Elsworth F. Baker set out that contempt is associated with the shift of energy from the pelvis to the head. Basically, contempt is a refusal of the indecent genitals and is expressed towards those we considermore sexual than ourselves (3:76).In this sense buddhism is "thoroughly aristocratic." While, incomparison, Christ was primarily a prophet who turns to the poor andlosers, Buddha was a mystic whose target group are the rich andsuccessful. His mildness and friendliness are without any personalsympathy. The individual sorrowful fate serves only as furtherexample of the principle: the suffering of the world and the possibilityof its overcoming - by overcoming individual existence (13:77.89).Direct experience of a former follower of Lamaism marks thecorresponding bioenergetic difference between the two religions. At ameeting with the Dalai Lama he "felt raised above himself," as heexpresses it. Completely in contrast to it he felt, after he had foundback to Christianity, in the Christian community "perfectly at home ina sublime reality" (11:148). In Buddhism man dissociates himself from his own individuality (i.e., from his emotions, excitations, andfrom his own "me") while in Christianity he is accepted as anindividual and "finds to himself," as it were.Certainly also Christianity, with its rather artificial nature, alienatesman from bioenergetic reality but with Buddhism this alienation is byfar more fundamentally since in Buddhist teachings really everythingaims at the destruction of the wholeness of man, pushing him into acertain direction: to reserved "spirit" and dead "emptiness." Forexample, emotion centred in the belly (desire, fear, rage, longing,and mourning, which belong to the "radial" pulsation centred in the
) are transformed into "heady" sensation (so-called"states of consciousness," which correspond to the "energeticorgonome," structurized in the brain particularly) (17, 10). Thenatural spontaneous turn to the fellow man becomes an impersonal"sympathy with all feeling beings," who are victims of the three basicevils of this world (greed, hate, and delusion). There cannot be anypersonal care just because this would mean an emotionalidentification with the victims and thus would involve one's ownsoiling and the entanglement in greed, hate, and delusion. All otherbeings become indecent "untouchables," literally.The pitiful Buddhist despises the "dirty" victim, according to the"Buddhist" basic movement of energy away from the "dirty" genitaland the emotional belly up to the "superior" head. The body becomesan erected penis, as it were. The Buddhist deals with the congestionof energy in his head by way of his put on "sympathy." The practiceof "compassion" is something like "
sex." A Sex, which isparticularly exercised in ascetic
in the so-called
meditation. In meditation the feeling of kindness (
) is firstdirected on an intimate, then toward an indifferent human, thereuponon the enemies, and finally on all beings in the universe. One sends