the shallowest person

By |2018-02-21T16:37:21+00:00December 3rd, 2016|Emotions, Moral High-Ground, Philosophy|

“Only the shallowest person believes that they can attain true happiness by maximizing their wealth at any cost.  In absence of morality, ethics, and a sustainable philosophy to guide us in an ethical search for happiness, we will always perceive life’s random countervailing forces of adversity and unpleasantness as inflicting a great personal injustice upon us. [...]

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most you can do is kill him

By |2017-07-21T14:01:42+00:00June 23rd, 2015|Commercialism, Culture, Globalization, Governments, Humanity, Materialism, Militarism, Philosophy, Political, Security|

“Secrecy is the keystone to all tyranny. Not force, but secrecy and censorship. When any government or church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, "This you may not read, this you must not know," the end result is tyranny and oppression, no matter how holy the motives. Mighty little force is needed [...]

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like a childbirth…

By |2017-07-21T03:03:01+00:00January 8th, 2011|Determination, Focus, Growth, Happiness, Humanity, Philosophy|

"Transformation is only valid if it is carried out with the people, not for them. Liberation is like a childbirth, and a painful one. The person who emerges is a new person: no longer either oppressor or oppressed, but a person in the process of achieving freedom. It is only the oppressed who, by freeing [...]

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we make mistakes because…

By |2018-02-26T14:47:08+00:00December 22nd, 2010|Life, Maturity, Philosophy|

“It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes... we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions - especially selfish ones.” - Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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music is a moral law…

By |2017-06-30T15:02:46+00:00December 17th, 2010|Culture, Humanity, Music, Philosophy, Society|

  “Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, gaiety and life to everything; It is the essence of order and lends to all that is good, just, and beautiful.” - Plato *** Happy Holidays to all who take some [...]

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pass through the darkness…

By |2017-07-21T03:39:36+00:00December 3rd, 2010|Desires, Growth, Humanity, Life, Philosophy|

“That which causes us trials shall yield us triumph: and that which make our hearts ache shall fill us with gladness. The only true happiness is to learn, to advance, and to improve: which could not happen unless we had commence with error, ignorance, and imperfection. We must pass through the darkness, to reach the [...]

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