By LIFEofONE
3 years ago

Description of The Mind over Matter

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It may be said that, so far from having a materialistic tendency, the supposed introduction into the earth at successive geological periods of life — sensation, instinct, the intelligence of the higher mammalia bordering on reason, and lastly, the improvable reason of Man himself — presents us with a picture of the ever-increasing dominion of mind over matter. this proverb that is often used to emphasize the overall needlessness of a single or a couple of specific things, often referring to material goods, money, wealth, even love or the love act, power etc. in one's life when saying it.

Generally said if the affected person should free himself from materialism or minor important things, thus set his mind over those and hence care about more crucial things, not seldom his own well-being for his plans on particular upcoming events might seriously damage his health, his reputation or the like, thus could cause him more harm than intended before - therefore mind over matter settles the issue in advance by barring the person from dealing with the issue(s) himself.
This proverb also perfectly goes with the generic Buddhist and his lifestyle for he strives for a life without profane belongings or devaluing materialism. Typically, money, power or tangible richness can change one's character to the bad and in order to prevent the person from becoming alike he should always keep mind over matter in his mind.
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ze2000 It is clear that capitalism is bringing unhappy generations. On the other side, capitalism also gives you the freedon to leave a big city and live a different life.

Are we ready to do this or are we slaves of our own desire to belong to this corrupted society?
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