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People are pre-divided, identity-desires precede seeing any scene, sad or superb

People are pre-divided by identity-desires that precede judging any scene seen.

There are those whose belief-behavior-boorishness shows they are karmic-ally devolving*
Others' karmas (actions) show the progress of humanity in individuals desiring inclusion and peace.

* A trajectory of desires, actions, results, and responses (more action) that continues resulting in unpleasant, unwanted circumstances from which there seems to be no escape.

Two lifestyle choices
Desire-action-results-unwanted-anger-lashing out-increasing frustration-delusion
Or
Desire-action-results-unwanted-acceptance-redirection-increasing success-delight
Posted by sanatanadharma | Sat Nov 20, 2021, 03:51 PM (0 replies)

Thinking things through was the message of the ancient Sanskrit Upanishads

The problem of short sighted (and short-sited)* thinking is not new.
People act in desire of some results.

These results may be just what we expected (wanted, hoped); cross the road, catch the bus to work.
They may be even better; cross the road and a passing friend gives you a ride.
They certainly can be worse and unwanted; cross road, bus never comes, you get fired for lateness.
Or, they may be totally disconnected, unexpected and un-thought; you fall into a sinkhole and never get across the road.

The results of actions can be seen; they may also be unseen. Wants motivate our acts. Results are of two kinds; desired and undesired.
Thus we bounce and ricochet off the rails of "oops!" and "Did I do that?
Perhaps if humans successfully saw through all thoughts, we would all stop stupid** activities.

*Think selfishness, situated in personal desires
** Think useless
Posted by sanatanadharma | Fri Nov 5, 2021, 01:49 PM (0 replies)
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