We are always directed, but we can choose our director
Apr27

We are always directed, but we can choose our director

We often feel that we are free to act in whichever way we choose. Yet all of us are impelled by forces beyond our own will to act…

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We don’t need as much to collect as to be collected

Today’s culture and media goad us through aggressive ads to collecting – buy this, exhibit this, enjoy this. Goaded…

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When we resent others, we drink poison and expect them to suffer
Apr25

When we resent others, we drink poison and expect them to suffer

Suppose a person becomes furious with someone and decides to hurt them. So, they drink poison themselves. Ridiculous, …

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Don’t just fight the mind – fight to get the mind to fight for you
Apr24

Don’t just fight the mind – fight to get the mind to fight for you

Suppose a part of a country is afflicted by insurgency. To gain control, that country needs to not just crush the insurgents…

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Compare yourself only with the person you were yesterday
Apr23

Compare yourself only with the person you were yesterday

A common human pastime is comparison: “My car is better than theirs; their house is better than mine; my phone is smarter…

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