August 8, 2016: Luxury
Most spend their days working to feed themselves and their families. Many spend their days holding on to their life in the midst of war and conflict. Others spend their days walking in the park, looking up at the sky and pondering the nature of existence. For the latter group, free time appears to be their luxury. They can afford a path to self-actualization. Yet, actions speak louder than both words and thoughts: The former groups can more confidently lay out a path to self-actualization. Peace and safety are always preferred to conflict and insecurity. The best survival mechanism, however, is self-actualization in the midst of conflict, where peace of mind is earned most exactingly.