厚德載物的意思

Quote: 厚德載物的意思就是,修行自己的品德,讓德行深厚,才能承載更多的外物(福)。這句話反過來說就是,人如果安於現狀,不思進取,就會越混越差直至完蛋(息);人如果不修德行、道德敗壞,就會承擔不起外物(福),甚至惹禍招殃,就如《道德經》里說的,「金玉滿堂,莫之能守。富貴而驕,自遺其咎」。

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“With malice toward none, with charity for all…” by Abraham Lincoln

Quote: “The final prayer [of Abraham Lincoln] heralds a new beginning: “With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds…to achieve lasting peace among all nations.”

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“Doctors Tell All—and It’s Bad” by Meghan O’Rourke

Quote: “Terrence Holt, a geriatric specialist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, describes the situation in Internal Medicine, fictional fables based on his residency:

Any patient in a hospital, when we take their clothes away and lay them in a bed, starts to lose identity; after a few days, they all start to merge into a single passive body, distinguishable … only by the illnesses that brought them there…”

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A film review on “Moonlight” helps me pondering

The title of the following quoted film review can be what I got from the Oscar 2017 best film winner “Moonlight”, quote: “‘Moonlight’ Is a Flawed, But Rewarding Exercise in Christian Empathy: The Oscar favorite’s portrayal of black, gay experience is at odds with a biblical sexual ethic—but for some, it might be worth the discomfort.” by David Roark/ February 24, 2017

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