“No one outside ourselves can rule us inwardly. When we know this, we become free.” Buddha
In a modern world of lies, one will cling to the traditions of old to find their answers.
“You only grow by coming to the end of something and by beginning something else.”
“A flower blooming in the desert proves to the world that adversity, no matter how great, can be overcome.”
“Freedom is the name of virtue: Slavery, of vice…. None is a slave whose acts are free.”
“Begin the morning by saying to yourself, I shall meet with the busybody, the ungrateful, arrogant, deceitful, envious, unsocial. All these things happen to them by reason of their ignorance of what is good and evil. … I can neither be injured by any of them, for no one can fix on me what is ugly, nor can I be angry with my kinsman, nor hate him.” -Marcus Aurelius
When morals no longer exist, people cling to government and censorship for solutions.
Put others first.
“Thus strong wind does not last all morning.
Sudden rain does not last all day.
Even Heaven and Earth cannot make it last” -Tao Te Ching Chapter 23
In today’s world, actions, not beliefs are what moves people forward.