In 550 BC, or thereabouts, Buddha stated: “I am the sum total of everything I thought.”
This was divine wisdom that is inspiration for the book’s title, The Truth Is What You Believe. Everything you think is based on a process of thought reaching a conclusion that becomes exactly what you are, as you traverse the complexities and opportunities of your life.
‘The Truth of Religion’ reviews the position of the major religions and influences they have in societies globally today, and how technological/social giants like Google, Facebook and YouTube threaten the loyalty to religion and the values that came with those belief systems.
‘The Truth of Sport’ examines whether money and greed have overtaken human integrity. Does the end justify the means today? The original endeavour of competitive sport started with the purest of ideologies in the Olympics rebirth in Greece in 1896. These earnest human endeavours are in stark contrast to the drug-ridden, corrupt fiasco that is prevalent in many professional sports today. Discover what makes today’s top athletes really tick.
If there are no rules, there is no discernible truth. The section on the ‘Truth of Business’ looks at how creating credibility in every moment of a company’s existence is the key ingredient to success and more importantly how the leader and structure play a part. Commitment to strong ideals is paramount.
Weak people tend to accept and are happy to exist in a world of lies, as it is often easier and cheaper to delude yourself than confront reality head on. How people from all walks of life deal with the adversity of relationship failure and how absolutely critical the truth is, in all your relationships, is uncovered in its barest form in the ‘Truth of Relationships’.
After the first betrayal, you have nothing, so living a true life means you will always have your integrity, a value beyond comparison.
The truth is the god particle that binds the universe for mankind – cherish it always.