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Can World Destruction be a Good Thing?

“The bird fights its way out of the egg. The egg is the world. Whoever will be born must destroy a world.” – Hermann Hesse At first blush this quote might appear to be shocking, for the imagery that you might associate with destroying a world contains powerful explosions with terrified people running for their lives. But, there’s a whole lot of world destroying activity happening right now, and it doesn’t even make a peep. I’ll bet you can identify numerous ways in which you destroy a world. Consider this: whenever you learn something new, you are destroying the current version of yourself. As you move from unawareness and give birth to new awareness, you are forever changed. So, without even knowing it, you destroy your world countless times every day! Anyone who has a dream and is courageous enough to say it, own it and pursue it is in world destroying mode. Personally speaking, I have destroyed my world so much that the person I used to be is now a fond memory. I freely express myself now when I used to eat my words. I lived in a depressed state for years and now live in a state of joy. I ran from getting to know myself and now I am comfortable in my own skin. I continue to relish in destroying my…