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  • Amer shared from The Instruction of Ptah-Hotep and the Instruction of Ke'Gemni The Oldest Books in the World by Ptahhotep
    Be not proud because thou art learned; but discourse with the ignorant man, as with the sage. For no limit can be set to skill, neither is there any craftsman that possesseth full advantages.
    Note: 5000 years old wisdom
  • Amer shared from a Personal Document
    And, as the Zen saying instructs, if I see the Buddha, I will kill him. Because the moment you start thinking of yourself as ‘enlightened’, you are not.
  • Amer shared from a Personal Document
    The first principle of Zen, voiced by the philosopher Lao Tzu, is ‘Those who know don’t say, and those who say don’t know.’
  • Amer shared from a Personal Document
    John Gartner, who teaches psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University medical school, suggests that a disproportionate number of entrepreneurs may suffer from hypomania, a psychological state characterised by energy and self-confidence but also restlessness and risk-taking.
  • Amer shared from Islamic Mystical Poetry: Sufi Verse from the early Mystics to Rumi (Penguin Classics) by Mahmood Jamal
    To put it simply, Sufism in its human essence replaces a fearsome and unforgiving God with a loving, loveable and merciful one.