Yes. This is very much the truth.
1. We are selfish.
Though we preach charity, love, and peace, we are a selfish group. We seek reward for ourselves in so many different aspects of life even when we do not realize we are doing it. It is rare to come upon a completely and utterly selfless person. It is important to note, however, that I do not necessarily see this as an automatic negative. Sometimes it is vital that we make conscious decisions that are focused on us in order to contribute to the greater good. Like most things in life, it is a matter of balance. The perfect balance of selfish actions and an awareness of the interconnectedness of our world, that your decision in some way affects everyone, everywhere in some way.
2. We think too much.
There is never a single, solitary moment in our short lives in which at least a dozen thoughts…
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