The world is changing rapidly and will never be the same. We know this from a Buddhist and eastern perspective of impermanence. Now it is hitting us in the face with new stark realities seen on the news channels unfolding daily. Yes, occasionally even I get to see some TV news, mostly BBC World Service. As you know I haven’t owned a TV for over 30 years, but occasionally see others’ TV. Now it is time to fully wake up. Wake up to a rapidly changing reality. Be alert to insert in the new paradigm algorithm, compassion, compassion, and compassion. This becomes our responsibility, our task as budding Bodhisattvas. As new guidelines for society are drawn, wherever possible bring a secular ethical foundation that truly cares for its people.
“True compassion is not just an emotional response but a firm commitment founded on reason. Therefore, a truly compassionate attitude towards others does not change even if they behave negatively. Through universal altruism, you develop […]
Compassion is like medicine. When you are not sick, you don’t need medicine. But when you are sick, you need it. The same with compassion. Of course, you need it all the time, but when […]
Healthy self-confidence is essential for compassion. It covers both sides of the equation. Humility leads to concern and compassion for others. Self-confidence leads to taking care of ourself through self-compassion. Moving towards this attitude of […]