We live in the techno world. Computers and software dominate the world – in every sphere of activity, in the individual life and in the society. The sweep of information technology is so deep, widespread, that many regardless of age, are wedded to it, knowingly or unwittingly, as it has become the backbone of even our daily living.
Some are even slaves of technology in their personal life, to an extent that they treasure their gadgets and laptops and mobiles as the most dear, increasingly causing a distance from their close ones, their family, parents and true friends.
The technology usage has come to mean, poor disregard to the basic system software God has provided us with. Hatred, Indifference, Avarice, have been built into the human system and are flourishing on a scalar expansion matrix, individual –> family –> social circle –> community –> nation –> world.
It is not the way our Creator had intended. Unless we recognize this loss and face up to the challenges to the inner peace, good health and true happiness, there is no redemption possible for the world. Even the best tenets of any religion or sect or guru will not be able to come to our rescue.
Some great person (my gratitude to this unknown guru) has written this and I read this in the wonderful book, NO ONE IS A STRANGER – Dynamics of Nurturing Inter-personal Relationship with Spiritual Values, published by Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai, India.
I reproduce the piece verbatim from the book, without the introduction given in the book.
— N Ganapathy Subramanian (NYTANAYA)
Installing the Love Software
A customer called up the service station of a computer company…
Let us name the person calling as “P” and the Customer Service Representative as “H”
Now the conversation follows:
P: I heard you provide the LOVE software.
H: Would you like to install LOVE software?
P: Yes, but I’m not very technically skilled. Give me the instructions and I will try to install. What do I do first ?
H: The first step is to open your HEART. Have you located your HEART, Sir?
P: Yes, I have, but there are several programs running right now. Is it okay to install while they are running?
H: What programs are running Sir?
P: Let me see … I have PAST_HURT.EXE, LOW_ESTEEM.EXE, GRUDGE.EXE and RESENTMENT.COM running right now.
H: No problem. LOVE will automatically erase PAST_HURT.EXE from your current operating system. It may remain in your permanent memory, but it will no longer disrupt other programs. LOVE will eventually overwrite LOW_ESTEEM.EXE with a module of its own called HIGH_SELF_ESTEEM.EXE. However you have to completely turn off GRUDGE.EXE and RESENTMENT.COM. These programs prevent LOVE from being properly installed. Can you turn these off, Sir?
P: I don’t know how to turn them off. Can you tell me how?
H: My pleasure. Go to your Start menu and invoke FORGIVENESS.EXE. Do this as many times as necessary until GRUDGE.EXE and RESENTMENT.COM have been completely erased.
P: Okay, I’m done. LOVE has started installing itself automatically. Is that normal?
H: Yes, it is. You should receive a message that says it will reinstall for the life of your HEART. Do you see the message?
P: Yes I do. Is it completely installed?
H: Yes, but remember that you have only the base program. You need to begin connecting to other HEARTS in order to get the upgrades.
P: Oops … I have an error message already. What should I do?
H: What does the message say?
P: It says “ERROR — PROGRAM NOT RUN ON INTERNAL COMPONENTS.” What does that mean?
H: Don’t worry Sir, that’s a common problem. It means that the LOVE program is set up to run on external HEARTS but has not yet been run on your HEART. It is one of those complicated programming things, but in nontechnical terms it means you have to have LOVE in your own machine before you can find it in others.
P: So what should I do?
H: Can you find the directory called SELF-ACCEPTANCE?
P: Yes, I have it.
H: Excellent, you are getting good at this.
P: Thank you.
H: You’re welcome. Click on the following files and then copy them to the MY_HEART directory: FORGIVE_SELF.DOC, SELF_ESTEEM.TXT, REALIZE_WORTH.TXT, and GOODNESS.DOC. The system will overwrite any conflicting files and begin patching any faulty programming. Also you need to delete NAGGING_DOUBT.EXE from all directories and then empty your recycle bin afterwards to make sure it is completely gone and never comes back.
P: Got it. Hey! My HEART is filling up with really neat smiles. SMILE.MPG is playing on my monitor right now and it shows that WARMTH.COM, PEACE.EXE, AND CONTENTMENT.COM are copying themselves all over my HEART.
H: Then LOVE is installed and running. You should be able to handle it from here. One more thing before I go …
H: LOVE is a freeware. Be sure to give it and its various modules to everybody you meet. They will in turn share it with other people and they will return some really neat modules back to you.
P: I will. Thank you for your help. LOVE is running well. But what if I run into problems, by the way?
H: Please repeat the whole process. You can always call us. We are open 24 hours a day.