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The word "Karma" is a sanskrit word, adopted in English to mean "One's Deed" Good or Bad.
Actually, in the original context it has a three fold meaning:
1) "Action" - One's act itself, done knowingly or unknowingly, NOT the result of the act.Today's context: You have full control of your Actions. Use that control wisely.
2) "Cyclic Nature" of the existence - The "Every Action has an equal an opposite Re-action" theory. Today's context: Be careful of the actions you do it has an effect somewhere in the universe.
3)And finally, Concentrate on the process of keeping the Act (Deed) good - in harmony with the Nature,Society etc. Don't concentrate on the "Fruit" or Results, the result is not in our hands.
All three points collectively explains the single word "Karma"
#5 beat me to it! :)
*African philosophy, NOT the operating system!
Each person has a choice as to what kind of person they want to be. Their lives will be shaped by the choices they make in situations big and small.
Throughout life when one tries to understand how they arrived at a certain place, the path can always be traced back to the choices one makes.
Gradschool: Your BA is WORTHLESS.
There's a saying: When gratitude dies on the altar of a person's heart, he is well nigh hopeless. If we are grateful for what we have, it brings what we need.
(security services - Unfortunetly, it is a growth industry & there's money to be made)
"africa" or "asia" or "southamerica" or "former-colonized-nations-inthe- southern-hemisphere-seeking-just-portion"
Once college graduates increased their employability by mastering a generic set of mainstream skills such as accounting or becoming mainframe or Java programmers. In today's global markets off-shore companies often provide cheaper access to these skill sets. Graduates today should focus on more narrowly focused specialized skill sets.
10 years out of highschool... i say:
Listen (and Learn)
I cant believe New Yorkers did not have that first on the list......
Sorry hyphenated word..."Vertical-Farming" - highly resource-efficient farming, research by Dr. Dickson Despommier, Professor of Public Health in Environmental Health Sciences and Microbiology at Columbia University
CELEBRATE! -- How could this powerful word have gone unmentioned? Celebrate life, celebrate love, celebrate your trials and tribulations -- all of this is what makes life meaningful.
Teach (you'll always have a job)
(Capt. Picard from startrek. He represents everything a human being should be)
Sadly it's a growth industry & there's money to be made.
Give (like from you Brain!)
(Most all the regrets I hear from friends and family are things they put off for too long).
Chinese. Alternatively, Spanish.
i.e., don't lose touch with your parents and other loved ones--like call them once a week?
(as in the types of decisions to make vs. instrumental from a show last week)
DONT keep your head in your shell and go to graduate school.
(Thank you, John and Yoko.)
Relocate. (Or 'China'. Same point.)
Oops, I mean GREEN!
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