Miguel affirms that your word is God`s gift directly, and then goes away to support this claim by distorting the words of another! From these passages, it seems that truth is an important element to be blameless with our word. In fact, the second section says that truth is “the most important part” of imperfection. On the other hand, Miguel Ruiz may have wanted to be literal. Perhaps he says that we are gods (John 10:34) who create reality with our words. If your faith creates deep happiness in you, then I say, keep it. If they cause trouble, if the beliefs of others are different, consciousness can leave you with the choice of what you believe and what you let go. Many of our convictions, our concepts, our agreements were nourished to us as “truth” when we were young, and we accepted them literally and completely. The beginning of the four chords is about how we were domesticated by our caregivers in a “dream” of life. The only dream they gave us was the one they lived, which they received most often from their parents, etc. One of the most important teachings of wisdom in the Toltec tradition is that we all dream — to dream of a unique vision and experience of the universe.
It`s at the beginning of “The Four Accords,” and my experience is that a lot of people slip into that part and go to the chords. If it were not clear before, I will make it clear that I am not interested in being an apologist for Don Miguel Ruiz or having debates about his intentions. My question of whether feelings guide judgments was rhetorical, and I do not expect an answer, because psychological research has already answered this question for me. Emotions may not be an important part of simple perception judgments, such as. B if the word “was” has been replaced by “east.” (Although in fact, sometimes emotions also influence simple perceptions.) But emotions are always involved in judgments of meaning, meaning, meaning and intent. My feeling is that Ruiz was not ashamed of it by replacing “what” with “is.” I could be wrong. But I also think it`s not important enough to continue to discuss other things that I have on the agenda.