If we lose faith in our potential to improve, we court cowardice and malice
Apr09

If we lose faith in our potential to improve, we court cowardice and malice

Suppose a patient loses faith in the potential of any treatment to cure them. They will become sicker and soon die. What applies…

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Those who fight their inner devils are the ultimate daredevils
Mar29

Those who fight their inner devils are the ultimate daredevils

Many people like to be daredevils. Wanting a sense of adventure and achievement, they dive into extreme sports. While those…

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The most damaging consequence of indulgence is nonchalance towards indulgence
Sep03

The most damaging consequence of indulgence is nonchalance towards indulgence

Suppose a butcher’s child kills an animal for the first time. Initially, his hand and heart may tremble: “How can I kill?”…

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The enemy that is not recognized can’t be resisted
Mar03

The enemy that is not recognized can’t be resisted

During a war, a spy who penetrates into a defending army can wreak havoc from within, for the defenders won’t even know …

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To succumb to temptation is not just immoral – it is also irresponsible
Jan27

To succumb to temptation is not just immoral – it is also irresponsible

Suppose a pilot drinks, and drinks excessively, before flying a plane. Even if some people don’t consider drinking immoral,…

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Addictive desires feed themselves through us and then they starve us
Jan16

Addictive desires feed themselves through us and then they starve us

Suppose someone came to our house, ate our food, became strong, took over our house and started starving us. That would be…

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