Tag Archive: empathy

Curiosity and Human Relationship

Curiosity is an essential quality in personal and collective transformation. It is our primal drive to inquire and explore truth that allows us to connect with our fellow human beings as human beings. However, I’ve found over the years a huge gulf between two types of curiosity — the first is simply a curiosity in getting to…
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Shallow Reform vs. Deep Reform

I’ve recently come off the end of a watchdog movement of a major institution, and have learned many lessons on the reality of power, and the oppression of marginalized perspectives. One such lesson is the distinction between shallow and deep reform. Shallow reform matches the reform zeitgeist without challenging power structure. It is in line with…
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Perspective Meditation

(based on earlier page published on primemeditation.com in 2011) Many who meditate often see through some suffering, as well as achieve some level of wisdom, through their practice. However, the same people might find meditation to be overly demanding, ineffective, vague, difficult to apply, easy to neglect, misleading, stagnant, or dogmatic. Also, something often feels…
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