Act Of Giving
Act Of Giving
individuals. We think and live through our ego, so that we only care about us...in a
very selfish manner. We actually think the meaning of life is to focus on our inner
self...me...me...me. But one thing stays the same.
Giving involves one person at a time. True giving involves tangible actions.
Donations would seem like giving, but when the giver is not involved in the bottom
line, it is a compromise. So, what is giving? Does it have any value?
Our country began with the Constitution. We left Europe to start a country with
freedom and respect for the pursuit of happiness. We had leaders who
understood that government was the enemy. It was obvious that responsible
leadership was the best method to establish these concepts, because our past did
not include equality and freedom.
Those of us who did not own slaves, or suffer from psychopathic or sociopathic
behavior, were humble servants who did what was necessary to survive. If we
were inspired by people who we admired, we had a reason to improve society. We
started a family heritage so we could provide for our children. Ideally, it was a life
based on the concept of giving.
Over a few generations, the leadership became the focus for people who were
driven by ambition and the lust for power. These people wanted to change society,
and provide leadership that gave them control. Even if we were able to keep the
foundation of America alive, it is inevitable that corruption will win in the long run.
We had no method to see into the minds of each person...which allowed us to
again evolve into an egoic society.
Today, if we were to discard our egoic nature...well, more like egoic reality...and
then study our society, we would have no choice but to condemn. The only
alternative would be to make some excuse. Of course, we know this even with our
ego. We just file it away as something unimportant. We replace it with our current