you dont need to be skeptical that there are not many but one. when someone smiles at you it involuntarily makes you feel good, then you smile back at them, then that helps purify there mind because they were being loving so they will be more apt to smile again at someone, then the people they smile at will smile at other people, into infinity. not really a beleif. there are 7 factors of awakening like rapture, equanimity, kindness, when they are all balanced in the mind at the same time nibbana occurs naturally. im wondering how does compassion influence effort and such. may you attain stream winner in this life. metta, befriend.
nothing can destroy a man who has lived a pure life