The assumption is that when your words or actions set me off, then my irritation is only the effect of having to tolerate your ignorance of my superior understanding, else you would never challenge my thinking. While the truth is that real wisdom can neither be injured nor inflamed, and only one’s imagined intelligence is quick to ignite when struck!

The only medicine guaranteed to help heal the common conflict that flares up between ourselves and another is our willingness to realize, explore, and then release our own negative reaction to what we believe we see as being the other person’s transgression.

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