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On Being: Peace in a World of Trauma

Zen master Thich Nhat Hahn workshop for police officers

– After encounter, mind returns to body and realizes mortality

– Morning meditation for mindfulness. The weariness from hypervigilance

– Must maintain soft, compassionate Bodhisattva and hard Bodhisattva

– Understanding and compassion neutralizes violence

– Humanity today finds great difficulty turning thoughts into communications. Many cannot communicate with themselves.

– Understanding a terrorist leads to compassion and reduces hate. 

http://www.onbeing.org/program/thich-nhat-hanh-cheri-maples-and-larry-ward-being-peace-in-a-world-of-trauma/74