How Your Own Compassion Can Heal The World

As I look around the world and engage in conversations with scientists, philosophers, politicians and other thought leaders, I see enormous potential for positive change, as well as a magnitude of problems confronting us.

In the face of war, injustice and other threats to our existence, many people feel moved to join in protests and strident activism.

Although well-intended, acts of moral outrage are not the solution because even moral outrage is rage — and acting on it adds more rage to the collective consciousness.

Instead of being outraged, we need to be asking, “What is a creative solution for the future?”