bu0er !o' o e'(re,o #e DEr&os 1er'os?
#&E"o,o, re"a$%o essen!&a", en!on1ro/ DeDe'os es1ar a1en1os ao sen1&#o #e !a#a u'
#e"es/ Por e6e'=
GLVII
("o, en!on1ro e re"a$%o n%o s%o a 'es'a !o&sa/ O en!on1ro L a",o a1ua", u' eDen1o
Rue a!on1e!e a1ua"'en1e/ A re"a$%o en,"o0a o en!on1ro/ E"a a0re a (oss&0&"&#a#e #a
"a1Jn!&aM e"a (oss&0&"&1a u' en!on1ro #&a"O,&!o se'(re noDo/ Mes'o #uran1e o
re"a!&ona'en1o EU=ISSO o -o'e' ,uar#ar&a a (oss&0&"&#a#e #e u'a noDa re"a$%o/
VBe+&e-un,W, L u'a (oss&0&"&#a#e #e a1ua"&+a$%o #o en!on1ro #&a"O,&!o, VBe,e,nun,W/
O #&a"O,&!o L (ara Bu0er a for'a e6("&!a1&Da #o fenX'eno #o &n1er-u'ano/
In1er-u'ano &'("&!a a (resen$a ao eDen1o #e en!on1ro 'P1uo/ Presen$a s&,n&F!a
(resen1&F!ar e ser (resen1&F!a#o/ Re!&(ro!&#a#e L a 'ar!a #eFn&1&Da #a a1ua"&+a$%o #o
fenX'eno #a re"a$%o/ O Ven1reW L ass&' !ons&#era#o !o'o a !a1e,or&a on1o"O,&!a
on#e L (ossHDe" a a!e&1a$%o e a !onFr'a$%o on1o"O,&!a #os #o&s (O"os enDo"D&#os no
eDen1o #a re"a$%o/
As #uas (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o &ns1aura' #o&s 'o#os #e e6&s1Jn!&a? a re"a$%o
on1o"O,&!a EU=TU e a e6(er&Jn!&a o0Ne1&Dan1e EU=ISSO/ Es1a #&feren$a an1ro(o"O,&!a se
fun#a'en1a no !on!e&1o #e 1o1a"&#a#e Rue #e1er'&na a re"a$%o on1o"O,&!a EU=TU/ VA
(a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o sO (o#e ser (rofer&#a (e"o ser na sua 1o1a"&#a#eW/
As #uas (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o ao se a1ua"&+are' n%o sO es1a0e"e!e' #o&s 'o#os #e
ser=no='un#o, 'as 1a'0L' &'(r&'e' u'a #&feren$a no es1a1u1o on1o"O,&!o #o ou1ro/
No en1an1o, o fun#a'en1o !a0e Y (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=TU/ Se,un#o Bu0er o TU ou a
re"a$%o s%o or&,&nEr&os/ O TU se a(resen1a ao EU !o'o sua !on=
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#&$%o #e e6&s1Jn!&a, NE Rue n%o -E EU e' s&, &n#e(en#en1eM e' ou1ros 1er'os o s&=
'es'o n%o L su0s1Sn!&a 'as re"a$%o/ O EU se 1orna EU e' D&r1u#e #o Tu/ Is1o n%o
s&,n&F!a Rue #eDo a e"e o 'eu "u,ar/ Eu "-e #eDo '&n-a re"a$%o a e"e/ E"e L 'eu TU
so'en1e na re"a$%o, (o&s, fora #e"a, e"e n%o e6&s1e, ass&' !o'o o EU n%o e6&s1e a n%o
ser na re"a$%o/ V^ fa"so #&+er Rue o en!on1ro L reDersHDe", aFr'a Bu0er/ Ne' 'eu TU L
&#Jn1&!o ao EU #o ou1ro ne' seu TU L &#Jn1&!o ao 'eu EU/ d (essoa #o ou1ro EU #eDo
o fa1o #e Rue EU 1en-o es1e TUM (orL' o 'eu EU e Rue #eDe aRu& ser en1en#&#o !o'o
o EU #a re"a$%o EU=TU e EU o #eDo ao fa1o #e #&+er TU, n%o Y (essoa Y Rua" EU #&,o
TUW/ @Replies to m- riti&s, (/ <34, in .he ph-losoph- of !artin "uber/ E#&1a#o (or
S!-&"((, P/ A/ e r&e#'an, M/A
O Ven1reW, o V&n1er=Da"oW L o "u,ar #e reDe"a$%o #a (a"aDra (rofer&#a (e"o ser/
Es1e &n1erDa"o e6&s1e en1re EU e TU e en1re EU e ISSO/ N%o -E !on-e!&'en1o #e u'
&n#&DH#uo, 'as es1e re"a!&ona'en1o EU=ISSO fun#a=se e' P"1&'a anE"&se no &n1er e #&a=
(essoa"/ 2E u'a !on&DJn!&a on1o"O,&!a en1re o EU e o TU (ara o !on-e!&'en1o #o
'un#o/ Bo'o #&+ Ba!-e"ar#, !o&sas &nFn&1as !o'o o !Lu, a Iores1a e a "u+, n%o
en!on1ra' seu no'e sen%o #en1ro #e u' !ora$%o a'an1e/ A !o=(ar1&!&(a$%o #&a="o,a"
L o fun#a'en1o on1o"O,&!o #o e6&s1&r e #e suas 'an&fes1a$Ues/ A !o'(reens%o #o ser
L 1r&0u1Er&a #es1a (ar1&!&(a$%o #&a"o,a" no e&6o
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Eu=Tu enDo"1os na D&0ra$%o re!H(ro!a #o fa!e=a=fa!e/
Bu0er es1a0e"e!e, !o'o D&'os, u'a #&s1&n$%o en1re as #uas (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o/
Para Rue o eDen1o &ns1aura#o (e"a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=TU seNa #&a"O,&!o L ne!essEr&o
o e"e'en1o #e 1o1a"&#a#e/ To1a"&#a#e n%o L s&'("es so'a #os e"e'en1os #a es1ru1ura
re"a!&ona"/ Es1a 1o1a"&#a#e se D&n!u"a Y 1o1a"&#a#e #o (rO(r&o (ar1&!&(an1e #o eDen1o/
Es1a 1o1a"&#a#e #o EU Rue (rofere a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o #eDe ser en1en#&#a !o'o u' a1o
1o1a"&+a#or, u'a !on!en1ra$%o e' 1o#o o seu ser/ O -o'e' es1E a(1o ao en!on1ro na
'e#&#a e' Rue e"e L 1o1a"&#a#e Rue a,e/ Ma&s Rue a &n#e(en#Jn!&a #o 1o#o, !o'o
eDen1o re"a!&ona", Pn&!o, Bu0er en1en#e a 1o1a"&#a#e !o'o &n#e(en#Jn!&a #a (rO(r&a
re"a$%o e' fa!e #os !o'(onen1es #es1a es1ru1ura/ PorL' es1a &n#e(en#Jn!&a n%o L
a0so"u1a, 'as re"a1&Da? !a#a e"e'en1o #a es1ru1ura !ons&#era#o &so"a#a'en1e L (ura
a0s1ra$%o/ O eDen1o Va!on1e!eW e' D&r1u#e #o en!on1ro Ven1reW o EU e o TU na
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re!&(ro!&#a#e #a a$%o 1o1a"&+a#ora/ A 1o1a"&#a#e (resen1e no EU=TU n%o L
s&'("es'en1e a so'a #as sensa$Ues &n1ernas #o EU (s&!o"O,&!o/ A 1o1a"&#a#e (re!e#e
on1o"o,&!a'en1e a se(ara$%o/ A (a"aDra EU=TU (re!e#e a (a"aDra EU=ISSO/ EU=ISSO L
(rofer&#o (e"o EU !o'o suNe&1o #e e6(er&Jn!&a e u1&"&+a$%o #e a",u'a !o&sa/ A
V!on1e'("a$%oW L an1er&or ao !on-e!&'en1o/ A &n1e"&,Jn!&a, o !on-e!&'en1o
!on!e&1ua" Rue ana"&sa u' #a#o ou u' o0Ne1o L (os1er&or Y &n1u&$%o #o ser/ EU=ISSO L
(os1er&or ao EU=TU/
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O EU #e EU=ISSO usa a (a"aDra (ara !on-e!er o 'un#o, (ara &'(or=se #&an1e #e"e,
or#enE="o, es1ru1urE="o, Den!J="o, 1ransfor'E="o/ Es1e 'un#o na#a 'a&s L Rue o0Ne1o
#e uso e e6(er&Jn!&a/
O (ro0"e'a #a 1o1a"&#a#e (er'ane!e no !en1ro #as (reo!u(a$Ues #e Bu0er e'
re"a$%o Y Rues1%o an1ro(o"O,&!a/ Ta" (reo!u(a$%o se !oa#una !o' a sua !on!e($%o #a
1arefa F"osOF!a, a sa0er, a reIe6%o so0re Rues1Ues rea&s = aRue"as Rue enDo"De' u'
!o'(ro'&sso a1ua" !o' a 1o1a"&#a#e #a (essoa e' 1o#as as suas 'an&fes1a$Ues/ As
!a1e,or&as #a 1o1a"&#a#e e #o Ven1reW s%o fun#a'en1a&s na an1ro(o"o,&a F"osOF!a #e
Bu0er/ Se EU E TU nos reDe"a o #&E"o,o !o'o fun#a'en1o #a e6&s1Jn!&a -u'ana, se a
Rues1%o an1ro(o"O,&!a #eDerE ser a0or#a#a !o'o u' a1o D&1a" #e (ro!ura #o sen1&#o
#a e6&s1Jn!&a -u'ana, en1%o 1ra1a=se #e (ers!ru1ar o #&a"O,&!o no ser -u'ano/ O
Ven1reW (er'&1&rE, !o'o !-aDe e(&s1e'o"O,&!a, a0or#ar o -o'e' na sua #&a"o,&!&#a#eM
e sO no en!on1ro #&a"O,&!o L Rue se reDe"a a 1o1a"&#a#e #o -o'e'/ A Jnfase so0re a
1o1a"&#a#e a!arre1a, !o'o !oro"Er&o, a reNe&$%o #a aFr'a$%o #a ra!&ona"&#a#e #a ra+%o
!o'o !ara!1erHs1&!a #&s1&n1&Da #o -o'e'/
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As #uas (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o fun#a' #uas (oss&0&"&#a#es #o -o'e' rea"&+ar sua
e6&s1Jn!&a/ A (a"aDra EU=TU L o es1e&o (ara a D&#a #&a"O,&!a, e EU=ISSO &ns1aura o
'un#o #o ISSO, o "u,ar e o su(or1e #a e6(er&Jn!&a, #o !on-e!&'en1o, #a u1&"&+a$%o/
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A a1&1u#e #o EU (o#e ser o a1o essen!&a" Rue reDe"a a (a"aDra (rofer&#a !o' a
1o1a"&#a#e #o ser, ou en1%o u'a (os1ura noL1&!a, o0Ne1&Dan1e/ Na (r&'e&ra, o EU L u'a
(essoa e o ou1ro L o TuM na se,un#a, o EU L u' suNe&1o #e e6(er&Jn!&a, #e
!on-e!&'en1o e o ser Rue se "-e #efron1a u' o0Ne1o/ A es1e se,un#o 1&(o #e Eu, Bu0er
!-a'a #e ser e,O1&!o, &s1o L, aRue"e Rue se re"a!&ona !ons&,o 'es'o ou o -o'e' Rue
en1ra e' re"a$%o !o' o seu s&='es'o/ EU=TU e EU=ISSO 1ra#u+e' #&feren1es 'o#os
#e a(reens%o #a rea"&#a#e, ao 'es'o 1e'(o Rue &ns1aura' u'a #&feren$a on1o"O,&!a
no ou1ro (O"o #a re"a$%o, seNa !o'o TU seNa !o'o ISSO/ A !on1e'("a$%o @VS!-auun,WA
L a #oa$%o #o ser !o'o TU ao EU, (essoa, Rue o a!e&1a/ A &n1e"&,Jn!&a, o
!on-e!&'en1o, a e6(er&Jn!&a L a a(reens%o #o ser !o'o o0Ne1o/ Na !on1e'("a$%o, a
a1&1u#e n%o L !o,nos!&1&Da 'as on1o"O,&!a/ No !on-e!&'en1o ou na e6(er&Jn!&a a
a1&1u#e n%o L (resen$a #o ser Rue se reDe"a na !on1e'("a$%o, L u' 1ornar=se
(resen1e ao ser e !o' o ser/
E' su'a, e6&s1e' #o&s 'o#os #e (resen$a/ Sen#o or&,&nEr&os, a re"a$%o EU=TU
e o !on!e&1o #e (resen$a re!e0e' seu sen1&#o au1Jn1&!o na #oa$%o or&,&nEr&a #o Tu/
No en!on1ro #&a"O,&!o a!on1e!e u'a re!H(ro!a (resen1&F!a$%o #o EU e #o TU/ No
re"a!&ona'en1o EU=ISSO se o ISSO es1E (resen1e ao EU n%o (o#e'os #&+er Rue o EU
es1E na (resen$a #o ISSO/ A a"1er&#a#e essen!&a" se &ns1aura so'en1e na re"a$%o EU=
TUM no re"a!&ona'en1o EU=ISSO o ou1ro n%o L en!on1ra#o !o'o ou1ro e' sua
a"1er&#a#e/ Na
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re"a$%o #&a"O,&!a es1%o na V(resen$aW o EU !o'o (essoa e o TU !o'o ou1ro/
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2E #&Dersos 'o#os #e e6&s1Jn!&a EU=ISSO/ Bu0er os resu'e e' #o&s !on!e&1os?
e6(er&Jn!&a @VErfa-run,WA e a u1&"&+a$%o ou uso @V8e0rau!-enWA/ A e6(er&Jn!&a
es1a0e"e!e u' !on1a!1o na es1ru1ura #o re"a!&ona'en1o, #e !er1o 'o#o un&#&re!&ona"
en1re u' Eu, ser e,O1&!o, e u' o0Ne1o 'an&(u"EDe"/
Es1e re"a!&ona'en1o se !ara!1er&+a (or u'a !oerJn!&a no es(a$o e no 1e'(oM
e"e L !oor#enEDe" e su0'e1&#o Y or#e' 1e'(ora"/ O re"a!&ona'en1o &'("&!a Rue os
en1es, !o&sas Rue s%o o0Ne1os, se !onFna' !o' ou1ros o0Ne1os/ O re"a!&ona'en1o
#eFne as !o&sas !o'o u'a so'a #e (ar1es/
O 'un#o #o ISSO, or#ena#o e !oeren1e, L &n#&s(ensEDe" (ara a e6&s1Jn!&a
-u'anaM e"e L u' #os "u,ares on#e nOs (o#e'os nos en1en#er !o' os ouros/ Bu0er o
!-a'a #e re&no #os Der0os 1rans&1&Dos/ E"e L essen!&a" na D&#a -u'ana, 'as n%o (o#e
ser o sus1en1E!u"o on1o"O,&!o #o &n1er-u'ano/
A aFr'a$%o #a (r&'a+&a #o #&E"o,o no Rua" o sen1&#o 'a&s (rofun#o #a
e6&s1Jn!&a -u'ana L reDe"a#o n%o nos #eDe "eDar Y !on!"us%o #e Rue a a1&1u#e EU=
ISSO seNa a",o #e ne,a1&Do, &nfer&or ou u' 'a"/ Ao !on1rEr&o, e"a L u'a #as a1&1u#es #o
-o'e' fa!e ao 'un#o, ,ra$as Y Rua" (o#e'os !o'(reen#er 1o#as as
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aRu&s&$Ues #a a1&D&#a#e !&en1HF!a e 1e!no"O,&!a #a -&s1Or&a #a -u'an&#a#e/ E' s& o EU=
ISSO n%o L u' 'a"M e"e se 1orna fon1e #e 'a", na 'e#&#a e' Rue o -o'e' #e&6a
su0Nu,ar=se (or es1a a1&1u#e, a0sorD&#o e' seus (ro(Os&1os, 'oD&#o (e"o &n1eresse #e
(ausar 1o#os os Da"ores #e sua e6&s1Jn!&a un&!a'en1e (e"os Da"ores &neren1es a es1a
a1&1u#e, #e&6an#o, enF', fene!er o (o#er #e #e!&s%o e res(onsa0&"&#a#e, #e
#&s(on&0&"&#a#e (ara o en!on1ro !o' o ou1ro, !o' o 'un#o e !o' Deus/ A #&feren$a
en1re as a1&1u#es n%o L L1&!a 'as on1o"O,&!a/ N%o se #eDe #&s1&n,aH="as e' 1er'os #e
au1en1&!&#a#e ou &nau1en1&!&#a#e/ EnRuan1o -u'anas, as #uas a1&1u#es s%o au1Jn1&!as/
Quan#o, (or es1a ra+%o, a re"a$%o (er#e o seu sen1&#o #e !ons1ru1ora #o en,aNa'en1o
res(onsEDe" (ara !o' a Der#a#e #o &n1er=-u'ano, aH en1%o, o EU=ISSO L #es1ru&$%o #o
s&='es'o, e o -o'e' se 1orna ar0&1rEr&o e su0'e1&#o Y fa1a"&#a#e/
VSe o -o'e' n%o (o#e D&Der se' o ISSO, n%o se (o#e esRue!er Rue aRue"e Rue
D&De sO !o' o ISSO n%o L -o'e'W/
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Quan#o a #e!&s%o D&1a" #o -o'e' (er!e0e o so(ro #o es(Hr&1o en1re e"e e o
(ar!e&ro #a re"a$%o, a!on1e!e a !onDers%o, a#DL' a res(os1a, sur,e o TU/ N%o e6&s1e
nen-u' 'e&o ou !on1eP#o, nen-u' &n1eresse &n1er(os1o nes1a #oa$%o #o TU e na
a!e&1a$%o #o Eu/ d #oa$%o ,ra1u&1a #o TU, o EU res(on#e (e"a a!e&1a$%o
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I'e#&a1a/ En1%o na (resen$a, na (ro6&'&#a#e Rue une os se'e"-an1es, o Eu, (essoa,
en!on1ra o Tu/ Bu0er #&s1&n,ue 1rJs esferas on#e a!on1e!e a re"a$%o? a re"a$%o !o' os
seres #a na1ure+a, a esfera #os -o'ens e a esfera #as essJn!&as es(&r&1ua&s/ O !r&1Lr&o
#e 'a&or Da"or re(ousa so0re re!&(ro!&#a#e/ Ass&' a re"a$%o #e 'a&or Da"or e6&s1en!&a"
L o en!on1ro #&a"O,&!o, a re"a$%o &n1er=-u'ana on#e a &nDo!a$%o en!on1ra sua
Der#a#e&ra e ("ena res(os1a/ DeDe'os es1ar a"er1as ao eRuHDo!o #e a1r&0u&r ao Tu, e'
Bu0er, o s&,n&F!a#o s&'("&s1a #e (essoa e ao ISSO o s&,n&F!a#o #e !o&sa, o0Ne1o/ EU=TU
n%o L e6!"us&Da'en1e a re"a$%o &n1er-u'ana/ 2E 'u&1as 'ane&ras #e EU=TU e o TU
(o#e ser Rua"Ruer ser Rue es1eNa (resen1e no fa!e=a=fa!e? -o'e', Deus, u'a o0ra #e
ar1e, u'a (e#ra, u'a Ior, u'a (e$a 'us&!a"/ Ass&' !o'o o ISSO (o#e ser Rua"Ruer
ser Rue L !ons&#era#o u' o0Ne1o #e uso, #e !on-e!&'en1o, #e e6(er&Jn!&a #e u' Eu/
EU E TU n%o a!e&1a a #&s1&n$%o fa'&"&ar en1re !o&sas e (essoas/ DeDe'os es1ar a1en1os
1a'0L' a u'a ou1ra #&s1&n$%o fa'&"&ar Rue n%o L a!e&1a (or Bu0er/ Tra1a=se #a
);
a1r&0u&$%o #e !er1as a1&1u#es a #e1er'&na#os 1&(os #e -u'anos e ou1ras a1&1u#es Rue
sO a",uns seres -u'anos (o#e' 1er/ O -o'e' (e"o s&'("es fa1o #e ser -u'ano (o#e
1o'ar Rua"Ruer u'a #as #uas a1&1u#es/ EU=TU n%o L reserDa#o Ys (essoas 'a&s
V(o#erosasW, #e 'a&or (o#er #e a!esso Y !u"1ura, = aos sE0&os ou aos ar1&s1as/ ^ erra#o
1a'0L' aFr'ar Rue o !&en1&s1a sO (o#er&a 1o'ar, (or e6e'("o, o -o'e' !o'o
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o0Ne1o #e seu es1u#o e &nDes1&,a$%o, a#o1an#o u'a a1&1u#e EU=ISSO, NE Rue es1a L
u'a e6&,Jn!&a 'e1o#o"O,&!a &n1erna #e sua !&Jn!&a/ Ta" #&s1&n$%o en1re (essoas 'a&s
a(1as a 1o'ar 1a" a1&1u#e e EU=TU ou EU=ISSO = Rue ou1ras n%o 1J' fun#a'en1o NE Rue
se 1ra1a #e #uas a1&1u#es D&1a&s Rue n%o re(resen1a' #o&s 1&(os #e (os1uras es1anRues
Rue a",uns -o'ens (u#esse' 1o'ar e ou1ros n%o/ N%o s%o, a#e'a&s, #o&s es1a#os #e
ser, 'as #o&s 'o#os #e ser, #e e6&s1Jn!&a (essoa" Rue o -o'e' #eDe 1o'ar
&n!essan1e'en1e, Ruer u'a Ruer ou1ro, nu' r&1'o !ons1an1e/
As #uas a1&D&#a#es s%o reDersHDe&s e !onDersHDe&s e' D&r1u#e #a #e!&s%o #o
-o'e' !o'o EU e #o s&,n&F!a#o #o Rue a!on1e!e en1re o EU e o 'un#o/ A #e!&s%o #o
EU n%o s&,n&F!a !r&a$%o ou !ons1&1u&$%o #o ou1ro/ Bu0er #enun!&a e reNe&1a o EU !o'o
su0s1Sn!&a/ En!on1rare'os #uas #L!a#as 'a&s 1ar#e a 'es'a #enPn!&a !on1ra o Ve,o
!o,&1oW #o so"&(s&s'o !ar1es&ano fe&1a (or Mer"eau=Pon19/ Tan1o na Estrutura do
omportamento !o'o na 'enomenologia da Per&ep/0o Mer"eau=Pon19 reNe&1a a no$%o
#e !ons!&Jn!&a !o'o fun$%o un&Dersa" #a or,an&+a$%o #a e6(er&Jn!&aM e"e a(resen1a a
!ons!&Jn!&a !o'o u'a re#e #e &n1en$Ues s&,n&F!a1&Das VPn&!o 'o#o (ossHDe" #e un&r a
!ons!&Jn!&a e a a$%oW @Estrutura do omportamento, 1.<=1..A/ Para Mer"eau=Pon19 o
suNe&1o n%o L (ura &n1er&or&#a#e, 'as L a0er1ura ao ou1ro, saH#a (ara o ou1ro
@'enomenologia da Per&ep/0o, 54.A/ O !o,&1o n%o L 'a&s !ons1&1u&n1e 'as
LVI
(roNe1o ou (ers(e!1&Da so0re o 'un#o/ Ass&' (ara e"e o 'un#o se !onDer1e no !a'(o
#e nossa e6(er&Jn!&a e #e&6a #e ser u' o0Ne1o #e (ensa'en1o, @&#e' 14.A/ O EU n%o
L, re(e1&'os, u'a rea"&#a#e e' s&, 'as re"a!&ona"/ N%o se (o#e fa"ar e' EU se'
'un#o, se' ISSO ou se' o TU/ Se o EU #e!&#e=se (or u'a ou (or ou1ra a1&1u#e,
s&,n&F!a Rue L o fenX'eno #a re"a$%o 2o'e'=Mun#o !o'o u' 1o#o Rue #eFne a
(oss&0&"&#a#e #o EU #e!&#&r/ Do EU #e(en#e a #e!&s%o, n%o #e 1o'ar u'a a1&1u#e 'as
#e 1o'ar 1a" a1&1u#e, (o&s e"e n%o L, sen%o Ruan#o #e!&#e 1o'ar 1a" a1&1u#e #&an1e #o
'un#o/ A &n&!&a1&Da e o fun#a'en1o (er1en!e' ao ser !o'o TU/ O TU se ofere!e @n%o
L (ro!ura#oA ao en!on1ro e o EU #e!&#e en!on1rE="o/ Te'os, en1%o, o es!o"-er e o ser=
es!o"-&#o, na 'P1ua a$%o #o fa!e=a=fa!e/ Pare!e &nP1&" a e6("&!a$%o #es1e (ara#o6o #e
rea"&#a#es &n#e(en#en1es e eRu&fun#a'en1an1es/ Bu0er aFr'a Rue o TU L &nefEDe",
e"e n%o (o#e ser o0Ne1&Da#o = a0or#a#o a1raDLs #e e6(ressUes e6("&!a1&Das,
es!"are!e#oras e (or &sso 'es'o re#u1oras a u'a rea"&#a#e Rue e"e, (or na1ure+a,
n%o (o#e ser/
^ #e su'a &'(or1Sn!&a, (ara a F"osoFa #o ou1ro #e Bu0er, a &rre#u1&0&"&#a#e #o
TU a u' o0Ne1o Rue '&n-a a1&1u#e #e1er'&na e e6(er&Jn!&a, so0re o Rua" (o#e fa"ar e
enun!&ar NuH+os (re#&!a1&Dos/ E' -&(O1ese a",u'a o ou1ro (o#e ser u' o0Ne1o/ Se &sso
a!on1e!er, e aH es1E o #es1&no #o -o'e', o TU NE n%o L 'a&s sen%o u' ISSO, u'a
so'a #e Rua"&#a#es, P1&" a u'
LVII
Pro(Os&1o rea"&+EDe"/ O TU n%o (o#e ser re(resen1a#o, NE Rue a a(resen1a$%o aRu& L
essen!&a"'en1e (resen$a, &ns1an1e Pn&!o #o #&E"o,oM a re(resen1a$%o su,ere #e a",u'
'o#o a &n#e(en#Jn!&a #o suNe&1o !o' re"a$%o ao re(resen1a#o/
A re"a$%o a1ua" @a1uan1eA enDo"De s&'u"1anea'en1e (ass&D&#a#e e
es(on1ane&#a#e/ A aFr'a$%o #e Bu0er L !"ara? VI!- Ter#e A' DuW V1orno='e EU na
re"a$%o !o' o TuW/ O TU or&en1a a a1ua"&+a$%o #o EU e es1e, (e"a sua a!e&1a$%o, e6er!e
sua a$%o na (resen1&F!a$%o #o ou1ro Rue, nes1e eDen1o, L o seu TU/
No TU, Fn&1u#e e &"&'&1a$%o se !onfun#e'/ A 1e'(ora"&#a#e L a (resen$a #a
a1&1u#e 1rans!en#en1e/ A (resen$a &ns1aura 1a'0L' a Fn&1u#e/ Nes1e eDen1o #a
re"a$%o Fn&1u#e e 1rans!en#Jn!&a se re"a!&ona' #&a"e1&!a'en1e, (o&s '&n-a a0er1ura
)5
ao ou1ro, Rue L 'eu Tu, #eFne ao 'es'o 1e'(o 'eu ser !o'o Fn&1o, &s1o L,
re"a!&ona"/ Es1a Fn&1u#e n%o L "&'&1a$%o no sen1&#o #e o0=Ne1&Da$%o @o(os&$%o (rO(r&a
ao 'un#o #o ISSOA, 'as L a (rO(r&a re"a$%o #&a"O,&!a na 'e#&#a e' Rue o EU se
D&n!u"a on1o"o,&!a'en1e ao TU, se' Rue a'0os (er!a' sua rea"&#a#e e a1ua"&#a#e/
Ta" a1ua"&#a#e, #&+ Bu0er, su(Ue a$%o e (a&6%o, ou a1&D&#a#e e es(on1ane&#a#e, u'a
au1Jn1&!a a"1era$%o (o&s o EU a,e so0re o TU e o TU, so0re o Eu/
As re"a$Ues EU=TU, e'0ora n%o a(resen1e' !oerJn!&a no es(a$o e no 1e'(o,
n%o es1%o s&'("es'en1e no ar, #es"&,a#as/ 2E a",o su0=
LVIII
Na!en1e Rue as une !o'o Rue nu' Iu6o !ons1an1e #e "a1Jn!&a e (a1Jn!&a? L a
nos1a",&a #o Tu/ As #uas a1&1u#es, se,un#o Bu0er, se a1ua"&+a' su!ess&Da'en1e e'
u' r&1'o !ons1an1e/ N%o (o#e' ser 1o'a#as s&'u"1anea'en1e/ Os &ns1an1es fu,a+es
#e re"a$%o en1re'e&a' na D&#a #o -o'e' os &nP'eros e (ro"on,a#os 'o'en1os #e
re"a!&ona'en1o Eu="sso/ A (resen$a #o TU = su0Na!en1e no Iu6o !ons1an1e #a re"a$%o
EU=TU e no re"a!&ona'en1o EU=ISSO, e 'es'o #uran1e o re"a!&ona'en1o EU=ISSO =
eDo!a=nos a &#L&a #e V!a'(o #e (resen$aW a Rue se refere Mer"eau=Pon19 na
'enomenologia da Per&ep/0o/ A (rO(r&a e6&s1Jn!&a -u'ana na sua un&#a#e e
'u"1&("&!&#a#e #e as(e!1os L es1a e6(er&Jn!&a #e V1rSns&1oW no r&1'o !ons1an1e #as
a1&1u#es/ Es1e fa1o se refere Y !ons1ru$%o #o 'un#o #o TU e' !on!or#Sn!&a !o' o
'un#o #o ISSO na e6&s1Jn!&a #e !a#a &n#&DH#uo/
Bu0er (ro(Ue ao -o'e' a rea"&+a$%o #a D&#a #&a"O,&!a, u'a e6&s1Jn!&a fun#a#a
no #&E"o,o/ Para es1a 1arefa so0ressa& #e noDo o sen1&#o (rofun#o #a !a1e,or&a a Rue
NE a"u#&'os? o Ven1reW/ U'a #as 'an&fes1a$Ues an1ro(o"O,&!as 'a&s !on!re1as #a
e6&s1Jn!&a #a esfera V en1reW L o fenX'eno #a res(os1a/ Nes1e nHDe" (a"aDra e (rE6&s
se !onfun#e', &s1o L, no nHDe" #o #&a"O,&!o, ou e' ou1ros 1er'os #&a="o,os L #&a=
(rE6&s, NE Rue e6&s1e u'a &n1er=a$%o Ven1reW EU e TU/ Res(os1a (o#e ser a'or/ O a'or
n%o L a",o (ossuH#o (e"o EU !o'o se fosse u' sen1&'en1o/ Os sen1&'en1os, o -o'e'
os (ossu&M (orL', o a'or L a",o Rue Va!on1e!eW en1re #o&s
LIG
seres -u'anos, a"L' #o EU e aRuL' #o TU na esfera Ven1reW os #o&s/ Do 'es'o
'o#o Va Der#a#e&ra !o'un&#a#e n%o nas!e #o fa1o #e Rue as (essoas 1J'
sen1&'en1os u'as (ara !o' as ou1ras @e'0ora e"a n%o (ossa, na Der#a#e, nas!er se'
&ssoA e"a nas!e #e #uas !o&sas? #e es1are' 1o#os e' re"a$%o D&Da e 'P1ua !o' u'
!en1ro D&Do e #e es1are' un&#as u'as Ys ou1ras e' re"a$%o D&Da e 'P1uaW/
O fenX'eno #a res(os1a L essen!&a" Y re"a$%o/ Que' ouDe se n%o L (ara
res(on#erZ A e6(er&Jn!&a #e re!e0er a (a"aDra e res(on#Jn!&a L o S'a,o #o Ven1reW
ou a reDe"a$%o D&D&#a (e"a re!&(ro!&#a#e/ Es1a e6(er&Jn!&a D&D&#a #e u' DHn!u"o nu'a
s&1ua$%o #e a(e"o e res(os1a en!erra (ara Bu0er o fenX'eno #a res(onsa0&"&#a#e e'
seus #o&s sen1&#os? (r&'e&ro, !o'o res(os1a e, se,un#o, !o'o a Vo0r&,a$%oW #e
res(on#er/ Para Bu0er a res(onsa0&"&#a#e !o'o (roNe1o #o -o'e' na -&s1Or&a #e D&Der
nu' nHDe" rea" e essen!&a" #a D&#a -u'ana L a res(os1a ao a(e"o #o #&a"O,&!o/ A
res(onsa0&"&#a#e 1rans!en#en#o o nHDe" 'ora", (ara u' nHDe" 'a&s a'("o, L o no'e
L1&!o #a re!&(ro!&#a#e/
Po#e'os resu'&r as (r&n!&(a&s !ara!1erHs1&!as #o 'un#o #o TU e'? &'e#&a1e+,
re!&(ro!&#a#e, (resen$a, 1o1a"&#a#e, &n!oerJn!&a no es(a$o e no 1e'(o, a fu,a!&#a#e e
a &no0Ne1&Da$%o/ A re!&(ro!&#a#e (er'ane!e !o'o o (arS'e1ro Da"ora1&Do #as #&Dersas
re"a$Ues EU=TU nas #&feren1es esferas Rue Bu0er #&s1&n,u&u/
`
O (ro0"e'a #e Deus a(are!e 'a&s !"ara'en1e na 1er!e&ra (ar1e #e EU E TU,
!uNo 1H1u"o (o#er&a ser a1L 'es'o VO TU e1ernoW/ PorL', sO !o'(reen#e'os
!"ara'en1e as !on!e($Ues #e Bu0er so0re o TU e1erno a(Os u'a !orre1a !o'(reens%o
)>
#as #uas (r&'e&ras (ar1es e #o Post1s&riptum es!r&1o e' 13>4 Ruan#o Bu0er es!"are!e
a",uns (on1os Rue -aD&a' sus!&1a#o !on1roDLrs&as/
U' #os (on1os 'a&s no1EDe&s L, a nosso Der, a e61re'a F#e"&#a#e #es1a
!on!e($%o (ara !o' a &n1u&$%o !en1ra" #e seu (ensa'en1o e a e61re'a !oerJn!&a
#es1a !on!e($%o !o' as !onseRaJn!&as Rue #e"a resu"1ara'/ Bo'o, a1ua"'en1e,
nossa L(o!a se !ara!1er&+a 'a&s (or u' e!"&(se #e Deus, a (reo!u(a$%o #e Bu0er
Do"1aDa=se (r&n!&(a"'en1e (ara o es!"are!&'en1o #o #&E"o,o !o' Deus a F' #e 1ornE=
"o #e noDo (ossHDe" (ara o -o'e' !on1e'(orSneo/ Ass&', a reIe6%o so0re a (a"aDra,
o seu sen1&#o na e6&s1Jn!&a -u'ana, o sen1&#o e a 1arefa Rue a (rO(r&a -&s1Or&a reserDa
a es1e 'un#o #o -o'e' #esen-ara' o !"&'a no Rua" a re"a$%o a0so"u1a en1rar&a e'
!ena, ao 'es'o 1e'(o Rue e6&,&a' (ara a sua (rO(r&a !on#&$%o #e (oss&0&"&#a#e, a
re"a$%o !o' o TU e1erno/ Tra1a=se #e u'a V!onDersa !o' DeusW/ Bo'o NE #&sse'os, a
(ro0"e'E1&!a #e Deus L !ons&#era#a a (ar1&r #a e6&s1Jn!&a -u'ana, (o&s, a (a"aDra #e
Deus se fa+ (resen1e na -&s1Or&a #o -o'e'/ VA (a"aDra #e DeusW, #&+ o Post1s&riptum,
V(ene1ra 1o#o eDen1o #a D&#a #e !a#a u' #e nOs, ass&' !o'o !a#a eDen1o #o 'un#o
Rue nos enDo"De,
LGI
1u#o o Rue L 0&o,rEF!o, 1u#o o Rue L -&s1Or&!o 1ransfor'an#o=o, (ara Do!J e (ara
'&', e' 'ensa,e' e e6&,Jn!&aW/ A (r&n!&(a" &'("&!a$%o #a !on!e($%o 0u0er&ana
so0re o TU e1erno L Rue n%o nos &n1eressa sa0er na#a so0re Deus, TU e1erno, (ara Rue
(ossa'os en1rar e' !on1a1o !o' E"e e fa"ar !o' E"e/ E 'a&s, n%o L Deus e' s& Rue
&n1eressa ao -o'e', 'as L a re"a$%o en1re e"e e Deus Rue L (rofun#a'en1e
s&,n&F!a1&Da/ Bu0er 1en1a e6(r&'&r a un&#a#e Rue e"e DJ en1re Deus, o -o'e' e o
'un#o/ N%o se 1ra1a #e u'a un&%o 'Hs1&!a, 'as #e u'a !o'un-%o/ Se' #PD&#a, Deus
L o 1o1a"'en1e ou1ro, 'as E"e L o 1o1a"'en1e 'es'o, o 1o1a"'en1e (resen1e/ A
reDo"u$%o 0u0er&ana, se aRu& !ou0er es1e 1er'o, #e&6a #e "a#o a (ers(e!1&Da
'e1afHs&!a Rue DJ u'a #u("a or#e' #e seres? o &'anen1e e o 1rans!en#en1e/ Ta&s
!a1e,or&as e'(re,a#as na !o'(reens%o #a !on!e($%o 0u0er&ana s%o &neF!a+es e
'es'o se' sen1&#o/ O s&,n&F!a#o #es1a a0so"u1a a"1er&#a#e e #a a0so"u1a (resen$a
na esfera #o en!on1ro !o' o TU e1erno 1e' seu !orres(on#en1e no sen1&#o #a
&n#e(en#Jn!&a e #a re"a$%o na esfera -u'ana/ 2E !o'o Rue u' (ara"e"&s'o en1re a
esfera -u'ana e a esfera #o en!on1ro !o' o TU e1erno/ N%o (o#e'os, (orL',
(ro"on,ar es1e (ara"e"&s'o/ Os #o&s 1&(os #e re"a$%o #&a"O,&!as s%o #&feren1es nu'
(on1o/ Se o TU (o#e se 1ornar u' ISSO na esfera -u'ana, o TU e1erno, sen#o a
a"1er&#a#e a0so"u1a, n%o (o#e, e' 1er'os on1o"O,&!os, ser re#u+&#o a u' ISSO/
LGII
U' #os (on1os !ru!&a&s Rue sus!&1ou 'a&or !on1roDLrs&a fo& o !on!e&1o #e
re!&(ro!&#a#e (resen1e na re"a$%o #o -o'e' !o' o TU e1erno/ Per,un1a=se se L
(ossHDe" !o'(arE="a !o' a re!&(ro!&#a#e Rue !ara!1er&+a a re"a$%o #&a"O,&!a no nHDe"
-u'ano e' Rua"Ruer u'a #as 1rJs esferas/ Bu0er a!res!en1ou a",uns es!"are!&'en1os
no Post1s&riptum/ E"e aFr'a Rue (ara en1en#er'os a #&feren$a no 1o!an1e a es1a
Rues1%o n%o se #eDe fa+er a(e"o Y #&s1&n$%o en1re o ra!&o!&na" e o &rra!&ona" 'as s&'
!o'(reen#er a #&s1&n$%o en1re a ra+%o Rue se #es"&,a #as ou1ras for$as #a (essoa
-u'ana, #e!"aran#o=se so0erana, e a ra+%o Rue (ar1&!&(a #a 1o1a"&#a#e e #a un&#a#e
#a (essoa -u'ana, 1ra0a"-an#o e se e6(r&'&n#o a s& 'es'a #en1ro #es1a 1o1a"&#a#e/
Sen#o, (ara Bu0er, a rea"&#a#e -u'ana a D&a #e a!esso (ara a (ro0"e'E1&!a #e
Deus, as suas !on!e($Ues so0re o TU e1erno e o sen1&#o #a re"a$%o (ura s%o, 'a&s Rue
u'a V1eo"o,&aW ou u'a F"osoFa #a re"&,&%o, u' Der#a#e&ro -u'an&s'o/ N%o 1er&a s&#o
es1a a Nus1&F!a1&Da #a a1r&0u&$%o, e' 13<;, #o (rJ'&o Eras'o (e"a A!a#e'&a
2o"an#esa #e A's1er#%Z Ma&s Rue u' -u'an&s'o !o' a(arJn!&a #e u' &#ea"&s'o
'ora", o -u'an&s'o 0u0er&ano L on1o"O,&!o/ Sua 'ensa,e' L a 1arefa a1r&0uH#a ao
-o'e'? rea"&+ar o V#&D&noW no 'un#o, 1ornar (ossHDe" u'a 1eofan&a, u"1ra(assan#o o
#o,'a1&s'o e o es(Hr&1o o0Ne1&Dan1e #as re"&,&Ues es1a0e"e!&#as (e"a re"&,&os&#a#e #a
e6&s=
LGIII
)<
1Jn!&a !on!re1a/ Se' #PD&#a, -E for1e &nIuJn!&a #o 2ass&#&s'o so0re Bu0er nes1a
(ro(os1a #a res(onsa0&"&#a#e #o -o'e' e' rea"&+ar e &ns1aurar o #&D&no no 'un#o/
O -u'an&s'o 0u0er&ano nos (er'&1e 1a'0L' efe1uar u'a "e&1ura -u'an&s1a #e
Bu0er/ VO -o'e' n%o L en1%oW, !o'o aFr'a R/ M&sra-&, Vso'en1e o F' L1&!o #e u'a
#ou1r&na on1o"O,&!a, 'as o !o'e$o #es1a #ou1r&na e #e 1o#o o (ensa'en1o u"1er&orW
@!artin "uber (E,&na 5.A/ A (a"aDra, a re"a$%o, a re!&(ro!&#a#e s%o a1os #o -o'e'/ ^
no -u'ano Rue #eDe'os en!on1rar a ra&+ e o fun#a'en1o #a on1o"o,&a #o fa!e=a=fa!e/
Es1a Jnfase #a#a ao -u'ano, ao ser #a re"a$%o, nos (er'&1e en1en#er a seDera
!rH1&!a Rue Bu0er en#ere$ou Ys 'Hs1&!as 1ra#&!&ona&s, na 'e#&#a e' Rue es1as "eDa' a
u'a ne,a$%o #o Eu, ou #o s&='es'o Rue L a0sorD&#o (e"a #&D&n#a#e/ VA #ou1r&na #a
#e(en#Jn!&a n%o #e&6a ao Eu, Rue sus1en1a o ar!o un&Dersa" #a re"a$%o (ura, sen%o
u'a rea"&#a#e 1%o D% e #L0&", a (on1o #e n%o 'a&s se a!re#&1ar Rue e"a seNa !a(a+ #e
sus1en1ar a",oM u'a #es1as #ou1r&nas #a a0sor$%o fa+ #esa(are!er es1e ar!o no
'o'en1o #e sua (erfe&$%oM a ou1ra !ons&#era=o u'a Ru&'era a ser su(era#aW @EU E
.U, (E,, 3.A/
Para Bu0er, o EU L o su(or1e e o fun#a'en1o #a re"a$%o (ura e a0so"u1a/ Bu0er
ne,a as 'Hs1&!as #o J61ase e as 'Hs1&!as #o an&Ru&"a'en1o #e s& 'es'o/ A'0as
ne,a' es1e (o#er #e su(or1e (rO(r&o #o Eu/ As (r&'e&ras '&s=
LGIV
1&!as aFr'a' a a0sor$%o na un&#a#e/ Bu0er as #enun!&a (or ne,are' a (rO(r&a
#ua"&#a#e EU e TU e (or se 1ra1ar, a"L' #&sso, #e u'a fa"sa un&#a#e/ E' seu J61ase, o
'Hs1&!o n%o a1&n,e a un&#a#e Der#a#e&ra !o' o #&D&no, 'as !on-e!e a sua (rO(r&a
un&#a#e/ As se,un#as 'Hs1&!as, #o an&Ru&"a'en1o #o EU na #&D&n#a#e e no S&='es'o,
s%o 1a'0L' reNe&1a#as (e"a ne,a$%o #a Der#a#e&ra #ua"&#a#e na re"a$%o EU=TU
e1erno/ O e6e'("o a Rue Bu0er se refere L a fOr'u"a #os U(an&s-a#s/
E' su'a, o '&s1&!&s'o 1ra#&!&ona" L #enun!&a#o (or Bu0er (or ne,ar ao EU a
rea"&#a#e Rue "-e L essen!&a" na re"a$%o/ N%o se 1ra1a #o EU #o e,O1&!o, 'as #o EU #a
re"a$%o EU=TU/
a"ar #e Deus L re#u+H="o a u' o0Ne1o !o'(arEDe" a ou1ros o0Ne1os e Rue (o#e
ser usa#o ou e6("ora#o, seNa e' no'e #e u' s&s1e'a #o,'E1&!o ou #e 'era re"&,&%o/
A"&Es, a (ro(Os&1o #e re"&,&%o, !onDL' no1ar, #e (assa,e', u'a aFr'a$%o fe&1a (or
Bu0er nu'a en1reD&s1a Y rE#&o BBB e' 13<1/ VDeDo !onfessar Rue n%o ,os1o 'u&1o #e
re"&,&%o e F!o 'u&1o !on1en1e Rue es1a (a"aDra n%o se en!on1ra na BH0"&aW @1rans!r&1o
(or R/ 8/ S'&1- e' sua o0ra !artin "uber, (E,/ ;;A/
NOs (o#e'os fa"ar !o' Deus, o Rue s&,n&F!a Do"1ar=se (ara E"e/ O 1e'a #a
V!onDers%oW L &'(or1an1e e' EU E TU/ BonDers%o &'("&!a u'a 'u#an$a ra#&!a"/ O
a(e"o 0u0er&ano e61ra(o"a o !a'(o re"&,&oso/ Bu0er NE #&a,nos1&!aDa e' 13);, u'a
1en#Jn!&a #a so=
LGV
!&e#a#e !on1e'(orSnea @Rue e"e !-a'ou #e V#oen1eWA #e !on1r&0u&r (ara u'a
#e,ra#a$%o #o sen1&#o #o -u'ano/ A !onFan$a na for$a #o #&E"o,o, #o TU n%o
#esD&r1uou es1e #&a,nOs1&!o or&en1an#o=o (ara u' (ess&'&s'o/ Ao !on1rEr&o, a D&#a #o
-o'e' (o#e, (e"a !onDers%o, or&en1ar=se (ara o !a'&n-o #e u'a noDa era, ,ra$as a
u' noDo sen1&#o #e !o'un&#a#e/
Es1e o1&'&s'o (er'&1&u Rue EU E TU so0reD&Desse, (or #e+enas #e anos, Ys
!r&1&!as, Ys !on1roDLrs&as, Ys &#eo"o,&as, Ys 1eo"o,&as, aos en1us&as'os, 'oD&'en1os e
#ou1r&nas/
`
A e6&s1Jn!&a e a reIe6%o #e Bu0er fora' nor1ea#as (or u'a Rues1%o
fun#a'en1a", !uNo sen1&#o e a"!an!e fo& se a'("&an#o/ Bo'o ]&er\e,aar#, Bu0er sen1&u
a e6&,Jn!&a #e (ro!urar u'a so"u$%o ao (ro0"e'a no Rua" es1aDa 'er,u"-a#a a
-u'an&#a#e, u'a ru(1ura en1re o -o'e' e Deus/ A 1arefa a Rue Bu0er se &'(Xs, fo& a
)4
#e 0us!ar u' 'e&o (ara re!u(erar a re"a$%o en1re -o'e', Deus e o 'un#o, 1ornan#o
#e noDo (ossHDe" o #&E"o,o en1re Deus e o -o'e'/ N%o De'os e' Bu0er u'a or#e'
s&s1e'E1&!a e (re!on!e0&#a (ara a0or#ar es1e (ro0"e'a/ Ao !on1rEr&o, o esfor$o (or
e"e e'(reen#&#o no sen1&#o #e e"u!&#ar es1a Rues1%o, fo& se #esenDo"Den#o Y 'e#&#a
#a o!orrJn!&a #os a!on1e!&'en1os, nu'a es(L!&e #e !on1&nuo re!o'e$o/ Seus es!r&1os
res(on#&a' a e6&,Jn!&as o!as&ona&s e es(e!&F!asM ou1ras De+es, e6&=
LGVI
,Jn!&as 'a&s a'("as en!on1raDa' res(os1as 'a&s a'("as/
Os 1rJs e"e'en1os = -o'e', Deus, 'un#o = fora' sen#o (au"a1&na'en1e
a0or#a#os so0 #&Dersos (r&s'as/ Ass&' o sen1&#o #o 'un#o -u'ano @a(resen1a#o na
se,un#a (ar1e #e EU E TUA serE e6("&!&1a#o !o' reIe6Ues #esenDo"D&#as e'?
Dist2n&ia origin3ria e rela/0o, A 4uest0o do indivduo, Elementos do 5nterhumano e
nos estudos dedi&ados 6 edu&a/0o !o'o 7obre a Edu&a/0o e 7obre a 'orma/0o do
&ar3ter/ Do 'es'o 'o#o o s&,n&F!a#o #a Der#a#e&ra !o'un&#a#e, #a so!&e#a#e e #a
(o"H1&!a e' re"a$%o Y e6&s1Jn!&a !on!re1a #os &n#&DH#uos serE a(rofun#a#o e'
aminhos de Utopia, A import2n&ia e os limites do prin&pio polti&o e DEr&os ou1ros/ O
#&E"o,o !o' o TU E1erno @a(resen1a#o na 1er!e&ra (ar1e #e EU E TUA re!e0erE
e6("&!&1a$Ues e' DEr&os 1ra0a"-os en1re os Rua&s (o#e'os #es1a!ar E&lipse de Deus/
D&an1e #a ur,Jn!&a e' fa+er #es!o0r&r ao -o'e' !on1e'(orSneo a Der#a#e&ra
-&s1Or&a #a -u'an&#a#e ou o #&E"o,o en1re a Terra e o BLu, Bu0er e'(reen#eu a 1arefa
#e 1ra#u+&r a BH0"&a -e0ra&!a (ara o a"e'%oM a F' #e 1ornE="a 'a&s !o'(reensHDe" aos
"e&1ores, Bu0er e"a0orou e61ensos 1ra0a"-os #e e6e,ese !on!re1&+a#os e'? A '8 dos
projetas, Dois tipos de f8, Revela/0o e '8 e 'u&1os ou1ros/
A sua on1o"o,&a #a re"a$%o 1erE !onseRaJn!&as #&re1as so0re a e#u!a$%o e so0re
a an1ro(o"o,&a F"osOF!a/ Bu0er !on1&nua res(on#en#o ao a(e"o &n!essan1e Rue o
-u'ano "-e
LGVII
"an$aDa/ A sua res(os1a era a res(onsa0&"&#a#e -&s1Or&!a Rue e"e (rO(r&o #es!o0r&u e'
sua o0ra e 'an&fes1aDa na sua (rO(r&a e6&s1Jn!&a/
A nos1a",&a #o -u'ano, ne"e (roDo!a#a (or s&1ua$Ues #e (rofun#a !r&se no
'un#o #os -o'ens on#e a !on1roDLrs&a e !&sUes &'(eraDa', a"&aDa=se a u'a
(rofun#a es(eran$a no (o#er #e re"a$%o, na for$a #o #&E"o,o Rue far&a #o -o'e' u'a
(essoa "&Dre e res(onsEDe" #&an1e #e seu #es1&no/ EU E TU (roDo!ou ou1ros es!r&1os no
S'0&1o #a an1ro(o"o,&a F"osOF!a? VDist2n&ia origin3ria e rela/0oW, VO 4ue 8 &omum a
todosW, VA palavra 4ue deve ser proferidaW, Vulpa e sentimento de &ulpaW, VA &ura
atrav8s do en&ontroW/ No !a'(o #a e#u!a$%o Bu0er a("&!ou e e6("&!&1ou a F"osoFa #o
#&E"o,o/ Po#e'os "er? V7obre a Edu&a/0oW, =W7obre a forma/0o do &ar3terW, VDis&ursos
sobre a Edu&a/0oW/
E' seu ensa&o V7obre a Edu&a/0oW Bu0er aFr'a Rue V!o' a !r&an$a o ,Jnero
-u'ano !o'e$a a !a#a &ns1an1eW/ Rea"'en1e es1E no se&o #o (rO(r&o ser #o -o'e' o
(o#er #e se'(re re!o'e$ar/ Ao "a#o #o V&ns1&n1o #e au1orW, !o'o #eno'&na a
ne!ess&#a#e #e se'(re es1ar na or&,e' #e !a#a !o&sa, Bu0er #&s1&n,ue e' !a#a
-o'e' a ne!ess&#a#e #e #&E"o,o/ Es1a #u("a ne!ess&#a#e #e re"a$%o e !r&a$%o se
fun#a'en1a nas #uas (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o/
No S'0&1o #a (o"H1&!a, o S'a,o #a 'ensa,e' 0u0er&ana 0aseaDa=se no #eseNo
#e !o'un&#a#e, a(resen1an#o a (oss&0&"&#a#e (ara o
LGVIII
seu (oDo #e rea"&+ar 1o(&!a'en1e a Der#a#e&ra u1o(&a/ O seu so!&a"&s'o u1O(&!o
re(ousaDa so0re u'a Der#a#e&ra 'e1afHs&!a #a a'&+a#e, #o en!on1ro #&a"O,&!o/
`
A (rofun#a es(eran$a e fL no -o'e' (resen1es e' sua o0ra e e' sua D&#a,
&n!en1&Dara' Bu0er a "an$ar, e6a1a'en1e a1raDLs #a o0ra e #a D&#a, u' a(e"o Rue se
).
