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16514Re: [Meditation Society of America] Re: New Center At Stanford To Study Brain's Role In Compassion, Altruism

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  • Bruce Morgen
    Jan 25, 2009
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      Thanks for the kind acknowledgment,
      Deborah.



      deborah5552001 wrote:
      > Well said, Bruce. Thank you for those words of wisdom.
      >
      > That kind of judgmental attitude is the very antithesis of compassion.
      >
      > Deborah
      >
      >
      > --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, Bruce Morgen
      > <editor@...> wrote:
      >
      >> That's a pretty popular opinion
      >> on the subcontinent -- I refrain
      >> from eating flesh myself, but I
      >> also refrain from judging those
      >> do. Folks who really want to
      >> promote vegetarianism would do
      >> well to be as careful about what
      >> comes out of their mouths as
      >> they are about what goes in --
      >> guilt is a very poor motivation
      >> for lasting lifestyle change.
      >> Direct insight into the karma
      >> involved is much more effective,
      >> and sudden interjection of
      >> guilt mongering into a topic not
      >> directly related is usually
      >> counterproductive.
      >>
      >>
      >> sean tremblay wrote:
      >>
      >>> Huh?
      >>>
      >>> --- On *Sat, 1/24/09, krishnan sundaram /<krish_cost@...>/* wrote:
      >>>
      >>> From: krishnan sundaram <krish_cost@...>
      >>> Subject: Re: [Meditation Society of America] New Center At
      >>> Stanford To Study Brain's Role In Compassion, Altruism
      >>> To: meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com
      >>> Date: Saturday, January 24, 2009, 1:29 AM
      >>>
      >>> Compassion can never be found in a non-vegetarian.
      >>>
      >>> y of America] New Center At
      >>> Dean Philip Pizzo.
      >>> > > -------------------------------------------------
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