Questions : The World Is Filled with Unfair Events about Which We Feel Helpless

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Questions : The world is filled with unfair events

The world is filled with unfair events about which we feel helpless, such as war which affects many innocent people. How can we possibly view these things as wonderful?

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Human wisdom is often enhanced after going through the painful experiences of the suffering of war. Although war is dreadful, it reminds humans not to make the same mistakes again. Therefore, when facing suffering and adversity, the most important thing is to deal with it and make improvements instead of just sitting there in tears. I have two sayings for everyone: “ Use wisdom to deal with matters, and use compassion to care for people.” It is of no avail to merely feel mournful for those who suffer.

Resources:

Liberated in Stillness and Motion, pp 61-63


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