!on!re1&+ou !o'o u'a Do+, u' #&E"o,o, u' 1es1a'en1o "e,a#o a 1o#os nOs Rue
es1a'os rea"'en1e (reo!u(a#os !o' a sor1e #o -o'e'/
Ass&', #&an1e #a &'ens&#%o #a o0ra e #a r&Rue+a e6&s1en!&a" #es1e 'es1re 1orna=
se #&fH!&", (ara 'u&1os, !o'(reen#er e6a1a'en1e a sua aFr'a$%o? Vn%o 1en-o
ens&na'en1os a 1rans'&1&r/// To'o aRue"e Rue 'e ouDe (e"a '%o e o "eDo a1L a Nane"a/
A0ro=a e a(on1o (ara fora/ N%o 1en-o ens&na'en1o a",u', 'as !on#u+o u' #&E"o,oW/
Po#erHa'os !er!ear o D&,or #es1e -o'e' se o Rua"&F!Esse'os #e
Ve6&s1en!&a"&s1aW, !o'(aran#o=o aos ,ran#es F"Osofos e (ensa#ores !o'o ]&er\e,aar#,
N&e1+s!-e, 2e&#e,,er, Qas(ers/ Se o S'a,o #o e6&s1en!&a"&s'o ou #a F"osoFa #a
e6&s1Jn!&a se reDe"a #e u' "a#o !o'o (ro1es1o e #enPn!&a !on1ra s&s1e'as, a0s1ra$Ues
e !on!e&1os e #e ou1ro !o'o a aFr'a$%o e a e6&,Jn!&a #e !o'(ro'&sso !o' a
!on!re1u#e e !o' o #esaFo #a e6&s1Jn!&a !on!re1a #e !a#a u' 1a"De+ 1o#os esses
F"Osofos 1en-a' fa"-a#o
LGIG
no seu &n1en1o, n%o #&a"o,an#o !o' o #esaFo #a e6&s1Jn!&a = e' Es(eros 'onO"o,os
se en!"ausurara' na ar&#e+ #e seus s&s1e'as, 1eses e a0s1ra$Ues/ Po#erHa'os
!on!"u&r, !o'o aFr'a o (rofessor W/ ]auf'ann, Rue na rea"&#a#e sO e6&s1&u u'
e6&s1en!&a"&s1a Rue n%o fo& e6a1a'en1e e6&s1en!&a"&s1a, e s&', Mar1&n Bu0er/
`
Res1a=nos a,ora a(resen1ar ao "e&1or a",u'as (on#era$Ues ,era&s so0re a o0ra
EU E TU !o'o u' 1o#o, Rue e"e eDen1ua"'en1e #eseNa !on-e!er/ Qua&s s%o as
!ara!1erHs1&!as #e EU E TU e Rua" a (os1ura Rue e"a e6&,e (ara sua !o'(reens%oZ
O es1&"o #e Bu0er 'u&1as De+es se a(resen1a !o'o o0s!uro/ E' 'u&1os 1re!-os,
(or 'o1&Dos #e (ra+er es1L1&!o #&an1e #e e6(ressUes 0e"as e r&!as, o sen1&#o !-e,a a
ser ofus!a#o/ A !ons1ru$%o e o r&1'o s%o 0r&"-an1es, o Rue Ys De+es #&F!u"1a a
!o'(reens%o #e DEr&as (assa,ens se Ru&ser'os efe1uar so'en1e u'a "e&1ura/ Bo'o o
'&s1Lr&o e a (rofun#&#a#e nos fas!&na', a 1en1a1&Da #e s&'("es'en1e !o'(reen#er o
Rue Bu0er 1e' a nos #&+er #esD&a o nosso #eseNo #e !r&1&!E="o ou 'es'o e' nos
(er,un1ar se o Rue e"e aFr'a L Der#a#e&ro ou n%o/
A a!e&1a$%o ou a !onsa,ra$%o n%o reDe"a' ne!essar&a'en1e a for$a e o (o#er
&n1erno #e u'a o0ra/ O0ras Rue NE nas!e' ,ran#es e s%o anun!&a#as !o'o a P"1&'a
(a"aDra, (o#e' !o=
LGG
n-e!er u'a e6&s1Jn!&a !ur1a/ Por ou1ro "a#o, aRu&"o Rue fo& #e'as&a#a'en1e
!o'(reen#&#o n%o sus!&1a re1&!Jn!&asM o es(an1o ou a#'&ra$%o n%o #e&6a '&s1Lr&o
a",u' a ser #esDen#a#o/
2E o0ras Rue (er#ura' a",uns anos, a",u'as so0reD&De' seu au1or, ou1ras
ressus!&1a' anos #e(o&s, ou1ras a&n#a s%o "an$a#as #eFn&1&Da'en1e na 'a,n&F!Jn!&a
#a &'or1a"&#a#e/
EU E TU fo& reDe"a#a e' a"e'%o/ VEr&as ou1ras reDe"a$Ues se su!e#era', 1ornan#o=a
"ar,a'en1e !on-e!&#a/
O en!an1o #e seu '&s1Lr&o !on1&nua fas!&nan#o 'u&1os "e&1ores/ Te'=se a
&'(ress%o #e Rue Bu0er 'an&fes1ou (ro(os&1a#a'en1e suas &#L&as a1raDLs #e u'
#&s!urso o0s!uro e Ys De+es en&,'E1&!o, e'(re,an#o e6(ressUes ar!a&!as e 'es'o
forNan#o neo"o,&s'os Rue n%o s%o fa!&"'en1e !o'(reen#&#os nu'a (r&'e&ra "e&1ura,
o0r&,an#o o "e&1or a 1er u'a (os1ura #e1er'&na#a #&an1e #a o0ra/ O "&Dro n%o #eDe ser
!ons&#era#o !o'o u' 'ero 'e&o #e !o'un&!a$%o, u' o0Ne1o #e (ra+er es1L1&!o, #e
e6(er&Jn!&a, 'as u' Der#a#e&ro TU !o' o Rua" se es1a0e"e!e u' #&E"o,o ,enuHno/ N%o
L u' "&Dro (ara ser "&#o 'as, #&rHa'os, (ara ser VouD&#oW/
O (rO(r&o Bu0er, se,un#o aFr'a' aRue"es Rue o !on-e!era' (essoa"'en1e
es1aDa 'a&s (reo!u(a#o, e' suas (a"es1ras, !onferJn!&as e !ursos, e' es1a0e"e!er
&'e#&a1a'en1e "a$os Hn1&'os #e ,enuHno #&E"o,o #o Rue e' 1rans'&1&r u'a #ou1r&na/
)3
E"e #eseNaDa 'os1rar a !a#a &n1er"o!u1or o !a'&n-o (ara sua e6&s1Jn!&a/ N%o !a'&n-os
Rue "eDa' a (ar1e a",u'a 'as !a'&=
LGGI
n-os Rue e6&,&a' a #es1ru&$%o #as #&s1Sn!&as a1raDLs #a en!arna$%o #o EU=TU/ O
!a'&n-o n%o L 1ra$a#o a (ar1&r #e u' 'un#o !on!e&1ua" #e a0s1ra$Ues, &nO!uo e
Da+&o/ E"e sur,e #e e6(er&Jn!&a D&D&#a na !on!re1u#e e6&s1en!&a" #e !a#a ser -u'ano/
N%o L u' !ons1ru!1o 1eOr&!o forNa#o (ara o 0e' #e u'a !ausa, #e u'a #ou1r&na
(o"e'&+an1e, 'as L u' Der#a#e&ro Ve6&s1en!&a"W/
M&"-ares #e "e&1ores NE !onsa,rara' a o0ra a1raDLs #as #L!a#as (orRue seu
'&s1Lr&o n%o "-es !ausou (ess&'&s'o ou #erro1a #&an1e #o &n!o'(reensHDe" = e"a
De"aDa u'a r&Rue+a &nson#EDe"/ ^ nes1e sen1&#o Rue o es1&"o #a o0ra a reDe"a e ao
'es'o 1e'(o a o!u"1a/
Ta"De+ seNa e6a,ero aFr'ar Rue !a'&n-os !o'o o Rue nos a(resen1ou Bu0er, e
Rue EU E TU -oNe nos 'os1ra, "eDa' a es1e ressur,&'en1o #e as(&ra$Ues (rofun#as
(roD&n#as #e re!Xn#&1os #o -u'ano, Rue se 'an&fes1a' -oNe a1raDLs #as VDo"1asW, (or
e6e'("o, Y 'Hs1&!a or&en1a" ou ao !r&s1&an&s'o (r&'&1&Do/
EU E TU nos reDe"a, !o'o 1a'0L' a 1ra#u$%o 0u0er&ana #a BH0"&a, u'a fa!e1a
&'(or1an1e #o (ensa'en1o #e Bu0er? a (reo!u(a$%o e' !a(1ar o sen1&#o or&,&nEr&o
#as (a"aDras/ Bo'o 1ra#u1or, e"e fo& u' Der#a#e&ro &n1Lr(re1e #a BH0"&a/ Ta"De+ a
es1ran-e+a !o' Rue fo& re!e0&#a sua 1ra#u$%o reDe"e aRue"a for$a #e Rue nos fa"a
2erE!"&1o e' seu fra,'en1o 3;/ VO #eus, !uNo orE!u"o es1E e' De"fos, n%o fa"a ne'
es!on#e, e"e &n#&!aW/
LGGII
Nossa 'ane&ra #e !o'(reen#er as (a"aDras fo& !o'o Rue e'0ru1e!&#a (e"o uso,
1ornan#o=nos &nsensHDe&s (ara o seu sen1&#o (r&'or#&a"/ En1%o e' !er1o sen1&#o e"as
nos !-o!a', !o'o a Der#a#e nos &n!o'o#a Ys De+es, (e"o 0r&"-o #e sua "u+/
To#o EU E TU fa"a #e en!on1ro, (re1en#e ser u' #&E"o,o e (or &sso (a#e!e !o'
as &nsuF!&Jn!&as a(aren1es #e!orren1es #e u' es1&"o en&,'E1&!oM !o'o o (rO(r&o
#&E"o,o, Rue n%o (o#e ser &'(essoa", 'as &n1er(essoa", a!on1e!e nu' !"&'a #e
'&s1Lr&o/
Ser&a 1%o es1ran-o, (o#e'os nos (er,un1ar, a(ro6&'ar o !arE1er en&,'E1&!o #e
!er1as (assa,ens ou o es1&"o #e Bu0er e' EU E TU e a o0serDa$%o Rue 2e&#e,,er fe+
e' sua (e!u"&ar &n1er(re1a$%o #os fra,'en1os #os (rL=so!rE1&!os #&+en#o Rue a
asso!&a$%o #e (a"aDras, a(aren1e'en1e se' ar1&!u"a$%o en1re s&, n%o re(resen1a u'
es1E,&o (r&'&1&Do e o0s!uro Rue a&n#a n%o a1&n,&u a (erfe&$%o a1ua" #e nossa "Hn,ua
'as #eno1a u'a #ens&#a#e Rue NE fo& (er#&#a a1ua"'en1eZ
A(esar #o es1&"o, 'u&1as De+es, (are!er ro'Sn1&!o e o No,o #e (a"aDras
a1&n,&re' u' 'E6&'o ,rau #e (erfe&$%o e 0e"e+a, &n1ra#u+HDe&s, a 'ensa,e'
(rofun#a L an1&=ro'Sn1&!a/ Suas e6(ressUes re!usa' Rua"Ruer afe1a$%o/ Por e6e'("o,
a for$a e61raor#&nEr&a Rue Bu0er !onfere ao !on!e&1o #e V(resen$aW L res(onsEDe" (e"a
'u#an$a #e (ers(e!1&Da e' 1O(&!os !o'o Deus, en!on1ro, "&0er#a#e,
res(onsa0&"&#a#e/
LGGIII
O en!on1ro en1re Deus e o -o'e' n%o se rea"&+a e' "u,ar ou 1e'(o
#e1er'&na#os, 'as a!on1e!e aRu& e a,ora, na (resen$aM !a#a "u,ar L "u,ar, !a#a
1e'(o L 1e'(o/ Os ,re,os enfa1&+aDa' e ,"or&F!aDa' a D&s%o/ Le'os e' 2erE!"&1o, no
fra,'en1o 1:1a, VOs o"-os s%o 'e"-ores 1es1e'un-as Rue os ouD&#osW/ Os seus
#euses era' re(resen1a#os D&sua"'en1e a1raDLs #e 0e"as &'a,ens/ Os -e0reus n%o
D&sua"&+aDa' o seu Deus/ E"e era &nD&sHDe"/ E"e sO (o#&a ser ouD&#o/ V&'os a Jnfase #a
aFr'a$%o #e Bu0er/ N%o se (o#e fa"ar De"e, 'as fa"ar !o' E"e/ E"e n%o L u' o0Ne1o #e
o0serDa$%o ou !u"1oM E"e sO (o#e ser en!on1ra#o na (resen$a Rue a !a#a De+ L Pn&!a e
&nsu0s1&1uHDe"/ E"e L u' TU a1e'(ora", u' TU e1erno/
O 'o#o !o'o Bu0er a(resen1a EU E TU, !o'o e"e nos fa"a, "an$a a nOs u'
#esaFo? Rua" L o 'o#o (e"o Rua" Da'os en1rar e' !on1a1o !o' a o0raZ Bo'o
#&sse'os, o !on1eP#o en&,'E1&!o #e !er1as (assa,ens nos fa+ !o'(reen#er Rue
;:
es1a'os #&an1e #e u' "&Dro Rue n%o (o#e ser "&#o sO u'a De+/ ^ u' es1&"o (roDo!a#or
Rue e6&,e a1en$%o e 1a"De+ #uas ou 1rJs "e&1uras/ DeDe'os ouD&r o Rue e"e 1e' a nos
#&+er e' De+ #e (ro!urar u' !on1eP#o (ro,ra'E1&!o ou s&s1e'E1&!o Rue a(resen1a
fOr'u"as es1ereo1&(a#as a1raDLs #e Nar,Ues 'o#Hs1&!os, so"u$Ues fE!e&s e &'e#&a1as
(ara o V'a" #e nosso sL!u"oW/ Se a",uL' !ons&#erar EU E TU !o'o u' ensa&o
F"osOF!o no sen1&#o 1L!n&!o #o 1er'o, 1en1an#o reDer a fa"s&#a#e ou a Der&F!a0&"&#a#e
#e u' ar,u'en1o ou #e u'a aFr=
LGGIV
'a$%o, a!-ar&a, nes1e "&Dro, !a'(o (ara u'a !rH1&!a arrasa#ora/ Se ao !on1rEr&o,
es1&Der'os a1en1os e #&s(os1os a ouD&r, #&a"o,ar, en1%o Dere'os Rue a Rues1%o
an1ro(o"O,&!a nos !onfron1a, nos (roDo!a, nos arre0a1a (ara o sen1&#o #o (ara#o6a"/
Es1a 1arefa Rue e'(reen#e'os, forne!en#o EU E TU e' (or1u,uJs, a(resen1ou
#&F!u"#a#es (ara nOs, (o&s es1&De'os !ons!&en1es #a "&1era" &'(oss&0&"&#a#e #e 1ra#u+H=
"o/ Nossa (re1ens%o e' re"er Bu0er fo& 1en1ar ouD&r #e"e o Rue a&n#a Ruer nos #&+er, >5
anos a(Os sua (r&'e&ra (u0"&!a$%o, es1a o0ra (er'ane!e a1ua" e a1uan1e/ Es1&De'os
'enos (reo!u(a#os !o' a 0e"e+a #e es1&"o ou !o' a e6a1&#%o #os 1er'os no
DernE!u"o, #o Rue !o' a F#e"&#a#e ao (ensa'en1o e !o' a res(onsa0&"&#a#e (ara
!o' a (a"aDra #o au1orM #e&6a'os, na 'e#&#a #o (ossHDe", as (rO(r&as (a"aDras
'an&fes1are' sua &n1en$%o/ Bre'os n%o nos 1er #a#o a o!as&%o #e en!arar o "&Dro
!o'o u' o0Ne1o #&an1e #o Rua" Rua"Ruer "&0er#a#e L (ossHDe"M n%o nos L "H!&1o
'an&(u"E="o/ E"e es1E aH, nos !onfron1a e !onfron1o n%o L 0a1a"-a on#e (o#e -aDer
Den!e#or e Den!&#o/ E'0ora n%o (ossa -aDer !o&n!&#Jn!&a en1re as #uas
'an&fes1a$Ues, #o or&,&na" e #a 1ra#u$%o, a!re#&1a'os 1er -aD&#o (ro6&'&#a#e/ E' De+
#e u' !onNun1o #e &#L&as e !on!e&1os EU E TU L u'a Do+ Rue nos !-a'a (ara aNu#E="a
a se reDe"ar/ Para a"L' #a o0ra es!r&1a, a (a"aDra L referen!&a" na 'e#&#a e' Rue fa+
a(e"o ao "o!u1or ou es!r&1or/ Ta" L o !arE1er #e !o'un&!a0&"&#a#e #o #&s!urso, Ao
!onfron1ar a o0ra
LGGV
es!r&1a, (o#e'os re1ornar YRu&"o Rue fo& su(resso, Rue era a e6(er&Jn!&a e6&s1en!&a"
!on!re1a !o'o eDen1o/ A e6&s1Jn!&a !on!re1a #eDe ser !o'(reen#&#a, &s1o L,
!o'un&!a#a/ Bu0er o(erou u'a re#u$%o Y or#e' #o #&s!urso (ara (o#er no="a
!o'un&!ar/ O #&s!urso a(resen1a u' !arE1er #&a"L1&!o, &s1o L, e"e L u' eDen1o Rue 1e'
sen1&#o, ou en1%o, u' eDen1o Rue #e a",u' 'o#o se su(r&'e no sen1&#o/ O eDen1o L
!o'(reen#&#o !o'o sen1&#o/
Tra#u+&r u' 1e61o enDo"De (er&(L!&as e #&F!u"#a#esM a 1ra#u$%o n%o #e&6a #e ser
#e a",u' 'o#o u'a &n1er(re1a$%o/ To#o (ro0"e'a #a 1ra#u$%o L &'("&!a#o na re"a$%o
en1re o V'es'oW sen1&#o e o ou1ro V&#&o'aW, ou na 1rans(os&$%o #e u' 'es'o
sen1&#o #e u' &#&o'a e' u' ou1ro/ O 'es'o (ara#o6o en!on1ra'os na e6(er&Jn!&a
#a "e&1ura NE Rue es1a L u'a e6(er&Jn!&a #e re&nDes1&'en1o ou #e re&ns!r&$%o #o
V'es'oW 1e61o a1raDLs #e u' Vou1roW 'e&o/ Ler, (or1an1o, L (ro#u+&r u' noDo eDen1o
#o #&s!urso Rue (re1en#e 1er o 'es'o sen1&#o e' ou1ro &#&o'a/ ARu& o Rue fa+ o
(a(e" #e Vou1ro &#&o'aW s%o o(&n&Ues e (ers(e!1&Das #o "e&1or ou #o 1ra#u1or/ Po#e'os,
ass&', a(ro6&'ar a 1ra#u$%o #a &n1er(re1a$%o/ Bo'(reen#er L, #e !er1o 'o#o, Den!er
as #&feren$as e6&s1en1es en1re #o&s !O#&,os/ In1er(re1ar L a(ro6&'ar=se #as !o&sas Rue
a "&n,ua,e' no'e&a a(esar #as #&feren$as #as "Hn,uas/ A 1ra#u$%o ser&a a e6(er&Jn!&a
&nDersa #a fa"a/ Quan#o fa"a'os, a!re#&1a'os Rue a (a"aDra e6a1a L a #a nossa "Hn,ua,
sen1&'os Rue aRu&"o Rue #eseNa'os #&=
LGGVI
+er n%o (o#e ser #&1o sen%o #o 'o#o Rue es1a'os a!os1u'a#os #&+er/ Ou, re1o'an#o
as (a"aDras #e BenDen&s1e, o V&n1en1a#oW #o #&s!urso a#ere ao s&,n&F!a#o #e nossa
"Hn,ua/ Na 1ra#u$%o, a(aren1e'en1e, a!on1e!e o 'es'o/ SerE Rue aRu& o Rue
rea"'en1e o au1or Ru&s #&+er no 1e61o n%o L &nse(arEDe" #as (a"aDras or&,&na&s e, (or
&sso 'es'o, &n1ra#u+HDe"Z Nossa !ons!&Jn!&a -&s1Or&!a, (orL', aFr'a o !on1rEr&o ao
(os1u"ar a (oss&0&"&#a#e #e 1ra#u$%o #e Rua"Ruer 1e61o/ O (ensa'en1o enRuan1o
VRuerer=#&+erW, 'es'o &nDes1&#o na "&n,ua,e', #eDe !onserDar !er1a #&s1Sn!&a Rue "-e
;1
(oss&0&"&1a #es=&nDes1&r=se (ara se re=&nDes1&r #e u' 'o#o #&feren1e/ Bre'os (o#er
re1o'ar a a(ro6&'a$%o Rue o(era 8a#a'er #a &n1er(re1a$%o e #a e6e!u$%o #e u'a
(e$a 'us&!a"/ A &n1er(re1a$%o L, (ara e"e, Ruan#o e6e!u1a#a, ao 'es'o 1e'(o Pn&!a
e #&feren1e/ E, no en1an1o, L se'(re o 'es'o 1e61o ao Rua" L (ossHDe" Do"1ar !o'o o
V'es'oW #e 1o#as as &n1er(re1a$Ues Rue s%o Vou1rasW/ Do 'es'o 'o#o, L se'(re a
V'es'aW (e$a 'us&!a" Rue se 'an&fes1a a1raDLs #e #&Dersas e6e!u$Ues Rue s%o
se'(re Vou1rasW/ DaH #e!orre a #&F!u"#a#e #e se 1en1ar e"&'&nar a &n1er(re1a$%o
su0Ne1&DaM 1a" e"&'&na$%o a!arre1ar&a a (oss&0&"&#a#e #e u'a e6e!u$%o (erfe&1a, a
Der#a#e&ra'en1e Pn&!a/
D&an1e #e 1a" (ro0"e'a, !onfessa'os a #&F!u"#a#e #e 1ra#u+&r a r&Rue+a #e
sen1&#o #e &nP'eros !on!e&1os, #e 'u&1as (a"aDras forNa#as, neo"o,&s'os (ou!o
usa#os e so0re1u#o #e
LGGVII
No,os #e (a"aDras 'u&1o freRaen1es e' EU E TU/ En1%o !o'o 1ra#u+&r o &n1ra#u+HDe"Z
Bon1orna'os e' (ar1e a #&F!u"#a#e !o' a",u'as no1as/ Mes'o Rue (ara o "e&1or seNa
'a&s !onfor1EDe" a "e&1ura #as no1as ao (L #a (E,&na, (refer&'os !o"o!E="as no F',
sa!r&F!an#o o !onfor1o e' 0enefH!&o #a "e&1ura e es1u#o #o 1e61o se' &n1erru($Ues/
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A nossa 1ra#u$%o fo& e"a0ora#a a (ar1&r #a .* e#&$%o #e 1345, a(resen1a#a (e"a
E#&1ora La'0er1 S!-ne&#er/ Os nP'eros Y 'ar,e' refere'=se Ys (E,&nas #o or&,&na"
#es1a e#&$%o/
Nosso 'a&s (rofun#o a,ra#e!&'en1o #&r&,&'os ao sen-or Rafae" Bu0er, F"-o #e
Mar1&n Bu0er Rue, a1raDLs #e u'a !ar1a a nOs en#ere$a#a, a'aDe"'en1e (er'&1&u Rue
EU E TU fosse 'a&s #&Du",a#o e' nosso 'e&o/ A e"e nossa es(e!&a" -o'ena,e' e
!or#&a" res(e&1o/ A E#&1ora Bor1e+ e Moraes a!a1ou !o' o1&'&s'o nossa &n&!&a1&Da e'
e'(reen#er 1a" 1arefaM a e"a 1a'0L' a,ra#e!e'os/
Nossos a,ra#e!&'en1os ao !o"e,a (rof/ ernan#o QosL #e A"'e&#a #a PUBSP (e"o
seu 1ra0a"-o #e reD&s%o ,ra'a1&!a"M ao !o"e,a e a'&,o (rof/ Dr/ Pe#ro 8oer,en #a
a!u"#a#e #e E#u!a$%o #a Un&!a'( (e"as suas o0serDa$Ues !r&1er&osas so0re
&nP'eras (assa,ens e !on!e&1os/ A BL"&a, !o'(an-e&ra #e#&!a#a, Rue es1eDe se'(re
V(resen1eW e' nosso #&E"o,o !o' Bu0er e Rue !o"a0orou na reD&s%o ,era", nosso
!ar&n-o/
Un&!a'(, feDere&ro #e 1344/
LGGVIII
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PRIMEIRA PARTE
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3 O 'un#o L #u("o (ara o -o'e', se,un#o a #ua"&#a#e #e sua a1&1u#e/
A a1&1u#e #o -o'e' L #u("a #e a!or#o !o' a #ua"&#a#e #as (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o
Rue e"e (o#e (rofer&r/
As (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o n%o s%o Do!E0u"os &so"a#os 'as (ares #e Do!E0u"os/
U'a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o L o (ar EU=TU/ A ou1ra L o (ar EU=ISSO no Rua", se' Rue
seNa a"1era#a a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o, (o#e=se su0s1&1u&r ISSO (or ELE OU ELA/
Des1e 'o#o, o EU #o -o'e' L 1a'0L' #u("o/
Po&s, o EU #a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=TU L #&feren1e #aRue"e #a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o,
EU=ISSO/
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As (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o n%o e6(r&'e' a",o Rue (u#esse e6&s1&r fora #e"as, 'as
u'a De+ (rofer&#as e"as fun#a'en1a' u'a e6&s1Jn!&a/
As (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o s%o (rofer&#as (e"o ser/
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Se se #&+ TU (rofere=se 1a'0L' o EU #a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=TU/
Se se #&+ ISSO (rofere=se 1a'0L' o EU #a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=ISSO/
A (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=TU sO (o#e ser (rofer&#a (e"o ser na sua 1o1a"&#a#e/
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1: A (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=ISSO n%o (o#e Na'a&s ser (rofer&#a (e"o ser e' sua
1o1a"&#a#e/
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N%o -E EU e' s&, 'as a(enas o EU #a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=TU e o EU #a
(a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=ISSO/
Quan#o o -o'e' #&+ EU, e"e Ruer #&+er u' #os #o&s/ O EU ao Rua" e"e se refere
es1E (resen1e Ruan#o e"e #&+ EU/ Do 'es'o 'o#o Ruan#o e"e (rofere TU OU ISSO, o
EU #e u'a ou ou1ra (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o es1E (resen1e/
Ser EU, ou (rofer&r a (a"aDra EU s%o u'a sO e 'es'a !o&sa/ Profer&r EU ou
(rofer&r u'a #as (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o s%o u'a sO ou a 'es'a !o&sa/
ARue"e Rue (rofere u'a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o (ene1ra ne"a e aH (er'ane!e/
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A D&#a #o ser -u'ano n%o se res1r&n,e a(enas ao S'0&1o #os Der0os 1rans&1&Dos/
E"a n%o se "&'&1a so'en1e Ys a1&D&#a#es Rue 1J' a",o (or o0Ne1o/ EU (er!e0o a",u'a
!o&sa/ EU e6(er&'en1o a",u'a !o&sa, ou re(resen1o a",u'a !o&sa, EU Ruero a",u'a
!o&sa, ou s&n1o a",u'a !o&sa, EU (enso e' a",u'a !o&sa/ A D&#a #o ser -u'ano n%o
!ons&s1e un&!a'en1e n&s1o ou e' a",o se'e"-an1e/
Tu#o &sso e o Rue se asse'e"-a a &sso fun#a' o #o'Hn&o #o ISSO/
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O re&no #o TU 1e', (orL', ou1ro fun#a'en1o/
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ARue"e Rue #&+ TU n%o 1e' !o&sa a",u'a (or o0Ne1o/ Po&s, on#e -E u'a !o&sa -E
1a'0L' ou1ra !o&saM !a#a ISSO L "&'&1a#o (or ou1ro ISSO, o ISSO sO e6&s1e na 'e#&#a
;5
e' Rue L "&'&1a#o (or ou1ro ISSO/ Na 'e#&#a e' Rue se (rofere o TU, !o&sa a",u'a
e6&s1e/ O TU n%o se !onFna a na#a/
11 Que' #&+ TU n%o (ossu& !o&sa a",u'a, n%o (ossu& na#a/ E"e (er'ane!e e'
re"a$%o/
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AFr'a=se Rue o -o'e' e6(er&en!&a o seu 'un#o/
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O Rue &sso s&,n&F!aZ O
-o'e' e6("ora a su(erfH!&e #as !o&sas e as e6(er&en!&a/ E"e a#Ru&re #e"as u' sa0er
so0re a sua na1ure+a e sua !ons1&1u&$%o, &s1o L, u'a e6(er&Jn!&a/ E"e e6(er&en!&a o Rue
L (rO(r&o Ys !o&sas/
PorL', o -o'e' n%o se a(ro6&'a #o 'un#o so'en1e a1raDLs #e e6(er&Jn!&as/
Es1as "-e a(resen1a' a(enas u' 'un#o !ons1&1uH#o (or ISSO, ISSO e ISSO, #e
E"e, E"e e
E"a, #e E"a e ISSO/
Eu e6(er&en!&o a",u'a !o&sa/
Se a!res!en1ar'os e6(er&Jn!&as &n1ernas Ys e61ernas, na#a serE a"1era#o, #e
a!or#o !o' u'a fu,a+ #&s1&n$%o Rue (roDL' #o anse&o #o ,Jnero -u'ano e' 1ornar
'enos a,u#o o '&s=
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1Lr&o #a 'or1e/ Bo&sas &n1ernas, !o&sas e61ernas, !o&sas en1re !o&sasf
Eu e6(er&en!&o u'a !o&sa/
E, (or ou1ro "a#o, se a!res!en1ar'os e6(er&Jn!&as Vse!re1asW Ys e6(er&Jn!&as
V'an&fes1asW, na#a serE a"1era#o #e a!or#o !o' aRue"a sa0e#or&a au1o!onFan1e Rue
a(reen#e nas !o&sas u' !o'(ar1&'en1o fe!-a#o, reserDa#o aos &n&!&a#os !uNa !-aDe
e"a (ossu&/ O-f M&s1Lr&o se' se,re#o/ O-f A'on1oa#o #e &nfor'a$Uesf ISSO, ISSO,
ISSOf
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1) O e6(er&'en1a#or n%o (ar1&!&(a #o 'un#o? a e6(er&Jn!&a se rea"&+a Vne"eW e n%o
en1re e"e e o 'un#o/
O 'un#o n%o 1o'a (ar1e #a e6(er&Jn!&a/
E"e se #e&6a e6(er&en!&ar, 'as e"e na#a 1e' a Der !o' &sso, (o&s, e"e na#a fa+
!o' &sso e na#a #&sso o a1&n,e/
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O 'un#o !o'o e6(er&Jn!&a #&+ res(e&1o Y (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=ISSO/ A (a"aDra=
(r&n!H(&o EU=TU fun#a'en1a o 'un#o #a re"a$%o/
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O 'un#o #a re"a$%o se rea"&+a e' 1rJs esferas/ A (r&'e&ra L a D&#a !o' a
na1ure+a/ Nes1a esfera a re"a$%o rea"&+a=se nu'a (enu'=
<
0ra !o'o Rue aRuL' #a "&n,ua,e'/ As !r&a1uras 'oDe'=se #&an1e #e nOs se'
(oss&0&"&#a#e #e D&r a1L nOs e o TU Rue "-es en#ere$a'os #e(ara=se !o' o "&'&ar #a
(a"aDra/
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A se,un#a L a D&#a !o' os -o'ens/ Nes1a esfera a re"a$%o L 'an&fes1a e
e6("H!&1a? (o#e'os en#ere$ar e re!e0er o TU/
A 1er!e&ra L a D&#a !o' os seres es(&r&1ua&s/ AH a re"a$%o, a&n#a Rue enDo"1a e'
nuDens, se reDe"a, s&"en!&osa 'as ,eran#o a "&n,ua,e'/ NOs (rofer&'os, #e 1o#o nosso
ser, a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o se' Rue nossos "E0&os (ossa' (ronun!&E="a/
1; Mas !o'o (o#e'os &n!"u&r o &nefEDe" no re&no #as (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&oZ
E' !a#a u'a #as esferas, ,ra$as a 1u#o aRu&"o Rue se nos 1orna (resen1e, nOs
D&s"u'0ra'os a or"a #o TU e1erno, nOs sen1&'os e' !a#a TU u' so(ro (roD&n#o #e"e,
nOs o &nDo!a'os Y 'ane&ra (rO(r&a #e !a#a esfera/
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Eu !ons&#ero u'a ErDore/
Posso a(reen#J="a !o'o u'a &'a,e'/ Bo"una rH,&#a so0 o &'(a!1o #a "u+, ou o
Der#or res("an#e!en1e re("e1o #e suaD&#a#e (e"o a+u" (ra1ea#o Rue "-e serDe #e
fun#o/
Posso sen1&="a !o'o 'oD&'en1o? F"a'en1o Iuen1e #e Dasos un&#os a u' nP!"eo
(a"(&1an1e, su!$%o #e raH+es, res(&ra$%o #as fo"-as, (er'u1a &n!essan1e #e 1erra e ar, e
'es'o o (rO(r&o #esenDo"D&'en1o o0s!uro/
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Eu (osso !"ass&F!E="a nu'a es(L!&e e o0serDE="a !o'o e6e'("ar #e u' 1&(o #e
es1ru1ura e #e D&#a/
Eu (osso #o'&nar 1%o ra#&!a"'en1e sua (resen$a e sua for'a Rue n%o
re!on-e$o 'a&s ne"a sen%o a e6(ress%o #e u'a "e& = #e "e&s se,un#o as Rua&s u'
!on1Hnuo !onI&1o #e for$as L se'(re so"u!&ona#o ou #e "e&s Rue re,e' a !o'(os&$%o e
a #e!o'(os&$%o #as su0s1Sn!&as/
Eu (osso Do"a1&"&+E="a e e1ern&+E="a, 1ornan#o=a u' nP'ero, u'a 'era re"a$%o
nu'Lr&!a/
15 A ErDore (er'ane!e, e' 1o#as es1as (ers(e!1&Das, o 'eu o0Ne1o 1e' seu
es(a$o e seu 1e'(o, 'an1L' sua na1ure+a e sua !o'(os&$%o/
En1re1an1o (o#e a!on1e!er Rue s&'u"1anea'en1e, (or Don1a#e (rO(r&a e (or
u'a ,ra$a, ao o0serDar a ErDore, EU seNa "eDa#o a en1rar e' re"a$%o !o' e"aM e"a NE
n%o L 'a&s u' ISSO/ A for$a #e sua e6!"us&D&#a#e a(o#erou=se #e '&'/
N%o #eDo renun!&ar a nen-u' #os 'o#os #e '&n-a !ons&#era$%o/ De na#a #eDo
a0s1ra&r='e (ara DJ="a, n%o -E nen-u' !on-e!&'en1o #o Rua" #eDo 'e esRue!er/ Ao
!on1rEr&o, &'a,e' e 'oD&'en1o, es(L!&e e e6e'("ar, "e& e nP'ero es1%o
&n#&sso"uDe"'en1e un&#os nessa re"a$%o/
Tu#o o Rue (er1en!e Y ErDore, sua for'a, seu 'e!an&s'o, sua !or e suas
su0s1Sn!&as RuH'&!as, sua V!onDersa$%oW !o' os e"e'en1os #o 'un#o e !o' as
es1re"as, 1u#o es1E &n!"uH#o nu'a 1o1a"&#a#e/
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A ErDore n%o L u'a &'(ress%o, u' No,o #e '&n-a re(resen1a$%o ou u' Da"or
e'o1&Do/ E"a se a(resen1a Ve' (essoaW
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#&an1e #e '&' e 1e' a",o a Der !o'&,o e, eu,
se 0e' Rue #e 'o#o #&feren1e, 1en-o a",o a Der !o' e"a/
Que n&n,uL' 1en1e #e0&"&1ar o sen1&#o #a re"a$%o? re"a$%o L re!&(ro!&#a#e/
Ter&a en1%o a ErDore u'a !ons!&Jn!&a se'e"-an1e Y nossaZ N%o (osso
e6(er&en!&ar &sso/ Mas Ruere&s noDa'en1e #e!o'(or o &n#e!o'(onHDe" sO (orRue a
e6(er&Jn!&a (are!e 1er s&#o 0e' su!e#&#a !onDos!oZ N%o L a a"'a #a ErDore ou sua
#rHa#e Rue se a(resen1a a '&', L e"a 'es'a/
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1> O -o'e' n%o L u'a !o&sa en1re !o&sas ou for'a#o (or !o&sas Ruan#o, es1an#o
EU (resen1e #&an1e #e"e, Rue NE L 'eu TU, en#ere$o="-e a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o/
E"e n%o L u' s&'("es ELE ou ELA "&'&1a#o (or ou1ros ELES ou ELAS, u' (on1o
&ns!r&1o na re#e #o un&Derso #e es(a$o e 1e'(o/
E"e n%o L u'a Rua"&#a#e, u' 'o#o #e ser, e6(er&en!&EDe", #es!r&1HDe", u' fe&6e
IE!&#o #e Rua"&#a#es #eFn&#as/ E"e L TU, se' "&'&1es, se' !os1uras, (reen!-en#o 1o#o
o -or&+on1e/ Is1o n%o s&,n&F!a Rue na#a 'a&s e6&s1e a n%o ser e"e, 'as Rue 1u#o o 'a&s
D&De e' sua "u+/
Ass&' !o'o a 'e"o#&a n%o se !o'(Ue #e sons, ne' os Dersos #e Do!E0u"os ou
a es1E1ua #e "&n-as = a sua un&#a#e sO (o#er&a ser re=
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#u+&#a a u'a 'u"1&("&!&#a#e (or u' re1a"-a'en1o ou u' #&"a!era'en1o = ass&'
1a'0L' o -o'e' a Rue' EU #&,o TU/ Posso e61ra&r a !or #e seus !a0e"os, o 'a1&+ #e
suas (a"aDras ou #e sua 0on#a#eM #eDo fa+er &sso se' !essar, (orL' e"e NE n%o L 'a&s
'eu TU/
Ass&' !o'o a (re!e n%o se s&1ua no 1e'(o 'as o 1e'(o na (re!e, e ass&'
!o'o a ofer1a n%o se "o!a"&+a no es(a$o 'as o es(a$o na ofer1a = e Rue' a"1erar essa
re"a$%o su(r&'&rE a a1ua"&#a#e
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, #o 'es'o 'o#o o -o'e' a Rue' #&,o TU n%o
en!on1ro e' a",u' 1e'(o ou "u,ar/ EU (osso s&1uE="o, sou, a"&Es, sou o0r&,a#o a fa+J=
"o !ons1an1e'en1e, 'as en1%o, e"e n%o L 'a&s u' TU e s&' u' ELE ou ELA, u' ISSO/
1< EnRuan1o o un&Derso #o TU se #es#o0ra so0re '&n-a !a0e$a, os Den1os #a
!ausa"&#a#e (ros1ra'=se a 'eus !a"!an-ares e o 1ur0&"-%o #a fa1a"&#a#e se !oa,u"a/
Eu n%o e6(er&en!&o o -o'e' a Rue' #&,o TU/ EU en1ro e' re"a$%o !o' e"e no
san1uEr&o #a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o/ So'en1e Ruan#o sa&o #af (osso e6(er&en!&E="o
noDa'en1e/ A e6(er&Jn!&a L #&s1an!&a'en1o #o TU/
A re"a$%o (o#e (er#urar 'es'o Ruan#o o -o'e' a Rue' #&,o TU n%o o
(er!e0e e' sua e6(er&Jn!&a, (o&s o TU L 'a&s #o Rue aRu&"o #e Rue o ISSO (ossa es1ar
!&en1e/ O TU L 'a&s o(eran1e e a!on1e!e="-e 'a&s #o Rue aRu&"o Rue o ISSO (ossa
sa0er/ AH n%o -E "u,ar (ara frau#es? aRu& se en!on1ra o 0er$o #a Der#a#e&ra D&#a/
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E&s a e1erna or&,e' #a ar1e? u'a for'a #efron1a=se !o' o -o'e' e anse&a
1ornar=se u'a o0ra (or 'e&o #e"e/ E"a n%o L u' (ro#u1o #e seu es(Hr&1o, 'as u'a
a(ar&$%o Rue se "-e a(resen1a e6&,&n#o #e"e u' (o#er eF!a+/ Tra1a=se #e u' a1o
essen!&a" #o -o'e'? se e"e a rea"&+a, (rofer&n#o #e 1o#o o seu ser a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o
EU=TU Y for'a Rue "-e a(are!e, aH en1%o 0ro1a a for$a eF!a+ e a o0ra sur,e/
14 Es1a a$%o en,"o0a u'a ofer1a e u' r&s!o/ U'a ofer1a? a &nFn&1a (oss&0&"&#a#e
Rue serE &'o"a#a no a"1ar #a for'a/ Tu#o aRu&"o Rue a&n#a -E (ou!o se 'an1&n-a e'
(ers(e!1&Da #eDerE ser e"&'&na#o, (o&s, na#a #&sso (o#erE (ene1rar na o0raM ass&'
e6&,e a e6!"us&D&#a#e (rO(r&a #o Vfa!e=a=fa!eW/ U' r&s!o? a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o n%o (o#e
ser (rofer&#a sen%o (e"o ser e' sua 1o1a"&#a#e, &s1o L, aRue"e Rue a ISSO se en1re,a
n%o #eDe o!u"1ar na#a #e s&, (o&s a o0ra n%o 1o"era !o'o a ErDore ou o -o'e', Rue
EU #es!anse en1ran#o no 'un#o #o ISSO/ ^ e"a Rue #o'&naM se EU n%o a serD&r
!orre1a'en1e e"a se #eses1ru1ura ou e"a 'e #eses1ru1ura/
Eu n%o (osso e6(er&en!&ar ou #es!reDer a for'a Rue De' ao 'eu en!on1roM sO
(osso a1ua"&+E="a/ E, no en1an1o, EU a !on1e'("o no 0r&"-o fu",uran1e #o fa!e=a=fa!e,
'a&s res("an#e!en1e Rue 1o#a !"are+a #o 'un#o e'(Hr&!o, n%o !o'o u'a !o&sa no
'e&o #e !o&sas &nfer&ores ou !o'o u' (ro#u1o #e '&n-a &'a,&na$%o 'as !o'o o
(resen1e/
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Se for su0'e1&#a ao !r&1Lr&o #a o0Ne1&D&#a#e, a for'a n%o es1E rea"'en1e
Va&WM en1re1an1o, o Rue L 'a&s (resen1e #o Rue e"aZ
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Eu es1ou nu'a au1Jn1&!a re"a$%o !o' e"aM (o&s e"a a1ua so0re '&' ass&' !o'o EU
a1uo so0re e"a/
a+er L !r&ar, &nDen1ar L en!on1rar/ Dar for'a L #es!o0r&r/ Ao rea"&+ar EU
#es!u0ro/ EU !on#u+o a for'a (ara o 'un#o #o ISSO/ A o0ra !r&a#a L u'a !o&sa en1re
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!o&sas, e6(er&en!&EDe" e #es!r&1HDe" !o'o u'a so'a #e Rua"&#a#es/ PorL' YRue"e Rue
!on1e'("a !o' re!e(1&D&#a#e e"a (o#e a'&P#e 1ornar=se (resen1e e' (essoa/
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= Que e6(er&Jn!&a (o#e=se en1%o 1er #o TUZ
= Nen-u'a, (o&s n%o se (o#e e6(er&en!&E="o/
= O Rue se sa0e en1%o a res(e&1o #o TUZ
1. = So'en1e 1u#o, (o&s, n%o se sa0e, a seu res(e&1o, na#a #e (ar!&a"/
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O TU en!on1ra=se !o'&,o (or ,ra$aM n%o L a1raDLs #e u'a (ro!ura Rue L
en!on1ra#o/ Mas en#ere$ar="-e a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o L u' a1o #e 'eu ser, 'eu a1o
essen!&a"/
O TU en!on1ra=se !o'&,o/ Mas sou EU Rue' en1ra e' re"a$%o &'e#&a1a !o'o
e"e/ Ta" L a re"a$%o, o ser es!o"-&#o e o es!o"-er, ao 'es'o 1e'(o a$%o e (a&6%o/ Bo'
efe&1o, a a$%o #o ser e' sua 1o1a"&#a#e !o'o sus(ens%o #e
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1o#as as a$Ues (ar!&a&s, 0e' !o'o #os sen1&'en1os #e a$%o, 0asea#os e' sua
"&'&1a$%o #eDe asse'e"-ar=se a u'a (ass&D&#a#e/
A (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=TU sO (o#e ser (rofer&#a (e"o ser na sua 1o1a"&#a#e/ A
un&%o e a fus%o e' u' ser 1o1a" n%o (o#e ser rea"&+a#a (or '&' e ne' (o#e ser
efe1&Da#a se' '&'/ O EU se rea"&+a na re"a$%o !o' o TUM L 1ornan#o EU Rue #&,o TU/
To#a D&#a a1ua" L en!on1ro/
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13 A re"a$%o !o' o TU L &'e#&a1a/ En1re o EU e o TU n%o se &n1er(Ue nen-u' No,o
#e !on!e&1os, nen-u' esRue'a, nen-u'a fan1as&aM e a (rO(r&a 'e'Or&a se
1ransfor'a no 'o'en1o e' Rue (assa #os #e1a"-es Y 1o1a"&#a#e/ En1re EU e o TU n%o
-E F' a",u', nen-u'a aD&#e+ ou an1e!&(a$%oM e a (rO(r&a as(&ra$%o se 1ransfor'a no
'o'en1o e' Rue (assa #o son-o Y rea"&#a#e/ To#o 'e&o L o0s1E!u"o/ So'en1e na
'e#&#a e' Rue 1o#os os 'e&os s%o a0o"&#os, a!on1e!e o en!on1ro/
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D&an1e #a &'e#&a1e+ #a re"a$%o, 1o#os os 'e&os 1orna'=se se' s&,n&F!a#o/ N%o
&'(or1a 1a'0L' Rue 'eu TU seNa ou (ossa se 1ornar, Nus1a'en1e e' D&r1u#e #e 'eu
a1o essen!&a", o ISSO #e ou1ros EUS @Vu' o0Ne1o #e e6(er&Jn!&a ,era"WA/ Bo' efe&1o, a
Der#a#e&ra #e'ar=
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!a$%o, se' #PD&#a Iu1uan1e e D&0ran1e, n%o se s&1ua en1re a e6(er&Jn!&a e a n%o
e6(er&Jn!&a, ne' en1re o #a#o e o n%o #a#o, ne' ou1ro o 'un#o #o ser e o 'un#o #o
Da"or, 'as e' 1o#os os #o'Hn&os en1re o TU e o ISSOM en1re a (resen$a e o o0Ne1o/
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O (resen1e, n%o no sen1&#o #e &ns1an1e (on1ua" Rue n%o #es&,na sen%o o
1Lr'&no, !ons1&1uH#o e' (ensa'en1o, no 1e'(o Ve6(&ra#oW ou a a(arJn!&a #e u'a
(ara#a nes1a eDo"u$%o, 'as o &ns1an1e a1ua" e ("ena'en1e (resen1e, #E=se so'en1e
Ruan#o e6&s1e (resen$a, en!on1ro, re"a$%o/ So'en1e na 'e#&#a e' Rue o TU se 1orna
(resen1e a (resen$a se &ns1aura/
): O EU #a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=ISSO, o EU, (or1an1o, !o' o Rua" nen-u' TU es1E
fa!e=a=fa!e (resen1e e' (essoa, 'as Rue L !er!a#o (or u'a 'u"1&("&!&#a#e #e
V!on1eP#osW 1e' sO (assa#o, e #e for'a a",u'a (resen1e/ E' ou1ras (a"aDras, na
'e#&#a e' Rue o -o'e' se sa1&sfa+ !o' as !o&sas Rue e6(er&en!&a e u1&"&+a, e"e D&De
no (assa#o e seu &ns1an1e L (r&Da#o #e (resen$a/ E"e sO 1e' #&an1e #e s& o0Ne1os, e
es1es s%o fa1os #o (assa#o/
Presen$a n%o L a",o fu,a+ e (assa,e&ro, 'as o Rue a,uar#a e (er'ane!e #&an1e
#e nOs O0Ne1o n%o L #ura$%o, 'as es1a,na$%o, (ara#a &n1erru($%o, enr&Ne!&'en1o,
#esD&n!u"a$%o, ausJn!&a #e re"a$%o, ausJn!&a #e (resen$a/
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O essen!&a" L D&D&#o na (resen$a, as o0Ne1&D&#a#es no (assa#o/
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N%o se su(era es1a #ua"&#a#e fun#a'en1a" (e"a &nDo!a$%o #e u' V'un#o #e
&#L&asW, !o'o u' 1er!e&ro e"e'en1o a!&'a #e Rua&sRuer !on1ra#&$Ues/ Po&s, EU es1ou
fa"an#o, na Der#a#e, #o -o'e' a1ua", #e 1& e #e '&', #e nossa D&#a e #e nosso
'un#o e n%o #e u' EU e' s& ou #e u' ser e' s&/ Para es1e -o'e' a1ua" o "&'&1e
a1raDessa 1a'0L' o 'un#o #as &#L&as/
)1 Se' #PD&#a, a",uL' Rue se !on1en1a, no 'un#o #as !o&sas, e' e6(er&en!&E="as
e u1&"&+E="as er&,&u u' ane6o e u'a su(er=es1ru1ura #e &#L&as, nos Rua&s en!on1ra u'
refP,&o e u'a 1ranRa&"&#a#e #&an1e #a 1en1a$%o #o na#a/ De(os&1a na so"e&ra a
Des1&'en1a #a Ruo1&#&ane&#a#e 'e#Ho!re, enDo"De=se e' "&n-o (uro e re!onfor1a=se na
!on1e'("a$%o #o en1e or&,&nEr&o ou #o #eDer=ser, no Rua" sua D&#a n%o 1erE (ar1e
a",u'a/ Po#erE, 'es'o, sen1&r=se 0e' e' (ro!"a'E="o/
Mas a -u'an&#a#e re#u+&#a a u' ISSO, 1a" !o'o se (o#e &'a,&nar, (os1u"ar ou
(ro!"a'ar, na#a 1e' e' !o'u' !o' u'a -u'an&#a#e Der#a#e&ra'en1e en!arna#a Y
Rua" u' -o'e' #&+ Der#a#e&ra'en1e TU/ A F!$%o (or 'a&s no0re Rue seNa, n%o (assa
#e u' fe1&!-eM o 'a&s su0"&'e 'o#o #e (ensar, se for F!1H!&o, L u' DH!&o/ As &#L&as 1%o
(ou!o re&na' a!&'a #e nossas !a0e$as !o'o -a0&1a' e' nossas
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!a0e$asM e"as !a'&n-a' en1re nOs e se #&r&,e' (ara nOs/ Infe"&+ aRue"e Rue
#e&6a #e (rofer&r a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o, '&serEDe", (orL', aRue"e Rue e' De+ #e fa+J="o
#&re1a'en1e u1&"&+a u' !on!e&1o ou u' (a"aDrea#o !o'o se fosse o seu no'e/
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A re"a$%o &'e#&a1a &'("&!a nu'a a$%o so0re o Rue se es1E fa!e=a=fa!eM &s1o es1E
'an&fes1o (or u' #os 1rJs e6e'("os !&1a#os an1er&or'en1e? o a1o essen!&a" #a ar1e
#e1er'&na o (ro!esso (e"o Rua" a for'a se 1ornarE o0ra/ O fa!e=a=fa!e se rea"&+a
a1raDLs #o en!on1roM e"e (ene1ra no 'un#o #as !o&sas (ara !on1&nuar a1uan#o
&n#eFn&#a'en1e, (ara 1ornar=se &n!essan1e'en1e u' ISSO, 'as 1a'0L' (ara 1ornar=
se noDa'en1e u' TU &rra#&an#o fe"&!&#a#e e !a"or/ A ar1e Vse en!arnaW? seu !or(o
e'er,e #a 1orren1e #a (resen$a, fora #o 1e'(o e #o es(a$o, (ara a 'ar,e' #a
e6&s1Jn!&a/
)) O sen1&#o #a a$%o n%o L 1%o eD&#en1e Ruan#o se 1ra1a #a re"a$%o !o' o TU
-u'ano/ O a1o essen!&a" Rue &ns1aura aRu& a &'e#&a1e+, L !o'u'en1e &n1er(re1a#o e'
1er'os #e sen1&'en1os e, (or &sso 'es'o, #es!on-e!&#o/ Os sen1&'en1os
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a!o'(an-a' o fa1o 'e1afHs&!o e 'e1a(sHRu&!o #o a'or, 'as n%o o !ons1&1ue'? a"&Es
es1es sen1&'en1os Rue o a!o'(an-a' (o#e' ser #e DEr&as Rua"&#a#es/ O sen1&'en1o
#e Qesus (ara !o' o (ossesso L #&feren1e #o sen1&'en1o (ara !o' o #&s!H(u"o=a'a#oM
'as o a'or
1<
); L u'/ Os sen1&'en1os, nOs os (ossuH'os, o a'or L a!on1e!e/ Os sen1&'en1os
res&#e' no -o'e' 'as o -o'e' -a0&1a e' seu a'or/ Is1o n%o L s&'("es 'e1Efora
'as a rea"&#a#e/ O a'or n%o es1E "&,a#o ao EU #e 1a" 'o#o Rue o TU fosse
!ons&#era#o u' !on1eP#o, u' o0Ne1o? e"e se rea"&+a, en1re o EU e o TU/ ARue"e Rue
#es!on-e!e &sso, e o #es!on-e!e na 1o1a"&#a#e #e seu ser, n%o !on-e!e o a'or,
'es'o Rue a1r&0ua ao a'or os sen1&'en1os Rue D&Den!&a, e6(er&'en1a, (er!e0e,
e6(r&'e/ O a'or L u'a for$a !Os'&!a/
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ARue"e Rue -a0&1a e !on1e'("a no a'or, os
-o'ens se #es"&,a' #o seu e'aran-a#o !onfuso (rO(r&o #as !o&sasM 0ons e 'aus,
sE0&os e 1o"os, 0e"os e fe&os, uns a(Os ou1ros, 1orna'=se (ara e"e a1ua&s, 1orna'=se TU,
&s1o L, seres #es(ren#&#os, "&Dres, Pn&!os, e"e os en!on1ra !a#a u' fa!e=a=fa!e/ A
e6!"us&D&#a#e ressur,e se'(re #e u' 'o#o 'araD&"-osoM e en1%o e"e (o#e a,&r,
aNu#ar, !urar, e#u!ar, e"eDar, sa"Dar/ A'or L res(onsa0&"&#a#e #e u' EU (ara !o' u'
TU? n&s1o !ons&s1e a &,ua"#a#e #aRue"es Rue a'a', &,ua"#a#e Rue n%o (o#e !ons&s1&r
e' u' sen1&'en1o Rua"Ruer, &,ua"#a#e Rue Da& #o 'enor, ao 'a&or #o 'a&s fe"&+ e
se,uro, #aRue"e !uNa D&#a es1E en!erra#a na D&#a #e u' ser a'a#o, a1L aRue"e
!ru!&F!a#o #uran1e sua D&#a na !ru+ #o 'un#o (or 1er (o#&#o e ousa#o a",o
&na!re#&1EDe"? a'ar os -o'ens/
O sen1&#o #a a$%o no 1er!e&ro e6e'("o, aRue"e #a !r&a1ura e sua D&s%o,
(er'ane!e no '&s1Lr&o/ A!re#&1e na s&'("es 'a,&a #a D&#a, no serD&$o no un&Derso e
"-e serE es!"are!&#o o
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Rue s&,n&F!a !a#a es(era, !a#a o"-ar #a !r&a1ura/
Qua"Ruer (a"aDra ser&a fa"saM 'as DeNa? os en1es D&De' e' 1orno #e Do!J, 'as
ao se a(ro6&'ar #e Rua"Ruer u' #e"es Do!J a1&n,e se'(re o Ser/
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Re"a$%o L re!&(ro!&#a#e/ Meu TU a1ua so0re '&' ass&' !o'o EU a1uo so0re e"e/
Nossos a"unos nos for'a', nossas o0ras nos e#&F!a'/ O V'auW se 1orna reDe"a#or no
'o'en1o e' Rue a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o sa,ra#a o a1&n,e/ Quan1o a(ren#e'os !o' as
!r&an$as e !o' os an&'a&sf NOs D&De'os no Iu6o 1orren!&a" #a re!&(ro!&#a#e un&Dersa",
&rre'e#&aDe"'en1e en!erra#os ne"a/
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= a"as #o a'or !o'o se fosse a Pn&!a re"a$%o en1re -u'anosM en1re1an1o
(o#es fa+er a es!o"-a #e u' Pn&!o e6e'("o, D&s1o Rue e6&s1e 1a'0L' o O#&oZ
)5 = EnRuan1o o a'or for !e,o, &s1o L, enRuan1o e"e n%o D&r a 1o1a"&#a#e #o ser, e"e
n%o serE &n!"uH#o Der#a#e&ra'en1e no re&no #a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o #a re"a$%o/ O O#&o (or
sua (rO(r&a essJn!&a (er'ane!e !e,oM n%o se (o#e o#&ar sen%o u'a (ar1e #e u' ser/
ARue"e Rue, Den#o u' ser na sua 1o1a"&#a#e, #eDe re!usE="o, n%o es1E 'a&s no re&no
#o O#&o, 'as no "&'&1e
1.
-u'ano #a (oss&0&"&#a#e e' #&+er=TU/ Se a!on1e!e ao -o'e' n%o (o#er (rofer&r ao
seu (ar!e&ro a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o Rue en!erra u'a a!e&1a$%o #o ser ao Rua" e"e se
#&r&,e, ou, en1%o, se e"e #eDe renun!&ar a s& ou ao ou1ro, &s1o s&,n&F!a Rue e"e a1&n,e o
"&'&1e no Rua" o Ven1rar=e'=re"a$%oW re!on-e!e sua (rO(r&a re"a1&D&#a#e, "&'&1e esse
Rue sO (o#erE ser a0o"&#o (or es1a 'es'a re"a1&D&#a#e/
5:
PorL' aRue"e Rue e6(er&'en1a &'e#&a1a'en1e o O#&o es1E 'a&s (rO6&'o #a re"a$%o
#o Rue aRue"e Rue n%o sen1e ne' a'or e ne' O#&o/
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To#aD&a, a ,ran#e 'e"an!o"&a #e nosso #es1&no L Rue !a#a TU e' nosso 'un#o
#eDe 1ornar=se &rre'e#&aDe"'en1e u' ISSO/ Por 'a&s e6!"us&Da Rue 1en-a s&#o a sua
(resen$a na re"a$%o &'e#&a1a, 1%o "o,o es1a 1en-a #e&6a#o #e a1uar ou 1en-a s&#o
&'(re,na#a (or 'e&os, o TU se 1orna u' o0Ne1o en1re o0Ne1os, 1a"De+ o 'a&s no0re,
'as a&n#a u' #e"es, su0'&sso Y 'e#&#a e Y "&'&1a$%o/ A a1ua"&+a$%o #a o0ra e' !er1o
sen1&#o enDo"De u'a #esa1ua"&+a$%o e' ou1ro sen1&#o/ A !on1e'("a$%o au1Jn1&!a L
0reDeM o ser na1ura" Rue a!a0a #e se reDe"ar a '&' no se,re#o #a a$%o
'P1ua, se 1orna #e noDo #es!r&1HDe", )> #e!o'(onHDe", !"ass&F!EDe", u' s&'("es
(on1o #e &n1erse$%o #e DEr&os !&!"os #e "e&s/ E o (rO(r&o a'or n%o (o#e (er'ane!er na
re"a$%o &'e#&a1aM e"e #ura 'as nu'a a"1ernSn!&a #e a1ua"&#a#e e #e "a1Jn!&a/ O
-o'e' Rue, a,ora 'es'o era Pn&!o e &n!on#&!&o=
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na#o, n%o so'en1e Y '%o, 'as so'en1e (resen1e, Rue n%o (o#&a ser e6(er&en!&a#o
'as so'en1e 1o!a#o, 1orna=se #e noDo u' ELE OU ELA, u'a so'a #e Rua"&#a#es,
u'a Ruan1&#a#e !o' for'a/ A,ora EU (osso, #e noDo, e61ra&r #e"e o !o"or&#o #e seus
!a0e"os, #e sua Do+ ou #e sua 0on#a#eM (orL' enRuan1o EU F+er &sso, e"e n%o L 'a&s
'eu TU ou n%o se 1ransfor'ou a&n#a noDa'en1e e' 'eu TU/
Ba#a TU, nes1e 'un#o L !on#ena#o, (e"a sua (rO(r&a essJn!&a, a 1ornar=se u'a
!o&sa, ou en1%o, a se'(re re1ornar Y !o&s&#a#e/ E' 1er'os o0Ne1&Dos (o#er=se=&a
aFr'ar Rue !a#a !o&sa no 'un#o (o#e ou an1es ou #e(o&s #e sua o0Ne1&Da$%o
a(are!er a u' EU !o'o seu TU/ PorL' es1a "&n,ua,e' o0Ne1&Da'en1e n%o !a(1a
sen%o u'a HnF'a (ar1e #a Der#a#e&ra D&#a/
O ISSO L a !r&sE"&#a, o TU a 0or0o"e1a/ PorL', n%o !o'o se fosse' se'(re
es1a#os Rue se a"1erna' n&1&#a'en1e, 'as, a'&P#e, s%o (ro!essos Rue se en1re"a$a'
!onfusa'en1e nu'a (rofun#a #ua"&#a#e/
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No !o'e$o L a re"a$%o/
Bons&#ere'os a "&n,ua,e' #os V(r&'&1&DosW, &s1o L, #aRue"es (oDos Rue
(er'ane!era' !aren1es #e o0Ne1os e !uNa D&#a fo& !ons1ruH#a nu' S'0&1o res1r&1o #e
a1os for1e'en1e r&!os #e (resen$a/ O nP!"eo #essas "&n,ua,ens, as (a"aDras=frase, as
for'as (r&'&1&Das (rL=,ra'a1&!a&s #e !uNo #esa0ro!-a'en1o )< sur,&ra' as
'P"1&("as !a1e,or&as Der0a&s, e6(r&'e' e' ,era" a 1o1a"&#a#e #e u'a re"a$%o/ Para
):
nossa e6(ress%o? V0e' "on,eW o Zu"u e'(re,a u'a (a"aDra=frase Rue s&,n&F!a V"E
on#e a",uL' ,r&1a? O-f '%e es1ou (er#&#ofW/ E o -a0&1an1e #a Terra #o o,o so0re(uNa
nossa sa0e#or&a ana"H1&!a !o' u'a (a"aDra=frase #e se1e sH"a0as, suNo sen1&#o e6a1o L
o se,u&n1e? VO0serDa=se u' ao ou1ro, !a#a u' a,uar#an#o Rue o ou1ro se ofere$a a
rea"&+ar aRu&"o Rue a'0os #eseNa' 'as n%o Ruere' fa+erW/ As (essoas 1an1o
su0s1an1&Das Ruan1o (rono'&na&s, es1%o a&n#a en!erra#as !o'o e' u' 0a&6o re"eDo,
se' &n#e(en#Jn!&a !o'("e1a/ N%o &'(or1a es1es (ro#u1os #a #e!o'(os&$%o e #a
reIe6%o, 'as, s&', a Der#a#e&ra un&#a#e or&,&nEr&a, a re"a$%o #e D&#a/
Ao en!on1rar'os a",uL', nOs o sau#a'os, #eseNan#o="-e o 0e' ou
asse,uran#o="-e a nossa #e#&!a$%o ou re!o'en#an#o=o a Deus/ PorL', Ru%o
'e#&a1as e #es,as1a#as s%o es1as for'as @o Rue se sen1e a&n#a no V2e&"W @O"EA
#aRue"a for$a or&,&nEr&a ra#&an1eZA se !o'(ara#as YRue"a sau#a$%o re"a!&ona" se'(re
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NoDe' e au1Jn1&!a #os Bafres? VEu o DeNoW/ ou Y sua Dar&an1e a'er&!ana, a e6(ress%o,
e'0ora r&#H!u"a, su0"&'e? V!-e&re='eW/
Po#e=se su(or, Rue as re"a$Ues e os !on!e&1os, e 1a'0L' a re(resen1a$%o #e
(essoas e !o&sas se #es"&,ara' #os eDen1os #e re"a$%o e #e es1a#os #e re"a$%o/ As
&'(ressUes e as e'o$Ues e"e'en1ares, Rue )4 #es(er1ara' o es(Hr&1o #o V-o'e'
na1ura"W, s%o #er&Da#as #e fenX'enos #e re"a$%o, (e"a D&DJn!&a #e u' fa!e=a=fa!e, (or
es1a#os #e re"a$%o, (e"a D&#a na re!&=
)1
(ro!&#a#e/ E"e n%o (ensa na "ua Rue e"e DJ 1o#as as no&1es, a1L o #&a e' Rue, no sono
ou na D&,H"&a, e"a se #&r&,e (ara e"e e' (essoa e se a(ro6&'a #e"e, enfe&1&$a=o !o'
,es1os ou "-e (ro(or!&ona a",o, ao 1o!E="o, a,ra#EDe" ou #esa,ra#EDe"/ O Rue e"e
!onserDa #esse fa1o n%o L a &'a,e' O1&!a #e u' #&s!o a'0u"an1e e ne' a &'a,e' #e
u' ser #e'onHa!o Rue, #e a",u' 'o#o, "-e (er1en!esse, 'as (r&'e&ra'en1e a
&'a,e' #&nS'&!a, a &'a,e' e6!&1an1e #aRue"a for$a "unar &rra#&an1e Rue (er(assa o
!or(o/ A &'a,e' (essoa" #a "ua e #e sua for$a a1uan1e se #eFn&rE so'en1e aos
(ou!os/ So'en1e en1%o a "e'0ran$a #aRu&"o Rue e"e re!e0eu #e u' 'o#o
&n!ons!&en1e, no&1e a(Os no&1e, !o'e$a a reaD&Dar, (er'&1&n#o="-e a(resen1ar e
o0Ne1&Dar o au1or e o (or1a#or #aRue"a a$%o/ So'en1e a,ora o TU, or&,&na"'en1e
&ne6(er&en!&EDe", sO a,ora re!e0&#o, 1orna=se u' ELE OU ELA/
Es1e !arE1er or&,&na" #e re"a$%o #o a(are!&'en1o #e 1o#os os seres !uNa a$%o
(er#ura (or 'u&1o 1e'(o, fa+ !o' Rue seNa 'e"-or !o'(reen#&#o u' e"e'en1o #a
D&#a (r&'&1&Da, Rue a !&Jn!&a 'o#erna es1u#ou 'u&1o e so0re o Rua" e"a #&s!orreu
"ar,a'en1e e'0ora e"e a&n#a n%o seNa 'u&1o 0e' en1en#&#o/ Tra1a=se #es1e (o#er
!-e&o #e '&s1Lr&o, !uNa &#L&a se en!on1ra, so0 #&Dersos as(e!1os, na !ren$a ou na ).
