Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Working with others instead of attacking

"If we divide into two camps--even into violent and the nonviolent — and stand in one camp while attacking the other, the world will never have peace. We will always blame and condemn those we feel are responsible for wars and social injustice, without recognizing the degree of violence within ourselves. We must work on ourselves and also with those we condemn if we want to have a real impact."

—Ayya Khema, Be An Island, © Wisdom Publications 2001

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