Re: Dealing With Life: It's all about comfort!
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "jodyrrr"
> --- In email@example.com, Eglaelin<eglaelin@y...> wrote:
>You are right, Jody. Life naturally gravitates towards comfort. But
> > These are 'just' dictionary results. Personally,
> > I will use the word happiness. I think maybe the
> > reason that comfort sounds better for you is that
> > it seems less like a striving instead of a
> > seeking of the status. IMO, comfort is a word
> > that seems to represent complacency instead of
> > being active.
> You guys are reading me wrong. I'm using the word
> comfort because it's the best description of the goal
> of all life.
> All live strives for comfort. Comfort can be found in
> happiness, security, being sated, pleasure, etc. Everything
> life does is a search for comfort. All behavior boils
> down to this one thing.
> I will contend that over 99% of those seeking enlightenment
> are really only seeking the comfort they believe it will
> bring. The operative term here is "believe."
> Comfort is the light that life follows at all times, just as a
> plant's phototropism causes it to follow the sun.
> The sun represents comfort for the plant. It brings
> food and vigor, and security that the seeds will be made.
> It's all about comfort folks. Every single thing that we do.
> There is no escape.
people often don't. Maybe, people are just trying to unlearn how to
> If you like the study of the mind, Eglaelin, You might try GeorgPatanjali.
> Feuerstein's translation and commentary on "Yoga Sutra" by
> It is the basis of Raja Yoga. It is very systematic and wellformed.
>devi: i have it on order from the library, i've already read about
> Bobby G.
four or five commentaries, most from indian scholors, i'm actually
thinking about offering study groups in my area..