!&Jn!&a, @es1as #uas, a"&Es, s%o aRu& u'a sOA #e 'u&1os (oDos (r&'&1&Dos/ ^ o
Mana
4
, o Oren#a, #e on#e (ar1e u' !a'&n-o a1L o sen1&#o or&,&nEr&o #o Bra-'an ou
a&n#a a D9na'Hs, aWB-ar&sW #os Pa(&ros 'E,&!os ou #as Bar1as A(os1O"&!as/
))
E"a fo& #eFn&#a !o'o u' (o#er su(ra=sensHDe" e so0re=na1ura", !a1e,or&as 'o#ernas
Rue n%o 1ra#u+e' au1en1&!a'en1e o (ensa'en1o (r&'&1&Do/ Os "&'&1es #e seu 'un#o
s%o 1ra$a#os (e"a sua D&DJn!&a !or(ora", Y Rua" (er1en!e Vna1ura"'en1eW a D&s&1a aos
'or1os, D&s1o Rue a#'&1&r o su(ra=sensHDe" !o'o #a#o rea", "-e (are!e a0sur#o/ Os
fenX'enos, aos Rua&s e"e a1r&0u& V(o#er 'Hs1&!oW, s%o 1o#os fenX'enos e"e'en1ares
#e re"a$%o, so0re1u#o aRue"es so0re os Rua&s e"e 'e#&1a, (orRue !o'oDe' seu !or(o
e #e&6a' ne"e u'a &'(ress%o #e e'o$%o/ N%o sO a "ua e o 'or1o Rue o D&s&1a'
#uran1e a no&1e, 1ra+en#o="-e #or ou (ra+er, (ossue' aRue"e (o#er, 'as 1a'0L' o so"
Rue o Rue&'a, o an&'a" se"Da,e' Rue urra, u&Da #&an1e #e"e, o !-efe !uNo o"-ar o
#o'&na e o !-a'ane, !uNo !an1o o &'(e"e !o' for$a Y !a$a/ O Mana L es1e (o#er
a1uan1e, Rue 1ransfor'ou a (essoa "unar, "E no es(a$o !e"es1e, e' u' TU Rue a,&1a o
san,ue/ O Mana L o (o#er Rue (er'ane!e na 'e'Or&a !o'o 1ra$o #a (essoa "unar,
u'a De+ Rue a &'a,e' o0Ne1&Da se se(arou #a &'a,e' e'o1&Da, e'0ora e"e 'es'o
nun!a a(are$a sen%o no au1or e (or1a#or #e u' (o#er/ O Mana L aRu&"o e' D&r1u#e #o
Rue, u'a De+ (ossuH#o, (or e6e'("o, e' u'a (e#ra 'E,&!a, se (o#e a,&r/ A V&#L&a #e
'un#oW #os (r&'&1&Dos L 'E,&!a, n%o (e"o fa1o #e 1er !o'o !en1ro o (o#er 'E,&!o #o
-o'e', 'as (orRue )3 es1e (o#er L un&!a'en1e u'a Dar&e#a#e (ar1&!u"ar #o (o#er
'E,&!o un&Dersa" #a Rua" (roDL' 1o#a a$%o essen!&a"/ A !ausa"&#a#e #e sua &#L&a #e
'un#o n%o
);
L u' !on1Hnuo, 'as L u' !&n1&"ar se'(re renoDa#o, u'a e'ana$%o e u'a a$%o #o
(o#er, L u' 'oD&'en1o Du"!Sn&!o se' !on1&nu&#a#e/ O Mana L u'a a0s1ra$%o
(r&'&1&Da, 1a"De+ a1L 'a&s (r&'&1&Da #o Rue o nP'ero, (orL' n%o 'a&s so0rena1ura"/ A
"e'0ran$a !a(a+ #e a(ren#&+a,e' !"ass&F!a os ,ran#es eDen1os #e re"a$%o, as
!o'o$Ues fun#a'en1a&s/ De u' "a#o, aRu&"o Rue L 'a&s &'(or1an1e (ara o &ns1&n1o #e
!onserDa$%o e o Rue L 'a&s no1EDe" (ara &ns1&n1o, #e !on-e!&'en1o, (re!&sa'en1e
1u#o Rue Va1uaW, se eD&#en!&a 'a&s !"ara'en1e so0ressa&=se, 1orna=se au1Xno'o/ De
5)
ou1ro "a#o, o Rue L 'enos &'(or1an1e, o &n!o'u', o TU 'u1EDe" #as D&DJn!&as
re!ua', (er'ane!e' &so"a#os na 'e'Or&a, se o0Ne1&Da' (au"a1&na'en1e,
en!erran#o=se, aos (ou!os, e' ,ru(os e ,Jneros/ &na"'en1e, e' 1er!e&ro "u,ar,
"P,u0re e' sua se(ara$%o, Ys De+es 'a&s fan1as'a,Or&!o Rue o 'or1o e a "u1a, 'as
se'(re n&1&#a'en1e &n!on1es1EDe", &rro'(e o ou1ro, o (ar!e&ro Vse'(re o 'es'oW? o
EU/
A !ons!&Jn!&a #o EU es1E 1%o (ou!o a(e,a#a ao #o'Hn&o (r&'&1&Do #o &ns1&n1o
#e au1o=!onserDa$%o, !o'o aRue"e #os ou1ros &ns1&n1osM &sso n%o s&,n&F!a Rue o EU
1en1a (er(e1uar=se, 'as L o !or(o Rue na#a sa0e a&n#a #e u' EU/ N%o L o EU 'as s&'
o !or(o Rue #eseNa fa+er !o&sas, u1ensH"&os, No,os, ser o &nDen1or/ ;: N%o se
re!on-e!e u' BO8NOSBO ER8O SUM
.
, 'es'o nu'a for'a 'a&s &n,Jnua, no
!on-e!&'en1o (r&'&1&Do, ne' a !on!e($%o, (or 'a&s &nfan1&"
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Rue seNa, #e u' suNe&1o #e e6(er&Jn!&a/ O EU sur,e #a #e!o'(os&$%o #as D&DJn!&as
(r&'or#&a&s, (roDL' #as (a"aDras or&,&na&s D&1a&s, o EU=atuando=TU e TU=atuando=EU
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a(Os a su0s1an1&Da$%o e a -&(Os1ase #o (ar1&!H(&o/
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Ass&' se 'an&fes1a, na -&s1Or&a &n1e"e!1ua" #o (r&'&1&Do, a #&feren$a
fun#a'en1a", en1re as #uas (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o/ QE no eDen1o (r&'or#&a" #e re"a$%o, e"e
(rofere a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=TU #e u' 'o#o na1ura", an1er&or a Rua"Ruer for'a, se'
1er=se !on-e!&#o !o'o EU, enRuan1o Rue a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=ISSO 1orna=se
(ossHDe", a1raDLs #esse !on-e!&'en1o, a1raDLs #a se(ara$%o #o EU/
A (r&'e&ra (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=TU #e!o'(Ue=se #e fa1o, e' u' EU e u' TU,
'as n%o (roDe&o #e sua Nus1a(os&$%o, L an1er&or ao EU/ A se,un#a, o EU=ISSO, sur,&u
#a Nus1a(os&$%o #o EU e ISSO, L (os1er&or ao EU/
O EU es1E &n!"uH#o no eDen1o (r&'or#&a" #a re"a$%o, a1raDLs #a e6!"us&D&#a#e #esse
eDen1o/ Nes1e eDen1o, (or sua (rO(r&a na1ure+a, 1o'a' (ar1e so'en1e #o&s (ar!e&ros
na sua 1o1a" a1ua"&#a#e, o -o'e' e aRu&"o Rue o !onfron1a/ Ass&' o 'un#o se 1orna
u' s&s1e'a #ua", e o -o'e' NE sen1e a& aRue"a e'o$%o !Os'&!a #o EU, 'es'o se'
1er a&n#a #e"e !on-e!&'en1o/
Por ou1ro "a#o, o EU n%o es1E a&n#a &nser&#o no fa1o ;1 na1ura" Rue 1ra#u+ a
(a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=ISSO, on#e o e6(er&en!&ar L !en1ra#o no EU e,o!Jn1r&!o/ Es1e fa1o
L u' 'o#o (e"o Rua"
)>
o !or(o #o -o'e', !o'o (or1a#or #e suas sensa$Ues se #&s1&n,ue #e seu 'e&o
a'0&en1e/ O !or(o, nes1a sua (ar1&!u"ar&#a#e, a(ren#e a se !on-e!er e a se #&s1&n,u&r,
(orL', es1a #&s1&n$%o (er'ane!e ao nHDe" #e s&'("es !on1&,a&#a#e n%o (o#en#o
ass&', (er!e0er o !arE1er, 'es'o &'("H!&1o, #a e,o&#a#e/
1:
En1re1an1o, no 'o'en1o e' Rue o EU #a re"a$%o se (Xs e' eD&#Jn!&a e se
1ornou e6&s1en1e na sua se(ara$%o, e"e se #&"u& e se fun!&ona"&+a #e u' 'o#o
es1ran-o, no fa1o na1ura" #o !or(o Rue se #&s1&n,ue #o seu 'e&o a'0&en1e e #es1e
'o#o #es!o0re a e,o&#a#e/ So'en1e en1%o (o#e sur,&r o a1o !ons!&en1e #o Eu, a
(r&'e&ra for'a #a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=ISSO, a (r&'e&ra e6(er&Jn!&a e,o!Jn1r&!a? o EU
Rue se #&s1an!&ou, a(are!e en1%o !o'o o (or1a#or #e suas sensa$Ues #as Rua&s o 'e&o
a'0&en1e L o o0Ne1o/ Se' #PD&#a &s1o a!on1e!e so0 for'a (r&'&1&Da e n%o so0 for'a
1eorL1&!o=!o,n&1&Da, (orL', a (ro(os&$%o? Veu vejo a 3rvoreW L (rofer&#a #e 1a" 'o#o
Rue e"a n%o e6(r&'e 'a&s u'a re"a$%o en1re o -o'e'=EU e a ErDore=TU, 'as
es1a0e"e!e a (er!e($%o #a ErDore=o0Ne1o (e"o -o'e'=!ons!&Jn!&a/ A frase er&,&u a
0arre&ra en1re suNe&1o e o0Ne1oM a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=ISSO, a (a"aDra #a se(ara$%o, fo&
(ronun!&a#a/
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;) = En1%o es1a 'e"an!o"&a #e nosso #es1&no 1er&a s&#o u' (ro!esso sur,&#o nu'a
L(o!a (rL=-&s1Or&!aZ
= Se' #PD&#a u' (ro!esso, 'as na 'e#&#a e' Rue a D&#a !ons!&en1e #o -o'e'
L
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1a'0L' u' (ro!esso/ Mas na D&#a !ons!&en1e, o Rue ressur,e L u'a eDo"u$%o
-u'ana !o'o ser !Os'&!o/ O es(Hr&1o se 'an&fes1a no 1e'(o !o'o u' (ro#u1o ou u'
su0=(ro#u1o #a na1ure+a e, no en1an1o, L e"e Rue a enDo"De #e 'ane&ra a=1e'(ora"/
A o(os&$%o #as #uas (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o re!e0eu &nP'eros no'es nas #&Dersas
L(o!as e 'un#osM 'as e"a L na sua Der#a#e anXn&'a, &neren1e Y Br&a$%o/
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En1%o a!re#&1as e' u' (araHso na era (r&'&1&Da #a -u'an&#a#eZ
E"a (o#erE 1er s&#o u' &nferno e se' #PD&#a, aRue"a Y Rua" EU (osso re'on1ar
no !urso #a -&s1Or&a, L !-e&a #e furor, #e 'e#o, #e an,Ps1&a, #e #or, !rue"#a#e, 'as
&rrea" n%o fo&/
As D&DJn!&as #e re"a$%o #o -o'e' (r&'&1&Do n%o era' !er1a'en1e #o!es
!o'("a!Jn!&asM 'as L 'e"-or a D&o"Jn!&a so0re u' en1e rea"'en1e D&Den!&a#o, #o Rue
a so"&!&1u#e fan1Es1&!a (ara !o' nP'eros se' fa!e/ Da (r&'e&ra, (ar1e u' !a'&n-o
(ara Deus, #a se,un#a, so'en1e o !a'&n-o Rue "eDa ao na#a/
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;; A D&#a #o (r&'&1&Do, 'es'o se a (u#Lsse'os #esDen#ar &n1e&ra'en1e, sO (o#e
nos re(resen1ar a D&#a #o -o'e' (r&'or#&a" #e u' 'o#o s&'0O"&!oM e"a nos a(resen1a
e6!"us&Da'en1e 0reDes es0o$os so0re a re"a$%o 1e'(ora" #as #uas (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o/
A !r&an$a nos (res1a &nfor'a$Ues 'a&s !o'("e1as/
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ARu&"o #e Rue nOs, #e u' 'o#o &neRu&Do!a'en1e !"aro, nos a(er!e0e'os, L
Rue a rea"&#a#e es(&r&1ua" #as (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o (roDL' #e u'a rea"&#a#e na1ura"? a
#a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=TU, #e u' DHn!u"o na1ura"
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M a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=ISSO, #o
fa1o na1ura" #e #&s1&n,u&r=se #e seu 'e&o/
A D&#a (rL=na1a" #as !r&an$as L u' (uro DHn!u"o na1ura", u' aIu6o #e u' (ara
ou1ro, u'a &n1er=a$%o !or(ora" na Rua" o -or&+on1e D&1a" #o en1e e' #eD&r (are!e
es1ar &ns!r&1o #e u' 'o#o s&n,u"ar no -or&+on1e #o en1e Rue o !arre,a, e en1re1an1o,
(are!e 1a'0L' n%o es1ar aH &ns!r&1o, (o&s n%o L so'en1e no se&o #e sua '%e -u'ana
Rue e"e re(ousa/ Es1e D&n!u"o L 1%o !Os'&!o Rue se 1e' a &'(ress%o #e es1ar #&an1e
#e u'a &n1er(re1a$%o &'(erfe&1a #e u'a &ns!r&$%o (r&'&1&Da, Ruan#o se "J nu'a
"&n,ua,e' 'H1&!a Nu#a&!a Rue o -o'e' !on-e!eu o un&Derso no se&o 'a1erno 'as Rue
ao nas!er 1u#o !a&u no esRue!&'en1o/ E es1e DHn!u"o (er'ane!e ne"e !o'o u'a
&'a,e' se!re1a #e seu #eseNo/ N%o !o'o se sua nos1a",&a s&,n&F!asse u' anse&o #e
Do"1a, !o'o (res!reDe' aRue"es Rue DJe' no es(Hr&1o, (or e"es !onfun#&#o !o' o
&n1e"e!1o, u' s&'("es (aras&1a #a na1ure+a/ Ao !on1rEr&o, L a nos1a",&a #a (ro!ura
#o DHn!u"o !Os'&!o #o ser Rue se #esa0ro!-a ao es(Hr&1o !o' seu TU Der#a#e&ro/
;5 Ba#a !r&an$a e' #esenDo"D&'en1o, !o'o 1o#o en1e e' for'a$%o, re(ousa no
se&o #a ,ran#e '%e, &s1o L, #o 'un#o (r&'or#&a" &n#&feren!&a#o e Rue (re!e#e
1o#a for'a/ E"a se
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#es"&,a #es1e 'un#o (ara a D&#a (essoa", e so'en1e, nas -oras o0s!uras, e' Rue nOs
fu,&'os #e"a @o 'es'o a!on1e!e, se' #PD&#a, 1o#as as no&1es ao -o'e' s%oA, L Rue
nOs nos rea(ro6&'a'os noDa'en1e/ Es1a se(ara$%o n%o a!on1e!e, en1re1an1o, #e u'
'o#o 0rus!o e !a1as1rOF!o, anE"o,o YRue"e Rue nos se(arou #e nossa '%e !or(ora"/ A
!r&an$a 1e' u' (ra+o (ara su0s1&1u&r a "&,a$%o na1ura", Rue a un&a ao un&Derso, (or
u'a "&,a$%o es(&r&1ua", &s1o L, a re"a$%o/ E"a sa& #as 1reDas !an#en1es e #o !aos e se
#&r&,e (ara a !r&a$%o !"ara e fr&a/ Mas e"a n%o a (ossu& a&n#aM e"a #eDe an1es #e 1u#o
es!"are!J="a, fa+en#o=a (ara s& 'es'a u'a rea"&#a#eM e"a #eDe !on1e'("ar o seu
'un#o, es!u1E="o, sen1&="o, 'an&(u"E="o/ A !r&a$%o reDe"a a sua essJn!&a !o'o for'a
no en!on1ro/ E"a n%o se #erra'a aos sen1&#os Rue a a,uar#a', 'as e"a se e"eDa ao
en!on1ro #aRue"es Rue a sa0e' 0us!ar/ Tu#o o Rue serE re(resen1a#o #&an1e #o
-o'e' a#u"1o, !o'o o0Ne1os -a0&1ua&s, #eDe ser !onRu&s1a#o, so"&!&1a#o (e"o -o'e'
e' for'a$%o nu' &nes,o1EDe" esfor$o, (o&s !o&sa a",u'a L (ar1e #e u'a e6(er&Jn!&a,
na#a se reDe"a sen%o (e"a for$a a1uan1e na re!&(ro!&#a#e #o fa!e=a=fa!e/ Bo'o o
(r&'&1&Do, a !r&an$a D&De #e u' son-o a ou1ro @(ara e"a ,ran#e (ar1e #a D&,H"&a L a&n#a
u' sonoA no !"ar%o e no !on1ra=!"ar%o #o en!on1ro/
;> A or&,&na"&#a#e #a as(&ra$%o #e re"a$%o NE a(are!e !"ara'en1e #es#e o es1a#o
'a&s (re!o!e e o0s!uro/ An1es #e (o#er (er!e0er a",u'a !o&sa &so"a#a, os 1H'&#os
o"-ares (ro!ura' no
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es(a$o o0s!uro a",o #e &n#eFn&#oM e e' 'o'en1os e' Rue, a(aren1e'en1e n%o -E
ne!ess&#a#e #e a"&'en1o, L se' Fna"&#a#e, ao Rue (are!e, Rue as suaDes e
(eRuen&nas '%os ,es1&!u"a', (ro!ura' a",o #e &n#eFn&#o no Da+&o/ AFr'ar Rue se
1ra1a #e u' ,es1o an&'a", L na#a e6(r&'&r/ Po&s es1es o"-ares, na Der#a#e, #e(o&s #e
'&nu!&osas 1en1a1&Das, se F6ar%o e' u' ara0es!o Der'e"-o #e u' 1a(e1e e #e"e n%o
se #es(ren#er%o a1L Rue a essJn!&a #o Der'e"-o se "-es 1en-a reDe"a#o/ Es1es
'oD&'en1os e' !on1a1o !o' u' urs&n-o #e (e"P!&a, 1o'ar%o u'a for$a sensHDe" e
(re!&sa e 1o'ar%o !on-e!&'en1o !ar&n-oso e &nesRue!HDe" #e u' !or(o !o'("e1o/
Nes1es #o&s fa1os, n%o se 1ra1a #e u'a e6(er&Jn!&a #e u' o0Ne1o 'as #e u'
!onfron1o, Rue se' #PD&#a, se (assa na Vfan1as&aW, !o' u' (ar!e&ro D&Do e a1uan1e/
@Es1a Vfan1as&aW n%o L #e 'o#o a",u', u'a Van&'a$%oW? e"a L o &ns1&n1o #e 1u#o
1ransfor'ar e' TU, o &ns1&n1o #e re"a$%o Rue, Ruan#o o (ar!e&ro se a(resen1ar e'
&'a,e' e s&'0o"&!a'en1e e n%o no fa!e=a=fa!e, D&Do e a1uan1e e"e "-e e'(res1a D&#a
e a$%o 1&ran#o #e sua (rO(r&a ("en&1u#eA/ SuaDes e &nar1&!u"a#os ,r&1os ressoa', a&n#a,
se' sen1&#o no Da+&oM 'as, u' 0e"o #&a, #e re(en1e, e"es se 1ransfor'ar%o e'
#&E"o,o/ Bo' RuJZ Ta"De+ !o' a !-a"e&ra Rue es1E ferDen#o, 'as L u' #&E"o,o/ Mu&1os
'oD&'en1os, !-a'a#os reIe6os, s%o u' &ns1ru'en1o &n#&s(ensEDe" Y (essoa na
!ons1ru$%o #e seu 'un#o/ N%o L Der#a#e Rue a !r&an$a (er!e0e ;< (r&'e&ra'en1e
u' o0Ne1o, e, sO en1%o en1ra e'
;:
re"a$%o !o' e"e/ Ao !on1rEr&o, o &ns1&n1o #e re"a$%o L (r&'or#&a", !o'o a '%o !Xn!aDa
na Rua" o seu o(onen1e, (ossa se a#a(1ar/ E' se,u&#a a!on1e!e a re"a$%o, a&n#a u'a
for'a (r&'&1&Da e n%o=Der0a" #o #&+er=TU/ A 1ransfor'a$%o e' !o&sa L, en1re1an1o, u'
(ro#u1o (os1er&or, (roD&n#o #a #&sso!&a$%o #as e6(er&Jn!&as (r&'or#&a&s, #a se(ara$%o
#os (ar!e&ros D&n!u"a#os = fenX'eno se'e"-an1e ao sur,&'en1o #o EU/ No (r&n!H(&o L
a re"a$%o, !o'o !a1e,or&a #o en1e, !o'o #&s(os&$%o, !o'o for'a a ser rea"&+a#a,
'o#e"o #a a"'aM o a (r&or& #a re"a$%oM o TU &na1o/
Quan#o se D&De nu'a re"a$%o rea"&+a=se, nes1e TU en!on1ra#o, a (resen$a #o TU
&na1o/ un#a'en1an#o=se no a (r&or& #a re"a$%o, (o#e=se a!o"-er na e6!"us&D&#a#e es1e
TU, !ons&#era#o !o'o u' (ar!e&roM e' su'a, (o#e=se en#ere$ar="-e a (a"aDra=
(r&n!H(&o/
O TU &na1o a1ua 0e' !e#o, na ne!ess&#a#e #e !on1a1o @ne!ess&#a#e #e &nH!&o,
1E1&", e e' se,u&#a, u' !on1a1o D&sua" !o' ou1ro en1eA, #e 1a" 'o#o Rue e"e e6(ressa
!a#a De+ 'a&s !"ara'en1e, a re!&(ro!&#a#e e Va 1ernuraW/ PorL', #es1a 'es'a
ne!ess&#a#e (roDL' o &ns1&n1o #e au1or e a(are!e (os1er&or'en1e @&ns1&n1o #e (ro#u+&r
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!o&sas (or sHn1ese, ou, Ruan#o &sso n%o L (ossHDe", (or anE"&se, #e!o'(on#o,
se(aran#oA #e 1a" 'ane&ra Rue se (ro#u+ u'a V(erson&F!a$%oW #as !o&sas fe&1as, u'
#&E"o,o/ ;4 O #esenDo"D&'en1o #a a"'a na !r&an$a L &n#&sso"uDe"'en1e "&,a#o ao
#esenDo"D&'en1o #a nos1a",&a #o TU, Ys rea"&+a$Ues e #e!e($Ues #es1e
;1
anse&o, ao No,o #e suas e6(er&Jn!&as e Y ser&e#a#e 1rE,&!a #e sua (er("e6&#a#e/ A
Der#a#e&ra !o'(reens%o #es1es fenX'enos, (reNu#&!a#a (or !a#a 1en1a1&Da #e
res1r&n,&="a a u' S'0&1o 'a&s es1r&1o, sO (o#e ser a1&n,&#a, na 'e#&#a e' Rue, Ruan#o
o0serDa#os e e6a'&na#os, for "eDa#a e' !ons&#era$%o sua or&,e' !Os'&!a e 'e1a=
!Os'&!a, a sa0er, a saH#a #o 'un#o (r&'or#&a" &n#&D&so, n%o for'a#o a&n#a, #e on#e o
&n#&DH#uo fHs&!o NE se #es"&,ou (e"o nas!&'en1o, 'as n%o a&n#a o &n#&DH#uo !or(ora",
&n1e,ra", a1ua"&+a#o Rue sO (o#e rea"&+ar es1a (assa,e' ,ra#ua"'en1e, Y 'e#&#a Rue
en1ra nas re"a$Ues/
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O -o'e' se 1orna EU na re"a$%o !o' o TU/ O fa!e=a=fa!e a(are!e e se
#esDane!e, os eDen1os #e re"a$%o se !on#ensa' e se #&ss&'u"a' e L nes1a
a"1ernSn!&a Rue a !ons!&Jn!&a #o (ar!e&ro, Rue (er'ane!e o 'es'o, Rue a
!ons!&Jn!&a #o EU se es!"are!e e au'en1a !a#a De+ 'a&s/ De fa1o, a&n#a e"a a(are!e
so'en1e enDo"1a na 1ra'a #as re"a$Ues, na re"a$%o !o' o TU, !o'o !ons!&Jn!&a
,ra#a1&Da #aRu&"o Rue 1en#e (ara o TU se' ser a&n#a o TU/ Mas, essa !ons!&Jn!&a #o
EU e'er,e !o' for$a !res!en1e, a1L Rue, u' #a#o 'o'en1o, a "&,a$%o se #esfa+ e o
(rO(r&o EU se en!on1ra, (or u' &ns1an1e #&an1e #e s&, se(ara#o, !o'o se fosse
u' TU, (ara 1%o "o,o re1o'ar a (osse #e s& e #a& e' #&an1e, no seu es1a#o #e ser
!ons!&en1e en1rar e' re"a$Ues/
;. So'en1e, en1%o, (o#e a ou1ra (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o !ons1&1u&r=se/ Se' #PD&#a, o TU
#a re"a$%o #esDane!eu=se 'u&1as De+es se', !o' &sso, 1er=se
;)
1orna#o o ISSO #e u' EU, u' o0Ne1o #e u'a (er!e($%o ou e6(er&Jn!&a se' "&,a$%o
!o'o serE #oraDan1e, 'as e"e se 1ornou, #e a",u' 'o#o, u' ISSO e' s&, (or -ora
&no0serDEDe" a,uar#an#o o ressur,&'en1o #e u' eDen1o #e re"a$%o/ Se' #PD&#a, o
!or(o Rue se 1ransfor'a e' !or(o -u'ano
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se #&s1&n,ue e' seu a'0&en1e na 'e#&#a
Rue se sen1e (or1a#or #e suas &'(ressUes e !o'o e6e!u1or #e seus &'(u"sos, 'as
so'en1e ao nHDe" #e u'a ra#&!a" se(ara$%o en1re o EU e o o0Ne1o/ En1%o, o EU
#es"&,a#o se en!on1ra 1ransfor'a#o/ Re#u+&#o #a ("en&1u#e su0s1an!&a" Y rea"&#a#e
fun!&ona" e un&#&'ens&ona" #e u' suNe&1o #e e6(er&Jn!&a e u1&"&+a$%o, a0or#a 1o#o
VISSO e' s&W, a(o#era=se #e"e e se asso!&a a e"e (ara for'ar ou1ra (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o/ O
-o'e' 1ransfor'a#o e' EU Rue (ronun!&a o VEU=ISSOW !o"o!a=se #&an1e #as !o&sas
e' De+ #e !onfron1ar=se !o' e"as no Iu6o #a a$%o re!H(ro!a/ BurDa#o so0re !a#a u'a
#e"as, !o' u'a "u(a o0Ne1&Dan1e Rue o"-a #e (er1o, ou or#enan#o=as nu' (anora'a
a1raDLs #e u' 1e"es!O(&o o0Ne1&Dan1e #e u' o"-ar #&s1an1e, e"e as &so"a ao !ons&#erE=
"as, se' sen1&'en1o a",u' #e e6!"us&D&#a#e, ou e"e as a,ru(a se' sen1&'en1o a",u'
#e un&Dersa"&#a#e/
;3 No (r&'e&ro !aso, e"e sO (o#er&a en!on1rE="o na re"a$%o, no se,un#o, sO a (ar1&r
#e"a/ So'en1e a,ora, e"e e6(er&en!&a as !o&sas !o'o so'a #e Rua"&#a#es/ Se'
#PD&#a, Rua"&#a#es referen1es ao TU #e !a#a eDen1o #e re"a$%o fora' a!u'u"a#as e'
sua 'e'Or&a 'as, so'en1e a,ora, as !o&sas se !o'(Ue' #e suas Rua"&#a#esM
;;
e"e sO (o#e a1&n,&r o nP!"eo (o#eroso, reDe"a#o, a e"e no TU, en,"o0an#o 1o#as as
Rua"&#a#es, &s1o L, a su0s1Sn!&a, na 'e#&#a e' Rue (ro!ura na "e'0ran$a #a re"a$%o
!onserDa#a e' es1a#o #e son-o, #e &'a,e' ou #e (ensa'en1o se,un#o a
!ara!1erHs1&!a (rO(r&a #es1e -o'e'/ De fa1o, so'en1e a,ora e"e or#ena as !o&sas e'
u'a !one6%o es(a!&o=1e'(ora"=!ausa"M so'en1e a,ora, e"e #e1er'&na a !a#a u'a o
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seu "u,ar, a sua eDo"u$%o, a sua 'ensura0&"&#a#e, a sua !on#&$%o/ O TU se reDe"a no
es(a$o, 'as, (re!&sa'en1e, no fa!e=a=fa!e e6!"us&Do no Rua" 1u#o o 'a&s a(are!e
!o'o !enEr&o, a (ar1&r #o Rua" e"e e'er,e 'as Rue n%o (o#e ser ne' seu "&'&1e ne'
sua 'e#&#a/ E"e se reDe"a no 1e'(o, 'as no sen1&#o #e u' eDen1o ("ena'en1e
rea"&+a#o, Rue n%o L u'a s&'("es (ar1e #e u'a sLr&e F6a e 0e' or,an&+a#a, 'as s&'
o 1e'(o Rue se D&De e' u' V&ns1an1eW, !uNa #&'ens%o (ura'en1e &n1ens&Da n%o se
#eFne sen%o (or e"e 'es'o/ O TU se 'an&fes1a !o'o aRue"e Rue s&'u"1anea'en1e
e6er!e e re!e0e a a$%o, se' es1ar no en1an1o, &nser&#o nu'a !a#e&a #e !ausa"&#a#es,
(o&s, na sua a$%o re!H(ro!a !o' EU, e"e L o (r&n!H(&o e o F' #o eDen1o #a re"a$%o/ E&s
u'a Der#a#e fun#a'en1a" #o 'un#o -u'ano? so'en1e o ISSO (o#e ser or#ena#o/ As
!o&sas n%o s%o !"ass&F!EDe&s sen%o na 'e#&#a e' Rue, #e&6an#o #e ser nosso TU, se
1ransfor'a' e' nosso ISSO/ O TU n%o !on-e!e nen-u' s&s1e'a #e !oor#ena#as/
5: PorL', 1en#o !-e,a#o a1L aRu&, se fa+ ne!essEr&o aFr'ar 1a'0L' ou1ro
as(e!1o se' o
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Rua", a (r&'e&ra (ar1e #a Der#a#e = fun#a'en1a", n%o ser&a sen%o u' fra,'en1o &nP1&"?
o 'un#o or#ena#o n%o s&,n&F!a a or#e' #o 'un#o/ 2E 'o'en1os e' Rue, se'
'o1&Do a(aren1e, a or#e' #o 'un#o se a(resen1a !o'o (resen1e/ Per!e0e=se, en1%o,
o 1o' #o Rua" o 'un#o or#ena#o L no1a &n#e!&frEDe"/ Ta&s 'o'en1os s%o &'or1a&s, 'as
s%o 1a'0L' os 'a&s fu,a+es/ De"es n%o se (o#e !onserDar nen-u' !on1eP#o, 'as,
e' !on1ra(ar1&#a a sua for$a &n1e,ra a !r&a$%o e o !on-e!&'en1o #o -o'e', as
&rra#&a$Ues #e sua for$a (ene1ra' no 'un#o or#ena#o, fun#&n#o=o &n!essan1e'en1e/
Ta" L a -&s1Or&a #o &n#&DH#uo, 1a" a -&s1Or&a #a es(L!&e/
O 'un#o L #u("o (ara o -o'e' (o&s sua a1&1u#e L #u("a/
E"e (er!e0e o ser e' 1orno #e s&, as !o&sas s&'("es'en1e e os en1es !o'o
!o&sasM e"e (er!e0e o a!on1e!&'en1o e' seu re#or, os fa1os s&'("es'en1e e as a$Ues
enRuan1o fa1os, !o&sas !o'(os1as #e Rua"&#a#es, fa1os !o'(os1os #e 'o'en1os,
!o&sas &nser&#as nu'a re#e es(a!&a", e fa1os nu'a re#e 1e'(ora", !o&sas e fa1os
"&'&1a#os (or ou1ras !o&sas e fa1os, 'ensurEDe&s e !o'(arEDe&s en1re s&, u' 'un#o
0e' or#ena#o e u' 'un#o se(ara#o/
51 Es1e 'un#o &ns(&ra !onFan$a, a1L !er1o (on1oM e"e a(resen1a #ens&#a#e e
#ura$%o, nu'a es1ru1ura Rue (o#e ser a0ran,&#a (e"a D&s1a, e"e (o#e ser se'(re
re1o'a#o, re(e1&#o !o' o"-os fe!-a#os e e6(er&en!&a#o !o' o"-os a0er1osM e"e es1E
a&, Nun1o Y 1ua (e"e, se TU o !onsen1es, en!o"-&#o e' 1ua a"'a, se TU ass&' o (referes/
E"e L 1eu o0Ne=
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1o, (er'ane!en#o ass&' se,un#o 1ua Don1a#e, e no en1an1o, e"e (er'ane!e
1o1a"'en1e a"-e&o seNa fora #e 1& ou #en1ro #e 1&/ TU o (er!e0es, fa+es #e"e 1ua
VDer#a#eW, e"e se #e&6a 1o'ar 'as n%o se en1re,a a 1&/ E"e L o Pn&!o o0Ne1o a res(e&1o
#o Rua" TU 1e (o#es Ven1en#erW !o' o ou1ro/ Mes'o Rue e"e se a(resen1e #e u'
'o#o #&feren1e a !a#a u', e"e es1E (ron1o a ser (ara a'0os u' o0Ne1o !o'u', 'as
ne"e TU n%o (o#es 1e en!on1rar !o' o ou1ro/ Se' e"e TU n%o (o#es su0s&s1&r, TU 1e
!onserDas ,ra$as Y sua se,uran$a 'as se 1e rea0sorDeres ne"e, serEs se(u"1a#o no
na#a/
Por ou1ro "a#o, o -o'e' en!on1ra o Ser e o #eD&r !o'o aRu&"o Rue o !onfron1a
'as se'(re !o'o u'a (resen$a e !a#a !o&sa e"e a en!on1ra so'en1e enRuan1o
(resen$aM aRu&"o Rue es1E (resen1e se #es!o0re a e"e no a!on1e!&'en1o e o Rue
a!on1e!e, se a(resen1a a e"e !o'o Ser/ Na#a 'a&s "-e es1E (resen1e a n%o ser &sso,
'as &sso enRuan1o 'un#ano/ Me#&#a e !o'(ara$%o #esa(are!e'/ De(en#e #e 1& Rue
(ar1e #o &n!o'ensurEDe" se 1ornarE a1ua"&#a#e (ara 1&/ Os en!on1ros n%o se or#ena'
#e 'o#o a for'ar u' 'un#o, 'as !a#a u' #os en!on1ros L (ara 1& u' sH'0o"o
&n#&!a#or #a or#e' #o 'un#o/ Os en!on1ros n%o s%o &n1er=re"a!&ona#os en1re s&, 'as
!a#a u' 1e ,aran1e o DHn!u"o !o' o 'un#o/
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5) O 'un#o Rue ass&' 1e a(are!e n%o &ns(&ra !onFan$a, (o&s e"e se reDe"a !a#a
De+ #e u' 'o#o e, (or &sso, n%o (o#es "e'0rar=1e #e"e/ E"e n%o L #enso, (o&s ne"e,
1u#o (ene1ra 1u#oM e"e n%o 1e' #ura$%o, (o&s,
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De' se' ser !-a'a#o e #esa(are!e Ruan#o se 1en1a re1J="o/ E"e L !onfuso, se TU
Ru&seres es!"are!J="o, e"e es!a(a/ E"e De' a 1& (ara 0us!ar=1eM (orL' se e"e n%o 1e
a"!an$a, se e"e n%o 1e en!on1ra, se #&ss&(aM e"e D&rE noDa'en1e, se' #PD&#a, 'as
1ransfor'a#o/ E"e n%o es1E fora #e 1&/ E"e re(ousa no S'a,o #e 1eu ser, #e 1a" 'o#o
Rue, se 1e referes a e"e !o'o Va"'a #e '&n-a a"'aW, n%o #&+es na#a #e e6!ess&Do/
8uar#a=1e, no en1an1o, #a 1en1a1&Da #e 1ransfer&="o (ara a 1ua a"'a, TU o an&Ru&"ar&as/
E"e L 1eu (resen1e, e so'en1e na 'e#&#a e' Rue 1&Deres !o'o 1a" L Rue 1erEs a
(resen$aM (o#es fa+er #e"e 1eu o0Ne1o, e6(er&en!&E="o e u1&"&+E="o, a"&Es, #eDes (ro!e#er
ass&' !on1&nua'en1e, 'as, en1%o, n%o 1erEs 'a&s (resen$a a",u'a/ En1re e"e e 1&
e6&s1e a re!&(ro!&#a#e #a #oa$%oM TU "-e #&+es TU, e 1e en1re,as a e"eM e"e 1e #&+ TU e
se en1re,a a 1&/ N%o (o#es en1en#er=1e !o' n&n,uL' a res(e&1o #e"e, Ls so"&1Er&o no
fa!e=a=fa!e !o' e"e, 'as e"e 1e ens&na a en!on1rar o ou1ro e a 'an1er o seu en!on1ro/
E a1raDLs #a 0eneDo"Jn!&a #e sua !-e,a#a e #a 'e"an!o"&a #e sua (ar1&#a, e"e 1e
!on#u+ a1L o TU no Rua" se en!on1ra' as "&n-as, a(esar #e (ara"e"as, #e 1o#as as
re"a$Ues/ E"e n%o 1e aNu#a a !onserDar=1e e' D&#a e"e #E, (orL', o (ressen1&'en1o #a
e1ern&#a#e/
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O 'un#o #o ISSO L !oeren1e no es(a$o e no 1e'(o/
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O 'un#o #o TU n%o 1e' !oerJn!&a ne' no es(a$o ne' no 1e'(o/
5; Ba#a TU, a(Os o 1Lr'&no #o eDen1o #a re"a$%o deve ne!essar&a'en1e se
1ransfor'ar e' ISSO/
Ba#a ISSO pode, se en1rar no eDen1o #a re"a$%o, 1ornar=se u' TU/
Es1es s%o os #o&s (r&D&"L,&os fun#a'en1a&s #o 'un#o #o ISSO/ E"es &'(e"e' o
-o'e' a !ons&#erar o 'un#o #o ISSO !o'o o 'un#o no Rua" se #eDe D&Der, no Rua"
se (o#e D&Der, o 'un#o Rue ofere!e 1o#a es(L!&e #e a1ra$Ues e es1H'u"os #e
a1&D&#a#es e !on-e!&'en1os/
No &n1er&or #es1a !rXn&!a for1e e sa"u1ar, os 'o'en1os #e en!on1ro !o' o TU se
'an&fes1a' !o'o e(&sO#&os s&n,u"ares, "Hr&!o=#ra'E1&!os, se' #PD&#a, #e u' en!an1o
se#u1or, 'as Rue, no en1an1o, nos &n#u+e' (er&,osa'en1e a e61re'os Rue #e0&"&1a'
a so"&#e+ NE (roDa#a, e #e&6a' a1rEs #e"es 'a&s Rues1Ues Rue sa1&sfa$Ues, a0a"an#o
nossa se,uran$a/ E"es s%o n%o sO &nRu&e1an1es, 'as &n#&s(ensEDe&s/ QE Rue #eDe'os,
a(Os es1es 'o'en1os, Do"1ar ao V'un#oW, (or Rue n%o (er'ane!er ne"eZ Por Rue n%o
!-a'ar Y or#e' o Rue es1E #&an1e #e nOs, no fa!e=a=fa!e, e n%o re'e1J="o ao 'un#o
#os o0Ne1osZ QE Rue n%o se (o#e #e&6ar #e #&+er TU, a",u'a De+, ao (a&, Y es(osa, ou
ao !o'(an-e&ro (or Rue n%o #&+er TU (ensan#o ISSOZ (ro#u+&r o so' TU a1raDLs #os
Or,%os Do!a&s, n%o s&,n&F!a #e 'o#o a",u' (rofer&r a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o 1%o (ou!o
1ranRa&"&+a#oraM sussurrar #o fun#o #a a"'a u' TU a'oroso L &nofens&Do
;.
enRuan1o n%o se 1e' e' 'en1e ou1ra !o&sa sen%o e6(er&en!&ar e u1&"&+ar/
N%o se (o#e D&Der un&!a'en1e no (resen1eM e"e (o#er&a !onsu'&r a",uL' se n%o
es1&Desse (reD&s1o Rue e"e ser&a rE(&#a e ra#&!a"'en1e su(era#o/ Po#e=se, no en1an1o,
D&Der un&!a'en1e no (assa#o, L so'en1e ne"e Rue u'a e6&s1Jn!&a (o#e ser rea"&+a#a/
Bas1a !onsa,rar !a#a &ns1an1e Y e6(er&Jn!&a e Y u1&"&+a$%o Rue e"e n%o se !onsu'&rE
'a&s/
E !o' 1o#a a ser&e#a#e #a Der#a#e, ou$a? o -o'e' n%o (o#e D&Der se' o ISSO,
'as aRue"e Rue D&De so'en1e !o' o ISSO n%o L -o'e'/
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SE8UNDA PARTE
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54 A -&s1Or&a #o &n#&DH#uo e a -&s1Or&a #o ,Jnero -u'ano, e'0ora (ossa' se(arar=
se u'a #a ou1ra, es1%o #e a!or#o e' 1o#o o !aso e' u' (on1o? a'0as 'an&fes1a'
u' !res!&'en1o (ro,ress&Do #o 'un#o #o ISSO/
Bo"o!a=se e' #PD&#a es1e fa1o no !aso #a -&s1Or&a #a es(L!&eM a!en1ua=se Rue,
na ,Jnese #as !&D&"&+a$Ues su!ess&Das en!on1ra=se u' es1a#o #e (r&'&1&D&#a#e Rue,
e'0ora !o' !o"or&#os #&Dersos, L, no en1an1o, es1ru1ura#a #e 'o#o &#Jn1&!o/ E
se,un#o es1e es1a#o (r&'&1&Do 1a&s !&D&"&+a$Ues &n&!&a' !o' u' (eRueno 'un#o #e
o0Ne1os/ Bo' &sso n%o ser&a a D&#a #a es(L!&e 'as a #e !a#a !&D&"&+a$%o e' (ar1&!u"ar
Rue !orres(on#er&a Y D&#a #o &n#&DH#uo/ PorL', se se o0serDar aRue"as !&D&"&+a$Ues Rue
a(are!e' &so"a#as, no1a=se Rue aRue"as Rue re!e0era' -&s1or&!a'en1e a &nIuJn!&a #e
ou1ras !&D&"&+a$Ues a#o1ara' o seu 'un#o #o ISSO e' u' es1a#o 0e' #e1er'&na#o,
&n1er'e#&Er&o en1re seu es1a#o (r&'&1&Do e seu es1a#o #e ("eno #esenDo"D&'en1o/ Is1o
a!on1e!e seNa a1raDLs #a ass&'&"a$%o #&re1a #e !&D&"&+a$Ues !on1e'(orSneas, !o'o no
!aso #a 8rL!&a e E,&1o, seNa a1raDLs #a ass&'&"a$%o &n#&re1a #e !&D&"&+a$Ues (assa#as,
!o'o no !aso #a !r&s1an#a#e 'e#&eDa", -er#e&ra #a !&D&"&+a$%o ,re,a/ E"as a'("&a' o
seu 'un#o #o ISSO n%o un&!a'en1e a1raDLs #e sua (rO(r&a e6(er&Jn!&a, 'as 1a'0L'
,ra$as Y
5;
aIuJn!&a #e e6(er&Jn!&as #e ou1re'M so'en1e en1%o, !o' es1e !res!&'en1o,
rea"&+a=se o #esa0ro!-a'en1o #e!&s&Do e seu (o#er #e #es!o0er1a/ Por enRuan1o fa+=
se a0s1ra$%o #a !on1r&0u&$%o &'(or1an1e (ara &sso, #a !on1e'("a$%o e #os a1os Rue
s%o a1r&0uH#os ao 'un#o #o TU/
5. Po#e=se #&+er !o' &sso Rue, e' ,era", o 'un#o #o ISSO #e u'a #e1er'&na#a
!&D&"&+a$%o, L 'a&s e61enso #o Rue o #a (re!e#en1e, e, a(esar #e a",u'as (ara#as e
re1ro!essos a(aren1es, (o#e=se (er!e0er !"ara'en1e na -&s1Or&a u' au'en1o
(ro,ress&Do #o 'u#o #o ISSO/ un#a'en1a"'en1e n%o &'(or1a aRu&, se a V&'a,e' #o
'un#oW #e u'a #e1er'&na#a !&D&"&+a$%o ressa"1e 'a&s u' !arE1er #e Fn&1u#e ou #e
&nFn&1u#e ou 'e"-or #e n%o=Fn&1u#eM na rea"&#a#e, u' 'un#o VFn&1oW (o#e 'u&1o 0e'
&n!"u&r 'a&or nP'ero #e (ar1es, #e !o&sas, #e fenX'enos #o Rue u' 'un#o V&nFn&1oW/
^ ne!essEr&o 1a'0L' o0serDar Rue se 1ra1a #e !o'(arar n%o so'en1e a
e61ens%o #os !on-e!&'en1os #a na1ure+a 'as 1a'0L' a (ro(or$%o 1an1o #as
#&feren$as so!&a&s !o'o #as rea"&+a$Ues 1L!n&!asM es1es #o&s P"1&'os as(e!1os 1en#e'
a a'("&ar o 'un#o #os o0Ne1os/
O !on1a1o or&,&nEr&o #o -o'e' !o' o 'un#o #o ISSO &'("&!a a e6(er&Jn!&a
Rue, se' !essar, !ons1&1uHa es1e 'un#o e a u1&"&+a$%o Rue o !on#u+ a seus 'P"1&("os
Fns, D&san#o a !onserDar, a fa!&"&1ar, a eRu&(ar a D&#a -u'ana/ A 'e#&#a e' Rue
se a'("&a o 'un#o #o ISSO, #eDe (ro,re#&r 1a'0L' a !a(a!&#a#e #e e6(er&'en1ar
e u1&"&+ar/ O &n#&DH#uo (o#e, se' #P=
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D&#a, su0s1&1u&r !a#a De+ 'a&s a e6(er&Jn!&a #&re1a (e"a e6(er&Jn!&a &n#&re1a ou (e"a
VaRu&s&$%o #e !on-e!&'en1osWM e"e (o#e re#u+&r !a#a De+ 'a&s a u1&"&+a$%o,
1ransfor'an#o=a e' Va("&!a$%oW es(e!&a"&+a#aM n%o o0s1an1e seNa &n#&s(ensEDe" Rue
essa !a(a!&#a#e se #esenDo"Da #e ,era$%o e' ,era$%o/ ^ n&s1o Rue se (ensa Ruan#o
se fa"a #e u' #esenDo"D&'en1o (ro,ress&Do #a VD&#a es(&r&1ua"W/
53 Bo' &s1o, !o' efe&1o, a ,en1e se 1orna !u"(a#o #o Der#a#e&ro (e!a#o Der0a"
!on1ra o Es(Hr&1oM (o&s es1a VD&#a es(&r&1ua"W re(resen1a ,era"'en1e u' o0s1E!u"o (ara
u'a D&#a #o -o'e' no Es(Hr&1oM e"a L, Ruan1o 'u&1o, a 'a1Lr&a Rue, #e(o&s #e
Den!&#a e 'o#e"a#a, a D&#a #o Es(Hr&1o #eDe !onsu'&r/ ^ u' o0s1E!u"o, (o&s a
!a(a!&#a#e #e e6(er&'en1a$%o e #e u1&"&+a$%o se #esenDo"De no -o'e'
freRaen1e'en1e, e' #e1r&'en1o #e sua for$a=#e=re"a$%o, Pn&!o (o#er, a"&Es, Rue "-e
(er'&1e D&Der no Es(Hr&1o/
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O es(Hr&1o
1;
e' sua 'an&fes1a$%o -u'ana L a res(os1a #o -o'e' a seu TU/ O
-o'e' fa"a #&Dersas "Hn,uas = "Hn,ua Der0a", "Hn,ua #a ar1e, #a a$%o 'as o es(Hr&1o L
u', e es1e es(Hr&1o L a res(os1a ao TU Rue se reDe"a #os '&s1Lr&os, e Rue #o se&o #es1e
'&s1Lr&o o !-a'a/ O es(Hr&1o L (a"aDra/ Ass&' !o'o a fa"a se 1orna (a"aDra
(r&'e&ra'en1e no !Lre0ro #o -o'e' e e' se,u&#a so' e' sua "ar&n,e = a'0os n%o
s%o, a"&Es, sen%o reIe6os
5>
#o Der#a#e&ro fenX'eno, NE Rue, na Der#a#e n%o L a "&n,ua,e' Rue se en!on1ra no
-o'e', 'as o -o'e' se en!on1ra na "&n,ua,e' e fa"a #o se&o #a "&n,ua,e' = ass&'
1a'0L' a!on1e!e !o' 1o#a (a"aDra e !o' 1o#o es(Hr&1o/ O es(Hr&1o n%o es1E no EU,
'as en1re o EU e o TU/ E"e n%o L !o'(arEDe" ao san,ue Rue !&r!u"a e' 1& 'as ao ar
Rue res(&ras/ O -o'e' D&De no Es(Hr&1o na 'e#&#a e' Rue (o#e res(on#er a seu TU/
E"e L !a(a+ #&sso Ruan#o en1ra na re"a$%o !o' 1o#o o seu ser/ So'en1e e' D&r1u#e #e
seu (o#er #e re"a$%o Rue o -o'e' (o#e D&Der no es(Hr&1o/
>: Mas L aRu& Rue se "eDan1a, !o' 1o#a a sua for$a, a fa1a"&#a#e #o fenX'eno #a
re"a$%o/ Quan1o 'a&s (o#erosa L a res(os1a, 'a&s e"a en"a$a o TU, 1an1o 'a&s o re#u+
a u' o0Ne1o/ So'en1e o s&"Jn!&o #&an1e #o TU, o s&"Jn!&o #e 1o#as as "Hn,uas, a es(era
s&"en!&osa #a (a"aDra n%o for'u"a#a, &n#&feren!&a#a, (rL=Der0a", #e&6a ao TU sua
"&0er#a#e, es1a0e"e!e=se !o' e"e na re1en$%o on#e o es(Hr&1o n%o se 'an&fes1a 'as
es1E (resen1e/ To#a res(os1a a'arra o TU ao 'un#o #o ISSO/ Ta" L a 'e"an!o"&a #o
-o'e', 1a" L 1a'0L' sua ,ran#e+a/ Po&s, ass&', sur,e' no se&o #os seres D&Dos o
!on-e!&'en1o, a o0ra, a &'a,e' e o 'o#e"o/
Tu#o, (orL', Rue #es1e 'o#o se 1ransfor'ou e' ISSO, 1u#o o Rue se
!onso"&#ou e' !o&sa en1re !o&sas, re!e0eu (or sen1&#o o #es1&no #e se 1ransfor'ar
!on1&nua'en1e/ Se'(re #e noDo = 1a" fo& o sen1&#o #a -ora e' Rue o es(Hr&1o se
a(o#erou #o -o'e' e "-e 'os=
5<
1rou a res(os1a = o o0Ne1o #eDe !onsu'&r=se (ara se 1ornar (resen$a, re1ornar ao
e"e'en1o #e on#e De&o (ara ser D&s1o e D&D&#o (e"o -o'e' !o'o (resen1e/
O -o'e' Rue se !onfor'ou !o' o 'un#o #o ISSO, !o'o a",o a ser
e6(er&'en1a#o e a ser u1&"&+a#o, fa+ 'a"o,rar a rea"&+a$%o #es1e #es1&no? e' "u,ar #e
"&0erar o Rue es1E "&,a#o a es1e 'un#o e"e o re(r&'eM e' "u,ar #e !on1e'("E="o e"e o
o0serDa
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, e' "u,ar #e a!o"-J="o serDe=se #e"e/
>1 Pr&'e&ra'en1e o !on-e!&'en1o? L na !on1e'("a$%o #e u' fa!e=a=fa!e, Rue o
ser se reDe"a a Rue' o Ruer !on-e!er/ O Rue o -o'e' D&u (o#e !ons&#erE="o !o'o u'
o0Ne1o, !o'(arE="o !o' ou1ros o0Ne1os, or#enar e' !"asses #e o0Ne1os, #es!reDer e
#e!o'(or o0Ne1&Da'en1e, (orRue na#a (o#e ser &n1e,ra#o na so'a #e !on-e!&'en1o,
sen%o na Rua"&#a#e #e u' ISSO/ Na !on1e'("a$%o, (orL', n%o se 1ra1aDa #e !o&sa
en1re !o&sas, #e u' (ro!esso en1re (ro!essos, era e6!"us&Da'en1e a (resen$a/ O ser
n%o se !o'un&!a na "e& #e#u+&#a #e(o&s #e a(are!er o fenX'eno 'as s&' no
fenX'eno 'es'o/ Pensar o ,era" s&,n&F!a so'en1e #esenro"ar o noDe"o #o fenX'eno
Rue fo& !on1e'("a#o no (ar1&!u"ar, &s1o L, na re!&(ro!&#a#e #o fa!e=a=fa!e/ E a,ora &sso
fo& &n!"uH#o na for'a #e ISSO #o !on-e!&'en1o !on!e&1ua"/ Que' o e61ra&r #aH e o
!on1e'("ar #e noDo na (resen$a, rea"&+a no sen1&#o #aRue"e a1o #e !on-e!&'en1o
!o'o a",o Rue L a1ua" e o(eran1e en1re os -o'ens/ 2E ou1ro 'o#o #e !on-e!er
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se !ons1a1a? Ve&s !o'o a!on1e!e, e&s !o'o &sso se !-a'a, !o'o a !o&sa L !ons1ruH#a,
e&s seu "u,arWM nesse !aso se 1o'a !o'o ISSO aRu&"o Rue se 1ornou ISSO,
e6(er&'en1a=se e u1&"&+a=se !o'o ISSO, serDe=se #e"e en1re ou1ros 'e&os (ara a 1arefa
#e se Vor&en1arW no 'un#o e e' se,u&#a (ara !onRu&s1E="o/
A!on1e!e o 'es'o !o' a ar1e? L na !on1e'("a$%o #e u' fa!e=a=fa!e Rue a
for'a se reDe"a ao ar1&s1a/ E"e a F6a nu'a &'a,e'/ A &'a,e' n%o -a0&1a e' u'
'un#o #e #euses 'as nes1e Das1o 'un#o #os -o'ens/ Se' #PD&#a e"a es1E VaHW e,
a&n#a Rue nen-u' o"-ar -u'ano a (ro!ureM 'as e"a #or'e/ O (oe1a !-&nJs !on1a Rue
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os -o'ens n%o a(re!&aDa' ouD&r a !an$%o Rue e"e 1o!aDa e' sua Iau1a #e Na#e/
To!ou=a, en1%o, aos #euses e es1es a es!u1ara'M #es#e en1%o 1a'0L' os -o'ens
es!u1ara' a !an$%oM e"e #es!eu (o&s #os #euses a1L os -o'ens a1L aRue"es !uNa
&'a,e' n%o (o#er&a se (res!&n#&r/ Bo'o e' u' son-o, e"e (ro!ura o en!on1ro !o' o
-o'e' a F' #e Rue0rar o en!an1o e a0ra$ar a for'a (or u' &ns1an1e a1e'(ora"/ E'
se,u&#a e"e De&o e e6(er&en!&ou aRu&"o Rue #eDer&a ser e6(er&en!&a#o? ass&' &sso L
fe&1o, ass&' L e6(resso, 1a&s s%o as Rua"&#a#es #a &'a,e' e, e' su'a, Rua" o "u,ar
Rue "-e !a0e/
N%o Rue a &n1e"&,Jn!&a !&en1HF!a e es1L1&!a n%o 1en-a' (a(e" a",u' a
#ese'(en-ar? 'as e"a #eDe rea"&+ar Fe"'en1e sua o0ra e 'er,u"-ar na Der#a#e
su(er&n1e"&,HDe" #a re"a$%o Rue enDo"De 1o#o &n1e"&,HDe"/
5.
