Do you only hear what you want to hear? There’s a difference between having an obstinate, stubborn mind versus accepting the truth regardless of our illusions.
Let’s talk about observing and accepting the truth, as opposed to insisting in situations that create suffering and stem from attachment, stubbornness, and resistance to change.
That attitude ultimately creates stagnation and drags us down.
There’s a story about the Spartan king Leonidas, which I’m sure you’ve heard about, because there are so many movies, books, and articles about this story, with many different versions, including a famous Hollywood movie inspired in Frank Miller’s work called 300.
In one of the many versions of this story, general Leonidas, king of Sparta, went to the oracle of Delphi to ask about the outcomes of the outnumbered Spartan army going to war against the Persians in that specific moment in time.
The oracle psychograph the following: "You go. You...