Guidance from Source
The most important decision we make is whether we believe we live in a friendly or hostile universe.
This quote is attributed to Einstein, a scientist who had a deep spiritual life. It is said that Einstein felt the answer to this fundamental question would determine how a person lived. In an unfriendly universe, people would seek safety by building walls; in a friendly universe, people would seek power and safety by understanding the motives and workings of the intelligence that put the stars in motion. If we see the universe as neither friendly nor hostile, then we inhabit a random world with no purpose or meaning. Einstein is not preaching, but simply asking us to consider the context we live ...
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