Can we live, progress without suffering?

We need to look at life as an endless educational process, as we are all guided towards our most optimal Human state.

Thus suffering, injustice, the recurring crisis situations, vicious historic cycles are there to make us stop, think, and adjust.

Pain, suffering are the strongest motivating factors, much more potent to get us out of our comfort zones, from the “autopilot” mode of living than any real or expected pleasures.

We are in an unstoppable, relentless evolutionary process in Nature, and we will get to the “happy ending” anyway. But we can choose the manner of our development.

If we use the negative experiences purposefully, for critical self-assessment and agree to adjust ourselves to the evolutionary process which we can learn and accept — instead of trying to change the process, the world around us — then we can progress without suffering.

Then we can actually learn — through a special, purposeful, and practical educational method — how to navigate life without pain, recurring and constantly worsening crisis situations, going through the whole process like an exciting pleasant adventure instead of being prodded, pushed by pain, failures.

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Zsolt Hermann

Zsolt Hermann

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I am a Hungarian-born Orthopedic surgeon presently living in New Zealand, with a profound interest in how mutually integrated living systems work.