The choice is yours

Have you ever heard of Noam Chomsky? If not, you might be surprised to hear that he is one of the most quoted scholars in history. The NY times also described him as the “top intellectual alive”.

Considering his groundbreaking theories on linguistic psychology and politics, why haven’t the majority of the American population heard of him?

The answer is simple. He goes against mainstream thought and has frequently criticized the actions of the US government and mainstream media.

As most of us consume our information through mainstream media, it’s easy to see why he isn’t as popular as he should be.

On Creating a Better Future

Optimism is a strategy for making a better future.
Because unless you believe that the future can be better, it’s unlikely you will step up and take responsibility for making it so.

If you assume that there’s no hope, you guarantee that there will be no hope.

If you assume that there is an instinct for freedom, there are opportunities to change things, there’s a chance you may contribute to making a better world.

The choice is yours.

by Noam Chomsky

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Today inspiration

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I particularly like this sentence or probably quote from one of it. As it says.

Give back to your loved one while your heart is still beating.

Today reflection

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Metaphysics – Aristotle (384 – 322 BC)

Control and play around the possibility of expanding the ideas of what the thought could be and could not.

Seeing the strength and weakness of that thought and meditate it.

Filtering out. See what is correct from wrong, what is right and what is not.

And then it will engrave the thought in your life.

You are living your life for you not for other.

The legacy of Christianity

The bible sees both body and soul as equally good and equally affected by sin.

It teaches that the great human struggle is not between mind and body but takes place within our hearts.

Augustine formulated

For the first time the supreme goal of life was not self-control and rationality but love. 

Love was required to redirect the human person away from self-centredness toward serving God and others.

One of the sub content from Making sense of God (An Invitation to the Skeptical) by Timothy Keller