We are capable of having a huge impact on the world. The only way for us to protect our species – and the planet – from our own destructive power is to do everything possible to maintain peace and stability among ourselves. Therefore, it is worthwhile for all of us to study and lovingly preserve all the religions, traditions, and systems that promote peace and unity for humankind.
from the book The Future Is Now: Timely Advice for Creating a Better World
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Further quotes from the book The Future Is Now:
- Lighten up
- Assessing a religion
- Coexisting in delicate balance
- Be your own guide
- Human life
- True peace
- Use your brain
- Aspire to great things
- Why not support others
- The benefits of dharma
- Serving the common interest
- Living harmoniously with others