Everyone has a kernel of goodness within – everyone, even the meanest people. We are products of our environment. Harsh environments produce harsh responses. We distinguish between the person and the actions. Thus respect and compassion for everyone is important. This does not mean we have to agree, or even be passive. We can resist and we must resist when there is harm, while maintaining respect for the person, the potential goodness inside of the person.
Interdependence is a fundamental law of nature. Even tiny insects survive by mutual cooperation based on innate recognition of their interconnectedness. It is because our own human existence is so dependent on the help of […]
Particularly in the present chaotic crazy current political environment it is easy to become disillusioned. This is true in the US, in Hong Kong, now in India, and elsewhere throughout the world. We feel powerless […]