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March 11, 2021

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A Conversation with Americ Azavedo: The Truth Demands to Be Live

Socrates showed us that thinking the truth is not enough. Truth demands to be lived.

– Americ Azavedo –

A Conversation with Americ Azavedo: The Truth Demands to Be Live

For ten semesters, Americ Azevedo’s seminar, ‘Time, Money, and Love in the Age of Technology,’ cultivated in students an awareness of the larger issues that form a context for their lives. He was well qualified. Earlier in his life he was reading a passage from Krishnamurti, “Live the Truth.” That same day he stood in front of a room full of trainees, uneasy with his job and its values. He turned to the trainees and said, “I can no longer do this work. We’re not real with each other in this place. I quit.” Back at his desk, he saw everything in a new light. A spiritual fog had lifted. In some ways, it all began when he was bullied and called stupid as a child, and found a way to relate to his bullies and rid himself of the epithet. Read his story here. { read more }

Be The Change

Think twice before you apply labels to yourself or other people even in your mind. Give them and yourself the benefit of the doubt. For more inspiration read this piece by Azeveda, “How to Realize True Wealth.” { more }

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