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Short story: A lesson for the new generation
All that you need will be at the top.
One day a stranger came to a village and he told the children of that village
That on the top of a certain mountain that he knew was all the happiness
That they needed. All they would have to do was to follow him and climb this
mountain. The kids said yes and rushed to pack all their belongings. But the
stranger said "leave all that behind kids for all that you'll need, will be AT THE
TOP." The children, stubborn as they are, refused to listen to the stranger so
they packed all their things on their back. As they climbed for awhile, they
started to get tired. Their packs were too heavy so they examined their
bags and got rid of a few things. They continued climbing and again they
begin to experience great fatigue, it was getting harder to climb the
mountain, they were slowed by their packs, so they reexamined it and threw
away a few more things. As they were getting closer to the top, they got
exhausted and could not move another step upward unless they throw away
everything in their bag pack. They deliberated for awhile and threw
everything away with great regret. They then had enough strength to be "AT
THE TOP" And the belongings which they had thrown out, was no longer a regret but
instead a relief, one that signified new beginnings, new ideas and better relations.
Every human being needs inspiration to improve the quality of his or her life. And if
I have inspired you, I'm grateful for that. But nonetheless, we need to know that we
can get a piece of the apple pie of life. If we do not have this then life on this planet
becomes a desolate one, a life of no hope. There are many people who could help bring
this inspirational thought to the world, but they are too engrossed in their own greedy and
selfish needs. Millions of people in this world are educationally ignorant and therefore
are controlled and manipulated by a number of power hungry leaders. If the people of the
world could get a little knowledge on how to organize themselves; they could overthrow these uncaring leaders.
Sometimes in life, we may have to get rid of some old beliefs & tradition in
other for us to move forward. You are the new generation, you are better
than us, you are better than your forefathers. Your job in this society is to carefully examine their
mistakes and make appropriate measures to make sure that you don't repeat
them. On the flip side, you should never be afraid to make new
mistakes, mistakes is that which we learn from. Those who are afraid to be
wrong are also afraid to be right, because they fear of being wrong will always
prevent them from noticing the mistakes which could have helped them strive for perfection.
So my message to the new generation is to question life to the fullest because your parents have made enough
mistakes for you to correct, so please don't let your time goes to waste.
You should always strategize your ideas so that you remained "At the top" because to be there, you must live in the
penthouse of "you mind". And to arrive at the penthouse, you must forever use an elevated thought.
Unity is what gives birth to change, without it they can be no change.
People of different races, cannot say because I belong to this race of people, I am a quality person. Race has nothing to do with the quality of the individual. Money does not beget quality; it only begets that which is material. The so called beauty of the physical form does not mean you have quality. Therefore, True quality is mental and spiritual and can only be evaluated from that stand point.
The ability to create is the gift that out stands the intellectual superiority that us mankind possess over all other species. Although this intelligence is clearly an advantage to humanity, it can also be a disadvantage when guided by greed. A lesson from Sevem Suzuki, a child who is excercising her power of action.