freedom you have is in how you react to any set of circumstances Self-control is NOT simply following the herd or doing what is expected. Following along with the group is the antithesis of freedom; such lack of independence negates freedom. You can feed your ego OR you can be creative … you cannot do both. Everything in ancient texts on wisdom, compassion, insight should remind you of your inadequacies. It is impossible to ﬁx those attached to their ego ...don’t stress over this; just be a better example Treat gossiping as your trigger to leave a conversation and never come back to it Treat othering as a trigger to leave a conversation and never ever come back to it Treat lies and delusion as a trigger to leave a conversation ...pray to lead away from temptation
thing you do. Stop following. Study mathematics for the sheer beauty, creativity and elegance of thought. Study statistics and data science only for the objective of ﬁnding the ﬂaws. Be a data heretic. Study logic in order to understand the tendencies toward the spectacular arrogance of reason.
the martial arts, think martially ... understand war to avoid cultivating it C … constancy of discipline, channel ego, create O … opportuniize every failure; overthrow, overcome U… unite, unify, understand R … repetition, revival, renewal A … attack aggravation and aliemation G … grasp the moment, get after it E …. empathy