21 of the World’s Most Powerful Quotes Updated For Today
Aram Rasa Taghavi

A great collection to be sure, and I liked many of your expansions. However, I baulked at your statement “reaction is ego, so I don’t do it”. We are humans, we are bound to react sometimes (especially if we have young children who frequently disrupt the status quo with unexpected, sometimes destructive actions in their curiosity and inherent freedom of will!). That’s why monks prefer wild and out of the way places to practice their life’s purpose — there are no children, in-laws, bosses, rude people, crazy drivers, etc etc to upset the apple cart.

If we reject our humanness, we also reject it in others. I have no wish to live in a world where perfection is the standard. Let’s love our imperfections, it makes most people a whole lot kinder than those who berate themselves for giving in to ego.

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