BAsic Human Aspirations

Report
By Dendup Wangmo
ACC
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Basic Human Aspirations
 What is it that all human beings basically want?
 Continuous Happiness and Prosperity
 Want happiness and Prosperity in continuity, not in intervals.
 Do not want unhappiness even for a moment.
HAPPINESS AND PROSPERITY
Happiness
Unhappiness
If there is harmony or synergy in Lack of harmony within us or between
which we live.
us and others.
To be in a state of liking.
To be in a state of disliking.
Example: trust
Example: Failure
No struggle, no contradiction or
conflict within.
Experience struggle, contradiction or
conflict within.
HAPPINESS AND PROSPERITY
 PROSPERITY
 Feeling of having or making available more than required physical
facilities.
 To ascertain Prosperity, two things are essential
 Correct assessment of need for physical facilities;
 Competence of making available more than required physical
facilities.
 Understand the difference between Prosperity and Wealth, where
 Wealth- physical thing. Having money, or having lots of physical
facilities, or both.
 Prosperity- feeling of having more than required physical facilities,
its not just physical facilities.
PREVAILING NOTIONS OF
HAPPINESS AND PROSPERITY
RIGHT UNDERSTANDING
RELATIONSHIP
PHYSICAL FACILITY
DEPRIVATION
Maximizing
accumulation and
consumption
PREVAILING NOTIONS OF
HAPPINESS AND PROSPERITY
 Consequences:
 At
the
individual
level-
rising
problems
of
depressions,
loneliness,stress,insecurity,etc.
 At the level of family- mistrust, conflict between older and younger
generations,divorce,etc.
 At the level of Society- growing incidences of terrorism, wars
between nations, racial and ethnic struggle, etc.
 At the level of Nature- global warming, resource depletion,
deforestation, etc.
BASIC REQUIREMENT FOR
FULFILLMENT OF HUMAN ASPIRATIONS
RIGHT UNDERSTANDING
For animals:
necessary &
complete
Mutual
Fulfillment
PHYSICAL FACILITY
For human beings:
necessary but
not complete
Mutual Happiness
Mutual Prosperity
PROGRAM FOR FULFILLING BASIC
HUMAN ASPIRATIONS
 Understand and live in Harmony at All Level of Livings:
1) Living in Myself
2) Living in Family
3) Living in Society
4) Living in Nature/Existence
HUMAN AND ANIMAL CONSCIOUSNESS
Human
Consciousness
Transformation
RIGHT UNDERSTANDING
RELATIONSHIP
PHYSICAL FACILITY Animal
Consciousness
THANK YOU

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