“…simply make things better for someone else, as if I were to be born again, and that someone else, and it doesn't have to be me, but it could be someone like me, that they would have a better life than I had, that everyone was better. There is something seriously wrong with everyone, and that is something I observed when I was very young. We are the problem, and we need to become better, because we are fucking everything up.”
“So this is who I am. There is something seriously wrong with everyone and we need to fix it, if not for us, then for the future generations."
"Everything I have done in this life, and everything I will do, is for this purpose.”

Sunday, July 24, 2016

What is Responsibility?

Let's consider the following scenario. A person lies to another person that there is a sale going on in a store. So if the person were to get emotionally angry, physically yell, and think to themselves how this person is an asshole for lying to him, would he not be responsible at all for himself just because his friend lied to him? Who is yelling, thinking and acting? He is. And what is responsibility? It refers to the one that is doing, deciding, moving, and creating.

Is there ever any situation where you are not responsible for what you do, say, or think? Is there any situation where any person is not responsible for what he or she does says or thinks? I claim that every single person is always responsible for what he or she says, does and thinks. For example, when someone lies to you, that person is responsible for what he said, for what he thought and what he did. And you are responsible for what you said, thought, and did with their lie. So in every moment, every person is responsible for his self.

Consider another example where someone takes what you said and makes a bad decision based off of that. You are responsible for what you said and he is responsible for what he did. So both you and him are responsible for your individual selves. The same applies in a group context. For example, in a group of ten people, each one is responsible for what he says, does and thinks, even when one person says something that someone else takes and then speaks the same to another person who also takes it who then makes a bad decision using that information. Each person is always responsible for what he says, does and thinks.

Now let's consider the opposite. Are people responsible for what they don't say, what they don't do, or don't think? If a person sees something but decides to do nothing, they made a decision to either not say anything or not do something. Therefore it is clear to me that responsibility also refers to the one that decides. It is a decision to act, to do, to say, to think, as well it is a decision to not act, to not do, to not say, and not think. So for example, when a person is thinking a thought "I am stupid" whenever they make a mistake, and then they decide to stop thinking that thought, they are the one responsible for making the decision to not think that thought. So here is evidence that one is responsible for what one decides not to do.

 If one is responsible for what one does as well as what one does not do, I claim that one is responsible for everything that exist. The reason why is because one makes the decision to either change things or not to change things. Therefore each person alive right now has made a decision about whether they will take action to change or to not take action to change. You can call "not taking action to change" the same as accepting and allowing.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Todos Somos Dios

Spanish Translation for http://yoganjourneytolife.blogspot.com/2016/07/everyone-is-god.html

Todos nosotros somos Dios. Este dice que hasta el dia cuando cada una persona cuida y apoya a cada una persona, que Dios no existe. Porque como puede ser a otra manera, si cada una es Dios? Tu no puedas excluir la bienestar de una persona. Nadie es mas or menos que ti. Entonces, es mandatario hacer todo posible para que todos estamos bien. Este es obvio. La otra opción es poner tu necesidades y deseos antes que los otros, y poner un selección de personas especiales y sus deseos y necesidades antes que los demás. Entonces no tiempo, esfuerzo, ni dinero es dan para crear un mundo donde todos los necesidades de todos son cumplidos para siempre. Porque la actualidad es que hay personas que están muriendo de hambre aunque hay cantidad de comida suficiente en el mundo. La actualidad es que, si cada una persona quisiera, cada una persona podía tener ropa, comida, una casa y una educación. Imagina ahora, si hay un Dios, que piensas que él Diria a ti si vivía la decisión de no hacer que es el mejor para todos nosotros? Yo predico que él te tirara insultos y estará decepcionado en ti, asumiendo que a el le importa de los demás.

Porque en serio, y este es una pregunta, tu estas encontrando valor en tu vida cada dia, en tu empleo, en tu familia, en tu educación, en tu relaciones? Estos están cumpliendo a ti? Si la repuesta es no, puedo sugerir el siguiente: ves si en tu vida, empleo, familia, educación, donde tu no estas considerando y viviendo que es el mejor para todos. Y ver como puedes hacer, decir, vivir que es el mejor para todos. El siguiente párrafo tal vez te ayuda entender que dice vivir para el mejor de todos.

Yo soy Todos. Esto está hablado como una decisión. Pues, yo decido definir quien yo soy, como una persona que es igual en valor a cada una, incluyendo su bienestar y sustento. Esto también significa que ni una persona (no yo, ni otra individual) es mas que todos. Por ejemplo, si haya una situación donde una persona dice lo que quiere debe tener primero que la bondad de todos, entonces este persona ha pierde temporalmente su estado de ser parte de los demás. Entonces, puedes ver que la palabra todos está usado aquí como una estado mayor que requise de uno su propio identificación y participación en la palabra. No está definido absoluto sin restricciones, porque si no tenemos restricciones, entonces lo que es mal para todos serian aceptado y permitido.

Some Tools for Becoming Better

Self-forgiveness, Self-responsibility and Self-Honesty are tools that provide structure that supports a person to better himself.  For example, I forgive myself for accepting and allowing myself to think I am dumb when I make a mistake. This example uses self-responsibility because the person takes responsibility for thinking the thought by saying that he was the one thinking this thought. It uses self-honesty because he was honest with himself that he was thinking this thought and that stopping this thought betters himself. It uses self-forgiveness because he says that he forgives himself for thinking this thought.

 Why and how do these tools work? The source of the power is self or the person himself. So it works because the person is self-honest when forgiving himself and self-honest when taking responsibility. So the person really is forgiving himself, and taking responsibility, which means that he will make the changes that betters himself.

