Wealthy Attacked Counter Productive to Healthy Society

July 27, 2018

Attacks on Wealthy The constant attacks on the wealthy are neither just nor logical and they are certainly not helpful. In a healthy society there will be wealthy people at one extreme and poor at the other. In the middle will be the majority ranging from “upper” middle class to “lower” middle class.  I would like […]

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Supporting Principles: Are You in Harmony

June 29, 2018

Connecting the Supporting Principles: Are you in Harmony? I’ve often been asked about why, or how, I felt that supporting principles were necessary when teaching the overriding Golden Rule. In my research I realized that modern people had trouble with the Golden Rule because it is so simple. A principle so simple, yet powerful, that […]

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Banish Fear and Optimize Your Performance

April 23, 2018

Banish Fear Banish fear a slogan used by quality control guru W. Edwards Deming. He understood that fear froze a workplace, that workers were reluctant to speak up, to share new ideas, or to coordinate well, let alone to improve the quality of their output. I have a nice Ranger School story that describes that condition […]

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Get me some “edumacation!” Changing Mental Attitude

August 15, 2017

Changing Mental Attitude Many things in our lives are directly attributable to our mental attitude surrounding that life moment. The story I tell below is one of those moments. Our thinking and decision making create who we are. Yes, our physical attributes play a role, certainly, but the mental attitude we maintain in our lives play […]

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My Journey to Rediscovering the Golden Rule

July 18, 2017

The Simple Little Rule: The Golden Rule Rediscovered History shows us that the Golden Rule is a very simple, one sentence statement about compassion. However, we manage to distort its execution generation after generation. Tens of thousands of words have been written in every language and from every culture attempting to explain and persuade us […]

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Paradox Harmony: What reflects back from your spiritual mirror?

April 20, 2017

Manufacturing Disharmony  The paradox of the Golden Rule is that we must start with ourselves first. Looking back to my last blog post I talked about the airplane safety briefing. In that safety briefing we are advised to place the oxygen mask securely over our own nose and mouth first! And then help others who […]

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Do you recognize your individual responsibility as a two-part harmony?

April 13, 2017

Golden Rule: Two-part Responsibility Through the millennia the philosopher teachers have been telling us to “seek truth,” “grown in wisdom” or “find the way.” Our purpose is to find our way to peace and harmony. We were shown the way through statements like the Golden Rule. The Golden Rule comes in two parts; love self […]

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Understanding Law of Reciprocity as Golden Rule for Society

April 11, 2017

Golden Rule Principle⏤Law of Reciprocity The Golden Rule occurs in nearly every culture at some point. I only accidentally stumbled upon this historical reality, but it was an eye opener for me. The Golden Rule is the social rendering of the Law of reciprocity. Realizing that all the major philosophers are teaching a fundamental social […]

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Are you about to have a snake in your boat? Choose the Middle Way!

April 7, 2017

The Middle Way My military experience provided me with many great stories that relate to Golden Rule. Last blog we spoke about the supporting principle moderation defining middle way. This story describes perfectly what could happen when one crashes out of that middle way. “Snake” River Twelve Ranger students in large rubber raft boats. All their […]

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Can you achieve abundance with moderation?

April 6, 2017

Moderating Behavior – Golden Rule Moderation, means first realizing that cooperative behavior is very beneficial for one’s personal growth, success and abundance. Once realized, we then need to go about discovering how to moderate behavior in our daily life. The Golden Rule is the best route to creating cooperation and cohesion in our personal lives.  Our personal […]

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