Eliminate Greed, Corruption, Laziness, Extravagance and Selfishness--the Culture Building of the Second Home Part 6
One Root can Give Birth to Thousands of Branches, Accept the one Root as the Fundamental —— Culture Building of the Second Home Part 8
“No one would pocket anything found on the ground, and doors are not bolted at night” – Series of the Bright Spots (14)
Everyone Tries to Their Best Ability and Takes What they Need Freely — Series of the Bright Spots (15)
No classes, No Difference Between Urban and Rural Areas, Physical and Mental Work, Workers and Peasants-Series of the Bright Spots(16)
Eighty FAQs about the Second Home (1)
Q: Why set up the Home without marriage and Family?
A: For the purpose of realizing the ideals of our saints and sages and the hope of our people; for the purpose of setting a good example for human beings; for the purpose of providing a good environment to the Chanyuan Celestial for their self-improvement and experiencing the life of Celestials in the thousand-year world.
Q: Who are eligible to enter into the Home without marriage and Family?
A: Only the most civilized and the best could be permitted to enter into the Home without marriage and Family. Or you may call it as" gathering the ripen crops."
Q: Who is the leader of the Home without marriage and Family?
A: All of those people who are able to live their life in strict accordance with Lifechanyuan value can be the leaders.
Q: Where is the Home without marriage and Family?
A: Everywhere with proper conditions.
Q: Is it possible for me to enter into the Home without marriage and Family?
A: Sorry, unless you have been baptized by Lifechanyuan value.
Q: Why only those being baptized by Lifechanyuan value are permitted to enter the Home without marriage and Family?
A: Without the baptism, you will be totally at a loss as what to say and what to do in the Home without marriage and Family.
Q: Can Chanyuan Celestial enter into the Home without marriage and Family?
A: No. Only those who have been devoting all their energies to the construction of Lifechanyuan for at least a half year are eligible.
Q: Do the people in the Home without marriage and Family lead an austere life?
A: Definitely not. On the contrary, they will live the most prosperous and lively life.
Q: How can you ensure that?
A: People in the Home without marriage and Family are the most outstanding and creative group in human society.
Q: Do you care only your own well-being and not the poor?
A: We only care spirit and mind. Material things are not our concern and should be worked out by oneself.
Q: Where do funds of the Home without marriage and Family come from?
A: Through the dedication and creation of people in the Home without marriage and Family.
Q: What would you do if people in the Home without marriage and Family become lazy?
A: It is impossible for them to become laze, because laziness will make their conscience uncomfortable.
Q: Is it possible for the Home without marriage and Family to precede forwards autocracy?
A: Each of those being baptized into Lifechanyuan is follower of Dao with profound wisdom, clear and bright mind. No one is willing to be shoved around, and can not be shoved around except the most civilized approach.
Q: Is there any private property in the Home without marriage and Family?
A: No, everything belongs to the public.
Q: Then there is no individual privacy and freedom in any sense?
A: Absolutely not! Each residence is private, sacred and inviolable. Nobody is allowed to intrude without the master's permission.
Q: Then, private property actually exists, right?
A: No property is private here, and all of them belong to the Home without marriage and Family. But everybody in the Home without marriage and Family is capable of enjoying a life of great freedom and natural rights which can not be deprived. For example, people should not disturb one other when taking a rest, neither can they deprive the other's basic safety.
Q: Is there forms of spousal relationship in the Home without marriage and Family?
A: No, they neither marry nor get married.
Q: Then people with spousal relationship are not eligible to enter in to the Home without marriage and Family, right?
A: Sure, they can. But it is better for them entering together, and their marriage life come to an end since after. But they may choose to continue their intimacy in much civilized relationship, which none of other's business. A spouse planning to enter into the Home without marriage and Family must require the consent of the other party. Otherwise any party of a marriage will not be permitted to enter into the Home without marriage and Family.
Q: Is the sexual choices in a random fashion in the Home without marriage and Family?
