Enlightened Scoundrel

A question for discussion: Can a person have a major character flaw and still be enlightened?  

Disappearing Breakthroughs

To paraphrase Robert Frost: “Something there is that doesn’t love a breakthrough.” People who have done enlightenment type workshops know what I mean.  Huge breakthroughs occur, only to be gone a few days later.  The Truth shows its face, then goes back into hiding.  Why does this happen?