As long as kindness is a system and set of obligations that you must follow in order to have others judge you to be a good person, kindness is cruelty and is personified in the people who practice it. What if kindness is something that instead of seeking from others, you generate for yourself? Kindness is effortless when it stems from your own sense of your personal integrity, your sense of your own souls wholeness or health.
Reality is kindness. Cruelty is delusion. Who I am, really, is the only kindness I can show you.
“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the and the blind can see” Mark Twain (American Humorist, Writer and Lecturer. 1835-1910)
“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.” Seneca (Roman philosopher, mid-1st century AD)
I will start by asking, What is kindness? Treating people as they wish to be treated. Treating someone with consideration for their well-being. Freeing people to be themselves. We all know what kindness is when we experience it from others,… Seek More
So can we really define kindness as a resource? I feel awkward requesting kindness too. Why do we feel that? Like we don’t want charity. We feel awkward requesting kindness, because we know that anything other than kindness is a sign… Seek More
Reality is an agreement? Well, in a sense yes. And in fact surface reality is indeed an agreement, but there is a reality underneath the one people interact in, beneath “real life” and the human psychodrama that plays out in… Seek More
To fall back to Taoism a bit, they call the Tao or natural way/order the Great Mother because it embodies kindness in the purest sense. Everything that wants to exist is permitted to exist. Where this becomes clouded is people… Seek More
If kindness is a state of being that exists in the context of an uncaring machine, can it exist? A kind machine is… a person? It is the modern person, yes, and the contradiction is why they break down. If… Seek More
Reality is kindness. Cruelty is delusion. Who I am, really, is the only kindness I can show you. Cruelty is rejection? Yes. Is there any cruelty without rejection? Can I include you as an entire being and also be cruel to… Seek More