Nobody wants to be in a romantic relationship with a self-centered lover.
“It’s almost like these areas of the brain behave according to a neural Golden Rule."
When Trump makes veiled threats of gun violence against Hillary Clinton, I can't help thinking that a child would be suspended or even expelled from school for such talk.
Think what would happen if we all decided to do our next action so that it would create positive ripple effect instead of negative?
Instead of theological sameness, I like to imagine that heaven is a place where we become even more different than we are now, just as I have found that I have become more myself the older I've gotten and I think I would say the same thing about my husband, my children, and my dearest friends.
Is that so wrong? The good stuff. I have three daughters, one of them autistic--and not the kind of savant-autistic where
She was in a gray place, neither dark nor light, hot nor cold, caught in transition between the best and worst of her life
These things happen. Rationally, I understood that, and I reminded myself of it repeatedly. But I couldn't shake my frustration
I asked authors Rick Clugston, Herman Greene, and Kurt Johnson to elaborate on their thinking about the prospects for altruism and oneness ascending in global consciousness. Here is their thoughtful communication.
So maybe the issue isn't solely how much something costs, but instead what we love most, and where our stuff ranks. Do we love people more, or things? Do we invite our neighbor in gladly, embracing his dignity and the privilege of knowing him, or do his sweat and coarseness pollute our home?