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The Way of Wisdom – Great Minds Think Compassionately

“We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.”  ~Albert Einstein “Empathy is really important, and I think only when our clever brain and our human heart work together in harmony can we achieve our full potential.” ~Jane Goodall … Continue reading

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“War is Obsolete, All Life is Interrelated” – Martin Luther King, Jr

“It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. We are made to live … Continue reading

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The Power of Love – Gandhi’s Wisdom & Influence

Martin Luther King Jr wrote the following about the influence of Gandhi and the power of love, compassion and nonviolent active resistance to bring about transformative social change.  “If humanity is to progress, Gandhi is inescapable. He lived, thought, and acted, inspired by the vision … Continue reading

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Living Together in Peace – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Civilization and violence are antithetical concepts. Negroes of the United States, following the people of India, have demonstrated that nonviolence is not sterile passivity, but a powerful moral force which makes for social transformation. Sooner or later all the people … Continue reading

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Loving Your Enemies – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Why should we love our enemies? The first reason is fairly obvious. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot … Continue reading

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Love vs. Power: A Tale of Two Mindsets

“Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking.” ~Carl Jung As Joseph Campbell has emphasized, mythic stories of good vs. evil have been around since the beginning of human history. In modern times, … Continue reading

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