This question is very difficult to answer because we have been conditioned to answer it in a superficial manner. It is very tempting to believe that I am my identity.1 If you believe in your identity as “the answer” to the question (Who am I?) without regarding the depth of “the question” (Who am I?), then we entrap the concept of ourselves. Thus,...Read More
How to be compassionate?
There are two types of compassion: pity-compassion and love-compassion. What is the main difference from these two types of compassion? Could there be more types? What is Pity-Compassion? You actually are gaining something from your “good actions”. Your state of mind is not of pure attention toward the other and yourself. For example instead of...Read More
How to convince others?
Do not convince. Challenge! Only radical thought has actually created change because they have challenged traditional structures of thought, and have made people THINK BY THEMSELVES! So point a path… Lead the way in your own unique forms: Artistically, Scientifically, Philosophically, etc. Our tradition urges us to convince, but to convince means to...Read More
How does fear create violence?
The way fear creates violence is quite interesting. One must first analyze: Where does violence come from? to find out that violence is created from fear. You are free to skip the previous post, but become aware by your own analysis of the fact that violence and fear are intimately tied. The image of self needs a sense of security in order to function....Read More
Who can teach me the truth?
The answer is: Yourself. You are the only one that can teach you the truth. This question seems quite simple to answer, but it is much more interesting to understand why? Why can I only teach myself? However, to some people this answer might seem counter-wise their own set of established beliefs. The reason is that we are traditionally taught that you...Read More