“This is why we love humankind.”

Via Waylon Lewis
on Aug 22, 2011
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Have a beautiful day, everyone.

Say something nice: when we humans are given a forum to be positive, we love it. Or, we can go negative, just as easily. One way feels right and good. The other is full of conflicting emotions, defensiveness, confusion and misunderstanding. I’ve gone both ways, as have you.

Being honest is a good thing. Being mean is unhelpful.

Being sweet is fun. Being kind is inspiring:

With thanks for the tip to Reddit.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


2 Responses to ““This is why we love humankind.””

  1. Sarah says:

    love! put a smile on my face, thanks 🙂 <–that's my smile. you did that.

  2. Renee says:

    Priceless and wonderful!