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7. To make those things "TRUE" there must be a deep belief first. THEY CAN BE TRUE.
Sun Aug 28, 2022, 10:23 AM
Aug 2022

Humans have the capacity for BOTH GREAT GOOD and GREAT EVIL.

Like the Native American truism that we each have two wolves inside of us and the one we feed the most flourishes, we can CHOOSE to be the better person and the majority of people have the capacity to make that choice.

There are some who by genetics (sociopaths) are inherently unable to process the reasons why one should put others needs first and some who by upbringing usually (co-dependents) tend to have problems making sure their own needs don't get lost in the shuffle of day to day living. MOST people can find the best in themselves and live a better life that brings worth and prosperity to themselves and others. Whether they CHOOSE to do so or are motivated to make that choice is another matter.

MOST people look at HONOR, COURAGE and VIRTUE as positive values. It's why we "support the troops and police" who put themselves in harms way for the benefit of society. (When those people are actually doing their job and not using their position of power to make others lives miserable.)

LATELY I have noticed that those values seem to be "for others" and not so much what the common folk feel is within their abilities. I know I wish I had more of those values myself at times.

AND the reason it is broken is because BIG MONEY has sold us a line of BS that we are powerless. Being bombarded with lies constantly and trying to hold onto the truth is exhausting at times.

"Sometimes the things that may or may not be true are the things that a man needs to believe in the most: that people are basically good; that honor, courage, and virtue mean everything; that power and money, money and power mean nothing; that good always triumphs over evil; that love, true love, never dies... No matter if they're true or not, a man should believe in those things because those are the things worth believing in."

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