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Diet, injections, and injunctions will combine, from a very early age, to produce the sort of character and the sort of beliefs that the authorities consider desirable, and any serious criticism of the powers that be will become psychologically impossible. Even if all are miserable, all will believe themselves happy, because the government will tell them that they are so.
If we can manage to refrain from harming others in our everyday actions and words, we can start to give more serious attention to actively doing good, and this can be a source of great joy and inner confidence. We can benefit others through our actions by being warm and generous toward them, by being charitable, and by helping those in need.
The moment you begin a serious study of the scriptures, you will find greater power to resist temptation. You will find the power to avoid deception. You will find the power to stay on the straight and narrow path…. When you begin to hunger & thirst after those words, you will find life in greater abundance.
The little incidents and accidents of every day fill us with emotion, anxiety, annoyance, passion, as long as they are close to us, when they appear so big, so important, so serious; but as soon as they are borne down the restless stream of time they lose what significance they had; we think no more of them and soon forget them altogether. They were big only because they were near.
One minute you’re closer to someone than anyone in the whole world, next minute they need only to say the words ‘time apart’, ‘serious talk’ or ‘maybe you…’ and you’re never going to see them again and will have to spend the next six months having imaginary conversations in which they beg to come back, and bursting into tears at the sight of their toothbrush.
If I’ve learned anything, it’s there’s just no drama, which is awesome. I’ve also just learned to read when it’s a good time to talk about something serious and when it’s not. And whenever I start to have a conversation with them, and I kind of see their eyes start to glaze over, I’m like, ‘Okay, another time is better.’ You learn how to compromise and you learn how to read each other. Honestly, being in a band with two guys has prepared me so much for when it’s time for me to get married!
Whether low-income people are dealing with access to veteran’s benefits, or a protective order to guard against domestic violence, or a way to guard against the loss of their home due to foreclosure and unscrupulous behavior by mortgage providers, there’s no way they can afford a lawyer. And that’s a serious problem. Because that erodes respect for law, it erodes the prospects for justice.
I firmly believe that every six years, a person goes through a serious change. Think about it: At 6, you start school. At about 12, you start hitting puberty. And then it goes on. You start hitting these different mental levels, and people change. I think that’s part of the reason the divorce rate is so high.