As is depicted in the picture, groups of bees are workingtogether to produce a bottle of honey. Their great efforts are not selfish,however, as the amount of honey they produce is for an entire group rather thana single individual.
The drawing above suggests that people shouldselflessly dedicate themselves to their community as a whole. This spirit ofdedication requires faith. Selfless hard work is an embodiment ofresponsibility and strength.
The health of nations requires a spirit of devotion.Chinese teachers, doctors and athletes who all work for the benefit of theircountry, for example, are devoting themselves regardless of fame or fortune. Theyare dedicated to the society they live within. No matter what type of job oneholds, one should work hard and in earnest to improve one's community.
The results ofdedication, however, depend not only on one's willingness to give but also onone's ability. Dedication can bring us happiness and a sense of fulfillment. Ifyou are enthusiastic about devoting yourself to your country, but do not havethe skills it takes to do so, you cannot effect much change. The more competentone is, the greater one's contribution. One who devotes himself to society andpeople will have a lot of enjoyment from the process of dedication. Therefore,it is essential that students focus on their studies and enhance their skillsin order to properly give back to society.
There is only the single human being who lives and who through every moment of his own personal living experience, is being happy or unhappy,noble or base, wise or unwise, or simply existing.
The question is: How can these individual moments of human experience be filled with the richness of a philosophy which can sustain the indicidual in his own life?Unless we give part of ourselves away,unless we can live with other people and understand them and help them,we are missing the most essential part of our own human lives.
The fact that the native endowment of the young mind is one of liberalism and confidence in the powers of man for goos is the basis of my philosophy.And if only man can be given a free chance to use his powers, this philosophy will result in a boundless flow of vital energy and a willingness to try new things,combined with a faith in the future.
There are as many roads to the sttainment of wisdom and goodness as there are people who undertake to waik them.There are as many solid truths on which we can stand as there are people who can search them out and who will stand on them. There are as many ideas and ideals as there are men of good will who will hold them in their minds and act them in their lives.