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What do you think is the most important thing in life? Why?

March 24, 2016 | Author: | Posted in social sciences, sociology

What do you think is the most important thing in life ? Why Life is what not it ‘s cracked up to be . Sure , it sounds like good , but eventually we all encounter despair , failure , suffering , frustration the being unloving of our own hearts and of those around us , and finally death . Experience tells us even the best aspects of life are ultimately unsatisfying

Probably the most significant question we can ask ourselves is what the most important thing in life is . The question has far reaching implications in that the answers that [banner_entry_middle]

we arrive at can determine the course of the rest of our lives . Many would consider money or financial success as the most important factor in life . The high rate of suicide amongst lottery winners would contradict this . Others would search for fame , yet the list of famous people who have committed suicide or died from an overdose of drugs continues to grow . Good health would be high on anyone ‘s priorities , and the presence of love in ones life is also of major importance

I would propose that wisdom is the most important thing in life . The best definition of wisdom that I have read is the best means to achieve the best ends . Wisdom is needed to achieve the best results in the myriad decisions we all need to make daily in our personal financial , family , work , community lives . Each one of us has a unique mindset or set of beliefs which are continuously changing and which we use to make decisions , each of which has significant roll on effect on how the rest of our lives turn out . These mindsets are determined by the unique environments we have grown up in , our age , our education and the cumulative impact that each life experience has had on us . Our unique mindset is either working in our favor or working against us in each and every situation that we face . One way that we can test how online our thinking is in a particular situation is to look at the results we achieve as a result of the actions we took . Good results means our governing beliefs were online , bad results means that we need to re-evaluate our beliefs to determine what caused the negative outcome . I would propose that life is very much like a game and that a comparison between the two is very enlightening . In any game , you need to be fit possess certain skills and have a good knowledge of the rules in to participate . In life , we need to have a good knowledge of the rules that apply and to use this knowledge continuously in to assess and make decisions in every situation that we face . The more intensely we play the game of life , the better our knowledge and application of the rules , the better the results we will achieve , much like a football player who is skilled , trains hard and knows the rules . During the course of our… [banner_entry_footer]

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