What causes man to riot and rebel? What causes man to clean up afterwards?
For generations, thoughtful people have tried to understand and explain the inward nature of man. The philosopher Mencius asserted that man’s nature is intrinsically good, whereas Xun Zi insisted that man’s nature is wayward and evil. However, neither of these schools of thought adequately describes the complexities of human nature.
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At the start of each new year, many people resolve to drop bad habits and pick up good habits. But did it work last year? Will it work this year? How many times have we made resolutions: to not get angry, to not eat that last piece of chocolate, to be more assertive, to be a better husband, wife, parent, or child? We try our best and may succeed for a while, but eventually something causes us to fail. Then we comfort ourselves by saying, “There is always next year.” Making and breaking resolutions year after year, have you ever considered that what we need is more than a new year’s resolution?
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