How do you react when you think you need people’s love? Do you become a slave for their approval? Do you live an inauthentic life because you can’t bear the thought that they might disapprove of you? Do you try to figure out how they would like you to be, and then try to become that, like a chameleon? In fact, you never really get their love. You turn into someone you aren’t, and then when they say “I love you,” you can’t believe it, because they’re loving a facade. They’re loving someone who doesn’t even exist, the person you’re pretending to be. It’s difficult to seek other people’s love. It’s deadly. In seeking it, you lose what is genuine. This is the prison we create for ourselves as we seek what we already have. — Byron Katie
There are plenty of occasions to get someone a gift, like holidays, birthdays or anniversaries. And then there is an occasion when you want to let your kickass feminist friend know that you admire her (or
April 12, 2015 at 09:04PM
By Deepak verma
From the New York Times here:
But even as Mrs. Clinton attempts to set aside her celebrity and offer herself as a fighter for ordinary voters, her finance team and the outside groups supporting her candidacy have started collecting checks in what is expected to be a $2.5 billion effort, dwarfing the vast majority of her would-be rivals in both parties.
At least the fascist party/Republicans make no effort to portray themselves as a fighter for ordinary people.
This is the magic smoke and mirrors marketing of today’s modern Democratic Party.
How to take all the cash from corporations and rich individuals while retaining the credibility as a fighter for ordinary people.