What’s Really Happening with Pain and Suffering, Part 2

Science of Being

Recognizing the Driving Force and Root of Suffering

We suffer from accidents, social inadequacies and personal problems. We contract deadly diseases, get involved in addictive drugs, criminal activities and self-righteous wars. And when one of us suffers all of us suffer to a degree. But, if we can gain some deep insight as to why we suffer then perhaps we can change the way we relate to suffering and begin to harmonize ourselves.

 humanity and suffering

Fear of the Unknown
We do not know what is around the corner for us and that uncertainty can scare us.  Most of us still cling to our precognition that we want to know the unknown future especially when we face a challenging situation.

Wanting to know can keep us in perpetual wanting, mentally living in the future rather than now. We tend to cling to the idea that we should know the unknown, thus we…

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