Natural responses can be very different kinds. Some take drugs, loot, rape,
kill etc, also claiming natural.
--- On Sun, 1/8/10, roloro1557 <roloro1...@yahoo.com> wrote:
From: roloro1557 <roloro1...@yahoo.com>
Subject: [Zen] Re: Compassion
Date: Sunday, 1 August, 2010, 12:51 PM
As usual, Bill's responses are right on the mark :-)
In my experience, compassion is not something I ever thought much about, it is
just a natural response, just something I do. I eat, I sleep, I pass water, I
help my neighbor, I feed the stray cats in my neighborhood, I help out at the
In reference to the conversation, well, I want to do these things, so there is
desire there I think. If seeing another in pain or suffering or in need causes
me discomfort, then my compassion is not completely 'unselfish', is it?
Does it really matter, all the whys and wherefores, and what Buddha said? Or is
what happens what matters?
FROM: Over the hills and far away. . .
The way to do is be. Lao Tzu