Tag Archives: self-control

Ten Duties of a Leader

A leader should not crave wealth and property, and should dedicate personal resources to the welfare of all. A leader should cultivate morality, never killing, cheating, stealing, exploiting others, committing adultery, uttering falsehoods, or becoming intoxicated. A leader should sacrifice … Continue reading

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Expressing and suppressing feelings

I grew up in a time when the expression of emotions was considered healthy and even necessary. Otherwise, we were told, suppression would lead to uncounted mental and physical maladies.    Suppressing emotions —and, for good measure, any and all desires— … Continue reading

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