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There is only one goal. That is to be whole again.

There is only one goal. That is to be whole again. How human beings live and work determines whether they remain whole or are split. ...

7/7/14

Have you ever noticed how many emotions animals are capable of experiencing? If you live around animals you notice that they have a sophisticated range of emotions. Now how much more sophisticated and nuanced would human emotions be?

I would say that the number and qualities of human emotions are infinite. Modern economics does us a great dis-service by basing a whole science on just two rather crude emotions: fear and greed.

We are supposed to work hard, work long hours away from our loved ones, our children, our families because if we didn't what would happen to the very people we love? Would they not perish? If our children do not get into the best schools would that not be a disaster?

Much of modern life, based as it is on modern economics, is based on fear. In reality it would be much more healing for your children to see you, spend time with you in your wholeness, in your work and play, rather than for you to be absent so that you may provide for them. You do provide for their physical needs but since you are split, they are unfortunately split as well. Modern suffering is a particularly self-inflicted phenomena that comes from a belief in fear.

And then we always want to get ahead. A little more money, a bigger house, a promotion. Why? So that we may provide for our needs, our family. But was your family starving before? You may be emotionally starving your self and your loved ones even while playing the game of ever increasing accumulation and material earnings. This comes from an acceptance of greed in our lives and even seeing greed as a necessity.

We can go far beyond the two crude emotions of fear and greed. What about kindness and wonderment? Contentedness and wholeness?

We don't need to change things out there. We need to change ourselves. That is all that is needed.

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