Author : Harsha Raghavan
This post came after I was shocked into reality that the Power that created us waits to judge a person only on his or her last day on earth alive.
I’m not going to get into a discussion about life after death and rebirth, believe what you want to believe. You may also argue that a person may be judged earlier during their lifetime based on their deeds or what not. However, the ultimate judgment is taking the option away from you of staying alive. Again, this is not introspection about the validity of the death penalty, which are all great topics to discuss and I may at some point in the future. But this is a discussion more from a point of your daily life, to improve your approach to people that you deal with daily.
I can vouch for it because it has changed the way I approached a subordinate of mine and I can tell you that relations have improved dramatically. At least everything has change in my head and I may be oblivious to reality. But the only thing that is changeable, the only thing that you may have some control over, is yourself. It is the easiest thing to do while it is also the toughest (one of the greatest ironies of life – think of controlling a snacking urge or to smoke etc). Changing one’s view of the world could be a good meditation technique for us all.
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