independence today takes as much courage as it took in 1776. Most people
would rather sacrifice their personal power and conform to an obsolete
norm than would dare to travel to a foreign land to de-velop a different,
and hopefully more evolved society. The frequent mistake most often made
is that newcomers seek refuge and private advantages in ethnic factions
rather than assimilating into the cultural mores of their new home. Many
Hawaii residents traveled here from foreign shores. Even though we are
considered an American state, any sovereign Hawaiian can remind you that
this is still a different country, no matter how many other cultures add
to the mosaic of its social tapestry. The truth is that every culture has
potentials that can further, or can be to the detriment of their home,
whether the place of origin or the new location.
not only has the courage to be independent, it’s the leader of the pack!
is the enterprising developer of economic options, and will share music
and the arts from, or with its native hosts.
has intellectual curiosity motivating its explorations, and readiness to
learn new languages.
is a homebody, only willing to leave its original home if the new location
offers better emotional or domestic options.
has sufficient confidence in itself to address even challenging
adjustments successfully, but it must put forth effort in perceiving
viewpoints other than its own.
works its way into the new society as a healer, server, farmer or
rarely is independent on its own, but for partnership, or in partnership
it will create beauty, justice, fairness and civility.
has power no one has even fathomed before, part of which is psychic, part
economic, through which it becomes established, rarely accepting the
loves independent long-distance travel. Religious, ideological, or
educational freedoms are its reasons for transplanting.
is a political powerhouse, preferring convention and tradition to making
is the progressive radical,
ready to detach from the old and improve the world for everyone’s
collective benefit, often ahead of its time.
is independent in its love of solitude. Many new realms may be discovered
if one meditates on the inner world.