E' 1er!e&ro "u,ar, e6&s1e o a1o (uro, a a$%o se' ar0&1rar&e#a#e/ ^ u' #o'Hn&o
a!&'a #o es(Hr&1o #o !on-e!&'en1o e #o es(Hr&1o #a ar1e, (orRue aH o -o'e' !or(ora"
L efJ'ero n%o L o0r&,a#o a ,raDar sua 'ar!a e' u'a 'a1Lr&a 'a&s #urEDe" Rue e"e,
'as e"e 'es'o so0reD&De a e"a enRuan1o &'a,e', e e"eDa=se ao !Lu es1re"a#o #o
es(Hr&1o !er!a#o (e"a 'Ps&!a #e sua (a"aDra D&Da/ ^ aH Rue o TU (roD&n#o #e u'
(rofun#o '&s1Lr&o a(are!e ao -o'e', "-e fa"a #o se&o #as 1reDas e L aH Rue o -o'e'
"-e res(on#eu !o' sua D&#a/
>; ARu&, 'u&1as De+es, a (a"aDra 1ornou=se D&#a e es1a D&#a L ens&na'en1o, Ruer
e"a 1en-a !u'(r&#o a "e& Ruer a 1en-a 1rans,re#&#o = es1as #uas !&r!uns1Sn!&as s%o, na
Der#a#e, ne!essEr&as (ara Rue o es(Hr&1o n%o 'orra so0re a 1erra/ Ass&', e"a
(er'ane!e (ara a (os1er&#a#e, (ara &ns1ruH="a, n%o a res(e&1o #o Rue L ou #eDe ser,
'as so0re a 'ane&ra #e !o'o se D&De no es(Hr&1o, na fa!e #o Tu/ E &sso s&,n&F!a Rue
e"a 'es'a es1E (ron1a, a Rua"Ruer 'o'en1o, a 1ornar=se (ara a (os1er&#a#e u' TU e
"-e a0r&r o 'un#o #o TU/ Ou an1es, n%o, e"a n%o es1E (ron1a, 'as e"a se #&r&,e (ara
se'(re aos -o'ens e os &n1er(e"a/ Es1es, (orL', &n#&feren1es e &n!a(a+es (ara 1a"
!on1a1o D&Do Rue "-e a0r&r&a o 'un#o, es1%o 0e' &nfor'a#os/ E"es a(r&s&onara' a
(essoa na -&s1Or&a, e seus ens&na'en1os nas 0&0"&o1e!asM e"es !o#&F!ara'
&n#&feren1e'en1e o !u'(r&'en1o ou a D&o"a$%o #as "e&s, e s%o (rO#&,os na au1o=
Denera$%o ou 'es'o na au1o=a#ora$%o se'(re 0e' !a'uIa#a !o' (s&!o"o,&a, !o'o
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#o -o'e' 'o#erno/ O-f se'0"an1e so"&1Er&o !o'o u' as1ro na es!ur&#%o/ O-f #e#o
D&Do !o"o!a#o so0re u'a fron1e &nsensHDe"/
O-f ruH#os #e (assos !a'0a"ean1es/
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O a(erfe&$oa'en1o #a fun$%o #e e6(er&'en1a$%o e #e u1&"&+a$%o rea"&+a=se,
,era"'en1e, no -o'e' e' #e1r&'en1o #e seu (o#er #e re"a$%o/
Mas !o'o (ro!e#e !o' os seres D&Dos Rue o ro#e&a', esse 'es'o -o'e' Rue
1ransfor'ou o es(Hr&1o (ara 1ornE="o &ns1ru'en1o #e (ra+erZ
>5 Su0'&sso Y (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o #a se(ara$%o, afas1an#o o EU #o ISSO, #&D&#&u sua
D&#a !o' -o'ens e' #uas V+onasW !"ara'en1e #e"&'&1a#as? as &ns1&1u&$Ues e os
sen1&'en1os/ Do'Hn&o #o ISSO e #o'Hn&o #o EU/
As &ns1&1u&$Ues s%o o VforaW, on#e se es1E (ara 1o#a sor1e #e Fna"&#a#es, on#e se
1ra0a"-a, se fa+ ne,O!&os, se e6er!e &nIuJn!&a, se fa+ e'(reen#&'en1os,
!on!orrJn!&as, on#e se or,an&+a, a#'&n&s1ra, e6er!e u'a fun$%o, se (re,aM L a
es1ru1ura 'a&s ou 'enos or#ena#a e a(ro6&'a#a'en1e !orre1a na Rua" se #esenDo"De,
!o' o !on!urso 'P"1&("o #e !a0e$as -u'anas e 'e'0ros -u'anos, o !urso #os
a!on1e!&'en1os/
Os sen1&'en1os s%o o V#en1roW, on#e se D&De e se #es!ansa #as &ns1&1u&$Ues/ AH o
es(e!=
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1ro #as e'o$Ues D&0ra #&an1e #o o"-ar &n1eressa#oM aH o -o'e' usufru& sua 1ernura,
seu O#&o, seu (ra+er e sua #or, Ruan#o es1a n%o L 'u&1o D&o"en1a/ AH a ,en1e se sen1e
e' !asa, se es1&ra na !a#e&ra #e 0a"an$o/
As &ns1&1u&$Ues s%o u' fOru' !o'("e6o, os sen1&'en1os s%o u' re!&n1o fe!-a#o
'as r&!o e' Dar&a$Ues/
Na Der#a#e, a #e"&'&1a$%o, en1re a'0os, es1E se'(re a'ea$a#a, (o&s os
sen1&'en1os !a(r&!-osos, (ene1ra', Ys De+es, nas 'a&s sO"&#as &ns1&1u&$UesM 1o#aD&a,
!o' u' (ou!o #e 0oa Don1a#e, !-e,a=se se'(re a res1a0e"e!J="a/
^ nas re,&Ues #a D&#a, ass&' !-a'a#as (essoa&s, Rue a #e"&'&1a$%o se,ura L
'a&s #&fH!&"/ No 'a1r&'Xn&o, (or e6e'("o, L, Ys De+es, #&fH!&" #e se rea"&+ar a&n#a Rue
aFna" se !ons&,a/ Es1a #e'ar!a$%o se rea"&+a (erfe&1a'en1e nos S'0&1os #a, ass&'
!-a'a#a, D&#a (P0"&!a/
>> Bons&#ere=se, (/ e6/? !o' Rue se,uran$a na D&#a #os (ar1&#os 0e' !o'o nos
,ru(os Rue se Nu",a' a!&'a #os (ar1&#os, e nos seus V'oD&'en1osW, se a"1erna' as
asse'0"L&as reDo"u!&onEr&as !o' a (eRuena ro1&na #os ne,O!&os = re,u"ar !o'o u'
'e!an&s'o ou #esenDo"1o !o'o u' or,an&s'o/
Mas o ISSO #esD&n!u"a#o #as &ns1&1u&$Ues L u' 8o"e'
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e o EU se(ara#o #os
sen1&'en1os L u'a a"'a=(Essaro
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Rue Do"&1a/ A'0os #es!on-e!e' o -o'e'?
aRue"as, so'en1e u' e6e'("ar? es1es, so'en1e u' o0Ne1oM nen-u'a !on-e!e a
(essoa, a !o'un&#a#e/ A'0os #es!on-e!e' a (resen$aM aRue"as, as &ns1&1u&$Ues,
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'es'o as 'a&s 'o#ernas, !on-e!e' so'en1e o (assa#o es1a,na#o, o ser a!a0a#oM
os sen1&'en1os, 'es'o os 'a&s #ura#ouros, n%o !on-e!e' sen%o o &ns1an1e fu,a+,
aRu&"o Rue a&n#a n%o e6&s1e/ A'0os n%o 1J' a!esso Y D&#a a1ua"/ As &ns1&1u&$Ues n%o
,era' a D&#a (P0"&!a, os sen1&'en1os n%o !r&a' a D&#a (essoa"/
Bo' #or !res!en1e, e e' nP'ero !a#a De+ 'a&or, sen1e' os -o'ens Rue as
&ns1&1u&$Ues n%o ,era' a D&#a (P0"&!a/ ^ #aH Rue (roDL' a an,Ps1&a seRu&osa #es1e
sL!u"o/ Que os sen1&'en1os n%o ,era' a D&#a (essoa", (ou!as (essoas o
!o'(reen#e' a&n#a, (o&s, (are!e Rue L ne"es Rue res&#e o Rue se 1e' #e 'a&s
(essoa"/ Quan#o se a(ren#e, !o'o o -o'e' 'o#erno, a #ar 'u&1a &'(or1Sn!&a aos
seus (rO(r&os sen1&'en1os, o #eses(ero e' !o'(roDar sua &rrea"&#a#e, n%o serE
'e"-or es!"are!&'en1o, (o&s es1e #eses(ero L 1a'0L' u' sen1&'en1o e !o'o 1a" nos
&n1eressa/
>< Os -o'ens Rue sofre' !o' o fa1o #e as &ns1&1u&$Ues n%o (ro#u+&re' D&#a
(P0"&!a a",u'a "e'0ra'=se #e u' 'e&o? #eDer=se=&a 1ornE="a 'a&s Ie6HDe&s ,ra$as aos
sen1&'en1os, #&sso"DJ="as ou fra,'en1E="asM #eDer=se=&a 'es'o renoDE="as (e"os
sen1&'en1os &no!u"an#o="-es a V"&0er#a#e #e sen1&'en1oW/ Se, (or e6e'("o, o Es1a#o
au1o'a1&+a#o a,ru(a !&#a#%os 1o1a" 'en1e es1ran-os uns aos ou1ros, se' fun#ar ou
faDore!er u'a D&DJn!&a !o'=o=ou1ro, #eDe=se su0s1&1u&r &s1o (or u'a !o'un&#a#e
#e a'or/ Es1a !o'un&#a#e #e a'or #eDe Iores!er Ruan#o (essoas se a,ru(a' (e"a
'an&fes1a$%o #e u'
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"&Dre sen1&'en1o e reso"De' D&Der Nun1as/ Mas &sso n%o L ass&'M a Der#a#e&ra
!o'un&#a#e n%o nas!e #o fa1o #e Rue as (essoas 1J' sen1&'en1os u'as (ara !o' as
ou1ras @e'0ora e"a n%o (ossa, na Der#a#e, nas!er se' &ssoA, e"a nas!e #e #uas !o&sas?
#e es1are' 1o#os e' re"a$%o D&Da e 'P1ua !o' u' !en1ro D&Do e #e es1are' un&#os
uns aos ou1ros e' u'a re"a$%o D&Da e re!H(ro!a/ A se,un#a resu"1a #a (r&'e&raM (orL'
n%o L #a#a &'e#&a1a'en1e !o' a (r&'e&ra/ A re"a$%o D&Da e re!H(ro!a &'("&!a
sen1&'en1os, 'as n%o (roDL' #e"es/ A !o'un&#a#e e#&F!a=se so0re a re"a$%o D&Da e
re!H(ro!a, 1o#aD&a o Der#a#e&ro !ons1ru1or L o !en1ro a1&Do e D&Do/
Mes'o as &ns1&1u&$Ues #a !-a'a#a D&#a (essoa" n%o (o#e' ser renoDa#as (or
u' "&Dre sen1&'en1o @a&n#a Rue n%o (ossa' ser renoDa#as se' e"eA/
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>4 O 'a1r&'Xn&o (or e6e'("o, nun!a se re,enerarE sen%o a1raDLs #aRu&"o Rue
se'(re fun#a'en1ou o Der#a#e&ro 'a1r&'Xn&o? o fa1o #e Rue #o&s seres -u'anos se
reDe"a' o TU u' ao ou1ro/ ^ so0re esse fun#a'en1o Rue o TU, Rue n%o L o EU (ara
nen-u' #os #o&s, e#&F!a o 'a1r&'Xn&o/ Es1e L o fa1o 'e1afHs&!o e 'e1a(sHRu&!o #o
a'or, #o Rua" os sen1&'en1os s%o a(enas a!essOr&o/ ARue"e Rue #eseNa renoDar o
'a1r&'Xn&o (or ou1ro 'e&o n%o L essen!&a"'en1e #&feren1e #aRue"e Rue Ruer a0o"&="o,
a'0os #e!"ara' Rue n%o !on-e!e' 'a&s o fa1o/ Na Der#a#e, se se #eseNar #es(oNar
#o ero1&s'o 1%o fa"a#o e' nossa L(o!a, 1u#o o Rue se refere ao EU, (or1an1o, 1o#o
!on1a1o no Rua" u' n%o es1E (resen1e ao ou1ro, e ne' se
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(resen1&F!a a e"e, 'as on#e !a#a u' se "&'&1a a fru&r a s& 'es'o a1raDLs #o ou1ro, o
Rue res1ar&aZ
A Der#a#e&ra D&#a (P0"&!a e a Der#a#e&ra D&#a (essoa" s%o #uas for'as #e
"&,a$%o/ Para Rue (ossa' nas!er e (er#urar s%o ne!essEr&os sen1&'en1os !o'o
!on1eP#o 'u1EDe"M (or ou1ro "a#o s%o ne!essEr&as &ns1&1u&$Ues !o'o for'a #urEDe"M
(orL' es1es #o&s fa1ores reun&#os n%o ,era' a&n#a a D&#a -u'ana, L ne!essEr&o u'
1er!e&ro Rue L a (resen$a !en1ra" #o TU, ou a&n#a, (ara #&+J="o !o' 1o#a a Der#a#e, o
TU !en1ra" a!o"-&#o no (resen1e/
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A (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=ISSO n%o 1e' na#a 'a" e' s& (orRue a 'a1Lr&a n%o 1e'
na#a #e 'a" e' s& 'es'a/ O Rue e6&s1e #e 'a" L o fa1o #e a 'a1Lr&a (re1en#er ser
aRu&"o Rue e6&s1e/
>. Se o -o'e' (er'&1&r, o 'un#o #o ISSO, no seu !on1Hnuo !res!&'en1o, o &nDa#e
e seu (rO(r&o EU (er#e a sua a1ua"&#a#e, a1L Rue o (esa#e"o so0re e"e e o fan1as'a no
seu &n1er&or sussurra' u' ao ou1ro !onfessan#o sua (er#&$%o/
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Mas, a D&#a !o"e1&Da #o -o'e' 'o#erno es1E en,o"fa#a ne!essar&a'en1e no
'un#o #o ISSOZ ^ (ossHDe" &'a,&nar Rue as #uas (ar1es, a e!ono'&a e o Es1a#o, na
sua e61ens%o a1ua"
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e e' seu #esenDo"D&'en1o (resen1e, (ossa' se 0asear a n%o ser na renPn!&a a"1&Da a
1o#a V&'e#&a1e+W ou a1L 'es'o e' u'a re!usa !a1e,Or&!a e reso"u1a #e 1o#a
&ns1Sn!&a Ves1ran-aW n%o (roD&n#a #a 'es'a re,&%oZ E se for o EU #a e6(er&Jn!&a e #a
u1&"&+a$%o Rue #o'&na aRu&, o EU Rue u1&"&+a os 0ens e serD&$os na e!ono'&a, as
o(&n&Ues e 1en#Jn!&as na (o"H1&!a, n%o L, #e fa1o, a es1a so0eran&a &"&'&1a#a Rue se
#eDe a a'("a e sO"&#a es1ru1ura #as ,ran#es !r&a$Ues Vo0Ne1&DasW nes1es #o&s
#o'Hn&osZ E 'a&s, a ,ran#e+a (ro#u1&Da #o es1a#&s1a e #o e!ono'&s1a #&r&,en1es n%o
!ons&s1e no fa1o #e Rue e"es en!ara' os -o'ens !o' os Rua&s #eDe' 1ra1ar, n%o
!o'o (or1a#ores #o TU &na!essHDe" Y e6(er&Jn!&a, 'as !o'o nP!"eos #e rea"&+a$Ues e
1en#Jn!&as a sere' aDa"&a#as e u1&"&+a#as !onfor'e as suas !a(a!&#a#es es(e!&F!asZ
>3 Seu 'un#o n%o se #esa0ar&a so0re e"es, se e' De+ #e so'ar E"e g E"e g E"e a
F' #e !ons1&1u&r u' ISSO, 1en1asse' a#&!&onar TU e TU e TU Rue n%o #ar&a Na'a&s
sen%o TUZ Isso n%o s&,n&F!a 1ro!ar o #o'Hn&o for'a#or (or u' #&"e1an1&s'o #e
(ro!e#&'en1o su'Er&os, e a ra+%o, !o' seu (o#er #e !"are+a, (or u'a e6a"1a$%o
o0nu0&"a#aZ E se nOs Do"1ar'os o o"-ar #os #&r&,en1es aos #&r&,&#os, o (rO(r&o
#esenDo"D&'en1o #as for'as 'o#ernas #e 1ra0a"-o e #e (ro(r&e#a#e n%o #es1ru&r&a
Ruase 1o#o Des1H,&o #e D&#a no fa!e=a=fa!e #a re"a$%o ("ena #e sen1&#oZ Ser&a a0sur#o
Ruerer &nDer1er es1e #esenDo"D&'en1o = 'as a#'&1&n#o a (oss&0&"&#a#e #es1e a0sur#o e
#es1ru&r=se=&a o e61raor#&nE=
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r&o &ns1ru'en1o #e (re!&s%o #essa !&D&"&+a$%o, o Pn&!o Rue 1orna (ossHDe" a D&#a #a
-u'an&#a#e 'u"1&("&!a#a ao &nFn&1o/
= Ora#or, #&s!ursas 'u&1o 1ar#ef A&n#a -E (ou!o, 1er&as (o#&#o !rer e' 1eu
#&s!urso, a,ora NE n%o (o#es 'a&s/ Po&s, -E u' &ns1an1e, D&s1es, !o'o eu, Rue o Es1a#o
n%o L 'a&s !on#u+&#oM os res(onsEDe&s (e"o aRue!&'en1o a'on1oa' a&n#a o !arD%o,
os !-efes, en1re1an1o, a(enas s&'u"a' !on#u+&r 'ERu&nas #esenfrea#as/ E nes1e
&ns1an1e, enRuan1o fa"as, (o#es, !o'o eu, ouD&r Rue o 'e!an&s'o #a e!ono'&a
!o'e$a a D&0rar, +u'0&r, #e 'ane&ra &nsO"&1a/ Os !on1ra='es1res 1e sorr&e' !o' ar #e
su(er&or&#a#e, 'as 1J' a 'or1e no !ora$%o/ E"es 1e #&+e' Rue a#a(1a' a 'aRu&nar&a
Ys !&r!uns1Sn!&asM sa0es, (orL', Rue na#a 'a&s (o#e' fa+er #o Rue a#a(1ar=se ao
a(are"-o enRuan1o a&n#a L (ossHDe"/
<: Seus (or1a=Do+es 1e &nfor'a' Rue a e!ono'&a re!o"-e a -eran$a #o Es1a#o,
sa0es, (orL', Rue na#a 'a&s -E (ara -er#ar a n%o ser a 1&ran&a #o ISSO !res!en1e so0
a Rua" o EU, !a#a De+ 'a&s &n!a(a+ #e #o'&na$%o, son-a a&n#a Rue L seu 'es1re/
A D&#a !o"e1&Da #o -o'e' n%o (o#e, !o'o e"e 'es'o, (res!&n#&r #o 'un#o #o
&sso, so0re o Rua" (a&ra a (resen$a #o TU, !o'o o es(Hr&1o (a&raDa so0re as E,uas/ A
Don1a#e #e u1&"&+a$%o e a Don1a#e #e #o'&na$%o #o -o'e' a,e' na1ura" e
"e,&1&'a'en1e enRuan1o (er'ane!e' "&,a#as Y Don1a#e -u'ana #e re"a$%o e
sus1en1a#as (or e"a/ N%o -E 'E &n!"&na$%o a1L o
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'o'en1o e' Rue e"a se #es"&,a #o ser (resen1eM a &n!"&na$%o Rue es1E "&,a#a ao ser
(resen1e e #e1er'&na#a (or e"e L o ("as'a #a D&#a e' !o'u', e a &n!"&na$%o
se(ara#a L sua #es1ru&$%o/ A e!ono'&a, -a0&1E!u"o #a Don1a#e #e u1&"&+ar e o Es1a#o,
-a0&1E!u"o #a Don1a#e #e #o'&nar, (ar1&!&(a' #a D&#a enRuan1o (ar1&!&(a' #o
es(Hr&1o/ Se rene,a' o es(Hr&1o, L a (rO(r&a D&#a Rue rene,a'/ A D&#a, na Der#a#e, n%o
se a(ressa e' "eDar a !a0o sua 1arefa, e e' u' 0o' 'o'en1o, se !rJ es1ar Den#o u'
or,an&s'o 'oDer=se Ruan#o NE -E 'u&1o 1e'(o L u' 'e!an&s'o Rue se a,&1a/ De
na#a a#&an1arE &n1ro#u+&r no (ro!esso u'a #ose #e es(on1ane&#a#e/ A Ie6&0&"&#a#e #a
e!ono'&a #&r&,&#a ou #o Es1a#o or,an&+a#o n%o !o'(ensa o fa1o #e es1are' so0 a
#e(en#Jn!&a #o es(Hr&1o Rue (ronun!&a o TU e nen-u'a e6!&1a$%o (er&fLr&!a (o#er&a
su0s1&1u&r a re"a$%o D&Da !o' o nP!"eo !en1ra"/ As es1ru1uras #a D&#a -u'ana e'
!o'u' e61rae' a (rO(r&a D&#a #a ("en&1u#e #a for$a #e re"a$%o Rue "-es (ene1ra (or
1o#as as suas (ar1es e sua for'a en!arna#a e"es a #eDe' Y "&,a$%o #es1a for$a ao
es(Hr&1o/
<1 O es1a#&s1a ou o e!ono'&s1a, 1r&0u1Er&o #o es(Hr&1o, n%o a,e !o'o #&"e1an1e/ E"e
sa0e 'u&1o 0e' Rue n%o (o#e 1ra1ar os -o'ens !o' os Rua&s 1e' a",o a Der,
s&'("es'en1e !o'o (or1a#ores #o Tu, se' (reNu#&!ar a sua o0ra/ E"e ousa fa+J="o 'as
n%o Ys !e,asM e"e ousa a1L o (on1o e' Rue o es(Hr&1o o &ns(&raM e o es(Hr&1o, #e fa1o,
"-e &ns(&ra o "&'&1e/ O r&s!o Rue far&a 'a"o,rar u'a o0ra &so"a#a, o01L' J6&1o naRue"a
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so0re a Rua" (a&ra a (resen$a #o Tu/ E"e n%o se e6a"1a 'as serDe Y Der#a#e Rue, sen#o
su(ra=ra!&ona", n%o re(u#&a a ra+%o 'as a en!erra e' seu se&o/ E"e rea"&+a na D&#a e'
!o'u' e6a1a'en1e aRu&"o Rue, na D&#a (essoa", fa+ o -o'e' Rue, sen1&n#o=se
&n!a(a+ #e a1ua"&+ar o TU e' sua (ure+a, 1en1a, no en1an1o, !a#a #&a, !o"o!E="o Y
(roDa #o ISSO @!onfor'e a nor'a e a 'e#&#a #e !a#a #&a, 1ra$an#o Ruo1&#&ana'en1e
o "&'&1e e se'(re o #es!o0r&n#oA/ Do 'es'o 'o#o, o 1ra0a"-o e a (ro(r&e#a#e n%o
(o#e' ser res,a1a#os (or s& 'es'os 'as (e"o es(Hr&1o/ So'en1e a (resen$a #o
es(Hr&1o (o#e &nfun#&r e' 1o#o 1ra0a"-o, sen1&#o e a"e,r&a, e, e' 1o#a (ro(r&e#a#e,
res(e&1o e #e#&!a$%o, n%o #e u' 'o#o ("eno, 'as sa1&sfa1or&a'en1e/ To#o (ro#u1o #o
1ra0a"-o, 1o#o !on1eP#o #a (ro(r&e#a#e, e'0ora (er'ane$a' no 'un#o #o ISSO ao
Rua" (er1en!e', so'en1e o es(Hr&1o (o#e 1ransF,urE="os e' !onfron1a#ores e nu'a
re(resen1a$%o #o TU/ N%o -E re1ro!esso, 'es'o no 'o'en1o #e 'a&or ne!ess&#a#e,
nes1e 'o'en1o (re!&sa'en1e, -E u' V'a&s=a"L'W &nsus(e&1o/
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<) Pou!o &'(or1a Rue o Es1a#o re,u"a'en1e a e!ono'&a ou a e!ono'&a !o'an#e o
Es1a#o, enRuan1o u' e ou1ro n%o s%o 1ransfor'a#os/ I'(or1a, se' #PD&#a, Rue as
&ns1&1u&$Ues #o Es1a#o se 1orne' 'a&s "&Dres e as #a e!ono'&a 'a&s Nus1as, n%o (orL'
(ara a Rues1%o #a D&#a a1ua" Rue L !o"o!a#a aRu&/ Por s& 'es'as, 1a&s &ns1&1u&$Ues n%o
(o#e' 1ornar=se ne' "&Dres ne' Nus1as/ Que o es(Hr&1o Rue (ronun!&a o
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TU, o es(Hr&1o Rue res(on#e, (er'ane$a D&Do e a1ua" e Rue os seus Des1H,&os (resen1es
na D&#a !o"e1&Da #o -o'e', seNa' su0or#&na#os ao Es1a#o e Y e!ono'&a ou o(ere'
"&Dre'en1eM Rue aRu&"o Rue a&n#a (er'ane!e na D&#a (essoa" #o -o'e' se
re&n!or(ore noDa'en1e Y D&#a !o'u', e&s o Rue L #e!&s&Do/ D&D&#&r a D&#a !o"e1&Da e'
re,&Ues &n#e(en#en1es, Ys Rua&s (er1en!er&a 1a'0L' a VD&#a es(&r&1ua"W, &sso n%o
#eDer&a ser fe&1o/ Isso s&,n&F!ar&a a0an#onar #eFn&1&Da'en1e Y 1&ran&a as re,&Ues
su0'er,&#as no 'un#o #o ISSO e #es(oNar o es(Hr&1o #e 1o#a rea"&#a#e/ Bo' efe&1o,
Ruan#o o es(Hr&1o a,e "&Dre'en1e na D&#a, e"e n%o L 'a&s es(Hr&1o Ve' s&W 'as es(Hr&1o
no 'un#o, ,ra$as a seu (o#er #e (ene1rar no 'un#o e 1ransfor'E="o/ O es(Hr&1o n%o
es1E V!ons&,oW a n%o ser no fa!e=a=fa!e !o' o 'un#o Rue se "-e a0re, 'un#o ao Rua"
e"e se #oa, Rue e"e "&0er1a e (e"o Rua" L "&0er1a#o/ A es(&r&1ua"&#a#e es(arsa,
#e0&"&1a#a, #e,enera#a, &'(re,na#a #e !on1ra#&$Ues, Rue -oNe re(resen1a o es(Hr&1o,
(o#erE rea"&+ar es1a "&0er1a$%o so'en1e na 'e#&#a e' Rue a1&n,&r noDa'en1e a
essJn!&a #o es(Hr&1o, a fa!u"#a#e #e #&+er TU/
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<; O 'un#o #o ISSO L o re&no a0so"u1o #a !ausa"&#a#e/ Ba#a fenX'eno VfHs&!oW
(er!e(1HDe" (e"os sen1&#os e !a#a fenX'eno (sHRu&!o (rL=e6&s1en1e ou Rue se en!on1ra
na e6(er&Jn!&a (rO(r&a, (assa ne!essar&a'en1e (or !ausa#o e !ausa#or/ N%o se
e6!e1ua' #aH os fenX'e=
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nos aos Rua&s se (o#e a1r&0u&r u' !arE1er #e Fna"&#a#e, !o'o (ar1e &n1e,ran1e #o
!onNun1o #o 'un#o #o ISSO? 1a" !onNun1o 1o"era u'a 1e"eo"o,&a so'en1e se es1a fo&
&nser&#a !o'o !on1ra=(ar1&#a (ar!&a" #a !ausa"&#a#e e se n%o "-e (reNu#&!ar a !o'("e1a
!on1&nu&#a#e/
O re&no a0so"u1o #a !ausa"&#a#e no 'un#o #o ISSO, e'0ora seNa #e &'(or1Sn!&a
fun#a'en1a" (ara a or#ena$%o !&en1HF!a #a na1ure+a n%o aI&,e o -o'e' Rue n%o
es1E "&'&1a#o ao 'un#o #o ISSO e Rue (o#e se'(re eDa#&r=se (ara o 'un#o #a
re"a$%o/ AH o EU e o TU se #efron1a' u' !o' o ou1ro "&Dre'en1e, nu'a a$%o re!H(ro!a
Rue n%o es1E "&,a#a a nen-u'a !ausa"&#a#e e n%o (ossu& #e"a o 'enor 'a1&+M aRu& o
-o'e' en!on1ra a ,aran1&a #a "&0er#a#e #e seu ser e #o Ser/ So'en1e aRue"e Rue
!on-e!e a re"a$%o e a (resen$a #o TU, es1E a(1o a 1o'ar u'a #e!&s%o/ ARue"e Rue
1o'a u'a #e!&s%o L "&Dre (o&s se a(resen1a #&an1e #a a!e/
E&s aRu& 1o#a a su0s1Sn!&a H,nea #e '&n-a !a(a!&#a#e #e Don1a#e e' u'
for'&#EDe" 1ur0&"-%o, 1o#o o 'eu (ossHDe" ,&ran#o !o'o u' 'un#o e' for'a$%o,
!o'o u'a 'assa !onfusa e &n#&sso"PDe", e&s os o"-ares se#u1ores #as (o1en!&a"&#a#es
Ia'eNan#o #e 1o#as as (ar1esM o un&Derso !o'o 1en1a$%o, e eu, nas!&#o e' u'
&ns1an1e, as #uas '%os &'ersas nu'a forna"-a (ara a(an-ar o Rue aH se es!on#e e 'e
(ro!ura? 'eu a1o/
<5 Pron1of EU o 1en-o/ E "o,o a a'ea$a #o a0&s'o L (ros!r&1a, a 'u"1&("&!&#a#e
#&fusa #e&6a #e fa+er Da"er a &,ua"#a#e !&n1&"an1e #e
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sua e6&,Jn!&aM n%o e6&s1e' 'a&s Rue #o&s na s&'u"1ane&#a#e, o ou1ro e o u', a &"us%o
e a '&ss%o/ SO en1%o, (orL', !o'e$a a '&n-a a1ua"&+a$%o/ Po&s a #e!&s%o n%o !ons&s1e
e' a1ua"&+ar o u' e #e&6ar o ou1ro es1en#&#o !o'o 'assa e61&n1a Rue, !a'a#a (or
!a'a#a, aD&"1ar&a a '&n-a a"'a/ En1re1an1o, so'en1e aRue"e Rue or&en1a, no fa+er #o
U', a for$a #o Ou1ro, aRue"e Rue #e&6a en1rar na a1ua"&+a$%o #o es!o"-&#o a (a&6%o
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&n1a!1a #o Rue fo& re(u#&a#o, so'en1e aRue"e Rue VserDe a Deus !o' o 'au &ns1&n1oW
se #e!&#e e #e!&#e o a!on1e!&'en1o/ Se a",uL' !o'(reen#eu &sso, sa0e 1a'0L' Rue,
#e fa1o, &sso L !-a'a#o Nus1o, a #&re$%o Nus1a (ara a Rua" a",uL' se #&r&,e e se
#e!&#eM se -ouDesse u' #e'Xn&o n%o ser&a aRue"e Rue se #e!&#&u !on1ra Deus, 'as o
Rue, #es#e 1o#a a e1ern&#a#e Na'a&s 1o'ou u'a #e!&s%o/
A !ausa"&#a#e n%o o(r&'e o -o'e' ao Rua" L ,aran1&#a a "&0er#a#e/ E"e sa0e
Rue sua D&#a 'or1a" L, (or sua (rO(r&a essJn!&a, u'a os!&"a$%o en1re o TU e o ISSO, e
e"e (er!e0e o sen1&#o #es1a os!&"a$%o/ Bas1a="-e sa0er Rue (o#e, a 1o#o 'o'en1o,
u"1ra(assar o u'0ra" #o san1uEr&o, on#e e"e n%o (o#er&a (er'ane!er/
<> E 'a&s a&n#a? a o0r&,a$%o #e #e&6E="o "o,o #e(o&s &n!essan1e'en1e, "-e es1E
&n1&'a'en1e "&,a#a ao sen1&#o e ao #es1&no #es1a D&#a/ ^ a"&, no u'0ra" Rue se a!en#e
ne"e a res(os1a se'(re noDa, o Es(Hr&1oM L aRu&, nas re,&Ues (rofanas e &n#&,en1es, Rue
a !en1e"-a #eDe se !onFr'ar/ O Rue aRu& se !-a'a ne!ess&#a#e n%o o a(aDora, (o&s,
"E no san1uEr&o e"e !on-e!eu a Der#a#e&ra, &s1o L, o #es1&no/
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Des1&no e "&0er#a#e Nurara' F#e"&#a#e 'P1ua/ So'en1e o -o'e' Rue a1ua"&+a a
"&0er#a#e en!on1ra o #es1&no/ Quan#o EU #es!u0ro a a$%o Rue 'e reRuer, L aH, nesse
'oD&'en1o #e '&n-a "&0er#a#e Rue se 'e reDe"a o '&s1Lr&o/ Mas o '&s1Lr&o se reDe"a a
'&' n%o sO Ruan#o n%o (osso rea"&+ar es1a a$%o !o'o EU (re1en#&a, 'as 1a'0L' a1L
na (rO(r&a res&s1Jn!&a/ ARue"e Rue se esRue!e #e 1o#a !ausa"&#a#e e 1o'a u'a
#e!&s%o #o fun#o #e seu ser, YRue"e Rue se #es(oNa #os 0ens e #a Des1&'en1a (ara se
a(resen1ar #es(&#o #&an1e #a a!e, a es1e -o'e' "&Dre, o #es1&no a(are!e !o'o
rL("&!a #e sua "&0er#a#e/ E"e n%o L o seu "&'&1e 'as o !o'("e'en1oM "&0er#a#e e
#es1&no une'=se 'u1ua'en1e (ara #ar sen1&#oM e nes1e sen1&#o o #es1&no, a1L -E
(ou!o o"-ar seDero suaD&+a=se !o'o se fosse a (rO(r&a ,ra$a/
N%o, o -o'e' (or1a#or #e !en1e"-a Rue re1orna ao 'un#o #o ISSO n%o L
o(r&'&#o (e"a ne!ess&#a#e !ausa"/ E, e' L(o!as e' Rue a D&#a L s%, a !onFan$a se
(ro(a,a a 1o#o (oDo a1raDLs #e -o'ens #o es(Hr&1oM 1o#os, 'es'o os 'a&s 1o"os,
!on-e!era' #e a",u'a 'ane&ra seNa (or na1ure+a, ou u' 'o#o &n1u&1&Do ou o0s!uro,
o en!on1ro, a (resen$aM 1o#os #e a",u' 'o#o (ressen1&ra' o TUM a,ora o es(Hr&1o L
(ara e"es a ,aran1&a/
<< En1re1an1o, e' L(o!as 'Or0&#as, a!on1e!e Rue o 'un#o #o ISSO, n%o sen#o
'a&s (ene1ra#o e fe!un#a#o (e"os eIPD&os D&D&F!an1es #o 'un#o #o TU, n%o (assan#o
#e a",o &so"a#o e
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rH,&#o, fan1as'a sur,&#o #o (Sn1ano, o(r&'e o -o'e'/ Ne"e o -o'e', !on1en1an#o=
se !o' u' 'un#o #e o0Ne1os, Rue n%o "-e (o#e' 'a&s 1ornar=se (resen$a, su!u'0e/
En1%o, a !ausa"&#a#e fu,a+, &n1ens&F!a=se a1L 1ornar=se u'a fa1a"&#a#e o(ressora e
es'a,a#ora/
To#a ,ran#e !&D&"&+a$%o !o'u' a DEr&os (oDos re(ousa so0re u' eDen1o
or&,&nEr&o #e en!on1ro, so0re u'a res(os1a ao TU !o'o a!on1e!eu nas or&,ensM e"a se
fun#a'en1a so0re u' a1o essen!&a" #o Es(Hr&1o/ Es1e a1o, refor$a#o (e"a ener,&a nu'a
'es'a #&re$%o #as ,era$Ues (os1er&ores &ns1aura no es(Hr&1o u'a !on!e($%o
(ar1&!u"ar #o !os'os? so'en1e a1raDLs #es1e a1o L Rue o !os'os #o -o'e' se 1orna
#e noDo (ossHDe"/ So'en1e ass&' (o#e o -o'e', #e u'a a"'a !onFan1e, re!ons1ru&r
se'(re #e noDo nu'a !on!e($%o (ar1&!u"ar #o es(a$o, !asas #e Deus e !asas #o
-o'e', (reen!-er o 1e'(o a,&1a#o !o' noDos -&nos e !an1os e #ar u'a for'a a
!o'un&#a#e #os -o'ens/ PorL', so'en1e na 'e#&#a e' Rue e"e (ossu& es1e a1o
essen!&a", rea"&+an#o, su(or1an#o=o e' sua (rO(r&a D&#a, so'en1e Ruan#o e"e 'es'o
en1ra na re"a$%o, en1%o 1orna=se "&Dre, e, (or1an1o, !r&a#or/
<4 No 'o'en1o e' Rue u'a !&D&"&+a$%o n%o 1e' 'a&s !o'o (on1o !en1ra" u'
fenX'eno #e re"a$%o, &n!essan1e'en1e renoDa#o, e"a se enr&Ne!e, 1ornan#o=se u'
'un#o #e ISSO Rue L 1res(assa#o so'en1e #e Ruan#o e' Ruan#o (or a$Ues eru(1&Das
e fu",uran1es #e es(Hr&1os so"&1Er&os/ A (ar1&r #e en1%o, a !ausa"&#a#e fu,a+ se
&n1ens&F!a n%o (o#en#o Na'a&s (er1ur=
>.
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0ar a !o'(reens%o #o un&Derso, 1ornan#o=se fa1a"&#a#e o(ressora e es'a,a#ora/ O
#es1&no sE0&o e so0erano Rue, -ar'on&+a#o !o' a ("en&1u#e #e sen1&#o #o un&Derso,
re&naDa so0re 1o#a !ausa"&#a#e (r&'&1&Da, 1rans'u#a#o a,ora nu' a0sur#o
#e'on&s'o, !a&u nes1a !ausa"&#a#e/ O (rO(r&o ]-ar'a Rue os an!es1ra&s !on!e0&a'
!o'o u'a #&s(os&$%o 0enLF!a = u'a De+ Rue 1u#o o Rue nos a!on1e!e nes1a D&#a nos
e"eDa (ara esferas su(er&ores e' u'a e6&s1Jn!&a u"1er&or = se reDe"a a,ora !o'o u'a
1&ran&a, (o&s, as a$Ues #e u'a D&#a an1er&or Rue (er'ane!e' &n!ons!&en1es, nos
en!erra' nu'a (r&s%o #a Rua", na D&#a (resen1e, n%o (o#e'os es!a(ar/ LE, on#e se
!urDaDa a "e& ("ena #e sen1&#o #e u' !Lu, #e !uNo ar!o "u'&noso (en#&a o fuso #a
ne!ess&#a#e, re&na a,ora o (o#er a0sur#o e o(ressor #os ("ane1as/ En1%o 0as1aDa
&#en1&F!ar='e a VDi$eW, Y Vsen#aW !e"es1&a" Rue L 1a'0L' a &'a,e' #a nossa, (ara
-a0&1ar na ("en&1u#e #o #es1&noM = a,ora n%o &'(or1a o Rue fa$a'os, o +eimarmene,
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es1ran-o ao es(Hr&1o, nos o(r&'e, !o"o!an#o so0re nossas nu!as 1o#o o (eso #a 'assa
&ner1e #o un&Derso/ O #eseNo, L"an &'(e1uoso #e re#en$%o (er'ane!e, e' P"1&'a
anE"&se, a #es(e&1o #e nu'erosas 1en1a1&Das, &nsa1&sfe&1o, a1L Rue o a!a"'e aRue"e Rue
ens&na a es!a(ar #o !&!"o #os renas!&'en1os ou a",uL' Rue sa"De as a"'as,
su0Nu,a#as (or (o#eres 1errenos, "eDan#o=as (ara a "&0er#a#e #os F"-os #e Deus/
<. Ta" o0ra se rea"&+a Ruan#o u' noDo fenX'eno #e re"a$%o se 1orna su0s1Sn!&a,
Ruan#o u'a noDa res(os1a L #a#a (e"o
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-o'e' a seu Tu, a!on1e!&'en1o Rue #e1er'&na o #es1&no/ Por for$a #es1e a1o
essen!&a" e !en1ra", u'a !&D&"&+a$%o en1re,ue a sua &rra#&a$%o (o#e ser su0s1&1uH#a (or
u'a ou1ra a 'enos Rue e"a 'es'a se re,enere/
O 'a" #e Rue sofre nosso sL!u"o n%o se asse'e"-a a nen-u' ou1ro/ Mas
(er1en!e Y 'es'a es(L!&e #aRue"es 'a"es #e 1o#os os sL!u"os/ A -&s1Or&a #as
!&D&"&+a$Ues n%o L u' es1E#&o !ons1an1e no Rua" os !orre#ores, u' a(Os o ou1ro
1en-a' Rue (er!orrer !o' !ora,e' e &n!ons!&en1e'en1e, o 'es'o !&!"o 'or1a"/ U'
!a'&n-o &no'&na#o !on#u+ a1raDLs #e suas as!ensUes e #e!"Hn&os/ N%o u' !a'&n-o
#e (ro,resso e #e eDo"u$%oM 'as u'a #es!&#a e' es(&ra" a1raDLs #o 'un#o
su01errSneo #o es(Hr&1o e, 1a'0L', u'a as!ens%o (ara, (or ass&' #&+er, Y re,&%o 1%o
Hn1&'a, 1%o su1&", 1%o !o'("&!a#a Rue n%o se (o#e 'a&s aDan$ar, ne' so0re1u#o
re!uarM on#e -E a(enas a &nau#&1a !onDers%o? a ru(1ura/ SerE ne!essEr&o &r a1L o F'
#es1e !a'&n-oZ A1L a (roDa #as P"1&'as 1reDasZ PorL', on#e es1E o (er&,o, a"& !res!e
1a'0L' a for$a sa"Da#ora/
O (ensa'en1o 0&o"o,&s1a e o (ensa'en1o -&s1or&!&s1a #e nosso 1e'(o, (or 'a&s
#&feren1es Rue (ossa' (are!er u' ao ou1ro, !o"a0ora' (ara for'ar u'a fL na
fa1a"&#a#e 'a&s 1ena+ e an,us1&an1e #o Rue 1o#as as an1er&ores/ N%o L 'a&s o (o#er
]-ar'a
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ne' o (o#er #os as1ros Rue re,e &ne6oraDe"'en1e a sor1e #os -o'ens/
<3 InP'eros (o#eres re&D&n#&!a' es1e #o'Hn&o, (orL', se se e6a'&na 'a&s
#e1&#a'en1e, a 'a&or (ar1e #os !on1e'(orSneos a!re#&1a
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nu' a'E",a'a #es1as for$as #o 'es'o 'o#o Rue os ro'anos #e L(o!a (os1er&or
a!re#&1aDa' nu' a'E",a'a #e #euses/ A (rO(r&a na1ure+a #a (re1ens%o fa!&"&1a es1e
a'E",a'a/ Quer se 1ra1e #a V"e& D&1a"W #e u'a "u1a un&Dersa", na Rua" !a#a u' #eDe
!o'0a1er ou renun!&ar Y D&#aM Ruer se 1ra1e #a V"e& (sHRu&!aW #e u'a !on!e($%o #a
(essoa (sHRu&!a un&!a'en1e 0asea#a e' &ns1&n1os u1&"&1Er&os, &na1osM Ruer se 1ra1e #e
V"e& so!&a"W, #e u' (ro!esso so!&a" &neD&1EDe" on#e Don1a#e e !ons!&Jn!&a s%o 'eros
e(&fenX'enosM ou #a V"e& !u"1ura"W #e u' #eDer &na"1erEDe" e !ons1an1e #e u'a ,Jnese
e #e u' o!aso #os Rua#ros -&s1Or&!osM so0 1o#as es1as for'as e ou1ras 'a&s o Rue
s&,n&F!a L Rue o -o'e' es1E "&,a#o a u' #eDer &neD&1EDe" !on1ra o Rua" e"e n%o
"u1ar&a sen%o no seu #e"Hr&o/ A !onsa,ra$%o #os '&s1Lr&os "&0er1aDa #a !oa$%o #os
as1rosM o sa!r&fH!&o 0ra'Sn&!o, a!o'(an-a#o #o !on-e!&'en1o, "&0er1aDa #o (o#er #o
]-ar'aM e' a'0os (reF,uraDa=se a re#en$%o/ O H#o"o n%o 1o"era a fL na "&0er1a$%o/ ^
u'a "ou!ura &'a,&nar a "&0er#a#eM n%o se 1e' sen%o a es!o"-a en1re u'a es!raD&#%o
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Do"un1Er&a ou u'a es!raD&#%o #eses(era#a e re0e"#e/ E'0ora, essas "e&s &nDoRue' a
eDo"u$%o 1e"eo"O,&!a e o #eDer or,Sn&!o, o fun#a'en1o Rue, efe1&Da'en1e, 1o#as e"as
1J', L a o0sess%o (e"o #e!urso #as !o&sas, &s1o L, a !ausa"&#a#e &"&'&1a#a/ O #o,'a #o
#e!urso (ro,ress&Do
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L a a0#&!a$%o #o -o'e' fa!e ao !res!&'en1o #o 'un#o #o
ISSO/
4: Ass&', o no'e #o #es1&no serE 'a" e'(re,a#oM ass&' a1r&0u&r=se a e"e o no'e
#e #es=
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1&no serE u' erro, (o&s, o #es1&no n%o L u'a !a'(Snu"a Do"1a#a so0re o 'un#o #os
-o'ensM n&n,uL' o en!on1ra, sen%o aRue"e Rue (ar1e #a "&0er#a#e/ O #o,'a #o !urso
&ne"u1EDe" #as !o&sas n%o #e&6a, (orL', "u,ar Y "&0er#a#e, ne' (ara a sua reDe"a$%o
'a&s !on!re1a, aRue"a !uNa for$a serena 'o#&F!a a fa!e #a 1erra? a !onDers%o/
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#o,'a #es!on-e!e o -o'e' Rue (o#e Den!er a "u1a un&Dersa" (e"a !onDers%oM aRue"e
Rue ro'(e, (e"a !onDers%o, as a'arras #os &'(u"sos #e u1&"&+a$%oM aRue"e Rue se
"&0er1a (e"a !onDers%o #o fas!Hn&o #a sua !"asseM aRue"e Rue, 'e#&an1e a !onDers%o,
(o#e reDo"Der, reNuDenes!er, 1ransfor'ar Rua#ros -&s1Or&!os os 'a&s se,uros/ O #o,'a
#o #e!urso n%o 1e #e&6a no 1a0u"e&ro sen%o u'a o($%o? o0serDares as re,ras ou 1e
re1&raresM aRue"e, (orL', Rue rea"&+a a !onDers%o #erru0a 1o#as as (e$as/ Es1e #o,'a
1e (er'&1e, e' 1o#o !aso, su0'e1eres 1ua D&#a ao #e1er'&n&s'o e, V(er'ane!eres
"&DreW na a"'a/ ARue"e, (orL', Rue rea"&+a a !onDers%o !ons&#era es1a "&0er#a#e !o'o
a 'a&s Der,on-osa serD&#%o/
A Pn&!a !o&sa Rue (o#e D&r a ser fa1a" ao -o'e', L !rer na fa1a"&#a#e, (o&s es1a
!ren$a &'(e#e o 'oD&'en1o #a !onDers%o/
A !ren$a na fa1a"&#a#e L fa"sa #es#e o (r&n!H(&o/ To#o esRue'a #o #e!urso
!ons&s1e so'en1e e' or#enar !o'o -&s1Or&a o na#a='a&s=sen%o=(assa#o, os
a!on1e!&'en1os &so"a#os #o 'un#o, a o0Ne1&D&#a#e/ A (resen$a #o TU, o Rue nas!e #o
DHn!u"o s%o &na!essHDe&s a es1a !on!e($%o, Rue &,nora a rea"&#a#e #o Es(Hr&1oM
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es1e esRue'a n%o a(resen1a Da"or a",u' (ara o es(Hr&1o/ A (rofe!&a 0asea#a na
o0Ne1&D&#a#e 1e' Da"or a(enas (ara Rue' &,nora a (resen$a/
41 ARue"e Rue L su0Nu,a#o (e"o 'un#o #o ISSO L o0r&,a#o a Der no #e!urso
&na"1erEDe" u'a Der#a#e Rue es!"are!e a !onfus%o/ Na Der#a#e 1a" #o,'a #e&6a
su0Nu,ar=se 'a&s (rofun#a'en1e a&n#a ao 'un#o #o ISSO/ PorL', o 'un#o #o TU n%o
L fe!-a#o/ ARue"e Rue na un&#a#e #e seu ser se #&r&,e a e"e, !on-e!erE
(rofun#a'en1e a "&0er#a#e/ E 1ornar=se "&Dre s&,n&F!a "&0er1ar=se #a !ren$a na serD&#%o/
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Ass&' !o'o L (ossHDe" #o'&nar u' &n!u0o !-a'an#o=o (e"o seu Der#a#e&ro
no'e, ass&' 1a'0L' o 'un#o #o ISSO, Rue, a&n#a -E (ou!o, es'a,aDa !o' sua
for$a es(an1osa a fra!a for$a #o -o'e', L !ons1ran,&#o a su0'e1er=se YRue"e Rue o
!on-e!e e' seu ser, &s1o L, a (ar1&!u"ar&+a$%o e a"&ena$%o #aRu&"o a (ar1&r #e !uNa
("en&1u#e (rO6&'a e &rra#&an1e !a#a TU 1erreno se ofere!e ao en!on1ro, aRu&"o Rue
(are!eu Ys De+es ,ran#e e assus1a#or !o'o a #eusa='%e, 'as se'(re 'a1erna"/
Mas !o'o (o#er&a ser !a(a+ #e &n1er(e"ar o Hn!u0o (e"o seu no'e, aRue"e Rue,
no seu Hn1&'o "eDa u' fan1as'a, &s1o L, o EU !aren1e #e a1ua"&#a#eZ Bo'o a for$a #e
re"a$%o se(u"1a#a (o#e ressur,&r e' u' en1e !uNos es!o'0ros s%o (er'anen1e'en1e
(&so1ea#os (or u' fan1as'a D&,orosoZ
4) Bo'o (o#er&a re!o"-er=se u' ser Rue es1E !ons1an1e'en1e (erse,u&#o e' u'
!a'(o Da=
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"&0er#a#e aRue"e Rue D&De no ar0&1rEr&oZ
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Ass&' !o'o "&0er#a#e e #es1&no es1%o &n1er"&,a#os, ass&' 1a'0L' o es1%o, o
ar0&1rEr&o e a fa1a"&#a#e/ PorL' "&0er#a#e e #es1&no s%o !o'(ro'e1&#os 'u1ua'en1e
(ara &ns1aurare' Nun1os o sen1&#oM o ar0&1rEr&o e a fa1a"&#a#e, fan1as'a #a a"'a e
(esa#e"o #o 'un#o, 1o"era'=se D&Den#o u' ao "a#o #o ou1ro, 'as esRu&Dan#o=se, se'
"&,a$%o e se' a1r&1o, no a0sur#o, a1L Rue, e' #e1er'&na#o 'o'en1o, os o"-ares
#&s1an!&a#os se reen!on1ra' e &rro'(e #e"es a !onFss%o #e 'P1ua (er#&$%o/ Quan1a
es(&r&1ua"&#a#e e"oRaen1e e en,en-osa L #&s(ensa#a, -oNe, sen%o (ara &'(e#&r ao
'enos (ara #&ss&'u"ar es1e fa1of
O -o'e' "&Dre L aRue"e !uNo Ruerer L &sen1o #e ar0&1rEr&o/ E"e !rJ na a1ua"&#a#e,
&s1o L, e"e a!re#&1a no DHn!u"o rea" Rue une a #ua"&#a#e rea" #o EU e #o TU !rJ no
#es1&no e 1a'0L' Rue e"a 1e' ne!ess&#a#e #e"eM e"a n%o o !on#u+ e' &n1e&ras, 'as o
es(eraM o -o'e' #eDe &r ao seu en!on1ro 'as n%o sa0e a&n#a on#e e"a es1E/ O
-o'e' "&Dre #eDe &r a e"a !o' 1o#o o seu ser, #&sso e"e sa0e/ N%o a!on1e!erE aRu&"o
Rue a sua reso"u$%o &'a,&na, 'as o Rue a!on1e!eu, n%o a!on1e!erE sen%o na 'e#&#a
e' Rue e"e reso"Der Ruerer aRu&"o Rue e"e (o#e Ruerer/ Ser="-e=E ne!essEr&o sa!r&F!ar
aRue"e (eRueno Ruerer, es!raDo, re,&#o (e"as !o&sas e (e"os &ns1&n1os, e' faDor #o
,ran#e Ruerer Rue se afas1a #o Vser=#e1er'&na#oW (ara &r ao #es1&no/ 4; E"e
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n%o &n1erDL' 'a&s, 'as ne' (or &sso (er'&1e Rue a!on1e$a (ura e s&'("es'en1e/ E"e
es(re&1a aRu&"o Rue (or s& 'es'o se #esenDo"De, o !a'&n-o #o ser no 'un#oM n%o
(ara se #e&6ar "eDar (or e"e, 'as (ara a1ua"&+E="o !o'o e"e #eseNa ser a1ua"&+a#o (e"o
-o'e' #e Rue' e"e ne!ess&1a, (or 'e&o #o es(Hr&1o -u'ano e #o a1o -u'ano, !o' a
D&#a #o -o'e' e !o' a 'or1e #o -o'e'/ E"e !rJ, #&sse eu, o Rue eRu&Da"e #&+er? e"e
se ofere!e ao en!on1ro/
O -o'e' Rue D&De no ar0&1rEr&o n%o !rJ e n%o se ofere!e ao en!on1ro/ E"e
#es!on-e!e o DHn!u"oM e"e sO !on-e!e o 'un#o fe0r&" #o V"E foraW e seu (ra+er fe0r&" #o
Rua" e"e sa0e se serD&r/ Bas1a #ar ao (o#er #e u1&"&+a$%o u' no'e an1&,o (ara e"e
1o'ar "u,ar en1re os #euses/ Quan#o es1e -o'e' #&+ TU, e"e (ensa VTu, 'eu (o#er #e
u1&"&+a$%oW e o Rue e"e !-a'a !o'o seu #es1&no, na#a 'a&s L #o Rue eRu&(arar e
san!&onar o seu (o#er #e u1&"&+a$%o/ Na Der#a#e, e"e n%o 1e' #es1&no 'as so'en1e
u' ser=#e1er'&na#o (e"as !o&sas e (e"os &ns1&n1os, e &s1o L rea"&+a#o !o' u'
sen1&'en1o #e &n#e(en#Jn!&a Rue L Nus1a'en1e o ar0&1rEr&o/ E"e n%o 1e' o ,ran#e
Ruerer, es1e L su0s1&1uH#o (e"o ar0&1rEr&o/ E"e L 1o1a"'en1e &na(1o Y ofer1a
)1
a&n#a Rue
(ossa D&r a fa"ar #e"aM TU o re!on-e!es (e"o fa1o #e e"e nun!a se 1ornar !on!re1o/ E"e
&n1erDL', !ons1an1e'en1e e se'(re, !o' a Fna"&#a#e #e V#e&6ar Rue as !o&sas
a!on1e$a'W/ Bo'o se (o#er&a, 1e #&+ e"e, #e&6ar #e au6&"&ar o #es1&no, #e&6ar #e
e'(re,ar os 'e&os a!essHDe&s e6&,&#os (ara esse F'Z
45 ^ ass&' Rue
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e"e DJ 1a'0L' o -o'e' "&Dre, a"&Es, e"e n%o (o#e DJ="o #e 'o#o #&feren1e/ PorL', o
-o'e' "&Dre n%o 1e', aRu&, u'a Fna"&#a#e e, "E, os 'e&os (ara o01J="oM e"e (ossu&
so'en1e u' o0Ne1&Do e se'(re u'? a reso"u$%o #e &r #e en!on1ro a seu #es1&no/
To'a#a essa reso"u$%o (o#e "-e a!on1e!er #e, Ys De+es, renoDE="a a !a#a e1a(a
#e!&s&Da #o !a'&n-oM 'as #e&6arE #e a!re#&1ar na sua (rO(r&a D&#a an1es #e !rer Rue a
reso"u$%o #e seu ,ran#e Ruerer L &nsuF!&en1e e Rue #eDe 'an1J="a (or 1o#os os
'e&os/ E"e !rJM e"e se ofere!e ao en!on1ro/ Mas o -o'e' ar0&1rEr&o, &n!rL#u"o a1L a
'e#u"a, n%o (o#e (er!e0er sen%o &n!re#&0&"&#a#e e ar0&1rEr&o, es!o"-a #e Fns e
&nDen$%o #e 'e&os/ O seu 'un#o L (r&Da#o #e ofer1a e ,ra$a, #e en!on1ro e #e
(resen$a, en1raDa#o nos Fns e nos 'e&os/ Es1e 'un#o n%o (o#e ser #&feren1e, o seu
no'e L fa1a"&#a#e/ Ass&', e' sua au1o=suF!&Jn!&a e"e L en,o"fa#o s&'("es e
&ne61r&!aDe"'en1e (e"o &rrea" e e"e sa0e #&sso se'(re Rue so0re s& se !on!en1ra e L
(or &sso 'es'o Rue e"e e'(en-a o 'e"-or #e sua es(&r&1ua"&#a#e (ara &'(e#&r, ou, ao
'enos, o!u"1ar es1a "e'0ran$a/
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Mas se a "e'0ran$a #e sua #e!a#Jn!&a, #e seu EU &na1ura" e #e seu EU a1ua",
(er'&1&r a"!an$ar a ra&+ (rofun#a Rue o -o'e' !-a'a #eses(ero e #e on#e 0ro1a' a
au1o#es1ru&$%o e a re,enera$%o, &s1o NE ser&a o &nH!&o #a !onDers%o/
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4> Se,un#o re"a1a o Bra-'ana #os !e' !a'&n-os, u' #&a #euses e #e'Xn&os
#&s(u1aDa'
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en1re s&/ En1%o os #e'Xn&os #&ssera'? Va Rue' (o#erHa'os a(resen1ar nossa ofer1aWZ
E #e(usera' 1o#as as oferen#as nas (rO(r&as 0o!as/ Os #euses, (orL', #e(usera' as
oferen#as !a#a u' na 0o!a #o ou1ro/ E en1%o Pradshapati, o Es(Hr&1o (r&'or#&a",
en1re,ou=se aos #euses/
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Bo'(reen#e=se Rue o 'un#o #o ISSO a0an#ona#o a s& 'es'o = &s1o L, (r&Da#o
#o !on1a1o #o 1ornar=se TU, a"&ena=se 1ornan#o=se u' Hn!u0oM !o'o L (ossHDe", no
en1an1o, Rue, !o'o #&+es, o EU #o -o'e' (er!a a sua a1ua"&#a#eZ Quer e"e D&Da na
re"a$%o ou fora #e"a, o EU ,aran1e=se a s& 'es'o na sua !ons!&Jn!&a #e s&M L o Fo #e
ouro ao Rua" DJ' se or#enar os es1a#os &n1er'&1en1es/ Que EU #&,a? Veu 1e DeNoW ou
Veu DeNo a ErDoreW es1e 'eu Der (o#e n%o ser &,ua"'en1e a1ua" e' a'0os os !asos,
'as o Rue L &,ua"'en1e a1ua" nos #o&s !asos, L o EU/
= Sen%o DeNa'os, Der&FRue'os se L ass&'/ A for'a "&n,aHs1&!a n%o (roDa na#aM
'u&1os TU (rofer&#os s%o, fun#a'en1a"'en1e, ISSO, ao Rua" se #&+ TU, so'en1e (or
-E0&1o ou se' (ensar/ E 'u&1os ISSO e6(ressos s&,n&F!a', no fun#o, u' TU #e !uNa
(resen$a se ,uar#a, 'es'o es1an#o #&s1an1e, no fun#o #e seu ser, u'a "e'0ran$aM
ass&' e' &nP'eros !asos o EU L a(enas u' (rono'e &n#&s(ensEDe", a(enas u'a
a0reD&a$%o ne!essEr&a #e Ves1e aRu& Rue fa"aW/ Mas e a !ons!&Jn!&a #e s&Z Quan#o,
nu'a frase se e'(re,a o Der#a#e&ro TU #a re"a$%o e, e' ou1ra, o ISSO #e u'a
e6(er&Jn!&a,
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e Ruan#o e' a'0os os !asos L o EU Rue Der#a#e&ra'en1e se 1e' e' 'en1e, L #o
'es'o EU #e !uNa au1o=!ons!&Jn!&a se fa"a e' a'0os os !asosZ
4< O EU #a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=TU L #&feren1e #o EU #o (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=ISSO/
O EU #a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=ISSO a(are!e !o'o e,O1&!o
))
e 1o'a !ons!&Jn!&a
#e s& !o'o suNe&1o @#e e6(er&Jn!&a e #e u1&"&+a$%oA/
O EU #a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=TU a(are!e !o'o (essoa e se !ons!&en1&+a !o'o
