Tex wrote:While we, as Buddhists, strive to practice right speech ourselves, it might be just as beneficial to take others' wrong speech with as much equanimity as we can muster.
Mindfulness gives me the power to control the use of my own speech
And the wisdom not to be adversely affected by other people's verbal abuse
By understanding it as expressions of their mental suffering.
When other people are unable to use their speech skillfully,
May I develop empathy to remain calm, focused and patient
So that they will be relieved of their suffering.
Sacha G wrote:Hello friends
Just a short post to say that, though I appreciate this forum very much, I'm a bit disappointed by the way some here write to others. Indeed, some speak with harsh words, wanting to be right at all cost, and being sarcastic.
he said, adding to the noise of which he complains.Jhana4 wrote:My apologies for interrupting the penis waving contest now in progress. Despite the large amount of antagonistic noise on DW ( some of it coming from some of the admins in addition to the readers ) I've found some really useful gems among the posts.
It is good to see you feel we are doing a good job. We try and it is not always easy, but there is an easy answer to your mods problem: If the name is red or green, ignore the msg that goes with it.m0rl0ck wrote:Come to think of it, if you could add mods to the ignore list this forum would be just about perfect.
tiltbillings wrote:It is good to see you feel we are doing a good job. We try and it is not always easy, but there is an easy answer to your mods problem: If the name is red or green, ignore it.
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