An Interesting Excerpt

The most difficult thing in the world is to listen, to see.

We don’t want to see.

Do you think a capitalist wants to see what is good in the communist system?

Do you think a communist wants to see what is good and healthy in the capitalist system?

Do you think a rich man wants to look at poor people?

Listening, suspending your beliefs, is uncomfortable.

This snippet from the book Awareness by Anthony de Mello illustrates the marriage to one’s ideas and identify over truth.

A treacherous but often frequented chasm.

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