Oblivion or Utopia – Evolving Beyond the Divide and Conquer Mindset – Waking Times

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Oblivion or Utopia – Evolving Beyond the Divide and Conquer Mindset

June 19, 2017

“Either war is obsolete or man is. To evolve beyond war, is to choose oblivion over utopia.”~ Buckminster Fuller

Let’s make something clear, here at the outset. Concepts like perfection, enlightenment, and utopia are unattainable. But, and here’s the rub, that fact is irrelevant regarding the human pursuit of progressive evolution. Sure, we may not ever be perfect, but we should always strive to do the best we can at any given task. We may not become a perfect chess player, but we can try to become a great chess player, or even the best. Similarly, we may not ever become enlightened but we can become the most enlightened version of ourselves.

It’s the old, wise cliché: the journey is the thing. Even…

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