Mar 3, 2023-- "The challenge for both moral and social activists is to avoid getting spun out by the need to change dysfunctional human behaviors and unjust systems. They should seek to avoid corrosive judgmentalism: When exuberance for justice leads to the demonization of others, more injustice is being perpetrated. Constant unresolved anxiety, frustration, anger, and even outrage can lead not only to burnout, but to a fixation on the externals of the problem. The attention of the activist can get trapped in the field of action and disconnected from the nurturance of being itself."James O'Dea, author and a former director of Amnesty International shares more in this passage. (2110 reads)
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Acts of caregiving come as close to what I think religion is as I could name.
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