The following extract from The Illustrated WORLD’S RELIGIONS by Huston Smith has always fascinated me and fills me with wonder:
“…The world assumes that evil must be resisted by every means available. We […]
The following quote from from Dr. John La Puma’s recent release – Chef MD’s Big Book of Culinary Medicine. may be a much needed thinking pattern for all chefs:
“…I have begun to think of a home kitchen in […]
Comet Ison is addressed in the following extract from Terral03 on my computer:
Terral’s 2013 Newsletter Volume 38 September 19, 2013 The danger posed to the earthlings comet ISON
Submitted by […]
en we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our […]
The difficulties involved in realizing dreams can be concluded from this extract from my computer on introverted intuition and the way it functions:
N= Dominant Introverted Intuition INFJ & INTJ […]
In his book Please Understand Me II, Keirsey states that observers
want facts, trust facts, and remember facts, and they want to deal with the
facts of a situation as they are, either in the here and now, and […]
Institutionalization/formalization caused us to think of church as a building or institution.
“In the minds of the early Christians, the people – not the architecture,
constituted a sacred place. The early […]
Extract (still lengthy!) from my recent blog post @
on idealists from Keirsey’s Please understand me II.
If not an idealist yourself, this post can assist you to […]
Ordentlikheid kos niks.
Naasteliefde is ‘n christelike beginsel wat nie elders voorkom nie – welwillendheid wel soms
Protesoptogte het deel van ons lewensbeskouing geword. Ons aanvaar skynbaar dat dit reg is as ons reis werk toe vertraag word omdat daar protes teen tolbelasting gehou word. Ons word gepenaliseer omdat die […]
Einstein & Ghandi
Einstein was an admirer of Gandhi and a life long pacifist until Hitler had
conquered most of continental Europe. He (Einstein) was forced to make an
exception in the case of the Nazism. […]
Is it possible for all types of personality?
Gandhi’s first letter to Hitler:
December 24, 1940
That I address you as a friend is no formality. I own no foes. My
business in life has been […]
We surely can take note of these statements on words from an email I received this morning:
The most selfish one letter word – “I” = Avoid it.
The most satisfying two letter word – “We” […]
balans wrote a new post, Inborn temperament and the accompanying values, vulnerabilities and personality styles , on the site Balans 9 months, 4 weeks ago
Personality as developed character based on inborn temperament and the accompanying values, vulnerabilities and personality styles or paradigms.
At present I am reading on the enneagram by Jerome Wagner.
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The personality factor definitely plays a big role in having (or not having) a support group.
Due to the characteristics of each person’s particular personality as is shown i.a. by the MBTI, Socionics, Disk, […]
Due to my attitude of not being blindly loyal to any group (or person), but always considering all (available) facts, I have not built a support group.
Result= I am a loner (without feeling lonely) and on […]
During Sept 2010 I did a post in Afrikaans on the cost of being balanced.
People o so easily attach label to a person because of their own judgmental attitude.
Being balanced and taking all facts into […]