Wednesday, December 31, 2014

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2014-12-31
The person who says, “I don’t mean to complain,” is often complaining.
The person who says, “I don’t want to argue,” is often starting arguments.
The person who says, “I don’t want to offend you,” is often offending people.
The person who says, “I don’t want to sound mean,” is often sounding mean.

The person who says, “I don’t want you to take this the wrong way,” is often saying harsh and inconsiderate things.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

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2014-12-30
Envy is the emotion that drives terrorism.
Envy is the emotion that drives capitalism.
Envy is the emotion that drives nationalism.
Envy is the emotion that drives consumerism.

Envy is the emotion that drives cheating, copying, ego, fad, fashion, high society, lying, pride, social elitism, stealing, and all forms of seeking worldly advantage.

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2014-12-29
Don’t you find it pitiful that people who hate themselves only feel better by hating others?
Don’t you find it pitiful that people who hate themselves express that hate by hating others?
Don’t you find it pitiful that people who hate themselves try to get you to hate others instead?
Don’t you find it pitiful that people who hate themselves avoid that hate by projecting it onto others?

Don’t you find it pitiful that people who hate themselves escape that hate by projecting it onto others?

Sunday, December 28, 2014

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2014-12-28
People can block and shut down communication while lying to themselves that they are trying to communicate.
People can commit personal attacks while lying to themselves that they are trying to communicate.
People can scream and shout their point of view while lying to themselves that they are trying to communicate.
People can closed-mindedly defend their position while lying to themselves that they are trying to communicate.

People can mock and ridicule another’s point of view while lying to themselves that they are trying to communicate.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

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2014-12-27
Politicians sell the dream of a product they cannot deliver.
Politics is about creating a brand name and protecting that brand name.
People vote for the most well-known brand name, not anyone or anything.
Anything that increases the recognizability of your brand name will help you to get elected.

Political advertising is about creating sound bytes, slogans, and sayings to remind people of the brand name.

Friday, December 26, 2014

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2014-12-26
The art of politics is to get the people to believe in what you say, not what you do.
The art of politics is to promise anything to get elected, and then to do whatever you want when elected.
The art of politics is to make the people believe you are one of them while you sell them to the corporations.
The art of politics is to make sure the people hear what you say but do not know, track, or remember what you do.

The art of politics is to tell the people what they want to hear so that once in office you can do what the corporations pay you to do.

Thursday, December 25, 2014

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2014-12-25
There have been only two men: Adam and the reborn Christ.
You can serve the story of Adam by serving human nature and ego.
You can serve the story of Christ by dying to human nature and taking on His new nature.
To make this possible He became another Adam, died as Adam, and was reborn as Christ.

Despite what you claim, say, profess, think, want, believe, or deceivers tell you—when you are born of God you cannot sin—until then you serve the story of Adam’s nature.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

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2014-12-24
Personality is impermanent.
Personality is neither a person nor a self.
Personality is a method of dehumanization.
Personality is not a thing that can be found or captured.

Personality is a way to breakdown a person into traits and habits until that person no longer exists.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

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2014-12-23
Bring your self-talk before your open heart. Bring your wandering mind to your still heart.
Bring your rigid mind before your supple heart.
Bring your negative mind to your positive heart.

Bring your wavering mind to your steadfast heart.

Monday, December 22, 2014

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2014-12-22
Bring your noisy mind before your silent heart.
Bring your divided mind before your single heart.
Bring your selfish mind before your selfless heart.
Bring your insecure mind before your secure heart.

Bring your complicated mind before your simple heart.

Sunday, December 21, 2014

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2014-12-21
It takes a lot of pride to damn.
It takes a lot of pride to whine.
It takes a lot of pride to blame.
It takes a lot of pride to feel depressed.

It takes a lot of pride to feel angry or ashamed.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

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2014-12-20
You have a heart, soul, and mind which all perform different functions.
Your mind is for verbal processing; your soul is for sensation processing; and your heart is for energy processing.
Using your mind for the functions of your soul will cause false beliefs, experiences, and memories.
Using your mind for the functions of your heart will cause false feelings, perceptions, and performances.

Action should be guided by the heart; belief should be guided by the soul; and categorization should be guided by the mind.

Friday, December 19, 2014

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2014-12-19
Religion is memorization and ritual, but spirituality is openness and contact.
Religion is blindly following the traditions of men, but spirituality is following the Spirit with awareness.
Religion is blindly following the secondhand teachings of men, but spirituality is following the firsthand teachings of Spirit.
Religion is translation and interpretation until right meaning is lost, but spirituality is seeking and feeling until right meaning is regained.

Religion is escape and avoidance of spiritual responsibilities, but spirituality is acceptance and dedication to spiritual responsibilities.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

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2014-12-18
We have a propensity to make instant judgments.
When we are driving in our car we might judge those who drive faster or slower than us to be bad drivers.
When we are driving in our car we might judge those who pass a car too fast or too slow to be bad drivers.
When we are driving in our car we might judge those who signal a turn or make a turn too fast or too slow to be bad drivers.
When we are driving in our car we might judge those who stop or start too fast or too slow at a traffic light to be bad drivers.

When we are driving in our car we might judge those who leave too much or too little space between the car in front or behind of them to be bad drivers.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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2014-12-17
Without repetition there is nothing.
Life is repetition with variation.
Death is repetition without variation.
If you are always changing, then you are never existing.

If you don’t repeat yourself, then whose self do you repeat?

