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When I look around and see the situation in the world, like many people, my reaction is, "Whoo boy! What a mess!!" Next is the thought of what can possibly be done to improve the situation. But, there is a problem in order to solve the various crises of the world, it's going to require a significant change in the way people view and act in the world. However, very few are willing to do anything that will significantly impact their own lives. Global warming? "Oh, well, my one little SUV won't make much difference, and I sure love the roominess. I mean, come on, I still need to look good, right?"

So, how does one get anything done? How does one make an impact on the world? What would actually cause people to initiate action? And then I came up with it: Pretend that I'm dying. Better yet, pretend that I am a young child and I am dying. Works every time. For instance, a young boy could come up to you in the street, not well dressed, pretty pathetic looking and say he'd really like a bicycle. Our reaction, "Swell kid. Get a job, and you'll be able to buy one." However, if we saw on the news that a particular child (he might even be fairly well off) was dying, and his one wish was to have a new bicycle, within a week, that kid would have enough bicycles to reach from here to the moon and back, as well as several motorscooters, dune buggies, a trainset, a rolls royce, and an elephant.

So here's the deal - I'm dying. I've been diagnosed with terminal temporary-life-ism, and can't tell you how much time I have left. It could be any day now. (Well, it could, you know.) And I have only one dying wish - which I beg you to fulfill: I want to see an Enlightened world! I want to see 1,000,000 enlightened beings inhabiting the planet and tipping the scales of evolution to a more evolved Awakened humanity. Come on, how hard can that be? It won't cost you a thing, and we've already set up the foundation for it (you know, like make-a-wish). It's www.OneMillionAwake.com. The whole purpose of it is to foster the awakening of 1,000,000 beings, to document their enlightenment (via email), and to give permission to everyone in the world to Wake up! So, the only thing you have to do is go to the site and declare that you are Awake or that you are committed to your own and humanity's awakening. And then do what everyone else does, send this as an email to everyone you know, because for a change, this one is actually important. This one could actually make an unprecedented difference on a global scale. This could change humanity forever, in the way people have been seeking forever. So please, do this for me; I'm dying. In fact, if my dying will make this happen, I'm more than willing to give my life, again and again. There could be no better reason to give up this existence. In fact, there could be no better purpose for this existence.

So, how about it? Take a few minutes for a young dying boy's wish of Global Enlightenment?
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Aja is the Director of the Atma Institute, dedicated to the exploration and recognition of Consciousness, and Founder of www.OneMillionAwake.com, a website dedicated to fostering and documenting the Awakening of 1,000,000 Enlightened Beings in the (more...)

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