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Hurt People Hurt People?

Date: 08/17/2014

Lately, I have been pondering this conundrum: Why do people make violence acceptable? I see so many photos and videos of people hurting animals and people, images of abuse that whoever shot the films somehow think is cool. I understand why folks post them so that someone can identify the perpetrators and stop them. As a therapist for decades I have heard the adage that 'hurt people hur ...

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heartsick reprised

Date: 08/16/2014

via google I use this image alot in my blog. I wish I knew who first created it -- they deserve my undying admiration & gratitude. Because to me, this is beginner's heart. It's what I think of these days, especially, as I try to make sense of my own anger, frustration, and even despair. Anger at the blindness of a white, heterosexist, ersatz Christian culture. Frustration w/ a system o ...

Related Topics: Health And Wellness, Britton Gildersleeve, Buddhism, Coping With Anger, Tonglen, Engaged Buddhism, Buddhist Blogs, Writing, Race In America, Ferguson

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