Amazing quote from the Dalai Lama!

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Through education we have to lead people to see that concern for others is actually in their own interest. – Dalai Lama

What does that mean?
This quote starts by recognizing one of the primary truths of life. We cannot force people to do or understand anything. We can only educate them and lead them to the truth.

The quote then concludes that it is in the best interest of everyone to show concern for their neighbors, their friends, strangers and even their enemies. While some may draw the line before they got to ‘their enemies,’ at least we can agree on the others on the list.

By helping others to understand the interrelation of all people, we can begin to bring the family of humanity closer together. Yes, there will always be the crazy cousin or grumpy uncle in the mix, but we are all family. Being concerned…

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