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Why You Must Fix Your Anger Before Fixing the World
Learning to Master Our Anger
The best fighter is never angry. – Lao Tzu
There are so many different social movements coming into the media spotlight every year, each of them working towards a different agenda, and each of them working against other social movements. It is chaos. But in this chaos, there is one commonality they all share: they are motivated first and foremost by anger.
While it is certainly noble to wish to change the world for the better, the vast majority of would-be-change-makers are acting out of anger. And while it can be argued that anger is a natural response to the dire conditions of the day, it is important to understand that acting out of anger is most often highly counter-productive to the…
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