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The ego creates suffering? Does suppression of the ego lead to " sustainable happiness?"Is love the suppression of ego?What does charity do?

If everyone worked together or independently to help people around them attain happiness, “sustainable happiness” could be afforded to everyone.Finding one’s calling in life is a hard one, especially because the odds are stacked up against you.There are always obligations, expectations, indoctrinations, reputations, and other things that just get in the way.Find your calling and all these things will suddenly fall on the back burner.Sure, the call of these memes will not disappear but they will not fight for control of your life, and hijack your happiness.Life, education, parenting, learning should be geared to finding what makes you who you are; rather than, taking who you are and finding how to be geared.The world needs a paradigm shift.It needs a shift from competition, status, and money to isolating and developing talents.Everyone has a talent or talents; and we have to learn how to bring those out.Allow that talent to flourish, remove the obstacles, remove the constraints of modern life and we have happiness.What if we took “the make a wish foundation” idea and took another step, maybe even a few extra steps than that, and started granting the wishes of the masses?We can make a doctor, a cancer researcher, a pro skate boarder, a dancer, a teacher, a microbiologist or, let a man run with the bulls, finance a lifesaving surgery.When the human mind is involved anything could be possible, anything could be conceived, and anything could be achieved. Let’s start granting wishes, answering prayers, make dreams a reality.Why not play God?When we start caring about each other, there is no limit that can stop us from doing great things; there is nothing that can stop 7 billion minds from reaching happiness.Let’s make happiness: sustainable, affordable, and ordinary.Happiness should not be for the few, misery should be.We can give more than just money or a check.We can give support, help, or any other service to make these dreams possible. Let’s make some happiness.

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  • Jul 31 2012: If I’m going to be a leader, what is going be my cause? Is it easy to say this or that is the most important thing in my life? Well, let’s explore this. How about I start by listing things, which I feel are problems. Okay here I go: Bullying, overeating, under eating, health, the idea of beauty, polarization, malnutrition, violence, war, clean water, melting ice caps, global warming, trophy hunting, poaching, endangered species, using oil and other fossil fuels, gangs, closed minds, intolerance, equal rights for everyone, greed, the divorce rate, pollution of all types, the over use of fertilizers and pesticides, murder, rape, theft, superficiality, just getting by through life, the unexamined life, lack of a good education, disconnection with the planet, lack of curiosity , alcoholism, drug addiction, over taxing resources, infectious and chronic diseases, underpay and workers’ rights, smoking cigarettes, abusing prescription medications, TYRANY, advocacy for birth control, treating problems rather than dealing with the symptoms, access to opposing ideas, nuclear proliferation, terrorism, lack of happiness, over use of medications, access to college and post college education, spousal and child abuse, and probably a lot more.

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