Meditation for PeaceCharacteristics of Those who are not skillful in KnowledgeThey enjoy praising themselves, love compliments; so that they no longer have time to study1. They enjoy praising themselves, love compliments; pay increasing attention and care to their appearance, give excessive attention to everything else, so that they no longer have time to study, These people can be encouraged to alter their ways by reflecting on the nature of change and impermanence of everything. Therefore, they would know that there is much more in life than just focusing on themselves.2. They easily become angry, irritated, and vengeful all the time. Their anger takes control of their senses and they are unable to think clearly. To change this, they need to keep precepts and practice forgiveness daily.They can improve themselves by practicing meditation.3. They forget things easily and do not pay attention to the things they do. Their mind is not stable, has negative thoughts, and doubts the true existence of the Dhamma. They can improve themselves by practicing meditation.4. They lack confidence in themselves and are too scared to do anything. This is because they fear criticism and only want to be follower, not leaders. They can improve this by being close to9 those who have confidence and who are stable. They need to befriend the wise.They like to drink alcohol, get drunk, lose their senses, as well as their chance to learn.5. They are excessively drawn to wealth. They believe that wealth is more important than knowledge. Thus, they fail to acquire knowledge and do not know what they should know.6. They do not take things they do seriously.7. They like to drink alcohol, get drunk, lose their senses, as well as their chance to learn.8. They lack responsibility. They like to have fun all the time, like small children.
Characteristics of Those who are not skillful in Knowledge
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