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In antiquity there were two lifestyles: the seated life and the nomad life. Inheriting the earth means seated life. Nomade life is a risky life as opposed to seated life, the life in the city that is a safer life. Inheriting the earth ultimately means "security." The beatitudes are related to the spiritual gifts, in this case patience with the…
The Golden Rule, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you" is also known as the spiritual gift of rectitude or imitate God. It is the definition of the good and the ethical behavior, the Golden Rule is empathy, is to put ourselves in the place of the other. The best-known case of Righteousness is the parable…
The opposite of happiness is suffering. The happiness as an end itself is an illusion, a form of error, because to be happy we have to minimize the suffering. This is achieved in one way: having constancy in excellence, having constancy in improving ourselves. Constancy, the firmness is the basis of the spiritual life, the blessed life. Let us remember…
The threefold division of man into body, soul and spirit teaches us that there are three types of man: the spiritual man, the rational man and the natural man. This is so because there is an intermediate state between good and evil dominated by the passions, this state corresponds to the love of the soul, the love of the friends…

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