Speech, President Barack Obama

We share the gift of music with birds, whales and many animals; however, the level of sophistication in language that we have acquired is unique to the human species. Possibly, a longer evolutionary history with abstract sounds may have made musical rhythm more fundamental and deep seated in our consciousness than the higher level language…

Purity

  Life of my life, I shall ever try to keep my body pure, knowing that thy living touch is upon all my limbs. I shall ever try to keep all untruths out from my thoughts, knowing that thou art that truth which has kindled the light of reason in my mind. I shall ever…

Anger

Here, I will not touch upon the sources of anger – hypocrisy, exploitation, mindless obsession, hatred, ignorance, neglect, deliberate hurt, provocation, vicarious corruption, helplessness or any of the other myriad domains of human behavior which elicit this response – anger. Did I mention hypocrisy? Here, I will not embark upon a journey of own experiences…