It is only when the mind is free, can we be called free. It is only when we are able to say our thoughts, believe in our thoughts, and talk about our thoughts, can we believe that our lives are free.
A close look at this photograph will see the evening sky streaked with cloud. Further examination will show that most of the cloud is the result of aircraft vapour/burnt fuel trails remaining for long periods of time after the aircraft has departed. How is it possible for scientists, politicians and the so called experts to blatantly say that air travel does little damage to the environment? Take care humanity, your hypocrisy will eventually bring you to an understanding that may be too late. Your skill at fighting among yourselves, your ability to create weapons that kill other life, and your inability to see that our world is extremely fragile will lead you to the very edge of extinction. (26th August 2013)What is happening throughout the world, from fires, hurricanes, tsunamis, wars and a general loss of respect for life and what it stands for, is now at its highest level since the warnings began so many centuries ago.
Sayings of Mataba
We long for our dreams but unfortunately it is only the pain of reality that teaches us how to achieve them.
Don’t reach for the stars when you are happy with planet earth
The existence of God will be proven by mathematicians and scientists and not by religion.
Never divide into two what works better as one.
It is better not to make a decision on where we are going in life for life will often make that decision for us.
The cruelest punishment, even crueler than any physical pain, is the pain of silence. Silence leaves a listener searching for an answer and more often than not draws negative conclusions.
Beware at seeking happiness as happiness is as fickle as the tides. It ebbs and flows , one moment rushing in with power and excitement, the next departing leaving only the vacant beach. Seek rather contentment for, with effort and wisdom contentment remains.
There is more joy in the smile of a poverty stricken third world child then there is in the spoilt masses of first world hypocrisy.
We all have a right to an education. Once offered, it is our responsibility to accept it.
Knowledge has little purpose remaining unused. Once received knowledge needs to be shared.
We need to understand the difference between desire and need. Desire satisfies momentarily weaknesses and is soon replaced by another desire. To satisfy a need helps to maintain our contentment.
There is nothing wrong with greed, as long as the benefits are shared.
What is the use of a new suit of clothes if no-one sees it.
To change a car because the old one is too damaged to repair is to satisfy a need. To change a car because the old one bores us is to satisfy a desire which will result in a short lived satisfaction.
When you climb a mountain, make sure you want what you find at the top.