Better to endure cravings that seem unbearable than to endure consequences that are unbearable
Jan08

Better to endure cravings that seem unbearable than to endure consequences that are unbearable

Suppose someone is trying to recover from alcoholism. They may still be subjected to strong cravings to drink. Suppose …

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The mind is a persecutor who pretends to be the persecuted
Jan07

The mind is a persecutor who pretends to be the persecuted

Few things stimulate human sympathy as much as the sight of someone being persecuted. We naturally want to do what we can …

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Happiness is found not in collecting and consuming, but in connecting and contributing
Jan06

Happiness is found not in collecting and consuming, but in connecting and contributing

Today’s corporate-controlled consumerist culture makes us believe that our success and happiness are defined by how…

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The more we are aimless, the more we become shameless

Suppose a student is on vacation, with nothing specific to do. They may spend days on pointless net surfing without feeling…

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The best way to watch the mind is by having something better to watch
Jan04

The best way to watch the mind is by having something better to watch

Our mind often acts as an enemy. That’s why we all need to watch our mind, just as a country needs to watch a hostile neighbor.…

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If we get into the mind’s discourse, we go down a disastrous course
Jan02

If we get into the mind’s discourse, we go down a disastrous course

Suppose someone gave a talk that is captivatingly delivered but is filled with semi-truths and untruths. If we get into …

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