Why do people feel they need to identify with a "religion"? Why can't we be good people, doing good things, for the common good? Do you think the world can exist without religion? Be Better/worse?
I personally do not identity with a religion, but I would consider myself to be an extremely spiritual being. I value equality and justice. Most of the positive things I have learned in life, I have learned from experience or from family and friends. Treat others as you would wish to be treated. Pay it forward. Give unconditional love to everyone, even those who you do not see eye to eye with. I …
What does it mean to you personally? Spiritually? What is your passion?
American society gets talked about often with being materialistic.. But how do you think this is actually an issue?
The definition of materialistic is:
excessively concerned with material possessions; …
Why do you suppose we connect strongly with certain people? Aside from the obvious like, compatibility and romantic attraction. Some people think that it's based on the influences of our personal needs, others believe in connections from past lives, and there's also the phenomenon of natural chemistry to consider. But what happens if these connections aren't mutual - are they still considered …
I've found that as time goes by, letting go of things and people has become easier.
For example in my case, I found it nearly impossible to get over my first love, but now I just accept it and move on...
Any thoughts on letting go?
At any given moment (with the exception of when I'm home), I'm surrounded by others living in a world filled with unnecessary drama.
Folks reliving moments of who said what to who and who wronged so and so and this idiot screwed up my drink order and and that moron didn't say "you're welcome" after I said "thank you" and on and on and on. …
By what age should you know what you want to do with your life? And how do you know it's right for you?
I still ask myself this sometimes. Sometimes I say there’s nothing to do with a life but live it. As Gandhi pointed out, “Almost anything you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.”
As a sort of continuation of my last posted question (because I had some really interesting responses), here is a new one: is love a choice?
I am of the belief that love (all forms: familial, platonic, romantic) is the ultimate act of mankind's freewill. What do you think?