su0Ne1&D&#a#e, @se' ,en&1&Do #e"a #e(en#en1eA/
O e,O1&!o a(are!e na 'e#&#a e' Rue se #&s1&n,ue #e ou1ros e,O1&!os/
A (essoa a(are!e no 'o'en1o e' Rue en1ra e' re"a$%o !o' ou1ras (essoas/
O (r&'e&ro L a for'a es(&r&1ua" #a #&feren!&a$%o na1ura", a se,un#a L a for'a
es(&r&1ua" #o DHn!u"o na1ura"/
A Fna"&#a#e #a se(ara$%o L o e6(er&en!&ar e o u1&"&+ar, !uNa Fna"&#a#e L, (or sua
De+, Va D&#aW, &s1o L, o !on1Hnuo 'orrer no #e!urso #a D&#a -u'ana/
A Fna"&#a#e #a re"a$%o L o seu (rO(r&o ser, ou seNa, o !on1a1o !o' o TU/ Po&s, no
!on1a1o !o' !a#a TU, 1o!a=nos u' so(ro #a D&#a e1erna/
Que' es1E na re"a$%o (ar1&!&(a #e u'a a1ua"&#a#e, Ruer #&+er, #e u' ser Rue
n%o es1E un&!a'en1e ne"e ne' un&!a'en1e fora #e"e/ To#a a1ua"&#a#e L u' a,&r #o
Rua" EU (ar1&!&(o se' (o#er #e"e 'e a(ro(r&ar/ On#e n%o -E (ar1&!&(a$%o n%o -E
a1ua"&#a#e/ On#e -E a(ro(r&a=
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$%o #e s& n%o -E a1ua"&#a#e/ A (ar1&!&(a$%o L 1an1o 'a&s (erfe&1a, Ruan1o o !on1a1o #o
TU L 'a&s &'e#&a1o/
44 O EU L a1ua" a1raDLs #e sua (ar1&!&(a$%o na a1ua"&#a#e/ E"e se 1orna 'a&s a1ua"
Ruan1o 'a&s !o'("e1a L a (ar1&!&(a$%o/
Mas o EU Rue se se(ara #o eDen1o #e re"a$%o e' #&re$%o #a se(ara$%o,
!ons!&en1e #es1a se(ara$%o, n%o (er#e sua a1ua"&#a#e/ A (ar1&!&(a$%o (er'ane!e
ne"e, !onserDa#a !o'o (o1en!&a"&#a#e D&DaM ou en1%o, e' ou1ro 1er'o usa#o Ruan#o
se 1ra1a #a 'a&s e"eDa#a re"a$%o e Rue (o#e ser a("&!a#o a 1o#as as re"a$Ues, Va
se'en1e (er'ane!e ne"eW/ ^ es1e o #o'Hn&o #a su0Ne1&D&#a#e, on#e o EU 1o'a
!ons!&Jn!&a s&'u"1anea'en1e 1an1o #e seu DHn!u"o Ruan1o #e sua se(ara$%o/ A
au1Jn1&!a su0Ne1&D&#a#e sO (o#e ser !o'(reen#&#a #e u' 'o#o #&nS'&!o, !o'o a
D&0ra$%o #e u' EU no se&o #e sua Der#a#e so"&1Er&a/ ^ aRu&, 1a'0L', o "u,ar on#e
&rro'(e e !res!e o #eseNo #e u'a re"a$%o !a#a De+ 'a&s e"eDa#a e a0so"u1a, o #eseNo
#e u'a (ar1&!&(a$%o 1o1a" !o' o Ser/ Na su0Ne1&D&#a#e a'a#ure!e a su0s1Sn!&a
es(&r&1ua" #a (essoa/
A (essoa 1o'a !ons!&Jn!&a #e s& !o'o (ar1&!&(an1e #o ser, !o'o u' ser=!o',
!o'o u' en1e/ O e,O1&!o 1o'a !ons!&Jn!&a #e s& !o'o u' en1e=Rue=L=ass&' e n%o=#e=
ou1ro='o#o/ A (essoa #&+? VEu souW, o e,O1&!o #&+? Veu sou ass&'W/ VBon-e!e=1e a 1&
'es'oW (ara a (essoa s&,n&F!a? !on-e!e=1e !o'o serM (ara o e,O1&!o? !on-e!e o 1eu
'o#o #e ser/ Na 'e#&#a e' Rue
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o e,O1&!o se afas1a #os ou1ros, e"e se #&s1an!&a #o Ser/
4. Bo' &sso n%o se Ruer #&+er Rue a (essoa Vrenun!&eW ao seu 'o#o #e ser
es(e!HF!o, 'as so'en1e &sso? es1e n%o L so'en1e o seu (on1o #e D&s1a, 'as a for'a
ne!essEr&a e s&,n&F!a1&Da #e ser/ Ao !on1rEr&o, o e,O1&!o se #e"&!&a !o' seu 'o#o=#e=
ser es(e!HF!o Rue e"e &'a,&nou ser o seu/ Po&s, (ara e"e, !on-e!er=se s&,n&F!a
fun#a'en1a"'en1e, so0re1u#o es1a0e"e!er u'a 'an&fes1a$%o efe1&Da #e s& e Rue seNa
!a(a+ #e &"u#&="o !a#a De+ 'a&s (rofun#a'en1eM e (e"a !on1e'("a$%o e Denera$%o
#es1a 'an&fes1a$%o (ro!ura u'a a(arJn!&a #e !on-e!&'en1o #e seu (rO(r&o 'o#o=#e=
ser, enRuan1o Rue o seu Der#a#e&ro !on-e!&'en1o (o#er&a "eDar ao su&!H#&o ou Y
re,enera$%o/
A (essoa !on1e'("a=se o seu s&='es'o, enRuan1o Rue o e,O1&!o o!u(a=se !o'
o seu V'euW? '&n-a es(L!&e, '&n-a ra$a, 'eu a,&r, 'eu ,Jn&o/
O e,O1&!o n%o sO n%o (ar1&!&(a !o'o 1a'0L' n%o !onRu&s1a a1ua"&#a#e a",u'a/
E"e se !on1ra(Ue ao ou1ro e (ro!ura, (e"a e6(er&Jn!&a e (e"a u1&"&+a$%o, a(o#erar=se #o
'E6&'o Rue "-e L (ossHDe"/ Ta" L a sua #&nS'&!a? o (Xr=se Y (ar1e e a 1o'a#a #e
(osseM a'0as o(era$Ues se (assa' no ISSO, no Rue n%o L a1ua"/ O suNe&1o, 1a" !o'o
e"e se re!on-e!e, (o#e a(o#erar=se #e 1u#o Ruan1o Rue&ra, Rue #aH e"e n%o o01erE
su0s1Sn!&a a",u'a, e"e (er'ane!e !o'o u' (on1o, fun!&ona", o e6(er&'en1a#or, o
u1&"&+a#or, e na#a 'a&s/ To#o o seu 'o#o #e ser
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'P"1&("o ou sua a'0&!&osa V&n#&D&#ua"&#a#eW n%o (o#e' "-e (ro(or!&onar su0s1Sn!&a
a",u'a/
N%o -E #uas es(L!&es #e -o'e'M -E, 1o#aD&a, #o&s (O"os #o -u'ano/
43 2o'e' a",u' L (ura'en1e (essoa, e nen-u' L (ura'en1e e,O1&!oM nen-u' L
&n1e&ra'en1e a1ua" e nen-u' 1o1a"'en1e !aren1e #e a1ua"&#a#e/ Ba#a u' D&De no se&o
#e u' #u("o EU/ 2E -o'ens en1re1an1o, !uNa #&'ens%o #e (essoa L 1%o #e1er'&nan1e
Rue se (o#e' !-a'ar #e (essoas, e ou1ros !uNa #&'ens%o #e e,o1&s'o L 1%o
(re(on#eran1e Rue se (o#e a1r&0u&r="-es o no'e #e e,O1&!o/ En1re aRue"es e es1es se
#esenro"a a Der#a#e&ra -&s1Or&a/
Quan1o 'a&s o -o'e' e a -u'an&#a#e s%o #o'&na#os (e"o e,O1&!o, 'a&s
(rofun#a'en1e o EU L a1&ra#o na &na1ua"&#a#e/ Nes1as L(o!as a (essoa "eDa, no
-o'e', na -u'an&#a#e, u'a e6&s1Jn!&a su01errSnea e De"a#a e, #e a",u' 'o#o,
&"e,H1&'a = a1L o 'o'en1o e' Rue e"a serE !-a'a#a/
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O -o'e' L 1an1o 'a&s u'a (essoa Ruan1o 'a&s &n1enso L o EU #a (a"aDra=
(r&n!H(&o EU=TU, na #ua"&#a#e -u'ana #e seu EU/
O seu #&+er=EU = (or1an1o, o Rue e"e Ruer #&+er ao (ronun!&ar EU = #e!&#e seu
"u,ar e (ara on#e "eDa seu !a'&n-o/ A (a"aDra VEUW L o Der#a#e&ro VshibboletW
);
#a
-u'an&#a#e/
En1%o es!u1ef
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Que #&s1an1e L o EU #o e,o1&s1af E"e (o#e &ns(&rar (rofun#a !o'(a&6%o, Ruan#o
sa& #e u'a 0o!a 1rE,&!a &'(e"&#a a !a"ar a sua au1o=!on1ra#&$%o/ E"e (o#e &n#u+&r ao
'e#o, Ruan#o (roDL' #e u'a 0o!a !aO1&!a Rue re(resen1a a !on1ra#&$%o #e u'
'o#o se"Da,e' #es(reo!u(a#o e se' sus(e&1a/
.: Quan#o e"e (roDL' #e u'a 0o!a fP1&" e -&(O!r&1a L (enoso e re(u,nan1e/
ARue"e Rue (rofere o EU se(ara#o, !o' &n&!&a" 'a&Ps!u"a, #esDe"a a #esonra #o
es(Hr&1o un&Dersa", Rue fo& re0a&6a#o a1L n%o ser 'a&s Rue u'a es(&r&1ua"&#a#e/
PorL', !o'o soa #e u' 'o#o au1Jn1&!o e 0e"o, o EU 1%o D&Do e enLr,&!o #e
SO!ra1esf ^ o EU #o #&E"o,o &nFn&1o e o ar #e #&E"o,o Rue o enDo"De e' 1o#os os
!a'&n-os a1L #&an1e #e seus NuH+es e nos P"1&'os &ns1an1es #a (r&s%o/ Es1e EU D&D&a na
re"a$%o !o' os -o'ens, re"a$%o Rue se en!on1raDa no #&E"o,o/ E"e a!re#&1aDa na
a1ua"&#a#e #os -o'ens e &a e' sua #&re$%o/ Ass&', e"e (er'ane!eu !o' e"es na
Der#a#e&ra a1ua"&#a#e e es1a n%o o #e&6a 'a&s/ A sua so"&#%o n%o (o#e ser
!ons&#era#a a0an#ono e Ruan#o o 'un#o -u'ano (er'ane!e s&"en!&oso e"e ouDe o
De'Xn&o #&+er TU/
Que so' 0e"o e au1Jn1&!o 1e' o EU #e 8oe1-ef ^ o EU #e u'a &n1&'&#a#e (ura
!o' a Na1ure+aM e"a se ofere!e a e"e e "-e fa"a !ons1an1e'en1e, e"a "-e reDe"a seus
se,re#os se', en1re1an1o, 1ra&r os seus '&s1Lr&os/ Es1e EU !rJ na na1ure+a e fa"a Y rosa
VEn1%o Ls TuZW e, se une a e"a nu'a 'es'a a1ua"&#a#e/ Quan#o
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o EU se Do"1a so0re s& 'es'o, o es(Hr&1o #o a1ua" (er'ane!e !o' e"e, a D&s%o #o So"
(er'ane!e no o"-ar fe"&+ Rue se re!or#a #e sua na1ure+a so"ar e a a'&+a#e #os
e"e'en1os a!o'(an-a o -o'e' a1L o s&"Jn!&o #a 'or1e e #o #eD&r/
.1 Ass&', ressoa a1raDLs #os 1e'(os o #&+er=EU Va#eRua#o, Der#a#e&ro, (uroW #as
(essoas Rue es1%o D&n!u"a#as, #as (essoas so!rE1&!as e ,oe1-eanas/
E, (ara a(resen1ar, an1e!&(a#a'en1e u'a &'a,e' #o re&no #a re"a$%o
a0so"u1a, Ru%o (o#eroso L o #&+er=EU #e Qesus, !o'o u' Der#a#e&ro (o#er #e
#o'&na$%o, e Ru%o "e,&1&'o, !o'o u'a eD&#Jn!&af AFna", e"e L o EU #a re"a$%o
a0so"u1a, na Rua" o -o'e' a1r&0u& a seu TU o no'e #e Pa&, #e 1a" 'o#o Rue, e"e
'es'o, n%o L sen%o o &"-o, na#a 'a&s Rue F"-o/ Quan#o e"e (rofere EU, e"e sO (o#e
1er e' 'en1e o EU #a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o sa,ra#a Rue se 1ornou a0so"u1a (ara e"e/ Se,
(or a!aso, o &so"a'en1o o 1o!a, a "&,a$%o L 'a&s for1e, e L so'en1e #o se&o #es1a
"&,a$%o, Rue e"a fa"a aos ou1ros/ E' D%o, (ro!ura&s re#u+&r es1e EU a u' 'ero (o#er
e' s& ou es1e TU a a",o Rue -a0&1a e' nOs e u'a De+ 'a&s (ro!urar #esa1ua"&+ar o
a1ua", a re"a$%o (resen1e, a'0os, EU e TU, su0s&s1e'/ Ba#a u' (o#e #&+er TU, sen#o
ass&' u' EU, !a#a u' (o#e #&+er Pa&, sen#o ass&' &"-o? a a1ua"&#a#e (er'ane!e/
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Mas o Rue a!on1e!erE, se a '&ss%o #e u' -o'e' e6&,e Rue e"e sO !on-e$a o
DHn!u"o !o' sua !ausa, e en1%o #es!on-e$a Rua"Ruer re"a$%o a1ua" !o' u' TU e a
(resen1&F!a$%o #o TU, #e 'o#o Rue 1u#o aRu&"o Rue o enDo"De se 1orne u' ISSO, u'
ISSO P1&" Y sua !ausaZ
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.) Que 1a" o #&+er=EU #e Na(o"e%oZ N%o L e"e "e,H1&'oZ Es1e fenX'eno #o
e6(er&en!&ar e #o u1&"&+ar n%o L u'a (essoaZ
Na rea"&#a#e, o 'es1re #o sL!u"o, &,norou a #&'ens%o #o TU/ Isso F!ou 0e'
!ara!1er&+a#o Ruan#o se aFr'ou Rue 1o#os os seres era' (ara e"e Da"ore/
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E"e Rue,
e' u' sen1&#o 0enLDo"o, !o'(arou !o' Pe#ro aRue"es seus se,u&#ores Rue o
rene,ara' a(Os sua Rue#a, a n&n,uL' (o#er&a rene,ar, (o&s, n%o -aD&a (essoa
a",u'a a Rue' re!on-e!esse !o'o ser (resen1e/ Para 'u"1&#Ues, e"e era o TU
#e'onHa!o, aRue"e Rue n%o res(on#e, aRue"e Rue res(on#e ao TU !o' u' ISSO,
aRue"e Rue, na #&'ens%o (essoa" res(on#e F!1&!&a'en1eM aRue"e Rue so'en1e
res(on#e na sua esfera, no S'0&1o #e sua !ausa e so'en1e (or seus a1os/ Ta" L o
"&'&1e -&s1Or&!o e e"e'en1ar on#e a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o #a "&,a$%o (er#e sua rea"&#a#e,
seu !arE1er #e re!&(ro!&#a#e? L o TU #e'onHa!o, (ara o Rua" nen-u' en1e (o#e
1ornar=se u' TU/
Es1e 1er!e&ro 1&(o #e EU, ao "a#o #a (essoa e #o e,O1&!o, Rue n%o L ne' o
-o'e' "&Dre ne' o -o'e' #o ar0&1rEr&o, ne' se s&1ua en1re e"es, e6&s1e, (os1a#o #e
u'a 'ane&ra fa1a", nas ,ran#es L(o!as #o #es1&noM 1o#os se en1us&as'a'
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ar#en1e'en1e (or e"e, enRuan1o Rue e"e (rO(r&o (er'ane!e e' u' fo,o ,L"&#oM
aRue"e ao Rua" '&"-ares #e re"a$Ues se #&r&,e', 'as #a Rua" nen-u'a (roDL'M e"e
n%o (ar1&!&(a #e nen-u'a a1ua"&#a#e, 'as e"e L !o'o u'a a1ua"&#a#e #a Rua" 1o#as
(ar1&!&(a' &n1ensa'en1e/
Na Der#a#e, e"e n%o DJ os en1es Rue es1%o e' sua Do"1a, sen%o !o'o 'ERu&nas
!a(a+es #e #&Dersas rea"&+a$Ues, Rue #eDe' ser aDa"&a#as e u1&"&+a#as (ara o 0e' #e
sua !ausa/
.; Ass&', 1a'0L' e"e se DJ a s& 'es'o, @e"e #eDe a(enas (or Y (roDa seu (rO(r&o
(o#er #e rea"&+a$%o, a1raDLs #e e6(er&Jn!&as renoDa#as &n!essan1e'en1e, se' no
en1an1o e6(er&'en1ar o (rO(r&o "&'&1eA/ E"e (rO(r&o usa a s& 'es'o !o'o u' ISSO/
E 'a&s, seu #&+er=EU !are!e #e D&Da!&#a#e, #e ener,&a e ("en&1u#eM e !o' 'a&s
ra+%o e"e n%o (ro!ura, @!o'o o e,o1&s1a 'o#ernoA, (assar (or 1a"/ E"e n%o fa"a #e s&
'as Va (ar1&r #e s&W/ a"a#o ou es!r&1o, o seu EU L, na#a 'a&s na#a 'enos, Rue o
&n#&s(ensEDe" suNe&1o ,ra'a1&!a" #e u'a frase #e suas !ons1a1a$Ues e #e suas or#ensM
e"e n%o (ossu& su0Ne1&D&#a#e, 'as e"e na#a 1e' a Der !o' a !ons!&Jn!&a Rue se o!u(a
#e seu 'o#o #e ser e, !o' 'a&or ra+%o, e"e n%o se &"u#e !o' sua au1o='an&fes1a$%o/
VEu sou o re"O,&o Rue e6&s1e se' se !on-e!erW/ Ass&', e"e (rO(r&o 'an&fes1ou a sua
fa1a"&#a#e, a a1ua"&#a#e #es1e fenX'eno e a &na1ua"&#a#e #e seu EU, na L(o!a e' Rue
e"e, e6(u"so #e sua !ausa, (o#&a e #eD&a, aFna", (ensar so0re s& e fa"ar #e s&, e
so'en1e a,ora
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(o#&a !ons&#erar o seu EU, Rue sO a,ora se reDe"aDa/ Es1e EU, Rue ora e'er,e, n%o L
s&'("es'en1e suNe&1o, 'as 1a'0L' n%o a1&n,e a su0Ne1&D&#a#eM "&Dre #o en!an1o Rue o
enDo"D&a, 'as n%o re#&'&#o, e"e se e6(ressa nes1es 1er'os 1errHDe&s, ao 'es'o 1e'(o
"e,H1&'os e &"e,H1&'os? VO Un&Derso nos !on1e'("afW e Fna"'en1e 'er,u"-a noDa'en1e
no '&s1Lr&o/
Que' ousar&a aFr'ar Rue esse -o'e', #e(o&s #e 1a" !arre&ra e #e 1a" Rue#a,
1en-a !o'(reen#&#o sua '&ss%o 1errHDe" e 'ons1ruosa, ou en1%o Rue e"e a 1en-a
en1en#&#o 'a"Z
.5 O Rue L !er1o L Rue a L(o!a, !uNo sen-or e 'o#e"o fo& o -o'e' #e'onHa!o e
!aren1e #e (resen$a, n%o o !o'(reen#eu/ E"a #es!on-e!e Rue nes1e -o'e' re&naDa
n%o o ar#or e o (ra+er #e (o#er, 'as a '&ss%o fa1a" e o #eDer a !u'(r&r/ A L(o!a se
en1us&as'a !o' a a"1&De+ so0erana #es1a fron1e, 'as n%o sus(e&1a Rue s&na&s es1%o aH
&ns!r&1os, !o'o as !&fras no 'os1ra#or #e u' re"O,&o/ E"a se a("&!a a &'&1ar es1e o"-ar
#&r&,&#o (ara os seres, se' no1ar o Rue, ne"e, L ne!ess&#a#e ou !oa$%o e !onfun#e o
r&,or o0Ne1&Do #es1e EU !o' a a,&1a$%o #a !ons!&Jn!&a #e s&/ A (a"aDra EU (er'ane!e
o V7hibbolethW #a -u'an&#a#e/ Na(o"e%o o (rofer&u se' o (o#er #e re"a$%o, 'as e"e o
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(ronun!&ou !o'o o EU #o a1o #a e6e!u$%o/ Que' se esfor$a e' re(e1&="o, #enun!&a a
&'(oss&0&"&#a#e #e sa"Da$%o #e sua (rO(r&a au1o!on1ra#&$%o/
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O Rue L au1o!on1ra#&$%oZ
Quan#o o -o'e' n%o (Ue Y (roDa, no 'un#o, o a (r&or& #a re"a$%o, efe1&Dan#o
e a1ua"&+an#o o TU &na1o no TU Rue e"e en!on1ra, en1%o e"e se &n1roDer1e/ E"e se
'an&fes1a ao !on1a1o !o' o EU n%o na1ura", &'(ossHDe" o0Ne1o, &s1o L, e"e se #esDe"a
a"& on#e n%o -E "u,ar (ara a reDe"a$%o/ Ass&' &ns1aura=se u' !onfron1o !ons&,o
'es'o Rue n%o (o#e ser re"a$%o, (resen$a, re!&(ro!&#a#e fe!un#a 'as so'en1e
au1o!on1ra#&$%o/ O -o'e' (o#e 1en1ar &n1er(re1E="a !o'o u'a re"a$%o, (or e6e'("o,
u'a re"a$%o re"&,&osa (ara es!a(ar #o -orror #e ser seu es(e!1roM e"e #eDerE se'
!essar #es!o0r&r a fa"s&#a#e #es1a &n1er(re1a$%o/
.> ARu& se s&1ua o "&'&1e #a D&#a/ ARu&, a",o &rrea"&+a#o refu,&a=se nu'a a(arJn!&a
#e'en1e #e rea"&+a$%oM (or ora e"e 1a1e&a, #e u' "a#o (ara o ou1ro, nos "a0&r&n1os,
on#e se (er#e !a#a De+ 'a&s/
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ds De+es, Ruan#o o -o'e' es1re'e!e na a"&ena$%o en1re o EU e o 'un#o,
o!orre="-e o (ensa'en1o #e Rue a",o #eDa ser fe&1o/ Bo'o Ruan#o re(ousas, na (&or
-ora no 'e&o #a no&1e, a1or'en1a#o (or u' (esa#e"o, es1an#o a!or#a#o, Ruan#o os
0a"uar1es #es'orona'=se e os a0&s'os Do!&fera' e (er!e0es no fun#o #o 1eu ser, Rue
a D&#a su0s&s1e e Rue #eDes Do"1ar ao seu en!a"$oM 'as !o'oZ Ass&' L o -o'e' nos
&ns1an1es #e re!or#a$%o, -orror&+a#o, (ensa1&Do, #esor&en1a#o/ E, 1a"De+, !on-e$a
a&n#a, no
.)
seu S'a,o (rofun#o, a #&re$%o !o' o !on-e!&'en1o n%o a'a#o #a (rofun#e+a, a
au1Jn1&!a #&re$%o Rue (e"a ofer1a, "eDa a1L a !onDers%o/ Mas e"e re(u#&a es1e
!on-e!&'en1oM o so" ar1&F!&a" #a no&1e
)>
n%o (o#e su(or1ar o Rue L V'Hs1&!oW/ E"e
!-a'a (ara s& o (ensa'en1o no Rua" e"e, !o' ra+%o !onFou (rofun#a'en1e? 1a"
(ensa'en1o #eDe re'e#&ar 1u#o/ N%o L a ,ran#e ar1e #o (ensa'en1o o fa1o #e (&n1ar
u'a &'a,e' #o 'un#o !-e&a #e !onFan$a e #&,na #e fLZ Ass&' fa"a o -o'e' aos
seus (ensa'en1os? VDeNa es1e 'ons1ro 1errHDe" es1&ra#o aH !o' seus o"-os !ruL&s, n%o
L, (or a!aso, o 'es'o !o' o Rua" EU 0r&nRue& ou1roraZ Le'0ras !o'o e"es 'e
sorr&a' !o' es1es 'es'os o"-os, Rue era' 1%o 0onsZW
.< VE DJ, 'eu EU '&serEDe", Ruero !onfessar=1e fran!a'en1e? e"e L Da+&o, e 1u#o o
Rue se'(re fa$o (or e6(er&Jn!&a e u1&"&+a$%o n%o (ene1ra no fun#o #e sua !aDerna/
N%o Rueres re!on!&"&ar=nos noDa'en1e, e"e e eu, #e 1a" 'ane&ra Rue e"e se "&0ere e EU
'e res1a0e"e$aZW
E o (ensa'en1o #O!&" e -a0&"&#oso (&n1a, !o' sua ra(&#e+ 0e' !on-e!&#a, u'a,
ou an1es, #uas sLr&es #e &'a,ens so0re as (are#es #a #&re&1a e #a esRuer#a/ De u'
"a#o es1E o un&Derso, @ou an1es a!on1e!e o un&Derso, D&s1o Rue as &'a,ens #o 'un#o
#o (ensa'en1o s%o au1Jn1&!as !&ne'a1o,raFasA/ A '&nPs!u"a Terra e'er,e #o
1ur0&"-%o #os as1ros, e, #o ferD&"-a'en1o so0re a 1erra, e'er,e o (eRueno -o'e', e
ass&' a -&s1Or&a o 1rans(or1a a1raDLs #os 1e'(os, (ara Rue e"e re!ons1rua !o'
(ers&s1Jn!&a
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os for'&,ue&ros #as !&D&"&+a$Ues, Rue e"a an&Ru&"a/ A0a&6o #es1a sLr&e #e &'a,ens es1E
es!r&1o? VU' e To#oW/ Do ou1ro "a#o sur,e a a"'a/ U'a Fan#e&ra 1e!e a Or0&1a #e 1o#os
os as1ros, a D&#a #e 1o#as as !r&a1uras e 1o#a a -&s1Or&a un&Dersa"M 1u#o &sso L u' Fo #a
<<
'es'a 1ess&1ura e n%o se !-a'a 'a&s, #oraDan1e, as1ros, !r&a1uras e 'un#o 'as
sensa$Ues, re(resen1a$Ues ou a1L D&DJn!&as e es1a#os #a a"'a/ E "o,o a0a&6o #es1a
sLr&e #e &'a,ens "J=se? VU' e To#oW/
DoraDan1e, Ruan#o o -o'e' es1re'e!e na a"&ena$%o e o 'un#o o an,us1&a, e"e
"eDan1a o o"-ar @(ara a #&re&1a ou (ara a esRuer#a, (ou!o &'(or1aA e aD&s1a u'a
&'a,e'/
.4 En1%o, e"e DJ Rue o EU es1E !on1&#o no 'un#o e Rue, na Der#a#e n%o -E EU, e,
(or &sso, o 'un#o n%o (o#e (reNu#&!E="o, e, en1%o e"e se 1ranRa&"&+aM ou, en1%o, e"e DJ
Rue o 'un#o es1E !on1&#o no EU, e Rue, aFna", n%o -E 'un#o, e, (or &sso, e"e 1a'0L'
n%o (o#e (reNu#&!ar o EU, o Rue 1ranRa&"&+a 1a'0L'/ E u'a ou1ra De+, Ruan#o o
-o'e' se es1re'e!e na a"&ena$%o e o seu EU o a1error&+a, e"e "eDan1a os o"-os e DJ
u'a &'a,e', (ou!o &'(or1a Rua"? ou o EU Da+&o es1E 1o1a"'en1e re("e1o #e 'un#o ou
su0'erso na 1orren1e #o 'un#o, e e"e se 1ranRa&"&+a/
PorL', !-e,a u' 'o'en1o, Rue, a"&Es, es1E (rO6&'o, e' Rue o -o'e' Rue
es1re'e!e "eDan1a os o"-os e DJ, nu' sO re"an!e, as #uas &'a,ens #e u'a De+/ E
en1%o u' 1re'or 'a&s (rofun#o se a(o#era #e"e/
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TERBEIRA PARTE
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31 As "&n-as #e 1o#as as re"a$Ues, se (ro"on,a#as, en1re!ru+a'=se no TU e1erno/
Ba#a TU &n#&D&#ua"&+a#o L u'a (ers(e!1&Da (ara e"e/ A1raDLs #e !a#a TU
&n#&D&#ua"&+a#o a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o &nDo!a o TU e1erno/ Da 'e#&a$%o #o TU #e 1o#os os
seres, sur,e n%o sO a rea"&+a$%o #as re"a$Ues (ara !o' e"es 'as 1a'0L' a n%o
rea"&+a$%o/ O TU &na1o rea"&+a=se e' !a#a u'a #e"as, se', no en1an1o, !onsu'ar=se
e' nen-u'a/ E"e sO se !onsu'a ("ena'en1e na re"a$%o &'e#&a1a (ara !o' o TU Rue,
(e"a sua (rO(r&a essJn!&a, n%o (o#e 1ornar=se ISSO/
Os -o'ens 1J' &nDo!a#o o seu TU e1erno so0 DEr&os no'es/ Quan#o !an1aDa'
aRue"e Rue era ass&' !-a'a#o, (ensaDa' se'(re no TUM os (r&'e&ros '&1os fora'
!an1os #e "ouDor/ Os no'es en1rara', en1%o, na "&n,ua,e' #o ISSOM u' &'(u"so !a#a
De+ 'a&s (o#eroso "eDou os -o'ens a (ensare' no seu TU E1erno e fa"ar #e"e !o'o
#e u' ISSO/ To#os os no'es #e Deus (er'ane!e', no en1an1o, san1&F!a#os, (o&s, n%o
se fa"a so'en1e so0re Deus, 'as 1a'0L' se fa"a !o' E"e/
Mu&1os Ru&sera' a#'oes1ar Rue o no'e #e Deus fosse usa#o !orre1a'en1e,
(o&s e"e es1aDa #e'as&a#a'en1e 'a" e'(re,a#o/ E, !er1a'en1e, L o no'e 'a&s
#ensa'en1e (esa#o #e 1o#os os no'es -u'anos/ E (or es1a ra+%o, L o 'a&s
&'(ere!HDe" e &n#&s(ensEDe"/ E Rue &'(or1a' as
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#&Da,a$Ues errXneas a res(e&1o #a essJn!&a #e Deus e #as o0ras #e Deus @a"&Es, sO
-ouDe e -aDerE aFr'a$Ues erra#as so0re &ssoA e' D&s1a #a Ver#a#e Una #e Rue 1o#os
os -o'ens Rue &nDo!ara' a Deus, 1&n-a' e' 'en1e E"e 'es'oZ
3) Po&s, aRue"e Rue, (rofer&n#o a (a"aDra Deus, Ruer s&,n&F!ar rea"'en1e TU, n%o
&'(or1a #e Rue &"us%o es1eNa 1o'a#o, &nDo!a o Der#a#e&ro TU #e sua D&#a, o Rua" n%o
(o#e ser "&'&1a#o (or nen-u' ou1ro e !o' o Rua" e"e es1E e' u'a re"a$%o Rue
en,"o0a 1o#as as ou1ras/
Mas 1a'0L' &nDo!a Deus, aRue"e Rue a0o'&na es1e no'e e !rJ es1ar se' Deus
Ruan#o &nDo!a, !o' o &'(u"so #e 1o#o o ser, o TU #e sua D&#a, !o'o aRue"e Rue n%o
(o#e ser "&'&1a#o (or nen-u' ou1ro/
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Quan#o, se,u&n#o nosso !a'&n-o, en!on1ra'os u' -o'e' Rue, se,u&n#o o
seu !a'&n-o, De' ao nosso en!on1ro, 1e'os !on-e!&'en1o so'en1e #e nossa (ar1e
#o !a'&n-o, e n%o #a sua, (o&s es1a nOs D&Den!&a'os so'en1e no en!on1ro/
Do eDen1o (erfe&1o #a re"a$%o !on-e!e'os, (or 1J="a D&D&#o, a nossa saH#a, a
nossa (ar1e #o !a'&n-o/ A ou1ra nos a!on1e!e, nOs n%o a !on-e!e'os/ E"a a!on1e!e
(ara nOs no en!on1ro/ ^, na Der#a#e, u'a (resun$%o #e nossa (ar1e, fa"ar so0re e"a
!o'o se fosse #e a",o a"L' #o en!on1ro/
O Rue #eDe nos o!u(ar, aRu&"o (e"o Rue nOs #eDe'os nos &n1eressar, n%o L a
ou1ra (ar1e,
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'as a nossaM n%o L a ,ra$a 'as a Don1a#e/ A ,ra$a nos #&+ res(e&1o, na 'e#&#a e'
Rue nOs aDan$a'os (ara e"a e a,uar#a'os a sua (resen$aM e"a n%o L nosso o0Ne1o/
3; O TU se a(resen1a a '&'/ EU, (orL', en1ro e' u'a re"a$%o &'e#&a1a !o' e"e/
Ass&', a re"a$%o L, ao 'es'o 1e'(o, es!o"-er e ser es!o"-&#o, (ass&D&#a#e e
a1&D&#a#e/ Do 'es'o 'o#o, u'a a$%o #o ser e' sua 1o1a"&#a#e !o'o su(ress%o #e
1o#as as a$Ues (ar!&a&s, e, (or !onse,u&n1e, #e 1o#as as sensa$Ues #e a$%o @as Rue
n%o s%o fun#a'en1a#as sen%o e' sua "&'&1a$%o re!H(ro!aA, #eDe 1ornar=se
ne!essar&a'en1e se'e"-an1e a u'a (ass&D&#a#e/
Es1a L a a1&D&#a#e #o -o'e' Rue a1&n,&u a 1o1a"&#a#e, a a1&D&#a#e Rue se
!-a'ou o fa+er=na#a, on#e na#a 'a&s &so"a#o, na#a (ar!&a" se 'oDe no -o'e' e,
1a'0L' na#a #e"e &n1erDJ' no 'un#oM on#e L o -o'e' 1o1a", en!erra#o e re(ousa#o
e' sua 1o1a"&#a#e Rue a1uaM on#e o -o'e' 1ornou=se u'a 1o1a"&#a#e a1uan1e/ Ter
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!onRu&s1a#o a Fr'e+a nes1a #&s(os&$%o, s&,n&F!a es1ar (re(ara#o (ara o en!on1ro
su(re'o/
Para 1an1o n%o L ne!essEr&o o #es(oNar=se #o 'un#o sensHDe" !o'o u' 'un#o
#e a(arJn!&a/ N%o -E 'un#o a(aren1e, sO e6&s1e o 'un#o Rue, se' #PD&#a, se nos
reDe"a #u("o, D&s1o Rue nossa a1&1u#e L #u("a/ SO #eDe ser Rue0ra#o o en!an1o #a
se(ara$%o/ N%o L ne!essEr&a, 1a'0L', a Vsu(era$%o #a e6(er&Jn!&a sensHDe"WM !a#a
e6(er&Jn!&a, 'es'o a 'a&s es(&r&1ua", n%o (o#er&a nos forne!er sen%o u'
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ISSO/ N%o L (re!&so, 1a'0L' #&r&,&r=se a u' 'un#o #e &#L&as e Da"ores Rue n%o nos
(o#e 1ornar=se (resen1e/ Na#a #&sso L ne!essEr&o/ Po#e=se #&+er o Rue L (re!&soZ
PorL' n%o no sen1&#o #e u'a (res!r&$%o/ Na#a #o Rue a",u' #&a fo& &nDen1a#o e
&'a,&na#o nas L(o!as #o es(Hr&1o -u'ano e' 'a1Lr&a #e (res!r&$Ues, #e (re(ara$%o,
#e (rE1&!a ou 'e#&1a$%o, 1e' a",o a Der !o' o fa1o or&,&nar&a'en1e s&'("es #o
en!on1ro/
35 Qua"Ruer Rue seNa o (roDe&1o no !on-e!&'en1o ou a eF!E!&a #e 1a" ou 1a"
a1&D&#a#e, na#a #&sso &n1erfere naRu&"o #e Rue L aRu& 1ra1a#o/ Es1a rea"&#a#e #&+
res(e&1o ao 'un#o #o ISSO e n%o &'(e"e a #ar nen-u' (asso, o (asso Rue nos far&a
sa&r #e"e/ N%o s%o (res!r&$Ues Rue nos ens&na' a saH#a/ Isso sO se (o#e #e'ons1rar,
na 'e#&#a e' Rue se es1a0e"e!e u' !Hr!u"o Rue e6!"u& 1u#o o Rue n%o L es1a saH#a #o
'un#o #o ISSO/ En1%o 1orna=se (a1en1e, a Pn&!a !o&sa Rue &'(or1a? a (erfe&1a
a!e&1a$%o #a (resen$a/
Na1ura"'en1e, Ruan1o 'a&s "on,e o -o'e' a#en1rou=se no &so"a'en1o, 1an1o
'a&s a a!e&1a$%o &'("&!a u' r&s!o 'a&s (esa#o, u'a !onDers%o 'a&s fun#a'en1a"M
n%o se 1ra1a #e a",o !o'o a renPn!&a #o EU, !o'o o '&s1&!&s'o su(Ue ,era"'en1eM o
EU sen#o &n#&s(ensEDe" a !a#a re"a$%o o L 1a'0L' (ara a re"a$%o 'a&s e"eDa#a, a
Rua" sO (o#e a!on1e!er en1re EU e TUM n%o se 1ra1a #a renPn!&a #o EU 'as #o fa"so
&ns1&n1o #a au1o=aFr'a$%o Rue &'(e"e o -o'e' a fu,&r #o 'un#o &n!er1o,
&n!ons&s1en1e, (assa=
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,e&ro, !onfuso e (er&,oso #a re"a$%o, e' #&re$%o ao 1er #as !o&sas/
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To#a re"a$%o a1ua" !o' u' ser (resen1e no 'un#o L e6!"us&Da/ O seu TU L
#es1a!a#o, (os1o Y (ar1e, o Pn&!o e6&s1en1e #&an1e #e nOs/
3> E"e en!-e o -or&+on1e, n%o !o'o se na#a 'a&s e6&s1&sse, 'as 1u#o o 'a&s
D&De na sua "u+/ EnRuan1o #ura a (resen$a #a re"a$%o sua a'("&#%o un&Dersa" L
&n!on1es1EDe"/ PorL', #es#e Rue u' TU se 1orna u' ISSO a a'("&#%o un&Dersa" #a
re"a$%o (are!e u'a &nNus1&$a (ara !o' o 'un#o e sua e6!"us&D&#a#e !o'o u'a
e6!"us%o #o un&Derso/
Na re"a$%o !o' Deus, a e6!"us&D&#a#e a0so"u1a e a &n!"us&D&#a#e a0so"u1a se
&#en1&F!a'/ ARue"e Rue en1ra na re"a$%o a0so"u1a n%o se (reo!u(a !o' na#a 'a&s
&so"a#o, ne' !o' !o&sas ou en1es, ne' !o' a 1erra ou !o' o !Lu, (o&s 1u#o es1E
&n!"uH#o na re"a$%o/ En1rar na re"a$%o (ura n%o s&,n&F!a (res!&n#&r #e 1u#o, 'as s&'
Der 1u#o no TUM n%o L renun!&ar ao 'un#o, 'as s&' (ro(or!&onar="-e fun#a'en1a$%o/
Afas1ar o o"-ar #o 'un#o n%o au6&"&a a &#a (ara DeusM o"-ar F6a'en1e ne"e 1a'0L'
n%o fa+ a(ro6&'ar #e Deus, (orL', aRue"e Rue !on1e'("a o 'un#o e' Deus, es1E na
(resen$a #[E"e/ VARu& o 'un#o, "E DeusW 1a" L u'a "&n,ua,e' #o ISSOM ass&' !o'o
VDeus no 'un#oW L ou1ra "&n,ua,e' #o ISSO/ PorL', na#a a0an#onar, ao !on1rEr&o,
&n!"u&r 1u#o, o 'un#o
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na sua 1o1a"&#a#e, no TU, a1r&0u&r ao 'un#o o seu #&re&1o e sua Der#a#e, n%o
!o'(reen#er na#a fora #e Deus 'as a(reen#er 1u#o ne"e, &sso L a re"a$%o (erfe&1a/
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N%o se en!on1ra Deus (er'ane!en#o no 'un#o, e 1%o (ou!o en!on1ra=se Deus
ausen1an#o=se #e"e? ARue"e Rue, !o' 1o#o o seu ser, Da& #e en!on1ro ao seu TU e "-e
ofere!e 1o#o ser #o 'un#o en!on1ra=o, E"e Rue n%o se (o#e (ro!urar/
3< Se' #PD&#a Deus L o V1o1a"'en1e Ou1roW, E"e L (orL' o 1o1a"'en1e 'es'o, o
1o1a"'en1e (resen1e/ Se' #PD&#a, e"e L o Vm-sterium tremendumW !uNa a(ar&$%o nos
su0Nu,a, 'as E"e L 1a'0L' o '&s1Lr&o #a eD&#Jn!&a Rue 'e L 'a&s (rO6&'o #o Rue o
'eu (rO(r&o EU/
Na 'e#&#a e' Rue TU son#as a D&#a #as !o&sas e a na1ure+a #a re"a1&D&#a#e,
!-e,as a1L o &nso"PDe"M se ne,as a D&#a #as !o&sas e #a re"a1&D&#a#e, #e(aras !o' o
na#aM se san1&F!as a D&#a, en!on1ras o Deus D&Do/
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O sen1&#o=#e=TU #o -o'e' Rue e6(er&'en1a, a1raDLs #as re"a$Ues !o' o TU
&n#&D&#ua", a #e!e($%o #o 1ornar=se ISSO, es1e sen1&#o as(&ra a1&n,&r o seu TU E1erno,
a"L' #e 1o#as aRue"as re"a$Ues se', !on1u#o, ne,E="as/ N%o !o'o se se (ro!urasse
u'a !o&saM na Der#a#e, n%o -E u'a (ro!ura #e Deus, (o&s, n%o -E na#a on#e n%o se
(ossa en!on1rE="o/ Qu%o &nsensa1o e se' es(eran$a ser&a aRue"e Rue se
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afas1asse #e seu (rO(r&o !a'&n-o a F' #e (ro!urar DeusM 'es'o Rue -ouDesse
!onRu&s1a#o 1o#a sa0e#or&a #a so"&#%o e 1o#o o (o#er #e !on!en1ra$%o, n%o o
en!on1rar&a/ Ao !on1rEr&o, L an1es !o'o a",uL' Rue an#a (e"o seu !a'&n-o e #eseNa
Rue es1e seNa o !a'&n-o !er1oM no (o#er #e seu #eseNo se 'an&fes1a a sua as(&ra$%o/
Ba#a eDen1o #e re"a$%o L u'a e1a(a Rue "-e (oss&0&"&1a u' o"-ar so0re a re"a$%o
!o'("e1aM ass&', e' 1o#as as re"a$Ues, e"e n%o 1o'a (ar1e #a re"a$%o !o'("e1a, 'as
1a'0L' 1o'a (ar1e, (or es1ar (ron1o/ E"e Da& (e"o seu !a'&n-o es1an#o (ron1o e n%o
(ro!uran#oM (or &sso e"e (ossu& a seren&#a#e (ara !o' as !o&sas e o 'o#o #e 1o!E="as
Rue L (ara e"as u'a aNu#a/ PorL', Ruan#o e"e en!on1ra a re"a$%o !o'("e1a, o seu
!ora$%o n%o se afas1a #as !o&sas, 'es'o Rue 1u#o a,ora Den-a ao seu en!on1ro #e
u'a sO De+/
34 E"e a0en$oa 1o#as as !e"as Rue o a0r&,ara' e 1o#as nas Rua&s e"e se -os(e#arE/
Po&s es1e a!-a#o n%o L o F' #o !a'&n-o 'as o seu e1erno !en1ro/
^ u' a!-a#o se' Rue se 1&Desse (ro!ura#oM u'a #es!o0er1a #aRu&"o Rue L
(r&'or#&a", or&,&nEr&o/ O sen1&#o #o TU Rue n%o (o#e ser sa!&a#o, a1L Rue e"e 1en-a
en!on1ra#o o TU &nFn&1o, Rue "-e es1aDa (resen1e #es#e o !o'e$oM 0as1ou so'en1e
Rue es1a (resen$a se "-e 1ornasse 1o1a"'en1e a1ua", #e u'a a1ua"&#a#e #a D&#a
san1&F!a#a #o 'un#o/
N%o s&,n&F!a Rue Deus (ossa ser #e#u+&#o #e a",u'a !o&sa, (or e6e'("o, #a
na1ure+a !o'o o seu au1or ou #a -&s1Or&a, !o'o
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seu ,u&a ou en1%o #o suNe&1o, !o'o o s&='es'o Rue ne"e se reIe1e/ N%o Rue e6&s1a u'
V#a#oW Rua"Ruer Rue fosse #e"e #e#u+&#o, 'as s&,n&F!a o e6&s1en1e #&an1e #e nOs, na
sua &'e#&a1e+, sua (ro6&'&#a#e e #ura$%o, Rue sO (o#e ser "e,&1&'a'en1e &nDo!a#o,
'as n%o eDo!a#o/
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Pre1en#e=se Der, !o'o e"e'en1o essen!&a" na re"a$%o !o' Deus, u' sen1&'en1o
!-a'a#o Vsen1&'en1o #e #e(en#Jn!&aW ou 'a&s !"ara'en1e, e' 1er'os 'a&s
re!en1es, o sen1&'en1o #e !r&a1ura/ Por 'a&s !orre1o Rue seNa fa+er rea"$ar e #eFn&r
es1e e"e'en1o, a!en1uan#o=o #e u' 'o#o e6!"us&Do, se #es!on-e!e o !arE1er #a
re"a$%o (erfe&1a/
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3. O Rue NE fo& #&1o a res(e&1o #o a'or, Da"e aRu& !o' 'a&or ra+%o? os sen1&'en1os
s&'("es'en1e a!o'(an-a' o fa1o #a re"a$%o, Rue n%o se rea"&+a na a"'a, 'as en1re o
EU e o TU/ Por 'a&s Rue se Rue&ra !on!e0er o sen1&'en1o !o'o essen!&a", e"e
(er'ane!e su0'&sso ao #&na'&s'o #a a"'a, on#e u' L u"1ra(assa#o, su(era#o,
a0o"&#o (e"o ou1roM #&feren!&an#o=se #a re"a$%o, o sen1&'en1o 0ase&a=se nun!a es!a"a/
Mas, an1es #e 1u#o, !a#a sen1&'en1o 1e' seu "u,ar no se&o #e u'a 1ens%o #e
(o"ar&#a#eM e"e 1o'a sua !or e seu sen1&#o n%o so'en1e e' s& (rO(r&o, 'as 1a'0L'
e' seu (O"o o(os1oM !a#a sen1&'en1o L !on#&!&ona#o (e"o seu !on1rEr&o/ A re"a$%o
a0so"u1a Rue, na rea"&#a#e, en,"o0a 1o#as as re"a1&Das e n%o L (ar!&a" !o'o
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es1as, 'as 1o1a" !o' rea"&+a$%o e un&F!a$%o #e"as, L re"a1&D&+a#a #o (on1o #e D&s1a
(s&!o"O,&!o, na 'e#&#a e' Rue L re#u+&#a a u' sen1&'en1o #e"&'&1a#o Rue L rea"$a#o/
Do (on1o #e D&s1a #a a"'a, a re"a$%o (erfe&1a sO (o#e ser !on!e0&#a !o'o
0&(o"ar, !o'o u'a V&oin&identia oppositorumW, !o'o un&%o #os sen1&'en1os
!on1rEr&os/ Se' #PD&#a, u' #os (O"os = re(r&'&#o (e"a a1&1u#e fun#a'en1a"'en1e
re"&,&osa #a (essoa = #esa(are!e Y !ons!&Jn!&a re1ros(e!1&Da e sO (o#erE ser "e'0ra#a
na (rofun#e+a 'a&s (ura e &'(ar!&a" #a &n1ros(e!$%o/
S&', se' #PD&#a, na re"a$%o (ura, TU 1e sen1&s1e &n1e&ra'en1e #e(en#en1e
!o'o nun!a e' a",u'a ou1ra fos1e !a(a+ #e 1e sen1&r = e 1a'0L' &n1e&ra'en1e "&Dre
!o'o nun!a e e' nen-u' "u,ar? !r&a1ura e !r&a#or/ O Rue (ossuHas, en1%o, n%o era
'a&s u' #es1es sen1&'en1os "&'&1a#o (e"o ou1ro, 'as a'0os se' reserDa e Nun1os/
Que ne!ess&1as #e Deus, 'a&s #o Rue 1u#o, se'(re o sa0es e' 1eu !ora$%o?
(orL', n%o sa0es 1a'0L' Rue Deus ne!ess&1a #e 1&, #e 1& na ("en&1u#e #e sua
e1ern&#a#eZ Bo'o e6&s1&r&a o -o'e' se Deus n%o 1&Desse ne!ess&#a#e De"e, !o'o TU
e6&s1&r&asZ Ne!ess&1as #e Deus (ara e6&s1&r e Deus 1e' ne!ess&#a#e #e 1& (ara aRu&"o
Rue, Nus1a'en1e, L o sen1&#o #e 1ua D&#a/ Os ens&na'en1os e (oe'as 1en1a' #&+er
'a&s e o fa+e' #e'as&a#a'en1eM Rue 1r&s1e e (e#an1e Der0orrL&a Rue fa"a #o VDeus
e' #eD&r Rue, #e fa1o -aNa u' #eD&r #e Deus D&Do,
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sa0e'os, !er1a'en1e e' nosso !ora$%o/ O 'un#o n%o L u' No,o #&D&noM e"e L u'
#es1&no #&D&no/ O fa1o #e Rue e6&s1a o 'un#o, Rue o -o'e', a (essoa -u'ana e6&s1a,
Rue EU e TU e6&s1a'os 1e' u' sen1&#o #&D&no/
A !r&a$%o = e"a se rea"&+a e' nOs, e"a (ene1ra e' nOs (e"o ar#or, nos 1ransfor'a (e"o
seu 0r&"-o, nOs es1re'e!e'os, #esDane!e'os, su0'e1e'o=nos/ NOs nos asso!&a'os a
e"a, en!on1ra'os ne"a o !r&a#or, nOs nos ofere!e'os a e"a !o'o au6&"&ares e
!o'(an-e&ros/
Do&s ,ran#es serD&#ores (er!orre' os 1e'(os? a (re!e e a ofer1a/ ARue"e Rue
ora arre(en#e=se e' u' sen1&'en1o #e #e(en#Jn!&a se' reserDa e sa0e = #e u'
'o#o &n!o'(reensHDe" = Rue a1ua so0re Deus, 'es'o sa0en#o Rue na#a e6&,e #e
DeusM (o&s, Ruan#o n%o as(&ra a na#a (ara s&, e"e DJ a sua a$%o 0r&"-ar na !-a'a
su(re'a/ E aRue"e Rue a(resen1a a ofer1aZ
1:: N%o (osso 'enos(re+E="o es1e !orre1o serD&#or #o (assa#o Rue Nu",aDa Rue
Deus #eseNaDa o (erfu'e #e seu -o"o!aus1oM e"e sa0&a #e u' 'o#o &nsano, (orL'
for1e, Rue se (o#&a e Rue se #eD&a ofere!er a DeusM &sso 1a'0L' sa0e aRue"e Rue
ofere!e a Deus sua Don1a#e -u'&"#e a F' #e en!on1rE="o e' sua ,ran#e Don1a#e/
V.ua vontade seja feitaW L 1u#o o Rue e"e #&+, 'as a Der#a#e !o'("e1a (ara e"e?
Vatrav8s de mim9 de 4uem ne&essitasW/ E' Rue a (re!e e a ofer1a #&fere' #e 1o#a
'a,&aZ Es1a (re1en#e a,&r, se' en1rar na re"a$%o, e (ra1&!a seus ar1&fH!&os no Da+&oM a
(re!e e a ofer1a, (orL', !o"o!a'=se Vdiante da 'a&eW, na rea"&+a$%o #a
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(a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o sa,ra#a Rue s&,n&F!a a$%o 'P1ua/ E"es (rofere' TU e o ouDe'/
Querer Der a re"a$%o (ura !o'o u'a #e(en#Jn!&a L Ruerer #esa1ua"&+ar u' #os
sus1en1E!u"os #a re"a$%o e (or &sso 'es'o, e"a (rO(r&a/
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O 'es'o o!orre, #o ou1ro "a#o, Ruan#o se DJ, !o'o e"e'en1o essen!&a" no a1o
re"&,&oso, a a0sor$%o e a #es!&#a no s& 'es'o, seNa "&Dran#o o s& 'es'o #e 1o#o
!on#&!&ona'en1o #a e,o&#a#e, seNa !on!e0en#o=o !o'o o Cn&!o Rue (ensa e Rue L/ O
(r&'e&ro #es1es 1&#os #e !ons&#era$%o su(Ue Rue Deus Den-a &n1e,rar=se no ser "&Dre
#o EU ou Rue es1e Den-a a rea"&+ar=se e' DeusM o se,un#o 1&(o Nu",a Rue o ser "&Dre #o
EU se !o"oRue &'e#&a1a'en1e e' s& 'es'o !o'o se fora na Un&#a#e #&D&na/
1:1 O (r&'e&ro 1&(o &'("&!a, (or1an1o Rue, e' u' 'o'en1o su(re'o, o #&+er=TU
#e&6a #e e6&s1&r NE Rue a #ua"&#a#e L a0o"&#aM o se,un#o Rue n%o -E Der#a#e no #&+er=
TU, (o&s NE n%o -E 'a&s, na rea"&#a#e, #ua"&#a#e/ Se o (r&'e&ro 1&(o #e !ons&#era$%o
!rJ na un&F!a$%o #o #&D&no e #o -u'ano, o se,un#o a!re#&1a na &#en1&#a#e #o #&D&no e
#o -u'ano/ A'0os aFr'a' u' a"L' #o EU e #o TU, Rue no (r&'e&ro !aso L u' a"L'
e' #eD&r = (or e6e'("o no J61ase = e o ou1ro, u' a"L' Rue e6&s1e e Rue se reDe"a (or
e6e'("o, na !on1e'("a$%o #e s& #o suNe&1o (ensan1e/ A'0os su(r&'e' a re"a$%oM #e
u' 'o#o #&nS'&!o no (r&'e&ro, on#e o EU L a0o"&#o (e"o TU, Rue a,ora n%o L 'a&s TU
'as o
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ser Pn&!oM #e u' 'o#o es1E1&!o, (or ass&' #&+er, no se,un#o 1&(o, on#e o EU
a0sorD&#o no S&='es'o, !on-e!e=se !o'o o Pn&!o e6&s1en1e/ A #ou1r&na #a
#e(en#Jn!&a n%o #e&6a ao EU, Rue sus1en1a o ar!o un&Dersa" #a re"a$%o (ura, sen%o
u'a rea"&#a#e, 1%o D% e #L0&" a (on1o #e n%o a!re#&1ar 'a&s Rue e"a seNa !a(a+ #e
sus1en1ar a",oM enRuan1o Rue u'a #ou1r&na #a a0sor$%o #e&6a #esa(are!er es1e ar!o
no 'o'en1o #e sua (erfe&$%o, a ou1ra !ons&#era=o u'a Ru&'era a ser su(era#a/
As #ou1r&nas #a a0sor$%o re!"a'a' (ara s& as ,ran#es fOr'u"as #a &#en1&F!a$%o
= u'a #e"as so0re1u#o &nDo!a a (a"aDra #e S%o Qo%o? VEu e o Pai somos umW,
)<
a ou1ra
&nDo!a a #ou1r&na #e San#&"9a VO 4ue envolve tudo 8 o meu si mesmo no fundo do
&ora/0oW/
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1:) Os !a'&n-os #es1as sen1en$as se o(Ue' fron1a"'en1e/ A (r&'e&ra, @a(Os u'a
e'ana$%o su01errSneaA, Norra #a D&#a '&1&!a'en1e ,ran#e #e u'a (essoa e se rea"&+a
e' #ou1r&na/ A ou1ra e'er,e no &n1er&or #e u'a #ou1r&na e !u"'&na @(roD&sor&a'en1eA
na D&#a '&1&!a'en1e ,ran#e #e u'a (essoa/ Por es1e !a'&n-o, 1ransfor'a=se o
!arE1er #a sen1en$a/ O Br&s1o, #a 1ra#&$%o Noan&na, o Ver0o Rue u'a De+ se en!arnou,
!on#u+ ao Br&s1o #e Mes1re E!\ar1, Rue Deus en,en#ra e1erna'en1e na a"'a -u'ana/
A fOr'u"a #a !oroa$%o #e s& 'es'o nos U(an&s-a#s? VE&s aRu& o a1ua", o S&='es'o, TU
o LsW, !on#u+ 'a&s ra(&#a'en1e Y fOr'u"a 0u#&s1a #a #e(os&$%o? VU' S& 'es'o e
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aRu&"o Rue (er1en!e ao s& n%o L (ara ser !o'(reen#&#o ne' na Der#a#e ne' na
a1ua"&#a#eW/
O !o'e$o e o F' #es1e #o&s !a'&n-os #eDe' ser !ons&#era#os se(ara#a'en1e/
Que a &nDo!a$%o #o Vso'os u'W L &nfun#a#a, 1orna=se !"aro (ara Rue' "er
&'(ar!&a"'en1e, (arE,rafo (or (arE,rafo, o EDan,e"-o se,un#o Qo%o/ ^, se' #PD&#a, o
EDan,e"-o #a re"a$%o (ura/ 2E 'a&s Der#a#e aRu& #o Rue na fOr'u"a fa'&"&ar #os
Dersos 'Hs1&!os? VEu sou .U e .U 8s EUW/ O Pa& e o &"-o !onsu0s1an!&a&s = (o#e'os
aFr'ar? Deus e o 2o'e' !onsu0s1an!&a&s, !ons1&1ue' o (ar &n#es1ru1&De"'en1e a1ua",
os #o&s su(or1es #a re"a$%o (r&'or#&a", Rue D&n#a #e Deus ao -o'e' se !-a'a
'&ss%o e 'an#a'en1o, &n#o #o -o'e' a Deus se !-a'a !on1e'("a$%o e es!u1a e
en1re os #o&s se !-a'a !on-e!&'en1o e a'or/ ^ nes1a re"a$%o Rue o F"-o, e'0ora o
Pa& -a0&1e e o(ere ne"e, se &n!"&na #&an1e #aRue"e Rue L V'a&orW Rue e"e e ora/
1:; S%o D%s 1o#as as 1en1a1&Das 'o#ernas e' &n1er(re1ar es1a rea"&#a#e or&,&nEr&a
#o #&E"o,o !o'o u' re"a!&ona'en1o #o EU ao S&='es'o ou a",o se'e"-an1e, u'
fenX'eno fe!-a#o no Rua" a &n1er&or&#a#e #o -o'e' ser&a au1o=suF!&en1eM 1a&s
1en1a1&Das (er1en!e' Y -&s1Or&a &nson#EDe" #a #esa1ua"&+a$%o/
4;
= E a 'Hs1&!aZ E"a re"a1a !o'o se (o#e D&Den!&ar a un&#a#e se' #ua"&#a#e/ Po#e=
se #uD&#ar #a e6a1&#%o #e seu re"a1oZ
= Bon-e$o n%o so'en1e u', 'as #o&s eDen1os on#e se (er#e a !ons!&Jn!&a #a
#ua"&#a#e/ A 'Hs1&!a os !onfun#e, Ys De+es, e'
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sua "&n,ua,e', !o'o 1a'0L' eu os !onfun#& ou1rora/
U' #es1es eDen1os L o #a a"'a Rue a"!an$a a un&#a#e/ N%o se 1ra1a #e a",o Rue
se (assa en1re Deus e o -o'e', 'as a",o Rue o!orre no -o'e'/ As for$as se
!on!en1ra' e' u' nP!"eo, 1u#o o Rue 1en1a #esD&E="as L #o'&na#o, o ser (er'ane!e
e' s& 'es'o e reNu0&"a, !o'o #&+ Para!e"so, e' sua e6a"1a$%o/ Para o -o'e' es1e L o
&ns1an1e #e!&s&Do/ Se' es1e, o -o'e' n%o L a(1o (ara a o0ra #o es(Hr&1o/ Bo' e"e,
#e!&#e no seu Hn1&'o, se &sso s&,n&F!a (re(ara$%o ou sa1&sfa$%o/ O -o'e'
!on!en1ra#o na un&#a#e (o#e en1rar e' re"a$%o so'en1e a,ora ("ena'en1e (ossHDe" =
!o' o '&s1Lr&o e a sa"Da$%o/ Mas, e"e (o#e 1a'0L' sa0orear a fe"&!&#a#e #a
!on!en1ra$%o e Do"1ar Y #&s(ers%o, se' a!a1ar a 1arefa su(re'a/ 1:5 E' nosso
!a'&n-o 1u#o L #e!&s%o? Do"un1Er&a, (ressen1&#a, se!re1aM es1a #e!&s%o, no S'a,o #e
nosso ser, L a 'a&s or&,&nar&a'en1e se!re1a e a Rue nos #e1er'&na 'a&s
(o#erosa'en1e/
O ou1ro eDen1o L aRue"e &nson#EDe" 1&(o #o a1o #e re"a$%o (e"o Rua" se (er!e0e
Rue a #ua"&#a#e se 1orna un&#a#e? @o u' e o u' un&#os, aH a nu#e+ 0r&"-a na nu#e+A
).
