Monday, September 6, 2010

[GMW #2035] Yearly Good Deeds Declaration - Nurturing Peace, The Environment, Happiness, Health, Spirituality, Love, Honesty

[GMW #2035] Yearly Good Deeds Declaration - Nurturing Peace, The Environment, Happiness, Health, Spirituality, Love, Honesty
Monday 6 September 2010, Editor: Easy
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Idea Dream - Robert Muller's Ideas 1 to 500
    ~ Idea 1037 ~    13 May 1997

I hope that someday all people will receive a Yearly Good Deeds Declaration to fill out when they receive a Yearly Tax Declaration.

It could include peace, the environment, happiness, good health, spirituality with the questions below.

And one could conceive other items: Love, honesty, truth, morality, fidelity, forgiveness, etc.

The result of such a questionnaire would be as important if not more than the contribution of taxes to government expenses.

A better society would ensue. 

A whole system of tax exemptions could be built on such a questionnaire.  There could be for example tax deductions for voluntary services.

Yearly Good Deeds Declaration
What good and peace did you teach your children?
What peace did you contribute to your family, to your neighborhood, to your workplace?
What peace association did you belong to or support?

What did you do for a better environment, a reduction of garbage, of gasoline consumption, of water and energy consumption?
What did you do for a more frugal and simple life, for a lower consumption of Earth resources?

What did you do to cultivate your own happiness?
Happiness in your family?
Happiness all around you?
Happiness in your workplace?
What philanthropy, what voluntary services did you provide?

What good health practices did you foster in your family?
What were your own good examples of good health?
Did you stop smoking?
Did you stop consuming alcohol and tell your family that it is an Arabic word (al kohol) which means the devil?

Did you give thanks for the miracle of life and the beauty of this Earth?
What did you do for your soul?
Did you pray, read good spiritual writings and precepts?
Did you go to spiritual services?

Robert's The Miracle, Joy and Art of Living,  
Volume II Chapter 15 - Of Beauty and Art
Art and life must be one.  Art is spirituality.  Art is thought.  Art is imagination.  Art is feeling.  Art is action.  Art is the highest expression of being.

UN News Sources - UN Chronicle, United Nations News Service , UN Wire News Archive
References: Earth Charter, Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Rights of: Children, Women, Indigenous People
To Be Written: Rights of Nature, Birds, Animals, Fish, etc.


In the world to come I shall not be asked,
"Why were you not Moses?"

 I shall be asked,
"Why were you not Zusya?"
(Why were you not the person you were meant to be? [More])

Rabbi Zusya

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