A: Sure. People can choose their sexual forms in terms of their personal tastes according to the principle of ethics; they may choose to be in a pair, or three even four people together. Why will we restrict that if they feel gratitude to the Greatest Creator in their heart? If by so doing enables them to feel that life is good and thereby love life much more than before while devoting themselves selflessly into the hard work for human happiness, then, why will we restrict that?
Q: Doesn't that belong to assembling a crowd for promiscuity?
A: People's concept on promiscuity is wrong. Promiscuity is limited to sexual behaviors between mother and son, father and daughter, grandparents and grandchildren, natural brothers and sisters. Those occurring between people without genetic connection should not be classified as lewdness. As for the term "assembling the crowd", what is improper here? People in the world were often assembled for conferences, strikes, parades, sports activities, dancing, or other similar activities. Now that all of these assembling matters are proper, what is improper just for fun? Sexual behavior is nothing but a game for fun.
Q: Then, do you mean sexual behavior in group is advocated in the Home without marriage and Family?
A: Absolutely not! Because that kind of advocating will hurt millions of people in the world. Moral values established in secular society should be followed by secular individuals of the society. Otherwise, the normal social order would be disturbed and the whole society would lose its vitality and push human beings to disastrous situations.
Q: Well, why is it possible to have sexual freedom in the Home without marriage and Family?
A: The secular world can't be compared with the Home without marriage and Family. The basic form of secular world is family, which requires strict husband and wife ties. Once free love affairs happened, it is painful for his/ her spouse, their children, even their parents, which will injure the whole society in the end. But in the Home without marriage and Family, there are no families, no marriages, and people living here are far from the secular world. They have paid off their parents, children, friends, and the society before entering into the Home without marriage and Family. They will live a totally new life in the Home without marriage and Family. In addition, all of the members of the Home without marriage and Family are civilized and outstanding individuals with pure mind, and they would not hurt their spouse either. Therefore, the sexual freedom in the Home without marriage and Family should not be copied indiscriminately in the secular world.
Q: What will you do if somebody is unwilling to follow your style?
A: All members enjoy freedom here. He is free to follow his life style and nothing is imperative.
Q: Do all of you live together?
A: Each member possesses a separate bedroom, bathroom and a private area. They do not live together.
Q: What about having meals?
A: Yes. Eat together in the cafeteria.
Q: How do you deal with different tastes?
A：The cafeteria will make their effort to take account of different favorites and satisfy everybody.
Q：What about your food, on vegetarian or meat diet?
A: They may choose as their own will. Vegetarian may be on vegetarian diet and those people whose favorites are meat may choose on meat diet. Nobody has the right to decide what the other people should to eat. But nobody is permitted to take wild animals or birds as their food.
Q: Are all of the members in the Home without marriage and Family Chinese?
A: No! Chinese people only occupy a small ratio. Most people are whites and blacks or other races.
Q: What to do if somebody get sick?
A: There are doctors and nurses in the Home without marriage and Family and everything for the patients is free here. Whoever is sick will be treated with proper care.
Q： What if somebody passes away?
A: There are special organizations to cope with these things properly. There is no need to worry.
Q: How do you allocate those who no longer capable of work?
A: They will be attended by the most careful and the most sympathetic people.
Q：Can they have children here?
A: Sure. It's up to you. Some people may need to be persuaded to have children for the sake of humankind multiply.
Q: Will the baby be kept to oneself?
A: No! The baby is the sweet heart of the whole human beings. From the time of pregnancy, all costs will be shouldered by the Home without marriage and Family, including future raising and education.
Q: How to organize various jobs?
A: Everybody in the Home without marriage and Family has outstanding abilities and hobbies. The Home without marriage and Family will provide circumstances for their individual strong points and each person can choose to do what he/she likes most. Nobody will be forced or arranged.
Q: But how to deal with different jobs and different preferences?
A: The difference between the Home without marriage and Family and the secular world is that there is neither lowliness nor nobleness in work here. Remunerations paid for different jobs are the same; no matter what you do: office job, cleaning, trading, growing vegetables, cooking or washing, so on and so forth, all jobs are of the same in importance. Besides, beautiful mind of people in the Home without marriage and Family are willing to do the jobs unwilling to be done in the secular society and will receive greater respect and admiration on that regard.