O EU e TU #esa(are!e', a -u'an&#a#e Rue, -E (ou!o es1aDa na (resen$a #a
#&D&n#a#e, se su0'er,e ne"aM a(are!e' a ,"or&F!a$%o, a #&D&n&+a$%o e a un&#a#e/
PorL', Ruan#o a",uL' &"u'&na#o e es,o1a#o, Do"1ar Y '&sLr&a #as !o&sas 1erres1res e
reIe1&r !o' !ora$%o a#Der1&#o so0re os #o&s eDen1os, o ser n%o "-e a(are!er&a #&D&#&#o
1::
e, e' u'a #as (ar1es, a0an#ona#o Y (er#&$%oZ De Rue serDe Y '&n-a a"'a (o#er ser
#e noDo afas1a#a #es1e 'un#o, se esse 'un#o (er'ane!e ne!essEr&a e 1o1a"'en1e
a(ar1a#o #a un&#a#eZ Para Rue es1e V(ra+er #e DeusW e' u'a D&#a #&D&#&#a e' #o&sZ
Se es1e 'o'en1o !e"es1&a" #e a0un#an1e r&Rue+a na#a 1e' e' !o'u' !o' o 'eu
(o0re 'o'en1o 1erres1re, o Rue 'e &'(or1a, (o&s #eDo !on1&nuar D&Den#o so0re a
1erra, #eDo a&n#a D&Der !o' 1o#a a ser&e#a#eZ E&s !o'o se #eDe !o'(reen#er os
'es1res Rue renun!&ara' Ys #e"H!&as #o J61ase #a Vun&F!a$%oW Ta" un&F!a$%o n%o era
u'a un&F!a$%o/ Eu os !o'(rar&a !o' os -o'ens Rue, na (a&6%o #o Eros rea"&+a#o, s%o
#e 1a" 'o#o 1rans(or1a#os (e"o '&"a,re #o a0ra$o Rue a !ons!&Jn!&a #o EU e #o TU
!e#e "u,ar, ne"es, ao sen1&'en1o #e u'a un&#a#e Rue n%o #ura e n%o (o#e #urar/
1:> O Rue o D&#en1e e61as&a#o !-a'a un&F!a$%o, L a #&nS'&!a e61as&a#a #a re"a$%oM
n%o L u'a un&#a#e sur,&#a no &ns1an1e #o 1e'(o un&Dersa" na Rua" D&r&a' fun#&r=se o
EU e o TU, 'as L o #&na'&s'o #a (rO(r&a re"a$%o Rue, !o"o!an#o=se #&an1e #os
sus1en1a#ores #es1a re"a$%o, Fr'e'en1e (os1os u' #&an1e #o ou1ro, (o#e !onfun#&="a
!o' o sen1&'en1o #o D&#en1e e61as&a#o/ ARu& e6&s1e, en1%o, u' 1rans0or#a'en1o
'ar,&na" #o a1o #e re"a$%o/ A (rO(r&a re"a$%o, sua un&#a#e D&1a" L sen1&#a !o' 1a"
Dee'Jn!&a Rue os seus !o'(onen1es (are!e' e'(a"&#e!er #&an1e #e"a, e Rue (e"a
sua e6&s1Jn!&a, o EU e o TU, en1re os Rua&s e"a se &ns1&1u&, ser%o esRue!&#os/ Tra1a=se,
aRu&, #e u'
1:1
#es1es fenX'enos Rue en!on1ra'os nas 'ar,ens, on#e a a1ua"&#a#e se a'("&a e se
#&"u&/ PorL', 'a&or Rue es1as os!&"a$Ues en&,'E1&!as #a 'ar,e' #o ser L a rea"&#a#e
!en1ra" #a -ora Ruo1&#&ana e 1errena on#e u' ra&o "u'&noso, so0re u' ,a"-o, 1e fa+
(ressen1&r o TU e1erno/
ARu&, se !o"o!a a e6&,Jn!&a #e ou1ra #ou1r&na #a a0sor$%o, se,un#o a Rua" o
un&Derso e o s&='es'o s%o &#Jn1&!os #e 1a" 'o#o Rue nen-u' #&+er=TU (o#e ,aran1&r
u'a P"1&'a a1ua"&#a#e/
A (rO(r&a #ou1r&na !on1L' a res(os1a a es1a e6&,Jn!&a/ U' U(an&s-a# !on1a
!o'o o (rHn!&(e #os #euses, In#ra, fo& ao en!on1ro #e Pra#s-a(a1&, o es(Hr&1o !r&a#or,
(ara a(ren#er !o' e"e a en!on1rar e !on-e!er o s&='es'o/
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1:< E"e (er'ane!e u' sL!u"o na es!o"aM #es(e#&#o #uas De+es !o' &nfor'a$Ues
&nsuF!&en1es a1L Rue, Fna"'en1e, o Nus1o "-e fo& reDe"a#o? V:uando se dorme em sono
profundo e sem sonhos9 tal 8 o si1mesmo9 tal 8 o imortal9 o &erto9 o universalW/ In#ra
se re1&ra, 'as, "o,o u' es!rP(u"o se a(o#era #e"eM e"e se Do"1a e (er,un1a? VEm tal
estado9 , 7ublime9 ningu8m sabe algo sobre o si1mesmo; <5sso sou eu% e n0o; <isso
s0o os entesWW/ E"e !a&u no an&Ru&"a'en1o/ N%o DeNo a& nen-u' (roDe&1o/ ^, #e fa1o,
ass&', Sen-or, res(on#e Pra#s-a(a1&/
Na 'e#&#a e' Rue es1a #ou1r&na !on1L' u'a aFr'a$%o so0re o Der#a#e&ro ser,
n%o &'(or1a Rua" seNa o seu !on1eP#o #e Der#a#e = Rue n%o (o#e'os #es!o0r&r nes1a
D&#a =
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!o' u'a !o&sa, e"e na#a 1e' e' !o'u'? a a1ua"&#a#eM e"a L o0r&,a#a, en1%o, a
re0a&6E="a a u' 'un#o #e a(arJn!&a/ E na 'e#&#a e' Rue es1a #ou1r&na !on1L' u'a
&n#&!a$%o (ara se a(rofun#ar no Der#a#e&ro ser, e"a n%o !on#u+ Y a1ua"&#a#e D&D&#a,
'as (ara o an&Ru&"a'en1o, on#e n%o re&na !ons!&Jn!&a a",u'a, #e on#e n%o sur,e
"e'0ran$a a",u'a/ O -o'e' Rue e'er,e #es1e an&Ru&"a'en1o, (o#e re!on-e!er a
e6(er&Jn!&a a1raDLs #a e6(ress%o="&'&1e #a n%o=#ua"&#a#e, se', no en1an1o, (o#er
!-a'E="a un&#a#e/
Quere'os, 1o#aD&a, 1o'ar u' !u&#a#o sa,ra#o #o 0e' sa,ra#o #e nossa
a1ua"&#a#e Rue nos L (ara es1a D&#a e, 1a"De+ (ara nen-u'a ou1ra D&#a 'a&s (rO6&'a
#a Der#a#e/
Na a1ua"&#a#e D&D&#a n%o -E un&#a#e #o ser/ A a1ua"&#a#e L so'en1e a$%oM sua
for$a e (rofun#&#a#e s%o as #es1a a$%o/ E 'a&s, sO -E a1ua"&#a#e V&n1er&orW na 'e#&#a
e' Rue -ouDer a$%o 'P1ua/
1:4 A a1ua"&#a#e 'a&s for1e e (rofun#a L aRue"a on#e 1u#o se #&r&,e Y a$%o, o
-o'e' na sua 1o1a"&#a#e, se' reserDa, e o Deus Rue 1u#o enDo"De, o EU un&F!a#o e o
TU &"&'&1a#o/
O EU un&F!a#o, (o&s, NE fa"e& so0re &sso a a1ua"&#a#e D&D&#a &'("&!a a un&F!a$%o
#a a"'a, a !on!en1ra$%o #e for$as e' u' nP!"eo, o &ns1an1e #e!&s&Do (ara o -o'e'/
Mas, &sso n%o L, !o'o aRue"a a0sor$%o, u'a a0s1ra$%o #a (essoa a1ua"/ A a0sor$%o
n%o Ruer !onserDar sen%o o Rue L (uro, au1Jn1&!o, #urEDe" e se #esfa+er #e 1u#o o
'a&sM a !on!en1ra$%o n%o
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!ons&#era o &ns1&n1&Do !o'o &'(uro, ass&' !o'o n%o !ons&#era o sensHDe" !o'o
su(erF!&a" e o e'o1&Do !o'o fu,a+M 1u#o #eDe ser &n!"uH#o, &n1e,ra#o/ E"a n%o #eseNa o
s& 'es'o a0s1ra1o, 'as o -o'e' &n1e&ro, &n1e,ra"/ E"a Ruer a a1ua"&#a#e, e"a L a
a1ua"&#a#e/
A #ou1r&na #a a0sor$%o e6&,e e (ro'e1e a en1ra#a no uno (ensan1e, VnaRue"e
Rue (ensa o 'un#oW, no suNe&1o (uro/ PorL', na rea"&#a#e D&D&#a, n%o -E (ensan1e
se' (ensa#o, e 'a&s, aRu& o (ensan1e #e(en#e 1an1o #o (ensa#o !o'o es1e #aRue"e/
U' suNe&1o Rue #&s(ensa u' o0Ne1o anu"a a sua (rO(r&a a1ua"&#a#e/ N%o -E (ensan1e
e' s& sen%o no (ensa'en1o #o Rua" e"e L o (ro#u1o e o o0Ne1o, !o'o u' !on!e&1o=
"&'&1e &sen1o #e Rua"Ruer re(resen1a$%o/ Ass&', e"e e6&s1e, na #e1er'&na$%o
an1e!&(a#ora #a 'or1e, Y Rua" se (o#e !o'(arar u' sono (rofun#o Ruase 1%o
&'(ene1rEDe" Ruan1o e"a/
1:. &na"'en1e, e6&s1e na 'ensa,e' #a #ou1r&na so0re u' es1a#o #e a0sor$%o Rue
se asse'e"-a a u' es1a#o #e sono (rofun#o, (or na1ure+a, se' !ons!&Jn!&a e, se'
'e'Or&a/ S%o es1es os !&n!os 'a&s a"1os #o 'un#o #o ISSO/ DeDe=se res(e&1ar o
su0"&'e (o#er #e &,norar e re!on-e!J="o res(e&1osa'en1e !o'o aRu&"o Rue, no
'E6&'o, se (o#e D&Den!&ar 'as Rue n%o se (o#e D&Der/
Bu#a, o V(erfe&1oW, e o Rue a(erfe&$oa n%o fa"a/ E"e se re!usa a o(&nar so0re se a
un&#a#e e6&s1e ou se n%o e6&s1eM e"e n%o #&+ se aRue"e Rue (assou (or 1o#as as
(roDa$Ues #a a0sor$%o su0s&s1e, #e(o&s #a 'or1e, na un&#a#e, ou se e"e
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n%o su0s&s1e/ Es1a re!usa, es1e Vno0re s&"Jn!&oW (o#e ser &n1er(re1a#o #e #o&s 'o#os?
u' 1eOr&!o, (orRue a (erfe&$%o es!a(a Ys !a1e,or&as #o (ensa'en1o e #o #&s!ursoM o
ou1ro (rE1&!o, (orRue a reDe"a$%o #e sua essJn!&a n%o 0as1a (ara fun#a'en1ar u'a
Der#a#e&ra D&#a #e sa"Da$%o/ As #uas &n1er(re1a$Ues se !o'("e1a' !o'o Der#a#e?
aRue"e Rue fa+ #o en1e u' o0Ne1o #e u'a (ro(os&$%o, "eDa=o (ara o 'un#o #a
#&D&s%o
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(ara a an1H1ese #o 'un#o #o ISSO = no Rua" n%o e6&s1e D&#a #e sa"Da$%o/ VO-f
'on,e, Ruan#o a o(&n&%o #e Rue a a"'a e o !or(o s%o essen!&a"'en1e &#Jn1&!os
(reDa"e!e, n%o (o#e -aDer D&#a #e sa"Da$%oM o-f 'on,e, Ruan#o a o(&n&%o #e Rue a
a"'a L u'a !o&sa e o !or(o ou1ra (reDa"e!e, n%o (o#e, 1a'0L', -aDer D&#a #e
sa"Da$%oW/
1:3 VNo '&s1Lr&o !on1e'("a#o, !o'o na rea"&#a#e D&D&#a o Rue re&na n%o L o VL
ass&'W ne' o Vn%o L ass&'W n%o L ne' o ser ne' o n%o=ser, 'as o ass&'=e=#e=ou1ro
'o#o, o ser=e=o=n%o=ser, o &n#&sso"PDe"/ A(resen1ar=se &n#&D&so e' fa!e #o '&s1Lr&o
&n#&D&so L !on#&$%o or&,&nEr&a #e sa"Da$%o/ ^ eD&#en1e Rue Bu#a fo& u' #aRue"es Rue
re!on-e!eu &sso/ Bo'o 1o#os os Der#a#e&ros 'es1res, e"e Ruer ens&nar n%o u'a
#ou1r&na 'as o !a'&n-o/ E"e n%o !on1es1a sen%o u'a Pn&!a aFr'a$%o, a #os
V&nsensa1osW, (ara os Rua&s n%o -E a$%o, ne' a1o, ne' for$aM (o#e=se se,u&r o
!a'&n-o/ E"e arr&s!a u'a sO aFr'a$%o, (orL', #e!&s&Da? V2E, O 'on,es, u' ser Rue
n%o nas!eu, Rue n%o se 1ransfor'ou, Rue n%o fo& !r&a#o ou for'a#oW/ Se es1e ser n%o
e6&s1&sse, n%o e6&s1&r&a F' a",u'/ E"e e6&s1e, e o !a'&n-o 1e' u'a Fna"&#a#e/
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^ a1L aRu& Rue (o#e'os, (er'ane!en#o FL&s Y Der#a#e #e nosso en!on1ro,
se,u&r Bu#aM u' (asso 'a&s, serHa'os &nFL&s Y a1ua"&#a#e #e nossa D&#a/ Po&s, a
Der#a#e e a a1ua"&#a#e, Rue nOs n%o 1&ra'os #e nOs 'es'os, 'as Rue nos s%o #a#as
e re(ar1&#as, nos ens&na' Rue, se es1e F' L so'en1e u' en1re ou1ros, n%o (o#e ser o
nossoM se for o F' e"e L fa"sa'en1e F6a#o/ E 'a&s? se for u' F' en1re ou1ros, o
!a'&n-o (o#e !on#u+&r a1L e"eM se for o F', o !a'&n-o so'en1e !on#u+ 'a&s (er1o
#e"e/
Bu#a #es&,na !o'o o F' a Va0o"&$%o #a #orW, &s1o L, #o #eD&r, #a 'or1e? a
re#en$%o #o !Hr!u"o #os nas!&'en1os/ VN%o -E Do"1a Y D&#aW 1a" L a fOr'u"a #aRue"e
Rue se "&0er1ou #o #eseNo #e e6&s1Jn!&a e, !o' &sso, #o #eDer=1ornar=se=
!on1&nua'en1e/
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11: I,nora'os se -E re,ressoM nOs n%o (ro"o,a'os, (ara a"L' #es1a D&#a, as "&n-as
#a #&'ens%o #e 1e'(o na Rua" D&De'os e n%o 1en1a'os #es!o0r&r o Rue #eseNa
reDe"ar=se a nOs e' seu 1e'(o e se,un#o sua "e&/ Se sou0Lsse'os Rue -E u'
re,resso, nOs n%o (ro!urarHa'os #e 'o#o a",u', es!a(ar #e"e, (orL' e' De+ #e
as(&rar Y e6&s1Jn!&a 0ru1a, #eseNarHa'os (o#er (rofer&r, e' !a#a e6&s1Jn!&a, se,un#o
seu 'o#o e sua "Hn,ua, o EU e1erno #o efJ'ero e o TU e1erno #o &'or1a"/
N%o sa0e'os se Bu#a "eDa a 0o' 1er'o a "&0er1a$%o #a ne!ess&#a#e=#e=
renas!&'en1o/ Ber1a'en1e !on#u+ a u' F' &n1er'e#&Er&o Rue nos &n1eressa 1a'0L'?
Y un&F!a$%o #a a"'a/ PorL', (ara nos !on#u+&r a e"e, n%o sO e"e nos !onserDa
afas1a#os #a VIores1a #e o(&n&UesW, o Rue L ne!essEr&o, 'as 1a'0L' #a V&"us%o #as
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for'asW Rue "on,e #e ser u'a &"us%o, L o 'un#o au1Jn1&!o @a(esar #os (ara#o6os
su0Ne1&D&s1as #a &n1u&$%o Rue (ara nOs fa+e' (ar1e #e"eA/ Seu !a'&n-o L 1a'0L' u'a
a0s1ra$%o e Ruan#o e"e fa"a (or e6e'("o, #e 1o'ar !ons!&Jn!&a #os (ro!essos #e
nosso !or(o, e"e Ruer #&+er !o' &sso Ruase o !on1rEr&o #o !on-e!&'en1o !er1o #e
nosso !or(o/ E e"e n%o !on#u+ o ser un&F!a#o 'a&s a#&an1e a1L o su(re'o #&+er=TU Rue
"-e L ofere!&#o/ Sua #e!&s%o, no S'a,o #o ser, (are!e "eDar Y su(ress%o #a
(oss&0&"&#a#e #e #&+er=TU/
Bu#a !on-e!e o #&+er=TU ao -o'e' = &s1o (a1en1e&a=se (e"o 1ra1o !o' os
#&s!H(u"os, 1ra1o esse Rue, e'0ora for1e'en1e su(er&or, L &'e#&a1o = (orL' e"e n%o o
ens&naM (o&s o s&'("es !onfron1o fa!e=a=fa!e #e u' ser !o' ou1ro L es1ran-o a es1e
a'or Rue se !-a'a Ven!errar &n#&s1&n1a'en1e e' seu se&o 1u#o o Rue
se 1ornouW/
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111 Se' #PD&#a, e"e !on-e!e 1a'0L', no S'a,o #e seu s&"Jn!&o o #&+er=TU (ara o
(r&n!H(&o (r&'e&ro, (ara a"L' #e 1o#os os V#eusesW Rue e"e 1ra1a !o'o #&s!H(u"osM o
seu a1o (roDe&o #e u' fenX'eno #e re"a$%o Rue se 1ornou su0s1an!&a", a1o es1e Rue L
1a'0L' u'a res(os1a ao TUM 'as e"e n%o #&+ na#a/
Os seus se,u&#ores e' 1o#as as na$Ues, o V8ran#e Ve&!u"oW
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, o rene,ara'
'aNes1osa'en1e/ E"es &nDo!ara' so0 o no'e #e Bu#a, o TU e1erno #os -o'ens/ E"es o
a,uar#a' !o'o ao Bu#a fu1uro, o P"1&'o #es1a L(o!a, aRue"e Rue #eDe rea"&+ar o
a'or/
To#a #ou1r&na #a a0sor$%o re(ousa so0 a &"us%o ,&,an1es!a #o es(Hr&1o -u'ano,
Do"1a#o
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(ara s& 'es'o, #e Rue e"e e6&s1e no &n1er&or #o -o'e'/ Na Der#a#e e"e e6&s1e a (ar1&r
#o -o'e', en1re o -o'e' e o Rue n%o L o -o'e'/ Na 'e#&#a e' Rue o es(Hr&1o
Do"1a#o so0re s& renun!&a a es1e seu sen1&#o, ao sen1&#o #a re"a$%o, e"e L o0r&,a#o a
!o"o!ar no -o'e' aRu&"o Rue n%o L o -o'e', e"e L o0r&,a#o a re#u+&r o 'un#o e
Deus a u' es1a#o #e a"'a/ Es1a L a &"us%o (sHRu&!a #o es(Hr&1o/
VEu anun!&o, O a'&,o, #&+ Bu#a, Rue es1e a"1o !or(o #e as!e1a, #o1a#o #e
sens&0&"&#a#e, -a0&1a n%o sO o 'un#o, o nas!&'en1o, a a0o"&$%o #o 'un#o 'as
1a'0L' o !a'&n-o Rue "eDa a essa a0o"&$%o #o 'un#oW/
11) Isso L Der#a#e&ro, (orL', e' P"1&'a anE"&se n%o L 'a&s Der#a#e&ro/
Se' #PD&#a o 'un#o V-a0&1aW e' '&' enRuan1o re(resen1a$%o, #o 'es'o
'o#o Rue -a0&1o ne"e enRuan1o !o&sa/ Mas &sso n%o &'("&!a Rue e"e es1eNa e' '&',
ass&' !o'o n%o es1ou rea"'en1e ne"e/ E"e e EU nos &n!"uH'os 'u1ua'en1e/ A
!on1ra#&$%o 'en1a" &neren1e ao DHn!u"o !o' o Isso L a0o"&#a (e"o DHn!u"o !o' o TU
Rue n%o 'e se(ara #o 'un#o sen%o (ara "&,ar='e a e"e/
Tra,o e' '&' o sen1&#o #o s&='es'o Rue n%o &n1e,ra !o' o 'un#o/ O sen1&#o
#o ser, Rue n%o (o#e ser &n1e,ra#o na re(resen1a$%o, o 'un#o o "eDa e' s&/ O sen1&#o
#o ser n%o L, (orL', u' VRuererW (ensEDe", 'as L a (rO(r&a 'un#an&#a#e #o 'un#o,
ass&' !o'o o sen1&#o #o s&='es'o n%o L u' suNe&1o !o,nos!en1e, 'as a 1o1a"
e,o&#a#e #o EU/ N%o !a0e aRu&
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u'a Vre#u$%oW a u'a rea"&#a#e an1er&or? aRue"e Rue n%o res(e&1a as P"1&'as un&#a#es,
anu"a o sen1&#o Rue L a(reensHDe" 'as n%o !o'(reensHDe"/
O nas!&'en1o e a a0o"&$%o #o 'un#o n%o es1%o e' '&'M 'as n%o es1%o
1a'0L' fora #e '&'M e"es s&'("es'en1e n%o s%o, 'as a!on1e!e' se'(re e seu
a!on1e!&'en1o n%o sO se so"&#ar&+a !o' '&n-a D&#a, !o' '&n-a #e!&s%o, !o' '&n-a
o0ra, !o' 'eu serD&$o, 'as 1a'0L' #e(en#e' #e '&', #e '&n-a D&#a, #e '&n-a
#e!&s%o, #e '&n-a o0ra e #e 'eu serD&$o/ N%o #e(en#e, (orL', #o fa1o #e eu
VaFr'arW ou Vne,arW o 'un#o e' '&n-a a"'a, 'as #o fa1o #e eu 1ransfor'ar e' D&#a
'&n-a a1&1u#e #e a"'a #&an1e #o 'un#o, u'a D&#a Rue a1ua no 'un#o, u'a D&#a
a1ua"M e nu'a D&#a a1ua" (o#e' !ru+ar=se !a'&n-os Rue (roDJ' #e a1&1u#es #e a"'a
0e' #&feren1es/
11; PorL', aRue"e Rue se !on1en1a e' D&Den!&ar sua a1&1u#e, e so'en1e rea"&+E="a
e' sua a"'a, (o#e ser 0e' r&!o e' (ensa'en1os, 'as L se' 'un#o, e 1o#os os
No,os, as ar1es, a e'0r&a,uJs, os en1us&as'os e '&s1Lr&os Rue ne"e se (assa' n%o
a1&n,e' ne' 'es'o a (e"e #o 'un#o/ EnRuan1o a",uL' se "&0er1a so'en1e e' seu
s&='es'o, n%o (o#e fa+er ne' 0e' ne' 'a" ao 'un#o, n%o &'(or1a ao 'un#o/
So'en1e aRue"e Rue !rJ no 'un#o (o#e 1er a",o a Der !o' o 'un#o/ Se e"e se arr&s!a
ne"e, n%o (er'ane!e (r&Da#o #e Deus/ Se a'a'os o 'un#o a1ua", Rue n%o Ruer
#e&6ar=se a0o"&r, rea"'en1e, e' 1o#os os seus -orrores, se ousar'os en"a$E="o !o' os
0ra$os #e nosso
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es(Hr&1o, en1%o nossas '%os en!on1rar%o as '%os Rue su(or1a' o 'un#o/
Na#a se& so0re u' V'un#oW e so0re u'a VD&#a no 'un#oW Rue se(are a",uL'
#e DeusM o Rue ass&' se #eno'&na L a D&#a !o' o 'un#o #o ISSO, Rue se 1ornou
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es1ran-o, Rue L e6(er&en!&a#o e u1&"&+a#o/ ARue"e Rue Der#a#e&ra'en1e Da& ao
en!on1ro #o 'un#o Da& ao en!on1ro #e Deus/ ^ ne!essEr&o se re!o"-er e sa&r #e s&,
rea"'en1e os #o&s, o Vu'=e=ou1roW Rue L a un&#a#e/
Deus enDo"De o un&Derso, 'as n%o L o Un&DersoM #o 'es'o 'o#o Deus a0ar!a o
'eu s&='es'o e n%o o L/ Por !ausa #es1e Ruerer &nefEDe", (osso #&+er TU e' '&n-a
"Hn,ua, !o'o !a#a u' (o#e (rofer&="o na suaM e' D&r1u#e #es1e Ruerer, e6&s1e o EU e o
TU, o #&E"o,o, a "Hn,ua, o es(Hr&1o !uNo a1o or&,&nEr&o L a "&n,ua,e', enF', #es#e 1o#a
a e1ern&#a#e a Pa"aDra/
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115 A s&1ua$%o Vre"&,&osaW #o -o'e', sua e6&s1Jn!&a na (resen$a L !ara!1er&+a#a
(or an1&no'&as essen!&a&s e &nso"PDe&s/ O fa1o #e sere' &nso"PDe&s !ons1&1u& a essJn!&a
#es1as an1&no'&as/ Que' a#'&1e a 1ese e reNe&1a a an1H1ese, a"1era o sen1&#o #a
s&1ua$%o/ Ten1ar (ensar u'a sHn1ese L #es1ru&r o sen1&#o #a s&1ua$%o/ Esfor$ar=se e'
re"a1&D&+ar es1as an1&no'&as L a0o"&r o sen1&#o #a s&1ua$%o/ Querer reso"Der os !onI&1os
#es1as an1&no'&as !o' ou1ra !o&sa a n%o ser a D&#a, L (e!ar !on1ra o
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sen1&#o #a s&1ua$%o/ O sen1&#o #a s&1ua$%o L, #e u' "a#o, Rue e"a #eDe ser D&D&#a !o'
1o#as as suas an1&no'&as, e, #e ou1ro, Rue e"a sO (o#e ser D&D&#a se' !essar, se'(re
noDa, &'(reD&sHDe", &n&'a,&nEDe", &'(ossHDe" #e ser (res!r&1a/
U'a !o'(ara$%o en1re as an1&no'&as re"&,&osas e as an1&no'&as F"osOF!as
(o#erE es!"are!er &sso/ ]an1 (o#e re"a1&D&+ar a an1&no'&a F"osOF!a en1re a ne!ess&#a#e
e a "&0er#a#e a1r&0u&n#o aRue"a ao 'un#o feno'ena" e es1a ao 'un#o #o ser, #e 1a"
'o#o Rue os #o&s (os1u"a#os !esse' #e se o(or fron1a"'en1e, e 'a&s, (erfa$a' u'
!o'(ro'&sso, ass&' !o'o os 'un#os, nos Rua&s e"es s%o DE"&#os/ PorL' se eu (enso
a ne!ess&#a#e e a "&0er#a#e, n%o e' u' un&Derso #e (ensa'en1o, 'as na a1ua"&#a#e
#e '&n-a, (resen$a=#&an1e=#e=DeusM se eu se& Rue Ves1ou en1re,ue e' suas '%osW e
Rue aos 'es'o 1e'(o V1u#o #e(en#e #e '&'W, en1%o n%o (osso 1en1ar es!a(ar ao
(ara#o6o Rue 1en-o (ara D&Der, !ons&,nan#o aos #o&s (r&n!H(&os &n!on!&"&EDe&s #o&s
#o'Hn&os se(ara#os/
11> N%o #eDo en1%o re!orrer a nen-u' ar1&fH!&o 1eo"O,&!o a F' #e fa!&"&1ar u'a
re!on!&"&a$%o !on!e&1ua"M #eDo o0r&,ar='e a D&DJ="os s&'u"1anea'en1e e se s%o D&D&#os,
e"es s%o u'/
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Os o"-os #o an&'a" 1J' o (o#er #e u'a ,ran#e "&n,ua,e'/ Por s& (rO(r&os, se'
o au6H"&o #e sons e ,es1os, 'a&s e"oRaen1es Ruan#o es1%o a0sor1os &n1e&ra'en1e e'
seu o"-ar, e"es #esDen#a' o '&s1Lr&o no seu en!o0r&'en1o na=
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1ura", &s1o L, na ans&e#a#e #o #eD&r/ So'en1e o an&'a" !on-e!e es1e es1a#o #o
'&s1Lr&o, so'en1e e"e (o#e reDe"E="o (ara nOs = '&s1Lr&o es1e Rue so'en1e #e&6a a0r&r=
se e n%o reDe"ar=se/ A "&n,ua,e' na Rua" &sso a!on1e!e L o Rue e"a e6(r&'e? a
ans&e#a#e, a e'o$%o #a !r&a1ura !o"o!a#a en1re o re&no #a se,uran$a De,e1a" e o
re&no #a aDen1ura es(&r&1ua"/ Es1a "&n,ua,e' L o 0a"0u!&o #a na1ure+a, so0 o (r&'e&ro
enDo"D&'en1o #o es(Hr&1o, an1es Rue e"a se a0an#one a e"e (ara sua aDen1ura !Os'&!a
Rue !-a'a'os -o'e'/ To#aD&a, #&s!urso nen-u' re(e1&rE o Rue es1e 0a"0u!&o (o#e
!o'un&!ar/
O"-o Ys De+es nos o"-os #u' ,a1o #o'Ls1&!o/ O an&'a" #o'Ls1&!o n%o re!e0eu
a",o #e nOs, !o'o Ys De+es &'a,&na'os, o #o' #o o"-ar Der#a#e&ra'en1e
Ve"oRaen1eW, 'as so'en1e = ao (re$o #a &n,enu&#a#e e"e'en1ar = a fa!u"#a#e #e no="o
en#ere$ar, a nOs Rue n%o so'os an&'a&s/
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11< Mas, (or &sso, e"e 1o'ou e' s&, e' sua aurora e a&n#a e' seu a"Dore!er, n%o se&
Rue ar #e es(an1o e &n1erro,a$%o Rue, s%o 1o1a"'en1e ausen1es no (r&'&1&Do, a(esar
#e sua ans&e#a#e/ ^ &n!on1es1EDe" Rue o o"-ar #es1e ,a1o, &"u'&na#o (e"o 0afeNo #e
'eu o"-ar #e &nH!&o 'e (er,un1a? V^ (ossHDe" Rue TU 1e o!u(es #e '&'Z O Rue #eseNas
rea"'en1e #e '&' L ou1ra !o&sa #o Rue s&'("es (assa=1e'(oZ In1eressas=1e (or '&'Z
E6&s1o (ara Do!J, e6&s1oZ O Rue De' #e 1& (ara '&'Z O Rue -E e' 1orno #e '&'Z O
Rue 'e a!on1e!eZ O Rue L &s1oZ @Eu aRu& L u'a (erHfrase (ara u'a (a"aDra Rue n%o
1e'os, (e"a Rua" se #es&,nar&a a s& 'es'o se'
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o EuM (or VIs1oW #eDe=se re(resen1ar o Iu6o #o o"-ar -u'ano e' 1o#a a1ua"&#a#e #e
sua for$a #e re"a$%oA/ O o"-ar #o an&'a", es1a e6(ress%o #e ans&e#a#e a(enas a0r&u=se
enor'e'en1e e NE se a(a,aDa/ Meu o"-ar era (erseDeran1e, 'as n%o era 'a&s o Iu6o
#o o"-ar -u'ano/
A ro1a$%o #o e&6o un&Dersa" Rue &nau,ura o eDen1o #a re"a$%o -aD&a su!e#&#o
Ruase &'e#&a1a'en1e ou1ra, Rue !o"o!a u' F' ne"a/ 2E (ou!o, o 'un#o #o ISSO nos
enDo"D&a, o 'un#o #o TU -aD&a e'ana#o #as (rofun#e+as no &ns1an1e #e u' o"-ar e
a,ora NE !a&u #e noDo no 'un#o #o ISSO/
Re"a1o es1e (eRueno a!on1e!&'en1o Rue 'e a!on1e!eu a",u'as De+es (or
!ausa #a "&n,ua,e' #es1a aurora e o!aso, Ruase &'(er!e(1HDe&s #o so" es(&r&1ua"/ E'
nen-u' ou1ro, sen1& 1%o (rofun#a'en1e a efe'er&#a#e #a a1ua"&#a#e #e 1o#as as
re"a$Ues !o' os seres, a 'e"an!o"&a su0"&'e #e nosso #es1&no, a Do"1a fa1a" #o TU
&n#&D&#ua"&+a#o ao ISSO/
114 Po&s, !aso !on1rEr&o en1re a 'an-% e a no&1e #es1e a!on1e!&'en1o, -aD&a u' #&a,
(or 'a&s 0reDe Rue fosseM 'as, aH, a 'an-% e o ano&1e!er se fun#&a' u' no ou1ro, a
"u+ #o TU a(enas a(are!&a e NE se #esDane!&a/ O (eso #o 'un#o #o ISSO -aD&a s&#o
rea"'en1e 1&ra#o #e '&' e #o an&'a", no es(a$o #e u' o"-arZ Eu (o#&a, e' 1o#o !aso,
"e'0rar='e a&n#a, 'as o an&'a" -aD&a re!aH#o #o 0a"0u!&o #e seu o"-ar Y ans&e#a#e
'u#a e Ruase se' "e'0ran$as/
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Bo'o L (o#erosa a !on1&nu&#a#e #o 'un#o #o ISSOf E !o'o s%o frE,e&s as
a(ar&$Ues #o TUf
Tan1as !o&sas nun!a !-e,a' a ro'(er a !ros1a #a rea"&#a#e 'a1er&a"/ O-f #L0&"
(e#a$o #e '&!a !uNa D&s%o 'e #eu !er1a De+, (or (r&'e&ro, a en1en#er Rue o EU n%o L
a",o Rue e6&s1e Ve' '&'W = e 1o#aD&a, L so'en1e e' '&' Rue 'e un& a 1&M fo& so'en1e
e' '&' e n%o en1re 1& e '&' Rue o eDen1o se su!e#eu ou1rora/ PorL', Ruan#o u'
en1e D&Do sur,e #en1re as !o&sas e se 1orna u' ser (ara '&' e se Do"1a (ara '&' na
(ro6&'&#a#e e na (a"aDra, Ru%o &neD&1aDe"'en1e 0reDe o &ns1an1e no Rua" es1e ser
na#a 'a&s L #o Rue u' TUf N%o L a re"a$%o Rue ne!essar&a'en1e se #e0&"&1a, 'as a
a1ua"&#a#e #e sua &'e#&a1e+/ O (rO(r&o a'or n%o (o#e (ers&s1&r na &'e#&a1e+ #a
re"a$%oM e"e #ura, (orL' nu'a a"1ernSn!&a #e a1ua"&#a#e e #e "a1Jn!&a/ Ba#a TU no
'un#o L o0r&,a#o (or sua (rO(r&a na1ure+a, a se 1ornar u'a !o&sa (ara nOs ou #e
Do"1ar se'(re ao es1a#o #e !o&sa/
11. So'en1e e' u'a re"a$%o Rue 1u#o enDo"De, a (rO(r&a "a1Jn!&a L a1ua"&#a#e/
So'en1e u' TU, (or essJn!&a, n%o #e&6a #e ser u' TU (ara nOs/ Que' !on-e!e Deus,
!on-e!e, se' #PD&#a, o #&s1an!&a'en1o #e Deus, e o 1or'en1o #a se!a Rue a'ea$a o
!ora$%o an,us1&a#o, 'as n%o a ausJn!&a #e (resen$a/ NOs L Rue n%o es1a'os se'(re
(resen1es/
O a'an1e #a =ita >uova #&+, e6a1a e Nus1a'en1e, o 'a&s #as De+es Ella e,
so'en1e
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Ys De+es, Vo&/ O D&#en1e #o Paradiso, Ruan#o #&+ olui, usa u' 1erno &'(rO(r&o = (or
ne!ess&#a#e (oL1&!a = e sa0e #&sso/ Que se &nDoRue Deus !o'o u' E"e ou !o'o u'
ISSO L se'(re u'a a"e,or&a/ Ao #&+er'os TU (ara E"e L o sen1&#o 'or1a" 1ornan#o
(a"aDra a Der#a#e &nRue0ran1EDe" #o 'un#o/
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113 To#a re"a$%o a1ua" no 'un#o L e6!"us&DaM o ou1ro (ene1ra ne"a e D&n,a a sua
e6!"us%o/ So'en1e na re"a$%o !o' Deus a e6!"us&D&#a#e e a &n!"us&D&#a#e a0so"u1as se
une' nu'a un&#a#e, on#e 1u#o L en,"o0a#o/
To#a re"a$%o a1ua" no 'un#o re(ousa so0re a &n#&D&#ua$%oM es1a L a sua #e"&!&a,
(o&s, sO ass&' L (er'&1&#o o !on-e!&'en1o 'P1uo #aRue"es Rue s%o #&feren1esM e"a L
1a'0L' o seu "&'&1e, (o&s, ass&' &'(e#e 1an1o o (erfe&1o re!on-e!er !o'o o (erfe&1o
ser=re!on-e!&#o/ Na re"a$%o (erfe&1a, o 'eu TU en,"o0a o 'eu s&='es'o, se', no
en1an1o, ser o s&='es'oM o 'eu re!on-e!&'en1o "&'&1a#o se e6(an#e na (oss&0&"&#a#e
&"&'&1a#a #e ser re!on-e!&#o/
To#a re"a$%o a1ua" no 'un#o rea"&+a=se nu'a (er'u1a #e a1ua"&#a#e e "a1Jn!&a,
1o#o TU &n#&D&#ua" #eDe 1ransfor'ar=se e' !r&sE"&#a #o ISSO (ara Rue as asas !res$a'
noDa'en1e/ Mas, na Der#a#e&ra re"a$%o, a "a1Jn!&a n%o L 'a&s Rue a (ausa #a
a1ua"&#a#e on#e o TU (er'ane!e (resen1e/ O TU e1erno L, se,un#o sua essJn!&a, u'
TUM L nossa na1ure+a Rue nos
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o0r&,a a &nser&="o no 'un#o #o ISSO e na "&n,ua,e' #o ISSO/
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O 'un#o #o ISSO L !oeren1e no es(a$o e no 1e'(o/
O 'un#o #o TU n%o 1e' !oerJn!&a ne' no es(a$o ne' no 1e'(o/
Sua !oerJn!&a e"e a (ossu& no !en1ro on#e as "&n-as (ro"on,a#as #as re"a$Ues se
!or1a'? no TU e1erno/
No ,ran#e (r&D&"L,&o #a re"a$%o (ura, os (r&D&"L,&os #o 'un#o #o ISSO s%o
a0o"&#os/ A !on1&nu&#a#e #o 'un#o #o TU L asse,ura#o ,ra$as a esse (r&D&"L,&o? os
'o'en1os &so"a#os #as re"a$Ues se une' (ara u'a D&#a #e DHn!u"o no 'un#o/ Es1e
(r&D&"L,&o !onfere ao 'un#o #o TU seu (o#er for'a#orM o es(Hr&1o L a(1o a (ene1rar
ne"e e 1ransfor'E="o/ 8ra$as a es1e (r&D&"L,&o n%o so'os a0an#ona#os Y es1ran-e+a #o
'un#o, ne' Y #esa1ua"&+a$%o #o EU e Y 1&ran&a #e fan1as'as/ A !onDers%o !ons&s1e
e' re!on-e!er noDa'en1e o !en1ro e a e"e Do"1ar=se noDa'en1e/
1): Nes1e a1o essen!&a" ressur,e a for$a #e re"a$%o #o -o'e', a on#a #e 1o#as as
re"a$Ues se es(a"-a e' 1orren1es D&Das e renoDa nosso 'un#o/
Ta"De+ n%o sO o nosso, (o&s, (o#e'os (ressen1&r o #u("o 'oD&'en1o = #e u'
"a#o o #&s1an!&a'en1o #a fon1e (r&'or#&a" ,ra$as ao Rua" o To#o, o un&Derso se
'an1L' no #eD&r, #e ou1ro "a#o, a Do"1a (ara a fon1e (r&'or#&a" ,ra$as Y Rua" o
un&Derso se re#&'e e !o'o a
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for'a (r&'or#&a" 'e1a!Os'&!a &neren1e ao 'un#o !o'o 1o1a"&#a#e e' seu DHn!u"o
!o' aRu&"o Rue n%o L 'un#o, #ua"&#a#e !uNa for'a -u'ana L a #ua"&#a#e #e a1&1u#es,
#as (a"aDras=(r&n!H(&o e #os as(e!1os #o 'un#o/ Es1e #u("o 'oD&'en1o (or for$a #o
#es1&no, se #es#o0ra no 1e'(o e es1E en!erra#o (or ,ra$a, na !r&a$%o &n1e'(ora", Rue
&n!on!e0&De"'en1e, L ao 'es'o 1e'(o "&0era$%o e (reserDa$%o, "&0er1a$%o e "&,a$%o/
O nosso !on-e!&'en1o a res(e&1o #a #ua"&#a#e s&"en!&a #&an1e #o (ara#o6o #o '&s1Lr&o
or&,&nEr&o/
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S%o 1rJs as esferas nas Rua&s o 'un#o #a re"a$%o se !ons1rO&/
A (r&'e&ra L a D&#a !o' a na1ure+a on#e a re"a$%o (er'ane!e no "&'&ar #a
"&n,ua,e'/
.:
A se,un#a esfera L a D&#a !o' os -o'ens on#e a re"a$%o 1o'a for'a #e
"&n,ua,e'/
A 1er!e&ra L a D&#a !o' os seres es(&r&1ua&s on#e a re"a$%o e'0ora se'
"&n,ua,e' ,era a "&n,ua,e'/
E' !a#a u'a #es1as esferas, e' !a#a a1o #e re"a$%o, a1raDLs #e 1u#o o Rue se
nos 1orna (resen1e, D&s"u'0ra'os a or"a #o TU e1erno, e' !a#a u'a (er!e0e'os u'
so(ro #e"e, e' !a#a TU nOs nos #&r&,&'os ao TU e1erno, se,un#o o 'o#o es(e!&F!o a
!a#a esfera/
1)1 To#as as esferas s%o &n!"uH#as ne"e, 'as e"e n%o es1E &n!"uH#o e' nen-u'a/
A1raDLs #e"as &rra#&a=se u'a (resen$a Pn&!a/
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N%o (o#e'os #es"&,E="as #a (resen$a/
Da D&#a !o' a na1ure+a (o#e'os e61ra&r o 'un#o VfHs&!oW, o 'un#o #a
!ons&s1Jn!&aM #a D&#a !o' os -o'ens, o 'un#o V(sHRu&!oW e #a afe1&0&"&#a#eM #a D&#a
!o' os seres es(&r&1ua&s, o 'un#o VnoL1&!oW, o #a Da"&#a#e/ To#as as esferas (er#e'
en1%o sua 1rans(arJn!&a e, (or1an1o o seu sen1&#oM !a#a u'a 1ornou=se u1&"&+EDe" e
o(a!a, e (er'ane!e o(a!a 'es'o Rue nOs "-es a1r&0ua'os no'es 0r&"-an1es !o'o
Bos'os, Eros, Lo,os/ Na Der#a#e, n%o -E Bos'os (ara o -o'e' sen%o Ruan#o o
un&Derso se 1orna u'a 'ora#&a !o' 1erra sa,ra#a, na Rua" e"e a(resen1a a sua ofer1aM
n%o -E Eros (ara e"e, sen%o Ruan#o os seres se "-e 1orna' &'a,ens #o e1erno e a
!o'un&#a#e !o' e"es 1orna=se reDe"a$%oM n%o -E Lo,os (ara e"e sen%o Ruan#o e"e se
#&r&,e ao '&s1Lr&o a1raDLs #a o0ra e #o serD&$o no es(Hr&1o/
O s&"Jn!&o &'(era1&Do #a for'a Rue a(are!e, a "&n,ua,e' a'an1e, o 'u1&s'o
anun!&a#or #a !r&a1ura? 1o#as s%o (or1as na (resen$a #a Pa"aDra/
PorL', Ruan#o o en!on1ro (erfe&1o #eDe rea"&+ar=se, es1as 1rJs (or1as se rePne'
e' u' (or1a" Rue L o #a D&#a a1ua", e en1%o n%o sa0es 'a&s (or Rua" #e"as en1ras1e/
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1)) En1re as 1rJs esferas u'a se #es1a!a? L D&#a !o' os -o'ens/ ARu& a "&n,ua,e'
se !o'("e1a !o'o seRaJn!&a no #&s!urso e na rL("&!a/ So'en1e aRu&, a (a"aDra
e6("&!&1a#a na "Hn,ua=
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,e' en!on1ra sua res(os1a/ So'en1e aRu&, a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o L #a#a e re!e0&#a #a
'es'a for'a, a (a"aDra #a &nDo!a$%o e a (a"aDra #a res(os1a D&De' nu'a 'es'a
"Hn,ua, o EU e o TU n%o es1%o s&'("es'en1e na re"a$%o, 'as 1a'0L' na Fr'e
&n1e,r&#a#e/
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ARu&, e so'en1e aRu&, -E rea"'en1e o !on1e'("ar e o ser=!on1e'("a#o,
o re!on-e!er e o ser=re!on-e!&#o, o a'ar e o ser=a'a#o/
^ es1a a en1ra#a (r&n!&(a" e' !uNa a0er1ura a0ran,en1e &n!"ue'=se as #uas
(or1as "a1era&s/
VQuan#o u' -o'e' es1E &n1&'a'en1e un&#o a sua 'u"-er, es1%o enDo"D&#os
(e"o so(ro #as !o"&nas e1ernasW/
A re"a$%o !o' o ser -u'ano L a Der#a#e&ra &'a,e' #a re"a$%o !o' Deus, na
Rua" a Der#a#e&ra &nDo!a$%o (ar1&!&(a #a Der#a#e&ra res(os1a/ SO Rue na res(os1a #e
Deus 1u#o, o To#o se reDe"a !o'o u'a "&n,ua,e'/
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PorL', a so"&#%o n%o L e"a 1a'0L' u'a (or1aZ N%o se reDe"a, Ys De+es, no 'a&s
s&"en!&oso &so"a'en1o, u'a D&s%o &nes(era#aZ
1); O &n1er!S'0&o !ons&,o 'es'o n%o (o#e 1ransfor'ar=se '&s1er&osa'en1e e' u'
&n1er!S'0&o !o' o '&s1Lr&oZ E 'a&s, n%o L aRue"e Rue n%o L su0'e1&#o a nen-u' ser,
.1
o Pn&!o #&,no #e se en!on1rar !o' o SerZ VVe', o-f So"&1Er&o, (ara o so"&1Er&oW,
e6!"a'a S&'eon, o NoDo TeO"o,o (ara o seu Deus/
= 2E #o&s 1&(os #e so"&#%o, se,un#o aRu&"o #e Rue e"a se afas1a/ Se so"&#%o
s&,n&F!a
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afas1ar=se #o !o'Lr!&o !o' as !o&sas #e e6(er&Jn!&as e u1&"&+a$%o, en1%o e"a L se'(re
ne!essEr&a, n%o sO (ara a re"a$%o su(re'a 'as so0re1u#o (ara o a1o #e re"a$%o/
PorL' se se !o'(reen#er a so"&#%o !o'o ausJn!&a #e re"a$%o, n%o L aRue"e Rue
a0an#onou os seres Rue serE a!o"-&#o (or Deus, 'as aRue"e Rue fo& #e&6a#o (e"os
seres aos Rua&s e"e en#ere$aDa o TU Der#a#e&ro/ Per'ane!e (reso a a",uns #en1re os
seres so'en1e aRue"e Rue !o0&$a u1&"&+E="osM aRue"e Rue D&De no (o#er #a
(resen1&F!a$%o sO (o#e es1ar "&,a#o a e"es/ SO aRue"e Rue es1E D&n!u"a#o !o' os seres
es1E (ron1o (ara o en!on1ro !o' Deus/ Po&s, so'en1e e"e, "eDa ao en!on1ro #a
a1ua"&#a#e #e Deus u'a a1ua"&#a#e -u'ana/
A#e'a&s, -E #o&s 1&(os #e so"&#%o se,un#o aRu&"o a Rue e"as se (ro(Ue'/ Se a
so"&#%o L o "u,ar on#e se rea"&+a a (ur&F!a$%o !o'o se fa+ ne!essEr&a (ara aRue"e Rue
es1E D&n!u"a#o an1es #e (ene1rar no San1o #os San1os, 'as ne!essEr&a 1a'0L' no
'e&o #e suas (roDa$Ues en1re a Rue#a &neD&1EDe" e a su0&#a (ara !o'(roDa$%o, en1%o,
L (ara a so"&#%o Rue so'os fe&1os/ PorL', se a so"&#%o L u'a for1a"e+a #a se(ara$%o,
on#e o -o'e' 'an1L' u' #&E"o,o !ons&,o 'es'o, n%o !o' o &n1u&1o #e (or=se Y
(roDa e #e #o'&nar=se e' D&s1a #o Rue o es(era, 'as (ara #esfru1ar a !o'("e6%o #e
sua a"'a, 1a" L a Der#a#e&ra #e!a#Jn!&a #o es(Hr&1o na es(&r&1ua"&#a#e/
1)5 Ta" #e!a#Jn!&a (o#e au'en1ar a1L o P"1&'o a0&s'o on#e o -o'e' &"u#&#o
&'a,&na (ossu&r e' s& Deus e fa"ar !o'
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e"e/ Mas, e'0ora Deus nos enDo"Da e -a0&1e e' nOs, Na'a&s o (ossuH'os e' nOs/ E
(o#e'os fa"ar !o' e"e so'en1e na 'e#&#a e' Rue na#a 'a&s fa"ar e' nOs/
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U' F"Osofo 'o#erno a!-a Rue !a#a -o'e' !rJ ne!essar&a'en1e seNa e' Deus,
seNa e' VH#o"osW, &s1o L, e' a",u' 0e' Fn&1o = sua na$%o, sua ar1e, no (o#er, no
sa0er, no #&n-e&ro, no V!ons1an1e 1r&unfo !o' 'u"-erW = u' 0e' Rue se "-e 1orna
a0so"u1o e Rue se &n1er(Ue en1re Deus e e"e e Rue 0as1a so'en1e #e'ons1rar="-e a
Rua"&#a#e re"a1&Da #es1e 0e' (ara V#es1ru&rW os H#o"os e (ara o a1o re"&,&oso Do"1ar, (or
s& 'es'o, ao o0Ne1o a#eRua#o/
Es1a !on!e($%o su(Ue Rue o !on1a1o #o -o'e' !o' os 0ens Fn&1os Rue e"e
V&#o"a1raW L, e' P"1&'a anE"&se, #a 'es'a na1ure+a Rue o !on1a1o !o' Deus e sO
#&fere Ruan1o ao o0Ne1oM nes1e !aso, a s&'("es su0s1&1u&$%o #o o0Ne1o fa"so (e"o
au1Jn1&!o (o#er&a sa"Dar o (e!a#or/
1)> 2E o !on1a1o #e u' -o'e' !o' Va",o es(e!&a"W Rue usur(ou o 1rono su(re'o
#os Da"ores #e sua D&#a e #esa"oNou a e1ern&#a#e, L or&en1a#o se'(re (ara o
e6(er&en!&ar e o u1&"&+ar #e u' ISSO, #e u'a Bo&sa, ou #e u' o0Ne1o #e (ra+er/ Po&s,
so'en1e 1a" !on1a1o (o#e o0s1ru&r a (ers(e!1&Da so0re Deus (e"a &n1er(os&$%o o(a!a
#o 'u#o #o ISSOM a re"a$%o Rue (rofere o TU a0re se'(re #e noDo es1a (ers(e!1&Da/
ARue"e Rue L #o'&na#o (e"o H#o"o, Rue e"e Ruer ,an-ar, (ossu&r e re1er, Rue L
(ossuH#o (e"a
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Don1a#e #e (osse, n%o 1e' ou1ro !a'&n-o (ara Deus sen%o a !onDers%o Rue L u'a
'u#an$a, n%o so'en1e Ruan1o ao F', 'as 1a'0L' Ruan1o ao 1&(o #e 'oD&'en1o/
Bura=se o (ossesso reDe"an#o="-e e ens&nan#o="-e o Der#a#e&ro DHn!u"o e n%o
or&en1an#o (ara Deus sua o0sess%o/ Se a",uL' (er'ane!e no es1a#o #e (osse, o Rue
s&,n&F!a o fa1o #e, e' De+ #e &nDo!ar o no'e #e u' #e'Xn&o ou #e u' ser #&sfar$a#o
e' #e'Xn&o, se &nDo!ar o no'e #e DeusZ S&,n&F!a Rue, !o' &sso, e"e 0"asfe'a/ ^
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0"asfJ'&a Ruan#o a",uL' #e(o&s Rue o H#o"o sa&u a1rEs #o a"1ar, (re1en#e a(resen1ar a
Deus a ofer1a H'(&a so0re o a"1ar (rofana#o/
Quan#o u' -o'e' a'a u'a 'u"-er #e 1a" 'o#o Rue e"e a 1orna (resen1e e'
sua D&#a, o TU #o o"-ar #e"a "-e (er'&1e D&s"u'0rar u' ra&o #o TU e1erno/ Mas aRue"e
Rue L ED&#o #e V1r&unfos se'(re renoDa#osW = a(resen1are&s a es1a !o0&$a u'
fan1as'a #e e1ern&#a#eZ Que' se !onsa,ra ao serD&$o #e u' (oDo, no ar#or #e u'
&'enso #es1&no, se e"e Ru&ser #eDo1ar=se a e"e, (ensa e' Deus/ PorL' YRue"e (ara o
Rua" a na$%o L u' H#o"o, a !uNo serD&$o e"e Ruer&a 1u#o su0'e1er, (orRue nes1a
&'a,e' e"e e6a"1a sua (rO(r&a &'a,e', a!re#&1a&s Rue 0as1a Rue o fa$a&s se #es,os1ar
(ara Rue e"e DeNa a Der#a#eZ
1)< E o Rue s&,n&F!a Rue a",uL' Rue 1ra1a o #&n-e&ro = o n%o=ser en!arna#o V!o'o
se fosse DeusZW Que -E #e !o'u' en1re a Do"P(&a #e a(o#erar=se #e u' 1esouro e
!onserDE="o !o' a"e,r&a na (resen$a #aRue"e Rue se 1orna (resen1eZ Po#e o serDo #e
Ma'on #&+er
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TU ao #&n-e&roZ E o Rue #eDe e"e fa+er !o' Deus, se e"e n%o sa0e #&+er TUZ E"e n%o
(o#e serD&r a #o&s sen-ores, 'es'o Rue seNa u' a(Os o ou1ro, e"e #eDe, an1es #e
1u#o, a(ren#er a serD&r #&feren1e'en1e/
O !onDer1&#o, ,ra$as Y su0s1&1u&$%o, 1e' u' fan1as'a Rue e"e !-a'a Deus/
PorL', Deus a e1erna (resen$a n%o se #e&6a (ossu&r/ Infe"&+ o (ossesso Rue !rJ (ossu&r
Deusf
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AFr'a=se Rue o -o'e' Vre"&,&osoW L aRue"e Rue n%o ne!ess&1a es1ar e' re"a$%o
!o' o 'un#o ou !o' os seres, (orRue o es1a#o #e D&#a so!&a", #e1er'&na#o #o
e61er&or, L u"1ra(assa#o (or u'a for$a Rue sO a,&r&a #o &n1er&or/ Bonfun#e=se ass&' so0
o !on!e&1o #e so!&a", #uas !o&sas fun#a'en1a"'en1e #&feren1es? a !o'un&#a#e, Rue se
e#&F!a (e"a re"a$%o, e a 'assa #e un&#a#es -u'anas se' re"a$%o en1re s&, &s1o L, a
ausJn!&a #e re"a$%o, Rue se 1ornou eD&#en1e no -o'e' 'o#erno/ PorL', o !"aro
e#&fH!&o #a !o'un&#a#e (ara a Rua" (o#e=se ser "&0er1a#o #a 'as'orra #a
so!&a0&"&#a#e L o0ra #a 'es'a for$a Rue a1ua na re"a$%o #o -o'e' !o' Deus/
1)4 To#aD&a, es1a re"a$%o n%o L u'a re"a$%o en1re ou1rasM e"a L a re"a$%o 1o1a" na
Rua" 1o#as as 1orren1es #esE,ua' se', !o' &sso, se es,o1ar/ Mar e r&os = Rue' #eseNa
aRu& #&s1&n,u&r e 1ra$ar "&'&1esZ N%o -E sen%o u' Iu6o #o EU (ara o TU, !a#a De+ 'a&s
&"&'&1a#o, u'a 'arL Pn&!a e se' "&'&1es #a D&=
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#a a1ua"/ N%o se (o#e #&D&#&r a D&#a en1re u'a re"a$%o a1ua" !o' Deus e u' !on1a1o
&na1ua" #e EU=ISSO !o' o 'un#oM n%o se (o#e orar Der#a#e&ra'en1e a Deus e u1&"&+ar
o 'un#o/ ARue"e Rue sO !on-e!e o 'un#o !o'o a",o Rue se u1&"&+a Da& !on-e!er Deus
#o 'es'o 'o#o/ Sua (re!e L u' 'o#o #e se #eso0r&,arM e"a !a& no ouD&#o #o na#a/
Ta" -o'e' L o -o'e' se' Deus, e n%o o Va1euW Rue, #o fun#o #a no&1e e #a nos1a",&a
#a Nane"a #e seu Ruar1o, &nDo!a o &no'&na#o/
AFr'a=se a&n#a Rue o -o'e' re"&,&oso se a(resen1a #&an1e #e Deus !o'o o
In#&DH#uo, !o'o o Pn&!o, se(ara#o, (orRue e"e u"1ra(assou 1a'0L' o es1a#o #o
-o'e' V'ora"W Rue a&n#a es1E &nser&#o no #eDer e na o0r&,a$%o #o 'un#o/ O -o'e'
'ora" a&n#a es1E so0re!arre,a#o !o' a res(onsa0&"&#a#e #e 1o#os a1os #os -o'ens
#e a$%o, (o&s a&n#a es1E 1o1a"'en1e #e1er'&na#o (e"o es1a#o #e 1ens%o en1re o ser e o
#eDer=ser e Rue, e' sua a0ne,a$%o ,ro1es!a e se' es(eran$a, a1&ra, aos (ou!os, o
seu !ora$%o no a0&s'o &nFn&1o en1re os #o&s/ O Vre"&,&osoW, (orL', "&Drou=se #aRue"a
1ens%o e e"eDou=se YRue"a ou1ra en1re Deus e o 'un#oM aH &'(era a "e& #e e6!"u&r a
&nRu&e1u#e #a res(onsa0&"&#a#e e 1a'0L' a "e& #o Rue=e6&,e=#e=s&='es'o/
1). N%o -E 'a&s Don1a#e (rO(r&a, 'as sO o !onfor'ar=se !o' o Rue L #&s(os1oM aH,
1o#o #eDer fun#a'en1a=se no a0so"u1o, e o 'un#o, se e"e su0s&s1e a&n#a, (er#eu o
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seu Da"or/ DeDe=se #ese'(en-ar o seu (a(e" ne"e, (or ass&' #&+er, se' !o'(ro'&sso,
D&s1o Rue 1o#a a1&D&#a#e se re#u+ ao na=
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#a/ Is1o s&,n&F!a #&+er Rue Deus n%o 1er&a !r&a#o sen%o u' 'un#o a(aren1e e o
-o'e' !o'o u' ser (ara a Der1&,e'/ Se' #PD&#a, aRue"e Rue se a(resen1a #&an1e #a
a!e, u"1ra(assou o #eDer e a fa"1a, n%o (orRue 1en-a se afas1a#o #o 'un#o, 'as (e"o
!on1rEr&o, (orRue rea"'en1e #e"e se a(ro6&'ou/ N%o se 1e' #eDer e !u"(a sen%o (ara
!o' os es1ran-osM (ara !o' fa'&"&ares 1e'=se afe&$%o e 1ernura/ Para Rue' se
a(resen1a #&an1e #a a!e, o 'un#o sO se 1orna rea"'en1e (resen1e, Y "u+ #a
e1ern&#a#e, na ("en&1u#e #a (resen$aM e"e (o#e en1%o, #e u' sO &'(u"so, (rofer&r o TU
a 1o#os, ao ser #e 1o#os os seres/ N%o -E 'a&s aH a 1ens%o en1re o 'un#o e Deus, 'as
so'en1e a a1ua"&#a#e Pn&!a/ Ta" -o'e' n%o se "&0er1ou #a res(onsa0&"&#a#e, e"e
(er'u1ou a 1or'en1a #e u'a res(onsa0&"&#a#e Fn&1a, Rue (ro!ura resu"1a#os (e"o
(o#er #o L"an #e u'a res(onsa0&"&#a#e &nFn&1a, a for$a #e assu'&r !o' a'or a
res(onsa0&"&#a#e (or 1o#os os a!on1e!&'en1os &ne6("orEDe&s #o 'un#o o es1ar=
&nser&#o=no='un#o #&an1e #a a!e #e Deus Se' #PD&#a, e"e renun!&ou (ara se'(re Ys
aDa"&a$Ues 'ora&s/ O V'auW L aRue"e (or Rue' e"e se sen1e (rofun#a'en1e
res(onsEDe", aRue"e Rue L o 'a&s !aren1e #e seu a'orM (orL' #eDerE e"e e6er!&1ar o
#e!&#&r=se nas (rofun#e+as #a es(on1ane&#a#e, a1L a 'or1eM e"e #eDerE se'(re
rea"&+ar o !a"'o #e!&#&r=se=se'(re no a,&r !orre1a'en1e/
1)3 O a,&r, en1%o, n%o serE e' D%o? e"e L &n1en!&ona", L u'a '&ss%o, 1e'=se
ne!ess&#a#e #e"e, e"e (er1en!e Y !r&a$%oM (orL', es1e fa+er n%o &'(Ue
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'a&s ao 'un#o, !res!e ne"e !o'o se fosse o n%o=fa+er/
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O Rue L o e1erno? o fenX'eno (r&'or#&a" (resen1e no aRu& e a,ora Rue nOs
!-a'a'os ReDe"a$%oZ ^ o fenX'eno (e"o Rua" o -o'e' n%o sa& #o 'o'en1o #o
en!on1ro su(re'o #o 'es'o 'o#o !o'o en1rou/ O 'o'en1o #o en!on1ro n%o L
VD&DJn!&aW Rue sur,e na a"'a re!e(1&Da e se rea"&+a (erfe&1a'en1eM a",o aH a!on1e!e no
-o'e'/ ds De+es (are!e u' so(ro, Ys De+es, !o'o se fora u'a "u1a, (ou!o &'(or1a?
