Thoughts on David Brooks’ “The Power of Altruism,” emphasizing how we can get in touch with our innate goodness.
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Reflections on David Brooks’ “New York Times” article on the power of altruism.
Acquiring things and going into debt does not fill up the empty hole of dissatisfaction. We can cultivate a heart that wants to share what we have with others.
In searching for happiness we need to cultivate our ability to love people more openly, and to relate to possessions in a more practical way.
How attachment to wealth breeds anxiety and dissatisfaction, and how contentment with what we have brings peace.
In the search for happiness, attachment to fame and reputation is a major cause of unhappiness in our lives.
Applying the Buddha´s teaching to modern times. Answers to some of the daily issues of life in today’s world.
Ambition and the Buddhist path. Distinguishing between postive and negative ambition.
Not getting bogged down in words and labels. Connecting with people through our path and our wish to benefit others.
Getting our ethical conduct together as a foundation to progress along the path to find true and lasting happiness and inner peace.