Guess you can know and talk about everything bad that ever happened and still dig the positive potential of human nature! We Shambhala types call it “basic goodness”—human nature is fundamentally, non-dually “good”—like the sun and sky our nature can be overwhelmed by clouds, temporarily, but then again the sun and sky remain bright and clear behind those clouds, ready to reemerge when the storm of discursive mind passes.
If you assume that there’s no hope, you guarantee that there will be no hope. If you assume that there is an instinct for freedom, there are opportunities to change things, there’s a chance for you to contribute to making a better world. That’s your choice.
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July’s Full Moon in Capricorn: The Heart wants what it Wants. The 4 Stages of a Good Divorce. Our Soulmates are Rarely Who We Expect. A Letter to my Children: You do not come from a Broken Home. Men, Let’s Stop Fooling Ourselves: Size Matters. To the One Who Tried to Break Me. An Open Letter to the Fixers. How your Stored Memories in the Amygdala can lead to PTSD. Mom, can I Call her Mom, Too? Jon Stewart makes first appearance since retiring—”it’s not your country.”