A personal blog by a graying (mostly Anglo with light African-American roots) gay leftist leaning liberal progressive fit married college-educated former Baha'i NPR-listening Professor Emeritus now following the Dharma from California to Minas Gerais, Brasil.
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Via Daily Dharma / November 19, 2016: Fostering Empathy, Avoiding Harm
When there are thoughts, speech, and actions strong enough to cause suffering, reflect: Just as I do not wish to suffer, neither do others wish to suffer. As such, one avoids doing harm. —Sayadaw U Pandita, "The Best Remedy"