We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome.
Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
Ju jitsu is very Buddhist. All that we fear we hold close to ourselves to survive. So if you’re drowning and you see a corpse floating by, hang on to it because it will rescue you.
The human race may well become extinct before the end of the century. Speaking as a mathematician, I should say the odds are about three to one against survival.
Our world is in profound danger. Mankind must establish a set of positive values with which to secure its own survival.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.
I was taught that the human brain was the crowning glory of evolution so far, but I think it’s a very poor scheme for survival.