A lesson from Nature that reminds us the wisdom, virtues and good roots of human nature within us are more important than the accessories that we hang on ourselves everyday.
The photos above show a tree stump after it was chopped. The stump and root remain healthy and strong even months after its lush green top was removed. In the past, everyone was only admiring the magnificent top and few will understand or appreciate the good strong Roots that enable the establishment of such fanfare.
Share your ideas, thoughts or experience that you have learnt from Trees or the Nature regarding the importance of Good Roots in Human Nature and how to uphold and nurture it. Your entries should relate to one or more of the Winning Factors, W.I.S.E.
W. I. S. E. where
W stands for Wisest
I stands for most Intelligent
S stands for most Socially Ethical
E stands for most Equanimously Humane
Registered users or voters will cast their votes for the best four entries whose Contents in their opinion, satisfy any one of the four Winning factors.
Analogy Contest > Nature Lesson
When a tree has good roots, it can support and work together with other parts to become a strong, healthy, amazing tree and interact and contribute to the greater ecosystem around it. In the case of a tree, the roots of a tree absorb water and nutrient from the soil. It also prevent the tree from falling down by holding down to the earth. However, roots cannot fulfill its responsibili... View More
For example in World war 1 & 2, uncounted number of people had died in the hands of a few tyrant. However strong Humanity has enabled those who survived to build a a better world. If we cannot stop a tyrant from creating man-made disasters, we can all least strengthen the humanity in us to work towards peace & humanity on earth. View More
Roots of a tree are always hidden and protected, and a tree will grow them deeply and to cover as wide an area as possible in the ground. So I guess human good roots and nature are not easily seen on the surface, just like our good and positive thoughts. And it is important not to judge anyone on their external look, or behavior as we are unable to see their thoughts. Similarly our... View More
Roots as the foundation of being a proper human being 根为人道之基础 Trees can stay alive, stand tall and grow due to its roots. Without the roots being established first, no tree can grow. Even when reduced to a stump, new trees can sprout from the existing network of roots. In the same way, I think we are like trees. If we want to be tall and strong for humanity, we have to first id... View More
Sample of entry From Amie One (Don't vote for this entry) Good roots are nurtured from good virtues and good positive reflections and attitudes. Good roots also contain the vast past experiences and ideas/thoughts which we constantly (consciously/subconsciously) reflect with positivity that brings about solution to overcome negativity in ourselves and others around us. Good r... View More