Let introspection be for fact-finding, not fault-finding
Aug10

Let introspection be for fact-finding, not fault-finding

While striving to live according to principles, if we falter, we become disheartened. Even if we introspect to find out …

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Prohibition can be a support for purification, not a substitute
Mar19

Prohibition can be a support for purification, not a substitute

Some governments recognize that alcoholism leads to various problems such as disease, domestic abuse and driving under…

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What someone is not telling can be telling
Dec14

What someone is not telling can be telling

Suppose India is rocked by a war of global significance. If an Indian newspaper barely reports that war, that silence is …

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Reformation requires reformulation
Dec06

Reformation requires reformulation

Suppose we want to grow vegetables in a land where only weeds have been growing. We may uproot the weeds and plant the vegetables,…

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Let temptation activate the warrior within, not the philanderer within
Jun30

Let temptation activate the warrior within, not the philanderer within

Suppose enemy forces sneak in to attack a country. If the border is guarded by their own spy instead of a faithful warrior,…

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Deepen detachment by discernment
May04

Deepen detachment by discernment

Often when we are unable to resist our lower desires, we may blame ourselves for not being adequately detached. While this…

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