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posted by Patrick Groneman

Meditating Businessman

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Jon Rubinstein

posted October 29, 2009 at 3:13 pm

rod at theworsthorse.com

posted October 29, 2009 at 5:04 pm


great idea compiling these. (i think you could keep going on and on…)
wish i’d thought of it.



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Patrick Groneman

posted November 1, 2009 at 8:55 pm


Woah totally missed your awesome graphic Jon. That would have been perfect for this post!



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Your Name

posted November 2, 2009 at 4:29 am


business, at least as currently defined, is the definition of selfish pursuit for material gain.
there could not be something more diametrically opposed to the spiritual search.
Just as Christ overthrew the tables of the money changers and all the major spiritual paths warn about the dangers of materialism.
But, I do think that business can function in a way that serves societies basic needs without utterly abusing and obstructing man’s search for truth.
Politically, we are not a capitalistic country. We are a democratic country. And if democracy rules over capitalism, then capitalism and business can function within some basic moral guidelines. But the hubris and arrogance of business to assume it is the be all and end all of life, has caused untold misery for society.
Business needs to bow its head to human beings and human needs. Not the reverse.
And so, business “allowing” its employees to meditate at lunch hour and serve spirituality in various ways is fine…but that kind of thing still retains a myopic lunacy that business has a right to lord itself over our lives…and, oh, give us a few minutes here and there to “be spiritual.”
And so, what we get are short periods of spirituality on breaks, and then bosses yelling abusively at nice middle aged ladies and assuming the right to do so. You get all kinds of repressive behavior and actions…and a climate which is generally without much morality. That has got to go. We cannot let that amount of our lives be spent in a pursuit which arrogantly asserts its right to defy the morality set down by all the world’s major spiritual paths.
You can make a widget without screaming at people, lying to them constantly, trying to cheat them constantly, give them the least wages possible and on and on and on and on. There is a way to conduct business with fairness, dignity and honor. And that is what we must seek.



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dsi r4

posted November 19, 2009 at 7:04 am


Making business is good and presense king of mind work.For making better business we have to make our mind fresh and from that we can make better decision.We have to try yoga for that and we can relax from that.
dsi r4



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