- To shine a light on people's strengths. I think that sometimes people express their negative qualities out of unhappiness, feeling threatened, lack of confidence, etc. When people are shown their positive qualities, then they are more likely to act on those qualities.
- To spread harmonious feeling. If you are driving your car and another driver honks at you angrily, that makes you feel angry, and makes you more likely to behave angrily toward others. My goal is to do the opposite, to be nice to people so that they are more likely to be nice to others.
- To knit people together in harmonious relations. This is similar to #2, but the emphasis here is on strengthening the bonds between people.
Thursday, July 23, 2009
Mission in life
Sometimes I think that my mission in life is supposed to be: