When attention is sustained, a small change can hold the potential for a major shift


All Writings, Blog, Individual, Psychology, Self improvement

Could it rightly be said that small things can hold the potential for a major shift?  It is possible that you already understand the possibilities.  It is possible, you have seen by way of observation, or experienced in your life when such a thing happens.  A very simple, innocuous-seeming conversation, reading a passage in a […]

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August 9, 2018

Looking at life the wrong way, no long


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By the mind one understands.  By an excess of the same mind, one misunderstands. How does one escape the tendency to be unsteadied by the extreme of a habit?  For as is one’s occupation, so one becomes proficient.  The great discovery since the developments of the sciences has been the tendency toward the mind, even […]

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June 20, 2018

Admiration is only natural to feel


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There is so much worthy of admiration in our world.  There always was, but we did not have the chance to know the existence of such places and creatures.  And now we are in a time when, if we choose to, we can find an endless supply of examples of Godly and of human creativity.  There […]

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March 21, 2018

What is required to even consider changing one’s beliefs to explore better possibilities for the future?


All Writings, Observations, Psychology

The last post went through a consideration of the possibility of changing one’s beliefs.  It is a task best considered worth undertaking for the sake of survival.  Beliefs are also to be considered as a subject for change in the interest of preservation, longevity, and continuity.  Our existing generations would not be the first to […]

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December 29, 2017

How does a movie differ from real life? And why does present life seem like a movie?


All Writings, Blog, Individual, Observations, Society

Art follows life, or does life follow art?  This question seems nowhere more relevant than in the case of movies.  Movies are the depiction of life.  The characters in some cases are so relatable, that people have seen themselves on the movie screen.  They learn lessons, find out their own mistakes, and understand more about […]

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December 8, 2017

How we can have a satisfying life by looking for the practical – giving priority to needs over wants


All Writings, Self improvement

There is a lot of human thought that goes into examining possibilities.  It is quite likely that much energy is spent in thinking about wants and needs.  Focusing on wants is more in accord with the how the capitalistic world has set up its advertizing.  The expectations of individuals also coincide with the advertized life.  […]

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December 1, 2017

The book of human existence


All Writings, Individual, Observations, Society

There is the impossible task of asking of society to offer solutions to problems that society itself has produced, tolerated, or silently witnessed for so long.  When such a task is undertaken, there is the danger of quickly losing balance in any line of reasoning or with any argument.  As soon as a statement can […]

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November 18, 2017

Thinking in the shade of a tree


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Just this afternoon, while a mild sunshine came through what appeared to be a layer of smoke in the New Delhi sky, there were some thoughts in my mind.  There were thoughts of the nature that disturb, and also some make requests for peace.  I was, while sitting under the tree in our yard, thinking […]

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November 15, 2017