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Little patriot

For as long as we thrive on competition, we thrive on violence.

What did school teach me? How to fear failure. How to conform.

Education is derived from the word for “drawing out.”

 

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Giving up

Men want to make progress on the inner journey but they don’t want to give anything up. They want to add some notion of progress to what they already have. But there is no progress! There is only giving up.

Acquisition, we are taught from a very early age. Disposition, we learn for ourselves. Of course, in order to learn subtraction, a teacher is necessary. Not to worry. Life will provide all of the instructors we need.