Certainly, decisions about war and peace are made by people, people we could name-and blame-as culprits. I wonder, though, if we are not best served by naming ignorance as the enemy to be defeated, even as we act firmly to oppose what we see as wrongdoing in the world, what we recognize as causing pain. This would leave us without human enemies, with only confused people needing help. --Sylvia Boorstein What are you noticing about the impetus to condemn those who act in a detestable, even criminal manner? (This notion is a challenge for me in the wake of the Charlottesville riot and terrorist attack.) ... for Mindful Monday ... Source: "There Is No Blame," Lion's Roar, 1/26/16 issue Photo credit: "no enemy," Heidi De Vries, 2005. Curated by Donna Pierce
The truth is, going against the internal stream of ignorance is way more rebellious than trying to start some sort of cultural revolution. – Noah Levine Are you rebelling against your ignorance or just going along with it? ... for Mindful Monday Photo credit: "Autumn Stream," Dennis Dalton, 2009.