It is no small task to face and conquer our own shortcomings…
Who among us today is a Davinci, a Michelangelo or a Rembrandt?
Some people become wise with age, but not everyone…
Anger Destroys, Love Builds…
Perhaps we should expand our definition of what kindness is…
Is it time that we expand our vision of kindness?
Like Shakespeare, we have all been the author of tragedy in our own lives…
Bad People always think they can ‘get away with it’. When, in fact, they only get more trouble.
History is powerful. More precisely, knowledge of history is powerful. Why is that? Because human beings tend to make the same blunders and mistakes as those human beings who lived a thousand years ago.
Correct, modern humans do not make perfect copies of those mistakes. Students of history will tell you that: “History Repeats Itself”. The mistakes often seem to be similar in nature, however.
Human beings are flawed. The human heart is flawed. It is afflicted with anger, greed, jealousy and a host of other negatives.
The writers of The Constitution of The United States, may have very well understood this.
This book: The Federalist Papers seems to explore this topic:
In addition, it might be very important for you to know and understand the thoughts and intentions of the founders of the government of the United States.
Perhaps they understood how flawed human beings can be. Is it possible that they attempted to form a system of government that would take into account those flaws and try to protect against them?
It’s fascinating to think about these concepts.
It is my understanding that human beings are suffering a tremendous moral decline right now. A return to virtue may be necessary for us to survive. I understand that many people will argue about that point. Even more may argue about what “Virtue” really is or what it really means.
Feel free to do so in the comment section below.
One book that I believe explains virtue quite clearly is Zhuan Falun, by Li Hongzhi. You can get a free digital copy at https://FalunDafa.org
Even If You Live in the Best and Most Comfortable Cell Block, You Are Still In Prison
I just had this thought and I know what it means to me. But I’m MORE interested in what you think it might mean or indicate.
Please share your opinion about that this statement means to you from your perspective in the comment section below.
While all thoughts and opinions (within reason) are welcome, I’m especially interested in hearing from those who have really thought it through thoroughly.