a!on1e!e/ Ao sa&r #o a1o essen!&a" #a re"a$%o (ura, o -o'e' 1e' e' seu ser u' 'a&s,
u' a!rLs!&'o so0re o Rua" e"e na#a sa0&a an1es e !uNa or&,e' e"e n%o sa0er&a
!ara!1er&+ar !orre1a'en1e/ N%o &'(or1a !o'o a !on!e($%o !&en1HF!a #o 'un#o, e'
seu esfor$o "e,&1&'o e' es1a0e"e!er u'a !ausa"&#a#e se' "a!una, !"ass&F!a a
(roDen&Jn!&a #a noD&#a#eM Ruan1o a nOs, a Rue' &'(or1a a Der#a#e&ra !ons&#era$%o
#o a1ua", n%o 0as1a aRu& u' su0!ons!&en1e ou Rua"Ruer ou1ro 'e!an&s'o (sHRu&!o/ A
Der#a#e L Rue re!e0e'os a",o Rue n%o (ossuHa'os an1es e o re!e0e'os #e 1a" 'o#o
Rue sa0e'os Rue &s1o nos fo& #a#o/ E' "&n,ua,e' 0H0"&!a? VARue"es Rue es(era' e'
Deus re!e0er%o a for$a e' 1ro!aW/
1;: E, !o'o #&+ N&e1+s!-e, Fe" Y rea"&#a#e a1L e' sua #es!r&$%o? VTo'a=se se'
(er,un1ar Rue' #EW/
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O -o'e' re!e0e e o Rue e"e re!e0e n%o L u' V!on1eP#oW 'as u'a (resen$a,
u'a (resen$a Rue L u'a for$a/ Es1a (resen$a e es1a for$a en!erra' 1rJs fa1os, Rue
e'0ora &n#&D&sos, (o#e'os en!arE="os se(ara#a'en1e/ E' (r&'e&ro "u,ar, 1o#a a
("en&1u#e #a Der#a#e&ra re!&(ro!&#a#e, #o fa1o #e ser a!o"-&#o, #e es1ar D&n!u"a#oM
se' Rue se (ossa, #e a",u' 'o#o, #&+er !o'o L fe&1o aRu&"o a Rue se es1E "&,a#o e
se' Rue es1a "&,a$%o nos fa!&"&1e a D&#a = e"a nos 1orna a D&#a 'a&s (esa#a, (orL'
'a&s (esa#a #e sen1&#o/ A(resen1a=se en1%o o se,un#o (on1o? L a &nefEDe"
!onFr'a$%o #o sen1&#o/ Es1e sen1&#o L ,aran1&#o/ Na#a, na#a 'a&s (o#e ser se'
sen1&#o/ A Rues1%o #o sen1&#o #a D&#a n%o se !o"o!a 'a&s/ PorL' se e"a se !o"o!asse,
n%o (re!&sar&a ser res(on#&#a/ N%o sa0es #e'ons1rar o sen1&#o e n%o sa0es #eFn&="o,
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(ara e"e n%o (ossu&s ne' fOr'u"a ne' &'a,e' e, no en1an1o, e"e L (ara 1& 'a&s !er1o
Rue os #a#os #e 1eus sen1&#os/ O Rue 1e' e"e a Der !onos!o en1%oZ O Rue e6&,e #e
nOs es1e sen1&#o reDe"a#o 'as o!u"1oZ E"e n%o L &n1er(re1a#o = &sso n%o nos L (ossHDe"
= e"e sO Ruer Rue o rea"&+e'os/ ^ es1e o 1er!e&ro (on1o? n%o se 1ra1a #o sen1&#o #e u'a
Vou1ra D&#aW, 'as #e nossa D&#a, n%o #e u' Va"L'W, 'as #es1e nosso 'un#o, e e"e
Ruer Rue nOs o !o"oRue'os Y (roDa, nes1a D&#a, nes1e 'un#o/
1;1 E'0ora es1e sen1&#o (ossa ser !on!e0&#o, e"e n%o (o#e, no en1an1o, ser
e6(er&en!&a#oM e"e n%o (o#e ser e6(er&en!&a#o 'as (o#e ser rea"&+a#o, e L &sso o Rue
so"&!&1a #e nOs/ A ,aran1&a n%o
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#eseNa (er'ane!er fe!-a#a #en1ro #e '&'/ e"a Ruer nas!er no 'un#o (or 'eu
&n1er'L#&o/ PorL', ass&' !o'o o sen1&#o n%o se #e&6a 1rans'&1&r ne' ser for'u"a#o
e' u'a 1eor&a DE"&#a e a!e&1EDe" (or 1o#os, a sua !o"o!a$%o Y (roDa na a$%o n%o (o#e
ser for'u"a#a e' o0r&,a$Ues DE"&#as, n%o L (res!r&1a, n%o L !ons&,na#a e' nen-u'a
1E0ua Rue (u#esse er&,&r=se a!&'a #e 1o#as as !a0e$as/ Ba#a u' sO (o#e (Xr Y (roDa
o sen1&#o re!e0&#o !o' a un&!&#a#e #e seu ser e na un&!&#a#e #e sua D&#a/ Ass&'
!o'o nen-u'a (res!r&$%o (o#e !on#u+&r=nos ao en!on1ro, #o 'es'o 'o#o nen-u'a
nos fa+ #e"e sa&r/ So'en1e a a!e&1a$%o #a (resen$a L e6&,&#a n%o sO (ara &r=(ara=e"e,
'as 1a'0L', e' u' noDo sen1&#o, (ara sa&r=#e"e/ Ass&' !o'o se !-e,a ao en!on1ro,
!o' u' s&'("es TU nos "E0&os, #o 'es'o 'o#o, se L enD&a#o ao 'un#o !o' o TU nos
"E0&os/
ARu&"o #&an1e #o Rue D&De'os, aRu&"o no Rue D&De'os, a (ar1&r #o Rua" e (ara o
Rua" D&De'os, o '&s1Lr&o, (er'ane!eu !o'o era an1es/ E"e se nos 1ornou (resen1e e se
nos reDe"ou e' sua (resen$a !o'o a sa"Da$%oM nOs o Vre!on-e!e'osW se', no
en1an1o, 1er'os #e"e u' !on-e!&'en1o Rue #&'&nuHsse ou a1enuasse (ara nOs o seu
!arE1er '&s1er&oso/ NOs nos a(ro6&'a'os #e Deus 'as n%o a#&an1a'os na
#e!&fra,e', no #esDe"a'en1o #o Ser/
1;) Sen1&'os a sa"Da$%o 'as n%o a so"u$%o/ O Rue re!e0e'os n%o (o#e'os "eDar
aos ou1ros #&+en#o? &s1o #eDe ser !on-e!&#o, &s1o #eDe ser fe&1o/ SO (o#e'os &r e (or Y
(roDa/ E &sso n%o L (ara
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nOs u'a s&'("es o0r&,a$%o, L u' (o#er, u' #eDer a0so"u1o/
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Ta" L a reDe"a$%o e1erna, (resen1e aRu& e a,ora/ N%o !on-e$o nen-u'a
reDe"a$%o e n%o !re&o e' nen-u'a Rue n%o seNa, e' seu fenX'eno or&,&nEr&o,
se'e"-an1e a es1a/ Eu n%o a!re#&1o e' u'a au1o=#eno'&na$%o ou e' u'a au1o=
#eFn&$%o #e Deus #&an1e #o -o'e'/ A (a"aDra #a reDe"a$%o L es1a? Veu sou (resen1e
!o'o aRue"e Rue sou (resen1eW/
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O Rue se reDe"a L o Rue se reDe"a/ O en1e es1E
(resen1e, na#a 'a&s/ A fon1e e1erna #e for$a 0ro1a, o e1erno 1oRue nos a,uar#a, a Do+
e1erna ressoa, na#a 'a&s/
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O TU e1erno n%o (o#e, (or essJn!&a, 1ornar=se u' ISSO, (o&s e"e n%o (o#e
re#u+&r=se a u'a 'e#&#a ou a u' "&'&1e 'es'o Rue seNa Y 'e#&#a #o &n!o'ensurEDe",
ao "&'&1e #o &"&'&1a#o/ Por essJn!&a e"e n%o (o#e ser !on!e0&#o !o'o u'a so'a
&nFn&1a #e Rua"&#a#es, ne' !o'o u'a so'a #e Rua"&#a#es e"eDa#as Y 1rans!en#Jn!&a/
1;; N%o (o#e 1ornar=se u' ISSO, (orRue n%o (o#e ser en!on1ra#o ne' no 'un#o,
ne' fora #o 'un#o (orRue e"e n%o (o#e ser e6(er&en!&a#o ne' (ensa#oM nOs
(e!a'os !on1ra E"e, o Ser, Ruan#o #&+e'os? VEu !re&o Rue e"e LWM a"L' #&sso, VE"eW L
u'a 'e1Efora, 'as VTuW n%o L u'a 'e1Efora/
E, no en1an1o, fa+e'os, !onfor'e nossa (rO(r&a essJn!&a, #o TU e1erno u'
ISSO, u'
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a",o, re#u+&'o="o se'(re a u'a !o&sa/ N%o (or !a(r&!-o/ A -&s1Or&a re&F!a#a #e Deus,
a (assa,e' #o Deus=!o&sa a1raDLs #as re"&,&Ues e seus !ons1ru1os "a1era&s, a1raDLs #e
suas &ns(&ra$Ues e 1reDas, seNa e' 'o'en1os #e ena"1e!&'en1o ou 'enos(re+o #a
D&#a, o #&s1an!&a'en1o ou a Do"1a ao Deus D&DoM as 1ransfor'a$Ues #e (resen$a, #e
for'a, #e o0Ne1&Da$%o, #e !on!e&1ua$%o, #e #&sso"u$%o, #e renoDa$%o, L u' !a'&n-o,
1u#o &sso L o !a'&n-o/
De on#e (roDL' o !on-e!&'en1o e6("H!&1o e a (rE1&!a or#ena#a #as re"&,&UesZ A
(resen$a e a for$a #a reDe"a$%o, @(o&s, 1o#as as re"&,&Ues &nDo!a' ne!essar&a'en1e
a",u' 1&(o #e reDe"a$%o, seNa (e"a (a"aDra, seNa (or u' eDen1o na1ura" ou (sHRu&!o =
n%o -E, e' su'a, !orre1a'en1e fa"an#o, sen%o re"&,&Ues reDe"a#asA en1%o, a (resen$a
e a for$a Rue o -o'e' re!e0e na reDe"a$%o, !o'o se 1ransfor'ara' e' V!on1eP#oWZ
A e6("&!a$%o 1e' #o&s as(e!1os/ O as(e!1o e61er&or, (sHRu&!o, nOs o
!on-e!e'os, ao !ons&#erar'os o -o'e' e' s&, &so"a#o #a 2&s1Or&aM o as(e!1o &n1er&or,
efe1&Do, o fenX'eno or&,&nEr&o #as re"&,&Ues Ruan#o re!o"o!a'os o -o'e' na 2&s1Or&a/
Os #o&s as(e!1os es1%o &n1er"&,a#os/
1;5 O -o'e' as(&ra (ossu&r DeusM e"e as(&ra (or u'a !on1&nu&#a#e #a (osse #e
Deus no es(a$o e no 1e'(o/ E"e n%o se !on1en1a !o' a &nefEDe" !onFr'a$%o #o
sen1&#o, e"e Ruer DJ="a #&fun#&#a !o'o u' !on1&nuo, se' &n1erru($%o es(a!&o=1e'(ora"
Rue "-e forne$a u'a se,u=
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ran$a a sua D&#a, e' !a#a (on1o, e' !a#a 'o'en1o/
T%o &n1ensa L sua se#e #e !on1&nu&#a#e Rue o -o'e' n%o se sa1&sfa+ !o' o
r&1'o D&1a" #a re"a$%o (ura on#e se a"1erna' a1ua"&#a#e e "a1Jn!&a, on#e L nossa for$a
#e re"a$%o Rue #&'&nu&, (or &sso, a (resen$a, e n%o a (resen$a or&,&nEr&a/ E"e as(&ra Y
e61ens%o 1e'(ora", a #ura$%o/ Deus se 1orna u' o0Ne1o #e fL/ Or&,&nar&a'en1e a fL
!o'("e1a, no 1e'(o, os a1os #e re"a$%o e, ,ra#ua"'en1e, e"a os su0s1&1u&/ E' "u,ar #o
r&1'o essen!&a" e se'(re renoDa#o #o re!o"-&'en1o e #a e6(ans%o, es1a0e"e!e=se
u'a es1a0&"&#a#e e' 1orno #e u' ISSO no Rua" se !rJ/ A !onFan$a o0s1&na#a #o
"u1a#or Rue !on-e!e a #&s1Sn!&a e a a(ro6&'a$%o #e Deus se 1ransfor'a !a#a De+
'a&s !o'("e1a'en1e na se,uran$a #o usufru1uEr&o (ersua#&#o #e Rue na#a (o#e "-e
a!on1e!er, (o&s e"e !rJ Rue e6&s1e A",uL' Rue n%o (er'&1e a",o "-e su!e#er/
Ta'0L' n%o sa1&sfa+e' a se#e #e !on1&nu&#a#e #o -o'e', a es1ru1ura D&1a" #a
re"a$%o (ura, a Vso"&#%oW #o EU e' (resen$a #o TU, a "e& se,un#o a Rua" o -o'e',
e'0ora (ossa en!errar o 'un#o no en!on1ro, n%o (o#e &r (ara Deus e en!on1rE="o
sen%o !o'o (essoa/ E"e #eseNa a e61ens%o es(a!&a", a re(resen1a$%o na Rua" a
!o'un&#a#e #os FL&s se une !o' seu Deus/ Deus se 1orna #es1e 'o#o, u' o0Ne1o #e
!u"1o/
1;> O !u"1o, 1a'0L' !o'("e1a, or&,&nar&a'en1e, os a1os #e re"a$%o, na 'e#&#a e'
Rue &nsere a ora$%o D&Da, o #&+er=TU &'e#&a1o e' u' !onNun1o es(a!&a" #e ,ran#e
(o#er #e &'a=
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,&na$%o e o en1re"a$a Y D&#a #e sen1&#o/ E"e se 1orna, 1a'0L', aos (ou!os, o seu
su0s1&1u1o na 'e#&#a e' Rue a (re!e (essoa" n%o L 'a&s sus1en1a#a (e"a (re!e
!o'un&1Er&a, 'as L re(r&'&#a (or e"a e, en1%o, u'a De+ Rue o a1o essen!&a" n%o se
suNe&1a a nen-u'a re,ra, !e#e o "u,ar Y #eDo$%o re,u"a'en1a#a/
Mas, na Der#a#e, a re"a$%o (ura n%o (o#e a1&n,&r a es1a0&"&#a#e es(a!&o=
1e'(ora", sen%o na 'e#&#a Rue e"a se en!arna na su0s1Sn!&a &n1e&ra #a D&#a/ E"a n%o
(o#e ser (reserDa#a, sO (o#e ser (os1a Y (roDa na a$%o, e"a sO (o#e ser rea"&+a#a,
efe1&Da#a na D&#a/ O -o'e' sO (o#e !orres(on#er Y re"a$%o !o' Deus, #a Rua" e"e se
1ornou (ar1&!&(an1e, se e"e, na 'e#&#a #e suas for$as, Y 'e#&#a #e !a#a #&a, a1ua"&+a
Deus no 'un#o/ AH res&#e a Pn&!a !er1e+a #a !on1&nu&#a#e/ A Der#a#e&ra ,aran1&a #a
!on1&nu&#a#e !ons&s1e no fa1o #e Rue a re"a$%o (ura (o#e rea"&+ar=se 1ransfor'an#o os
seres e' TU, e"eDan#o=os ao TU, #e 'o#o Rue ne"e, ressoe a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o
sa,ra#a/ Ass&', o 1e'(o #a D&#a Iores!e e' u'a ("en&1u#e #e a1ua"&#a#e, e a D&#a
-u'ana, e'0ora n%o #eDa ne' (ossa "&0er1ar=se #o !on1a1o !o' o ISSO, L #e 1a"
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'o#o &'(re,na#a #e re"a$%o Rue a#Ru&re ne"a u'a es1a0&"&#a#e ra#&an1e, &rra#&an1e/
Os 'o'en1os #a su(re'a re"a$%o n%o s%o re"S'(a,os nas 1reDas, 'as !o'o a "ua
Rue se "eDan1a, e' u'a !"ara no&1e es1re"a#a/
1;< E ass&', a ,aran1&a au1Jn1&!a #e es1a0&"&#a#e no es(a$o, !ons&s1e no fa1o #e Rue
as re"a$Ues #os -o'ens !o' seu Der#a#e&ro TU, os ra&os Rue
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D%o #e 1o#os os VEUSW ao !en1ro, for'are' u' !Hr!u"o/ N%o L a (er&fer&a, &s1o L, a
!o'un&#a#e Rue L #a#a (r&'e&ro, 'as os ra&os, a !onfor'&#a#e #a re"a$%o !o' o
!en1ro/ So'en1e e"a ,aran1e a Der#a#e&ra !ons&s1Jn!&a #a !o'un&#a#e/
So'en1e Ruan#o #uas !o&sas sur,e' = o DHn!u"o 1e'(ora" nu'a D&#a re"a!&ona"
#e sa"Da$%o e o DHn!u"o es(e!&a" na !o'un&#a#e un&#a a seu !en1ro = e so'en1e
enRuan1o e"as e6&s1e', sO en1%o u' !os'os -u'ano (o#e sur,&r e (er'ane!er e'
1orno #o a"1ar &nD&sHDe", e#&F!a#o no es(Hr&1o !o' a su0s1Sn!&a un&Dersa" #o ^on/
O en!on1ro !o' Deus n%o a!on1e!e ao -o'e' (ara Rue e"e se o!u(e #e Deus,
'as (ara Rue e"e !o"oRue Y (roDa o sen1&#o na a$%o no 'un#o/ To#a reDe"a$%o L
Do!a$%o e '&ss%o/ Mas o -o'e', !a#a De+ 'a&s e' De+ #e a1&n,&r a a1ua"&+a$%o,
rea"&+a u'a Do"1a ao reDe"a#or, e"e Ruer se o!u(ar #e Deus e n%o #o 'un#o/ SO Rue
nen-u' TU De' ao en!on1ro #e"e, o ens&'es'a#o/ E"e n%o (o#e es1a0e"e!er na
!o&s&#a#e sen%o u' Deus=ISSO, sen%o !rer Rue !on-e!e Deus !o'o u' ISSO e fa"ar
#e"e/
1;4 Ass&' !o'o o -o'e' e,o'anHa!o, e' De+ #e D&Der #&re1a'en1e a",u'a !o&sa,
seNa u'a (er!e($%o ou u'a &n!"&na$%o, reIe1e so0re o seu EU Rue (er!e0e e Rue
sen1e &n!"&na$%o e (or &sso 'a"o,ra a Der#a#e #o fenX'eno, #o 'es'o 'o#o, o
-o'e' ED&#o #e Deus @Rue #e res1o (o#e es1ar #e a!or#o !o' o e,o'anHa!o nu'a
'es'a a"'aA e' De+ #e #e&6ar a,&r so0re s&
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a ,ra$a, reIe1e so0re aRue"e Rue !on!e#e es1e #o' e ass&' n%o a1&n,e ne' u' ne'
ou1ro/
Na e6(er&Jn!&a #a Do!a$%o/ Deus L (ara 1& a (resen$a/ ARue"e Rue, e' '&ss%o,
(er!orre o !a'&n-o, 1e' Deus #&an1e #e s&M Ruan1o 'a&s Fe" o !u'(r&'en1o #a '&ss%o,
'a&s &n1ensa e !ons1an1e a (ro6&'&#a#e/ E"e n%o (o#e, se' #PD&#a, o!u(ar=se #e
Deus, 'as (o#e en1re1er=se !o' e"e/ A reIe6%o ao !on1rEr&o, fa+ #e Deus u' o0Ne1o/ O
seu 'oD&'en1o, Rue a(aren1e'en1e o fa+ #&r&,&r=se (ara o fun#a'en1o or&,&nEr&o, n%o
(assa, na Der#a#e, #e u' as(e!1o #o 'oD&'en1o un&Dersa" #e afas1a'en1o/ Do
'es'o 'o#o o 'oD&'en1o, Rue a(aren1e'en1e rea"&+a aRue"e Rue !u'(re sua
'&ss%o, ao afas1ar=se #e"e, (er1en!e, na rea"&#a#e, ao 'oD&'en1o un&Dersa" #e
a(ro6&'a$%o/
Po&s es1es #o&s 'oD&'en1os fun#a'en1a&s, 'e1a!Os'&!os? a e6(ans%o (ara o
(rO(r&o ser e a !onDers%o (ara o DHn!u"o, en!on1ra' sua 'a&s a"1a for'a -u'ana, a
Der#a#e&ra for'a es(&r&1ua" #e seu !onfron1o e #e sua !on!&"&a$%o, #e sua !o'(os&$%o
e se(ara$%o
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na -&s1Or&a #o !on1a1o -u'ano !o' Deus/ Na !onDers%o, o Ver0o nas!e
so0re a 1erra, na e6(ans%o, e"e se 1ransfor'a e se en!erra na !r&sE"&#a #a re"&,&%o, e'
u'a noDa !onDers%o, e"e renas!e !o' asas renoDa#as/
ARu& n%o re&na o ar0&1rEr&oM e'0ora o 'oD&'en1o (ara o ISSO DE, Es De+es, 1%o
"on,e a (on1o #e o(r&'&r e a'ea$ar, sufo!ar o 'oD&'en1o #e re1orno ao TU/
1;. As (o#erosas reDe"a$Ues Rue as re"&,&Ues &nDo!a', se asse'e"-a'
fun#a'en1a"'en1e Ys
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reDe"a$Ues s&"en!&osas Rue se (assa' e' 1o#o 1e'(o e "u,ar/ As reDe"a$Ues (o#erosas
Rue es1%o na or&,e' #as ,ran#es !o'un&#a#es, nos 'oD&'en1os #e 1rans&$%o #as
e1a(as #a -u'an&#a#e, na#a 'a&s s%o #o Rue e1erna reDe"a$%o/ A reDe"a$%o, no
en1an1o, n%o L #erra'a#a so0re o 'un#o a1raDLs #e seu #es1&na1Er&o, !o'o se o fosse
a1raDLs #e u' fun&"M e"a !-e,a a e"e, e"a o 1o'a e' sua 1o1a"&#a#e, e' 1o#o o seu
'o#o #e ser e se a'a",a'a a e"e/ Ta'0L' o -o'e', Rue L a V0o!aW, L e6a1a'en1e a
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0o!a e n%o u' (or1a=Do+, n%o L u' &ns1ru'en1o, 'as u' Or,%o Rue soa se,un#o suas
(rO(r&as "e&s e soar L 1ransfor'ar/
2E, 1o#aD&a, u'a #&feren$a Rua"&1a1&Da en1re as e1a(as #a -&s1Or&a/ 2E u'a
'a1ura$%o #o 1e'(o, on#e o e"e'en1o Der#a#e&ro #o es(Hr&1o -u'ano, o(r&'&#o e
so1erra#o, a'a#ure!e (ara a #&s(os&$%o, so0 1a" (ress%o e e' 1a" 1ens%o Rue, e"e sO
es(era u' 1oRue #aRue"e !uNo !on1a1o (ro#u+ o sur,&'en1o/ A reDe"a$%o, Rue a& se
(ro#u+ enDo"De na 1o1a"&#a#e #e sua !ons1&1u&$%o, e"a o fun#e e &'(r&'e ne"e u'a
for'a, u'a noDa for'a #e Deus no 'un#o/
^ ass&' (o&s, Rue, ao "on,o #o !a'&n-o #a 2&s1Or&a, a1raDLs #as 1ransfor'a$Ues
#o e"e'en1o -u'ano, s%o !-a'a#os Y for'a #&D&na se'(re noDos #o'Hn&os #o 'un#o
e #o es(Hr&1o/ Esferas se'(re noDas 1orna'=se o "u,ar #a 1eofan&a/ O Rue aRu& a1ua
n%o L 'a&s o (o#er (rO(r&o #o -o'e', 1a'0L' n%o L a (ura (assa,e' #e Deus, L
u'a '&s1ura #e #&D&no e -u'ano/
1;3 ARue"e a Rue' na reDe"a$%o, fo&
1;>
!onFa#a u'a '&ss%o, "eDa e' seus o"-os u'a &'a,e' #e Deus = (or 'a&s su(ra
sensHDe" Rue seNa, e"e "eDa nos o"-os #e seu es(Hr&1o, nes1a for$a D&sua" #e seu es(Hr&1o
n%o L #e 'o#o a",u', 'e1afOr&!o, 'as ("ena'en1e rea"/ O es(Hr&1o, (or sua De+,
res(on#e 1a'0L' a1raDLs #e u'a D&s%o, a1raDLs #e u'a D&s%o for'a#ora/ E'0ora
nOs, 1erres1res, n%o (er!e0a'os Na'a&s Deus se' o 'un#o, 'as sO o 'un#o e'
Deus, ao (er!e0er'os, !r&a'os e1erna'en1e a for'a #e Deus/
A for'a 1a'0L' L u'a '&s1ura #e TU e ISSOM e"a (o#e so"&#&F!ar=se e' u'
o0Ne1o #e fL e #e !u"1oM (orL' e' D&r1u#e #a essJn!&a #a re"a$%o Rue su0s&s1e ne"a,
e"a se 1ransfor'a se'(re e' (resen$a/ Deus L (rO6&'o #e suas for'as, enRuan1o o
-o'e' n%o se afas1a #e"as/ Na Der#a#e&ra (re!e, o !u"1o e a fL se une' e se
(ur&F!a' (ara a re"a$%o D&Da/ O fa1o #e a Der#a#e&ra (re!e (er'ane!er D&Da nas
re"&,&Ues L o s&na" #e sua Der#a#e&ra D&#aM enRuan1o D&De' ne"a, e"as (er'ane!e'
D&Das/ A #e,enera$%o #as re"&,&Ues s&,n&F!a a #e,enera$%o #a (re!e ne"as/ Na 'e#&#a
e' Rue o (o#er #e re"a$%o L !a#a De+ 'a&s en!o0er1o (e"a o0Ne1&D&#a#e, 1orna=se !a#a
De+ 'a&s #&fH!&" #e ne"as (ronun!&ar o TU !o' o ser 1o1a" e &n#&D&so, e o -o'e', (ara
(o#er fa+J="o, #eDe Fna"'en1e sa&r #e sua fa"sa se,uran$a (ara a aDen1ura #o &nFn&1o,
sa&r #a !o'un&#a#e reun&#a so'en1e so0 a !P(u"a #o 1e'("o e n%o so0 o Fr'a'en1o
(ara (roNe1ar=se (ara a P"1&'a so"&#%o/
15: A1r&0u&r es1e anse&o ao su0Ne1&D&s'o L #es!on-e!J=
1;<
"o (rofun#a'en1eM a D&#a #&an1e #a a!e L a D&#a na a1ua"&#a#e Pn&!a, o Pn&!o
Vobje&tivumW Der#a#e&roM e o -o'e' Rue se (roNe1a (ara es1e F' Ruer, an1es Rue o
fa"so e &"usOr&o o0Ne1&Do 1en-a (er1ur0a#o a sua Der#a#e, refu,&ar=se naRue"e Rue L
rea"'en1e/ EnRuan1o, o su0Ne1&D&s'o a0sorDe Deus na a"'a, o o0Ne1&D&s'o fa+ #e"e u'
o0Ne1oM es1e L u'a fa"sa se,uran$a aRue"e u'a fa"sa "&0er1a$%oM a'0os s%o #esD&os #o
!a'&n-o #a a1ua"&#a#e, a'0os s%o 1en1a1&Das #e su0s1&1u&$%o #a a1ua"&#a#e/
Deus L (rO6&'o #e suas for'as, enRuan1o o -o'e' n%o as afas1a #[E"e/ PorL',
Ruan#o o 'oD&'en1o #e e6(ans%o #as re"&,&Ues #&F!u"1a o 'oD&'en1o #e !onDers%o e
afas1a a for'a #e Deus, a(a,a a fa!e #a for'a, seus "E0&os #esfa"e!e', suas '%os
!ae', Deus n%o a !on-e!e 'a&s e a 'ora#a un&Dersa", !ons1ruH#a e' Do"1a #e seu
a"1ar, o !os'os -u'ano !a& e' ruHnas/ Que o -o'e', #&an1e #e sua Der#a#e
#es1ruH#a, n%o DeNa 'a&s o Rue aH a!on1e!eu L (rO(r&o #o a!on1e!&'en1o/
A!on1e!eu a #e!o'(os&$%o #a Pa"aDra/
A Pa"aDra es1E (resen1e na reDe"a$%o, e"a a,e na D&#a #a for'a e seu Da"or es1E
no re&no #a for'a 'or1a/
Ta" L a &#a e a D&n#a #a Pa"aDra e1erna e e1erna'en1e (resen1e na -&s1Or&a/
As L(o!as nas Rua&s a (a"aDra es1E (resen1e s%o aRue"as on#e se renoDa o
!on1a1o #o EU e #o 'un#o/ As L(o!as on#e re&na a Pa"aDra a1&Da s%o aRue"as nas
Rua&s (er#ura o
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a!or#o en1re o EU e o Mun#o/ As L(o!as nas Rua&s a Pa"aDra se 1orna DE"&#a s%o
aRue"as nas Rua&s se rea"&+a' a #esa1ua"&+a$%o, a a"&ena$%o en1re o EU e o Mun#o, a
fa1a"&#a#e #o #eD&r = a1L Rue so0reDen-a o ,ran#e 1re'or e a sus(ens%o #o a"en1o na
o0s!ur&#a#e, e o s&"Jn!&o (re(ara#or/
A es1ra#a n%o L, (orL', !&r!u"ar/ E"a L o !a'&n-o/ E' !a#a noDo ^on, a
fa1a"&#a#e se 1orna 'a&s o(ressora, a !onDers%o 'a&s asso"a#ora/ E a 1eofan&a se 1orna
!a#a De+ 'a&s (rO6&'a, e"a se a(ro6&'a se'(re 'a&s #a esfera en1re seres, se
a(ro6&'a #o re&no Rue se o!u"1a no 'e&o #e nOs, no Ven1reW/ A -&s1Or&a L u'a
a(ro6&'a$%o '&s1er&osa/ Ba#a es(&ra" #o !a'&n-o nos !on#u+ &,ua"'en1e a u'a
(er#&$%o 'a&s (rofun#a e a u'a !onDers%o 'a&s or&,&nEr&a/ PorL' o eDen1o Rue #o
"a#o #o 'un#o se !-a'a !onDers%o, #o "a#o #e Deus, se !-a'a re#en$%o/
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15> Quan#o, @-E 'a&s #e 5: anosA, eu es0o!e& (e"a (r&'e&ra De+ es1e "&Dro, o Rue 'e
&'(e"&u a fa+J="o fo& u'a ne!ess&#a#e &n1er&or/ U'a D&s%o Rue, #es#e '&n-a NuDen1u#e,
a(are!&a se' !essar, (ara "o,o e' se,u&#a se esDae!er, a1&n,&r&a u'a !"ar&#a#e
!ons1an1e Rue (ossuHa, 1%o eD&#en1e'en1e, u' !arE1er su(ra=(essoa", Rue eu
!o'(reen#& &'e#&a1a'en1e Rue 'eu #eDer era ser seu 1es1e'un-o/ No en1an1o, "o,o
a(Os 1er='e !onDen!&#o #a #&,n&#a#e #e, (e"o 'eu serD&$o, 1o'ar a (a"aDra e #e 1er
sen1&#o no #&re&1o #e #ar a es1e "&Dro sua for'a #eFn&1&Da, !ons1a1e& Rue #eDer&a ser
!o'("e1a#o e' DEr&os (on1os, &n#e(en#en1e #o 1e61o NE for'u"a#o@
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a(are!era' a",uns es!r&1os 'enores @
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A !uNa Fna"&#a#e era, Ruer es!"are!er 'e"-or
aRue"a D&s%o, (or 'e&o #e e6e'("os, Ruer e6("&!E="a, (ara Rue o0Ne$Ues (u#esse' ser
refu1a#as, ou a&n#a #e !r&1&!ar !er1as !on!e($Ues
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Rue, e'0ora 1en-a' 1ra+&#o &'(or1an1es es!"are!&'en1os, n%o !onse,u&ra'
a(reen#er o sen1&#o !en1ra" #aRu&"o Rue era 'a&s essen!&a" (ara '&', a sa0er, os
DHn!u"os Hn1&'o en1re a re"a$%o !o' Deus e a re"a$%o !o' o -o'e'/
15< Ma&s 1ar#e, 'e"-ores es!"are!&'en1os fora' a!res!en1a#os, uns, re"a1&Dos aos
fun#a'en1os an1ro(o"O,&!os@
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A, ou1ros, re"a1&Dos Ys &'("&!a$Ues so!&o"O,&!as@
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Ver&F!ou=se, 1o#aD&a, Rue &sso a&n#a n%o es!"are!&a 1u#o #e u' 'o#o suF!&en1e/ Os
"e&1ores &n!essan1e'en1e #&r&,&a'=se a '&' (ara (er,un1ar so0re o sen1&#o #e 1a"
(assa,e' ou #e 1a" ou1ra/ Duran1e 'u&1o 1e'(o eu res(on#& a !a#a u' #e"es, 'as
"o,o no1e& Rue n%o (o#er&a a1en#er 1o#as as e6&,Jn!&as e a#e'a&s, n%o #eDo "&'&1ar as
re"a$Ues #&a"O,&!as YRue"es "e&1ores Rue se #e!&#&ra' a fa"ar/ Ta"De+ -aNa, Nus1a'en1e
#en1re os s&"en!&osos, aRue"es Rue 'ere!e' u'a a1en$%o es(e!&a"/ Ass&' reso"D&
res(on#er (u0"&!a'en1e, (r&'e&ra'en1e a a",u'as Rues1Ues essen!&a&s Rue se
re"a!&ona' e' !er1o sen1&#o/
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E&s, !o'o (o#er&a ser for'u"a#a, !o' a",u'a (re!&s%o, a (r&'e&ra Rues1%o? se,
!o'o
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#&+ es1a o0ra, nOs (o#e'os nos en!on1rar e' re"a$%o EU=TU n%o so'en1e !o' ou1ros
-o'ens, 'as 1a'0L' !o' os en1es ou !o&sas Rue, na na1ure+a, DJ' ao nosso
en!on1ro, e' Rue se fun#a'en1a a #&feren$a en1re aRue"es e es1asZ
154 Ou en1%o, #e u' 'o#o 'a&s (re!&so? se es1a re"a$%o &'("&!a u'a re!&(ro!&#a#e
a0ran,en#o efe1&Da'en1e os #o&s (ar!e&ros, o EU e o TU, !o'o (o#e a re"a$%o !o'
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ZT&es(ra!-e @D&E"o,oA 13;:/
D&e ra,e an #&e E&n+eInen @A Rues1%o ao &n#&D&#uoA 13;</
Ue0er #a Er+&er&s!-e @So0re a fun$%o e#u!a#oraA 13)</ E' Bu0er, M/ BonferJn!&as so0re E#u!a$%o,
2e&#e"0er,, La'0er1 S!-ne&#er, 13<)/
Das Pro0"e' #es Mens!-en @O Pro0"e'a #o -o'e'A @E' -e0ra&!o 135;A 2e&#e"0er,, La'0er1 S!-ne&#er,
13<1/
To#os os 1H1u"os reun&#os e'? Mar1&n Bu0er, Wer\e Ers1e Ban#/ S!-r&f1en +ur P-&"oso(-&e @M/ Bu0er = O0ras,
Pr&'e&ro Vo"u'e? es!r&1os so0re &"osoFaA/ M&&n!-en, 2e"#e"0er,, 13<1/
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Ur#&s1an+ un# Be+&e-un, @D&s1Sn!&a or&,&na" e re"a$%o 13>:/
2e&#e"0er,, La'0er1 S!-ne&#er, 13<:/
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E"e'en1e #es ZT&/3!-en'ensoM&!-en @E"e'en1os #o In1er-u'anoA 13>5/
E' M/ Bu0er = Das D&a"o,&s!-e Pr&n+&( @O Pr&n!H(&o D&a"O,&!oA 2e&#e"0er,/ La'0er1 S!-ne&#er 13<)/ O0ras/
Pr&'e&ro Vo"u'e 13<)/
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aRu&"o, Rue L s&'("es na1ure+a, ser en1en#&#a !o'o u'a re"a$%o #es1e 1&(oZ Ou 'a&s
e6a1a'en1e? se #eDe'os a#'&1&r Rue seres ou !o&sas #a na1ure+a nos Rua&s
en!on1ra'os nosso TU, nos !on!e#e' u'a !er1a es(L!&e #e re!&(ro!&#a#e, #e Rue
es(L!&e L es1a re!&(ro!&#a#e e o Rue nos (er'&1e a1r&0u&r es1e !on!e&1o 1%o
fun#a'en1a"Z
A es1a Rues1%o n%o e6&s1e, a(aren1e'en1e, u'a res(os1a un&for'e/ ARu& e' De+
#e 1o'ar a na1ure+a !o'o u' 1o#o, !o'o #e -E0&1o se fa+, #eDe'os !ons&#erar seus
#&Dersos #o'Hn&os/ O -o'e' ou1rora, V#o'ouW os an&'a&s e L a&n#a !a(a+ #e e6er!er
es1e s&n,u"ar (o#er/ E"e os a1ra& e' sua a1'osfera e os "eDa a a!e&1E="o, e"e, o
es1ran-o, #e u' 'o#o e"e'en1ar, a a1en#J="o/ E"e o01L' #a (ar1e #e"es u'a rea$%o
a1&Da e 'u&1as De+es sur(reen#en1e Ys suas so"&!&1a$Ues e a(e"os, rea$%o es1a Rue L,
,era"'en1e, 1an1o 'a&s &n1ensa e #&re1a Ruan1o 'a&s a sua (os&$%o, !o' re"a$%o a
e"es, L u' #&+er=TU au1Jn1&!o/ Po&s os an&'a&s, !o'o as !r&an$as sa0e' #&s!ern&r se as
'an&fes1a$Ues #e 1ernura s%o #&ss&'u"a#as ou n%o, s%o au1Jn1&!as ou n%o/ U' !on1a1o
se'e"-an1e se (ro#u+
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15. 1a'0L', Ys De+es, en1re o -o'e' e o an&'a" fora #o S'0&1o #a #o'es1&!a$%o?
aH 1ra1a=se #e -o'ens Rue 1ra+e', no fun#o #o seu ser, a D&r1ua"&#a#e #e u' !on1a1o
!o' o an&'a" n%o !o'o se fosse', e' !er1o sen1&#o, (essoas Van&'a&sW 'as an1es,
(essoas #o1a#as #e u'a es(&r&1ua"&#a#e e"e'en1ar/
O an&'a" n%o L #u("o, !o'o o -o'e'M a #ua"&#a#e #as V(a"aDras=(r&n!H(&osW EU=
TU e EU=ISSO "-e L es1ran-a, e'0ora e"e (ossa 'u&1o 0e' #&r&,&r sua a1en$%o a u'
ou1ro ser Ruan1o !on1e'("ar o0Ne1os/ Po#e'os se'(re aFr'ar Rue, nesse !aso, a
#ua"&#a#e L "a1en1e/ Es1a esfera !ons&#era#a !o'o #&+er TU Rue e'ana #e nOs e'
#&re$%o Y !r&a1ura, (o#e ser !-a'a#a "&'&ar #a 'u1ua"&#a#e/
O 'es'o n%o se a("&!a aos #o'Hn&os #a na1ure+a, aos Rua&s fa"1a a
es(on1ane&#a#e Rue 1e'os e' !o'u' !o' o an&'a"/ A ("an1a, !o'o a !on!e0e'os,
n%o (o#e rea,&r Y nossa a$%o so0re e"a, n%o (o#e Vre1r&0u&rW/ Is1o n%o s&,n&F!a, no
en1an1o, Rue n%o (ar1&!&(a'os #e nen-u'a es(L!&e #e re!&(ro!&#a#e/ E'0ora n%o
e6&s1a aH a$%o ou a1&1u#e #e u' &n#&DH#uo, e6&s1e, se' #PD&#a, u'a re!&(ro!&#a#e #o
(rO(r&o ser, u'a re!&(ro!&#a#e Rue n%o L sen%o o Ser/ ARue"a 1o1a"&#a#e D&Da e a
un&#a#e #a ErDore, Rue se re!usa' ao o"-ar 'a&s (ers!ru1a#or #aRue"e Rue sO se
"&'&1a a e6("orar 'as Rue se ofere!e' YRue"e Rue #&+ TU, es1%o (resen1es Ruan#o o
-o'e' es1E (resen1eM e"e (er'&1e Y ErDore 'an&fes1E="as e, (e"o fa1o #e ser, a ErDore
as 'an&fes1a/ Nossos -E0&1os #e (en=
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sa'en1o nos #&F!u"1a' re!on-e!er Rue, aRu&, a",o sus!&1a#o (e"a nossa a1&1u#e, a",o
Rue De' #o Ser, se #es(er1a e 0r&"-a #&an1e #e nOs/ Nes1a esfera, o essen!&a" L nos
en1re,ar "&Dre'en1e Y a1ua"&#a#e Rue se nos ofere!e/
153 A es1a Das1a esfera Rue se es1en#e #as (e#ras Ys es1re"as, a1r&0uo o no'e #e
(rL="&'&ar, &s1o L, P"1&'o ,rau an1es #o "&'&ar/
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Mas, en1%o, a(resen1a=se a Rues1%o so0re a esfera Rue (o#er&a ser !-a'a#a,
(ara e'(re,ar a 'es'a &'a,e', a esfera #o Vsu(ra="&'&arW, aRue"a a"L' #a (or1a, a
esfera Rue !o0re a (or1a? a esfera #o es(Hr&1o/ ARu&, 1a'0L' se fa+ ne!essEr&a a
#&s1&n$%o en1re #o&s se1oresM en1re1an1o a #&D&s%o aRu& o(era#a, L 'a&s (rofun#a Rue
aRue"a no se&o #a na1ure+a/ E"a L a se(ara$%o en1re aRu&"o Rue, #e u' "a#o, no Rue se
refere ao es(Hr&1o, NE se 'an&fes1ou no 'un#o e 1ornou=se (er!e(1HDe" aos nossos
sen1&#os, e, #e ou1ro "a#o, aRu&"o Rue a&n#a n%o se &n!or(orou no 'un#o, 'as Rue, no
en1an1o, es1E (ron1o a se en!arnar 1ornan#o=se (resen$a (ara nOs/ Es1a #&s1&n$%o L
fun#a'en1a#a no fa1o #e eu (o#er, (or ass&' #&+er, 1e 'os1rar, 'eu "e&1or, aRu&"o Rue
#e es(&r&1ua" NE fo& rea"&+a#o, se' no en1an1o, (o#er 'os1rar=1e a ou1ra/ Posso !-a'ar
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1ua a1en$%o so0re as o0ras #o es(Hr&1o Rue e6&s1e' efe1&Da'en1e, ou so0re u'a !o&sa
ou ser #a na1ure+a Rue e6&s1e'
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a1ua"'en1e e 1a'0L' so0re a",o Rue 1e L a1ua" ou D&r1ua"'en1e a!essHDe"/ N%o L
(ossHDe", no en1an1o, &n#&!ar=1e a",o Rue a&n#a n%o se &n!or(orou no 'un#o/ Quan#o
a&n#a 'e (er,un1a', on#e, no S'0&1o #es1a re,&%o, se en!on1ra a 'u1ua"&#a#e, n%o
(osso sen%o fa+er &n#&re1a'en1e a"us%o a #e1er'&na#os fenX'enos, &'(ossHDe&s #e
sere' #es!r&1os, na D&#a #o -o'e', ao Rua" o Es(Hr&1o se reDe"ou !o'o en!on1ro/
1>: E, Fna"'en1e, se o 'o#o &n#&re1o se reDe"a &nsuF!&en1e, na#a 'e res1a sen%o
a(e"ar, 'eu "e&1or, (ara o 1es1e'un-o #e 1eus (rO(r&os se,re#os, Rue e'0ora es1eNa',
Rue' sa0e, so1erra#os, (o#e' a&n#a ser a1&n,&#os/
Vo"1e'os, en1%o Y (r&'e&ra re,&%o, aRue"a #eno'&na#a #os Ven1es Y '%oW (o&s,
aRu&, (o#e'os 1o'ar a(o&o so0re e6e'("os/
ARue"e Rue Rues1&ona 1orna (resen1e a s& 'es'o u'a #as sen1en$as #e u'
'es1re 'or1o -E '&"-ares #e anos e 1en1a a!o"-er es1a sen1en$a, na 'e#&#a #o
(ossHDe", (e"o sen1&#o #o ouD&#o, !o'o se o Mes1re es1&Desse (resen1e (ronun!&an#o=a
(essoa"'en1e/ Para 1an1o, #eDe Do"1ar=se !o' 1o#o o seu ser, (ara aRue"e Rue a
(rofere e Rue n%o e6&s1e, &s1o L, a a1&1u#e Rue #eDe 1o'ar (ara !o' es1e -o'e', ao
'es'o 1e'(o D&Do e 'or1o, #eDe ser aRue"a Rue eu !-a'o o #&+er=TU/ Baso !ons&,a
@a Don1a#e e o esfor$o, na Der#a#e, n%o 0as1a', 'as (o#e re1o'ar se' !essar, a
1arefaA, (er!e0erE, #e &nH!&o 1a"De+ &n#&s1&n1a'en1e, u'a Do+ &#Jn1&!a YRue"as !uNo so'
en!on1rare'os e' ou1ras #en1re as sen1en$as #o Mes1re/ A,ora, n%o (O=
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1>1 #erE 'a&s rea"&+ar aRu&"o Rue (o#er&a, enRuan1o !ons&#erar a sen1en$a !o'o u'
o0Ne1oM n%o (o#erE &so"ar ne' seu !on1eP#o ne' seu r&1'oM n%o a!o"-erE sen%o a
1o1a"&#a#e &n#&D&sHDe" #e u'a fa"a/
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PorL', &s1o L a&n#a "&,a#o a u'a (essoa, Y 'an&fes1a$%o e' !a#a !aso, #a
(essoa e' sua (a"aDra/ Ora, o Rue Ruero #&+er n%o se "&'&1a a u'a !on1Hnua (resen$a
#e u'a e6&s1Jn!&a (essoa" e' (a"aDras/ Para &sso, #eDere& a(e"ar a,ora (ara u'
e6e'("o Rue n%o es1eNa afe1a#o #e nen-u' e"e'en1o (essoa"/ Es!o"-o u' e6e'("o,
Rue eDo!arE, e' 'u&1os #e nOs, &n1ensas "e'0ran$as/ Tra1a=se #a !o"una #Or&!a, on#e
e"a se reDe"a a u' -o'e' !a(a+ #e se en1re,ar Y sua !on1e'("a$%o e #&s(os1o a
#e#&!ar=se a &s1o/ A '&' e"a se a(resen1ou (e"a (r&'e&ra De+ e' S&ra!usa, e' u'
'uro #e u'a I,reNa, on#e, ou1rora, fora &n!rus1a#a/ M&s1er&osa 'e#&#a or&,&nEr&a
reDe"an#o=se #e u' 'o#o 1%o sO0r&o e 1%o #es(ren#&#o, Rue ne"a n%o -aD&a seRuer
#e1a"-es a sere' !ons&#era#os ou o0Ne1o #e (ra+er/ Eu era !a(a+ #e rea"&+ar aRu&"o
Rue #eDer&a ser fe&1o, a sa0er, 1o'ar (os&$%o e 'an1er es1a a1&1u#e e' fa!e #a for'a
es(&r&1ua", #es1a rea"&#a#e Rue, (assa#a (e"o sen1&#o e (e"as '%os #o -o'e',
en!arnou=se ,ra$as a e"es/ O !on!e&1o #e 'u1ua"&#a#e #esa(are!e aRu&Z Ou e"e
'er,u"-a noDa'en1e nas 1reDas, ou en1%o e"e se 1ransfor'a e' u' es1a#o !on!re1o
#e !o&sas, u' es1a#o Rue re!usa 1er'&nan1e'en1e a !on!e&1ua"&+a$%o, 'as Rue L !"aro
e au1Jn1&!o/
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Nes1a (ers(e!1&Da, (o#ere'os 1a'0L' !ons&#erar a ou1ra re,&%o, aRue"a
#aRu&"o Rue Vn%o es1E Y '%oW, aRue"a #o !on1a1o !o' os Vseres es(&r&1ua&sW, a #a
or&,e' #a (a"aDra e #a or'a/
1>) Es(Hr&1o 1orna#o Der0o, es(Hr&1o 1orna#o for'a/ ARue"e Rue fo& 1o!a#o (e"o
es(Hr&1o e n%o se &'(er'ea0&"&+a Y sua (resen$a, sa0e, e' u' ou ou1ro ,rau so0re o
fa1o fun#a'en1a"/ Ta&s !o&sas n%o ,er'&na' e n%o se #esenDo"De' no 'un#o #os
-o'ens se' sere' se'ea#asM sa0e Rue e"as nas!e' #o en!on1ro #o 2o'e' !o' o
Ou1ro/ N%o #e en!on1ro !o' &#L&as ("a1Xn&!as @Rue, a"&Es, n%o 1en-o !on-e!&'en1o
#&re1o e nas Rua&s n%o (osso Der o serA 'as en!on1ro !o' o Es(Hr&1o, Rue nos enDo"De
e Rue (ene1ra e' nOs/ ARu&, 'a&s u'a De+, "e'0ro='e #a es1ran-a !onFss%o #e
N&e1+s!-e, a0or#an#o o fenX'eno #a V&ns(&ra$%oW, a!onse"-an#o Rue se re!e0a se'
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(er,un1ar Rue' ofere!e/ Ber1o, n%o se (er,un1arE, 'as ne' (or &sso n%o se #e&6a #e
a,ra#e!er/
Pe!a aRue"e Rue 1en1a a(o#erar=se #o es(Hr&1o Ruan#o !on-e!e, o seu so(ro, ou
Rue 1en1a #es!o0r&r sua na1ure+a/ PorL', L u'a &nF#e"&#a#e (ara !o' e"e a1r&0u&r=se a
s& es1e/
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Re!ons&#ere'os !onNun1a'en1e o Rue fo& #&1o a res(e&1o #os en!on1ros !o' o
e"e'en1o na1ura" e #aRue"es !o' o e"e'en1o es(&r&1ua"/
1>; Te'os o #&re&1o = (o#er=se=&a (er,un1ar = #e fa"ar #e Vres(os1aW ou #e Va(e"oW
(ro=
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Den&en1es #e u'a or#e' e61er&or YRue"a (ara a Rua", e' nossas !ons&#era$Ues so0re
a or#e' #os seres, re!on-e!e'os es(on1ane&#a#e e !ons!&Jn!&a, !o'o se a",o
o!orresse #o 'es'o 'o#o so0 for'a #e res(os1a e a(e"o no 'un#o -u'ano no Rua"
D&De'osZ O Rue aRu& se #&sse so0re &sso, 1er&a ou1ro Da"or #o Rue u'a 'e1Efora #e
V(erson&F!a$%oWZ N%o -aDer&a aRu& o (er&,o #e u' V'&s1&!&s'oW (ro0"e'E1&!o, Rue
a(a,a os "&'&1es #e1er'&na#os, Rue s%o ne!essar&a'en1e 1ra$a#os (or 1o#o
!on-e!&'en1o ra!&ona"Z
A es1ru1ura !"ara e sO"&#a #a re"a$%o EU=TU, fa'&"&ar a 1o#o aRue"e #e !ora$%o
a0er1o e Rue (ossu& !ora,e' (ara aH se en,aNar, n%o L #e na1ure+a 'Hs1&!a/ Para
!o'(reen#J="a, #eDe'os, Ys De+es, nos #es"&,ar #e nossos -E0&1os #e (ensa'en1os,
se', no en1an1o, renun!&ar Ys nor'as or&,&na&s Rue #e1er'&nara' o 'o#o (rO(r&o #e
o -o'e' (ensar aRu&"o Rue L a1ua"/ Bo'o no re&no #a na1ure+a, #o 'es'o 'o#o, a
a$%o Rue se e6er!e so0re nOs no re&no #o es(Hr&1o = #o es(Hr&1o Rue se (ro"on,a na
'ensa,e' e na o0ra, #o es(Hr&1o Rue as(&ra 1ornar=se 'ensa,e' e o0ra = #eDe ser
!o'(reen#&#a !o'o u'a a$%o Rue (roDL' #o Ser/
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Na Rues1%o se,u&n1e n%o se 1ra1a 'a&s #e "&'&ar, (rL="&'&ar ou su(ra="&'&ar #a
'u1ua"&#a#e, 'as #a (rO(r&a 'u1ua"&#a#e !o'o (or1a #e en1ra#a #e nossa e6&s1Jn!&a/
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Per,un1a=se? o Rue se (assa na re"a$%o en1re os -o'ensZ Rea"&+a=se se'(re
nu'a re!&(ro!&#a#e 1o1a"Z Po#e e"a, #eDe e"a se'(re rea"&+ar=se ass&'Z
1>5 N%o #e(en#e e"a, !o'o a"&Es, 1u#o o Rue L -u'ano, #as "&'&1a$Ues #e nossa
#eF!&Jn!&a e n%o es1E su0'&ssa Ys res1r&$Ues #as "e&s &n1ernas #e nossa e6&s1Jn!&a !o'
o ou1roZ
O (r&'e&ro #es1es #o&s o0s1E!u"os L 0e' !on-e!&#o/ Des#e o (rO(r&o o"-ar !o'
Rue DJs !a#a #&a o 1eu V(rO6&'oW Rue 1e a#'&ra !o' o"-os es(an1a#os !o'o se fosses
u' es1ran-o, e"e Rue, no en1an1o, !are!e #e 1&, a1L a 1r&s1e+a #os san1os, Rue n%o
!essa' #e a(resen1ar a ,ran#e oferen#a = 1u#o 1e #&+ Rue a ("ena 'u1ua"&#a#e n%o L
&neren1e Y e6&s1Jn!&a e' !o'u' en1re os -o'ens/ E"a L u' #o' ao Rua" #eDe=se
es1ar se'(re re!e(1&Do e Rue nun!a se 1e' !o'o a",o asse,ura#o/
2E, no en1an1o, #&Dersas re"a$Ues EU=TU Rue, (or sua (rO(r&a na1ure+a, n%o
(o#e' rea"&+ar=se na ("ena 'u1ua"&#a#e, se e"a #eDe !onserDar a sua !ara!1erHs1&!a
(rO(r&a/
U'a re"a$%o #es1e ,Jnero, EU !ara!1er&+e&, e' ou1ro "u,ar,@
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A !o'o a re"a$%o #o
au1Jn1&!o e#u!a#or ao seu #&s!H(u"o/ Para au6&"&ar a rea"&+a$%o #as 'e"-ores
(oss&0&"&#a#es e6&s1en!&a&s #o a"uno, o (rofessor #eDe a(reen#J="o !o'o es1a (essoa
0e' #e1er'&na#a e' sua (o1en!&a"&#a#e e a1ua"&#a#e, 'a&s e6("&!&1a'en1e, e"e n%o
#eDe Der ne"e u'a s&'("es so'a #e Rua"&#a#es, 1en#Jn!&as e o0s1E!u"os, e"e #eDe
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1>> !o'(reen#J="o !o'o u'a 1o1a"&#a#e e aFr'E="o nes1a sua 1o1a"&#a#e/ Is1o sO se
"-e 1orna (ossHDe", no en1an1o, na 'e#&#a e' Rue e"e o en!on1ra, !a#a De+, !o'o seu
(ar!e&ro e' u'a s&1ua$%o 0&(o"ar/ E, (ara Rue sua &nIuJn!&a so0re e"e 1en-a un&#a#e
e sen1&#o, e"e #eDe e6(er&en!&ar es1a s&1ua$%o, a !a#a 'an&fes1a$%o e e' 1o#os os
seus 'o'en1os, n%o sO #e seu "a#o, 'as 1a'0L' #o "a#o #e seu (ar!e&roM e"e #eDe
e6er!&1ar o 1&(o #e rea"&+a$%o Rue eu !-a'o enDo"D&'en1o/ En1re1an1o, se a!on1e!er
!o' &sso, #e e"e #es(er1ar 1a'0L' no #&s!H(u"o a re"a$%o EU=TU, #e 1a" 'o#o Rue es1e
o a(reen#a e o !onFr'e &,ua"'en1e !o'o es1a (essoa #e1er'&na#a, a re"a$%o
es(e!&F!a e#u!a1&Da (o#er&a n%o 1er !ons&s1Jn!&a se o #&s!H(u"o, #e sua (ar1e,
e6(er&'en1asse o enDo"D&'en1o, &s1o L, se e"e e6(er&en!&asse na s&1ua$%o !o'u', a
(ar1e (rO(r&a #o e#u!a#or/ Do fa1o #e a re"a$%o EU=TU 1er'&nar ou #e e"a 1o'ar u'
!arE1er 1o1a"'en1e #&feren1e #e u'a a'&+a#e, F!a !"ara u'a !o&sa? a 'u1ua"&#a#e n%o
(o#e ser ("ena'en1e a1&n,&#a na re"a$%o e#u!a1&Da !o'o 1a"/
Ou1ro e6e'("o, n%o 'enos &ns1ru1&Do (ara as res1r&$Ues #a 'u1ua"&#a#e,
en!on1ra'os na re"a$%o en1re o au1Jn1&!o (s&!o1era(eu1a e seu (a!&en1e/ Se e"e se
"&'&1a e' Vana"&sE="oW, &s1o L, e' 1ra+er Y "u+ #e seu '&!ro!os'os fa1ores
&n!ons!&en1es, e a1raDLs #es1a "&0er1a$%o, a("&!ar as ener,&as 1ransfor'a#as a
a1&D&#a#es !ons!&en1es #a D&#a, e"e (o#e 1ra+er a",u'as 'e"-oras/ Na 'e"-or #as
-&(O1eses, e"e (o#e au6&"&ar u'a a"'a #&fusa e es1ru1ura"'en1e
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(o0re a, #e a",u' 'o#o, se !on!en1rar e se or#enar/ PorL', aRu&"o Rue "-e &n!u'0e,
e' P"1&'a anE"&se, a sa0er, a re,enera$%o #e u' !en1ro a1roFa#o #a (essoa, n%o serE
rea"&+a#o/
1>< SO (o#erE rea"&+ar &sso Rue', !o' u' ,ran#e o"-ar #e 'L#&!o, a(reen#er a
un&#a#e "a1en1e e so1erra#a #a a"'a sofre#ora, o Rue sO serE !onse,u&#o a1raDLs #a
a1&1u#e &n1er(essoa" #e (ar!e&ros e n%o a1raDLs #a !ons&#era$%o e es1u#o #e u'
o0Ne1o/ Para o 1era(eu1a faDore!er #e u' 'o#o !oeren1e a "&0er1a$%o e a a1ua"&+a$%o
#aRue"a un&#a#e, e' u'a noDa -ar'on&a #a (essoa !o' o 'un#o, e"e #eDe es1ar,
ass&' !o'o o e#u!a#or, n%o so'en1e aRu& no seu (O"o #a re"a$%o 0&(o"ar, 'as
1a'0L' no ou1ro (O"o, !o' 1o#o o seu (o#er #e (resen1&F!a$%o e e6(er&en!&ar o
efe&1o #e sua (rO(r&a a$%o/ PorL', #e noDo, a re"a$%o es(e!&F!a #e V!uraW 1er'&nar&a
no 'o'en1o e' Rue o (a!&en1e "e'0rasse e !onse,u&sse (ra1&!ar, #e sua (ar1e, o
enDo"D&'en1o e6(er&en!&an#o ass&' o eDen1o no "a#o #o 'L#&!o/ O !urar !o'o o
e#u!ar n%o L (ossHDe", sen%o YRue"e Rue D&De no fa!e=a=fa!e, se' !on1u#o #e&6ar=se
a0sorDer/
A "&'&1a$%o nor'a1&Da #a 'u1ua"&#a#e ser&a #e'ons1ra#a #e u' 'o#o 'a&s
!"aro, se' #PD&#a, no e6e'("o, #o or&en1a#or #e !ons!&Jn!&a, (o&s aH, u' enDo"D&'en1o
(or (ar1e #e seu (ar!e&ro D&o"ar&a a au1en1&!&#a#e sa!ra" #e sua '&ss%o/
To#o DHn!u"o EU=TU, no se&o #e u'a re"a$%o, Rue se es(e!&F!a !o'o u'a a$%o
!o' Fna"&#a#e e6er!&#a (or u' "a#o so0re o ou1ro,
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e6&s1e e' D&r1u#e #e u'a 'u1ua"&#a#e Rue n%o (o#e 1ornar=se 1o1a"/
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1>4 Bo' referJn!&a a &sso, sO 'a&s u'a Rues1%o (o#e ser a0or#a#aM L ne!essEr&o
Rue ass&' seNa (o&s e"a L, &n!o'(araDe"'en1e, a 'a&s &'(or1an1e/ Per,un1ar=se=&a?