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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2014-12-16
Graffiti and vandalism are political posters and advertisements.
Graffiti and vandalism are best exemplified by McDonald’s signage.
Graffiti and vandalism are public advertisements to spend and consume more than what you need or can afford.
Graffiti and vandalism are public advertisements for the poisoned water called a soft drink, soda-pop, soda, or pop.

Graffiti and vandalism are public advertisements for gambling, drinking, and other harmful and hurtful practices for many.

Monday, December 15, 2014

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2014-12-15
What you carry, you serve.
What you loop on, you serve.
What you dwell upon, you serve.
What you worry about, you serve.

What you cover, hide, stuff, suppress, or repress, you serve.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

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2014-12-14
The victim has shame for being the victim, but pride for not being the perpetrator.
The perpetrator has shame for being the perpetrator, but pride for not being the victim.
The defender has shame for not being the judge, but pride for not being the victim.
The prosecutor has shame for not being the judge, but pride for not being the perpetrator.

The judge has shame for not being either the defender or prosecutor, but pride for not being either the perpetrator or victim.

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2014-12-13
What got you here might not get you there.
The continuation of your journey might require a change in transportation.
The continuation of your journey might require that you surrender everything you know.
The continuation of your journey might require that you face your self in everyone you meet.

The continuation of your journey might require that you surrender all sense of power and capability.

Friday, December 12, 2014

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2014-12-12
Is your story about you, or is it about human nature?
Is your story about you, or is it about how humans react and respond?
Is your story about you, or is it about how ego plays its game of pride versus shame?
Is your story about you, or is it about how we all need to be under the higher or we follow the lower?

Is your story about you, or is it about how humans relate to life in primitive and childish ways when they make themselves the main character in the story of life?

Thursday, December 11, 2014

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2014-12-11
Punishment teaches to avoid the punisher, not to avoid wrong actions.
Punishment teaches to avoid punishment, not to avoid wrong or misguided behaviors.
Punishment teaches to escape the punisher, not to escape the attitudes one is being punished for.
Punishment teaches to escape punishment, not to escape bad habits or foolish practices.

Punishment teaches to avoid and escape punishment, and it neither teaches nor reinforces right actions.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

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2014-12-10
Motivation exists to either avoid some negative or to obtain some positive.
Motivation is not caused, created, or instilled by experiencing some negative or positive or some punishment or reward.
Motivation is a conscious choice to repeat or find some positive reward or to avoid or escape some negative punishment.
Motivation arises to seek a reward, not to seek the action associated or paired with the reward, because motivation is about arriving, not the journey to arrive.

Motivation arises to avoid a punishment, not to avoid the action associated or paired with the punishment, because motivation is about consequences, not processes.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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2014-12-09
Non-doing is stillness.
Non-doing is quietude.
Non-doing can be experienced.
Non-doing can be rediscovered.

Non-doing is natural and normal.

Monday, December 8, 2014

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2014-12-08
Non-doing cannot be done.
Non-doing cannot be trained.
Non-doing cannot be learned.
Non-doing cannot be practiced.

Non-doing cannot be developed.

Sunday, December 7, 2014

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2014-12-07
Does education focus on learning coping or on cultural beliefs?
Does education focus on learning problem-solving or on national beliefs?
Does education focus on learning creativity or on mind-numbing repetition?
Does education focus on learning critical-thinking skills or on producing stereotypical thinking?

Does education focus on learning how to find and process information or on the regurgitation of information?

Saturday, December 6, 2014

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2014-12-06
You deserve what you serve.
Serve the highest with verve.
Have the nerve to serve the highest.
Preserver when you serve the highest.

Observe and see that you get what you serve.

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2014-12-05
Does your ego-story for your career have you succeeding or losing?
Does your your ego-story for your family have you being loved or chided?
Does your your ego-story for your friends have you being supported or betrayed?
Does your your ego-story for your relationship have you learning to love more or becoming dull and tired?

Does your your ego-story for your spiritual life have you reaching your spiritual goals soon or only later in life if at all?

Thursday, December 4, 2014

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2014-12-04
People continue with “being right” over being happy, because people prefer their ego-story to focus on the pride of being right.
People continue with “being right” over having a loving spouse, because people prefer their ego-story to focus on the pride of being right.
People continue with “being right” over having loving children, because people prefer their ego-story to focus on the pride of being right.
People continue with “being right” over having peace in the world, because people prefer their ego-story to focus on the pride of being right.

People continue with “being right” over having devoted and invested employees, because people prefer their ego-story to focus on the pride of being right.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

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2014-12-03
Religion as self-promotion and ego-aggrandizement is common and modern, but it is still materialistic and irreligious.
Spirituality as self-promotion and ego-aggrandizement is common and modern, but it is still materialistic and unspiritual.
Philosophy as self-promotion and ego-aggrandizement is common and modern, but it still produces the same negative results of living for and as things.
Psychology as self-promotion and ego-aggrandizement is common and modern, but it still produces the same negative results of living for and as things.

Introspection, prayer, and meditation are often used for self-promotion and ego-aggrandizement, but that is neither their proper use nor proper function.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

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2014-12-02
Real loneliness comes from living with phonies and pleasers.
Real loneliness comes from being with people who are ego bound.
Real loneliness comes from not living in a like-minded close community.
Real loneliness comes from not being understood or making contact one-on-one.

Real loneliness comes from not having anyone to share your inner being with.

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2014-12-01
Suffering anger is risky business for you health, relationships, and sanity.
Succoring anger is risky business for you health, relationships, and sanity.
Ruminating anger is risky business for you health, relationships, and sanity.
Maintaining anger is risky business for you health, relationships, and sanity.

Entertaining anger is risky business for you health, relationships, and sanity.