The paradox of selfishness is that we are defending a self that doesn’t really exist. Once we realise the emptiness of the self, we can lose our defensiveness, and find greater peace.
We are often trapped in dependence on excessive debt, unstable relationships, and unsuitable jobs. Even so, it is possible to let go.
Wanting presupposes that we do not have things as we would like them to be. It therefore implies dissatisfaction with the status quo. When we
Attachment is the way we become victim to our craving for things. The things can be drugs, other people, food, possessions… but the idea is
Human beings rationalise their actions. This means that they seek to explain their actions with reference to reasons. Where they get those reasons can vary,
Recent generations are often accused of being self-obsessed. The term ‘the me generation’ implies that, at times, whole groups of people are over-focused on themselves,