Maybe it is my sex. That's a fairly radical claim to make given the fruits of his particular form of questioning. If he was around today, he'd be in Mensa and thumb his nose at the public. My identity is hopelessly entwined with the idea of making a positive difference in the world. Offering lucid guidance on the nuances of daily practice and the methods for cultivating a wiser and more compassionate attitude toward others and ourselves, Khenpo Sherab helps us chart the Tibetan Buddhist path with exceptional clarity, making this book a tremendous resource for beginners and advanced practitioners alike. I think it preferable they be prodded to question themselves than look to someone else who claims to have the answers.
His message is that of rising to the challenge. You can steal someone's energy. I live in thought and often contemplate things. I'm glad you're not that gullible but I didn't really think you were, just like you don't really think that Paul Gloor's original comment sounds that stupid. Summary Khenpo Sherab Zangpo draws on Tibetan Buddhist tradition and his own fascinating life story to describe a way forward for contemporary practitioners, offering lucid guidance on daily practice, finding the right teacher, and cultivating a wiser and more compassionate attitude toward others and ourselves. When the system does collapse, and it is time to redesign a new system, we should keep these philosophies of Epicurus and others in mind. Imo thats not the case when it comes to example anger frustration or self-confidence.
Crying only shows that the typical primitive male actions are shocking. Alain de Botton's programe on Montaigne avocated an examinatiom on wisdom and set one as a test. We are a rare bunch, but we do exist and these studies on human behavior always seem to overlook us so for me I ignore those studies just like they ignore my man and myself. I was surprised when I first was a social worker the amount of hate and anger that many people hold for others who are living their lives blissfully unaware of those feelings. You're probably amazed quite easily.
Is the person you see in the mirror every morning really you? Impermanence often seems harsh because we only notice it when we suffer from severe pain, separation, or death. Someone said in 1945 that, in the life cycle of a modern state monarchy gives way to democracy which becomes fascism. I don't know if I exactly like the way De Botton demonstrates these philosophers ideas, or ideals as exact. Tell him to checkout Schapelle Corby at Mamma Mia. But like anything with gargantuan amounts of broadness you have to start somewhere, I think this doc is a great place to start for anyone with an interest but is new to the subject. Beneath the shiny exterior, most of us believe we are inherently flawed in some way or another. He makes the various philosophies a lot less abstract and a bit more practical.
Sometimes it is just better to speak outright on the concept itself. إنه أحد تلك الكتب العظيمة النادرة بحق والتي بإمكانها تغيير العالم. As usual, you bring up many points to ponder. He's a true favorite and his quote deserves to be known correctly, that's all. You see, not everyone recognizes light when they see it.
Become a good energy manager. We can hurt ourselves if we do. He believed this would spare him from worrying about either the necessities of life or the temptations of material excess, creating an ideal circumstance for Buddhist practice. We submit to the system and must work very hard to make an honest living. Now there are exceptions to men. I don't see economies collapsing. However, there are some valid points according to the scenario used.
You gave a fine example on 'how to be humble without giving yourself away'. Be welcoming of what you get. That is the only planning that I do. You're right I'm sure that these fateful, possibly terminal decisions are made by a small minority. This allows you to let others be who they are, and to relate to the world in a whole new way. Again, I tend to think in individualistic terms and not as the society as a whole.
The choice of philsophers is very questionable, and ultimately not very useful in the subject of finding happiness. They are all different and yet they aren't. But imo there is a difference between anger, jealousy and hate, love. His down-to-earth communication of these peoples' ideas has profoundly changed my outlook. These are great documentaries, and this is among my favorite on the site.