Freedom to Think


Half grasped truths ... I think the chief goal of ancient sages and prophets was to pass along the wisdom required to save humanity from its own folly. I believe that still to be the case with elders in todays world. Throughout the canons of all major religions and other ancient sources that preceded them a common thread exists warning humanity about the dangers of greed, money, and usuary. Hence the boundaries of credit, interest, and compounding debt. It seems to me curious that these wise ones of ancient civilizations went to such lengths to warn the future about the dangers of greed and banking for no good reason, and more rational to recognise maybe they spied real danger. It seems we are misled into thinking that ancient prophecies only predict physical disasters. In fact I for one think the fate of human civilization in its present form may well be directly linked to societal greed....

There was a time when all people were indigenous people on some part of the Earth. But in the last half of the millennium, the migration of people from region to region and from countryside to city through war,social change, economic upheaval, and industrialisation broke many of the ties we used to have to one another and to the land and water that supported us.... Click for more...

I LIKE THIS...It is no measure of your health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.”
Jiddu Krishnamurti

I LIKE THIS...The head in sand pose may temporarily hide danger from your Lizard. But like the Ostrich to the hungry lion, that carnivore has no misconceptions about the truly dire nature of the bird's predicament. Advice to the Ostrich I guess might be 'learn new skills'

I LIKE THIS...“I have found both freedom and safety in my madness; the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood. For those who understand us enslave something in us.”
Kahlil Gibran

I LIKE THIS...” A thing of beauty is a joy for ever:
Its lovliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness; but still will keep a bower quiet for us, and a sleep full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing.”- John Keats

I LIKE THIS... I didn't find anyone to love me as much as I deserved until I found myself