Most problems in the world linked to our ego

Published: 11th May 2016 04:38 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th May 2016 04:38 AM   |  A+A-

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CHENNAI: Any progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything, said George Bernard Shaw. It may seem a simplistic approach to the problems of the world, but sometimes the simplest answers make most sense, isn’t it? Looking at the situation of the world, if we solve one problem, we only stand to face a barrage of others, be it poverty, unemployment, climate change or terrorism. Hence, instead of finding a solution, we only end up finding more problems thereby making our life miserable and more complex. Under such a scenario,the only way for us is to look inwards, into our own selves and seek answers there.

A close watch on the causes of many of the world’s problems would reveal that it has nothing to do with external causes but it is directly linked with man’s ego, his inability to control his anger and even his greed. As a result, the only way to initiate change is when human hearts are ready to change.

When we have clean hearts and clear minds and lead by example, these will be manifested to others in the form of ‘vibrations’ and these in turn will inspire others to emulate the positive direction that we have chosen.

We have often experienced that when something is not right on the inside, it will manifest in various ways on the outside. For example eye contact denotes what goes on within a person which is why people who have a clear conscience are always able to face others directly.

As long as we follow our conscience we would remain on stable ground and our self-esteem would be higher compared to those who are not clean inside. So, lets be honest with ourselves and be the change to  lead humanity towards new age.

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