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Feyisayo Anjorin

Freelance Director, Afro-Carribean Media Group

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If one's reasoning is not based on love, one is more likely to make wrong choices than right ones.

We've got the best of us, we've got the worst of us; and we've got everything in-between.
I have not seen any human society that sees love as a vice. There have been debates about who should be the first object or subject of our love; and we argue about priorities and preferences about love; some hold on to ancient wisdom, some would think wisdom is as new as fancy gadgets.
Love is desirable; we seek it and give it, and we proclaim it without shame.
If no voice is strong enough to smother the glory of love, could we be right to say that love is the ultimate guide?

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    Nov 26 2012: I'm delighted to read Colleen Steen's comment; she understands the characteristics of the love I'm reffering to, and I have no doubt that she lives in love.
    The book of 1 Corinthians chapter 13 (in the Bible) also listed the characteristics of the love I speak of.
    From these references I think love can be well defined.
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      Nov 27 2012: Dear Fayisayo,
      Thank you my friend:>) I do indeed try to live from a place of love, because I know from experience, that it is much more interesting, creative, pleasurable, joyful and fullfilling for myself and all those I interact with. We have been given the message of love since the beginning of humankind, by sages, gurus, prophets, teachers, philosophers, psychologists, etc. etc. I believe it is time for more of us to listen, and truly put it into practice in our global community. What do you think Feyisayo?

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      Feyisayo,
      This discussion started as a very interesting exploration of "If one's reasoning is not based on love, one is more likely to make wrong choices than right ones", and has, unfortunately, turned into a forum to promote a god/creator. Some folks may perceive love as ONLY coming from a god/creator, if that is what they choose. And I suggest that a belief in a god/creator is not the ONLY source of love. This belief seperates and divides people and is NOT unconditional love.

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