!o'o (o#e o TU e1erno ser, na re"a$%o, ao 'es'o 1e'(o e6!"us&Do e &n!"us&DoZ Bo'o
o en!on1ro EU=TU #o -o'e' !o' Deus, en!on1ro Rue e6&,e u' 'oD&'en1o a0so"u1o
e' #&re$%o a E"e e #o Rua" na#a (o#e #esD&ar, (o#e en,"o0ar 1o#as as ou1ras re"a$Ues
EU=TU #es1e -o'e' e ofere!J="as a E"eZ
No1e=se 0e', a Rues1%o n%o se a("&!a a Deus, 'as un&!a'en1e Y nossa re"a$%o
!o' E"e/ Eu #eDo, no en1an1o, (ara res(on#er, fa"ar #e"e/ Na Der#a#e nossa re"a$%o
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!o' E"e 1rans!en#e, !o'o 1a", 1o#as as o(os&$Ues, (orRue e"e, !o'o 1a", as
1rans!en#e/
Se' #PD&#a, (o#e'os so'en1e fa"ar so0re o Rue Deus L e' sua re"a$%o !o' o
-o'e'/ E, 'a&s, &sso sO (o#er&a ser #&1o #e u' 'o#o (ara#o6a"M ou 'a&s e6a1a'en1e,
(or u' e'(re,o (ara#o6a" #e u' !on!e&1oM a&n#a 'a&s !"ara'en1e, (e"a "&,a$%o
(ara#o6a" en1re u' !on!e&1o no'&na" e u' Va#Ne!1u'W Rue se !on1ra#&+ !o' o
!on1eP#o Rue usua"'en1e "-e a1r&0uH'os/ Es1a !on1ra#&$%o se Nus1&F!a na 'e#&#a e'
Rue se re!on-e!e Rue L &n#&s(ensEDe" #e=
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1>. s&,nar o o0Ne1o (or es1a no$%o e Rue a #es&,na$%o sO (o#e ser Nus1&F!a#a ass&'
e n%o #e ou1ro 'o#o/ O !on1eP#o #o !on!e&1o sofre u'a e61ens%o 1ransfor'a#ora = o
'es'o a!on1e!e, (orL', !o' !a#a !on!e&1o Rue nOs, &'(e"&#os (or rea"&#a#e #e fL,
1o'a'os Y &'anJn!&a e a("&!a'os Y a$%o #a 1rans!en#Jn!&a/
A re"a$%o !o' Deus !o'o (essoa
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L &n#&s(ensEDe" (ara Rue', !o'o eu, n%o
en1en#e (or VDeusW u' (r&n!&(&o, e'0ora 'Hs1&!os !o'o 'es1re E!\ar1, Ys De+es
asse'e"-a'=no ao SerM (ara aRue"e Rue, !o'o eu, n%o &#en1&F!a VDeusW !o' u'a
&#L&a, e'0ora F"Osofos !o'o P"a1%o, (ossa', Ys De+es, 1J="o !on!e0&#o !o'o 1a"M (ara
Rue', so0re1u#o, !o'o eu, en1en#e (or VDeusW = n%o &'(or1a o Rue seNa a"L' #&sso =
aRue"e Rue en1ra nu'a re"a$%o &'e#&a1a !onos!o -o'ens, a1raDLs #e a1os !r&a#ores,
reDe"a#ores e "&0er1a#ores
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(oss&0&"&1an#o=nos, !o' &sso, a en1rar e' u'a re"a$%o
&'e#&a1a !o' E"e/ Es1e fun#a'en1o e es1e sen1&#o #e nossa e6&s1Jn!&a !ons1&1ue', a
!a#a De+, u'a 'u1ua"&#a#e Rue sO (o#e e6&s1&r en1re (essoas/ E'0ora o !on!e&1o #e
(ersona"&#a#e seNa, se' #PD&#a, &n!a(a+ #e #eFn&r a essJn!&a #e Deus, L (ossHDe" e
ne!essEr&o, no en1an1o, #&+er Rue e"e L 1a'0L' u'a Pessoa/ Se eu Ru&sesse 1ra#u+&r o
Rue se #eDe en1en#er !o' &sso, e6!e(!&ona"'en1e, e' u'a "&n,ua,e' F"osOF!a, a #e
S(&no+a, (or e6e'("o, #eDer&a #&+er Rue, #os &nu'erEDe&s a1r&0u1os #e Deus, n%o sO
#o&s, !o'o en1en#e S(&no+a, 'as 1rJs nos s%o (ara nOs -o'ens, !on-e!&#os? a
es(&r&1ua"&#a#e, #a
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1>3 Rua" 1e' or&,e' o Rue !-a'a'os Es(Hr&1oM a na1ura"&#a#e = Rue !ons&s1e no Rue
!-a'a'os na1ure+a e e, e' 1er!e&ro "u,ar, o a1r&0u1o #a (ersona"&#a#e/ De"a, #es1e
a1r&0u1o, nas!e o 'eu ser=(essoa", e o ser=(essoa" #e 1o#os os -o'ens, ass&' !o'o
#aRue"es ou1ros a1r&0u1os or&,&na', 1an1o o 'eu ser=es(&r&1ua" !o'o 'eu ser=na1ura" e
o #e 1o#os os -o'ens/ E, so'en1e es1e 1er!e&ro a1r&0u1o #a (ersona"&#a#e se nos
reDe"a #&re1a'en1e e' sua Rua"&#a#e #e a1r&0u1o/
PorL', a,ora no Rue #&+ res(e&1o ao !on1eP#o un&Dersa"'en1e !on-e!&#o #o
!on!e&1o #e Pessoa, se anun!&a a !on1ra#&$%o/ N%o (er1en!e Y essJn!&a #a (essoa o
fa1o #e sua &n#&D&#ua"&#a#e, e'0ora e6&s1&n#o e' s&, ser re"a1&D&+a#a na 1o1a"&#a#e #o
Ser (e"a ("ura"&#a#e #e ou1ras &n#&D&#ua"&#a#esZ Mas, eD&#en1e'en1e, &sso n%o se
a("&!ar&a a Deus/ A es1a !on1ra#&$%o !on1ra(Ue=se a #es&,na$%o (ara#o6a" #e Deus
!o'o (essoa a0so"u1a, &s1o L, u'a (essoa n%o (assHDe" #e re"a1&D&+a$%o/ Deus en1ra na
re"a$%o &'e#&a1a !onos!o !o'o (essoa a0so"u1a/ A !on1ra#&$%o #esa(are!e e' u'
nHDe" su(er&or #e !ons&#era$%o/
Deus = (o#e'os a,ora aFr'ar = 1rans'&1e sua a0so"u1&!&#a#e Y re"a$%o Rue E"e
es1a0e"e!e !o' o -o'e'/ O -o'e' Rue se #&r&,e a E"e n%o 1e' ne!ess&#a#e #e se
afas1ar #e nen-u'a ou1ra re"a$%o EU=TUM e"e as !on#u+ "e,&1&'a'en1e a E"e e as #e&6a
Rue se 1ransF,ure' na Vfa!e #e DeusW/
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To#aD&a, #eDe=se, a!&'a #e 1u#o, eD&1ar &n1er(re1ar o #&E"o,o !o' Deus, o
#&E"o,o, so0re o Rua" eu fa"e& nes1e "&Dro e e' Ruase 1o#os Rue o se,u&ra', !o'o a",o
Rue o!orresse s&'("es'en1e Y (ar1e ou a!&'a #o Ruo1&#&ano/
1<: A (a"aDra #e Deus aos -o'ens (ene1ra 1o#o eDen1o #a D&#a #e !a#a u' #e nOs,
ass&' !o'o !a#a eDen1o #o 'un#o Rue nos enDo"De, 1u#o o Rue L 0&o,rEF!o e 1u#o o
Rue L -&s1Or&!o, 1ransfor'an#o=o (ara Do!J e (ara '&', e' 'ensa,e' e e6&,Jn!&a/ A
(a"aDra (essoa" 1orna !a(a+ e e6&,e, eDen1o a(Os eDen1o, s&1ua$%o a(Os s&1ua$%o, #a
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(essoa -u'ana Fr'e+a e #e!&s%o/ A!re#&1a'os 'u&1as De+es, Rue na#a -E a (er!e0er,
'as o0s1ruH'os -E 'u&1o 1e'(o, nossos ouD&#os/
A e6&s1Jn!&a #a 'u1ua"&#a#e en1re Deus e o -o'e' L &n#e'ons1rEDe", #o
'es'o 'o#o Rue a e6&s1Jn!&a #e Deus L &n#e'ons1rEDe"/ PorL', aRue"e Rue 1en1a
fa"ar #E"e #E seu 1es1e'un-o e &nDo!a o 1es1e'un-o #aRue"e a Rue' E"e fa"a, seNa u'
1es1e'un-o (resen1e ou fu1uro/
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WESEN/ A 1ra#u$%o 'a&s !orre1a L essJn!&a/ Mes1re E!\ar1 fo& o (r&'e&ro a &n1ro#u+&r es1e !on!e&1o na
F"osoFa a"e'% (ara 1ra#u+&r essJn!&a/ Tra1a=se #e u' 1er'o Rue Bu0er e'(re,a 'u&1o freRaen1e'en1e
a1r&0u&n#o="-e u' sen1&#o (rofun#o/ Ne' se'(re a!-a'os u' 1er'o (ara 1ra#u+&r, (ara e6aur&r 1o#a a
r&Rue+a #e sen1&#o a1r&0uH#o e' !a#a (assa,e'/ Ks De+es Bu0er e'(re,ou o su0s1an1&Do Wesen-e&1,
for'a rara e' a"e'%o/ 8era"'en1e Wesen s&,n&F!a (ara Bu0er, e' EU E TU, ser, na1ure+a/ Rara'en1e
"e'os essJn!&a/ PorL', a!re#&1a'os Rue o sen1&#o 'a&s r&!o 1en-a a",o a Der, e' Bu0er, !o' o an1&,o
a"e'%o Tesan se&n/ Por es1a ra+%o, e' DEr&as (assa,ens (refer&'os 1ra#u+&r Tesen (or ser (resen1e,
(o&s, sen#o (resen$a e (resen1e !on!e&1os !en1ra&s no (ensa'en1o #e Bu0er, o ser no sen1&#o 'a&s
(rofun#o L o ser na re"a$%o Rue e6&,e a 1o1a"&#a#e #e (resen$a/ O (rO(r&o (arS'e1ro Rue Bu0er u1&"&+a
(ara es1a0e"e!er o 'a&or ou 'enor Da"or (ara u'a re"a$%o EU=TU, a re!&(ro!&#a#e, se 0ase&a nu'a
(resen$a 'a&s !o'("e1a ou 'enos !o'("e1a #os &n1e,ran1es #o eDen1o #a re"a$%o Ass&' nes1a
(assa,e'? VA palavra1prin&pio EU1.U s, pode ser proferida9 pelo ser na sua totalidadeW @'&1 #e' ,an+e'
WesenA/ A D&#a #e re"a$%o L (ara Bu0er a D&#a a1ua" #e (resen$a/ En1%o n%o L sO enRuan1o ser Rue o
-o'e' se #&s(Ue ao eDen1o #e re"a$%o 'as !o'o ser na sua 1o1a"&#a#e #e (resen$a, !o'o ser (resen1e/
Ou1ras De+es, #&an1e #a #&F!u"#a#e #e 1ra#u+&r 1o#a a r&Rue+a #o (ensa'en1o #e Bu0er !onserDa'os o
sen1&#o 'a&s !o'u' VessJn!&aW/ Ass&' na (assa,e' 'a&s a#&an1e? VWesen-e&1en Ter#en &n #er
8e,enTar1 ,e"e01W @o Rue L essen!&a" L D&D&#o no (resen1eA L u'a frase u' 1an1o #esnor1ean1e, (o&s,
!o'o L Rue seres, essJn!&as, ser%o D&D&#osZ Po#e' ser D&D&#osZ E 'a&s, VWesen-e&1enW no ("ura" L 'a&s
raro a&n#a/ Deno1a a",o a0s1ra1o e ,era"/ Mes'o Rue 1&DLsse'os en!on1ra#o er"e01 @D&Den!&ar,
e6(er&en!&arA e' De+ #e ,e"e01, n%o #e&6ar&a #e ser u' 1an1o e'0ara$an1e, (o&s Ver"e0enW e VEr"e0n&sW
a&n#a se a(ro6&'a' #o !on1e61o #a Erf-arun,, e6(er&Jn!&a (rO(r&a #o 'un#o #o ISSO/ O(1a'os (e"a
1ra#u$%o Vo essen!&a"W, (o&s L a0s1ra1o e ,era" !o'o Ru&s Bu0er e se a(ro6&'a #e sua &n1en$%o (r&n!&(a"
Rue L D&#a #e re"a$%o !o' a D&#a essen!&a", a D&#a #e V(resen$aW, (resen1e aRu& e a,ora/ ARue"e Rue es1E
(resen1e e' u' eDen1o #e re"a$%o #&a"O,&!a L essen!&a", (o&s (rofer&u a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o !o' 1o#o o seu
ser/ Is1o se 1orna 'enos e'0ara$an1e !o' a se,un#a (ar1e #a frase na (assa,e' !&1a#a? h8e,ens1aen=
#"&!-\e&1en &n #er Ver,an,en-e&1W @as o0Ne1&D&#a#es no (assa#oA/ O o0Ne1o @8e,ens1an#A NE es1E
!r&s1a"&+a#o no 'un#o #o ISSO/ 8e,ens1an# n%o (o#e ser hTesenh (ara e'(re,ar'os u'a "&n,ua,e'
0e' s&'("es, (o&s !are!e #e V(resen$aW, (e"o 'enos enRuan1o o0Ne1o/ Ora, se n%o (o#e'os aFr'ar, a
r&,or, Rue u' o0Ne1o n%o 1e' essJn!&a, (e"o 'enos, (o#e'os #&+er Rue e"e n%o L u' Vser (resen1eW,
(o&s, !o'o #&sse'os, e"e !are!e #e (resen$a/
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ERA2REN/ O su0s1an1&Do L Erfahrung/ No 'es'o (arE,rafo Bu0er e'(re,a 1a'0L' o Der0o
V0efa-renW !uNa 1ra#u$%o "&1era" (o#er&a ser V&aminhar na superf&ieW/ A'0os se re"a!&ona' !o' Vfa-renW
an#ar, D&aNar/ Tra#u+&'os 0efa-ren (or Ve?plorar a superf&ieW, (o&s !re'os ser a &n1en$%o #e Bu0er
&n#&!ar Rue a e6(er&Jn!&a L u'a &#a &n1en!&ona" Rue (er'ane!e na su(erfH!&e #as !o&sas/
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ER LEIBT MIR 8E8ENUEBER/ V)eibW s&,n&F!a !or(oM o Der0o leiben (o#er&a ser 1ra#u+&#o (or en!or(orar/
No 1e61o Bu0er #&s1&n,ue )eib e @oerper/ )eib L o !or(o -u'ano na sua 'an&fes1a$%o !on!re1a e6&s1en!&a"
!o'o !or(o D&D&#o/ Po#erHa'os asso!&ar es1a #&s1&n$%o YRue"a Rue fe+ S!-e"er en1re !or(o (er!e0&#o Rue
e"e !-a'a ]oer(er e !or(o e6(er&en!&a#o Rue e"e !-a'a Le&0/ Es1a 'es'a #&s1&n$%o L o(era#a (or
B&sTan,er/ 8e,enue0er L u' 1er'o a0un#an1e'en1e u1&"&+a#o (or Bu0er/ 8e,enue0er (are!e 1er s&#o
forNa#o (ara 1ra#u+&r o VD&s=Y=D&sW fran!Js/ ds De+es Bu0er o e'(re,a !o'o su0s1an1&Do/ Nes1e !aso
o(1a'os (e"o 1er'o (ar!e&ro/ E' ou1ras (assa,ens 1ra#u+&'os (or fa!e=a=fa!e e !onfron1o/ Na (resen1e
frase o(1a'os (or u'a 1ra#u$%o Rue se a(ro6&'a a nosso Der #o sen1&#o Rue Bu0er Ru&s e6(r&'&r/ E'
(essoa L u'a e6(ress%o 1a"De+ &'(rO(r&a e' se 1ra1an#o #e u'a ErDore/ Mas Ruer s&,n&F!ar Rue n%o se
1ra1a a(enas #e u'a 'assa &ner1e e !o'(a!1a Rue se (os1a s&'("es'en1e #&an1e #o -o'e', 'as L a
ErDore Rue (o#e &n1e,rar o eDen1o #e re"a$%o e (or1an1o ser u' TU (ara o -o'e' nu' 'o'en1o #e
Der#a#e&ra (resen$a/
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WIR]LIB2]EIT, T&r\"&!-, DerT&r\"&!-en, en1T&r\"&!-en s%o 1er'os freRaen1e'en1e u1&"&+a#os (or Bu0er/
E"e os asso!&a #e u' 'o#o 0as1an1e nH1&#o e (ra1&!a'en1e e' 1o#as as (assa,ens on#e a(are!e o 1er'o,
!o' Air$en a1uar e #er$ o0ra/ Nu'a 1en1a1&Da #e (er'ane!er o 'a&s Fe& (ossHDe" ao !on1e61o #e EU E
TU, o(1a'os (or u'a 1ra#u$%o Rue nos (are!e ser 'a&s (rO6&'a ao sen1&#o Rue Bu0er "-e #eu, a sa0er,
a1ua"&#a#e (ara #ir$li&h$eit, a1ua" (ara T&r\"&!- e a1uar (ara T&r\en/ A"L' #&sso, (o#e'os asso!&E="os Y
(resen$a e (resen1e no sen1&#o 0u0er&ano/ De fa1o, 'a&s a#&an1e Bu0er &rE aFr'ar Rue V.oda vida atual 8
en&ontroW/ A au1en1&!&#a#e #a D&#a enRuan1o a1ua" L ser D&#a #e en!on1ro @Be,e,nun,A, ass&' !o'o a
au1en1&!&#a#e #o en!on1ro sO L a1&n,&#a nu'a D&#a #e a1ua"&#a#e, #e (resen$a efe1&Da, a1uan1e, D&s1o Rue
o au1Jn1&!o en!on1ro &'("&!a u'a V(resen1&F!a$%oW @Ver,e,enTaer1&,un,A 'P1ua #o EU e #o TU e u'a
We!-se"T&r\un, u'a a$%o 'P1ua, u'a a1ua$%o re!H(ro!a/ De&6a'os o 1er'o rea"&#a#e e rea" Ruan#o
Bu0er e'(re,a es(e!&F!a'en1e Rea"&1ae1 e rea"/
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8E8ENWAERTI8E/ BegenAart s&,n&F!a (resen$a e (resen1e/ ^ u' #os 1er'os !-aDes e' EU E TU/
Presen1e !o'o o(os1o ao (assa#o e ao fu1uro e (resen1e !o'o Vem presen/a deW/ O (resen1e !o'o
'o'en1o (resen1e 1rans!en#e #e a",u' 'o#o o (uro &ns1an1e un&#&'ens&ona" na &n1erse!$%o #e #uas
fa!$Ues #o 1e'(o/ O (resen1e e' Bu0er eDo!a=nos o V&ns1an1eW \&er\e,aar#&ano Rue L #e!&s&Do e ("eno
#e e1ern&#a#eM e"e L a ("en&1u#e #os 1e'(os/ Na (r&'e&ra Par1e #e EU E TU Bu0er e'(re,a o su0s1an1&Do
a0s1ra1o 8e,enTaer1&,\e&1 Rue (o#e ser 1ra#u+&#o (or (resen1&#a#e/
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LIEBE IST EIN WELT2ATES WIR]EN/ 2af1 L u' suF6o u1&"&+a#o (ara a#Ne1&Dos e -af1&,\e&1 (ara
su0s1an1&Dos/ Po#e s&,n&F!ar (ro(r&e#a#e ou o fa1o #e 1er !o'o 1a'0L' a e6(ress%o Valgo &omoW/ Bu0er
o e'(re,a 'a&s nes1e se,un#o sen1&#o !o'o Rue #an#o a en1en#er Rue os !on!e&1os s%o &n!a(a+es #e
a1&n,&r o r&,or #e sen1&#o #e u'a &#L&a/ We"1-af1 L u'a #e"as/ InP'eras s%o as (a"aDras Rue Bu0er forNou
!o' os suF6os -af1 e -af1&,\e&1/
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MANA/ 2E DEr&os sen1&#os (ara a (a"aDra Mana/ Os!&"a en1re u'a no$%o #e for$a &'(essoa" un&Dersa" e
u'a (ersona"&#a#e #e !arE1er sa!ro ou #&D&no/ Para os A",onRu&nos @Hn#&os #o Bana#EA o Mana re!e0e o
no'e #e V'an&1uWM (ara os IroRueses, o no'e #e Voren#aW e V0ra-'anW (ara os (oDos #a cn#&a an1&,a/ O
Mana L o as(e!1o (os&1&Do #o o!u"1o enRuan1o Rue o V1a0uW L o as(e!1o ne,a1&Do/ O o!u"1o !o'o Mana L
!arre,a#o #e u' (o#er '&"a,roso/ O 1er'o e6(r&'e a &#L&a re"&,&osa e"e'en1ar #e for$a sa!ra"
@&'(ro(r&a'en1e #e Iu&#oA &n#e(en#en1e #as !on!e($Ues e !ren$as an&'Hs1&!as, !o'o a for'a 'a&s
s&'("es #e re"&,&os&#a#e/ Bo#r&n,1on na sua o0ra VT-e Me"anes&ansW aFr'a Rue o Mana L u'a for$a, u'a
&nIuJn!&a #e or#e' &'a1er&a" e, e' !er1o sen1&#o so0rena1ura", Rue se reDe"a, no en1an1o, (or u'a for$a
fHs&!a, ou (or u' (o#er #e su(er&or&#a#e Rue o -o'e' (ossu&/ Os (r&'&1&Dos, #es!on-e!en#o as !ausas
fHs&!as e na1ura&s #os fenX'enos #a na1ure+a, D&s1o Rue seus !on-e!&'en1os n%o a1&n,&ra' o es1E,&o
!a(a+ #e !on!e0er u'a !ausa ,era" !a(a+ #e (ro#u+&r a",o #o na#a, re!orre' Y -&(O1ese #e u' !on!e&1o
#&nS'&!o Rue L o Mana/ N%o L fE!&" #e se #eFn&r !o' (re!&s%o o Rue L o Mana, (o&s L #e na1ure+a
'a1er&a" e ao 'es'o 1e'(o &nD&sHDe" e &n1o!EDe"M se' ser es(&r&1ua" (ar1&!&(a #a na1ure+a es(&r&1ua"/ ^
u'a es(L!&e #e Iu&#o 'a1er&a" #es(roD&#o #e &n1e"&,Jn!&a (essoa" 'as !a(a+ #e re!e0er e re(er!u1&r a
&'(ress%o #e 1o#as as &#L&as e #e 1o#os os es(Hr&1os @Sa&n19Des La or!e Ma,&Rue? #u 'ana #es (r&'&1&fs
eu #9na'&s'e s!&en1&FRue, (E,s/ ):=))/ Par&s, 1315A/
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VERBUNDEN2EIT/ Tra1a=se #e u' 1er'o u1&"&+a#o (or Bu0er nas 1rJs (ar1es #o "&Dro/ ^ (ou!o !o'u' na
"&n,ua,e' !orren1e/ ^ #e #&fH!&" 1ra#u$%o/ De u' !er1o 'o#o Bu0er nos forne!e u' (ara#&,'a nes1a
(assa,e'/ O(1a'os (e"o 1er'o DHn!u"o/ Tra1a=se #e u'a #e1er'&na#a re"a$%o en1re #o&s seres Rue n%o L
'era Nus1a(os&$%o, ne' re"a$%o !ausa", ne' !one6%oM o 1er'o asso!&a$%o se a(ro6&'a, 'as a&n#a n%o
a1&n,e o ,rau #e &n1&'&#a#e Rue L Der&F!a#o na VVer0un#en-e&1W !o'o a e'(re,a Bu0er/ Asso!&a$%o,
a"L' #&sso, se a(ro6&'a #e Vso!&usW e es1e a&n#a n%o L o V(rO6&'oW nu'a (ro6&'&#a#e #e (resen$a/
VHn!u"o #eno1a u'a re"a$%o Hn1&'a en1re #o&s seres/
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DER ZUM LEIB REIENDE ]OERPER/ Ver Do1a < #es1a (ar1e/
NOTAS DA SE8UNDA PARTE
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8EIST/ Es(Hr&1o/ Es(Hr&1o eDo!a=nos aRu& o sen1&#o a1r&0uH#o ao !on!e&1o no !on1e61o 0H0"&!o/ Para Bu0er,
a BH0"&a @(or e"e 1ra#u+&#a !o' a !o"a0ora$%o #e / Rosen+Te&,A #eDe a(resen1ar ao -o'e'
!on1e'(orSneo u'a #&re$%o e' sua D&#a !on!re1a/ Es1a (os&$%o e6&,&u #e Bu0er u'a a1&1u#e
-er'enJu1&!a e' sua 1ra#u$%o Rue 1en1aDa re#es!o0r&r o sen1&#o or&,&na" #os 1er'os @8run#s!-r&f1A/
E'0ora a#'&1&sse Rue o resu"1a#o #es1e 1ra0a"-o -er'enJu1&!o #e #e!&frar a (rO(r&a (a"aDra (or u'a
noDa "e&1ura @Bu0er !-a'aDa o 1e61o #o (a"&'(ses1oA (u#esse a(are!er (ara#o6a" e, a1L 'es'o,
De6a1Or&o (ara o -o'e' 'o#erno/ E"e aFr'aDa 1a'0L' Rue, o (ara#o6o e o De6a'e (o#e' !on#u+&r Y
&ns1ru$%o/ O 1e61o 0H0"&!o es1a0e"e!e u'a re"a$%o en1re esprito e vida/ VRua-V s&,n&F!a esprito e vento/
Le'os no 8Jnese 1?) Vo es(Hr&1o #e Deus (a&raDa so0re as E,uasW/ Deus n%o se res1r&n,e a u' re&no
na1ura" ou es(&r&1ua" 'as L or&,e' #os #o&s/ O es(Hr&1o VRUA2W, se re"a!&ona Y D&#a e n%o ao &n1e"e!1o/
hRua-V s&,n&F!a so(ro, so(ro #o !Lu so0 a for'a #e Den1o e o so(ro so0 for'a #e es(Hr&1o/ Para o
(r&'&1&Do, os #o&s sen1&#os s%o &nse(arEDe&s (o&s e"e sen1e e &n1er(re1a o en1us&as'o Rue no a(o#era
#e"e, a a$%o &rres&s1HDe" #o es(Hr&1o ne"e !o'o o Den1o #a 1e'(es1a#e se a(o#era #e 1u#o/ O es(Hr&1o,
VRUA2W, n%o es1E so0re Mo&sLs (o&s a Vo+ es1a0e"e!eu !o' e"a u'a !onDersa #e (essoa Y (essoa/
Mo&sLs L o #e(os&1Er&o #o es(Hr&1o Rue na#a 'a&s L #o Rue o fa1o #e ser a#'&1&#o e' u'a re"a$%o
#&a"O,&!a !o' a #&D&n#a#e/ ^ !ur&oso no1ar, !o'o nos "e'0ra Bu0er, a #&feren$a #e &n1er"o!u$%o Rue se
es1a0e"e!e en1re Mo&sLs e Deus #e u' "a#o, e Deus e os Profe1as, #o ou1ro "a#o/ EnRuan1o Deus se fa+
!on-e!er aos (rofe1as Ve' D&s%oW, a Mo&sLs E"e se 'an&fes1a D&sua"'en1e e n%o e' en&,'as/ Os (rofe1as
1J' D&sUes Rue #eDe' ser (r&'e&ra'en1e #e!&fra#as, enRuan1o Rue, (ara Mo&sLs, L na rea"&#a#e D&sua"
Rue a Don1a#e #e Deus se 'os1ra/ Aos (r&'e&ros Deus fa"a Ve' son-oV, (ara Mo&sLs E"e fa"a V0o!a=a=
0o!aW e Mo&sLs "-e res(on#e/ Es1e !on1a1o e6(r&'e, !o'o #&+ Bu0er, u'a !o'un&!a$%o Rue L a&n#a 'a&s
Hn1&'a Rue o Vfa!e=a=fa!eW @b6o#o ;;?11A/ E' u'a e'&ss%o #o so(ro, #o -E"&1o, a (a"aDra L so(ra#a (or
Deus e &ns(&ra#a (e"o -o'e'/ @Ver M/ Bu0er e D&e S!-r&f1 u' &-re Ver#eu1s!-un,, 1<4A/
E' EU E TU De'os D&s"u'0rar 1a'0L' es1e sen1&#o #o es(Hr&1o !o'o for$a ,era#ora #o #&a="o,o, a
(a"aDra en1re os #o&s es1a0e"e!en#o o &n1er=Da"o en1re o Eu e o TU na &n1&'&#a#e e na (resen$a #o eDen1o
#o fa!e=a=fa!e/ Bu0er aFr'a Rue o es(Hr&1o L a res(os1a #o -o'e' a seu Tu/ A res(os1a &ns1aura o
#&E"o,o, a &n1er=a$%o on#e o EU !onFr'a o TU e' seu ser e L (or e"e !onFr'a#o/ O EU e6er!e u'a
a$%o, a1ua so0re o TU e es1e a1ua so0re o EU/ Nes1e en!on1ro se es1a0e"e!e a a"1er&#a#e na 'e#&#a e'
Rue e6&s1e u'a a"1er=a$%o 'P1ua/ Po#e'os, en1%o re"a!&onar aRu& o sen1&#o Rue L #a#o na &n1er(re1a$%o
0u0er&ana Y Pa"aDra #&D&na, ao Es(Hr&1o e' sua 'an&fes1a$%o #&D&na/ A (a"aDra L, e' sua essJn!&a #&D&na,
u' (o#er Rue a,e so0re o -o'e' a Rue' e"a L #&r&,&#a, e, ao 'es'o 1e'(o, u'a a$%o #o -o'e' so0re
e"a e'0ora u'a a$%o #e !arE1er #&feren1e, 1r&0u1Er&a #a !on#&$%o (rO(r&a #o -o'e'/
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STATT I2M ZUZUBLIB]EN, BEOBAB2TET/ Zubli&$en L u' Der0o (ou!o !o'u'/ Bo'(reen#e=se 'a&s
fa!&"'en1e +u-oeren = ouD&r, es!u1ar/ Prefer&'os en1%o, (ro!uran#o u'a 'a&or F#e"&#a#e ao !on1e61o #e
1o#o o "&Dro, 1ra#u+&r +u0"&!\en (or !on1e'("ar e' o(os&$%o a o0serDar = beoba&hten/ A o0serDa$%o
&'("&!a u' o0Ne1o o0serDa#o enRuan1o Rue !on1e'("a$%o L 'a&s u'a res(os1a ao TU no eDen1o #a
re"a$%o/
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V8OLEMW L u'a (a"aDra Rue a(are!e u'a sO De+ na BH0"&a no sa"'o 1;3?1</ S&,n&F!a aH Vsem formaV/
A "&1era1ura -e0ra&!a #a I#a#e ML#&a e'(re,aDa=a (ara #es&,nar a 'a1Lr&a se' for'a/ Bu0er e6("&!a Rue
8o"e' L u' (e#a$o #e ar,&"a an&'a#o se' a"'a/ Po#erHa'os 1ra#u+&="o (or au1X'a1o/ A!-a'os
&n1eressan1e re1o'ar a for'a 1ar#&a #a "en#a !o'o Qa!o0 8r&'' e6(Xs e' seu VDi3rio para EremitasW #e
1.:.? VOs Nu#eus (o"oneses fa0r&!a', #e(o&s #e !er1as ora$Ues e #&as #e NeNu', a for'a #e u' -o'e'
e' ar,&"a/ Se e"es (ronun!&a' so0re e"e o hS!-eru-a'(-orash '&ra!u"oso @o no'e #e DeusA es1e -o'e'
#eDe 1ornar=se D&Do/ E'0ora n%o (ossa fa"ar, e"e (o#e, no en1an1o, !o'(reen#er suF!&en1e'en1e o Rue se
"-e #&+ ou or#ena/ E"es o #eno'&naDa' V8o"e'W e o u1&"&+aDa' !o'o e'(re,a#o (ara e6e!u1ar 1ra0a"-os
#o'Ls1&!os/ E"e n%o #eDe Na'a&s sa&r #e !asa/ E' sua fron1e es1E es!r&1o e'e1- @Der#a#eA/ E"e !res!e
!a#a #&a a (on1o #e se 1ornar fa!&"'en1e 'a&or Rue 1o#os Rue D&De' e' !asa 'es'o Rue 1en-a s&#o
fa0r&!a#o 0e' (eRuen&no/ Os Rue D&De' na !asa, !o' 'e#o #es1e 8o"e', a(a,a' en1%o a (r&'e&ra "e1ra
#o no'e (ara Rue e"e se 1orne 'e1- @es1E 'or1oA/ E/ ass&' e"e !a&, se #es'orona e se 1ransfor'a
noDa'en1e e' ar,&"a/ U' -o'e' -aD&a #e&6a#o, (or #es!u&#o, !res!er #e'as&a#a'en1e o seu V8o"e'W/
T%o ,ran#e es1aDa Rue NE n%o era 'a&s (ossHDe" a"!an$ar a sua fron1e/ En1%o, 1o'a#o (e"o 'e#o, e"e
or#enou a seu serDo Rue "-e 1&rasse as 0o1as, (ara Rue Ruan#o o 8o"e' es1&Desse a0a&6a#o, (u#esse
a1&n,&r sua fron1e/ Ten#o !onse,u&#o, re1&rou a (r&'e&ra "e1ra, 'as 1o#o aRue"e (eso #e ar,&"a !a&u so0re
e"e e o 'a1ouV/ @Bfr/ Bea1e Rosenfe"#, D&e 8o"e'sa,e un# &-re VerTer1un, &n# #er #eu1s!-en L&1era1ur/
Bres"au 13;5/ B&1a#o (or S!-o"e', 8/ 8/ = La ]a00a"e/ (E,/ 1.:A/
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SEELENVO8EL/ Tra1a=se #a u'a no$%o 'H1&!a #a a"'a Rue se &n!or(ora e' an&'a&s ou aDes/ Se,un#o a
!ren$a #os (oDos (r&'&1&Dos, a a"'a #e u' -o'e' a(Os a 'or1e, so0reD&De e' u' an&'a", u' rL(1&" ou
u'a aDe @SeeIenDo,e"A/ Es1a !ren$a se 0ase&a na !ren$a #a '&,ra$%o #as a"'as/ Es1a &#L&a (r&'&1&Da #a
(assa,e' #a a"'a ou #a essJn!&a D&1a" (ara u'a for'a (ar1&!u"ar se fun#a'en1a na !on!e($%o #e u'a
a"'a o0Ne1&Da ou #e u'a ("ura"&#a#e #e a"'as e' u' &n#&DH#uo (ar1&!u"ar/ 2E en1%o a (oss&0&"&#a#e #e
u'a #es1as a"'as se se(arar (ara (o#er sa&r a1raDLs #a 0o!a/ A a"'a #eDe ser (eRuena (ara Rue (ossa
(assar (e"a 0o!a/ D&+=se ass&' Rue a a"'a Doa, sen#o re(resen1a#a (or aDes ou &nse1os Doa#ores/ Para os
Bororos a a"'a se en!arna nu'a arara/ Na #&F!u"#a#e #e en!on1rar'os u' 1er'o e6a1o o(1a'os (e"a
e6(ress%o, se' #PD&#a &'(rO(r&a #e Va"'a=(EssaroW/
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2EIMARMENE/ Ter'o ,re,o u1&"&+a#o (or P"a1%o no L#on 11>* e no 8or,&a' >1)e, !uNa 1ra#u$%o L
h#es1&noW/
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]ARMAN/ ^ u' !on!e&1o sSns!r&1o u1&"&+a#o na re"&,&%o 2&n#u e no Bu#&s'o, Rue (o#e ser 1ra#u+&#o (or
a$%o/ VO ]ar'anW L a for$a ,era#a (e"as a$Ues #e u'a (essoa/ O #es1&no #o -o'e' a(Os a 'or1e
#e(en#e #e sua e6&s1Jn!&a a1ua" ou #as an1er&ores/
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UM]2ER/Bu0er Ruer 1ra#u+&r o 1er'o TES2UVA2 -e0ra&!o/ Ao 1ra#u+&r'os U'\-er (or V&onvers0oW
1en1a'os nos a(ro6&'ar o 'E6&'o (ossHDe" #o !"&'a #o (ensa'en1o 0u0er&ano/ A VU'\-erV L no sen1&#o
(rofun#o #o 1er'o u'a !onDers%o e n%o a V'e1on&'&aW, a Do"1a !o'o fo& (ro(os1a (or P"a1%o aos
-o'ens na 'e1Efora #a !aDerna/ A !onDers%o en,aNa o -o'e' na 1o1a" !on!re1u#e #e sua e6&s1Jn!&a/
No1e=se a Jnfase #a#a (or Bu0er a VU'\-erW (o&s a re(e1e 5 De+es na frase se,u&n1e/ Na1ura"'en1e
Bu0er se !o"o!a na 1ra#&$%o Nu#a&!a Ruan#o a!en1ua for1e'en1e a &'e#&a1e+ #a re"a$%o #&a"O,&!a !o'
Deus/ 2E u'a #&feren$a !"ara en1re a #ou1r&na !r&s1% #a !onDers%o Rue L u'a a#es%o ao Br&s1o e a
#ou1r&na Qu#a&!a (ara a Rua" o -o'e' (o#e !onDer1er=se a Rua"Ruer 'o'en1o e ser a!e&1o (or Deus se'
ne!ess&#a#e #e 'e#&a$%o/
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OPER/ A Tra#u$%o #o 1er'o a"e'%o Opfer (or sa!r&fH!&o n%o e6(r&'e 1o#a a r&Rue+a #o -e0ra&!o
:orban/ Bre'os (o#er re"a!&onar o 1er'o e'(re,a#o (or Bu0er e' EU E TU a sa0er :pfer !o' a
1ra#u$%o Rue e"e u1&"&+ou e' u'a (assa,e' 0H0"&!a = Darnahung = (o&s es1e eDo!a 'e"-or a r&Rue+a #o
sen1&#o #a ra&+ -e0ra&!a 4arab, Ves1ar (rO6&'oW no sen1&#o #e Va(ro6&'arW/ Na Der#a#e, es1e !on!e&1o
&'("&!a a e6&s1Jn!&a #e #o&s seres/ U' #e"es, 1en1an#o #&'&nu&r a #&s1Sn!&a Rue os se(ara, se a(ro6&'a
@4arabA a1raDLs #e u' 4orban/ D&an1e #a #&F!u"#a#e #e en!on1rar'os u' 1er'o !o' a 'es'a r&Rue+a #e
sen1&#o, (refer&'os o 1er'o oferta !o' a !ono1a$%o #e presente Rue se ofere!e a a",uL'/ A ofer1a =
4orban = L aRu&"o Rue 'e (ro(or!&ona a (ro6&'&#a#e na (resen$a/ O -o'e' ofere!e seu (resen1e, sua
ofer1a (ara (o#er a(ro6&'ar=se #a (resen$a #e Deus/ Po#e'os no1ar 1a'0L', Rue e' ou1ro !on1e61o
Bu0er es!o"-eu (ara a 1ra#u$%o #e 1o#as as for'as #er&Da#as #a ra&+ = -aCad = for'as !orres(on#en1es #o
gegenAaertigsein/ &e" ao sen1&#o r&!o #o -aCad, Bu0er 1ra#u+ a 1en#a na Rua" Deus se fa+ (resen$a, se fa+
(resen1e, (or VZelt der BegenAartW/ E' sua o0ra W@oenigtum BottesW @O reino de DeusA Bu0er fa"a #a
Vdas Zelt der goettli&hen "egegnung oder BegenAaertigungW @1en#a #o en!on1ro ou #a (resen1&F!a$%o #e
DeusA/ Ass&' !re'os Rue o 1er'o es!o"-&#o ofer1a no sen1&#o #e (resen1e se a(ro6&'a #a &n1en$%o
'an&fes1a#a no 1e61o, &s1o L, #e u' en!on1ro on#e se Ruer es1ar na (resen$a #e Deus/ A oferen#a, aRu&"o
Rue L ofere!&#o, re"e'0ra a Don1a#e !ons1an1e #e renoDar se'(re es1e Ven!on1roW/
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EI8ENWESEN/ L&1era"'en1e (o#er&a ser 1ra#u+&#o (or ser pr,prio/ ^ u' 1er'o &nus&1a#o, 'es'o e'
a"e'%o, a"&Es Bu0er a(re!&a 'u&1o forNar (a"aDras n%o se &'(or1an#o !o' o uso ou o sen1&#o Rue (ossa'
1er na "&n,ua,e' !o'u'/ E' u'a !ar1a ao 1ra#u1or #a (r&'e&ra e#&$%o &n,"esa #e EU E TU Bu0er
re!usou o 1er'o &n#&D&#ua"&#a#e/ Bo'o Bu0er es1a0e"e!e u'a #&s1&n$%o en1re EigenAesen e Person, o
1ra#u1or re!orreu aos !on!e&1os NE !onsa,ra#os na "&n,ua,e' F"osOF!a #e (essoa e &n#&DH#uo/ No !on1e61o
EigenAesen L o EU #a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=ISSO enRuan1o Rue Person L o EU #a (a"aDra=(r&n!H(&o EU=TU/
EigenAesen se refere Y re"a$%o -o'e' !o' o seu Vs&='es'oW/ Prefer&'os en1%o a e6(ress%o ser e,O1&!o
ou s&'("es'en1e o 1er'o Ve,O1&!oW, e'0ora se 1ra1e #e u' 1er'o (ou!o !o'u'/ Ma&s a#&an1e Bu0er
u1&"&+a o 1er'o "igenmens&h Rue 1ra#u+&'os (or e,o1&s1a/
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SB2IBBOLET2/ Mar!o D&s1&n1&Do/
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Va"ore no or&,&na"/
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DER ELE]TRISB2E SONNE/ ^ u'a e6(ress%o !ur&osa/ Se,un#o Bu0er o -o'e' #o Rua" se fa"a aRu&
!o"o!ou no 1e1o u'a for1e "u+ e"L1r&!a, !o'o u' (eRueno so" Rue (o#e ser u'a #efesa !on1ra os
1or'en1os #e u' son-o e' es1a#o #e D&,H"&a e 1a'0L' u' sH'0o"o (ara os (ensa'en1os Rue e"e &nDo!a/
Ass&' a LS'(a#a e"L1r&!a ser&a o Vso" e"L1r&!oW ou o Vso" ar1&F!&a" #a no&1eW/
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V8RANDE VEIBULOV/ ^ a 1ra#u$%o #o !aha-ana/ O 8ran#e VeH!u"o L u' ra'o #o Bu#&s'o for'a#o (or
DEr&as se&1as s&n!rL1&!as Rue se en!on1ra' so0re1u#o no T&0e1, no Ne(a", B-&na e Qa(%o/ Sua "Hn,ua se
0ase&a e' !Snones #o sSns!r&1o, a!re#&1a e' u' ou DEr&os #eusesM a(re,oa o &#ea" bodhisattva #a
!o'(a&6%o e #a sa"Da$%o un&Dersa"/ Ao "a#o #o V8ran#e VeH!u"oW e6&s1e o VPeRueno VeH!u"oW, +-na-ana,
Rue L u' ra'o 'enor e 'a&s !onserDa#or #o Bu#&s'o #o'&nan1e (r&n!&(a"'en1e no Be&"%o, Bur'a,
Ta&"Sn#&a e Ba'0o#Na/ A#o1a a es!r&1a Pa"&, Rue L u1&"&+a#a 1an1o !o'o "&n,ua,e' es!o"ar !o'o "&n,ua,e'
"&1Pr,&!a/
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REDLIB2]EIT/ Po#e ser 1ra#u+&#o (or -ones1&#a#e, &n1e,r&#a#e/ Possu& a 'es'a ra&+ #e reden fa"ar,
rede fa"a, #&s!urso/
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ReferJn!&a a N&e1+s!-e, EBBE 2OMO ;* (ar1e on#e #&s!u1e o VAss&' fa"a Zara1us1raV/
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W&r \oennen nur ,e-en un# 0eTae-ren/ Un# au!- #&es Vso""enV T&r n&!-1 = T&r \oennen = T&r 'uessen/
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Das Wor1 #er Oien0arun, &s1? I!- 0&n #a aIs #er &!- #a 0&n/
Es1a L a 1ra#u$%o #e VE+DE+ A7+ER E+DE+W/ Bre'os Rue se #eDe !o'(reen#er a (r&n!&(a" (reo!u(a$%o
#a &n1er(re1a$%o 0u0er&ana #a (a"aDra #a reDe"a$%o !o'o u'a &'(or1Sn!&a es(e!&a" #a#a ao !on!e&1o #e
Vpresen/aW/ Deus asse,ura a Mo&sLs Rue es1arE !o' e"e/ Por #uas De+es Deus !o'e$a (or E+DE+=eu
sere& (resen1e/ N%o se #eDe (er#er #e D&s1a a Rues1%o !en1ra" Rue L u'a s&1ua$%o #e #&E"o,o/ AH n%o se
1ra1a #o -o'e' 'as #e Deus, #o no'e #&D&no/ Para o -o'e' no es1a#o #e (ensa'en1o 'E,&!o, o no'e
Der#a#e&ro #e u'a (essoa n%o L a s&'("es #eno'&na$%o 'as a essJn!&a 'es'a #a (essoa, #e !er1o
'o#o #es1&"a#a #e sua rea"&#a#e e'0ora (er'ane$a (resen1e nes1e no'e/ A (essoa 'es'a L
&na!essHDe", ofere!e res&s1Jn!&a/ PorL' a1raDLs #o no'e e"a se 1orna a!essHDe"/ O no'e Der#a#e&ro,
(orL', (o#e ser #&feren1e #aRue"e Rue L ,era"'en1e !on-e!&#o/ Es1e en!o0re, De"a aRue"e/ O no'e
Der#a#e&ro (o#e #&feren!&ar=se #o no'e !o'u' (e"a (ronPn!&a/ A Rues1%o a res(e&1o #e seu no'e, Deus
res(on#e a Mo&sLs? Eh-eh asher Eh-eh/ A 1ra#u$%o 'a&s !o'u' L? VEu sou a4uele 4ue souW s&,n&F!an#o
!o' &sso Rue E+DE+ se #es&,na !o'o o e6&s1en1e, o e1erna'en1e e6&s1en1e, aRue"e Rue (ers&s1e
&'u1aDe"'en1e e' seu ser/ N%o se (o#e, en1re1an1o, aFr'a Bu0er, 1&rar #o Der0o, na "&n,ua,e' 0H0"&!a, o
sen1&#o #a e6&s1Jn!&a (ura/ A"L' #&sso es1a &n1er(re1a$%o #e&6a 1rans(are!er u' 1&(o #e a0s1ra$%o Rue
nor'a"'en1e n%o se 'an&fes1aDa e' u'a L(o!a #e D&1a"&#a#e re"&,&osa e' e6(ans%o/ Bu0er o en1en#e
no seu sen1&#o (rofun#o #e Vser presenteW/ A#e'a&s (o#e'os (er,un1ar? ser&a a &n1en$%o #o narra#or #e
'os1rar Rue Deus, e' u' 'o'en1o 'e'orEDe" e' Rue anun!&a a "&0er1a$%o #e seu (oDo, #eseNaDa
!onserDar e a!en1uar sua #&s1Sn!&a e' De+ #e a(resen1ar !"ara'en1e sua (ro6&'&#a#e, sua (resen$aZ
En1%o, Rue for$a e sen1&#o 'an&fes1a a !"ara &n1en$%o #os #o&s VE+DE+W, !o'o se "J e' b6o#o ;?1)Z VEu
serei9 eu estarei presenteW #e 'o#o a0so"u1o e n%o !o'o e' ou1ras (assa,ens VEu serei presente em tua
bo&aW, VEu estarei junto de tiW, VEu n0o ne&essito ser invo&ado pois serei presente junto a v,sW Por 1rEs
#es1as (a"aDras, aFr'a Bu0er, (er!e0e=se a res(os1a Der#a#e&ra en#ere$a#a aos a#e(1os #a 'a,&a
e,H(!&a e YRue"es Rue fora' 1o!a#os (e"a 1L!n&!a 'E,&!a? L &nP1&" 1en1ar &nDo!ar o no'e #e Deus/ Bo'
efe&1o no E,&1o os 'E,&!os a'ea$aDa' os #euses Rue n%o Ruer&a' !u'(r&r suas or#ens, suas Don1a#es e
a!a1ar seus #eseNos, #&+en#o="-es Rue a1&rar&a' seus no'es aos #e'Xn&os e e61ra&r&a' suas 0o!as #e
suas !a0e$as/ Se no E,&1o a re"&,&%o na#a 'a&s era #o Rue re,ras #e 'a,&a, no #&E"o,o #a V7ar/a ardenteW
a re"&,&%o L #es'a,&F!a#a/
A"L' #&sso o no'e #e Deus se 1ransfor'a !o'o aFr'a Bu0er? VDen1re 1o#as as su(os&$Ues re"a1&Das ao
e'(re,o #o no'e D+=+ (e"os 2e0reus nas L(o!as Rue (re!e#e' sua -&s1Or&a, u'a so'en1e (er'&1e
1ornar 1u#o &sso &n1e"&,HDe", #e(o&s Rue (esRu&sas fora' fe&1as na #&re$%o Rue e"a &n#&!a, se' Rue
(er'ane$a' !on1ra#&$Ues/ A 'eu !on-e!&'en1o fo& Bernar# D-u' Rue a for'u"ou -E DEr&as #L!a#as, e'
u' !urso &nL#&1o #a Un&Ders&#a#e #e 8oe11&n,en/ Ta"De+ es1e no'e n%o seNa sen%o u' (ro"on,a'en1o #e
hu @e"eA ass&' !o'o ou1ras 1r&0os Era0es !-a'aDa' Deus Vo uno9 o inef3velW/ O ,r&1o, (rosse,ue Bu0er,
#os #erD&!-es? Da1hu se 1ra#u+ (or VOhE EleW/ E e' u' #os -&nos 'a&s &'(or1an1es #e u' 'Hs1&!o (ersa
Djelaleddin Rumi (o#e=se "er? VL o Uno Rue (ro!uro, L o Uno Rue eu DeNo, L o Uno Rue eu !-a'o/ ELE o
(r&'e&ro, ELE o P"1&'o, ELE L o e61er&or, ELE L o &n1er&or/ N%o !on-e$o 'a&s n&n,uL' sen%o Da1hu @OhE
E)EA e Da1man1hu @OhE Ele 4ue 8AW/ A for'a or&,&nEr&a #o ,r&1o (o#e 1er s&#o Da1huva, se for (er'&1&#o Der
no Era0e huva a for'a se'H1&!a (r&'&1&Da #o (rono'e VeleW Rue e' -e0ra&!o se #&+ hu @Bfr/ M/ Bu0er
!O57E @1ra#u$%o fran!esa nas (E,&nas 41 e 4)A/ En1%o #e u'a Do!a"&+a$%o, #e u'a e6!"a'a$%o
(ronun!&a#a no J61ase, 'e&o=&n1erro,a$%o, 'e&o=(rono'e (roDen&en1e #o fone'a (r&'&1&Do Da1hu a(are!e
u'a for'a Der0a" (re!&sa/ De a!or#o !o' re,ras ,ra'a1&!a&s Rue, na 1er!e&ra (essoa @havah L &#Jn1&!o a
ha-ahA s&,n&F!a a 'es'a !o&sa Rue VE+DE+W anun!&a na (r&'e&ra (essoa/ VD+=+ L aRue"e Rue serE, Rue
es1arE a&W, &s1o L, aRue"e Rue es1arE (resen1e n%o &'(or1a on#e ou Ruan#o, 'as a !a#a 'o'en1o #o
(resen1e e e' !a#a "u,ar on#e a",uL' es1&Der (resen1e/ EnRuan1o a e6!"a'a$%o (r&'&1&Da sau#aDa o
Deus es!on#&#o, a for'a Der0a" L sua 'an&fes1a$%o/ Ass&' "e'os no b6o#o? ;?15? VE+DE+9 Ceu sou
presenteC9 eu serei presenteC me envia a v,sW e "o,o #e(o&s? VD+=+ o Deus de vossos pais me envia a
v,sW/ Po#e'os (o&s !o'(reen#er !o'o Bu0er en1en#e a (a"aDra #a ReDe"a$%o E+DE+ A7+ER E+DE+
!o'o V5&h bin da a5s der i&h da "inW/ A!re#&1a'os (o#er ass&' nos a(ro6&'ar #a r&Rue+a #e sen1&#o Rue
Bu0er 1en1ou !a(1ar na (a"aDra #a ReDe"a$%o 1ra#u+&n#o=a VEu sou presente &omo a4uele 4ue sou
presenteW/
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Ve'os aRu& !"ara a"us%o aos fra,'en1os ., 14 e )1 #e E'(L#o!"es/ No seu fra,'en1o . E'(L#o!"es
aFr'a? VDir1te1ei ainda uma outra &oisa; n0o h3 nas&imento para nenhuma das &oisas mortaisF n0o h3 (m
na morte funestaF h3 somente mistura e disso&ia/0o dos elementos &ompostosG >as&imento nada mais 8
4ue um nome dado pelos homens a este fatoW/
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8ESPROB2EN2EIT/ P, u' su0s1an1&Do a0s1ra1o forNa#o (or Bu0er Rue s&,n&F!a a",o Rue L fa"a#o/ D&an1e
#a #&F!u"#a#e #e 1ra#u$%o #aRu&"o Rue e6a1a'en1e Ruer #&+er Bu0er, (refer&'os u' 1er'o Rue (o#e se
a(ro6&'ar #o seu s&,n&F!a#o, fala/ A fa"a !o'o 'ensa,e' e !o'o 'an&fes1a$%o !on!re1a #es1a
'ensa,e' a1raDLs #a (a"aDra/
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PESSOA/ N%o se 1ra1a #e sa0er o Rue Deus L e' s& 'es'o 'as o Rue E"e L na re"a$%o !o' o -o'e'/
Deus n%o L (essoa e' sua essJn!&a 'as e' sua re"a$%o !o' o -o'e'/ Bu0er es!o"-e u' !a'&n-o
ra#&!a" (ara a !o'(reens%o #o ser #e Deus e' 1er'os #e seu sen1&#o (ara o -o'e', ao 'es'o 1e'(o
Rue e'(reen#e u'a !o'(reens%o #o -o'e' e' 1er'os #e seu ser1&om1Deus/ Ma&s a#&an1e Bu0er
e'(re,a o 1er'o Person-af1&,\e&1, ass&' !o'o Na1ur-af1&,\e&1 e 8e&s1-af1&,\e&1/
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IN SB2AENDEN, OENBARENDEN, ERLOESENDEN A]TEN/// Br&a$%o, ReDe"a$%o e Re#en$%o/ Es1es
1rJs 1er'os en!erra' o nP!"eo #a &n1er(re1a$%o 0u0er&ana #a (a"aDra #e Deus Rue L o sH'0o"o #o
en!on1ro #&a"O,&!o/ Tu#o na es!r&1ura L ,enu&na'en1e fa"a @8es(ro!-en-e&1A aFr'a Bu0er e' sua o0ra
VDie 7&hrift und ihre =erdeuts&hungW, (E,/ ></ A BH0"&a L a &n!essan1e (ro!"a'a$%o #e u'a 'ensa,e'
@Bo1s!-af1A e a rea"&#a#e #es1a (ro!"a'a$%o L se'(re assu'&#a e es1E se'(re (resen1e/ Os 1rJs (on1os
essen!&a&s no #&E"o,o en1re a Vterra e o &8uW s%o a !r&a$%o, a reDe"a$%o e a re#en$%o/ A BH0"&a en!on1ra as
,era$Ues (e"a e6&,Jn!&a #e ser re!on-e!&#a !o'o a Der#a#e&ra -&s1Or&a #o 'un#o, &s1o L, o fa1o #e o
'un#o 1er u' !o'e$o e u' F'/ A !r&a$%o L a or&,e' e a re#en$%o o F'/ A reDe"a$%o, en1re1an1o, n%o se
a(resen1a !o'o u' (on1o F6o, #a1a#o en1re os #o&s/ Mes'o a reDe"a$%o no S&na" n%o L es1e (on1o
&n1er'e#&Er&o, 'as an1es u'a !on1Hnua es!u1a e u'a 1o'a#a #e !ons!&Jn!&a no 'o'en1o (resen1e #e
sua a1ua"&+a$%o/ O &'(or1an1e L a a(ro(r&a$%o (e"o -o'e' #o eDen1o 0H0"&!o no 'o'en1o, no &ns1an1e
(resen1e, (o&s, (ara Bu0er, o en!on1ro e6&s1en!&a" L !en1ra" e n%o es1E suNe&1o ao !on#&!&ona'en1o
-&s1Or&!o/ ^ &n1eressan1e re"e'0rar, 'es'o Rue ra(&#a'en1e, u'a fa!e1a #a 'ensa,e' -assH#&!a so0re a
re#en$%o/ O 2ass&#&s'o rea,e !on1ra o 'o#o 'ess&Sn&!o #e se #&s1&n,u&r u' -o'e' #o ou1ro, ou u'a
L(o!a #e ou1ras ou u'a a$%o #e ou1ras/ A for$a (ara !oo(erar na re#en$%o fo& a1r&0uH#a a 1o#os os
-o'ens &n#&s1&n1a'en1e/ ^ (e"a san1&F!a$%o se' (referJn!&a #e 1u#o o Rue se fa+, #o a1o #e "eDar Deus
ao "on,o #a D&#a, a !onsa,ra$%o #e nosso DHn!u"o !o' o 'un#o Rue (o#e rea"&+ar=se a re#en$%o/ o& 1a"
ens&na'en1o #e u' DHn!u"o &nse(arEDe" en1re o 'un#o e o -o'e' Rue e6er!eu u'a &nIuJn!&a 'ar!an1e
so0re Bu0er a (on1o #e es1e aFr'ar Rue o #es1&no &neD&1EDe" #o -o'e' L a'ar o 'un#o, (o&s, n%o L e'
u' (re1enso Val8mW #o 'un#o, 'as no seu V&n1er&orW Rue o -o'e' (o#e en!on1rar o #&D&no/
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GLOSSRIO
A0-aen,&,\e&1, sen1&'en1o #e #e(en#Jn!&a
A0"auf #e!urso
An,ess&!-1 fa!e, se'0"an1e
Be+&e-un, re"a$%o
BeTaerun, !o"o!ar Y (roDa, !o'(roDar
Be,e,nun, en!on1ro
BeTuss1-e&1 Es1a#o #e ser !ons!&en1e ou #e 1er !ons!&Jn!&a
Befa-ren e6("orar a su(erfH!&e
Bes1&''un, #es1&no
Bes&nnun, "e'0ran$a
D&n,-af1&,\e&1 !o&s&#a#e
Das+T&s!-en en1re
Er"e0en D&Den!&ar
Erfa-ren e6(er&en!&ar/
Erfa-run, !on-e!&'en1o (rE1&!o
Er"e0n&s e6(er&Jn!&a &n1er&or ou D&D&#a, D&DJn!&a
E&,en'ens!-en e,o1&s1a
E",enTesen ser e,O1&!o ou s&'("es'en1e e,O1&!o
8e,ense&1&,\e&1 re!&(ro!&#a#e
8e&s1 es(Hr&1o, Der no1a
8e,enTar1 (resen$a, (resen1e
8o"e' au1X'a1o, (e#a$o #e ar,&"a an&'a#o
8o,enue0er fa!e=a=fa!e, (ar!e&ro
2e&"sIe0en D&#a #e sa"Da$%o
"!--af1&,\e&1 e,o&#a#e
I!-0e+o,en-e&1 e,o!en1r&!&#a#e
]oer(er !or(o fHs&!o, !or(o (er!e0&#o
Le&0 !or(o D&D&#o
Ma!-1T&""e Don1a#e #e (o#er
O(fer ofer1a
Pun\1-af1&,\e&1 un&#&'ens&ona"&#a#e
Rea"&1ae1 rea"&#a#e
rea" rea"
Re#I&!-\e&1 &n1e,r&#a#e
Re#e fa"a
S!-auen !on1e'("ar
S!-e&nTe"1 'un#o #e a(arJn!&a
See"enDo,e" Valma1p3ssaroW, Der no1a
U'\e-r !onDers%o
Un1erre#un, !onDersa$%o
U'fassun, enDo"D&'en1o
Ver-ae"1n&s !on1a1o
Ver0un#en-e&1 DHn!u"o
Ver-aI1en-e&1 re1en$%o
Ver,e,enTaer1&,en (resen1&F!ar
Ver,e,enTaer1&,un, (resen1&F!a$%o
VerT&r\"&!-en a1ua"&+ar
Vere&n&,un, un&F!a$%o
Verfre'#un, a"&ena$%o
Versen\un, a0sor$%o
Vor-an#en VY '%oW/ 2e&#e,,er e6("orou 'a&s o sen1&#o #e Dor-an#en ou Vor-an#en-e&1
Wesen 1ra#u+&'os (or ser, nature*a, essHn&ia e no sen1&#o 'a&s r&!o e' EU E .U (or ser
(resen1e
W&r\"&!- a1ua"
W&r\"&!-\e&1 a1ua"&#a#e
W&r\"&!-en a1uar
Wer\ o0ra
We&sun, ens&na'en1o e 1a'0L' #&re$%o/ ^ a 1ra#u$%o #e Tora-/
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