“Cease to do evil,
Learn to do good,
Control the mind.
This is the teaching of Buddha.”
This post had a lot of really good things to say and led to me thinking about quite a few things. I feel the strong urge to add some toughts to those already in this post. Please, read the post linked above. I will be assuming that you have read it and my comments are in dialouge with it. I will also be using the same headings to make it easier to follow what part of the post I am addressing. So, here goes my rambling and randomness. Read the rest of this entry
Q. If the lie is our truth and living the truth feels fake and unreal how do we persevere to the needed change? There’s the real me: good and underdeveloped. There is the worldly me: challenged as all of us probably are. There is the broken me: afflicted half or more of my life, developed and strong. Two out of three are tough odds to deal with… Read the rest of this entry
This was excellent. It explores both the social view and the science looking into the concept of death. It explores the meaning and definitions of death. It also takes a look at the way that these things have changed over the years as science has advanced and changed our perspective. Very engaging.
Q. If the lie is our truth and living the truth feels fake and unreal how do we persevere to the needed change there’s the real me, good and underdeveloped. There is the worldly me, challenged as all of us probably are. there is the broken me, afflicted half or more of my life, developed and strong. Two out of three are tough odds to deal with…
A. the battle against your own self is harsh and there will be casualties. reality is based on your own definition of the world around you, but it also based on how the world defines you. This is your escape from the inner struggle- define yourself and your actions not by your own faulty judgment but by how the world and it’s moral judge you.
When looking through the world’s eyes, you will begin to gain a different perspective of yourself and your judgement of self will grow more realistic.