Humility is not a peculiar habit of self-effacement, rather like having an inaudible
voice. It is selfless respect for reality and one of the most difficult and central of all virtues.
--Iris Murdoch

A Selfless Respect for Reality

A Selfless Respect for Reality

Mar 31, 2022-- "Thinking about our current global situation, I recall the work of Kazimierz Dabrowski, the Polish psychiatrist and psychologist who proposed a theory of personality development called positive disintegration. This is a transformational approach to psychological growth based on the idea that crises are important for our personal maturation. Dabrowski's concept is similar to a tenet of systems theory: living systems that break down can reorganize at a higher and more robust level--if they learn from the break-down experience." Roshi Joan Halifax shares more. (2975 reads)


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