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
Selfishness is very natural to our biological selves. We are organic systems interested in our own continuity, descended from a long line of organisms who
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,
There is a golden rule, some say, about the feeling of love. If it feels painful and difficult, it is not love, but attachment. And