Is human thinking driven by a quest of Absolute Truth, or by a quest of local and temporary needs ? Who said that there needs to be an absolute? Here’s a series of questions and quick reflection on Order, Structure, Systems, Meaning.
Are Western societies really tolerant? Are Oriental societies really intolerant?
Capitalism and individualism made it so western people care less about each other, and the other, in general. There’s the notion of personal space that no one is allowed to access except by a permission. People are strangers to each…
It’s not that we don’t find answers, it’s just that we don’t like the answers we find. Intellectually, there is an answer to any question. It’s when we don’t like the answer that we look for ways to insert dopamine in our systems.
These lights look so beautiful. Why only put them on during Christmas time, why not all year long ? Because if you put them all year long, your eyes will get used to them, and stop noticing their beauty. Just like now you’re taking for granted many beautiful things, because you got used to them, and you’re taking them for granted. It’s not because you’re ungrateful, or bad. It’s just your human nature. You want more good things, you get them, and then take them for granted. And start over, wanting more things. You have to remind yourself, always, of the good things around. Otherwise you’ll be consumed by the endless vicious cycle of ego, always wanting