"Compassion is the very essence of an open
heart and must be cultivated upon our
Compassion is patient,
and is not jealous;
Compassion doesn't brag
and is not
does not act unbecomingly;
doesn't seek to own,
not easily provoked,
doesn't take into account a wrong suffered,
doesn't rejoice in unrighteousness,
but rejoices with
Believes all things,
Hopes all things,
Endures all things.
I Corinthians 13: 4-7
"When I speak of
compassion I am not speaking of
some sentimental and weak response.
am speaking of that force which all of the great religions have seen as the
supreme unifying principle of life.
Compassion is the key that unlocks
the door which leads to ultimate
This Hindu-Muslim-Christian-Jewish-Buddhist belief about
ultimate reality is
beautifully summed up in the first epistle of Saint
'Let us have compassion for one another; for compassion is of the
Creator and everyone that has compassion is born of the Creator and knows the
Creator. He that has not compassion knows the Creator not; for the Creator is
compassion. If we have compassion for one another the Creator dwells in us, and
his compassion is perfected in us.'
hope that this spirit will become the order of the
day." - MLK
"Every human being on
this earth is born with a tragedy, and it
isn't original sin.
He's born with the
tragedy that he has to grow up and a lot of
people don't have the courage to do
The truth is that there is only one terminal
dignity - compassion.
An individual story of compassion is not important - what is
important is that one is capable of compassion.
It is perhaps the only
glimpse we are permitted of eternity." - Helen Hayes
compassion is defined as:to care for;
a deep, tender,
ineffable feeling of affection
based upon an underlying sense of
adoration is defined as:fond
devoted attachment to;
to experience deep affection
a strong positive emotion of regard and
to be smitten or to be 'in love' is defined
to be enamored;
an intense emotional
to lust is defined as:sexual passion;
to experience intense sexual desire for
a deep feeling of sexual desire and
(like a moth feels for the candle flame
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 behavior advantageous.
When 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.
We have inherited a liking for
foods - a fact that
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
of optimal behavior patterns applies to
sharing food, exchanging services, exercising care over the young, hunting on
behalf of others, and so forth.
Analysis of 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 to others.
We should not be surprised, under appropriate
circumstances, to find cooperative, altruistic
behavior at the root of
most systems of religious belief. " -
John D. Barrow
Eternal Creator and Sustainer, grant my tribe
In that Protection, Security;
In that Security,
In that Knowledge, Awareness;
Awareness of The Balance, my
Eternal Creator and Sustainer,
grant my tribe
Agápe - Fullness of Divine
'love' The essence of trust, a catalyst
of all friendship and cooperation is a neurochemical that bonds humna beings
and eases the natural suspicion of strangers. An added bonus is it makes you
This neurochemical is a hormone called
oxytocin which aids
in mating among fish, breast feeding among mammals and also promotes trust
between human beings.
Ancient Greek has four distinct words for 'love':
Agápe, Éros, Storge and
unconditional compassion for all existence.
Éros is passionate
'love' or lust - the sensual erotic desire of sexual possession of
Storge is familial loyalty.
Philía is virtuous loyalty displayed through
affectionate companionship over time.
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 "compassion" in
Philía suggest two forms of outwardly expressed "compassion" in
Feelings vacillate. One can be enamored and awed by self.
One can be enamored and awed by another. One can care about oneself or one can
hate oneself. One can care about another or one can hate another.
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, skating on the thin ice of not-life, that can
crumble at any moment leaving them falling down a rabbit hole while scrambling
to climb out.
An outwardly 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,
her ugly head and strikes like a Cobra!
Do not expect the
rule of recoprocity to apply to the
narcissist or the
Greeks recognized two forms of
self-compassion in Philía. In
its negative form philautia is the selfishness with wants of pleasure, fame,
and wealth beyond needs.
Narcissus, who adores with his
own reflection, exemplifies this kind of self-adoration.
positive form philautia refers to proper pride in oneself or
self-compassion in which you feel
secure in yourself and thus you will have plenty of compassion to give others
(reflected in the Buddhist-inspired concept of "self-compassion").
Many modern Christians believe that
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
The Agápe of the
Sustainer is seen most readily by men in Creation.
Compassion is the finest
weapon and best defense.
If you would establish
Compassion must surround you
like a fortress.
soldier does not inspire
A good warrior does not display aggression;
conqueror does not engage in battle;
ruler does not exercise authority.
This is the value of unimportance;
This is how to win the
cooperation of others;
This to how to build the same
harmony that is in
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