"Compassion is the very
essence of an open
heart and must be cultivated upon our
- Dalai Lama
"Though the ego seeks
compassion it will still
keep its distance from the experience of
compassion." - Vincent
"To be compassionate requires great strength of
character. It is never weakness. The people who stand for
compassion and love often
do so at the risk of their own lives." - Laurence
"When I speak of
compassion I am not speaking of
some sentimental and weak response. I am speaking of that
force which all of the great
religions have seen as the supreme unifying
principle of life.
Compassion is somehow the key that
unlocks the door which leads to ultimate reality.
This Hindu-Muslim-Christian-Jewish-Buddhist belief about ultimate
reality is beautifully
summed up in the first epistle of Saint John:
love one another; for
love is God and everyone that
loveth is born of God and
knoweth God. He that
knoweth not God; for God is
love. If we
love one another God dwelleth in
us, and his love is
perfected in us.
Let us hope that this
spirit will become the order of the
Martin Luther King Jr.,
Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient
is defined as:altruistic acts
stand in awe of
expression of one's
due gratitude and reverence to the
Creator and Sustainer
a deep, tender, ineffable
feeling of affection
and solicitude toward an individual, such as that arising
from kinship, recognition of attractive qualities, or a sense of underlying oneness
to have a
love for; to regard with
affection or goodwill; as,
to love one's children and
friends; to love one's
to honor is defined as:to
like or desire enthusiastically;
predilection or enthusiasm
adoration is defined as:friendship;
to experience deep
affection for another;
a strong positive
emotion of regard and admiration
affection for one of the
to be smitten or 'in love' is defined as:be enamored or in
passionate affection for one
of the opposite sex;
an intense emotional attachment, as for a pet or treasured
a feeling of strong attachment induced by that which delights or
to lust is defined as:sexual passion;
intense desire for another;
emotion of sex and
to think of sexual activities
between oneself and another;
a deep feeling of sexual
desire and attraction (like a moth feels for the candle
a feeling of intense
desire and attraction
toward an individual with whom
one is disposed to have sex with.
"Large creatures lavish far
more care upon there young. Longevity requires creatures to interact with their own
species over longer periods of time. Lengthy nurturing periods for the young help
create a complex
pattern of social
behavior that makes altruistic
examining particular social interactions in ancient
times, there is a need to avoid assigning contemporary
values of costs and benefits, rather than those appropriate to those in a
primitive hunter-gatherer society.
inherited a liking for sugary and fatty foods - a fact that
the food industry and its
advertising agencies remorselessly
exploit. Our instinctive liking for such foods is probably a remnant of the huge
calorific benefit of these scarce resources for early hunter-gatherers.
optimal behavior patterns applies
to sharing food, exchanging services,
exercising care over the young, hunting on behalf of others, and so forth.
optimal behavior patterns leads us to
expect that the tactics of bartering, and of games of
strategy, will be activities for which humans possess a transcultural affinity.
optimal behavior patterns shows how
social interaction - in particular, the repeated
social interaction that derives from longevity and
large size in conditions where individualism did not pay - has
unexpected consequences for the
evolution of patterns of
behavior that appear, at first sight, to run counter to the
expectations of natural selection.
If we made contact
with an extraterrestrial society, we might
expect that it evolved from
patterns of behavior that were
once naturally selected for in preference
We should not be surprised, under appropriate circumstances,
to find cooperative, altruistic
behavior - regardless of the existence of
transcendental beliefs in the existence
of absolute standards of good and bad behavior,
which we find at the root of most
systems of religious belief. "
- John D. Barrow
ancient greek loveAncient Greek has four distinct words for love:
Philía, and Storge.
Agápe is the unconditional love of
Éros is passionate love - the sensual erotic
desire of sexual possession.
virtuous loyalty displayed through affectionate companionship over
Philía has four children: two sets of twins ~ !
Each set of twins have been poloraized into the duality of good and
evil. Two forms of inwardly expressed "love" in Philía suggest two forms
of outwardly expressed "love" in Philía.
Feelings vacillate. One
can be enamored and awed by self. One can be enamored and awed by another. One
can love oneself or one can hate oneself. One can love another or one can hate
Narcissists, even though they gaze longing into the pool, can
never actually see their own reflection. Narcissists are blind to their own
actual self because they have hidden that self away behind the mask they wear.
Although they believe they have compassion for their own selves they stand upon
on a thinly veiled fear of death that can crumble at any moment leaving them
falling down a rabbit hole while scrambling to climb out.
expressed projection of Philía by a narcissist will appear to be the
real deal but it will not be as the narcissist wears a mask that hides those
carefully buried self-reflections. This is when Philía's evil twin, the
one that lives on the other side of the mirror,
rears her ugly head and
strikes ! Do not expect the rule of recoprocity to apply to the narcissist
or the psychopath !
The Greeks recognized two forms of
self-love in Philía. In its negative
form philautia is the selfishness with wants of pleasure, fame, and wealth
beyond needs. Narcissus, who falls in love with his own reflection, exemplifies
this kind of self-love. In its positive form
philautia refers to a proper pride or self-love in which you feel secure in yourself
and thus you will have plenty of love to give others (reflected in the
Buddhist-inspired concept of "self-compassion").
is familial loyalty.
Many modern Christians believe that
Agápe entails self-sacrifice.
Agápe does require
self-sacrifice but not as commonly
perceived. Agápe requires
self-sacrifice of the ego and a release of the
need to control the environment (which includes people) around us. The
Agápe of the
Sustainer is seen most readily by men in Creation.
Compassion is the finest
weapon and best defense.
would establish harmony,
surround you like a fortress.
A good soldier does
not inspire fear;
A good warrior does
not display aggression;
conqueror does not engage in battle;
A good ruler does
not exercise authority.
This is the value of
This is how to win the
cooperation of others;
to how to build the same harmony
that is in Nature.
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