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Blinded by Fear: How Eastern Philosophy Challenges Capitalistic America

I would question the person to claim the United States is the greatest country in the world. With corrupt politicians being led by corrupt business leaders, media controlling the popular opinions of the masses, and a selfish mentality that leaves many to starve in the streets, I cannot see what makes this country the best in the world. 1,087 more words

Mindful Monday – #Mindfulness & #Patience

Welcome to Mindful Monday! Each week I try to examine new or sometimes old things about myself. I have found that being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to, as I attempt to live in the present.

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Mindful Monday

Self-will gets in the Way

“People often say, “We have goodwill.” Theirs is not God’s will, though; they want to have their own way and dictate to God to do so and so.

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Desire and the Dao

It appears that many Westerners become interested in Daoism because it is not overtly moralistic. To me, Daoist themes offer a spiritual method that outwardly corresponds to a moral system, yet does so according to its own internal logic. 576 more words