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I realized that it’s insane to oppose it. When I argue with reality, I lose—but only 100% of the time.

I realized that it’s insane to oppose it. When I argue with reality, I lose—but only 100% of the time.

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Giving up is a good thing

The practice of seeing clearly is what finally moves us toward kindness. Seeing, again and again, the infinite variety of traps we create for seducing the mind into struggle, seeing the endless rounds of meaningless suffering over lusts and aversions (which, although seemingly urgent, are essentially empty), we feel compassion for ourselves. And then, quite naturally, we feel compassion for everyone else. We know as we have never known before that we are stuck, all of us, with bodies and minds and instincts and impulses, all in a tug-of-war with our basic heart nature that yearns to relax into love.…

- Sylvia Boorstein

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