Tag Archives: Rene Descartes

WakingTimes – Rene Descartes – Consciousness or Selfishness. Your Choice – 26 June 2013

Flickr-leaves-Edward.rhys_-300x200Selfishness concerns itself with one’s own welfare regardless of others and with giving less than the best to others. It may take the form of self-aggrandisement, self-glory, self-centerdness, self-doubt and many other “self” words, including self-control. Selfishness includes smugness, complacency, egotism, narcissism, conceit, perfectionism, arrogance, manipulation, denial, avoidance, fears, false pride, pretension, hypocrisy, pomposity, mistrust, condescension, indifference, presumptuousness, expectations, martyrdom, addictions, ambitions, jealousy, possessiveness, weakness, greed and control of others. All selfishness is a type of so-called sin. All evil is a type of selfishness. All selfishness is sinful and evil. Continue reading

Waking TImes – Rene Descartes – Kindness, Free Will And Universal Consciousness – 26 April 2013

waking_times_logo_6-5-12_1Our free will is the key to freedom. We must choose to do right, and then exert our will in that direction. We and we alone are responsible for what we are, as well as our conditions here on Earth, we attracted all of it. Our free will makes the choice between our separateness and our Universal Consciousness. Our free will choices shape our individuality, and dictate our level of consciousness. Free will and freedom is not doing whatever you want, or being an anarchist. It is taking responsibility for your own life and the life of others and accepting the universal laws and principles gladly. Continue reading

WakingTimes – Rene Descartes – Mistakes And Being Human – 14 April 2013

Flickr-Sunset-Moan_Brenn-e1336492626363-300x194We are here to make all the mistakes we want, because, it is through our mistakes that we learn. As long as we try to do what we know to be right, we will be on the right path. If we make a mistake, we should fully recognize it as a mistake, then put it behind us and simply try not to make the same mistake again. The important thing is to try our best, keep our standards of goodness and truth, and not compromise them to win people’s approval. Continue reading