Respect For Things
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 11:43AM
[chuck] in Dharma, Shunryu Suzuki

From Suzuki Roshi's Not Always So:

"Instead of respecting things, we want to use them for ourselves, and if it is difficult to use them, we want to conquer them".

Both things and people. Worth reading over slowly and reflecting on the current state of politics, and human rights, and the environment. [NOTE: Thanks to Kyosho Valerie Beer for sharing this last night].   

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