I’ve often heard people say “Nobody has the answers”, along with such popular lines as “There are no answers” and even more famous “All of the answers are within”. It’s a little cryptic for sure, and I think we need to go deeper into what those things mean to make sense of them.
I think when we’re talking about answers, we gotta ask “…to what question?”
If you’re speaking in this mystical magical way of: “Nobody can tell you what’s true except what’s in your heart”, I both agree and disagree. It’s true, you have to verify that something is true in your heart, but assuming that you can’t hear truth from someone else ends up blocking out the opportunity to share a truth with someone.
Because… if someone spoke from their heart, don’t you think it would resonate strongly with your own?
But what if there’s a question that you are genuinely trying to figure out? Surely someone must have the answer, and of course if not then it’s a great opportunity for you, and perhaps someone you’re close to, to figure it out alongside you. Continue reading
Problem Solving is probably one of the biggest challenges we face today as a species, both individually, and working with groups.
I think one of the reasons why is because in the typical system (as imposed by our democratic way of doing things) we work by a “Tell me what to do” model, where one person is the boss and the other person is the employee. I wrote about it briefly in this blog from last week.
The problem is that when we do it this way, we eliminate free thought to take place,
I saw some comments or some vibe in the first few weeks of this blog emerging from the depths of my mind which felt sort of like… “Hey, this message is different than before. You used to say think for yourself, and now you’re saying Truth is Truth”. because we turn off our own input of awareness in favor of someone else’s.
And the truth is, i’m saying both, and i’d like to take some time to explore what those things mean. Continue reading