The Compassion Component

A human being is a part of the whole called by us 'Universe,' a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separate from the rest - a kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our … [Read more...]

Courageous Compassion

  "And as I've gotten older, I've had more of a tendency to look for people who live by kindness, tolerance, compassion, a gentler way of looking at things." - Martin Scorsese When we do not love ourselves, we lack compassion for others. Plain and simple. Until we learn to love the being we … [Read more...]

Compassion, What Is It?

                            "I have compassion for Mother Earth, and all of humanity!” A powerful, positive and remarkably bold statement which I often feel inside of me (but not always) and see and hear from well … [Read more...]

Charter for Compassion – A Courageous Way To Live

The Charter for Compassion is the result of Karen Armstrong’s 2008 TED Prize wish, made possible by the generous support of the Fetzer Institute. It will be unveiled to the world on November 12, 2009. You may wonder what Charter for Compassion is all about.  Their Golden Rule is to put themselves … [Read more...]