Thursday, July 21, 2005

Balance

I am not religious in the slightest. I do admire those who are, faith fascinates me, but it isn't for me. What I do believe in is balance. The essence of balance is that by the end of your life things should be balancing out. That means that if two bad things happen to you, then somewhere along the line two good things should happen to you. The same follows that if you do something bad to someone, something bad will happen to you. It is actually quite Buddhist when I think about it. Not a big fan of the Buddhist thing however, but this balance thing seems to work for me. Basically if you are wondering "why does this bad stuff always happen to me?", maybe all the good stuff is just round the corner. A reason to stay alive and keep on going at the very least I would say!

San Nakji for President!

7 comments:

minty clorets said...

religon is for the weak-minded! ;b
Well I think having optimistic attitude is one way to deal with "why does this bad stuff always happen to me?" thinking. If one is always pessimistic about his or her life, when bad things do happen it'll just be a case of self-fulfilling prophecy or so I've heard..;d

San Nakji said...

That sounds about right to me!

Hypatia said...

Sounds pretty Taoist to me. We usually explain it as "don't struggle against the Universe, it's much bigger -- but it does find you amusing."

I guess working well with the Universe would be like Aikido or Judo to get where you want.

Oricon Ailin said...

I myself am a very spiritual and religious person, and I would like to think I am not weak-minded. *frustrated*

Just because I believe in a set of beliefs and worship with others of the same beliefs doesn't make me weak-minded. My faith in God has helped me through many things in my life. There is nothing more important to me than God being in my life. Without Him, I have nothing.

However, I understand that those things may or may not be important for others. Yet, I do not make fun of them or make them feel bad for their ideas or beliefs. I am open to others ways of life.

Now, as for balance in your life, I can understand that. I have always believed in the old saying..."What goes around, comes around." You do something bad, it's gonna come back at you. You do something good, it will come back to you in good ways.

San Nakji said...

Way to stick up for yourself Ori!

The Archivist said...

Of course, you can look at it this way...

All who are born, die.
All who die, are reborn.
It is the nature of things.

San Nakji said...

Don't know about the rebirth thing...