A good life doesn’t end with old age or death. A good life is one that leaves the right legacy for others to enjoy. It also leaves behind guidelines based on experiences. These guidelines are what we pass down to younger generations. This has to be done in a controlled manner, keeping in mind their freedom. Their freedom covers their choices. Their decisions are based on their own experiences. Let the guidelines not turn into rules. Rules passed down from one generation to another stifle the independence of the younger generations. Let them be free. Let us be free too. Let us not limit our legacy to what was handed down to us. Let us make our own legacy with the most powerful tool we have—freedom. Let us modify what we have received, add to it, and then pass it on.

 

傳統

豐盛人生不會隨衰老或死亡而落幕。留予後世適當的貢獻可稱豐盛人生。它亦1留下經驗累積而成的指導。這些準則將由我們傳承給年輕一代。必須以克制的方式進行,時刻尊重他們的自由。他們的自由蓋過其選擇。
他們的決定是基於自身經歷。不要讓指導變成規條。一代傳一代的規條傳下來,扼殺了年輕一代的獨立性。讓他們獲得自由。我們也自由了。我們的對後世的頁獻﹐又豈限於我們所繼承的?讓我們以最有力的工具—自由—貢獻後世吧!我們可修改所繼承的,再添加,然後傳予後世。

 

The Prism of Life (by Ansh Das, Signal 8 Press 2014)