The Greatest Fear

Archives: August 2014

The Greatest Fear
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The Greatest Fear

“I’m scared every time I go into the ring, but it’s how you handle it. What you have to do is plant your feet, bite down on your mouthpiece and say, ‘Let’s go.’ ”[...]

A Word on Compassion
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A Word on Compassion

“Are you compassionate?”“Most of the time,” they answer.“Are you forgiving?”“Yes, most of the time,” they reply. This is the most common response to my two questions no matter whom I ask. To tell you[...]

The Anatomy of a Thought
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The Anatomy of a Thought

A while ago, I wrote briefly on the two types of meditation, namely, concentrative and contemplative (more here). An important exercise in contemplative meditation is to reflect on the nature of a thought, and[...]

The Worst Disease
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The Worst Disease

What is the worst possible disease you can think of? Maybe the one that is terminal. Or maybe the one that kills slowly while one is living. Perhaps the disorder that impairs one’s functioning[...]

What is the Meaning of Life?
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What is the Meaning of Life?

Absolutely not surprisingly, my inbox was swamped with comments on my last post. Some liked it completely and many hated it totally while some were in between. A few called me too simple and[...]