Personal development v duty to others

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Re: Personal development v duty to others

Postby Randall » Sat Feb 13, 2010 9:05 am

Dermot I think the problem you pose can be looked at from a different angle and perspective. Let's go back to your original post...

that the purpose of life was to further ones own personal development (ie to become the most realised person that you can)....which i think it probably is, how do you deal with the problem of reconciling that with duty to others (ie family etc).
Seems to me that its almost inevitable that a situation will arise where the choice is between duty to self and duty to others.
How do you deal with that, and how well do you cope with your decision (s)?


First can you tell me in your words what it means to become "realized"?

Second how you would make this happen, becoming realized?
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Re: Personal development v duty to others

Postby dermot » Sat Feb 13, 2010 9:55 pm

Hi Randall,
by 'realised' i mean someone who has taken responsibility for themselves, someone who doesnt live in denial of themselves, someone who tries to be the best they can.
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Re: Personal development v duty to others

Postby Randall » Sun Feb 14, 2010 4:25 pm

Hello Dermot, =0)

I appreciate you humoring me on this. You said, "by 'realised' i mean someone who has taken responsibility for themselves, someone who doesnt live in denial of themselves, someone who tries to be the best they can."

Now, if you'll stay with me a little longer, please share with me the How of that. How do you become realized?

Thank you in advance,
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