Seek more to connect than to correct
Feb09

Seek more to connect than to correct

On the brink of the Mahabharata war, Arjuna was overwhelmed by misdirected compassion and was about to abandon his duty.…

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How not to share spirituality
Feb08

How not to share spirituality

Suppose a blind person is out in the cold, covered only by a thin, torn sheet. Wanting to give them a thick, intact comforter,…

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When being truthful makes us unhelpful …
Feb07

When being truthful makes us unhelpful …

Suppose a first-grade student struggling with math approaches their teacher and says: “This is so difficult.” And the …

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Are we using our intelligence intelligently?
Feb06

Are we using our intelligence intelligently?

When we see someone with intelligence far greater than ours (as measured by some parameter such as IQ), we may feel inferior…

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When black-and-white analysis helps and when it harms
Feb05

When black-and-white analysis helps and when it harms

The Bhagavad-gita analyzes people into two distinct categories: godly and ungodly (16.05). We might wonder, “Are such…

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