From a healthy attitude of fighting your ego, by reality-checking wild ideas with close acquaintances. To a mindless state of insecurities and constant search for acknowledgment.
Close adaptation may be a sad byproduct of fast-passed social life, but is essential on a conscious level. If there is to be any peace and harmony to speak of.
It is when priorities shift, from communication to looks, intelligence to physique, integrity to popularity. A mindless drone, in search of confirmation on all levels from his peers, appears.
What is Life?, or rather, how do you Defy life? It is a tricky concept to get your head around, with many possibilities for answers, but with little understanding of them. Life can mean simple unintentional movement, to complex living organisms. They both exist, which of them gets the cake? Continue reading What is Life?
And now, some wise words from the Buddhist teacher, Atisha
The greatest achievement is selflessness.
The greatest worth is self-mastery.
The greatest quality is seeking to serve others.
The greatest precept is continual awareness.
The greatest medicine is the emptiness of everything.
The greatest action is not conforming with the worlds ways.
The greatest magic is transmuting the passions.
The greatest generosity is non-attachment.
The greatest goodness is a peaceful mind.
The greatest patience is humility.
The greatest effort is not concerned with results.
The greatest meditation is a mind that lets go.
The greatest wisdom is seeing through appearances.