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OUR PROBLEM: WE GET USED TO IT

Our Problem: We Get Used To It Ideas are projected into our minds; if images are repeated enough times, they become our normal without us realising it. Those who study the mental characteristics and attitudes of people or groups watch us settle into our … Continue reading

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ENTHUSIASM AND APATHY

Enthusiasm And Apathy Enthusiasm: Latin enthusiasmus  -‘inspiration -, from Greek enthousiazein ‘be inspired or possessed by a god’. In other words, to be determined. But, inspired by which type of god/influencer? A supramundane spirit, or one who fashions the mundane, material world? One who brings an end to suffering, … Continue reading

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DEPRESSION AND DISAPPOINTMENT

Depression and Disappointment What I love about the Buddha’s teachings is that they are so logical, so reasonable, so complete, so provable …everything links up! We are human, and governed by three negative emotions (desire, aversion and ignorance/indifference) and the … Continue reading

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