Does illness or death change your attitude towards God?Read More »
Kent suggests to us that, when we encounter a child who is acting out or is in a rage or is deeply sorrowful, we refrain from saying, “Why is he acting like that?” or “She’s just looking for attention.”Read More »
I don’t think real change can happen until someone get’s really angry.Read More »
I was at the Saturday Coffee Talk (though late) discussion and the topic was self-righteous anger.
My experience is that anger has always led to violence and we (humankind) would be better served if we could find, and use, new ways of promulgating change than through using anger as the touch stone.Read More »
From a Buddhist perspective, I could keep this short and sweet, and regurgitate the words that “righteous anger” is part of the “three poisons” in Buddhism — greed, hatred, and ignorance —end of conversation.Read More »
I am increasingly concerned about two trends in our culture that may or may not be related. This blog is about the first trend — a trend of insisting that people be ‘nice’. My next blog will address the second trend — incivility — and a possible relationship between the two.
I, personally, experience this demand for niceness mainly in two settings.Read More »