Archive du blog pour October 2023

Hatred does not cease by hatred

Vanaresi, December 2010 « Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule. » Bouddha Shakyamouni In the tragic days we are living through, it is important to emphasize that one can feel a deep aversion towards barbarism and fanaticism and do everything possible to counteract them, without succumbing to… Read more »

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Imbuing Empathy with Compassion

By Matthieu Ricard on octobre 18th 2023 This text is an extract from Matthieu Ricard’s book Altruism, available here. I was talking recently with a nurse; like most of her colleagues, she is constantly confronted with the sufferings and problems of the patients she cares for. She told me that in the new training that… Read more »

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