Q: Is there a clear division of labor for all of the members?
A: The goal of the Home without marriage and Family is that there is only one trade to be done for each member. For example, there is no need for the vegetable gardener to worry about if his the cleaning of his room; the dairywoman doesn't need to concern about washing her clothes; the businessman doesn't need to think about if a hot meal is available after a whole day's work; and the cook doesn't need to worry about the money. Everything will be organized orderly and systematically.
Q: You say that everything is shared by the public, what if someone wants to spend money for his hobbies?
A: There is an appropriate amount of pocket money for all.
Q：What should they do for those people whose parents, children, or brothers and sisters were in need of them?
A: It's not unnatural for this business and it will be acted accordingly.
Q: Some of the babies in Chanyuan- Celestial are very young yet they want to enter into the Home without marriage and Family. What to do then?
A: It will also be acted accordingly. The Home without marriage and Family will take nurseries, kindergartens and schools in future if the there are too many children.
Q: Could the parents and children enter into the Home without marriage and Family together?
A: Sure. Each person could be a Chanyuan Celestial if he/she could resonate to Lifechanyuan value, which means a mature condition for entering into the Home without marriage and Family.
(To be continued)
August 25, 2007
Eighty FAQs about the Second Home (2)
Q: I still don't understand what special advantages we can have after entering into the Home without marriage and Family.
A: There are 8 advantages: 1. Living guarantees; no need to worry about food, clothes, house and transportations; you will be attended when sick and even after death. 2. You will be far away from human society and will no longer be tortured with worldly affairs, live only for ideas and belief. 3. Without the fetters of the family, your body, heart and psychic energy feel much freer; nobody keeps his eyes on you, controls you and keeps after you; you need not to worry about the affairs of children too. 4. No matter how much you have changed, you can always find someone who can get along with you in character and disposition, and you can work, chat and entertain with them. 5. Because each one has a specific and definite task so a lot of time is saved and you can do whatever you want. 6. The Home without marriage and Family has innumerable recreational activities, and you will never feel lonely and bored again. 7. You can achieve Tao rapidly with the help of the collective energy; get out of the limit of life and death and go to heaven. 8. With the help of the collective energy, you can pass through different catastrophes
Q: What recreational activities are there in the Home without marriage and Family?
A: The recreational activities mainly consult and imitate the mode of the Thousand Year World, ten-thousand-year world, Elysium world and Celestial Islands Continent. For example: people can be an emperor in turn, and when you are an emperor you can do whatever you want and others have to coordinate with you completely; everyone sits together and interacts between heart and psychic energy-entering into each other's thinking and feeling the inner world of each other; collectivity enters into the nonmaterial world to do things such as to speak and communicate with eyes and body language: magically change material world. Certainly, there are a lot of terrestrial activities such as dancing, singing, tug-of-war, hide-and-seek, poker, sliding across the table, tickling, exploration games, going for an outing, climbing mountains, Piggie's carry his wife on back and drawing lots-when you catch Eve, you need to play the role of Eve; when you catch clown, you need to play the role of clown; and so on. In one word, there are innumerable recreational activities which are beyond your imagination.
Q: The Home without marriage and Family seems especially value recreational activities, and why does this happen?
A: Here includes the secret of life-the long-term recreational activities will perfect the nonmaterial structure, so everyone's process of turning into the appearance of children is accelerated because the kingdom of heaven belongs to children.
Q: What kinds of collective activities are there in the Home without marriage and Family?
A: There is a collective doing exercises lasting about thirty minutes after supper, which aims to build one's body, then the activity of expounding the scriptures lasts about two hours, which aims to open up one's thinking, inspire one's wisdom, promote one's spiritual nature, so as to be a Super Celestial Being earlier.
Q: Everything sounds so wonderful, but it should be hard to work out. What methods or measures are you going to apply?
A: We do not adopt any method or measures; what we do but inspires the internal truth, goodness, beauty, love, honesty and credit of everyone. When everyone's consciousness and soul resonate at the same frequency, everyone is willing to do this.