When can one use these tools? In any moment one can use them, and if one wants to become his best potential self then in every moment one will take self-responsibility, be self-honest and live self-forgiveness. Whenever a moment is presented to better oneself in, self-forgiveness as a statement can help.

How can one use these tools? A person can use their mind to silently do self-forgiveness, or he can write it down, or speak it aloud. Self-responsibility and self-honesty are lived when doing self-forgiveness, as well as all three tools are lived when one lives the change of behavior or living. In any moment one can test oneself by asking whether he is self-honest, self-responsible, and self-forgiving.

Who uses these tools? Whomever decides to use them.  Currently a entire community of people that spans the world uses these tools. They are called Desteni. It started when a few people discovered the tools and tested them out. They shared the tools with others and so Desteni was born. Desteni is dedicated to becoming the best people possible that honor and regard all forms of life. www.Desteni.org

See some of my Recent Posts:
 Everyone is God
 Todos Somos Dios
The Desire for a Life-Long Partner Test

Friday, July 22, 2016

The Desire for a Life-Long Partner Test


The following is a self-reflective and mental exercise to test yourself with to see whether you have a desire for a life-long partner. Imagine yourself, or place yourself here; all of who you are, bring it here. Now, imagine the world and everyone in it. Now pretend or imagine that the people you desire for relationship: male, female (gay, straight etc…) do not exist. That only the people that you don’t desire for a relationship exist. Reflect on how you feel, how you would act and behave, who you would be, what you would do. See if there are any differences.  Any differences that exist between who you are now and who you would be is evidence or proof that you have changed who you are as a person just so you can have a relationship.
If you have a desire for a life-long partner, then you would have changed everything of yourself so that you can get what you want. So you can look at how you talk, how you walk, how you make your appearance, what you like or dislike, your opinions, what you know, what job or career you have, and how you behave and act. For example, take a person that is passive, gentle, sweet, kind, smart, knowledgeable, sensitive, funny, understanding, sympathetic, hardworking, driven, disciplined, diligent, has a well-paying career, that likes musicals, theater, opera, and cooking. Say that this person is this way so that they can attract a life-long partner, and that this person chose to be, become, or do each of these things because somewhere in their life they picked up on information that said being or doing this thing is the best way to attract a partner. Let’s say this person is an adult of 18 years of age. So they would have had 18 years of time to develop and become who they are now so that they can attract this partner.
If you reflect on your life, in every way and aspect of how you live and exist as, then you can see whether you have this desire for a life-long partner, and how much time, energy, and effort you have spent to change even the little things of who you are, just so you can get this thing you want.
Let’s bring this back to reality. So let’s assume again the above situation where a person changes all of themselves so that the can get a relationship. Is it really worth giving up your choice to express yourself and decide who you are with your hairstyle, with your appearance? Or how you talk, how you walk? Is it really worth giving up your choice or expression in what you like, dislike, enjoy? Is it really worth giving up your choice or expression in movies or TV shows you watch, in your hobbies? Who you are? This is like a complete giving up of your time and so your life in a way. It is requiring a complete dedication to be a certain person just so you can get a relationship. Is it really worth it? It can’t be worth it because nothing of you is real because the reason why you are like that is just to get a relationship. And on top of that, your desire for relationship isn’t fulfilled, even when you have it. Why? Because what you are lacking or needing is really your relationship with yourself = in a sense, to be a full person that is living their self for their self. In other words, You are You for You.

It is very interesting to note that the archaic definition for the word want is lack. So when you want something, it meant that you lacked something. To be wanting is to be lacking. So to live within desire is to live within a lack or deficiency.

Everyone is God


Link to Spanish Translation: Todos Somos Dios

Everyone is God. This means that until the day each and every single one of us takes care of and supports each and every single one of us, that God doesn’t exist. Because how can it be any other way, if everyone is God. You can’t exclude anyone’s well-being. No one is more than you or less than you. So therefore to do your utmost to make sure that everyone is well is mandatory. This is just commonsense. The other option or alternate route is to place your needs and wants before everyone else, or to place just a few special people in your life and their wants and needs first before everyone else. And so then no time or effort or money is spent to create a world where everyone’s needs are met. Because the reality of this world is that there are people dying because they do not have enough food to eat, even though there is enough food in the world. The reality is that if each person really wanted to, then each person could be clothed, fed, given a home, and given an education. Imagine now, if there was a God, what do you think he would say to you after you have lived your life where you made the decision to not do what is best for everyone? I would expect him to curse you out and be extremely disappointed in you, assuming he is a person that actually cares about everyone.

Because really, and this is a question, are you finding value in your everyday life, in your job, in your family, in your education, in your relationships? Do these fulfill you? If your answer is no, may I suggest the following: to consider whether within your life, job, family, education and relationships, to see how and where you are not considering and living what is best for everyone. And to see how you can do, speak or live what is best for everyone. The following paragraph may assist in understanding what it means to live for what is best for everyone:

I am Everyone. This is spoken as a decision. So, I decide to define who I am, or self, as being equal to everyone, which includes their well-being and livelihood. This also means that no one person (not me or any other individual) is more than everyone. So for example, if there was a situation where an individual claims that something that they want should come first before what is good for everyone, than that person has, in a way, temporarily invalidated their status of being part of everyone. So you see that the word everyone that is used here is of a higher status that requires one’s own self-identification as well as participation within the word. It is not defined absolutely without restrictions; were it not for these restrictions, then what is bad for everyone would be accepted and allowed.