The pull of society is strong...very strong. But if you want to live a more purposeful life then you need to know that no society dictates what you do.
I have been reading a great book, The Leap, by Steven Parker. The subtitle give you an idea of what it is about; the psychology of spiritual awakening.
In the book he talks about the transformation from sleep to wakefulness. Very roughly put, sleep is our day to existence, steeped in ego, thinking we are simply individuals. Wakefulness is a consciousness that we are all united, every living thing living in unity, and when we drop our preconceived beliefs we become happier.Read More