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Fairy tales and the truth

Grimm's fairy tales are horrible stories. A boy and a girl are left to die in the woods by their parents only to be caught by a witch who wants to cook them alive. A girl on her way to Grandma's house finds a waiting hungry wolf. A miller cuts off his daughter's hands for the devil. Hundreds of horrible stories and it's not only Grimm's fairy tales- Aesop's fables, nursery rhymes and even the bible have stories of pure evil as lessons. Why throughout recorded history have people told each other the basest, most objectionable parts of human nature to convey lessons about the world?

I have read almost every book of Robert Kiyosaki's "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" series. He repeats a common theme through most of them-simple lessons reap big rewards. The same simple lessons found in fairy tales his Rich Dad, a man with only a middle school education, learned. His rich dad and Robert Kiyosaki became multimillionaires using these simple lessons as a reflection of our real world. They built their houses of brick (metaphorically), went slow to win the race (metaphorically), and doubted even their grandmother because she might be a wolf (metaphorically).

The truth is our world is filled with monsters, power corrupts-absolute power corrupts absolutely and the only way to fight is show the emperor wears no clothes. Until we start learning lessons telling us about human nature we'll be living in a real world Grimm's nightmare.




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Yes , this is the reason the

Yes , this is the reason the progressives want to discredit the fact of HUMAN NATURE & replace it with HUMAN HABIT..
Habits are controllable, Nature is out of their hands..
The two systems clash.
Controlling HABITS is all that's left to control COST.So the experts say.
Good people do Good deeds
and are no respecter of person

"Until we start learning

"Until we start learning lessons telling us about human nature we'll be living in a real world Grimm's nightmare."
Yes, which is exactly why overprotecting our children by sheltering them from these unfortunate truths is not a good idea.
Good post!
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~ Sherman H. Skolnick

. @ @ . Power to the People!
@ O @ -----> PEOPLE
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Feed your children

to the State! The world will be the better for it.

What?

It is good and proper to respect the U.S. flag, perpetuated with the blood of American heroes. It is a fatal mistake not to recognize those who wrap themselves in the same flag to cover up their crimes against the American people.
~ Sherman H. Skolnick

. @ @ . Power to the People!
@ O @ -----> PEOPLE
. @ @ . NOT Corporate Entities!

Consciousness vrs. unconsciousness . . . . . . . . . . #1 issue

“I don't want anybody to stand between the individual and existence. No prayer, no priest -- you alone are enough to face the sunrise.”

- Bhagwan Shree Ragneesh quote:
http://thinkexist.com/quotes/bhagwan_shree_rajneesh/2.html

And never forget, “Humans, despite our artistic pretensions, our sophistication and many accomplishments, owe the fact of our existence to a six-inch layer of topsoil and the fact that it rains.”

That's basicly it. Good

That's basicly it.
Good people do Good deeds
and are no respecter of person

bump for

healthy discussion.

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