Knowledge expands the avenues available for us to address those problems

Suppose someone is coughing. If they have no medical knowledge, they might just try to suppress their cough, which might…

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We can’t always move on from grief; we need to sometimes move on with grief
Mar17

We can’t always move on from grief; we need to sometimes move on with grief

02.18 We can’t always move on from grief; we need to sometimes move on with grief When we lose a loved one, grief can overwhelm…

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If what we live with becomes what we live for, we end up having nothing to live for
Mar16

If what we live with becomes what we live for, we end up having nothing to live for

While driving, we need two things: the fuel we drive with and the destination we drive for. If we don’t have any fuel, what…

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Technological advancement without spiritual advancement makes us powerfully powerless
Mar14

Technological advancement without spiritual advancement makes us powerfully powerless

Being powerful and being powerless are usually opposite states. But when someone has a power they can’t control — say,…

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To differentiate between resoluteness and stubbornness, consider content, consequence and intent
Mar13

To differentiate between resoluteness and stubbornness, consider content, consequence and intent

When we stick to something rigidly, are we being resolute or stubborn? To understand the difference, we need to look at our…

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When the mind complains about the shortage of enjoyable sense objects, contemplate the shortage of enjoyment in the supposedly enjoyable sense objects
Mar09

When the mind complains about the shortage of enjoyable sense objects, contemplate the shortage of enjoyment in the supposedly enjoyable sense objects

Suppose we go to a hotel to eat a full meal and find that the delicacy we wanted is provided only in limited quantity. Our mind…

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