Julie D. Wirtz
Location: Kapaa, Hawaii, United States
Traditions: Humanism, Universal Ethics, Freethought
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The happiness of the world is in our hands, our hearts and our souls.

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As a humanist, I celebrate human values. Professionally, I help others mark milestones and passages. One of my dreams is to create a human values resource center. It would be a gathering place for families to see each other through the many stages... more
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It does not matter what you do. No one purpose is necessarily more important than any other. But whatever you decide upon... do it well, do it often, and do it to the benefit of others.

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Every man is guilty of all the good he didn't do.

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Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes, work never begun

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A problem is a chance for you to do your best..

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These are times in which a genius would wish to live. It is not in the still calm of life, or the repose of a pacific station, that great characters are formed.

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Live in the present. Do the things that need to be done. Do all the good you can each day. The future will unfold.

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The most beautiful people are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern.

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Even if you have a lot of work to do, if you think of it as wonderful, and if you feel it as wonderful, it will transform into the energy of joy and fire, instead of becoming a burden.

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The Practice of Dzogchen
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[Ethicist] Peter Singer contends that, to maximize the child’s happiness, we would teach her ethics of character and respect: “the dispositions which make possible mutual cooperation and affection, without which all our endeavors would miscarry, and all the joy and warmth in life would disappear. Those who do not love their fellow men are less successful in living happily among them.” (How are We to Live?)

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VeganOutreach.org
Matt Ball
"A Theory of Ethics"
http://www.veganoutreach.org/advocacy/theoryofethics.html
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There are times when you have to change your tune to keep harmony.

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