To experience Quality in one’s interactions, it is vital to have self-interest in these activities. Having self-investment in what one does, or acting out of duty toward oneself is an ancient concept. It is known as Dharma in Sanskrit, or equated to the Greek arête—excellence—by Robert ...
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...nderstand that his decision to live strongly for his family, his country, and ultimately himself was the right way to live out his numbered days, despite being unable to put into words exactly why he choose to stay true to seemingly archaic ideals in the face of the obliteration of almost all who original stood for them.
Neither caring nor self-awareness alone creates experience of Quality. Without self-awareness, Quality as a result of caring is unperceivable, as mountains are undefined without trenches. In tandem though, the self-awareness obtained through peace of mind as well as the wholeness and self-actualization resulting from dignity and caring, or duty toward oneself, creates an entire landscape for an individual at the cutting edge of their experience. There, never within control of one person, yet always within reach of the individual, lies Quality.
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