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Simona Rich

Self Improvement Blogger, Simona Rich

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Does living in harmony with nature make you grow as a person?

When I lived in UK I met many creative people interested in self improvement, spirituality and natural living. They were people from the cities, either London or cities abroad.

When I moved to India, I witnessed some breath-taking locations untouched by the Westernization bug. However in those locations people were all about blindly following religion and culture, without much independent thought.

Even to this day I wonder why generally people who are most in touch with nature are least interested in spiritual and mental growth.

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  • Aug 30 2013: One can only grow as a person by connecting with nature in a purely non-theological fashion, that is, exploring the natural world with and open mind and the lust for new knowledge. Religion and certain cultures will ruin any society, regardless of whether or not said society is connected with nature.
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      Aug 30 2013: Thank you for your comment, it makes total sense. We can indeed learn a great deal from nature by being open-minded and not classifying things which tends to make us narrow-minded.

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