The key to evolution is to understand the message of suffering
Suffering is an opportunity to live a revelation of the reality of our lives.
Life inevitably brings suffering.
The key to evolution is not to run away from this suffering but to see it, to understand its message. But to come back to our question, it is not necessary to force these people to question themselves, life takes care of that. The path begins the day we become aware that the comfort and well-being in which we find ourselves is fragile, and we feel the need to understand and discover a state of being less dependent.
Yet, certainly, the wise learn many things from their enemies; for caution preserves all things. From a friend you could not learn this, but your foe immediately obliges you to learn it. For example, the states have learned from enemies, and not from friends, to build lofty walls, and to possess ships of war. And this lesson preserves children, house, and possessions.
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It’s saying no.
That’s your first hint that something’s alive. It says no. That’s how you know a baby is starting to turn into a person. They run around saying no all day, throwing their aliveness at everything to see what it’ll stick to. You can’t say no if you don’t have desires and opinions and wants of your own. You wouldn’t even want to.
No is the heart of thinking.