“Two souls, alas, are housed within my beast, And each will wrestle for the mastery there.“ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe One Early Chinese culture explains human beings are made up of two spirits: two hun and po. Hun represents the earthly needs and wants while the po represents the more ethereal needs and wants. “As generally understood, hun is theContinue reading “Finding True Joy in My Two Souls”
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Who to Sacrifice to feel Joy?
The author Ursula LaGuinn wrote a short story titled The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas. In it there is this town called Omelas where everyone feels joy all the time, people are happy, prosperous, and loved, but that euphoria the townspeople came at a price. To feel joy in the town of Omelas theContinue reading “Who to Sacrifice to feel Joy?”
Face Fear, Find Joy
During the first World War, a young French officer had been disciplined by his colonel for showing fear in battle. When the commander heard of the incident, he choose to reprimand the colonel rather than the officer saying, “None but a coward dares to boast that he had never know fear.” We all feel fear.Continue reading “Face Fear, Find Joy”