When we don't have anything important to say, we tend to talk about ourselve's. We talk about the things we do and eventualy, work our way down to talking about our social status. We tend to talk about how enlightened our teachers are and what not. In the end, it's really only a way of feeling important. We strive to fit in, in whatever circle we feel comfortable.
But why is it so important?
Because it's miserable being a Billy-no-mates.
It's not about not having friends and living like a monk. It's about centering the mind through silence. Quiet the brain down, don't feed it distractions. The brain is in control of the functions, we are in control of the mind/emotion.
Few people are actually in control of their emotions (or even their mind, for that matter).
If they were, we would not have so many court orders to attend anger management courses. We would not have people killing themselves for internet stalking or for being teased at school. We would not so many millions on anti-depressents. We wouldn't have road rage with someone attempting murder for being cut off in a lane change.
by Sophia Angelique5 years ago
I cannot remember a time when Christians have not invaded every conversation and every forum with their belief about Jesus Christ. Please note that Jews don't do it, Muslims don't do it, Hindus don't do it, Budhists...
by Claire Evans16 months ago
Ashers Baking Company in Ireland was found guilty of discrimination for refusing to make a cake for a local gay activist. It was to mark the election of the first openly gay mayor in Northern Ireland, Andrew Muir. They...
by b. Malin5 years ago
How do you handle the death of a loved one or a friend? I usually find it healing to write about it. It doesn't take away the grief....but it helps. As writers, poets etc., what do you do?
by fun2hub5 years ago
Why is wearing a bra important?What's the reason for anyone avoiding it?
by Grace Marguerite Williams3 years ago
Many of our precious young people are going through dangerous lengths to be accepted and well-liked by as many people as possible. It seems that in high school, being popular and well-liked is the dream of...
Copyright © 2016 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.