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“Man is the most insane species. He worships an invisible God and destroys a visible Nature. Unaware that this Nature he’s destroying is this God he’s worshiping.” - Hubert Reeves …

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The happiness of one's own heart alone cannot satisfy the soul

The happiness of one’s own heart alone cannot satisfy the soul; one must try to include, as necessary to one’s own happiness, the happiness of others. - Paramahansa Yogananda…


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Silence the angry man with love. Silence the ill-natured man with kindness. Silence the miser with generosity. Silence the liar with truth. – Buddha …

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Worry prevents individuals from fully facing their fears.

Worry prevents individuals from fully facing their fears. Thus, it rewards the worrier in the short term by reducing their negative reaction to feared stimuli…




A great nation is like a great person: when they make a mistake, they realize it, they admit it, and they correct it. They see those who point out their faults as their most benevolent teachers — their enemy as the shadow that they themselves cast. …



"I demand whether all wars, bloodshed and misery came not upon the creation when one man endeavored to be a lord over another? ...

“I demand whether all wars, bloodshed and misery came not upon the creation when one man endeavored to be a lord over another? … And whether this misery shall not remove … when all the branches of mankind shall look upon the earth as one common treasury to all.” - Gerrard Winstanley, *The New La…



Penal affairs [are] a confrontation coded by 'civilization.'

La Phalange analyses penal affairs as a confrontation coded by ‘civilization’, the great crimes not as monstrosities, but as the fatal return and revolt of what is repressed, the minor illegalities not as the necessary margins of society, but as a rumbling from the midst of the battle-field.” - F…



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when your thinking is in harmony

You’ll have a good, secure life when being alive means more to you than security, love more than money, your freedom more than public or partisan opinion, when the mood of Beethoven’s or Bach’s music becomes the mood of your whole life when your thinking is in harmony, and no longer in conflict, wit…



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"We were born naked and we will leave without possessions" - unknown

I’ve heard this quote a few years ago from some one. I like it very much. Now if super capitalist people would get the message, that might help :)…




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