Q: Nothing imperative?
A: Absolutely not. We are sure that everyone will be sincerely convinced and willing to take part in the activities with the help of our best spiritual and psychological persuasion methods. If someone can not get it temporarily, we can wait patiently until he comes to realize the truth, but we will definitely not compel him/her.
Q: What shall you do if someone wants to quit the Home without marriage and Family?
A: We will hold a farewell meeting, offer him with enough traveling expenses and part him with tears.
Q: Won't you give other compensations?
A: The Home without marriage and Family does not have any private property, so everyone owns nothing no matter how long he/she has stayed in the Home without marriage and Family. As a result, he/she has nothing to take with him/her when he leaves but the traveling expenses.
Q: If someone donates a lot of property, makes lots of contribution and earns a lot of money for the Home without marriage and Family while entering and staying in the Home without marriage and Family, can't he or she take some away when leaves?
A: In Lifechanyuan and the Home without marriage and Family, all the conducts are willing, voluntary and are a kind of unconditional giving for the Lifechanyuan values and life beliefs. One can not expect requital when one donates, and the donation can not return just like the exhalant air and the spilled water, so everyone needs to think before leap.
Q: Are there any deceiving and fraudulent conducts in the Home without marriage and Family? Will someone feel being cheated afterwards?
A: Lifechanyuan has a series of supporting values just like the constitution of U.S. restraining all the people including the president. Everything of Lifechanyuan and the Home without marriage and Family is explained clearly and plainly by us, and we suit action to the word. Furthermore, we do things according to the law not people, even Xue Feng himself should do everything according to the values of the Home without marriage and Family if he chooses to stay there. If he does not suit actions to his words, that is called fraud; but if his action suits his word, that is not called fraud; if he expresses his ideas clearly and his deeds are in strict accordance with his words, then there is not any deception. Lifechanyuan is going to initiate the Lifechanyuan era, so it has to employ the most civilized way to develop all activities. Otherwise, it can't last long. The cause that we undertake will last forever, so all the activities we participate have to withstand the test of the masses and history. Besides, no matter where we build the Home without marriage and Family at, we all need to obey the local laws and regulations. Anyone can sue at the local government if he has the feeling of being cheated.
Q: It is easy to say than done. How can one go out to sue if has lost both freedom and expenses at the Home without marriage and Family, especially when no one is allowed to be in? He may never be able to pass any information. What to do then?
A: Good question! This question is very easy to answer. The Home without marriage and Family equipped with unobstructed phones and the phone numbers of the local police department are also provided here. You can also tell one of your relatives or friends to call you every few days; if you can not answer the call on time, they should call police immediately. There is no risk to that.
Q: You take people away. Where can we find them?
A: Everyone in the Home has communicated with others of the Home for a long time and has been familiar with each other. If you do not trust these people, who shall you trust? The people with such thoughts are not suitable to enter into the Home without marriage and Family; so, you don't need to worry and you can just live in the realistic society according to the traditional view of life and value system. In your mind, the Home without marriage and Family has changed into a criminal gang. With such morbid psychology, you should not imagine that you can enter into the Home without marriage and Family. It is not the problem of whether you want to enter or not, but the Home without marriage and Family will not let you in because such psychology and consciousness as yours are doomed to bring endless trouble to the Home.
(To be continued)
Eighty FAQs about the Second Home (3)
Q: It tends to live in groups in the Home without marriage and Family, and the orderly and harmonious group life needs a series of rules and regulations for self-discipline, is it right?
A: No. in the Home without marriage and Family, there is no rules or regulations in any form for disciplining. Anyone can make decisions by nature, following one's inclinations
Q: If all of the people followed their inclination, everything would be in a muddle and mess, and the establishment of the Home without marriage and Family would end up in failure. Every large group without disciplines is just like a heap of loose sand and will be doomed to achieve nothing. Don't you agree with me?
