Problems created by human beings have to be solved by human beings. Our basic human nature is compassionate and this is our source of hope. Thus together we must tackle our very serious environmental problems. We must also together reduce our anger and violence against each other for we are only hurting ourselves. Emaho!
The root of the problem
For those interested in understanding the teachings of the Buddha, to eliminate suffering for oneself and others, this schema presented in the last post is crucial to understand. The root of the problem is a […]
Fame and disrespect
Fame and disrespect is the second pair of the 8 worldly concerns. The 8 worldly concerns are the ways we ordinarily live our lives. Our default position is to be caught up with these. We […]
Courage and conviction
Merely thinking that compassion, love, patience, appreciation, forgiveness, and gratitude are good qualities, is not be enough. In order to develop them, we must wait for difficulties to arise. Then with courage and conviction attempt […]