|
1 minute reading

This cult of intelligence forgets that some problem can only be solved by a change of heart

This cult of intelligence forgets that some problem can only be solved by a change of heart This cult of intelligence forgets that some problem can only be solved by a change of heart
Source: wavegrower via Tumblr
Font size
A
12 24 17
A

This cult of "intelligence" centers on the idea that human cleverness is the supreme value . . . [but] all around us, we can see people trying to solve by logical argument or by the acquiring of information, problems that can only be dealt with by a change of heart—a change of attitude and new policy and direction. But this is the last thing we try . . . in contemporary culture, the passionate, quasi-religious exaltation of our pure cognitive faculties is surely a defense mechanism against this awkward fact.

Counter-intuitive but very wise. 

By |

The same can be said of most life and career situations. Let go of your ego, Reno!

By |

Amen. There is a constructive way to say almost anything. Fear of hurting someone's feelings is lazy and selfish. Thank you for this post. God bless 🙏

By |

People are trying to find a purpose to live for. So can it be said that when the purpose would be found people would be glad to live. Have faith and believe in god, purpose is coming soon.

By |

Sadguru ji you're contradicting your own thoughts. If a person isn't experiencing his/her life, how he/she can have problems. It's neutral. So how is there an end of problems ?

By |

Comments are small addendum used to provided quick feedback. They are intentionally limited in size and formatting.


Please enter a value.

Your example


Please enter a value.
Similar articles
Category:
Society
1 minute reading

One is not born, but rather becomes, woman. No biological, psychic, or economic destiny defines the figure that the human ...

| Approved
Category:
Society
Ads that provoke are the ones you remember Ads that provoke are the ones you remember
American Apparel Ad

When I design online ads for American Apparel, I almost always look for an angle that will provoke. Outrage, self-righteousness, and titillation all work equally well. Naturally, the sexy ones are probably those you remember most, but the formula worked for all types of images. Photos of kids dressed up like adults, dogs wearing clothes, ad copy that didn’t make any sense—all high-valence, viral images. If I could generate a reaction, I could propel the ad from being something I had to pay for people to see (by buying ad inventory) to something people would gladly post on the front page of their highly trafficked websites.

| Approved
Category:
Society
1 minute reading

There may (...) have been something more involved here as well, something even more troubling: the candidate often didn't know what ...

| Approved
Category:
Society
2 minutes reading

The result of this deeply male-dominated culture is that the male the male perspective, has come to be seen as ...

| Approved
Categories:
Biology
7 minutes reading

Drugs are the product of a complex evolutionary game. As fungi and plants evolved, some developed chemicals in their leaves ...

| Approved
Row:Column:
×
Row:Column:
×