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Deepak Lodhia

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If you had a legacy, what would it be?

Starting with WHY? would be the way I would create a legacy, and the legacy I am creating is that of a learning revolution.
We need challenges to grow as people, we are adaptable to change when we are at our best, we are inherently creative in our natural make up and we feel most fulfilled when we contribute to others. When we operate with our legacy in mind we can face any challenge, create and change. Our Contribution is what we leave behind.
Maybe the fountain of youth is found within legacy as we may not live forever but our legacy can!

I would love to know your legacy, if you would care to share it with me.

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    Jul 18 2012: I believe our main legacy is to educate or even just re-echo those things that we believe are worthwhile - a subjective matter. Even if the idea is obvious or simple, we believe it deserves to be kept alive, and we do that using different ways current with the times; we broadcast our worldview with our family, friends, co-workers, co-netters, and so on. Ideally we live by our beliefs so as to lend them credence; the "unfollowing adherent" is just a meaningless mouthpiece - a preacher not following his own sermon. A legacy of values proven out by the bearer's own life would be a very good legacy for anyone.
  • Aug 15 2012: My legacy would have to be about consciousness regarding this reality. Which is to alway be self determined toward responsible freedom, without being coerced by higher powers.

    There are a number of ways to recognize the responsible freedom. That is governments, religions and individuals are all responsible for perpetual negation, religion specifically has both helped and hurt us, thus pertinent to recognize the core of issues and the perceived outcome and the effect it has on societies. The hypothesis being the "cause and effect".

    Should they choose to withhold from truth, by some act of loyalty for friends or patriotic act, they'd be doing a disservice to self and society on a whole.
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    Aug 14 2012: My legacy, my passion is to show myself and the world the power of becoming creatively independent.

    I believe we are all highly capable of overcoming that which holds us all back - fear. That is the independence worth striving for because we can only truly change ourselves. And the change we make from within becomes contagious.

    How we keep our independence is where the creativity comes in - flexibility, joy, vulnerability, failing gloriously, self-observation, intention, commitment and ownership.

    I feel education, the act of drawing out that which is latent in someone, is the creative act of independence. And as a teaching artist and creative consultant, my hope is that I can do that for myself and thus for others.

    Thank you for opening this discussion. What a wonderful question for us all to think about.
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    Jul 26 2012: Do for they what you'd like they do for you. No more, no less.
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    Jul 24 2012: I guess, I would hope to leave something of monitory value to help my kids even though when divided by 5 it will never be that much but the main thing I will leave my kids is an essence of love and dedication to humanity, I hope. A woman who stood up and was counted for a mother.
  • Jul 20 2012: it would be to become an independent learner/student. nothing is impossible. live with no regrets, and do what ever floats you boat!
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    Jul 18 2012: Don't waste your time, give it an useful sense. Be conscious you colud have no much of it, nobody knows. Enjoy it and try becoming helpful for others. Feel deeply each minute of your life.