[quote=“Tigerman”]Maybe some kids only wanted one marshmallow. Maybe when they grew up, one car was sufficient, also.
I am always wary when people talk about “success”.[/quote]
I haven’t read most of the thread but when I saw this I had to stop and :bravo: . Oh so true and oh so wise.
[quote]But, you do raise a good point, TM. What if one is perfectly content here and now, accepting what one has now and enjoying the present moment? After all, that’s what many seek to achieve through Buddhism and other spiritual practices. Who says one needs to set distant goals and sacrifice to achieve them, especially regarding material possessions such as marshmallows, in order to be “successful.” If a person is perfectly content here and now, with what is meted out, not enduring constant sacrifice, yearning and desire for more, couldn’t one say that person is successful? Isn’t that what Buddhist monks strive their whole lives to achieve? [/quote] Tru dat. But don’t let the corporations know that you’ve broken out of the Matrix or they’ll be after you.