A: What you are talking about is quite true, but you are making your inferences based on the logic of man's world, and it isn't fit for the Home without marriage and Family. The life style and management here operates in accordance with what works in the Thousand-year World and the ten-thousand year world in Heaven. According to my life experience in the Thousand-year World and my knowledge on the ten-thousand year world, there is no constitutions, laws and regulations, religious disciplines, dharmas for controlling people there, and people make revisions through self-purification of their mind for the best life style there. Actually, it seems that everything is so natural and is only going so naturally, without any conflicts or contradictions; everything goes in perfect order, peaceful and auspicious.
Q: What you are lecturing here is an ideal model of life, but I'm afraid that it is not available in the real world. So, how can you ensure that everything in the Home without marriage and Family will operate orderly and harmoniously?
A: We ensure that with the Lifechanyuan values. There will be no problems if all of the members of the Home without marriage and Family live their lives according to the Lifechanyuan value.
Q: But the question is that, if there is a member who does not have requirements for himself in accordance with the Lifechanyuan value, what will you do?
A: Firstly, we will prevent those who have no idea about the Lifechanyuan value from entering into the Home without marriage and Family. Before entering into the Home without marriage and Family, each member must learn and understand Lifechanyuan. He/She is not permitted to enter into the Home without marriage and Family until he/she can resonate to the Chanyuan value on the same frequency. We will further study and discuss and solve the problems later should they occur.
Q: Must one enter into the Home without marriage and Family?
A: This is an inevitable stage for entering into Celestial Islands Continent. Without this nurturing stage by the Home without marriage and Family, it is hard for people to form the habit required by the Heaven; and at the same time, a lot of problems for individuals in the secular world is difficult to solve. It is impossible to understand many self-refinements or self-improvements for individuals without the collective energy field, and their spirit door is also hard to open.
Q: What are the requirements for entering into the Home without marriage and Family? Is there any evaluation criterions?
A: In short: One must highly resonate to the Lifechanyuan values. It can be explained in detail like this. There are eight standards: 1. Find and get to know the Greatest Creator, and learn to dialog with the Greatest Creator directly; 2. Have firm belief in Jesus the Christ, Sakyamuni the Buddha, LaoTzu, and Muhammmad; 3. Trust Xue Feng is the guide for human life and life; 4. No marriage and private properties after entering into the Home without marriage and Family, and having paid off all your debts in the secular world; 5. Totally abandon your sense of self an put your life in the hand of the Great Creator and your human life in the hand of Tao; 6. Keep this in your mind "I will go to the Thousand-year World, I will go to the Celestial Islands Continent in the end."; 7. Make good preparation mentally and spiritually to contribute in the Home without marriage and Family instead of claiming and comfort; 8. You must be willing to devote your whole life to the great work of opening Lifechanyuan Era for humanity.
Q: Are there any differences between the Home without marriage and Family and other forms of organizations such s Utopia society, Buddhist temples, Christian churches, and spiritual communities (心灵社区)etc.
A: No Utopia society in history is the same as Lifechanyuan which has a systemic principle of values, and all of these Utopia societies are blindly designed. The Home without marriage and Family of Lifechanyuan has a systemic value as the guide and it is very clear. Both the Buddhist temples and the Christian churches have strict regulations and religious disciplines which the Home without marriage and Family of Lifechanyuan does not have. Everything here operates according to human nature and follows human inclination. Spiritual community such as Osho's DHAMMA) was only a result of irrational whim and would be short-lived and difficult to sustain, while in the Home without marriage and Family, because we follow the Greatest Creator, the continuous driving force will ensure its permanence once it is established successfully. The communities witnessed by Jehovah were relatively successful but families still existed and no love or sexual relationship was permitted out of marriage, while in the Home without marriage and Family of Lifechanyuan, men and women can enjoy free and very colorful love and sexual life.
Q: Will the Home without marriage and Family be in an enclosed form?
A: Soul is open but the living is closed. Everybody in the Home without marriage and Family possesses a personal computer and is available for internet access in order to learn about other ideas and belief systems in the world. Televisions are also available to provide of more than one hundred channels of TV programs all of the world through satellite transmission. You may fly your thoughts and let your mind float freely. But the living style in the Home without marriage and Family is indeed secluded and isolated.
