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Rage and Outrage – Great Middle Way

Some well-intentioned persons believe that rage and outrage are necessary for beneficial activism.

However, all variations of anger, while making us feel “sharp”, actually dull the mind and make us ineffective. Anger narrows our focus, and makes us blind to context. Anger exhausts and demoralizes. Anger destroys. Anger saps power.

Peace and radical compassion are the essential components of effective activism.

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Life tends to Drag — The Lightning and The Fire

Originally posted on The Lightning and The Fire: Sunday, You sat around your Ikea Made table breaking Easter Bread While Women and Children in Pakistan BOMBED and DEAD You scrolled Twitter on your phone briefly and Read about the massacre the carnage the despair but after a stomach filled with chemically laden chocolate you honestly…

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