Dalai Lama: Compassion as the Pillar of World Peace

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Friday March 15th, 2019

Image: Martin Hunter

Serving Humanity with a Kind Heart

According to Buddhist psychology, most of our troubles are due to our passionate desire for and attachment to things that we misapprehend as enduring entities. The pursuit of the objects of our desire and attachment involves the use of aggression and competitiveness

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The Incredible Impact of Kindness on Humanity

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The Incredible Impact of Kindness on Humanity

By Azriel ReShel on Monday December 10th, 2018

Image: Tom Parsons

Love in Action

Every day somewhere in the world, an innocent child dies from starvation, a family is threatened by war or disaster and flees their home with their pets and children to find refuge, a mother becomes ill from polluted water, a small boy shelters under a bridge in the snow, and a grandma in the remote mountains dies from lack of medical expertise.  Please continue reading

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How the World’s Biggest Slaughter Festival Turned into a Celebration of Life

Courtesy of UpliftBy UPLIFT on Saturday November 3rd, 2018

We are creating a more compassionate future for the animals of the world. Image: Steve McCurry

And, of course, greatest credit must go to the members of The Gadhimai Temple Trust itself, who recognised that the power to change the trajectory of our common humanity is in our hands.  Please continue reading

A Kinder Approach

The incredible news exploded on social media, where a long-running campaign has been waged on behalf of the victims of the festival. It is yet another signpost that the pathway our species is paving for itself is slowly but surely bending towards a more compassionate future,

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An Alternative View of Human Nature | | Wake Up World

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By Steve Taylor, Ph.D

Guest writer for Wake Up World

Kindness and cooperation are more natural to human beings than selfishness.

For a long time, there has been an incorrect assumption in our culture (and the field of evolutionary psychology) that “human nature” is essentially negative.  Please continue reading

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