Eighty FAQs about the Second Home (4)
Q：The people who enter into the Home without marriage and Family need to live collective life, which is prohibited by government; so you have to apply for the permission of the relevant department in the government; otherwise, it is hard to avoid the suppression and ban of the government. However, the government will never approve such collective living style. What are you going to do with this situation?
A: There are a lot of countries in this world that don't concern about such collective living unless we violet the local law or bring troubles to the surrounding neighborhoods. Your worry only exists in such countries as Mainland China, not in other countries.
Q: The concept of Lifechanyuan has essentially included the tenets of such religions as Christianism, Islam and Buddhism, but there are many details which contradict their original doctrines. So what are you going to do once the Home without marriage and Family is interfered by the local religions?
A: Communication. So we should try our best to build the Home without marriage and Family in the countries freedom of belief.
Q: Once the Home without marriage and Family has been established, it will attract the social attentions; and many people will run away from home to the Home without marriage and Family. At that time, many families will break up due to the concept of Lifechanyuan. Then, the accusation of destroying family will be blamed on Lifechanyuan, and the Home without marriage and Family will become the target of public criticism. Have you considered about the consequence?
A: Things may happen in that way, but we couldn't not stop traveling just because there is a wolf ahead of us. So we can keep away from the place where the wolf often appears and move on. In this case, we have to be rational, for example: many families broke down for the car accidents, so why don't people charge the car, road or the manufacturing plant？Many families broke up because one member of the family often visits ballrooms or bars and then fall in love with other people; why don't people charge the ballroom or bar? Many people fall ill; why don't they charge the earth? The Home without marriage and Family works as the ideal of civilized persons and also the choice of them; your old ox cart can not catch up with the car, train and plane; why don't you rid of the ox cart instead of complaining and accusing the car, train and plane? As time goes by, the mode of production and life-style also need to be changed; it is useless to cry and shout. It is immoral to drag others because you do not move on. Life is short; and everyone has the right and freedom to pursue happiness; so why do you accuse the Home without marriage and Family? Must others eat what you prefer and act what you like? The disruption and disintegration of families are the inevitable result of the civilization development; even without the Home without marriage and Family, more and more families are going to disintegrate; who are we going to blame for?
Q: The Home without marriage and Family is certain to have its own living boundary; if many people wish to come for a visit and survey, what would you do?
A: Welcome. We will sell admission tickets, or may be even run a hotel to earn some money; so come on, please.
Q: What would you do if someone looks for trouble?
A: "Then we should really bridge over the "troubled water"." we will take the necessary measures as the situation calls for.
Q: What will you do if the Home without marriage and Family becomes a dead duck? How will you dispose if some people have paid a lot but without any gains?
A: Human is flexible and measures can be also changeable. We need to take the necessary measures as the situation calls for; in this way, the life-style loved by everyone will finally appear. So, once the Home without marriage and Family has been established, the dead duck situation is impossible to appear. Once the Chanyuan Celestial enter into the Home without marriage and Family, they will find what they obtain is more than what they pay; you can not even drive them out of the Home without marriage and Family just like the people who have been to paradise are unwilling to go back to the Mortal World.
Q: What are the motivations urging Lifechanyuan to initiate the Home without marriage and Family?
A: The major motivations of initiating the Home without marriage and Family include the following three points: setting up model for initiating Lifechanyuan era, experiencing the life-style of Heaven and adapting the life in Heaven, centralized sermons, self-refining and self-improving.
Q: If Xue Feng has gone, can the Home without marriage and Family keep going?
A: At the very beginning Xue Feng is necessary without whom everyone will not know what to do because they have no idea about the life in Heaven. However, just one or two years later the existence of Xue Feng will not be so important and the Home without marriage and Family can develop continually when everything enters into normal, when everything adapts to the life-style of the Home without marriage and Family and when many Chanyuan Celestial command the entire secrets of thinking and life. Moreover, there are many Home without marriage and Family in the various places around world; the effect of Xue Feng can only affect a few people, and the Buddha and Bodhisattva may have mastered the way to sustain in Chanyuan.
November 6, 2007