Democracy and Freedom

I’ve been on holiday for a while.  Today’s encouragement from Sensei I thought wonderfully appropriate for us in Britain, given the imminent general election and the hunt for a supposed centre ground. Quite simply, there can be no true democracy unless the citizens of a country realize that they are sovereign, that they are the… Continue reading Democracy and Freedom

People’s Happiness

What’s Important? Of foremost importance are the people – not celebrities, the powerful, the rich, scholars or others whom society deems great or praiseworthy. The purpose of all things must be the happiness of the people. Everything else should be but a means to that end. Those who fail to recognize this fundamental point and… Continue reading People’s Happiness