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.
capacity to recognize and accept where we are and to investigate what
must be changed to minimize the harm that our own views and blindspots
cause others is essential to the work of racial justice. And the
capacity to do all of this with as little attachment and identification
to the outcome is essential to true liberation.
We often think that insecurity comes from a weak ego, but in my experience it is the result of an inflexible ego that has mistaken itself as the center of the universe, which keeps contradicting it on this key point.