One person's salvation and another's downfall
Posted by DRC on April 25, 2005
In Reply to: One person's salvation and another's downfall posted by Rob on April 24, 2005
: : I would like to know what "enlightenment may be one person's salvation and another's downfall" means please.
: Could it be that for one person, coming to realise the truth may liberate them from their superstitions or fears, while for another it may mean stripping away the comforting illusions that have up to now made life bearable? What was the original context?
A related phrase "One mans trash is another mans treasure".