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Essay: Goodness and Greatness: The Interplay of Simplicity

''Smallness seeks and loves authority, while greatness is never authoritative. It is through this absence of authority that greatness becomes the authority to which future generations turn.'' Michael Corthell Goodness, simplicity, and greatness are inseparable qualities that form a trinity of perfection. Without goodness, there can be no true greatness, as greatness springs from the foundation of goodness. It is the gentle and enduring nature of greatness that sets it apart from destructive forces that may leave a temporary impact but lack the transformative power of true greatness. Greatness operates in silence, devoid of any desire for recognition. Like a towering mountain, it goes unnoticed by those who are sheltered by its presence. Only as people move away from it, they can behold its sublime grandeur. The greatness of an individual is often not recognized by their contemporaries; its majesty becomes apparent only with the passage of time. This awe and enchantment

What Constitutes the 'Good Human'? Is Goodness Purely Aspirational?

  Virtues List Virtues are the essence of our character and character does indeed determine destiny. The more we recognize the potential impact that practicing virtues can have on our lives, the more our lives open up to new possibilities and to greater joy and fulfillment . Acceptance   Assertiveness   Authenticity   Beauty   Caring   Cleanliness   Commitment   Compassion   Confidence   Consideration   Contentment   Cooperation   Courage   Creativity   Detachment   Determination   Dignity   Encouragement   Enthusiasm   Ethical   Excellence   Fairness   Faith   Flexibility   Forgiveness   Friendliness   Generosity   Gentleness   Graciousness   Gratitude   Harmonious   Helpfulness   Honesty   Honor   Hope   Humility   Idealism   Integrity   Imaginative   Joyfulness   Justice   Kindness   Love   Loyalty   Moderation   Modesty   Optimistic   Orderliness   Passionate   Patience   Peace   Perseverance   Preparedness   Purposefulness   Reliability   Respect   Responsibility   Reverence   S

[Good]...for Goodness Sake

“It is good people who make good places.” ― Anna Sewell, Black Beauty Be the person who makes someone smile. Be the reason someone feels good about themselves and believes in the goodness in people.