If an ideal inspires more regret than reform, an intermediate ideal is required
Sep29

If an ideal inspires more regret than reform, an intermediate ideal is required

Suppose a hospital gym features weights so heavy that most sick patients can’t even budge them. Those weights make patients…

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Education is meant to remove ignorance and restore innocence, not remove innocence and reinforce ignorance
Sep28

Education is meant to remove ignorance and restore innocence, not remove innocence and reinforce ignorance

Education is a central part of human society, a part on which we spend the decades of our life when we have the most energy, …

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Better to be crazy in being busy than to be just crazy, better still is to be busy without being crazy
Sep27

Better to be crazy in being busy than to be just crazy, better still is to be busy without being crazy

We sometimes feel, “I am so busy that I am going crazy. I need to slow down.”  Yes, slowing down can help, provided we …

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Commitment is emotional investment, attachment is emotional dependence
Sep26

Commitment is emotional investment, attachment is emotional dependence

During the course of our relationship with our loved ones, we may get the question: How can we be committed without being …

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Analyzing a spiritual text without applying it is like examining food without eating it
Sep25

Analyzing a spiritual text without applying it is like examining food without eating it

Suppose someone is starving. If they are given food and they spend all their time examining the food, such behavior would…

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