The purpose of all of the world’s religions is to move us away from negative impulses and towards internal peace. The only difference between the religions is the method in which they lead us to this goal. These differences are necessary in order to accommodate the various ways we are motivated towards change. Continue reading
This is me on my soapbox, screaming at the top of my lungs to the descendant of African slaves. WE ARE LOSING; WE ARE DYING; WE ARE DOING IT TO OURSELVES. We have become drunk with shortsightedness and willful ignorance. We have forgotten the sole point of religion, mythology, technology, history, economics, and life on this earth. TO SURVIVE AND THEN THRIVE.
Last weekend it hit me. I was driving home from my niece’s birthday party through a part of town that I haven’t been in since I moved away ten years ago. Since then, Indians (from India) slowly bought a town. This town was full of thriving small businesses like the America that our parents grew up in. While driving past miles of Indian laundromats, jewelers, accountant firms, grocery stores, electronic repair shops, clothing stores, etc… Continue reading
If you’re a conspiracy theory buff or just like watching random videos on youtube, You might have seen the countless videos alleging that hip hop is “a tool of Satan”or a plot by the “illuminati.” I even saw a video alleging that rappers are agents employed by the U.S. government to keep young minorities pacified. If you haven’t seen them. I added some at the end of the post.
I don’t know about all that… but I was recently reading the Bhagavad Gita, an ancient Hindu text written in 1500 B.C.. A verse in this sacred book shocked me. It speaks of the characteristics of a Demonic Personality. When I read the verse, it sounded like it was describing the characteristics of… (Pick your favorite mainstream rapper.)
Please read the short verse and let me know if you see some alarming similarities. Continue reading
The one I love is incapable of ill will; is friendly and compassionate. She lives beyond the reach of “I” and “mine” and of pleasure and pain. She is patient, contented, self-controlled, firm in faith; with all of her heart and mind given to me. This is the one I love. Continue reading