We may be wired to explode, but we can change our wiring
Jun27

We may be wired to explode, but we can change our wiring

Short-tempered people are sometimes said to be “wired to explode.” This expression draws metaphorically from technology…

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To think that we may become proud suggests that we may already be proud
Jun20

To think that we may become proud suggests that we may already be proud

Suppose we have some special talents by which we can excel in an important service. But we may hesitate to use those talents,…

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Those who anger us conquer us

Sports are sometimes marred by unwholesome practices such as sledging. In cricket, for example, fielders may provoke …

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Don’t let offense towards others’ faults become a pseudo-defense of one’s own faults
May04

Don’t let offense towards others’ faults become a pseudo-defense of one’s own faults

Offense is the best defense, states a common saying. The Bhagavad-gita (02.61) recommends this strategy in our inner war:…

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Being unconscious of our faults is the worst unconsciousness and the biggest fault
Dec05

Being unconscious of our faults is the worst unconsciousness and the biggest fault

When a disease infects us, we seek treatment. But if we are unaware of the infection, we won’t seek any treatment. Our...

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Obsession with fame deprives us of prema

Most people get a rush of exhilaration when they go to a new place and find recognition and admiration for them in the eyes …

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