In the terms of a symbolic representation several thousand years old a
doctrine is a vehicle that is to carry people across the water flowing
between the land of mere being and the land of sheer perfection.
This is in our present terms: a vehicle that is to lead us from the
factual to the
Once the other shore has been reached, the vehicle itself is not needed
the dharma with us on the other side
would be as senseless as dragging a boat along after having attained our
The sage of the ancient metaphor leaves the boat behind
'im in the stream.
The importance of the new doctrine,
the DNI, lies in its being the carrier of
normative information and
denominational inspiration for all
It is a means to overcome external constraints and to surpass our former
Yet, once the end of
neutral-inclusivity has been reached,
the DNI, too, becomes superfluous.
Since a mere instrument would only degenerate into an end in itself then,
the sage adherent does, at that moment, not hold onto it anymore.
It is the nonattachment of
the final anagnorisis that will free 'im
from the inconstancy of fortune, from
the wheel of action and
After all, the ultimate, universal state of
neutrality is empty of any ideology,
empty of any doctrine.