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Shortly before he was executed Socrates confided to one of his disciples that there was nothing to fear in death for the friends of knowledge. Indeed, if it is true that the body is merely a tomb for the soul, a form of unconsciousness that is lifted at death, what is there to fear for those who have dedicated their lives to seeking truth and justice?...
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By - May 20, 2016 ...
Tags : Impatience, Practice, Self-knowledge
Now that we have identified the forces at work behind impatience and why we should take it seriously, it is time to ask ourselves how to fight against this character flaw and its most directly harmful manifesta...
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By - Apr 23, 2016 ...
Tags : Impatience, Self-knowledge
Gluttony is little more than indulging in guilty pleasures and curiosity (only) killed the cat. What about impatience? It is another one of those traits we reluctantly call a character flaw, especially when we ...
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Spirituality, as it is conceived by Ostad Elahi, is not based on love so much as it is on developing one’s sound reason. It is a matter of opening one’s reason to the spiritual dimension of things by actively e...
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By - Feb 9, 2016 ...
Tags : Guidance, Perfection, Poll, Right
Human beings aren’t what they are from the outset. Endowed with reason and free will, it is our duty to bring about humanity within ourselves by actively engaging in our process of spiritual perfection. But in ...

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