Willingly obliged

This is most true for religious subscription and cultural heritage, but applies to every relationship in our life.Choice inspires willingness because a choice is driven by our belief in the benefit of our contribution towards others. Obligation inspires contempt because it is most often associated with the threat of a negative repercussion.What drives our choices…

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You are more than how you look

Taking pride in the colour of your skin or ethnicity distracts you from your humanity.Our humanness, our gentleness, our inclination towards kindness - these are all part of our natural state.It's our need to be associated with significance or superiority that distracts us from this, and replaces it with the fear of being inadequate.When we…

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The value of values

One of the paths to insanity is to try to reason around someone else's actions or behaviour by assuming that their value system is the same as yours.This includes people who come from the same culture, tradition, ethnicity, and even family as you do.Our value system may be informed by a common framework or point…

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