What Has Gone Wrong

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A Power Point Show by Bro. Oh Teik Bin, Lower Perak Buddhist Association, Teluk Intan, Malaysia. To reflect upon the irony of man\'s lack of happiness and peace despite the tremendous advances in science and technology.

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What Has Gone Wrong

  1. 1. What Has Gone Wrong?
  2. 2. Despite our ‘progress’ in knowledge and technology, we see more and more aggression and violence.
  3. 3. Despite our ‘progress’ in knowledge and technology, we see more and more mental illnesses.
  4. 4. Despite our ‘progress’ in knowledge and technology, we see more and more natural disasters.
  5. 5. Despite our ‘progress’ in knowledge and technology, we see more and more drug abuses.
  6. 6. Despite our ‘progress’ in knowledge and technology, we see more and more crime.
  7. 7. Despite our ‘progress’ in knowledge and technology, we see more and more political upheavals.
  8. 8. Despite our ‘progress’ in knowledge and technology, we see more and more suicide cases.
  9. 9. Despite our ‘progress’ in knowledge and technology, we see more and more cases of divorce and family breakdown.
  10. 10. Despite our ‘progress’ in knowledge and technology, we see more and more cases of smoking and alcoholism.
  11. 11. Despite our ‘progress’ in knowledge and technology, we see more and more environmental problems.
  12. 12. Despite our ‘progress’ in knowledge and technology, we see more and more corruption and other social ills.
  13. 13. Despite our ‘progress’ in knowledge and technology, we see more and more cases of diseases.
  14. 14. Let us ponder … * There will be more Dukkha or suffering when we have more greed, hatred and delusion. * True happiness and peace cannot prevail unless we practice charity, loving-kindness, compassion and cultivate wisdom through mindfulness meditation. * True happiness, peace and freedom are not found in the world outside but within us … in our hearts and minds. DO GOOD. AVOID EVIL. PURIFY THE MIND.
  15. 15. THE END <ul><li>May We Grow In Wisdom and Compassion </li></ul><ul><li>With Metta, Bro. Oh Teik Bin </li></ul>
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