/Tag: compassion

to be hopeful…

By |2017-06-15T20:12:19+00:00November 29th, 2015|Mankind, Optimism|

“TO BE HOPEFUL in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine our lives. If we see only the worst, it destroys [...]

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stuck in their emotional growth process…

By |2015-10-11T16:16:04+00:00October 11th, 2015|Health, Mental Health|

Emotional Maturity Emotional maturity/intelligence equals a safe and secure climate based on wisdom, not so much brute-force, wars, or emotional outbursts with each other. Even though physical maturity is inevitable, emotional maturity is not. I observe that the vast majority of people are stuck in their emotional growth process [...]

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tell our own stories…

By |2017-08-01T09:20:55+00:00May 8th, 2015|Commercialism, Humanity, Reality|

“Our strategy should be not only to confront empire, but to lay siege to it. To deprive it of oxygen. To shame it. To mock it. With our art, our music, our literature, our stubbornness, our joy, our brilliance, our sheer relentlessness – and our ability to tell our own stories. Stories that are different [...]

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5 quotes I like…

By |2017-07-17T02:48:28+00:00March 7th, 2015|Altruism, Humanity, Life, Quotes|

“I am my own biggest critic. Before anyone else has criticized me, I have already criticized myself. But for the rest of my life, I am going to be with me and I don’t want to spend my life with someone who is always critical. So I am going to stop being my own critic. [...]

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a thousand invisible threads

By |2017-07-17T02:14:36+00:00February 26th, 2015|Altruism, Quotes|

“We cannot live for ourselves alone. Our lives are connected by a thousand invisible threads, and along these sympathetic fibers, our actions run as causes and return to us as results.” – Herman Melville

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destruction of our race

By |2017-07-17T01:14:17+00:00February 26th, 2015|Quotes|

“The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us the less taste we shall have for the destruction of our race. Wonder and humility are wholesome emotions, and they do not exist side by side with a lust for destruction. – Rachel Carson

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mirrors in our mind…

By |2018-02-21T15:09:14+00:00December 28th, 2010|Culture, Humanity, Maturity|

“Maturity is that time when the mirrors in our mind turn to windows and instead of seeing the reflection of ourselves we see others.” - Unknown *** “Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself.” - John MacNaughton

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mlk 4.4.68

By |2017-07-17T00:37:34+00:00April 2nd, 2010|Culture, Human Rights, Humanity, Philosophy, Reality, Society|

We still have a choice today: nonviolent coexistence or violent co-annihilation. We must move past indecision to action. We must find new ways to speak for peace in Vietnam and justice throughout the developing world, a world that borders on our doors. If we do not act, we shall surely be dragged down the long, [...]

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