For every act of evil, there is an act of beauty. You Can't Change the World, Only Your Attitude Towards It.


From the Tao Te Ching but expressed very nicely (as ever) by Stephen Mitchell...

"I let go of religion,
and people become serene."

"When they lose their sense of awe,
people turn to religion."

Cast your imagination back into history as far as you can, even to pre history. In prehistory, no history was made as life was perfect. No one would have assumed they were right or there was any other way to be so they would have left not one mark on the planet. Life would have been whole, natural and in perfect balance so as not to leave a trace.

Everyone, by not even knowing they were good, was perfectly good. By not knowing to be good to people, they loved everyone as themselves. Without any ritual or structure they fitted in perfectly with the seasons and changes.

Everyone was a perfect awakened Buddha, yet would know themselves as normal. Everyone knew the way of life but if questioned could not tell you a word of how.

They acted perfectly and radiated good nature. Nothing as stagnant as institution could be conceived.


In our times there are awakened people, but they are seen as few and far between. There are many looking for enlightenment as something special. No longer normal it is seen as an escape.

We will not awaken the world, some people love the world of illusion and chasing dreams. We can not tell the wealthy car owner that the job is a mask masking the house, the house is a mask over the car, the car is a mask covering the suit, the suit is a mask hiding the ego the ego is a mask shelling the person and the person is a mask hiding infinite bliss. - They would rather the car and when it breaks, a new one.

The choice is to simplify yourself, then forget you did it. Be in balance and not know it. Have the truth but not own it.

When you meet the man in a suit he will wonder why you are so happy compared to him. Only you will know that what you have he can not buy.

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