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The World as a Problem Child or as a Priest

Book coverSometimes we treat the world as a problem child who is trying to suggest all kinds of evil things to us. Sometimes we treat our world as a priest or master who is telling us that everything is good. But fundamentally, we haven’t made up our mind what this world is all about. There is a big problem with that: we have not accepted our world thoroughly, properly, and fully.

From Journey without Goal: The Tantric Wisdom of the Buddha by Chögyam Trungpa, pages 102–103

One thought on “The World as a Problem Child or as a Priest

  1. This is quite true, I think one of the big challenges we have to face in the next 100 years in to life together with our earth, not against it. If you currently look at the enivronmental problems in India or China, you see that there are many things we have to change…

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